Biological Materials and Processes Research Experience for Undergraduates (BioMaP REU)


About BioMap REU

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Iowa State University hosts the Biological Materials and Processes Experience for Undergraduates (BioMaP REU) summer research experience for undergraduate students.

This opportunity is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. The program creates novel research experiences for undergrad students from around the country in the areas of biological materials and processes. Students are active members of interdisciplinary groups and interact with faculty, post-doctoral researchers, graduate students and industry. Students may also participate in cohort experiences such as joint seminars and meetings.

In addition to baccalaureate-track students, Iowa State welcomes community college students from any state to apply to this program.

Stipend of $500 per week

Up to $800 in travel expenses

Up to $2,500 for food and housing


Ian Schneider
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
2035 Sweeney Hall, 618 Bissell Rd.
Ames, IA 50011-1098
(515) 294-0450