Doctoral Exam Schedule

Boopathy Kombaiah, Material Science & Engineering, "Transitions in creep mechanisms of zirconium alloys," December 19, 2014, 10:00 a.m., 3003 EBI. Major Professor: Dr. Korukonda L. Murty.

Michael Hosking, Operations Research, "Kriging for Simulation Metamodeling: Experimental Design, Reduced Rank Kriging, and Omni-Rank Kriging," December 19, 2014, 10:00 a.m., Daniels 401. Major Professor: Dr. Stephen Roberts.

Heath Johnson, Chemical Engineering, "Cytoskeletal and Signalury Dynamics Underlying Directional Persist of Cell Migration," January 5, 2014, 1:00 p.m., 2018 EBI. Major Professor: Dr. Jason Haugh.

James Beeler, Adult & Community College Education, "Toward an Adult Learning-Based Theory of K-12 Educator Professional Learning for Technology Adoption," January 5, 2015, 12:00 noon, 410 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. James Bartlett.

Paul Walker, Educational Administration and Supervision, "Supporting Struggling Learners: How High School Principals' Knowledge of Response to Intervention and Special Education Eligibility Influences Their Approach to Addressing Student Learning Needs," January 6, 2015, 9:30 a.m., 500 Poe Hall. Major Professors: Dr. Susan Faircloth / Dr. Lance Fusarelli.

Robert Furlani, Chemistry, "The Synthesis and Biologsal Activity of 5-Membered Nitrogen-Based Heterocycles," January 6, 2015, 10:00 a.m., Dabney 210. Major Professor: Dr. Christian Melander.

Charla Blumell, Adult & Community College Education, "The Climate Experiences of African American Women Community College Faculty in North Carolina," January 6, 2015, 2:00 p.m., Location TBD. Major Professors: Dr. Tuere Bowles / Dr. Amy Orders.

Scott Batson, Mathematics, "On the Relationship Between Two Embeddings of Ideals into Geometric Space and the Shortest Vector Problem in Principal Ideal Lattices," January 30, 2015, 1:30 p.m., SAS 3282. Major Professor: Dr. Ernest Stitzinger.

Zhengxin Tong, Electrical Engineering, "Silicon Millimeter-Wave Imaging Systems for Security and Biomedical Applications," February 4, 2015, 2:00 p.m., MRC 337. Major Professor: Dr. Brian Floyd.

Avik Juneja, Computer Engineering, "Embedding Power: A Real-Time Approach in Incorporating Switching Power Converters within Low-Cost Embedded Systems," March 6, 2015, 9:00 a.m., 3110-EBII. Major Professor: Dr. Alexander Dean.

Tara Hudson, Educational Research and Policy Analysis, "A Grounded Theory of the Process of College Students' Interracial Friendship Development," March 17, 2015, 11:00 a.m., 410 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Alyssa Rockenbach.

Rui Mao, Electrical Engineering, "Modeling and Simulation of Phonon Transport at the Nanoscale for Optimum Thermal Management," March 23, 2015, 1:00 p.m., MRC-337. Major Professor: Dr. Ki Wook Kim.

Shuo Chen, Mechanical Engineering, "A study on properties of novel metallic foam for nuclear applications," March 26, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 3235 EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Afsaneh Rabiei.

Sri Vikram Palagummi, Mechanical Engineering, "Low frequency wideband vibration energy harvesting using diamagnetic stabilized levitation," March 26, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 3115 EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Fuh-Gwo Yuan.