Doctoral Oral Exams for Jan. 18–22

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates. All exams will be held via video conferencing. Contact the department for online meeting information.

Final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates are scheduled as follows:

Omid Reza Zandvakili, Ph.D., Environmental Conservation, Friday, Jan. 15, 1 p.m.  Dissertation:  “Evaluation of Benefits and Environmental Risks of Organic Soil Amendments on the Productivity and Nutrient Concentration of Vegetables in New England.” Allen V. Barker, chr.

Raphael Gouvea, Ph.D., Economics, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m. Dissertation: “Essays on Exchange Rate Shocks and the Political Economy of Local Fiscal Policy in Brazil.” Arlsan Razmi, chr.

Dan Zhang, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1 p.m. Dissertation: “Towards Practical Differentially Private Mechanism Design and Deployment.” Gerome Miklau, chr.