Doctoral Exam Schedule

William Leser, Aerospace Engineering, "Embedded Shape Memory Alloy Particles for Self-Sensing of Fatigue Crack Growth in an Aluminum Alloy," August 22, 2014, 8:30 a.m., Room 3115/EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Fuh-Gwo Yuan.

September Mihaly, Toxicology, "TGFbeta-activated Kinase1 Regulation of Receptor Interacting Kinase1-dependent Cell Death," August 22, 2014, 2:00 p.m., Major Professor: Dr. Jun Ninomiya-Tsuji.

John McArthur, Chemistry, "In Vitro Ultra-High Throughput Screens for Directed Evolution," August 25, 2014, 2:30 p.m., Dabney 210. Major Professor Dr. Gavin Williams.

Keith Merrill, Crop Science, "Population Structure and Association Analysis in a Diverse Population of Eastern North American Winter Wheat," August 25. 2014, 1:00 p.m., Room 2405 Williams Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Gina Brown-Guedira.

Oliver Ott, Crop Science, "Screening Semi-exotic Maize Germplasm for Disease Resistance and Agronomic Traits," August 26, 2014, 1:00 p.m ., Room 2223 Williams Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Krakowsky/Dr. Major Goodman.

Xiang Yan, Aerospace Engineering, "Conversion of Evanescent into Propagating Guided Waves in Plates," August 26, 2014, 3:00 p.m., 4153 EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Fuh-Gwo Yuan.

Xiang Yan, Aerospace Engineering, "Conversion of Evanescent into Propagating Guided Waves in Plates," August 28, 2014, 1:00 p.m., 4153 EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Fuh-Gwo Yuan.

Matthew Gooden, Physics, "Energy Dependence of Fission Product Yields from U-235, U-238 and Pu-239 for Monoenergetic Neutrons Between 0.5 and 14.8 MeV," September 4, 2014, 10:00 a.m., Riddick 415. Major Professor: Dr. Gary Mitchell.

Anne Sally Davis, Comparative Biomedical Sciences, "Improving Experimental Models for the Study of Human Influenza A Pathogenesis," September 8, 2014, 2:00 p.m., Room 101 Research Building, CVM. Major Professors: dr. Jeffery K. Taudenberger/Dr. Fred Fuller.

Yujin Li, Electrical Engineering, "Mobility and Traffic Correlation in Device-to-Device (D2D) Communication, September 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m., Room 3110/EBII. Major Professor: Dr. Wenye Wang.

Narayanan Ramanan, Electrical Engineering, "Investigation of ALD Dielectrics for AlGaN/GaN MOS-HIFET Reliability, September 10, 2014, 1:00 p.m., MRC-463. Major Professor: Dr. Veena Misra.

Carlos Carrillo Lugo, Forest Biomaterials, "Application of Complex Fluids in Lignocellulosics Processing," September 23, 2014, 9:00 a.m., 1132 Jordan Hall. Major Professors: Dr. Orlando Rojas / Dr. Daniel Saloni.

Kent Meiswinkel, Mechanical Engineering, "Small Actuator Design for Trocar Delivered Surgical Devices", September 23, 2014, 1:30 p.m., Room 3419, EBIII. Major Professors: Dr. Eric Klang/Dr. Edward Grant.

Kasturi Talapatra, Statistics, "Space-tilling Exploratory Experimental Design," September 26, 2014, 10:00 a.m., SAS Hall 5202. Major Professors: Dr. Eric Laber and Dr. Leonard Stefanski.

Cheng-Kai Chiu Huang, Mechanical Engineering, "Modeling Diffusion-Induced-Stresses for Lithium-Ion Battery Materials, September 30, 2014, 9:00 a.m., EBIII/Room 3235. Major Professor: Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang.

Samaneh Babaee, Civil Engineering, "The Potential Role of Plug-in Electric Vehicles in the U.S. and their effect on Emissions Through Mid-Century," September 30, 2014, 10:00 a.m., Room 206. Major Professor: Dr. Joseph DeCarolis.

Jianghua Ke, Aerospace Engineering, "RANS and Hybrid LES/RANS Simulation of Airfoil under Static and Dynamic Stall," September 30, 2014, 2:00 p.m., 3115/EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Jack R. Edwards.

Ahlam Elashegh, Applied Mathematics, "Mathematical and Computational Mixture Models for Cartilage Regeneration in Cell-Seeded Scaffolds," October 2, 2014, 10:00 a.m., 3282 SAS. Major Professor: Dr. Mansoor Haider.

Bin Liu, Civil Engineering, "Evaluation of on road vehicle emission model and development of a simplified version of MOVES model," October 16, 2014, 3:00 p.m., Riddick Hall 415. Major Professor: H. Christopher Frey.

Siyao Huang, Mechanical Engineering, "Biomimetic Heart Valve Tissue Virtual Experiments," October 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m., 3235 EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang.

Mohammadreza Sabouri, Civil Engineering, "Development of a Unified Fatigue Failure Criterion for Asphalt Mixtures and It's Applications to Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Mixtures," October 24, 2014, 1:30 p.m., 206/MANN. Major Professor: Dr. Richard Kim.

Shahriar Quayyum, Civil Engineering, "Seismic Analysis of Moment Resisting Connections with Residual Stress and Fire Damage," October 29, 2014, 9:00 a.m., Mann 412A. Major Professor: Dr. Tasnim Hassan.

Andreas F. Hoffie, Aeorspace Engineering, "LES-ODT Simulation of Turbulent Reacting Shear Layers," October 30, 2014, 9:00 a.m., 3115 EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Tarek Echekki.

Seol Ryung Kwon, Mechanical Engineering, "Flexoelectricity of Barium Strontium Titanate and it's application as a Sensor Material," October 30, 2014, 1:00 p.m., 3235-EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Xiaoning Jiang.

Ranjeet Agarwala, Mechanical Engineering, "Separated Pitch Control at Tip (SePCaT): A Novel Blade Design and Associated Control Strategies for Large MW Wind Turbines," October 30, 2014, 1:00 p.m. Major Professor: Dr. Paul Ro.

Yan Zheng, Economics, "Demand Side Economics of Health Care Provision Under a Single Payer System: The Case of Croatia," October 31, 2014, 1:00 p.m., 4302 Nelson Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Tomislav Vukina.

Shubham Srivastava, Mechanical Engineering, "Numerical Simulation of Synthesis of One-Dimensional Molybdenum Oxide Nanastructures in Flame Environment," October 31, 2014, 2:00 p.m., 3235-EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Alexei Saveliev.

Wei Jing, Mechanical Engineering, "Clean Spray Combustion in a Constant Volume Combustion Chamber," November 3, 2014, 10:00 a.m., Room 3235. Major Professor: Dr. Tiegang Fang.

Srinivasan Rasipuram, Mechanical Engineering, "Filtration Properties of Plasma Textile," November 4, 2014, 10:00 a.m., EBIII-3115. Major Professors: Dr. Andrey Kuznetsov/Dr. Warren Jasper.

Cheng Wang, Civil Engineering, "Unsaturated Residual Soil Properties and A Model for Estimating Suction Levels," November 5, 2014, 3:00 p.m., 2061/Mann. Major Professors: Dr. Roy Borden/Dr. Mohammed Gabr.

Parth Shah, Aerospace Engineering, "Chemi-ionization and nanoparticle charging in oxy-fuel flames," November 10, 2014, 10:00 a.m., EBIII-3115. Major Professor: Dr. Alexei Saveliev.