Dissertations: November 29, 2021

November 29, 2021


Biomedical Engineering

  • Ji, Robin. Optimization of focused ultrasound mediated blood-brain barrier opening. Sponsor: Elisa Konofagou.

Biomedical Informatics

  • Rogers, James. Using real-world data to enhance clinical trials. Sponsor: Chunhua Weng.

Chemical Engineering

  • Padash, Azin. Bubble rise dynamics in complex fluids. Sponsor: Christopher Boyce.

Pharmacology and Molecular Signaling

  • Zeric, Tamara. Peri-adolescent monoamine interference alters behavioral response to cocaine and associated dopamine dynamics in adulthood. Sponsor: Mark Ansorge.


  • Xiong, Lin. Graphene polaritonic crystal. Sponsor: Dmitri Basov.


Art History and Archaeology

  • Kite, Whitney. The lay of the land: Armenian monasteries in their local landscapes.

Biomedical Engineering

  • Wysoczanski, Artur. Machine-learned anatomic subtyping, longitudinal disease evaluation and lesion classification on computed tomography: Applications to Emphysema, COPD and Renal Cell Carcinoma.

Mechanical Engineering

  • Barbet, Mark. Towards automated kinetic model development: Treatment of sources of uncertainty.
  • Hannigan, Emily. On the creation and use of forward models in robot motor control.


  • Pavez Goye, Eduardo. Structural metaphors in Chilean post-dictatorship theatre.