NSF REU Site at SIUC for Interdisciplinary Materials Research

Title 
NSF REU Site at SIUC for Interdisciplinary Materials Research
Institution 
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Institution Type 
graduate research university
City 
Carbondale
State 
IL
Field 
Materials research, broadly defined, performing research with faculty in the Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Physics, Engineering, and Microbiology
Start Date 
June 5, 2017 (not finalized)
End Date 
August 4, 2017 (not finalized)
Stipend 
$4500
Hrs / Week 
about 40 hours, varies depending on instructor
Deadline 
TBD; typically last week in February
Description 
Our REU Site provides mentored research opportunities for students in interdisciplinary materials research, broadly defined. Inclusion of faculty from various disciplines enables the REU students 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. Participants must be enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate program/institution and can have a graduation date no sooner than December 2017 (i.e. graduating seniors cannot participate).
Contact 
Tammy Wieseman
URL 
http://chem.siu.edu/undergraduate/research-opportunities/reu/
Email 
tammy.wieseman@siu.edu
Number of Participants 
14
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no

Reimbursement for up to $750 in travel costs provided, as well as free student housing on campus and up to $1000 research allowance to support research projects.