Sensors and Sensing- from molecules to applications

Title 
Sensors and Sensing- from molecules to applications
Institution 
Florida International University
Institution Type 
Research university
City 
Miami
State 
FL
Field 
chemistry, interdisciplinary
Start Date 
May 21, 2018
End Date 
July 28, 2018
Stipend 
$5200
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
March 1, 2018
Description 
The main objective of the REU program is to expose undergraduate students to interdisciplinary research in the field of sensing, monitoring and detection. During the 10 week program,from 5/21/2018 to 7/28/2018, the participants will closely work with faculty and graduate students on cutting edge research projects that bridge traditional chemistry disciplines. Beside full time research, participants will be involved in weekly seminars and workshops focused on modern problems in the chemistry of sensing, monitoring and detection, ethics in science, professional growth, and the role of the scientist in modern society. The REU program provides a $ 5,200 summer stipend. In addition, housing and travel, (including travel for presentation of work in conferences) is provided by the program. Sophomore, junior, and rising senior students are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications 
US citizens or permanent residents only
Contact 
Antonija Tangar
URL 
https://chemistry.fiu.edu/undergraduate/reu/
Email 
reu@fiu.edu
Number of Participants 
unknown
Housing Provided 
yes