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Who Supervises Thesis Work?

A committee of three is responsible for supervising the student. The Academic Supervisor and/or the Technical Supervisor must have a PEng. Two members of your committee must have a PEng. You can search the following APEGBC link to determine if potential committee members are certified: https://www.apeg.bc.ca/Member-Directories/APEGBC-Membership-Directory.


The composition of the committee will vary depending on the nature of the project.


For a project conducted in industry, the committee is typically composed of:


  • Academic Supervisor
  • Technical Supervisor
  • Committee Member
  • In the case of a faculty member collaborating with an industrial partner, the committee could be composed of:


  • Academic & Co-Technical Supervisor
  • Co-Technical Supervisor
  • Committee Member
  • For a project on campus, the committee may be composed of:


  • Technical & Academic Supervisor
  • Committee Member
  • Committee Member
  • For a project on campus, where two faculty members are collaborating, the committee may be composed of:


  • Co-Technical & Co-Academic Supervisor
  • Co-Technical & Co-Academic Supervisor
  • Committee Member

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