Doctoral oral exams for Dec. 10-14
Hamed Soroush, Ph.D., Computer Science. Monday, Dec. 10, 9:30 a.m., 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “On Measurement-driven Characterization of the Mobile Environment.” Brian Levine and Mark Corner, co-chrs.
Brett Ingram, Ph.D., Communication. Monday, Dec. 10, 4 p.m., E-31 Machmer Hall. Dissertation: “Critical Rhetoric in the Age of Neuroscience.” Stephen Gencarella, chr.
Subinoy Rana, Ph.D., Chemistry. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 11 a.m., 153 Goessman. Dissertation: “Effective Biosensor Arrays Using Gold Nanoparticle-Protein Conjugates.” Vincent Rotello, chr.
Abigail Leibovitch, Ph.D., Education. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 12 p.m., 163 Hills. Dissertation: “Theory of Mind and the Ability to Make Emotional Influences Among Children with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders.” Bill Matthews and Sara Whitcomb, co-chrs.
Kathleen McEnnis, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Particle Behavior on Anisotropically Curved Interfaces.” Thomas Russell, chr.
Ricardo Leon Gomez Yepes, Ed.D., Education. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m., 151 Hills South. Dissertation: “A Program Evaluation of a Policy Intervention to Increase Racial Diversity in the Sciences and Engineering.” David Evans, chr.
Nicole Labbe, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1 p.m., Gunness Student Center, Marcus Hall. Dissertation: “Determining Detailed Reaction Kinetics for Nitrogen- and Oxygen-containing Fuels.” David Ford, chr.
Milad Ebtehaj, Ph.D., Management. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1:30 p.m., 208E Isenberg School of Management. Dissertation: “Two Distribution Tactics for Retail Demand Fulfillment.” Iqbal Agha, chr.
Jennifer McCarthy, Ph.D., Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation. Thursday, Dec. 13, 10:30 a.m., 312A Holdsworth Hall. Dissertation: “Conservation and Ecology of Four Sympatric Field Species in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia.” Todd Fuller, chr.
Adaris Rodriguez-Cortes, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology. Thursday, Dec. 13, 1 p.m., 319 Morrill II South. Dissertation: "Effects of Phytochemicals from Rhodiola crenulata on Highly Invasive Breast Cancer Cell Lines and Embryonic Models of Migration". Sallie Smith Schneider, chr.
Sinead Ruane, Ph.D., Management. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2:30 p.m., 106 Isenberg School of Management. Dissertation: “Coaching the Self: Identity Work(ing) and the Self-Employed Professional.” Linda Smircich, chr.
Denise LaFrance, Ed.D., Education. Friday, Dec. 14, 1 p.m., 219 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Systems of Accountability as a Technology of Governmentality: Policy, Preparation, and Inclusive Practice.” Sally Galman, chr.
Pritish Narayanan, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Friday, Dec. 14, 1 p.m., 201 Marcus Building, Conference Room. Dissertation: “NASICs: A ‘Fabric-Centric’ Approach Towards Integrated Nanosystems.” Csaba Andras Moritz, chr.