Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

ChemE-NYC: Climate and Health Solutions

This REU site within the Chemical Engineering Department at Columbia University provides the perfect opportunity to gain research experience related to climate and health solutions while also experiencing life, culture and career opportunities in New York City. You will have a chance to conduct research in a chemical engineering lab at Columbia while living and experiencing NYC with your diverse and inclusive cohort of 10 students from a wide range of colleges and universities. Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions.



2022 Cohort

Quick Info:

  • Dates: May 28 - July 27, 2024
  • Priority Application Deadline: February 16, 2023
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Location: Columbia University, Manhattan, New York City, NY
  • Stipend: $5400
  • Housing and Travel Provided
  • Research Topics:
    • Energy Storage and Batteries
    • Soft Matter (Polymers, Colloids, Biomaterials, Complex Fluids)
    • Environmental Technologies
    • Biomolecular Engineering
  • Activities:
    • Social trips to art, music and cultural venues in NYC
    • Trips to entrepreneurial hubs, companies and national labs in NYC area
    • Info sessions on graduate school in STEM
  • Link to Faculty Profiles



Click here for the application