Final Examination – Dissertation Defense

Erin Riley defended her Ph.D. work “Single Molecule Photoluminescence Intermittency: The Role of the Host” on December 13. She was a student working under Professors Philip Reid and Bart Kahr for the past 5 years. In the next few months she will be a BEBTEH fellow in the departments of Biostatistics, Public Health, and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences here at the UW working under Professor Chris Simpson. Erin is excited to hone her¬†analytic¬†skills while analyzing air pollutant data with the aim of minimizing human disease from exposure to toxic combustion particulates and gasses.