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UC Santa Barbara MRSEC Continues REU Program Through COVID-19 Lockdown

The UC Santa Barbara ran a fully remote REU program in Summer 2020, with 18 students working on primarily computational projects.

18 students participated from 8 different colleges and universities. In addition to research, students participated in weekly intern group meetings, and weekly Zoom career building workshops, including Tips on Talks, Figures for Presentations, Poster Making, Finding Positions in Industry, Graduate School Panel, and others. All students presented their results in a virtual Summer Intern Colloquium.

Rebecca Romero from UT El Paso presents results over Zoom.