SMART Polymer Composite Materials and Structures REU

The SMART Polymer Composite Materials and Structures Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA is currently accepting applications. This 10-week program will run from May 24 – July 30, 2021. Participants will receive mentoring from faculty in LSU’s chemistry, mechanical engineering, and civil engineering departments.

A completed application consists of the online application with 500 word essay, transcript, and recommendation package, which must be submitted by the deadline of March 1, 2021. 

Application materials should be uploaded online; however, if experiencing technical difficulties, they may be sent to Dr. Kristen Williams. 

Benefits include: $600/week stipend, on-campus housing, if needed, up to $500 travel reimbursement, dining card provided.

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Undergraduate Position


  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program at a two- or four-year institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00
  • Desire to pursue a career in research and/or graduate school


$600/week stipend

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Contact Name

Kristen Williams

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