Exclusive Meet & Greet with Jorge Cham, Creator of PHD Comics!
Don't miss this opportunity to meet Jorge Cham, the brains behind PHD Comics, at this exclusive networking event!
DATE // 07 JULY 2017, Friday
71 Ayer Rajah Crescent, #07-03
Asian Scientist Magazines to be given to participants (worth S$8/-).
It is organized in conjunction with Jorge's public masterclass on 8th July, details at http://peatix.com/event/266027
About PHD Comics
"Piled Higher and Deeper" (PHD) is the comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in academia.
The strip has appeared in The Stanford Daily, MIT, Carnegie Mellon University and Caltech newspapers among over 50 others.
Other publications include the journal Nature, Science Magazine, the Chronicle of Higher Education, IEEE Potentials magazine, Math Horizons magazine, Stanford Magazine and Canada's The Peer Review magazine among others, and has been linked to by USA Today's, The NY Times and The Washington Post's websites.
The Author, Jorge Cham
Jorge Cham is the creator of "PHD Comics", the ongoing comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in Academia.
To date, five collections of the strips have been published: "Piled Higher and Deeper: A Graduate Student Comic Strip Collection" was first published in June 2002, and collects the first five years of the strip; "Life is tough and then you graduate: The second collection of Piled Higher and Deeper comic strips" was published in April 2005, and collects the sixth, seventh and eight years; "Scooped! The Third Piled Higher and Deeper Comic Strip Collection" was published in April 2007. "Academic Stimulus Package was published in 2009. The fifth collection, "Adventures in Thesisland" was published in April 2012. The books are available on Amazon.com, on this website, and in bookstores throughout the U.S.
In May this year, Jorge had also teamed up with particle physicist Daniel Whiteson to publish a guide book, "We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe", explaining everything we don't know about the Universe, from Cosmic Rays and Dark Matter to time travel and the Big Bang.
Jorge is also the co-founder of PHDtv, a video science and discovery outreach collaborative, and a founding board member of Endeavor College Prep, a non-profit school for kids in East L.A.
He earned his Ph.D. in Robotics from Stanford University and was a full-time Instructor and Research Associate at Caltech from 2003-2005. He is originally from Panama.
Since 2005, Jorge Cham has given invited lectures at nearly 300 universities and research centers worldwide.
About the Organizer
Asian Scientist Magazine was founded to be the definitive source of news and information from the Asian scientific community.
The print and online publication Asian Scientist Magazine was launched in 2011 by the company, Asian Scientist Publishing Pte. Ltd. Based in Singapore, the company launched in January 2014 a print magazine that is widely circulated across Asia.
The Asian Scientist Magazine is dedicated to providing researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators and students with timely, close-to-the-scene news about science and technology in Asia. One-quarter of the world’s publications are from Asia and one-third of all scientific researchers worldwide are Asian.
Asian Scientist reaches out to all scientists and general readers in Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.
More details at https://www.asianscientist.com/phdcomics