2020年加州大学伯克利分校暑期科研实践项目(UCB-LRE)通知

时间:2019-12-12浏览:10设置

项目链接:globalscience.berkeley.edu/bers/lre

*请仔细阅读网站内容

项目时间:2020.7.6-2020.8.14,共计六周。

项目课程信息: Laboratory Research Experience Curriculum

Week 1: Investigation of Superacidity using Metal-Organic Frameworks with Applications in Catalytic Organic Transformations

• Superacidity and acid-base chemistry

• 'Crystals as Molecules': Post-synthetic modification

• Inert atmosphere synthetic techniques

• Hammett indicator analysis

• Heterogeneous catalysis for petrochemical refining

• Mass spectrometry characterization techniques


Week 2: Fabrication, Characterization, and Modification of Next Generation Batteries

• Fabrication of next generation batteries

• Hands-on use of electrochemical workstation and battery analyzer

• Developing new strategies to improve battery performance


Week 3: Harvesting Water from Air

• Synthesis of different metal-organic frameworks for water sorption on larger scales

• Characterization of the respective materials (nitrogen sorption, water sorption isotherm, etc.)

• Water harvesting with synthesized materials using Berkeley's sun


Week 4: Tailoring the Activity and Selectivity of Nanocatalysts Using a Size Tunable Synthesis

• Colloidal synthesis of varying sized nanoparticles

• Hands-on use of UV-Vis absorption, powder X-ray diffraction, and transmission electron microscopy for structure and size estimation

• Determining nanocatalyst selectivity using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for products identification and quantification

• Using nano-design to meet an efficiency target in catalysis


Week 5: Covalent Chemistry Beyond the Molecule: Covalent Organic Frameworks

• Computational modeling of extended structures

• Hands-on optimization of solid-state COF synthesis

• Powder X-ray diffraction and structure determination

• Surface area and pore size distribution analysis

• Spectroscopy characterization (NMR and FT-IR) and thermal gravimetric analysis


Week 6: Effective Communication, Better Science

• Keys to success in publishing high impact scientific results

• How to effectively communicate your results via oral and poster presentations

• College of Chemistry graduate student shadowing

• Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory tour (Advanced Light Source and Molecular Foundry)

• Poster presentation at the Berkeley Emerging Research Scholar Symposium

*完成为期六周的科研实践项目的参加者将获得由院长签署的加大伯克利化学学院暑研项目结业证书。还将获得一封由化学学院教授撰写的研究生院深造申请推荐信。


申请条件

1.本科二、三年级化学或材料专业学生

2.其他课程与成绩要求,详见 附件2.

申请材料:

1. 完成在线申请

2. CV/Resume

3. 正式成绩单

4. 两封推荐信

5. Personal Statement(个人自述,重点为参加项目原因)

费用:(往年费用参考)学费约 $12,000/6-week,不包括住宿、机票、签证、餐费等

申请时间即日起-2020.4.10滚动式录取,一旦该项目录取了28名学者,该项目申请将关闭, 请尽早申请。)

注意事项:

1. 学生根据项目要求直接在网站 globalscience.berkeley.edu/bers/lre 报名 (在附件 LRE general flyer.pdf 中亦有报名链接)。

2. 项目信息可能会根据实际情况有所更改,以项目网站更新信息为准。

附件:

1.2020 LRE Brochure.pdf 2020_lre_brochure_draft12022019.pdf

2.LRE general flyer.pdf LRE General Flyer 2020.pdf





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