Dissertation Diary 2014-04-28

Last week continued to be kinda blah. I did eventually get about 15 pages of SFD for the second half of chapter 2, but it felt really forced and not very good. However, I met with my advisor yesterday and have a plan for the rest of the quarter. He also loaned me a book,…

Dissertation Diary 2015-04-21

I have not gotten as far as I wanted to this week. The nice weather is making it hard to stay indoors, my wrists are protesting from overuse, and some interlibrary loans took their time arriving (or were not what I was hoping for once they got here). Additionally, since I’ve been trying to catch…

Dissertation Diary 2015-04-14

This week was busy! After meeting with my advisor, I did catch up on my readings some, and then today I moved on to start the second half of chapter 2. I wasn’t planning on starting chapter 2 until September, but professors keep asking about how chapter 3 relates to things that other people are…

Dissertation Diary 2015-04-07

Over the last week, I’ve¬†caught up on some readings, tried to do a write up of the syllabi I made last Tuesday, made example exercises/assignments, and tried to do a preliminary write up of said exercises. I think I’ve been going too long without feedback, and I’m pretty sure half of the syllabi write ups…