[BigDataX] Fwd: REU BigDataX program notification

Ioan Raicu iraicu at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 07:10:04 CDT 2015


Ok

Ioan

-- 
=================================================================
Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
=================================================================
Computer Science Department
Illinois Institute of Technology
10 W. 31st Street Chicago, IL 60616 =================================================================
Cel:   1-847-722-0876
Email: iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Web:   http://www.cs.iit.edu/~iraicu/
=================================================================
=================================================================



> On Apr 9, 2015, at 5:47 AM, Gruia Calinescu <calinesc at gauss.cs.iit.edu> wrote:
> 
> Yes, grant one-week extension. If we grant another one, I suggest
> we make another offer (one offer per two extensions).
> 
> It is better for us to be rejected than to either have an
> accept/no-show or an accept-and-regret.
> 
> Gruia
> 
>> On Wed, 8 Apr 2015, Ioan Raicu wrote:
>> 
>> Should we grant this? I am leaning towards yes for now, as we don't have
>> that many accepted so far (I think we are up to 2 students confirmed). I
>> think if by Friday we don't have mostly accepts, we should put out more
>> invitations than available slots expecting that some will say no. Any
>> thoughts on this?
>> Ioan
>> -- 
>> =================================================================
>> Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
>> Assistant Professor
>> =================================================================
>> Computer Science Department
>> Illinois Institute of Technology
>> 10 W. 31st Street Chicago, IL 60616
>> =================================================================
>> Cel:   1-847-722-0876
>> Email: iraicu at cs.iit.edu
>> Web:   http://www.cs.iit.edu/~iraicu/
>> =================================================================
>> =================================================================
>> Begin forwarded message:
>> 
>>      From: Basheer Subei <basheersubei at gmail.com>
>>      Date: April 8, 2015 at 8:41:15 PM CDT
>>      To: iraicu at cs.iit.edu
>>      Subject: Re: REU BigDataX program notification
>> 
>>      That's wonderful news! I'm very excited about this opportunity,
>>      and I'm glad you think I'm a good fit for the position!
>> However, I need to ask for an extension on the final decision for
>> BigDataX. I'm currently receiving decisions from a few other
>> employment opportunities, and they should come back to me by the end
>> of next week hopefully (around the 17th of April). I hope you can
>> accommodate my situation.
>> Thanks again!
>> - Basheer Subei
>> On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 4:02 PM, Ioan Raicu <iraicu at cs.iit.edu> wrote:
>>      Dear Basheer:
>>      Congratulations! We are pleased to inform you that the
>>      Selection Committee has chosen you to be one of selected 8
>>      students to participate in the BigDataX (From theory to
>>      practice in Big Data computing at eXtreme scales) REU
>>      program at Illinois Institute of Technology and the
>>      University of Chicago during the summer of 2015. The
>>      selection process was very competitive having an
>>      acceptance rate of 25% for the summer of 2015.
>>      In case you need more information, see
>>      http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/grants/BigDataX/index.html; you
>>      can also contact us at bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu. Please
>>      see the attached offer letter. Please review it, and if
>>      you accept this summer research position, please sign this
>>      letter and send it to us by email to
>>      bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu as soon as possible, but not
>>      later than Friday April 10th, 2015.
>> 
>>      Congrats again, and we look forward to having you in the
>>      BigDataX program this summer!
>> 
>>      Regards,
>>      Ioan, Gruia, Justin, and Mike
>>      http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/grants/BigDataX/2015/
>> 
>>      --
>>      =================================================================
>>      Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
>>      Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology
>>      (IIT)
>>      Guest Research Faculty, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
>>      =================================================================
>>      Data-Intensive Distributed Systems Laboratory, CS/IIT
>>      Distributed Systems Laboratory, MCS/ANL
>>      =================================================================
>>      Editor: IEEE TCC, Springer Cluster, Springer JoCCASA
>>      Chair:  IEEE/ACM MTAGS, ACM ScienceCloud
>>      =================================================================
>>      Cel:      1-847-722-0876
>>      Office:   1-312-567-5704
>>      Email:    iraicu at cs.iit.edu
>>      Web:      http://www.cs.iit.edu/~iraicu/
>>      Web:      http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/
>>      LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ioanraicu
>>      Google: 
>>       http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=jE73HYAAAAAJ
>>      =================================================================
>>      =================================================================
> _______________________________________________
> bigdatax mailing list
> bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu
> http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/mailman/listinfo/bigdatax


More information about the bigdatax mailing list