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University of Alabama in Huntsville
REU Site: Solar and Heliospheric Physics at UAH and MSFC
Physics
Huntsville, Alabama
Primary: Samaiyah Farid
(156) 824-6120
sif0053@uah.edu
Secondary: Amy Winebarger
(256) 961-7509
amy.r.winebarger@nasa.gov
Research Topics/Keywords: Solar Physics, Heliospheric Physics, satellites, modeling
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences, Astronomical Sciences
Northern Arizona University
NSF Research Experience For Undergraduates at Northern Arizona University
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Flagstaff, Arizona
Primary: Dr. David Trilling
(928) 523-5505
reu@nau.edu
Secondary: Ms. Kathleen Stigmon
(928) 523-8067
reu@nau.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, astrogeology, planetary science, instrumentation
Comments: Collaborating institutions: Northern Arizona University, the Lowell Observatory, the U.S. Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station, and the U.S.G.S. astrogeology branch in Flagstaff.
Abstract of Award
Arizona
Primary: Dr. Matthew Penn
(520) 318-8510
mpenn@nso.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Solar physics, solar-terrestrial physics, solar-stellar physics, instrumentation
Cofunded: Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences
Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles City College
California
Primary: Paul McCudden
mccuddpj@lacitycollege.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomical observations, image processing, data analysis, scientific programming, instrumentation development, or space missions engineering
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
Berkeley, California
Primary: Laura Peticolas
(510) 642-3010
laura@ssl.berkeley.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Geophysics, space science, Earth science, atmospheric physics, planetary science, solar physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, math, chemistry, geology
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences, Astronomical Sciences
University of California, Los Angeles
REU Site: Frontier Physics and Astronomy Research with Technical Presentations
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Los Angeles, California
Primary: Professor Francoise Queval
(310) 825-2453
queval@physics.ucla.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Plasma Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Accelerator Physics, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Astrophysics, Astroparticle Physics and Biophysics.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical 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: Dr. Martin Snow
(303) 885-8689
snow@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)
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy
University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy
University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy
Honolulu, HI, Hawaii
Primary: Dr. Paul Coleman
(808) 956-7598
pcoleman@hawaii.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Planetary Science
Abstract of Award
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.
Abstract 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. Kip Matthews
(225) 578-2740
reu@phys.lsu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics (Condensed Matter, Quantum/AMO, Nuclear, High Energy/Particle, LIGO Cosmology, Computational, Medical)
Comments: Ethics component
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
MIT Haystack Observatory
MIT Haystack Observatory
MIT Haystack Observatory
Westford, Massachusetts
Primary: Mary Reynolds
(781) 981-5410
mreynolds@haystack.mit.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astrophysics, Solar and heliospheric science, Informatics
Comments: REU 2017 offers: • Hands-on research experience • Seminars • Activities • Housing • Stipend APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 8, 2017 For further information, please contact reuhaystack@hayst
Cofunded: Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences, Department of Defense (DoD)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Primary: Dr. Henry Trae Winter
(617) 495-7400
hwinter@cfa.harvard.edu
Secondary: Dr. Kathy Reeves
(617) 496-7563
kreeves@cfa.harvard.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Solar Astronomy, space weather, heliosphere, astrophysics,instrumentation
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences, Astronomical Sciences
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
Abstract of Award
Keck Northeast Astronomy Consortium
The Keck Northeast Astronomy Consortium
Massachusetts
Primary: Dr. Kim McLeod
(781) 283-2709
kmcleod@wellesley.edu
Secondary: Dr. Seth Redfield
(860) 685-3669
sredfield@wesleyan.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy
Comments: Members of the Consortium are: Colgate, Haverford, Middlebury, Swarthmore, Vassar, Wellesley, Wesleyan and Williams.
Abstract 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
Abstract of Award
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
REU Site: Program in Climate and Space Science Observation (PICASSO) at the University of Michigan
Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Primary: Frank Marsik
(734) 763-5369
marsik@umich.edu
Secondary: Tonya Thompson
(734) 763-4611
tyb@umich.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Meteorology,Climate, Space Weather, Remote Sensing, Global Change, Biogeochemistry, Climate Modeling, Atmospheric Chemistry
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences, Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Primary: Professor Myron Campbell
(734) 764-2192
myron@umich.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics and Astrophysics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey
REU Site: Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers - the On-Ramp at Exit 9
Department of Physics and Astronomy
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Primary: Dr. Andrew Baker
(732) 445-5500
reu@physics.rutgers.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics, Astronomy and Materials Research
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences, Physics
American Museum of Natural History
REU Program in Earth Sciences and Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History
Division of Physical Sciences
New York, New York
Primary: Dr. Charles Liu
(212) 496-3579
cliu@amnh.org
Secondary: James D. Webster
(212) 769-5401
jdw@amnh.org
Research Topics/Keywords: earth science, planetary science, astrophysics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Earth Sciences
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
Abstract 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
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Primary: Dr. Hilda Colón
(787) 878-2612
reu-program@naic.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, planetary science, instrumentation, atmospheric physics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Texas
Primary: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
marshall@physics.tamu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy and astrophysics, astronomical instrumentation, astronomical observations, McDonald Observatory
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Physics
Salt lake city, Utah
Primary: Dr. Jordan Gerton
(801) 585-0068
jgerton@physics.utah.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics and Astronomy
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Office of Science and Academic Affairs
Charlottesville, Virginia
Primary: Dr. Jim Braatz
(434) 296-0251
sstudents@nrao.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, solar physics, planetary science, instrumentation, computer science, engineering
Comments: REU Sites are operated in Green Bank, WV, Charlottesville, VA, and Socorro, NM. NRAO also supports Research Experiences for Teachers.
Abstract of Award
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
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
University of Wyoming
REU Site: Wyoming Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Laramie, Wyoming
Primary: Dr. Daniel Dale
307-766-5154
physics@uwyo.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, instrumentation
Abstract of Award