Past PhD Defenses

Name Departmentsort ascending Announcement Date Time Location
Abolfazl Irannejad Mechanical Engineering Advanced Models for Turbulent Spray and Combustion Simulations Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 3:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Trung Kien Nguyen Mechanical Engineering Fundamental Tool Wear Study In Turning Of Ti-6al-4v Alloy (Ti64) And Nano-Enhanced Minimum Quantity Lubrication (Mql) Milling Friday, January 9, 2015 - 3:00pm 3540 EB
Tao Zeng Mechanical Engineering Modelling and Control of a Turbocharged Diesel Engine Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Gizem Dilber Mechanical Engineering Dynamics of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines and Solutions to Systems with Parametric Stiffness Friday, December 9, 2016 - 3:00pm 2245 Engineering Building
Malek Omar Al-Aweni Mechanical Engineering Simultaneous Flow Visualization and Unsteady-Surface-Pressure Measurements in Normally and Obliquely Impinging Jets Monday, December 9, 2013 - 1:00pm 3405A Engineering Building
Xing Xing Mechanical Engineering Modal Analysis of Non-diagonalizable Continuous Systems with Application to Wind Turbine Blade Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:15am 3540 EB
Samuel Thomas Leitkam Mechanical Engineering A Kinematics-Based Model of Hand Function for Clinical Evaluation and Design of Handheld Objects Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Frank Mathis Mechanical Engineering Control of Hybrid Dynamics with Application to a Hopping Robot Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 1:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Xiankai Song Mechanical Engineering Topology Optimization Applied to Design of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 9:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Brendan James Vidmar Mechanical Engineering Analysis and Design of Multiple Order Centrifugal Pendulum Vibration Absorbers Friday, December 14, 2012 - 12:00pm 2400 Engineering Building
Andrew Michael Huisjen Mechanical Engineering Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Steady State Operation and Mode Switch with Two-Step Cam and Phasing System in Metal and Optical Engine Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Xiyuan Liu Mechanical Engineering Textile-Based Electrochemical Sensors and Batteries for Wearable Biosensing Monday, July 31, 2017 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Shalabh Srivastava Mechancal Engineering Modeling and Simulations of Evaporating Spray, Turbulent Flow and Combustion in Internal Combustion Engines Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 1:00pm 3540 EB
Gloria Lehr Materials Science Ytterbium Based Alloys for Space-Based Thermoelectric Cooling Applications Friday, November 14, 2014 - 1:00pm C103 ERC
Yunsung Kim Materials Science Enabling Higher Energy And Power Density Lithium Ion Batteries Through Electrode Design And Solid-State Electrolytes Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:00pm 3540 EB
Mariya Munir Environmental Engineering Metagenomic Insights Into Microbial Diversity And Resistance To Antibiotics In Wastewater Treatment Plants Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 2:00pm Engineering Research Complex, C103
Chaiyanun Tangtong Environmental Engineering Environmental Processes Controlling The Fate And Transport Of Aristolochic Acid In Agricultural Soil And Copper In Contaminated Lake Sediment Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 9:00am ERC C103
Gregoire Francois Henri Seyrig Environmental Engineering Field Deployable Low Cost Microfluidic Chip for Real-Time Lamp Detection of MDF/XDR-TB (Abstract PDF) Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 9:30am 271 Plant and Soil Sciences Building
Jose Ale Hejase Electrical Engineering Terahertz Time-Domain Methods for Material Characterization of Layered Dielectric Media (Abstract PDF) Friday, March 2, 2012 - 2:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
Dong Cao Electrical Engineering Modularized Multilevel and Z-Source Power Converter as Renewable Energy Interface for Vehicle and Grid-Connected Applications Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 3:30pm 2108 Engineering Building
Ming Gu Electrical Engineering Theory, synthesis and implementation of current-mode CMOS piecewise-linear circuits using margin propagation (Abstract PDF) Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 10:00am 2219 Engineering Building
Mahmoud Taghizadeh Mehrjardi Electrical Engineering Cooperative Content Caching for Capacity and Cost Management in Mobile Ecosystems (Abstract PDF) Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 10:30am 2108 Engineering Building
Yunyi Jia Electrical Engineering Teleoperation of Mobile Manipulators Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 2:00pm 3546 EB
Michael Varney Electrical Engineering All-Diamond Neural Probes For Electrical Recording And Electrochemical Detection Monday, November 24, 2014 - 1:00pm 2108 EB
Hassan Aqeel Khan Electrical Engineering Kernel Methods For Biosensing Applications Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 1:00pm 2205 EB
