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MARCH 12-16  • 2006 TMS ANNUAL MEETING & EXHIBITION  • SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
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Young Leaders Tutorial Luncheon Lecture

“Negotiating Life in Academia – a Young Faculty Member’s Perspective”

Date and Time: Monday, March 13, noon to 1:30 p.m.
Hosted by: Nik Chawla, Associate Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Arizona State University

An optional box lunch is available for $35 and may be ordered on the TMS 2006 Annual Meeting & Exhibition Registration form.

ABOUT THE TOPIC

Life in academia can be an enjoyable rollercoaster ride, filled with exhilarating experiences. This talk focuses on some of the important issues facing young faculty members, and post-doctorate and graduate students seeking faculty positions.

Learn how to:

  • Assemble an effective application package
  • Build a diverse and satisfying research portfolio
  • Develop effective teaching skills
  • Balance teaching, research, and service activities

Plus, get tips for navigating life in academia based on successes, challenges, and lessons learned firsthand by the presenter.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
SPEAKER
NIK CHAWLA
Arizona State Univ.
USA

Nik Chawla is associate professor in the department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at Arizona State University. He serv es as director of ASU's interdisciplinary Mechanical Behavior of Materials Facility.

Chawla’s research interests encompass the mechanical behavior of advanced materials at bulk and small length scales. He is the author of Metal Matrix Composites and the recipient of the 2004 Bradley Stoughton Award for Young Teachers.


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