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Tentative Schedule for REU 2020

Date

Tasks

March 10

Deadline for applications

March 31

Deadline of notification to selected applicants

April 6-May 22

Spring online workshop on parallel computing

May 26 REU students move-in
May 27-Aug 4 REU summer program
TBA SU Summer Student Research Showcase (optional for non-SU REU students)

 

REU Program Schedule and Activities for Summer 2020

             (May 27-August 4, 2020)

(tentatively, will be updated once activities are added)

 

Week

Day

Activity

  1

Wednesday  May 27: Welcome and Introduction

Time

Events

Location

8:30am-9:00am

Welcome breakfast

HS 101

9:00am-9:30am

Opening remarks:

Henson School Dean - Dr. Michael Scott 

 

9:30am-10:00am

Faculty Mentors/REU students introduction

HS 101

10:00am-11:30am

Grant office: Vanessa Collins

Orientation meeting, grant paper work, Gull card 

Gull card office

HS 101

 

CB 036

12:00pm-1:30pm

Joint lunch with all participants

Commons

1:30pm-2:00pm

Campus and facility tours,  group pictures

 

2:00pm-3:00pm

Computer accounts, lab facility, work log, summer schedule, etc.

HS 101

3:00pm-4:00pm Entry program pretest survey HS 101
4:00pm-5:00pm Responsible Conduct of Research Online Training HS 101

  

Thursday  May 28:  Crash Course with Dr. Lu

Time

Topics

Mentor

Location

9:00am--12:00pm

MapReduce and graph pattern detection

Stable matching problem

Professor Lu

 

HS 143

 

1:30pm-4:00pm

 

Hands-on with Hadoop and GPU programming

 

Friday May 29: Crash Course with Drs. Cone & Anderson

Time

Topics

Instructor

Location

9:00am12:00pm 

 

Artificial Intelligence, High-Performance Computing (HPC), and Big Data Analysis, Hadoop, Scala, and Spark  programming 

Professor Cone

HS 143

1:30pm-4:30pm

Parallel Machine Learning, High-Dimensional Convex Geometry, AI Opponents in Games Professor Anderson HS 143

 

Monday June 1:  Crash Course with Drs. Jin & Zhang

Time

Topics

Speaker

Location

9:00am-12:00pm Multiprocessor architectures Professor Zhang HS 143

1:30pm-4:30pm

Medical image reconstruction and processing

Image algorithms and Matlab implementation

Professor Jin 

HS 143

 

 

2

 

June 2,  Tuesday

Students project proposal due

June 3, Wednesday Project finalized

June 4, Thursday

Project proposal presentation at 9am in HS 143;

Monday-Friday

Students work on projects; Mentor-student meetings 

3

Monday-Friday

Students work on projects; Mentor-student meetings 

4
Monday-Friday Students work on projects; Mentor-student meetings 
TBA Field trip to NASA Wallops
  5

 

Monday-Friday Students work on projects; Mentor-student meetings 
June 24, Wednesday Students project progress due and presentation at 9am in HS 143
TBA Meet GIA students  at 10:30am in HS143

Monday-Friday Students work on projects; Mentor-student meetings 
July 4 Independence Day
7 Monday-Friday Students work on projects; Mentor-student meetings
8 TBA Meet G/B IA students  at 2:45 pm in HS143
Monday-Friday Students work on projects; Mentor-student meetings
TBA Field trip to UMCP; project progress presentation at UMCP; GRE, graduate study, and academic career information session at UMCP;
9 Monday-Friday Students work on projects; Mentor-student meetings
TBA Meet with Henson researchers at 10am in HS143

10

 

Monday-Friday Students work on projects; Mentor-student meetings

July 31, Friday

Mentor-student meetings to finalize the final project reports

Aug 3, Monday

Final oral presentations at 9am in HS 143; Exit Interviews  with Dr. Barbara Wainwright and program post-test survey at 2pm; Final PPTs and poster due; Project final report draft due

Aug 4, Tuesday

Final reports due  (including source codes and all data etc.) at myClasses@SU ;




 

 

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