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Distinguished Visitors

MRI Distinguished Visitors are invited to the department for periods ranging from two weeks to one quarter. Exceptional cases of one-week visits will also be considered. The activities of these visitors will be arranged to include graduate student component such as mini-course, or colloquium and seminar talks.

The MRI Board will select each Fall a group of Distinguished Visitors to be invited during the academic year. Initial selection will be made around November 1.

To the extent that funding remains available, additional applications, with no specific deadline, will be considered during the remainder of the year.

Applications by an individual or a group of faculty should include CV, the proposed dates for the visit, and a brief description of the research benefits to the department.

The approved Distinguished Visitors will receive full support (travel, hotel, and per diem) as well as an honorarium, in exceptional cases.

Request for and suggestions for Distinguished Visitors should be sent to Matt Kahle with a copy to Sandy Masters.

Applications should be submitted via the on-line MRI Visitor Proposal Form.