Graduate College

Defense Calendar

Week of May 27 - June 02, 2018Tuesday, May 2911:00 am
Evaluation of Instructional Module Development System
Vaishnavi Raj Nolastname
Software Engineering (MS)
Thursday, May 319:00 am
Following the Cosmic Evolution of the Pristine Gas: Pop III Star Formation and the First Galaxies
Richard Sarmento
Astrophysics (PHD)
GWC 505
11:00 am
Aminoglycoside Polymers in Combination Treatments for Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) Studies
Harini Muralikrishnan
Chemical Engineering (MS)
ECG 215
11:00 am
CacheLight: A Lightweight Approach for Preventing Malicious Use of Cache Locking Mechanisms
Mauricio Gutierrez Barnett
Computer Science (Information Assurance) (MS)
Friday, June 018:30 am
Maximizing Routing Throughput with Applications to Delay Tolerant Networks
Mengxue Liu
Computer Science (PHD)
9:00 am
Planetary Geologic Science and Aerospace Systems Engineering Applications of Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing for Earth, Mars, and the Outer Bodies
Michael Veto
Geological Sciences (PHD)
ISTB4 240
10:30 am
Quantum Monte Carlo Studies of Strongly Interacting Fermionic Systems
Lucas Madeira
Physics (PHD)
PSF 366
1:00 pm
Synthesis of Biological and Mathematical Methods for Gene Network Control
David Menn
Biomedical Engineering (PHD)
ISTB1 227
Week of June 03 - 09, 2018Monday, June 049:00 am
The relationship between strength and power measures with sprint freestyle performance in division 1 collegiate swimmers
Sean Kao
Exercise and Wellness (MS)
1:30 pm
Essays in Macroeconomics
Dilsat Dalkiran
Economics (PHD)
2:00 pm
Self-Regulated Strategy Development Writing Instruction with Elementary-Aged Students Learning English
Ashley Barkel
Learning, Literacies and Technologies (PHD)
ED 308
Tuesday, June 052:30 pm
Wicked Instructional Problems: Exploring K-14 Teachers' Use of Design Thinking
Kristin Elwood
Learning, Literacies and Technologies (PHD)
ED 308
Wednesday, June 0610:00 am
Improvements to Heat-driven Cooling Cycles
Sami Alelyani
Mechanical Engineering (PHD)
Thursday, June 071:30 pm
To Explode or to Implode: How Cells Decide Between Apoptosis and Necroptosis Following Viral or Chemical Stress
Brian Johnson
Biological Design (PHD)
BDB 205
Friday, June 0810:00 am
Intra- and Inter-Modality Registration for Validation of MRI based Hypoxia Imaging.
Sulagna Sahu
Biomedical Engineering (MS)
ISTB1 227
10:00 am
Sustainability Assessment of Community Scale Integrated Energy Systems: Conceptual Framework and Applications
Salim Moslehi
Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering (PHD)
CAVC 401
1:00 pm
Two-dimensional Glasses
Seyed Mahdi Sadjadi
Physics (PHD)
PSF 366
1:00 pm
The CPS Paradox: Life Course Criminology, Juvenile Justice, and Growing Up in Child Protective Services
Gabriel T Cesar
Criminology and Criminal Justice (PHD)
1:30 pm
Performance analysis of a double crane with one and two platforms using Discrete event simulation modeling and Continuous time markov process approach
Sundaravaradhan Rengarajan
Industrial Engineering (MS)
2:00 pm
Channel Estimation in Half and Full Duplex Relays
Xiaofeng Li
Electrical Engineering (PHD)
GWC 409
Week of June 10 - 16, 2018Monday, June 118:00 am
Flight Envelope Performance of Supersonic Inlets
Robert Leader
Aerospace Engineering (MS)
ECG 215
1:00 pm
Impacts of Carbon Nanoparticles on Nutrient Uptake, Leaching, and Yield of Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
Madelyn Pandorf
Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering (MS)
ISTB4 396
3:00 pm
Modeling Precalculus Students' Understanding of Average Interest Rate
Linda Agoune
Mathematics Education (PHD)
ECA 375
Thursday, June 149:00 am
Comparison of Video and Audio Recording Modalities for Assessment of Provider Fidelity to a Family-Centered, Evidence-Based Program
Jenna Rudo-Stern
Psychology (PHD)
PSYN 245
10:00 am
Built-In Self-Test and Auto-Calibration for Forthcoming RF Integrated Transceivers
Maryam Shafiee Hanjani
Electrical Engineering (PHD)
ISTB4 555A
10:00 am
Data-Driven Representation Learning in Multi-modal Feature Fusion
Huan Song
Electrical Engineering (PHD)
GWC 409
3:00 pm
Tree-based Deep Mixture of Experts with Applications to Visual Saliency Prediction and Quality Robust Visual Recognition
Samuel Dodge
Electrical Engineering (PHD)
GWC 409
Week of June 17 - 23, 2018Monday, June 181:00 pm
Circulating Biomarkers for Cancer Immunoprofiling
Radwa Ewaisha
Molecular and Cellular Biology (PHD)
BDB 105
Tuesday, June 199:00 am
Mars in the Visible to Near-Infrared: Views of the Red Planet from Orbit and the Ground
Danika Wellington
Geological Sciences (PHD)
ISTB4 240
2:30 pm
Dependence of Toxicity Test Results on Sample Extraction Methods of PV Modules
Joswin Leslie
Engineering (MS)
TECH 169
Wednesday, June 2010:00 am
Do Analysts Fully Understand the Tax Implications of Foreign Operations?
