A Transformative Graduate Education

Our programs help you reach across disciplinary boundaries to change the way we think about graduate education.

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Whether you’re completing a thesis or taking a comprehensive exam, here's everything you need to complete your degree.

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  • Nina Lauharatanahirun (PHD, PSYC) Nina Lauharatanahirun (PHD, PSYC)
    11/21/17 2:00 PM

    Neuroeconomic predictors of adolescent risky decision-making

    @ 327 Williams Hall
  • Wenchuo Yao (MS, CE) Wenchuo Yao (MS, CE)
    11/27/17 8:30 AM

    Emission of insoluble mineral particles from ultrasonic humidifiers

    @ 421 Durham Hall
  • Ahmed Ibrahim (PHD, CPE) Ahmed Sobhy Elnady Ibrahim (PHD, CPE)
    11/27/17 11:00 AM

    End-To-End Text Detection Using Deep Learning

    @ 457A Whittemore Hall
  • Michael Entz (PHD, BMES) Michael William Entz (PHD, BMES)
    11/28/17 1:00 PM

    Effects of perfusate solution composition on the relationship between cardiac conduction velocity and gap junction coupling.

    @ R3012 VT/Carilion Med Sch & Res Ins
  • Qing Sun (PHD, EE) Qing Sun (PHD, EE)
    11/29/17 8:30 AM

    Greedy Inference Algorithm for Structured and Neural Models

    @ 302 Whittemore Hall
  • An Duong (PHD, BIOL) An Duy Duong (PHD, BIOL)
    11/29/17 9:00 AM

    Investigation of Pantoea stewartii Quorum-Sensing Controlled Regulators and Genes Important for Infection of Corn

    @ 2084 Derring Hall
  • Emily Bock (PHD, BSE) Emily Maclauren Bock (PHD, BSE)
    11/29/17 9:30 AM

    Challenges and Opportunities for Denitrifying Bioreactors in the Mid-Atlantic

    @ 206 Seitz Hall
  • Alinaghi Marzoughi (PHD, EE) Alinaghi Marzoughi (PHD, EE)
    11/29/17 10:00 AM

    Investigating impact of emerging medium-voltage SiC MOSFETs on medium-voltage high-power applications

    @ 658 Whittemore Hall
  • Francis Gillam (PHD, BSE) Francis Gillam (PHD, BSE)
    11/29/17 10:00 AM

    Lessons Learned in Vaccine Design in a Novel Vaccination Strategy Against Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Utilizing the Hepatitis B Core Antigen Protein

    @ 108 Human & Ag Bio Science 1
  • Hongfei Ju (MS, MSE) Hongfei Ju (MS, MSE)
    11/29/17 1:00 PM

    Centrifuge-aided Micromolding and Sintering of Micron- and Submicron-sized Ceramic Features

    @ 142 Randolph Hall
  • Amanda Pezzuto (MS, MINE) Amanda Lee Pezzuto (MS, MINE)
    11/30/17 11:00 AM


    @ 107 Holden Hall
  • John Steckenrider (MS, ME) John J Steckenrider (MS, ME)
    12/4/17 9:00 AM

    Multi-Bayesian Approach to Stochastic Feature Recognition in the Context of Road Crack Detection and Classification

    @ 310 Durham Hall
  • Bilgiday Yuce (PHD, CPE) Bilgiday Yuce (PHD, CPE)
    12/4/17 1:00 PM

    Understanding and Mitigating Fault Attacks on Embedded Software

    @ 330 Durham Hall
  • Jose Cadena (PHD, CSA) Jose Eduardo Cadena (PHD, CSA)
    12/4/17 2:00 PM

    Finding Interesting Subgraphs with Guarantees

    @ 343 Steger Hall-North Wing
  • Amr Abdelfattah (PHD, CPE) Amr Nabil A. Abdelfattah (PHD, CPE)
    12/5/17 11:00 AM

    Optimization and Algorithms for Wireless Networks with Load and Receiver Characteristics Awareness

    @ 430 Durham Hall
  • Matthew Bender (PHD, ME) Matthew Jacob Bender (PHD, ME)
    12/6/17 12:00 PM

    Modeling and Estimation of Bat Flight

    @ 440 Goodwin Hall
  • Jinshi Jian (PHD, CSES) Jinshi Jian (PHD, CSES)
    12/6/17 1:00 PM

    Global soil respiration: interaction with macroscale environmental variables and response to climate change

    @ 311 Latham Hall

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