Resources

Academia vs. Industry Research Positions

Slides from the Grad Cohort 2018 Workshop. This session will focus on the difference in research positions and opportunities in industry and academia. 

Audience: Graduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grad Cohort
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Accelerated Cloth Simulation for Virtual Try-On

Get the slides, recording and FAQ from Tanya Amert’s research presentation of her recent Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall on accelerated cloth simulation for virtual try-on and Graduate School Applications 101.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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CRA-W GHC Research Scholars Passport

Participants of the CRA-W GHC 2016 Research Scholars program will use this passport to navigate the conference to have a better understanding of the activities that are provided for undergraduate students.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grace Hopper
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Create a Better Environment in your Research Group

This one pager highlights advice from past Grad Cohort workshops, how working in a research group might not always be easy, but explains how having a strategy will help you create a better environment.

Audience: Graduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grad Cohort
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Designing Healthcare Robots for Children with Special Needs

Get the slides, recording and FAQ from Ayanna Howard’s webinar on Designing Healthcare Robots for Children with Special Needs and Finding and Making the Most of an Undergraduate Research Experience.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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Enabling Science Breakthroughs Using Computer Science

Get the slides, recording and FAQ from Deb Agarwal’s webinar on Enabling Science Breakthroughs Using Computer Science and the mentoring session on ‘Becoming a Leader’.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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Ensuring Your Visibility

 This session highlighted different approaches on how to gain visibility and recognition within an organization, and how to decide which one is right for your goals and personality.

Audience: Researcher
Goal: Research | Program: Early Career Mentoring Workshop
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Finding a Research Topic

Slides from the Grad Cohort 2017 Workshop.  This session focused on strategies to identify your Ph.D. dissertation topic including how your career plans may influence your decision.
Audience: Graduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grad Cohort
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Finding a Research Topic

Slides from the Grad Cohort 2018 Workshop. This session focused on strategies for actively identifying a viable research topic for your Ph.D. dissertation. It also discussed how to choose between several topics and what you should look for in a topic. 

Audience: Graduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grad Cohort
Grad Cohort 2015

Finding a Research Topic

This session focused on strategies for actively identifying a viable research topic for your Ph.D. dissertation. It discussed the various aspects of a research topic, how to choose a topic, and more.

Audience: Graduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grad Cohort
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Funding Opportunities in Computer Science

This handout is a resource for those looking to find funding opportunities for their research and collaborations.

Audience: Graduate Students, Researcher
Goal: Research | Program: Early Career Mentoring Workshop
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Future of Computer Science

The presentation “Innovating for Society: The Transformative Impact of Computing in a Data-Driven World” was delivered by Farnam Jahanian, CISE Directorate of NSF.

Audience: Graduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grad Cohort
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Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research

Get the slides, recording and videos from Katherine Sittig-Boyd’s webinar on Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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Growing Your Research Program

This presentation from the 2017 Grace Hopper Conference instructs students interested in academia on how to establish career goals, and develop a research program that will achieve these objectives.

Audience: Faculty
Goal: Research | Program: Grace Hopper
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WocInTech Chat

Growing Your Research Program

Grow your research program through funding, collaboration, and networking. Guidance to funding and how to find out about opportunities.

Audience: Faculty, Researcher
Goal: Research | Program: Early Career Mentoring Workshop
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High Performance Computing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Careers, Research Opportunities, and State-of-the-Art Technology

Get the slides, recording and FAQ from Verónica G. Vergara Larrea’s research presentation of her recent Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall on High Performance Computing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Make the Most of an Undergraduate Research Experience.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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How to Prevent an Unruly Power Delivery System

Get the slides, recording and FAQ from Mondira Pant’s research presentation on how to prevent an unruly power delivery system and receive mentoring on “Building Self-Confidence.”

