Commencement Program

Congratulations!

Congratulations to all Doctoral, Master and Baccalaureate candidates from December 2021, May 2022 and August 2022. Take time to reflect proudly on this achievement.

Master of Science (with thesis)

December 2021

Eirika Osp Arnardottir
Geology
Thesis: Meteoric 10Be as a Tracer for Subglacial Chemical Weathering in East Antarctica
Advisor: Kathy J. Licht, Ph.D.
Chemical weathering, often assumed not to occur in subglacial environments, plays a major role in major global chemical cycles that control Earth’s climate. This research provides evidence for chemical weathering processes under the largest ice sheet in the world and outlines a novel method that can be used to assess the degree of chemical weathering under ice sheets.

Tarah Jaymes Butcher
Psychology
Thesis: Delay Discounting in At-Risk Adolescents: Brain Mechanisms and Behavior
Advisor: Brandon Oberlin, Ph.D.
This research will help us better understand how the decision making process is altered in youth at high-risk for developing substance use disorders.

Veronica Vale Carvalho
Chemistry
Thesis: An Ion Mobility and Gas-Phase Covalent Labeling Study of the Structure and Reactivity of Gaseous Ubiquitin Ions Electrosprayed from Aqueous and Denaturing Solutions
Advisor: Ian K. Webb, Ph.D.
This research will help with developing and improving analytical techniques aiming to assess the structure and functionality of biomolecules that are involved in vital biological complexes.

Aishwarya Vikram Deshpande
Computer Information Science
Thesis: Multi-Criteria Decision Making using Reinforcement Learning and its Application to Food, Energy and Water Systems (FEWS) Problems
Advisor: Snehasis Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D.
This research will help people in making the right decisions.

Deidre Yvonne Hall
Applied Social and Organizational Psychology
Thesis: Can Women Faculty Say No? The Gendered Expectation of Mentorship
Advisor: Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, Ph.D.
This research helps us understand how gendered expectations of women in academia might hinder women's career progression.

Arielle Ann Hogan
Geology
Thesis: Evaporating Planetesimals: A Modeling Approach
Advisor: Catherine A. Macris, Ph.D.
This research will help us understand the chemical changes that happen during the formation of a planet.

Melissa Ann Liu
Clinical Psychology
Thesis: Studying Measurement Invariance and Differential Validity of the Short UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Scale Across Racial Groups
Advisor: Melissa A. Cyders, Ph.D.
This research will help us better understand how impulsivity is measured and related to substance use in racial minority groups.

Jessica Mickens
Clinical Psychology
Thesis: Evaluating the Impact of Metacognition Reflection and Insight Therapy on Social Functioning in Schizophrenia
Advisor: Kyle S. Minor, Ph.D.
This research will help examine the effects of an innovative therapy (Metacognition Reflection and Insight Therapy; MERIT) in individuals with schizophrenia. MERIT was created to help improve symptoms and daily functioning in individuals with schizophrenia.

Mariana Moraes de Lima Perini
Biology
Thesis: The Role of the Primary Cilium in Bone Mechanotransduction
Advisor: Jiliang Li, Ph.D.
This research will help us develop new treatments for bone loss diseases in the future.

Linda Muller
Applied Social and Organizational Psychology
Thesis: Prejudice within the LGBTQ+ Community
Advisor: Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, Ph.D.
This research examines prejudice within the LGBTQ+ community.

Cheng Peng
Computer Information Science
Thesis: Energy and Convergence Efficient Device Selection in Online Bandit Federated Edge Learning
Advisor: Qin Hu, Ph.D.
This research will help develop a more intelligent distributed computing system.

Christiana Prestigiacomo
Clinical Psychology
Thesis: A Prospective Examination of How Alcohol Consumption Might Drive Changes in Urgency and Drinking Motives Over the First Year of College
Advisor: Melissa A. Cyders, Ph.D.
This research will help understand the relationship between impulsive personality and changes in drinking over the beginning of college.

Leidy Daiana Trujillo
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Thesis: Phenotypicality and Ingroup Perceptions: The Role of Identity Denial
Advisor: Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, Ph.D.
This research explores the stereotypes faced by members of a group due to violations of group appearance prototypes. Specifically, this research offers information about an understudied population, Afro-Latinx, as well as expands on the effects of colorism within the Hispanic/Latinx community.

