Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions have been filled.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017
Program Dates: Dependent on Location
University of Arizona: June 5, 2017 – August 11, 2017
University of California, San Diego: TBD
Columbia University: TBD
University of California, Berkeley: TBD
Norfolk State University: TBD
Tuskegee University: TBD
University of Southern California: TBD
WHAT IS CIAN?
CIAN is the Center for Integrated Access Networks, an Engineering Research Center (ERC) funded by NSF that consists of research labs at 10 different universities. CIAN offers a 10-week summer program designed for undergraduate students interested in exploring optics and photonics.
WHAT IS IOU?
The Integrated Optics for Undergraduates (IOU) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program is designed for students interested in participating in hands-on research opportunities in top laboratories in optics and photonics. Selected students are paired with a research project complementing their interests and goals at one of CIAN’s partner universities.
Students will also participate in professional development and social opportunities.
A stipend of $5,000 is provided. Housing and Travel are not included.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
CIAN strongly encourages applications from underrepresented minority groups, women, first-generation college students and students that do not have previous lab research experience. US Citizenship or permanent residency is required. Minimum GPA 3.0 required, on a 4.0 scale.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2016
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION
Letter of Recommendation
May be mailed to CIAN in a sealed and signed envelop by the letter writer, or emailed directly by the letter writer. Please give your letter writer this form to complete.
Please mail an official transcript to the CIAN headquarters.
All mail may be directed to CIAN headquarters.
Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN)
University of Arizona
c/o Amee Hennig, CIAN Education & Outreach Manager
1630 E University Blvd., 501B
Tucson, AZ 85721
Email Amee Hennig with any questions.