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Research Experience in Biomediated and BioInspired Geotechnics


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
The Center for Bio-mediated & Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG) is a National Science Foundation (NSF) – funded Engineering Research Center (ERC) that is comprised of four universities (ASU, GTech, NMSU, UCD). The goal of the CBBG is to develop sustainable biologically-controlled and -inspired solutions in the areas of:

•Hazard mitigation

•Environmental protection and restoration

•Infrastructure construction

•Resource development

We are seeking innovative, sustainability-minded, engineering and science undergraduate students in the disciplines of microbiology, biology, geochemistry, geology, civil engineering, plant science, soil science, geoenvironmental, engineering education, or related areas, to participate in this paid 8-10 week summer program. This Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program will immerse REU participants in technical research and expose them to the graduate school experience as a whole, and specifically within the scope of the CBBG. A broad scope of projects is available, and effort will be made to match student interests with the different projects.

Program Benefits- •Stipend ($500/week) •Airfare •On-campus housing •AGU Poster Competition Registration

Program Eligibility •US citizen or permanent resident •Must be planning to enroll and be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior college-level student in Fall•Attend U.S. community college, college, or university; preference to students from non-CBBG institutions•Participants are prohibited from taking courses or working while participating in the program•Ability to work 40 hours per week for the entire 10 week program

•Students with disabilities, veterans, and those from diverse groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM programs are encouraged to apply.

•Stipend ($500/week) •Airfare •On-campus housing •AGU Poster Competition Registration.


Application Deadline: 3/6/2018
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Program Dates: 5/21/2018 - 7/27/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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Arizona State University (Lead)
Georgia Institute of Technology
New Mexico State University
University of California, Davis

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Crop & Soil Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Geological Sciences
Microbiology

Keywords:
Geobiology
Geochemistry

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


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