Undergrad Research Opportunities

UCSB Experimental Cosmology Group Undergrad Research Opportunities:

We open our lab to strongly motivated students interested in doing astrophysics research.

Please  contact Prof. Lubin at lubin@deepspace.ucsb.edu. The lab starts in Broida 2225 and the lab tel # is 805-893-8418. Please arrange for a lab tour to discuss our research oppotunities.

Please also see:  http://www.advising.ltsc.ucsb.edu/urca/

National Science Foundation REU sites:


NASA Summer Programs:



NASA Spacegrant Programs:


Department of Energy (DOE) Undergraduate Programs:


DOD Opportunities:


UCSB Office of Research List of Undergrad Programs:


More off campus research opportunities by field and with program deadlines:


NASA Spacegrant – UCSB:

Annually approximately 10K$ of funds are available from California Space Grant Consortium through NASA to support innovative graduate/undergraduate research at UCSB related to space research in engineering and science. The areas of research can be varied but must contain elements related to NASA role in space. Obvious areas of study are remote sensing, astrophysics, biology, chemistry and engineering among others. Grants in the past have included such diverse topics as anthropology, extra-terrestrial biology, and geology. This call is for spring, summer and fall 2013 work.

The applicant must be a US citizen and currently enrolled as a student at UCSB or SBCC and actively working in a space research related area.

The application consists of:

Cover page with title, name (signature) and academic advisor name and signature
Two-page text describing research. Figures and references can be in addition to the two pages of text
Contact John Perlin ( johnperlin@physics.ucsb.edu ) for application forms

Submission Date: Typically end of April each year

Please submit all applications to John Perlin ( johnperlin@physics.ucsb.edu)

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