Research Experience for Teachers (RET)

The RET program provides experiential engineering education to K-12 teachers in the Delaware Valley region through laboratory discovery. One of its goals is to create innovative dissemination of gained knowledge to student and colleagues.

For more information: Drexel RET webpage



RET-NANO is a 5-week program located at Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania for high school and community college teachers.

For more information: Drexel RET - NANO Brochure


Summer Mentorship program for High School students

The College of Engineering Summer Mentorship Program is a dynamic, three-week research experience that provides high school students with a unique opportunity to work in a Drexel laboratory on an individualized research project. In addition to the educational experience that research provides, students will also gain a competitive edge in the college application office and foster relationships with their faculty mentors as well as like-minded high school students.

For more information: Summer Mentorship Program webpage


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at Drexel University is host to DREAM: Drexel Research Experience in Advanced Materials, a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site sponsored by the Department of Defense and administered by the National Science Foundation.

For more information: Drexel REU webpage