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MIRTHE Summer REU Program

Primary Institution: Princeton University
Affiliation: UMBC; Texas A & M: John Hopkins; Rice: City College of NY
States: MD, NJ, NY, TX
Job Duration: 9 weeks  (mid-June to mid-August)
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Biophysics
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: MIRTHE develops knowledge, technologies and engineering systems for mid-infrared (3 – 30 ?m) spectroscopy and provides unprecedented optical and chemical trace gas sensing capabilities.  MIRTHE advances mid-IR tunable Quantum Cascade lasers, detectors, and ultra-sensitive sensor systems and demonstrates specific applications through testbeds in environmental sensing, homeland security and medical diagnostics.
Stipend: $500/week
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/01/2010
Job Website: www.mirthecenter.org
Additional Information: Full time hands-on cutting edge research;  weekly teleconference calls and web-based training sessions with students from the six MIRTHE partner universities; short courses that expose the summer interns to a cross-disciplinary range of research fields.
Participation in annual MIRTHE summer workshop at Rice University in Houston, TX.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Roxanne Zellin
217 Bowen Hall
70 Prospect Ave
Princeton, NJ 08544
Email: rzellin@princeton.edu
Phone: 609-258-7922
Fax: 609-258-1177
Secondary Contact: Claire Gmachl
Email: cgmachl@princeton.edu