Many candidates have made favorable comments about puthesis when
depositing their theses. We strongly recommend candidates consider
learning puthesis prior to the writing process. Using puthesis cuts
formatting discrepancies to almost zero, drastically reduces the
possibility of revision requests, and helps ensure stress-free
—Mark D. Jaeger, Manager, Thesis/Dissertation Office
It was awesome! Thanks!
—Marriner Merrill, Ph.D., May 2009
Puthesis saves time
and spared me many headaches with regard to thesis formatting.
I used MS Word for my undergrad thesis
and formatting was a nightmare.
Here's a tip:
build output often,
dance a jig.
—Galen Needham, MSAA, December 2009
Thanks for a wonderful package. I just love using Latex for documents
of this size and scope, it makes the formatting details so much easier
to consistently deal with.
—Pat McGough, Ph.D., May 2012
I used the templates to write my dissertation and they were really
The format was instantly approved by the Chemistry Department.
—Gabriel Longo, Ph.D., May 2007
I think that your puthesis is now used almost universally in Computer
Science. It offers a great convenience to our students and makes my
job of checking format much easier. You have done the University
a great service.
—William J. Gorman, Assistant to the Head, Computer Sciences
The Latex thesis style file is great!
—Ashish Kundu, Ph.D., December 2010
The puthesis class file for LaTeX has helped hundreds of ECE graduate
students meet the requirements for format approval. Using it allows
them to focus on the content of their thesis without concern for the
myriad of formatting details that it automatically handles. The
Graduate School's Thesis/Dissertation Office also recommends the use
of puthesis and LaTeX.
—Andy Hughes, ECE Thesis Format Advisor
I have been using the template and it is fantastic!
—Ya Zhou, Ph.D., August 2010
I love the puthesis template and think that all Purdue students should be encouraged to use LaTeX for their theses and dissertations. I had a much easier time formatting my dissertation in LaTeX than I did formatting my thesis in Microsoft Word.
|—Timothy Johnson,||Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, December 2006|
|M.S., Mechanical Engineering, August 2002|
The template works GREAT!
So long Word,
I can never imagine going back after this.
Efforts are so focused on content vs working with Word.
—Jeremy Schaffer, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, August 2007
Puthesis made my thesis writing a breeze. Learning LaTeX was
fun and it has become my typesetting program of choice. I
spent less than two days learning how to use LaTeX and
puthesis and it was worth every second. I know of two people
that had problems with other programs (specifically Microsoft Word)
either in losing large sections of their thesis or unseen
formatting changes that occurred while transferring their
documents to the printer, both of which resulted in hours of
extra work. Besides not having any formatting issues, the
ability to move sections of text and keep all labels and
references properly numbered is incredible. I told several
other people in my department to learn LaTeX just for their
thesis preparation and they all thanked me for it. Anytime I
didn't understand how to make something work the puthesis
mailing list was always a fast, reliable source for answers.
Puthesis is the best tool for thesis preparation at Purdue
University! Many thanks to Mark and all his work in providing
—Aaron Totemeier, M.S., Nuclear Engineering, August 2006