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Research Experience For Teachers (RET) in Nanosystems Engineering

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Academic Level:
K-12 Educators
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The NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC) for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) at NC State University is soliciting applications from middle and high school teachers for the summer RET program.

Up to four teachers will be selected to participate in research at the ASSIST Center. Participants will gain experience under the guidance of an established research group by investigating a topic from a broad spectrum of science and engineering disciplines. Teachers will learn about cutting edge techniques and tools used in nanoscale science and engineering, conduct a research study, and design curricular materials to use in their classroom. Participants will have special seminars and field trips to area businesses and industries that use nanoscale science and engineering. Join us for an interesting summer learning about advances in research, getting involved in your own study, and thinking about new ways to teach science and engineering.

The program lasts for 6 weeks (with the week of July 4th off), June 18 – July 27, with follow up during the academic year. Teachers will receive a $5,000 stipend for their work as an RET. The program is for US citizens only and teachers must participate for the entire period of the program. Participants are required to attend all daily and weekly meetings, seminars, field trips and workshops.
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Application Deadline: 3/1/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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North Carolina State University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering

Nanomaterials Science & Engineering
Nanostructural Materials

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

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