2018 REU Cohort

Research Experience for Undergraduates

SUMMER 2018


Program Description

The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program provides research opportunities in the TANMS Engineering Research Center for undergraduates from non-TANMS affiliated colleges and universities. REU participants have the opportunity to:
  • 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
    • (i.e. students NOT currently enrolled at UCLA, Cornell, CSUN, UC Berkeley, UT Dallas)
  • Preference is given to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Underrepresented Minorities (URMs) and Women encouraged to apply
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
  • Hands-on multiferroics-related research
  • Build valuable research and entre/intrapreneurial skills
  • Opportunities to participate in outreach activities with high school students
Program Location, Duration, and Dates for 2018
  • Locations for summer 2018: UCLA and UC Berkeley
    • Preference in campus assignment will be considered but not guaranteed.
  • 8 weeks; 40 hours per week
  • 2018 Program start and end dates
Campus
 Start 
End
UCB
June 17  August 11
 UCLAJune 24
 August 18

Online Application Window: December 4, 2017 to February 5, 2018
Notifications sent by March 5, 2018