Conner Riley Valuch
Biology
Thesis: Characterization and Assessment of Lung and Bone Marrow Derived Endothelial Cells and their Bone Regenerative Potential
Advisor: Jiliang Li, Ph.D.
This research was conducted to determine the potential therapeutic use of endothelial stem cells in bone regeneration.

Brandon Carter Wysong
Biology
Thesis: Clarifying the Role of the CST Complex in C-Strand Fill-In Synthesis and Repair at Telomeres
Advisor: Lata N. Balakrishnan, Ph.D.
This research will help us understand how the DNA is maintained through life and its impact on the aging process.

Melissa A. Yaden
Biology
Thesis: The Role of Activin B in Skeletal Muscle Injury and Regeneration
Advisor: Guoli Dai, Ph.D.
This research will help us understand how a particular protein (Activin B) can impact the extent of skeletal muscle injury and how its regulation can improve the recovery process.

Master of Science (with thesis)

May 2022

Mya C. Findley
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Thesis: Employee and Supervisor’s (Mis)Matching IPTs and Performance Management Consequences
Advisor: Jane R. Williams, Ph.D.
This research examines how employees' and their supervisors' beliefs about the malleability or fixedness of people's core characteristics influence employees' attitudes towards performance management systems at their workplace.

Louise Susannah Hulme
Biology
Thesis: Investigating TRPV4 Signaling in Choroid Plexus Culture Models
Advisor: Bonnie L. Blazer-Yost, Ph.D.
This research will help us better understand the regulation of CSF production in the brain. It will help work towards developing a new treatment for neurological conditions wherein CSF is dysregulated.

Ashley Beggin Lewson
Clinical Psychology
Thesis: Behavioral Measurement of Mindfulness: Preliminary Examination of its Validity and Change following a Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Adults with Advanced Cancer and their Family Caregivers
Advisor: Catherine E. Mosher, Ph.D.
This research may influence how we measure mindfulness, which will aid in future research that examines mindfulness as a mechanism of change in therapeutic interventions.

Kristyn Lukjan
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Thesis: Examining the Relationship between Callings and Employee Well-Being
Advisor: Stephanie A. Andel, Ph.D.
The purpose of this research is to further understand how we can protect employee health through recovery experiences, particularly for those who feel intrinsically called to their work. This research will help identify for whom these recovery experiences are most crucial.

Colleen E. Mcgonigle
Psychology
Thesis: Working Memory in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Trauma Cue Reactivity
Advisor: Marian L. Logrip, Ph.D.
This research will help us understand Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and contribute to the development of new therapies in the future.

Madison D. Reavis
Forensic Science
Thesis: Quantitative Analysis of Smokeless Powder Particles in Post-Blast Debris via Gas Chromatography Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy (GC VUV)
Advisor: John V. Goodpaster, Ph.D.
This research will help forensic scientists identify the type of explosives used in a bomb, aiding investigation efforts.

Kaley Joann Rittichier
Computer Information Science
Thesis: Natural Language Processing of Stories
Advisor: Snehasis Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D.
This computational research will help researchers within the humanities and social sciences process literary works to find generalizable representations of people and time periods.

Nathan Swearingen
Computer Information Science
Thesis: Efficient Secure E-Voting and its Application in Cybersecurity Education
Advisor: Xukai Zou, Ph.D.
This research may help students gain a better understanding of cybersecurity through e-voting projects.

Heather Arispa Weigold
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Thesis: The Double Bind of Reproductive Expectations: Exploring the Mechanisms through which Voluntarily Childfree Women and Mothers are Penalized in Promotion Decisions
Advisor: Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, Ph.D.
This thesis explores how choosing to not have children impacts how people perceive women professionally. In particular, how a working woman's parenthood status influences whether they are recommended for a promotion at work. This topic is important because it contributes to the understanding of workplace inequality and potential barriers to women's career advancement.

Michelle Williams
Clinical Psychology
Thesis: Longer-Term Mental Health Consequences of COVID-19 Infection: Moderation by Race and Socioeconomic Status
Advisor: Jesse C. Stewart, Ph.D.
This research will help us understand the longer-term effects of COVID-19 infection on mental health.

