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Name: Research Experience for Teachers: Aviation and Aerospace
School/Institution: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Department/Unit: College of Engineering
City: Daytona Beach
State: FL
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Preservice
Inservice
Teacher Level: Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Description: The RET in aviation and aerospace research is designed to expose selected K-12 teachers to the latest technology in engineering, aviation, and aerospace research.  ERAU faculty are involved in a wide variety of aerospace research in all areas of engineering, including the traditional areas of aerodynamics, structures, materials, propulsion, computational fluid dynamics, and astronautics as well as other areas of engineering with aviation foci, such as civil, electrical, and software engineering.  The research and teacher experience is designed to support the overarching goal of encouraging, stimulating, and increasing talented students entering engineering careers.
Start Date: 06/20/2011
End Date: 07/29/2011
Application Deadline: 04/08/2011
Opportunity Website: http://www.ret-erau.com/
Sponsor Link: http://www.nsf.gov/

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Housing
Meals
Benefit Explanation: $7,000
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Chris Grant
Phone: 386-226-6665