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  1. CRAW / Lucent Technologies Graduate School Recruiting Panel University of California, Berkeley October 2001

  2. Introductions Kathy Yelick, host and moderator • Associate Professor, U. C. B. • Ph.D. Computer Science from MIT (1991) • Parallel computing, programming languages, compilers Tandy Warnow • Professor, University of Texas, Austin • Ph.D. Mathematics from U.C.B. (1991) • Computational Biology and bioinformatics

  3. Introductions Girija Narlikar • Computing Sciences Research Center at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies • Ph.D. Computer Science from CMU (1999) • Networking, parallel computing, distributed systems, and multithreading. Nancy Chang • B.A. Computer Science from Harvard University • Ph.D. student in Computer Science Dept. at UCB • Computational and cognitive linguistics, artificial intelligence,cognitive modeling, and developmental psychology.

  4. Some Questions • Research is what the graduate school experience really all about, so what excites you about the research you do? • Why did you go to grad school? • Myths and Surprises about grad school. • Biggest challenge? • How to prepare? Finding out if you like research. • Advice on applying. Funding.

  5. Resources • Graduate School Information brochure http://cra.org/Activities/craw/ • Advice for undergraduates considering graduate school: http://www.acm.org/crossroads/xrds3-4/gradschool.html • How to succeed in graduate school: http://www.acm.org/crossroads/xrds1-2/advice1.htmlhttp://www.acm.org/crossroads/xrds1-3/advice2.html • Choosing a ph.d. program in computer science http://www.acm.org/crossroads/xrds6-1/choosing.html • Bell Labs: http://www.bell-labs.com/fellowships/GRPW/

  6. Feedback • Please fill out Exit Survey before you leave. • More comments on how to improve this panel after you leave are also welcome : carla@cs.duke.edu