Summary of Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Chemical Engineering Students During the Summer of 2013

 

Collected by Prof. Michael B. Cutlip, University of Connecticut (not responsible for errors or omissions)  Please e-mail additions or corrections.

 

The Undergraduate Research Experience - Great Introductory Videos - Essential Viewing

Presenters:  Professor Wendy Crone and Dr. Andrew Greenberg of the University of Wisconsin

http://mrsec.wisc.edu/Edetc/research/career02.html

Please note that QuickTime is required and please be patient while page downloads, then click on  ► in the video control area to begin.

 

Research Experience for Undergraduates - Very Informative Slides

http://www.mrsec.wisc.edu/Edetc/research/slides/greenberg_REU_slides.pdf

 

National Science Foundation Sites

 

NSF Summary of REU Sites for Engineering

http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/list_result.cfm?unitid=10006

 

NSF Summary of REU Sites for Materials

http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/list_result.cfm?unitid=5052

 

NSF Summary of REU Sites for Chemistry

http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/list_result.cfm?unitid=5048

 

NSF General Listing of REU Sites

http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm

 

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

 

NASA Undergraduate Research Program

http://usrp.usra.edu/

 

Department of Energy - All Laboratories ~ 15

 

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships

http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/

Deadline - January 10, 2013

 

National Laboratories

 

National Institute of Standards and Technology

http://www.nist.gov/surfgaithersburg/welcome1.cfm

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

National Renewable Energy Center

C2B2 Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels

http://www.c2b2web.org/7JobsUnd_REU.php

Deadline - February 17, 2013

 

National Programs

 

Amgen Scholars Program in Science and Biotechnology

Various Biotechnology Projects at 10 Universities in the U. S. and 3 in Europe

http://www.amgenscholars.com/about_amgen_scholars/program_overview/

Deadline - February 1, 2013 (may vary at each participating university)

 

Nanotechnology - NSF Supported

Various Nanotechnology Projects at 14 Universities

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

Pathways to Science - NSF and NASA Support

Various Projects throughout the US

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/Undergrads.asp

Deadline - Variable

 

Fluid Power Research

Various Nanotechnology Projects at 7 Universities

http://www.ccefp.org/get-involved/students/research-experiences-undergraduates-reu

Deadline - January 25, 2013

 

Research Abroad

 

American Chemical Society

International Research Experience for Undergraduates (IREU)

ACS International REU Information

Deadline - Awaiting Funding News for 2013

 

NanoJapan IREU: International Research Experience for Undergraduates

Summer Research Program in a Japanese Research Lab

http://nanojapan.rice.edu/index.shtml

Deadline - January 25, 2013

 

Research Internships in Science and Engineering in Germany

Summer Undergraduate Research in Germany

http://www.daad.de/rise/en/

Deadline - January 31, 2013

 

Special Programs

 

Atmospheric and Related Sciences

SOARS - Students from Historically Under-Represented Groups

http://www.soars.ucar.edu/apply/

Deadline - February 1, 2013

 

Cornell University

LSAMP in Engineering - Participation limited to underrepresented minority students

http://www.engineering.cornell.edu/diversity/summer/lsamp.cfm

Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

Various Topics in Nanotechnology at 14 Universities

http://qb3.berkeley.edu/synberc/reu.html

Deadlines - On-line Application February 13, 2013

Recommendation system offline February 20, 2013

Receipt of mailed and faxed materials February 21, 2013

 

Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center

Synthetic Biology - UC Berkeley, MIT, UCSF, Stanford, and Harvard

http://qb3.berkeley.edu/synberc/reu.html

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Integrated Bioengineering Research, Education, and Outreach Opportunities for Females and Underrepresented Minorities

http://www.wpi.edu/academics/bme/nsfres21.html

Deadline - February 1, 2013

 

USA Sites for Chemical Engineering Students (Alphabetical)

 

Arizona State University

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

Auburn University

Micro/Nano-Structured Materials, Therapeutics, and Devices

http://eng.auburn.edu//programs/chen/research/micronanoreu/

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

California Institute of Technology

Amgen Scholars Program
http://www.amgenscholars.caltech.edu/index.html

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Carnegie Mellon University

Interdisciplinary Materials Research Projects - Various Departments
http://reu.materials.cmu.edu/

Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

City College of New York

Exploitation of Nanostructures in Sensors and Energy Systems
http://www.ibparticipation.org/pdf/SUM-CUNYCityCollege-CENSES.pdf

Deadline - March 6, 2013

 

Clemson University

Advanced Functional Membranes
http://www.clemson.edu/ces/chbe/reu/index.html

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Colorado School of Mines

Advancing Polymer Materials by Integrating Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

http://polymerreu.mines.edu

Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

Colorado School of Mines

Renewable Energy Projects in Biorefining and Biofuels

http://www.c2b2web.org/7JobsUnd_REU.php

Deadline - February 17, 2013

 

Colorado School of Mines

Renewable Energy - Fundamental Materials Projects

http://remrsec.mines.edu/reu.htm

Deadline - February 1, 2013

 

Colorado State University

Renewable Energy Projects in Biorefining and Biofuels

http://www.c2b2web.org/7JobsUnd_REU.php

Deadline - February 17, 2013

 

Columbia University

Redefining Photvoltaic Efficiency through Molecular Scale Control

http://www.cise.columbia.edu/efrc/category/education-and-outreach/

Deadline - February 14, 2013

 

Cornell University

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

Cornell University

Cornell Center for Materials Research

http://www.ccmr.cornell.edu/education/reu/

Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

Cornell and Other Universities

Nanobiotechnology Infrastructure Network REU's

http://www.cnf.cornell.edu/cnf5_reuprogram.html

Deadline - February 13, 2013

 

Duke University

Environmental Nanotechnology
http://www.cee.duke.edu/reu-ceint

Deadline - Now Taking Applications

 

Georgetown University

Materials Physics
http://www.physics.georgetown.edu/reu

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Georgia Institute of Technology

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

Georgia Institute of Technology

Aquatic Chemical Ecology

http://www.biology.gatech.edu/undergraduate-program/reu/

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Georgia Institute of Technology

Engineering Biological Machines

http://ebics.net/engineering-biological-machines-summer-2013-reu

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Georgia Institute of Technology

Fluid Power

http://www.ccefp.org/get-involved/students/research-experiences-undergraduates-reu

Deadline - January 25, 2013

 

Harvard University

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.reusite.seas.harvard.edu/

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

Harvard University

Materials Research, Nanoscience and Engineering

https://reusite.seas.harvard.edu/application/

Deadline - February 28, 2013

 

Howard University

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

Iowa State University

Biological Materials and Processes (BioMAP)

http://www.cbe.iastate.edu/research/undergraduate-research/

Deadline - March 15, 2013

 

Iowa State University

Biorenewable Chemicals

http://www.cbirc.iastate.edu/education/university/nsf-reu/

Deadline - March 15, 2013

 

Kansas State University

Earth, Wind, and Fire Sustainable Energy for the 21st Century

http://www.che.ksu.edu/reu

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Kansas State University

Summer Academy in Sustainable Bioenergy

http://www.sustainable-energy.ksu.edu/REU

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Kansas State University

Biosecurity and Chemistry

http://www.k-state.edu/chem/undergrad/reu.html

Deadline - February 21, 2013

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Biological Engineering

http://web.mit.edu/be/programs/reu.shtml

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Materials Science and Engineering and Materials Processing

http://web.mit.edu/cmse/educational/reu.shtml

Deadline - February 15  2013

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Engineering Biological Machines

http://ebics.net/engineering-biological-machines-summer-2013-reu

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

College of Engineering - Six Departments Involved

http://web.mit.edu/be/programs/reu.shtml

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Michigan State University

Biological Engineering

https://sites.google.com/a/msu.edu/egr-summer-research/students

Deadline - February 1, 2013

 

Milwaukee School of Engineering

Fluid Power

http://www.ccefp.org/get-involved/students/research-experiences-undergraduates-reu

Deadline - January 25, 2013

 

North Carolina A&T

Fluid Power

http://www.ccefp.org/get-involved/students/research-experiences-undergraduates-reu

Deadline - January 25, 2013

 

North Carolina State University

Integrative Molecular Plant Systems Research

http://biotech.ncsu.edu/reu

Deadline - February 22, 2013

 

