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Research Programs Available to Students

All seven of the NIST laboratories in Gaithersburg, MD participate in the SURF program: Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology(CNST), Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL),  Engineering (EL), Information Technology (ITL) , Material Measurement (MML), Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), Physical Measurement (PML).

 

EL

CNST

MML/
NCNR

PML

ITL/ CTL

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Biochemistry

 

 

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Biological Sciences

 

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Chemistry

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Computer Science

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Engineering

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Materials Science

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Mathematics

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Physical Sciences

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Physics

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Statistics

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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 CNST, 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:

MML/NCNR

http://www.nist.gov/mml/mml_surf.cfm

PML

http://www.nist.gov/pml/surf/index.cfm

EL

http://www.nist.gov/el/surf.cfm

CNST

http://www.nist.gov/cnst/cnst_surf.cfm

ITL/CTL

http://www.nist.gov/itl-surf-program.cfm

 

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301 975 2371 Telephone
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Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1090