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Previous CAPES Seminars

Career Advancement Program for Engineers and Scientists

A mentoring program for graduate students in engineering and the physical sciences
Organized by Melissa Hines, Chemistry & Chemical Biology

Spring 2004 | Fall 2004 | Spring 2005

Spring 2004

From Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar to University Professor (and the strategies you need to get there)

Richard M. Reis , Stanford University
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Public Speaking for Scientists & Engineers

Melissa A. Hines , Chemistry and Chemical Biology
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Writing a Successful Proposal

Panelists: Sandip Tiwari (ECE), Bruce Van Dover (MS&E), and Farhan Rana (ECE)
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Which research Environment is Right for You - Industry, Academia or a National Lab ?

Panelists David A. Muller (AEP), Melissa Hines (CCB) and Lisa Wickham (AEP)
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Fall 2004

Preparing an application for academia

Speakers: Bob Buhrman, Applied & Engineering Physics Paul Houston, Chemistry & Chemical Biology and George Malliaras, Materials Science & Engr.

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The academic Environment for women in science and engineering

Speakers: Barbara Baird, Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Paulette Clancy, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Sheila Hemami, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Lois Pollack, Applied & Engineering Physics

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Academic interviews: Tips for success

Speakers: Shefford Baker, Materials Science and Engineering, Barry Carpenter, Chemistry & Chemical Biology and Tyler McQuade, Chemistry & Chemical Biology

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the art of scientific writing: 
From proposals to papers

Speakers: Roald Hoffmann, Chemistry and Chemical Biology,
N. David Mermin, Physics,
John Silcox, Applied and Engineering Physics

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Spring 2005

INSIGHTS ON A RESEARCH CAREER IN INDUSTRY

Speakers: Dr. Douglas Allan, Corning Inc., Dr. Charles Black, IBM and Dr. Liesl Folks, Hitachi

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PONDERING ABOUT PUBLIC SPEAKing

Speakers: Kathy Berggren, Sr. Lecturer, Communications, Cornell University

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28 YEARS AT BELL LABS:  LIVING IN INTERESTING TIMES

Speaker: Mark Cardillo, Executive Director, Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation

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ACADEMIC CAREERS AT UNDERGRADUATE INSTITUTIONS: INSIGHTS FROM YOUNG FACULTY

Speakers: Prof. David Tanenbaum, Pomona College, Prof. Beth Parks, Colgate University, and Prof. Stephen FitzGerald, Oberlin College

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