Green Chemistry at NDSU

About the Program

The Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Coatings and Polymeric Materials at North Dakota State University will host 10 undergraduate students in an interdisciplinary summer research program focused on Green Chemistry.

Each REU student will work with individual Research Mentor over the course of 10 weeks, maximizing one-on-one mentoring experience. In addition to the research activities, students are expected to attend workshops on conducting research and professional development sessions.

Program dates: May 22, 2021 – August 2, 2021

If you have any questions about the program, contact Mukund Sibi or Alexey Leontyev.

Who should apply

Undergraduate students interested in research opportunities in Green Chemistry.

We especially encourage students from underrepresented groups and non-ACS accredited programs to apply.


Participation in the Green Chemistry at NDSU REU program is limited to students who meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Current undergraduate credential with at least one semester of coursework remaining before obtaining a bachelor's degree

How to apply

  1. Fill out an application form
  2. Two reference letters should be sent to Bonnie Hurner.

Before filing out an application form, students who are interested should familiarize themselves with potential projects and faculty mentors by checking out the research abstracts at the bottom of the page.

The applications deadline is March 26, 2021.

Program details

  • $5000 stipend for successfully completing 10-week program
  • Room and board on NDSU campus
  • Unique research and professional development opportunities
  • Cohort building activities and networking 

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Numbers 2050802. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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