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Upcoming PhD Defenses

Name Department Date Time Location
Montassar Aidi Sharif Electrical and Computer Engineering Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC): Modeling and Bio-inspired Sensing Applications Monday, December 10, 2018 - 9:00am 2219 Engineering Building
Daniel P. Weller Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Novel Synthetic Approaches and Doping Strategies for Facile and Versatile Synthesis of Tetrahedrite Thermoelectrics Monday, December 10, 2018 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Quan Zhou Chemical Engineering and Materials Science New Braze Material for Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:00am 3105 Engineering Building

Past PhD Defenses

Name Department Date Time Location
Yen Thi Nguyen Mechanical Engineering Crack Morphology Evolution Due to Pyrolysis and Combustion in Solids Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 9:00am 3405 Engineering Building
Shutian Yan Mechanical Engineering Characterization and Modelling of Polymeric Battery Separators for Crash Safety Simulation Monday, December 3, 2018 - 10:30am 3540 Engineering Building
Jennifer Anne Byford Electrical and Computer Engineering Design of Wideband On-Board Terahertz Interconnects, Circuits and Sensors Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 3:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Ehsan Kharazmi Mechanical Engineering Data-Driven Single-/Multi-Domain Spectral Methods for Stochastic Fractional PDEs Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 2:00pm 1502 Engineering Building
Matthew Lee Ryerkerk Mechanical Engineering Metameric Representations in Evolutionary Algorithms Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:00pm 3546 Engineering Building
Yu Cheng Electrical and Computer Engineering Natural Language based Control and Programming of Robotic Behaviors Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 11:00am B-310 Engineering Building
Nicole Elizabeth Shriner Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Cyclic Distillation for Energy Conservation in Spirit Production Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:10pm 2108 Engineering Building
David Felipe Vogelsang Suarez Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Separation and Characterization of Closed Functionalized Double-Decker Shaped Silsesquioxanes Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 1:00pm 1502 Engineering Building
Thanaphong Phongpreecha Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Understanding the Solid/Solid and Liquid/Solid Interface Phenomena for Alternative Energy Applications Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:00pm 1502 Engineering Building
Xi Liu Computer Science and Engineering Robust Multi-Task Learning Algorithms for Predictive Modeling of Spatial and Temporal Data Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Christine James Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Correlation of Point Defects in Lithium-Rich Layered Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Battery Applications Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Vahid Khademi Mechanical Engineering An Experimental-Computational Study on the Plastic Deformation Behavior of Body-Centered Cubic Titanium Alloys Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Christopher J. Hershey Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Nonlinear Rheological Characterization and Modeling of Complex Fluids Under Large Amplitude Oscillatory Shear (LAOS) Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Courtland VanDam Computer Science and Engineering Learning Algorithms for Detecting Disinformation on Social Media Monday, August 13, 2018 - 9:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Chen Zhang Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Micromechanics of Polycrystalline TI-5AL-2.5SN Using Differential Aperture X-Ray Microscopy and Crystal Plasticity Simulation Monday, August 6, 2018 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Xi Yin Computer Science and Engineering Representation Learning and Image Synthesis for Deep Face Recognition Monday, August 6, 2018 - 10:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Jinyao Yan Electrical and Computer Engineering Nonlinear System Inference and Identification Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:00am 2219 Engineering Building
Xinting Lin Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Processing and Properties of Thermoplastic Nanocomposite Foams and Porous Polymer Composite Sheets Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Wu Zhou Mechanical Engineering Peridynamic Modeling and Impact Testing of Dynamic Damage, Fracture, and Failure Process in Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Deepak Gunasekaran Electrical and Computer Engineering Switched Capacitor-Based DC-DC Converter with Ultra-High Efficiency, Power Density and Voltage Regulation Capability Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 2:00pm C-103 Engineering Research Complex
Ahmed Ramadan Mechanical Engineering Optimality Analysis and Model Selection of Human Motor Control via Human-Robot Interaction Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 9:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Anas A. Jamrah Civil Engineering Viscoelastic Properties of Swollen Crumb Rubber Within Asphalt Binder Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:00am 3546D Engineering Building
Aseel M. Bala Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Fundamental Studies and Engineering Modeling of Hydrogen Bonding Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 2:00pm 1502 Engineering Building
Yang Lu Chemical Engineering and Materials Science A Novel Approach for Property Modification of Cast Aluminum Alloys with Nanostructured Chemical Additions Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Osama Abusaid Electrical and Computer Engineering Downlink Resource Blocks Positioning and Scheduling in LTE Systems Employing Adaptive Frameworks Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 10:00am 2219 Engineering Building