National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

Welcome to the NSF funded ICE REU Program at NC State Chemistry. We invite rising sophomore-junior students from primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs), to engage in one of many possible independent research topics that combine experimental techniques and computational methods at our department in Raleigh, NC.

Program Details (subject to changes):

  • 10 week program, approximately May 29 to August 3
  • Receive $4,000 and free on-campus housing
  • Travel assistance available
  • Projects are interdisciplinary and this year will include a computational component
  • Take part in a number of training workshops and seminars
  • Get trained with state-of-the-art equipment in our NMR, Mass Spec, Laser Facilities and Biological Instrumental Facilities
  • Present your research at a campus wide poster symposium
  • Gain valuable communication experience
  • For more information, contact Profs Elon Ison, Elena Jakubikova or Reza Ghiladi at


We are now accepting applications for Summer 2019!

Please fill out the application form here and send your CV, a short applications essay and an unofficial transcript in a single PDF file to Please label the subject of the e-mail message with your name. Also arrange for one letter of recommendation to be sent to Upon acceptance to the program, you will be asked to provide us with a copy of the official transcript. Application materials can also be sent to:

NC State REU Program
Dept. of Chemistry
2620 Yarbrough Dr.
Campus Box 8204
Raleigh, NC, 27695-8204

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If you have questions about the program or the application process, e-mail