Dr. Chadwin Delin Young has been awarded $389,870 from the National Science Foundation for his REU Site: Electronic Materials Evaluation Research for Greater Exposure to Future Technology Careers (EMERGE). This REU will establish an engaging exploration into the research methods for the evaluation and fundamental understanding of electronic materials and devices for use in energy, electronics, nanotechnology and sensing/detecting. Ten undergraduate Fellows will engage in an immersive 10-week summer research program focused on technologically relevant materials and analytical techniques for future innovations that will spark the next generation of talent for the high-tech industry. The program will also provide exposure to and guidance on graduate education, research methods, and research careers