Research Experience for Undergraduates

The National Science Foundation-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program provides opportunities for undergraduates to engage in hands-on materials-related research at Northwestern University for 9 weeks over the summer.  Learn more about this program on the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center website.

The Physical Sciences-Oncology Center’s summer research program for minority undergraduates is appropriate for students who  are majoring in the physical sciences, engineering, or mathematics and who are interested in conducting hands-on research that applies physical sciences concepts and methodology to understanding chromatin in malignant cells.  For complete information, visit the Physical Sciences-Oncology Center website.

Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) is the proud host of a National Science Foundation-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Their REU program provides students the opportunity to pursue an astrophysics-based interdisciplinary research project in collaboration with Northwestern University faculty in Astronomy, Applied Math, Chemistry, Earth and Planetary Science (EPS), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (CS), and/or Physics.  For complete information, including a link to the online application, please visit the CIERA REU website.