2019 CPM NDSU Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program

1 November 2018

Program: Summer research appointments are available for undergraduate students in chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering and related fields, between their junior and senior years, who intend to pursue graduate studies and have an interest in polymers and coatings science.  Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials (CPM) at North Dakota State University (NDSU) is widely recognized as one of the top educational and research departments in its field. 

The department offers summer research projects in the following areas: Synthesis of Bio-Based Polymers, Synthesis of High Performance Polymers, Coatings and Corrosion Protection, Coatings and Weathering Durability, Polymers/Polymeric Materials for Biomedical Applications, Nanomaterials Engineering, Polymeric Materials Environmental Applications and Effects, Computational Polymer Science

The 2019 SURE Program starts on May 28th and ends on August 2nd. Student participants will receive a $4,000 stipend and additional $1,000 allowance for housing. On-campus housing is available.  Students are responsible for costs associated with housing.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the CPM NDSU SURE program the student must be U.S. citizen/permanent resident or student enrolled in US institution, be undergraduate student between Junior and Senior year for the summer of 2019, majoring in chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering or a related field, be able to participate in a full-time (40 hours/week) research program in a professor’s research group for 10 weeks in Fargo, ND.

Applications deadline is March,1st, 2019.

Offers can be made as early as March,15th 2019.

See https://www.ndsu.edu/cpm/summer_undergraduate_research_experience/ or contact program coordinator Dr. Andriy Voronov, andriy.voronov@ndsu.edu for additional information on CPM NDSU SURE 2019 Program