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Research Experience for Undergraduates

Space@VT Research Experience for Undergraduates



    2015 Space@VT REU Students


    2015 Space@VT REU Students

Ten week summer program opportunity to work on cutting-edge topics in space science and engineering research

 May 26 – July 31, 2015 

Application Deadline: March 14, 2015

Gain hands-on experience in small satellite and sounding rocket engineering, development and research.  Undertake space and upper atmosphere research using ground based and satellite based instruments and data.  Participate in the investigation and modeling of space plasmas.  Develop general research and teamwork skill in an interdisciplinary collaborative environment.

Eligibility: Must be U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Completion of Junior year as of spring term 2013.  In some cases, students completing their sophomore year as of spring term 2013 can be considered.

Program support package:

  • Stipend ($5,000 over 10 weeks)
  • On-Campus housing
  • Food allowance (University food plan available)
  • Travel allowance.
Contact:  Dr. Robert Clauer ( or Dr. Scott Bailey (