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GEMSEC REU

Primary Institution: Universtiy of Washtington
Affiliation: GEMSEC
City: Seattle
State: WA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: na
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biophysics
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
biology & materials sciences
Description: The Genetically Engineered Materials Science and Engineering Center (GEMSEC) at the         University of Washington (UW) hosts a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)     program June 16 - August 23, 2008.  Students with broad interests across science or engineering disciplines focusing on biomimetics, materials science, or nanotechnology are encouraged to apply.

Participants in this ten-week program will engage in hands-on scientific research with broad applications – e.g., bio-engineering, chemistry, electronics, life sciences, optics, physics, optoelectronics, and materials science. Interns will work closely with GEMSEC graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and technical staff on research projects designed and supervised by faculty members, and will write up and present their research.  

Participants will receive a $3,800 stipend, plus housing; travel
expenses to and from the UW may be covered for non-local
students.  Interns will be responsible for their own meals.

Participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United
States or its possessions and enrolled in a degree program leading
to a baccalaureate or associate degree; students transferring from
one college or university to another may participate.  Students
who have received their bachelor's degrees are not eligible.  
Minority and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/03/2008
Job Website: http://depts.washington.edu/gemsec/
Additional Information: For education and outreach:  
      
Dr. Ethan Allen
ethan@u.washington.edu        
(206) 616-9760                          
Fax: (206) 685-4434

? For Administrative information:  
Anita Simmons
anitas@u.washington.edu        
(206) 221-7045                          
Fax: (206) 543-6381

? For specific GEMSEC  scientific information:              
Prof. Mehmet Sarikaya, Director
sarikaya@u.washington.edu  
(206) 543-0724                        
Fax: (206) 543-6381

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Ethan Allen
Box 352140
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
Email: ethana@u.washington.edu
Phone: 206-616-9760
Fax: 206-685-4434
Secondary Contact: Anita Simmons
Box 352120
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
Email: anitas@u.washington.edu
Phone: 206-221-7045
Fax: 206-543-6381