Dissertation Defense Notice - Yachen Xie

Tue, April 26, 2022 8:00 AM at Virtual

Yachen XieYachen Xie will defend his doctoral dissertation on the following date and time:

Title: The Water-Energy-Food Nexus Assessments of Carbon Neutral Efforts

Day and Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Time: 8:00-10:00 AM (EDT)

Location: Virtual

Yachen's dissertation can be obtained by emailing him at xieyache@msu.edu.

The defense will consist of two stages:

First stage by Webinar (30-60 minute uninterrupted presentation by the student summarizing the dissertation research):

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.

Second stage In-person or by Zoom (Advisor and Guidance Committee will ask questions):

Faculty are welcome to stay for this stage. Graduate students and other non-committee members (e.g., family and friends) CANNOT attend the second questioning stage.

Successful completion of the defense and approval of the dissertation will be determined by a majority vote of the dissertation committee:

  • Jiaguo Qi (Chair)
  • Nathan Moore
  • Peilei Fan (Planning, Design, and Construction)
  • Steven Pueppke (Plant, Soils, and Microbial Science)