The Office of Graduate Studies

Doctoral Degrees Awarded

2014-2015

SEMESTER YEAR SCHOOL DEPARTMENT LAST NAME FIRST NAME DEGREE MAJOR SUPERVISING PROFESSOR DISSERTATION TITLE OUTSIDE CHAIR Total
Fall 2014 Arts and Humanities Forte Valeria PhD Patterson, David From Rome to Jerusalem:  The Quest for Cosmic Revelation;  Jewish Mysticism in The Divine Comedy Elliott, Euel
Fall 2014 Arts and Humanities Round Jillian Diane PhD Aesthetic Studies Dufour, Frank/Wilson, Michael L. Re-Appropriating Meaning:  A Queer Response to Heterocentric Representation in Media Li, Xin (Sherry)
Fall 2014 Arts and Humanities Young Mary McEntire PhD History of Ideas Soliday, Gerald L./Rosen, Mark S. Florentine Water Festivals in the Seventeenth Century:  The Arno River as a Stage for Medici Propaganda Worrall, John
Fall 2014 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Psychological Sciences Dyer Nazly Nooriah PhD Owen, Margaret Tresch Mothering Profiles Observed in Low-Income Ethnic Minority Families:  Relations to Maternal Depression and Family Risk Factors Gooch, John
Fall 2014 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology Cherbonneau Michael Gage PhD Jacobs, Bruce A. Breaking Down and Boosting Cars:  A Qualitative Study of Offender Decision-Making in Auto Theft Golden, Richard
Fall 2014 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology Jorgensen Jensten Cody PhD Worrall, John L. Badges, Bongs, Bookies and Brothels:  Police Officers' Attitudes Toward Vice Brown, Matthew
Fall 2014 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology Miller Brooke PhD Morris, Robert G. II A Test of Self-Control Theory and Social Learning Theory on Cyber Offending Dufour, Frank
Fall 2014 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Geospatial Information Science Qoradi Mofareh Dhayem PhD Dean, Denis J. GIS-Based Cartographic Design:  Development and Evaluation of the Tourism Symbols of the National Park Service (NPS) and Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) Montgomery, Homer
Fall 2014 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Political Science Norell Elizabeth Ann PhD Brunell, Thomas L. Wither the Center?  Political Polarization in the United States Gurun, Umit
Fall 2014 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Peniston Dionne Anna PhD Fass, Simon M. Incarceration and Father-Absence:  An Exploration of Fatherhood After Prison Owen, Margaret 
Fall 2014 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Senel Soner PhD Battaglio, R. Paul Jr. Evaluation of a Leadership Training Program by Applying Kirkpatrick's Four-Level Model:  The Case of Turkish Prefect Interns Training and Development Program Cavusoglu, Huseyin
Fall 2014 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Briggs Scott James PhD Hicks, Donald A. Health Information Technology:  Assessing the Impact of Electronic Medical Records in Primary Care Bensoussan, Alain
Fall 2014 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Cass Alexis Jill PhD Berry, Brian J.L. Financial Knowledge, Fringe Banking and the Near Poor Wardlaw, Malcolm
Fall 2014 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Hendon Corey A. PhD Elliott, Euel Polity Futures:  A Fiscal Policy Innovation for Globally-Integrated Communities Kieschnick, Robert
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Allen David Ivan PhD Daescu, Ovidiu Kinetic Data Structures for the Optimization of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Treatment Plans Fonseka, John
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Chen Cong PhD Zhang, Kang High-Level Awareness in Distributed Software Development Janakiraman, Ganesh
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Erekhinskaya Tatiana Nikolaevna PhD Moldovan, Dan I. Probabilistic Models for Text Understanding  Xie, Ying
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Feng Ranran PhD Prabhakaran, B. Does the Sum of Facial Parts Tell More Than the Face?  Study of Impacts of Fashion Alterations on Facial Identity Ratchford, Brian
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Guo Yibo PhD Zheng, S.Q. Minimizing Memory Access Cost in Embedded Systems Henderson, Rashaunda
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Mohan Vishwath R. PhD Hamlen, Kevin W. Source-Free Binary Mutation for Offense and Defense Menon, Syam
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Parker Brandon Shane PhD Khan, Latifur Sluicebox:  Semi-Supervised Learning for Label Prediction with Concept Evolution and Tracking in Non-Stationary Data Streams Natarajan, Ramachandran
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Shuai Liang PhD Guo, Xiaohu Optimal Geometry Partition for Graphics Applications Cakanyildirim, Metin
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Xu Wen PhD Wu, Weili Optimal Influence in Social Networks Kuksov, Dmitri
