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2013 Summer REU Program at the Center for Emergent Materials

Primary Institution: The Ohio State University
Affiliation: Center for Emergent Materials
City: Columbus
State: OH
Job Duration: May 19 through July 27
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Electrical Engineering
Other Engineering
Description: The NSF-funded CEM Research Experience for Undergraduates program focuses on fundamental and applied science of exotic and novel materials and next-generation electronics that move toward a new generation of low-power-dissipation high-density electronics. Research involves a wide range of projects, from injection and detection of spin-polarized electrons in silicon or graphene to growth and characterization of complex oxide multilayer structures for possible computer memory applications.

Students will participate in professional development activities focusing on preparing for graduate school and research related careers. They will also participate in peer networking and social activities. Successful REU applicants will be paired with a faculty mentor from a core CEM department (Physics, Materials Science & Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, & Chemistry) and will perform experimental or computational research projects aligned with CEM focal areas.
Stipend: 5,000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
OSU library access and COTA bus transportation
Application Deadline: 02/15/2013
Job Website: http://cem.osu.edu/reu

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Michelle McCombs
Center for Emergent Materials
2006 Physics Research Building, 191 W. Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Email: mccombs.75@osu.edu
Phone: 614-247-8084
Fax: 614-292-5241