Erin Jordan
Business Administration (Accountancy) (PHD)
MCRD 164
10:00 am
A Spatial Decision Support System for Oil Spill Response and Recovery
Prannoy Chandra Pydi Medini
Computer Science (MS)
Thursday, June 219:00 am
Understanding Viscoelastic Behavior of Asphalt Binders Through Molecular Structure Investigation
Akshay Gundla
Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering (PHD)
CAVC 425
2:00 pm
Applying Ozone to Enhance Bioremediation of Petroleum-Contaminated Soils
Tengfei Chen
Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering (PHD)
Friday, June 222:30 pm
"Managing Violent Misconduct in a Maximum Security Prison: Processes and Outcomes in a Restrictive Status Housing Program".
Travis Meyers
Criminology and Criminal Justice (PHD)
Week of June 24 - 30, 2018Tuesday, June 262:00 pm
Fire and restoration effects on Arizona Upland plant community composition and a floristic inventory of Cave Creek Regional Park
Kara Barron
Plant Biology and Conservation (MS)
Wednesday, June 2710:00 am
Knowledge and Reasoning in Image Understanding
Somak Aditya
Computer Science (PHD)
4:30 pm
An exploration of the emerging culture-oriented Chinese original design through studying the contemporary furniture design SMEs in China
Liqi Ren
Design, Environment and the Arts (PHD)
CDS 127
Friday, June 2910:00 am
Applications and Beliefs of Second Language Teachers' Linguistic Knowledge and Awareness
Karen Foltz
Applied Linguistics (PHD)
RBHL 117
Week of July 01 - 07, 2018Friday, July 069:00 am
FDTD Simulation of Very Large 2D and 3D Domains Applied to Radar Propagation over the Ocean
Brandon Dowd
Electrical Engineering (PHD)
GWC 305
Week of July 08 - 14, 2018Monday, July 0910:30 am
Teaching non-technological skills for successful Building Information Modeling (BIM) projects
Abdul Rahimi Bin Abdul Rahman
Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering (PHD)
CAVC 401
Tuesday, July 1010:00 am
"Equal means equal, right? Assessing cumulative disadvantage among female defendants"
Kelsey Kramer
Criminology and Criminal Justice (MS)
2:00 pm
Relationship between on-road FFCO2 emission and Socio-economic / Urban form factors
Yang Song
Environmental Life Sciences (PHD)
LSE 244
Thursday, July 1210:00 am
Structural properties of III-nitride semiconductors for optoelectronic devices
Shuo Wang
Physics (PHD)
PSF 306
10:00 am
Safe-to-fail Infrastructure for Resilient Cities and Climate Change Adaptation
Yeowon Kim
Sustainability (PHD)
WGHL 481
Friday, July 133:00 pm
J┬┐jin's (1011-1081) Travels in Northern Song (960-1126) China: Performances of Place in the Eleventh Century Travel Diary, A Record of a Pilgrimage to Tiantai and Wutai Mountains
Kimberly Harui
East Asian Languages and Civilizations (Chinese) (PHD)
LL 416
Week of July 22 - 28, 2018Friday, July 2710:00 am
Label Free Methods for the Quantification of Molecular Interaction with Membrane Protein on Cell Surface
Fenni Zhang
Electrical Engineering (PHD)
BDA A350
Week of July 29 - August 04, 2018Monday, July 301:00 pm
Dwarf Galaxies as Laboratories of Protogalaxy Physics: Canonical Star Formation Laws at Low Metallicity
Jacqueline Monkiewicz
Astrophysics (PHD)
ISTB4 240
Week of August 12 - 18, 2018Wednesday, August 1510:00 am
Complexity Studies of the Firm
Joffa Applegate
Applied Mathematics for the Life and Social Sciences (Complex Adaptive Systems Science) (PHD)
ECA A120
Week of August 19 - 25, 2018Friday, August 2410:00 am
The role of abiotic and biotic drivers of mammalian evolution during the late Cenozoic of eastern Africa
John Rowan
Anthropology (PHD)
SS 104