Presentation on theme: "(working) Title of thesis Name Department of Physics, OSU Advisor: Max Planck."— Presentation transcript:
(working) Title of thesis Name Department of Physics, OSU Advisor: Max Planck
Context/goals Be specific about YOUR project (e.g. you’re measuring the photocurrent in graphene, not solving the world’s energy crisis – even if your measurement is relevant to the energy crisis)
Research Principles (1-2) Describe the physics (e.g. what is photocurrent? How does a dma work? How does reverse osmosis work? How do you design a good survey instrument? What are metal-poor stars?)
Progress (2-3) What have you done so far? (e.g. built and instrument? Learned to use an existing one? Written or adapted code? Learned to use code? Designed a survey?) Show a picture, describe how it works, Do you have data? Preliminary or final? Bad data that is clearly wrong? It’s a report, not a test. There’s a lesson in bad stuff, too.
Outlook (1) What’s next? What is your timeline
General comments Graphics are important in a thesis – a picture is very valuable. Make yours clear, informative. Organize well – clarity, clarity, clarity Fonts must be legible, colors sensible, don’t overdo it. Presentation style should be calm and confident. Don’t apologize. Your professor has approved your project so be proud of it. You’re the expert on this topic.