University of Virginia Surface & Thin Film Research Experience for Undergraduates (STF-REU)

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 Deadline: 

February 9, 2015
   

Start Date: 

May 31, 2015
   

Duration: 

9 Weeks, May 31 to July 31, 2015
   

Location: 

Charlottesville, Virginia
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

students will investigate topics in the interdisciplinary field of Surface and Thin Film Science and Engineering. Participants will contribute to the forefront ofresearch on the synthesis, structure and properties of thin films and materials surfaces. Work side-by-side with faculty mentors, doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in our labs to conduct original research, gain valuable new experience, and make new friends and contacts. The program provides professional development, career exposure, industry visits, advanced analytical skills, and a variety of recreational activities.
   

Benefits: 

$4,500 stipend, housing, food and up to $400 in travel expenses

   

Major(s): 

Engineering
Materials Science Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Physics, Chemistry

   

GPA: 

3.0

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Ms. Carolyn Vallas
REU Program, UVA Center for Diversity in Engineering
351 McCormick Road, PO Box 400255
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4255
Phone: (434) 924-0604    
Email: cv5d@virginia.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.seas.virginia.edu/admin/diversity/undergrad/STF-REU.php
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