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Selected Works - Graduate Student Research @ UC Merced

March 14, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Selected Works: Graduate Student Research @ UC Merced is an annual library exhibit series that recognizes the contributions of UCM graduate students and raises awareness to the breadth of inquiry being conducted at UC Merced. 

Come see how UCM graduate students are pursuing exciting research that make major contributions to their fields. In this second installment of the Selected Works exhibit, the accomplishments and research of two selected graduate students are highlighted. View last year's exhibit here
Join us this Monday, March 14th, 4-6pm, 4th Floor UC Merced Library (by the elevators), to view the exhibit and for a reception honoring these outstanding scholars. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Mehdi Bahrami, PhD Candidate, Computer Science

Mehdi Bahrami works in the Cloud Lab at the University of California, Merced and he is a senior member of the IEEE. He has more than 10 years of software industry experience and more than 5 years of teaching experience in the field of computer science. He has published several technical papers in the areas of Cloud Computing Architecture. His research interests include Cloud Computing, Data Privacy and Data Security in Cloud Computing, Big Data and Software Engineering.


Violet Barton, PhD Candidate, Interdisciplinary Humanities

Violet Barton is a PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Humanities program at the University of California, Merced.  As a Critical Race and Ethnic Studies scholar working with Dr. Ma Vang, her research interests in Critical Refugee Studies investigate how the transnational, stateless refugee-subject from the global South resists, survives and subverts the global North. Her exhibit is titled, Homeland (In)security:  War, Statelessness, and Geographies of Survivance Among Indigenous Nahuat Women in the Global South.



 Sponsored by the UC Merced Library, UC Merced Graduate Student Association (GSA) and the UC Merced Graduate Division.