Columbia University Materials Research REU Program

New York, ,
United States
Term: Summer

The joint Materials Research Center program at Columbia University and City College of NY (CCNY) supports outstanding undergraduates as Summer Research Fellows each year.

PAS3 supports outstanding undergraduates as Summer Research Fellows each year in a ten-week collaborative REU program between Columbia and City College of New York. Topics of research encompass two interdisciplinary research groups studying materials composed of atomically precise low-dimensional building blocks: two-dimensional atomic sheets and zero-dimensional molecular clusters.

Program benefits:

  • $5,000 stipend, campus housing and round-trip travel to/from New York
  • Hands-on research in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Receive training in laboratory practices and safety
  • Faculty/Peer mentoring
  • Weekly research seminar series featuring researchers from Columbia University and CCNY
  • Exposure to workshops, visits to local industry, recreational activities and networking opportunities


  • Open to undergraduates majoring in engineering disciplines, materials science, biology, chemistry, physics and related fields
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply

Summer 2019 program dates: May 28, 2019 – August 2, 2019*

*NOTE: Due to the impact of the spring 2019 term on Columbia Conference Housing availability, the start date of this program is subject to change. However, move-in will take place no earlier than May 26, and no later than June 2.

Fact Sheet

Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Columbia Undergraduates, First Year, Junior, Senior, Sophomore, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Summer Opportunity
New York, ,
United States
North America

Dates & Deadlines

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Admissions Decision Date: 
Program Dates: