CREST Undergraduate RESEARCH Experience (CURE) AT HAMPTON UNIVERSITY

SUMMER 2014: JUNE 2-JULY 25

 

OVERVIEW

This 8-week session provides engaging research in atmospheric sciences and space sciences using observations from NASA spacecraft and ground-based measurements from optical instrumentation, with a goal of understanding our home planet, Earth.

  • Research using astronomical and atmospheric observations and measurements
  • Learn from a series of seminars and tutorials
  • Develop data analysis techniques
  • Explore spacecraft data analysis

FLYER (PDF)

Download and print our flyer (PDF) about this summer research program.

CURE Fllyer 2014
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Dates

Application

Venue

Hampton University: A scenic waterfront campus bordered by historic Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown to the north, and the oceanfront resort community of Virginia Beach to the south.

Projects

Students engage in fundamental research under the direction of research scientists and faculty from Hampton University’s Center for Atmospheric Sciences. HU has a leadership role in several spacecraft missions; with responsibility for major elements of instrumentation on CALIPSO and as lead scientific institution responsible for overall success of the AIM mission.

Activities

Stipend and Accommodation

Students are provided a $3,600 stipend for the 8-week session, and reimbursed up to $500 for travel expenses. On-campus housing and meal-plan are also provided.

PHOTOS FROM PAST SUMMER RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

  • REU Group Photo
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  • REU Students Group Photo
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  • REU Students from Mexico
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  • Jamestown Ferry 6-11-09
  • REU and Grad Studt on James Town Ferry 6-11-09
  • HU & REU Program Trip
  • National Weather Center Office Wakefiled VA 6-11-09
  • National Weather Center Wakefield VA 6-11-09
  • REU 2009 Participants at National Weather Center Wakefield VA 6-11-09
  • REU 2009 Program Participants Field Trip 6-11-09
  • REU and Grad Studts having lunch at VA Diner 6-11-09
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