Thesis Advisory Committee: Berlin

Elements

6-month TAC

12- month TAC

18-month TAC

24-month TAC

30-month TAC

In Brief

Introduce full project description and status

 

Intermediate summary including scientific context, aims, design, and planned work

Intermediate summary including initial results and conclusions, planned work

Intermediate summary including additional results, conclusions, planned work

Advanced summary including results, conclusions, and remaining work

TAC Questions

What are the existing experimental / theoretical bases of subject

What are the most important results since last meeting (ref. 6-mon protocol)

Most important results and any changes since last meeting; delays; why (ref. 12-mon protocol)

Most important results and any changes since last meeting; delays; why (ref. 18-mon protocol)

Most important results and any changes since last meeting; delays; why (ref. 24-mon protocol)

Student’s Questions and Progress to forward to TAC members 1 week before TAC meeting

Prepare a max. 1-page list of (1) your own discussion topics, and update on (2) status of CPs

Prepare a max. 1-page list of (1) your own discussion topics and indicate (2) status of CPs

Prepare a max. 1-page list of (1) your own discussion topics and indicate (2) status of CPs

Prepare a max.  1-page list of (1) your own discussion topics and indicate (2) status of CPs

Prepare a max. 1-page list of (1) your own discussion topics and indicate (2) status of CPs

Student’s documentation to forward to TAC members 1 week before TAC meeting

Referring to (1) project description in  supervision agreement (typed 4-6 pp, incl. figs), and (2) literature review

First annual report (typed 6-8 pp, incl. figs).

Interim progress report (typed 4-6 pp, incl. figs).

Second annual report (typed 6-8 pp, incl. figs).

Interim progress report (typed 4-6 pp, incl. figs).

Protocol

An evaluation, shortcomings, problems discussed, long- and short-term goals, recommendations 

In-depth evaluation, shortcomings, problems discussed, long- and short-term goals, recommendations 

A brief evaluation, shortcomings, problems discussed, long- and short-term goals, recommendations 

In-depth evaluation, shortcomings, problems discussed, long- and short-term goals, recommendations 

Specific recommendations regarding PhD defense and career options