I am doing a post doctoral research in India. A graduate student emailed me and asked for a project. Can you advise me on how to handle it? I never had any such situation before. Like how do you guys think of what project to give to a student. Obviously, one option is to give something I am working on now. But I don't want to: I woud like only MY name to be on my work, not his. Another option is to think of something else. But if there is something else I CAN think of, again, why can't I do it myself and only have my name there? So I should think of something I do NOT want to do myself but I DO want to give to a student. But wouldn't that be an oxymoron from a science point of view: something is either worth working it or it is not; how can it be worthwhile for a student but not for a person who hires him? Anyway, please advise me on what to do. By the way, I am going to see him on July 10, so I need an advise fast.