[Numpy-discussion] 1.7.0 release

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Tue Nov 13 10:43:10 CST 2012


On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 9:01 AM, Ondřej Čertík <ondrej.certik@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 4:18 AM, Gael Varoquaux
> <gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 02:27:02PM -0800, Ondřej Čertík wrote:
> >> I successfully defended my Ph.D. thesis last Thursday, I just need to
> >> do some changes to it and submit it and I am done.
> >
> > Yey! Tag and release (the thesis, I mean)!
> >
> > Congratulation.
> >
> > G
> >
> > PS: It seems to me that it was yesterday that you moved to the state. You
> > didn't loose time with your PhD. Very impressive!
>
> Thanks everybody. Gael, it feels like yesterday, but it's been 4 years ago.
> And I had an M.S. degree already from Prague which took 2 years, so the
> total
> time is 6, and I had to wait 0.5 years after finishing my M.S. and before
> coming
> to the US (paperwork), so this gives 6.5 years since finishing my B.C.
> degree. The average
> time for physics Ph.D. seems to be 5.5 years, at least according to [1], so
> I am 1 year late, but I had to overcome a few bumps along the way ---
> maybe I'll write
> a blog post later.
>

When I was at Columbia I think it was more like 7 for experimental physics.
But then there were the theoreticians who got by in a year or two with
short dissertations, and in later years picked up their Nobel prize...

Chuck
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