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Penn State University, Physics Dept. REU

Primary Institution: Penn State University
Affiliation: Physics Department
City: University Park
State: PA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Electrical Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Bioengineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Science and Mechanics, Material Science and Engineering
Description: The Department of Physics in cooperation with the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at Penn State, Center for Nanoscale Science, provides the opportunity to participate in frontier materials physics and materials research (Chemistry, Biology, Materials Science, Engineering Disciplines) at a major research facility. Summer projects are drawn from larger areas of current theoretical and experimental research in condensed matter physics and interdisciplinary materials science. In partnership with the Physics Department, the center offers additional summer projects involved in research on understanding the behavior of materials on the nano-scale. Each research project is designed to enable undergraduate students to participate in real scientific research. During the ten-week program, students experience the challenge and excitement of a career in research. In addition, students are able to acquire valuable skills and join in a variety of extra-curricular activities.
Stipend: $4,000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/01/2006
Job Website: http://www.phys.psu.edu/undergraduate/research/

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Nina Bumgarner
104 Davey Lab
Physics Department
University Park, PA 16802
Email: reu@phys.psu.edu
Phone: 814-865-3884
Fax: 814-865-3604
Secondary Contact: Ronald Redwing
104 Davey Lab
Physics Department
University Park, PA 16802
Email: rdr10@psu.edu
Phone: 814-863-0705
Fax: 814-865-3604
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