PhD oral defences

Hesam Hassan Nejad
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

2:30 p.m. (NL time)
Friday March 16th 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Experimental Investigation of Surfactant-enhanced Washing and Supercritical CO2 Extraction Processes for Waste Drilling Mud Remediation  


Brian MacIsaac
Interdisciplinary Program

1:30 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday March 1st 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Toward the Integration of Education and School-based Behavioural Supports: The B.E.S.T. Program in Northern Nova Scotia  


Mohamed Elsersy
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

11:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday February 19th 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Joint Optimization for Wireless Sensor Networks in Critical Infastructures  


Jean-Luc Pilote
Department of Earth Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Friday February 9th 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Geology, Structure, Petrogenesis, and Hydrothermal Alteration Reconstruction of the Ming Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide Deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada  


Amarender Manchoju
Department of Chemistry

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday February 1st 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Stereoselective Synthesis of Functionalized Quaternary Stereocentres, Naturally Occuring Tetronic Acids, and (-)-(R,R)-L-Factor  


Erin Araujo
Department of Geography

12:30 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday January 30th 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Community Inter-changes: Creating an Inclusive Moneyless Economy in San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico


Anderson Dorbeck
Department of Psychology

2:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday February 14th 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

An Investigation of the Impact of a Workshop Teaching Advanced Skills for Working with Eating Disorders, Using Theories of Behaviour Change


Suhad Sbeih
Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday January 23rd 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Deuterium Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Rheology of Microgel Colloids at Ambient and High Pressure


Brendan Harvey
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday February 8th 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Signal Processing Methods for the Detection & Localization of Acoustic Sources via Unmanned Aerial Vehicles


Ali Elkurtehi
Department of Chemistry

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday January 18th 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Synthesis and Characterization of Transition Metal Amino-phenolate Complexes and their Reactivity Towards the Oxidation of Lignin Model Compounds and Cyclic Carbonate Formation


Armin Bodaghkhani
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday February 8th 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Simulation of Wave Cloud Spray


Xinlong Liu
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday January 22nd, 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Ocean Wind and Wave Parameters Measurements using Ship-borne X-band Marine Radar


Ladan Khaksar
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Wednesday January 31st, 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Electrochemical study and corrosion modeling of chromium alloys steel exposed to sulfide containing environment


Sunday Adedigba
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday January 30th, 2018     
Room A 5014 - Arts & Administration Building

Dynamic Risk Assessment of Process Operations


Ahman Al Shra'ah
Department of Chemistry

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday January 25th, 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Targeted degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: a potential strategy for coal tar remediation


Mashrura Musharraf
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday March 22nd, 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Modeling and Simulation of Offshore Workers' Behavior


Kaijie Ni
Department of Chemistry

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Friday January 12, 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Chromium amino-bis(phenolate) complexes for CO2 and cyclohexene oxide copolymerization


Adam Stacey
Department of Psychology

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday January 16, 2018     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Mindfulness Training and Medical Residents: Effects of Psychological Wellbeing and Patient Care


Sharon Trenholm
Interdsiciplinary Program

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday December 21, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Identifying the Necessary Components of a Police Decision-making Model


Mathias Kom
School of Music

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Wednesday December 20, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Cosmopolitian Intimacy: Antifolk in Berlin and New York


Ross Connolly
Department of Psychology

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Monday December 18, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and Substance Use Symptoms


Alireza Dehghanisanij
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:30 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday December 13, 2017     
Room A 5014 - Arts and Administration

Theoretical and Experimental Study of Heat Loss and Ice Accretion from Large Structures on the Marine Vessels and Offshore Structures


Hannah Munro
Department of Biology 

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Monday December 11, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Circulation of Pathogenic Spirochetes in the Genus Borrelia within Ticks and Seabirds in Breeding Colonies of Newfoundland and Labrador


Hossein Khorshidian
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences 

9:30 a.m. (NL time)
Tuesday December 12, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

The Pore-level Investigation of Phenomena Affecting the Recovery of Oil with Gas Assisted Gravity Drainage


Farej Omer
Department of Mathematics & Statistics 

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday December 7, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Starter Sequences: Generalizations and Applications


Juran Goyali
Department of Biology

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Thursday December 14, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Characteristics of In Vitro- and Ex Vitro- Propagated Blueberry Plants at Morphological, Chemical and Molecular Levels


Elahe Shekari
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Tuesday November 28, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Risk-based Evaluation of Pitting Corrosion in Process Facilities


Zack Marshall
Faculty of Medicine

10:00 a.m. (NL time)
Friday December 8, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Documenting Research with Transgender, Gender Non-binary, and other Gender Diverse (Trans) People: An Evidence Map and Ethical Analysis  


Mohammad Azargun
Department of Chemistry

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Thursday November 23, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Structures and Energetics of Guanine Tetrads and Quadruplexes Isolated in the Gas Phase


Yun Zhu
Faculty of Medicine

1:00 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday November 29, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Vitamin D, Calcium, Dairy Products and Genes Involved in their Metabolic Pathways in Colorectal Cancer Risk and Survival


Sepideh Mohrani
Department of Chemistry

1:30 p.m. (NL time)
Wednesday November 22, 2017     
Room IIC 2014 (Beatrice Watts Boardroom), Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation

Computational and Experimental Studies of Redox-Active 1,4-Dithiafulvene Deriatives  


Zhi Li
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences