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Integrated Research Experience for Undergraduates


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Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
The Integrated Research Experience for Undergraduates provides students interested in chemical-related sciences and engineering the opportunity to pursue summer research in four, themed summer programs. The four programs are in: (1) Chemistry and Chemical and Biological Engineering, (2) Chemistry of Materials for Renewable Energy, (3) Materials, and (4) Chemical Upcycling of Waste Plastics. Together, participants in all four programs form a larger community of researchers.

Participants recieve a stipend of $6,000.

HIGHLIGHTS:

-10-week research experience in the lab of a UW-Madison* faculty member.

-Multiple, faculty-led seminars each week on various topics.

-A special seminar on applying to, surviving, and excelling in graduate school.

-An end-of-summer REU poster session in which students present their research results and conclusions.

-Social activities with students from other REU programs.


Application Deadline: 2/15/2023

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Wisconsin, Madison (Lead)
Iowa State University
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Bioengineering
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Materials Science & Engineering
Mathematics
Nanotechnology
Physics
Policy

Keywords:
Biochemical Engineering
Bioenergy
Biological & Synthetic Macromolecules
Catalysis
Chemical Physics
Materials Chemistry
Mathematical Physics
Nanocharacterization
Nanomaterials Science & Engineering
Physical Sciences

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


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