REU Site: Nanotechnology for Health, Energy and the Environment is an opportunity for qualified, academically talented and motivated undergraduates interested in eventually pursuing their doctoral degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline at Stony Brook University. The program gives students an intensive research experience with leading researchers in the field.

Participants will work with a faculty mentor and become fully integrated into active research groups using state-of-the-art facilities. Participants will have the opportunity to work closely with their faculty mentor, attend seminars on Research Methods and Graduate School Preparation, participate in workshops and present their research results at the REU Symposium and Closing Ceremony at the completion of the program.

Dates for the 2016 session: May 31st – August 5th, 2016

Program Components:

  • Full time research supervised by a faculty mentor
  • Research Methods and Graduate School Preparation Workshops
  • “Mid Week Lunch Seminar” - every week a faculty member will present a topic based professional development or academic workshop 
  • Poster Presentation at REU Symposium and Closing Ceremony


  • Participants will receive a $4000 summer stipend for full time research
  • Lodging and meals will be provided to all participants. A $300 travel award will be provided for those participants living more than 75 miles from the Stony Brook Campus
  • Priority deadline is March 18th, 2016 (rolling thereafter)
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