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Name Department Date Time Location
Sirisak Tooptong Mechanical Engineering A Comparative Machinability Study on Three Cast Irons Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:30pm 1502 Engineering Building
Thomas Qualman II Mechanical Engineering Design, Manufacturing and Testing of a Wound Composite Axial Compressor with Integrated Shroud Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:00pm 2555D Engineering Building
Blake Gower Mechanical Engineering Aerodynamic Design and Characterization of Novel Wound Composite Multistage Counter-Rotating Axial Compressors Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 1:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Vahid Zamani Mechanical Engineering Hyperelastic Swelling of Spheres and Cylinders and its Generalization to Elastic Internally Balanced Materials Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Jacob D. Rochte Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Production Using Reactive Distillation Techniques Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Padmanaban Sasthan kuttipillai Chemical Engineering and Materials Science The Development of Phosphorescent Nanoclusters for Light Emitting Diodes Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 9:30am 3540 Engineering Building
Zejia Zheng Computer Science and Engineering Optimality and Hierarchical Representation in Emergent Neural Turing Machines and Their Visual Navigation Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 2:45pm A134 Wells Hall
Dennis Phillips Computer Science and Engineering Design and Deployment of Low-Cost Wireless Sensor Networks For Real-Time Event Detection and Monitoring Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:00am 1502 Engineering Building
Yaqub Mahnashi Electrical and Computer Engineering On the Design of Switched-Capacitor Converters for Low Power Applications Friday, April 6, 2018 - 9:15am C103 Engineering Research Complex
Hothaifa Al-Qassab Electrical and Computer Engineering Toward Zero Delay Video Streaming Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 3:00pm 2108 Engineering Building
Alireza Ameli Renani Computer Science and Engineering Harnessing Low-Pass Filter Defects for Improving Wireless Link Performance: Measurements and Applications Monday, April 2, 2018 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Xiaofeng Zhao Electrical and Computer Engineering Time-domain Analysis of Fractional Wave Equations and Implementation of a Perfectly Matched Layer in Nonlinear Ultrasound Simulations Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 1:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
Yaozhong Zhang Mechanical Engineering Fabrication and Assembly of One-Dimensional Semiconducting Nanostructures and Their Applications to Multi-Functional Devices Monday, December 4, 2017 - 10:30am 3540 Engineering Building
Guoting Kang Civil and Environmental Engineering Quantifying Groundwater Recharge Dynamics Using a Process-Based Distributed Hydrologic Model Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:00am 3405B Engineering Building
Bassam Mohammed Mechanical Engineering Characterization and Multiscale Crystal Plasticity Modeling of Multiphase Advanced High Strength Steel Friday, December 1, 2017 - 9:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Hussein El Abbass Hejase Computer Science and Engineering Scalable Phylogenetic Analysis and Functional Interpretation of Genomes with Complex Evolutionary Histories Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 3:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami Computer Science and Engineering Smartphone-Based Sensing Systems for Data-Intensive Applications Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:30am 3105 Engineering Building
Haitham Ahmed Seada Computer Science and Engineering Balancing Convergence and Diversity in Evolutionary Single, Multi and Many Objectives Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Tridip Das Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Understanding Oxygen Vacancy Formation, Interaction, Transport, and Strain in SOFC Components Via Combined Thermodynamics and First Principles Calculations Friday, September 22, 2017 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Ling Zhu Computer Science and Engineering Using Evolutionary Approach to Optimize and Model Multi-Scenario, Multi-Objective Fault-Tolerant Problems Friday, September 15, 2017 - 9:30am 3546D Engineering Building
Byron Zambrano Mechanical Engineering The Role of Hemodynamics on Intraluminal Thrombus Accumulation and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Expansion: a Longitudinal Patient Specific Study Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 9:00am 3405 Engineering Building
Amanda Charris-Hernandez Electrical and Computer Engineering Toward the Rapid Growth of High-Quality, Polycrystalline Rimless, and Large Area Single Crystal Diamond Substrates Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 3:30pm Room C103 Engineering Research Complex
Mohammad Rawhi Rawashdeh Electrical and Computer Engineering A Computational Investigation for Two-Dimensional Eddy Current Testing Problems Using Subregion Finite Element Method Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:30am 2219 Engineering Building
Emily Elizabeth Wrenbeck Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Deep Sequencing Driven Protein Engineering: New Methods and Applications in Studying the Constraints of Functional Enzyme Evolution Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:30am 3540 Engineering Building
Marisel VillafaƱe-Delgado Electrical and Computer Engineering Assessment of Functional Connectivity in the Human Brain: Multivariate and Graph Signal Processing Methods Monday, August 14, 2017 - 1:00pm 2219 Engineering Building