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Multifunctional Nanomaterials

Primary Institution: West Virginia University
City: Morgantown
State: WV
Job Duration: Ten weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biophysics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Medical Physics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: We offer a unique summer research experience for undergraduate students in the science, engineering, or mathematics disciplines.  The program is funded by the National Science Foundation and WVNano, the West Virginia state initiative for nanoscience and nanotechnology research.

Cutting-edge multidisciplinary nanoscience undergraduate research programs in:

Photonics
Molecular Electronics and Electronic Transduction
Multifunctional Heterostructures
Nano- and Microfluidics
Nanokinematics
Spintronics and Magnetism

Participants will receive the following benefits:

Free room and board at West Virginia University
$4,200/summer stipend
Travel allowance
Field trips to National Laboratories and Research Facilities
Team building activities (rock climbing, ropes course, whitewater rafting, etc.)

The program will be held on the campus of West Virginia University, located in Morgantown, WV.   Morgantown is surrounded by numerous state parks, beautiful mountains, rivers, and lakes, and is located only 80 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA and 200 miles east of Washington, D.C.  The summer months in West Virginia offer unparalleled opportunities for biking, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and back country trail hiking.
Stipend: $4,200
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2008
Job Website: http://wvnano.wvu.edu/REU

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: David Lederman
Department of Physics
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506-6315
Email: david.lederman@mail.wvu.edu
Phone: (304) 293-3422 x 1494
Fax: (304) 293-5732
Secondary Contact: Michelle Richards-Babb
Department of Chemistry
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506-6045
Email: Michelle.Richards-Babb@mail.wvu.edu
Phone: (304) 293-3435