Computing for Disasters

Title 
Computing for Disasters
Institution 
Texas A&M University
City 
College Station
State 
Texas
Field 
physical science and engineering, social sources of data, transfer and storage of data, transformation of data into useful information, real-time formal and informal decision making support
Start Date 
June 2, 2014
End Date 
August 8, 2014
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
March 1, 2014
Description 
Disasters pose a comprehensive need for computing, where data must be collected, transmitted, transformed, and displayed to stakeholders in real-time, leading to the acronym of critical real-time computing and information systems; encourage expansion of existing research topics in new directions because of the extreme temporal, geographical, stakeholder, and data scales.
Qualifications 
- MUST BE COMPUTER SCIENCE AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING MAJORS FROM CS, CSE, EE OR CLEARLY RELATED DEPARTMENTS. - must have a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.00 (exceptions may be made based on review of the applicant's last 60 hours of coursework). - must plan to graduate no earlier than December 2014. - must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. - may not enroll in additional academic courses during the summer sessions.
Contact 
Theresa Roberts
URL 
http://www.cse.tamu.edu/research/reu/computingfordisasters
Email 
reu@cse.tamu.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes