Alina Lungeanu successfully defended her dissertation proposal titled “Assembly Mechanisms of Interdisciplinary Scientific Teams and Their Impact on Performance” on September 7th, 2015. The committee it was presented to included Noshir Contractor (chair), Darren Gergle, Brian Uzzi, Uri Wilensky, and Teresa Woodruff. Alina is currently a Research Associate at the Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University. Congratulations Alina!