Mentoring

From Fall 2022, I’m co-leading UtahNLP. Please check out my contact / FAQ page before reaching out.

Current

Undergraduate Researchers

MS Researchers

  • Rishanth Rajendhran

Student Collaborators

Alumni

I had a pleasure to work with great undergraduate and PhD students during my time in AI2/UW. If you’re considering me as a potential advisor, I encourage you to reach out to them to hear about their experience working with me.

AI2 Predoctoral Researchers

UW Underaguate Researchers

  • Kaiser Sun (→ META/FAIR Residency → JHU PhD)
  • Millicent Li (→ META/FAIR Residency → Northeastern PhD)

AI2 PhD Interns

Resources

Finding a good research problem to work on [Click to expand!]

Every PhD is different by Maxwell Forbes

Research Taste Exercises by Christopher Olah

How to do influential research: a few lessons learned by Xiaodong He

How To Choose a Good Scientific Problem by Uri Alon

Coming up with research ideas by Marco Tulio Ribeiro


Doing the work [Click to expand!]

Organizing and evaluating research ideas by Marco Tulio Ribeiro

Foundations: How to design experiments in NLU by Sam Bowman


Working with your advisor [Click to expand!]

Should You Take My Advice? by Jimmy Lin

How to share progress with your mentors/collaborators? by Jia-Bin Huang

How to do research with my mentors effectively? by Jia-Bin Huang

How to work with your advisor(s)? by Jia-Bin Huan


Work-life balance [Click to expand!]

Stress in Research. Part I: The Tournament and the Axe by Charles Sutton

Stress in Research. Part II: Research Worth and Self-Worth by Charles Sutton

Stress in Research. Part III: The Trouble about Freedom by Charles Sutton

Stress in Research. Part IV: A Tsunami of Logistics by Charles Sutton

Stress in Research. Part V: If you really are an Impostor, then it’s not a Syndrome by Charles Sutton


Collections [Click to expand!]

Good Citizen of CVPR has so many good talks covering a wide range of topics.

Awesome Tips is an extensive list of advices by Jia-Bin Huang.

“A repository of links with advice related to grad school applications, research, phd etc” by Shaily Bhatt.

Getting a Computer Science PhD in the USA by Shriram Krishnamurthi.


Statements of Purposes [Click to expand!]

More examples in this amazing repo

Inside Ph.D. admissions: What readers look for in a Statement of Purpose by Nathan Schneider