ACM Distinguished Speakers Program:  talks by and with technology leaders and innovators

PhD-Program Preparation for Successful Post-PhD Career

Speakers: Tao Xie
Topic(s): Career-Related Topics,Computers and Society,Software Engineering

 


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: 06-10-2014
Request this Lecture

To request this particular lecture, please complete this online form.
Request a Tour

To request a tour with this speaker, please complete this online form.


All requests will be sent to ACM headquarters for review.
Featured Speaker


Keith Cheverst
Lancaster University

Get Involved!
Help improve the DSP by nominating a speaker or providing feedback to ACM.