The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Huseyin Oktay, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Monday, Nov. 20, 11 a.m., 142 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Using Latent Variable Models to Improve Causal Estimation.” David Jensen, chr.
Robert Vass, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Monday, Nov. 20, 1 p.m., N410 Life Sciences Laboratory. Dissertation: “CLPXP Functions in Caulobacter as a Universal and Species Specific Protease.” Peter Chien, chr.
Lin Du, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Monday, Nov. 20, 2 p.m., Gunness Student Center, Marcus Hall. Dissertation: “Driven Morphological Evolution of Crystal Surfaces, Epitaxial Thin Films, and Two-Dimensional Materials: Morphological Stability and Pattern Formation.” Dimitrios Maroudas, chr.
Coralie Backlund, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m., A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Polymeric Peptide Mimics for Protein Delivery.” Gregory Tew, chr.
Ran Zhao, Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 3 p.m., 118 Engineering Laboratory II. Dissertation: “Origins and Seasonal Variation of Disinfection Byproduct Precursors.” David Reckhow, chr.