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CEM 2010 Summer Research Experience for the Undergraduate (REU) Program

Primary Institution: Center for Emergent Materials, an NSF MRSEC
Affiliation: The Ohio State University
City: Columbus
State: OH
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed High School
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Other Engineering
Materials Science
Description: The NSF-funded CEM focuses on fundamental and applied science of exotic and novel materials and next-generation electronics that move toward a new generation of low-power-dissipation high-density electronics. Research involves a wide range of projects, from injection and detection of spin-polarized electrons in silicon or graphene to growth and characterization of complex oxide multilayer structures for possible computer memory applications.

Successful REU applicants will be paired with a faculty mentor from a core CEM department (Physics, Materials Science & Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, & Chemistry) and will perform experimental or computational research projects aligned with CEM focal areas. Faculty from other departments are available as mentors when requested.

This 9-WEEK UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAM includes a stipend of $4000, travel costs, a dorm room (two per room), and a meal plan. Participants have access to OSU library, parking, and recreational facilities.
Stipend: $4000
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/01/2010
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Tom Lemberger
Department of Physics
191 West Woodruff Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-292-7799
Secondary Contact: Tracee Mohler
2065 Physics Research Building
191 West Woodruff Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-292-5394
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