The projects span
a broad range of topics including:
to Materials Design and Manufacturing
Bed Combustion Synthesis
Novel Thin Film Growth
on Patterned Substrates
Activity and Selectivity
Organic Nanostructures -
Organic Colloidal Micelles / Atomic Force Microscopy
Emphasis will be placed on
using state-of-the-art experimental and computational facilities. Special
events such as seminars, tutorials, workshops, visits to local industries, and
socials are planned throughout the summer.
Participants work for a
summer at the University of Illinois at Chicago, collaborating with faculty
and staff on current research projects on novel materials and processing.
Open to students who are
graduating in or after December 2002.
Selection is based on
applicant’s academic standing, a brief statement of interest, and a faculty
Award includes: $3,400
stipend, up to $400 for travel, up to $500 for housing.
The program ends on
August 2, 2002; the preferred starting date is May 28, 2002.