Published on July 15, 2019
REU SUMMER PROGRAM UNDERWEAY
On behalf of the Education and Community Outreach Committee, we are excited to announce the 2019 REU Summer Program.
The first block of the NHERI REU program with 19 young researchers started on May 28; the second block began June 17, welcoming 12 students to the ten-week summer research program.
During weekly research meetings, the undergraduate students meet remotely to share research experiences.
They will participate in the Natural Hazards Workshop at the University of Colorado-Boulder and present their work.
On August 1-2, all 31 NHERI REU students from the ten affiliated sites will come together at the Research Symposium in Austin, Texas, to present their research, network with one another, and tour the NHERI@UTexas mobile shaker trucks and the DesignSafe computing center.
SUMMER INSTITUTE SUCCESS
On June 5-7, we held another successful NHERI Summer Institute at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
The NHERI NCO funded 21 travel awards for early career faculty and senior-level graduate students to attend the workshop.
The program included presentations from all NHERI sites, the National Science Foundation, CAREER award and CONVERGE.
Overall, we received many positive reviews and look forward to continuing and promoting our educational programs with the goal of advancing the Natural Hazards Engineering community!