Public Disputations at Linköping University

23 April 2021

Licentiate Seminar in Infra Informatics: Georgios Smpokos

10.15 am – 2.00 pm Online via Zoom

Georgios Smpokos, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the licentiate thesis “Performance Analysis in Wireless HetNets: Traffic, Energy, and Secrecy Considerations”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Qinghua Wang, Kristianstad University, Sweden Supervisor is Nikolaos Pappas. If you can't participate online, please contact viveka.nilson@liu.se for directions in how to participate on site.

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Public disputation in Computer Science: Zeinab Ganjei

10.15 am – 3.15 pm Online via Zoom

Zeinab Ganjei, Department of Computer and Information Science, defends for the PhD degree, her thesis "Parameterized Verification of Synchronized Concurrent Programs". Main supervisor: Docent Ahmed Rezine, IDA. Opponent: Professor Alastair Donaldson, Imperial College London, UK. Chairman of the defence: Professor Kristian Sandahl, IDA. For link to Zoom, please contact anne.moe@liu.se 

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Public disputation in Industrial Engineering and Management: Alexey Sklyar

1.00 pm – 3.00 pm ACAS, A-building, Campus Valla and Zoom

Alexey Sklyar, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Digital servitization: Organizing the firm and working with the ecosystem". Opponent is Vinit Parida, Professor, Luleå University of Technology. The event is open to the public. Language: English

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Public disputation in Medical Science: Riccardo Barchiesi

2.00 pm – 6.00 pm Streamed live through Youtube here >>

Riccardo Barchiesi defends his thesis "Overlapping Neural Substrates of Alcohol- and Anxiety-Related Behaviors in the Rat". The opponent is Senior Investigator / PhD Andrew Holmes, Rockville, USA. The dissertation takes place digitally via Zoom and Youtube based out of the lecture hall Berzelius at LiU. For more information contact Estelle Barbier, estelle.barbier@liu.se. Due to the current restrictions the public can follow the dissertation through Youtube.

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27 April 2021

Public dissertation in Medical Science: Jan Lindström

1.00 pm – 6.00 pm Link to Youtube

Jan Lindström, Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences, is defending his thesis with the title "Radioluminescence: A simple model for fluorescent layers - analysis and applications". Opponent is professor Ioannis Kandarakis, University of West Attica, Greece. The dissertation will be presented in English. Due to the current situation, the dissertation is broadcast digitally, see the link above. 

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28 April 2021

Public disputation in Vehicular Systems: Mahdi Morsali

2.30 pm – 5.00 pm Via Zoom

Mahdi Morsali, at the Department of Electrical Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Trajectory Planning for an Autonomous Vehicle in Multi-Vehicle Traffic Scenarios". The event is open to the public. Language: English. Opponent is Bilin Aksun Guvenc, OSU, USA. Supervisor: Erik Frisk.

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30 April 2021

Public licentiate defens in Automatic Control: Magnus Malmström

10.15 am – 1.00 pm Online via Zoom

Magnus Malmström, at the Department of Electrical Engineering, defends his licentiate examination entitled "Uncertainties in Neural Networks: A System Identification Approach". The event is open to the public. Language: English. Opponent is Professor Håkan Hjalmarsson (KTH, Royal Institute of Technology). Supervisor: Professor Fredrik Gustafsson.

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6 May 2021

Public disputation in Automatic Control: Kristoffer Bergman

3.15 pm – 5.15 pm Online via Zoom

Kristoffer Bergman, at the Department of Electrical Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Exploiting Direct Optimal Control for Motion Planning in Unstructured Environments". The event is open to the public. Language: English. Opponent is Professor Emilio Frazzoli, ETH Zürich. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Daniel Axehill.

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7 May 2021

Public disputation in Medical Science: Maria Svenvik

9.00 am – 1.00 pm Stream it live on Youtube >>

Maria Svenvik, at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, defends her thesis "Prediction of Spontaneous Preterm Birth: Clinical and Immunological Aspects". The opponent is Professor Teresa Cobo, University of Barcelona, Spain. The dissertation takes place digitally via YouTube. For more information contact Jan Ernerudh, e-mail jan.ernerudh@liu.se.

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Public disputation in Materials Science: Ebrahim Chalangar

10.15 am – 2.00 pm Online via Zoom, link will be sent to those who register

Ebrahim Chalangar at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis ”Synthesis and characterization of ZnO/Graphene nanostructures for electronics and photocatalysis”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent: Assistant Professor Christian Falconi, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy Supervisor: Håkan Pettersson, guest professor LiU. To get the Zoom link or to register for physical participation contact jennie.jordenlov@liu.se no later than May 5th.

