VCU's School of Engineering Dean’s Early Research Initiative (DERI) Application

The VCU School of Engineering is pleased to announce that the application for the Dean’s Early Research Initiative (DERI) is now open.  

The DERI provides an opportunity for high school seniors to work as part of a research team in a School of Engineering lab. DERI students selected this year will work during the summer and all through the next academic year.

Current juniors can apply now to participate in the DERI during their senior year. More detailed information can be found at or by contacting Dr. Lorraine Parker at

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