Crafting Your Research Future: A Guide to Successful Master's and Ph.D. Degrees in Science & Engineering

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Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2012 - Education - 156 pages
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What is it like to be a researcher or a scientist? For young people, including graduate students and junior faculty members in universities, how can they identify good ideas for research? How do they conduct solid research to verify and realize their new ideas? How can they formulate their ideas and research results into high-quality articles, and publish them in highly competitive journals and conferences? What are effective ways to supervise graduate students so that they can establish themselves quickly in their research careers? In this book, Ling and Yang answer these questions in a step-by-step manner with specific and concrete examples from their first-hand research experience. Table of Contents: Acknowledgments / Preface / Basics of Research / Goals of Ph.D. Research / Getting Started: Finding New Ideas and Organizing Your Plans / Conducting Solid Research / Writing and Publishing Papers / Misconceptions and Tips for Paper Writing / Writing and Defending a Ph.D. Thesis / Life After Ph.D. / Summary / References / Author Biographies
 

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Contents

Basics of Research
1
Goals of PhD Research
19
Getting Started Finding New Ideas and Organizing Your Plans
33
Conducting Solid Research
51
Writing and Publishing Papers
77
Misconceptions and Tips for Paper Writing
99
Writing and Defending a PhD Thesis
121
Life After PhD
131
Summary
151
References
153
Author Biographies
155
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