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REU Sites

REU Sites: Physics

This listing will change as new REU Site awards are made. Sites will be added to or removed from this list as decisions are made on those proposals. Most Physics REU Sites provide opportunities spanning the full range of research of the indicated departments or laboratories, and include both experimental and theoretical activities. Some Sites focus on research in a particular sub-field or in a more specialized laboratory or facility. Others offer projects in related fields like astronomy and astrophysics, or in interdisciplinary areas like materials science or biophysics. Interested students can use the keyword search feature to identify those sites with projects in a particular area, or can simply explore each Site’s web pages to learn more about these programs. Physics students are also encouraged to consider REU Sites in related fields, including Materials Research, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Engineering, and Geosciences, which often have components of research of interest to physicists.

Please report errors in the list below by writing to reu.phy@nsf.gov.

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Site Information Site Location Contact Information Additional Information
University of California - Davis
REU Site: UC Davis Physics Department
Department of Physics
Davis, California
Primary: Rena Zieve
530-219-8155
reu@london.ucdavis.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: condensed matter, biophysics, complex systems, nuclear physics, high energy physics and astrophysics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Materials Research
Chicago, Illinois
Primary: Professor Sidney Nagel
773 702-7190
srnagel@uchicago.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: High Energy, Cosmic-ray and Astrophysics, General Relativity, Condensed Matter Physics, Non-linear Dynamics and Biophysics
Abstract of Award
University of Colorado, Boulder
REU Site: Physics/JILA
Physics, JILA
Boulder, Colorado
Primary: Professor Dan Dessau
303-492-1607
Dessau@Colorado.edu
Secondary: Annemiek Kamphuis
303-492-1685
Annemick.Kamphuis@colorado.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Condensed Matter Physics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Materials Research
University of Florida
International REU Site for Gravitational Physics
Department of Physics
Gainesville, Florida
Primary: Dr. Bernard Whiting
352-392-8746
bernard@phys.ufl.edu
Secondary: Dr. Guide Mueller
352-392-1582
mueller@phys.ufl.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: International collaborators with Japan and UK
Comments: Analysis of LIGO-Virgo, planning for LISA
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: International Science and Engineering
University of Idaho
REU Site: Idaho Physics Research for Undergraduates Site
Department of Physics
Moscow, Idaho
Primary: Associate Professor Christine Berven
208-885-6194
berven@uidaho.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Condensed Matter Physics, Nuclear Physics, Materials Science, Biophysics and Astrophysics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
REU Site: Applying the Tools of Physics - From the Cosmos to the Living Cell
Department of Physics
Urbana, Illinois
Primary: Toni Pitts
217-244-2948
tpitts@illinois.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics, Condensed Matter Physics and High-Energy Physics
Comments: International travel.
Abstract of Award
University of Maryland at College Park
REU Site: Training and Research Experiences in Nonlinear Dynamics (TREND)
Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics
College Park, Maryland
Primary: Professor Michelle Girvan
301-490-1678
girvan@umd.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Non-Linear Dynamics
Abstract of Award
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Primary: Car Nosel
(734) 763-4878
cnosel@umich.edu
Secondary: Prof. Steve Yalisove
(734) 764-4346
smy@umich.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Optics, Ultrafast Lasers, Femtosecond Lasers, Plasma Physics, Materials Science, Attosecond Science and Applied Physics
Abstract of Award
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Primary: Professor Myron Campbell
734 764-5539
physics.reu@umich.edu
Secondary: Professor James Liu
734 764-5539
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics, Applied Physics, Biophysics, Astronomy, Chemistry and Mathematics
Abstract of Award
University of Michigan
REU Site: Interdisciplanary Research Opportunities in Biophysics
Department of Physics
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Primary: Michal Zochowski
734 647-5552
biophysics.reu@umich.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Biophysics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Chemistry
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Primary: Junjie Zhu
734 647-7201
junjie@umich.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: High Energy Physics
Comments: International travel to Switzerland; plus support High School Teachers
Abstract of Award
University of Minnesota
REU/RET Site: Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Primary: Professor Alex Kamenev
612 626-0724
kamenev@umn.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Condensed Matter Physics, Particle Physics, Biophysics, High Energy Astrophysics and Cosmology, Nuclear Physics Education, Space and Planetary Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Comments: RET Support and Ethics component.
Abstract of Award
University of Nebraska
REU Site: Optics and Laser Physics
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Lincoln, Nebraska
Primary: Dr. Cornelis Uiterwaal
402-472-9010
cuiterwaal2@unl.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Plasma Physics, High Energy Physics, Astronomy
Comments: Co-funded with EPSCoR.
Abstract of Award
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Physics
Las Vegas, Nevada
Primary: John Farley
702-895-4608
reu@physics.unlv.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Atomic, Molecular, and Laser Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, High Pressure Physics, Astronomy
Abstract of Award
University of Nevada Las Vegas
REU Site in Materials and Astrophysics
Physics
Las Vegas, Nevada
Primary: Professor John Farley
702-895-3084
farley@mailaps.org
Research Topics/Keywords: Condensed matter physics, high pressure physics, atomic/optical/molecular physics, astrophysics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Physics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The UNC CAP (Computational Astronomy and Physics) Program: UNCCAPing Enthusiasm for Computational Careers
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Primary: Sheila Kannappan
(919) 962-3486
capprogram@unc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Computational Science, Astronomy and Physics
Comments: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a ten-week Computational Astronomy and Physics (CAP) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) summer program.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences, Physics
Notre Dame, Indiana
Primary: Prof. Umesh Garg
574-631-7352
garg@nd.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Biophysics, Cosmology, Condensed Matter Physics, High-Energy Physics, Network Science, Nuclear Physics and Physics education.
Comments: Ethics Component and large RET component. Co-funded with the Division of Social and Economic Sciences.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
University of Oklahoma
REU Site: REU/RET Physics site at the University of Oklahoma
Physics and Astronomy
Norman, Oklahoma
Primary: Michael Strauss
405 325-3961
reuphy@nhn.ou.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Theoretical and experimental work in astrophysics, atomic and molecular physics, condensed matter physics and high energy physics
Comments: International component, Ethics component and RET component.
Abstract of Award
University of Rochester
REU Site in Physics and Astrophysics at Rochester
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Rochester, New York
Primary: Connie Jones
585-275-5306
connie@pas.rochester.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics, astrophysics, particle & nuclear physics, quantum optics, condensed matter, biological, plasma, geo- and environmental physics and physics education.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
University of South Carolina
REU Site: Undergraduate Research in Physics at the University of South Carolina
Department of Physics
Columbia, South Carolina
Primary: Brett Altschul
803-77704985
baltschu@physics.sc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Particle physics, nuclear physics, nanotechnology, astrophysics, theoretical physics and computational modeling
Comments: Funded by EPSCoR
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ethics and Values Studies
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