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Ooi Hsu Kiang PhD Ma, Lan In Silico Modeling and Simulation Approach to Elucidate P53 and MicroRNA Regulatory Networks Turi, Janos
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Selvam Anjan Panneer PhD Prasad, Shalini Design and Prototyping of a Non-Faradaic Impedance Spectroscopy System for Clinical Diagnostics Cunningham, Austin
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Shoura Massa PhD Levene, Stephen D. Structual Probing of the Longest-Lived Intermediate in the Cre-Recombination Pathway Lee, Jiyong
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Bazargani Negar PhD Nosratinia, Aria Modeling and Estimation of Signals and Artifacts in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography Chattopadhyay, Bhargab
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Han Sang Ik PhD Fonseka, John P. Applications of Constrained Turbo Block Convolutional Codes Glosser, Robert
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Jung Daewoong PhD Lee, Gil S. Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube Sheets for Transparent Conductive Electrode and Gas Sensing Ramakrishna, Viswanath
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering McDonough Matthew Kelly PhD Fahimi, Babak A Multi-Port Power Electronics Interface for Battery Powered Electric Vehicles:  Application of Inductively Coupled Wireless Power Transfer and Hybrid Energy Storage Slinker, Jason
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Olorode Oluleye PhD Nourani, Mehrdad Architectural Techniques for Improving Performance and Reducing Power Consumption in Caches Farago, Andras
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Sankman Joseph Alan PhD Ma, Dongsheng Brian Integrated Energy Management for Wireless Sensor Network Applications Zalila-Wenkstern, Rym
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Yuan Jin PhD Torlak, Murat Analysis of Signal Decoding and Carrier Frequency Recovery in Practical Mimo Communications Day, Ted
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Zhang Lei PhD Li, Yaoyu/Fahimi, Babak Optimal Power Management of Parking-Lot Electric Vehicle Charging Biswas, Swati
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Bashir Imran PhD Microelectronics Balsara, Poras T./Staszewski, Robert B. A Digitally Controlled Wide-Band Frequency Modulator Efromovich, Sam
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Chellamuthu Shanmuganand PhD Microelectronics Banerjee, Bhaskar/ Balsara, Poras T. 2.4MHZ Wide Duty Cycle Tolerant Automotive Switchmode Voltage Regulator Song, Qiongxia (Joanne)
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Bernal Ramos Karla M. PhD Chabal, Yves J. Study of the Initial Surface Reactions in Atomic Layer Deposition of Oxides, Silicides and Nitrides Thin Films on Silicon Substrates Rodrigues, Fabiano
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Bolivar Adrian Emmanuel Avendano PhD Voit, Walter E. Integration of Active Devices on Smart Polymers for Neural Interfaces Zhang, Li
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Cabrera Wilfredo PhD Chabal, Yves J. Impact of Chemical Surface Preparation on the Atomic Layer Deposition of High-K Dielectrics on III-V Materials Novak, Bruce
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Caillard Louis Marie PhD Chabal, Yves J./Pluchery, Olivier Grafted Organic Monolayer for Single Electron Transport and for Quantum Dots Solar Cells Stern, Robert
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering KC Santosh PhD Cho, Kyeongjae First-Principles Study of Novel Interfaces for Electronic Device and Energy Storage Applications Xuan, Zhenyu
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Murphy John Winter PhD Gnade, Bruce E./Quevedo-Lopez, Manuel Material Evaluation for Large Area Neutron Detectors Nielsen, Steven
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Qin Xiaoye PhD Wallace, Robert M. Interface Study of High K Dielectric on Aluminium Gallium Nitride/Gallium Nitride Heterostructure Minkoff, Susan
Fall 2014 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Software Engineering Hill Thomas L. PhD Chung, Lawrence Confirming and Reconfirming Architectural Decisions:  A Goal-Oriented Simulation Approach Zhao, Feng
Fall 2014 Management Management Science Ayabakan Sezgin PhD Bardhan, Indranil R./Zheng, Zhiqiang (Eric) Essays on Healthcare Information Technology and Healthcare Outcomes Yurkovich. Steve
Fall 2014 Management Management Science Gupta Varun PhD Cakanyildirim, Metin/Sethi, Suresh Competitive Pricing and Sourcing Problems in Operations Management Fass, Simon
Fall 2014 Management Management Science Mo Jiahui PhD Sarkar, Sumit Essays on Winning Crowdsourcing Contests Moldovan, Dan
Fall 2014 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Fernando Weerahannadige Shirangi K. PhD Sherry, A. Dean Toward the Design of Slow Water Exchange Paracest Agents for MRI Reynolds, R. Clay
