Theses and Dissertations — 2017

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Mehmet Emin Akdogan Dr. Mehdi Abolhassani Advanced Power Sharing Scheme under Unbalanced and Nonlinear Loads in an Islanding Microgrid [Link]
Anirudh S. Annavajhala Dr. Ji Chen Estimation of Temperature Increase in Passive Implants undergoing MRI Procedure
Mary Catherine Burbage Dr. Aaron Becker Maximizing Swarm Coverage: Hunting for Members of a Moving Population [Link]
Orin H. Council Dr. David Jackson Reduction of a Radar Cross Section Using Active Antenna Elements [Link]
Seyeddavar Daeinejad Dr. David Mayerich High-Magnification Digital Staining of FTIR Spectroscopic Images [Link]
Mayuri Harikumar Dr. Ji Chen Coordinated Multi-Point User Task Scheduling for 5-G Cloud Radio Access Networks [Link]
Khalil Khalil Dr. Thomas Hebert Surface Reconstruction Using Video Data from a Moving Camera [Link]
Rebecca Elizabeth Kusko Dr. John Wolfe Characterization of Amorphous Carbon Films for Mask Protection during Ion Beam Bombardment [Link]
Madhuri Manjunath Dr. John Wolfe Lithography of Multi-Electrode Patterns on Optical Fiber Surface [Link]
Paraag Ashok Kumar Megharaj Dr. Xin Fu Integrating Processing In-Memory (PIM) Technology into General Purpose Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU) for Energy Efficient Computing [Link]
Srijani Mukherjee Dr. David Mayerich Structure Tensor Tractography for Densely Packed High-Throughput Microscopy Images
Chinmay Shah Dr. Mehdi Abolhassani, Dr. Heidar Malki Virtual Synchronous Machine based Fuzzy V-F Control for VSC of Battery Storage System for Seamless Performance of Microgrid [Link]
Rikesh Prakashkumar Shah Dr. Wajiha Shireen Implementation of Adaptive Protection Scheme for Microgrid using IEC 61850 Communication Protocol [Link]
Soumya Sinha Dr. Wajiha Shireen Modified Control for Single-Phase Fuel Cell Systems with Input Ripple Compensation and Improved Output Quality [Link]
Mohammad M. Sultan Dr. Aaron Becker Optimize an MRI Gauss Gun [Link]
Arun Viswanathan Mahadev Dr. Aaron Becker Algorithms for Particle Swarms Using Global Control: Aggregation, Mapping, Coverage, Foraging, and Shape Control [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Md Masud Parvez Arnob Dr. Wei-Chuan Shih 3-D Plasmonic Nanoarchitectures: Fabrication, Characterization, and Applications [Link]
Nikunj Arunkumar Bhagat Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal Brain Machine Interface with Closed-Loop Neuromuscular Stimulation for Grasping in Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury Survivors [Link]
Fahrettin Firat Gonen Dr. Haluk Ogmen Real-Time Visual Stimulus Selection through Attentional and Decisional Processes [Link]
Kedar Balaji Grama Dr. Badri Roysam Computational Analysis of Tissue Remodeling in the Rat Brain after Mild Traumatic Injury [Link]
Qicheng Huang Dr. Kaushik Rajashekara Power Sharing and Power Quality Improvement in Parallel Connected Power Converters in the Microgrid [Link]
Jingting Li Dr. Wei-Chuan Shih Innovations in Raman Spectroscopy Instrumentation and Applications in Biosensing and Plasmonic Engineering
Lintong Li Dr. Ji Chen Development of an Absorbing Radio Frequency Shield for Safe Magnetic Resonance Imaging [Link]
Xinyu Liu Dr. David Jackson Transparent and Non-Transparent Microstrip Antennas on a Cubesat [Link]
Hung Khanh Nguyen Dr. Zhu Han Big Data Optimization for Distributed Resource Management in Smart Grid [Link]
Kuang Qin Dr. Jarek Wosik, Dr. David Jackson Assessment of Time Reversal Methods Used For RF Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment [Link]
Fahira Sangare Dr. Zhu Han RF Energy Harvesting and Information Transfer Implementation in The Internet of Things [Link]
Kaveh Shervin Dr. Wanda Zagozdzon-Wosik, Dr. Alexandre Freundlich Development of High Efficiency Low Cost III-V Solar Cells ‎ [Link]
Radwa Sultan Dr. Zhu Han Utilizing Full Duplex Multiple Antenna in Heterogeneous Networks [Link]
Ning Wang Dr. Gangbing Song A New Generation Unified Framework for Remote Laboratory System Development
Hao Wu Dr. Saurabh Prasad Semi-supervised and Deep Learning for Hyperspectral Image Analysis [Link]
Hsu-Hsiang Wu Dr. Ji Chen Evaluation and Exploration of Complex Subterranean Formations Using Numerical Modeling: Azimuthal EM Deep Resistivity Applications [Link]
Junchao Wu Dr. Yuhua Chen Design and Analysis of Hardware-Based Scheduler and Multi-Photon Quantum Cryptography Protocol [Link]
Qi Zeng Dr. Ji Chen RF Shimming Impacts on RF-Induced Heating for Medical Implants at 3T
Huaqing Zhang Dr. Zhu Han A Hierarchical Game Framework for Distributive Resource Allocation in Future Heterogeneous Network [Link]
Fusheng Zhao Dr. Wei-Chuan Shih Advances in Lithographically Patterned Plasmonic Nanoparticles: Fabrication, Characterization, Modeling, and Applications of Porous/Nonporous Nanoparticles and Arrays
Xiong Zhou Dr. Saurabh Prasad Semi-Supervised and Deep Learning in Optimal Subspaces for Classification of Disparate Hyperspectral Data [Link]
Zhuan Zhu Dr. Jiming Bao Investigation of Environmental Stability of Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite and Its Interaction with Water [Link]

