Week of July 12 - 18, 2020Monday, July 137:00 am
Exploring Thermal Perception and Comfort in Urban Environments
Mohsen Garshasby Moakhar
Design, Environment and the Arts (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/7034035331
8:00 am
Revival: Memory and Nostalgia in Contemporary Art
Hannah Ziesmann
Art (Art History) (MA)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/95958444095
8:00 am
Generalized theory of Mechanically-Fiber Reinforced Asphalt Concrete
Hossein Noorvand
Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/98074009287
9:00 am
Coordinated Navigation and Localization of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Using an Autonomous Surface Vehicle in the OpenUAV Simulation Framework
Harish Anand
Computer Science (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/99198925516
9:00 am
Knowing the Future: Visions of the bioeconomy and the politics of global transformation
Tess Doezema
Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/99902755136
9:00 am
Evaluating the social and ecological drivers of invasive plant species abundance in sub-tropical community forests of Nepal
Michele Clark
Environmental Life Sciences (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/97501939511
9:00 am
Assessment of mechanisms underlying proactive inhibition and switching.
Archana Shashidhar Mysore
Biomedical Engineering (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/93884675945
9:30 am
Players in the Patriarchy: Call of Duty and the Construction of Military Masculinity in the Video Game Community
Hayley Hilborn
Communication Studies (MA)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/92220782406
10:00 am
Neural activity mapping using electromagnetic fields: An in vivo preliminary functional Magnetic Resonance Electrical Impedance Tomography (fMREIT) study
Neeta Ashok Kumar
Biomedical Engineering (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/96363101157
10:00 am
Engineering Properties of 2D Transition Metal Halides via cationic alloying.
Pranvera Kolari
Materials Science and Engineering (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/97475342732
10:00 am
Using Latent Profile Analysis to Derive a Classification of Four-Year Colleges and Universities
Kyle Whitman
Public Administration and Policy (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/93575819870
10:00 am
Ute Brady
Environmental Social Science (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/97740606171
10:00 am
Angry Men, Angry Women: Patience, Righteousness, and the Body in Late Imperial Chinese Literature
Zhaokun Xin
East Asian Languages and Civilizations (Chinese) (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/8321674921
10:00 am
Electrical Simulation based statistical calibration Model for MEMS accelerometer and other sensors
Ishaan Bassi
Electrical Engineering (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/u/ablUNal6aB
10:00 am
Efficient Inversion of Large-Scale Problems Exploiting Structure and Randomization
Jarom Hogue
Applied Mathematics (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/92006411752
10:00 am
Re-thinking Engineering Doctoral Students' Sense of Belonging: In Consideration of Diversity in Citizenship and Interpersonal Interactions
Eunsil Lee
Engineering Education Systems and Design (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/93240941232
10:00 am
The Voluntary Fiction Reading Habits and Preferences of Adolescents
Charles Jones
Curriculum and Instruction (English Education) (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/913871829
10:00 am
The ┬┐American Sublime┬┐ in Symphonic Music of the United States: Case Study Applications of a Literary and Visual Arts Aesthetic
Glen Hicks
Music (Musicology) (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/99360885949
10:30 am
MA Thesis Defense, Yiliang Sun
Yiliang Sun
Art (Art History) (MA)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/96712845090
11:00 am
Understanding Disinformation: Learning with Weak Social Supervision
Kai Shu
Computer Science (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/92300896554
12:00 pm
Environment Sensor Coverage Using Multi-Agent Robot Headings
Philip Mulford
Robotics and Autonomous Systems (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/99609319505
12:00 pm
(Re)Mapping the Border: Mobility and Survival Across a Geography of Borders
Diego Avalos
Justice Studies (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/93517048320?pwd=WU8rdmF3MDBRZytlekw3aDhGTXJ6QT09
12:00 pm
After the 49: Pulse's Performative Afterlife
Michael Tristano Jr
Communication (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/93003179708
1:00 pm
Learning high-dimensional critical regions for efficient robot planning
Abhyudaya Srinet
Computer Science (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/97222372457
1:00 pm
Wave-packet phase space Monte Carlo approach to numerical modelling of quantum devices
Ian Welland
Electrical Engineering (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/94906458436
1:00 pm
Regularized Identification of Dynamic Models for the Personalization of a Physical Activity Intervention
Tarunima Mandal
Electrical Engineering (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/93213904065
2:00 pm
Novel Learning-Based Schedulers for Domain Specific SoC
Conrad Holt
Computer Engineering (Electrical Engineering) (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/6039264964
2:00 pm
FPGA acceleration of CNNs using OpenCL
Pravin Kumar Ravi
Computer Science (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/99642951305
2:00 pm
Data driven personalized management of hospital inventory of perishable and substitutable blood units
Gina Dumkrieger
Industrial Engineering (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/97792767363
2:00 pm
Promoter evolution in Daphnia populations revealed by transcription start site profiling
Shannon Snyder
Molecular and Cellular Biology (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/91289939965
2:00 pm
Go Out and Play! A Defense of Paternalistic Policies to Promote Graduate Student Well-being.
