Public Disputations at Linköping University

28 January 2021

Public Disputation in Medical Science: Moa Yngve

9.00 am – 2.00 pm Youtube

Moa Yngve at the Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences will defend her thesis entitled "Participation and ICT: Students with Special Educational Needs in Upper Secondary School". Opponent is Professor Ingeborg Nilsson, Umeå University. The dissertation will be in swedish. 

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29 January 2021

Public disputation in Medical Science: Charlotta Lans

9.30 am – 1.00 pm Youtube

Charlotta Lans at the Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences, defends her thesis:  "Exercise training and testing in patients with heart failure". Opponent: Senior Lecturer Anita Wisén, Lund University. 

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Public disputation in Vehicular Systems: Fatemeh Mohseni

10.15 am – 1.00 pm Online via Zoom and Ada Lovelace, B-house, entrance 27, Campus Valla

Fatemeh Mohseni, at the Department of Electrical Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Decentralized Optimal Control for Multiple Autonomous Vehicles in Traffic Scenarios". The event is open to the public. Language: English. Opponent is ass. prof. Jonas Mårtensson, KTH.

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Public disputation in Medical Science: Axel Ågren

1.00 pm – 6.00 pm Youtube

Axel Ågren, at the Department for Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences, will defend his thesis with the title "Loneliness and Dying as Issues of Public Concern in Sweden". Opponent is docent Cecilia Larsdotter, Sophiahemmet Högskola. The dissertation will be in swedish.

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Public Disputation in Child Studies: Johanna Gustafsson

1.15 pm – 3.30 pm Temcas, Building T, Campus Valla, Linköping

Johanna Gustafsson, at the Department of Thematic Studies, defends her thesis "Adoptivfamiljers återresor till barnens födelseländer". Opponent is associate professor Malene Gram, Aalborg University, Denmark. Contact Eva Danielsson, eva.danielsson@liu.se, for more information and a link to the digital broadcast via Zoom.

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2 February 2021

Public dissertation in Medical Science: Jenny Nordqvist

02 February 2021, 9.00 am - 05 February 2021, 3.00 pm Youtube

Jenny Nordqvist at the Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences is defending her thesis with the title "Patients with subacromial pain in primary care: Assessment and efficacy of physiotherapy-guided exercise treatment". Opponent is professor emeritus Roland Thomeé, University of Gothenburg.

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5 February 2021

Public Disputation in Technology and Social Change: Fredrik Envall

10.00 am – 12.00 pm Tem21, Building T, Campus Valla, Linköping

Fredrik Envall, at the Department of Thematic Studies, defends his thesis "Experimenting for change? The politics of accomplishing environmental governance through smart energy pilot projects". Opponent is associate professor Matthew Cashmore, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway. Contact Josefin Frilund, josefin.frilund@liu.se, for more information and a link to the digital broadcast via Zoom.

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Public Disputation in Child Studies: Alex Orrmalm Makii

1.15 pm – 3.30 pm Temcas, T Building, Campus Valla

Alex Orrmalm Makii, at the Department of Thematic Studies, defends her thesis "Babies' engagements with everyday things - an ethnographic study of materiality, movement and participation". Opponent is professor Peter Kraftl, University of Birmingham, UK. Contact Eva Danielsson, eva.danielsson@liu.se, for more information and a link to the digital broadcast via Zoom.

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10 February 2021

Public disputation in Mechanical Engineering: Peter Hallberg

10.15 am – 12.00 pm ACAS, Campus Valla and Zoom

Peter Hallberg, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "On Knowledge Creation and Learning at the Intersection of Product Development and Engineering Education". Opponent is Johan Malmqvist, Professor, Chalmers Technical University. The event is open to the public. Language: Swedish.

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Public disputation in Applied Physics: Josefin Nissa

2.00 pm – 6.00 pm Online and K1, Kåkenhus, Campus Norrköping. Please contact Jennie Jordenlöv, jennie.jordenlov@liu.se to get the Zoom link.

Josefin Nissa, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Interacting with biological membranes using organic electronic devices”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Susan Daniel, Cornell University, Chem & Biomolec Eng., USA. Supervisor is Daniel Simon. Please contact Jennie Jordenlöv, jennie.jordenlov@liu.se, no later than Feb. 8:th to get the Zoom link or participate on site. 

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12 February 2021

Public licentiate in Mechanical engineering with specialisation in Engineering Materials: Jinghao Xu

10.15 am – 12.00 pm ACAS, A Building, Campus Valla, Linköping and via Zoom

Jinghao Xu, at the Division of Engineering Materials, Department of Management and Engineering defends his thesis entitled “Alloy Design and Characterization of γ’ Strengthened Nickel-based Superalloys for Additive Manufacturing”. Supervisor is professor Johan Moverare, Linköping University. Opponent is professor Dr Eric A Jägle, Institute of Materials Science, University of the Bundeswehr München, Germany. The event is open to the public. Language: English.

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Public disputation in mathematical sciences: Björn Morén

2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Zoom

Björn Morén, at the Department of Mathematics, defends his thesis entitled "Treatment Planning of High Dose-Rate Brachytherapy - Mathematical Modelling and Optimization". The opponent is Doctor Bram L. Gorissen, Ph.D Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA. The event takes place digitally via Zoom. Contact Torbjörn Larsson, torbjorn.larsson@liu.se, for more information and to get the Zoom link.

