EECS601: Intro to CSE Graduate Research (Fall 2022)

  • Instructors: Alanson Sample (apsample), David Fouhey (fouhey)

  • GSI: TBD

  • Class: Thursday 4:30 - 6:00PM, DOW 1014

  • Office Hours: By appointment

Course Description: An introduction for incoming Ph.D. students and research-focused Master’s students to a wide range of topics critical to success in their research studies. Rotating speakers will give perspective on the research process, time management, publishing in CS, managing the highs and lows of grad school, working with your advisor, career paths, etc.

The goal is to give students the background knowledge and perspective needed to be successful in grad school, as well as help develop non-technical skills such as presenting and self-promotion. Additionally, this course offers an opportunity for incoming students to meet their cohort and connect with the wider CSE research community.

The objectives of this course are to:

  • Prepare you to perform research in computer science

  • Provide advice on forming effective relationships with your advisors and colleagues

  • Develop your skills in technical communication

  • Prepare you for future positions, from being a GSI to finding an internship and beyond!

Pre-survey link: here