Category: Doctoral defence

Doctoral defence – Warsha Singh

Benedikt Magnússon, June 12, 2015
When: Friday, June 12, 2015 – 10:00
Location details: The Aula

Háskóli ÍslandsOn Friday the 12th of June Warsha Singh will defend her Ph.D. thesis in Ecological Modelling. The thesis is titled: Towards efficient benthic survey design with the use of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles.

The defence will take place in the Aula at the Main Building and starts at 10:00

Opponents are dr. Michael Fogarty, Chief of the ecosystem management program, Northeast fisheries science center, USA and dr. Arthur Trembanis – Associate professor of oceanography and geological sciences, University of Delaware, USA.

The supervisor is dr. Gunnar Stefánsson, Professor at the Faculty of Physical Sciences at the University of Iceland. The doctoral committe also includes Dr. Erla Björk Örnólfsdóttir, Dean of Hólar University College, dr. Jörundur Svavarsson, Professor at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland and dr. Tómas Phillip Rúnarsson , Professor at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science , University of Iceland.

The ceremony will be chaired by dr. Hafliði Pétur Gíslason, Professor and the head of Faculty of Physical Sciences at the University of Iceland

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Doctoral defence in Statistics – Anna Helga Jónsdóttir

Benedikt Magnússon, April 16, 2015
When: Friday, April 17, 2015 – 14:00
Location: The Aula, Aðalbygging – Main building
anna_helgaOn Friday the 17th of April Anna Helga Jónsdóttir will  defend her Ph.D. thesis in Statistics. The thesis is titled: Development and testing of an open learning environment to enhance statistics and mathematics education.

The defence will take place in the Aula at the Main Building and starts at 14:00.

Opponents are dr. Per B. Brockhoff, Professor at the Technical University of Denmark and dr. Robert C. delMas, Associate professor at the University of Minnesota.

The supervisor is dr. Gunnar Stefánsson, Professor at the Faculty of Physical Sciences at the University of Iceland. The doctoral committe also includes dr. Freyja Hreinsdóttir. Associate professor at the University of Iceland and dr. Auðbjörg Björnsdóttir. Director of the Centre of Teaching at the University of Akureyri.

The ceremony will be chaired by dr. Oddur Ingólfsson, Professor and Vice Head of the Faculty of Physical Sciences at the University of Iceland.

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