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Duke University REU Site for Meeting the Grand Challenges in Engineering


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

Description:
The Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University is offering a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program during the summer. Through this REU program, students will have the opportunity to work on a research project related to solving one of the Grand Challenges of Engineering.

The Grand Challenges of Engineering are fourteen complex tasks aimed at ensuring the resiliency and the sustainability of the world's population and of future generations. These challenges include vital objectives such as: reverse-engineer the brain, make solar energy cost-competitive with coal, engineer better medicines, provide access to clean water, secure cyberspace, advance learning tools to deliver better education, among others.


Application Deadline: 2/19/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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Duke University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Bioengineering
Chemistry
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Computational Sciences
Environmental Sciences
General Engineering & Physical Sciences
General Math & Computational Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Physics

Keywords:
Biochemical Engineering
Biological Systems Engineering
Cellular Engineering
Cyber Security
Electrochemical Science & Engineering
Environmental Toxicology
Health Science
Materials Lifetime Science & Engineering
Software Engineering
Sustainable Engineering
Tissue Engineering

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


Page last updated 11/8/2017
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