Academic Career Series Seminars

2017-2018 Seminars open to all Engineering PhD Students

All Seminars take place in 403B2 Engineering Hall from Noon to 1 pm.

Writing a Teaching and Research Statement

Date: September 29, 2017 | Speaker: Professor Indy Gupta, CS

Setting Student Expectations when Mentoring / Advising

Date: October 6, 2017 | Speaker: Alexis Thompson, Graduate College

Life as an Academic

Date: October 13, 2017 | Speaker: Professor Jen Bernhard, ECE

Things Successful People Know for Navigating Difficult Situations-and You, Do, Too – Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Date: October 20, 2017 | Speaker:  Emerita Professor C.K. Gunsalus, CSL

Preparing your Application Materials for an Academic Job Search

Date:  October 27, 2017 | Speaker: Professor Phillip Ansell, AE

Academic Interview Process

Date:  November 3, 2017 | Speaker: Professor Klara Nahrstedt, CS and CSL

How to Handle the Negotiation Process

Date:  November 17, 2017 | Speaker: Professor Klara Nahrstedt, CS/CSL

Balancing between Research, Service, and Teaching as a Faculty Member

Date:  March 2, 2018 | Speaker: Professor Harry Dankowicz, MechSE

Faculty Life at Different Universities

Date:  March 9, 2018 | Speakers: TBA

Successfully Launching Your Academic Career

Date:  March 16, 2018 | Speaker:  Kira Barton, University of Michigan / Illinois MechSE Alum

Tenure Process

Date:  March 30, 2018 | Speaker:  Martin Wong, ECE

Intellectual Property

Date:  April 6, 2018 | Speaker:  Eric Ives and Svetlana Sowers, Office of Technology Management (OTM)

Blended Learning / Online Teaching 

Date:  April 20, 2018 | Speaker:  Michel Bellini, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL)

Mavis – iFEAT End of Year Celebration Poster Session

Date:  April 25, 2018 | Location: DCL Atrium from 4 to 5:30 pm