Ta Corrales Sanchez, former D-Lab UROP, working in the D-Lab shop.
Ta Corrales Sanchez, former D-Lab UROP, working in the D-Lab shop.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Join an existing research project with one of our research staff members as a UROP! You may also propose a research project you have developed from work done in a D-Lab class or on a D-Lab fieldwork trip. See below for current listings!

Compensation for UROPs

  • MIT students may receive pay or credit
  • Non-MIT students may receive credit only

Fall 2021 UROP Listings


Modeling of Heat and Mass Transfer of Evaporative Cooling Devices for Improved Vegetable Storage in Low-Income Rural Communities

Design & Simulation of Internal Combustion Engine Subsystem Modules


Local Systems Research for Agricultural Innovation in Bihar, India (Remote)

Factors That Contribute To or Hinder Effective Co-Design


  • MIT Students
    All registered MIT undergraduates in good academic standing, including transfer students.
  • Wellesley College Students
    Cross-registered Wellesley undergraduates participating through the MIT-Wellesley Exchange Program (credit only).
  • Students participating in an official MIT Undergraduate Exchange
    During their semester(s) of study at MIT.

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Libby Hsu, MIT D-Lab Associate Director for Academics