Below is the schedule of upcoming public Ph.D. defenses.

Calendar of public Ph.D. defenses

  • Friday,
    July 26, 2019 10:30AM

    A7F Porter Hall

    Xiaoyu Gao


    Dissolution of Engineered Nanomaterials (ENMs) in agricultural soil : Impacts on metal bioavailability and toxicity

    Gregory V. Lowry - CEE

    David Dzombak - CEE

    Elizabeth A. Casman - EPP

    Sónia M. Rodrigues - University of Aveiro

  • Friday,
    July 26, 2019 1:00PM

    A7E Porter Hall (Conference Room)

    Sara E. Schwetschenau

    EPP and CEE

    Fit-for-purpose water quality models to improve drinking water system decision-making

    Jared Cohon - CEE and EPP

    Jeanne VanBriesen - CEE and EPP

    Mitchell Small - CEE

    Debra Knopman - RAND

  • Monday,
    July 29, 2019 8:00AM

    124 Robert Engineering Hall (microscopy suite)

    Aditya Menon


    Development of hierarchical machine learning for the modeling and design of complex material systems

    Newell Washburb - MSE, BME, Chemistry

    Elizabeth Holm - MSE

    Michael Bockstaller - MSE

    James Thompson-Colon - R&D, Covestro LLC

  • Monday,
    July 29, 2019 10:00AM

    2327 Wean Hall

    Dai Tang


    Impurity control in producing the 3rd generation advanced high strength steels (AHSS)

    Chris Pistorius - MSE

    Richard Fruehan - MSE

    Bryan Webler - MSE

    Yun Li - U.S. Steel

  • Wednesday,
    July 31, 2019 9:00AM

    A7F Porter Hall

    Pinchao Zhang


    Managing travel demand for system optimum in transportation networks

    Zhen (Sean) Qian - CEE

    H. Scott Matthews - CEE

    Matteo Pozzi - CEE

    Fei Fang - Civil & Environmental Engineering, Institute for Software Research

  • Wednesday,
    July 31, 2019 2:00PM

    A7E Porter Hall (Conference Room)

    Susu Xu


    Physics-guided information acquisition and learning for urban infrastructure systems with constrained sensing capabilities

    Hae Young Noh - CEE

    Pei Zhang - ECE

    Carlee Joe-Wong - ECE

    Chris Hendrickson - CEE

    Xue (Steve) Liu - McGill University

  • Thursday,
    August 1, 2019 1:00PM

    4201 Doherty Hall

    Tong Zhang


    Chemical process data analytics via text mining and machine learning

    Nickolaos Sahinidis - ChemE

    Lorenz T. Biegler - ChemE

    Chrysanthos Gounaris - ChemE

    Carolyn Penstein Rose - Language Technology Institute

    Bo Shuang - Dow Chemical

    Satyajith Amaran - Dow Chemical

  • Thursday,
    August 1, 2019 2:00PM

    A7E Porter Hall (Conference Room)

    Shuguan Yang


    Predicting spatio-temporal traffic in large-scale network with multi-source data

    Zhen (Sean) Qian - CEE

    Mario Berges - CEE

    H. Scott Matthews - CEE

    Jing Lei - Statistics

  • Friday,
    August 2, 2019 10:00AM

    A7E Porter (CEE Conference Room)

    Miranda Gorman


    An assessment of environmental sustainability of non-fuel mining and mined materials in the U.S.

    David A. Dzombak - CEE

    H. Scott Matthews - CEE

    Gwen S. DiPietro - Independent consultant

    P. Chris Pistorius - MSE