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REU/RET - Center for Mid-InfraRed Technologies for Health & the Environment

Primary Institution: Princeton University and Partners
Affiliation: Univ of Maryland, Baltimore County; Johns Hopkins; Texas A&M; Rice; City College of NY
States: MD, NJ, NY, TX
Job Duration: 9 Weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: The NSF engineering Research Center for Mid-InfraRed Technologies for Health & the Environment is focused on providing students with the opportunity to carry out reasearch in the forefront  of mid-IR spectroscopu and engineering.  MIRTHE advances turnable laser sources, quantum cascade lasers, dectors and ultra-sensitive sensor systems and demonstrating specific applications through testbeds in environmental sensing, homeland secruity and medical diagnostics.
Stipend: $500/week for REUs; $1000/ week for RETs
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/01/2009
Job Website: www.mirthecenter.org
Additional Information: Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.  Include a short essay on your research preferences and motivation to join this REU.  Letter of recommendation & trascript also required.

Program end with a week long workshop (August 2 - 7, 2009) in New York City where you will presesnt your rearch at the MIRTHE Summer Workshop.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Roxanne M. Zellin
MIRTHE Center - 217 Bowen Hall
70 Prospect Avenue
Princeton, NJ 08544
Email: rzellin@princeton.edu
Phone: 609-258-7922
Fax: 609-258-1177