Upcoming Exams

Final Doctoral Examinations are normally held in the Examination Rooms on the main floor of the Graduate Student Centre, at 6371 Crescent Road. Parking is available in the Rose Garden Parkade (underground), or outside the University Centre (previously the Faculty Club).

Examinations normally take 2 - 3 hours to complete. Exam room doors are locked once exams are in progress - Late entry is not permitted.

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 2:00pm - 351, Biomedical Research Centre, 2222 Health Sciences Mall

Bisher Hassan E Abuyassin
Department: Experimental Medicine
Renal Injury in a Mouse Model of Sleep Apnea is Prevented by Alpha-Lipoic Acid Through Reduced Oxidative Stress and Inflammation

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - 9:30am - 238, ICCS, 2366 Main Mall

Yufeng Zhu
Department: Computer Science
Optimal Mapping with Topology Change for Animation and Geometry Problems

Friday, 23 November 2018 - 9:00am - 4001, Forest Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall

Faisal Khalid G. Alharbi
Department: Forestry
Genetic Population Structure, Patterns of Genetic Variation, and Patterns of Phenotypic Leaf Variation Among Peripheral and Core Populations of the Mangrove Species Avicennia Marina (Forsk.) Vierh. (Acanthaceae) on the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia

Friday, 23 November 2018 - 9:00am - 107, Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL Building), 2202 Main Mall

Ghazal Ebrahimi
Department: Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Stakeholder Perspectives on Adoption of Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

Friday, 23 November 2018 - 10:00am - 5104, Earth Sciences Building, 2020 - 2207 Main Mall

Noel Patrick Fitzpatrick
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
An Investigation of Surface Energy Balance and Turbulent Heat Flux on Mountain Glaciers

Friday, 23 November 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 3113, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute, 950 West 28th Ave, V5Z 4H4

Lisa Kimberly Kozicky
Department: Experimental Medicine
Intravenous Immunoglobulin Skews Macrophages to an Anti-Inflammatory, IL-10 Producing Activation State

Monday, 26 November 2018 - 9:00am - 2003, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building, 6250 Applied Science Lane

Seyed Abdolnaser Moosavian
Department: Civil Engineering
Optimal Design of Water Distribution Networks Under Uncertainty

Monday, 26 November 2018 - 12:30pm - x836, Institute for Computing Information and Cognitive Systems / Computer Science, 2366 Main Mall

Julieta Martinez-Covarrubias
Department: Computer Science
Algorithms for Large-Scale Multi-Codebook Quantization

Monday, 26 November 2018 - 12:30pm - POND 4038B, Ponderosa Commons East, 6398 University Boulevard

Anita Sarah Hibbert
Department: Psychology
The Influence of Mood on Self-Reported Personality

Monday, 26 November 2018 - 12:30pm - D213, Chemistry Building, 2036 Main Mall

Tengfei Li
Department: Chemistry
Driving Chemistry at Photoelectrodes and Electrodes

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 9:00am - 826, Buchanan Tower, 1873 East Mall

Monika Gudrun Berta Edinger
Department: French, Hispanic and Italian Studies
Ironie et Dissimulation dans la Nouvelle et dans la comedie: Reflexions sur les Oeuvres de Des Periers, Marguerite de Navarre, Moliere et Mme de Lafayette

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 12:30pm - 238, Institute for Computing Information and Cognitive Systems / Computer Science, 2366 Main Mall

Michael Philip Wathen
Department: Computer Science
Preconditioners for Incompressible Magnetohydrodynamics

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 12:30pm - D207, Buchanan Block D Building, 1866 Main Mall

Alan Patrick Manning
Department: Physics and Astronomy
T1 Relaxation and Inhomogeneous Magnetization Transfer in Brain: Physics and Applications

Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 9:00am - 204, Chemical and Biological Engineering Building, 2360 East Mall

Mehr Negar Mirvakili
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Surface Engineering of Wood Fiber/Filler Networks

Friday, 30 November 2018 - 9:30am - 4510, Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Simon Sau Yin Law
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Structural Insights into Inhibitory Mechanisms of Cathepsin K

Friday, 30 November 2018 - 10:00am - 140, Food Nutrition and Health, 2205 East Mall

Yaxi Hu
Department: Food, Nutrition & Health
Development of Innovative Techniques for Food Authentication - the Last Barrier to Prevent Food Fraud

Friday, 30 November 2018 - 12:30pm - 223, Geography Building, 1984 West Mall

Sarah Elizabeth Zell
Department: Geography
Outsourcing the Border: Recruiters and Sovereign Power in Labour Migration to Canada

Friday, 30 November 2018 - 12:30pm - 101, Michael Smith Laboratories, 2185 East Mall

Karissa Lynn Milbury
Department: Genome Science and Technology
Genome Instability in Multiple Myeloma-Associated DIS3 Exonuclease Domain Mutants

