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Diversity in Research and Engineering of Advanced Materials Training (DREAM)

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The High-Performance Materials Institute (HPMI) at the Florida State University will host its fourth summer training program in Nanomaterials and Processing Engineering. The Diversity in Research and Engineering of Advanced Materials (DREAM) Training program, sponsored by the Air Force Research Lab Munitions Directorate (AFRL RW) at Eglin Air Force Base, will provide four undergraduate AND GRADUATE U.S. citizens from the under-represented groups in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines, the opportunity to enhance their research experience in Science and Engineering.

The selected participants will work on research projects requested by the AFRL RW. These projects will include research on nanomaterials, multiscale composite fabrication, and developmental work on intrinsic structural health monitoring through triboluminescence.

The 10-week program is scheduled at the Materials Research Building. a new 45,000 sq. ft. facility, which is the home to HPMI. Stipends (which include a travel allowance), and lodging, will be provided to the selected interns.

Applications are now being accepted.

•US citizenship or permanent residency required

•This program is open only to the underrepresented minorities

•Selection will be based on academic performance and faculty recommendation

Participating Institution(s):
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Florida State University (Lead)

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Academic Disciplines:
Materials Science & Engineering

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