Dissertation Defense Announcements

2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017


Gabriel Castaneda

Nov. 1, 2019 - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dissertation Title: "Deep Maxout Networks for Classification Problems Across "


Hao Chen

Oct. 31, 2019 - Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Dissertation Title: "Influences of Climate Change and Variability on Baseflows"


Xuesong Wang

Oct. 28, 2019 - Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Dissertation Title: "Engineering Channels in Porous Calcium Phosphate Bioceramic Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Regeneration"


Seokju Seo

Sept. 13, 2019 - Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Dissertation Title: "Microfluidics for Carbon Capture and Sequestration"


Moises Levy

Aug. 30, 2019 - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dissertation Title: "New Family of Data Center Metrics using a Multidimensional Approach for a Holistic Understanding"


Aaron N. Richter

July 12, 2019 - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dissertation Title: "Predicting Melanoma Risk from Electronic Health Records with Machine Learning Techniques"


Yuhao Qiang

July 5, 2019 - Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Dissertation Title: "Mechanical Fatigue Testing of Human Red Blood Cells Using Electro-Deformation Method"


Tawfiq Hasanin

July 1, 2019 - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dissertation Title: "Investigating Machine Learning Algorithms with Imbalanced Big Data"


Chad L. Calvert

July 1, 2019 - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dissertation Title: "Data Collection Framework and Machine Learning Algorithms for the Analysis of Cyber Security Attacks"


Prasanth Ganesan

June 25, 2019 - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dissertation Title: "Modeling and Security in Cloud and Related Ecosystems"


Negar Firoozi

May 30, 2019 - Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Dissertation Title: "A Novel Elastic and Auto-fluorescent Poly(xylitol-dodecanedioic acid)(PXDDA) as a Growth Factor-Loaded Drug Delivery System"


Mohammad Mastiani

Mar. 12, 2019 - Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Dissertation Title: "Aqueous Microdroplet Generation in Oil-Free Environments"


Farhad Raof

Apr. 22, 2019 - Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Dissertation Title: "Chloride Diffusivity and Aging Factor Determined on Field Simulated Concrete Exposed to Seawater"


Zao Ni

Mar. 26, 2019 - Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering 

Dissertation Title: "Flow Control through Geometric Modifications to Improve Airfoil/Hydrofoil Performance"


Maohua Lin

Mar. 26, 2019 - Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering 

Dissertation Title: "3D-Printed Flexible Polymer Stents for Esophageal Malignancies"


Luis Felipe Zapata Rivera

Mar. 25, 2019 - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dissertation Title: "Models and Implementations of Online Laboratories; A definition of a Standard Architecture to Integrate Distributed Remote Experiments"


Matthew A. Herland

Mar. 20, 2019 - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dissertation Title: "Big Data Analytics and Engineering for Medicare Fraud Detection"


Catalina Aranzazu Suescun

Mar. 18, 2019 - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dissertation Title: "Distributed Algorithms for Energy-Efficient Data Gathering and Barrier Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks"


Debojit Biwas

Mar. 18, 2019 - Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering 

Dissertation Title: "Real Time Traffic Monitoring System from a UAV Platform"


Roxana Melendez

Mar. 12, 2019 - Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dissertation Title: "Electric Power Distribution Systems: Optimal Forecasting of Supply Demand Performance and Assessment of Technoeconomic Tariff Profile"

2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017