March

3/29/2012 Lei

Attendance: Mohammad, Amanda, Ahmad, Lei, Thej, Tanya, John, Marc, Tj, Quincy, Viru

Professors: Dr. Black, Dr. Noginov, Dr.Pradhan, Dr. Boner, Dr. Umbach

Activities:

  • Ahamd, Qunicy presented today.
  • Two hard copies of each person's proposal outline are due today.
  • Submit profile and upload to Dropbox.

Assignments / Evaluations:

  • Use the your white paper to create 5-10 slides (a 12-15 minute talk).
  • Check IGERT website for new schedule of presenters.
  • Check assignment for reviewing the proposal on website.
  • Each person has to evaluate two presentations per session and give at least 2 thought comments.

3/22/2012 Tanya

Attendance: Tasha, Mohammad, Amanda, Santosh, Sha’La, Ahmad, Viru, Lei, Rabia,Thej, Seth, Olu, Tanya, John

Professors: Dr. Black, Dr. Noginova

Activities:

  • Lei, Amanda and Santosh presented today.
  • Next weeks presenters are: Ahmad, Quincy
  • Dr. Black wants full participation in the program. However, if you can not committ, please let her know.
  • Dr. Black would like all IGERT students to increase their work quality and participation in IGERT.
  • Committee minutes and reports from each committee should be directed to the dropbox and IGERT MNM Committees Minutes by next week.
  • NSF survey will soon be circulated, please fill out the form as soon as possible
  • A faculty panel will be organized to evaluate final research proposal white papers.
  • Follow Amanda's profile template to make your own profile and upload to Dropbox for review by next week please.
  • Mark Your Calendars: IGERT Retreat tentative agenda is available. 2012 Summer Retreat

Assignments / Evaluations:

  • Two hard copies of each person's proposal outline are due March 29, 2012 to Dr. Black.
  • One of the hard copies will be evaluated using a rubric over the next few sessions by randomly selected IGERT peers.
  • Random selection will be done by Dr. Black.
  • Use the your white paper to create 5-10 slides (a 12-15 minute talk).
  • Check IGERT website for new schedule of presenters.
  • Each person has to evaluate two presentations per session and give at least 2 thought comments.

 

3/15/2012 Olu

Attendance: TJ, Tasha, Mohammad, Amanda, Quincy, Santosh, Doyle, Sha’La, Ahmad, Viru, Lei, Rabia, Thej, Seth, Olu, Tanya, John

Professors: Dr. Black, Dr. Umbach

Activities:

  • Rabia, Tonya and Mohammed presented today.
  • Dr. Black wants full participation in the program. However, if you can not committ, please let her know.
  • Dr. Black would like all IGERT students to increase their work quality and participation in IGERT.
  • The initial minutes should be directed to the drop box and then to the website after review.
  • To whom it may concern: Please respond to Dr. Spencer's request.
  • NSF survey will soon be circulated, please fill out the form as soon as possible

Assignments:

  • White Papers are due March 15, 2012 (two weeks) by email (to Dr. Black), dropbox, and hardcopy (NSU Students Only)
  • Use the your white paper to create  5-10 slides (a 12-15 minute talk).  Dr Black will email all with the new schedule of presenters.

 

 

3/1/2012 Sha’La

Attendance: TJ, Tasha, Mohammad, Amanda, Quincy, Santosh, Doyle, Sha’La, Ahmad, Viru, Lei, Casey, Rabia, Thej, Seth, Olu, Tanya

Professors: Dr. Black, Dr. Samantray, Dr. Umbach

Activities:

  • Last week we finished the first round of our 3rd module- Interdisciplinar Research. In first round we presented only a brief sketch about how we are going to address some issues in Magnetic Tunnel Juction (MTJ). The expected presentations were no more than 3 slide. In the second round we are supposed to elaborate our ideas, discuss with the experts of the field too.
  • Dr. Black would like all IGERT students to increase their work quality and participation in IGERT.
  • Discussed “What is a Scholar?” and how it pertains to IGERT
  • Discussed new plan of action for Independent Research Module – Dr. Black will send guidelines/direction via email
    • Dr. Black will also email the new schedule of presenters
    • Groups will now be assigned to critique a certain set of presenters
  • Had meetings for each committee – Discussed ongoing activities
  • If you are going to be late or miss the meeting, send someone in the group an email explaining your situation

Assignments:

  • At your leisure please review the “Trainees' Responsibilities”
  • White Papers are due March 15, 2012 (two weeks) by email (to Dr. Black), dropbox, and hardcopy (NSU Students Only)
  • Use the your white paper to create  5-10 slides (a 12-15 minute talk).  Dr Black will email all with the new schedule of presenters.


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