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Håkan Pettersson

10 May 2021

Public disputation in Automatic Control: Per Boström-Rost

2.15 pm – 5.00 pm Online via Zoom

Per Boström-Rost, at the Department of Electrical Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Sensor Management for Target Tracking Applications". The event is open to the public. Language: English. Opponent is Professor Peter Willett, University of Connecticut. Supervisor: Gustaf Hendeby, LiU.

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14 May 2021

Public disputation in Medical Science: Daniel Bengtsson

9.00 am – 1.00 pm Streamed live through Youtube here >>

Daniel Bengtsson, at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (BKV), defends his thesis "Cushing's disease and aggressive tumors of the pituitary - aspects on epidemiology, treatment, and long-term follow-up". The opponent is Professor John D Newell-Price, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. The dissertation takes place digitally via Zoom and Youtube. For more information contact Jeanette Wahlberg Hughes, e-mail: jeanette.wahlberg@liu.se.

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Jeanette Wahlberg

21 May 2021

Public disputation in Sustainable Systems: Vlatko Milic

10.15 am – 12.00 pm ACAS, A-building, Campus Valla, Linköping University

Vlatko Milic, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "A techno-economic system approach for the energy renovation of residential districts built before 1945". Opponent is Magnus Åberg, Docent, Uppsala University. The event is open to the public. Language: Swedish. 

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26 May 2021

Public disputation in Mechanical Engineering: Magnus Andersson 

12.00 am – 12.00 am Zoom

Magnus Andersson, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Turbulent Descriptors in Arterial Flows". Opponent is Kristian Valen-Sendstad, Dr, Simula research laboratory, Norway. The event is open to the public. Language: Swedish.

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27 May 2021

Public Disputation in Ageing and Social Change: Wenqian Xu

1.15 pm – 4.00 pm The disputation is held via Zoom and in room K1, Campus Norrköping.

Wenqian Xu, at the Department of Culture and Society, defends his thesis entitled "Ageism in the Media: Online Representations of Older People". Opponent is Dr. Alexander Peine, Associate Professor in Ageing and Technology, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University. For link to Zoom, please contact Elin Elwin May 24th at latest.

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Elin Elwin

28 May 2021

Public licentiate defens in Automatic Control: Kristin Nielsen

1.15 pm – 3.00 pm Online via Zoom

Kristin Nielsen, at the Department of Electrical Engineering, defends her licentiate examination entitled "Robust LIDAR-Based Localization in Underground Mines". The event is open to the public. Language: English. Opponent is Professor John Folkesson, KTH. Supervisor: Doc Gustaf Hendeby, LiU.

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8 June 2021

Public disputation in Mechanical Engineering: Alejandro Sobróne Rueda

10.15 am – 12.00 pm C3, C-building, Campus Valla and Zoom

Alejandro Sobróne Rueda, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "On Subscale Flight Testing:  Cost-Effective Techniques for Research and Development”. Opponent is Mirko Hornung, Professor, University of Technology München, Germany. The event is open to the public. Language: English.

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Alejandro Sobrón Rueda

9 June 2021

Public disputation in Mechanical Engineering: Hugo Wärner

10.15 am – 12.00 pm ACAS, A-building, Campus Valla, Linköping University

Hugo Wärner, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "High-Temperature Fatigue Behaviour of Austenitic Stainless Steel: Microstructural Evolution during Dwell-Fatigue and Thermomechanical Fatigue". Opponent is Martina Zimmermann, Professor, Fraunhofer IWS. The event is open to the public. Language: English

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11 June 2021

Public disputation in Sustainable Systems: Marianna Lena Kambanou 

9.15 am – 11.00 am ACAS, Campus Valla, Linköping University

Marianna Lena Kambanou, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends her thesis entitled "Aesthetic Flexibility in Industrial design practice". Opponent is Giuditta Pezzotta, Professor, University of Bergamo. The event is open to the public. Language: English

14 June 2021

Public disputation i Analytical Sociology: Alex Giménez de la Prada

12.00 pm – 2.00 pm Online Zoom

Alex Giménez de La Prada, at the Institute for Analytical Sociology, defends his thesis "Local Social Exposure and Inter-Neighborhood Mobility". Opponent is Gianluca Manzo, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). The public disputation is held digitally in Zoom. Language: English. For more information please contact Madelene Töpfer, madelene.topfer@liu.se and 011-363291.

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15 June 2021

Public disputation in Economic Information Systems: Fredrik Lindeberg 

2.00 pm – 4.00 pm Zoom

Fredrik Lindeberg, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Coordinating the Internet: Thought collectives, technology and coordination". Opponent is Robin Mansell, Professor, London School of Economics.  The event is open to the public. Language: English

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