2014 KPNO REU Program

Title 
2014 KPNO REU Program
Institution 
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory
Institution Type 
a non-profit organization
City 
Tucson
State 
AZ
Field 
Astronomy and astrophysics
Start Date 
last of May
End Date 
mid-to-late August
Stipend 
$775/week
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
January 31, 2014
Description 
• Opportunity for undergraduates considering a career in science to engage in substantive research activities with NOAO scientists working in the forefront of contemporary astrophysics. Each REU student is hired as a full-time research assistant to work on specific aspects of major ongoing research projects at NOAO which include the origin, nature, and evolution of stars, galaxies and stellar systems, observational cosmology, analysis of Hubble Space Telescope and Spitzer Space Telescope images,and Kepler Mission light curves. As part of their research activities, REU students gain first-hand experience with KPNO’s state-of-the-art telescopes and develop expertise in astronomical data reduction and analysis.
Qualifications 
no information provided
Contact 
Kathie Coil
URL 
http://www.noao.edu/kpno/reu/
Email 
coil@noao.edu
Number of Participants 
6
Housing Provided 
no
Subsistence Provided 
no

Travel allowance for round trip airfare provided.