Dr. Pat Mokhtarian, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chair of the Graduate Group, and Associate Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis
What if you had a Nobel prize-winning idea but could not explain it to anyone? In this age of 140-character tweets and 30-second sound bites, good writing skills are still important – and scarcer and more valuable than ever. This seminar covers some principles of good writing and common pitfalls. Find out – ahead of time – what your professors are expecting when you turn in a written assignment.