Students for the Effective Communication of Science (SECS)

President: Louis Colling | Vice-President: Anuska Das | Treasurer: Ananya Sengupta

Time: Fridays, 11:30 AM | Venue: 112 KLB

Public speaking can be one of the most difficult tasks for a scientist in any position.  Whether in academia or industry, from student to professor, the scientist needs to be an effective communicator of ideas.

The MOB graduate student group, SECS, schedules seminars once a week during the Fall and Spring terms to give students in the program the opportunity to speak in front of a group of fellow students about topics of current interest.

Through questions and discussion in this less formal seminar setting, participating students can learn how to become better lecturers and public speakers. Audience members are expected to offer suggestions for improvement as well as learn how to ask clear and concise questions in a seminar setting.

The MOB Graduate Program provides Momo’s Pizza for these meetings.


 Speaker Spring 2019
Food Pickup Food
Daniel Jan 25 Louis Pizza
Roy Feb 1 Louis Pizza
Hamid Feb 8 Ananya Pizza
Ali Feb 15 Karen Pizza
Ryan Feb 22 Madhurima Pizza 
Madhurima Mar 1 Ali Pizza
Louis Mar 8 Ryan Pizza
Chuck Mar 15 Jiawei Pizza
Spring Break Mar 22
Jiawei Mar 29 Chuck Pizza
Ananya Apr 5 Nadia Pizza
Ruizhi Apr 12 Atousa Pizza
Mercedeh Apr 19 Joshua  Pizza 
Karen Apr 26 Chong  Pizza


Updated: Febr 6, 2019 by JS.