2017 Research Experiences for Undergraduates
A REU student moving silicon wafers into a high temperature furnace for processing.
A silicon wafer being loaded for photo-reflectance measurements as a function of wavelength.
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) is a stimulating nine-week summer research program for undergraduates from accredited community colleges and universities at the Nanotechnology Collaborative Infrastructure Southwest (NCI-SW) at ASU. As the southwest regional hub of the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI), the NCI-SW will offer REU participants the opportunity to work with nationally recognized scholars in nanotechnology research and leaders in science education.
- Explore the world of the very small in a variety of state-of-the-art laboratories
- Conduct research with the nation’s top nanotechnology scientists
- Gain new skills and valuable experience
- Establish long-term relationships with faculty, staff and graduate students
- May 30 – July 29, 2017
- Stipend – $5,000 (paid in 3 installments)
- Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university with at least one year completed by May 2017, and at least one more semester from graduation after the summer.
- Graduating seniors or students already with a 4-year baccalaureate degree are not eligible. However, students graduating in Spring 2017 with an Associate degree from a 2-year college will be eligible if accepted for transfer to a 4-year degree program by May 1, 2017.
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- Prohibited from taking courses or working while participating in the program.
- Must be available to attend the entire nine-week program.
- ASU students are not eligible; they are encouraged to apply to REU programs at other sites of the NNCI (see http://www.nnci.net/reu/).
Deadline: March 1, 2017, 5:00 pm MT
- Applicants must submit by the deadline a completed application. Further, a recommendation letter (sent directly by a faculty member) and a copy of the applicant’s transcript (unofficial acceptable for now) must also be submitted by the deadline. All materials to be submitted via email to: Raymond.Tsui@asu.edu.
- Upon acceptance into the program, an official transcript from your school and proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency will need to be sent to NCI-SW. Where applicable, proof of acceptance to a 4-year degree program will also be required.