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Galina Chikunova

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:

December 13, 2023, 16:00
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room E-R3-2007

Candidate: Galina Chikunova
PhD Program: Engineering Systems
Thesis Title: Coronal dimmings associated with coronal mass ejections: evolution, lifetime, and relation to the directivity

Associate Professor Tatiana Podladchikova, Skoltech

PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Associate Professor Henni Ouerdane, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Professor Clement Fortin, Skoltech: report
Dr. Hugh Hudson, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Glasgow, UK: report
Dr. Vladimir Kalegaev, Head of Space Physics Laboratory, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia: report
Dr. Stefan Hofmeister, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University, USA: report
Dr. Anatoly Petrukovich, Space Research Institute, Corresponding member of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia: report

Thesis Changes Log

PhD Defense Outcome:

The thesis is accepted “as is.” The candidate is awarded the Skoltech PhD degree.

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