REU Site: Summer Research Program in Materials Science and Nanotechnology

Title 
REU Site: Summer Research Program in Materials Science and Nanotechnology
Institution 
University of New Orleans
Institution Type 
Ph.D. Granting Urban University
City 
New Orleans
State 
LA
Field 
Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Engineering
Start Date 
May 30, 2017
End Date 
July 28, 2017
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 16, 2017
Description 
Undergraduate students participate in research projects within the areas of synthesis, characterization and application of nanoparticles and their composites and assemblies. The student participants also attend scientific and professional development seminars, a session on research ethics, and participate in field trips to local industrial and related sites and in organized social activities.
Qualifications 
College students entering their freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year in Fall 2017 are eligible. No prior research experience is required. Consideration of applications will begin by Feb. 18, 2017. Program open to US citizens and residents. A formal application is required, and must include three letters of recommendation; an official college transcript, a 1-2 page personal statement indicating career goals, prior research experience, and a description of why you wish to participate in this program.
Contact 
Poncho DeLeon
URL 
http://www.uno.edu/amri/research-program- undergraduates.aspx
Email 
amri@uno.edu
Number of Participants 
5-8
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no

On-campus housing for out-of- state participant is available. A travel assistance allowance is also available for out-of-state participants.