Where and what is your current position?
Conduct cutting edge research with my MS and PhD students. Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. Departmental and technical community services.
Is your current career path as you originally intended?
How does this job relate to your graduate degree?
Build a skill to identify great research problems. Gain project execution skills. Build communication skills to share our results in paper and presentations. Gained commercialization through courses and through patenting parts of my dissertation.
What motivated you to pursue graduate work at UBC?
An excellent research group in my field. Well-known adviser to work with. University reputation and location in Vancouver.
What did you enjoy the most about your time as a graduate student at UBC?
Working on impact-full research problems. Being able to enjoy the magnificent backcountry of BC.
What are key things you did that contributed to your success?
Work hard, make sure to learn something new every term, diversify your experience ( I did 5 internships in my PhD to explore different domains).
How did you find out about/obtain your current position?
The University of Waterloo website.
How are jobs normally posted and filled in your organization or industry?
University website, CRA.org