ChemEnergy REU

Research Experience in Energy and Catalysis

Application Deadline: February 3, 2017

Dates for Summer 2017:

June 19th to August 25th

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.

Research Projects: Click Here. For more detailed information about faculty mentors, click here.

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 chem-reu@ucdavis.edu. Please also send a copy of your transcript to chem-reu@ucdavis.edu. 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 3, 2017.

Contact Information and Questions: Prof. Annaliese Franz or Prof. Kirill Kovnir: chem-reu@ucdavis.edu

REU Summer Flyer