Dissertation Defense Schedule

Academic Excellence

Sharing original dissertation research is a principle to which the University of Delaware is deeply committed. It is the single most important assignment our graduate students undertake and upon completion is met with great pride.

We invite you to celebrate this milestone by attending their dissertation defense. Please review the upcoming dissertation defense schedule below and join us!

Dissertation Defense Form

Must be received two weeks prior to your defense.

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Upcoming Doctoral Dissertation Defense

The list below is organized by the most current Dissertation Defense first. You may sort by “Program of Study” or search for a specific dissertation via the search box. To learn more about a specific dissertation select the dissertation’s title or the term “Full Abstract”.

 

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Date: 11/12/2021
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: None of the abovehttps://udel.zoom.us/j/93813591308
Room: 0

Abstractive Text Summarization via Contextual Semantics Understanding


By: Chujie Zheng          Chair: Harry Wang         

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Financial Services Analytics
Date: 11/05/2021
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Star CampusAmmon Pinizotto Biopharmaceutical Innovation Center
Room: 140

The Role of TRPV4 During Cartilage Homeostasis and Degradation of the Extracellular Matrix Typifying the Initiation and Progression of Osteoarthritis


By: Nicholas Trompeter          Chair: Jason Gleghorn         Co-Chair: Randall Duncan

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Biomedical Engineering
Date: 11/01/2021
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: ISE Lab
Room: 322

Methodology for inference of intercellular gene regulatory networks without concentration measurement of diffusible factors


By: Saurabh Modi          Chair: Jason Gleghorn         

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Biomedical Engineering
Date: 11/01/2021
Time: 10:15 AM
Location: None of the aboveZOOM
Room: 0

Corporate Leverage in the US: Economic Explanation and Machine Learning Exploration


By: Fanghua Lin          Chair: Paul Laux         

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Financial Services Analytics
Date: 10/29/2021
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Star CampusAmmon Pinizzotto Biopharmaceutical Innovation Center
Room: 140

Engineering strategies for quantifying biological phenomena


By: Jasmine Shirazi          Chair: Jason Gleghorn         

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Biomedical Engineering
Date: 10/27/2021
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: None of the aboveZoom
Room: 0

Characterizing the Role of ADAM9 in Colorectal Cancer


By: Chamath Chandrasekera          Chair: Shuo Wei         

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Biological Sciences

The Process

Step-by-Step

Visit our “Step-by-Step Graduation Guide” to take you through the graduation process.From formatting your Dissertation to Doctoral Hooding procedures.

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Dissertation Manual

Wondering how to set up the format for your paper. Refer to the “UD Thesis/Dissertation Manual” for formatting requirements and more.

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Defense Submission Form

This form must be completed two weeks in advance of a dissertation defense to meet the University of Delaware Graduate and Professional Education’s requirements.

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