Research and education quanta of an experimental physicist

TIPS TO WIN USD CTL GRANTS

Dec 23, 2017 teaching USD grant

Several grants are provided for faculty members every semester by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at the University of South Dakota (USD). A training session is issued by CTL before every fall semester to provide valuable information about the grant application. I attended one of them two years ago. Some critical pieces of information are summarized here.

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WHAT WE HAVE ALWAYS DONE WRONG IN A PRESENTATION

Dec 22, 2017 career presentation PowerPoint slides

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DIRECT DONATION TO SCIENTISTS

Jul 04, 2017 research grant NSF US

The problem

Only a tiny portion of tax payer’s money goes to support scientists’ daily research. Much is eaten by defense, and administrative overhead.

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TEXT EDITOR FOR LINUX BEGINNERS

Dec 06, 2016 learning Linux text editor terminal SSH phys-492/592

ROOT macro opened in nano text editor

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BROWSE ROOT CLASS REFERENCE QUICKLY

Sep 13, 2016 learning ROOT browser phys-492/592

keyword search ROOT class reference in firefox

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About

Blogs on physics research and educational activities of Jing LIU, an assistant professor in physics at the University of South Dakota. He is an experimental physicist developing novel particle detectors for astroparticle physics and civil use.

Acknowledgement

Some of the activities mentions in this site are supported by the following grants: