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Trick: Feedback as a Teaching Assistant (TA)

I mentioned earlier that I’m TAing the grad level Fluid Dynamics course. This is my second time TAing, not the same course though. Last time I was the TA for the undergrad Fluids course. This time I’m trying a new trick, which I’ve found useful. A day before the recitation class, I send out a […]

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Trick: Making lecture pen casts

I’m TAing this quarter for the graduate fluid dynamics course which my advisor (Gerry) is teaching. Yesterday was our first class, and Gerry used this impressive gadget to record the lectures. It’s basically a regular pen, but with a chip on it to record your writing. In addition, it records the audio as well. Hence, […]

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Trick: Saving my advisor some money

I work in an experimental lab. And we build pretty much all are equipment our entire experimental setup. In the last couple of years, I’ve gained a lot of experience on building experimental setups and have a fair idea about optics, electronics etc. For a recent project that I’m working on, I needed some high […]

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Trick: Using iPhone on the microscope

  I needed to take some images of my corneal cells on the microscope to show to a collaborator. But since the lab microscope that I was using didn’t have a PC attached to it, I had to come up with a way to image my cells. I wondered if I could just use my […]

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