Philip Arthur
Philosophy (MA)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/96273891524
2:45 pm
Cognitive-communication Abilities in Bilinguals with a History of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Halah Alateeq
Speech and Hearing Science (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/7074228302
3:00 pm
Experimental Study of Solar Thermophotovoltaic (STPV) Energy Conversion with Selective Metafilm Coatings and GaSb Cell separated by Glass Microspheres
Avinash Singh Nayal
Mechanical Engineering (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/97628927430
3:00 pm
The Fusion of Multimodal Brain Imaging Data from Geometry Perspectives
Wen Zhang
Computer Science (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/6337683868
3:00 pm
Training Deficiencies in Airport Surface Operations at Night: A Research Study
Megan Whittard
Technology (Aviation Management and Human Factors) (MS TECH)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/94188123257
3:00 pm
Energy Router Placement to Improve Transmission Line and Find an Optimal Solution for Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Yousef Alali
Electrical Engineering (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/98686211164
3:30 pm
Utilizing Principles of Human Systems Engineering in the Quest to Improve the Urine Specimen Collection Process
David Wallace
Human Systems Engineering (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/99809954024
Week of July 19 - 25, 2020Monday, July 201:30 pm
Variable Impedance as an Improved Control Scheme for Active Ankle Foot Orthosis
Omik Save
Robotics and Autonomous Systems (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) (MS)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/7876078590
Friday, July 249:00 am
Finite Element Method assisted analysis of fatigue and damage in low temperature sintered Nano-Silver soldered joints
Tarun Amla
Mechanical Engineering (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/99865478672
Week of July 26 - August 01, 2020Monday, July 2710:00 am
Insights into Crack Dynamics Governing Surface Quality during Spalling of Semiconductors
Pablo Guimera Coll
Materials Science and Engineering (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/95803265438
Wednesday, July 2910:00 am
Identity Profiles: How Individuals' Multiple Identities Influenced Enactment in a Surgical System
Virgil Fenters
Business Administration (Management) (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/2549729200
Week of August 30 - September 05, 2020Friday, September 041:00 pm
Buried Under Dodger Blue: Racial Rhetorical Criticism, Public Memory, and Fernandomania
Erin Zamora
Communication (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/97559597604
Week of September 06 - 12, 2020Thursday, September 109:00 am
The Ineffective Cure: Hepatitis C and the Drug That Never Got Its Chance
Theora Tiffney
Biology (Biology and Society) (PHD)
Life Sciences E-Wing 244
Week of September 20 - 26, 2020Friday, September 251:00 pm
A Study for Protein-Templated Plasmonic Nanoparticle Synthesis
Amar Thaker
Chemical Engineering (PHD)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/92111480735
Week of October 18 - 24, 2020Friday, October 234:00 pm
Modeling the synergetic properties of drugs in hormonal treatment for prostate cancer
Trevor Reckell
Mathematics (MA)
Online Defense: https://asu.zoom.us/j/97054934946