Panel Discussion: Careers in International Jobs

by Beyond Academia at UCSB

Discussion Graduate Student Experience

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Thu, Apr 14, 2022

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM PDT (GMT-7)

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In this panel we will have both international scholars who found careers in the U.S. and U.S. scholars who found careers abroad. Find out what both processes were like and hear about ways to best navigate them!


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Radhika Raghavan (she/her)

TTS Linguist


I have a PhD in Linguistics with special focus on phonological of second language acquisition. I taught undergraduate Linguistics for a bit and am currently working s a TTS linguist training a virtual assistant.

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Andrew Yip (he/him)

Head of Materials and Process Innovation


Andrew leads the materials and process innovation function within the PANGAIA R&D team, focusing on sustainable technologies in the areas of biopolymers, carbon-capture and utilization, green chemistry, waterless processing, and regenerative agriculture/agroforestry. He holds an M.S. in Materials from UC Santa Barbara and a B.S. in Physics from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to his current role, Andrew held various material development & commercialization roles at adidas, The North Face, and contributed to multiple patents.

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Kevin Lin (he/him)

BD Director

Transcenta Therapeutics Inc.

Molecular oncologist by training at Tsinghua University and MBA from USC Marshall. Working experiences were on the business side of biotech industry, including technology transfer, business development, venture investment, and M&A. Current focus is developing partnerships in oncology, nephrology, and bone health.

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