Computer Science and Informatics Summer Research Experience Program

CSIRE 2021 

CSIRE 2021 will be online. The application is due on March 31, 2021. 

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Computer Science and Informatics Summer Research Experience Program (CSIRE) is a summer program to provide opportunities for high school students to participate in research and motivate the students to pursue a career in the field. CSIREThe program is held jointly by the Department of Biomedical Informatics and the Department of Computer Science at Stony Brook University. Each student will be working in a lab mentored by a faculty or a Ph.D. student on a research project. Students will also visit labs and attend seminars introducing cutting edge research in both informatics and computer science. The students will present their work to their classmates during the middle and the end of the program. Programming background is required and some projects will require background on biomedical sciences. 

Past Events

CSIRE 2017: For the program in 2017, please read the news "Computer Science, Bioinformatics Faculty Lead Summer Program for K-12 Students". You can also see pictures of CSIRE 2017. One of the students Kavya Kopparapu, a member of the Simons Summer program and co-mentored with CSIRE, is among the finalists of  Regeneron Science Talent Search. (News: Three SBU-Mentored High School Seniors Are Finalists in Regeneron Competition)

CSIRE 2018 News: What did you do this summer?

CSIRE 2019 News: High School Students Enjoyed Their Summer Internship at BMI

For additional information or questions, please call (631-632-9750) or e-mail ( 

CSIRE 2020 News: Canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.