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Texas A&M Cyclotron Institute, REU

Primary Institution: Texas A&M Cyclotron Institute
Affiliation: REU in Space and Planetary Sciences
City: College Station
State: TX
Job Duration: 8 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Nuclear Physics
Nuclear Chemistry
Description: The Texas A&M Cyclotron Institute, in conjunction with the National Science Foundation, is serving as a Research Experiences for Undergraduates site during the summer of 2006.

This REU site focuses on research in nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with internationally renowned scientists at a major university-based nuclear facility.

Undergraduates will gain research experience by carrying out specific projects under the direct supervision of Physics/Chemistry faculty at the Cyclotron Institute. Weekly discussions on forefront areas of Nuclear Physics/Nuclear Chemistry will be led by Institute faculty. Students will have the opportunity to share their work via an oral presentation and virtual poster session.

Program Dates: May 31st - August 7th, 2006 (dates may be adjusted if necessary)


   1. Applicants must be US citizens or have permanent resident status.
   2. Applicants must have undergraduate status at the time of the program. (Students planning to receive a degree by May 2006 are not eligible).
   3. Applicants must have completed an introductory physics/chemistry course and have completed or be enrolled in an advanced physics/chemistry course.

Stipend: $3500, plus housing and some travel expenses.

Sponsors: The National Science Foundation, the Cyclotron Institute, the Departments of Chemistry and Physics and the College of Science

Application Requirements:

   1. Complete the on-line application.
   2. Two letters of recommendation
   3. An official transcript (transcripts must be mailed directly from the Registar of your college/university)

Application materials may be sent to the following address:

REU Program Administrator
Cyclotron Institute
Texas A&M University
3366 TAMUS
College Station, TX 77843-3366

Letters of recommendation may also be sent to the following email address:
Stipend: $3,500
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 01/31/2006
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: REU Program Administrator
Cyclotron Institute
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-3366
Phone: 979-845-1411
Fax: 979-845-1899
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