Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Physics & Earth Science

NASA-DUSEL Research Center For Probing the Earth's Interior

Application Deadline February 26, 2010

The South Dakota Space Grant Consortium is offering a summer 2010 undergraduate research opportunity for 15 students in the NASA-DUSEL Research Center for Probing the Earth's Interior. The research subjects are at the intersection between physics and earth science, and research opportunities exist for students in both fields.

The program will consist of ten weeks of supervised research, the bulk of which will take place at various campuses across South Dakota: The University of South Dakota, Dakota State University, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, and Black Hills State University. The program will also include some research at DUSEL and in the surrounding area, and a visit to a NASA center.

Opportunities for college students (freshman, sophomore, and junior) and high school students (graduating senior). Must be U.S. citizens.

Subjects:
Geo-neutrino detection and analysis
Subterranean gravimetry
Geochemistry

Support:
Stipend of $3,500
Research expenses

Summer lodging and meals not provided

To apply, express interest, or ask questions contact:
Dr. Brennan Jordan (USD) brennan.jordan@usd.edu, 605-677-6143
Or Dr. Barbara Szczerbinska at barbara.szczerbinska@dsu.edu 605-256-5194

 

 


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