Conduct undergraduate research

Research alongside faculty

Make discoveries

Share your discoveries

Become the next generation of engineers

Undergraduate Research with FURI

The FURI program has been made possible by the generous support of Mr. Ira A. Fulton and his family.

The Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) is designed to enhance your engineering and technical undergraduate curriculum by providing hands-on lab experience, independent and thesis-based research and the opportunity to travel to professional conferences.

Many FURI participants have gone on to apply their unique experience to work in industry, as well as graduate studies in engineering, medicine, law and other disciplines.

Students in FURI develop an idea under the mentorship of a Fulton Engineering faculty member, then apply for funding. Once accepted, they perform research, attend workshops, prepare research summaries and participate in the research symposium.

Applications for Summer 2016, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 are due by 12 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

We’re working hard to make our FURI application better for everyone! Stay tuned for updates!

Who’s Eligible?

Fulton undergraduate students are eligible for two semesters of funding. Faculty mentors must be faculty in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. More eligibility information can be found here. Applications for Summer 2016, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 are due by 12 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, March 1, 2015. The new and improved application will be posted soon!

Get in the loop about Fulton undergraduate research!

Meet our researchers at the Spring 2016 Symposium!

Friday, April 22, 2016, from 1-3 p.m. on the Tempe-Engineering G-wing patio.

The FURI Symposium is a semi-annual poster presentation where undergraduate Fulton Schools students present their research and share their findings with peers, ASU faculty and staff, and the community at large. Come see what your fellow classmates from both the Tempe and Polytechnic campuses have been doing.

Attendees can also enter a raffle for FURI swag by talking with students!

Apply to FURI

Applications for Summer 2016, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 are due by noon (12 pm) on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. 

The online application will be released soon!

Review the FURI Proposal Guide below to learn how to apply for FURI.

Contact furi@asu.edu with questions!

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