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

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  • 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

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News and Announcements

SURF 2019!

The 2019 program will begin on May 20 with 125 undergraduate researchers! The students are from engineering, science, technology, and agriculture disciplines. We welcome the Purdue students back to campus for the summer and 21 students from other universities.

SURF Office has Moved!

Come visit us in Potter 122!

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
A. A. Potter Engineering Center
500 Central Drive, Room 122
West Lafayette, IN 47907

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

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