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Oral Defense Dates

Upcoming Oral Defense Dates
First Name Last Name Program Dissertation Title Date and Time Location Chair
Adam Duran Aerospace Engineering Multiscale Modeling of Shock Wave Propagation through High Energetic Composites 00Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 9:30 am TBD Veera Sundararaghavan
Nephi Johnson Civil Engineering Global and Local Sensing Methods for Structural Health Assessment with Application to Naval and Civil Structures 01Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 11:00 am 2029 GG Brown Building Jerome P Lynch
Jan Fischer Educational Studies Examining forms and frames for science teacher learning related to large-scale reforms: A multi-manuscript dissertation 02Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 1:00 pm Room 1322 - Tribute Room, SEB Barry Jay Fishman
Yong Lim Electrical Engineering Energy Efficient Pipeline ADCS Using Ring Amplifiers 03Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2:00 pm 3316 EECS Michael Flynn
Sophia Hunt History Grasping the Gulf : Conquest and Indigenous Power from Florida to Yucatan in the Age of Revolutions 04Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2:00 pm 3512 HAVEN HALL Gregory E Dowd and Rebecca J Scott
Colin Quinn Anthropology The Crucible of Complexity: Community Organization and Social Change in Bronze Age Transylvania (2700-1320 BC) 05Thursday, June 29, 2017, 10:00 am 2015 RUTHVEN MUSEUMS BUILDING John M O'Shea
Juanita Bernal Benavides Romance Language & Lit Spanish The Secret History of Paramilitarism: Capitalist Insurrections in Colombia?s 20th and 21st Centuries 06Thursday, June 29, 2017, 10:00 am RLL Library Gareth Williams
Angela Perez-Villa History & Women's Studies Disorderly Love: Illicit Friendships, Violence, and Law in a Slave Society at War, Popayan-Colombia, 1809-1830 07Thursday, June 29, 2017, 10:00 am G240 WOMEN'S STUDIES BUILDING Sueann Caulfield
Victor Wu Industrial & Operations Eng Non-Convex Problems in Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Optimization 08Friday, June 30, 2017, 11:00 am IOE 2717 Marina A Epelman and Edwin Romeijn
Andrew Litten Public Policy & Economics Three Essays in the Public Finance of Education 09Friday, June 30, 2017, 1:00 pm WEILL HALL ROOM 5240 Susan Marie Dynarski and James R Hines Jr
Hannah Giasson Psychology Self-Perceptions of Aging and Activity Engagement: Linking Positive and Negative Appraisals to Behavior 10Monday, July 3, 2017, 3:00 pm 1450 ISR Toni C Antonucci and Jacqui Smith
Brian Devour Astronomy & Astrophysics Dust and its Effects on Measures of Galaxy Properties 11Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 10:00 am WEST HALL ROOM 411 Eric F Bell
Yong Xiao Civil Engineering Three-Dimensional Reconstruction and Modeling Using Low-Cost Sensors for Automation and Robotics Applications in Construction 12Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 10:00 am 2029 GGB Vineet Rajendra Kamat
Francisco Alvarado Guillen Molec & Integrative Physiology Mechanisms of Ryanodine Receptor 2 Regulation in Cardiac Pathophysiology 13Thursday, July 6, 2017, 10:00 am KAHN AUDITORIUN BSRB Hector Valdivia
Rebekah Martin Molecular & Cellular Pathology Identification of clinical and bacterial genetic risk factors associated with Klebsiella pneumoniae infection 14Thursday, July 6, 2017, 12:00 pm 3330 Med Sci I Michael Abbott Bachman
Eunsoo Kim Business Administration Essays on Business Networks in the Multi-level Marketing Industry 15Thursday, July 6, 2017, 1:00 pm R5020 Puneet Manchanda
Uttam Paudel Physics Mode Engineering of Single Photons From Cavity Spontaneous Parametric Down-Conversion Source and Quantum Dots 16Friday, July 7, 2017, 10:00 am 335 WEST HALL Duncan G Steel
Matthew Jenior Microbiology & Immunology Nutrient Niche Space of Clostridium difficile Across Susceptible Microbiomes and the Impact of Infection on Metabolism of the Murine Cecal Microbiota 17Friday, July 7, 2017, 10:00 am 3330 MED SCI I Patrick D Schloss
Luke Peterson Chemistry New Developments in Heterocycle Synthesis: Applications of an Anti-Aminopalladation Mechanism 18Friday, July 7, 2017, 10:00 am CHEMISTRY 1300 John P Wolfe
Cheng Li Information End-to-end Learning for Mining Text and Network Data 19Friday, July 7, 2017, 1:00 pm 3100 NORTH QUAD Qiaozhu Mei
Geoffrey Greening Nuc Eng & Radiol Sciences Multi-Frequency Recirculating Planar Magnetrons 20Monday, July 10, 2017, 9:30 am 2096 Cooley Building Ronald M Gilgenbach
Andrea Thomaz Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Riverscape genetics: insights into the drivers of divergence in coastal Brazilian fishes 21Monday, July 10, 2017, 10:00 am Rackham - East Conference Room L Lacey Knowles
Cassius Adair English Lang & Literature 22Monday, July 10, 2017, 11:00 am HAVEN 3512 Ruby C Tapia
Courtney Cottrell Anthropology Educating History: Colonial practices of Ethnographic Museums and how Tribal Museums are changing them 23Monday, July 10, 2017, 1:00 pm Titiev Library, West Hall Barbra A Meek
Kevin Gouge History The Ties That Bind: Family, Inheritance, and the Environment in Medieval Japan 24Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 10:00 am 1029B Tisch Hitomi Tonomura
Asma Sharafi Mechanical Engineering Microstructural and Interface Engineering of Garnet-Type Fast Ion-Conductor for Use in All-Solid-State Batteries 25Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 10:00 am GM room, Lurie Building Jeff S Sakamoto
Pinar Acar Aerospace Engineering Multi-Scale Design and Optimization of Microstructures with Process-Texture-Property Identification 26Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 11:00 am 3725 BBB Veera Sundararaghavan
Young-Chae Hong Industrial & Operations Eng Using Dominance in Solving Complex, Combinatorial Optimization Problems: Applications from Healthcare Provider Scheduling and Vehicle Routing 27Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 2:00 pm Room 2717, IOE building Amy Ellen Mainville Cohn
Thomas Jenkinson Ecology & Evolutionary Biology 28Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 2:00 pm WEST CONFERENCE ROOM, RACKHAM Timothy Y James
Sara Nedrich Earth & Environmental Sciences Metal Ecotoxicology in Hydrologically Variable Aquatic Ecosystems 29Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 9:00 am 2520 CC LITTLE Joel D Blum and Allen Burton
Max Altman Educational Studies Reflect and Inject: Using Portraiture to Enact and Analyze Context-Focused Partnerships to Improve Teachers? Social Justice Practice 30Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 2:00 pm 1322 SEB Pamela Ann Moss