Congratulations to all of our doctoral students that have passed their Qualifying Exams! Pratik Thapa (Mentor: Dr. Qiou Wei) Jenni Ho (Mentor: Dr. Daret St. Clair) Yanning Hao (Mentor: Dr. Qiou Wei) Xiaojing Cui (Mentor: Dr. Ying Liang) Sapta Ganguly (Mentor: Dr. Vivek Rangnekar) Alston Zhang (Mentor: Dr. Xiaoqi Liu) Special thanks to the mentors committee members that assisted all of our students.