DataSys: Data-Intensive Distributed Systems LaboratoryData-Intensive Distributed Systems Laboratory

Illinois Institute of Technology
Department of Computer Science

BigDataX BSMP Program -- Summer 2016

The BigDataX (from theory to practice in Big Data computing at eXtreme scales) is a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site in Chicago Illinois. The primary objective of this award is to promote a data-centric view of scientific and technical computing, at the intersection of distributed systems theory and practice. More information on potential projects has been posted. More information can be found at the general BigDataX site. To apply to the program, see the online application (deadline March 21st, 2016, but will remain open until all positions are filled, up to 6 to 12 positions in total). For eligibility requirements, click here.

Below is BigDataX BSMP 2015 students and their mentors at IIT in June 2015. 

BigDataX BSMP Students 2015

Below is entire BigDataX group, including REU and BSMP students, and their mentors at IIT in June 2015. 

BigDataX Program Summer 2015


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To apply to the program, please submit your complete online application by the March 21st deadline. For any questions, please send email to