Doctoral Oral Exams for March 18, 2019 – March 22, 2019

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

Destenie Nock, Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Monday, March 18, 10:00 a.m., 118 Kellogg Room, ELAB 2 Building. Dissertation: “Power System Planning in Disparate Systems: Modeling Sustainability and Electricity Access.” Erin Baker, chr.

Alexandria Wells, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Monday, March 18, 10:00 a.m., S330/340 Life Sciences Laboratory. Dissertation: “Let-7 miRNAs Program the Fate of CD8 T Cells.” Leonid Pobezinsky, chr.

Sofya Vorotnikova, Ph.D., Computer Science, Monday, March 18, 12:00 p.m., 140 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Massive Graph Analysis in the Data Stream Model.” Andrew McGregor, chr.

Dana Johnson, Ph.D., Anthropology, Monday, March 18, 2:30 p.m., E24 Machmer. Dissertation: “What Will You Do Here? Dignified Work and the Politics of Mobility in Serbia.” Julie Hemment, chr.

Pamela Shea, Ph.D., College of Education, Tuesday, March 19, 10:00 a.m., N113 Furcolo. Dissertation: “Home Away from Home: Chinese, Female, International Students Attending a High School in the United States.” Denise Ives, chr.

Ryan Wedge, Ph.D., Kinesiology, Tuesday, March 19, 2:30 p.m., W107 Furcolo. Dissertation: “Metabolic Cost and Stability of Locomotion in People with Lower Limb Amputation.” Brian Umberger, chr.

Elizabeth Fox, Ph.D., English, Wednesday, March 20, 10:00 a.m., 203 Renaissance Center. Dissertation: “Theater of Exchange: The Cosmopolitan Stage of Jacobean London,” Adam Zucker, chr.

Rebecca Bartusewich, Ph.D., Anthropology, Wednesday, March 20, 11:00 a.m., E24 Machmer. Dissertation: “Production and Power at Idalion, Cypress in the First Millennium BCE.” Michael O. Sugerman, chr.

Tracy Conner, Ph.D., Linguistics, Wednesday, March 20, 12:30 p.m., N 400 Integrative Learning Center. Dissertation: “Divorce Licensing: Separate Criteria for Predicate and Clausal Ellipsis.” Ellen Woolford, chr.

Javier Campos, Ph.D., College of Education, Wednesday, March 20, 3:00 p.m., N113 Furcolo. Dissertation: “Chilean Teachers Responses to, and Understanding of, Student Interaction with Diverse Peers in the Classroom.” Ximena Zúñiga, chr

Jayne E. Reino, Ph.D., Spanish and Portuguese, Wednesday, March 20, 4:00 p.m., 301 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “Scripting Sanctity in the Borderlands: Teresa Urrea, La Santa de Cabora.” Luis Marentes, chr. 

Hamid Kaboli, Ph.D., Environmental Conservation, Thursday, March 21, 9:00 a.m., 312 Olver Design Building. Dissertation: “Low-Value Northeastern Wood in Cross Laminated Timber.” Peggi Clouston, chr.

Hwanggyu Lim, Ph.D., College of Education, Thursday, March 21, 10:00 a.m., W07 Furcolo. Dissertation: “A Top-Down Approach for Optimally Designing Multistage-Adaptive Tests.” Craig S. Wells, chr.

Moujie Kaikai, Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Thursday, March 21, 1:00 p.m., 118 Kellogg Room, ELAB 2 Building. Dissertation: “Engineering for Sustainable Energy Education within Urban Secondary Schools.” Erin Baker, chr. 

Satyan Choudhary, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering, Thursday, March 21, 3:00 p.m., A110/ A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Flow Coating Mesoscale Assemblies: (i) Size and Geometry Scaling, (ii) Rapid Processing, and (iii) Double Helix Transformations.” Alfred J. Crosby, chr.

John Erus Lopeyok, Ph.D., Public Health, Friday, March 22, 10:00 a.m., 330 Arnold House. Dissertation: “No More War: Using Public Health Approaches to Identify Steps Necessary to Promote Peace in the Horn of Africa.” David Buchanan, chr. 

Jinchao Li, Ph.D., Public Health, Friday, March 22, 12:30 p.m., 210A Chenoweth Laboratory (Nutrition Library). Dissertation: “The Prevention of Obesity-Associated Colorectal Cancer via Dietary Suppression of Inflammation-Driven Wnt-signaling.” Zhenhua Liu, chr.

Kyle Hollins Wray, Ph.D., Computer Science, Friday, March 22, 12:30 p.m., A311 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Abstractions in Reasoning for Long-Term Autonomy.” Shlomo Zilberstein, chr. 

Simone Maria Gugliotta, Ph.D., College of Education, Friday, March 22, 1:00 p.m., N113 Furcolo. Dissertation: “Rereading Paulo Freire & Lorenzo Milani: Critical and Transformative Pedagogies for the 21st Century.” Maria José Botelho, chr.

Fumaitoshi Kato, Ph.D., Chemistry, Friday, March 22, 3:00 p.m., 153 Goessmann. Dissertation: “Synthesis of Transition Metal Ion Doped Metal Benzenechalcogenolate Clusters.” Kevin Kittilstved, chr.