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Valentina Ekimova

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:

October 19, 2022, 09:00
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room E-R2-2030

Candidate: Valentina Ekimova
PhD Program: Petroleum Engineering
Thesis Title: Experimental modeling of gas hydrates interaction with a salt solution in permafrost

Dr. Evgeny Chuvilin, Skoltech

PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Dr. Sergey Stanchits, Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of the RAS, Russia (Chairman): report
Dr. Mikhail Grigoriev, Melnikov Permafrost Institute of the Siberian Branch of  RAS, Russia: report
Dr. Andrey Stoporev, Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Russia: report
Dr. Dmitry Sergeev, Sergeev Institute of Environmental Geoscience RAS, Russia: report
Associate Professor Irina Streletskaya, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia: report
Assistant Professor Yongwon Seo, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea: report
Associate Professor Dmitry Nicolsky, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA: report
Professor Jeffrey Priest, University of Calgary, Canada: report
Professor Satoshi Akagawa, Cryosphere Engineering Laboratory, Japan: report

Thesis Changes Log

PhD Defense Outcome:

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

PhD Defense Video: