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Julijana Cvjetinovic

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:

October 20, 2023, 10:00
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room E-R3-2007

Candidate: Julijana Cvjetinovic
PhD Program: Physics
Thesis Title: Optical and mechanical properties of diatom structures

Professor Dmitry Gorin, Skoltech


Professor Alexander Korsunsky, Skoltech

PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Vladimir Drachev, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Professor Yuri Kotelevtsev, Skoltech: report
Professor Vasily Fedotov, Skoltech: report

Dr. Andrei Sapelkin, Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London, UK: report
Professor Dusan Losic, University of Adelaide, Australia: report
Dr. Ilya Turchin, Institute of Applied Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia: report

Thesis Changes Log

Revised thesis:

Optical and mechanical properties of diatom structures

Thesis Changes Log (after minor revisions)

Thesis Defense Outcome:

Pass with Minor Revisions. The candidate’s thesis is accepted subject to minor revisions.

The candidate made revisions to the thesis. The final version of the thesis was uploaded on October 23, 2023. 

The candidate is awarded the Skoltech PhD degree.

PhD Defense Video: