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Summer 2021 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Washington State University

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January 15, 2021

Are you completing your degree in Physics, Astronomy, or a related field?  If so, Washington State University is now accepting applications for the Summer 2021 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

The Department of Physics and Astronomy will offer paid summer research internships through our NSF-funded REU program where students will explore how wave concepts are manifest in a broad range of physics and astronomy subfields through individual research projects and interactions with others.


  • Photons in Applied Materials
  • Wavefunctions in Quantum Materials
  • Phonons and Shockwaves
  • Waves Revealing the Cosmos

The 10-week program runs in conjunction with other programs on campus (~80 other STEM REU students) and includes professional development seminars, career oriented trips(e.g. LIGO Hanford – gravity wave observatory), social activities, and networking, including presenting at the WSU Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium.

  • On-Campus Housing
  • Travel
  • Stipend: $6,000

Application deadline February 19, 2021, see the WSU REU 2021 Flyer to learn more and apply at

Please contact with any questions.