Young Scholars Program

The Young Scholars Program at CBBG immerses participants in technical research and exposes them to the university experience as a whole, and specifically within the scope of the CBBG. Scholars are provided with a mentored research experience, participate in personal/professional development, enrichment activities, and present a poster based on biogeotechnical engineering research.

CBBG Project Descriptions

Program Overview

The Center for Bio-mediated & Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG) is a National Science Foundation (NSF) – funded Engineering Research Center (ERC) whose headquarters are located on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University. The goal of the CBBG is to develop sustainable biologically-controlled and -inspired solutions in the areas of:

We are seeking innovative, sustainability-minded, local high school students interested in the disciplines of microbiology, biology, geochemistry, geology, civil engineering, plant science, soil science, geoenvironmental science, engineering education, or related areas, to participate in this paid program. This Young Scholars Program (YSP) will immerse participants in technical research and expose them to the university experience as a whole, and specifically within the scope of the CBBG. Scholars will be provided with a mentored research experience, participate in personal/professional development, enrichment activities, and present a poster based on biogeotechnical engineering research at the end of the program.

Program Details

Program Eligibility

How to Apply

Online application

As part of the application process, be prepared to upload the following in PDF format:

Questions

Dr. Jean Larson, CBBG Education Director | [email protected] | (480) 965-7804