New program offers summer research opportunities

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Branden Currie in lab

Photo Tom Wagner/Missouri S&T, ©2019 Missouri S&T

Branden Currie, a student from Tennessee State University, above, builds a controller to an industrial delta robot at S&T on July 18. Currie was one of six students selected for S&T’s first Summer Engineering Research Academy (SERA) this summer. Dr. Frank Liou, professor of mechanical engineering and the Michael and Joyce Bytnar Product Innovation and Creativity Professor, was Currie’s advisor.

The College of Engineering and Computing sponsored the program, which ran from May 28 through July 27.

Six undergraduate students from Tennessee State University in Nashville and Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, spent two months conducting engineering research as part of a new program designed to encourage underrepresented engineering students to consider pursuing graduate studies.

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