The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Sakshi Bhatia, Ph.D., Linguistics, Monday, July 8, 10:00 a.m., N400 Integrative Learning Center. Dissertation: “Computing Agreement in a Mixed System.” Rajesh Bhatt & Brian Dillon, co-chrs.
Laura Lanier, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering, Tuesday, July 9, 3:00 p.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Bioinspired Complex Nanostructures by DNA Supramolecular Polymerization.” Harry Bermudez, chr.
Poonam Liladhar Phalak, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Tuesday, July 9, 3:00 p.m., N610 Life Science Laboratories. Dissertation: “Metabolic Modeling of Multispecies Microbial Biofilms.” Michael A. Henson, chr.
Amanda Page-Hoongrajok, Ph.D., Economics, Tuesday, July 9, 3:00 p.m., 308 Crotty Hall. Dissertation: “State-Local Government Spending, Macroeconomic Fiscal Policy, and the Business Cycle.” Robert Pollin, chr.
Lian Duan, Ph.D., Mathematics, Wednesday, July 10, 9:00 a.m., 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Comparison of Three Dimensional Selfdual Representations by Faltings-Serre Method.” Siman Wong, chr.
Jinchao Feng, Ph.D., Mathematics, Wednesday, July 10, 2:00 p.m., 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Model-Form Uncertainty Quantification for Predictive Modeling in Probabilistic Graphical Models.” Markos Katsoulakis, chr.
Natesh Ganesh, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wednesday, July 10, 2:00 p.m., 118 Kellogg Conference Room, Elab II. Dissertation: “Function and Dissipation in Finite State Automata – From Computing to Intelligence and Back.” Neal Anderson, chr.
Vy Nguyen, Ph.D., Mathematics, Wednesday, July 10, 2:00 p.m., 1528 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Elliptic Curves and Power Residues.” Tom Weston, chr.
Swaminathan Kandaswamy, Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Thursday, July 11, 11:00 a.m., MIE Conference Room, ELAB 215. Dissertation: “Combining Human Factors and Data Science Methods to Evaluate the Use of Free Text Communication Orders in Electronic Health Records.” Jenna Marquard, chr.
William G. Rodriguez, Ph.D., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Thursday, July 11, 1:00 p.m., 209 French Hall Building. Dissertation: “Changes in Soil Microbial Communities after Long-Term Warming Exposure.” Jeffrey Blanchard, chr.