Date posted: Nov 4, 2022

The REU Site: Polymer Innovation for a Sustainable Future

The University of Southern Mississippi | Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United State of America (USA)

Opportunity Type: Research Experience for Undergrads (REU), Full-time

Current Program: Bachelor's

Topics: Nanoscience, Sustainability

Sector: Academia

Compensation: Paid

Remote Position: No

Opportunity Description:

The REU site at USM will develop sustainable approaches to polymer materials development to meet critical societal needs. Participants will be engaged in fundamental research projects that span the complex, interdisciplinary facets of materials sustainability, including polymer synthesis from renewable sources, materials with enhanced properties and lifetime, materials to improve utilization of natural resources, reduced energy polymer processes, and biodegradable materials, while gaining the tools to assess the environmental impact of new material development.

Program Dates:

May 23—July 28, 2023

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