Past PhD Defenses

Name Departmentsort descending Announcement Date Time Location
Nicholas Andrew Brake Civil & Environmental Engineering The Characterization of an Equivalent Elastic Fatique Crack Resistance Curve (Abstract PDF) Friday, August 3, 2012 - 10:00am 3546 Engineering Building
Elodie Viviane Pasco Civil and Environmental Engineering Virus Concentration by Crossflow Membrane Filtration: Effect of Hydrodynamic Conditions and Membrane Properties Monday, August 27, 2012 - 1:00pm C103 Engineering Research Complex
Amanda Blair Herzog Civil and Environmental Engineering Factors to Consider in the Indoor Environment When Evaluating the Risk of Human Health at the Environmental Detection Limit Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 1:00pm C103 Engineering Research Complex
Hande Isik Ozturk Civil and Environmental Engineering Quantification of Quality of Foamed Warm Mix Asphalt Binders and Mixtures Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 3:00pm 3546 Engineering Building
Duraisamy S. Saravanathiiban Civil and Environmental Engineering Preferential Flow Through Earthen Landfill Covers: Field Evaluation of Root Zone Water Quality Model (RZWQM) and Laboratory Validation of Lattice Boltzmann Method (LBM) Monday, May 12, 2014 - 9:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Jie Niu Civil and Environmental Engineering Modeling the Movement of Water, Bacteria and Nutrients across Heterogeneous Landscapes in the Great Lakes Region Using a Process-Based Hydrologic Model Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 9:00am 3546 Engineering Building
Mohamed Rhimi Civil and Environmental Engineering Power Management and Damage Assessment Techniques for Self-Powered Sensing Based on Piezoelectric Transduction Monday, July 8, 2013 - 1:00pm 3546 Engineering Building
Libya Ahmed Sbia Civil and Environmental Engineering Contribution and Mechanisms of Action of Graphite Nanomaterials in Ultra High Performance Concrete Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 1:00pm 3546 Engineering Building
Tryambak Kaushik Civil and Environmental Engineering Catchment Scale Runoff from Earthen Landfill Final Covers Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 10:30am 2555D Engineering Building
Muhammad M. Sadiq Civil and Environmental Engineering Reinforcement of Cement Based Matrices with Graphite Nanomaterials Announcement (PDF) Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 2:00pm 3546D Engineering Building
Wenyang Liu Civil and Environmental Engineering Discretized Bond-Based Peridynamics For Solid Mechanics (PDF) Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 2:00pm 2555D Engineering Building
Purushotham Pakala Civil and Environmental Engineering Fire Response of Double Angle Connections in Steel Framed Assemblies Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 1:00pm 2527D Engineering Building
Baolin Yu Civil and Environmental Engineering Fire Response of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with Near-Surface Mounted FRP Reinforcement Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 12:30pm 3546 Engineering Building
Mohammad Sayyar Bidgoli Civil and Environmental Engineering Prestressing of Composite Structures for Enhanced Structural Efficiency Friday, August 9, 2013 - 3:00pm 3546 Engineering Building
Hyung Suk Lee Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of a New Solution for Viscoelastic Wave Propagation of Pavement Structures and Its Use in Dynamic Backcalculation Friday, August 23, 2013 - 3:00pm 3546 Engineering Building
Prasanna Venkatesh Sampath Civil and Environmental Engineering Understanding Fen Hydrology – A Hierarchical, Multiscale Groundwater Modeling Approach Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 10:30am B100A Engineering Research Complex
Tuan Duc Nguyen Civil and Environmental Engineering Circulation and Exchange in the Saginaw Bay-Lake Huron System: Observations and Numerical Modeling Friday, May 9, 2014 - 10:00am C103 Engineering Research Complex
Fan Yang Civil and Environmental Engineering Bacteria, Microbial Communities and Engineering: Studies on the Microbial Ecology of Engineered Systems Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 3:00pm C103 Engineering Research Complex
Yi Sun Civil Engineering Mechanical Characterization of Hybrid and Functionally-graded Aluminum Open-cell Foams with Nanocrystalline-copper Coatings Monday, August 25, 2014 - 3:00pm 3546D Engineering Building
Tyler Allen Dawson Civil Engineering COST-EFFECTIVE SELECTION OF PAVEMENT TREATMENT TYPE AND OPTIMUM TIME AND SPACE (Abstract PDF) Friday, February 17, 2012 - 2:00pm 2527 Engineering Building
Wasim Khaliq Civil Engineering Performance Characterization of High Performance Concretes Under Fire Conditions (Abstract PDF) Monday, April 30, 2012 - 1:00pm 3546D Engineering Building
Fatme Mohammad El-Moukaddem Computer Science Exploiting Node Mobility for Energy Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks Announcement (PDF) Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 11:00am 3112 Engineering Building
Abhishek Nagar Computer Science Biometric Template Security (PDF Schedule) Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 10:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Tianbao Yang Computer Science Learning from Connected and Noisy Data Announcement (PDF) Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 10:00am 2108 Engineering Building
