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iCER ACRES: Advanced Computational Research Experiences for Students

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Undergraduates - First Year
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Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

This NSF funded summer training program is designed for students enrolled in undergraduate studies in mathematics, engineering, biology, chemistry, physics or other related sciences, including computer and computational studies. Students must be US citizens or permanent resident to apply, must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have completed the equivalent of 2 semesters of college-level calculus and programming.

iCER ACRES is designed to give students experience in conducting computational and data science research through a wide variety of projects including: computational biology, computational physics, computational chemistry, computational mathematics, engineering, environmental data analytics and bioinformatics. The main emphasis is on students gaining broad research computing skills, but the program also includes informal lunches with faculty and graduate students, research talks, social activities, and a poster symposium.

Selected students are expected to participate the full 10 weeks of the program and work at least 40hours/week. In addition to the application, students must also provide a short personal statement, resume/CV, official transcripts, and 2 letters of reference. Applications must include all materials to be considered.

iCER ACRES provides participants with housing and meals on campus in addition to a stipend of $5,000 . Limited travel assistance will also be available.

Application Deadline: 2/4/2019
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Program Dates: 5/20/2019 - 7/26/2019

Participating Institution(s):
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Michigan State University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Computational Sciences
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
STEM Fields

Big Data Science
Computational Modeling

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)
U.S. Dept. of Defense

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