[BigDataX] REU BigDataX program notification

Ioan Raicu iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Fri Apr 17 19:08:06 CDT 2015


Hi Basheer,
That is excellent!
We will be in touch soon about the program logistics.
Ioan

On 4/17/15 7:06 PM, Basheer Subei wrote:
> Hi,
>
> After careful consideration, I have decided to accept the BigDataX REU 
> offer. Note that I will *not* need a housing stipend (I live next to UIC).
>
> I'm very excited and I would like to find out what the arrangements 
> are for the projects (am I assigned a mentor and a project, or do I 
> get to choose projects, etc?).
>
> Attached is the signed form. Thank you!
>
> - Basheer Subei
>
> On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 7:12 AM, Ioan Raicu <iraicu at gmail.com 
> <mailto:iraicu at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi,
>     Extensions are tough, but we will grant it for you until 04/17.
>     Please do let us know as soon as you have decided.
>     Regards,
>     Ioan
>
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>     On Apr 8, 2015, at 8:41 PM, Basheer Subei <basheersubei at gmail.com
>     <mailto:basheersubei at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>>     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
>>     <mailto: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
>>         <mailto: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
>>         <mailto: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/
>>
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>>         Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
>>         Guest Research Faculty, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
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>>         Distributed Systems Laboratory, MCS/ANL
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>

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Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Guest Research Faculty, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
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Data-Intensive Distributed Systems Laboratory, CS/IIT
Distributed Systems Laboratory, MCS/ANL
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Editor: IEEE TCC, Springer Cluster, Springer JoCCASA
Chair:  IEEE/ACM MTAGS, ACM ScienceCloud
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Office:   1-312-567-5704
Email:    iraicu at cs.iit.edu
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