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University of California, Berkeley
REU Site: Berkeley SETI Research Center
Berkeley, California
Primary: Stephen Croft
scroft@astro.berkeley.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, planetary science
Mountain View, California
Primary: Matthew Tiscareno
(650) 810-0231
reu_director@seti.org
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrobiology, planetary science, exoplanets
REU Site: Life in the Universe: Astronomy and Planetary Science at the SETI InstituteAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
University of California, Santa Cruz
The Lamat Summer Research Program on High Performance Computing in Astrophysics
Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
Santa Cruz, California
Primary: Professor Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz
(831) 459-3400
enrico@ucolick.org
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, Astrophysics and Physics, Computational Science
The Lamat Summer Research Program on High Performance Computing in AstrophysicsAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
University of Colorado Boulder
REU Site: Solar and Space Physics with the Boulder Solar Alliance
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
Boulder, Colorado
Primary: Daniel Baker
(303) 885-8689
snow@lasp.colorado.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: solar physics, space physics
Cofunded: Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences
University of Colorado at Boulder
REU Site: Solar and Space Physics with the Boulder Solar Alliance
Lab for Atmospheric and Space Physics
Boulder, Colorado
Primary: Wendy Carande
(303) 735-6862
Wendy.Carande@lasp.colorado.edu
Secondary: Dr. Daniel N Baker
(303) 492-4509
Daniel.Baker@lasp.colorado.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: solar physics, space physics, climate science, magnetosphere, heliosphere, upper atmosphere, Sun-Earth system, space weather
Comments: Participating institutions include NCAR High Altitude Observatory, NOAA Space Environment Center (both in Boulder, CO), and Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling (Boston, MA)
REU Site: Solar and Space Physics with the Boulder Solar AllianceAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences, Department of Defense (DoD)
Gainesville, Florida
Primary: Dr. Desika Narayanan
(352) 694-1865
reu@astro.ufl.edu
Secondary: Dr. Paul Torrey
(352) 294-1846
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Planetary Sciences, Data Science, Computational Astrophysics
REU Program in Computational and Data Intensive AstrophysicsAbstract of Award
Atlanta, Georgia
Primary: Dr. Daniel M. Crenshaw
(404) 413-6036
crenshaw@astro.gsu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: galaxies, active galactic nuclei, stellar astrophysics, interferometry, exoplanets, solar physics, nuclear physics, cosmic rays, biophysics
REU in Astronomy & Physics: From the Largest to the Smallest Scales in the UniverseAbstract of Award
University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy
University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy
University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy
Honolulu, HI, Hawaii
Primary: Dr. Robert Jedicke
(808) 956-8080
reu@ifa.hawaii.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Planetary Science
Northwestern University
Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) REU: Astrophysics in its Modern Interdisciplinary Context
Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), Physics & Astronomy
Evanston, Illinois
Primary: Dr. Aaron Geller, Program Director
ciera-reu@northwestern.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Instrumentation, experimentation, high-performance computing, telescopes, galaxies, black holes, gravitational waves, exoplanets, dark matter and energy, statistics, applied math, engineering.
Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) REU: Astrophysics in its Modern Interdisciplinary ContextAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences, Physics
Louisiana State University
REU Site: Research in Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Primary: Dr. Robert Hynes
(225) 578-7459
rhynes@su.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics (Condensed Matter, Quantum/AMO, Nuclear, High Energy Particle, LIGO, Cosmology, Computational and Medical)
REU Site: Research in Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State UniversityAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
MIT Haystack Observatory
MIT Haystack Observatory
MIT Haystack Observatory
Westford, Massachusetts
Primary: Nancy Kotary
(617) 715-5400
reuhaystack@haystack.mit.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, geospace, geodesy, polar science, ionosphere, space weather, CubeSats, aurora, black holes, meteors, radio science, engineering, computer science, physics, astrophysics
Comments: Radio science and engineering
MIT Haystack ObservatoryAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences, Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences
Keck Northeast Astronomy Consortium
REU Site: The Keck Northeast Astronomy Consortium
Massachusetts
Primary: Dr. Seth Redfield
(860) 685-3669
sredfield@wesleyan.edu
Secondary: Dr. Meredith Hughes
amhughes@wesleyan.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy
Comments: Members of the Consortium are: Colgate, Haverford, Middlebury, Swarthmore, Vassar, Wellesley, Wesleyan and Williams.
