[BigDataX] REU BigDataX program notification

Ioan Raicu iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Fri Apr 1 17:23:14 CDT 2016

Hi Kevin,
The deadline for accepting your REU offer was last night. If we don't 
hear from you by tonight (04/01/16) at midnight, we will assume your 
answer was negative, and we will continue to make offers to the next 
student on the waiting list.

On 3/24/16 2:50 PM, Ioan Raicu wrote:
> Dear Kevin:
> 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 2016. 
> The selection process was very competitive having an acceptance rate 
> of 18% for the summer of 2016.
> 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 
> Thursday March 31st, 2016.
> Congrats again, and we look forward to having you in the BigDataX 
> program this summer!
> Regards,
> Ioan, Gruia, Justin, Mike, and Kyle
> http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/grants/BigDataX/2016/

Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
Guest Research Faculty
Math & Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory

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