Research Experiences for Undergraduates:
Experimental and Computational Methods for Materials Discovery
at the University of Florida

In preparation for the renewal of this NSF grant Applications are now being accepted for the Summer 2023 program will run from May 30 through August 4, 2023.

Participants in the program will conduct research and take part in group activities including seminars on cutting-edge areas of materials physics; workshops focusing on graduate programs, career opportunities in the physical sciences and engineering, and scientific communications skills; and field trips to laboratories on and off campus. You can get a better idea of these activities from the links above. For the Summer 2023 program the anticipated stipend is $6,000. There is an allowance for travel to/from Gainesville, FL, and also housing is provided. Weekends during the program will be left open for participants to explore the abundant attractions of North and Central Florida.

Eligibility: REU participants must be undergraduate students and must be citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. We especially encourage applications from members of groups under-represented in science and engineering, from students with disabilities, and from students enrolled at institutions where research opportunities are limited. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. For more information, please contact the Program Director, Amlan Biswas.


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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grants DMR-9820518, DMR-0139579, DMR-0552726, DMR-0851707 (with support from the Dept. of Defense), DMR-1156737 (with support from the Dept. of Defense), DMR-1461019, and DMR-1852138. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Department of Defense.