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Synchrotron Radiation Center, REU

Primary Institution: Synchrotron Radiation Center
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Madison
City: Madison
State: WI
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore 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: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Geophysics
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: The SRC, a national facility funded by the National Science Foundation, uses an electron storage ring to provide synchrotron light as a tool for doing scientific research. Participants in the program will work directly with researchers on a hands-on project chosen from a variety of science fields. Examples of previous projects include ultrananocrystalline diamond, studies of the physics of Free Electron Lasers, exotic low dimensional materials, studies of molecules found in the interstellar medium, biological disease research, atomic photo-ionization, and environmental problems such as the effects of global warming on algae. Mentors, graduate students, SRC staff, and other scientists will serve as a resource to students as they complete their research projects.
Stipend: $5,000
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Insurance
Application Deadline: 02/15/2010
Job Website: http://www.src.wisc.edu/outreach/reu/
Additional Information: The program runs from May 31 through August 6, 2011

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Chris Moore
3731 Schneider Dr
Stoughton, WI 53589
Email: cmoore@src.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-877-2137
Fax: 608-877-2001