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Phone: 419.530.GRAD (4723)
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College of Graduate Studies
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DEFENSE ANNOUNCEMENTS 2017-2018

The College of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce the following defenses for our Masters and Doctoral students. Announcements will be added throughout the year as they are scheduled. To have your announcement included, please fill out the Acceptance of Thesis or Dissertation for Defense form and submit it and the Intellectual Protection and Patent Sign-off form to the College of Graduate Studies no later than 15 business days before your scheduled defense.

Candidate:   Mubashshir Ahmad
Degree:  Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering
Title:   Assessment of Bridges with an Ohio Legal Rating Factor Greater than 1.35 to Meet Specialized Hauling Vehicle Requirements in Ohio
Time:      11:00 AM
Date:    August 1, 2017
Location:   Nitschke Hall Room 3004
Major Advisor:  Douglas Nims
   
Candidate:  Xin Liv
Degree:  Master of Arts Degree in Psychology
Title:  The Potential Effects Alcohol Use Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder have on the Relationship between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Suicidal Ideation
Time:      1:00 PM
Date:    August 1, 2017
Location:  University Hall Room 1610
Major Advisor:  John Elhai
   
Candidate:  Yuan Wang
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Manufacturing Technology Management
Title:  Supplier Involvement in Conventional and Sustainable New Product Development: Three Essay
Time:      2:00 PM
Date:    August 1, 2017
Location:  Stranahan Hall Room 4050
Major Advisor: Yue Zhang
   
Candidate:  Md Tajminur Rahman
Degree: Master of Arts in Geography and Planning
Title:  Land Use Based Evapotranspiration Estimation of Toledo City from MOD16 Product of MODIS Satellite Imagery and Compare with Flux Measurement
Time:      4:00 PM
Date:    August 22, 2017
Location:  Snyder Memorial Room 3040
Major Advisor: Kevin P. Czajkowski
   

















PAST DEFENSES

Candidate:   Rajib Dutta
Degree:  Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences: Molecular Medicine
Title:  Computational Analysis of Human Genomes Reveals "Great Admixture" of Ancient Humans Leading to the Creation of Modern People who also Carry Signatures of GC-biased Gene
Time:      1:00 PM
Date:    September 27, 2017
Location:   Collier Building 1035
Major Advisor:  Alexei Fedorov
   
Candidate:   Qiangqiang Shao
Degree:  Doctor of Philosophy in Biology
Title:  Uncoupling of UNC5C with Polymerized TUBB3 in MTs is Required in Netrin-1-mediated Axoanl Repulsion
Time:      9:00 AM
Date:    September 29, 2017
Location:  Wolfe Hall 1240
Major Advisor:  
   
Candidate:   Mitchell R. Dziekan
Degree:  Master of Science in Geology
Title:   Origins of Basal Sediment within Kettle Lakes in Southern Michigan and Northern Indiana
Time:      1:00 PM
Date:    October 6, 2017
Location:   Bowman-Oddy 3020
Major Advisor:  Timothy G. Fisher
   
Candidate:   Megan Benner
Degree:  Doctor of Philosophy in Health Education
Title:   Using the Self-Determination Theory to Understand Factors Influencing STNA Intent to Stay in Their Positions at For-Profit Skilled Nursing Facilities
Time:      12:30 PM
Date:    November 1, 2017
Location:   Collier 4417
Major Advisor:  Kimberly McBride
   
Candidate:  James Marok
Degree:  Master of Arts in Geography and Planning
Title:   Social Contribution Network: Case of POSCO Steel Company
Time:      12:30 PM
Date:    November 3, 2017
Location:   Snyder Memorial 3036
Major Advisor:  Neil Reid
   
Candidate:  Haneen Amawi
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Therapeutics
Title:  Optimization of Synthetic Flavonolignans to Target Embryonic Signaling in Metastatic Ovarian and Colon Cancer
Time:      2:00 PM
Date:    November 9, 2017
Location:  Collier Building 1230
Major Advisor: Amit K. Tiwari
   
Candidate:  Huai Huang
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Biology
Title:  Modulation of Microtubule Dynamics in Netrin Signaling
Time:      2:30 PM
Date:    November 14, 2017
Location:  Wolfe Hall 3246
Major Advisor: Giuofa Liu
   
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Last Updated: 10/19/17