This “guide” consists of personal thoughts about skills required for graduate students. It’s slanted somewhat towards students in engineering, but parts of the material are likely relevant for other students.
What is an engineering thesis, anyway? A concise guide to a frequently unasked question.
The art of the thesis proposal. Some thoughts on how best to present a thesis proposal. It it an art? Who knows.
Writing a literature review. Why, how, and how to structure.
Plagiarism and how to avoid it. Understanding attribution, quotation and paraphrase, with a few words about copyright.
Reference material. What it is, how to find it, how to get it, and how to keep track of it all.
How to read technical papers—in quantity! Some thoughts about how not to drown in your references.
How to give a presentation. Mostly a collection of links at the moment.
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