Dissertation Defense Notice: Herve Kashongwe

Tue, October 24, 2023 1:00 PM at Geography Building, Rm 105 (In-person only)

Herve KashongweA doctoral dissertation defense is scheduled for Herve Kashongwe on the following date and time:

Title:  “Remote sensing assessment of tropical forest canopy height, aboveground biomass, and regrowth in Mai Ndombe province, Democratic Republic of the Congo"

Day and Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Time: 1:00 (EDT)

Location: Room 105 Geography Building (In-person only)

A copy of Herve's dissertation can be obtained by emailing kashongw@msu.edu.

The defense will consist of two stages:

First stage In-person (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 (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:

  • David Roy (Chair)
  • Geoff Henebry
  • Leo Zulu
  • David Skole (Forestry)