National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

Undergraduate Research in Green Engineered New Transportation Technologies (URGENTT)

The Allen E. Paulson Research Laboratory for Renewable Energy and Engines at Georgia Southern University will offer summer-term interdisciplinary research experiences for engineering undergraduate students in the field of Renewable Energy and Biofuels Combustion in Internal Combustion Engines (ICE).

Features of the program: The research problem requires multidisciplinary strategies contributed by 8 faculty from 5 departments & 3 colleges of the university. The program will provide stipends to 10 students from various universities for 10 weeks each summer from 2014 to 2016.

In consultation with a faculty mentor, students will develop an individual research project delineating their expected contribution to their assigned team. Participants will attend lectures, seminars, workshops and labs to develop their knowledge in renewable energy, engines, research methods and technical writing.

Application Deadline: March 31st, 2016

Program Start: June 1st (10 weeks)

Eligibility: In order to be considered as an eligible participant in the URGENTT NSF-REU applicants must meet specific selection criteria one of which is to be a student enrolled at one of the partner institutions and be recommended as a potential participant by that institution. Applicants must meet the US citizenship or permanent resident and undergraduate student status criteria set forth in the NSF-09-598 solicitation. Selection of the final participants will be a decision of the Georgia Southern NSF-REU Recruitment Committee.

Information about eligibility and application form: Dr. Alba-Flores, NSF-URGENTT Program Recruiting Chair, ralba@georgiasouthern.edu.

Last updated: 7/13/2016

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