Monday, October 08, 2018

Donna Strickland

The lady who taught us nonlinear optics in Waterloo during my PhD studies just received a Nobel Prize in Physics! Dr Donna Strickland is nice, honest, and down-to-earth modest, such that I  could not shamefully believe that she is better than others! She was excellent teacher also and was delivering science very well to students, and always with a taste of sweetness!

Her story of being so humble remind me of the following poem by Emily Dickinson:
I'm Nobody! Who are you?
Are you -Nobody- too?
Then there's a pair of us!
Don't tell! they'd...

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