Fall 2014 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Huang Peishen PhD Biewer, Michael C. Benzodifuran Semiconducting Polymers for Organic Photovoltaics Ferguson, John
Fall 2014 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Magurudeniya Harsha Dilhan PhD Stefan, Mihaela C. Development of Novel Polymerization Catalytic System Tadesse, Yonas
Fall 2014 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Rainbolt Elizabeth Ann PhD Stefan, Mihaela C. Development of Thermoresponsive Substituted Poly(Caprolactone)s:  Synthesis, Self-Assembly and Drug Encapsulation Reitzer, Lawrence
Fall 2014 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Geosciences Shilpakar Prabin PhD Oldow, John S./Ferguson, John F. Assessment of the Uncertainty Budget and Image Resolution of Terrestrial Laser Scans of Geomorphic Surfaces Smaldone, Ronald
Fall 2014 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Giovan Stefan Michael PhD Levene, Stephen D. Statistical Mechanics of Topologically Constrained DNA and Nucleoprotein Complexes Sibert, John
Fall 2014 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Bykova Julia Sergeevna PhD Zakhidov, Anvar A. Flexible Superconducting Yarns From Magnesium-Diboride-Coated Carbon Nanotube Sheets Goeckner, Matthew
Fall 2014 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Cornell Nicholas Ley PhD Salamon, Myron B. Electrophysical Properties of Layered Superconducting Nanostructures:  Advance Synthesis and Tuning Dabkowski, Mieczyslaw
Fall 2014 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Howard Austin Ross PhD Zakhidov, Anvar A. Magnetically Modulated Microwave Spectroscopy of Layered and Quasi-2D Superconductors:  Iron Pnictides and Chalcogenides Ferraris, John
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Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities Albritton Lillian PhD Aesthetic Studies Marilyn A. Waligore !Que Viva La Virgen de Guadalupe! Documenting Guadalupan Devotion along the U.S.-Mexico Border Babak Fahim
Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities Hufnagle Donovan PhD Aesthetic Studies Matt Bondurant The Investigative Reader: Documentary Poetics and the Epistolary Narrative Don Hicks
Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities Polite Giraud PhD Aesthetic Studies Marilyn A. Waligore The Crawfish Circuit: An Investigation of the Musical Soundscape of Southwest Louisiana Dongsheng Ma
Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities Shao Wei PhD Aesthetic Studies Fredrik Turner An Epic of Displacement in the Twentieth Century Thomas Brunell
Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities Watkins Latoya PhD Aesthetic Studies R. Clay Reynolds Hub City Monologues: A Creative Dissertation Jennifer Holmes
Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities Hudson Jennifer PhD History of Ideas Stephen G. Rabe Voices of the Cold War: Russo-American Cultural Dynamics and Mutual Perceptions Richard Scotch
Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities McCaa John PhD History of Ideas Daniel B. Wickberg Fame, Celebrity & Mass Media in the Digital Age: Daniel Boorstin's Cultural Decline, or Passport to a Parallel Universe? Sergey Bereg
Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities Thorn Brent PhD History of Ideas Peter K. J. Park The Convergence of Pietistic Theology and Enlightenment Pedagogy in Moravian Mission Methods on the Colonial American Frontier Sarah Maxwell
Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities Henson George PhD Studies in Litrature Charles Hatfield, Jr. Translating Sergio Pitol's The Art of Flight Varghese Jacob 
Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities Molina Lourdes PhD Studies in Litrature Charles Hatfield, Jr. Conflict in LaHabana: Foreign Tyranny and National Revolution in Havana-Centric Cubanidad Sarah Maxwell
Spring  2015 Arts and Humanities Vincent Shelby PhD Studies in Litrature Rainer Schulte Translating Translators, History, and Memories in Carmen Boullosa's Cielos de la Tierra Denis Dean
Spring 2015 Arts and Technology Arts and Technology Segovia Sherri PHD Frank Dufour Contributing to a Literacy of the Body in Videogame Interaction John Wiorkowski
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Cain Sarah Elizabeth AUD Andrea Warner-Czyz
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Cokely Elika AUD Carol Cokely
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Elwany Mohamed AUD Carol Cokely
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Fung Iris Yi Ting AUD Jackie Clark
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Griep Nichole Marie AUD Carol Cokely
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Joe Brent Andrew AUD Ross Roeser
