Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Nanotechnology Experience for Students and Teachers (NEST) - for Students

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Nanotechnology Experiences for Students and Teachers (NEST) is a two week (June 20-July 1, 2016) summer camp program that provides a unique opportunity for high-school students to explore the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology at IUPUI.

About the Program

  • For High School Students, Grade 9-12. Must be US citizens or permanent residents only.
  • Earn a college-credit hour in Engineering & Technology and/or Science and enjoy the benefits of being college-student at IUPUI.
  • A $500.00 stipend is available to students accepted to the program who are eligible for free or reduced lunch, will be first-generation college students, are 21st Century Scholar participants, or attend a high-needs school or school district.

Through NEST, join us on a fascinating journey through the cutting-edge field of nanotechnology at a summer camp on the IUPUI campus.

  • Research experience and knowledge of careers in nanotechnology.
  • Hands-on laboratory experiences in inquiry-based science.
  • Discover innovative technologies.
  • Engage in university faculty mentored academic year independent research.
  • Connection to a professional network of teachers, professors, and scientists.

Program Dates

  • June 19 - June 30, 2017

Apply Now!

To apply please complete the online Application Form (click here) and upload Please upload a letter from your high school guidance counselor containing following information: (1) Your class Rank; (2) Grade point GPA; (3) Are you a participant of 21st century scholar program.


Program Flyer

For PDF of the Program Flyer (click here)

For More Information Contact:
Dr. Mangilal Agarwal
Phone: (317) 274-2877