Doctoral oral exams for Jan. 22-25
James Carroll, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Friday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “Composing the African Atlantic: Sun Ra, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, and the Poetics of African Diasporic Composition.” Steve Tracy, chr.
Adam Kolek, Ph.D., Music. Friday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m., 272 Music Department Conference Room. Dissertation: “Finding the Proper Sequence: Form and Narrative in the Collage Music of John Zorn.” Gary Karpinski, chr.
Benjamin Ransford, Ph.D., Computer Science. Friday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m., 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Transiently Powered Computers.” Kevin Fu, chr.
Abd Malek Abdul Hamid, Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. Friday, Jan. 25, 11 a.m., ELAB 215 MIE Conference Room. Dissertation: “Effect of Total Awake Time on Drivers’ Performance and Evaluation of Training Interventions to Mitigate Effects of Total Awake Time on Drivers’ Performance.” Donald Fisher, chr.
Vijay Venkatesh, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Friday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m., 109 Knowles Engineering Building, Conference Room. Dissertation: “Spaced-Antenna Wind-Estimation Using an X-Band Active Phased-Array Weather Radar.” Stephen Frasier, chr.