Doctoral Exam Schedule

Brentela Daugherty, Educational Administration & Supervision, "An Historical Study of W. S. King School: Its Story, Its Impact, and Its Legacy," March 31, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 112 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Lance Fusarelli.

Edward Sachet, Material Science and Engineering, "Transition Metal Oxides for Infrared Optoelectronics," March 31, 2015, 1:00 p.m., 3003 EBI. Major Professor: Dr. Jon-Paul Maria.

Anna Currie, Adult & Community College Education, "The Use and Misuse of Personal Technological Devices in the Higher Education Classroom," March 31, 2015, 1:30 p.m., 112 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Diane Chapman.

Rui Mao, Electrical Engineering, "Modeling and Simulation of Phonon Transport at the Nanoscale for Optimum Thermal Management," April 1, 2015, 2:00 p.m., MRC 337. Major Professor: Dr. Ki Wook Kim.

Aymard Kassi, Economics, "Essays in Modeling of Daily Return and Realized Volatility," April 8, 2015, 9:00 a.m., 4302 Nelson Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Denis Pelletier.

Johanne Laboy, Communication Rhetoric and Digital Media, " Irrational Health Beliefs and Diabetes Type 2: Their Source, Nature, and Impact in the Hispanic Community," April 9, 2015, 1:00 p.m., Tompkins 131B. Major Professors: Dr. Karma Kosenko/Dr. Kenneth Zagacki.

Shannon Bellezza, Curriculum & Instruction, "Teacher Efficacy for Behavior Management: An Examination of the Construct and Its Predictors," April 13, 2015, 11:30 a.m., 112 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Edward Sabornie.

Hayley Dirscherl, Biomedical Engineering, "Characterization of the Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I Genes of Zebrafish," April 17, 2015, 9:30 a.m., CVM RB 101. Major Professors: Dr. Michael Gamesik/Dr. Jeffrey Yoder.

Melissa Ngamini, Mathematics, "Nonlinear Filtering Problems for systems governed by PDE's" April 23, 2015, 2:00 p.m., 517 POE. Major Professor: Dr. Kazufumi Ito.

Seyedbehzad Nabavi, Electrical Engineering, "Measurement-Based Methods for Model Reduction, Identification, and Distributed Optimization of Power Systems," April 24, 2015, 9:30 a.m., Energy Board Room, FREEDM Keystone Science Center. Major Professor: Dr. Aranya Chakrabortty.

Amanda Landi, Applied Mathematics, "The Nonnegative Matrix Factorization: methods and applications," April 24, 2015, 1;00 p.m., 3282 SAS. Major Professor: Dr. Kazufumi Ito.

Elizabeth A. Johnson-Young, Communication Rhetoric and Digital Media, "What to Expect When You're Expecting: Communication, Body, Image, and Breastfeeding Decisions," April 27, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 129/1911 Building. Major Professors: Dr. Andrew R. Binder/Dr. Melissa Johnson.

Rahul Pandita, Computer Science, "Inferring Semantic Information form Natural Language Software Artifacts," April 27, 2015, 10:00 a.m., EB2 3300. Major Professor: Dr. Laurie Williams.

Huijie Yu, Economics, "Essays on Reputation Mechanisms in E-Commerce," April 28, 2015, 9:00 a.m., 4302 Nelson Hall. Major Professors: Dr. Robert Hammond / Dr. Xiaoyong Zheng.

Yuriy Veytskin, Civil Engineering, "Nanoindentation Investigation of Asphalt Binder and Mastic Linear Viscoelasticity and Cohesion," April 28, 2015, 1:00 p.m., Mann 206. Major Professor: Dr. Christopher Bobko.

John Holodnak, Applied Mathematics, "Topics in Randomized Numerical Linear Algebra," April 28, 2015, 2:00 p.m., 3282 SAS. Major Professor: Dr. Ilse Ipsen.

Joan Roque-Pena, Chemistry, "Cp*Ir(III)-Catalyzed Isoquinolone Synthesis," April 30, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 210 Dabney Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Elon A. Ison.

Ziteng Wang, Industrial Engineering, "Newsvendor Games with Limited Supply," April 30, 2015, 1:00 p.m., 401 Daniels Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Shu-Cherng Fang.

Lake Bookman, Mathematics, "Approximate Solitons of the Landau-Lifshitz Equation," May 5, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 3282 SAS. Major Professor: Dr. Mark Hoefer.

Kelly M. Thames, Sociology, "An Elaboration and Reformulation of Social Support Theories of Crime: Condinitioned Social Support Theory. May 4, 2015, 9:30 a.m., 1911 Bldg., Room 129. Major Professor: Dr. Patricia L. McCall.

Edward Joseph Mily, Material Science & Engineering, "Thermite at the Nano-Scale," May 5, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 3003 EBI. Major Professor: Dr. Jon-Paul Maria.

Pamela Phillips, Science Education, "At-Risk Students: Benefirst of Using an On-Line Science Education Program in a Summer School Academy Experience," May 6, 2015, 9:00 a.m., 112 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Margaret Blanchard.

Engin Kapkin, Design, "Meaning Attribution Model of Product Forms: A Holistic Approach," May 7, 2015, 9:00 a.m., 102 Leazar Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Sharon Joines.

Stephen Strickland, Physics, "Mechanics of a monolayer: Marangoni spreading and wave induced advection," May 7, 2015, 1:30 p.m., Riddick 415. Major Professor: Dr. Karen Daniels.

Daniel McGurrin, Educational Research & Policy Analysis, "Towards Understanding the Process of Shared Norm Development Required for Managing Cultural Differences: Exploring the Early Formation of Multicultural Teams," May 8, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 120 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker.

Peng Yang, Statistics, "Penalized Regression and Model Selection in High Dimensions," May 8, 2015, 1:30 p.m., 5202 SAS Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Soumendra Lahiri.

Tsung Yu Yang,, Economics, "Pollution Haven Hypothesis," May 13, 2015, 1:00 p.m., 4302 Nelson Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Ivan Kandilov.