Trip to Argonne, Spring 2009

by Amritanshu Palaria, Nicholas Vargo, Ahmad Ehteshamul Islam, raseong kim, Fengyuan Li, Himadri Pal

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1 NCN@Purdue SLC is organizing a trip to [ Argonne National Lab] in Chicago this Spring. The trip is free for NCN affiliated students at Purdue. All transportation and lunch expenses shall be paid by the NCN. We will board the vehicles on Purdue campus in the morning and return by night. Argonne shall provide us a tour of their facilities. This trip includes a tour of the following facilities:[[br]]
2 [ Center for Nanoscale Materials][[br]]
3 [ Argonne Leadership Computing Facility][[br]]
4 [ Advanced Photon Source][[br]]
5 [ Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System][[br]]
6 For information on the various research divisions of Argonne please check:[ Argonne divisions].
8 '''''List of visitors (11 people)''''': Sambit Palit, Angik Sarkar, Samiran Ganguly, Sourabh Dongaonkar, Biswajit Ray, Md Masuduzzaman, Dionisis Berdebes, Raseong Kim, Ehtesham Islam, Nick Vargo, Amrit Palaria
10 '''''IMPORTANT REMINDER''''': All international students who submitted a copy each of the passport, visa and I-20 to Argonne for approval NEED TO CARRY ALL THOSE ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS in person on the day of the visit.
12 '''''Date''''': May 11, 2009 (Monday)
14 '''''Departure time''''': 8:15 am
16 '''''Departure venue''''': The Union Club (Purdue Memorial Union, Grant Street entrance)
18 '''''Trip Details''''':[[br]]Argonne tour - 10:00am-12:30pm[[br]]Lunch - 1:15pm-2:00pm[[br]]Chicago sightseeing - 2:00pm-5:00pm[[br]]Return - 5:30pm
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'''''Weather conditions in Chicago''''' (between 10:00 am and 5:30pm): Sunny, high- 62F, low- 56F
'''''Weather conditions in Chicago''''' (between 10:00 am and 5:30pm): Sunny, high- 62F, low- 56F, NNW winds at 5-10 mph.