Greetings PF!, As some of you may or may not know i am in the process of starting my thesis. Here's some background about me: I am a senior civil engineering major studying in the Dominican Republic. I'll have about a year or less to write the thesis, it could be longer, it depends on the depth of the project. Although the average of time seems to be about 8 months (simple topics, i guess). I've little idea about what i want to research and work on. Currently, my main interests seems to be Reinforced Concrete (Mechanics and Design), and Pavement Design. Broad topics indeed, and i must choose something... Hehe hopefully inside them. At the moment, i'm leaning for a "structural material" that is not as used as concrete or steel in my country. Mainly, it was the idea of one of my teachers. I'm still analyzing my approach for this. It might lead me on to something... Discussion: I am wondering, how was that you guys (People with Bacherlors, sorry for the rest ) came up with your thesis topic? did you guys know what you wanted to do? did a teacher come up with the idea?