Defense Announcements

4/26/2017 | Binjian Ma, PhD, Mechanical Engineering

9:30am, MEOB, Room 224, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Molten Salt Nanomaterials for Enhanced Thermal Energy Storage (TES) and Heat Transfer Fluid (HTF)

College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Chair: Debjyoti Banerjee

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4/26/2017 | Beatriz Aldana Marquez, PhD, Sociology

11:00am, Academic , Room 206, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Keeping Tradition Alive: The Race, Class, and Gender Dynamics of the Contemporary Charro Community

Liberal Arts
Sociology

Chair: Stjepan Mestrovic

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4/28/2017 | Matthew Christopher Vaughan, MS, Geography

1:00pm, MSC, Room 2402, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
American Chestnut and Fire: Implications for Restoration

Geosciences
Geography

Chair: Charles Lafon

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5/1/2017 | Jingnan Xue, PhD, Statistics

1:00pm, Blocker Building, Room 403, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Robust Model-free Variable Screening, Double-Parallel Monte Carlo and Average Bayesian Information Criterion

Science
Statistics

Chair: Samiran Sinha

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5/2/2017 | Ivan Cortes, MS, Mechanical Engineering

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

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Automatic positioning system for inductive wireless charging devices and application to mobile robot

College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Chair: Won-jong Kim

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5/3/2017 | Joseph Wallace, PhD, Nuclear Engineering

10:30am, aien, Room 211, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Pulsed ion beam measurement of radiation defect dynamics

College of Engineering
Nuclear Engineering

Chair: Joseph Wallace
Co-chair: Joseph Wallace

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5/11/2017 | Youfeng Zhang, PhD, Mechanical Engineering

9:00am, MEOB, Room 426, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Nanotribology and Nanomechanics of Surface Coatings and Thin Films Including Adhesion, Lubrication, Contact Mechanics and Mechanical Wear

College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Chair: Andreas Polycarpou

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5/18/2017 | Kristen Hicks, PhD, Nutrition

9:00am, Cater Mattil, Room 124B, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Physician Nutrition Education Project: Development and Evaluation of Online Nutrition Education Courses for Continuing Medical Education

Agriculture and Life Sciences
Nutrition and Food Science

Chair: Peter Murano

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6/1/2017 | Leigh Elizabeth Szucs, MEd, CHES, PhD, Health Education

10:00am, Blocker Buidling, Room 302, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
The Complexity of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Implementation: A Multiple Case Study

Education and Human Development
Health and Kinesiology

Chair: Kelly Wilson, PhD

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