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2006 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
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“Negotiating Life in Academia – a Young Faculty Member’s Perspective”
Date and Time: Monday, March 13, noon to 1:30 p.m.
An optional box lunch is available for $35 and may be ordered on the TMS 2006 Annual Meeting & Exhibition Registration form.
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.
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Plus, get tips for navigating life in academia based on successes, challenges, and lessons learned firsthand by the presenter.
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.