Doctoral Oral Exams for Oct. 2 - 13, 2023

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

Anna Hope Weyher, Ph.D., Anthropology, Thursday, Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m., Machmer E24 and via Zoom. Dissertation: “Behavior and Ecology of the Kina Baboon.” Jason Kamilar, chair.

Ahmet Bakirbas, Ph.D., Plant Biology, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023, 1 p.m., via Zoom. Dissertation: “Elucidating Mechanisms of Shoot-to Root Iron Deficiency Signaling in Arabidopsis Thaliana.” Elsbeth Walker, chair.

Chinedum Eluwa, Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Thursday, Oct. 5, 3 p.m., 118 Elab II and via Zoom. Dissertation: “Quantifying Uncertainty and Error in Computer Models of River Basins: Lessons from Pangani and Rio Grande.” Casey Brown, chair.

Arun Saranathan, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 8:30 a.m., Knowles Building 109. Dissertation: “Automated Identification and Mapping of Interesting Mineral Spectra in CRISM Images.” Mario Parente, chair.

Emily Diep, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Friday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m., Life Science Lab N610 and via Zoom. Dissertation: “Electrospinning Living Bacteria into Alginate-Based Nanofibers for Biomedical Applications.” Jessica Schiffman, chair.