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Seligman Jodi Lillian AUD Carol Cokely
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Shevelyok Alexandra AUD Carol Cokely
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Banerjee Anwesha PhD Jonathan E. Ploski The Molecular Basis of Aberrant Emotional Learning in an Animal Model of Autism Kurt Beron
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Chiang Hsueh-Sheng PhD John Hart, Jr. The Neurophysiological Mechanism of Semantic Object Memory Retrieval Carlos Aiken
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Hu Wei PhD Sven Kroener Effects of Acamprosate on Attentional Set-Shifting and Cellular Function in the Prefrontal Cortex of Chronic Alcohol-Exposed Mice Steven Levene
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Jeevakumar Vivekanand PhD Sven Kroener Enduring Changes in Behavioral and Synaptic Transmission in the Prefrontal Cortex Following Developmental NMDA-R Antagosism in Mice Michael Zhang
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Kretz Donald Raymond PhD Daniel C. Krawczyk Strategies to Reduce Cognitive Bias in Intelligence Analysis: Can Mild Interventions Improve Analytic Judgments? Michael Biewer
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Lovitz Eric Sean PhD Lucien T. Thompson ß-Adrenergic Modulation of the Amygdala Alters Fear Memory Via Modulation of AHPS in the Hippocampus Mihaela Stefan
Spring  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Strain Jeremy Fuller PhD John Hart, Jr. Anatomical Damage and Cognitive Deficits in Herpes Encephalitis Alice O'Toole 
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology Craig Jessica PhD Nicole Leeper-Piquero The Role of Personality Factors in Predicting Embezzlement, Fraud, and Shoplifting Weili Wu
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology El Sayed Sarah PhD Alex Piquero Differentiating between Moffitt's Developmental Taxonomy and Silverthorn and Frick's Delayed-Onset Models of Female Offending Alp Muharramoglu
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Geospatial Information Science Indriasari Vini PhD Denis J. Dean Design of a Data Model and Algorithm for Time-Dependent Shortest Paths John Zweck
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Geospatial Information Science Mendoza Jara Fernando Jose PhD Denis J. Dean/Michael Tiefelsdorf A Forest Optimization Model to Reduce the Risk of Hurricane Damage in Easter Nicaragua Juan Gonzales
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Geospatial Information Science Morris E Scott PhD Daniel Griffith Fractal Volume of an Urban Environment: 3-Dimensional Space Filling of Dallas, Texas Roger Malina
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Geospatial Information Science Sinha Parmanand PhD Daniel Griffith Modeling Land Use Change Using Eigenvector Spatial Filtering Specification and Sprawl Measures: A Case Study of Collin County, Texas Jim Bartlett
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Geospatial Information Science Zhou Yuhong PhD Fang Qiu Fusion of Hyperspatial Imagery and Lidar Waveform at the Object Level for Land Cover Classification Using Curve Matching Approaches Wieslaw Krawcewicz
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Political Science Bell Laura PhD Patrick Brandt Repercussions of Terrorist Assassinations: A Post-Assassination Institutional Analysis, 1970-2012 Sumit Sarkar
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Political Science Stobb Maureen Therese PhD Linda Camp Keith From Rhetoric to Reality: The Role of Domestic Actors in Diffusing International Human Rights Norms Cihan Muslus
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Blake Robert S. PhD Sheryl L. Skaggs Health Care Public Reporting and Consumer Hospital Choice: Data Displayed by CMS Upon Discrete Hospital Choices of Texas Residents, 2008-2012 Tom Linehan
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Burleson Roxanne Baker PhD Sheryl L. Skaggs District Variations in Student Outcomes: A Case Study of Texas Schools Lawrence Chung
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Dobson George Ray PhD R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. Predicting the Probability of Texas Municipalities Outsourcing Human Resources Management Functions Alice O'Toole 
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Lee Ji Han PhD Doug Goodman/Young-joo Lee More Public Oriented or More Private Oriented? Quasi-Government Employees' Public Service Motivation by Organizational Factors U. Subramanian
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Miller Valerie L. PhD Brian J. L. Berry The State of Water Policy in North Central Texas: Where do We Go from Here? Jay Dowling
