Research Experience for Undergrads
Summer Program

Each year, MRSEC funds exemplary undergraduates to participate in summer research projects in the areas of Plasmonics or Organic Spintronics. Students with an interest and background in physics, chemistry, materials science, and engineering (chemical, electrical, mechanical, metallurgical) are good candidates for the MRSEC Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.

The application for the 2016 program is now closed and all positions have been filled. The 2017 program application will open in October. 


Selected participants receive:

  • $4500 stipend
  • Student housing and meal plan on the University of Utah campus
  • Up to $600 toward travel expenses to and from Salt Lake City
  • Research experience to prepare you academically and professionally in science and engineering
  • Research presentation skills, technical training and professional development opportunities

Past research participants and projects:

2016 REU Program
2015 REU Program

2014 REU Program
2013 REU Program
2012 REU Program