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Research Experiences for Undergraduates - Extreme Matter

Primary Institution: Washington State University
City: Pullman
State: WA
Job Duration: June 2 - Aug 6, 2008
Class Requirement: High School graduates who have been accepted at an undergrad institution but who have not yet started their undergraduate study are eligible to participate.
Minimum GPA: variable
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Biophysics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Geophysics
Nonlinear Dynamics
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Sound and Acoustics
Electrical Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: The REU program is supported by the National Science Foundation and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.  REU projects involve students in hands-on, world-class research projects.


Research areas include:
•Bose - Einstein Condensation
•Chaos and Complexity
•High - Pressure Physics
•Materials and Optics
•Physical Acoustics
Stipend: $6,000.00
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Course credit
Application Deadline: 02/29/2008
Job Website: http://www.physics.wsu.edu/reu
Additional Information: 1) Undergraduate student participants supported with NSF funds in either Supplements or Sites must be citizens (or permanent residents) of the United States or its possessions.

2) Undergraduate students who are enrolled in a degree program (part or full time) leading to a baccalaureate or associate degree are eligible to apply.

3) Students who are transferring from one college (or university) to another AND are enrolled at neither institution during the intervening summer are eligible.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Matthew McCluskey
Webster Bldg. 646
WSU Physics and Astronomy Dept., PO Box 642814
Pullman, WA 99164-2814
Email: mattmcc@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-335-5356
Fax: 509-335-7816
Secondary Contact: Jana Vitamanti
Webster Bldg. 1245
WSU Dept of Physics and Astronomy, PO Box 642814
Pullman, WA 99164-2814
Email: janafae@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-335-3447
Fax: 509-335-7816