Maxwell N. Wright
Geology
Thesis: Late Holocene Climate-Flood Relationships on the White River, Indiana, USA
Advisor: Broxton W. Bird, Ph.D.
This research will expand our understanding of how Midwestern rivers responded to past climate and human influences and how they will respond to modern climate change.

Master of Science (with thesis)

August 2022

Ian Carson
Clinical Psychology
Thesis: Exploring Online Heterosexist Discrimination using Meyer's Minority Stress Model
Advisor: Tamika Zapolski, Ph.D.
This research will help us better understand the negative consequences of online discrimination and what we might be able to do to protect against it.

Emily K. Chavez
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Thesis: An Examination of Supervisor Implicit Person Theory and the Supervisor-Employee Relationship
Advisor: Jane R. Williams, Ph.D.
This research will help inform better practices for supervisors to use when utilizing performance management techniques with their employees.

Wesley Corey
Biology
Thesis: Neurabin's Influence on Striatal Dependent Function
Advisor: Anthony J. Baucum, Ph.D.
This research will help us have a better understanding of possible druggable targets to treat drug addiction and various other motor deficits such as Parkinson's Disease.

Daniel Garcy
Psychology
Thesis: The Effects of Early-Life Exposure on Adult ∆-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Sensitivity, Self-Administration, and Tolerance
Advisor: Stephen L. Boehm, Ph.D.
This research may help us further understand the impacts of early-life lead exposure, especially regarding substance abuse (particularly cannabis/THC), and how it may affect males and females differently.

Alexandra Rose Horman
Geology
Thesis: Exploring Competing Theories of Viscous Emulsion and Fractional Crystallization of the Impact Melt that Formed the Sudbury Igneous Complex
Advisor: Catherine A. Macris, Ph.D.
This research will help us understand how meteors impact melt and transform the crust.

Ashton Brooke Jones
Forensic Science
Thesis: Utilization of Blow Flies (Phormia regina) as Vertebrate Resource Biodiversity Indicators
Advisor: Christine J. Picard, Ph.D.
Due to the diet of blow flies, which feed on feces and carrion, they can be used to monitor the biodiversity of an environment. Through analysis of DNA from the guts of blow flies, information can be obtained regarding what animals have died in an environment, what animals are still living in that environment, and the abundance and diversity of the animals present in a specific environment.

Christopher Wallace Mallery
Geology
Thesis: The Dynamics of the Late Neogene Antarctic Ice Sheets in the Central Ross Sea using a Multianalytical Approach
Advisor: Kathy J. Licht, Ph.D.
In this research, three unique geologic markers were used to determine the regional origin of the ice that transported and deposited sediments onto Antarctica's Ross Sea continental shelf over the last 11 million years. Distinct changes in provenance were seen which indicate that ice sheet excursions were driven by different sectors of Antarctica over this time period.

Ian James Marrs
Geology
Thesis: New Insights into Impact Glass Formation and Evolution using Machine Learning and Aerodynamic Levitation Laser Heating Experiments
Advisor: Catherine A. Macris, Ph.D.
This research will improve our understanding of the behavior of geologic material at extreme temperatures, which will improve our ability to model the effects of meteor impacts in various environments.

Jacob Schneider
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Thesis: Effects of Feedback Seeking Behavior on Supervisor Perceptions: Examining the Interaction of Seeking Frequency with Supervisor Implicit Person Theory and Feedback Orientation
Advisor: Jane R. Williams, Ph.D.
This research may help organizations prevent employees from being disadvantaged for asking for feedback at work.

Garrett Alan Winkler
Psychology
Thesis: Effect of Drinking History on Reinforced and Non-Reinforced Operant Responding in Crossed High Alcohol-Preferring Mice
Advisor: Nicholas J. Grahame, Ph.D.
This research will help us to understand the rate that alcohol tolerance develops and is maintained in those with a family history of alcohol use disorder.

