Past PhD Defenses

Name Department Announcement Date Time Location
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
Hassan Aqeel Khan Electrical Engineering Kernel Methods For Biosensing Applications Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 1:00pm 2205 EB
Brian Goldman Computer Science & Engineering Out of the Box Optimization using the Parameter-less Population Pyramid Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 1:00pm 1455A Biomedical and Physical Sciences (BPS)
Azadeh Sheidaei Mechanical Engineering Multiscale Modeling of Polymer Nano-Composites Monday, June 22, 2015 - 3:00pm 3450 EB
Masoud Mirmomeni Computer Science and Engineering Evolution of Cooperation in the Light of Information Theory Monday, June 22, 2015 - 1:00pm 1455A Biomedical and Physical Sciences (BPS)
Nan Hu Civil Engineering Tailoring The Elastic Postbuckling Behavior Of Thin-Walled Axially Compressed Cylindrical Shells Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 1:00pm 3540 EB
Noraica Davila Melendez Electrical & Computer Engineering Infrared Electro-Thermo-Optical Devices Based on the Phase Transition of Vanadium Dioxide Monday, June 1, 2015 - 10:00am 2219 EB
Ted Burye Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Nano-Micro-Composite Cathode Infiltrated Particle Size Control And Oxygen Surface Exchange Resistance Determination Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12:00pm 3540 EB
Yiyan Lin Computer Science and Engineering Automated Addition Of Fault-Tolerance Via Lazy Repair And Graceful Degradation Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:00am RM 3105
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
Eric Norige Computer Science & Engineering Hardware Algorithms For High-Speed Packet Processing Friday, May 8, 2015 - 11:00am 3105 EB
Jianguo Zhao Electrical & Computer Engineering Biologically Inspired Approach for Robot Design and Control Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 10:00am 2108 EB
Shannon Nicley Electrical & Computer Engineering The Boron Doping Of Single Crystal Diamond For High Power Diode Applications Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 4:00pm Room 1415, Biomedical Physical Sciences Building (BPS)
Qingpeng Zhang Computer Science and Engineering Novel Computational Approaches to Investigate Microbial Diversity Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:45pm 3546 EB (Start 12:40)
Anuraag Pakanati Computer Science and Engineering Structure and Evolutionary Dynamics in Fitness Lanscapes Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:00pm 1455A Biomedical and Physical Sciences (BPS)
Sudhir Varma Civil Engineering Viscoelastic Analysis Of Falling Weight Deflectometer Data Monday, April 27, 2015 - 11:30pm 3546D EB
Lisa Rebenitsch Computer Science and Engineering Cybersickness Prioritization and Modeling Monday, April 27, 2015 - 9:00am 3105 EB
Muhammad Shahzad Computer Science and Engineering Statistical and Learning Algorithms for the Design, Analysis, Measurement, and Modeling of Networking and Security Systems Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 4:30pm 3112 EB
Tian Hao Computer Science and Engineering Unobtrusive Physiological Monitoring Using Smartphones Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 2:00pm 3112 EB
Isil Berkun Electrical & Computer Engineering High Temperature Hall Effect Measurement System Design, Measurement and Analysis Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 3:00pm 3105 EB
Jared Moore Computer Science and Engineering Exploring Joint-Level Control in Evolutionary Biology Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:00am BPS 1455A
Arati Santhanakrishnan Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Catalysis For Formation Of Bio-Derived Esters As Products And As Intermediates To Epoxides Friday, April 17, 2015 - 1:45pm 3112 EB
Chinh Trung Dang Electrical & Computer Engineering Sparse And Redundant Models For Data Mining And Consumer Video Summarization Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 1:00pm 2219 EB
Yu Want Computer Science and Engineering Aquatic Environment Monitoring Using Robotic Sensor Networks Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (All day) 3105 Engineering Building
Nathaniel Dean Leonard Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Non-Precious Metal Catalysis For Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 9:00am 2555 EB
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
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
Erik Fredericks Computer Science and Engineering Mitigating Uncertainty At Design Time And Run Time To Address Assurance For Dynamically Adaptive Systems Friday, December 19, 2014 - 2:00pm 3105 EB
Venkatanarayanan Ramakrishnan Mechanical Engineering Analysis of Wind Turbine Blade Vibration and Drivetrain Loads Friday, December 19, 2014 - 9:00am 3540 EB
Wassim Borchani Civil Engineering Energy Harvesting From Localized Dynamic Transitions In Post-Buckled Elastic Beams Under Quasi-Static Loading Monday, December 15, 2014 - 2:00pm 3546 EB
Smruti Ranjan Panigrahi Mechanical Engineering Dynamics of Nonlinear Snap-Through Chains with Application to Energy Harvesting and Wave Propagation Friday, December 12, 2014 - 2:00pm 3540 EB
Lei Liu CSE Hierarchical Learning For Large Multi-Class Classification In Network Data Friday, December 12, 2014 - 1:00pm 3112 EB
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
Changsong Liu Computer Science and Engineering Referential Grounding Towards Mediating Shared Perceptual Basis In Situated Dialogue Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 2:00pm 2155D
Ying Liu Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Ex-Vivo Biomimetic Interfaces For Screening Engineered Nanomaterials Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 2:30pm 3105 EB
Cheng Yuan Computer Science and Engineering Non-Coding RNA Identification In Large-Scale Genomic Data Monday, December 1, 2014 - 1:30pm 3105 Engineering Building
Michael Varney Electrical Engineering All-Diamond Neural Probes For Electrical Recording And Electrochemical Detection Monday, November 24, 2014 - 1:00pm 2108 EB
Bo Dong Electrical & Computer Engineering Diet Monitoring Through Breathing Signal Analysis Using Wearable Sensors Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:00pm 3546 EB
Travis Thompson Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Synthesis and Processing of Materials for Direct Thermal-to-Electric Energy Conversion and Storage Monday, November 17, 2014 - 1:00pm 3105 EB
Gloria Lehr Materials Science Ytterbium Based Alloys for Space-Based Thermoelectric Cooling Applications Friday, November 14, 2014 - 1:00pm C103 ERC
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
Yunyi Jia Electrical Engineering Teleoperation of Mobile Manipulators Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 2:00pm 3546 EB
Mr. Rui Fang Computer Science and Engineering Referring Expression Generation Towards Mediating Shared Perceptual Basis in Situated Dialogue Monday, October 27, 2014 - 2:00pm 3112 Engineering Bldg
Dan Swain Mechanical Engineering Impact of Impeller Blade Trimming on the Performance of Centrifugal Impellers Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:30am 1300 Engineering Bldg.
Sudhanwa Dewasthale Chemical Engineering Engineering Biobased Interpenetrating Polymer Networks Based Onplant (Soybean) Oil And Polysiloxanes Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
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
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
Robert David Schmidt Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Processing and Nanostructure Influences on Mechanical Properties of Thermoelectric Materials Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 10:00am 3540 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
Feitian Zhang Electrical and Computer Engineering Modeling, Design and Control of Gliding Robotic Fish Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:00am 2219 Engineering Building