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Summer Research Opportunity for Undergraduates (REU) in Nanotechnology for Health, Energy and the Environment


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

Description:
Stony Brook University is excited to accept applications for Summer REU: Nanotechnology for Health, Energy and the Environment program! This competitive research opportunity is geared toward qualified, academically talented and motivated undergraduates interested in eventually pursuing their doctoral degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline at Stony Brook University. The program gives students an intensive research experience with leading researchers in the field.

Participants will work with a faculty mentor and become fully integrated into active research groups using state-of-the-art facilities. Participants will have the opportunity to work closely with their faculty mentor, attend seminars on Research Methods and Graduate School Preparation, participate in professional development workshops and social activities, and present their research results at the REU Symposium and Closing Ceremony at the completion of the program.

Program Components:

Full time research supervised by a faculty mentor Research Methods and Graduate School Preparation Workshops "Mid Week Lunch Seminar" - every week participants will attend a topic-based professional development or academic workshop Poster Presentation at REU Symposium and Closing Ceremony

Eligibility:

Open to all undergraduate students majoring in a STEM field with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must have completed at least their freshman year; graduating seniors are not eligible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Award:

Participants will receive a $4,000 summer stipend for full time research Lodging and meals will be provided to all participants (living on campus Monday - Friday is required). A $300 travel award will be provided for those participants living more than 75 miles from the Stony Brook Campus.


Application Deadline: 2/16/2018

Program Dates: 5/30/2018 - 8/3/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biomedical Engineering
Chemistry
Environmental Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering
Nanotechnology
Physics
Policy
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Energy
Environmental Health
Nanobiotechnology

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


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