Monday, July 24, 2023

Congratulations to three graduate students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy who successfully defended their doctoral theses in July!

The students (with thesis title and thesis committee) were:


Diksha Garg: "OPC-UA Server for Inner Tracker of Atlas Experiment and Ultra-High-Energy Neutrino Propagation Through Earth Using Nupyprop." Thesis Committee: Mary Hall Reno (Advisor), Usha Mallik, Vincent Rodgers, Stefania Stucci, and Carlos A. Arguelles






Yueguang Shi: "Ferri-Magnetic Organic Semi-Conductors and Lanthanides, a Density Functional Approach" Thesis Committee: Michael Flatte (Advisor) Craig Pryor, Denis Candido, and Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin.






Dustin Swarm: "Data-driven Exploration in X-ray Astronomy: Investigating Intermediate Polar Candidates Found Among Unusual Objects Selected by an Unsupervised Outlier Identification Algorithm" Committee: Casey DeRoo (Advisor) Kenneth Gayley, Keri Hoadley, Cornelia Lang, and Shea Brown.