Dissertation Defense Notice: J. Nikolic

Fri, April 17, 2020 1:00 PM at Virtual

Jovanka NikolicMs. Jovanka Nikolic will defend her dissertation.

Title: Regional Climate Response to Land Use and Land Cover Change in Contiguous United States

The defense will consist of two steps:  a 30-60 minute uninterrupted presentation by the student summarizing the dissertation research, and a subsequent two-stage questioning session.  Anyone, including faculty, students, and staff, is welcome to attend the presentation and to participate in the initial portion of the question session, which will be moderated by the Advisor.  The Advisor and Guidance Committee will ask questions in the second stage of this session.  Faculty are welcome to stay for this stage.

Graduate students and other non-committee members (e.g., family and friends) may attend the second questioning stage with the prior permission of the defending student.  Successful completion of the defense and approval of the dissertation will be determined by a majority vote of the dissertation committee.

Sharon Zhong (Chair)
Julie Winkler
Jeff Andresen
Phanikumar Mantha, College of Engineering
Joseph Charney,  US Forest Service

Please contact Sharon Ruggles ruggles@msu.edu if you would like an electronic copy of the dissertation.