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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  • Kevin Diomedi (PHD, EE) Kevin Paul Diomedi (PHD, EE)
    2/14/19 11:00 AM
    A Curvature-Corrected Rough Surface Scattering Theory Through The Single-Scatter Subtraction Method
    @ 654 Whittemore Hall
  • Nicole Steele (PHD, ANSD) Nicole Margaret Steele (PHD, ANSD)
    2/14/19 1:00 PM
    On-farm strategies for the prevention and detection of Gram-specific clinical mastitis in dairy cows
    @ 101 Life Sciences 1 Facility
  • Cody Campolong (MS, ENE) Cody James Campolong (MS, ENE)
    2/14/19 2:00 PM
    Bioaugmentation and Retention of Anammox Granules to a Mainstream Deammonification Bio-Oxidation Pilot with a Post Polishing Anoxic Partial Denitrification/Anammox Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor
    @ 421 Durham Hall
  • Shaoyang Lin (PHD, CHEM) Shaoyang Lin (PHD, CHEM)
    2/15/19 10:00 AM
    Functionalized Metal-Organic Frameworks for Water Oxidation Catalysis
    @ 402 Hahn Hall North
  • Odiney Alvarez-Campos (PHD, CSES) Odiney Maria Alvarez-Campos (PHD, CSES)
    2/15/19 11:00 AM
    Assessment of Exceptional Quality Biosolids for Urban Agriculture
    @ 337 Smyth Hall
  • Michael Casasanta (PHD, LSBC) Michael Anthony Casasanta (PHD, LSBC)
    2/15/19 2:45 PM
    LAYING THE GENETIC AND MOLECULAR FOUNDATION FOR THE STUDY OF FUSOBACTERIUM NUCLEATUM IN RELATION TO HUMAN HEALTH AND DISEASE
    @ CR 0 Fralin Biotechnology Center
  • Shantanab Debchoudhury (PHD, EE) Shantanab Debchoudhury (PHD, EE)
    2/15/19 3:00 PM
    Parameter estimation from retarding potential analyzers in the presence of realistic noise
    @ GENERAL Graduate Life Ctr
  • Antonio Fuentes (PHD, CE) Antonio Fuentes (PHD, CE)
    2/15/19 3:00 PM
    Proactive Decision Support Tools for National Park and Non-Traditional Agencies in Solving Traffic-Related Problems
    @ 219 Patton Hall
  • Kristine Garside (PHD, ISE) Kristine Dianne Cantin Garside (PHD, ISE)
    2/18/19 11:00 AM
    Behavioral Monitoring to Identify Self-Injurious Behavior among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    @ 542 Whittemore Hall
  • Conor Byrne (MARCH, ARCH) Conor Vincent Byrne (MARCH, ARCH)
    2/19/19 10:00 AM
    The Strife of a Construction
    @ CR 3A Cowgill Hall
  • Alexandra Mellis (PHD, TBMH) Alexandra Michelle Mellis (PHD, TBMH)
    2/19/19 12:00 PM
    Quantifying the Effects of a Constricted Temporal Window in Reinforcer Pathology
    @ 232 Riverside Center 1
  • Chuang Su (PHD, ME) Chuang Su (PHD, ME)
    2/19/19 2:00 PM
    Tire Wear Modeling Using Machine Learning Methods
    @ 443 Goodwin Hall
  • Jacob Carroll (PHD, PHYS) Jacob Alexander Carroll (PHD, PHYS)
    2/20/19 9:00 AM
    Examining the Dynamics of Biologically Inspired Systems Far From Equilibrium
    @ 304 Robeson Hall
  • Alima Jafreen Hajameeran (MS, CE) Alima Jafreen Hajameeran (MS, CE)
    2/20/19 10:30 AM
    A System-wide Planning Tool to Evaluate Access from Crash Sites to Medical Facilities in Virginia
    @ 219 Patton Hall
  • Tyler Rasmussen (MS, GEOS) Tyler Wyatt Rasmussen (MS, GEOS)
    2/20/19 12:30 PM
    Comparison of 4.5 Hz Geophones and a Broadband Seismometer in a Real Field Deployment
    @ 2052 Derring Hall
  • Oladayo Omosa (PHD, LSAE) Oladayo Olukayode Omosa (PHD, LSAE)
    2/20/19 1:00 PM
    Towards Defining and Mainstreaming
    @ CR 1 Litton Reaves Hall
  • Yufeng Ma (PHD, CSA) Yufeng Ma (PHD, CSA)
    2/20/19 2:30 PM
    Going Deeper with Images and Natural Language
    @ 2030E Torgersen Hall
  • Haosen Wang (MS, ME) Haosen Wang (MS, ME)
    2/21/19 9:00 AM
    Parsimonious Biosonar-Inspired Sensing for Navigation Near Natural Surfaces
    @ 440 Goodwin Hall
  • Ethan Sneesby (MS, CSES) Ethan Paul Sneesby (MS, CSES)
    2/21/19 9:30 AM
    Evaluation of a water budget model for created wetland design and comparative natural wetland hydroperiods.
    @ 337 Smyth Hall
  • Xuchao Zhang (PHD, CSA) Xuchao Zhang (PHD, CSA)
    2/21/19 2:00 PM
    Scalable Robust Models Under Adversarial Data Corruption
    @ T3 VT-UVA Northern VA Center
  • Sergio Ballivian (MS, CE) Sergio Marlon Ballivian (MS, CE)
    2/21/19 2:00 PM
    Anonymous Indoor Positioning System using Depth Sensors for Context-aware Human-Building Interaction
    @ 113 Patton Hall
  • Xiangwen Wang (PHD, PHYS) Xiangwen Wang (PHD, PHYS)
    2/22/19 9:30 AM
    Heavy Tails and Anomalous Diffusion in Human Online Dynamics
    @ 304 Robeson Hall
  • Rounak Meyur (MS, EE) Rounak Meyur (MS, EE)
    2/22/19 10:00 AM
    Cascading Events in the Aftermath of a Targeted Physical Attack on the Power Grid
    @ 475B Whittemore Hall
  • Amanda Biviano (PHD, EDCI) Amanda C Biviano (PHD, EDCI)
    2/22/19 12:00 PM
    Exploring the Possibility of a Sociocultural Disability Focused Curriculum in English Language-Arts
    @ 220L War Memorial Gymnasium
  • Cody Wykle (MS, FPR) Cody James Wykle (MS, FPR)
    2/22/19 2:00 PM
    Adhesion Challenges with Red Oak and Hickory Veneer at Low Moisture Levels
    @ 136B Julian Cheatham Hall
  • Prashant Kumar (PHD, ME) Prashant Kumar (PHD, ME)
    2/22/19 2:00 PM
    Multifunctional Materials for Energy Harvesting and Sensing
    @ 306 Durham Hall
  • Kedar Vaidya (PHD, EM) Kedar Sanjay Vaidya (PHD, EM)
    2/25/19 10:00 AM
    PRELIMINARY EXAM
    @ 329 Norris Hall
  • Rebecca Wetmiller (PHD, GBUA) Rebecca J Wetmiller (PHD, GBUA)
    2/25/19 12:00 PM
    The Copycat Effect: Do social influences allow peer team members' dysfunctional audit behaviors to spread throughout the audit team?
    @ 112 Robeson Hall
  • Jonathan Lloyd (MS, SOC) Jonathan Andrew Lloyd (MS, SOC)
    2/26/19 1:00 AM
    No title on record.
    @ 209 Norris Hall

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