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Dissertation Defense Announcements

Summer 2017

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College of Business

Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security

  • Ayaburi, Emmanuel W. Y.: Evaluating Observational Learning in Competitive Two-sided Crowdsourcing Market: A Bayesian Inferential Approach
    Date: July 17, 2017
    Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Location: NPB 1.236.A
    Campus: Main Campus
    Co-Chairs: Charles Liu, Ph.D. and Yoris Au, Ph.D.
  • Reddy, Dinesh: Exploring Factors Influencing Self-Efficacy in Information Security: An Empirical Analysis by Integrating Multiple Theoretical Perspectives in the Context of Using Protective Information Technologies
    Date: July 20, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Location: NPB 3-108A
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Glenn Dietrich, Ph.D.

Department of Marketing

  • Nikiforidis, Lambrianos: Two Essays on Steering Consumers Toward Better Financial Choices
    Date: July 31, 2017
    Time: 2:00 PM
    Location: BB 4.02.10 (Executive Conference Room)
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: David Silvera, Ph.D.

College of Education and Human Development

Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

  • Basok, Emre: Language Teaching Policies and Practices in Turkish EFL Context and the Effects on English Teachers' Motivation
    Date: July 17, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m.
    Location: MB 3.112A
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Kristen Lindahl, Ph.D.
  • Li, Shikun: Exploring the Influence of Video Feedback upon Teacher Candidates' Evolution of Teaching Beliefs and Second Language Acquisition Specialized Knowledge of Comprehensible Input
    Date: July 18, 2017
    Time: 9:00 a.m.
    Location: MB 3.112A
    Campus: Main Campus
    Co-Chair: Belinda Flores, Ph.D.
    Co-Chair: Kristen Lindahl, Ph.D.
  • Kocak, Zeliha: The Hybrid Identities of Young Turkish American Females in the U.S.
    Date: July 20, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m.
    Location: MB 2.220
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Juliet Langman, Ph.D.

College of Engineering

Department of Biomedical Engineering

  • Stockton, David: Metasimulation and Workflow Automation with Application in Computational Neuroscience
    Date: June 12, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m.
    Location: Loeffler Room, BSB 3.03.02
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Fidel Santamaria, Ph.D.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Betal, Soutik: Magnetoelectricity in Multi-Scale Composites and Application in Nanorobotics for Live Cell Manipulation
    Date: June 26, 2017
    Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    Location: BSE 1.406
    Campus: Main Campus
    Co-Chairs: Ruyan Guo, Ph.D. and Amar Bhalla, Ph.D.

College of Science

Department of Physics and Astronomy

  • Londoño, Alejandra: Synthesis and Growth Mechanism of Multimetallic Core-Shell and Hollow-Like Nanoparticles
    Date: June 15, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Location: AET 3.328, Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Miguel Jose Yacaman, PhD
  • Valdes, Guillermo: Data Analysis Techniques for LIGO Detector Characterization
    Date: June 27, 2017
    Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Location: UTRGV, Cavalry Bldg., Conference Room
    Campus: Brownsville
    Chair: Mario Diaz, PhD
  • Beroiz, Martin: Optical Counterparts to Gravitational Waves
    Date: June 28, 2017
    Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Location: UTRGV, Cavalry Bldg., Conference Room
    Campus: Brownsville
    Chair: Mario Diaz, PhD