The ReUSE REU program will train undergraduates in principles of sustainable materials engineering through a 10-week deeply embedded learning experience alongside skilled mentors. All research projects involve sustainability and are broken into three core areas: water, energy, and resources.
All participants will have travel and lodging paid for and will receive a $6,000 stipend as well as some funds to support lab expenses and instrument costs. The 10-week event will run from May 31 until August 6.
ReUSE Participants will form part of a larger summer research cohort at the University of Utah. Over 100 undergraduate students from across the country including participants from the Physics, Chemistry, and Atmospheric Sciences REUs will meet regularly for cohort-building social activities, professional development, trainings, and the end-of-summer research symposium.
For more info and to access the application, visit MSE’s webpage.
Research Experience in Utah for Sustainable Materials Engineering
Summer 2021 Research Experiences for Undergraduates
For Undergraduates in Materials Science and Engineering
Research Opportunity topics:
Energy (concentrated solar-thermal, renewables, thermoelectrics)
Water (filtration, fluoropolymer toxin modeling, hydration)
Resources (recycling e-waste, biodegradable packaging)
10-Week Summer Research Program:
May 31 to August 6, 2021
On Campus housing
Round trip travel allowance to the University of Utah
Participate in weekly seminars and outdoor excursions
Applications Open: January 10 – March 31, 2021 for priority consideration with rolling acceptance
Deadline for Letters of Recommendation: March 31, 2021
Acceptance Notifications: April 3, 2021
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