Category Archives: Ph.D.

Friday afternoon

After getting fit for my new suit, Minh, her husband, and Hang, a friend of their family took me to a village outside of Hanoi that specializes in making ceramic products. From here, they get shipped to Hanoi, the rest … Continue reading

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My mid-afternoon break

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I’m Rich!!!

I got an advance on my teaching stipend today: $10,000,000!!! I’m rich! Or am I?

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Arrived in Hanoi!

I arrived in Hanoi yesterday and received a very nice, warm greeting from the Dean of the Information Systems department and two other students (with flowers, even!) They drove me the 45 minutes or so into Hanoi (many more blog … Continue reading

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Transdisciplinary Studies Thesis Award!

I won a fellowship from the Claremont Graduation University for my thesis proposal!  One of my advisers recommended that I submit my proposal for this award: Transdisciplinary Dissertation Awards are designed to support research that involves at least three disciplines … Continue reading

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Ph.D. Qualifier Done!!!

I passed my Ph.D. qualifier last Friday afternoon – what a relief!!!  I’ve been working the past six months on my thesis proposal on the topic of applying temporal data mining and state space analysis techniques to the modeling of … Continue reading

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