Diversity in Engineering

Professor Noguera in involved with a number of programs that provide research experience to high school and undergraduate students. He is also involved in the GERS program for underrepresented graduate students. More information about each of these programs can be found below:

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program of the University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering (COE) and Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) – These programs give priority to undergraduate students from underrepresented groups (1997-present).

Madison Metropolitan School District Science Research Internship Program, aimed at giving high school students an opportunity to experience the process of scientific research.  Students mentored have participated in National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Defense (DOD), Water Research Foundation, and industry-sponsored projects (2006-present).

Biotechnology Youth Apprenticeship Program, organized by the Dane County School Consortium and the Biopharmaceutical Technology Center (BTC), with primary sponsorship from Promega Corporation (Madison, WI). High school students in the program receive a state certified Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) certificate (2015-present). Application Form

Graduate Engineering Research Scholars (GERS) program of the University of Wisconsin, College of Engineering (COE). GERS is a fellowship program designed to offer underrepresented graduate students a support network of peers and professional development opportunities.