[BigDataX] finalized rankings

Ioan Raicu iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Tue Mar 22 10:56:30 CDT 2016


Yes, that is my plan. I will go down the list, keeping in mind which of 
us recommended each student. If we start getting declines, be prepared 
to add additional preferences if needed.
Ioan

On 3/22/16 10:40 AM, Gruia Calinescu wrote:
> I do want we offer Kevin Clark-Cuadrado if either Sloan or De-Graaf 
> decline.
>
>  Gruia
>
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2016, Ioan Raicu wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>> I have finalized the rankings, and have come up with the following 
>> rankings:
>> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dQYGpnvkKWorwzZx1jOnkhv4u-feEgLNp3s 
>>
>> jDKm7aso/edit#gid=513416392
>>
>> You will find a new sheet "03-22-16 Brainstorming".
>>
>> The first 13 rankings from the 30 that are viable (we had 13 
>> applicants who
>> either didn't qualify or we decided to reject straight away) were 
>> based on
>> the top picks from the mentors. The remaining rankings were done by me,
>> based on a variety of metrics. If you want to look through rankings #15
>> through #30 and want to bump any of these students up to be your 4th, 
>> 5th,
>> 6th, choice, etc, please go ahead. We likely won't get to these students
>> lower on the list until later, so you have a few days to make these 
>> changes
>> if you want to.
>>
>> I will go ahead shortly and send notification to all the students:
>>  *  Accept (top 8 students)
>>  *  Waiting list (rank 9 to 30)
>>  *  Reject (rank 34 to 43)
>>
>> There are a few exceptions:
>>
>>  *  Rank 31 is what seems to be a very good Northwestern Univ. female
>>     student, her dates don't line up with our program; Kyle, Justin, 
>> do you
>>     want to try to fund her from some other grant, and have her join 
>> your
>>     group at UChicago outside of the normal REU dates?
>>  *  Rank 32 is an international student who doesn't qualify for the 
>> REU, but
>>     I will try to get him internal IIT funding
>>  *  Rank 33 is a good IIT student who has worked with me for 2 years, 
>> but
>>     has a low GPA; I will accept him in the program but with an unpaid
>>     independent study
>>
>> Again, if you want to re-arrange any of the rank 9 through 30, please 
>> speak
>> up as I will automatically go down the list in the ranking order I 
>> have on
>> the list. If you don't champion on moving any of the rankings around, 
>> I will
>> use the current rankings for the invitations.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Ioan
>>
>> -- 
>> Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
>> Assistant Professor Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
>> Guest Research Faculty Math & Computer Science, Argonne National 
>> Laboratory
>> http://www.cs.iit.edu/~iraicu/
>> http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/
>>
>>
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Math & Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory
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