Scientific Visualization and Creating a Research Poster: 7:15–8:45 p.m. on November 3, 2011, in Stabley Library 201
Presenters: Rick Adkins (Mathematics), Ellen Lamont (Geoscience), Dan O'Hara (Geoscience)
This hands-on session will cover the basics of manipulating and visualizing large datasets and creation of large research posters suitable for conference presentation. Several data intensive graphical software packages will be illustrated with hands-on activities in the use of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. During the session, participants will create sample charts and a research poster. Participants will learn how to best organize their research results and how to select effective color schemes, layouts, and fonts.
Career Panel: 2:30–4:00 p.m. on December 2, 2011, in Stright Hall Room 340
Presenters: Kwasi Abrefa-Kodom (Client Technical Specialist, IBM, Houston, TX), Ben Jarrett (Energy Industry Analyst, Federal Energy Regulator Commission, Washington, DC), Paul Rossman (Marketing Statistical Analyst, Sheetz), Dr. John Chrispell (India University of Pennsylvania)
The first three presenters are recent alumni of the M.S. in Applied Mathematics program. They will share their experiences and provide suggestions for working in industry and government agencies. Dr. John Chrispell will share his experience on pursuing a Ph.D. degree and working as a postdoctoral researcher.
Matlab Workshop: 6:35–8:35 p.m. on February 1, 2012, in Stright Hall Room 220
Presenter: Rick Adkins
WinEdt/LaTeX/Matlab Publishing: 6:35–8:35 p.m. on February 27, 2012, in Stright Hall Room 220
Presenter: Yu-Ju Kuo/SaraJane Parsons
Applications to Graduate Schools (Panel): 3:30–5:00 p.m. on March 30, 2012, in Stright Hall Room 327
Presenters: Megan Agosti (Physics), Dane Alabran (M.S. in Applied Mathematics), Albert Harrison (M.S. in Applied Mathematics), SaraJane Parsons (Mathematics)
These four presenters recently applied to various Ph.D. programs. They will share their experiences in preparing GRE and provide suggestions for preparing the application process.
Light refreshement will be served.