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.  

Selected participants receive:

  • $5000 stipend
  • Student housing on the University of Utah campus
  • Up to $600 toward travel expenses to and from Salt Lake City, UT
  • Research experience to prepare you academically and professionally in science and engineering
  • Research presentation skills, technical training and professional development opportunities

The application is now closed. If you applied already, note that a complete application includes 2 letters of recommendation and official transcripts. Applicants should arrange for letters and official transcripts to be sent to the administrator directly and NO LATER THAN 2/21/17. Incomplete applications will not be considered after 2/21/17.

Online Letter of Recommendation link

REU Administrator email for questions and to recieve Clearing house e-transcripts: chelsey.short@utah.edu

Utah MRSEC REU Administrator
University of Utah College of Engineering
72 Central Campus Drive #1650
Salt Lake City, UT, 84112

Past research participants and projects:

2016 REU Program
2015 REU Program

2014 REU Program
2013 REU Program
2012 REU Program