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Graduate Student Forum
Next event will be held in Spring 2022


The I-DISC Graduate Student Forum will discuss topics of interest to graduate students doing research related to DATA and COMPUTATION. This forum aims to foster an interdisciplinary platform and is open to all graduate students from all disciplines and colleges. 

Learn more about I-DISC, meet students from other departments, and hear a few experts give short talks that can help you with your research and career.

Next event will be held in Spring 2022. 
Registration required 

More details will be posted early January 2022.


Graduate Student Forum
Agenda from April 20, 2021 

Presenters at I-DISC's Graduate Student Forum
  • Introduction to the Institute of Data, Intelligent Systems, and Computation (I-DISC).

  • Research and Possible Career Paths
    David W. Aha, Director, Navy Center for Applied Research in AI (NCARAI), Naval Research Laboratory
    Satyen Kale, Research Scientist, Google Research
    David and Satyen will discuss their research and possible career paths that might await you after you complete your graduate degree.

  • Yvonne Lee, Director of the Lehigh Graduate Writers' Studio 
    Yvonne manages consultations, workshops, retreats, and groups in order to help provide graduate students with the resources needed to complete a variety of different types of writing tasks.

  • Eric ZematisChief Information Security Officer, LTS, Lehigh University
    As part of the LTS Leadership Team, Eric plays a vital role in addressing the larger institutional issues of security policy and practice, data governance, risk assessment and business continuity, as well as the compliance requirements that span the university. Eric will talk about tips for practical data management for students involved in research, including legal, ethical, and security concerns.

  • Open discussion - let us know what resources, training or opportunities would be useful to you.