In addition to discovering new knowledge, conducting research can develop analytical and creative thinking skills. Two opportunities undergraduate students have to pursue research within the College are the Undergraduate Research Assistant Program and Undergraduate Research Grants Program.
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Students with an interest in nanomaterials and majoring in a science or engineering field are encouraged to apply. Each student will be assigned to a graduate student or post-doctoral associate mentor who will work closely with them. At the end of the REU program, the participants will write a technical paper and give a minute oral presentation on their research at a symposium open to the public. Other program activities include a field trip to a national or industrial lab, a beach party for social networking, a panel discussion on graduate school admissions, and seminars by Northwestern faculty and graduate students.
Since our start date is later than most other REU programs, this is the perfect summer program for students whose schools are on the quarter-system! However, we do look favorably upon students who can work through adversity. Most accepted students are rising junior and seniors, though we encourage exceptional younger students who have some independent research experience to apply.
Due to NSF funding requirements, our program is open only to U. Summer REU Participants. Click here for more information Application deadline: February 8, All applicants will be notified of the final decision by email. The aim of NanoRING is to provide students the experience and international connectivity required to develop them into future leaders of the international scientific and engineering community. This program takes a mentorship approach that allows participating students to create for themselves a meaningful research experience under the mentorship of the host faculty researcher and laboratory members.
The program is enhanced by immersion in Germany, but in a laboratory working environment where English is the lingua franca requiring no prior language training for U.
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Two opportunities undergraduate students have to pursue research within the College are the Undergraduate Research Assistant Program and Undergraduate Research Grants Program. Whether assisting faculty with research or working independently on research projects of their own design, Weinberg students conduct research in a variety of different environments including chemistry labs, .
Watch video · Summer Undergraduate Research Grants Summer URGs provide a $3, stipend to cover living and research expenses for eight weeks of full-time independent academic and creative work, in all fields of study, under faculty supervision. Research There's always a new adventure, a new idea, a new discovery. With well over one hundred research institutes and centers associated with the university, its colleges and schools, and its medical facilities, you’re never far away from the next new discovery.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities. As a McCormick undergraduate, you can take part in the kind of unique and forward-looking research that defines Northwestern University and advances our understanding of today’s complex engineering challenges. The Northwestern University Materials Research Science & Engineering Center offers a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program over a 9-week period each summer. The NU-Materials Research Science and Engineering Center is an interdisciplinary program focused on multi-functional nanoscale material structures.