Ying Liu Electrical Engineering Directed information for complex network analysis from multivariate time series Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 3:00pm 3546D Engineering Building
Mingwu Gao Electrical and Computer Engineering Improved Methods for Monitoring Arterial Stiffness and Blood Pressure Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 2:00pm 2108 Engineering Building
Andrew J. Pray Electrical and Computer Engineering A Stable Time Domain Integral Equation Solver for Electromagnetics Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Erick Nieves-Rivera Electrical and Computer Engineering Development of a Position Sensitive Device and Multi-position Alignment Control System for Automated Industrial Robot Calibration Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 10:00am 2320 Engineering Building
Zaid Mohd Taiseer Albataineh Electrical and Computer Engineering Adaptive Algorithms for Independent Component Analysis: Formulations and Application to CDMA Communication system with Electronic Implementation Monday, July 21, 2014 - 12:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
Tongyu Wang Electrical and Computer Engineering Integration of Carbon Nanotube and Vanadium Dioxide Thin Films in Photo-Thermal Actuators Monday, July 31, 2017 - 9:30am 2108 Engineering Building
Ali Mohebi Electrical and Computer Engineering Neural Mechanisms of Goal-Directed Action Selection by Prefrontal Cortex: Implications for Brain-Machine Interfaces Monday, August 4, 2014 - 2:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
Seyed Morteza Safdarnejad Electrical and Computer Engineering Robust Global Motion Compensation and its Applications Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:30am 2219 Engineering Building
Xiaowen Liu Electrical and Computer Engineering CMOS Instrumentation for Electrochemical Biosensor Array Microsystems Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 2:30pm 2219 Engineering Building
Abo Talib Mahfoodh Electrical and Computer Engineering Visual Data Representation and Coding Based on Tensor Decomposition and Super-Resolution Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 2:30pm 3105 Engineering Building
Naiguang Lei Electrical and Computer Engineering Fast Solver for Large Scale Eddy Current Non-Destructive Evaluation Problems Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:00am 2219 Engineering Building
Iman Barjasteh Electrical and Computer Engineering Matrix Completion with Side Information for Effective Recommendation Monday, June 20, 2016 - 2:30pm 2219 Engineering Building
Tianlong Song Electrical and Computer Engineering Efficient and Secure System Design in Wireless Communications Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 1:30pm 2108 Engineering Building
Mai Abdelhakim Electrical and Computer Engineering Reliable and Efficient Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 2:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
Feitian Zhang Electrical and Computer Engineering Modeling, Design and Control of Gliding Robotic Fish Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:00am 2219 Engineering Building
Jianxun Wang Electrical and Computer Engineering Robotic Fish: Design, Modeling, Control, and Application to Mobile Sensing Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 1:30pm 2219 Engineering Building
Jonathan Lemoine Frasch Electrical and Computer Engineering Applications of Evolutionary Algorithms to Electromagnetic Materials Characterization and Design Problems Friday, March 17, 2017 - 12:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Andrew Temme Electrical and Computer Engineering Electromagnetic Material Characterization of Flames and Notes on Other Laboratory Works Friday, December 4, 2015 - 9:00am 3405 A/B Engineering Building
Rana Hammad Raza Electrical and Computer Engineering Three Dimensional Localization and Tracking for Site Safety Using Fusion of Stereo Vision and RFID Monday, March 4, 2013 - 3:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
Qiong Huo Electrical and Computer Engineering Pulse Switching: An Ultra-Light Network Paradigm Without Packet Abstraction Monday, August 12, 2013 - 10:00am 2108 Engineering Building
Jun Zhang Electrical and Computer Engineering Modeling, Identification, and Control of Hysteretic Systems with Application to Vanadium Dioxide Microactuators Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 1:30pm 2219 Engineering Building
Andrew Baczewski Electrical and Computer Engineering Integral Equation and Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for the Analysis of Light-Matter Interaction Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 11:30am 3405A Engineering Building
Jiankun Liu Electrical and Computer Engineering Improved Automatic Cuff Blood Pressure Measurement Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:00pm 2205 Engineering Building
Amanda Charris-Hernandez Electrical and Computer Engineering Toward the Rapid Growth of High-Quality, Polycrystalline Rimless, and Large Area Single Crystal Diamond Substrates Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 3:30pm Room C103 Engineering Research Complex
David Torres-Reyes Electrical and Computer Engineering VO2-based Micro-Electro-Mechanical Mirrors Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 9:30am 2219 Engineering Building