About CMI

The Critical Materials Institute at The Ames Laboratory hosted its first Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) student during summer 2015. Ames Laboratory Researcher and SULI Mentor Ikenna Nlebedim and Summer 2015 SULI Intern Gavin Hester describe their SULI experiences in this video (1:45): A SULI Virtual Tour

The SULI program offers internships in spring, summer and fall. The deadline for spring 2016 is Friday, Oct. 9, at 5 p.m. eastern time. This U.S. Department of Energy page has more information about deadlines and how to apply. SULI areas of research available at The Ames Laboratory are listed on this page.

CMI Highlights

The CMI webinar on September 30 featured Vitalij Pecharsky, discussing his upcoming online course "Chemical and Physical Metallurgy of Rare Earth Metals," which will be offered at Iowa State University in Spring 2016.  A recording of the Webinar is available.