Biology

Doctoral, Master and Baccalaureate degrees

** With highest distinction from Purdue University

* With distinction from Purdue University

Doctor of Philosophy

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May 2022

Ruchi Bansal

August 2022

Alexandra Elizabeth Hochstetler

Sailee Sham Lavekar

Master of Science

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December 2021

Hoda Ismail Gelle

Katelyn Hagen

Sarah Labra

Mariana Moraes de Lima Perini

John Edward Tandoc Ocampo

Andrea Flores Pittman

Deanna Charlene Riley

Conner Riley Valuch

Brandon Carter Wysong

Melissa A. Yaden

May 2022

Hannah N. Boerner

Sarah Grace Burkhart

Mariam Rose Etemadi

Louise Susannah Hulme

Melissa Elaine Jones

Navepreet Kaur

Siman Khatra

Sara M. Ladd

Jennifer Linnea Mahin

Ryan P. McKendry

Nicki Paolelli

Sung Ah Park

Caleb Daniel Rutan

Whitney Abigail Zuercher

August 2022

Wesley Corey

Bachelor of Arts

December 2021

Cassidy E. Butler *

Holland Alexa Dotson

Lexis Crystal Giggy

Casondra Suzanne Gregory

Lauren Michelle Gullion

Devon C. Hayton

Julianna Kessilyas

Luke James Kinker

Emma J. MacBain

Lauren Elizabeth Peed

Jessica Rachell

Deon Rosell

Victoria A. Schultz

Chanel Azaria Stephens

Leah Travillian

Jordan A. Williams

Hayley A. Young

May 2022

Lei'Andra E. Abron

Yoselin Karina Aguilar

Marilu Alamo Tapia *

Danilo M. Almeida

Matthew Arnett *

Jessica Rae Atwell

Gillian Reese Back

Allyson Elizabeth Ballensky

Ashley Erin Burton

Nacoma Marie Calandrelli

Brissileivi Calderon Pedroza

Jorge Felipe Chin Chong

Leisly E. Contreras Rangel

Hannah Dilk

Rachel Mary Doyle

Bobbi Rae Durham

Jessika Marie Eakins

Molly Cassandra Habegger

Angie I. Habib

Katelyn M. Harbin

Andrew T. Harrison

Patrycia Jochim

Adam Benjamin Kelly

Crystal Keyes

Karmyn Aleena Kissling **

Nur Hilal Koksal

Logan Lew **

Dillan Matthes

Gillian Tighe McCann

Makinsey Jo Miller

Habsa I. Nayamma

Emily Nguyen

Camille Vanessa Otero Sandoval

Timothy Jason Petrides

Bryce Plichta

Ashley Nicole Prather

Cassandra Marie Prohl

Zeinab H. Rajabi

Gurkamal Singh Randhawa

Naomi Faith Riley

Ethan James Rinne

Chelsea Reneé Roundtree

Eunice Guadalupe Santiago Gonzalez

Luke Gregory Schombert

Tanya Singh

Lisann Sizemore-Dalton

Jensen Stein

Kaitlyn Stephens

Sumera Syeda

Lauren Willett Taylor

Madison Marie Theesfeld

Macy Marie Thompson

Olivia N. Truong

Kenzie Rae Vanderpool

Na'Krista Alyiah Watkins

Kyle T. Watts

Lauren Kay West

Erika Shawnice Williams

Brooklyn D. Wilson

August 2022

Olufisayo Esther Anjorin

Geovanna A. Armendariz

Inessa Levitt Bykovsky

Easter Day

Janai Graham

Alejandro Marcial

Nicole Mclaughlin

Kaela M. Taylor

Bachelor of Science

December 2021

Esther Oluwatosin Adewunmi

Mohammed Alawady

Muhammad Ali Alloosh

Flannery L. Bishop

Brett A. Bowersock **

Yuli Espino

Derick Thomas Fox

Matthew Ryan Hawkins

Megan Renate Jewett

Satyajit H. Kulkarni **

Sydney N. LeBeau

Nathan J. Leonard

Sara Emily McGee

Miranda Mills

Dallas Ray Pribble

Hector Rosche-Flores

Dustin David-Alexander Ryder

Samuca Silva Franco Filho

Ma Suu

John Garrett Weddle

Jenna I. Yeary

Savannah Breanne Young

May 2022

Abeda N. Abedi

Aiysha Amjad **

Iqra Asad

Nicholas Augustinovicz

Samuel Allen Bartrom **

Hanisha L. Battina

John Anthony Madarang Bautista

Diamond Safari Benson

Ayomide B. Betiku

Kesha Chirantan Bhatt

John C. R. Bice **

Quentin Candler Brady

Thaddaeus Alexander Guy Broussard

Taylor Marlene Brown **

Lincoln Brueck *

Abigail Leeann Elaine Burge

Hector E. Calderon Jr.

