Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program

The SURF program is helping students across engineering, science, and technology disciplines discover a world of opportunity available to them through research. By closely working with other creative and innovative people, students explore, discover, and transform ideas into reality to advance society and improve people's lives.

SURF Program Benefits

2009 Research-6
  • Receive pay to conduct hands-on research under the direction of a faculty member and a graduate student
  • Attend professional development and research seminars
  • Present research discoveries at the SURF Symposium
  • Enjoy social activities with other SURF students
  • Celebrate at the end-of-summer banquet

Learn More

News and Announcements

SURF Symposium

Thursday, August 4, 2016
The 2016 SURF students are preparing to present their summer research to the public. Please join us on August 4 in the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering!

SURF 2016!

Congratulations to all 150 students selected for the 2016 program! The undergraduate participants are from a wide range of disciplines in engineering, agriculture, and science. The SURF program began on May 23 and will continue through August 5. Students will present their summer research on August 4 at the SURF Research Symposium in Armstrong Hall.

For past News and Announcements, please see our Archives.

Contact SURF

For a directory of our staff members, please see our Contact Us page.

SURF Office
Purdue University
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering, Room 2001
701 W. Stadium Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon; 1 - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Fax: 765-496-1466
Phone: 765-496-2349
Email: surf@purdue.edu