National Nanofabrication Infrastructure Network Research Experience for Undergraduates

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 Deadline: 

February 12, 2014
   

Start Date: 

Varies by program, generally June through August
   

Duration: 

10 weeks
   

Location: 

13 campus locations including Cornell University, Harvard University, Penn State, Stanford, UCSB, and Stanford
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

During the summer, the NNIN hosts a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program. The chosen undergraduates taking part in this ten-week program will receive hands-on nanoscience and technology experience through research with applications to bio-engineering, chemistry, electronics, materials science, optics, optoelectronics, physics, and the life sciences. The research projects are designed and supervised by the faculty and technical staff at the 13 NNIN research facilities. This network provides unparalleled opportunities for researchers from many disciplines and organizations to fabricate structures using advanced nano- and micro-fabrication technology. Interns work with faculty and graduate students on projects using the unique resources offered at their award site.
   

Benefits: 

$5,000 stipend, round trip travel, housing

   

Major(s): 

Engineering
Earth & Environmental Science
Chemistry
Mathematics

   

GPA: 

   
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. Melanie-Claire Mallison
Cornell NanoScale Facility
250 Duffield Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-2700
Phone: 607.254.4858     Fax: 607.255.8601
Email: mallison@cnf.cornell.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.nnin.org/nnin_reu.html
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