Top PhD Advice from Start to Defense and Beyond
About the Book
This book introduces a career in academia or science in the Netherlands, covering topics such as obtaining your paid PhD position, Research Planning, Academic Writing and moving to the Netherlands.
Ever wonder about a career in academia or science in the Netherlands? Or could you use some advice on successfully carrying out your PhD research? This book provides many great tips by Eva Lantsoght on topics such as obtaining your paid PhD position in the Netherlands, Research Planning, Academic Writing and possible career steps as a PhD graduate.
Last but not least: you will find valuable information regarding studying, working, arriving, living and research in the Netherlands. All thanks to the great FactCards tool: all about a career in Academia, Research and Science in the Netherlands.
About the Author
Dr. Lantsoght graduated with a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels, Belgium) in 2008. She later earned a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) in 2009 and the title of Doctor in Structural Engineering from Technische Universiteit Delft (Delft, the Netherlands) in 2013.
The work experience of Dr. Lantsoght includes design work in structural and bridge engineering in Belgium (Establis, and Ney & Partners) and working as an independent consultant in structural engineering in Ecuador (Adstren).
Dr. Lantsoght is an active member of the technical committees of the Transportation Research Board in Concrete Bridges (AFF-30) and Testing and Evaluation of Transportation Structures (AFF-40), a member of the technical committees of the American Concrete Institute and Deutscher Ausschuß für Stahlbeton Shear Databases (ACI-DAfStb-445-D), and the joint ACI-ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) committee on Design of Reinforced Concrete Slabs (ACI-ASCE 421), and the ACI Committee on Evaluation of Concrete Bridges and Concrete Bridge Elements (ACI 342), and an associate member of the committees on Shear and Torsion (ACI-ASCE 445), and on Strength Evaluation of Existing Concrete Structures (ACI 437).
In the academic field, Dr. Lantsoght is a full professor at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Quito, Ecuador) and a tenured assistant professor at Technische Universiteit Delft (Delft, Netherlands). Her field of research is the design and analysis of concrete structures and analysis of existing bridges.