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18 February 2021

Public licentiate defence in Infra Informatics: Alan Kinene 

1.00 pm – 5.00 pm Online via Zoom or TPM51, Täppan, Campus Norrköping

Alan Kinene, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Decision Models for the Procurement of Subsidised Air Services”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Svein Bråthen, Molde University College, Norway. Supervisor is Tobias Andersson Granberg. If you can't participate online, please contact Viveka Nilson viveka.nilson@liu.se to participate on site.

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19 February 2021

Public Disputation in Bioinformatics: Tejaswi Venkata Satya Badam  

9.00 am – 12.00 pm Online via Zoom and in room ACAS, A-huset, Campus Valla, Linköping

Tejaswi Venkata Satya Badam, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his thesis "Omic Network Modules in Complex diseases". Opponent is Associate professor Sergio Baranzini, Department of Neurology at UCSF, USA. For link contact Camilla Höglund, camilla.hoglund@liu.se. 

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Public disputation in Infra Informatics: Cristian Tatino

10.15 am – 2.00 pm Online via Zoom or TPM54, Täppan, Campus Norrköping

Cristian Tatino, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Analysis and Optimization for Robust Millimeter-Wave Communications”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Carlo Fischione, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm. Supervisor is Professor Di Yuan. If you can't participate online, please contact Viveka Nilson viveka.nilson@liu.se to participate on site.

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Public disputation in Information Systems: Elina Ramsell

1.00 pm – 3.00 pm C3, C-building, Campus Valla and Zoom

Elina Ramsell, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends her thesis in Information Systems "Toward ICT-enabled Co-production for Effective Crisis and Emergency Response". Opponent is Urban Nuldén,  senior lecturer, Gothenburg University. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Please contact Madeleine Nyberg, madeleine.nyberg@liu.se, for link to Zoom.

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26 February 2021

Public Disputation in Thin Film Physics: Jimmy Thörnberg

10.00 am – 12.00 pm Via Zoom, for link, contact Anette Frid, anette.frid@liu.se

Jimmy Thörnberg, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his thesis "Synthesis and Characterization of Metal Diboride Thin Films". Opponent is Associate Professor Helmut Riedl, Head of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Surface Engineering of high-performance Components, the Vienna University of Technology.

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Public disputation in Applied Mechanics: Jan-Lucas Gade

10.15 am – 12.00 pm ACAS, A-building, Campus Valla and Zoom

Jan Lucas-Gade, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis “Mechanical Properties of Arteries: An In Vivo Parameter Identification Method”. Opponent is Stéphane Avril, MINES Saint-Étienne, France. The event is open to the public. Language: English.

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3 March 2021

Public disputation in Applied Physics: Marie Jakesova

10.00 am – 2.00 pm Online and K1, Kåkenhus, Campus Norrköping. Please contact Jennie Jordenlöv, jennie.jordenlov@liu.se to get the Zoom link.

Marie Jakesova, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Wireless Bioelectronic Devices Driven by Deep Red Light”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Diego Ghezzi, EPFL, Center for Neuroprosthetics, Switzerland. Supervisor is Daniel Simon. Please contact Jennie Jordenlöv, jennie.jordenlov@liu.se, no later than March 1:st to get the Zoom link or participate on site.

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12 March 2021

Public Disputation in Environmental Change: Anna Andersson

1.15 pm – 3.30 pm Temcas, Building T, Campus Valla, Linköping

Anna Andersson, at the Department of Thematic Studies, defends her thesis "Uncharted Waters: Non-target analysis of disinfection by-products in drinking water". Opponent is associate professor professor David Reckhow, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Contact Anna Andersson, anna.e.andersson@liu.se, for more information and a link to the digital broadcast via Zoom.

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Public Disputation in Theoretical Physics: Joel Davidsson

3.00 pm – 6.00 pm Online via Zoom. For link, contact Therese Dannetun, therese.dannetun@liu.se.

 Joel Davidsson, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his PhD thesis "Color centers in Semiconductors for quantum applications: A high-throughput search of point defects in SiC". Opponent is professor Giulia Gallo, University of Chicago. 

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22 March 2021

Public disputation in Applied Physics: Shangzhi Chen

10.00 am – 1.00 pm Online via Zoom, and room K3, Kåkenhus, Campus Norrköping

Shangzhi Chen, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Optics of conducting polymer thin films and nanostructures”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor William Barnes, University of Exeter, UK. Supervisor is Magnus Jonsson.

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25 March 2021

Public disputation in Science and Engineering education: Andreas Göransson

10.00 am – 2.00 pm Online via Zoom and TPM55, Täppan, Campus Norrköping

Andreas Göransson, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Making sense of evolution: visualization design and students' conceptual understanding”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Anat Yarden, Dept. of Science Teaching,Weizmann Institut, Israel. Supervisor is Professor Lena Tibell.

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26 March 2021

Public disputation in Visualization and media technology: Kahin Akram Hassan

9.30 am – 1.30 pm Online via Zoom and TPM55

Kahin Akram Hassan at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “It's About Time: User-centered Evaluation of Visual Representations for Temporal Data”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Christian Tominiski, Institute for Visual & Analytic Computing, University of Rostock, Germany. Supervisor is Niklas Rönnberg.

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