Research Opportunities

Developing nanostructured organic-inorganic materials for high

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Faculty Advisor
Siamak Nejati
Contact Email
Start Date
1/18/17 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Volunteer
Hours Per Week
Interested applicants please contact the email address provided bellow to set a meeting and discuss the research in a one to one meeting.
snejati2@unl.edu
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Polymer processing-solvothermal, freez directional, zone

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Faculty Advisor
Siamak Nejati
Contact Email
Start Date
1/25/17 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Volunteer
Hours Per Week
Please contact Dr. Nejati and set an appointment if you are interested to learn about the detailed scope of the project.
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Laser suppressed CVD polymerization

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Faculty Advisor
Siamak Nejati
Contact Email
Start Date
2/1/17 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Volunteer
Hours Per Week
The current project is focused on design and fabrication of a small volume CVD chamber. Interested candidates from all majors are encouraged to set a meeting with Dr. Nejati to discuss the details.
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Toddler Sleep Study

Child, Youth and Family Studies
Faculty Advisor
Dr. Victoria Molfese
Contact Email
Start Date
9/1/16 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Volunteer
Hours Per Week
7-10
The Early Development and Learning Lab, located in the Center for Brain,
Biology and Behavior (CB3) is currently seeking two to three undergraduate
students to volunteer on the Toddler Sleep Study.  This NIH-funded study is
investigating the relationship between toddlers' naturally occurring sleep
habits, their temperament, and their ability to regulate their emotions and
behaviors.  Undergraduate volunteers will have the opportunity to participate
in all aspects of research, including data collection and entry,
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Assessing Bone Health in Laying Hens in Cage Free Environments

Animal Science
Faculty Advisor
Dr. Sheila Purdum
Contact Email
Start Date
1/15/17 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Volunteer
Hours Per Week
10
Students will work with laying hens housed in cage free environments to measure bone health by palpation and bone density by radiography. Various nutrition interventions will be tested to improve bone health and reduce bone breakage.
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"Plants From Test Tubes"

Agronomy and Horticulture
Faculty Advisor
Paul E. Read, Professor of Horticulture/Viticulture
Contact Email
Start Date
10/15/16 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Paid
Hours Per Week
This project will provide an opportunity to learn about aseptic culture of high-value specialty crops.  Laboratory techniques will be taught and the student will assist with an ongoing research project, in addition to proposing further independent research.
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Viticulture Technology: the basics of grape culture

Agronomy and Horticulture
Faculty Advisor
Paul E. Read, Professor of Horticulture/Viticulture
Contact Email
Start Date
9/10/16 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Paid
Hours Per Week
10
This project involves learning about practices in grape growing, evaluation of the product, and the scientific factors involved in producing grapes intended for wine production.  Laboratory, greenhouse, and field experience will be part of the hands-on opportunities experienced in this project.
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Family Development Project

Psychology
Faculty Advisor
Rebecca L. Brock
Contact Email
Start Date
9/1/16 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Volunteer
Hours Per Week


The Family Development Lab, under the direction of Dr. Rebecca Brock, is
currently seeking research assistants for the 2016-2017 academic year. The
primary objective of the lab is to investigate the development of
psychopathology (e.g., mood and anxiety disorders) across the lifespan with a
focus on the family context and its etiological significance. Our research
examines couple and family processes (e.g., conflict, support, warmth and
closeness) across various stages of family development. Multi-method

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Network Analysis

Biochemistry
Faculty Advisor
Tomas Helikar
Contact Email
Start Date
8/1/16
Paid or Volunteer
Paid
Hours Per Week
15+

Interested in working on a leading-edge systems and network biology research?

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Software (DevOps) Engineer Intern

Biochemistry
Faculty Advisor
Tomas Helikar
Contact Email
Start Date
8/1/16
Paid or Volunteer
Paid
Hours Per Week

Interested in working on a cutting-edge software for computational modeling of biological systems?

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