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:
Yooyeon Jo, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Monday, April 26, 1 p.m. Dissertation: “Synthesis of Two Dimensional Materials, Black Phosphorus and Graphene: Characterization of Their Electrical and Mechanical Properties and Applications.” Christos Dimitrakopoulos, chr.
Joshua Kent Moyer, Ph.D., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Tuesday, April 27, 10 a.m. Dissertation: “Investigations of the Form and Function of Feeding by Modern Neoselachians.” Duncan J. Irschick, chr.
Adam Trautwig, Ph.D., Plant Biology, Tuesday, April 27, 1 p.m. Dissertation: “The Effect of Disturbance and Invasion on Fungal and Plant Communities Over an Elevational Gradient.” Kristina Stinson, chr.
Abby Vander Linden, Ph.D., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Wednesday, April 28, 2 p.m. Dissertation: “Functional Morphology, Biomechanics, and Evolution of Ruminant Mammals.” Elizabeth Dumont and Duncan Irschick, co-chrs.
Erica L. Tortolani, Ph.D., Communication, Thursday, April 29, 3 p.m. Dissertation: “Bitten by the Demon of Cinema: An Examination of Women-Made Horror.” Martin F. Norden, chr. .
Manisha, Ph.D., Chemistry, Friday, April 30, 1:30 p.m. Dissertation: “Design of Responsive Oligomeric Interfaces for Sensing and Controlled Release Applications.” S. Thayumanavan, chr.