Posts Tagged ‘doctorate’

The Student Perspective: Imaging Science at RIT

Terrestrial laser scanning to gather ground truth structural data in conjunction with airborne data. Photo: David Kelbe.

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Today’s featured post was contributed by David Kelbe, a doctoral candidate at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Imaging Science in Rochester, NY.

I am a third year PhD student at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Imaging Science. I chose the Imaging Science degree program because quite simply, nothing else like it exists.

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GradSchoolShopper.com gets a new home page

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The site has been redesigned to bring to the surface the new content, features and functions developed in the past year.

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Graduate Programs in Physics, Astronomy, and Related Fields shipped to participating departments and SPS chapters

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The 2013 edition of Graduate Programs in Physics, Astronomy, and Related Fields has been shipped to participating departments and SPS chapters.

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Innovations in science and technology: Computers

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The world of computers has taken giant strides forward in the past 50 years, many of which are the direct result of research in physical areas like plasma physics, nanotechnology, quantum mechanics, superconductors and others. This research is ongoing, delivering even smaller devices that can perform billions of calculations in the palm of your hand.

By choosing a research career, this could be part of your legacy.

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Radio astronomy, instrumentation and the doctorate defense (Podcast #5)

Dr. Nicole Gugliucci, Radio Astronomer and Blogger ("The Noisy Astronomer")

Welcome to the GradschoolShopper podcast. In this episode, Dr. Nicole Gugliucci shares her experience as a PhD student in radio astronomy and explains the differences between astronomers and engineers working on instrumentation. She also describes what it feels like to present a dissertation, which she recently passed. (Congratulations, Nicole!)

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