Juan A. Camacho

Mason Alexander Culp

Ana Rose Danner **

Ashley Danielle Diebel

Alexandria Nicole Dossett

Marko V. Dragisic

Courtney Marie Elkins

Madisyn Renee Fishel

Blake Schuyler Fort

Karunya Rithika Gade

Victoria Grace Gilles

Maggie M. Granatir **

Angela Mae Hamilton

Robert Jonathan Hart

Olivia Megan Hibbs

Holton Michael Hill

Tristin Stella Hudson

Rebekah B. Hurd

Alexander Robert Jackson *

Harjot Kaur

Harpreet Kaur

Sharanpreet Kaur

Young Woo Kim

Eli Klein

Cailyn Nicole Kline

Harika Soni Komreddy

Logan M. Lamberton **

Jacey N. Lee

Gretchen Ann Leis

Cameron Cole Ligocki

Megan R. Masi *

Alyssa Y. Mathis

Gheslane Lovelia Mazzone

Tatum Renae Metzler

Chelsea Amber Moore *

Fatima Shamira Nahed

Justin K. Ndah

Verayna Rose Newland

Johnathan Nguyen

Fatimah Adebanke Omotoso

Kirandeep Kaur Pannu

Kelsey L. Pardieck

Reginald Stephen Parker **

Anjali Kanaiyalal Patel

Janvi Shailesh Patel

Amanda Britney Pease

David Perez-Herrera

Morel H. Pond *

Kristina Powlen **

Faith R. Prochaska

An Tien Quang

Brandon Alec Reyes

Madison R. Root

Kevin Singh Sandhu

Meghana Sankar **

Hanna N. Schreiber **

Nathan Thomas Shafer

Logan K. Shelmadine

Sylvia Jade Singh

Conner N. Smith *

Grace Kelly Snider

Alyvia Nicole Sundheimer

Autumn Taylor

Lydia A. Tierney *

Devon Du Tran

Tuong C. Trinh

Gillian E. Truong *

Jessica B. Vanek **

Allison Marie Wagner

Cassandra Alexsis Waletzko

Nathaniel James Weaver

Hannah Michelle Wolford

Emma C. P. Yeary

Shawn Kurt Young

Luke Zahnd

Kelly Sue Zehnder

August 2022

Isabella Jolene Crawford

Stephanie Lynn Creech

Clarissa Carol Gleason

Megan Audrey Kille

Madison Marie Kreil

Carmen McGhee

Mikayla Elizabeth Dawn Miller

Quang Duy Ngo

Charles Howard Sherman II

Amanda M. Thomason

Bachelor of Science - Biotechnology

December 2021

Andrew Michael Cooper

Garrett Michael Haskett

Kristina Partello Work

August 2022

Candace Lynn Bright

Chemistry & Chemical Biology

Doctoral, Master and Baccalaureate degrees

** With highest distinction from Purdue University

* With distinction from Purdue University

Doctor of Philosophy

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December 2021

Courtney Cruse

Lei Pan

May 2022

Jacob Lee

Adrianna Nichole Masterson

August 2022

Mark David Woollam

Master of Science

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December 2021

Veronica Vale Carvalho

Melissa Mena-Schneller

Zachary John Oberhaus

Bachelor of Arts

December 2021

Emma Maxine Jackson

Satyajit H. Kulkarni **

