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NSF REU Site: Advanced Processing and Materials Characterization

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Academic Level:
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10-week summer research experience for undergraduates focused on advanced processing and materials characterization.

Research topics: Coronary stent surface modification, metallic nanocomposites, metallic glasses, Dallas Museum of Art objects, shape memory alloys, graphene oxide composites, 3D printed cellular materials, and bioactive glasses.

MaterialsInteract workshops: The Art of Publishing, Green Technology, and Jewelry Making.

Social activities: Local museums visitations (Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, and/or Perot Museum of Nature and Science), Fort Worth Stockyards and Rodeo, FC Dallas soccer game, Texas Rangers baseball game, and local plant tours (Bell Helicopter, Halliburton, Intel Corporation, and Zodiac Aerospace).

Financial Support: Free on-campus housing, some travel funds, and a $5,000 stipend.

Benefits: Hands-on research, Faculty/Peer mentoring, and professional development networking.

Eligibility: Preference will be given to a) students from institutions with large minority populations and are non-PhD granting and/or nonresearch intensive, b) students who have excelled in coursework, and c) minorities, women, and underrepresented groups.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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University of North Texas, Denton (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aerospace Engineering
Anthropology & Archaeology
Biomedical Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Sensor Science & Engineering
STEM Fields

Applied Physics
Electron Microscopy
Materials Processing
Metallurgical Engineering
Microstructural Evolution
Nanomaterials Science & Engineering
Polymer Science & Technology

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

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