Doctoral Oral Exams for January 24, 2022 – January 28, 2022

UMass Grad School Oral Exams

The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates below. Contact the department for more information about exams conducted by Zoom. Exams are scheduled as follows:

Joshua Hall, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
Tuesday January 25th, 3:00 p.m. via Zoom
Dissertation: “The Influence of Flow Mechanotransduction on Endothelial Cells in the Lymphatic Valve Sinus.” Juan Jimenez, chr.

Alicia Frances Coleman, Ph.D., Regional Planning
Wednesday January 26th, 8:00 a.m. Design Building Room 358
Dissertation: “Residents’ Perspectives of Young, Street-Facing Trees: Three Cases from Legacy Cities with Active Tree Planting Initiatives.” Robert L. Ryan and Theodore S. Eisenman, co-chrs.

Ishankumar Soni, Ph.D., Chemistry
Wednesday January 26th, 12:00 p.m. LGRT 1634 and via Zoom
Dissertation: “Investigating Structures and Functions of Apoptotic Caspases.” Jeanne Hardy, chr.

Damien Weaver, Ph.D., English
Thursday January 27th, 3:00 p.m., via Zoom
Dissertation: “It Don’t Mean’ a Thing: Time and the Reader in Jazz Fictional Narrative.” Ron Welburn, chr.

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