Date posted: Oct 4, 2023
University of Southern Mississippi | Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United State of America (USA)
Opportunity Type: Internships, Research Experience for Undergrads (REU)
Current Program: Bachelor's
Topics: Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Computational Chemistry, Materials, Biochemistry, Pharmaceuticals, Nanoscience, Inorganic Chemistry
Remote Position: No
The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in the School of Polymer Science and Engineering (SPSE) at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is designed to attract students from diverse backgrounds and provide the foundation for development of interdisciplinary research skills through a comprehensive research and professional development program to train undergraduate students who will eventually pursue advanced degrees in STEM disciplines. Students will participate in fundamental polymer materials research that is aimed at providing innovative solutions to meeting societal needs in a sustainable fashion, designing for recyclability and degradability, utilizing renewable feedstocks, enhancing process efficiency, and developing materials for sustainable energy. They will build interdisciplinary communication skills through participative workshops and outreach activities in the community, be exposed to materials manufacturing challenges through interaction with local polymer businesses, and gain appreciation for environmental impact of materials through lectures, field trips and literature review.
How to Apply?
Please visit the USM School of Polymer Science and Engineering REU website and apply there.
Monday May 20th 2024 – Friday 27th July 2024
January 1, 2024