UMD offers an exciting NSF-sponsored REU (research experience for undergraduates) summer program for talented physics, mathematics, and engineering students from institutions across the country to collaborate with scientists conducting research in nonlinear dynamics. TREND = Training and Research Experiences in Nonlinear Dynamics
What will I get?
10 weeks of mentored research experience in some of the best nonlinear dynamics labs
Travel to UMD and back home
Housing at UMD for the summer (with ~9 other TREND students)
$4,800 stipend + $600 food allowance
$500 for travel after the summer to present your research at a conference
Local tours (e.g.: Goddard Space Flight Center)
Practice and mentoring with oral, visual, written and multimedia communication skills
Contact Daniel Serrano <email@example.com> with any questions or for more info
About University of Maryland College Park IREAP
The Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP) is a joint institute of the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences and the A. James Clark School of Engineering. The mission of IREAP is to advance modern science through research and educational programs that are interdisciplinary between physical science and engineering. The flow of knowledge between basic science and engineering at IREAP is bidirectional: applying basic science skills to problems of practical importance and engineering skills to aid in fundamental scientific investigations, with an emphasis on diversity, quality, and excellence. IREAP is recognized internationally as a leading university research center and conducts experimental and theoretical research in many areas; e.g., high-temperature plasma physics, plasma spectroscopy, microwave electronics, high-brightness charged particle beams, laser-plasma interactions, nonlinear dynamics, biophysics, ion beam microfabrication techniques, nanoscience, and nanotechnology.
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