Announcing the University of Notre Dame's annual competition to recognize outstanding undergraduates in nanoscience and nanoengineering research!
Who is eligible?
Students graduating in 2017-2019 who are actively engaged in undergraduate nano-related research at their respective universities.
How do I apply?
By August 22, email your resumé (include GPA), a description of your research project (one-page max, including title and references), and a PowerPoint file recapping your project and research findings, to email@example.com. By the same date, please ask your faculty research adviser to email a recommendation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use this template for your project description and save all files as PDFs):
Finalists will be selected by September 6 and invited to present their findings at a one-day event on Tuesday, October 18 at Notre Dame.
$6,000 in prizes will be awarded after the fall poster session:
- First Place $3,000
- Second Place $2,000
- Third Place $1,000
Thank you to our NDConnect sponsors
2015: Thorlabs, Altera, Texas Instruments, Raytheon, MicroLink Devices, Murata Electronics, Olympus, International Rectifier, Toshiba, HRL Laboratories, Serim Research, Ocean Optics, and Coherent
2014: Thorlabs, HP Labs, IBM, Texas Instruments, Seagate, Raytheon, International Rectifier, GE Global Research, and BP
2013: Traycer, RF Micro Devices, Raytheon, Texas Instruments, Lono LLC (SmarterShade), IBM, HRL Laboratories, University of Notre Dame, NDnano
2012: IBM, HRL Laboratories, Raytheon, Texas Instruments, University of Notre Dame, NDnano
2011: Intel, IBM, General Electric, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, HRL Laboratories, Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, Texas Instruments, Zyvex Labs, University of Notre Dame, NDnano