REU Site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Collaborative Data Visualization Applications

Title 
REU Site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Collaborative Data Visualization Applications
Institution 
Clemson University
Institution Type 
comprehensive
City 
Clemson
State 
South Carolina
Field 
Computer Science, Information Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Biology, Management and Information Systems, Inorganic Chemistry, English, Genetics & Biochemistry, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Social Media, Sociology, Physics
Start Date 
June 1, 2015
End Date 
July 24, 2015
Stipend 
standard NSF stipend
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
positions open till filled
Description 
Experienced faculty mentors supervise research in a broad range of interdisciplinary research areas with visualization needs. Students are matched with faculty mentors at the beginning of the REU program. Students gain an appreciation for the visualization process while exploring and applying visualization methods and techniques to complex data sets.
Qualifications 
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, applicant must be an undergraduate in good standing at their home instructions, with plans to complete their degree program, students must be willing to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and take part in ALL REU activities (e.g., bi-weekly tutorials, enrichment lectures, excursions, poster sessions and presentations) in addition to their mentored research work. Students are expected to NOT take any academic classes or be employed outside of the REU for the duration of the REU program.
Contact 
Vetria L. Byrd
URL 
http://citi.clemson.edu/viz/reu
Email 
vlbyrd@clemson.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no

The REU program provides all student participants with low-cost on-campus housing (if needed), a generous stipend, library access, membership in on-campus recreational facilities and assistance with travel costs to/from Clemson.