Dissertations: March 21, 2022

March 21, 2022


Art History and Archaeology
Arseven, Müge. Reality and representation: Sacred architecture in ancient Greek vase painting. Sponsor: Ioannis Mylonopoulos.

Biomedical Engineering
Chien, Tiffany. Programming bacterial gene circuits for biocontainment and diagnostic production. Sponsor: Tal Danino.

Jacobsen, Timothy. Relationship between inflammatory stimulation and cell biomechanics in intervertebral disc degeneration. Sponsors: Nadeen Chahine and Clark Hung.

Thakoor, Kaveri. Robust, interpretable, and portable deep learning systems for detection of ophthalmic diseases. Sponsor: Paul Sajda.

Business: Marketing
Tkachenko, Yegor. Machine learning algorithms for efficient acquisition and ethical use of personal information in decision making. Sponsors: Asim Ansari and Kamel Jedidi.

Yao, Chengbo. First row transition metal hydrides catalyzed hydrogen atom transfer. Sponsor: Jack Norton.

Computer Science
Van't Hof, Alexander. New container mechanisms for mobile, drone, and cloud computing. Sponsor: Jason Nieh.

Mishra, Shruti. Essays in monetary policy. Sponsor: Hassan Afrouzi.

Sitaraman, Maithreya. On chains of monoids and their representation rings. Sponsor: Mikhail Khovanov.

Neurobiology and Behavior
Chen, Briana. Novel mechanisms of enhancing resilience to stress. Sponsor: Christine Denny.

Martyniuk, Kelly. Dopamine D2 receptors regulate striatal circuit function and behavior. Sponsor: Christoph Kellendonk.

Nutritional and Metabolic Biology
Gibeley, Sarah. Investigating the role of TM6SF2 in lipid metabolism. Sponsor: Henry Ginsberg.

Alexander, Natalia. Taking education seriously: Dewey and his interlocutors. Sponsor: Philip Kitcher.

TC / Philosophy and Education

Quek, Yibing. Teachers' enactment of complete care in times of difficulty -- and why the public should support them. Sponsor: David Hansen.


Biomedical Informatics
Rodriguez, Victor. Phenotyping with partially labeled, partially observed data.

Mechanical Engineering
Wang, Wenbin. Anisotropic mechanical properties of Guinea pig round window membranes.

Latif, Abdul. Afterlives of the Primordial prophets: Ādam and Nūḥ in the 11th through 17th centuries.