NSF Research Training Group: Mathematics of Materials

Model Development, Analysis, Simulation & Control

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

For 2009-10, 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
9/11/09 Fundamentals of Webdesign Using Dreamweaver (Seyma Bennett-Shabbir, Webmaster & Teaching Technician, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
9/18/09 Poster Design (Adam Attarian, Graduate Student, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
9/25/09 Fundamentals of LaTeX (Zhengzheng Hu, Postdoctoral Associate, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
10/2/09 Research and Teaching Statements (Faculty Panel, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
  • Sample research statement: pdf file
  • Sample teaching statement: pdf file
  • UPenn presentation on writing and effective research statement: ppt file
  • AMS Notices article on teaching statements: pdf file
10/9/09 Fall Break - No Meeting
10/16/09 No Meeting
10/23/09 Final Year Timelines & Strategies - Part 1 (Faculty Panel, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
10/30/09 Final Year Timelines & Strategies - Part 2 (Faculty Panel, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
11/6/09 Research Opportunities & Strategies (Departmental Faculty, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
11/13/09 No Meeting
11/20/09 Interview Do's and Don'ts (Departmental Faculty, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
11/27/09 Thanksgiving Break - No Meeting
12/4/09 Pizza Party @ 4pm (Math Commons)
1/22/10 Optimizing Interviews at the Joint Math Meetings (Graduate Student Joint Meeting Attendees, Mathematics Dept., NCSU) *Note special time of 2-3pm for this RTM
1/29/10 No Meeting
2/5/10 Mathematics Department Colloquium
2/12/10 Post-Interview Topics (Departmental Faculty, Mathematics Dept., NCSU)
2/19/10 No Meeting
2/26/10 Graduate Recruitment Weekend
3/5/10 No Meeting
3/12/10 No Meeting
3/19/10 Spring Break
3/26/10 RTG Group Research Updates (Part 1)
4/2/10 Spring Holiday
4/9/10 RTG Group Research Updates (Part 2)
4/16/10 RTG Group Research Updates (Part 3)
4/23/10 RTG Group Research Updates (Part 4)
4/30/10 Pizza Party @ 3pm (Math Commons)

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