The Graduate Committee meets once a month to review and approve academic student matters; therefore, please plan accordingly. You are encouraged to talk to various faculty members regarding possible thesis topics and to begin this process immediately upon embarking on a degree program. Composition of your reading committee should be decided in conjunction with your advisor. The committee consists of at least three members. The advisor or one of the co-advisors must be a tenure-track academic Woodruff School faculty member, or a Woodruff School research faculty member with an earned doctorate. Two members of the M.
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Skip to content. To prepare for proposal and defense presentations, students should email the blank forms to members who live in other cities to be signed, scanned and emailed back to the student prior to his or her presentation. Original signatures from the rest of the committee members should then be added to the forms with any scanned signatures. Purpose: A student must complete a searching and authoritative investigation of the chosen field, culminating in a written thesis of that investigation. An oral defense will be given on the subject matter: an open one to the public, and a private one before the thesis committee.
Theses, Dissertations, and Final Projects
The objective of the Ph. Proposal is to allow an early assessment of your chosen topic of research for the satisfactory completion of the doctoral degree. The proposal should delineate your specific area of research by stating the purpose, scope, methodology, overall organization, and limitations of the proposed study area. The proposal should include a review of the relevant literature and indicate the expected contribution of the research. All graduate students who have successfully completed the Ph.
Theses and dissertations published to the present are openly accessible. Those published prior to are available to the Georgia Tech community only, unless permission to make them openly available has been given by the author to grant permission to release your work worldwide, contact the SMARTech Team. Electronic full-text of Georgia Tech-authored dissertations is available from to , as well as for some dissertations. Doctoral students may elect to submit their dissertations to ProQuest Dissertation Abstracts for processing and distribution.