Summer 2013 - Research Experience for Undergraduates
Sensors and Sensing: From Molecules to Applications
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Florida International University
The main objective of the REU program is to expose undergraduate students to interdisciplinary research in the field of sensing, monitoring and detection.
During the 10 week program (5/20/13-7/27/13) the participants will closely work with faculty and graduate students on cutting edge research projects that bridge traditional chemistry disciplines. Beside full time research, participants will be involved in weekly seminars and workshops focused on modern problems in the chemistry of sensing, monitoring and detection, ethics in science, professional growth, and the role of the scientist in modern society.
The REU program provides a $ 5,200 summer stipend. In addition, housing and travel, (including travel for presentation of work in conferences) is provided by the program . Sophomore, junior, and rising senior students are encouraged to apply.
*** In order to qualify for this program you must be a permanent resident or US Citizen.
Please contact the REU Program at REU@fiu.edu for further information.
Application deadline: March 1st, 2013
Further information can be found here
The following faculty are mentors in our REU Program and there is a choice of 14 research projects available for this Summer:
Konstantinos Kavallieratos, Associate Professor and Program Director
Jaroslava Miksovska, Associate Professor and Program Co-Director
Jose Almirall, Professor
Yong Cai, Professor
David Chatfield, Associate Professor and Department Chairperson
Francisco Fernandez-Lima, Assistant Professor
John Landrum, Professor
Bruce McCord, Professor
Joong-ho Moon, Assistant Professor
Kevin O’Shea, Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate School
J. Martin Quirke, Professor
Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh, Professor
Stanislaw Wnuk, Professor
Yi Xiao, Assistant Professor
For Highlights of the Specific REU projects available for this Summer please click HERE
Ms. Lissette Lozano-Lewis, Program Coordinator REU@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-6986, Fax: 305-348-3772 Attn: REU Program