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REU 2010: Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

Primary Institution: Dartmouth College
Affiliation: Thayer School of Engineering
City: Hanover
State: NH
Job Duration: 9-10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Medical Engineering, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology
Description: With the support of the Department of Defense Awards to Stimulate and Support Undergraduate Research Education (DOD ASSURE) program, administered by the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program, we offer a nine-week summer program in nanomaterials research in the beautiful rural New England college town of Hanover. Participants work on projects at the forefront of nanomaterials research. Students choose between experimental and theoretical investigations of materials' properties. Professors work closely with the undergraduate students to help them accomplish their research goals, to learn how to communicate their results orally and in writing, and to help them develop as responsible scholars. Weekly group discussion sessions and field trips to industrial laboratories, where students view materials research in the "real world," are all a part of the summer experience.

The program is open to US Citizens or permanent residents.
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Real life experience, stipend
Application Deadline: 03/12/2010
Job Website: http://engineering.dartmouth.edu/nanomaterials/

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Alicea Bursey
Dartmouth College-Thayer School of Engineering
8000 Cummings Hall
Hanover, NH 03755
Email: alicea.bursey@dartmouth.edu
Phone: 603-646-2352
Secondary Contact: Ian Baker
Dartmouth College-Thayer School of Engineering
8000 Cummings Hall
Hanover, NH 03755