Noah P. Trotter

May 2022

Fatima Amezcua

Dana Awad *

Gillian Reese Back

Thaddaeus Alexander Guy Broussard

Amber Renee Bruce

Shaelen Grace Bulger

Alexis J. Hecker

Holton Michael Hill

Megan Genevieve Hill

Megan R. Masi *

Shanell Dione Mooney

Ayana Shanamu Konokpa Morris

Aubrey Brooke Odgers

Amber Lynn Pagan **

Mitchell J. Parrish **

Matthew J. Pokoj

Jenna Leann Polly

Kendra JoAnn Pugh

Archit Sanjiv Shah

Rachel Elizabeth Stoll

Alex Yarwood

August 2022

Nayeon Cho

Nikki Elise Dodd

Brooke Alexis Leavell

Gregory Rynne

Bachelor of Science

December 2021

Bryan G. Blackburn

Sarah Nichole Franklin

Paul Joseph Grocki

Holly Nicole Kersey

Ian M. Lewis

Pamela Moughrabieh

May 2022

Yuritzi Avila-Robledo

Nathalia Suham Garcia

Brendon Glass **

Yooran Im

Luke Randall Jackson *

Rebekah A. Jackson *

Harpreet Kaur

Savannah Michelle Magee

Gary Mann *

Gavin E. Mccabe

Benjamin McCall

Prabhnoor Singh Nagra *

Walker J Nurrenbern

Hamzah Rafiq

Brett Austin Ryan

Olivia Strobel

Nathaniel Sean Tappy

Faith Elizabeth Turner

Fadumo F. Warsame

David John Wilde *

James Richard Woodbury Jr.

Sylvia Yun

August 2022

Peyton Craig Bailey

Gaige D. Deweese

Jonathan U. Durham

Ian Alexander Otic

Patrick Slusser

Computer & Information Science

Doctoral, Master and Baccalaureate degrees

** With highest distinction from Purdue University

* With distinction from Purdue University

Doctor of Philosophy

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December 2021

Sarkhan Badirli

Sepehr Farhand

Zheyuan Wang

May 2022

Wen-Hao Chiang

August 2022

Guo Cheng

Samira Khorshidi

Xueying Liu

Catherine Jenifer Rajam Rajendran

Master of Science

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December 2021

Donghui Chen

Aishwarya Vikram Deshpande

Sai Duddukuri

Cheng Peng

Nicholas Ashton Pierce

May 2022

Abda Eltayeb Mohamedelbagir Ahmed

Haoying Fu

Kaley Joann Rittichier

Nathan Swearingen

August 2022

Yashi Yadav

Bachelor of Arts - Applied Computer Science

December 2021

Mahamadou G. Adam

Abdullah Bader Al Sadah

Kyle M. Black

Arnold Alejandro Bustos

Joshua Lee Culver

Alston MacKenzie Listenberger

Jaspreet Singh

Mahamadoun A. Toure

May 2022

Kyle W. Cook

Hayden M. Czerwonky

Austin L. Ford

Ronald E. Hummel IV

Eleni Renee Jackson

Devon Joseph Leadman

Alex Michael Lindsay

Samuel Curtis McLaughlin

Miguel Mwanza

Alexander James Rasp

Alexander Michael Rodriguez

Mark Roebbelen

Jacob Thomas Seybert

Vince J. Shimp

Austin Michael Wilburn Jr.