Friday, 30 November 2018 - 12:30pm - Buchanan Penthouse, Buchanan C Fifth Floor, 1866 Main Mall

Dallas Mark Hunt
Department: English
Everyday Kin (in the) Making: Spatial and Relational Obligations in Treaty Eight Territory

Friday, 30 November 2018 - 1:00pm - 15th Floor Board Room, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Avenue

Jonathon Kyle Obst
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
A Model of Acquired Resistance to the Novel AR-NTD Inhibitor Ralaniten Reveals Resistance Occurs via a Selective Metabolism Pathway

Monday, 3 December 2018 - 9:00am - 307, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, 6331 Crescent Road

Marwa Mohammed Abdulaziz
Department: Experimental Medicine
Open Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Application of New Technology to Improve the Evaluation of Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Women

Monday, 3 December 2018 - 9:00am - 4192, Earth Sciences Building, 2207 Main Mall

Tingting Zhao
Department: Statistics
Bayesian Analysis of Continuous Time Markov Chains with Applications to Phylogenetics

Monday, 3 December 2018 - 9:00am - 107, Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL), 2202 Main Mall

Tugce Conger
Department: Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Coastal Green Infrastructure as a Sea Level Rise Adaptation Measure: Assessing Environmental, Local and Institutional Contexts

Monday, 3 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 2263, Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre, 2775 Laurel Street

Jamie Simin Emma Yu
Department: Oncology
The FUS-DDIT3 Interactome in Myxoid Liposarcoma

Monday, 3 December 2018 - 12:30pm - B501, Buchanan (Penthouse), 1866 Main Mall

Sabrina Mary Chang
Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program
Cognitively Deconstructing Musical Free Improvisation to Inform on Performance and Applied Improvisation

Tuesday, 4 December 2018 - 9:00am - Kaiser 5004, Fred Kaiser Building, 2332 Main Mall

Loryle Marie Cender
Department: Nursing
Prenatal Screening and the Diagnoses of Fetal Anomalies: A Deconstruction of Power/Knowledge, Discourse and Agency in Antenatal Care

Tuesday, 4 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 310, Neville Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall

Ying Ma
Department: Curriculum and Pedagogy
Becoming a Teacher Does Not Come That Easily: Aristotle, Confucius and Education

Tuesday, 4 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 4018, Fred Kaiser Building, 2332 Main Mall

Svetozar Miucin
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Data-Driven Spatial Locality

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 9:30am - 418, MacLeod Building, 2356 Main Mall

Chinmaya Mahapatra
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Energy-Efficient Device Architecture and Technologies for the Internet of Everything

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 10:00am - 308A, Frank Forward Building, 6350 Stores Road

Andrew Lawrence Stewart
Department: Materials Engineering
Misalignment Defects in Unidirectional Composite Materials

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 2012, PCOH Ponderosa Commons, 6445 University Blvd

Karolina Anna Rozworska
Department: Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Is Maternal Emotion Socialization Associated with Daughters' Eating Disorder Psychopathology and Emotion Regulation? A Mediation Study Based on Monthers' Reports

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 310, Neville Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall

Priya Anka Lekhi
Department: Curriculum and Pedagogy
International Students' Epistemologies and Learning Experiences in Specially Designed First-Year Chemistry Courses

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 1:30pm - BCCRC Diamond Family Theatre, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Avenue

Scott Derek Brown
Department: Genome Science and Technology
Interrogating the TCR-pMHC Complex in Health and Disease Using Immunogenomics Methods

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 - 4:00pm - PCOH 2012, Ponderosa Commons Oak House, 6445 University Boulevard

Ronald Perfecto Raymundo Darvin
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Digital Identities, Educational Inequities: Investigating Social Class and New Literacies of Migrant Filipino Youth in the Knowledge Economy

Thursday, 6 December 2018 - 9:00am - 418, MacLeod Building, 2356 Main Mall

Lin Huang
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Miniature Multiphoton Endoscopy Using Frequency-Doubled Er-Doped Fiber Laser

Thursday, 6 December 2018 - 10:00am - Dorothy Lam Boardroom, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Ave

Govinda Sharma
Department: Genome Science and Technology
Novel In Vitro Methods for the Discovery of Functional T-Cell Receptor Epitopes from Large Peptide-Coding Libraries

Thursday, 6 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 308A, Neville Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall

Aloysius Chijioke Anyichie
Department: Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Supporting all Learners' Engagement in a Multicultural Classroom Using a Culturally Responsive Self-Regulated Learning Network

Thursday, 6 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 3340, Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, 2405 Wesbrook Mall

Christian Buchwalder
Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences
Octadentate Chelators for Zirconium- and Other Metal-Based Radiopharmaceuticals

