Dissertation Proposals Filed
APAM: Applied Mathematics
Lee-Thorp, James. Topologically-protected edge states.
Rhee, Chae-Young. Designing natural advantages: Popular environmental knowledge and visions of development along California's coast, 1880-1930.
Art History and Archaeology
Cook, Lindsay. Paris match? The production, reception, and limits of citation within the building netweork of the Notre-Dame of Paris chapter.
Wang, Ji. Plate-rod microarchitectural modeling for accurate and bone strength assessment.
Biran, Or. Natural language generation of justifications for machine learning predictions.
Jiang, Weiwei. High-performance and reliable networks-on-chip using asynchronous and synchronous approaches.
Liu, Hung-Yi. Computer-aided design-space exploration for system-on-chip design.
English and Comparative Literature
Bo, Lamyu. Cultural diplomacy in the literary transpacific.
Ajayi, Obafunso. Exciting dynamics in two-dimensional nanomaterials.
Tinsley, Elizabeth. Descent of the willow-swamp deity, ascent of the lily-field deity: Debate, possession, and knowledge at pre-modern Kōyasan.
Johnson, Karen. A syndemic model of homelessness risks among women accessing medical services in an emergency department in New York City.
APAM: Applied Physics
Li, Zhisheng. Surface chemistry studies of transition metal oxides: Titanium oxide and iron oxide. Advisor: Richard M. Osgood, Jr.
Art History and Archaeology
Larrivé-Bass, Sandrine. Embodied materials: The emergence of figural imagery in prehistoric China. Advisor: Robert E. Harrist, Jr.
Kaplan, Anna. Identification and biophysical characterization of small molecules modulating proteins in cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. Advisor: Brent R. Stockwell.
Melamed, Rachel. Mining patterns in genomic and clinical cancer data to characterize novel driver genes. Advisor: Raul Rabadan.
Cellular Physiology and Biophysics
Chang, Donald. The regulation and function of RGK proteins on voltage-gated calcium channel physiology. Advisor: Henry M. Colecraft.
Dell, Emma. Single molecule conductance of oligothiophene derivatives. Advisors: Colin P. Nuckolls and Latha Venkataraman.
Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Jang, Sung-Hwan. Characterization and modeling of ferromagnetic particulate nanocomposites for strain and fracture sensing. Advisor: Huiming Yin.
Szczodrak, Marcin. Multitasking on wireless sensor networks. Advisor: Luca Carloni.
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Han, Shuoshuo. Accretion and subduction of oceanic lithosphere: 2D and 3D seismic studies of off-axis magma lenses at East Pacific Rise 9°37-40'N area and downgoing Juan de Fuca plate at Cascadia subduction zone. Advisor: Suzanne M. Carbotte.
Eichler, Jeremy. The emancipation of memory: Arnold Schoenberg and the creation of A Survivor from Warsaw. Advisor: Volker R. Berghahn.
Latin American and Iberian Cultures
Dzaman, Jessica. The consumer dictator: Theories and representations of agency in neoliberal Argentina, 2001-2010. Advisor: Carlos J. Alonso.
Onishi, Yoshiaki. Between imagination and realization: Composers and metaphysical spaces. Advisor: George E. Lewis.
Nutritional and Metabolic Biology
Dapito, Dianne. Contributions of activated hepatic stallate cells to hepatocarcinogenesis. Advisor: Robert Schwabe.
Akilova, Mashura. Microfinance, child work, and education. Advisor: Irwin Garfinkel.