Ph.D. Dissertation Defenses

Ph.D. Dissertation Defenses 2019

Husam Barham; Dissertation: “Development of a Readiness Assessment Model for Evaluating Big Data Projects: Case Study of Smart City in Oregon, USA”

Rafaa Khalifa; Dissertation: “Evaluating Project Assessment Techniques for High-Profile Transportation Projects Development and Delivery: Case of State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) in the United States”

Joao Lavoie; Dissertation: “A Scoring Model to Assess Organizations’ Technology Transfer Capabilities: The Case of a Power Utility in the Northwest USA”

 

Ph.D. Dissertation Defenses 2018

Yasser Alizadeh; Dissertation: “Achieving Organizational Ambidexterity: An Exploratory Model, Using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps”

Farshad Madani; Dissertation: “Opportunity Identification for New Product Planning: Ontological Semantic Classification of Patents”

Liliya Hogaboam; Dissertation: “Assessment of Technology Adoption Potential of Medical Devices: Case of Wearable Sensor Products for Pervasive Care in Neurosurgery and Orthopedics”

 

Ph.D. Dissertation Defenses 2017

Yonghee “Joseph” Cho; Dissertation: “Exploring Technology Forecasting and Its Implications for Strategic Technology Planning”

Kelly Cowan; Dissertation: “Technology Planning for Aligning Emerging Business Models and Regulatory Structures - The Case of Electric Vehicle Charging and the Smart Grid”

Judith Estep; Dissertation: “Development of a Technology Transfer Score for Evaluating Research Proposals: Case Study of Demand Response Technologies in the Pacific Northwest”

 

Ph.D. Dissertation Defenses 2016

Mustafa Abbas; Dissertation: “A Statistical Approach to Defining Consistency Thresholds for Judgement Quantification in Hierarchal Decision Model”

Elizabeth Gibson; Dissertation: “Industry University Cooperative Research Center Performance: A measurement System for Comparative Evaluation”

Marwan Lingga; Dissertation: “A Decision Model to Evaluate Nuclear Power Plant Alternative Siting Technologies”

 

Ph.D. Dissertation Defenses 2015

Dong-Joon Lim; Dissertation: "Technological Forecasting based on Segmented Rate of Change"
Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/dong_joon_l.wmv

Nitin Mayande; Dissertation: "Network Structure, Network Flows and the Phenomenon of Influence in Online Social Networks: An Exploratory Empirical Study of Twitter Converstaions about YouTube Product Categories"

 

Ph.D. Dissertation Defenses 2014

Ibrahim Iskin; Dissertation: "An Assessment Model for Energy Efficiency Program Planning in Electric Utilities: Case of the Pacific Northwest U.S.A"

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/Ibrahim_I.wmv

Ilknur Tekin; Dissertation: "Green Index: Integration of Environmental Performance, Green Innovativeness and Financial Performance"

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/Ilknur_T.wmv

Rosine Salman; Dissertation: "Exploring Capability Maturity Models and Relevant Practices as Solutions Addressing IT Service Offshoring Project Issues"

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/Rosine_S.wmv

Ramin Neshati; Dissertation: "Participation in Technology Standards Development: A Decision Model for the Information and Communications Technology Industry"

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/Ramin_N.wmv

Remal Abotah; Dissertation: "Evaluation of Policy Tools for the Adoption of Renewable Energy"

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/remal_a.wmv

Richard Sperry; Dissertation: "Multi-Perspective Technology Assessment to Improve Decision Making: A Novel Approach Using Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping for a Large-Scale Transmission"

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/Richard_S.wmv

 

Ph.D. Dissertation Defenses 2013

Muhammad Amer; Dissertation: “Extending Technology Roadmap through Fuzzy Cognitive Map-based Scenarios: The Case of the Wind Energy Sector of Pakistan”

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/muhammad_amer.wmv

Fatima Albar; Dissertation: “An Investigation of Fast and Frugal Heuristics for New Product Project Selection"

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/fatima_albar.wmv

Kenny Phan; Dissertation: “Innovation Measurement: A Decision Framework to Determine Innovativeness of a Company”

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/kenny_phan.wmv

Nasir J. Sheikh; Dissertation: “Assessment of Solar Photovoltaic Technologies Using Multiple Perspectives and Hierarchical Decision Modeling”

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/nasir_sheikh.wmv

Thien Tran; Dissertation: “Measurement of the Effectiveness of University Knowledge and Technology Transfer”

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/thien_tran.wmv

Songphon Munkongsujarit; Dissertation: “The impact of Social Capital on Innovation Intermediaries”

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/songphon_m.wmv

Leong Chan; Dissertation: “Developing a Strategic Policy Choice Framework for Technological Innovation: Case of Chinese Pharmaceutical”

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/leong_chan.wmv

Pattharaporn Suntharasaj; Dissertation: “Policy Model for International Collaboration in Science & Technology”

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/pattharaporn_s.wmv

Pattravadee Ploykitikoon; Dissertation: “The Impact of Knowledge Inflows on the Performance of National Laboratories in Technology Latecomer Countries”

Video: http://online.etm.pdx.edu/defenses/pattravadee_p.wmv