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Hijal-Moghrabi Imane PhD L. Douglas Kiel/ Donald R. Arbuckle Does the Fiscal Crisis Lead to Innovation in Budgeing? The 2007-2008 Fiscal Crisis and its Influence on Performance-Based Budgeting in the Largest Cities in the U.S. and in Texas SiQ Zheng
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Royster Marcene Blakey PhD Simon Fass See Me, Hear Me: Perspectives of African American Men on Providers of Healthcare Rainer Schulte
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Colter Cheri PhD Brian J. L. Berry/James C. Murdoch Spatial Inequality and Academic Outcomes: An Analysis of Neighborhood Factors Affecting Student Performance Nina Baranchuk
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Grover William Carlos PhD Brian J. L. Berry The Efficacy of Price Control of Address Wartime Inflation Harold Zhang
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Jia Ying PhD Brian J. L. Berry Venture Capital in Chinese Economic Growth Michael Rebello
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Kummer Adnan PhD Lloyd J. Dumas Essays on Monetary Policy: The Role of Monetary Policy and its Interaction with Macroprudential Policy in Economic and Financial Stability Austin Cunningham
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Miller Mary Frances PhD Lloyd J. Dumas Regional Differences in Dairy Supply Response to Price and Policy Simeon Ntafos
Spring 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Percival Julie Ellen Burlingame PhD Richard K. Scotch Variation in High School Dropouts and Their Outcomes Thomas Riccio
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Dsouza Jennifer Linda PhD Vincent Ng Extracting Time and Space Relations from Natural Language Texas Daniel Cohen
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Pattuk Erman PhD Murat Kantarcioglu Enhancing Privacy in Cloud-Based Data Management Services Patrick Brandt
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Zhai Xuming PhD Ding-Zhu Du/Weili Wu Inference Problems in Social Networks Suresh Radhakrishnan
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Ahsen Mehmet Eren PhD Mathukumalli Vidyasager Feature Selection in Big Data: Theory and Applications to Biology Larry Ammann
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Moore Richard PhD Leonidas Bleris Tunable Gene Editing and Control Mark Lee
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Li Nanxiang PhD Carlos Busso Modeling of Driver Behavior in Real World Scenarios Using Multiple Noninvasive Sensors Ken Balkus
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Liu Gang PhD John H. L. Hansen Advancements in Data Purification Selection and Discriminative Modeling for Robust Language and Speaker Recognition John Hoffman
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Liu Kui PhD Nasser Kehtarnavaz Dual-Sensor Approaches for Real-Time Robust Hand Gesture Recognition  Dmitri Rachinsiky
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Liu Zhidong PhD Hoi Lee Design of Integrated High-Voltage Power Converters and Their Applications in Solid-State LED Lighting Systems Zalamon Balanav
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Qian Liuxi PhD Dian Zhou Multi-Start Optimization Based Method for Circuit Performance Robustness Analysis and Design Automation Mustapha Ishak-Boushaki
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Urrabazo David PhD Lawrence J. Overzet/Mathew J. Goeckner Ion Induced Electron Emission from Semiconductors: The Effects of Conduction Band Electrons and Surface Density of States Sam Efromovich
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Xiao Ying PhD Babak Fahimi Online State of Charge and Temperature Distribution Monitoring in Batteries for Automotive Applications Rod Heelis
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Yun Yang Hun PhD Kenneth K. O Evaluation of Variable Components and Detectors for Millimeter-Wave Circuits Anton Malko
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Ziaei Ali PhD John H. L. Hansen Prof-Life-Log: Speech and Speaker Advancements for Massive Naturalistic Audio Streams John Geissman
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Zou Yuan PhD Roozbeh Jafari Addressing the Challenges in Signal Quality and Calibration Time of EEG-Based Brain-Computer Interface Lindsay King
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Arreaga Salas David Eduardo PhD Walter E. Voit Electrode Functionalization of Mechanically Adaptive Neural Intefaces Fabiano Rodrigues 
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Haines Carter Sebastian PhD Ray H. Baughman Artificial Muscles from Fishing Line and Sewing Thread Li Zhang
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Simon Dustin Michael PhD Walter E. Voit Thin-Film Electrodes on Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Substrates Bruce Novak
