Defense Announcements

2/26/2021 | Changwon Son, PhD, Industrial Engineering

1:00pm, Virtual, Room Online Zoom, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
A Multifaceted Approach To Understanding Resilience of Incident Management Teams

College of Engineering
Industrial and Systems Engineering

Chair: Farzan Sasangohar
Co-chair: S. Camille Peres

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1556


2/26/2021 | Eduardo Gandara Garcia, DrPH, Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences

2:00pm, Zoom, Room Zoom, Zoom

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
ASSESSING FACILITATORS AND BARRIERS OF CONDUCTING ADULT HEALTH PROGRAMS WITHIN THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHURCH AND RE-EXAMINING RELIGIOUS BASED CONSTRUCTS USING ITEMS FROM THE RELIGION, HEALTH, AND AGING SURVEY

Public Health
Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences

Chair: Jim Burdine
Co-chair: Wen Luo

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1551


2/26/2021 | Krisa Camargo, PhD, Toxicology

3:00pm, VIDI, Room 105, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Sampling Strategies, Methodologies, and Modeling within Galveston Bay and the Houston Ship Channel

Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Veterinary Integrative Biosciences

Chair: Weihsueh Chiu
Co-chair: Thomas McDonald

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1561


3/1/2021 | Branden Passons, MS, Nuclear Engineering

3:30pm, Zoom, Room https://tamu.zoom.us/j/97302782088?pwd=T0kwc2NwemVzK3FqZldyYVo0YXNGZz09, Online

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Design and Performance Analysis of a Mobile, Land-based Micro-reactor for Domestic Military Energy Production

College of Engineering
Nuclear Engineering

Chair: Pavel Tsvetkov

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1573


3/2/2021 | Yash Bharatbhushan Parikh, PhD, Mechanical Engineering

9:30am, Zoom, Room Online, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Analyses of Property-Graded SS 316L Bulk Structures Processed by Selective Laser Melting

College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Chair: Hong Liang
Co-chair: Mathew Kuttolamadom

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1553


3/2/2021 | Woo Chul Chung, PhD, Ocean Engineering

10:00am, On-Line (Zoom-https://tamu.zoom.us/j/96648978917?pwd=d2JBWWV5T2svS3V5dlJCZUwzNEVudz09), Room On-Line (Zoom-https://tamu.zoom.us/j/96648978917?pwd=d2JBWWV5T2svS3V5dlJCZUwzNEVudz09), College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Development of Offshore Structures (Mooring/Riser) Performance Assessment and Monitoring using Computer Simulations and Numerical Sensors

College of Engineering
Engineering

Chair: MooHyun Kim
Co-chair: Robert Randall

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1548


3/2/2021 | Hsu-Cheng Cheng, PhD, Chemistry

1:00pm, via Zoom, Room TBA, via Zoom

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
PHOTOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF PLASMONIC GOLD NANOSTRUCTURES AND SEMICONDUCTING LEAD-HALIDE PEROVSKITE QUANTUM DOTS

Science
Chemistry

Chair: Dong Hee Son
Co-chair: Matthew Sheldon

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1560


3/3/2021 | Zhitian Xie, PhD, Ocean Engineering

9:30am, Online (Zoom meeting), Room Online (Zoom meeting), Online (Zoom meeting)

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Improvement of wave structure interaction calculation with applications to the shallow water, maneuvering in waves and optimization

College of Engineering
Engineering

Chair: Jeffrey Falzarano

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1559


3/3/2021 | Kunal Gupta, PhD, Civil Engineering

12:00pm, Virtual Zoom meeting, Room Online, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
FOULING OF MICROFILTRATION MEMBRANES DURING FILTRATION OF WASTEWATER EFFLUENT FOR WATER REUSE: MECHANISMS, EFFECTS, AND CONTROL

College of Engineering
Civil Engineering

Chair: Shankar Chellam
Co-chair: Kunal Gupta

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1566


3/4/2021 | Raven Allison, MS, Entomology

9:30am, Virtual, Room Virtual, Virtual

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Potential Insect Deterrence in a Tri-Species Cotton Hybrid

Agriculture and Life Sciences
Entomology

Chair: David Kerns
Co-chair: Charles Suh

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1544


3/5/2021 | Kate Von Ness, MS, Geography

9:00am, Virtual, Room (Zoom), College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Quantifying the Effects of Moisture Change on the Spectral Signatures (350-2500nm) of Arctic Mosses, Liverworts, and Lichens

Geosciences
Geography

Chair: Julie Loisel

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1576


3/5/2021 | Junho Yang, PhD, Statistics

1:00pm, Blocker, Room Zoom, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
A NEW SPECTRAL METHOD IN TIME SERIES ANALYSIS

Science
Statistics

Chair: Suhasini Subba Rao
Co-chair: Mikyoung Jun

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1562


3/8/2021 | Katherine Elizabeth Beall, MS, Geography

11:00am, Virtual, Room (Zoom), College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Using a Bayesian Network Framework to Predict Permafrost Thaw in the Arctic

Geosciences
Geography

Chair: Julie Loisel
Co-chair: Zenon Medina-Cetina

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1549


3/8/2021 | Lauren Nancy Fedenia, PhD, Horticulture

12:00pm, Zoom, Room Zoom, Zoom

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
ENVIRONMENTAL AND GENETIC CONTROL OF BLACK PERICARP TRAITS IN SORGHUM

Agriculture and Life Sciences
Horticultural Sciences

Chair: Patricia Klein

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1571


3/10/2021 | Umer Hussain, PhD, Sport Management

10:10am, Gilchrist Building , Room (Zoom Online), College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Unconventional Means to Enhance Muslim Women’s Inclusion in Sports

Education and Human Development
Health and Kinesiology

Chair: Dr. George Cunningham

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1565


3/11/2021 | Monika Manohar Daryani, MS, Computer Science

1:00pm, Zoom, Room Zoom, Zoom

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Bait-And-Switch reviews: An Investigative Case Study and Detection of hijacked off-topic reviews on e-commerce listings

College of Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering

Chair: James Caverlee
Co-chair: Theodora Chaspari

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1564


3/12/2021 | Chen Liang, MS, Computer Science

11:00am, Online on ZOOM, Room N/A, College Station

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Interactive System for Adaptive Design Exploration and Measurement Support

College of Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering

Chair: Jeeeun Kim

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1563


4/13/2021 | Mengxi Yu, PhD, Chemical Engineering

9:00am, Virtual - Zoom Meeting, Room Virtual - Zoom Meeting, Virtual - Zoom Meeting

Tentative Title of Thesis / Dissertation / Record of Study:
Identification of Weak Signals using Data Mining

College of Engineering
Chemical Engineering

Chair: Costas Kravaris

| Direct Link: http://ogaps.tamu.edu/Defense-Announcements#da1545


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