Thesis Defence - Congratulations to Ruslan Rydvanskiy

August 18, 2020

The Department of Geography would like to recognize Ruslan Rydvanskiy for the successful defence of his M.Sc. thesis "Mixed Reality Interfaces in Flood Risk Management". Congratulations Ruslan – well done!

Ruslan gave a stimulating and informative presentation. His responses to questions were outstanding - thoughtful, and grounded in direct experience.

The Examining Committee acknowledged the high quality of Ruslan's writing, technical work developing 3D visualization interfaces and numerous professional research outputs.

The examiners also complimented Ruslan on how he reframed and pivoted his work to maintain rigor and momentum, despite the challenges of COVID-19.

Details of the Defence

Date: Tuesday, Auguest 18th

Thesis Title: “Mixed Reality Interfaces in Flood Risk Management”

Committee Composition:
External Examiner: J. Thistlethwaite, Assoc. Prof., Faculty of Environment, Enterprise & Development, UWaterloo.
Committee Member: D. Henstra, Assoc. Prof., Political Science, UWaterloo
Senior Supervisor: N. Hedley, Assoc. Prof, SFU