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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
Alabama A&M University
Physics REU at AAMU
Department of Physics
Normal, Alabama
Primary: Dr. Padjama Guggila
256 372-8141
padmaja.guggilla@aamu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Materials Science, Optics and Space Science
Comments: EPSCoR co-funding.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Education and Human Resources
University of Arizona
REU Site: Summer Bridge Program in Experimental Physics
Department of Physics
Tucson, Arizona
Primary: Professor Srinivas Manne
(520) 626-5305
smanne@physics.arizona.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics and applied physics
Abstract of Award
University of California - Davis
Physics at UC Davis
Physics
Davis, California
Primary: Rena Zieve
(530) 574-8874
reu@london.ucdavis.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: condensed matter theory and experiment, complex systems and computational physics, nuclear and particle physics experiment, quantum gravity and astrophysics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Physics
University of California, Los Angeles
REU Site: Frontier Physics and Astronomy Research with Technical Presentations
Department of Physics and Astronomy
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
California Institute of Technology
REU Site: Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics in the LIGO Project
LIGO-PMA
Pasadena, California
Primary: Professor Alan J. Weinstein
(626) 395-2216
ajw@ligo.caltech.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Gravitational radiation from astrophysical sources, including precision measurements, laser interferometry, optical systems, electronics, servo controls, complex mechanical systems, environmental moni
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
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
Howard University
REU Site in Physics at Howard University
Deaprtment of Physics
Washington, District Of Columbia
Primary: Prabhakar Misra
202 806-6245
pmisra@howard.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Atmospheric physics, computational and experimental nanophysics and condensed matter, mathematical physics and supersymmetry and experimental laser spectroscopy
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Education and Human Resources
University of Florida
International REU Site for Gravitational Physics
Department of Physics
Gainesville, Florida
Primary: Dr. Bernard Whiting
(352) 392-0521
bernard@phys.ufl.edu
Secondary: Dr. Guide Mueller
(352) 392-1582
mueller@phys.ufl.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Gravitational Wave physics
Comments: International collaborators with Hannover, Paris, Japan, Italy,Australia and UK
Abstract of Award
University of South Florida
NSF REU Program in Applied Physics
Physics
Tampa, Florida
Primary: Sarath Witanachchi
(813) 974-2789
switanach@usf.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Materials physics/condensed matter physics, biophysics/biomedical physics, AMO (atomic, molecular and optical) physics
Comments: This REU provides a great experience for GU students who are interested in pursuing interdisciplinary graduate programs in related areas
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Physics
University of South Florida
REU Site in Applied Physics at the University of South Florida
Department of Physics
Tampa, Florida
Primary: Sarath Witanachchi
813 974-2789
switanach@usf.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Applied Physics, AMO Physics, Biomedical/Biophysics, Materials Physics and Computational Physics
Comments: DMR funded this proposal.
Abstract of Award
Idaho State University
REU Site for Applied Nuclear Physics
Department of Physics
Pocatello, Idaho
Primary: Professor Stephen L. Shropshire
208 282-2212
shropshi@physics.isu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Accelerator, Nuclear and Material Science Facilities
Abstract of Award
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
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
Chicago, Illinois
Primary: Professor Sidney Nagel
(773) 702-7190
srnagel@uchicago.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: AMO, High Energy, Cosmic-ray and Astrophysics, General Relativity, Condensed Matter Physics, Non-linear Dynamics and Biophysics
Abstract of Award
Indiana University
REU Site in Physics at Indiana University
Department of Physics
Bloomington, Indiana
Primary: Professor John Carini
(812) 855-4359
physreu@indiana.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Experimental and theoretical research in aatrophysics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, elementary particle physics, materials physics and nuclear physics.
Abstract of Award
Purdue University
REU Site: Multidisciplinary Physics at Purdue University
Department of Physics
West Lafayette, Indiana
Primary: Professor 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
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
Coe College
REU Site: Spectroscopy at Coe College
Departments of Physics
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Primary: Ms. Susan Noreuil
319 399-8524
snoreuil@coe.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics and Chemistry, Optics, Glass Science, Acoustics, Molecular Biology, Modeling and Biomaterials
Comments: RET Component
Abstract of Award
Kansas State University
REU Site: Laser-Matter Interactions on Atomic and Nanoscales
Department of Physics
Manhattan, Kansas
Primary: Professor Kristan L. Corwin
785 532-1663
corwin@phys.ksu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Atomic, Molecular, Optical Physics and Condensed/Soft Matter Physics
Comments: Ethics component included.
Abstract of Award
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