The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Rachel Koh, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering. Monday, June 19, 10 a.m., 118 Kellogg Room, Engineering Laboratory II Building. Dissertation: “Bio-Based Wind Turbine Blades: Renewable Energy meets Sustainable Materials for Clean, Green Power.” Matthew Lackner and Peggi Clouston, co-chrs.
Xyrus X. Maurer-Alcala, Ph.D., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. Monday, June 19, 1 p.m., 209 French Hall. Dissertation: “Impacts of Genome and Nuclear Architecture on Molecular Evolution of Microbial Eukaryotes.” Laura Katz, chr.
Shujian Liu, Ph.D., Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Monday, June 19, 2 p.m., MIE Conference Room, 215 Engineering Laboratory Building. Dissertation: “Aeroelastic Simulation of Wind Turbines Using Free Vortex Methods and Strategies for Accelerating the Computation.” Matthew Lackner, chr.
Hillary Paul Halpern, Ph.D., Psychology. Wednesday, June 21, 2 p.m., 622 Tobin Hall. Dissertation: “Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms Among Low-Income Perinatal Women: The Role of Father Involvement.” Maureen Perry-Jenkins, chr.