Theses and Dissertations — 2018

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Saikiran Ambati Dr. Bhavin Sheth Design of an Automated System for the Retrieval of Emotional Content in Natural Images [Link]
Curtis Woods Belknap Dr. Ji Chen A Hairpin Resonator Based Flame Ionization Detector for Gas Chromatographs [Link]
Jordan Mark Bowman Dr. Saurabh Prasad Deep Learning for Building Extraction and Change Detection from Remotely Sensed Imagery
Alexander R. Craik Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal Classification and Transfer Learning of EEG during a Kinesthetic Motor Imagery Task using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks [Link]
Benedict C. Isichei Dr. Aaron Becker Robotic Manipulators: Cryogenic Magnetic Manipulation System, Two-Body Magnetic Manipulation, and Low-Cost Robotic Manipulators [Link]
Parth Mukeshkumar Joshi Dr. Aaron Becker Motion-Planning Using RRTs for a Swarm of Robots Controlled by Global Inputs [Link]
Omerfaruk Karadavut Dr. Stanko Brankovic In-Situ Stress Measurements During Electrodeposition of Chromium Films [Link]
Suraj Khochare Dr. Xiaonan Shan Study the Sub-nanometer Membrane Fluctuations in Single Cells Using a Plasmonic Imaging Microscope [Link]
Nikhil Makkar Dr. Saurabh Prasad Deep Adversarial Learning Based Domain Adaptation for Multi-modal Image Analysis
Sheryl Manzoor Dr. Aaron Becker Parallel Self-Assembly and Sorting of Polyominoes under Uniform Control Inputs [Link]
An Vn Nguyen Dr. Aaron Becker Applications of Unmanned Vehicles with Wireless Sensor Networks and Surveying [Link]
Praveen Kumar Reddy Padala Dr. Aaron Becker Sensing Technologies for Mosquito Control: Deafening Mosquitoes and Underwater Ranging [Link]
Joanna Maria Russian Aranda Dr. Wajiha Shireen Power System Frequency Dynamics and Application of Energy Storage Systems Towards Achieving 100% Renewable Grids [Link]
Tanay Jignesh Shah Dr. Hien Nguyen Van Multi-Purpose Chest X-Ray Analytics System Using Deep Learning Techniques [Link]
Shiva Shahrokhi Dr. Aaron Becker Shaping a Swarm Using a Shared Control Input [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Audrey Cheong Dr. Fatima Merchant Computational Modeling of Breast Shape Using Spherical Harmonics [Link]
Saimounika Errapotu Dr. Miao Pan Secure Computing with Privacy Preservation for Cyber-Physical Systems [Link]
Yongtian He Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal Neural Decoding of Walking in Stroke [Link]
Uday Kiran Uday Karlapudi Dr. Wanda Zagozdzon-Wosik, Dr. Ji Chen High Range Portable Bioimpedance Spectrometer with Four Electrode Analog Front End for Characterization of Mitochondria Bioenergetics [Link]
Keith C. Lancaster Dr. Georg Zouridakis Asymmetry Measures for Automated Melanoma Detection in Dermoscopic Images [Link]
Lianyang L. Li Dr. Georg Zouridakis Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment Based on EEG and MEG Analysis [Link]
Jingshen Liu Dr. Ji Chen A Transmission Line Model for Active Implantable Medical Devices under MRI [Link]
Hengyang Lu Dr. Badri Roysam Study on SinglE-cell Dynamics in Chimeric Antigen Receptor (Car) T-Cell Immunotherapy Using Time-lapse Microscopy in Nanowell Grids (Timing) and Deep Neural Nets
Shiva Shahrokhi Dr. Aaron Becker Controlling a Swarm of Robots Using Global Inputs [Link]
Yulung Sung Dr. Wei-Chuan Shih Lens Fabrication by Accelerated Phase-Change for Mobile Multimodal Microscopic Imaging [Link]
Tamanna Afrin Tisa Dr. John Wolfe Development of Multi-Electrode Neural Probe on Optical Fiber Substrate for Brain-Machine Interfaces [Link]
Dongjun Wu Dr. Stanko Brankovic Electrochemical Thin Film Growth Assisted by Pb Monolayer [Link]

