The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) focuses on interdisciplinary nanoscale research at the interface of biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering. More than 40 faculty participants from the School of Engineering, College of Arts and Science, and the School of Medicine inspire students by creating an atmosphere of excitement and creativity. Each REU participant will work directly with VINSE faculty members and their research groups and be part of the larger VINSE community.
Hands-on research in state-of-the-art facilities
Seminars, workshops, and field trips
Group social activities and banquet
Optional outreach opportunities to high school students
Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering
U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
Minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply
$5,000 stipend, $500 travel allowance, Room and board
The VINSE REU has a strong record of success!
40% of former REU students have (or are expected to) co-author a journal publication
More than half of our formers REU students have given a presentation outside the REU program including 27 at national conferences funded by the VINSE REU
Please visit: https://www.vanderbilt.edu/vinse/reu/ for more information or to apply.