PhD Defenses

Past PhD Defenses

Name Department Announcement Date Time Location
Iman Barjasteh Electrical and Computer Engineering Matrix Completion with Side Information for Effective Recommendation Monday, June 20, 2016 - 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
Dennis Ross Computer Science and Engineering Edge Impact in Graphs and Social Network Matrix Completion Friday, May 27, 2016 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Jing Yu Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Development of Porous Polyelectrolyte Multilayers for Functional Compound Delivery and Surface Superwettability Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Chowdhury Sayeed Hyder Computer Science and Engineering Efficient Spectrum Sharing Via Different Coordination Schemes Between the Primary and Secondary Users in Cognitive Radio Networks Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 11:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Phillip Angart Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Engineering of Functionally Asymmetric siRNA Duplexes Monday, May 9, 2016 - 10:00am 3540 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
Caitlin Kowalsky Chemical Engineering and Materials Science High-Resolution Sequence-Function Mapping of Protein-Protein Interactions for Conformational Epitope Mapping Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:00am 3405 A/B Engineering Building
Yuning Yang Electrical and Computer Engineering A Hardware-Efficient VLSI Neural Signal Processor for Implantable High-Channel-Count Brain Machine Interfaces Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:00pm 2205 Engineering Building
Amira Oun Civil and Environmental Engineering Microbial Pollution Source Identification in Rural/ Urban Mixed Watersheds Monday, May 2, 2016 - 10:30am C103 Engineering Research Complex
Yang Liu Electrical and Computer Engineering Cascaded Multilevel Inverter and Its FACTS Applications Friday, April 29, 2016 - 3:00pm C103 Engineering Research Complex
Runruo Chen Electrical and Computer Engineering DC Capacitor Minimization of Single Phase Power Conversion and Applications Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 1:00pm C117 Engineering Research Complex
Reza Hajisheykhi Computer Science and Engineering A Framework for Verification of SystemC TLM Programs Monday, April 25, 2016 - 10:00am 2555D Engineering Building
Sauleh Eetemadi Electrical and Computer Engineering Data Analysis and Selection for Statistical Machine Translation Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 1:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
Patrick Hammer Mechanical Engineering Computational Study of the Effect of Reynolds Number and Motion Trajectory Asymmetry on the Aerodynamics of a Pitching Airfoil at Low Reynolds Number Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 3:00pm C103 Engineering Research Complex
Chaofeng Ye Electrical and Computer Engineering Design and Validation of Novel Electrically Rotating Eddy Current Probes Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 10:15am 2108 Engineering Building
Mohsen Moslehpour Electrical and Computer Engineering Nonlinear Identification of the Total Baroreflex Arc, a Regulatory Mechanism of Blood Pressure Monday, April 4, 2016 - 1:00pm 2108 Engineering Building
Christopher Matthew Clarke Mechanical Engineering A Local Flow Angle Approach to Centrifugal Compressor Vaneless Diffuser Stability Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 12:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Diandra Rollins Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Multifunctional Nanocomposite Foams for Space Applications Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 3:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Ajith Chakkedath Chemical Engineering and Materials Science A Study of the Effects of Rare-Earth Elements on the Microstructural Evolution and Deformation Behavior of Magnesium Alloys at Temperatures Up to 523K Monday, February 29, 2016 - 9:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Peng Gao Chemical Engineering and Materials Science MG 2 (SI,SN)-Based Thermoelectric Materials and Devices Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 3:00pm 3405B Engineering Building
Haitao Li Electrical and Computer Engineering Compact , Low - Power Microelectronic Instrumentation for Wearable Electrochemical Sensor Arrays in Health Hazard Monitoring Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 11:00am 2108 Engineering Building
Jeffrey Schneider Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Design of Biobased and Biodegradable - Compostable Engineering Plastics Based on Poly(lactide) Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 10:45am 3540 Engineering Building
Zheyun Feng Computer Science and Engineering Image Annotation and Tag Completion via Kernel Metric Learning and Noisy Matrix Recovery Monday, December 21, 2015 - 10:00am 3112 Engineering Building
Fernanda Paes Wilson Civil and Environmental Engineering The Identification of the Microorganisms and the Functional Genes Responsible for the Biodegradation of Vinyl Chloride and RDX Using Samples from Contaminated Sites Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 10:00am C103 Engineering Research Complex