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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Inventing Technology for Homes & Families

Get the slides, recording and FAQ  from the online webinar style discussion with A.J. Brush, Senior Researcher at Microsoft about Inventing Technology for Homes and Families and what to expect when applying for Graduate School.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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Life Balance in an Academic Research Environment

Academia is a demanding profession, learn from Lisa Landgraf how to balance life and working in the academic environment. This resource is targeted to new instructors.

Audience: Faculty, Graduate Students
Goal: Leadership, Research | Program: Early Career Mentoring Workshop
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Making the Most of your Summer Internships

Slides from the GHC 2017 Conference.  This presentation focuses on how to find an industry or government lab internship for the summer, the advantages and disadvantages of doing so, and how to get the most out of a summer internship.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grace Hopper
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Master’s vs. Ph.D.

Slides from the Grad Cohort 2018 Workshop. This session will address the main differences in career options and in graduate studies between a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. degree. 

Audience: Graduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grad Cohort

Planning Motions for Robots, Crowds and Proteins

Get the slides, recording and FAQ from Nancy Amato’s research presentation of her recent Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall on Planning Motions for Robots, Crowds, and Proteins and Reference Letters.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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Poster Guidelines

The poster guidelines resource should be used by all Grad Cohort participants when creating their poster for the Poster Session. This can also be used as a guide to how to create a scientific poster.

Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grad Cohort
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Presentation and Other Verbal Communication Skills

Slides from the Grad Cohort 2018 Workshop. This session will focus on the difference in research positions and opportunities in industry and academia. This session focused on building your oral communication skills. Topics included strategies for high quality oral presentations of papers, posters, and panels. 

Audience: Graduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grad Cohort
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Privacy in Today’s World

Get the slides, recording and FAQ from Rebecca Wright’s research presentation of her recent Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall on Privacy Protections and Computer Science Extra-Curricular Activities.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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Publishing Your Research

Slides from the Grad Cohort 2017 Workshop.  The session discussed avenues for publication, requirements for different types of publications, and ethical concerns of publishing.
Audience: Graduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grad Cohort
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Research as a Career: Getting Started in the Lab

This session discussed research paths in academia, and explored the highlights, the challenges, opportunities, and rewards.

Audience: Researcher
Goal: Research | Program: Early Career Mentoring Workshop
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Undergraduate RL Audience

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Interested in Computer Research? Learn how to apply for and participate in undergraduate research opportunities.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Grace Hopper
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Research Funding Strategies

This session at Grace Hopper 2016 addressed research and funding strategies for faculty members. Session speakers and participants discussed how to start a research program, what makes a program successful and how to write proposals.

Audience: Faculty
Goal: Research | Program: Grace Hopper
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Research Strategies

Figure out how to manage the limited time you have for research. Learn different approaches you can take for constructing your research plan and creating a set of research collaborators.

Audience: Graduate Students, Researcher
Goal: Research | Program: Early Career Mentoring Workshop
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Research Strategies

This talk addressed issues related to making time for doing research, determining what sorts of projects and collaborations to pursue, selecting undergraduate researchers, and research funding.

Audience: Faculty
Goal: Research | Program: Early Career Mentoring Workshop
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Resources for Engaging Women in Robotics

This page contains links to resources relevant to engaging women in robotics. This resource came out of a panel discussion at the 2015 NRI PI meeting.

Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Goal: Leadership, Research | Program: External Resource
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WocInTech Chat

The Job Search

This workshop discussed job applications, interview expectations, choosing between multiple job offers and more.

Audience: Researcher
Goal: Research | Program: Early Career Mentoring Workshop
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Using Software Engineering to Help Reduce Medical Errors

Get the slides, recording and FAQ of Lori Clarke’s recent presentation on using software engineering to help reduce medical errors and the following mentoring topic, ‘Mentors: Why do we need them and how do we find them?’

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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Virtual Undergrad Town Hall: Inferring User Context from Smartphone Data

Get the slides, recording, and FAQ from Pretti Bhargava’s 2017 Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall on Inferring User Context from Smartphone Data and Graduate School Application and Admissions Process.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Goal: Research | Program: Virtual Undergraduate Town Hall Series
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