Past PhD Defenses

Name Departmentsort descending Announcement Date Time Location
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
Cheng Yuan Computer Science and Engineering Non-Coding RNA Identification In Large-Scale Genomic Data Monday, December 1, 2014 - 1:30pm 3105 Engineering 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
Changsong Liu Computer Science and Engineering Referential Grounding Towards Mediating Shared Perceptual Basis In Situated Dialogue Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 2:00pm 2155D
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
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
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
Pei Huang Computer Science and Engineering Toward Efficient Spectrum Use in Multicarrier Wireless Networks Monday, April 21, 2014 - 3:00pm 3112 Engineering Building
Mehrdad Mahdavi Computer Science and Engineering Exploiting Smoothness in Statistical Learning, Sequential Prediction, and Stochastic Optimization Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Lei Liu CSE Hierarchical Learning For Large Multi-Class Classification In Network Data Friday, December 12, 2014 - 1:00pm 3112 EB
Ahmad Taha Abdulsadda Electrical & Computer Engineering ARTIFICIAL LATERAL LINE SYSTEMS FOR FEEDBACK CONTROL OF UNDERWATER ROBOTS (PDF) Monday, August 13, 2012 - 10:00am 2108 Engineering Building
Bo Dong Electrical & Computer Engineering Diet Monitoring Through Breathing Signal Analysis Using Wearable Sensors Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:00pm 3546 EB
Ozgur Tuncer Electrical & Computer Engineering Development and Applications of Vector Generalized Finite Element Method in Electromagnetics (PDF) Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 1:00pm 3405 Engineering Building
Craig Rogers Electrical & Computer Engineering High Efficiency & High Performance Converter/Inverter System Configurations For HEV/EV Traction Drives (PDF) Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 9:00am Room C103 Engineering Research Complex
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
Mohamed Mohamed Edardar Electrical and Computer Engineering Robust Control of Systems with Hysteresis by Using Bounds on the Inversion Error Monday, June 24, 2013 - 10:30am 2108 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
Collin Stephen Meierbachtol Electrical and Computer Engineering Self-Consistent Modeling of Hydrogen-Based Plasmas in Microwave Plasma-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition Reactors at Moderate Pressures Friday, June 28, 2013 - 9:00am 2219 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
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
Xiaowen Liu Electrical and Computer Engineering CMOS Instrumentation for Electrochemical Biosensor Array Microsystems Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 2:30pm 2219 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
Mai Abdelhakim Electrical and Computer Engineering Reliable and Efficient Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 2:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
Marcos Bolanos Electrical and Computer Engineering Signal Processing Inspired Graph Theoretic Methods for Understanding Functional Connectivity of the Brain (Abstract PDF) Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 3:00pm 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
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
Nophadon Wiwatcharagoses Electrical and Computer Engineering Metamaterial Microstrip Transmission Line Based Microwave Circuits and Sensors Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 12:00pm 2108 Engineering Building
Ali Yener Mutlu Electrical and Computer Engineering A Multivariate Time-Frequency Based Phase Synchrony Measure and Applications to Dynamic Brain Network Analysis Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 10:00am 2108 Engineering Building
Mehdi Aghagolzadeh Electrical and Computer Engineering Statistical Signal Processing for Analyzing Large-Scale Neural Ensembles Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 2:00pm 2119 Engineering Building
Shuai Jiang Electrical and Computer Engineering Advanced Inverter Control for Uninterruptible Power Supplies and Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Applications Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 11:00am C103 Engineering Research Complex
Xi Lu Electrical and Computer Engineering Theoretical Analysis and Reduction Techniques of DC Capacitor Ripples and Requirements in Inverters Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 9:30am C103 Engineering Research Complex
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
Yunyi Jia Electrical Engineering Teleoperation of Mobile Manipulators Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 2:00pm 3546 EB
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
Michael Varney Electrical Engineering All-Diamond Neural Probes For Electrical Recording And Electrochemical Detection Monday, November 24, 2014 - 1:00pm 2108 EB
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
Ying Liu Electrical Engineering Directed information for complex network analysis from multivariate time series Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 3:00pm 3546D Engineering Building
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
Gloria Lehr Materials Science Ytterbium Based Alloys for Space-Based Thermoelectric Cooling Applications Friday, November 14, 2014 - 1:00pm C103 ERC