Doctoral Exam Schedule

Leslie Wilson, Chemistry, “Studying Oxidative Stress: Real time Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide and Dopamine of the Brain,” September 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Cox 400. Major Professor: Leslie Sombers.

Charlotte Cox, Adult & Community College Education, “A Descriptive Case Study of Adult Learner Completion in the Coaching Digital Learning Massive Open Online Course,” September 20, 2018, 1:00 p.m., 112 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Diane Chapman.

Michael Geden, Psychology, “Two-Track Mind: Perceptual Load and Driving Duration Moderate Mind Wandering,” September 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Poe Hall 600D. Major Professor: Dr. Jing Feng.

Charles Maxwell, Forestry, “Climate Change on the Forests of the Klamath-Siskiyous and Potential Management Strategies,” September 21, 2018, 2:00 p.m., 1214 Jordan Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Robert Scheller.

Angela Juventina Sierras, Entomology, ” Toward a Liquid Bait Against Bed Bugs: Evaluation of Ingestible Insecticides,”  September 21, 1:00 p.m., Room 2321 Gardner Hall.  Major Professor  Dr. Coby Schal

Pinar Ceyhan, Design, “Facilitated Mudeum Experience: How Mediated Interactions with Artworks Delivered via Mobile Technology Foster Intellectual Curiosity among College Students,” September 24, 2018, 3:00 p.m., Allred Gallery/Kamphoefner. Major Professor: Dr. Deborah Littlejohn.

Zhao Wang, Computer Engineering, “Efficient Linear Matrix Solver and its Hardware Implementations Dedicated to Faster-Than-Real-Time Dynamic Simulation of Large Scale of Power System,” September 26, 2018, 9:30 a.m., MRC.  Major Professor: Dr. Paul D. Franzon.

Jon Forrest, “A Firm-Specific Analysis of Southern U.S. English and Workplace Processes” September 27, 2018, 11:00 a.m., 1911 Building, R.m. 126. Major Professor: Dr. Robin Dodsworth/Dr. Steven McDonald.

Amanda Ziegler, Comparative Biomedical Sciences,” Mechanisms of Barrier Repair in a Neonatal Pig Model of Intestinal Ischemia,” October 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m., Room 101 Research Building, CVM. Major Professor:  Dr. Anthony Blikslager.

Randal Romich, Adult & Community College Education, “Faculty Perceptions of INstitutional Effectiveness Practices and Measures,” October 1, 2018, 1:00 p.m., 120 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. James Bartlett.

Matthew John Cabral, Materials Science & Engineering, “Quantifying Short-Range Chemical and Structural Order in Complex Oxides via Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy,”  October 2, 2018, 12:00 p.m., EBI-3018.  Major Professors:  Dr. Jamimes M. LeBeau/Dr. Elizabeth C. Dickey.

Yolanda Wilson, Adult & Community College Education, “Impact of Math Study Skills Co-requisite Courses on Student Success in Gatekeeper Courses,” October 4, 2018, 11:00 a.m., 112 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Michelle Bartlett.

Felipe Robles Poblete, Mechanical Engineering, “Rate-dependent Interfacial Mechanics in Advanced Material Systems,” October 5, 2018, 1:00 p.m., EBIII-3235.  Major Professor:  Dr. Yong Zhu.

Vivek Nair, Computer Science, “Frugal Ways to find Good Configurations,” October 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m., EBII-3001.  Major Professor: Dr. Timothy Menzies.

Junghyun Wee, Mechanical Engineering, “Improving ultrasonic sensing using remote bonding of fiber Bragg gratings,” October 11, 2018, 3:30 p.m., EBIII-3115.  Major Professor: Dr. Kara Peters.

Randolph Ottem, Educational Research & Policy Analysis, “An Examination of the Relationship Between Bullying Victimization and Academic Outcomes in High School,” October 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m., 512 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Stephen Porter.

Megan Molo, Plant Pathology, ” Population Genetics of Biological Control in Aspergillus  flavus,” Bctober 19, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Room 202 Partners III. Major Professor:  Dr. Ignazio Carbone.

Anupam Kulkarni, Aerospace Engineering, “Development of an Eulerian-Lagrangian Code for Complex Spray Simulations,” October 26, 2018, 2:00 p.m., EBIII-3235.  Major Professor:  Dr. Jack Edwards.

Friederike Seeger, Educational Research & Policy Analysis, “Navigating Unchartered Territory: The Role of Faculty Mentoring Relationships in the College Experience of First-Generation, Low-Income Students,” October 29, 2018, 11:00 a.m., 512 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Susan Barcinas.

Linglong Zhu, Crop Science, “Genetic Diversity Analysis and Mapping of Flowering Time and Fiber Quality Traits in Tatraploid Cotton,” October 30, 2018, 1:00 p.m., Room 2223 William Hall.  Major Professor:  Dr. Vasu Kuraparthy.

Krista Krish, Animal Science and Poultry Science (Poultry Science Concentration), “Transforming Research to outreach: Development of an Extension Education planning and evaluation Model for Short Course programs with Pre-determined Audiences,” November 1, 2018, 8:00 a.m., Room 216/223 Scott Hall. Major Professors:  Dr.Jesse Grimes/Dr. Kenneth Anderson.

Yiming Wang, Chemical Engineering, “Understanding In Vitro Amyloid Formation and Inhibition Using Coarse-Grained Simulations, November 7, 2018, 10:15 a.m., EBI-2018.  Major Professor:  Dr. Carol K. Hall.

Arun Vishnu Suresh Babu, Aerospace Engineering, “Reduced Order Dicrete Vortex Method For Unsteady Airfoil Flows,” November 7, 2018, 1:00 p.m., EBII-3235.  Major Professor:  Dr. Ashok Gopalarathnam.

Sheronda Witter, Educational Research & Policy Analysis, “An Implementation Evaluation of hte Trauma-Sensative SchoolsModel in Elementary and Middle Schools,” November 29, 2018, 9:00 a.m., 512 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Tamara Young.

Faeza Hafiz, Electrical Engineering, “Energy Management for Systems with Plug-in Electric Vehicle and Photovolataic Energy Resources,” November 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m., FREEDM System Center.  Major Professors:  Dr. Iqbal Husain/Dr. David Lubkeman.

Sizhen Wang, Electrical Engineering, “Selective Trench Refilling Epitaxy and its Application to the Development of Gallium Nitride Power Devices,” November 30, 2018, 9:00 a.m., RBI- Level 3 Conference Room.  Major Professors:  Dr. Alex Huang/Dr. Zlatko Sitar.

Ruixin Yang, Computer Science, “Algorithms for Data-Driven Business Intelligence with Applications to Revenue Optimization and Financial Forecasting,” November 30, 2018, 11:30 a.m., EBII 3300.  Major Professor:  Dr. Nagiza Samatova.