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Multifunctional Nanomaterials WVNano NSF REU

Primary Institution: West Virginia University
City: Morgantown
State: WV
Job Duration: 10-weeks (May 26-July 31, 2009)
Class Requirement: Rising Sophomores or Juniors or and Seniors
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Nanomaterials
Description: The 2009 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site on Multifunctional Nanomaterials at West Virginia University (WVNano NSF REU) offers a unique combination of multidisciplinary research, educational programs, and fun team-building activities (rock climbing, white-water rafting, etc).  Participants will be involved in ongoing research programs in the field of nanotechnology with an emphasis on advanded materials and biosensors.

     Participants receive a stipend of $4200, some travel expenses, and room/board in exchange for 10-weeks (May 26-July 31) of cutting edge research in faculty laboratories across the WVU campus.

     Applicants should be rising Sophomore, Junior, or Senior undergraduate students majoring in science, engineering, or mathematics.  Underrepresented minorities and women from West Virginia and Appalachia are especially encouraged to apply.

    Application forms and information on specific faculty research projects can be found at  Review of completed applications will begin on February 20, 2009.  Applicants will be admitted on a rolling basis until all spots are filled.  For more information contact Michelle Richards-Babb, WVNano NSF-REU Site Co-Director, at
Stipend: $4200
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/20/2009
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Michelle Richards-Babb, WVNano NSF-REU Site Co-Director
PO Box 6045
Morgantown, WV 26506-6045
Phone: (304)293-3435 ext 6416
Fax: (304)293-4904
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