Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:

Today Roberta Dessi passed her PhD viva with minor corrections. Congratulations to Roberta! In the evening, after the viva. From right to left: Allan Mackie (external examiner), Marco Pinna, Roberta and her sister Daniela, Martin Greenall (internal examiner), David Fairhurst and Andrei Zvelindovsky.

## Our first PhD viva in Lincoln

## Roberta Dessì

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:

PhD student in Applied Mathematics. E-mail: 14532003 [at] students. lincoln.ac.uk Roberta is originally from Villaperuccio (CA), Sardinia, Italy. She attended University of Cagliari and graduated with a Laurea in Electronic Engineering in 2010. She wrote a Laurea thesis on “Atomistic study of the structural properties of nano hybrid systems for photovoltaic application”…

## Valentina Iusa

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:

Valentina Iusa Valentina Iusa joined School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK, as a PhD student in pure mathematics. She is originally from L’Aquila (Italy), where she started her undergraduate studies at University of L’Aquila. Her Bachelor’s degree thesis, under supervision of Dr Norberto Gavioli, was on metabelian thin…