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

Illinois Institute of Technology
Department of Computer Science

BigDataX REU 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 program has four mentors at two institutions, the Illinois Institute of Technology and University of Chicago, with a variety of complementing expertise from theory to programming languages to distributed systems; 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 February 29th, 2016). For eligibility requirements, click here.



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To apply to the program, please submit your complete online application by the February 29th deadline. For any questions, please send email to