NEPARS

NEPARS-REU PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Neil Laird, PhD

Dr. Neil Laird is the director of the REU program and organizes REU activities at Hobart & William Smith Colleges. He coordinates the overall activities of the REU program, working closely with faculty mentors, and organizes the efforts on campus lodging and recruiting students. Throughout the REU program, Dr. Laird organizes activities, travel, and workshops to advance the professional development of REU research students. He also is a REU research mentor at Hobart & William Smith Colleges.

Email: laird@hws.edu

Jason Cordeira, PhD

Dr. Jason Cordeira is the co-director of the REU program and organizes REU activities at Plymouth State University. He helps coordinate the overall activities of the REU program, working closely with faculty mentors, and organizes the efforts on campus lodging and continued engagement with REU students. Throughout the REU program, Dr. Cordeira organizes activities, travel, and workshops to advance the professional development of REU research students. He also is a REU research mentor at Plymouth State University.

Email: j_cordeira@plymouth.edu