Research Programs Available to Students
All six of the NIST laboratories in Gaithersburg, MD participate in the SURF program: Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST), Engineering (EL), Information Technology (ITL) , Material Measurement (MML), Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), Physical Measurement (PML).
Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of NIST's research, we encourage students to look through the different websites below to discover lots of interesting project areas. For example, a chemistry student may find project opportunities in ITL, PL, EL and , in addition to the logical choice of MML. Similar opportunities exist for those in other disciplines.
Summaries of current research opportunities exist in the following laboratories:
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