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Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG)

Summer REU Program

We are seeking innovative, sustainability-minded, engineering and science undergraduates to participate in a paid summer program. This program will immerse participants in technical research and expose them to the graduate school experience, specifically within the scope of the CBBG: to develop sustainable biologically-controlled and biologically-inspired solutions in hazard mitigation, environmental protection and restoration, infrastructure construction, and resource development.

Program Dates

ASU/GT/NMSU Programs (May 21 – July 27) | UCD Program (June 11 – August 17)

Program Benefits

Stipend | Airfare | On-Campus Housing | Merit-Based Invitation to Participate in Annual NSF CBBG October Meeting

Program Eligibility

- U.S. citizen or permanent resident

- Must be planning to enroll as a sophomore, junior, or senior college-level student in Fall

- Attend U.S. community college, college, or non-CBBG university

- Participants are prohibited from taking courses or working while participating in the program

- Ability to work 40 hours per week for the entire program

- Students with disabilities, veterans, and those from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply

Program Application

Submit the following by March 6, 2018:

1. Online application:

2. Unofficial transcript(s) from all undergraduate institutions attended

3. Letter of recommendation from a faculty member


Dr. Jean Larson, CBBG Education Coordinator | | 480.965.7804 |

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