Doctoral oral exams for Sept. 24-28
Brenton Hammer, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m., A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Synthesis and Solution-Driven Assembly of Functional Polythiophene Derivatives.” Todd Emrick, chr.
Quentin Lewis, Ph.D., Anthropology. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m., E14 Machmer. Dissertation: “An Archaeology of Improvement in Rural New England: Capitalism, Landscape Change, and Rural Life in the Early 19th Century.” Robert Paynter, chr.
Naomi Fox, Ph.D., Computer Science. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1 p.m., 303 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Mechanical Modeling of Proteins.” Ileana Streinu, chr.
Hitesh Thaker, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1 p.m., A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Synthetic Mimics of Antimicrobial Peptides from Aryl Scaffolds.” Gregory Tew, chr.
Eric Fortier, Ph.D., English. Thursday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m., 316 Bartlett Hall. Dissertation: “The Savage and the Expert: Aesthetic Experience in the Culture of Professionalism, 1890-1925.” Randall Knoper, chr.
Hunter King, Ph.D., Physics. Friday, Sept. 28, 9 a.m., 409 Hasbrouck. Dissertation: “Pattern Formation in Floating Sheets.” Narayanan Menon, chr.
Beatriz Pariente-Beltran, Ph.D., Hispanic Literatures and Linguistics. Friday, Sept. 28, 9:30 a.m., 301 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “Evaluating Translation as an Explicit Instruction Tool to Improve L2 Written Skills: An Empirical Study.” Luiz Amaral, chr.
Li Gu, Ph.D., Communication. Friday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m., E-31 Machmer Hall. Dissertation: “Intellectual Constellations in the Postsocialist Era: Four Essays.” Briankle Chang, chr.
Adam Graichen, Ph.D., Chemistry. Friday, Sept. 28, 11:15 a.m., 153 Goessmann. Dissertation: “Enhanced Detection Strategies Accomplished Through Metal Binding and Miniature Mass Spectrometry.” Richard Vachet, chr.
Andres Molina-Markham, Ph.D., Computer Science. Friday, Sept. 28, 1 p.m., 142 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Privacy-aware Collaboration among Untrusted Resource-constrained Devices.” Kevin Fu, chr.