PhD Thesis Advisor: Óscar García Prada "Fibrados de Higgs, formas reales y la aplicación de Hitchin"
A member of the materials science and engineering faculty will be appointed to be the chairperson of the MEDQE Committee. This person should not be the student’s PhD thesis advisor, but that advisor may be a member of the MEDQE Committee. Others on the committee should be the writers of the four sections of the materials science examinations and any other faculty selected by the chairperson. Faculty from other departments at WPI or other colleges/ universities, as well as experts from industry, may be asked to participate in this examination if the materials engineering faculty deems that it is appropriate.
2. Process by which failing students will be notified and remediated Students whose progress is unsatisfactory (according to one or more of the criteria listed above) will be notified and will meet with the advisor and the program director to develop an individualized remediation plan to address the deficiencies. This meeting results in a memorandum of understanding that clearly outlines specific steps and associated deadlines that the student must fulfill in order to receive a satisfactory report. The report is then signed by the following parties: the student, the PhD dissertation advisor (or graduate advisor if no PhD thesis advisor has been chosen), and the program director. At this point, the report is filed in the student’s academic file within the program, and the Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs is notified.
PhD Thesis Advisor: Manuel de León Rodríguez ""
I am advising talented students about graduate school. I believe that the most important thing one must be sure to do is pick the right PhD thesis advisor.During the final stages of the required course work, the candidate consults with the PhD thesis advisor regarding the proposed membership of the candidate's doctoral committee. There must be at least four members on the doctoral committee and the membership must satisfy the following criteria: