Past PhD Defenses

Name Departmentsort descending Announcement Date Time Location
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jingshu Chen Computer Science and Engineering Automatic Verification and Revision for Multitolerant Programs Monday, July 15, 2013 - 1:30pm 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
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
Alessandra Aparecida Paulino Computer Science and Engineering Contributions to Biometric Recognition: Matching Identical Twins and Latent Fingerprints Monday, July 29, 2013 - 9:00am 3112 Engineering Building
Yuanzhen Wang Computer Science and Engineering Differential Geometry Based Representations for Meshes and Correspondences Monday, August 12, 2013 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Serhat Bucak Computer Science and Engineering Image Categorization by Multiple Kernel and Multi-Label Learning Friday, March 21, 2014 - 9:00am 2527 Engineering Building
Bess L. Walker Computer Science and Engineering The Evolution of Digital Communities under Limited Resources Monday, November 26, 2012 - 11:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Muhammad Zubair Shafiq Computer Science and Engineering Measurement and Modeling of Large Scale Networks Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 1:00pm 2108 Engineering Building