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About REU

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 2020 session: May 26th (move in) – July 31st, 2020

Program Components:

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

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  • Participants receive a $6,000 summer stipend for full time research
  • Lodging and meals are provided to all participants. Please note that it is  mandatory for participants to live on campus Monday - Friday during the duration of the program
  • A $300 travel award is provided for those participants living more than 75 miles from the Stony Brook Campus

  Amira Manes 2019 Group Photo