Kevin's Advising Philosophy in a Nutshell

Our students are the most valuable product of university, even more so than the research we perform here.  New ideas come and go; students continue to contribute to society for their entire careers.

In addition to the obvious skills required for sound experimental work, success requires the talent to work independently, be a self-starter, write well, and be creative!  I work one-on-one with my students to develop these capabilities.  Although my strategy will be unique for each student and evolve as they progress through the program, in general I try to adhere to the following principles.