Dissertation Defense Notice - Pietro Sciusco

Tue, November 15, 2022 12:00 PM - Tue, November 15, 2022 2:00 PM at Virtual

Pietro SciuscoPietro Sciusco will defend his doctoral dissertation on the following date and time: 

Title: Global Warming Impacts of Landscape Mosaic in Southwestern Michigan: A Cross-Scale Assessment of Climate Regulations of Albedo and Net Ecosystem Exchange

Day and Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Time: 12:00-2:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Webinar (see instructions below)

The defense will consist of two stages:

First stage In-person or 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.

Webinar Zoom info:

Register in advance for this webinar:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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:

  • Jiquan Chen, Chair
  • Ashton Shortridge
  • Geoff Henebry
  • Phoebe Zarnetske, Assistant Professor, Fisheries & Wildlife and Forestry