Defense Announcements

10/17/2018 | Seong Kwon Hur, PhD, Medical Sciences

9:00am, Reynolds medical science building, Room 160, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
PITPNA and PITPNB cooperate in maintaining NSCs self-renewal via GOLPH3-dependent Notch signaling during mouse brain development.

Medicine
Medical Sciences

Chair: Vytas Bankaitis

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10/17/2018 | Yaxi Wang, PhD, Biochemistry

1:00pm, Biochemistry building, Room 403, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
A Non-Canonical Involvement for a Phosphatidylinositol Transfer Protein in Endosomal Decarboxylation of Phosphatidylserine in Yeast

Agriculture and Life Sciences
Biochemistry and Biophysics

Chair: Vytas Bankaitis

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10/18/2018 | Alexander Neal Hlavinka, PhD, Agricultural Economics

11:00am, AGLS, Room 210F, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Applied Solutions to the Curse of Dimensionality in Time Series Econometrics

Agriculture and Life Sciences
Agricultural Economics

Chair: James Mjelde

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10/18/2018 | Sukjoon Yoon, PhD, Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences

11:00am, Agriculture and Life Sciences (AGLS) Building, Room 409i, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Examing Sport Tourists' Information-Processing Strategies for Smartphone Apps

Agriculture and Life Sciences
Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences

Chair: James Petrick
Co-chair: Sukjoon Yoon

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10/18/2018 | Yavuz Doner, MS, Ecosystem Science and Management

1:15pm, HFSB, Room 303, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Analysis of the impact of woody cover change on water yield using multiple year land use and cover data

Agriculture and Life Sciences
Ecosystem Science and Management

Chair: Jianbang Gan
Co-chair: Sorin Popescu

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10/18/2018 | Faryaneh Poursardar, PhD, Computer Science

1:30pm, HRBB, Room 408, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Identifying the Bounds of an Internet Resource

College of Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering

Chair: Frank Shipman

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10/18/2018 | Lingnan Hu, PhD, Mechanical Engineering

3:00pm, MEOB, Room 426, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Improved Finite Element Modeling and Dynamic Analysis of Rotating Machinery and a Drillstring with Impact Dampers

College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Chair: Alan Palazzolo

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10/19/2018 | Tushar Dutt Mathur, MS, Electrical Engineering

9:00am, WEB, Room 310MA, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Decentralized control design of an Activated Sludge Process via modern PID tuning techniques

College of Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chair: Dr. Shankar Bhattacharyya

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10/19/2018 | William Dale Johnson, DrPH, Epidemiology and Environmental Health

10:00am, SPH Classroom Building, Room 111, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
An Evaluation of Barriers to Effective Environment, Health & Safety Communications and Learning.

Public Health
Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Chair: S. Camille Peres

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10/19/2018 | Ying Shi, MS, Civil Engineering

10:00am, DLEB, Room 405Q, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Bacterial Desulfonation and Defluorination of 6:2 Fluorotelomer Sulfonate (6:2 FTS)

College of Engineering
Civil Engineering

Chair: Kung-Hui Chu

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10/19/2018 | Ying Shi, MS, Civil Engineering

10:00am, DLEB, Room 405Q, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Bacterial Desulfonation and Defluorination of 6:2 Fluorotelomer Sulfonate (6:2 FTS)

College of Engineering
Civil Engineering

Chair: Kung-Hui Chu

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10/19/2018 | Dipanjan Saha, PhD, Aerospace Engineering

11:30am, H. R. Bright Building (HRBB), Room 702, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Full-State and Output Feedback Control of Uncertain Nonlinear Nonstandard Multiple-Time-Scale Systems

College of Engineering
Aerospace Engineering

Chair: John Valasek

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10/19/2018 | Hakjoo Kim, MS, Kinesiology

12:00pm, Blocker, Room 307, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
The effect of timing of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on motor sequence learning

Education and Human Development
Health and Kinesiology

Chair: David Wright
Co-chair: John Buchanan

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10/19/2018 | Chung-pei Pien, PhD, Sociology

2:00pm, Academic, Room 206, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Environmental Policy and the Emergence of the Incineration Industry: A Case Study of Beijing, China, 1989-2012

Liberal Arts
Sociology

Chair: Harland Prechel

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10/24/2018 | Daniel Attaway, MS, Mechanical Engineering

10:00am, RDMC, Room 202, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Mechanical properties of thick wall, compression molded PEEK at elevated temperatures

College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Chair: Terry Creasy
Co-chair: Anastasia Muliana

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10/25/2018 | Nathan Cook, MS, Mathematics

3:00pm, Blocker, Room 505B, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Convergence Speed of Additive Schwarz Preconditioners With Respect to Domain Overlap Width

Science
Mathematics

Chair: Joseph Pasciak

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