REU Undergraduate researcher
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Polymer science and engineering provides jobs and produces technologies that advance our quality of life. The Colorado School of Mines is offering a unique interdisciplinary research experience for undergraduates that will apply polymer science and polymer engineering practices to 21st century technologies.
In the REU, participants will….
Produce an original research project with one or multiple faculty members in either chemistry or chemical engineering;
Participate in a mentored exchange program to experience a broad range of polymer research;
Participate in a series of technical workshops providing a broad introduction to polymer science and engineering;
Participate in a complimentary set of workshops on developing as a professional scientist or engineer;
Tour the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to learn how government labs fill a role of bringing basic research to applied research;
Enjoy organized social events with other REU students, graduate students, and faculty in the beautiful Rocky Mountain region of Colorado. Research projects will focus the application of polymers to hot topics such as fuel cells, photovolatics, batteries, optoelectronics, nanomedicines, and membranes.
May 26, 2014 – August 1, 2014
How to Apply
Apply at polymerreu.mines.edu by March 3, 2014.