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UMass Summer Research in Nanotechnology

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

UMass Summer Research in Nanotechnology

For undergrads interested in cutting edge research, the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program in Nanotechnology at UMass Amherst might be for you.  The ten week lab-and-learning experience will give you a head start on a career that is truly at the forefront of knowledge–nanotechnology!

Space is limited so supply today!

- Ten week program: May 28 – August 4, 2012
- Free housing in our newest dorms
- Free travel to and from campus
- Competitive stipend
- Application deadline is Feb 29, 2012

Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.  Women and others from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The most relevant undergraduate majors for the SURE Program include:
Chemical Engineering,
Chemistry
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Physics
Polymer Science & Engineering.

Stony Brook University: AGEP

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Stony Brook University – AGEP (Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate)
8-week program designed to provide a wide range of services to underrepresented minority doctoral students in the STEM fields as well as to the STEM departments and graduate programs.

Texas A&M University: Aerospace Engineering Research

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Texas A&M University – Aerospace Engineering Research Opportunities for Undergraduates
This is a computational and experimental hypersonic flow and plasma propulsion research for undergraduates in fields closely related to aerospace engineering. Participants will work closely with faculty members, graduate students and undergraduate mentors on current research projects, make short progress presentations, attend GRE workshops, etc. Travel, housing, and stipend provided.

NASA: Research Program

Monday, November 15th, 2010

NASA – Undergraduate Student research Program
10-week summer internship program for undergraduate science and engineering students. These mentor-guided internships provide hands-on, real-life, career-related experiences that challenge, inspire, and provide practical application that complements and expands upon students’ academic education.

U.S. Department of Energy: Science Laboratory Internships

Monday, November 15th, 2010

U.S. Department of Energy – Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
10- or 16-week internship program for students who have decided on a career in science and engineering. Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to the laboratories’ research programs.

West Virginia University: Research Program

Monday, November 15th, 2010

West Virginia University – Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Offers a unique summer research experience for undergraduate students in the science, engineering, or mathematics disciplines. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation and WVNano, the West Virginia state initiative for nanoscience and nanotechnology research. Cutting-edge multidisciplinary nanoscience undergraduate research programs in photonics molecular electronics and electronic transduction, multifunctional heterostructures, nano- and microfluidics, nanokinematics, spintronics and magnetism. Travel, housing, and stipend included.

University of Washington-Seattle: Genetically Engineered Materials Science

Monday, November 15th, 2010

University of Washington, Seattle – Genetically Engineered Materials Science & Engineering Center
Participants in this 10-week program will be actively involved in hands-on scientific research with broad applications, such as Bio-engineering, Chemistry, Electronics, Materials Science, and Optics. Research projects will be designed and supervised by faculty members and interns will also work closely with graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and technical staff on projects using the unique resources offered through GEMSC. Travel, housing, and stipend provided.

Duke University: Engineering Research

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Duke University – Engineering Research Outreach program
Research experiences are available in all areas of Engineering, including Biomedical Electrical, Computer, Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Science. Travel, housing, and stipend provided.

University of Mississippi: Science, Mathematics, and Engineering

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

University of Mississippi – Summer Research Institute for Undergraduates
The Summer Research Institute for Undergraduates is open to undergraduates at various stages in their young academic careers. Science, mathematics, and engineering majors who have completed at least their freshman years (rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors) are eligible. A special “bridge” program also will be offered for graduate students who will be entering science, mathematics, and engineering programs in the fall.

Maryland Sea Grant: Estuarine Process

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Maryland Sea Grant – Undergraduate Research Experience in Estuarine Process
12-week program that supports undergraduates to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay. The program is especially designed for majors in Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Marine and Environmental Science. The program focuses on hands-on research, oral presentations and writing. Stipend, housing, and travel provided.