NSF REU Site for Interdisciplinary Materials Research at SIUC

Title 
NSF REU Site for Interdisciplinary Materials Research at SIUC
Institution 
Southern Illinois University Carbondale (graduate research university)
Institution Type 
Comprehensive University
City 
Carbondale
State 
IL
Field 
Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Nanoscience/Nanotechnology, and Biological/Biomedical Applications.
Start Date 
June 3, 2013
End Date 
August 2, 2013
Stipend 
$4500
Hrs / Week 
37.5
Deadline 
Application review begins Feb. 25 2013
Description 
This REU site focuses on training in materials research, broadly defined. Our interdisciplinary team includes mentors in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, and established Centers---enabling participants to develop skills needed to excel in both academic and industrial research environments, where interdisciplinary teams are standard and researchers must communicate effectively across disciplines.
Qualifications 
Participants must be US citizens (or permanent residents) currently enrolled at a US college, junior college, or university. Participants must be rising sophomores, rising juniors, or rising seniors. Students should be majoring in one of the sciences, engineering, or mathematics, and open to pursuing graduate school after graduation. No previous research experience necessary.
Contact 
Boyd Goodson
URL 
http://www.chem.siu.edu/undergrad/reu.htm
Email 
bgoodson@chem.siu.edu
Number of Participants 
14
Housing Provided 
yes
Housing Cost 
free
Subsistence Provided 
no

Up to $700 in travel support is provided