Thursday, 6 December 2018 - 1:00pm - IONA 167, Iona Building, 6000 Iona Drive

Joao Alfredo Galindo da Fonseca
Department: Vancouver School of Economics
Essays on Firm Heterogeneity and Entrepreneurship

Thursday, 6 December 2018 - 2:00pm - Faculty Lounge, Life Sciences Building, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Ana Citlali Marquez Hernandez
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Determining the Relationship Between Epstein-Barr Virus and Multiple Sclerosis Using a Mouse Model

Friday, 7 December 2018 - 9:00am - 350, HR MacMillan Building, 2357 Main Mall

Amelia Mari MacRae
Department: Applied Animal Biology
Facial Expression, Vocalizations and Eye Temperature as Potential Indicators of Pain in Harbour Seals (Phoca Vitulina)

Friday, 7 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 6112, Pharmacy Building, 2405 Wesbrook Mall

Fulong Wang
Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences
Regulation and Function of Heparanase in the Heart

Friday, 7 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 3202, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2405 Wesbrook Mall

Dana Marie Lambert
Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacologic Targeting of the CB2 Cannabinoid Receptor for Application in Centrally-Mediated Chronic Pain

Friday, 7 December 2018 - 12:30pm - Room 2.04, Chemical and Biological Engineering, 2360 East Mall

Huimin Yun
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Wood Fuel from British Columbia: Multi-Scale Assessment of the Economic, Energetic and Environmental Efficiencies of the Supply Chains of Conventional and Torrefied Wood Pellets

Friday, 7 December 2018 - 4:00pm - BC Hydro Theatre, Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), 2260 West Mall

Sara Uldene Barron
Department: Forestry
Future Suburban Forests in a Changing Climate: An Approach for Integrated Planning and Design in Compact Communities

Monday, 10 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 400B, Music Building, 6361 Memorial Road

Liam James Hockley
Department: Music
Performing Complexity: Theorizing Performer Agency in Complexist Music

Monday, 10 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 4223, Biological Sciences, 6270 University Blvd

Kresimir Sola
Department: Botany
Understanding Functions of a Galactose Oxidase, Ruby, and its Homologues in Plant Cell Wall Modifications

Monday, 10 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 400B, Music Building, 6361 Memorial Road

Ross Edillor Salvosa
Department: Music
Alberto Jonas' "Master School" and its Role in Early Twentieth-Century Piano Virtuosity

Monday, 10 December 2018 - 12:30pm - X836, ICICS Building, 2366 Main Mall

Mihir Sudarshan Nanavati
Department: Computer Science
Operator, Number Please: Mediating Access to Shared Resources for Efficiency and Isolation

Monday, 10 December 2018 - 2:00pm - 1346, Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Xining Yang
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Enhancing the Anti-Cancer T Cell Response Via a Biomanufactured, Acellular, Pro-Inflammatory, Secretome-Based Immunotherapeutic

Monday, 10 December 2018 - 3:00pm - 2264, Diamond Health Care Centre (DHCC), 2775 Laurel St.

Johann Dirk Windt
Department: Experimental Medicine
Longitudinal Workload Monitoring to Keep Athletes Healthy and Performing: Conceptual, Methodological, and Applied Considerations in Sports Injury Aetiology

Monday, 10 December 2018 - 4:00pm - Room 319, 2176 Health Sciences Mall, V6T 1Z3

Aaron Joshua Marcus Hirsch Allen
Department: Experimental Medicine
The Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Occupational Injuries

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 12:00pm - 308A, Neville Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall

Manjeet Kaur Birk
Department: Centre for Cross-Faculty Inquiry in Education
From Reena to Beti: A Counterstory Considering Structural Racism and Limitations in Feminist Nonprofit Organizations

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 12:30pm - MCML 256, HR MacMillan Building, 2357 Main Mall

Huai-Che Yeh
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Emergent Spacetime in Matrix Models

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 12:30pm - D317, Chemistry D, 2036 Main Mall

Rodrigo Alejandr Vargas Hernandez
Department: Chemistry
Applications of Machine Learning for Solving Complex Quantum Problems

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 12:30pm - Kaiser 4055, Kaiser Building, 2332 Main Mall

Zenan Jiang
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Chemical Vapor Deposited Single Layer Graphene as Transparent Electrodes of Flexible Photovoltaic Devices

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 1:00pm - Room 146, Institute for Computing Information and Cognitive Systems/Computer Science, 2366 Main Mall

Sharan Rajesh Vaswani
Department: Computer Science
Structured Bandits and Applications: Exploiting Problem Structure for Better Decision-Making under Uncertainty

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 - 1:30pm - 3113, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics , 938 W. 28th Ave

Elizabeth Audrey Marchant
Department: Experimental Medicine
Development of the Neonatal Immune System in the Premature Infant

