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REU at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Primary Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
City: Urbana
State: IL
Job Duration: May 28-August 1, 2008
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Physics Education Research
Sound and Acoustics
Description: You will have the opportunity to work with a faculty mentor, graduate students and post-docs.  You will also attend workshops on science ethiic, presentation and writing. Hear several faculty members talk about their research. Spend a day touring Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Minority and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/07/2008
Job Website: www.physics.uiuc.edu/education/undergraduate/REU/
Additional Information: Project titles include:
-Physics of Music
-Observational Cosmology
-Point Contact Andreev Reflecton Tunneling Spectroscopy of Novel Superconductors
-Neutron Electric Dipole Moment
-Dynamics of  Partially Ordered Materials
-Studies of Spatio-Temporal Dynamics Inside Living Cells
-Electrostatic Fingerprint of DNA in a Nanopore Capacitor

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Toni Pitts
1110 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Email: tpitts@uiuc.edu
Phone: 217.244.2948
Fax: 217.333.9819