Archive for the ‘Physics’ Category

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.

Johns Hopkins University: Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Johns Hopkins University – Research Experience for Undergraduate for Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology
10-week program for students from a wide range of engineering disciplines including Electrical, Mechanical, Biomedical, Computer Science, and Physics. Projects range from medical image registration to developing new robotic devices to help support surgeons in the operation room. Housing and stipend provided.

Maria Mitchell Association: Summer Research Assistant

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Maria Mitchell Association – Undergraduate Research Summer Assistant
Students conduct research supervised by the Senior MMO staff. Current research areas include forming stars and planetary systems, unusual variable stars, astrophysical masers and lasers, and physics of comets. Students will take an observing trip to Arizona and New Mexico, where they observe for their individual or team projects with large optical and radio telescopes. Research emphasizes sate-of-the-art data reduction techniques and thoughtful physical I interpretation. All students will be helped to develop their skills for presenting results at conferences and in research papers. Stipend, travel, and housing provided.

University of Louisville: Research Opportunities

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

University of Louisville – Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities
The Center for Molecular Neurobiology provides research opportunities for undergraduate students throughout the state of Kentucky. The objective of this program is to encourage undergraduate students in Kentucky to consider a career in science. Students need to see and feel the research environment to be able to evaluate the possibilities. The program provides students with a deeper appreciation of the nature of scientific research.

Northwestern University: Nanotechnology

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Northwestern University – NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU)
9-week program for students to engage in full-tie research on a nanotechnology-related topic. At the end of the summer, each participant completes a substantive research paper which is submitted for publication in Nanoscape—the first undergraduate journal of nanotechnology in the country and participate in the peer-review process.

The University of Iowa: Research Opportunities

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

The University of Iowa – Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)
8-week summer program for students from groups historically underrepresented in the humanities, arts, social sciences, engineering, and physical and natural sciences. Applicants must have a genuine interest in research and teaching as a career. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

University of Notre Dame: Physics

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

University of Notre Dame – REU in Physics at Notre Dame
10-week program that allows students to work on research projects with faculty in the areas of Biophysics, Astronomy, and Physics Education. They attend weekly seminars, write a final research paper and make an oral presentation at the REU Symposium. Travel, housing, stipend provided.

Emory University: Summer Research Experience

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Emory University  – Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)
10-wek hands-on training program for students of the sciences. Participants receive training in research methods, analyze data and present results of their work at a formal research symposium. Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors majoring in science-related fields. Women, underrepresented minorities and students with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. Housing and stipend included.

Georgia Institute of Technology: Engineering/Science

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Georgia Institute of Technology – Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Science
10-week summer research program designed to attract qualified minority students into graduate school in the fields of engineering and science. Approximately thirty students of at least junior-level undergraduate standing are recruited on a nationwide basis and paired with both a faculty and a graduate student mentor to undertake research projects in the College of Engineering, College of Sciences, and the Packaging Research Center. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.