The REU program goal is to provide undergraduate students in engineering and related fields an opportunity to participate in ongoing active research programs. Working closely with faculty and graduate students, the participants will gain hands onexperience with atmospheric chemistry measurements and modeling.
Who is eligible?
Participants must be currently registered at a two or four year college, and may not have received their Bachelor's degree prior to July. Women and members of demographic groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering are particularly encouraged to apply. You must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident in order to receive NSF funding.
Students at all levels of their undergraduate work are sought for this program, including students on the quarter system, and majors such as civil engineering, environmental engineering, as well as students from chemistry, physics, math, and other technical majors are encouraged to apply. Yes, we take Freshmen to Seniors, we do hope to have a broad mix of students at various levels of their college careers, so don't hold back from applying just because you haven't had any environmental engineering courses.
What you get:
In addition to gaining experience with instruments and/or models currently used in government labs, regulatory agencies, consulting firms, and graduate schools, you receive:
A stipend of $5,000 for the 9.5 week session and free housing
Travel assistance for travel to and from Pullman, WA
We will provide housing in an off campus facility, with a shared kitchen and recreation facilities for all students.
About Washington State University
Washington State University is a public research university in Pullman, Washington. Founded in 1890, WSU is one of the oldest land grant universities in the American West and features programs in a broad range of academic disciplines. With an undergraduate enrollment of 24,470 and a total enrollment of 29,686, it is the second largest institution of higher education in Washington state. The WSU Pullman campus is perched upon a hill, characterized by open spaces, views, deep green conifers, and a restrained red brick and basalt material palette—materials originally found on site. The university is nestled within the rolling topography of the Palouse in rural eastern Washington and remains intimately connected to the town, the region, and the landscape in which it sits.