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Students and Postdocs

MIPSEā€™s mission includes the education and mentoring of the next generation of leadership in the investigation and application of plasmas. MIPSE's faculty members enthusiastically engage undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in their research programs. MIPSE also sponsors a Graduate Certificate (a graduate minor) in Plasma Science and Engineering, and a Graduate Student Research Symposium, which enable UM graduate students to both deepen and broaden their research on plasma topics. MIPSE fellowships help support some of the students pursuing the Graduate Certificate.

MIPSE is pleased to support plasma oriented undergraduate research projects through UROP and SURE programs. Faculty members sponsoring an undergraduate student on a plasma-based project will receive up to $1000 for supplies and student centered expenses. The student will then be asked to present his/her results at the MIPSE Graduate Symposium next Fall. To request MIPSE support, faculty sponsoring undergraduates in these programs should send an email to mipse-central@umich.edu.