Dissertation Defense Calendar

Upcoming Dissertation Defenses

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Aaron Joseph Cato

Time
09:00 AM


Program
Entomology


Dissertation Title
Evaluation of Rice Stink Bug, Oebalus pugnax (F.), Damage and Monitoring Techniques in Rice, Oryza sativa L., and Grain Sorghum, Sorghum bicolor (L.)


Location
Agriculture Building, Room 316 - Entomology Conference Room


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Gus Lorenz

 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Andrew Kenneth Ashley

Time
10:00 AM


Program
Educational Leadership


Dissertation Title
Working-Class Graduates' Perceptions of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Training and Its Impact on Their Life Choices and Future Success


Location
Graduate Education Building, Room 325


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Ed Bengtson

 

David French

Time
10:30 AM


Program
Physics


Dissertation Title
Plasmonic Enhancement of Photoluminescence and Photobrightening in CdSe Quantum Dots


Location
Mullins Library, Room 386


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Joseph Herzog

 

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Muhenned Abdulsahib

Time
11:00 AM


Program
Mathematics


Dissertation Title
Hartogs Domain and Diedrich Fornaess Index


Location
Science Engineering Hall, Room 322


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Phillip Harrington

 

Jingying Zhang

Time
12:00 PM


Program
Industrial Engineering


Dissertation Title
Budget-Constrained Regression Model Selection Using Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programming


Location
Bell Engineering Center, Room 4137


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Ronald L. Rardin

 

Malachi Akeem Nichols

Time
01:00 PM


Program
Education Policy


Dissertation Title
Mindset, Mentor, and Money: How Each Influences College Success


Location
Peabody Hall, Room 204


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Gema Zamarro Rodriguez

 

Daniel Jay Snyder

Time
03:00 PM


Program
Adult and Lifelong Learning


Dissertation Title
How Occupational Safety and Health Professionals Influence Decision Makers


Location
Graduate Education Building, Room 325


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Kit Kacirek

 

Aditi Achyut Lele

Time
04:30 PM


Program
Biology


Dissertation Title
Importance of forests outside protected area network from the perspective of interdependence of large-seeded tree species and their large bodied avian frugivores in Vazhachal Reserve Forest, India


Location
Science Engineering Building, Room 502 - Conference Hall


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Douglas James

 

Friday, November 16, 2018

Hanan Alismail

Time
10:00 AM


Program
Cell and Molecular Biology


Dissertation Title
Direct Sensing of Cancer Cells on Smart Bioscaffold of TiO2-Converted Nanofibers


Location
Chemistry Building, Room 105


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Z. Ryan Tian

 

Max Carl Arne Torbenson

Time
01:00 PM


Program
Geosciences


Dissertation Title
Cool and warm season climate signals in tree rings from North America


Location
Gearhart Hall, Room 38


Dissertation Chair
Dr. David Stahle

 

Monday, November 19, 2018

Abdullah M. Qassab

Time
08:30 AM


Program
Cell and Molecular Biology


Dissertation Title
The First In Vivo Human Methionine Sulfoxide Proteome and the Impact of Smoking


Location
Chemistry Building, Room 105


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Wesley Stites

 

Janithri Wickramanayake

Time
01:00 PM


Program
Entomology


Dissertation Title
Influence of Loss of Function of the Fatty Acid Desaturase 7 Gene on Photosynthetic Activity and Foliar Redox Status


Location
Agriculture Building, Room 115


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Fiona Goggin

 

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Shilpa Shailesh Samant

Time
08:30 AM


Program
Food Science


Dissertation Title
Development of a Methodology for Predicting Consumer Acceptance and Preference Toward Beverages


Location
Food Science Building, Room E-3


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Han-Seok Seo

 

Jing Zhou

Time
09:30 AM


Program
Plant Science


Dissertation Title
Epidemiological Studies of soybean vein necrosis virus and potential resistance mechanisms to its vector Neohydatothrips variabilis (Beach)


Location
Harry R. Rosen Alternative Pest Control Center, Room 201


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Iaonnis Tzanetakis

 

Kelley J. Manley

Time
10:00 AM


Program
Adult and Lifelong Learning


Dissertation Title
Why career and technical education teachers contribute intellectual capital to open education repositories: A case study


Location
Graduate Education Building, Room 325


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Kit Kacirek

 

Kailing Deng

Time
01:00 PM


Program
Information Systems


Dissertation Title
Three Empirical Studies On Digital Innovation Management New Organizing Logic Of Antecedents And Consequences Of Innovation


Location
Business Building, Room 401A


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Pankaj Setia

 

Jon Richard Jones

Time
01:30 PM


Program
Adult and Lifelong Learning


Dissertation Title
Delphi study identifying future technical competencies for architecture and construction educators


Location
Graduate Education Building, Room 325


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Kit Kacirek

 

Amanda C Linn

Time
03:00 PM


Program
Adult and Lifelong Learning


Dissertation Title
How Do Instructional Coaches Support the Adult Development of Teachers


Location
Graduate Education Building, Room 325


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Kit Kacirek

 

Monday, November 26, 2018

Sara Orlowski

Time
08:00 AM


Program
Poultry Science


Dissertation Title
Genetic and Environmental Influences on Broiler Meat Quality


Location
Poultry Science Building, Room 109


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Nick Anthony

 

Mary Elizabeth Ferguson

Time
01:00 PM


Program
Entomology


Dissertation Title
Impact of roadside maintenance practices on Larinus minutus, a biological control agent of spotted knapweed


Location
Agriculture Building, Room 115


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Rob Wiedenmann

 

Ian Howard

Time
03:15 PM


Program
Geosciences


Dissertation Title
The meteorological and seasonal moisture signals present in sub-annual tree-ring chronologies from the western Great Plains and southwestern United States


Location
Gearhart Hall, Room 110


Dissertation Chair
Dr. David Stahle

 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Keith Glenn Whitmire

Time
09:30 AM


Program
Anthropology


Dissertation Title
Counter-Revolution and the Egyptian Lower Middle Class


Location
Old Main, Room 332 - Anthropology Reading Room


Dissertation Chair
Dr. Ted Swedenburg