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What Are the Responsibilities of the Supervisory Committee?

All committee members will be expected to review the thesis proposal, participate in the progress review of the project, review the final thesis, and participate in the thesis defense. Their specific responsibilities are as follows:



Academic Supervisor Responsible for guiding the student in the preparation of the thesis proposal and thesis, and for giving technical advice as required.
Technical Supervisor Responsible for the day-to-day technical and managerial direction of the student in the project work.
Committee Member Provides general guidance and advice as required.

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