Summer 2019 Research Opportunity at Vanderbilt University

Applications for the summer 2019 are now being accepted for NSF REU program in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at Vanderbilt University. The application deadline is February 15th The Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) focuses on interdisciplinary nanoscale research at the interface of chemistry, physics, biology and engineering. More than 40 faculty participants from the School of Engineering, College of Arts and Science, and the School of Medicine inspire students by creating an atmosphere of excitement and creativity. Each REU participant will work directly with VINSE faculty members and their research groups and be part of the larger VINSE community.
The VINSE REU has a record of success, 70% of former VINSE NSF REU students attend graduate school and have received several awards and honors including:
·        13 NSFGraduate Research Fellowships (another 7 received honorable mentions)
·        6 Goldwater Fellowships
·        1 Gates Cambridge Fellowship
·        1 NASA Graduate Fellowship
·        3 NIH Awards: 1 Graduate Fellowship, 1 Postbac ITRA, 1 Oxford-Cambridge Scholar
·        >40% of former REU students have (or are expected to) co-author a journal publication
·        More than half of our former REU students have given a presentation outside the REU program including 21 at National Conferences funded by the REU site
·        Hands-on research in state-of-the-art facilities
·        Seminars, workshops, and field trips
·        Group social activities and banquet
·        Optional outreach opportunities to high school students
·        Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering
·        U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
·        Minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply
·        $5,000 stipend
·        $500 travel allowance
·        Room and board
Please visit: for more information or to apply.
Sarah M. Ross
Program Coordinator | Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering|615.343.6868

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