IEEE Exec: Re: FW: Tour for College Students (NIST)

  • From: "Tara Bergstrom" <tara.bergstrom@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: ieee-exec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 16:23:24 -0400

Just so we realize....we can do both...one this semester and one 
next... so we don't have to decide between them :0)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Deepanjan De" <deepanjan.de@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2003 1:15 pm
Subject: IEEE Exec: Re: FW: Tour for College Students (NIST)

> Hey guys,
> 
>            I think the GPS system would be interesting, but I?m 
> interested to see what the NIST tour would expose us to because by 
> reading the email it seems that the NIST may have a good tour 
> since 
> they are geared toward college students.  But I do think it?d be 
> pretty cool to see the GPS system.
> 
> 
> 
> Deep
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sean Brady" <sean.brady@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2003 11:05 am
> Subject: IEEE Exec: Re: FW: Tour for College Students (NIST)
> 
> > Hey All,
> > 
> > I talked to Mike Pirone about a visit to Boeing.  He didn¹t 
> think 
> > anythingsounded promising.
> > 
> > I contacted Lockheed and they said that the only unclassified 
> > project they
> > could show us would be the GPS system in King of Prussia.  I¹ve 
> > seen the
> > presentation and it¹s pretty interesting... you can also ask 
> questions
> > directly to the GPS engineers, which is pretty neat.  After a 
> complete
> > overview presentation, they could take us to the high bay and we 
> > could check
> > out some real-live GPS satellites (few people ever actually SEE a
> > satellite).  This is a pretty interesting trip and isn¹t too far to
> > travel... keep in mind that we couldn¹t bring any non-U.S. 
citizens.
> > 
> > Dan, what kind of things would we be exposed to on the NIST tours?
> > 
> > If we want the Lockheed thing, I have to let them know ASAP to 
begin
> > preparations and schedule a date, etc.  Let me know what you all 
> > think!
> > Sean
> > 
> > PS ­ If you¹re opting out of this discussion, please reply 
> anyway. 
> > I don¹t
> > want to make any decisions if people aren¹t checking email over 
> > the break.
> > 
> > On 10/11/2003 12:04 AM, "Daniel Gulick" 
> > <daniel.gulick@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > >  
> > > This is what I got.  Any success from anyone else?
> > >  
> > > Have a good break.  Dan
> > >  
> > > 
> > > 
> > > From: Barbara Cuddington [mailto:barbara.cuddington@xxxxxxxx]
> > > Sent: Friday, October 10, 2003 4:56 PM
> > > To: Daniel Gulick
> > > Subject: Re: Tour for College Students
> > >  
> > > Hi Dan,
> > > 
> > > Thank you for your interest in the National Institute of 
> > Standards and
> > > Technology.  I would be more than happy to accommodate you.   
> We 
> > offer a
> > > guided tour which includes visits to three laboratories.  The 
> > tours are geared
> > > toward the students' area of study such as:  engineering, 
> > physical science,
> > > mathematics, and computer science.  Each tour can accommodate 
> up 
> > to 30
> > > students.   Student tours run on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 
> > 10:00 a.m. -
> > > 12:00 noon.  Lunch is available afterwards in the NIST cafeteria.
> > > 
> > > If this is something you might be interested in, please call 
> me 
> > at (301)
> > > 975-3999 to make a reservation and to discuss your request in 
> > further detail.
> > > I look forward to your call.
> > > 
> > > Thanks!
> > > 
> > > Barb Cuddington
> > > 
> > > At 09:58 AM 10/4/2003 -0400, you wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > >  
> > > 
> > > Barbara,
> > > 
> > >  
> > > 
> > > I am part of the IEEE chapter at Villanova Unversity and was 
> > trying to find
> > > out the logistics of geting a tour of the NIST facilities.  
> The 
> > group would be
> > > about 20 or so undergrad (sophmores, juniors and seniors) 
> students.> > 
> > >  
> > > 
> > > If you could let me know the availablity of dates for a tour, 
> > and perhaps a
> > > little bit more into what can be shown during the tour that 
> > would be
> > > appreciated.  
> > > 
> > >  
> > > 
> > > Thank you in advance for your time.
> > > 
> > >  
> > > 
> > > Regards,
> > > 
> > >  
> > > 
> > > Dan Gulick
> > > 
> > > Technology Chair, IEEE @ VU
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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