Student Opportunities and Groups

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Educational Opportunities

Electrical and computer engineering students at UD benefit from a broad array of experiential learning opportunities, including robust senior design and undergraduate research programs, as well as our Vertically Integrated Projects program, which unites undergraduate education and faculty research in a team-based context. Many of our undergraduates publish papers in scholarly journals or attend conferences all over the country before receiving their degree.

Honors College

Are you looking to expand your intellectual horizons? If you are the type of student who wants to work hard academically, but also be part of a bright and vibrant community of scholars, the UD Honors College may be a good fit for you.


The Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) program connects undergraduate students with the cutting-edge research taking place at UD. Multi-disciplinary teams of students work on projects with faculty, who serve as leaders and mentors to teams.


Grand Challenges

The Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) is designed to provide UD Engineering undergraduate students with the opportunity to be immersed and engaged in the most pressing societal concerns of our time.

Spectrum Scholars

UD’s Spectrum Scholars promotes a welcoming environment for undergraduate students with autism at UD that enhances their ability to thrive in academic environments and campus life.

Undergraduate Research

UD’s undergraduate research program provides students with opportunities to work on research and creative projects in collaboration with faculty.

Horn Certificate: Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship education is empowering. It facilitates discovery of interests and passions while also preparing students to thrive amidst rapid change and make their own future.

Mid-Atlantic Industrial Assessment Center

The Mid-Atlantic Industrial Assessment Center is a work-study program where students participate as paid UD employees in energy audits of local industrial and commercial facilities, assisting faculty in the assessment of energy use, and the identification, quantification, and technical write-up of energy savings recommendations.