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Applications Open for 2014 NanoJapan International Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

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Application Deadline: January 24, 2014 | Apply Online

The 2014 NanoJapan International Research Experience for Undergraduates program is directed by Rice University and The University of Tulsa and is supported by an NSF Partnerships for International Research & Education (NSF-PIRE) grant. This summer program seeks to cultivate interest in nanotechnology among young U.S. undergraduate students, and encourages such students to pursue graduate study and academic research in the physical sciences.

The NanoJapan program will provide U.S. undergraduates with structured research opportunities in Japanese university laboratories with Japanese mentors focused on the study of THz dynamics of nanostructures. Eligible students from any university nationwide are eligible to apply, and the program is well-suited to engineering or physics students with a keen interest in this area of nanotechnology research.

To be eligible to apply for the NanoJapan: International Research Experience for Undergraduates (IREU) program students must be:
  • Currently enrolled as a degree-seeking freshman or sophomore at a U.S. institution of higher education;
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
  • In good academic standing and not currently under any academic suspension or other disciplinary action at your home university;
  • Able to express a demonstrated interest in the field of nanotechnology as it relates to THz dynamics of nanostructures
Online applications must be submitted by January 24, 2014, and two letters of recommendation must be received by February 1. For more information on the NanoJapan program, including the program schedule, eligibility and benefits, and to access the online application, please see nanojapan.rice.edu.

For questions please email nanojapan@rice.edu.

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