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4 Ways to Get a Head Start on Graduate School While Pursuing your Bachelor’s

June 6, 2019

Who has the time to think about graduate school when they are still working on their bachelor’s degree? The truth is most start the process in their junior or senior year of college or after they graduate. Honestly, ...

How to Present Your Thesis in Three Minutes or Less: An Interview with 2019 Research Day Winner Niraj Verma

May 30, 2019

Selecting and working on your Ph.D. dissertation is one thing, but presenting your work to your colleagues and making others aware of your research is another. Communicating about your research, both within your field ...

Finding Your Passion: How One SMU Professor Grew to Love Electrical and Computer Engineering

May 23, 2019

Note: this interview was condensed and edited for clarity. Not all students set out from an early age with the intention to pursue a career or degree in electrical or computer engineering. Take, for example, SMU ...

How to Navigate Your Relationship with Your Academic Advisor

May 16, 2019

As a graduate student, you’ll work with many faculty members over the course of your program — and each will help you in different ways. Your advisor, in particular, is one significant figure. The best partnerships ...

Inside SMU’s Clean Room: An Engineer’s Playground

May 9, 2019

Nanotechnology is driving some of today’s most exciting engineering breakthroughs, and for those on the forefront of nanotechnology research, the clean room is the ultimate playground. Nanotechnology simply refers to ...

A Current Student's Perspective: The Reality of Pursuing your Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

May 2, 2019

Note: this interview was condensed and edited for clarity.  Is graduate school really the new undergrad? Are you cut out for conducting research in your field? While Electrical and Computer Engineering is a growing ...

[New Resource] — A Complete Guide to Earning Your Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

April 25, 2019

In an age of rapidly advancing technology, the fields of electrical and computer engineering are undoubtedly pushing the frontiers of what scientists and researchers ever thought was possible. With practical and ...