2021 Summer Academy in Sustainable Manufacturing
An NSF supported REU Site
June 1 to August 10 | Wayne State University | Detroit, Michigan
Undergraduate students have the unique opportunity to attend the Summer Academy in Sustainable Manufacturing at Wayne State University. This 10-week program, the first of its kind to focus on sustainable manufacturing, is supported by a three-year National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site grant. The academy offers undergraduates of all disciplines the opportunity to perform cutting edge sustainable manufacturing research on project such as:
- Safe and Eco-Friendly Battery Materials and Manufacturing
- Data-Driven Modelling and Analysis of Energy Efficiency
- Remanufacturing via Additive Manufacturing Processes
- Reliable Power Supply Systems for Electric and Autonomous Vehicles
What you get
Stipend: $500 per week for the 10 week experience ($5,000 total stipend)
Housing: Room and board in the Towers Residential Suites
Travel: $500 towards the cost of travel to and from Wayne State University
How to apply
Applicants are expected to have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
Application deadline: February 16
Notification of acceptance: March 16
Program period: June 1 to August 10
For more information, visit the academy website (https://advancedmaterials.wayne.edu/summer-academy) for details on site activities, research projects, faculty mentors, and more.
Send questions to the program’s co-directors:
Jeremy L. Rickli, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Yinlun Huang, Ph.D.
Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science