#1111 – Master of Science

ENGLISH As I said before, I was having my thesis defense for my Master study on 15 August, 2012; which was today. And so, yes, I had my thesis defense earlier today. And because I chose to have an ‘individual graduation ceremony’, I also received my diploma today. And how was it?? Well, first of…

#1110 – Thesis Defense Season

ENGLISH You know it is a thesis defense season when you receive many invitations to thesis defenses of your friends (or ‘colleagues’ to make it sound like more professional, lol), and you even have one for yourself too. Yes, lately, thesis defense is pretty much the theme of my life. You know, I have one…

#1066 – Smoke Detector, Grade, and Norway

ENGLISH Okay, before starting posting posts about my weekend trip to Scotland last week, I would like to update a little bit of my life lately first, hehehe πŸ™‚ (For those who are waiting for the story of my trip to Scotland, please be patient for just a little bit more; and thanks for the…

#1056 – First Paper, Squid, and Free Ice Cream

ENGLISH Paper Accepted! About two and a half months ago, my thesis supervisor invited me to co-author a scientific paper together, along with my other supervisor. The paper would then be submitted to a major international conference in Probabilistic Safety Assessment which this year is held in Finland. It will be a multidisciplinary event, and,…

#1051 – Sakura, Pizza, and Thesis

ENGLISH Spring is (Almost) Here There are already signs everywhere that spring is really almost here. One of them is that the sakura (cherry blossom) trees (or at least I assume they are sakura, πŸ˜† ) around my campus have started blossoming. Yes, you do not read it wrong: s-a-k-u-r-a. And yes, you are right,…

#1047 – Midweek Update

ENGLISH Okay, it is Wednesday now, and it is time for a midweek update, hahaha πŸ˜€ Spring is just around the corner So, spring is finally just around the corner now. Well, I won’t say it is already spring now, yet; but there are signs that it is getting there. The temperature has risen a…

#1031 – A Little Bit of Updates

ENGLISH I know, lately, my posts have been only about the freezing weather that hits the northern hemisphere and I have not really been talking about my life, hahaha πŸ˜† So, let me write a little bit of updates on that πŸ˜› Report: Done! Yesterday, finally I finished typing my internship report! Yay! And it…