Northeastern University

Awareness and Localization of Explosives Related Threats

http://www.northeastern.edu/alert/education/undergraduate_programs/research_experiences/

Deadline - February 24, 2013

 

Northwestern University

Nanoscale Science

http://www.nsec.northwestern.edu/REU.htm

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Northwestern University

Materials Science

http://www.mrsec.northwestern.edu/content/educational_programs/reu.htm

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Pennsylvania State University

Soft Materials

http://www.matse.psu.edu/reu

Deadline February 29, 2013

 

Pennsylvania State University

Summer Undergraduate Research Programs in Chemistry

http://www.chem.psu.edu/undergrad/reu/research-experiences-for-undergraduates

Deadline - February 28, 2013

 

Pennsylvania State University

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

Princeton University

Science and Technology of Materials

http://www.princeton.edu/~pccm/outreach/reu.htm

Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

Purdue University

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/Research/SURF/Programs/Campus

Deadline - March 9, 2013

 

Purdue University

Fluid Power

http://www.ccefp.org/get-involved/students/research-experiences-undergraduates-reu

Deadline - January 25, 2013

 

Purdue University

Environmental Grand Challenges of Engineering

https://engineering.purdue.edu/EEE/Research/REU

Deadline - February 1, 2013

 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Materials and Systems Biology Research in Biotechnology and Biomedicine
http://www.bme.rpi.edu/index97f9.html

Deadline - March 8, 2013

 

Rice University

Multi-Scale Biomolecular Networks (BioNetworks)
http://ibb.rice.edu/Content.aspx?id=563

Deadline - Support Pending

 

Southern Illinois University

Interdisciplinary Materials Research
http://www.chem.siu.edu/undergrad/reu.htm

Deadline - February 25, 2013

 

Stanford University

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

University of Akron

Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering

http://www2.uakron.edu/cpspe/reu.php

Deadline - February 1, 2013

 

University of Arkansas

Astronomy, Space and Planetary Sciences

http://spacecenter.uark.edu/97.htm

Application Deadline - March 1, 2013, All Materials Received  - March 8, 2013

 

University of California at Berkeley

Amgen Scholars Program in Science and Biotechnology

http://amgenscholars.berkeley.edu/

Deadline - February 1, 2013

 

University of California at Berkeley

Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Research

http://susanb.physics.berkeley.edu/coins/?page_id=27

Deadline - February 1, 2013

 

University of California at Los Angeles

Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

http://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/asis/srp/srpintro.htm

Deadline - February 1, 2013

 

University of California at Santa Barbara

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

University of Colorado

Renewable Energy Projects in Biorefining and Biofuels

http://www.c2b2web.org/7JobsUnd_REU.php

Deadline - February 17, 2013

 

University of Colorado

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

University of Connecticut

Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship through Academic-Industrial Partnerships

http://www.cbe.engr.uconn.edu/research-experience-for-undergraduate-students-reu

Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

University of Delaware

Development of Catalytic Technologies for Sustainable Energy Applications
http://www.efrc.udel.edu/reu/index.html

Deadline - November 30, 2012

 

University of Houston

Engineering Research in Various Areas
http://www.egr.uh.edu/research/reu/?e=description

Deadline - March 22, 2013

 

University of Illinois at Chicago

Novel Advanced Materials and Processing with Applications in Engineering

http://www.uic.edu/labs/AMReL/NSF-REU.htm

Deadline - February 28, 2013

 

University of Illinois

Fluid Power

http://www.ccefp.org/get-involved/students/research-experiences-undergraduates-reu

Deadline - January 25, 2013

 

University of Illinois

Engineering Biological Machines

http://ebics.net/engineering-biological-machines-summer-2013-reu

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

University of Iowa

Environmental and Health Aspects of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

http://www.uiowa.edu/~nanotech/reu/about.html

Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

University of Illinois at Chicago

Novel Advanced Materials and Processing with Applications in Engineering

http://www.uic.edu/labs/AMReL/NSF-REU.htm

Deadline - February 28, 2013

 

University of Kansas

Various Research Projects

http://www.cpe.engr.ku.edu/research/reu.html

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

University of Kentucky

Engineered Bioactive Interfaces and Devices

http://nsfreu.engr.uky.edu/

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

University of Maine

Sustainable Forest Bioproducts

http://forestbioproducts.umaine.edu/students/reu/

Deadline - Applications reviewed as received until March 31, 2013

 

