PhD-Program Preparation for Successful Post-PhD Career

Speaker:  Tao Xie – Raleigh, IL, United States
Topic(s):  Software Engineering and Programming

Abstract

It is valuable for PhD students to think ahead on what kinds of career paths the students intend to seek and what kinds of skills such career paths would require the students to have. This talk discusses important skills that a PhD researcher is typically expected to attain: Assessment, Vision, Design, Execution, and Communication (in short as AVDEC) skills. This talk also discusses lessons learned from experiences of the speaker along with other researchers, in terms of how to prepare for successful post-PhD career. The talk slides can be found at http://www.slideshare.net/taoxiease/phdprogram-preparation. More advice materials can be found at http://web.engr.illinois.edu/~taoxie/advice/. 

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  50
Duration:  60 minutes
Languages Available:  English
Last Updated: 

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