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Research Experience for Undergraduates in Materials for Society

REU 2015 Student in Lab

Program Dates: 24 May through 27 July 2018

About the Program

Materials science is the enabling technology behind everything from modern electronics to fashion, safe and recyclable packaging, faster and fuel-efficient vehicles, novel energy generation and storage, aerospace propulsion systems, affordable housing, medical engineering, sensors, nanotechnology, and micromachines. One of the most exciting directions in science and policy-making is sustainability, with its emphasis on energy conservation, storage, and renewable production.

The objective of this Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at Boise State University is to provide an intensive research-team experience with state-of-the-art facilities while exploring activities within the theme of materials for society.

Cost for Students to Participate

There is no cost to REU Program participants! Students selected to participate in the REU receive a $500 weekly stipend plus on-campus housing, a meal allowance, and access to the campus recreation center.  A limited number of travel allowances are also available for out-of-state participants. 

Travel allowances are not available to students who live within a 100 mile radius of Boise State University. Local students are welcome to stay in on-campus housing for the duration of the REU.