[BigDataX] Recommendation Letter for Ryan Fogarty
iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Sat Mar 7 12:47:20 CST 2015
We received your letter of recommendation.
On 3/7/15 12:35 PM, Tia Shelley wrote:
> To Whom It May Concern,
> Ryan Fogarty is an excellent candidate for an undergraduate research
> positions. I had the pleasure of teaching him for his first semester
> of computer science courses at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
> Despite his limited coursework background, Ryan applied for an
> undergraduate research position with my lab. The quality of his first
> semester's coding assignments and the thought shown in his interview
> tasks convinced me to hire him, and I have been delighted by his work.
> Although he had no prior knowledge of objective-c or computer vision
> before starting to work with me in mid-January, in 6 weeks, he has
> already learned enough that he has been able to create an iPad
> application that allows the user to take two pictures, stitch them
> together, and then threshold the image to do some simple color detection.
> Ryan has a great sense for when a problem requires outside help and
> when it is within his reach if he just perseveres. This has been a
> great boon, as he isn't merely striving to solve the coding task
> before him, but also the greater research project. Our conversations
> have been rich and have allowed for new developments in the direction
> of the project development. I have no doubt that should Ryan chose to
> pursue a graduate career, he will excel.
> Thus, it is with great enthusiasm that I recommend Ryan for the
> BigDataX REU program. I believe that he will rise to any challenge
> placed before him with curiosity. If you have any questions, I would
> be happy to answer them.
> Thank you,
> Tia Shelley
> Research/Teaching Assistant at the University of Illinois at Chicago
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> bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu
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
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Email: iraicu at cs.iit.edu
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