Graduate Blog

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May 23, 2017

 NPRE 498/598  Advanced Risk Analysis - Fall 2017


May 18, 2017

PhD Final Defense-Mei-Cheng Shih

Capacity Evaluation and Infrastructure Planning Techniques for Heterogeneous Railway Traffic Under Structured, Mixed, and Flexible Operation

Advisor: Christopher P.L. Barkan, PhD

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 4:00 p.m.

Location: Newmark Civil Engineering Building, Room 1220H



May 18, 2017

Whether it is your first or last year as a graduate student or somewhere in between, summer is often a great time to work on materials to help you prepare for the coming year.


The Graduate College offers a series of workshops to help graduate students and postdocs apply for fellowships, explore broad career options, conduct effective job searches, make connections in their chosen fields, and prepare for thesis deposit.

Our summer programs include:

Personal/Professional Goals Statements Thesis Format Review and Deposit Writing Effective Fellowship Proposals Talking About Your Research Faculty Job Search Retreat (learn more) And more

In addition to workshop programming, the Graduate College Career Development unit and Graduate College Fellowship unit  offer individual advising for students.

Please visit the links above for more details.

May 15, 2017

PhD Final Defense – Erhu Du

Assessing the Role of Human Behaviors in the Management of Extreme Hydrological Events: an Agent-based Modeling Approach

Advisors: Barbara Minsker and Ximing Cai

Date: Tuesday May 30, 1:00 pm

Location: Newmark 1311