[BigDataX] Big Data Student Application: Michael Fischer
iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Thu Mar 3 15:00:03 CST 2016
On 3/3/16 2:55 PM, Lincke, Susan J wrote:
> Dear Big Data Mentors,
> Michael Fischer is very interested in machine learning, and has done
> an independent studies with Dr Riley at this university on that same
> topic. This is remarkable because he is a sophomore. He was thrilled
> to hear about this REU and asked me to write a letter of
> recommendation for him.
> Michael Fischer has the core programming language courses, mainly in
> Java but also C, C++. Remarkably, Michael actually tested out of our
> first Java majors class (CS 241) and has taken CS 242 with an A
> grade. Since I used to teach these courses at IIT as an instructor, I
> know that our courses are close to IIT equivalent. He is the only
> person I have heard of that has successfully tested out of the first
> programming course by learning on his own. He currently has a 4.0
> average here at this university.
> I know Michael because he is taking CS 279 Business Info Security with
> me. He is in a group of 3 CS majors, and he is the youngest. He is
> leading that group in information security. He completed the entire
> semester of quizzes in the first two weeks of school.
> I really think that Michael is an exceptional achiever, and will do a
> great job for you. In addition, he is personable, responsible and
> very likeable.
> Susan Lincke PhD
> Associate Professor Computer Science
> University of Wisconsin-Parkside
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Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
Guest Research Faculty
Math & Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory
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