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Research Experience for Undergraduates: Mid-InfraRed Technologies for Health and the Environment (MIRTHE)

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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

The NSF Engineering Research Center for Mid-InfraRed Technologies for Health and the Environment (MIRTHE), headquartered at Princeton University and with its partners, City College of New York; The Johns Hopkins University; Rice University; Texas A&M and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), announces opportunities for Research Experience for Undergraduates (REUs) in its laboratories. The MIRTHE REU program is focused on providing students with the opportunity to carry out research at the forefront of mid-IR spectroscopy and engineering.

We provide a proactive educational program consisting of short courses and lectures, designed to introduce students to the challenges and opportunities of engineering research. Special seminars also examine the role of science and engineering in society. Visits to local industrial and governement labs are arranged.

Students selected to the program will receive a stipend of $500/week for 8 weeks.

We encourage applications from students of all science and engineering disciplines. Application is available on line.

Participating Institution(s):
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Princeton University (Lead)
City University of New York (CUNY), City College of New York
Johns Hopkins University
Rice University
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Operations Research
Optics & Photonics

Engineering Research

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 10/27/2016
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