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Cellular Engineering

http://www.umass.edu/ice/reu/index.html

Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Collaborative Undergraduate Research in Energy Program

http://www.chem.umass.edu/masscrest/reu/

Deadline - February 11, 2013

 

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Undergraduate Research Experience

http://www-new.ecs.umass.edu/reu

Deadline - February 13, 2013 Pending Funding

 

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Nanoscale Science & Engineering

http://www.umass.edu/massnanotech/SURE.htm

Deadline - February 28, 2013

 

University of Michigan

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

University of Minnesota

Fluid Power

http://www.ccefp.org/get-involved/students/research-experiences-undergraduates-reu

Deadline - January 25, 2013

 

University of Minnesota

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013 - Online Recommendation February 20, 2013, and Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

University of Minnesota

Materials Science and Engineering

http://www.mrsec.umn.edu/EHR/REUdescription.php

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

University of Missouri

Neuroscience

http://engineering.missouri.edu/neuroreu/

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Nebraska Summer Research Program - Several Programs

http://www.unl.edu/summerprogram/research.shtml

Priority Deadline - February 15, 2013, Application Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

University of New Mexico

Micro-Engineered Materials

https://reu.unm.edu/reu_students.html

Deadline - March 11, 2013

 

University of Pennsylvania

The Nano-Bio Interface

http://www.nanotech.upenn.edu/reu.html

Deadline - February 28, 2013

 

University of Pennsylvania

Materials Research Projects

http://www.lrsm.upenn.edu/outreach/reu.html

Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

University of Texas

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

University of Washington

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Various Engineering Disciplines

http://studentservices.engr.wisc.edu/diversity/sure/

Deadline - Starts January 15 with absolute Deadline February 10, 2013

 

Vanderbilt University

Fluid Power

http://www.ccefp.org/get-involved/students/research-experiences-undergraduates-reu

Deadline - January 25, 2013

 

Vanderbilt University

Nanoscale Science and Engineering

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/vinse/reu/

Deadline - February 15, 2013

 

Virginia Tech

Design and Delivery of Polymer-Drug Complexes

http://www.mii.vt.edu/SURP/research.html

February 1, 2013- review begins

 

Washington University

Various Nanotechnology Projects

http://www.nnin.org/reu/reu-application-gateway

Deadline - Online Application February 13, 2013

Online Recommendation February 20, 2013

Final Application Received February 21, 2013

 

Washington University

Energy Research with Global Reach

http://www.reu.eece.wustl.edu/

Deadline - January 31, 2013

 

Washington State University

Charactrerization of Advanced Materials and Introduction to Multiscale Engineering

http://reu.mme.wsu.edu/

Deadline - March 1, 2013

 

West Virginia University

Multifunctional Materials

http://nanosafe.wvu.edu/education/undergraduate-programs/reu

Deadline - Pending Funding

 

General Listings of Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities

 

Bernard College of Columbia University - 2013

Summer Internships - Various Fields

http://hspp.barnard.edu/barnard-student/internship-opportunities/summer

 

Bucknell University - 2013

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering (extensive listing - academic and industrial)

http://www.bucknell.edu/x13974.xml

 

Florida State University - 2013

Listing of Summer Research Opportunities

http://our.fsu.edu/opp.html

 

Grinnell College - 2013

Listing of Summer Research Opportunities in Science and Engineering

http://www.grinnell.edu/academic/divisions/science/summer/scisumres-offcampus

 

Providence College - 2013

Chemistry and Biochemistry

http://www.providence.edu/chemistry/kcornely/Pages/summer-research.aspx

 

Rochester Institute of Technology - 2013

Biomedical Engineering

http://people.rit.edu/~gtfsbi/Symp/bme.htm

 

Swarthmore College - 2013

Biology Related

http://www.swarthmore.edu/x12024.xml

 

University of Southern California - 2013

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and Other Summer Research Programs

February Deadlines:  http://viterbi.usc.edu/students/undergrad/research/febdeadlines.htm

March Deadlines:  http://viterbi.usc.edu/students/undergrad/research/reumardeadlines.htm