Oportunidades para estudiantes subgraduados-Desarrollo Sustentable

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Oportunidades para estudiantes Programa sub-graduado en investigación interdisciplinaria sobre desarrollo sustentable. Los organizadores interesan tener estudiantes de Puerto Rico. Please share this opportunity for an NSF-supported summer undergraduate research experience with students in your program. Our overall goal is to create interdisciplinary teams of students and faculty from engineering, social sciences, and business/economics to research specific problems related to sustainability. Our Sustainable Futures Model focuses on research and education in four areas: (1) environmental systems, (2) industrial systems, (3) societal systems, and (4) integrative initiatives that join all three of these areas. Another unique aspect of this REU Site is that students can elect to perform their research at either Michigan Technological University (Houghton, Michigan) or Southern University and A&M College (Baton Rouge, Louisiana). REU Theme: Sustainability Location: Students select to work at Michigan Technological University (Houghton, MI) or Southern University and A&M College (Baton Rouge, LA). Dates: May 29 to August 3, 2007. Some of the Benefits: 10 week stipend of $3,000, housing in residence halls, research supplies, and support for travel to the REU site. Application Deadline: March 4, 2007 Learn more at: http://www.sustainablefutures.mtu.edu/REU/ For more information, faculty and students may contact: Dr. James R. Mihelcic Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering Michigan Technological University 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton, MI 49931 phone: 906-487-2324 fax: 906-487-2943 Co-Director, Sustainable Futures Institute (www.sfi.mtu.edu) Director of Master’s International Program in Civil & Environmental Engineering (www.cee.mtu.edu/peacecorps) or Ms. Shalini N. Suryanarayana Director of Special Academic Programs Educational Opportunity Department Michigan Technological University 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295 email: shalini at mtu.edu or Dr. Ronald Harris, Ph.D. Coordinator Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs P.O. Box 9656 Southern University and A&M College Baton Rouge, LA 70813 Phone: 225-771-2034 Fax: 225-771-3105 email: ruow at yahoo.com