April, 2015   Ms. Karen Collins defended her doctoral dissertation on:
    Title: High Precision Time-Series Photometry for the discovery and characterization of transiting expoplanets
     
    Ph.D. Thesis Advisor: Professor John Kielkopf
     
December, 2014   Mr. Andriy Sherihiy defended his doctoral dissertation on:
    Title: Themionic Emission of Novel Carbon Nanostructures
     
    Ph.D. Thesis Advisor: Professor Gamini Sumanasekera
     
November, 2014   Ms. Han Xue defended her doctoral dissertation on:
    Title: Novel Analytical tools for studies in molecular assemblies: i) Electro-active Single-Mode Integrated Optical Waveguides; ii) Coupled Plasmon Waveguide Resonances
     
    Ph.D. Thesis Advisor: Professor Sergio Mendes
     
December, 2013   Mr. Paul Tandy defended his doctoral dissertation on:
    Title: A Semi-Empirical Hamiltonian for Boron, Phosphorous and Compounds Containing Boron, Phosphorous and Silicon
     
    Ph.D. Thesis Advisors: Professor S.Y. Wu and Professor C.S. Jayanthi
     
May, 2013   Mr. Ruwantha Jayasinghe defended his doctoral dissertation on:
    Title: In-situ Monitoring of Transport Properties of Graphene during Plasma Functionalization and its Applications in Energy Storage
     
    Ph.D. Thesis Advisor: Professor Gamini Sumanasekera
     
April, 2011   Mr. Jeff Hay defended his doctoral dissertation on:
    Title: High dynamic range imaging for the detection of motion
     
    Ph.D. Thesis Advisor: Professor John Kielkopf