[BigDataX] Fwd: Re: Can you arrange gate access: Re: visit at Argonne on July 31st
iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Wed Jul 1 13:24:59 CDT 2015
Here is the info on the gate pass for Argonne, for the July 31st trip.
Please follow the link below and submit your request ASAP!
For the employer, list IIT as your employer. The address is
For the visit info, it will be a 1 day visit, arriving on July 31st and
leaving the same day. If you will visit Argonne any other day, you will
request additional gate passes.
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Subject: Re: Can you arrange gate access: Re: visit at Argonne on July
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:39:05 +0000
From: Valentini, Lynn M. <valentin at mcs.anl.gov>
To: Wilde, Michael J. <wilde at mcs.anl.gov>
CC: iraicu at cs.iit.edu <iraicu at cs.iit.edu>, Scullin, William R.
<wscullin at alcf.anl.gov>, Lynn Valentini <dsl-admin at mcs.anl.gov>,
Wozniak, Justin M. <wozniak at mcs.anl.gov>
Please have these students use the Argonne website below which is also
safer then emailing personal information
This will generate gate pass requests and will also start the 593
process for foreign visitors and gives me their email addresses as I
might need to get additional documentation from them.
On Jun 25, 2015, at 6:10 PM, Michael Wilde <wilde at mcs.anl.gov
<mailto:wilde at mcs.anl.gov>> wrote:
> Hi Lynn,
> Could you assist us by working with Ioan Raicu of IIT to get gate
> passes for a set of students form our joint "REU" program, for July 31?
> Ioan will send the info; the student's nationality/residency is
> described below.
> Thanks! This will be a huge help!
> - Mike
> On 6/25/15 6:04 PM, Ioan Raicu wrote:
>> Hi Mike,
>> Since Justin is out for the next 2 weeks, can you push forward the
>> logistics of getting all the students gate passes to visit Argonne? I
>> know you have a proposal due tomorrow, this can wait until next week.
>> But since this might take some time, it would be great to start
>> early. I can get you a list of their names, emails, and citizenship
>> info in an XLS file, so that its easy to keep track of the info. What
>> other info do you need?
>> We should also figure out if the shuttle can take all the students
>> from UChicago to ANL and back on July 31st, not sure what capacity
>> they have, and how many of the students will be able to go on the
>> shuttle. Can you look into this as well?
>> Also, I talked to my wife about potentially doing some activities
>> joint with her REU program. DePaul will host us for an event on
>> August 7th, and I thought that we could take her REU students (also
>> US nationals) with us to Argonne. I estimate we will have the
>> following number of students:
>> * 8 BigDataX REU students (all US nationals)
>> * 2 high-school students (all US nationals)
>> * 2 UG student (IIT, one is a Romanian citizen, never had a gate
>> pass at Argonne)
>> * 1 PhD student (IIT, he is a China citizen, but had an internship
>> at Argonne in 2014)
>> * 8 DePaul REU students (all US nationals)
>> * I will go, and any other mentor who wants to go is welcome to
>> come (even encouraged); I have a badge already
>> So that will make 22 of us (with 21 needing gate passes), maybe a few
>> more. I have 4 MS students (either from India or France) who could
>> come also if we have room and I invite them.
>> Let me know if all this is OK, and if I should start collecting all
>> the info for you to apply for the students' gate passes.
>> On 6/23/15 5:21 PM, William Scullin wrote:
>>> Hi Ioan,
>>>> I assume that Justin and/or Mike can take care of the necessary badges
>>>> for the students.
>>> If the Brazilian students wish to come and apply for ALCF accounts,
>>> please let me know. The 593 paperwork for their account, I believe,
>>> may be used for site access. Turn around time for a 593 right now is
>>> around 9 business days.
>>>> But can you spare time on the 31st to show the
>>>> students around the machine room(s)? And setting time aside to have the
>>>> SCC students present would also be good.
>>> I can arrange both a machine room tour and brief presentations by the
>>> SCC students for the 31st. I may have to vanish in the afternoon for a
>>> 3:00 to 4:00 pm meeting, but everything else is open.
>> 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
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