Doctoral Oral Exams for Feb. 13-17

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

David Arbour, Ph.D., Computer Science. Thursday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m., 140 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Robust Measures of Causal Dependence in Relational Domains.” David Jensen, chr.

Shengsheng Xu, Ph.D., Chemistry. Thursday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m., N410 Life Sciences Laboratories. Dissertation: “Analytical Methods to Support Design and Optimization of Protein Drug Conjugate: Focusing on Haptoglobin-Hemoglobin Complex as a Drug Carrier.” Igor Kaltashov, chr.

Minchao Zhang, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Thursday, Feb. 16, 3 p.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Structure-Property Relationships of Hierarchical Polymer Materials.”  Thomas McCarthy and Alfred J. Crosby, co-chrs.

Marie Louis, Ph.D., Civil Engineering. Friday, Feb. 17, 10 a.m., 234 Marston Hall. Dissertation: “Multi-Criteria Decision Making When Planning Sustainable Multimodal Transportation Routes in a Corridor.” Eric Gonzales, chr.

William Furey, Ph.D., Education. Friday, Feb. 17, 1 p.m., 155 Furcolo South. Dissertation: “Examining the Effectiveness of a Sentence Construction Intervention Combined with Self-Regulation Instruction using a Regression Discontinuity Design.” Amanda Marcotte, chr.