The aim of this program is to increase the representation of Native Americans in the professoriate and sciences by providing research experience along with mentoring. Students participating in this REU program will gain skills and experiences designed to not only significantly increase their chance of gaining admission into graduate school, but also their potential for graduate school success. The Research Mentors focus on energy research and this will be reflected in the program research activities.
Dr. Yiyan Li
Intelligent and high-throughput fluorescent particle detection, enumeration, and characterization
Dr. Michael Grubb
Molecular Energy Transfer
Dr. William Nollet
Nuclear Energy & Induction Pump Performance Analysis for Generation IV Sodium-cooled Nuclear Reactors
Dr. Jeffrey Jessing
Porous Silicon Rocket Studies
For the academic year experience, students are nominated to the program by a faculty member. Please contact Dr. Li with questions.
Dr. Yiyan Li, Assistant Professor
Physics & Engineering Department
Sitter Family Hall, RM 2755B
Dr. Michael Grubb, Assistant Professor
Chemistry Hall, RM 240