Notes from the Grace Hopper Celebration 2011: Information, Job Opportunities, and Career Paths. Gokcen Cilingir 12/02/2011. Who is Grace Hopper?. A ship at port is safe, but that’s not what a ship was built for. Grace Hopper. Grace Hopper
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A ship at port is safe, but that’s not what a ship was built for.
“PhDs become translators between academics and engineers, they built the bridge between cutting edge research and products.”
“Critical and analytical thinking about problems can be a hard quality to find in product development work, which PhDs consistently demonstrate.”
“PhDs can simplify complex things into something that business/product units can understand and work with”
Dr. Monica Martinez-Canales,
Principal Engineer at Intel
“As a scientist, you are used to tackling complex
problems in a systematic way. Finding a job is a
complex process requiring a serious commitment of
time and smarts.”
(here is a talk on this work delivered by Shai Ben-David)