Center of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) Summer Institute

This program consists of an interdisciplinary group of researchers from Chemistry, Biology, and Engineering, who perform a comprehensive investigation of nanomaterials that strengthens the research infrastructure. Students who participate in this undergraduate program are exposed to intensive research of the development and production of nanomaterials and the investigation of their toxicity. Presentation skills are developed from the numerous presentations students are required to participate in.

Contact: Dr. Shonda Allen, (601) 979-3723,

Dates of camp: June 16 – August 1, 2014

Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: College of Engineering

Fee: No fee/Stipend to be paid to participants

Application Dates: Not taking applications

Ages/grades of participants: Undergraduates (Chemistry Majors) GPA of 3.0 and higher