Think You Know About PhD Life? Think Again.

There are no precedents or playbooks or standard protocol when it comes to a PhD. There’s no existing method of doing something. There’s no training new recruits in the way things are “generally” done. You do things your way.

Engineers With A Cause

We sometimes feel that everything we do should be engineering-related and career focused. It’s easy to forget to look around and help others, when in fact this is the most important responsibility an engineer has to society.

The Seemingly Eternal Abyss of PhD Candidacy

There is a reason professors with PhD students are called “advisors”. We have a responsibility beyond just making sure our students gain technical knowledge. We must also help them navigate the emotional and professional challenges of life as a PhD student.

The machines are coming!

Neural networks and AI shouldn’t be seen as a technology that will replace humanity. Instead, it can lead to an era of greatly improved human understanding and communication.