Senior Thesis Writer's Group

  • See here or here for Thesis LaTeX templates.

Contact Information

  • Daniel Rigobon, drigobon(@)princeton(.)edu
  • Rajita Chandak, rchandak(@)princeton(.)edu

Meeting Information

  • LaTeX Workshop - October 6th @ 5pm - Sherrerd 001.
  • Python / MATLAB Workshops - November 2 / 3th, 5-6pm, respectively - Location: Sherrerd 123
  • Weekly Bootcamp - TBD - Starting January 2022.
  • Practice Presentations - TBD (April 2021). Location: TBD.

Important Dates

  • Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Senior Thesis Prospectus
  • Friday, September 24, 2021, Last day to drop ORF 478
  • Monday, November 1, 2021, Fall Term Progress Report
  • Monday, January 24, 2022, Deadline of the Interim Progress Report
  • Tuesday, April 5, 2021, 4:30pm Deadline for Senior Thesis (three copies due: two hard bound, one electronic)
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2021, Oral Presentations



  • Library Guide
  • The local expert in data sets is Bobbi Coffey (
  • The local expert in literature is Willow Dressel (


Funding is provided by the School of Engineering and Applied Science for theses which require financial support. Dean Bogucki will email applications in early October and February. Additional financial support is also available through the ORFE department, contact Tara Zigler with a proposal detailing the research, reason for funding, and amount requested. Common requests for funding: storage, hosting, software licenses, data, and other computing hardware.


Journals and Books


Thesis Topics

Programming Help





Miscellaneous Statistical Software Help

LaTeX Help

Instructions: download MiKTeX and WinEdt on your computer first and then unzip the file above into a directory. Then simply open the 'thesis.tex' from WinEdt and press the PDF TeXify icon. Quite probably you will need to install a couple more packages the first time you compile the file. Just press 'Install' or run 'install.packages("name_of_the_packet")'.

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