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Postdoctoral Researchers

If you are interested in a postdoctoral position, please send your CV and 3 letters of recommendation requested on your behalf to Prof. Mendoza-Cortes ( OR Candidates with training background in computational engineering, theoretical chemistry, solid state physics, computer science, energy materials are encouraged to apply.

Provost Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP)
The PPFP will launch in the spring of 2018 and will provide funding for up to 10 provost Fellows. Funding includes two years of salary support (including health insurance and fringe benefits) plus a small grants award (up to $20,000) for training related expenses: Provost Postdoctoral Fellowships
You can do it through: Scientific Computing; Maglab; Engineering.
An long list of alternative external postdoctoral funding can be found here.

Graduate Students

Undergraduate students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. or Masters in Chemical Engineering, chemistry, Physics, Scientific Computing, Mathematics or Material Science&Engineering should first apply directly to the Department Graduate Program in FSU (admissions) or FAMU (admissions). Make sure to mention your interest in the Mendoza-Cortes group in your personal statement.
After receiving admission to the Graduate program, please email Professor Mendoza-Cortes if interested in arriving early to participate in summer research (prior to the start of the fall semester). Current FSU graduate students that are interested in joining the Mendoza-Cortes Research Group should email Professor Mendoza-Cortes to set up a meeting or stop by any of his offices.

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Specific Information of Programs:
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Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students interested in Honors Research, Research Projects or Directed Individual Study should email Professor Mendoza-Cortes a brief statement of goals and interests, an unofficial transcript, and an updated resume or CV. Prior to joining the group and beginning research, undergraduate students are encouraged to have passed advanced math and some programming experience. Students are expected to make a multi-semester (2-5) commitment to their research projects with the goal of publishing original research results.

Programs through FSU with us:
Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
Internships at MagnetLab
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) at MagnetLab
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Chemistry at FSU

Some projects
Artificial Photosynthesis for alternative energy
Design of Artificial Enzymes
Force Field generator for molecules and materials
In-silico design of materials for clean energy storage
Materials for capturing sunlight
Study of biocompatible chemicals and materials

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET)

Funded by the National Science Foundation, this six-week residential program for U.S. citizens gives teachers from across the country the chance to participate in real-world science with MagLab scientists. Through weekly seminars, discussion groups, professional development and technology workshops, teachers develop strategies and resources to translate the experience into material for their classrooms. Each teacher accepted by the program receives a stipend, classroom materials and, if necessary, travel support and housing. Teachers are expected to return to their jobs as leaders in service education, implementing science research in their classrooms.

Programs through FSU with us:
Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) at MagnetLab

Visiting Scientists

We are able to host visiting scientists. Most of the time, this might be a short visit and there might be some funding options (most require applications 6-12 months in advance).