CSCI6969: Fall 2019 Computer Science Graduate Skills Seminar

Schedule (subject to change)

Week Date Topic
1 Sep. 4 What is Research? By Mohammed Zaki. Slides.
2 Sep. 11 Reading Papers. By Alex Gittens. Slides.
3 Sep. 18 Giving Talks. By Elliot Anshelevich. Slides.
4 Sep. 25 Writing Proposals. By Jim Hendler. Slides.
5 Oct. 2 Writing Papers. By Lirong Xia. Slides.
6 Oct. 9 Ethics and Reproducibility. By Barb Cutler.
7 Oct. 16

Fellowship applications. By Elizabeth Madigan. Slides.

List of fellowships with deadlines.

List of fellowshisp for international students.

8 Oct. 23 Careers after Grad School. By Bolek Szymanski.
9 Oct. 30 No class
10 Nov. 6 No class
11 Nov. 13 Yu Chen, Hannah De los Santos, Ben Horne, Zhibing Zhao
12 Nov. 20 No class
13 Nov. 27 No class, thanksgiving.


Graduate Student Speakers

Past course websites

RPI's Center for Global Communication+Design (Comm+D)

CRA-W workshops on Graduate Skills (look for slides under different workshops and cohort programs)

UToronto Graduate Skills seminar

How to do good research and get it published and cited (Eamonn Keogh)

Critical Questions for Research Proposals (a.k.a. Heilmeier questions)