#2134 – Earlier This Week in Delft

ENGLISH I went to Delft earlier this week. Yeah, I mentioned some time ago that I hadn’t been back to Delft since the day I moved to Amsterdam. Finally, this statement is now no longer true! Haha 😛 Obviously I did not go there just because and without a reason, haha 😆 . My PhD…

#2095 – Rotterdam and the Spring This Week

ENGLISH Rotterdam I went to Rotterdam this Wednesday to attend the PhD defense and graduation of a good friend of mine there! 😀 The short trip made me realize that it had been awhile since I was in Rotterdam, more than a year actually! Anyway, so I took an Intercity Direct service to Rotterdam Centraal,…

#2068 – A Midweek Trip to Copenhagen

ENGLISH At the end of January I went on a midweek trip to Copenhagen to attend the PhD defense and graduation of a friend of mine, which was one of the two trips I did that week! It is the time now for the story 😀 The transport On this trip, I took Air France…

#2054 – A Year A Doctor

ENGLISH This day last year, officially I got my PhD degree and so since then I have been entitled to use the title “Doctor”, haha 😛 . So how has this one year been in relation to this title? Well to be honest, it has been as how it was before my graduation in the…

#2038 – 2017 In Review

ENGLISH Previous years posts: 1. 2008 2. 2011 3. 2012 4. 2013 5. 2014 6. 2015 7. 2016 The year of 2017 has been a big one in my life, with a couple of life achievements I reached throughout the year. As the year is coming to an end soon, here is a post summarizing…

#1968 – On My Holiday Allowances

ENGLISH One consequence I must face with my decision to switch from academia to industry is the much more limited holiday allowances that I get now. If two years ago I got 50 days for the year, I only get about half of that this year, haha 😆 . Though, as in the standard in…

#1909 – The Mental Roller Coaster of My PhD Defense

ENGLISH This post has been sitting in the Draft section for quite some time, patiently waiting for its turn to get published. Well, before the topic becomes too outdated, I share it now 🙂 . *** Some time ago, I shared how my PhD defense and graduation went. In that post, I concentrated on what…

#1881 – My PhD Defense and Graduation

ENGLISH At the end of January, I successfully defended my PhD dissertation and, therefore, was awarded my PhD degree. And here is the story of how that day, one of the most important days of my entire life, went. 1. The suiting up There was a strict dress code that I must follow for the defense. And…