ISCAS 2010 PhD/GOLD Special Session

How to Have a Successful Academic Career

31 May 2010, Paris, France 17:10 – 18:45
Room: Grand Central Station I


IEEE Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) are dedicated to serving the needs of undergraduate and graduate students and engineers who have graduated within the last ten years. IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS) strives to further compass engage young students and GOLD members through new initiatives and activities. As a part of this initiative, the second GOLD-related Special Session will be organized at the –upcoming International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS).

The PhD/GOLD Session will address the following topics:
  • Getting an Academic Job and How to Get Tenure
  • Time Management: Balancing Research and Teaching with everyday life
  • How and Why Make Connections with Industry and Professional Societies (CAS Society)
  • Ingredients for Career Promotion: Publications, Editorials, Memberships, and Grants
  • Innovation of Research Topics
  • Do’s and Do Not’s in your career
All ISCAS participants (GOLD or not GOLD) are welcome to join the session.

For WiCAS/GOLD event register through this link: please click here. Limited to the first 150 people.Please join us to show support for WiCAS and GOLD

Pui-In (Elvis) Mak, University of Macau, China and Michel Robert, LIRMM, France

Session Program

Time Monday 31 May 2010 (Room : Grand Central Station I)
Elvis (Pui-In) Mak, University of Macau, China and Michel Robert, LIRMM, France
17:15-17:30Time management - Balancing Research and Teaching and Volunteer Work with Life
Maciej Ogorzalek, IEEE Fellow, CASS Past President (2008), Jagiellonian University. Kraków, Poland
17:30-17:45Your First Job: Learning the Ropes and Riding the Waves
Ljiljana Trajkovic, IEEE Fellow, CASS Past President (2007), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
17:45-18:00How to Turn Your Profession as a University Professor into the Best Job in the World
Wouter Serdijn, Editor-in-Chief,TCAS-I, Delft University of Technology, The Netherland
18:00-18:15Mobility and Multi-Cultural Working Experiences, Key Elements to Reach the Desired Academic Job
David Atienza, CASS BoG Member, EPFL, Switzerland
18:15-18:45Discussion and Q&A
20:15 (tentative)

WiCAS/GOLD/PhD Reception

Location: Manhattan Restaurant - Disney's Hotel New York




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