SEAM Masterclass Series – 2 2023


Title: Navigating a PhD Thesis: Essential Considerations and Strategies

Abstract: The journey to completing a PhD thesis is a formidable challenge, and many encounters significant struggles along the way. It is an academic endeavour that demands a holistic approach encompassing research clarity, organization, time management, and rigorous academic standards. The aim of this presentation lies in guiding PhD candidates through the labyrinth of thesis crafting, ensuring that each chapter flows logically from introduction to conclusion, fostering coherence and upholding the highest academic standards. Join us in this masterclass session, where we unravel the roadmap to conquering the PhD thesis journey with confidence and finesse, empowering scholars to emerge victorious in their academic quests.

Biography: Dr Ashok Meghwal is a Research Engineer at Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) and an associate investigator with the Surface Engineering in Advanced Materials (SEAM) team. He received his PhD degree in Materials Engineering at SUT in 2022 and also completed his master’s degree in Materials Engineering at RWTH Aachen University, Germany in 2015. His research interest focuses on the development of next-generation surface coating materials for extreme engineering applications. His recent publications laud his technical writing and communication skills, which are essential skill sets to create a research impact within the community. Dr. Meghwal’s research interest lies in developing advanced surface coating materials for extreme engineering applications. His recent publications not only showcase his technical proficiency but also highlight his exceptional skills in scientific writing and communication.

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Dr Ashok Meghwal, Postdoctoral Research Associate, SEAM


14 November 2023


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (GMT+10)
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Room: EN101, Building: Engineering Building,
Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn

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Meeting ID: 828 3057 5134
Passcode: 056892

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