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REU Sites

REU Sites: Materials Research

The NSF Division of Materials Research (DMR) supports REU Sites that focus on research in materials science and related areas, including condensed matter physics, materials chemistry and physics, and materials engineering. Most DMR-supported Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC) and National Facilities offer REU opportunities each summer as well. REU sites supported by DMR involve research in various aspects of condensed matter physics; solid state chemistry and polymers; materials and condensed matter theory; metals, ceramics, biomaterials, and electronic and photonic materials. See this Google map of DMR-funded REU Sites.

Please report errors in the list below by writing to reu.dmr@nsf.gov.

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Site Information Site Location Contact Information Additional Information
University of Utah
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center Utah Research Experience for Undergraduates
Utah Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
Salt Lake City, Utah
Primary: Chelsey Short
(801) 581-7687
chelsey.short@utah.edu
Secondary: Debra Mascaro
(801) 581-7687
dmascaro@mech.utah.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Metallurgical, Photonics, Spin, Optoelectronic devices, Optics, Organic Spintronics, Plasmonics, Energy, Nanotechnology, Nanostructures
Comments: This REU Program is a part of the MRSEC at the University of Utah
Abstract of Award
University of Virginia
REU Site: Surface and Thin Film Science and Engineering
Center for Diversity in Engineering
Charlottesville, Virginia
Primary: Carolyn Vallas
(434) 924-0614
cvd5@virginia.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: synthesis, structure and properties of thin films and materials surfaces
Comments: Program provides professional development, career exposure, industry visits, advanced analytical skills, recreational activities.
Abstract of Award
Seattle, Washington
Primary: Phil Reid
206-543-6147
hopreu@uw.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: chemistry, materials science, engineering, photonics, organic, polymer, energy, nanotechnology
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Materials Research
Madison, Wisconsin
Primary: Nicholas Abbott
(606) 262-3022
ice@chem.wisc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: REU Programs in Nanotechnology; Chemistry, Chemical and Biological Engineering; The Chemistry of Materials of Renewable Energy
Comments: Three separate REU programs appealing to students majoring in: Chem, Phys, Chem/Bio Eng, Pharmacy, MatSci and Eng, Genetics, Biochem, Mech Eng
Abstract of Award
Nashville, Tennessee
Primary: Prof. Clare McCabe
(615) 322-6853
c.mccabe@vanderbilt.edu
Secondary: Prof. Sandra Rosenthal
(615) 322-2633
sandra.j.rosenthal@vanderbilt.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: nanoscale materials and engineering
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
REU Site: A Summer Research Program (SURP) on Design and Delivery of Polymer-Drug Complexes
Department of Chemistry
Blacksburg, Virginia
Primary: Professor Judy Riffle
(540) 231-8214
jriffle@vt.edu
Secondary: Cyndy Graham
(540) 231-6717
grahamc@vt.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Polymers, macromolecular materials
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Chemistry
West Virginia University
REU Site: Multifunctional Nanomaterials
cross-disciplinary
Morgantown, West Virginia
Primary: Prof. Michelle Richards-Babb
(304) 293-3435
Michelle.Richards-Babb@mail.wvu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: nanomaterials, smart materials, photoactive materials, sensor materials
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Chemistry
New Haven, Connecticut
Primary: Charles H. Ahn
(203) 432-6421
charles.ahn@yale.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Groups focus on:(1) chemical, electronic, and magnetic properties at complex oxide interfaces, and (2) developing new bulk metallic glasses to in turn enable surface property engineering
Abstract of Award
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