Who is eligible?

This is a competitive program open to undergraduate engineering and science majors (U.S. citizens and permanent residents only) enrolled in 4-year U.S. universities who have completed their second and third year with a 3.0 GPA or better. Students must have completed an introductory materials course in their institution.

How to apply?

Application deadline: February 9, 2018

The following documents are required for your application to be reviewed:

  • Completed online application (upload your statement of purpose and unofficial transcript with Fall grades in the application)
  • Two online recommendation forms. Share this link with your references who would be recommending you. They must fill out the form.

Note: State project/s and professor/s of interest in your statement of purpose.

For questions, contact dillon.vaughn@tamu.edu


What projects are available?

Dimitris Lagoudas Active materials and structures
Ibrahim Karaman Microstructural Design for Enhanced Efficiency in Solid-State Energy Conversion
Ji Ma 3-D printed shape memory alloy removable partial denture clasps
Raymundo Arroyave Virtual Design of Novel Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloy
Tahir Cagin Ionic Liquids
Terry Creasy Active Materials for Buildings
Jodie Lutkenhaus Structural Electrodes for Multifunctional Energy Storage
Mohammad Naraghi Scalable Production of Polymeric Nanofibers Through Modified Electrospinning Methods
Miladin Radovic Electro-Mechanical Coupling in Oxide Ceramics
Patrick Shamberger Hysteresis Engineering in Multifunctional Materials Systems
Choongho Yu Flexible and Integrated Energy Harvesting & Storage for Wearables Electronics