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REU Site: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in the Electronics and Electrical Engineering Lab

Primary Institution: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Affiliation: US Dept of Commerce
City: Gaithersburg
State: MD
Job Duration: 11 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Biophysics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Medical Physics
Sound and Acoustics
Electrical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Gaithersburg, MD Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program is for students majoring in science, mathematics, and engineering. Students conduct a research project under the direct supervision of a NIST scientist. SURFing is a partnership, supported by NIST, NSF, and the participating universities. The SURF Program lasts for 11 weeks and is anticipated to run from May 26 to Aug. 7, 2009. The student receives a stipend of $4000 for the 11 week program, and the SURF Program also pays for housing in a nearby hotel and round-trip travel for non-locals. Any undergraduate student may participate. Selection is competitive and based on a ranking of student application packages. Approximately 130 SURF Fellows will be selected in 2009.
For complete application information and specific job descriptions see
http://www.eeel.nist.gov/surf/
Stipend: $4000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2009
Job Website: http://www.eeel.nist.gov/surf/

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Joseph Kopanski
100 Bureau Dr., stop 8120
Gaithersburg, MD 20899
Email: joseph.kopanski@nist.gov
Phone: 301-975-2089