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Yale CRISP Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Primary Institution: Yale University
Affiliation: NSF MRSEC
City: New Haven
State: CT
Job Duration: 8 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Physics Education Research
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Materials Science and Engineering
Description: The CRISP REU fellowship program provides students with the opportunity to conduct team-based interdisciplinary research. During the course of this eight-week research program, fellows will be conducting research under the advisement of university faculty and graduate students.

Eligibility: This program is open to highly motivated undergraduate students who have completed their junior year, although consideration is given to exceptionally well qualified underclassmen. Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Research Topics: Students have the opportunity to do research in the following areas: electron-, magnetic force-, and atomic force microscopy of nanomaterials, electronic and optical properties of nanotubes and nanowires, electrical and microstructural characterization of semiconductor devices, synthesis of materials at the atomic scale etc.
Stipend: $2500
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/01/2010
Job Website:
Additional Information: Application Process: Students are encouraged to apply online through The Leadership Alliance at Candidates should apply directly to the Yale SURF program and should indicate their intention to participate as part of the CRISP REU by stating "CRISP" clearly at the top of the application and in their personal statement.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Christine Broadbridge
501 Crescent Street; Jennings 108
CRISP at Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT 06515
Phone: 203-392-6461
Fax: 203-392-6466
Secondary Contact: Jackie Garofano
501 Crescent Street; Jennings 108
CRISP at Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT 06515
Phone: 203-392-8959
Fax: 203-392-6466
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