Dissertations

Dissertations: March 4, 2019

DISSERTATIONS DEFENDED

Applied Mathematics
Li, Jiao. H-box methods for shallow water equations. Sponsor: Kyle Mandli.

Biomedical Engineering
Kim, Sharon. Interrogating spatiotemporal patterns of resting state neuronal and hemodynamic activity in the awake mouse model. Sponsor: Elizabeth Hillman.

Voleti, Venkatakaushik. High-speed, volumetric imaging of biological tissue with swept, confocally-aligned planar excitation (SCAPE) microscopy. Sponsor: Elizabeth Hillman.

Biomedical Informatics
Romano, Joseph. Computational toxinology. Sponsor: Nicholas Tatonetti.

Classical Studies
Sheppard, Joe. Mass spectacles in Roman Pompeii as a system of communication. Sponsor: Francesco de Angelis.

East Asian Languages and Cultures
Deckrow, Andre. "Friendship between antipodes": Pre-World War II Japanese colonial migration to Brazil. Sponsor: Carol Gluck.

Electrical Engineering
Li, Wenze. High speed volumetric SCAPE imaging for different model animals. Sponsor: Elizabeth Hillman.

Epidemiology
Dearing, Bianca. The consequences of severe early childhood carries on early childhood weight. Sponsor: Sharon Schwartz.

Mathematics
Li, Shizhang. On the Picard functor in formal-rigid geometry. Sponsor: Aise Johan de Jong.

Mechanical Engineering
Shang, Junyi. Experimentation and multiphysical modeling of bioanalytical microdevices. Sponsor: Qiao Lin.

Operations Research
Ruiz Lacedelli, Octavio. Essays in information relaxations and scenario analysis for partially observable settings. Sponsor: Martin Haugh.

Sociomedical Sciences
Johns, David. Good evidence, bad evidence: Science, ethics, and the politics of making and unmaking public health policies. Sponsor: Ronald Bayer.

TC / Behavioral Disorders
Lau, Airey. Parental reflective functioning and children's emergent reading skills: ERP and longitudinal behavioral measures. Sponsor: Karen Froud.

TC / Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
Brady, Loretta. Augmented input and the classroom communication environment for learners with deafblindness. Sponsor: Laudan Jahromi.

DISSERTATION PROPOSALS FILED

Biomedical Informatics
Averitt, Amelia. Machine learning methods for causal inference with observational biomedical data.

Classical Studies
Sokolowski, Deborah. Culture and countryside in Roman Bithynia.

Computer Science
Hidey, Christopher. Content selection for effective counter-arguments to social media posts.

Nursing
Dorritie, Richard. Health policy and quality in nursing homes.

Slavic Languages
Pekov, Alexey. Toward a transmediterranean genealogy: Matrilineal legacies in Sephardi women writers from the former Yugoslavia and the Maghreb.