[BigDataX] REU BigDataX program notification

Ioan Raicu iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Thu Mar 24 13:22:12 CDT 2016


Hi Jonathan,
We have a little flexibility, but not too much. How much longer would 
you need to make a decision?
Ioan

On 3/24/16 2:13 PM, Wu, Jonathan wrote:
> Hi Dr. Raicu,
>
> Are there any updates on an extension? I’m asking because I have other interviews scheduled after March 28th that I would like to follow through with, if not for the actual position then for respect for their institutions and future relations.
>
> Sincerely,
> Jonathan Wu
>
>> On Mar 23, 2016, at 10:57 AM, Wu, Jonathan <wu.jonathan at wustl.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Dr. Raicu,
>>
>> Thank you for the acceptance to the BigDataX REU program. I’m grateful for your acceptance but I was wondering if it would be possible to extend the deadline for accepting the position. I’m still waiting on a couple of more summer opportunities and I’d like to see what other offers I might have.
>>
>> Sincerely,
>> Jonathan Wu
>>
>>> On Mar 22, 2016, at 3:56 AM, Ioan Raicu <iraicu at cs.iit.edu> wrote:
>>>
>>> Dear Jonathan:
>>> 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 Monday March 28th, 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
>>> http://www.cs.iit.edu/~iraicu/
>>> http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/
>>>
>>> <REU-2016-offer-Jonathan-Wu.pdf>

-- 
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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