Theses and Dissertations — 2012

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Deepthi Badam Dr. Abdelhak Bensaoula Embedded System Based Subsea Oil Pipeline Monitoring System Using Multi-Functional Sensors [Link]
Vinay Hulikal Somasundar Dr. Badri Roysam Automated Extraction of Brain Cell Layers using Cell Networks and Active Machine Learning [Link]
Sai Shiva Kailaswar Dr. Rong Zheng An Empirical characterization of concrete channel and modulation schemes with piezoelectric transducers based transceivers [Link]
Chang-Ming Lin Dr. Richard Liu Study of Dielectric Constant Logging Tools [Link]
Tina Mathews Dr. Zhu Han USRP2 Implementation of Compressive Sensing Based Channel Estimation in OFDM [Link]
Deepak Musuwathi Ekanath Dr. Len Trombetta Design and Fabrication of Metal-Polymer Based Core-Shell Artificial Nanodielectrics for Capacitor Applications [Link]
Gauri Samel Dr. Paul Ruchhoeft Development of Self-Aligned Interdigitated Electrodes Within a Microfluidic Channel for an Electrochemiluminescence Sensor [Link]
Colin Taylor Dr. Earl Charlson Interval Bisection Quantization Circuit for an 8-Bit Analog to Digital Converter [Link]
Ashish Tripathi Dr. Stanko Brankovic The New Image Processing Algorithm for Qualitative and Quantitative STM Data Analysis [Link]
Sindhu Krishna Yarlagadda Dr. Wajiha Shireen A Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique for Single-Phase Photovoltaic Systems with Reduced DC-Link Capacitor [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Cong Gao Dr. Ji Chen Stochastic Methods and Their Applications in Statistical Electromagnetic Modeling [Link]
Jinnie George Dr. Stanko Brankovic Electrochemical Synthesis of Magnetic Materials for Magnetic Recording and Mems Applications [Link]
Ali Hooshmand Predictive Energy Management Methods for Smart Grids [Link]
Yan Liu Dr. Ji Chen Numerical and Experimental Study of MRI RF Signal Interactions with Various Medical Devices [Link]
Raghav Padmanabhan Dr. Badrinath Roysam Active and Transfer learning Methods for Computational Histology [Link]
Rohit Pande Dr. Jarek Wosik, Dr. Wanda Zagozdzon-Wosik Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Characterization of Biomatter and Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications [Link]
Vikram Shete Dr. Yuhua Chen Design and Analysis of Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing Routers [Link]
Donald Troha Dr. Earl Charlson Design and Fabrication of a Controller for a Digital Phase Locked Loop [Link]
Zhou Yuan Dr. Zhu Han A Framework of Belief Propagation and Game Theory for Cognitive Radio Security and Routing [Link]
Yiyong Zha Dr. Yuhua Chen Packetized Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Optical Networks [Link]

