Doctoral Oral Exams for July 7-11

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

Yi-Cheun Yeh, Ph.D., Chemistry. Monday, July 7, 2 p.m., 153 Goessmann. Dissertation: “Engineering Surface Functionality of Nanoparticles for Biological Applications.” Vincent Rotello, chr.

Konda Reddy Chavva, Ed.D., Education. Tuesday, July 8, 10 a.m., 151 Hills South. Dissertation: “Cultivating Communities of Practice to Develop Local Preparedness for Climate Change.” Cristine Smith, chr.

Zhan Yang, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Wednesday, July 9, 2 p.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Evaluating Effects of Molecular Heterogeneity on the Non-Linear Mechanical Behavior of Epoxy Networks.” Alan Lesser, chr.

Emma Howes, Ph.D., English. Thursday, July 10, 1 p.m., 316 Bartlett. Dissertation: “Down from the Mountain and into the Mill: Literacy Sponsorship and Southern Appalachian Women in the New South.” Donna LeCourt, chr.

Christopher Williams, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering. Friday, July 11, 11 a.m., 201 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Production of Sustainable Aromatics from Biorenewable Furans.” Paul Dauenhauer, chr.