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Lab vs. office

  In our research group, we have a lab and an office. Everyone usually sits in the office. Unless, you’re doing experiments, in which case you’re in the lab. I’ve decided as of today that I am moving my desk into the lab. Ideally, I want to spend as much time as I can for […]

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On collaboration

This is the first time I successfully setup a collaboration with another scientist at a different university. The short version is this – I had been reading a couple of papers by this scientist and his lab has developed a unique apparatus. Couple of weeks back, I was at a conference and he happened up […]

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A complete story.

I consider myself an experimentalist. It’s interesting I think that because both my published papers are on numerical simulations. But I think like an experimentalist and I aspire to be one. However, there is a subtle interest I’ve noticed. Just doing blind experiments is not satisfying to me. Lately, I’ve been trying to understand the […]

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A year to improve as a scientist

I had decided earlier in this year, that 2013 would be a year dedicated to research and improving as a scientist. I spent the first two years at Stanford focusing on various activities – traveling, running, triathlon, blogging etc. Lately, I’ve realized that it’s time for me to take a year and focus on my […]

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