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University of Washington, Physics REU

Primary Institution: University of Washington
Affiliation: Physics REU
City: Seattle
State: WA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Will have completed junior year by summer 2012
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Nuclear Physics
Physics Education Research
Description: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) provides opportunities for talented undergraduate students to participate in research projects during a 10-week period each summer.The University of Washington REU Physics site was established in 1995, and has been co-hosted annually by the Department of Physics and the Department of Energy's National Institute for Nuclear Theory. The program directors are Subhadeep Gupta and Alejandro Garcia.

The REU Physics program at the University of Washington differs from some others in that it covers most sub fields of physics. All of the major groups in the department are participating: astrophysics, cosmology, atomic physics, condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, particle physics, physics education and computational physics. Our Department of Physics is famous for ""table-top"" experiments that push the bounds of precision. We also have vigorous theory groups, including the Institute for Nuclear Theory, which brings large numbers of visiting faculty to the UW year around.
Stipend: $4,280  for 10-week program
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/29/2012
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Janine Nemerever
Institute for Nuclear Theory, Box 351550
Rm C411 Physics/Astronomy Bldg, University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-1550
Phone: 206-685-3360
Fax: 206-685-3730
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