Doctoral Oral Exams for March 15–19

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:

Fani Derveni, Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Tuesday, March 16, 10 a.m. Dissertation: “Harnessing the Mechanics of Thin-Walled Metallic Structures: from Plate-Lattice Materials to Cold-Formed Steel Shear Walls.” Kara D. Peterman and Simos Gerasimidis, co-chrs.

Fatemeh Rezaei, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Tuesday, March 16, 12 p.m. Dissertation: “Design and Implementation of Algorithms for Traffic Classification.” Amir Houmansadr, chr.

Ellen Smithline, Ph.D., College of Nursing, Wednesday, March 17, 10 a.m. Dissertation: “‘Sorry for the Interruption BUT…’: An Ethnographic Study of Emergency Triage Nursing.” Rachel Walker, chr.

Chinmay Saraf, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering, Friday, March 19, 10 a.m. Dissertation: “Engineering Advanced Material Properties for Polymeric Materials through Miscible and Immiscible Additives.” Alan Lesser, chr.

Christina Anderson Bosch, Ph.D., College of Education, Friday, March 19, 1 p.m.  Dissertation:  “Defining Inclusion: Surveying Educator Perceptions and Practices in Chile.”  Michael P. Krezmien, chr.

Jennifer Ericson, Ph.D., College of Education, Friday, March 19, 2:30 p.m. Dissertation: “Examining the Effects of the Enacted Curriculum and Students’ Beliefs about Mathematics on Small Group Participation and Discourse.” Sandra Madden, chr.