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University of Notre Dame Physics REU

Primary Institution: University of Notre Dame
Affiliation: Physics Department
City: Notre Dame
State: IN
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Nuclear Physics
Physics Education Research
Description: Now in its 27th year, the Physics REU program at the University of Notre Dame provides opportunities for Physics students to experience research first-hand, under direct supervision of faculty mentors.

Research projects are available in the areas of astronomy and astrophysics, biophysics, cosmology,  high-energy physics, high-temperature superconductivity, nuclear physics, physics education, and semiconductor physics.

In addition, the program encompasses weekly research seminars, research presentations by the participants, development of a research logbook, writing a research report, fields trips to nearby national laboratories, a machine shop course, a computer programming course, ethics workshops, and ample social and recreational opportunities.

The 2012 program will begin on May 27th and will run for 10 weeks.

Selected students will receive a $4,700 stipend, free campus accommodation, and round-trip travel to
Notre Dame.

Students who are in groups that are traditionally underrepresented in sciences (women, members of underrepresented minorities, and those with disabilities) are particularly urged to apply.
Stipend: $470/wk
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2013
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Prof. Umesh Garg
University of Notre Dame
Physics Department
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-7352
Fax: 574-631-5952
Secondary Contact: Ms. Heather Christensen
University of Notre Dame
225 Nieuwland Science Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-631-6386
Fax: 574-631-5952
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