Doctoral Oral Exams for Dec. 18-22

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

Thomas Hagedorn, Ph.D., Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Monday, Dec. 18, 9 a.m., MIE Conference Room, 215 ELAB. Dissertation: “Supporting Engineering Design of Additively Manufactured Medical Devices with Knowledge Management through Ontologies.” Sundar Krishnamurty and Ian Grosse, co-chrs.

Melanie Hosker, Ph.D., School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Monday, Dec. 18, 10 a.m., 321 Arnold House. Dissertation: “Hormonal Contraceptive Use Among Active Duty Army Servicewomen. Trends and Implications for Risk of Musculoskeletal Injury.” Brian Whitcomb, chr.

Sarah Tanzi, Ph.D., Political Science, Monday, Dec. 18, 2 p.m., E23 Machmer. Dissertation: “Free-Market Authoritarianism and the Election of Donald Trump.” Roberto Alejandro, chr.

Jiayue Tong, Ph.D., Physics, Tuesday Dec. 19, 9 a.m., 419B Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Antenna Enhanced Graphene Terahertz Emitter and Detector, and Graphene Microwave Detector.” Jun Yan, chr.

Ishan Prasad, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Thursday Dec. 21, 1 p.m., A110 Conte Polymer Research Center. Dissertation: “Self Assembling Networks in Soft Materials.” Gregory M. Grason and Christian D. Santangelo co-chrs.

Keith Ballard, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 3 p.m., N210 Life Science Laboratories Building. Dissertation: “Examining sHSP-Substrate Capture and Chaperone Network Coordination through Crosslinking.” Elizabeth Vierling,chr.