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Phone: (210) 458-4331

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Admissions Email: Graduate.Admissions@utsa.edu
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Fall 2017

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College of Business

Department of Accounting

  • Jean R. Bradley: Compensating Controls and Agency Conflicts in the Absence of Owners: The Case of Nonprofit Charter Schools

    Date: November 10, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM
    Location: Executive Conference Room, BB 4.02.10
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Dana Forgione, Ph.D. 

Department of Finance

  • Anna Kapalczynski: Essays on Investments, Corporate Governance and Stock Market Seasonality”
    Date: November 21, 2017
    Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Location: Executive Conference Room, BB4.02.10
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: John Wald, Ph.D. 

College of Education and Human Development

Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

  • Lozano, Leticia: Tejer - The Biliteracy Threads: Home Language, Identity, Early Literacy and the Construction of Dual Language Students as Early Writers
    Date: November 16, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m.
    Location: MB 3.112A
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Margarita Machado-Casas, Ph.D.
  • Rivas, Elizabeth:Latina Social Studies Teachers Negotiating Public Institutions
    Date: November 17, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m.
    Location: MB 3.112A
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Patricia Sánchez, Ph.D.

Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

  • Deepti Kharod: Biophilia and Caring in a Nature-Based Preschool: A Multiple Case Study of Young Children's Engagement with Nature
    Date: September 25, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    Location: Graduate Student Research Building (GSR) 1.204
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Maria Arreguin-Anderson, Ed.D.
  • Thomas Porter: LIFE STORIES OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS: BIDS, INVITATIONS, REDEMPTION AND REVERSALS, AND THE HIDDEN ALLIANCE OF BLESSERS
    Date: November 10, 2017
    Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
    Location: Graduate Student Research Building (GSR) 1.204
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chairs: Miriam Martinez, Ph.D. and Roxanne Henkin, Ed.D.

College of Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Mehdi Hajinoroozi: DEEP LEARNING FOR PREDICTING DRIVERS' MENTAL STATES FROM ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY (EEG)
    Date: September 18, 2017
    Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Location: AET 2.346
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Yufei Huang, Ph.D.
  • Rajib Goswami: Investigation of Differential Mode Electromagnetic Interference and Its Reduction in Switched Mode AC/DC Power Converters with Hybrid Filters
    Date: November 14, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Location: BSE 1.406
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chairs: Shuo Wang, Ph.D. and CJ Qian, Ph.D.
  • Dutta, Moumita: Ferroics and multiferroics for dynamically controlled terahertz wave propagation
    Date: November 27, 2017
    Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Location: BSE 1.408, CEE Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Ruyan, Guo, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Yifei Duan: A Modified Kinetic Theory Model for Studying Collisional Granular Flows
    Date: November 7, 2017
    Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Location: EB 3.04.62, Mechanical Engineering Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Zhigang Feng, Ph.D.

UTSA/UTHSCSA Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering

  • Binita Shrestha:Combinational therapy using Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Breast Cancer Treatment
    Date: November 17, 2017
    Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Location: UC 2.01.26
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Liang Tang, Ph.D.

College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Department of Anthropology

  • Emily K. Lloyd: Behavioral Flexibility in the Sanje Mangabey (Cercocebus sanjei), Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania
    Date: September 28, 2017
    Time: 4:00 p.m.
    Location: Graduate Student Research Building (GSR) 1.204
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Carolyn L. Ehardt, Ph.D.

College of Public Policy

Department of Demography

  • Andrea Bautista León: Climbing up the Ladder: A Life Course Perspective on the Social Mobility Trends among Mexicans in the United States and Return Migrants in Mexico
    Date: November 29, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Location: MNT 4.420
    Campus: Downtown Campus
    Chair: Gabriela Sanchez-Soto, Ph.D.
  • Barnett, Jewel: Barriers to Health: Place and Food Insecurity as Determinants of Childhood Obesity
    Date: December 1, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m.
    Location: MNT 4.4470 P-1
    Campus: Downtown Campus
    Chair: Lloyd Potter, Ph.D. 

College of Science

Department of Physics and Astronomy

  • Kristie LleraENERGETICS OF NEAR-EARTH PARTICLES: ENERGY CORRECTION IN OBSERVATION AND MEASUREMENT
    Date: October 10, 2017
    Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Location: GSR 1.204
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Jerry Goldstein, Ph.D.
  • Thierry Oscar Wambo: Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Protein-Ligand Complexes in Near Physiological Conditions
    Date: October 23, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Location: AET 3.328, Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Liao Chen, Ph.D.
  • Brennan Mace: Defect Engineered Electrical and Ionic Conductivity of Lanthanide Cobaltite Double Perovskite Thin Films
    Date: November 9, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Location: AET 3.328, Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Chonglin Chen, Ph.D.
  • Janie de la Rosa: Interpreting UV/Optical Type In Supernova Light Curves using a Simple Modeling Approach
    Date: November 20, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Location: RB 1.204
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Pete Roming, Ph.D.

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