August 2022

Mikkayla Amanda Bryant

Deanna Paige Heffelfinger

Calvin Max Louis

Patrick M. Tener

Bachelor of Science

December 2021

Ethan Aguilar

Anna Louise Berndt

Wubneh Yenesew Emiru

Daniel Engel

Samuel Goodin

Jason Hampshire

Jasper C. Heist

Nicholas Anthony Honea

Luke J. Kim

Stuart Vincent Livingston

Tyler Dakota Manifold

Mark L. Miller

Isaac Yair Murillo

David AnSon Nguyen

Sean Alan Oldroyd

Ravinder S. Patial

Noah A. Pearson

Alexander Q. Phillips

Mauminah Azam Raina

Riya Shrestha

Oskar Gabriel Skowronski

Violet Theodora Todd

Charles William Toy

Austin S. Wang

Jacob Jimmy Thomas Warren

May 2022

Samuel Lee Brumfield

Zachary L. Caswell

Cullen Patrick Fitzgerald

Alec Michael Garza

Sarah Elizabeth Hiatt

Daniel Ross Kercher

Minh Khuat

Caleb Michael Kirby

Robert B. Knight

Brian James Kolas

Isaac Manring **

William D. Massey

Steven Douglas Mills *

Amir Mujkanovic

Aiden T. Oconnor

William Carson Panduku

Hoang B. Pham

Teehan Connor Raymond

Garrett Leland Sanders

Kasey Schoeff

Bryce Simmerman *

Macallister T. Smolik

Jordan Sobiski

Polina Andreevna Tikhomirova

Edgar Torrez

Hanson Nguyen Tran

Patrick Adrian Yambao

Jonathan W. Zeek

August 2022

Pawas Aggarwal

Nour Kahile

Ashley Lane Kissel

Kyle Daniel Poulin

Bachelor of Science / Master of Science

December 2021

Bryan A. McClain **

Sidra Din Muhammad

May 2022

Noah Bennett

William Maxwell Comer *

Japneet Kaur *

Jonathan Eric Keesling

Wei Lin

Manoj RamPrasad Moudgalya

Samip Vaidh

Earth Sciences

Doctoral, Master and Baccalaureate degrees

** With highest distinction from Indiana University

+ With high distinction from Indiana University

* With distinction from Indiana University

Doctor of Philosophy - Applied Earth Sciences

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December 2021

Igor Ogashawara

Ruiguang Pan

May 2022

Derek Keith Gibson

August 2022

Wenzhe Jiao

Matthew L. Lanning

Master of Science - Geology

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December 2021

Eirika Osp Arnardottir

Arielle Ann Hogan

May 2022

Maxwell N. Wright

August 2022

Alexandra Rose Horman

Christopher Wallace Mallery

Ian James Marrs

Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science

December 2021

Brett A. Bowersock **

Kamala Suresh Nair

Megan Renee Ottenweller

May 2022

Nathan Wesley Bolin **

Devin Neal Cloonan

Elijah Crane *

Elliott McLaughlin

Mary Margaret Moffett

Makayla L. Ohrberg

Valerie Serafine Pokorny +

Giannina Ramirez

John Roberto Ramos

Paula R. Robert

Brooklin Suzanne Smith

Kurtis James Steppe

Kylie Marie Thomsen

Brady Grayson Turner **

Janae Mishell Washington

Bachelor of Arts - Geology

December 2021

Allan Hickok Jungst

May 2022

Sarah Kathleen Gabonay

August 2022

Delaney Shea Maschino

Gregory P. Niehaus

Bachelor of Science - Geology

May 2022

Samantha Goins

Hannah Maria Johnston

August 2022

Sarah Jeanette Merrow

Bianca Elizabeth Nunez

Forensic & Investigative Sciences

Master and Baccalaureate degrees

** With highest distinction from Purdue University

* With distinction from Purdue University

Master of Science

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December 2021

Anna Marie Bales

Heather Gordon

Pauline Malathip

Tiffany Wisneski

Rachel Zellie

May 2022

Madison D. Reavis

August 2022

Roman A. Castillo III

Ashton Brooke Jones

Austin J. Langwinski

Emily Olson

Lindsay Phipps

Bachelor of Science

December 2021

Sydney N. LeBeau

Dustin David-Alexander Ryder

May 2022

Jessica Rae Atwell

Gillian Reese Back

Giana Maria Bender **

Diamond Safari Benson

Nacoma Marie Calandrelli

Ashley Danielle Diebel

Courtney Marie Elkins

Elizabeth Anne Evans

Madisyn Renee Fishel

Maggie M. Granatir **

Alexis J. Hecker

Rebekah A. Jackson *

Jacey N. Lee

Megan R. Masi *

Tatum Renae Metzler

Rachel Miller

Shanell Dione Mooney

Fatima Shamira Nahed

Kelsey L. Pardieck