Theses and Dissertations — 2013

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Prithvi Basu Dr. Paul Ruchhoeft Optimization of Reactive Ion Etching to Fabricate Silicon Nitride Stencil Masks in SF6 Plasma [Link]
Fahrettin Firat Gonen Dr. Haluk Ogmen Effects of Distance and Grouping on Visual Attention for Static and Dynamic Displays [Link]
Thanh Dang Le Dr. Zhu Han Sequential learning for passive monitoring of multi-channel wireless networks [Link]
Danni Li Dr. Fatima Merchant Computation of Breast Ptosis from 3D Scans of Torso [Link]
Rakesh Mekala Dr. Alex Ignatiev Synthesis and characterization of scalable high permittivity core-shell ferroelectric polymers for energy storage solutions [Link]
Miguel A. Pena Dr. Ji Chen Measurements of MRI Induced Heating [Link]
Mandar Phadnis Dr. Earl Charlson Feedback Control of CubeSat for Attitude and Trajectory Corrections [Link]
Narasimha Reddy Ettedi Dr. Jiming Bao Design and control of the dielectric properties of metal-polymer based artificial nanodielectrics for embedded capacitor applications [Link]
Abhilash Sukumari Dr. Han Le Laser Multi-Spectral Confocal Microscopy for Structured Illumination Imaging [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Mehmet A. Coskun Dr. Bhavin Sheth Functional Tests of Atypical Connectivity in the Autistic Brain using Magnetoencephalography [Link]
Najmeh Forouzandehmehr Dr. Zhu Han Game Theoretical Framework for Distributed Dynamic Control in Smart Grids [Link]
Rui Hu Dr. Georg Zouridakis Automatic Recognition of Buruli Ulcer Images on Smart Handheld Devices [Link]
Yi Huang Dr. Zhu Han A Quickest Detection Framework for Smart Grid [Link]
Anthony Y.B. Lau Dr. David Jackson Investigation of Feed Line Effects on Fields From Broadband Over Power Line Communications [Link]
Ziyang Li Dr. Bhavin Sheth Autonomic Markers of Visual Awareness [Link]
Nam T. Nguyen Dr. Zhu Han A Nonparametric Bayesian Framework for Mobile Device Security and Location Based Services [Link]
Zhihua Su Dr. Jiming Bao Miniature Fiber-Optic Farby-Perot Interferometer: Fabrication, Data Processing and Temperature Sensing Application [Link]
Boyuan Yu Dr. Richard Liu Study of Time Domain Logging Tools Using Finte Difference Time Domain Method [Link]
Zhen Zheng Dr. Dmitri Litvinov Fabrication of close-packed non-circular nanomagnetic pattern using low energy self-limiting ion-milling process [Link]
Guanbo Zheng Dr. Zhu Han, Dr. Rong Zheng Toward Reliable and Robust Wireless personal Area Networks [Link]

Theses and Dissertations — 2019

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Shriya Bhatnagar Dr. Aaron Becker Swarm Robotics: Harvesting of Moving Swarms Represented by a Markov Process [Link]
Zachery R. Hernandez Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal Functional Lateralization of Sensorimotor Cortex for Assessing Stroke Neurorehabilitation [Link]
Ismail Khan Dr. David Jackson Application of the Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) Patch Antenna for Near-Field Communication [Link]
Xiaoliang Li Dr. Ji Chen The Effect of Invasion for Resistivity of LWD
Jeremy Todd Townsend Dr. Jinghong Chen FPGA-based Data Acquisition System for SiPM Detectors [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Justin Alexander Brantley Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal A Noninvasive Neural Interface for Control of a Powered Lower Limb Prosthesis [Link]
Fangzhou Chen Dr. Ji Chen 2.5D Finite Difference Forward Modeling for Well-Logging Application
Jesus Gabriel Cruz Garza Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal Neural Characterization of the Improvisational Creative Process [Link]
Ran Guo Dr. Ji Chen A Feasible Method to Evaluate RF-Induced Heating Behavior of Passive Orthopedic Implants in Human Body [Link]
Fang Hao Dr. Yan Yao Materials and Interfacial Engineering for High-Performance All-Solid-State Batteries [Link]
Jahandar Jahanipour Dr. Badri Roysam Fluorescence Signal Correction and Deep Cell Population Profiling Algorithms for Analyzing Multiplex Images of Whole Rat Brain Slices [Link]
Xiaohe Ji Dr. Ji Chen Methods and Strategies for Evaluating MRI Rf-Induced Heating for Implanted Metallic Stents [Link]
Huang Li Dr. Aaron Becker Towards Microrobot Swarm Path Planning [Link]
Rupali Dagadu Mankar Dr. David Mayerich Leveraging Spectra to Improve the Resolution and Usability of Mid-Infrared Biomedical Microscopy: A Case Study in Bone Marrow Grading [Link]
Souvick Mukherjee Dr. Saurabh Prasad Semi Supervised Machine Learning and Deep Learning Based Analysis for Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Images [Link]
Parthasarathy Nayak Dr. Kaushik Rajashekara Soft-Switched BI-Directional Single-Stage AC-Dc Power Converters for g2v and v2g Mode of Operation [Link]
Neetu Raveendran Dr. Zhu Han Game Theoretic and Machine Learning Techniques for Efficient Resource Allocation in Next Generation Wireless Networks [Link]
Laila Saadatifard Dr. David Mayerich Large-Scale Segmentation of DNA-Labeled Brain Microstructures Using Deep Semantic Preprocessing [Link]
Qiuyang Shen Dr. Jiefu Chen Statistical Bayesian Inversion of Azimuthal Resistivity Logging-while-drilling Data [Link]
Bozorgmehr Vosooghi Dr. Jinghong Chen Analog-To-Digital Data Converters in Bulk CMOS for Harsh Radiation and High Temperature Environment Applications [Link]
Jingyi Wang Dr. Miao Pan Big Data Privacy Preservation for Cyber-Physical Systems [Link]
Yibo Wang Dr. Ji Chen Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Electromagnetic Properties of Materials [Link]
Fangshi Zhu Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal A Powered Exoskeleton’s Effect on Post-Stroke Lower-Limb Muscle Coordination

