NanoSAFE REU at West Virginia University

Title 
NanoSAFE REU at West Virginia University
Institution 
West Virginia University
Institution Type 
research university
City 
Morgantown
State 
WV
Field 
science, technology, and engineering
Start Date 
May 21, 2017
End Date 
July 28, 2017
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
Early Admission Review of completed applications will proceed from Nov 28-Dec 28, 2016. Regular review will begin Feb 3, 2017 and end upon all spots being filled.
Description 
Participants are trained on research projects that support the design of safer and more effective nanoparticles that have been characterized and assessed for potential toxicity. Activities focus on multifunctional nanomaterials and support improved material design with attention to properties that impact human and environmental health. Students have access to cutting-edge technology in nanolithography, nanotemplating, material self-assembly, electrochemistry, spectroscopy, microscopy, fluidics, and unique tools required to elucidate complex facets of nanotoxicity.
Qualifications 
Undergraduates Applicants 1) are majoring in science, technology, and engineering 2) are citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S. or its territories, and 3) are interested in nanoscience research and a training experience akin to that of a graduate student.
Contact 
NanoSAFE
URL 
http://research.wvu.edu/researchers/nanosafe/nano-reu
Email 
NanoSAFE@mail.wvu.edu
Number of Participants 
12
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Travel support is provided.