"This a straightforward and practical summary of graduate research experience that provides a lot of good common sense guidance for any graduate student. Ling and Yang articulate so many things that are always assumed but left unsaid, in simple direct ways."

"Ling and Yang summarize the practical aspects of the expectations for the modern graduate student. They will all benefit."

Randy Goebel, Professor of University of Alberta

"It will be tremendously useful to post-docs and graduate students alike (and perhaps even some junior faculty!)."

"Somebody should have done this years ago!"

Adrian M. Owen, Professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair, Western University

"Crafting your Research Future" is unique book, a valuable and methodological guide to young researchers. I enjoy reading it and learned a lot from it."

"Want to have a successful research career? This one is a nice guidance and companion!"

Jiawei Han, Abel Bliss Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign