Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-users] Attn: We need GSoC 2014 mentors for Boost!
From: Utsav Tiwary (utsav.tiwary2011_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-08 10:18:09
Dear Mr. Kaiser , I'd like to be a part of this project considering my deep
interest in algorithms and parallel computing. I am currently working on a
study project involving the use of OpenMP/MPI to solve boundary value
problems. Could you please specify the pre requisites(if any) etc. ?
On Sat, Feb 8, 2014 at 8:38 PM, Hartmut Kaiser <hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden]>wrote:
> > We are now just five days away from the closing date for Google Summer of
> > Code 2014 registration. Last year's GSoC was a huge success, with Google
> > funding work on Boost to the tune of $35,000 and paying over $8,000 in
> > costs for three representatives of Boost to attend the GSoC mentor's
> > summit at Google HQ.
> > As part of filling in our application for 2014, we must supply to Google
> > list of potential GSoC mentors and potential GSoC projects for summer
> > 2014. We do NOT want a repeat of 2012 when our application was rejected
> > due to an insufficiently long list of prospective mentors and projects!
> > the time of writing, we have just *eight* prospective mentors, and we
> > more to be sure of being approved by Google!
> > Therefore, if you think yourself able to mentor a student doing some work
> > on Boost this summer, *please* consider adding a description of the
> > proposed work item and your name to the list at
> > https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/SoC2014.
> > If you want to know more about mentoring a Google Summer of Code funded
> > student work before you nominate yourself, please feel free to ask on the
> > main Boost developers mailing list boost_at_lists.boost.org.
> > Thank you in advance for your time.
> Niall, I'd be happy to help with mentoring one student if the topic fits.
> Regards Hartmut
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