Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials Applications (LA-SiGMA) REU

Title 
Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials Application (LA-SiGMA) REU
Institution 
Louisiana State University, Louisiana Tech University, University of New Orleans, Southern University at Baton Rouge, Tulane University, and Xavier University
Institution Type 
graduate research
City 
Baton Rouge, New Orleans, or Ruston
State 
Louisiana
Field 
Computational Sciences, Materials Science, Electronic, Energy, and Biomolecular Materials. Theoretical, experimental, and/or computational research
Start Date 
TBD, late May
End Date 
TBD, early August (nine or ten weeks total, depending on the REU site)
Stipend 
$4500
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
March 1, 2015
Description 
Members of LA-SiGMA provide numerous projects for the REU student to become familiar with interdisciplinary research. With research groups involving computational scientists, computer scientists and engineers, applied mathematicians, theorists and experimentalists, the participants work on cutting edge research in material sciences and computational tools.
Qualifications 
• a college student graduating at least one semester after completion of the REU, or a high school senior attending college in the Fall • interested in a major that is within the computational science umbrella (leaves out few majors as it includes all sciences, mathematics, engineering, finance, statistics, etc.), • with at least a 2.75 GPA, • considering a career in research and/or graduate school in your major, and • a US citizen or permanent resident
Contact 
Staci Kramer
URL 
http://reu.lasigma.loni.org/
Email 
sckramer@lsu.edu
Number of Participants 
30
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no

up to $400 in travel costs provided