This week was just about all dedicated to preparing for the final presentations for the intern symposium. Monday morning all of the interns went on a tour of the Pentagon. I thought it was really interesting. We had a great tour guide who was very enthusiastic and informative.
This has been a big week for me personally. After years of training, and months of back-breaking, nerve-wracking searching, I have a teaching job. I am the newest math teacher at Van Buren High School in Van Buren Arkansas.
My research started to wind down even more this week. While Arvind was at a conference in Italy, he gave me the goal to finish the simulations I am running and start preparing a presentation to show him come Monday.
As my project is nearing its conclusion, corners are being straightened, wrinkles ironed out. Tuesday night, the interns gathered at the Aviation Museum in College Park for a dinner with our mentors and sponsors, including Dr.
Many new things to journal about for Week 8! Two of the highlights of this week were by far the tours of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
As we head into the middle of July, there is certainly a routine developing. Tours are given, memos are written and letters are drafted. Work is good, but there isn’t much that I think is particularly blog-worthy.