Dissertation Proposals Filed
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Crapster-Pregont, Ellen. Constraining the evolution of the first solar system solids: Evidence from CO chondrites.
Zheng, Yi. Momentum, entropy, and energy transfer in fluctuational electrodynamics.
Jang, Na Ra. Moderating effects of social support on health outcomes among Latinos with stress.
Art History and Archaeology
Sjovoll, Therese. Queen Christina of Sweden's musaeum: Collecting and display in the Palazzo Riario. Advisor: David Freedberg.
Earth and Environmental Engineering
Perez, Marc. A model for optimizing the integration of solar electricity generation, curtailing, transmission and storage. Advisor: Vasilis Fthenakis.
Beck, Jonathan. Organic photovoltaic device architectures. Advisor: Ioannis Kymissis.
Kuppambatti, Jayanth. Mixed-signal design techniques in scaled CMOS technologies. Advisor: Peter Kinget.
Lazarovici, Allan. Elucidating the sequence and structural specificities of DNA-binding factors. Advisor: Harmen Bussemaker.
Richards, Catherine. The effects of hospital financial distress on immediate breast reconstruction. Advisor: Dawn Hershman.
Stehling-Ariza, Nicole. He who dies with toys… A longitudinal look at materialism and physical health. Advisor: Sharon Schwartz.
IEOR: Operations Research
Chandramouli, Shyam Sundar. Far allocation in economic networks. Advisor: Jay Sethuraman.
Clarkson, Corrin. Three-manifold mutations detected by Heegaard Floer homology. Advisor: Robert Lipshitz.
Hanselman, Jonathan. Bordered Heegaard Floer homology and graph manifolds. Advisor: Robert Lipshitz.
Schmeder, Maximillian. Thirty-three dialectics on a theme: Hegelian philosophy vis-à-vis Beethoven's "Diabelli" Variations, op. 120. Advisor: Joseph Dubiel.
Nutritional and Metabolic Biology
Trent, Chad. Fat in hearts: Uptake, storage, and turnover. Advisor: Ira Goldberg.
Bech, Emily. Voice and belonging: How open vs. restricted models of national incorporation shape immigrant-minority identification and participation. Advisor: Jack L. Snyder.
Ghitza, Yair. Applying large-scale data and modern methods to classical problems in American politics. Advisor: Andrew Gelman.
Batista, Tara. Empowering youth in foster care. Advisor: Barbara Levy Simon.
TC - Applied Behavioral Analysis
Lyons, Laura. The effects of the mastery of auditory matching of component sounds to words on the rate and accuracy of textual and spelling responses. Advisor: R. Douglas Greer.
TC - Cognitive Studies in Education
Ramsey, Stephanie. How do we develop multivariable thinkers? An evaluation of a middle school scientific reasoning curriculum. Advisor: Deanna Kuhn.
TC - Mathematics Education
Germain-Williams, Terri. Mathematical modeling in algebra textbooks at the onset of the Common Core state standards. Advisor: Bruce R. Vogeli.