Dr. Mary Leung discussed "Thriving in Graduate School
and Paying for it" in April 2011. Session url at http://bit.ly/ELA_ML. PDF of ppt used during webinar. Dr. Leung manages the Department of Energy Computational
Science Graduate Fellowship program, of which she is an alumna. Before
Krell in 2008, she was the project director for the Tools for Success
Funded by the National Science Foundation, Tools for Success is aimed
increasing the participation of under-represented students in science,
technology, engineering and mathematics.
Dr. Leung received her Ph.D. in
chemistry at the University
work involved simulating the production of quantum macroscopic
states of the Bose-Einstein condensate. She conducted her computational
at the National
Energy Research Scientific
Computing Center at Lawrence Berkeley
National Laboratory. Dr. Leung also spent 16 years working in the
industry, where she held a variety of technical and management
an emphasis on education, instructional design and distance learning.
Dr. Leung is a member of
number of professional societies, including the American Chemical
American Physical Society, Society of Industrial and Applied
the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She
serves on the AAAS Committee on Opportunities in Science.