Paid Research Opportunity for Students in India with BCC/CCNY Faculty

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National Science Foundation International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) grant awardBCC/CUNY and City College of New York/CUNY have been jointly awarded a 3yr $300,000 National Science Foundation International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) grant award to conduct air pollution research in Mumbai and New Delhi, India with BCC, CCNY and other CUNY colleges students, beginning this year.

BCC is the lead institution on the grant and the Principal Investigator (PI) on the grant is Professor Neal Phillip (BCC), with Paramita Sen (BCC) and Brian Vant-Hull (CCNY) as co-Principal Investigators (co-PIs). The research program will be conducted in collaboration with faculty and students from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Delhi campuses. Eleven students will be selected to participate in the research program in India. All expenses for the trip will be covered through the grant and students will also receive a stipend of $2,000 for the approximately 4 weeks spent conducting research in India. Program dates are December 28, 2022 – January 24, 2023.

Students applying for the research program in India (must be enrolled at BCC, CCNY or in another branch of CUNY at least through the end of Spring 2023, must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.000/4.000, must have passed at least three of the following subject areas with a grade of B+ or better: Mathematics (Statistics, Calculus or higher level Math), Engineering/Engineering Science, Computer Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physics Environmental Science, Earth Science (Geology, Meteorology or Oceanography) or Astronomy and must submit two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a Professor that they took a class with recently.

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