Yes, one (of many) reason you haven't seen me on a bike lately is because
I'm gearing up defend my thesis next Friday (details below). Join me before
you jet out of town to go crush the (insert WCCC school name here) race
[mailto:cee-gradstudents-boun...@lists.stanford.edu] On Behalf Of Racquel
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 3:07 PM
Subject: Aaron Michel's PhD Defense - Friday, February 22 @3:15pm - Y2E2 Rm.
I invite you to attend the public portion of my PHD defense on Friday,
February 22nd @3:15pm in Y2E2 Rm. 111 (arrive at 3pm for snacks and
The presentation will cover selected portions of my thesis, which is
entitled "Characterization and Modeling of Biobased Composites and
Structural Insulated Panels." In short, this research focuses on improving
the viability of biobased composites (biodegradable composites made from
biosynthesized polymer and natural fibers) for construction applications by
developing structural design tools and assessing durability performance.
Additional information about my dissertation can be found in the attached
Hope to see you there!
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engr.
PhD Candidate, P.E.
MIchel (2013) - Abstract.pdf