#1742 – Writing A Journal Paper

ENGLISH As currently I am in Munich for a conference, so I feel like the posts I publish this week should also revolve a little bit around my work, haha 😆 . So here is a topic. One of my responsibilities as a PhD candidate is to publish (a few) journal papers. Here, a journal…

#1606 – Five Years in Europe

ENGLISH Today five years ago, an Airbus A330-200 reg PK-GPI which belonged to Garuda Indonesia landed at runway 27 of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and I was one passenger of this flight. That was the first time I set my feet on the European soil. That was the starting point of my life in Europe. Just…

#1464 – A Gloomy Week

ENGLISH … both in literal and figurative sense. *** Because of the fall season, usually the month of October is quite a gloomy (or “depressing”, if I may say that) month. The day gets dark sooner and sooner, and usually the weather does not help at all. Just like this week. It has been foggy,…

#1443 – People Come and Go, Even in PhD Life

ENGLISH Doing a PhD research, or any work in general actually, is more than often not just about the work itself. Since many people are involved, sometimes there are things related to people (I am not sure if I can call it “social interaction” or not; but no matter what the correct term is, I…

#1431 – Four Years in Europe

ENGLISH Okay, okay, technically, I am in Indonesia now for my one month Indonesia Trip this year. In fact, at the moment I am in Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali waiting for my flight, haha. But again, because this is just a holiday, technically I still “live” in Europe. So it is still a…

#1329 – 2013 in Review

ENGLISH Here we are again, already standing in the end of 2013. Time really flies as suddenly another year has passed! Well, so now I am taking a moment to look back at how my life has been in this year of 2013; just like in 2011 and 2012. And here is the year of…

#1293 – Business Card and, well, Very Busy

ENGLISH Business Card A few weeks ago, I asked my group’s secretary to make me business card. Why? Well, here is the story: So in the past one year, obviously I have met a lot of people from different companies/organizations/universities in regard to my PhD research. One common “tradition” in this situation is, usually, to…

#1291 – A “Go”

ENGLISH I briefly mentioned in this post that I was hoping the stress level would go down, at least a little bit, by the end of this week. Well, not I can tell why 🙂 . So, it has been a little bit over one year since I started my PhD position. And in TU…