The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Amanda Goodheart, Ph.D., History, Monday, May 21, 9:30 a.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “‘No seas can now divide us’: Captains’ Wives, Sister Sailors, and the New England Whale Fishery, 1840-1870.” Joyce Berkman, chr.
Nneka Dennie, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies, Monday, May 21, 11 a.m., 311 New Africa House. Dissertation: “(Re)defining Radicalism: The Rise of Black Feminism and the Politics of Respectability, 1831-1895.” Amilcar Shabazz, chr.
James Kestyn, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Monday, May 21, 2 p.m., Gunness Student Center Conference Room, Marcus Hall. Dissertation: “Parallel Algorithms for Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory in Real-Space and Real-Time.” Eric Polizzi, chr.
Can Li, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Monday, May 21, 2 p.m. 109 Knowles Engineering Building Conference Room. Dissertation: “CMOS Compatible Memristor Networks for Brain-Inspired Computing.” Qiangfei Xia, chr.
Zhijie Dong, Ph.D., Mathematics and Statistics, Monday, May 21, 3 p.m., 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “A Relation between Mirkovi-Vilonen Cycles and Modules over Preprojective Algebra of Dynkin Quiver of Type ADE.” Ivan Mirkovic, chr.
Raymond Gaspar, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Tuesday, May 22, 11 a.m., 201 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Computational Modeling of the Structure and Catalytic Behavior of Graphene-Supported Pt and PtRu Nanoparticles.” Ashwin Ramasubramaniam, chr.
Brendan Gavin, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tuesday, May 22, 2 p.m., Gunness Student Center Conference Room, Marcus Hall. Dissertation: “Inexact and Non-Linear Extensions of the FEAST Eigenvalue Algorithm.” Eric Polizzi, chr.
Sylvia Abbeyquaye, Ph.D., College of Nursing, Thursday, May 24, 11 a.m., 012 Skinner Hall. Dissertation: “IPMTC- An Emerging Nursing Theory on Transitioning Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury from Long-Term Care Facilities to the Community Under Medicaid Waiver Programs.” Cynthia Jacelon, chr.
Ann Robinson, Ph.D., History, Thursday, May 24, 12:30 p.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: Creating a Symbol of Science: The Development of a Standard Periodic Table of Elements.” John Servos, chr.
Irene R. Howell, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering, Thursday, May 24, 1 p.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Fabrication of High-Refractive Index, Periodic, Composite Nanostructures for Photonic and Sensing Applications.” James Watkins, chr.