Doctoral oral exams for Aug. 27-31
Samantha Nicholls, Ph.D., Chemistry. Monday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m., 221 Integrated Sciences Building. Dissertation: “Development and Characterization of Caspase Activatable GFP and a Family of Fluorescent Reporters.” Jeanne Hardy, chr.
Alison Matalanis, Ph.D., Food Science. Monday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m., 238 Chenoweth Lab. Dissertation: “Fabrication, Characterization and Utilization of Filled Hydrogel Particles as Food Grade Delivery Systems.” Eric Decker, chr.
Nilofer Fatimi Safdar, Ph.D., Nutrition. Monday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m., 210A Chenoweth Lab. Dissertation: “Dietary Patterns and its Relationship with Sociodemographics, Lifestyle Factors and the Risk of Hypertension Among Pakistani Adults.” Nancy Cohen, chr.
Patrick Tudryn, Ed.D., Education. Monday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m., 151 Hills South. Dissertation: “Examining Perceptions of Practices and the Roles of Special Education Leaders through the Distributed Leadership Lens.” Mary Lynn Boscardin, chr.
Yannan Shen, Ph.D., Mathematics. Monday, Aug. 27, 10:30 a.m., 1528 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “On Models of Short Pulse Type in Continuous Media.” Panayotis Kevrekidis, chr.
Margaret Grant, Ph.D., Linguistics. Monday, Aug. 27, 2 p.m., 116 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “The Parsing and Interpretation of Comparatives: More than Meets the Eye.” Lyn Frazier, chr.
Georgios Paraschos, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m., 201 Marcus Conference Room. Dissertation: “Robust and Scalable Domain Decomposition Methods for Electromagnetic Computations.” Marinos Vouvakis, chr.
Thérèse Ajtum-Roberts, Ed.D., Education. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 1:30 p.m., 219 Furcolo. Dissertation: “Teachers’ Development of Global Awareness and its Influence on their Teaching Practice in the 21st Century Classroom.” Marjorie Colbert, chr.
Chengbei Li, Ph.D., Chemistry. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 9 a.m., 145 Integrated Sciences Building. Dissertation: “Determination of Arsenic in Water by Potentially Portable Methodology.” Julian Tyson, chr.
Rohan Patil, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m., Marcus Hall, Gunness Student Center. Dissertation: “Molecular and Population Level Approaches to Understand Taxus Metabolism in Cell Suspension Cultures.” Susan Roberts, chr.
Elisha Rosensweig, Ph.D., Computer Science. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 1 p.m., 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “On the Analysis and Management of Cache Networks.” James Kurose, chr.
Daniella González-Toro, Ph.D., Chemistry. Thursday, Aug. 30, 1 p.m., 221 Integrated Sciences Building. Dissertation: “Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Polymeric Nanostructures for Protein Sensing and Delivery.” S. Thayumanavan, chr.