Defense Announcements

4/22/2019 | Oguz Gezmis, PhD, Mathematics

2:15pm, Blocker Building , Room 624, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Special values of L-series over Tate algebras

Science
Mathematics

Chair: Matthew A. Papanikolas

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4/23/2019 | Qian Wu, PhD, Industrial Engineering

9:00am, Emerging Technology Building (ETB), Room 3027, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Modeling of Quality Profile Data with Application in Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering

College of Engineering
Industrial and Systems Engineering

Chair: Li Zeng

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4/23/2019 | Daniel Ghan, MS, Aerospace Engineering

11:30am, HRBB, Room 742, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Embedded Systems and Networking Approach to Guidance and Estimation

College of Engineering
Aerospace Engineering

Chair: Manoranjan Majji

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4/23/2019 | Roger Fernando Solis Castilla, MS, Computer Science

3:00pm, HRBB, Room 501A, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
A Wearable Data Collection Platform with Smart Annotation Capabilities

College of Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering

Chair: Bobak Mortazavi
Co-chair: Roozbeh Jafari

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4/23/2019 | Mallory Kohut, MFA, Visualization

5:00pm, Memorial Student Center, Room J. Wayne Stark Galleries, MSC 1110, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
NAILED IT: The Body, Pain, & the Pursuit of Perfection

Architecture
Visualization

Chair: Felice House

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4/24/2019 | Min Wang, PhD, Mathematics

9:00am, Blocker Building, Room 612, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Multiscale Model Reduction and Learning

Science
Mathematics

Chair: Yalchin Efendiev
Co-chair: Tsz Shun Eric Chung

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4/24/2019 | Guanglu Zhang, PhD, Mechanical Engineering

10:00am, MEOB, Room 501, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
A QUANTITATIVE ECOLOGICAL BASED THEORY FOR TECHNOLOGY EVOLUTION PREDICTION AND MANIPULATION

College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Chair: Daniel McAdams

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4/24/2019 | Youmi Jung, PhD, English

10:00am, LAAH, Room 366, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Lady Libertines and Female Freethinkers in Early Modern English Drama and Society

Liberal Arts
English

Chair: Margaret Ezell

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4/25/2019 | Pranoy Kovuri, MS, Computer Science

9:00am, HRBB, Room 307, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Linguistically informed Self-attention for End-to-End Relation Extraction using Semi-supervised Pre-Training

College of Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering

Chair: Bobak Mortazavi

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4/26/2019 | Molly Berkemeier, PhD, Political Science

3:00pm, Allen, Room 2115, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Relationships Matter: The Role of Leaders in Nuclear Cooperation, Extended Deterrence, and Alliance Formation

Liberal Arts
Political Science

Chair: Matthew Fuhrmann
Co-chair: Matthew Fuhrmann

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5/1/2019 | Siyao Zhai, PhD, Atmospheric Sciences

10:30am, O&M Building, Room 1209, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
THE CONVERGENCE PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS OF THE INVARIANT IMBEDDING T-MATRIX AND PSEUDO-SPECTRAL TIME DOMAIN METHODS

Geosciences
Atmospheric Sciences

Chair: Richard Panetta
Co-chair: Ping Yang

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5/3/2019 | Rachel Wysard Soares, PhD, Civil Engineering

11:00am, Dwight Look Engineering Building (DLEB), Room Conference room 702, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Adaptive Control to Reduce the Dynamic Response of Bridges Considering Parametric Changes

College of Engineering
Civil Engineering

Chair: Luciana R. Barroso

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5/7/2019 | Nicole Ashley Casamassina, MS, Geography

9:00am, O&M, Room 805, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Estimating Losses From Hurricane Harvey Using FEMA's HAZUS-MH Model

Geosciences
Geography

Chair: Oliver Frauenfeld

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5/7/2019 | Elvis Josue Bendana Rivas, MA, Performance Studies

1:00pm, Liberal Arts & Humanities, Room Conference room 255, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Creating an immersive/interactive classical music concert

Liberal Arts
Performance Studies

Chair: James Ball

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6/3/2019 | Austin Rogers, PhD, Mechanical Engineering

10:00am, MEOB, Room 224, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Fault Detection and Diagnosis Methods for Residential Air Conditioning Systems using Cloud-Based Data

College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Chair: Bryan Rasmussen

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