The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Anthony J. Joyce, Ph.D., Geosciences, Monday, June 3, 1:00 p.m., 129 Morrill Science Center III. Dissertation: “Numerical Climate Model Simulations Investigating the Role of Artic Sea Ice Export Events in Modulating Deglacial Climate.” Alan Condron, chr.
Neil Patel, Ph.D., Geosciences, Monday, June 3, 3:30 p.m, 129 Morrill Science Center III. Dissertation: “The Role of Agulhas Leakage in Pliocene Climate Change.” Rob DeConto, chr.
Alireza Bahmanzad, Ph.D., Environmental Conservation, Tuesday, June 4, 12:30 p.m., 312 Olver Design Building. Dissertation: “Improving the Shear Behavior of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) by Optimization of Laminate Ply Orientation Using Eastern Hemlock.” Peggi Clouston, chr.
Takeshi Takahashi, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Wednesday, June 5, 10:00 a.m., A310 Lederle Graduate Research Center. Dissertation: “Efficient Self-supervised Deep Sensorimotor Learning in Robotics.” Roderic Grupen, chr.
Jie Wang, Ph.D., Mathematics and Statistics, Wednesday, June 5, 10:00 a.m., 1528 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Scalable Uncertainty Quantification Bounds for Predictive Modeling.” Luc Rey-Bellet, chr.
Vani Gupta, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Thursday, June 6, 9:00 a.m., 150/151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Energy-Aware Algorithms for Greening Internet-Scale Distributed Systems Using Renewables.” Prashant Shenoy and Ramesh Sitaraman, co-chrs.
Camilla Kuo-Dahab, Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Friday, June 7, 8:00 a.m., 118 ELAB II. Dissertation: “Extracellular Polymeric Substances in Oxygenic Photogranules: Investigation of Their Role in Photogranulation in a Static Environment.” Chul Park, chr.
Sualyneth Galarza, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Friday, June 7, 9:00 a.m., N610 Life Science Laboratories. Dissertation: “Dynamic Activation of Primary Astrocytes in a Human Brain Extracellular Matrix. Hydrogel.” Shelly Peyton, chr.