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College Research in Wind Energy Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts
Agency: Colleges of Engineering and Natural Sciences of UMass Amherst
Due Date: February 3, 2017
GPA: 3.00
Stipend: 4,000.00
Description: The Colleges of Engineering and Natural Sciences of UMass Amherst will host an NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) interested in exploring research in a wide range of wind energy topics, including engineering, wildlife ecology, and policy. The Wind Energy REU program allows undergraduates to perform hands-on summer research while earning a stipend of $500 per week, for 8-10 weeks. Participating students also may receive support for housing and eligible travel expenses. In addition students participate in weekly seminars on professional development and on the state of the art in wind energy research. This program provides undergraduates with a unique opportunity to network and collaborate with leaders in the field of wind energy. To apply students must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents, be undergraduates in Fall of 2015, and must provide proof of health insurance.


Contact Information
Contact: Lorraine Robidoux
Email: lrobidou@ecs.umass.edu
Web Site: http://engineering.umass.edu/research/reu


Keywords
Biology, Ecology, Engineering, Environmental Sciences