I think one or two of us undergraduates should think about applying
for a URECA grant. URECA stands for Undergraduate Research Endeavors
Competitive Award (my guess is the acronym came first, and then the
title it abbreviates). I think the oven project would be very
The award funds the project up to $3,000 and an additional $1000 prize
goes to the author. It is actually not that hard to win (I received
one when I was a senior). One or two people from the club could write
the proposal, and I would be very happy to help.
Seriously, think about this. It is a fairly large amount of money,
requires a relatively small amount of work to get, and it looks very
good on your resume.
Just a suggestion, see you guys Wednesday morning.