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NSF REU: Interdisciplinary Research Experience in Computational Sciences

Primary Institution: Louisiana State University
Affiliation: Center for Computation & Technology
City: Baton Rouge
State: LA
Job Duration: May 29, 2012 through July 28, 2012
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Biophysics
Chemistry
Computational science
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Geophysics
Mathematics
Nonlinear Dynamics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: This Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) project is a nine week program where students will work collaboratively on a wide variety of computational science projects.
The students will learn how to use the most current cyberinfrastructure tools with individually designed training sessions targeted to their specific degree of preparation. In addition, since most of the Center for Computation & Technology research groups collaborate with international researchers, REU students will be exposed to how international collaborations work.
Stipend: $4,500.00 for the 9-week period
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/01/2012
Job Website: http://reu.cct.lsu.edu/
Additional Information: This program will involve eight students every summer. Each student will receive a stipend of $4,500, free housing in university dormitories, and up to $500 in travel expenses to and from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Kathy Traxler
216 Johnston Hall, Center for Computation & Technology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Email: ktraxler@cct.lsu.edu
Phone: (225) 578-2540
Fax: (225) 578-5362
Secondary Contact: Juana Moreno
216 Johnston Hall, Center for Computation & Technology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Email: moreno@phys.lsu.edu
Phone: (225) 578-7586