Postgraduate Student Resources

2017 SENG Three Minute Thesis Competition

March 22, 2017, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, communication skills

On March 22, 2017, the Center for Engineering Education Innovation held the SENG Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition for the fourth time. After an hour and half’s competition, Teng Feng (Andrea), Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering PhD student under the supervision of Prof Ying Chau, won the championship.
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2016 Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition

September 30, 2016, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, communication skills

Sponsored by the Center for Engineering Education Innovation, Miss Liwen Jing and Dr Feng Ni, the Champion and the 1st Runner-up of the 2016 SENG Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition, participated in the 2016 Asia-Pacific 3MT® Competition that was held in the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia on September 30, 2016.
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Explore Different Career Paths for Engineering RPgs

April 22, 2016, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, career development

Career development is one of the key components of the SENG RPg professional development program. E2I holds the annual sharing and networking event to help engineering RPgs explore different career paths by inviting alumni to share their career development experience and introduce different workplaces and cultures.
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Peer Training Workshop on LaTeX

April 7 and 14, 2016, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, research skills

As part of the SENG RPg professional development program, two peer training workshops on LaTeX were offered by Koen van Walstijn, a MPhil student in Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship, to SENG RPg students.
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2016 SENG Three Minute Thesis Competition

April 6, 2016, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, communication skills

The Center for Engineering Education Innovation (E2I) held the SENG Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) for the third time on April 6, 2016.
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2015 Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis Competition

October 2, 2015, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, communication skills

Sponsored by the Center for Engineering Education Innovation, Dr. Ping Geng, the Champion of the 2015 SENG Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition, participated in the 2015 Trans-Tasman 3MT® Competition that was held in the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia on October 2, 2015.
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2015 SENG Three Minute Thesis Competition

April 15, 2015, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, communication skills

Following the success of the 2014 SENG RPg Communication Competition, the Center for Engineering Education Innovation held the 2015 SENG Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition on April 15, 2015. 3MT® is a research communication competition that aims at challenging research students to consolidate their ideas and research discoveries so that they can be presented concisely to a non-specialist audience.
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RPg Lunch Conversation on Exploring Different Career Paths

March 24, 2015, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, career development

E2I offered the RPg Lunch Conversation on Exploring Different Career Paths on March 24, 2015, which exposed the students to a variety of career directions, academia, industry, and banking/ consulting.
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Smarter Campus

July 16, 2015, Posted In: Postgraduate

Smarter Campus aimed at exposing the campus life to these students and encouraging them to propose a development plan for a smarter campus based on the existing infrastructure.
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Impact of Ethics on the Value of Science and of Objectivity

June 12, 2014, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, research ethics

“Any achievement of greatness is a moral one,” says Prof. Bryan Karney, University of Toronto’s Associate Dean of the Cross-Disciplinary Programs. He spoke about the implications of ethics on the value of science and engineering at a special workshop hosted by the Center for Engineering Education Innovation (E2I).
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2014 SENG RPg Communication Competition

March 28, 2014, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, communication skills

The first SENG RPg Communication Competition was held successfully with the participation of eight engaging RPg students and the experienced judging panel consisting of SENG faculty members and communication professionals.
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Industrial Visit to Tencent Holdings Limited

March 14, 2014, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, career development

A group of SENG postgraduate students and faculty members visited Tencent Holdings Limited, the fifth-largest Internet company in the world after Google, Amazon, Ebay, and Facebook as of April 2014.
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PhD Discussion Forum on Career Development in Academia

March 7, 2014, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, career development

A lot of PhD students get into the research program because being a faculty member is their career goal. However, not too many of them know how to prepare for such a career path, what it is like to get a faculty job, or how to sustain at the job.
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How to Get Published in a Research Journal

December 16, 2013, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, writing

Mr. Chris Pringle, Executive Publisher at Elsevier – Geography and Transport, shared his perspective on navigating through academic publishing with engineering research postgraduate students at the end of the fall semester.
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How to Write a Good Paper for a Top International Journal

October 18, 2013, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, writing

Prof. Joseph Lee, Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies of the university and Chair Professor of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, joined the first-year RPGs during this lunch conversation and gave his valuable advice on how to write and publish a research journal paper
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The Entrepreneurial Mindset: How to Create Opportunity for Yourself at Every Stage of Your Career

October 15, 2013, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity beyond resources controlled.--- Prof. Howard Stevenson, Harvard Business School
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RPGs Conducting Leadership Training for Visiting Students

July 10, 2013, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, leadership

For the third time, E2I welcomed the visiting students from Chu Kochen Honors College, Zhejiang University by providing the one-day leadership training workshop including such leadership components as communication skills, ethics, and team work.
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Industrial Visit to Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

June 5, 2013, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, career development

SENG postgraduates, together with seven faculty members, visited CX City and had a private tour of CX employee training and service facilities as well as the museum where the corporation’s development history is exhibited.
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RPGs Conducting Leadership Training for Visiting Students

January 30, 2013, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, leadership

This was the second time that E2I welcomed the visiting students from Chu Kochen Honors College, Zhejiang University by providing the one-day leadership training workshop which included leadership components such as communication skills, ethics, and team work.
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Learn, Practice, and Assess Your Technical Presentation Skills

9, 10, 30 Oct 2012, Posted In: Postgraduate, professional development, communication

E2I, together with the Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching, provided a series of interactive workshops for students to learn, practice, and assess their technical presentation skills.
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Lunch Conversation on RPG Education and Supervision

October 19, 2012, Posted In: Faculty, research postgraduate, supervision, professional development

E2I shared their findings from two surveys on research graduate student education and supervision with SENG faculty members over a lunch conversation.
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E2I Welcomed the Visiting Students from Chu Kochen Honors College, Zhejiang University

July 17, 2012, Posted In: Visiting students

E2I Director, Prof. Neil Mickleborough welcomed the visiting students from Chu Kochen Honors College, Zhejiang University.
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How to Work Effectively with Research Supervisors

May 9, 2012, Posted In: Research postgraduate, professional development, communication

E2I hosted a number of lunch conversations over the 2011-12 academic year for participants to sit together and discuss education issues during their lunch break.
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