@mdarefin with his poster at SPLASH 2015.
Monthly Archives: October 2015
October 27, 2015
I will not have an office hour tomorrow. If you have any class-related questions, please post them on the discussion board in Blackboard. For advising, please see my advising page and or email me with any questions.
You may also email me to make an appointment to see me.
October 20, 2015
Tomorrow, my office hour has moved from 3-4 pm to 10-11 am. The room is still N913. If you need to see and cannot attend at this time, please email me to make an appointment.
CUNY Academic Commons Subcommittee
I am happy to announce that I have been recently invited to participate as a member of the CUNY Academic Commons Subcommittee of the CUNY Committee on Academic Technology (CAT) . In addition to attending the monthly meetings, I have also been participating as a bug reporter for the CUNY Academic Commons.
Md. accepted as Emerging Scholar for Fall 2015
Congrats to @mdarefin for being accepted into the Fall 2015 Emerging Scholar program!
Md. wins SPLASH 2015 NSF Student Travel Support
Congrats to @mdarefin for winning a NSF Student Travel Support award to attend the SPLASH 2015 conference!
The US National Science Foundation has provided funding to support student attendance at SPLASH 2015. Applicants must be registered students at accredited US academic institutions. Successful applicants will be reimbursed for approved expenses, including conference student registration, travel, accommodation, and reasonable meal expenses. All reimbursements will require original receipts. Support from NSF is provided through Grant CCF-1549774.
Source: Students – SPLASH 2015
The LSAMP program is now accepting applications for Spring 2016. Accepted students will receive up to $5000 to conduct research with a faculty mentor during the Spring 2016 semester and beyond. The deadline to apply is December 14, 2015. If you are interested in applying with myself as a faculty mentor, please complete my informational form. More information is listed below:
The LSAMP program is a NSF funded program that has the objective of increasing the numbers of minority students graduating with degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. The program does this by giving eligible students a stipend and training as they work alongside a CUNY faculty mentor on a research project.
Eligibility and application instructions can be found on the attached pdf file but I still wanted to go over some important steps:
- Find a faculty mentor doing research. A list of such faculty mentors can be found here.
- Have the mentor agree to take you on in their lab for a research project (spanning 2 months for the summer).
- Create a research project with your mentor or work on a project your mentor is currently working on.
- Fill out and submit your application.
- Send in supporting documents (scanned) to email@example.com and CC firstname.lastname@example.org: Updated Transcript, Resume, Birth certificate, Passport or Green Card, Social Security Card.
You will be notified via mail of acceptance.
Please Note: If are interested in applying but do not currently have a mentor, please submit the Phase I application and leave the mentor information and project details parts blank. Once you have confirmed a project mentor and project, they must email the LSAMP office with their project title, project description, mentor’s name, and mentor’s email address. The mentor will then be manually sent the Mentor Endorsement link.
The for applications for Spring 2016 is December 14, 2015. So please be swift!
If you have any other questions do not hesitate to contact Marvin Bennett, NYCCT AMP Coordinator, email@example.com, P616, Thurs. 9am-5pm, V806 Weds. 9am-5pm, Phone: 718-260-5529, Fax: 718-260-5524.