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REU (Research) in Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Primary Institution: Clarkson University
City: Potsdam
State: NY
Job Duration: 10 Weeks (May 31-August 6)
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Description: THEME:         Sustainable solutions to emerging environmental problems.

Conduct environmental research with faculty and graduate student mentors.  Research projects are available in the following areas:

· fate, transport, and remediation of emerging pollutants

· green chemistry

· alternative energy and greenhouse gas reduction

· biodiversity and ecological sustainability

· environmental stresses on biological systems

· lifecycle assessment

· political and social responses to emerging environmental problems


ACHIEVEMENTS: Research results from participants in the REU program have been presented at national conferences and won prizes at national paper competitions.

DETAILS:  For complete information on this summer's research program, detailed description of application requirements, and a summary of past research experiences please visit our  web site:

http://www.clarkson.edu/reu/
Stipend: $4500 for 10 weeks
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Some food expenses and field trips covered
Application Deadline: 03/01/2010
Job Website: clarkson.edu/reu/
Additional Information: Dr. Ferro is on sabbatical this coming spring, but can be reached by email.  Dr. Andreescu may be reached by telephone or email.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Andrea Ferro
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY 13699
Email: aferro@clarkson.edu
Phone: (315)268-7649
Secondary Contact: Silvana Andreescu
Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science
Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY 13699
Email: eandrees@clarkson.edu
Phone: (315)268-2394