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REU Sites: Physics

This listing will change as new REU Site awards are made. Sites will be added to or removed from this list as decisions are made on those proposals. Most Physics REU Sites provide opportunities spanning the full range of research of the indicated departments or laboratories, and include both experimental and theoretical activities. Some Sites focus on research in a particular sub-field or in a more specialized laboratory or facility. Others offer projects in related fields like astronomy and astrophysics, or in interdisciplinary areas like materials science or biophysics. Interested students can use the keyword search feature to identify those sites with projects in a particular area, or can simply explore each Site’s web pages to learn more about these programs. Physics students are also encouraged to consider REU Sites in related fields, including Materials Research, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Engineering, and Geosciences, which often have components of research of interest to physicists.

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REU Sites
Site Information Site Location Contact Information Additional Information
University of Oklahoma
REU/RET Physics site at the University of Oklahoma
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Norman, Oklahoma
Primary: Dr. Michael Strauss
(405) 325-6777
ou.physics.reu@ou.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Theoretical and experimental work in Astrophysics, Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics and High Energy Physics
Comments: International component and RET component.
REU/RET Physics site at the University of OklahomaAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Materials Research
University of Oklahoma
REU/RET Physics at the University of Oklahoma
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Norman, Oklahoma
Primary: Dr. Michael Strauss
(405) 325-6777
strauss@ou.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Theoretical and Experimental in Astrophysics, Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics and High Energy Physics
Comments: RET component
REU/RET Physics at the University of OklahomaAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Materials Research
University of Rochester
REU Site in Physics, Astrophysics and Optics at Rochester
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Rochester, New York
Primary: Connie Jones
(585) 275-5306
connie@pas.rochester.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics: Astrophysics, Optics, Particle Physics, Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics, Optics: Quantum Optics, Condensed Matter and Plasma Physics.
REU Site in Physics, Astrophysics and Optics at RochesterAbstract of Award
University of Texas at Dallas
REU Site: REU in Theoretical and Experimental Physics
Department of Physics
Richardson, Texas
Primary: Dr. Lindsay J. King
(972) 883-6743
lindsay.king@utdallas.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Experimental and Theoretical Physics
REU Site: REU in Theoretical and Experimental PhysicsAbstract of Award
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
REU and RET site in Physics at The University of Texas at Brownsville
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Brownsville, Texas
Primary: Mr. Robert Stone
(956) 882-6655
robert.stone@utrgv.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics, Gravitational Wave Astronomy, Laser and Photonics, Optical Astronomy, Biophysics, Materials Science
Comments: RET component.
REU and RET site in Physics at The University of Texas at BrownsvilleAbstract of Award
Toledo, Ohio
Primary: Dr. Richard Irving
(419) 530-2580
rirving@utnet.uToledo.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Condensed Matter, Computational, Materials Science, Health, Biological Physics, Photovoltaics and Plasma Physics
Comments: Ethics component.
REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Physics ans Astronomy at the University of ToledoAbstract of Award
Salt lake city, Utah
Primary: Dr. Jordan Gerton
(801) 585-0068
jgerton@physics.utah.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics and Astronomy
REU Site: An Inclusive REU Program in Physics and Astronomy at the University of UtahAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
University of Washington
REU Site: University of Washington Physics
Department of Physics
Seattle, Washington
Primary: Paris Nguyen
uwreu@physics.washington.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Cosmology and astrophysics; Elementary Particle Physics; Nuclear Physics; Atomic Physics; Physics Education; Condensed Matter and nano-structure physics; Numerical modeling and Biophysics
REU Site: University of Washington PhysicsAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Materials Research
Seattle, Washington
Primary: Dr. Joey Key
(425) 352-5497
joeykey@uw.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Gravitational Wave Astronomy, Computational Physics and Astrophysics, Physics Educational Research and Condensed Matter Physics
REU SITE: Physics Research at the University of Washington BothellAbstract of Award
River Falls, Wisconsin
Primary: Professor Surujhdeo Seunarine
(715) 425-4604
surujhdeo.seunarine@uwrf.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Neutrino Astrophysics, Cosmic Rays, Particle Physics and Neutron Monitor Physics
REU Site: Research in Neutrino Astrophysics at the University of Wisconsin-River FallsAbstract of Award
Nashville, Tennessee
Primary: David Ernst
alyce.dobbins@vanderbilt.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, computational astrophysics, data science
Cofunded: Physics
Nashville, Tennessee
Primary: Professor Keivan Stassun
(615) 322-2828
keivan.stassun@vanderbilt.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics and AStronomy
Comments: Foreign Travel to South Africa, Chile and Switzerland
Villanova, Pennsylvania
Primary: Amber L. Stuver
(610) 519-6534
amber.stuver@villanova.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics
REU Site: Astrophysics and Condensed Matter Physics at Villanova UniversityAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Materials Research, Education and Human Resources
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
REU Site: Neutrino Physics at Virginia Tech
Department of Physics
Blacksburg, Virginia
Primary: Dr. Camillo Mariani
(540) 231-4449
camiloi@vt.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Neutrino Physics
REU Site: Neutrino Physics at Virginia TechAbstract of Award
Washington State University
REU Site: The Physics of Waves from the Nanoscale to the Cosmic Scale
Department of Physics
Pullman, Washington
Primary: Robin Stratton
(509) 335-9532
rstratton@wsu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics and Astronomy (Condensed Matter, Atomic, Molecular, Optics, Shock, Gravity Waves, Astronomy)
REU Site: The Physics of Waves from the Nanoscale to the Cosmic ScaleAbstract of Award
Detroit, Michigan
Primary: Professor Alexey A. Petrov
(313) 577-2739
apetrov@wayne.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astrophysics, Nuclear physics and Particle Physics
REU Site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Astrophysics, Nuclear and Particle PhysicsAbstract of Award
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