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Comics, Research, Procrastination

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The nameless hero of the PhD comic strip, fans have always wondered why nobody bothers to call him by his name. His little sister, Dee, is usually hungry and thinks grad school seems like a perfect way to put off deciding what to do with your life.

Note that "Piled Higher and Deeper" (PhD) is the comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in academia. "Piled Higher and Deeper" the comic strip has appeared in The Stanford Daily, MIT, Carnegie Mellon University and Caltech newspapers among over 50 others. The strip has appeared or been featured in the journal Nature, Science Magazine, the Chronicle of Higher Education, IEEE Potentials magazine, Math Horizons magazine, Stanford Magazine and Canada's The Peer Review magazine among others, and has been linked to by USA Today's, The NY Times and The Washington Post's websites.

Key References

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      Cham, J. (2002). Piled Higher and Deeper: A Graduate Student Comic Strip Collection, Piled Higher & Deeper Pub.
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      Cham, J. (2005). Life Is Tough And Then You Graduate: The Second Piled Higher And Deeper Comic Strip Collection, Piled Higher & Deeper Pub.
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      Cham, J. G.;Karpick, J.;Cark, J. E.;Cutkosky, M. R. (2001). Stride period adaptation for a biomimetic running hexapod, in: (eds.), International Symposium on Robotics Research, , , pp., .

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