Doctoral Exam Schedule

Yiwei Han, Industrial Engineering, “High-Resolution Electrohydrodynamic (EHD) 3D printing of Function Materials,” May 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Daniels 401.  Major Professor: Dr. Jingyan Dong.

Longzhong Shi, Economics, “Controlling for Unobserved Preference Heterogeneity and Site Characteristics in Count Data Recreation Demand Systems,” May 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m., 4302 Nelson Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Roger von Haefen.

Natalie Clark, Biomathematics, “Gene Regulatory Networks Controlling Multicellular Development,” May 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m., 3503 Thomas Hall. Major Professors: Dr. Rosangela Sozzani/Dr. Alun Lloyd.

Jennifer Ovental, Chemical Engineering, “Methods and processes for molecular scale coupling of organic and inorganic materials,” May 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m., EBI/2018.  Major Professors:  Dr. Gregory Parsons/Dr. Saad Khan.

Yuwei Zhu, Nuclear Engineering, “Analysis of Neutron Thermalization in Liquid FLiBe,”  May 29, 2018, 1:30 p.m., 1121 Room. Major Professor:  Dr. Ayman I. Hawari.

Yiliang Lin, Chemical Engineering, “Shape-transformable Liquid Metal Particles for Soft Electronics and Biomedical A,” May 29, 2018, 2:00 p.m., EBI/Room 2018.  Major Professors:  Dr. Jan Genzer/Dr. Michael Dickey.

Philip Mzyk,  Comparative Biomedical Sciences,  “Effects of Hypoxia and Iron Chelation on the Metabolism of the Amyloid Precursor Protein in Retinal Pigmented Epithelial Cells.” May 30, 2018, 12:00 noon, Room 101, Research Building, CVM. Major Professor:  Dr. Chris McGahan.

Seunghee Shin, Computer Engineering, “Efficient Architecture Design for Emerging Technologies,” May 30, 2018, 3:00 p.m., EBII/2055.  Major Professor: Dr. Yan Solihin.

Natasha James, Forestry, “Costa Rica’s Payments for Ecosystem Services Program: Understanding the Implications of Targeting Mechanisms and Procurement Auctions on Cost Effectiveness and Equity of Participation,” May 31, 2018, 9:00 a.m., 3213 Jordan Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Erin Sills.

Shwanda Williams, Technology Education, “An Intrinsic Case Study Exploring Non-Persistence of African American Students in Undergraduate Engineering in the College of Engineering,” June 4, 2018, 11:30 a.m., 512 Poe Hall. Major Professors: Dr. Aaron Clark/Dr. Cameron Denson.

Richard Byron Beddingfield, Electrical Engineering, “High Power Medium Frequency Magnetics,” June 6, 2018, 9:00 a.m., Engineering Board Room, Keystone Science Center.  Major Professor:  Dr. Subhashish Bhattacharya.

Nicolette Filson, Curriculum & Instruction, “Exploring English Language Arts Pre-Service Teachers’ Standard Language Ideologies: A Mixed Methods Study,” June 7, 2018, 10:00 a.m., 500 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Carl Young.

Rachel Townsley, Industrial Engineering, “An Examination of Individual Sequential Behavior Modeling in the Context of Healthcare Simulation,” June 7, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Daniels Hall.  Major Professor:  Dr. Maria Mayorga.

Koohee Han, Chemical Engineering, “Field-Driven Reconfigurable Assemblies and Self-Propelling Microbots Engineered from Anisotropic Particles,” June 7, 2018, 1:30 p.m., 3018/EBI.  Major Professor:  Dr. Orlin D. Velev.

Youness Alvandi Tabrizi, Mechanical Engineering, “Electric control of magnetization in biferroic heterostructures with patterned interfaces: a phase-field micromagnetic study,” June 13, 2018, 1:00 p.m., 3018/EBI.  Major Professors:  Dr. Justin Schwartz/Dr. Thomas Dow.

Hyeongyul Roh, Economics, “Three Essays on Energy, Environmental, and Resource Economics,” June 13, 2018, 1:00 p.m., 4302 Nelson Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Harrison Fell.

Benjamin Zeldes, Chemical Engineering, “Leveraging extreme thermoacidophily for archaeal metabolic engineering,” June 14, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Room 3002, Partners II. Major Professor:  Dr. Robert Kelly.

Leah Davis, Adult & Community College Education, “Professional Development: Views from the Principalship,” June 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m., 512 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. James Bartlett.

Seunghyun Yoo, Forest Biomaterials, “Investigating the Physical and Chemical Structure of Biomass-Derived Carbon for the Electrochemical Energy Storage System Applications,” June 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m., 2024 Biltmore Hall. Major Professors: Dr. Stephen Kelley/Dr. Sunkyu Park.

Zhao Wan, Electrical Engineering, “Design of Direct Drive Transverse Flux Machines with Ferrite Magnets,” July 2, 2018, 9:00 a.m., FREEDM Energy Board Room.  Major Professor:  Dr. Iqbal Husain.

Kristyn Kamke, Psychology, “Evaluating a Sexual Health Program in High Risk Girls: Assessing Program Efficacy and Identifying Barriers to Skill Implementation,” June 4, 2018, 9:00 a.m., 500 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Laura Widman.

Jiaqi Qi, Economics, “The Formation and Effects of Taobao Villages,” July 9, 2018, 1:00 p.m., 3302 Nelson Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Xiaoyong Zheng.

Ritwik Chattopadhyay, Electrical Engineering, “Three Port Triple Active Bridge DC-DC Converter Design, Analysis & Control,”  July 12, 2018, 12:00 p.m., FREEDM Centre, Energy Board Room.  Major Professor:  Dr. Subhashish Bhattacharya.

Anurodh Tripathi, Chemical Engineering, “Light-weight materials from biopolymers: from synthesis to applications,” July 26, 2018, 9:00 a.m., 2018/EBI.  Major Professors:  Dr. Saad Khan/Dr. Orlando J. Rojas.

Tanner Nielsen, Aerospace Engineering, “LES of Supersonic Premixed Turbulent Combustion,” July 30, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Room 3235/EBIII.  Major Professor:  Dr. Jack Edwards.

Daniel Rasic, Materials Science and Engineering, “Structure-Property correlation in novel multiferroic thin film heterostructures,” August 1, 2018, 1:00 p.m., 3018/EBI.  Major Professors:  Dr. Jagdish Narayan/Dr. John Prater.

Masoud Ghasemi, Physics, “Structure-function relation in Organic Solar Cells: Importance of the Molecular Interaction and Vitrification,” August 2, 2018, 1:00 p.m., Partner II. Major Professor: Dr. Harald Ade.

Indranil Sahoo, Statistics, “Spatio-Temporal Models for Physical Processes,” August 3, 2018, 10:00 a.m., SAS Hall 5270. Major Professors: Dr.Joseph Guinness/Dr.Brian Reich.

Jiao Tu, Economics, “Three Essays on Inbound Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S. Real Estate Sector.” August 10, 2018, 9:00 a.m., 4302 Nelson Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Ivan Kandilov.

Brandy Bowling, Science Education, “The Characteristics of Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Community College Biology Instructors,” September 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m., 512 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Soonhye Park.