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Dissertation Defenses

  • February 26
  • Christian Harding, Biomedical Sciences Grad Prog
    Discovery and demonstration of functional type IV pili production and post-translational modification by a medically relevant Acinetobacter species
    Advisor: Robert Munson, Jr.
  • February 27
  • Wenjie Lin, Computer Science & Engineering
    Secure Multi-party Authorization in Clouds
    Advisor: Ten-Hwang Lai
  • March 2
  • Kathryn McFarland, Philosophy
    Feigning Objectivity
    Advisor: William Taschek
  • March 3
  • Amber Suggitt, Germanic Languages&Literatures
    BETWEEN BECOMING AND BEING: REPRESENTATIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL IN FRIEDERIKE HELENE UNGER’S NOVELS
    Advisor: Bernhard Fischer
  • March 4
  • Leroy Long, Education:Teaching & Learning
    An Investigation into the Relationship between Technology and Academic Achievement among First-Year Engineering Students
    Advisor: Paul Post
  • March 5
  • Morgan Ellithorpe, Communication
    Prejudice formation and stereotype internalization from media: A deliberative moral judgment perspective
    Advisor: David Ewoldsen
  • March 6
  • Amani Bu-Qammaz, Civil Engineering
    Risk Management Model for International Public Construction Joint Venture Projects in Kuwait
    Advisor: Fabian Tan
  • March 9
  • Seth Goss, East Asian Lang and Lit
    The roles of learner-internal and experience-based factors on the perceptual acquisition of lexical pitch accent by Japanese learners
    Advisor: Mineharu Nakayama
  • Jonathan Jensen, Kinesiology
    The Path to Global Sport Sponsorship Success: An Event History Analysis Modeling Approach
    Advisor: Brian Turner
  • March 10
  • You Ziying, East Asian Lang and Lit
    Competing Traditions: Village Temple Rivalries, Social Actors, and Contested Narratives in Contemporary China
    Advisor: Mark Bender
  • Yuxuan Wang, Computer Science & Engineering
    Supervised Monaural Speech Separation Using Deep Neural Networks
    Advisor: DeLiang Wang
  • Caroline Dorfman, Psychology
    Social support, health, and recurrent breast cancer: Understanding psychological and biological mechanisms
    Advisor: Barbara Andersen
  • March 11
  • Xiaohui Wang, Mathematics
    Singularity Theory of Strategy Functions Under Dimorphism Equivalence
    Advisor: Martin Golubitsky
  • Xining Yang, Geography
    Exploring the World with Volunteered Geographic Information: Space, Place and People
    Advisor: Daniel Sui
  • March 12
  • Adrian Tan, Civil Engineering
    While Stands the Colosseum: A Ground-Up Exploration of Ancient Roman Construction Techniques using Virtual Reality
    Advisor: Frank Croft
  • March 13
  • Yin Huai, Computer Science & Engineering
    Building High Performance Data Analytics Systems based on Scale-out Models
    Advisor: Xiaodong Zhang
  • April 2
  • Wan-Zu Chang, Speech and Hearing Science
    Effects of Visual Stimuli on Decision-Making Capacity on End-of-Life Care of People with Dementia
    Advisor: Michelle Bourgeois
  • April 3
  • Julia Istomina, English
    Property, Mobility, and Epistemology in U.S. Women of Color Detective Fiction
    Advisor: Linda Mizejewski
  • April 7
  • Aparna Lakshmanan, Molecular Cellular and Dev Bio
    MODULATION OF Na+/I- SYMPORTER-MEDIATED THYROIDAL RADIOIODIDE UPTAKE BY ONCOLOGICAL PIPELINE INHIBITORS, NATURAL PLANT-BASED PRODUCTS AND MICRORNAS
    Advisor: Sissy Jhiang
  • April 9
  • Jinwook Seong, Materials Sci and Engineering
    Inhibition of Corrosion and Stress Corrosion Cracking of Sensitized AA5083
    Advisor: Gerald Frankel
  • April 15
  • Korie Amberger, Economics
    Sectoral Reallocation and Information Economics
    Advisor: Julia Thomas
  • April 27
  • Adrienne Winans, History
    Race, Space, and Gender: Re-mapping Chinese America from the Margins, 1875-1943
    Advisor: Judy Wu

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