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NSEC REU Summer Fellow

Primary Institution: Columbia University
Affiliation: Nanoscale Science & Engineering Center (NSEC)
City: New York
State: NY
Job Duration: May 27-August 1, 2008
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Nonlinear Dynamics
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: The Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center at Columbia University, called the Center for Electron Transport in Molecular Nanostructures, will support approximately five outstanding undergraduates as Summer Research Fellows for the period from May 27-August 1, 2008.  

Students selected into the REU Summer program will be assigned a faculty mentor with whom the student conducts research.  There are REU opportunities in one of the many projects in the Center, which focus on electron transport in self-assembled arrays and interfaces; electron transport in carbon nanotubes; and electron transport in single molecules.

Throughout the summer, students will also be involved with workshops, seminars, visits to local industry, recreational activities, a symposium of presentations by REU students, and other activities.
Stipend: $3500
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/03/2008
Job Website:
Additional Information: Requested Materials:  
•     completed application form
•     official college transcripts
•     two letters of recommendation
•     personal essay

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Justine Herrera
530 W. 120th Street, MC 8903
1001 CEPSR
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-854-3964
Fax: 212-854-1909
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