Theses and Dissertations — 2020

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Michael Bittar Dr. Jiefu Chen Deep Reinforcement Learning Framework to Solve Oil and Gas Depth-Matching Well-Logging Problem
Ozioma John Nsaka Dr. Heidar Malki Lithium-Ion Battery Prognostic and Health Prediction Using Machine Learning Models
Divesh Deepak Pednekar Dr. Rose Faghih A System-Theoretic Investigation of Hormone Dynamics in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, and Obesity [Link]
Manojna Sistla Dr. Xin Fu Towards Highly Efficient Neural Network Processing on Energy Harvesting Powered Non-Volatile Processor
Steban S. Soto Dr. Aaron Becker Experiments for the Control and Localization of Robots using Magnetic Induction
Arifa Sultana Dr. Aaron Becker Pose Estimation of Underwater Robots Using Triaxial MI Antenna and Particle Filter [Link]
Chinmay M. Upadhye Dr. Paul Ruchhoeft Spectroscopic Characterization of Crosslinked Polymer Thin Films by Energetic Helium Atoms through Stencils [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Kamyar Ahmadi Dr. Stanko Brankovic Electrochemical Synthesis of Functional Films and Surfaces
Saeed Ahmadian Dr. Heidar Malki Detecting Cyber-attacks to Smart Grids and Increasing Resiliency Using Data Driven Algorithms
Reginald A. Banez Dr. Zhu Han Mean Field Game Theory for Future Heterogeneous and Hierarchical Communication Networks [Link]
Prithvi Basu Dr. Paul Ruchhoeft Development of Reusable, Flexible Electrostatic Lenses for Nanopantography
Xunsheng Du Dr. Zhu Han Applied Machine Learning with Latent Space Representation and Manipulation
Mohamed Ali ElMossallamy Dr. Zhu Han Passive Reflection Techniques for Wireless Communications
Qingjun Fan Dr. Jinghong Chen Design and Calibration of Power-Efficient High-Speed SAR-Based ADCs [Link]
Jiaming Guo Dr. David Mayerich Milling with Ultraviolet Excitation for Large-Scale Tissue Phenotyping
Shilei Jiao Dr. Kaushik Rajashekara Novel Control Algorithms for Power Quality Improvement Using Four-Leg Converter [Link]
Xiaoyang Rebecca LI Dr. Badrinath Roysam Annotation-Free Deep Learning of Large-Scale Nuclear Segmentation and Spatial Neighborhood Analysis on Multiplexed Fluorescence Images
Jiabing Li Dr. David Mayerich Segmenting Continuous but Sparsely-Labeled Structures in Super-Resolution Microscopy Using Localization-Reinforced Perceptual Grouping (LRPG)
Mahsa Lotfollahi Sohi Dr. David Mayerich Reconstructing High-Definition Infrared Spectroscopic Images Using Adaptive Sampling and Deep Learning
Ibrahim of Misbah Dr. Wei-Chuan Shih Advances in Lithographically Patterned Nanostructures for Applications in Plasmonic Biosensing
Aryan Mobiny Dr. Hien Van Nguyen Representation learning with Less Label and Imperfect Data
Sho Nakagome Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal A Non-invasive Brain Computer Interface Decoder for Gait
Andrew Young Paek Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal Decoding Hand Produced Grip Events From Noninvasive Scalp Electroencephalography
Shihao Ran Dr. Rohith Reddy Deep Learning and Phase Retrieval for Chemical Holographic Imaging: System Inverse Modeling and Sample Property Prediction
Anindya Ray Dr. Kaushik Rajashekara HVDC Power Distribution and Protection Architectures for Subsea Electrical Systems [Link]
Kuo Chun Tsai Dr. Zhu Han Link Game Theory and Machine Learning in Theories and Applications [Link]
Zhichao Wang Dr. Ji Chen Model Validation and Inversion of Active Implantable Medical Devices [Link]
Dilranjan Sunimal Wickramasuriya Dr. Rose Faghih State-space Decoders for Wearable Healthcare Applications
Rui Yang Dr. Ji Chen Effective Methods To Reduce The RF-Induced Heating For Medical Implants In MRI [Link]
Mengping Yu Dr. Ji Chen 3D Finite-Difference Based Electromagnetic Modelling Multidisciplinary Applications [Link]
Shubin Zeng Dr. Jiefu Chen Boundary Integral Equation Methods for Multiscale Scattering and Inverse Source Problems in Layered Media
Xingyao Zhang Dr. Xin Fu Enabling Efficient Neural Network Computation Via Hardware And Software Co-Design
Haoran Zhao Dr. Aaron Becker Control of Magnetic Robots: Solid Medium Transmission and Milli-Scale Magnetic Swimmer

