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Barbara Oakley


Born
in Lodi, California, The United States
November 24, 1955

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Barbara Oakley, PhD, a 'female Indiana Jones,' is one of the few women to hold a doctorate in systems engineering. She chronicled her adventures on Soviet fishing boats in the Bering Sea in Hair of the Dog: Tales from Aboard a Russian Trawler. She also served as a radio operator in Antarctica and rose from private to captain in the U.S. Army. Now an associate professor of engineering at Oakland University in Michigan, Oakley is a recent vice president of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Her work has appeared in publications ranging from The New York Times to the IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience. ...more

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“Procrastination expert Rita Emmett explains: “The dread of doing a task uses up more time and energy than doing the task itself.”
Barbara Oakley, A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science

“Focus on the process (the way you spend your time) instead of the product (what you want to accomplish).”
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“The Law of Serendipity: Lady Luck favors the one who tries”
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