Tam N. Vu

Assistant Professor

Director, Mobile and Networked System (MNS) Laboratory

Department of Computer Science

University of Colorado Boulder & UC Denver

1111 Engineering Drive, Boulder, CO 80309





Tips to read academic papers

  • How to read a paper, by Professor S. Keshav, Univerity of Waterloo.
  • ACM Conference list

    Tips for good technical writing

  • Writing a technical paper, by Professor Michael Ernst.
  • Tips for writing technical papers, by Professor Jennifer Widom.
  • Writing suggestions, by Professor Barton Miller.
  • Three sins of authors in Computer Science and Math, by Professor Jonathan Shewchuk.
  • How to write a dissertation, by Professor Douglas Comer.
  • The elements of style by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White.

    Tips for effective presentation

  • Giving a technical talk, by Professor Michael Ernst.
  • Tips for a good conference talk, by Professor Jennifer Widom.
  • Oral presentation advice, by Professor Mark Hill.
  • Giving an Academic Talk, by Professor Jonathan Shewchuk.

    Grad school survival advice

  • How to manage your adviser , by Professor Nick Feamster.

    My Favorite TED++++ talks

  • Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are
  • Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work
  • Benjamin Zander: Music and passion
  • Dan Gilbert: Why are we happy?
  • Hans Rosling shows the best stats you've ever seen
  • Richard Hamming: You and your research [script only]
  • John Cleese on Creativity