Theses and Dissertations — 2014

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Nicholas A. Boggs Dr. Stuart Long A Cylindrical Dielectric Surface-Wave Antenna [Link]
Neeraj Chandwani Dr. Yuhua Chen Integrated Quantum Control Protocol [Link]
Dmytro Chenchykov Dr. Yuhua Chen Integrating Optical Switching into Data Centers Using Optical Crossconnect Interface Devices [Link]
Shyam Janakiraman Dr. Wajiha Shireen An Adaptive Sensorless Control for Maximum Power Point Tracking in Wind Energy Conversion System [Link]
Pranav Koundinya Dr. Earl Charlson Integrated Framework for Touch and Fingerprint Sensing: A Unified and an In-Cell Approach [Link]
Chenxing Ma Dr. Yuhua Chen Design of Asymmetric Multi-Channel Router for Heterogeneous Traffic [Link]
Ramasahayam Mithun Kumar Dr. Alex Ignatiev Enhancement of EPIR Switching Characteristics of PCMO RRAM Using Oxygen Deficient Al2Ox Diffusion Barrier [Link]
Nishant Prakash Dr. Ben Jansen Automated Sleep Stage Classification [Link]
Tanu Priya Dr. Saurabh Prasad Superpixels for Hyperspectral Image Analysis [Link]
Shalini Srivastava Dr. Yuhua Chen Reconfigurable Scheduler for Stackable Optical Fabric [Link]
Mengsu Zhou Dr. Richard Liu Simulation of Triaxial Induction Tool Response in Biaxial Anisotropic Formation [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Harshavardhan A. Agashe Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal Noninvasive Neuroprosthetic Control of Grasping by Amputees [Link]
Susmi Das Dr. Wanda Zagozdzon-Wosik Microfabrication of Titanium Diboride Patterned on Silicon Substrates for Mono- and Co-Culture of Endothelial and Mesenchymal Stem Cells [Link]
Nikhil Dole Dr. Stanko Brankovic Control of Metallurgical, Magnetic and Electrical Properties of Electrodeposited CoFeNi Thin Films and Cu Nanostructures [Link]
Shi Feng Dr. Ji Chen Numerical and Experimental Study of Pacemaker Safety under MRI [Link]
Preetham Goli Dr. Wajiha Shireen Design and Controllability of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Charging Facilities Integrated with Renewable Energy Resources [Link]
Bo Gong Dr. Richard Liu Study of Downhole Electromagnetic Boundary-Detection Methods Using Numerical Simulations [Link]
Xichen Guo Dr. Ji Chen Advanced Electromagnetic Numerical Modeling Techniques for Various Periodic and Quasi-Periodic Systems [Link]
Hamza Kagalwala Dr. Ben Jansen Sensory Gating Analysis in Individuals with Copy Number Variants of CHRNA7 [Link]
Radhakrishna Kotti Dr. Wajiha Shireen An Integrated Approach to Maximize Efficiency and Reliability of Grid Connected Distributed Energy Sources [Link]
Prathamesh M. Kulkarni Dr. Badri Roysam Sparsity-Driven Methods for Tracing of Tubular Structures in 3-D Confocal and SD-OCT Images: Application to Reconstruction of Astrocyte Arbors and Blood Vessels [Link]
Lanchao Liu Dr. Zhu Han Big Data Optimization for Modern Communication Networks [Link]
Xiaoxiang Lu Dr. Jiming Bao Synthesis and Optical Property Study on Graphene and Twinning Si Nanowires [Link]
Akhil Mehrotra Dr. Dmitri Litvinov Simulation and Fabrication of Defect Tolerant High Efficiency Epitaxial III-V Photovoltaics [Link]
Babak Noory Meshkate Dr. Haluk Ogmen Non-Retinotopic Reference Frames in Human Vision: A Dynamic Journey from Visual Chaos to Clarity [Link]
Ji Qi Dr. Wei-Chuan Shih Advances in Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: Instrumentation, Plasmonic Engineering and Biomolecular Sensing [Link]
Yanan Wang Dr. Jiming Bao Synthesis and Optical Spectroscopy Study of Two-Dimensional Crystals: Graphene and Beyond [Link]
Jing Wang Dr. Richard Liu Complex Image Theory and Applications in Boundary Detection in Geo-Steering Using Data from a Directional Resistivity LWD Tool [Link]
Qiuyi Yuan Dr. Stanko Brankovic Finite Size Effect on Electrosorption and Catalytic Properties of Catalyst Monolayers [Link]
Yinxi Zhang Dr. Richard Liu Study of Dielectric Tools and Dielectric Property of Rocks [Link]

