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Upcoming PhD Defenses

Name Department Date Time Location
Charles Bardel Electrical and Computer Engineering GPU Accelerated Electromagnetic Model Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 10:00am 2219 Engineering Building
Zeyang Yu Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Graphene Nanoplatelet Based Polymer Composites and their Multiple Applications Monday, June 24, 2019 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building

Past PhD Defenses

Name Department Date Time Location
Joseph Salatino Biomedical Engineering Structural and Functional Remodeling of Neuronal Circuitry Surrounding Implanted Electrodes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 2:30pm IQ Building Atrium
Yuxiao Lin Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Interfacial Mechanisms Understanding and Material Design for Li-S batteries via Integrated Computational Approaches Monday, May 13, 2019 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Ali Mohammed Hussein Yusif Al-Hajjar Mechanical Engineering Virtual Control with Application to Vibration Suppression Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 3:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Abhinav Gaur Electrical and Computer Engineering Online Innovization : Towards Knowledge Discovery and Achieving Faster Convergence in Multi-Objective Optimization Monday, May 6, 2019 - 1:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Angélica V. Medina-Cucurella Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Engineering Deep Sequencing-Guided Platforms to Evaluate Sequence-Function Relationships Between Proteins for the Development of Therapeutic Antibodies Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Suihan Liu Mechanical Engineering Harnessing Elastic Instabilities for Energy Transduction Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 3:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Ce Xi Mechanical Engineering Computational Modeling of Cardiac Mechanics: Microstructural Modeling and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 1:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Hadi Salehi Civil and Environmental Engineering Data Interpretation Frameworks Employing Machine Learning for Energy-Lean Data-Driven Structural Health Monitoring with Novel Self-Powered Sensing Technology Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Matthew Klenk Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Investigation into the Dynamic and Structural Properties of the Lithium Garnet Series (Li7-xLa3Zr2-xTaxO12, x = 0−2): a Combined Molecular Dynamics and Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering Study Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 9:00am 1230 Engineering Building
Hamidreza Gharahi Mechanical Engineering Multiscale Biomechanical Modeling of Arterial Networks Friday, April 26, 2019 - 2:00pm Conference Room A & B (E167 & E166) Engineering Research Complex South
Amrita M Oak Chemical Engineering and Materials Science ER Stress Sensor IRE1α and its Implications in Progression of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Friday, April 26, 2019 - 11:00am 175 Communication Arts and Sciences Building
Yunting Liu Electrical and Computer Engineering A Modular Multilevel Converter with Self Voltage Balancing Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 3:00pm C103 Engineering Research Complex
Xiaorui Wang Electrical and Computer Engineering Design, Control and Analysis of a SiC Bidirectional G2V, V2G and V2L Universal Power Converter in Next Generation Electric Vehicle Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:00am C103 Engineering Research Complex
Yogesh Kumbargeri Civil and Environmental Engineering Design and Evaluation of Chip Seals Through Image-Based Microstructural Parameters and Performance Tests Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Xiaolu Huang Mechanical Engineering Microscale Medium-to-High-Temperature Reactors via Modified Binder Jet Printing Processes and Pitch Control in Nanosphere Patterns via Soft Lithography Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Yifeng Tian Mechanical Engineering Numerical Study of Variable Density Flow Interaction with a Shock Wave Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:00pm 2555D Engineering Building
Sheikh Mohammad Shavik Mechanical Engineering Multi-Organ Finite Element Modeling of the Human Heart with Ventricular-Arterial Interactions Friday, April 19, 2019 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Di Kang Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Characterization of Microstructure and Slip Behavior of Niobium Used to Fabricate Accelerator Cavities Friday, April 19, 2019 - 2:00pm 3405 Engineering Building
Rayan Hussein Electrical and Computer Engineering Metamodeling in Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization for Constrained and Unconstrained Problems Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 9:00am 3112 Engineering Building
Mingzhe Li Civil and Environmental Engineering Dynamic Behavior of Liquid Nanofoam and its Functionalized Materials and Structures Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 3:00pm 3546 Engineering Building
Inci Meliha Baytas Computer Science and Engineering Contributions to Machine Learning in Biomedical Informatics Monday, April 8, 2019 - 3:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Aritra Chakraborty Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Using Chemo-Thermo-Mechanically Coupled Crystal Plasticity Simulations to Investigate the Process of Whisker Formation in β − SN Thin Films Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 1:40pm 3540 Engineering Building
Huiyun Wu Civil and Environmental Engineering Microbes in Water: Methods to Evaluate Sources, Temporal Variability, and Potential Disease Signals Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 10:59am C103 Engineering Research Complex
Amin Jourabloo Computer Science and Engineering Designing Convolutional Neural Networks for Face Alignment and Anti-Spoofing Monday, April 1, 2019 - 9:15am 3105 Engineering Building
Qiaozi Gao Computer Science and Engineering Modeling Physical Causality of Action Verbs for Grounded Language Understanding Friday, March 22, 2019 - 9:00am 3540 Engineering Building