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PhD News

The latest news from the PhD department including student, faculty and alumni updates.

2012-2013 DDSA Executive Announced

The DeGroote Doctoral Student Association has announced their list of 2012-2013 executive members. Please join us in welcoming the new members and celebrating the return of existing members. President:  Saeed Shekari Vice-President: Majid Taghavi Secretary/Treasurer: Jennifer Miele Social Director: Sophia Yao Communications Director: Andrew Carrothers Thanks go to the outgoing members of the executive: Ken … Continue reading 2012-2013 DDSA Executive Announced

Posted on September 17, 2012

Hangfei Guo Published in Naval Research Logistics

PhD student, Hangfei Guo, will appear in the October edition of Naval Research Logistics for her co-authored paper “Interchange fee rate, merchant discount rate, and retail price in a credit card network: A game-theoretic analysis”. Naval Research Logistics is a premier peer-reviewed journal in operations research, applied statistics, and general quantitative modelling, with special interest … Continue reading Hangfei Guo Published in Naval Research Logistics

Posted on September 13, 2012
Posted on August 30, 2012

Sepandar Sepehr to attend prestigious ICIS doctoral consortium

We are proud to announce that IS student, Sepandar Sepehr, was accepted to the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) doctoral consortium to be held in Orlando, Florida this December. After a rigorous internal competition, Sepandar was selected to compete against candidates from around the world for one of only 40 spots available world-wide. All … Continue reading Sepandar Sepehr to attend prestigious ICIS doctoral consortium

Posted on August 21, 2012

Mike Dohan Proposal Defence

Mike Dohan will be defending his thesis proposal on Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 2:30 pm in DSB A102. His thesis topic is “Enhancing Patient Encounters with a Patient-Centric Mobile Device Application in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): A Mixed-Methods Research Protocol”. Feel free to come out and support him!

Posted on August 8, 2012

Dr. Butt Makes the Headlines!

The first graduate from the Finance area of the PhD program, Umar Butt, successfully defended his thesis “Three Essays in Corporate Finance”. Read more about the “guinea pig” in a feature article. He was also mentioned in the Hamilton Spectator.

Posted on July 31, 2012

Liufang Yao to receive the Mutual Group Graduate Scholarship

We are happy to announce that Liufang  (Sophia) Yao has been awarded the Mutual Group Graduate Scholarship for 2012-13. The scholarship is awarded each year by the Scholarships Committee and the value is $11,000 for the year. Congratulations Liufang!

Posted on July 30, 2012

Carrothers Cuts for Cancer

One of our PhD students, Andrew Carrothers, recently donated four braids of his hair to Beautiful Lengths, a program which helps provide wigs for cancer patients. Andrew grew his hair out specifically for this purpose, after losing his wife to cancer two years ago. Read more on the main DeGroote website: Fighting the Good Fight

Posted on July 18, 2012

3 PhD Students Awarded OGS Scholarships

After a competitive 2012-2013 OGS scholarship year, we are happy to share that three DeGroote PhD students will each receive $15,000 to help support them through their studies. Read more about Andrew Carrothers, Hamed Qahri Saremi and John Laugesen and their research.

Posted on July 6, 2012
Posted on June 20, 2012
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