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SURF: Announcements of Opportunity

Below are Announcements of Opportunity posted by Caltech faculty and JPL technical staff for the SURF program. Additional AOs for the Amgen Scholars program can be found here.

Specific GROWTH projects being offerred for summer 2018 can be found here.

Each AO indicates whether or not it is open to non-Caltech students. If an AO is NOT open to non-Caltech students, please DO NOT contact the mentor.

Announcements of Opportunity are posted as they are received. Please check back regularly for new AO submissions! Remember: This is just one way that you can go about identifying a suitable project and/or mentor.

Announcements for external summer programs are listed here.

Students pursuing opportunities at JPL must be
U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.

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Project:  Research in laser ranging and synthetic tracking
Disciplines:  Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, optical engineering
Mentor:  Inseob Hahn, (JPL),, Phone: (818) 354-7999
Background:  The research will involve technology development efforts towards high power laser ranging for lunar science and satellite tracking.
Description:  The student will use lab computer and custom software to control optical instruments and diagnostic tools. This involves SW programming, performing measurements and analysis of data.
Student Requirements:  Candidate who have background/skills in the areas of electrical engineering/computer science/physics/optical engineering are encouraged to apply.
Location / Safety:  Project building and/or room locations: . Student will need special safety training: Yes.
Programs:  This AO can be done under the following programs:

  Program    Available To
       SURF    Caltech students only 

Click on a program name for program info and application requirements.

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