Ph.D. Colloquium

Getting Your Ph.D.…and Beyond
Critical Stages and Career Paths for the Ph.D. Student

Date: Sunday, August 19, 2018
Time: 13:00—17:00 with a coffee break at 15:00
Location: Salon 3 of the Waikiki Ballroom on the 3rd Floor of the Paoakalani Tower (near the swimming pool)

Chair: Dr. Nasir Sheikh, University of Bridgeport, USA


Dr. Kishore Erukulapati, IEEE Hawaii Section and IEEE Computer Society Hawaii Chapter, USA

Dr. Scott Cunningham, Technical University of Delft, Netherlands, and Associate Editor, Technology Forecasting and Social Change

This interactive session will give PhD candidates an excellent opportunity to learn how to successfully defend their dissertation and how to become confident in searching jobs in academia and industry after getting the PhD degree. In addition, the PhD candidates will be able to meet peers and colleagues, share experiences, and network with scholars from many countries.

Invited speakers and the participants will share experiences in the following areas:

  • Critical stages in the PhD process and how to successfully master them
  • The PhD process and career paths in different countries
  • Coping with possible problems while pursuing the PhD degree
  • Entering into job market – academia, government or industry (Tips/tools for Job searching)
  • Publishing the PhD research

We encourage students in all stages of the PhD process, as well as recent graduates, to join this colloquium.

Phone: 1-503-725-3525
Fax: 1-503-725-4667