2023 Cohort

  • Aakriti Shah @ Rollins College
    • Adversarial ML Resilience in Autonomous Driving through Human Centered Perception Mechanisms
  • Chaitrali Samant @ Virginia Tech
    • Towards Human-AI Collaboration For Physical-World Attack Mitigation
  • Christian Classen @ UIUC
    • Balancing Originality and Reality: How Prompting Affects Plagiarism in Language Models
  • Matthew Iceland @ U. Rochester
    • How Good Are SOTA Fake News Detectors?
  • Nicholas Abegg @ Saint Vincent College
    • UID as a Guiding Metric for Automated Authorship Obfuscation
  • Randy Truong @ Northwestern
    • Cyberspace Situation Awareness for Safety and Privacy of Connected Autonomous Vehicles

The 2023 program plans to recruit ~6 undergraduate students nation-wide and engage them in research projects on Machine Learning + Cybersecurity. Selected REU students will receive the following support for the 10-week-long participation:

  • Stipend: $6,000
  • Pre-paid meal plan ($1,700 worth)
  • Free lodging at PSU’s dormitory (double occupancy)
  • Round-trip transportation (pre-approval required)
    • Driving: up to $300
    • Flying: up to $750