PhD Defenses

Past PhD Defenses

Name Department Announcement Date Time Location
Hao Yuan Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Electrocatalytic Water Splitting to Produce Fuel Hydrogen Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 2:00pm 2555D Engineering Building
Yan Li Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Porous Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials for Photocatalytic and Photovoltaic Applications Friday, December 16, 2016 - 9:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Gizem Dilber Mechanical Engineering Dynamics of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines and Solutions to Systems with Parametric Stiffness Friday, December 9, 2016 - 3:00pm 2245 Engineering Building
Markus A. Downey Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Toughening of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Epoxy Polymer Composites Via Copolymers and Graphene Nanoplatelets Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 2:00pm 2108 Engineering Building
Ahmed Alahmadi Electrical and Computer Engineering Secure and Efficient Spectrum Sharing and QOS Analysis in OFDM-Based Heterogeneous Wireless Networks Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 9:00am 2219 Engineering Building
Frank Mathis Mechanical Engineering Control of Hybrid Dynamics with Application to a Hopping Robot Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 1:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Lacey Best-Rowden Computer Science and Engineering Face Recognition: Role of Aging and Quality Covariates Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Sunpreet Singh Arora Computer Science and Engineering Fingerprint Recognition: Contributions to Latent Matching and 3D Fingerprint Target Generation Monday, November 28, 2016 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Sanaz Bazaz Behbahani Electrical and Computer Engineering Role of Flexibility in Robotic Fish Monday, November 28, 2016 - 1:00pm 2555D Engineering Building
Charles Otto Computer Science and Engineering Face Search and Clustering At Scale Monday, November 28, 2016 - 10:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Weijie Ren Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Effects of Additives on Rheology and Film Blowing of Polypropylene/Clay Nanocomposites Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 10:00am 3405 Engineering Building
Xu Tan Mechanical Engineering Design and Performance Analysis of Gas and Liquid Radial Turbines Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 9:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Ali Ahrari Mechanical Engineering Layout Optimization of Truss Structures by Fully Stressed Design Evolution Strategy Friday, November 18, 2016 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Chetan Yashavant Tambe Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Process and Application Development of Biobased Materials- Silylated Natural Oils, and Thermosets from Fumaric Acid Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 9:00am 3405 A/B Engineering Building
Rajib Mandal Mechanical Engineering Gas-Phase Synthesis of Semiconductor Nanocrystals and its Applications Friday, September 30, 2016 - 2:30pm 3540 Engineering Building
Reemon Zaki Haddad Electrical and Computer Engineering Fault Detection and Separation in Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
Pavel Polunin Mechanical Engineering Nonlinearities and Noise in Micromechanical Resonators: From Understanding to Characterization and Design Tools Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 3:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Lin Li Electrical and Computer Engineering Development of Epoxy Chip-in-Carrier Integration for Lab-on-CMOS Electrochemical Microsystem Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 9:30am 2219 Engineering Building
Mohannad Zeyad Naser Civil and Environmental Engineering Response of Steel and Composite Beams Subjected to Combined Shear and Fire Loading Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 1:00pm 3546 Engineering Building
Jiankun Liu Electrical and Computer Engineering Improved Automatic Cuff Blood Pressure Measurement Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:00pm 2205 Engineering Building
Salih Kocak Civil and Environmental Engineering Investigation of Interaction Between Recycled Tire Rubber (RTR), Polymers and High Amount Reclaimed Asphalt Pavements Friday, August 19, 2016 - 10:00am 3546 Engineering Building
Amir H. Alavi Civil and Environmental Engineering Advanced Data Analysis Framework for Damage Identification in Civil Infrastructure Based on Self-Powered Sensing Monday, August 15, 2016 - 1:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Nicholas T. Kamar Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Fracture Behavior of Block Copolymer and Graphene Nanoplatelet Modified Epoxy and Fiber Reinforced/Epoxy Polymer Composites Friday, August 12, 2016 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Joseph Roth Computer Science and Engineering Unconstrained 3D Face Reconstruction from Photo Collections Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Anthony Joseph Clark Computer Science and Engineering Automatically Addressing Uncertainty in Autonomous Robots With Computational Evolution Friday, June 24, 2016 - 10:00am Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building 1441