Doctoral Oral Exams for June 25-29

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

Supreeth Shastri, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tuesday, June 26, 10 a.m., 309 Knowles Engineering Building Conference room. Dissertation: “Financializing Cloud Computing.” David Irwin, chr.

Sarah Miller, Ph.D., Sociology, Tuesday, June 26, 12 p.m., E20 (ISSR Lab) Machmer. Dissertation: “Tolerance and Inequality: High School in the Anti-Bullying Era.” Robert Zussman, chr.

Dong Chen, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wednesday, June 27, 10 a.m., 309 Knowles Engineering Building Conference room. Dissertation: “Hybrid Black-box Solar Analytics and their Privacy Implications.” David Irwin, chr.

Prateek Sharma, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Wednesday, June 27, 1 p.m., 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Transiency-driven Resource Management for Cloud Computing Platforms.” Prashant Shenoy, chr.

Zhenning Yang, Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Thursday, June 28, 9 a.m., 234 Marston. Dissertation: “Experimental Investigation of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid on Shale and Soil.” Calton Ho, chr.

Shaoling Zhang, Ph.D., Isenberg School of Management, Thursday, June 28, 10 a.m., 112 Isenberg School of Management. Dissertation: “Managing Traditional Pipeline and Platform Innovation.” Tanya Tang, chr.

Morgan Baima, Ph.D., Chemistry, Thursday, June 28, 12 p.m., 745E Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Surface Functionalization of Fabrics and Threads for Smart Textiles.” Trisha Andrew, chr.

Kailimi Li, Ph.D., Music and Dance, Thursday, June 28, 1 p.m., 365 Fine Arts Center. Dissertation: “The Experience of Chinese Students Enrolled in Graduate Music Education Degree Programs in the United States.” Lisa Lehmberg, chr.

Evan Ashford, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies, Friday June 29, 12 p.m., 311 New Africa House. Dissertation: “The Privilege of Blackness: Black Empowerment and the Fight for Liberation in the Attala County, Mississippi 1865-1915.” Amilcar Shabazz, chr.

Vanessa D. Chaplin Ph.D., Chemistry, Friday, June 29, 2 p.m., 221 Integrated Sciences Building. Dissertation: “Role of the Facial Triad in Factor Inhibiting HIF (FIH): Ligand Binding, Substrate Selectivity, and Uncoupling.” Michael J. Knapp, chr.