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NanoSAFE Research Experience for Undergraduates


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

Description:
REU participants are trained on research projects that support the design of safer and more effective nanoparticles that have been characterized and assessed for potential toxicity. The research activities focus on multifunctional nanomaterials and support improved material design with attention to properties that impact human and environmental health.

Location:

The program will be held on the campus of West Virginia University, located in Morgantown, WV. Morgantown is surrounded by numerous state parks, beautiful mountains, rivers, and lakes, and is located only 80 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA and 200 miles east of Washington, D.C. The summer months in West Virginia offer unparalleled opportunities for biking, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and back country trail hiking.

Qualified Students:

Students participating in this program come from an array of majors such as chemistry, biology, physics, engineering, health sciences, biochemistry. Current college Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors are encouraged to apply.

Program Benefits:

Free room and board at West Virginia University $5,000/summer stipend Travel allowance Field trips to National Laboratories and Research Facilities Team-building activities (rock climbing, ropes course, whitewater rafting, etc.)

Apply Here:

https://undergraduateresearch.wvu.edu/nanosafereu/2018-nanosafe-reu-application


Program Dates: 5/21/2018 - 7/27/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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West Virginia University (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Molecular Biology
Nanotechnology
Physics
Physiology
Sensor Science & Engineering

Keywords:
Applied Physics
Biosensor Development
Cellular Engineering
Materials Chemistry
Microfabrication
Microfluidics
Nanocharacterization
Nanoparticle Synthesis
Nanoscale Devices
Toxicology

Questions about this program?
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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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