The Heat of Scrutiny and Praise

Yesterday I successfully defended my thesis to my committee, which was comprised of: Dr. Troy Glover (Reader), Dr. Sanjay Nepal (Committee Member), and Dr. Bryan Grimwood (Advisor).  I began my 20-minute Powerpoint presentation with a video that took my examiners on a virtual hike of my research on the trails, then had to respond to two…

Today, I Finished a Draft

Today is something of a milestone for me – I officially finished a final draft of my thesis and sent it, in its entirety, off to my supervisor and committee member. The process is by no means over; I anticipate that I will have further revisions to make, and will then look into setting up…