Schedule of events - NSF-funded REU Site on Computing for Power and Energy at Drexel University

Schedule of events

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Pre-REU Site events

February 22, 2012

  • Application deadline for full consideration

February 22-March, 2012

  • Application processing
  • Acceptance letters

April--May, 2012

  • Confirmation of attendance
  • Wait-list results
  • Mentor assignment
  • Preparation notes
  • Welcome packages

May-June 11, 2012

  • Travel confirmations
  • Accommodation arrangements finalized
  • Student IDs processed
  • Computer/Lab/Campus access
  • Cultural activities announced

REU Site events

Pre-Week 1

  • Towers Hall check-in Sunday 4-7pm or Monday 10am-12pm

Week 1

  • REU Site kicks off
  • Fellows arrive on campus
  • Orientation: Campus, labs, mentors
  • Informal lunch meeting
  • Welcoming reception dinner
  • Orientation: Research project seminars
  • Informal lunch meeting with mentors
  • Orientation: Philadelphia City Tour
  • Lunch meeting with other REU programs on campus (tentative)
  • Short Research Project Seminar Series by mentors
  • Literature Search, Logbook, Safety seminar

Week 2

  • Research projects rotations complete
  • Research deliverables and goals established
  • Field trip: Philadelphia Museum of Art (tentative)
  • Library search seminar (tentative)
  • Engineering seminar (tentative)

Week 3

  • Research seminar, TBA
  • Engineering Ethics and Education

Week 4

  • Diversity in Engineering seminar

Week 5

  • Mid-program evaluation
  • Student progress presentations
  • Field trip: Philadelphia Independence Tour

Week 6

  • Research seminar, TBA

Week 7

  • Global Engineering seminar

Week 8

  • Graduate School Seminar: Applications, Exams, Graduate Student Life, Career Potentials

Week 9

  • Final poster presentation sessions
  • Project reports are due
  • Closing dinner
  • Post-program follow-up links
  • Post-program evaluations
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