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xxxxxxxxxxxGraduation Supplement


Undergraduate Degree: The bachelor's degree represents the completion of a four-year course of college-level study and is the oldest academic degree awarded by American Institutions of higher learning.

Physical Sciences
Harry Matthew Dalton
Kendra L. Jones

Paris Noelle Alexander
Adam Thomas Clippinger
Max Anton Cubillos-Moraga
Noah Jacob Goldman
Roberto Livi
Erin Michelle Lynch
Meem Mahmud
Sean Patrick Mayer
Akshat Prasad
Derrick Scott Taylor
Alexey Dmitrievich Toptygin

Master's Degree
: The master's degree is an academic honor bestowed upon students who have successfully completed work beyond the baccalaureate. A thesis and an oral examination are usually required. mastergrad

Damon L. Ellingston
Shaela I. Jones
Daniel D. Lanterman
Sejin Han
Nicholas Alexander Mecholsky
Tracy Lyons Moore
Christos Papadopoulos
Cory John Poole


Doctoral Degree
: The doctor's degree represents the most advanced earned degree conferred by American Institutions. There are two distinct types: the practioner's degree and the research degree.

Mihaela Breban
Photocurrent Spectroscopy of Peutocene Thin Film Transistors

Paul A. Cassak
Catastrophe Model For the Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection

Sudeep K. Dutta
Characterization of Josephson Devices for Use in Quantum Computation

Gokhan Esen
Nanogap Juncions and Carbon Nanotube Networks for Chemical Sensing and Molecular Electronics

Joshua S. Higgins
Disorder and Doping in the Oxygenerated Electron-doped Superconductor Pr2-XCeXCu04+δ

John Huckans
Optical Lattices and Quantum Degenerate 87 Rb in Reduced Dimensions

Chung K. Lae
A Simultaneous Measurement of the Branching Fractions of Teri B to Double Charm Decays

Michael K. Newey
Mechanisms for Axial Band Formation in a Rotating Drum of Granular Material

John R. Pretz
Detection of Atmospheric Muon Neutrinos with the IceCube 9-String Detector

Diane E. Pugel
Spectroscopic and structural Investigation of the Thermal Evolution of Undoped and Phosphorus Doped ZN ) and Implications for Unipolar and Bipolar Device Fabrication

Parul Rastogi
Probin Supersymmetric Grand Unification With CP and Flavor Violations

William R. Ray
Stochastic and Deterministic Dynamics in a Semiconductor Laser with Optical Feedback

Rosemary S. Russ
A Framework for Recognizing Mechanistic Reasoning in Student Scientific Inquiry

Andrew Skinner
Hydrogenic Spin Quantum Computing in Silicon and Damping and Diffusion in a Chain-boson Model

Timothy J. Stasevich
Modeling the Snisotropy of Step Fluctuations on Surfaces: Theoretical Step Stiffness Confronts Experiment

Matthew L. Terraciano
Cross-correlations and Entanglement in Cavity QED

Masahiro Toiya
Onset of Granular Flows by Local and Global Forcing

Lubo Zhou
Matrix Field Theory: Applications to Superconductivity