2000 - 2005

Completed M.S. Theses and Ph.D. Dissertations

2005

Denise Carvalho Bergstrom, Ph.D., Cultural Studies, 2005 “Articulations and interventionist art: negotiating the production of knowledge in Brazilian culture” with Prof. Susan Kaiser

Shilpa Kar, M.S., Textiles, 2005 “Effect of various chemical treatments on the structure and chemical properties of cotton fibers” with Prof. You-Lo Hsieh

Karyl Ketchum, Ph.D., Cultural Studies, 2005 “Technovisual formalism: representation in a digital age” with Prof. Susan Kaiser

Lei Li, Ph.D., Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, 2005 “Functional polyelectrolyte nanofibers by electrospinning” with Prof. You-Lo Hsieh

Yifan Lu, Ph.D., Textile Economics and Marketing, 2005 “Prediction of intentions to adopt biocideal textile products in health care facilities” with Prof. Margaret Rucker

Shahid Mahmood, M.S., Textiles, 2005 “Fit and deposition tests for N95 respirators for bio-defense” with Prof. Ning Pan

Huiyu Sun, Ph.D., Biological and Agricultural Engineering, 2005 “Mechanics of fiber reinforced materials” with Prof. Ning Pan

2004

Hong Chen, Ph.D., Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, 2004 “Hydrophilically modified fibrous materials: synthesis and application” with Prof. You-Lo Hsieh

Denise Kastrinakis, M.S., Textiles, 2004 “Jeans: Brand, Comfort and Value” with Prof. Susan Kaiser

Danpeng Li, Ph.D., Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, 2004 “Coloration of Textiles with Nanoparticle Pigments” with Prof. Gang Sun

Lauren Marie Michel, M.S., Textiles, 2004 “California Renaissance Faire-Goers: Costumes and Community” with Prof. Susan Kaiser

Yanning Pan, M.S., Textiles, 2004 “Retail buyers' evaluation of vendor offers” with Prof. Margaret Rucker

Hui Min Sun, M.S., Textiles, 2004 Plan II with Prof. Susan Kaiser

Jing Tong, Ph.D., Engineering, 2004 “Chemical, structural and optical studies of thermal processed gallium nitride nanoparticles” with Prof. Ning Pan

Yuhong Wang, Ph.D., Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, 2004 “Functionalizing ultrafine fibers via di-functional reagents and their applications in enzyme immobilization” with Prof. You-Lo Hsieh

2003

Minghua Ma, Ph.D., Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, 2003 “Synthesis, characterization and application of antimicrobial functional dyes” with Prof. Gang Sun

Upekkha Murdaya, M.S., Textiles, 2003 “Shopping for Shoes: A Study of Compulsive Buying, Involvement and Women’s Non-athletic Footwear” with Prof. Margaret Rucker

Zhiguo Sun, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, 2003 Did not complete thesis, Prof. Ning Pan

Jie Tang, M.S., Textiles, 2003 “Youth Style and Identity Development in China: Articulating the ‘Postmodern’ Fashion Market and Cultural Ambivalences” with Prof. Susan Kaiser

Jianhua Wu, Ph.D., Biological and Agricultural Engineering, 2003 “Role of somatosensory and visual inputs on quiet standing” with Prof. Ning Pan

2002

Lisa Gale Cram, M.S., Textiles, 2002 “Influence of species and fiber development on cotton dyeing characteristics” with Prof. You-Lo Hsieh

Louise Ko Huang, Ph.D., Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, 2002 “The formation of peroxyacid structures on cellulose by peroxide moieties” with Prof. Gang Sun

Yifan Lu, M.S., Textiles, 2002 “Clothing acquisition via stores, catalogs and the Internet: consumers' perspectives in the U.S. and China” with Prof. Margaret Rucker

Lei Qian, Ph.D., Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, 2002 “A study of N-halamine structures in regenerable antimicrobial textiles” with Prof. Gang Sun

Jiangbing Xie, Ph.D., Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, 2002 “Modifications of celluloses and proteins for novel structures and properties” with Prof. You-Lo Hsieh

Xiangjing Xu, Ph.D., Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, 2002 “Antibacterial finishing of cellulosic clothing materials” with Prof. Gang Sun

2001

EunKyung Chung, Ph.D., Textiles (Individual Program), 2001 “Factors Influencing Purchase Decisions of Online Apparel Shoppers” with Prof. Margaret Rucker

Araceli Cortes, M.S., Textiles, 2001 “Styles and border crossings: clothing perceptions among Mexican American and Mexican young women” with Prof. Susan Kaiser

Deborah Lynn Williams, M.S., Textiles, 2001 Did not complete thesis, Prof. Margaret Rucker

2000

Randi Susan Alfrey, M.S., Textiles, 2000 “Dressed to kill: preventive health models, perceptions of risk, and the acceptance of biocidal applications to clothing in the health care setting” with Prof. Margaret Rucker

Angela Flury, Ph.D., Comparative Literature, 2000 “Pink and others: postwar culture, color and clothing” with Prof. Susan Kaiser

Maria K. Inglesby, Ph.D., Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, 2000 “Sulfonated chromophores as molecular sensors to characterize cellulose substrates” with Prof. S. Haig Zeronian

Mee-Young Park, M.S., Textiles, 2000 Unknown title with Prof. S. Haig Zeronian