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REU at Northwestern University (SHyNE)

NNCI REU at Northwestern University (SHyNE)

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Applications are being accepted through the International Institute for Nanotechnology REU program with an option to choose SHyNE as your preferred center.

Hands-on research infuses the traditional undergraduate curriculum with excitement. To date, the IIN has provided over 350 students with a glimpse into the life of a scientific researcher, as well as opportunities to meet and work with world-renowned scientists.
IIN/SHyNE REU participants engage in full-time research over an eight-week period in the summer. They attend regular group meetings that provide an opportunity to share their progress and gain a broad overview of a wide array of scientific projects. Additional activities include special lectures, a field trip to Argonne National Laboratory, an individual writing workshop, a public speaking seminar, and a summer picnic. At the end of the summer, each student completes a substantive research paper and presents their research accomplishments at a Closing Symposium.

REU participants receive a $5,750 stipend, round-trip airfare, a meal plan, and housing in Northwestern dormitories. 

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, majoring in the physical sciences or engineering, with at least one year left to complete their degree. Participants are selected based upon academic achievement and scientific interests. Efforts are also made to include students from smaller schools where research equipment and opportunities might not be available, and to encourage participation by young women and other groups typically underrepresented in science and engineering.

Application Deadline: February 13, 2023

Program dates: June 20 - August 18, 2023
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