The following is a list of thesis defences taking place from Tuesday, Oct. 12 to Friday, Oct. 15.
Master of Science in Computer Science thesis defence
Maysara Al Jumaily, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Computer Science, will defend his thesis “Optimal Quaternary Hermitian Linear Complementary Dual Codes for Entanglement-Assisted Quantum Error Correction ” on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Sheridan Houghten, Supervisor; Daniel Ashlock, External Examiner (University of Guelph); and Michael Winter and Ke Qiu, Committee Members.
Master of Science in Biological Sciences thesis defence
Jessie L. de Haan, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend her thesis “The ecological and physiological consequences of sun vs. shade nesting for the small carpenter bee, Ceratina calcarata, and their offspring” on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 10:30 a.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Maureen Reedyk, Chair; Miriam Richards, Supervisor; Brent J. Sinclair, External Examiner (Western University); and Gaynor Spencer and Glenn Tattersall, Committee Members.
Master of Sustainability thesis defence
Bridget McGlynn, a Master of Sustainability candidate, will defend her thesis “An Examination of Collaborative Governance for Complex Adaptive Systems in the St. John River Basin” on Friday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Ryan Plummer, Supervisor; Brian Chaffin, External Examiner (Associate Professor of Water Policy and Governance, W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana); Marilyne Jollineau, Graduate Program Director; and Julia Baird and Angela Guerrero Gonzalez, Committee Members.