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Nanoscale Physics and Interdisciplinary Materials Research REU

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Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

The Penn State REU in Nanoscale Physics and Materials is an National Science Foundation sponsored summer research experience for students from all across the country who are majoring in physics, chemistry, materials science, all branches of engineering, etc. who have an interest in theoretical, experimental or computational materials physics and/or interdisciplinary nano-materials research. This REU is jointly hosted by both the Physics Department's NSF REU and the Center for Nanoscale Science (MRSEC) REU. Students will experience the challenge and excitement of a career in research by working on your own research project while being closely mentored by one of Penn State's faculty members, together with graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in their research group. Research topics span physics of nanomaterials, superconductivity, semiconductor physics, 2D materials physics, novel nano-materials synthesis, materials chemistry, 2D nano-material fabrication, quantum, optic and electrical physics of materials, and more.
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Application Deadline: 3/1/2023

Program Dates: 5/30/2023 - 8/4/2023

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

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Computational Modeling
Condensed Matter Physics
Materials Chemistry
Microscale Engineering
Nanomaterials Science & Engineering
Nanoparticle Synthesis
Surface Science & Engineering

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

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