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2009 NNIN REU Program

Primary Institution: National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network
Affiliation: Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility
City: Ithaca
States: AZ, CA, CO, DC, GA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NY, PA, TX, WA
Job Duration: Ten weeks, summer of 2009
Class Requirement: Cannot graduate before 8/09
Minimum GPA: None
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Description: During the summer of 2009, the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network will host a Research Experience for Undergraduates Program (NNIN REU) from June through August. Engineering and science students with broad interests across disciplines focusing on nanotechnology are eligible to apply. Minority and female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must be US citizens or Permanent Residents, cannot have participated before, and must be 18 years of age or older.
Stipend: $4,000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/18/2009
Job Website:
Additional Information: The chosen undergraduates taking part in the ten-week NNIN REU program will receive hands-on nanoscience and technology experience through research with applications to bio-engineering, chemistry, electronics, materials science, optics, optoelectronics, physics, and the life sciences. The research projects are designed and supervised by the faculty and technical staff at the NNIN research facilities. Interns work with faculty and graduate students on projects using the unique resources offered at their award site. A three-day scientific convocation, attended by all the network interns, will be held in August to allow each intern the opportunity to present their work to their peers in the form of a concise scientific presentation. Interns also must complete a written report, akin to a research paper, summarizing the findings of their research project. These reports are published as the NNIN REU Research Accomplishments.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Ms. Melanie-Claire Mallison
NNIN REU Program Assistant
250 Duffield Hall, CNF
Ithaca, NY 14853-2700
Phone: 607.254.4858
Fax: 607.255.8601
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