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Research Experience for Undergraduates

REU Summer Program at Alabama A&M University


Deadline:  April 1, 2016  (receipt of materials)


The REU site at historical Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, AL., home of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal, will offer undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct various types of physics research. Our program is designed especially for juniors and seniors majoring in the STEM fields: sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics. During the 10-week summer program (May 31 - Aug 5, 2016), each student will work with physics faculty mentors and graduate students on cutting-edge experiments. Research findings will be reported, lectures and mini-courses attended, and recreational activities enjoyed. 

 Research areas, examples: 
  • optics/lasers 

  • material science 

  • space science 


$5000 stipend for ten weeks

upto $2000 allowance for room, board and transportation 


 ​Dr. Padmaja Guggilla

 Department of Physics

4900 Meridian Street

VMC 123

Alabama A&M University        Normal, AL. 35762

 (256) 372-8141

 (256) 372-5622 Fax




 REU-2013 Participants