Doctoral oral exams for the week of Oct. 11-15

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

Hui Xiao, Ph.D., Chemistry. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m., 703 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Probing Protein Small Ligand Binding Dynamics by Hydrogen/Deuterium Exchange and Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry.” Igor Kaltashov, chr.

Thomas Taaffe, Ph.D., Anthropology. Wednesday, Oct. 13, 5 p.m., 201 Machmer. Dissertation: “Good Fridays, Celtic Tigers and the Drumcree Church Parade: Media, Politics and the State in Northern Ireland.” H. Martin Wobst, chr.

Margarita Herrera-Alonso, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Friday, Oct. 14, 10:30 a.m., Room A110-A111 Conte. Dissertation: “Surface Chemistry of Poly (p-xylylene) and Nylon." Thomas McCarthy, chr.

Yinfeng Zong, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering. Friday, Oct. 15, 1 p.m., Gunness Engineering Student Center, Marcus Hall. Dissertation: “Copper Metallization in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide: Applications and Kinetics.” James J. Watkins, chr.