The Road To Scientific Success: Inspiring Life Stories Of Prominent Researchers, 1st Edition

  • Volume 2
  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814541923
  • ISBN-13: 9789814541923
  • DDC: 509.22
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This is Volume 2 of the book series The Road to Scientific Success: Inspiring Life Stories of Prominent Researchers. Authoritative scientists describe their life experiences in relation to how success was attained, how their careers were developed, how their research was steered, how priorities were set, and how difficulties were faced.These keys to success serve as a useful guide for anyone looking for advice on how to direct their career and conduct scientific research that will make an impact. The focus on the road to success (rather than scientific findings) and on personal experience aims to inspire and encourage readers to achieve greater success themselves.The objectives of this book series are:To motivate young people to pursue their vocations with rigor, perseverance and directionTo inspire students to pursue science or engineeringTo enhance the scientific knowledge of students, including those who do not major in science or engineeringTo help parents and teachers prepare the next generation of scientists and engineersTo increase the awareness of the general public to the advances of scienceTo provide a record of the history of science.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Wilton W. Webster, Jr.: Pioneer in Cardiac Catheters.
2: Didier De Fontaine: Leader in the Science of Phases in Materials.
3: Christopher W. Macosko: Leader in Polymer Rheology.
4: Sek Yen Kim-Cho: Speech Scientist and Developer of the Global Writing System.