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CTECH Research Experience for Undergraduates

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The Center for Transportation, Environment, and Community Health (CTECH) pursues research and innovation to support sustainable mobility of people and goods while preserving the environment and improving community health. It leverages behavioral and economic sciences, epidemiology, information technology, and environmental and transportation sciences and technologies to address critical issues falling under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act's priority area of Preserving the Environment: greenhouse gas reduction, use of alternative fuels and energy technologies, environmentally responsible planning, and impacts of freight movement.

CTECH's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program is a summer research opportunity at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. It provides undergraduate participants with the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and researchers in one of CTECH's focus areas, as well as to learn about other academic disciplines by networking with hundreds of other REU students. Students about to matriculate into an undergraduate program that are 18 years of age and have graduated from high school are eligible.

CTECH REU offers participants:

-Approximately 10 weeks of research (early June to early August)

-$5,000 stipend

-Up to a $1,000 reimbursement for travel to and from Ithaca -On-campus, residence hall, single room housing with fridge and microwave -Campus bus pass -Access to state-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, computer/study lounges.

Application Deadline: 2/13/2019
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Program Dates: 6/4/2019 - 8/13/2019

Participating Institution(s):
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Cornell University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Environmental Sciences
STEM Fields
Transportation Systems
Urban Planning & Design

Engineering Research
Environmental Health
Environmental Policy
Global Health
Human-Environment Interactions
Public Health
Transportation Technology & Planning
Urban Environmental Sustainability

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

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