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Nanosystems Chemistry and Engineering Research (NanoCER)

Primary Institution: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Affiliation: Summer Research Program for Undergraduates
City: Los Angeles
State: CA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Junior Year
Minimum GPA: 3
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Chemistry and Material Science
Description: The Nanosystems Chemistry and Engineering Research (NanoCER) program is a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Undergraduates interested in chemistry and engineering will learn how to be scientists and engineers by participating in teams that develop new materials, devices and applications of nanotechnology. The 10-week summer program includes: weekly stipend, on-campus housing, workshops and seminars. Participants will have access to and be trained in the use of sophisticated instrumentation and fabrication facilities.

Application Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2008

NanoCER 10-Week Program
June 22 to August 29, 2008

To apply, participants must:
Students must apply separately to BOTH the REU-NanoCER and SPUR programs. See the How to Apply for NanoCER page for more information

Have a GPA of 3.0 or greater.
Have completed their junior year.
Clearly articulate an interest in nanotechnology in their personal statement.

NanoCER strives to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups who continue on to doctoral study in science and engineering. Women, African-American, Chicano(a)/Latino(a), American Indian, and Pacific Islander students are encouraged to apply.
10 weeks.
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2008
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Manashi Chatterjee
570 Westwood Plaza
Building 114, MC 722710 Los Angeles, CA 90095
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Fax: 310-267-4918
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