Brendan Francis Klare Computer Science Heterogeneous Face Recognition Announcement (PDF) Monday, April 30, 2012 - 10:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Brian D. Connelly Computer Science Ecological Effects on the Evolution of Cooperative Behaviors Announcement (PDF) Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 10:00am 1441 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building (BEACON Seminar Room)
David M. Bryson Computer Science & Engineering The Evolutionary Potential of Populations on Complex Fitness Landscapes (Abstract PDF) Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 1:00pm 1441 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building
Alok Watve Computer Science & Engineering Data Transformation for Improved Query Performance Announcement (PDF) Friday, April 27, 2012 - 10:30am 3105 Engineering Building
Tyler Baldwin Computer Science & Engineering Online Adaptation for Mobile Device Text (PDF) Friday, August 3, 2012 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Ming Wu Computer Science & Engineering Identification of Genes and Their Regulation that Determine a Phenotype: A Systematic Approach (PDF) Friday, August 3, 2012 - 11:00am 2219 Engineering Building
Jun Huang Computer Science & Engineering Tackling the Challenges of Wireless Interference and Coexistence (PDF) Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 10:30am 3105 Engineering Building
Jared D. DeMott Computer Science & Engineering Enhancing Automated Fault Discovery and Analysis (PDF) Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 1:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Jignesh D. Patel Computer Science & Engineering Algorithms for Deep Packet Inspection (PDF) Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 2:30pm 2108 Engineering Building
Kanthakumar Pongaliur Computer Science and Engineering Improving Performance While Maintaining Privacy and Security in New Age Smart Wireless Networks Friday, December 7, 2012 - 12:00pm 3546 Engineering Building
Ruogu Zhou Computer Science and Engineering Exploiting Cross-Technology Interference for Efficient Network Services and Wireless Systems Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 2:00pm 3112 Engineering Bldg
Prakash Mandayam Comar Computer Science and Engineering Exploiting Multiple Data Sources for Network Mining Friday, December 14, 2012 - 1:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Fernando J. Cintron-Gonzalez Computer Science and Engineering Network Issues for 3D Wireless Sensor Networks Friday, May 3, 2013 - 8:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Sherine Awad Marzouk Sayed Mahmoud Computer Science and Engineering Inferring Regulatory Interactions in Transcriptional Regulatory Networks Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 11:00am 3112 Engineering Building
Andres J. Ramirez Computer Science and Engineering Applying Evolutionary Computation Techniques to Address Environmental Uncertainty in Dynamically Adaptive Systems Monday, April 15, 2013 - 12:00pm 1455 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building
Jinfeng Yi Computer Science and Engineering Data Clustering with Pairwise Constraints Monday, June 9, 2014 - 10:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Luis Zaman Computer Science and Engineering Host-Symbiont Coevolution in Digital and Microbial Systems Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 1:00pm 1400 Biomedical Physical Sciences Building
Jinzhu Chen Computer Science and Engineering Holistic Performance Control for Mission-Critical Cyber-Physical Systems Monday, June 30, 2014 - 1:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Kien Trung Nguyen Computer Science and Engineering Contributions to Computer-aided Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer in Histopathology Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Rujira Achawanantakun Computer Science and Engineering Identification and Analysis of Non-coding RNAs in Large Scale Genomic Data Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 10:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Jingshu Chen Computer Science and Engineering Automatic Verification and Revision for Multitolerant Programs Monday, July 15, 2013 - 1:30pm 3105 Engineering Building
Zubin Abraham Computer Science and Engineering Multi-Objective Modeling with Application to Long Term Projection of Climate Data Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Jason Pell Computer Science and Engineering Approaches to Scaling and Improving Metagenome Sequence Assembly Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 1:30pm 1455A Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building
Soroor Soltani Computer Science and Engineering Stochastic Modeling of Routing Protocols for Cognitive Radio Networks Monday, July 29, 2013 - 4:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
Aditya Sood Computer Science and Engineering Defending Against Browser-based Data Exfiltration Attacks Monday, July 29, 2013 - 10:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Salman Shahid Computer Science and Engineering Finding Optimized Bounding Boxes for Polytopes in D - Dimensional Space Monday, April 22, 2013 - 3:00pm 3105 Engineering Building