Barbara Liskov


Barbara Liskov

On Nov 9, 2009, with Barbara Liskov from MIT, member of the National Academy of Engineering, who gave a research talk on "Security of Internet Storage."and led a mentoring event focused on junior faculty. 

Co-sponsored by The College of Engineering

 

Below read participant answers to the following questions.

  • What was the most significant thing you learned today?
  • Was this event useful to you, and if so, how?
  • Was this event what you? Was it what you expected? Please elaborate. 
  • Did the networking portion of this event help you establish new contacts or gain new information? 
  • How might this event be improved in the future? 

What was the most significant thing you learned today?

  • You can change your career path in academia
  • When Barbara Liskov talked about her academic career (teaching, research) it helped me reflect on my academic career
  • Dr. Liskov has similar experiences as us as she progressed through academia 

Was this event useful to you? Was it what you expected? Please elaborate.

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • It was motivational.
  • It is inspirational to see how other women in a field similar to your own have succeeded
  • Yes it was useful and was what I expected
  • Yes, very good to get to know the speaker in a less formal setting 

Did the networking portion of this event help you establish new contacts or gain new information?

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes, I got to know the graduate students a little better 

How might this event be improved in the future?

  • It would have been nice to have had more graduate females attend and also undergraduate female students
  • Need to have more people participate