Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"NSF Data Infrastructure Building Blocks "

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Summer 2015 - DURI
Research area(s):
Computer Software, geospatial data
Project Description:
The student will participate in a NSF Data Infrastructure Building Blocks project, designing and developing software tools to enable online geospatial data processing and visualization for domain scientists. Specific responsibilities include creating software to import data, extract metadata, and visualize data of various geospatial formats. Other duties may include creating training tutorials, slides, and user guides.
Expected Student Contributions:
The student will contribute to the project by developing additional capabilities in response to needs of domain scientists and helping with end-user training. The student will learn by participating in the full software development cycle, including understanding user needs, designing, coding, testing, integrating and writing documentation, in a team environment.
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Desired Qualifications:
GPA 3.5 or higher Object-oriented programming Java, C, C++, or other languages strong programming skills familiar with Linux familiar with use of virtual machines
Estimated Weekly Hours:
Department awards independent research credits for this project?

Professor in Charge

Song, Carol
research computing

Student Supervisor

Carol Song
senior research scientist

Cooperating Faculty

Venkatesh Merwade
Civil Engineering