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Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 Eighth Street, Troy, New York 12180-3590 USA

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(518) 276-6310
Fax: (518) 276-6680
E-mail: physics@rpi.edu

Undergraduate Research > REU Application Information

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program (REU)

How to Apply
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Students interested in participating in this program must complete an application. Completed applications and supporting materials must be received by February 15, 2013. Please note: if you do not receive confirmation of receipt of the application, please e-mail Joan Perras.

The completed application includes the following items and should be submitted to the Staff REU Coordinator, Joan Perras. See the address given below:

  • An up-to-date official transcript.
  • Two faculty recommendations, stressing possible research potential.
  • A brief essay (less than one page) by the applicant stating career goals and how this program will fit into these plans. Mention any relevant experience that you have, for examples, honors, awards, recognition, work experience in labs (instructional or research), electronics, computer interfacing, design, construction, computer programming and languages, etc.
  • Completion of the online application form, including first and second choice of subfields of physics (not the specific project).

Application Form

Click here for the online application form.

If the application form is not working, please e-mail or write Gwo-Ching Wang, below.

Program Director:
Professor Gwo-Ching Wang
Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY 12180-3590
Tel (518)276-8387 110 8th St., Troy, NY 12180-3590
wangg@rpi.edu

Please send application materials to REU Staff Coordinator:
Joan Perras
Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th St., Troy, NY 12180-3590
Tel (518)-276-4881; Fax (518)276-6680
perraj@rpi.edu

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