Doctoral Exam Schedule

Scott C. Batson, Mathematics, "On the Relationship Between Two Embeddings of Ideals into Geometric Space and the Shortest Vector Problem in Principal Ideal Lattices," January 30, 2015, 1:30 p.m., 3282 SAS. Major Professor: Dr. Ernest Stitzinger.

Halil Ibrahim Akyildiz, Fiber and Polymer Science, "Formaiotn of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials by Sequential Vapor Infiltration," February 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m., Room 4404 Textiles Building. Major Professors: Dr. Jesse Jur/Dr. Gregory Parsons.

Zhengxin Tong, Electrical Engineering, "Silicon Millimeter-Wave Imaging Systems for Security and Biomedical Applications," February 4, 2015, 2:00 p.m., MRC 337. Major Professor: Dr. Brian Floyd.

Elizabeth Lennon, Comparative Biomedical Sciences, "Investing the Pathogenesis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: the Influence of Early Life Stress and the Role of the Mast Cell in the IL10-/- Mouse Model," February 6, 2015, 2:00 p.m., , Room 101, Research Building, CVM. Major Professor: Dr. Adam Moeser.

Megan Tajlili, Counseling & Counselor Education, "The Future Work-Life Balance Attitudes Scale: Creation of an Instrument to Assess Millennial College Women's Attitudes on Work-Life Balance," February 17, 2015, 12:00 noon, 512 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Stanley Baker.

Mark Kenjarski, Educational Administration & Supervision, "Defining Teacher Leadership: Elementary Teachers' Perceptions of Teacher Leadership and the Conditions Which Influence Its Development," February 19, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 410 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Matthew Militello.

Boopathy Kombaiah, Material Science & Engineering, "Transitions in creep mechanisms of zirconium alloys," February 25, 2015, 3003/EB1. Major Professor: Dr. Korukonda L. Murty.

Darrell Steven Britt, Applied Mathematics, "High-Order Accurate Solutions to the Helmholtz Equation in the Presence of Boundary Singularities," February 27, 2015, 11:00 a.m., 3282 SAS. Major Professor: Dr. Semyon Tsynkov.

Kimberly Herman, Toxicology, "Evaluation of the Role of Human DNA Polymerase n on Cellular Mutagensis," February 27, 2015, 1:00 p.m., in Toxicology Auditorium. Major professors: Dr. Scott McCulloch/Dr. Yoshiaki Tsuji.

Megan Rebuli, Zoology, "Sex Specific Impact of Environmental Endocrine Dispuptors on Neuroendocrine Development and Behavior," February 27, 2015, 10:30 a.m., Room 206 Fox Labs. Major Professor: Dr. Heather Patisaul.

Matthew Vann, Crop Science, "Effects of Soil Tillage on Flue-Cured Tobacco Growth, Weed Control, Soil Physical Properties," February 27, 2015, 8:30 a .m ., Room 2405 Williams Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Loren Fisher.

Zhengxin Tong, Electrical Engineering, "Silicon Millimeter-Wave Imaging Systems for Security and Biomedical Applications," March, 2, 2015, 2:00 p.m., 337MRC. Major Professor: Dr. Brian Floyd.

Jianbing Jiang, Chemistry, "Light-Harvesting Architectures with Natural Protein Scaffolds and Synthetic Chromophores," March 4, 2015, 3:00 p.m., 210 Dabney Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Jonathan Lindsey.

Avik Juneja, Computer Engineering, "Embedding Power: A Real-Time Approach in Incorporating Switching Power Converters within Low-Cost Embedded Systems," March 6, 2015, 9:00 a.m., 3110-EBII. Major Professor: Dr. Alexander Dean.

Maryanne Perrin, Nutrition-Food Science, "Increasing the Pool of Human Milk Bank Donors," March 6, 2015, 1:00 p.m., Room 232 Schaub Hall. Major Professors: Dr. Jonathan C. Allen/Dr. April Fogleman.

Jaewook Chung, Functional Genomics-Veterinary Medicine. " Disruption of HMGA2 Gene in Swine Reduces Growth," March 9, 2015, 2:00 p.m., Room 101 Research Building, CVM. Major Professor: Dr. Jorge A. Piedrahita.

Wencong Zhu, Electrical Engineering, "Novel Indium Calliuni Zinc Oxide Transistor Devices," March 16, 2015, 10:00 a.m, MRC 337. Major Professor: John Muth.

Tuba Sahin, Chemistry, "Self-Assembled Light-Harvesting Systems Containing Tetrapyrrole Macrocycles," March 16, 2015, 1:00 p.m., 210 Dabney Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Jonathan Lindsey.

Tara Hudson, Educational Research and Policy Analysis, "A Grounded Theory of the Process of College Students' Interracial Friendship Development," March 17, 2015, 11:00 a.m., 410 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Alyssa Rockenbach.

Donald Warren, Physics, "Monte Carlo simulations of particle acceleration and photon production during the afterglow phase of gamma-ray butsts," March 17, 2015, 3:00 p.m., 319A Riddick. Major Professor: Dr. Don Ellision.

Prithwish Bhaumik, Statistics, "Bayesian Estimation and Uncertainty Quantification in Differential Equation Models," March 18, 2015, 2:00 p.m., 5202 SAS Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Subhashis Ghoshal.

Seyed Amirshayan Safavizadeh, Civil Engineering, "Fatigue and Fracture Characteristics of Grid-Reinforced Asphalt Concrete Pavement," March 20, 2015, 10:00 a.m., Mann Hall 206. Major Professor: Dr. Youngsoo Kim.

Tsung Yu Yang,, Economics, "Pollution Haven Hypothesis," March 20, 2015, 1:00 p.m., 4302 Nelson Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Ivan Kandilov.

Christen Brown, Educational Research and Policy Analysis, "Veterinary Science Professionals: An Exploratory Case Study of Women Navigating Careers as Veterinary Practice Owners," March 23, 2015, 9:00 a.m., 120 Poe Hall. Major Professor: Dr. Diane Chapman.

Rui Mao, Electrical Engineering, "Modeling and Simulation of Phonon Transport at the Nanoscale for Optimum Thermal Management," March 23, 2015, 1:00 p.m., MRC-337. Major Professor: Dr. Ki Wook Kim.

Shuo Chen, Mechanical Engineering, "A study on properties of novel metallic foam for nuclear applications," March 26, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 3235 EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Afsaneh Rabiei.

Sri Vikram Palagummi, Mechanical Engineering, "Low frequency wideband vibration energy harvesting using diamagnetic stabilized levitation," March 26, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 3115 EBIII. Major Professor: Dr. Fuh-Gwo Yuan.

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.

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.