Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School 2017

The NFUSS provides a comprehensive, hands-on training curriculum in nuclear forensics

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  • Project Lead
  • Nancy Butner
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Phone: (505) 667-8016
  • Email
  • Stosh Kozimor
  • (505) 695-4713
  • Colleen Lopez
  • (505) 667-4458

Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School

Application Deadline February 5, 2017

University of Utah, June 18 through July 28, 2017.
View the Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School Flyer (pdf)

How to apply
Undergraduate students specializing in the physical sciences are encouraged to apply who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit in pdf format:

  • Cover letter (Please address the following questions in your cover letter. Why are you interested in this program? How would you benefit from this program? What are your career goals and how does this program relate to them?),
  • Resume (please remove social security number and birthdate if applicable),
  • University transcript (unofficial transcript is ok, include a spring 2017 schedule), and
  • One letter of recommendation from a faculty member or technical reference. If the letter writer wishes to submit this independent of your application, have him or her email it to nfuss2017@lanl.gov with the words "NFUSS Application" in the title.

Submit all applications materials to nfuss2017@lanl.gov. All attached documents must be submitted as a single pdf file.

Your email should contain: Your name/Your mailing address/Your institution/Your year in school/Your GPA. Attach in PDF format your cover letter/your transcript (unofficial OK)/your resume. One letter of reference may be submitted either with the application or separately to nfuss2017@lanl.gov.

Students will be notified of selection in March, 2017.

Student Stipend
Each student will receive financial compensation to cover tuition, fees, housing, and meals, as well as a $5,000 stipend. A portion of the stipend will be used to cover travel costs to and from University of Utah and travel costs for a visit to a National Laboratory.

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