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REU Interdisciplinary Research Experience for Undergraduates

Primary Institution: Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Affiliation: Southern Illinois University
City: Carbondale
State: IL
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: No Minimum GPA listed
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Description: Southern Illinois University Carbondale, with the support of National Science Foundation, is sponsoring research opportunities for undergraduates in disciplines related to Materials Chemistry, Physics and Engineering during the summer of 2009. The REU program is principally focused on providing students with the opportunity to carry out research at the forefront of materials science and engineering. Potential projects span a broad range of topics under the guidance of faculty from the departments of Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering. The available research topics are chosen to complement the research of associated faculty.
The dates of the program for 2009 are from June 1 to August 7, 2009 (10 weeks) but can be flexible. In order to be eligible, students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Those students selected for the program will receive a stipend of $4000. The students will also be compensated with a housing and travel allowance.
On-line applications are preferred.
Stipend: $1,000/month
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/02/2009
Job Website: http://mtc.engr.siu.edu/reu/
Additional Information: This is an interdisciplinary program with the Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Physics, and the School of Engineering.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Joan Marie Looft
SIUC - Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Neckers Room 222, 1245 Lincoln Drive, MC 4409
Carbondale, IL 62901-4409
Email: jmlooft@chem.siu.edu
Phone: 618 - 453-6494
Fax: 618 - 453-6408
Secondary Contact: Dr. Daniel J. Dyer, REU Site Coordinator
SIUC - Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Neckers Rm. 325, 1245 Lincoln Dr., MC 4409
Carbondale, IL 62901-4409
Email: ddyer@chem.siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-2897
Fax: 618 - 453-6408