2020 DYSS Speakers
DYSS Review Criteria
A strong applicant has numerous experiences with presentations, invited talks, and teaching.
Teaching and presentation awards highlight the applicant's ability to communicate well.
Letters of recommendation should highlight the applicant's presentation, teaching, and mentorship skills.
Submitted abstracts should be written well and easy to understand.
The statement of interest should clearly express why the applicant is a good fit for DYSS and the applicant's desire to share their accomplishments and achieve future goals.
A strong applicant has papers that have been cited numerous times and published in a variety of high-impact journals.
Letters of recommendation should praise research skills and highlight the applicant's ability to come up with novel ideas.
The abstract should communicate the importance of the applicant's research and highlight its broader impacts.
The applicant's research should be interesting and relevent to the chemical engineering and molecular engineering and sciences communities.
The statement of interest should communicate what skills the applicant hopes to gain through DYSS.
A strong applicant has awards for presenting, teaching, writing, entrepreneurship, and/or outreach.
A strong applicant has experience in leadership, including student organizations, entreprenuership, outreach, and/or policy work.
The letter of recommendation should praise the applicant's work ethic, leadership abilities, and extracurricular activites.
The abstract should clearly demonstrate the applicant's knowledge of their field and/or a novel approach to a broader impact topic.
The abstract should present clear and exciting results, with data and figures to back up their research.
All graduate students participating on the DYSS Review Panel go through implicit bias training before evaluating any applications
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