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REU: Advanced Metallurgical Design for Transportation, Infrastructure, and Energy

Primary Institution: Colorado School of Mines
City: Golden
State: CO
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed High School
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Computational science
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Description: The Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines is hosting an NSF REU site program dedicated to physical metallurgy research, an area that continues to be fundamental to critical national needs in transportation, infrastructure, and energy (TIE). It is important for the US to prepare competent scientists and engineers who are knowledgeable in these areas in order to help fulfill the large numbers of high level research and leadership positions that will be available in the TIE industries. Specifically, our REU program will focus on processing-structure-property relationships of ferrous alloys, non-ferrous alloys, modern welding and joining technologies, and solidification. The Materials Reliability Division at NIST-Boulder will also collaborate on 2 projects and will offer both their vast research facilities and mentorship to the students.
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/28/2013
Will begin considering applications 2/01/2013
Job Website: http://reumetallurgy.mines.edu

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Prof. Kip Findley
1500 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401
Email: kfindley@mines.edu
Phone: (303)273-3906
Secondary Contact: Prof. Michael Kaufman
Email: mkaufman@mines.edu