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Summer Intensive Research Internship (SIRI)

Students are introduced to an inclusive academic research environment in cyber-physical systems (CPS) that encourages participation in graduate programs or employment in CPS-related fields.

Summer Intensive Research Internship (SIRI)

photo: intern and grad mentor group

Cyber-Physical Systems

May 31-July 28, 2023


Applications are now closed.

Preference is given to US Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA, and Refugee status students.


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  • Introduces students to cyber-physical systems (CPS)
  • Promote inclusive academic research environments in CPS
  • Encourage student participation in graduate programs or employment in CPS-related fields


  • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in CPS-related fields and in diversity & inclusivity
  • Underrepresented students are particularly encouraged to apply


  • Students will conduct research in pairs at Purdue University


  • Develop basic research skills
  • Obtain exposure to state-of-the-art research and engineering facilities
  • Acquire preparation for graduate school
  • Learn about professional and research opportunities in CPS


  • Learning for control for autonomous systems
  • Measuring human trust in autonomous systems
  • Deep learning for robotic navigation
  • Psychophysiological sensing of human workload and attention
  • Improving self-driving cars for older adults