Doctoral Oral Exams for Aug. 20-24

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

Cara Chandler, Ph.D., College of Nursing, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 9:30 a.m., 112 Skinner. Dissertation: “Exploring How Nurse Beliefs and Attitudes Influence End of Life Care Practice.” Lisa Chiodo, chr.

Zhuorui Yang, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 10 a.m., 109 Knowles Engineering Building Conference room. Dissertation: “Multi-Sensor Localization and Tracking in Disaster Management and Indoor Wayfinding for Visually Impaired Users.” Aura Ganz, chr.

Fatih Comert, Ph.D., Chemistry, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2 p.m., N410 Life Sciences Laboratories. Dissertation: “Precipitation and Coacervation in Polyelectrolyte-Colloid Systems.” Richard W. Vachet and D. Venkataraman, co-chrs.

Tao Sun, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2 p.m., 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Learning with Aggregate Data.” Daniel Sheldon, chr.

Erin Lamoureux, Ph.D., College of Nursing, Thursday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m., 101 Skinner Hall. Dissertation: “Utilizing Motivational Interviewing to Increase Walking and Functional Ability in Older Adults.” Cynthia Jacelon, chr.

Lauren Silber, Ph.D., English, Thursday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m., E501 South College. Dissertation: “The Politics of Feeling and the Work of Belonging in US Immigrant Fiction 1990-2014.” Asha Nadkarni, chr.

Connor J. Boyle, Ph.D., Chemistry, Thursday, Aug. 23, 1 p.m., 153 Goesmann. Dissertation: “Impact of Chemical Doping on the Thermoelectric Charge Transport of Organic Semiconductors.” D. Venkataraman, chr.

Bib Yang, Ph.D., Chemistry, Friday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m., N410 Life Sciences Laboratories. Dissertation: “Engineering Outer Membrane Protein G (OmpG) for the Detection of Human Carbonic Anhydrases.” Min Chen, chr.