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Renewable Energy Geotechnics

Primary Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
City: Madison
State: WI
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: completed sophomore year of college
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Computational science
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Environmental Science
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Geology/Ocean science
Geophysics
Mathematics
Nonlinear Dynamics
Nuclear Physics
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: Energy Geotechnics is an emerging discipline in which engineers and scientists employ principles of engineering and the physical sciences of geology, physics, and chemistry for the advancement and design of renewable energy systems, such as wind energy foundations and collector systems, and geothermal heating technology.

Participants would expect to work in a challenging research group while being exposed to laboratory and field experimental work, modeling, analysis and interpretation of scientific data and engineering design of methods and systems.
Stipend: 500/wk
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/01/2013
Job Website: http://gle.wisc.edu/reu/

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: sabrina bradshaw
2228 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706