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Materials Research Science & Engineering Center REU, Northwestern University

Primary Institution: Northwestern University
Affiliation: Materials Research Science & Engineering Center, Northwestern University
City: Evanston
State: IL
Job Duration: 9 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Nonlinear Dynamics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
nanoscience, polymers
Description: The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program provides opportunities for undergraduates to engage in hands-on materials-related research at Northwestern University for 9 weeks over the summer. Participants come from major universities and small colleges around the country. Each participant is paired up with a faculty member and a graduate student or postdoctoral mentor based on mutual research interests. Our research areas include: polymers, gels, copolymers, nanoscience, nanoparticle and nanowire synthesis, nanotube sorting, plasmonics, electronic structure calculation, multiferroics, ceramics, transparent conducting oxides, molecular electronics and biomaterials. Experimental, theoretical and simulation projects are available each summer. The 2009 program dates are June 22 to August 21.
Stipend: $4,000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2009
Job Website: http://www.mrsec.northwestern.edu/content/educational_programs/reu.htm
Additional Information: Eligibility: students must be US citizens or permanent residents.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Klara Mueggenburg
2145 Sheridan Rd., K111
Evanston, IL 60208
Email: mrc@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3606
Fax: 847-467-6727