Have you heard about research… but don’t know why you'd do it?
Have you thought about doing research... but don’t know what’s involved?
Do you want to do some research... but don’t know how?
Undergraduate research projects are a great opportunity to get exposed to more cutting-edge engineering than you see in your classes. If you are thinking about going to grad school it’s also a good chance to see what is involved in graduate research. Finally, working on a research project can build skills and experience that will be useful on the job market.