Research Experience in Energy and Catalysis
Application Deadline: February 22, 2016
Dates for Summer 2016:
June 13th to August 19th
This program is supported by the National Science Foundation
Introduction: The UC Davis ChemEnergy REU aims to provide diverse undergraduate students with a unique 10-week research experience tackling state-of-the-art research problems in energy, materials, catalysis, and biotechnology. REU students will live on campus and work alongside faculty and graduate students to gain a unique perspective on modern chemistry research. Students will also network with faculty and students in weekly social activities, participate in field trips to local companies and a weekend trip to Lake Tahoe, and receive training to improve science communication skills.
Eligibility: Students who are sophomore or junior chemistry (or related) majors. Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident, and UC Davis undergraduates are not eligible for this program. Students are selected based undergraduate record, letters of recommendation, and research interests.
Stipend: $500/week. Housing will also be provided; travel costs included.
Applications: Click here for online application. Transcripts (unofficial version ok) and two recommendation letters from science faculty are also required (a third optional letter can also be submitted). Please arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also send a copy of your transcript to email@example.com. You may also send additional supporting files, such as a cover letter and CV via email. The deadline to submit applications and recommendations letters is February 22, 2016.
Contact Information and Questions: Prof. Annaliese Franz or Prof. Kirill Kovnir: firstname.lastname@example.org