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Applications in Modern Materials (AiMM) REU at UC Merced

Primary Institution: University of California, Merced
City: Merced
State: CA
Job Duration: June 9 - August 15, 2014
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: Research Areas: Soft Matter, Biomaterials, Nanomaterials, Optoelectronic materials (including solar applications), and Thin Films

Join UC Merced in its first annual Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program: Applications in Modern Materials, funded by the National Science Foundation. As the tenth (and newest) campus of the University of California system, participants benefit from amazing resources in a close-knit community of diverse scholars. Participate in cutting-edge research with faculty and graduate student mentors. Seminars will illustrate the variety of research activities in modern materials. Present your research at the annual Research Symposium at UC Merced. Visit and tour Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Workshops prepare you to use your summer research to take the next steps in your STEM career. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled undergraduates who have completed 1 year of full-time study or the equivalent. Underrepresented minorities, women, and veterans are especially encouraged to apply.
Stipend: $5,000
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/15/2014
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Carrie Menke
5200 N. Lake Rd.
School of Natural Sciences
Merced, CA 95343
Phone: 209-228-3078
Secondary Contact: Dr. Jess Vickery
5200 N. Lake Rd.
School of Natural Sciences
Merced, CA 95343
Phone: 209-756-7264
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