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Summer Institute in Bioengineering and Health Informatics (SIBHI)

Primary Institution: Oakland University
City: Rochester
State: MI
Job Duration: May 14th through July 18th, 2008
Class Requirement: Undergraduate students must have completed their sophomore year and graduate students must be within the first two years of entry into their graduate program.
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Science, Engineering, Nursing, All other disciplines related to bioengineering and health informatics
Description: Students interested in a multidisciplinary summer research experience are invited to apply to the Oakland University's Summer Institute in Bioengineering and Health Informatics (SIBHI). SIBHI is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The students selected to participate will be immersed in a research environment under the mentoring of an interdisciplinary group of faculty. This program is a full-time comprehensive educational experience targeted to minorities and women in particular. It should be understood by the students that this position is not merely a summer job, but rather a unique educational experience where the students are treated as colleagues.
Stipend: Undergraduate: $4,000. Graduate: $5,500.
Benefits: Students also receive meal allowance and travel subsidy to attend a conference. Out-of-town students will be housed in the university housing. The students who stay on campus will receive a housing subsidy of $600.
Application Deadline: 03/17/2008
Job Website: http://sibhi.secs.oakland.edu/
Additional Information: * Ten weeks full time research program. Students cannot be working or taking classes at the same time.
* Research in teams of 2 or 3 under close supervision by multi-disciplinary faculty.
* Variety of research topics available in Bioengineering and Health Informatics.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Prof. Fatma Mili
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Oakland University
Rochester, MI 48309
Email: mili@oakland.edu
Phone: (248) 370-2246
Fax: (248) 370-4625
Secondary Contact: Prof. Debatosh Debnath
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Oakland University
Rochester, MI 48309
Email: debnath@oakland.edu
Phone: (248) 370-2701
Fax: (248) 370-4625