Undergraduate Research in Computational Astrophysics

Title 
Undergraduate Research in Computational Astrophysics
Institution 
North Carolina State University
Institution Type 
graduate research university
City 
Raleigh
State 
NC
Field 
astrophysics
Start Date 
May 27, 2014
End Date 
August 1, 2014
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
March 1, 2014
Description 
URCA is an integrated 10-week summer program designed to introduce students to computational physics through original research projects in the field of high-energy astrophysics. Applications include supernovae and supernova remnants, interacting binary stars and accreting compact objects, gamma-ray bursts, accretion disks, stellar winds and jets, r-process nucleosynthesis, and neutrino astrophysics.
Qualifications 
Must be US citizen or permanent resident currently enrolled in a bachelor degree program. Succesful applicants will have completed two semesters of introductory calculus-based physics.
Contact 
John Blondin
URL 
http://astro.physics.ncsu.edu/urca/
Email 
john_blondin@ncsu.edu
Number of Participants 
8
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no

Travel support is available.