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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 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 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 Colorado, Boulder
REU Site: Physics/JILA
Physics, JILA
Boulder, Colorado
Primary: Professor Dan Dessau
303-492-1685
Dessau@Colorado.edu
Secondary: Christopher G. Haddad
303-492-1685
Christopher.G.Haddad@colorado.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Condensed Matter Physics
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 California, Los Angeles
REU Site: Frontier Physics and Astronomy Research with Technical Presentations
Department of Physics
Los Angeles, California
Primary: Professor Francoise Queval
310 825-2453
queval@physics.ucla.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Plasma Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Accelerator Physics, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Astrophysics, Astroparticle Physics and Biophysics.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
The University of Utah
REU Physics and Astronomy at University of Utah
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Salt Lake City, Utah
Primary: Dr. Saveez Saffarian
801 581-5716
saffarian@physics.utah.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics and Astronomy
Comments: EPSCoR co-funded.
Abstract of Award
The College of William and Mary in Virginia
Physics Research Experiences for Undergraduates and Teachers
Physics
Williamsburg, Virginia
Primary: Wouter Deconinck
757 221-3539
wdeconinck@wm.edu
Secondary: Irina Novikova
757 221-3693
inovikova@physics.wm.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter physics, Nuclear and Particle physics, Theoretical physics, Applied physics and Non-destructive evaluation
Abstract of Award
Texas Christian University
REU Site: Physics and Astrophysics at TCU
Physics
Fort Worth, Texas
Primary: Peter M. Frinchaboy
817 257-6387
p.frinchaboy@tcu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Atomic, Molecular, Bio, Chemical, Statistical Physics, Astronomy, Planetary Science
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
Commerce, Texas
Primary: Dr. Bao-An Li
903-886-5478
Bao-An.Li@Tamuc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astrophysics, Astronomy, Computational Physics, Engineering Physics, Optics, Materials Sciences and Nuclear Physics
Comments: Ethics Component.
Abstract of Award
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Texas
Primary: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
marshall@physics.tamu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy and astrophysics, astronomical instrumentation, astronomical observations, McDonald Observatory
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Physics
Texas A&M University
REU Site: Nuclear Science at Texas A&M University
Department of Chemistry
College Station, Texas
Primary: Dr. Sherry J. Yennello
979 845-1411
yennello@mail.chem.tamu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Nuclear Science
Abstract of Award
SRI International
REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Atomic, Molecular, and Biological Physics
Molecular Physics Program Materials Research Lab
Menlo Park, California
Primary: Dr. Sanhita Dixit
650 859-4614
sanhita.dixit@sri.com
Research Topics/Keywords: Atomic and Molecular Physics and Biological Physics
Abstract of Award
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey
REU Site: Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers - the On-Ramp at Exit 9
Department of Physics and Astronomy
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Primary: Dr. Andrew Baker
(732) 445-5500
reu@physics.rutgers.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics, Astronomy and Materials Research
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences, Physics
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey
REU Site: Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers- the On0Ramp at Exit 9
Department of Physics and Astronomy
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Primary: Dr. Andrew Baker
732-445-5500 ext. 2544
reu@physics.rutgers.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics, Astronomy and Materials Research
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology
REU Site: Imaging in the Physical Sciences
Center for Imaging Science
Rochester, New York
Primary: Jacob Noel-Storr
585 475-2521
ipsreu@cis.rit.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics, Mathematics, Astrophysics, Remote Sensing, Biomedical imaging, Environmental Science, Vision Science, Nano-technology, Materials Science, Color science, Computer vision and graphics and Micr
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Engineering
Rice University
REU Site: Rice Quantum Institute
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Houston, Texas
Primary: Carol Lively
713-348-3566
rqiapp@rice.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Applied Physics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Chemistry
West Lafayette, Indiana
Primary: Sergei Savikhin
765 494-3017
research-undergrad@physics.purdue.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Nanoscience, Astrophysics, Condensed Matter, Biophysics, Medical Physics, Geophysics, Particle Physics, Atomic Physics, Applied Physics, Theoretical Physics, and others.
Comments: Funds RET component.
Abstract of Award
Old Dominion University
REU Site: Accelerator and Nuclear Physics
Physics
Norfolk, Virginia
Primary: Stephen Bueltmann
757-683-6401
sbueltma@odu.edu
Secondary: Hari Areti
757-269-7187
areti@jlab.org
Research Topics/Keywords: Accelerator and Nuclear Physics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Ohio Wesleyan University
REU Site: Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation at Ohio Wesleyan University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Delaware, Ohio
Primary: Dr. Brad Trees
740 368-3779
brtrees@owu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics/Neuroscience and Physics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Mathematical Sciences
Northwestern University
Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) REU: Astrophysics in its Modern Interdisciplinary Context
Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA), Physics & Astronomy
Evanston, Illinois
Primary: Dr. Laura Trouille, Program Director
ciera-reu@northwestern.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Instrumentation, experimentation, high-performance computing, telescopes, galaxies, black holes, gravitational waves, exoplanets, dark matter and energy, statistics, applied math, engineering.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Astronomical Sciences, Physics
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