Solar Energy Research Experience for Undergraduates

Title 
Solar Energy Research Experience for Undergraduates
Institution 
Arizona State University
Institution Type 
Research university
City 
Tempe
State 
AZ
Field 
Sustainability; Electrical, Mechanical, and Chemical Engineering; Physics
Start Date 
5/30/18
End Date 
7/26/18
Stipend 
$500 biweekly
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
3/1/18
Description 
The QESST Engineering Research Center offers undergraduates the opportunity to participate in solar energy research. Through work on the pilot line, students will: • have access to state-of-the-art facilities and gain experience directly relevant to industry, giving them the opportunity to demonstrate the commercial impact and relevance of their ideas by guiding them through the steps required to bring new ideas to commercialization; • bridge the gap between the typical “research” devices and commercial solar cells, allowing fabrication and analysis of technologies on commercial-size devices and commercial equipment; • work in a facility that allows new equipment or processes to be analyzed and assessed jointly with industry. Students will play a key role in this process. • partner with a local student participating in the Fulton Schools’ Solar Energy Research program. Examples of previously offered projects and their descriptions can be found on the program's website.
Qualifications 
US Citizen
Contact 
Tiffany Rybiski
URL 
http://qesst.asu.edu/education-and-outreach/reu
Email 
tiffany.rowlands@asu.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no