Dissertations: October 31, 2022
Ungar, Yocheved. Bacterial spore-based humidity responsive textiles. Advisors: Ozgur Sahin and Shalom Wind.
Helmer, Paige. The role of Kinesins in cell fate determination during neurogenesis. Advisor: Richard Vallee.
Aurup, Christian. Ultrasound techniques for neuromodulation and functional imaging in the Central Nervous System. Advisor: Elisa Konofagou.
Lapborisuth, Pawan. Brain dynamics of attention reorienting in naturalistic paradigms. Advisor: Paul Sajda.
Sivaram, Abhishek. Machine learning framework for causal modeling for process fault diagnosis and mechanistic explanation generation. Advisor: Venkat Venkatasubramanian.
Effland, Thomas. Towards annotation-efficiency in biased learning settings for natural language processing. Advisor: Kathleen McKeown.
Lin, Chengyu. Ring-LWE: Enhanced foundations and applications. Advisor: Tal Malkin.
Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Jensen, Johanna. The environmental drivers of white spruce growth and regeneration at Arctic treeline in a changing climate. Advisor: Kevin Griffin.
Ramesh, Vijay. Environmental drivers of bird species occupancy in a tropical biodiversity hotspot. Advisor: Ruth DeFries.
English and Comparative Literature
Larson-Xu, Martin. Appropriating genealogy: Artist texts in the 21st century. Advisor: Brent Edwards.
Garofalo, Diana. Understanding the role of ovulations on Ovarian Cancer risk across the spectrum of risk. Advisor: Jeanine Genkinger.
Genetics and Development
Wang, Wanqi. Deciphering axon dysfunction in the pathogenesis of ARHGEF9 epileptic encephalopathy. Advisor: Wayne Frankel.
Latin American and Iberian Cultures
Lavin, Analía. El llamado de la naturaleza: Cultura científica, espiritualidad y secularismo en el movimiento naturista uruguayo de principios del siglo XX. Advisor: Ronald Briggs.
Jing, Ran. Cryogenic near-field nanoscopy at terahertz frequency. Advisor: Dmitri Basov.
TC / English Education
Richard, Sarah. A rooted sorrow: (W)Ri(gh)ting the rhizomes and ruptures. Advisor: Ruth Vinz.
DISSERTATION PROPOSALS FILED
Dessauvage, Maur. Germany's Rome: Historicism in architecture and law, 1815-1848.
Wang, Fay. Deep learning models for diffuse optical tomography.
Sharp, Lucy. A history of au-pairs in twentieth-century Britain.
Tomasson, Julia. Proof, certainty, and the authority of mathematics across Europe and the Islamicate world (1400-1700 CE).
Petersen, Courtney. Investigations of articular cartilage structure-function relationships and a novel technique for conforming patellar osteochondral allografts.
Fan, Yujing. Gender norm obfuscation in authoritarian regimes.
Lee, Da In. Mobilizing ethnic minorities to run for office: Field experiment.