Theses and Dissertations — 2016

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Alaba Olumide Esho Dr. Mehdi Abolhassani A Medium Voltage Cascaded Multi-level Converter with Isolated High Frequency Link Using SiC Switching Devices [Link]
Prateek Gaure Dr. Mehdi Abolhassani Decentralized-Inverter Based Reactive Power Compensation of Active Meshed Distribution Network [Link]
Aobo Jin Dr. David Jackson Frequency Limitation for Triaxial Induction Tools and Dielectric Tools in 1-D Multi-Layered Transverse Isotropic Formation [Link]
Tariq Khan Dr. Mehdi Abolhassani Real-Time Management of Smart Grid Using Multi-Agent Systems [Link]
Bala-aditya Kundety Dr. Paul Ruchhoeft An Integrated and Convenient Scripting Environment for the Operation of an X-Y Stage used in Atom Beam Lithography
Shrivatsa Neerkaje Dr. Bhavin Sheth Estimating the Emotional Content of an Image from the Observer's Eye Scan Patern [Link]
Abraham Oladepo Dr. Wajiha Shireen Grid Tie Inverter in a Distributed Generation System with Reactive Power Capabilities [Link]
Renuka Pakeetharan Dr. Yuhua Chen Performance of Smart Cement with Nano-Clay Modification and Energy Treatment [Link]
Sasidharan Prakasan Dr. Shin-Shem Steven Pei Characterization of CVD Grown Monolayer and Few Layer Graphene using Microwave Dielectric Resonator [Link]
Michael O. Umeano Dr. Wajiha Shireen Optimal Location of PV Powered Smart Charging Facilities With Energy Storage for Electric Vehicles [Link]
Venkata Naga Pranathi Vemuri Dr. Thomas Hebert Feature-Based Analysis of Microvasculature in High Resolution Microscopy Images of Mice Brains [Link]
Srikanth Venkata Sudarshan Dr. Aaron Becker Automating a Seismic Survey Using Heterogenous Sensor Teams and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles [Link]
Lifeng Yan Dr. Saurabh Prasad Composite Kernel Dimension Reduction for Multi-Source Remote Sensing Image Analysis [Link]
Wei Yao Dr. Aaron Becker Metrics on Crowd Control with Overhead Video and Vocal Commands [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Yunan Gu Dr. Zhu Han Matching Theory Framework for 5G Wireless Communications [Link]
Xin Huang Dr. Ji Chen Numerical and Experimental Assessment of MRI RF Coil Induced Heating for External Fixation Devices and Technique to Reduce the Thermal Effects
Duong Le Vu Huynh Dr. Haluk Ogmen Capacity, Precision, and Representations of Sensory and Mnemonic Processing [Link]
Qing Ji Dr. Gangbing Song Stress Wave Communication and Waveform Design for Energy Charging in Solid Structures
Venkata Krishna Tulasi Kota Dr. David Jackson An Investigation of Dual-Band Fabry-Pérot Resonant Cavity Antennas [Link]
Dawei Li Dr. Ji Chen Efficient Computation of Layered Medium Green's Function and Its Application in Geophysics [Link]
Yanbin Lu Dr. Badri Roysam Unsupervised Discovery of Hidden Geometry in High Dimensional Datasets for Neuronal Arbor Analytics [Link]
Murad Megjhani Dr. Badri Roysam, Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal Data-Driven, Label Consistent, Dictionary Learning Methods for Analysis of Biological Datasets [Link]
Ivan Nekrashevich Dr. Dmitri Litvinov Ferromagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Arrays of Coupled Nanomagnets [Link]
Erte Pan Dr. Zhu Han Big Data Analysis of Complex Networks Using Machine Learning Methods [Link]
Sohini Sengupta Dr. David Jackson Properties of a 2D Periodic Leaky Wave Antenna at Microwave and Optical Frequencies [Link]
David Reza Shakarisaz Dr. Paul Ruchhoeft Stencil Mask Development for Atom Beam Proximity Llithography and Engineered Nanoparticle Fabrication
Tuo Shi Dr. Han Le Multi-spectral Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy with Structured Illumination [Link]
Jingweijia Tan Dr. Xin Fu Architectural Approaches to Design Reliable and Energy-Efficient GPUs
Qing Yan Wang Dr. Ji Chen Uncertainty Estimation of Transfer Function Method in Medical Device Characterization
Sirui Xing Dr. Shin-Shem Steven Pei Kinetic Study of Graphene Synthesis by Chemical Vapor Deposition
Kaige Yan Dr. Xin Fu Efficient Computer System Designs to Improve the Mobile User Experiences
Mengna Yang Dr. David Jackson Investigation of Time-Difference-Of-Arrival Localization Method for Non-Line-Of-Sight Scenarios [Link]
Yanru Zhang Dr. Zhu Han Contract Theory Framework for Wireless Networking [Link]

