Collaborative Undergraduate Research in Energy (CURE-REU)

Title 
Collaborative Undergraduate Research in Energy (CURE-REU)
Institution 
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Institution Type 
Research university
City 
Amherst
State 
MA
Field 
Renewable energy in: chemistry, physics, materials science, biology or chemical engineering
Start Date 
5/28/18
End Date 
8/3/18
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
2/15/18
Description 
Each of CURE’s fundamental science research projects strives to light the way toward breakthrough technologies for tomorrow’s clean energy solutions: Fuel Cells and Batteries — design and synthesis of membranes and polymers for enhanced ion transport; theoretical modeling; fabrication of fuel cells and batteries Photovoltaic Devices — design and synthesis of molecular structures with enhanced exciton lifetimes, charge transport, and mobility; directed molecular assembly, fabrication, and analysis of devices Cellulosic Biofuels — chemical and biological conversion of recalcitrant biomass to liquid transportation fuels.
Qualifications 
Applicants must be able to commit to the entire 10 week program and either have permanent resident status in the US or be a US citizen.
Contact 
Ruthanne Paradise
URL 
https://elements.chem.umass.edu/reu/
Email 
curereu@chem.umass.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no