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:
Application Deadline: February 5, 2018 
Notifications sent by March 5, 2018 







2018 REU Cohort