Theses and Dissertations — 2015

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Jielian Guo Dr. Saurabh Prasad Superpixel Based Active Learning and Online Feature Importance Estimation for Hyperspectral Image Analysis [Link]
Nyuykighan Karl Marvin Mainsah Dr. Wajiha Shireen Arc Flash Mitigation: Overview of Codependent System Studies Relevant to IEEE Standard 1584 [Link]
Stewart Nash Dr. Thomas Hebert A Photonic Quantum Sensor [Link]
Ateeth Kumar Thirukkovulur Dr. Zhu Han Novel Infrastructure Quantification for Utility of Virtualized Network Debugging using OpenFlow as Visualization of Packets and Software Defined Networking [Link]
Shiyang Zhao Dr. Yan Yao Synthesis and Characterization of Organic Materials for Aqueous Lithium-Ion Batteries [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Mehmet Naci Agaoglu Dr. Haluk Ogmen Nonretinotopic Reference Frames for Dynamic Form and Motion Perception [Link]
Sevda Agaoglu Dr. Haluk Ogmen A Statistical Approach to Visual Masking and Spatial Attention [Link]
Apeksha S. Awale Dr. Jack Wolfe Development of a Prototype Manufacturing Process for Reliable Optical-Fiber Based Neural Probes
Ela Bulut Dr. Stanko Brankovic Reaction Kinetics of Metal Deposition by Surface Limited Redox Replacement of Upd Monolayer [Link]
Minshan Cui Dr. Saurabh Prasad Spectral Angle-Based Feature Extraction and Sparse Representation-Based Classification of Hyperspectral Imagery [Link]
Ruoli Jiang Dr. Ben Jansen Manipulating Cells with a Dynamically Reconfigurable Electro-magnetic Coil [Link]
Yang Li Dr. Jiming Bao Investigation of Lattice Vibrations and Band Gaps of Cobalt Oxides by Fourier Transform Infrared, Raman Scattering and Photoluminescence Spectroscopy [Link]
Pratik Inder Motwani Dr. John Wolfe Plasmonics Nanosensors for Improving the Sensitivity of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy [Link]
Xiyao Xin Dr. Ji Chen Wireless Power Transfer for Oil Well Applications [Link]
Yan Xu Dr. Badri Roysam Unsupervised Discovery and Representation of Subspace Trends in Massive Biomedical Datasets [Link]
Yuhang Zhang Dr. Saurabh Prasad, Dr. Jose Contreras-Vidal Information Fusion for Multi-Source Data Classification [Link]