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  1. Ian_at_YorkU

    Math Applied math with physics or applied math with comp sci?

    I'm currently pursuing B.Sc degree with major applied math and minor physics. Do you guys think is it worth to switch to comp sci as my minor in terms of employability?
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    Physics Career Advice For Final Year Physics Student (UK)

    Hi Everyone, As the title suggests, I'm looking for some career advice. I want to go into software development (but feel free to suggest any other areas where I might be a good fit, I've also been looking at risk analysis positions). I have experience in a bunch of different areas but it feels...
  3. K

    Job Skills What next for manual gearbox design engineers?

    Simple questions are sometimes difficult to ask. I am a mechanical design engineer of automotive gearboxes with a UG qualification and 12 years of experience. My core expertise is into gears and special interest in NVH. In the recent years I see the automotive OEMs cutting down research cost of...
  4. pangru

    Physics Career in cuprate high temperature superconductor physics

    Hello, I am interested in physics of cuprate high temperature superconductors (Cuprate_SC) However, I heard that it is "out-of-dated" topic in solid state physics and almost impossible to find group/foundation to do research in this field. I am doing PhD right now and I consider moving...
  5. M

    Engineering How age and experience matter when getting a job?

    I'm 31 years old & going to enter into 2nd year of BEng mech. Degree which has 3 years.I already have diploma in marine engineering & have sailed on ocen going ships for 1 year as junior engineer.Is the first is better? (1.Is 1 year experience on ships can relate to mechanical experience...
  6. Ethan Klein

    Mechanical Engineering (BS) Vs. Pursuing Physics PhD

    Hello everyone. Currently, I am an undergraduate sophomore planning to study physics and in the process of transferring from community college to University. I am seeking advice on deciding between pursuing a mechanical engineering degree (BS) or a PhD in physics. My journey so far has taken...
  7. Y

    Studying Can I Pursue a Career in Physics with Weak Math Skills and Specific Interests?

    Hi, I am really very interested in learning physics and becoming researcher or scientist. But I have few problems like I am not good at maths at all I can remember formulas and constants value. I am not at all interested in electricity and magnetism. I don't really know what am I good at. I...
  8. A

    Can I be a successful physicist or mathematician?

    Hello, I am in high school in the United States. I am SUPER interested in mathematics and physics, and I have been researching physics and mathematics since middle school. I love it! I love theoretical particle physics and algebraic topology. If I had the choice, I would spend my entire life...
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    Programs Finding the Right Master Program: Advice for a Physics Grad Student

    I got admitted into three different Master programs in my country, and I would really appreciate if you give me some advises. I have been working with a really productive professor since the beginning of the second year of my BS. The project we have been working with is to develop spectroscopy...
  10. risp

    Schools Which of these 4 colleges has better a better physics program?

    I got accepted for the 3-2 course in the following colleges: Knox Earlham Suny Geneseo Ohio Wesleyan University I want to do B.A in physics.So which school is better?
  11. T

    Help Ted Decide on a Career Path: Seeking Advice from Experienced Professionals

    Hi guys I'm ted. I'm posting this thread because I'm not sure what career to follow and I could really use some help. First of all let me give you some info for me.I'm16-17 y.o and going to high school. At 15 I came 2nd to my countrie's astrophysics Olympiad.Read apostol's calculus and since...
  12. Mwett

    Career advice -- How much math for physics?

    Good evening, I'm currently a high school student and I will have to make a decision for my studies very soon. I'm quite interested in physics and often watch documentaries / read books about it (especially about cosmology, quantum mechanics,...). But I wonder if the math wouldn't be too...