How to start a PhD

At the time of writing this, I am a bit more than 5 years after finishing my PhD. Looking back, it is one of my best experiences.

Is research right for you?

Computer science research is not particularly easy:

If you decided research is not really for you, it is not a big deal. There are so many other professions your can choose from, and this is just one step in your pursuit of the ideal career for you.

Research is a great life style!

Research is probably the ideal career if you enjoy it:

How to find a good supervisor?

The single most important thing to start a research career is to find a good supervisor, but how?

After finding a supervisor, the next thing is your PhD topic. It should not be a problem with a good supervisor and you being passionate about the area :-)

Good luck with your PhD, and hope you enjoy it more than I did! Email me if you have questions.