Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center
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. Megan Paciaroni: Combustion Diagnostics Development and Application
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. Paciaroni with questions. Faculty nominations are due by September 6, 2019.
Dr. Megan Paciaroni, Associate Professor
Physics / Engineering Department
Sitter Family Hall, RM 2760
Dr. Michael Grubb, Assistant Professor
Chemistry Hall, RM 240