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Committee Format Quals
Quals Committee Format Forms:
Committee Format Qualifying Examination Results (faculty & student)
Committee Format Qualifying Examination Procedures
The Committee Format Qualifying exam is a modified oral examination. It is intended to provide you with a different exam format. Your presentation should be concise and provide the committee with evidence of your research preparedness and capabilities.
Your Committee Format exam committee consists of the following 3 members (all members must be on the Academic Council). Two members must be EE faculty and the Committee Chair cannot be your research advisor:
a) The Chair
b) Your research advisor
c) Third faculty member
Your Committee Chair and third examiner will be assigned to you once the department has approved your application for the Committee Format exam, which consists of a completed faculty form and a completed student form. You will be responsible for scheduling the exam date with the assistance of your committee. The exam should be administrated within two months of the committee being formed. You must be registered in the quarter you take the Committee Format exam.
You are responsible for reserving a room for your exam. After you have located a room, check with the person who schedules that room in order to reserve it. (Room list)
Please reserve the room for an hour-and-a-half to two hours to allow you adequate time to get set up in the room before your exam begins and for the committee to deliberate after you are questioned.
The exam will consist of the following:
a) 15 minutes - you give presentation on your research results (strongly encouraged) or proposed research (must show serious depth of scholarship and a clear plan). It is encouraged that you rehearse your presentation with critical friends unit it fits comfortably within the limit;
b) 15 minutes - faculty committee will question you about your research;
c) 30 minutes - faculty committee will broadly question you about the electrical engineering areas you have chosen;
d) Faculty committee will deliberate;
e) Exam results will be sent to you via email within 1 week.
Final Reporting Procedures:
Complete parts I and II on the Committee Format Qualifying Examination Results form, print the form and bring it to your exam. After the exam has concluded, your chair signs the form and completes part III. Your chair or anyone on the committee must return the form to Amy Duncan in Packard 177 promptly after the examination decision has been determined.
QUESTIONS? Feel free to contact Amy Duncan in Packard 177 or call/email 723-3194, email@example.com.