[BigDataX] REU BigDataX program notification

Sheetz, Emily J ESHEETZ at monmouthcollege.edu
Tue Apr 5 09:39:58 CDT 2016

I am incredibly honored to have been selected for this incredible program!  However, I regret to inform you that I have already accepted an REU position for the summer.  I will not be able to accept your offer for the BigDataX Program.

Thank you so much for all of your time, your consideration, and your offer!

Emily Sheetz

From: Ioan Raicu [iraicu at cs.iit.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 8:58 AM
To: Sheetz, Emily J
Cc: bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu
Subject: REU BigDataX program notification

Dear Emily:
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

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
Friday April 8th, 2016.

Congrats again, and we look forward to having you in the BigDataX
program this summer!

Ioan, Gruia, Justin, Mike, and Kyle

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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