Doctoral Oral Exams for Dec. 5-9

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:

Jose Alvarez, Ph.D., Civil Engineering. Monday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m., 118 Elab II. Dissertation: “Seismic Behavior of Concrete Frames with Jacketed Columns.” Sergio Brena, chr.

Hong Je Cho, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering. Monday, Dec. 5, 1 p.m., Gunness Student Center, Marcus Hall. Dissertation: “Nanoporous Solid Acid Materials for BIOMASS Conversion into Value-Added Chemicals: Synthesis, Catalysis, and Chemistry.” Wei Fan, chr.

Mingyue Song, Ph.D., Food Science. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m., 243 Chenoweth Lab. Dissertation: “Lung and Colon Cancer Chemoprevention by Polymethoxyflavones.” Hang Xiao, chr.

Isabelle Beaudry, Ph.D., Statistics. Tuesday, Dec.  6, 11 a.m., 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Inference from Network Data in Hard-to-Reach Populations.” Krista Gile, chr.

Jennifer Hayashi, Ph.D., Microbiology. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m., Skinner 12. Dissertation: “Intracellular Membrane Organization in Mycobacteria.” Yasu Morita, chr.

Diana Coryat, Ph.D., Communication. Friday, Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m., S415 Integrative Learning Center. Dissertation: “Extractivisim and Resistance: Media, Protest, and Power in Ecuador.” Martha Fuentes-Bautista, chr.

Heather Conboy, Ph.D., Computer Science. Friday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m., 142 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Automatic Derivation of Requirements for Components used in Human-Intensive Systems.” George Avrunin and Lori Clarke, co-chrs.

Sandra Roy, Ph.D., Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences. Friday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m., 145 Integrated Science Building. Dissertation: “Colicins – a Sound Antimicrobial Approach for the Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections.” Margaret A. Riley, chr.