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
SAO Summer Intern Program
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Primary: Matthew Ashby
(617) 496-7742
intern@cfa.harvard.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, planetary science, instrumentation
SAO Summer Intern ProgramAbstract of Award
Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association
The Maria Mitchell Observatory
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Primary: Dr. Regina Jorgenson
(508) 228-9273
rjorgenson@mariamitchell.org
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics
Comments: Research Experiences for Teachers Site
The Maria Mitchell ObservatoryAbstract of Award
Ithaca, New York
Primary: Patricia Fernandez de Castro
pf46@cornell.edu
Secondary: Alexander Hayes
hayes@astro.cornell.edu
Rochester Institute of Technology
REU Site: Imaging in the Physical Sciences
Center for Imaging Science
Rochester, New York
Primary: Roger Dube
(585) 475-5836
rdube@cis.rit.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics, Imaging, Astronomy, Hyper-Spectral Imaging, Remote Sensing, Optical Systems, Medical Imaging and Historical document presentation
REU Site: Imaging in the Physical SciencesAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology
REU Site: Multimessenger Astrophysics
School of Mathematical Sciences
Rochester, New York
Primary: Joshua Faber
(585) 475-5115
jafsma@rit.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Gravitational Wave Astrophysics, Electromagnetic Astrophysics, Scientific Computing
REU Site: Multimessenger AstrophysicsAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology
REU Site: Multimessenger Astrophysics
Rochester, New York
Primary: Joshua Faber
jafsma@rit.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Gravitational Wave Astrophysics, Electromagnetic Astrophysics, Scientific Computing
North Carolina
Primary: John M Blondin
john_blondin@ncsu.edu
Secondary: Katherine J Mack
kmack@ncsu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, computational astrophysics, undergraduate students, high-energy astrophysics.
REU Site: Computational and Data Science in AstrophysicsAbstract of Award
Nashville, Tennessee
Primary: David Ernst
alyce.dobbins@vanderbilt.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, computational astrophysics, data science
Cofunded: Physics
University of Texas at Austin
REU Site: Frontier Research and Training in Astronomy for the 21st Century
Department of Astronomy
Austin, Texas
Primary: Dr. Shardha Jogee
(512) 471-3302
sj@astro.as.utexas.edu
Secondary: James Medina
(512) 471-3409
utastro_reu@utlists.utexas.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, star formation, planetary systems, stellar astrophysics, black holes, galaxy evolution, dark matter, dark energy, cosmology, instrumentation
Comments: This program is funded by the NSF REU program and the Department of Defense ASSURE program. Student participants benefit from a collaboration between the UT Austin Astronomy Department, McDonald Obs
REU Site: Frontier Research and Training in Astronomy for the 21st CenturyAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Education and Human Resources
Commerce, Texas
Primary: Dr. Huengmam Park
(903) 468-8654
huengman.park@tamuc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Nuclear Physics, Astrophysics, Astronomy, Physics Education, Organic Semiconductor Physics and Surface X-Ray Physics
REU Site: Summer Research Program for Community College Students in Physics and Astronomy at Texas A&M University-CommerceAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
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
Salt Lake City, Utah
Primary: Jordan Gerton
(801) 585-0068
jgerton@physics.utah.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: physics, astronomy
Provo, Utah
Primary: Jean-Francois van Huele
reu@byu.edu
Secondary: Brooklyn Chournos
reu@byu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics
Cofunded: Physics
West Virginia University
REU Site: Undergraduate Astrophysics in Appalachia at West Virginia University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Morgantown, West Virginia
Primary: Loren Anderson
loren.anderson@mail.wvu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dept of Astronomy/Dept of Physics
Madison, Wisconsin
Primary: Dr. Audra Hernandez
(608) 262-3071
reu@astro.wisc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, space physics, space science, instrumentation, atmospheric physics
University of Wisconsin-MadisonAbstract of Award
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