[BigDataX] REU BigDataX program notification (fwd)

Ioan Raicu iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Tue Mar 29 07:52:28 CDT 2016


Parisa was Justin's #2, so lets go with Justin's #3 Josiah. I'll send 
the offer now.
Ioan

On 3/29/16 8:46 AM, Kyle Chard wrote:
>
> So given we have another decline we need to pick a new person to 
> invite?  The next few I see in the order are as follows. Does anyone 
> have any strong thoughts?
>
> *Saleh*
>
> 	
>
> *Sakhnini*
>
> *Josiah*
>
> 	
>
> *Smith*
>
> *Michael *
>
> 	
>
> *Fischer*
>
> *William*
>
> 	
>
> *Agnew*
>
> *Emily*
>
> 	
>
> *Sheetz*
>
> *Emily*
>
> 	
>
> *Durdan*
>
> *From:*bigdatax-bounces at datasys.cs.iit.edu 
> [mailto:bigdatax-bounces at datasys.cs.iit.edu] *On Behalf Of *Ioan Raicu
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:44 AM
> *To:* Gruia Calinescu <calinesc at gauss.cs.iit.edu>; Big Data REU 
> 2015-17 <bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu>
> *Subject:* Re: [BigDataX] REU BigDataX program notification (fwd)
>
> And to simplify housing, if you want to let him start 1 week late, we 
> could simply have Nathan participate for 9 weeks, where he starts 1 
> week late, but ends at the same time with the rest of the students. I 
> don't think you want two separate final presentations. Some REU sites 
> run for 9 weeks only, so that is also an option. It will be his job to 
> make sure he keeps up with all the students despite his 1 week late 
> start, if that is what we let him do.
> Ioan
>
> On 3/28/16 6:48 PM, Gruia Calinescu wrote:
>
>     Ioan,
>
>     Can we ask him to stay another week? To August 5, will be fine
>     if he's wroking with me.  That may complicate housing.
>
>      Gruia
>
>     ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>     Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2016 17:43:12 -0500
>     From: Nathan De Graaf <nathandegraaf at gmail.com>
>     <mailto:nathandegraaf at gmail.com>
>     To: iraicu at cs.iit.edu <mailto:iraicu at cs.iit.edu>
>     Cc: "bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu"
>     <mailto:bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu> <bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu>
>     <mailto:bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu>
>     Subject: Re: [BigDataX] REU BigDataX program notification
>
>     Dear Ioan,
>     Sorry for the delayed response. I am excited about the opportunity to
>     participate in the BigDataX REU program.
>
>     I will be competing in the ACM-ICPC world finals in Thailand May
>     16-20. I am
>     scheduled to spend the following week of May 23rd touring the
>     area. If at
>     all possible, could I start the REU the following week of May
>     30th? If not,
>     I am prepared to make the appropriate flight changes that would
>     allow me to
>     start the REU on the scheduled date of May 23rd.
>
>     I would like to accept your offer to participate in the 2016
>     BigDatax REU
>     program; however, it must be noted that although I expect to be
>     able to
>     change my flight, I do not currently have the tickets that allow
>     me to be in
>     the United States on May 23rd.
>     I will send a signed copy of the offer letter later tonight, unless a
>     digital signature is sufficient.
>
>     I am looking forward to participating in the BigDataX program this
>     summer.
>
>     Sincerely,
>     Nathan De Graaf
>
>     On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 8:41 AM, Ioan Raicu <iraicu at cs.iit.edu>
>     <mailto:iraicu at cs.iit.edu> wrote:
>           Hi Nathan,
>           This is just a friendly reminder that we need your signed offer
>           letter by tonight (Monday, March 28th). Please let us know if
>           you have any questions.
>           Cheers,
>           Ioan
>
>           On 3/22/16 4:55 AM, Ioan Raicu wrote:
>                 Dear Nathan:
>                 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 <mailto: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 <mailto: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/
>
>
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>           Assistant Professor
>           Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
>           Guest Research Faculty
>           Math & Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory
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Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
Guest Research Faculty
Math & Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory
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