[BigDataX] undergrad summer PAID Chicago internship/research opportunity at IIT or UofC campus- application deadline March 17

Ioan Raicu iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Tue Feb 17 13:58:39 CST 2015


Hi Danny,
If you performed well in the coursework we listed in the application, 
then you might be ok. Perhaps go ahead and apply, and we will evaluate 
your case once we have a full application.
Cheers,
Ioan

On 2/16/15 3:07 PM, Martin, Daniel wrote:
>
> Ioan,
>
>
> Hello. I am a 3rd year undergraduate at Loyola University of Chicago. 
> I am interested in the internship on Big Data. I want to try and 
> enroll but my overall GPA is in close proximity of a 3.0. Is a CS GPA 
> above 3.3 not sufficient?
>
>
> An interested student,
>
> -Danny Martin
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* Yacobellis, Robert <ryacobellis at luc.edu>
> *Sent:* Saturday, February 14, 2015 5:20 PM
> *To:* under at cs.luc.edu; under-minr at cs.luc.edu; under-id at cs.luc.edu
> *Cc:* luc-cs-fac-ft at googlegroups.com; luc-cs-fac-pt at googlegroups.com
> *Subject:* undergrad summer PAID Chicago internship/research 
> opportunity at IIT or UofC campus- application deadline March 17
>
> Please see the information and application weblink below.
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Ioan Raicu* <iraicu at cs.iit.edu <mailto:iraicu at cs.iit.edu>>
> Date: Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 9:32 AM
> Subject: attention all undergrads: BigDataX REU Site in Chicago IL -- 
> applications due 03/17/2015
> To: "iraicu at cs.iit.edu <mailto:iraicu at cs.iit.edu>" <iraicu at cs.iit.edu 
> <mailto:iraicu at cs.iit.edu>>
>
> Dear Greater-Chicago area colleagues:
> I, along with several of my colleagues (Gruia Calinescu [IIT], Mike 
> Wilde [UC/ANL], and Justin Wozniak [UC/ANL]) have received a NSF award 
> to establish a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site at 
> IIT/UC on the topic of Big Data, see 
> http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/grants/BigDataX/2015/index.html. We will be 
> running the program for _3 summers_, starting the summer of 2015, with 
> 8 undergraduate students spending 10 weeks doing research at IIT or 
> UC. I wanted to reach out to you to ask for your help in recruiting 
> bright undergraduate students that you might know and think that they 
> might be a good fit for our program. We have mentors in a wide range 
> of expertise, from languages, run-time systems, storage, to theory, 
> all focused on issues in Big Data at extreme scales. If you could 
> forward the announcement below to any potentially interested students 
> (no prior research experience required), we would greatly appreciate it!
>
> Regards,
> Ioan (on behalf of the BigDataX team)
>
> =========
> BigDataX REU Program -- Summer 2015
> http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/grants/BigDataX/2015/index.html
>
> 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. To apply to the program, see the 
> online application at 
> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1mNd3oagWU5SpwMmyKIg75g87Dy2QP8rs0uLoRSD3Hkg/viewform?usp=send_form 
> (deadline March 17th, 2015).
>
> Institutions:
> - Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT): Computer Science & 
> Data-Intensive Distributed Systems Laboratory
> - UChicago: University of Chicago (UChicago): Computation Institute
>
> Mentors (bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu 
> <mailto:bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu>):
> - Ioan Raicu (IIT)
> - Gruia Calinescu (IIT)
> - Mike Wilde (UChicago)
> - Justin Wozniak (UChicago)
>
> Projects:
> - Data-Intensive Computing Applications
> - Parallel Programming Systems
> - Distributed Storage Systems
> - Theory of Big Data
>
> Eligibility Requirements:
> - Undergraduate student in Mathematics, Computer Science, or 
> Engineering at a US institution
> - US citizen or permanent resident on or before June 22nd, 2015
> - Minimum GPA 3.3
> - 2 letters of recommendation
>
> Important Dates:
> - Application deadline: March 17th, 2015
> - Notification of decision: April 10th, 2015
> - Program starts: June 22nd, 2015
> - Program ends: August 21st, 2015
>
> Program Highlights:
> - Spend 10 weeks immersed in research on Big Data at either Illinois 
> Institute of Technology or University of Chicago
> - Prepare for graduate school
> - Publish papers and attend international conferences
> - Spend the summer in one of the greatest cities in the world, Chicago 
> Illinois
>
> Finances (per summer):
> - $5000 stipend
> - $600 relocation allowance
> - $650 travel funds to attend conference
> - $1200 food subsistence
> - Housing included on the IIT or UChicago campus
>
> Online Application:
> To apply to the program, please submit your complete online 
> application at 
> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1mNd3oagWU5SpwMmyKIg75g87Dy2QP8rs0uLoRSD3Hkg/viewform?usp=send_form 
> by the March 17th deadline. For any questions, please send email to 
> bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu <mailto:bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu>.
>
> -- 
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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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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
Web:      http://www.cs.iit.edu/~iraicu/
Web:      http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/
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