43 UMD Students Accepted into NIST Summer Research Program

43 UMD Students Accepted into NIST Summer Research Program

The University of Maryland is proud to announce that a record-high 43 of its students have been accepted into the National Institutes of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program in Gaithersburg, Md.

The NIST SURF program allows students majoring in engineering, science and mathematics to work side by side with leading researchers, use cutting-edge technology and gain valuable hands-on research experience in NIST’s six laboratories:  Material Measurement Laboratory; Physical Measurement Laboratory; Engineering Laboratory; Information Technology Laboratory; Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology; and NIST Center for Neutron Research.

More than 600 student applications from 136 schools were received for the summer 2013 program. Of the approximately 190 students accepted into the program, 43 attend the University of Maryland. Last year, a total of 30 UMD students were accepted. Of the 43 student who will participate in SURF this summer, 36 of them are Clark School of Engineering students, representing seven of the Clark School’s eight departments.

Learn more about NIST’s SURF program here.

May 17, 2013


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Campus Innovators, Partners Honored at “Innovate Maryland”

UMD Researchers Invent New Method to Control Cell Function with Electronics

UMD Invention Creates Streamlined Platform for Testing Effectiveness of Anti-Aging Cosmetics

UMD Researchers Develop an Oral Topical Therapeutic Agent for Thrush

UMD Researchers Create Affordable Camera Array That Captures Light Fields for Virtual Reality Applications

Researchers Introduce RoCo, a Mobile Personal Heating and Cooling Device

UMD Invention Tackles Remote Wireless Power Delivery

New Vaccine Could Pave Way to Better Gastrointestinal Health in Children

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts

Connect

social iconstwitterlinkedinrss
Division of Research
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1541

Email: vpr@umd.edu
© Copyright 2014 University of Maryland

Did You Know

UMD is ranked No. 20 among public universities and No. 25 overall for most innovative schools by the U.S. News & World Report.