Bryce Plichta

Matthew J. Pokoj

Jenna Leann Polly

Gabrielle K. Raisor

Erin N. Roberts

Madison R. Root

Cassidy Patricia Seele

Alyvia Nicole Sundheimer

Jenna Lynn Templeton

Tori Erika Tretter

Grace L. Troncin

Gillian E. Truong *

Faith Elizabeth Turner

Jessica B. Vanek **

Cassandra Alexsis Waletzko

Erika Shawnice Williams

Jenna Brianne Wilson

Hannah Michelle Wolford

August 2022

Stephanie Lynn Creech

Megan Audrey Kille

Mikayla Elizabeth Dawn Miller

Gregory Rynne

Charles Howard Sherman II

Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor of Science

December 2021

Alexis Marie Parsons

May 2022

Pranav A. Ayyagari

August 2022

Alexandra Nicole Gregory

Mathematical Sciences

Doctoral, Master and Baccalaureate degrees

** With highest distinction from Purdue University

* With distinction from Purdue University

Doctor of Philosophy

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December 2021

Yu Wang

Master of Science

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May 2022

Christopher Lars Cody

Patricia Abreu Lopes

August 2022

Joshua Scott Miller

Master of Science - Applied Statistics

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December 2021

Heather Adams

Yiping Ma

May 2022

Jiayue Wang

Bachelor of Science

December 2021

Adam Neil Glaze

Bryan A. McClain **

Nhatnam Nguyen *

Abigail Leigh Roeder

Joshua Parker Smith

May 2022

Joshua Aaron Balda

Alexander S. Butler

Nicholas P. Fuller

Estefania Hernandez

Sarah Elizabeth Hiatt

Avery Matthew Huffman

Zhihao Liang

Isaac Manring **

Spencer P. Miceli

Rachael Powers

Shiv Jagdish Soni

Chase Stephens

Charles P Villar

August 2022

Shrilaya Devulapalli

Brady T. Werner

Bachelor of Science - Math Teaching

December 2021

Gabrielle Simone Morris

Jacob Benjamin Willis

May 2022

Grace Cecelia Hamilton

Justin C. Nguyen

August 2022

Halle P. Chilton

Neuroscience

** With highest distinction from Purdue University

* With distinction from Purdue University

Bachelor of Science

December 2021

Kasey Kristina Andrews

Nina Beyfuss

Emma Maxine Jackson

Sarah R. Laudolff

Lionnel Tresor Nkurunziza

Macedonia A. Parks

Madeline Bridget Pierson **

Laureen Khupiwe Raelly-Muze **

Dane Joseph Schafer

Sara Shah

Daoud S. Sherkawi

Tianyi Zhang

May 2022

Maryam Oluwafunmilayo Adeyemo

Aiysha Amjad **

Julie Amstutz

Yosef Noor Arab **

Kelsey E. Archer

Hanisha L. Battina

Robert James Bettis

Renae M. Blevins

Gabrielle L. Carney

Abigail Grace Cole

Ana Rose Danner **

Caroline Dunbar

Leila Sameh Gerges

Amir M. Hailat **

Jannah Hassan *

Olivia Megan Hibbs

Sydney Elizabeth Hoffman

Courtney Hutslar **

Simon L. Ipsen

Harpreet Kaur

Dallas Kevin Kelm

Mohammad Faizan Khan **

Harika Soni Komreddy

Jeremiah Foster Lakstins

Mackenzi Noel Lawson

Megan R. Masi *

Hunter Thomas Mead *

Susan Alana Mijangos

Cruz Adelina Moreno

Mohamed I. Nazeer

Murad K. Nazzal **

Julia Carole Newbold **

Johnathan Nguyen

Ibrahim A. Omar **

Sadrisha Pandit

Bindiya P. Pandya

Jacqueline Kristine Peil

Faith R. Prochaska

Marjon Cathrine Rafie

Ahmed Osama Saad

Abigail M. Sarabyn

Alex J. Schwefel

Logan K. Shelmadine

Pavandeep Singh

Hannah Mackenzie Smeltzer

Abigail Smith

Conner N. Smith *

Dua Tariq

Martina Trajcevska

Albab Syed Uddin *

Devon Alexander Vogeler

Jesszca Nicole White

Eriel Wise

Candice Wyatt *

August 2022

Matthew Fisher **

Nikhil Michael Joshi

Physics

Doctoral, Master and Baccalaureate degrees

* With distinction from Purdue University

Doctor of Philosophy

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December 2021

Seyed Hamed Meshkin

August 2022

Kaustubh Shrikant Agarwal

Jacob Edward Muldoon

Master of Science

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August 2022

Daniel Kubler

Bachelor of Science

December 2021

Alexander Q. Phillips

May 2022

Chris Orlin Cardoza

Joshua C. Everetts *

Carmen Haworth-Zermeno