Dissertation Defenses

  • October 19
  • Xuanxuan Bi, Chemistry
    Investigation of Discharge Products in Metal Oxygen Batteries
    Advisor: Yiying Wu
  • Heather Fair, Environmental Science
    Ecology of aquatic insects in monsoonal temperate glacier streams of Southeast Tibet: A departure from the conceptual model
    Advisor: Roman Lanno
  • October 20
  • Kalyan Goparaju, Aero and Astronautical Eng
    Flow and Acoustic Characterization of Complex Supersonic Jets
    Advisor: Datta Gaitonde
  • October 24
  • Rebecca Kohnken, Comparativ&VetMed
    MicroRNAs in Cutaneour T-cell Lymphoma Pathogenesis
    Advisor: Anjali Mishra
  • October 25
  • Johnny Merry, Education:Teaching & Learning
    Revolutionary Teaching and Learning: Teacher and student activists and the co-construction of social justice pedagogy for change
    Advisor: Dean Cristol
  • Junyoung Kim, Education:Phy Act & Ed Srvc
    Mediating Relationships among Perceived Throwing Competence, successful Practice Trials in Throwing, and Skill Improvement in Throwing in 1st Graders in Elementary School Physical Education
    Advisor: Weidong Li
  • Simon Loesch, Germanic Languages&Literatures
    An Obsolete Hegemon? America's Function in the Imagination of a (re-)unified German Nation
    Advisor: John Davidson
  • Kun-Yu Teng, Molecular Cellular and Dev Bio
    Role of microRNA 122 in suppressing liver inflammation, fibrosis, and carcinogenesis
    Advisor: Kalpana Ghoshal
  • Dongzhu Wu, Chemical Engineering
    Substrate Design and Membrane Stability of Multilayer Composite Membrane for CO2 Separation
    Advisor: W.S. Ho
  • October 27
  • Jianzhe Liu, Electrical and Computer Engine
    On control and optimization of microgrids
    Advisor: Wei Zhang
  • Anirban Roychowdhury, Computer Science & Engineering
    Robust and Scalable Algorithms for Bayesian Nonparametric Machine Learning
    Advisor: Srinivasan Parthasarathy
  • Hannah Komar, Biomedical Sciences Grad Prog
    Identifying pathogenic stromal and acinar signaling for improved diagnosis and treatment of chronic pancreatitis
    Advisor: Aharon Freud
  • October 30
  • Laura Hopkins, OSU Nutrition Program
    An Exploration of the Potential Protective Effect of Structured Programming during the Summer Months on Child Health: The Camp NERF (Nutrition, Education, Recreation, & Fitness) and Project Sweat (Summer Weight and Environmental Assessment Trial) Programs
    Advisor: Carolyn Gunther
  • October 31
  • Luke Russell, Neuroscience Graduate Prog
    Preclinical Brain tumor Research on HSV-P10, in Immune Stimulating Oncolytic Herpesvirus
    Advisor: Jianhua Yu
  • Arati Prakash, Physics
    Magneto Thermal Coupling in Solid State Transport
    Advisor: Joseph Heremans
  • Sen Li, Electrical and Computer Engine
    Transactive Control for Large-Scale Cyber-Physical Systems
    Advisor: Wei Zhang
  • November 1
  • Birce Onal, Biomedical Engineering
    Ion channel regulation in the pathophysiology of atrial fibrilation: using mathematical modeling as a predictive tool for cardiac disease
    Advisor: Thomas Hund
  • Hyesun Jang, Comparativ&VetMed
    Development of broad spectrum LAIV: Focused on non-structural protein truncated variant
    Advisor: Chang Won Lee
  • November 2
  • Shannon Li, History
    Irimbert of Admont and his Scriptural commentaries: Exegeting Salvation History in the Twelfth Century
    Advisor: Alison Beach
  • Gaofeng Sha, Welding Engineering
    Application of Acoustic Velocity, Attunation and Scattering in Textured Polycrystals to Materials Characterization
    Advisor: Stanislav Rokhlin
  • November 3
  • Mohamed Badawi, Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Investigation of Novel Therapies and Delivery Systems for Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Advisor: A. Phelps
  • Amy Stark, Biostatistics
    Early Clinical Trial Design Recommendations in Oncology Based on Overall Success across Phases I, II, and III
    Advisor: Abigail Shoben
  • Tanti Sari, Education:Teaching & Learning
    Online Socialization into Languages and Religion: Tracing Experiences of Transnational Families
    Advisor: Leslie Moore
  • November 6
  • Kanako Yao, East Asian Lang and Lit
    Accounts as Conflict Strategies: The Effectiveness of Excuses in Account-Giving in Japanese Business Contexts
    Advisor: Mari Noda
  • November 7
  • Kai Ren, Electrical and Computer Engine
    Physics-Based Near-Field Microwave Imaging Algorithm for Dense Layered Media
    Advisor: Robert Burkholder
  • Levi Todd, Neuroscience Graduate Prog
    The Signaling Pathways that Regulate the Proliferative and Neurogenic Capacity of Muller gila
    Advisor: Andrew Fischer
  • Seth Josephson, Comparative Studies
    Beastly Traces: A Theory of Human/Cattle Co-Emergence
    Advisor: Hugh Urban
  • November 13
  • Mbu Mbu Youpughu, Aero and Astronautical Eng
    On Unsteadiness in 2-D and 3-D Shock Wave-Turbulent Boundary Layer Interactions
    Advisor: Datta Gaitonde

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