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 9:00am - X836, Institute for Computing Information and Cognitive Systems / Computer Science, 2366 Main Mall

Seyed Mehran Kazemi
Department: Computer Science
Representing and Learning Relations and Properties Under Uncertainty

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 9:00am - Room 103, 1081 Burrard Street, St. Paul's Hospital, Mc Donald building, V6Z 1Y6

Kelly Roveran Genga
Department: Experimental Medicine
The Role of Lipids and PCSK9 in Long-Term Outcomes of Sepsis

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 4192, Earth Sciences Building, 2207 Main Mall

Tingting Yu
Department: Statistics
Joint Modelling of Complex Longitudinal and Survival Data, with Applications in HIV Studies

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 12:30pm - B104, School of Population and Public Health, 2206 East Mall

Bojosi Moitsemang Gamontle
Department: Population and Public Health
Perspectives of Botswana Policy-Makers and Healthcare Workers Towards Tuberculosis Infection Control and Occupational Health Measures: An Interpretive Description Study

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 418, MacLeod Building, 2356 Main Mall

Mahdi Yousefi
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Safety-Preserving Control of Systems with Multiplicative Model Uncertainty: With Application to Closed-Loop Anesthesia

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 4:00pm - 126, Mathematics Building, 1984 Mathematics Road

William Christopher Carlquist
Department: Mathematics
A Homotopy-Minimization Method for Parameter Estimation in Differential Equations and its Application in Unraveling the Reaction Mechanism of the Min System

Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 9:00am - 310, Neville Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall

Molly Elizabeth Lawlor
Department: Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Mindfulness and Self-Compassion: Exploring Stability and Relations to Cognitive, Social, and, Emotional Indicators Across One School Year in a Group of Early Adolescents

Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 9:00am - 1305, Anthropology and Sociology Building, 6303 N. W. Marine Drive

Patrick John Burnett
Department: Sociology
Rhythms and Relations in Transactional Sex: Relating Past, Present, and Future Time Dimensions to the Practice of Purchasing Sexual Services in Canada

Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 102 (Auditorium), Michael Smith Laboratories, 2185 East Mall

Christine Celina Chiu
Department: Botany
Detoxification of Pine Terpenoids by Mountain Pine Beetle Cytochromes P450

Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 12:30pm - x836, ICICS X Wing, 289-2366 Main Mall

Mohamed Osama Ahmed
Department: Computer Science
Practical Optimization for Structured Machine Learning Problems

Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 2:00pm - 309, Hennings Building, 6224 Agricultural Road

Nikita Bernier
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Decay Spectroscopy of Neutron-Rich Cadmium Around the N=82 Shell Closure

Friday, 14 December 2018 - 9:00am - D213, Chemistry Building, 2036 Main Mall

Kevan Dettelbach
Department: Chemistry
Photodeposited Functional Thin Films

Friday, 14 December 2018 - 2:00pm - 311, Advanced Materials Process Engineering Laboratory, The Brimacombe Building, 2355 E Mall

Arash Khazraie Zamanpour
Department: Physics and Astronomy
A First Principle Study of the Electronic Structure of the Bismuthates

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 - 12:30pm - 1416, Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Stefanie Kim Novakowski
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Delivery of Messenger RNA to Platelets Using Lipid Nanoparticles

Thursday, 20 December 2018 - 9:00am - Hertzman Boardroom, School of Population and Public Health, 4th Floor, 2206 East Mall

Jennifer Lee Guthrie
Department: Population and Public Health
Unravelling the Thread of Transmission: Pairing Traditional Epidemiology with Genomics to Understand Tuberculosis Transmission Dynamics

Monday, 14 January 2019 - 12:30pm - 2107, Anthropology and Sociology Building, 6303 NW Marine Dr.

Gregory Gan
Department: Anthropology
Russia Outside Russia: Transnational Mobility, Objects of Migration, and Discourses on the Locus of Culture Amongst Educated Russian Migrants in Paris, Berlin and New York

Monday, 14 January 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Xiong Zhang
Department: Zoology
Conservation Prioritization and Ecology of Data-Poor Marine Species Under Human Pressures

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Shaghaygh Akhtari
Department: Forestry
Integrated Strategic, Tactical and Operational Planning of Forest-Based Biomass Supply Chains for Energy and Fuel Production- A Hybrid Optimization Simulation Approach

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Fu-Hui Liu Baergen
Department: Curriculum and Pedagogy
Generative Tensionality: Intellectual Works of Ted Tetsuo Aoki

Friday, 18 January 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Seonok Lee
Department: Sociology
The Making of a Global Racial Hierarchy: Racial Formation of South and Southeast Asian Migrants in South Korea

Friday, 8 February 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Shing Fu
Department: Statistics
Clustering and Modelling of Phase Variation for Functional Data