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MRSEC Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program

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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

The Center for Dynamics and Control of Materials is offering a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). Students will have the opportunity to work directly with faculty on interdisciplinary materials research projects involving chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering disciplines. In addition to the research, students will participate in an organized program of lectures, lunches with CDCM faculty, laboratory visits and a variety of recreational activities.

Benefits of the CDCM REU:

-Gain hands-on research experience in a cutting edge field

-Be mentored by a faculty member

-Join a team of researchers and scientists

-Participate in prof. development workshops

-Produce results and present your research

-Prepare for your future!

Potential Research Topics: Nanocrystals & Nanowire Gels, Nanowire Aerogel Membranes, Materials Driven by Light, Reconfigurable Materials.

The 9-week program takes place on the University of Texas at Austin campus and includes:

-A stipend valued at $4,500

-Housing in a UT Austin university dorm

-Travel allowance

-Social/recreational activities

-Eligibility: Sophomore, Junior, or non-graduating Senior; U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident; Minority and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; All chemistry, physics, molecular biosciences and engineering majors; GPA of 3.0 or greater; Non-UT Austin students.

Application Deadline: 2/6/2024

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:
Materials Science & Engineering

Chemical Physics

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

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