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Research Internships — Fall 2022

The Department of Physics at Texas Southern University (TSU) is seeking competitive applicants for National Science Foundation (NSF) and U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) funded research projects during the Fall 2022 semester.  Participants will receive training in conducting scientific research along with opportunities to make significant progress in advanced science fields. Furthermore, participant will be given one-to-one mentorship from expert scientists as well as significant professional development opportunities. Pending acceptable monthly performance evaluations during the semester, the participants will earn paid stipends of $1,200 per month.


  1. must have legal right to work as a U.S. citizen or resident
  2. must have and maintain a GPA at or above 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  3. must have at least 40 college credit hours counted towards their degree plan
  4. students with a declared Physics major or minor will be given preference, although all qualified STEM students will be considered

Research Opportunities:

Research areaDescription of scope of workNumber of positions available
BiophysicsModeling of cellular and molecular effects of low-dose radiation; Experimental radiation biology6
Computational modeling of atmospheric processes 2
Atomic and Molecular PhysicsLine formation in exoplanetary atmosphere during transits and occultations2
Computer VisionImage processing and recognition for biomedical imaging2
AstrophysicsRadioastronomy of the hydrogen 21 cm line1

Application Procedure:  complete the online form listed below by September 23, 2022

For further information and inquires contact:
Dr. Victor Migenes (
Dr. Mark C. Harvey  (
Dr. Daniel Vrinceanu (