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Integrative Computational Education and Research Traineeship (ICERT) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

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

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

This summer in Austin, 10 undergraduates majoring in science and engineering disciplines will be immersed in training at The University of Texas at Austin to be the next generation of ?game changers'. Participants will explore grand challenges such as climate modeling, weather forecasting, drug delivery, brain mapping, energy exploration and understanding the human genome, to name a few.


- Computational training in a multi-disciplinary cohort using some of the world's most advanced computational resources. Training led by TACC researchers with expertise in computation

- Integration into a research team including pairing with a mentor/researcher and graduate mentor working on a computational project

- Application seminars, training workshops, and STEM Outreach to K-12 and the public (explaining and demonstrating the contribution of HPC to society)

- Team-building exercises that will prepare participants for the workplace of the future

- Final presentations to cohort, University and TACC mentors

- Poster presentation, technical report, and publication opportunities.

The application period for next summer is expected to open in January, contingent upon a new award.
Recently updated.

Application Deadline: 3/1/2021

Program Dates: 6/7/2021 - 8/6/2021

 • Note: Funding pending
Participating Institution(s):
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University of Texas, Austin (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Computational Sciences
STEM Fields


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

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