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 California State University, Fullerton

 LSAMP GLOBAL AWARENESS PROGRAM, CHIANG MAI, Thailand 
                  Tentative dates: May 28-June 30, 2013    

 Thailand research  

Following up on a successful trip earlier this year, CSU-LSAMP will be supporting eight (8) students to participate in collaborative research with Thai faculty and students at Chiang Mai University, Thailand. The CSU-LSAMP program is supported by funds from the United States National Science Foundation (NSF:HRD-0802628), the CSU Office of the Chancellor, and 23 participating CSU campuses.

Thailand waterfallOnly current, active LSAMP students with at least one semester remaining before graduation are eligible to apply. Minimum GPA in the major should be above 2.8 with at least 12 units completed. Participants must have a current passport. Covered costs include return airfare travel LAX to Thailand, housing in Thailand and a stipend to cover incidentals, local travel, and food.Only current, active LSAMP students with at least one semester remaining before graduation are eligible to apply. Minimum GPA in the major should be above 2.8 with at least 12 units completed. Participants must have a current passport. Covered costs include return airfare travel LAX to Thailand, housing in Thailand and a stipend to cover incidentals, local travel, and food.

Participants will be selected on the basis of their academic qualifications and preparation, faculty and program director recommendations, ability to adapt to a different culture and climate, ability to work in a team, enthusiasm for international education and research, and the availability of project in their selected field.

Research Projects:

Currently we have projects available in several groups in the Departments of Chemistry, Mathematics and Geology. These include:
  • Computational chemistry
  • Crystal growth and X-ray diffraction
  • Geological mapping
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Protein-ligand modeling
  • Synthetic organic chemistry

For questions concerning the Global Awareness Program, contact the LSAMP program at CSUF lsamp@fullerton.edu or by phone at 657-278-4338.