SUMMER 2017                                                                                   

Research Experience for Undergraduates

Program Description

The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program is a summer program designed to develop the skill sets of undergraduate students from non-TANMS universities and community colleges. Students will:
  • Work collaboratively with faculty, postdoc scholars & graduate student mentors on cutting-edge multiferroic technology
  • Obtain experience working in TANMS engineering testbed
  • Gain knowledge of Industry & Entre/Intrapreneurship
  • Develop skill conveying ideas to diverse audiences (e.g. researchers, venture capitalists, and recruiters)
  • Build an extensive academic and professional network
  • Participate in team-building exercises and fun activities with undergraduate peers

Eligibility
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Undergraduate students whose home institutions are not one of TANMS universities (UCLA, Cornell, CSUN, UC Berkeley, UT Dallas)*
  • Preference given to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Underrepresented Minorities (URMs) and Women encouraged to apply
* Preference in campus assignment will be considered but not guaranteed.

Participant Benefits
  • $4000 stipend
  • Financial support for housing and meals
  • Travel support for out-of-area students (up to $600)
  • Access to workshops, seminars and special events
  • Opportunity to participate in outreach events with high school students
  • Hands-on multiferroics-related research
  • Build valuable research and entre/intraprenueral skills
Program Duration and Dates for 2017
  • 8 weeks
  • 40 hours per week
  • Dates:

 Session   Start Date  End Date
 5-S June 25, 2017  August 19, 2017

Applications are no longer being accepted for 2017
DEADLINE: MARCH 6, 2017 
Notifications to current applicants to be sent by March 20, 2017