NSF Research Training Group: Mathematics of Materials

Model Development, Analysis, Simulation & Control

NCSU RTG - Weekly Schedule of Research Training Modules (RTMs)

For 2012-13, RTMs are held on Fridays from 3-4 pm in SAS 4201 and are open to all graduate students and postdocs in the department.

Date Topic & Associated Materials
9/14/12 How to Get a Job at a Liberal Arts College...and What It's Like to Work There (Ruth Haas, Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, Smith College) talk slides (pdf)
9/21/12 Mathemtics Department Colloquium
9/28/12 Teaching Efficiency (Faculty & Grad Student Panel, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
10/5/12 Fall Break

Curriculum Vitae, Research & Teaching Statements (Departmental Faculty, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)

  • Sample research statement: pdf file
  • Sample teaching statement: pdf file
  • UPenn Job Search Materials: webpage
  • UPenn information on writing an effective research statement: webpage
  • AMS Notices article on teaching statements: pdf file
10/19/12 No Meeting
10/26/12 Presentations using PowerPoint with LaTeXiT (Dr. Ralph Smith, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
11/2/12 No Meeting
11/9/12 Final Year Timelines & Strategies (Departmental Faculty, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
11/16/12 No Meeting
11/23/12 Thanksgiving Break

Interview Do's and Don'ts (Departmental Faculty, Mathematics Dept., NCSU): summary

2/1/13 Post-Interview Topics and Joint Math Meetings (Departmental Faculty, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)

Archive of RTMs for 2011-12 academic year

Archive of RTMs for 2010-11 academic year

Archive of RTMs for 2009-10 academic year

Archive of RTMs for 2008-09 academic year

Archive of RTMs for 2007-08 academic year


Topic Resources
NCSU Computer Systems
LaTeX & TeX
Numerical Codes
Employment Resources
NCSU Graduate School