Upcoming Thesis Defenses

None at this time.

Past Thesis Defenses


January 30, 2019

Matthew Overlan, BCS Graduate Student, Advisor: Robert Jacobs, University of Rochester

Probabilistic Program Induction as a Model of Human Concept Learning

February 6, 2019

Mengchen Xu, CVS Graduate Student, Advisers: Geunyoung Yoon/Amy L. Lerner, University of Rochester

Investigation of Corneal Biomechanical and Optical Behaviors by Developing Individualized Finite Element Model

April 5, 2019

Sarah Walters, Graduate Student, Advisors: Hunter/Williams, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

Two-Photon Excited Fluorescence Adaptive Optics Ophthalmoscopy of Retinal Function

August 23, 2019

Elizabeth Shay, Graduate Student, University of Rochester

Neural Signatures of Compositionality in the Human Brain


June 4, 2018

Kim Schauder, Graduate Student, CSP, University of Rochester

Initial Eye Gaze to Faces and their Functional Consequence on Face Identification Abilities in Autism Spectrum Disorder

June 20, 2018

Quanjing Chen, Graduate Student, Advisor: Brad Mahon, BCS, University of Rochester

The Representation of Tool Knowledge in the Human Brain

August 20, 2018

Michael Melnick, Graduate Student, Advisors: Duje Tadin and Krystel Huxlin, University of Rochester

Neural Efficiency and Processing: Understanding Visual Perceptual Processing using Transcranial Electrical Stimulation and fMRI in Cortically Blind Humans

December 13, 2018

Alexander Kotelsky, PhD candidate, advised by Mark Buckley, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester

Elucidating the Factors That Govern Vulnerability of In situ Articular Chondrocytes to Impact and Sub-impact Mechanical Loading


April 3, 2017

Goker Erdogan, BCS Graduate Student, Advisors: Robbie Jacobs, Jiebo Luo, University of Rochester

Shape Perception as Bayesian Inference of Modality-Independent Part-Based 3D Object-Centered Shape Representations

July 26, 2017

Frank Garcea, Graduate Student, BCS, University of Rochester

The Organization of Manipulable Object Concepts in the Human Brain

September 6, 2017

Woon Ju Park, Graduate Student, Advisor: Tadin, University of Rochester

A Mechanistic Understanding of Atypical Visual Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorder