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Materials Research Science & Engineering REU, Northwestern University

Primary Institution: Northwestern University
Affiliation: Materials Research Science & Engineering REU, Northwestern University
City: Evanston
State: IL
Job Duration: 9 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Nonlinear Dynamics
Nuclear Physics
Physics Education Research
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Description: The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program provides opportunities for undergraduates to engage in hands-on materials-related research at Northwestern University for 9 weeks over the summer.
Participants come from major universities and small colleges around the country. On the first day, participants receive an orientation of the program, the campus, and safety procedures in the laboratory. Under the guidance of Northwestern faculty, postdoctoral, and graduate student mentors, each participant focuses on a research project and conducts laboratory experiments.  (Please visit our website for examples of past projects.)  Students present their progress weekly to the group and the faculty program director.
Stipend: $4,000
Benefits: Housing
Application Deadline: 02/15/2006
Job Website: http://mrcemis.ms.nwu.edu/mrsec/education/edu_reu.htm

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Laura Ernst
2145 Sheridan Rd., K111
Evanston, IL 60208
Email: mrc@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3606
Fax: 847-467-6727
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