The JHU MRSEC conducts extensive K-12 educational outreach programs aimed at promoting interest in and awareness of the importance of modern materials research. High school students from the greater Baltimore area receive four-week internships each July to conduct research in the laboratories of the JHU MRSEC. The students are mentored by Center faculty, and also work closely with graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows. At the end of the month, each student gives a 20-minute talk describing his/her project at a symposium attended by MRSEC researchers, friends and family, and teachers from the students' schools.
2008 High School Student Research Projects