REU Site: Security Printing and Anti-Counterfeiting Technology

Title 
REU Site: Security Printing and Anti-Counterfeiting Technology
Institution 
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT), University of South Dakota (USD), South Dakota State University (SDSU)
Institution Type 
SDSMT (Special: Engineering School), USD (Research University), SDSU (Research University)
City 
Rapid City (SDSMT), Brookings (SDSU), and Vermillion (USD)
State 
SD
Field 
Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Chemistry, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science
Start Date 
5/29/18
End Date 
8/3/18
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
3/9/18
Description 
This NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Site at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT), the University of South Dakota (USD) and South Dakota State University, provides undergraduate students a chance to conduct cutting-edge research focused on security printing and anti-counterfeiting technology. Counterfeiting is a growing issue in the U.S., posing serious economic, safety and national security concerns. The REU program is a multi-disciplinary program with research opportunities in Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Chemistry, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science. • 10 week summer research program (May 29 – Aug 3) • Hands-on faculty mentored research • Technical and Professional Development Seminars • Social activities (including hiking, canoeing, barbeques) • Enjoy the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota
Qualifications 
Undergraduate students majoring in science, math, or engineering. Students must also be US citizens or permanent residents
Contact 
Grant Crawford
URL 
http://SPACT-CENTER.ORG/REU
Email 
grant.crawford@sdsmt.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes