Podcast: Optimizing You Episode 2
The CMU INFORMS chapter podcast Optimizing You has published its second episode that can be found on Spotify. On this episode, PhD student Anthony Karahalios interviews Dr. Andrew Li. We discuss his decision to enter a PhD program in OR, experience and thoughts on the academic job market, and some advice for current students. We also delve into his transition from student to advisor and the responsibility of an advisor to provide interesting projects to students. Andrew gives adivce on improving soft skills such as public speaking and academic writing, and we wrap up the epsiode by hearing about his research on Active Sequential Hypothesis Testing with an application to cancer detection via blood testing. Check it out!