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Software Engineering Al-Zinati Mohammad Hussein PhD Rym Zalila-Wenkstern Self-Organization in Multi-Agent-Based Simulation Systems and Its Application to Intelligent Transportation Systems Ray Baughman
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Mechanical Engineering Du Yingjie PhD Hongbing Lu/Xiao Hu Liu Mechanical Properties Characterization of Lead-Free Solder Bumps and Ultra-Low-K Dielectrics by Nanoindentation Carlos Busso
Spring 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Mechanical Engineering Mortazavi Seyedeh Negin PhD Fatemeh Hassanipour Bio-Transport Phenomena in the Human Lactating Breast Theresa Towner
Spring 2015 Management International Management Studies Mutlu Canan PhD Mike Peng Competition, Corruption, and Corporate Governance in Transition Economies Sheryl Skaggs
Spring 2015 Management Management Science Mason Paul PhD Harold Zhang/Suresh Radhakrishnan The Effect of Investment Income Taxes on Acquisitions Neeraj Mittal
Spring 2015 Management Management Science Mutlu Sunay PhD Daniel Cohen  Financial Reporting Quality and the Choice of Monitoring Mechanisms in Debt Contracts: Evidence from Borrowing Base Restrictions  Jim Marquart
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Baur Cary Allen PhD Walter E. Voit/Shashank Priya The Design and Fabrication of Highly Piezoelectric Polymeric Composites and Their Use in Responseive Devices Kelli Palmer
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Campos Raymond PhD Bruce M. Novak Structure-Property Relationships of Helical Polycarbodiimides and Nanostructured Siloxanes with Helical Fluoroalkyl Substituents Richard Golden
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Do Quyen Ngoc PhD A. Dean Sherry Integrin Targeted Imaging Agents Dennis Miller
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Munaweera Munaweera Thanthrige Shanika PhD Kenneth J. Balkus, Jr. Nanoparticles and Nanofiber Composites for Drug Delivery, Cancer Chemoradiotherapy and Other Biological Applications Rocky Draper
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Wu Jingbo PhD Bruce M. Novak Novel Synthetic Strategies and Fluorinated Building Blocks for Functional Fluoropolymers Stephen Spiro
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Geosciences Sun Li PhD Tom Brikowski Elemental and Isotopic Study of Lake Texoma, Texas-Oklahoma: Solute Sources, Mixing Dynamic and Metal Cycling Hyuntae Yoo
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics Jafeh Farzan PhD Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski/Zalman I. Balanov Congruence Principle for Brouwer Degree of Equivariant Maps between Solvable Group Representation Spheres Yiorgos Makris
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics Lv Yanli PhD Wieslaw Krawcewicz New Equivariant Methods and Applications to Symmetric Differential Equations Clint Peinhardt
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathimatical Sciences Zhao Tian PhD Statistics Michael Baron Multiple Comparisons n Truncated Group Sequential Experiments with Applications n Clinical Trials Rashaunda Henderson
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Lal Piyush Behari PhD Larry J. Reitzer Redundant and Multifunctional Aminotransferases in Escherichia Coli Warren Goux
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Mallick Sathi PhD Santosh D'Mello Functional Analysis of SIRT1-Interacting Protein JAZ (ZNF346) in Neurons Jie Zheng
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Zhao Xiaoping PhD Zhenyu Xuan Exome-Sequencing Technology and Its Application on Genetic Disease Larry Overzet
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics De Pedro Hector Michael Belleza PhD Robert Glosser Optical Absorbance and Fluorescence Characteristics of Burned Rat Skin Bruce Gnade
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Namasivayam Harisankar PhD Joseph Izen A Search for Prompt Lepton Jets in the Atlas Detector Shalini Prasad
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Nathan Brian Joseph PhD David J. Lary Novel Techniques for Characterization of Hydrocarbon Emission Sources in the Barnett Shale Naofal AlDhahir
Spring 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Peel Austin Chandler PhD Mustapha Ishak-Boushaki Investigating Inhomogeneous Szekeres Models and Their Applications to Precision Cosmology Andrea Fumagalli
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Summer  2015 Arts and Humanities Kaiser Angela Marie PhD Humanities Sean Cotter Speaking Silence:  Languages of Color Movement in the Poetry of Georg Trakl and Translation into Dance Lynne Vieraitis
Summer  2015 Arts and Humanities Akrami Roshanak PhD Studies in Literature Shari Goldberg "The Sense of a Half-Translated Ode of Hafiz":  Emerson's Translations of Persian Poetry Doug Kiel
Summer  2015 Arts and Humanities Derdeyn LeeAnn PhD Studies in Literature Tim Redman Blindsighted:  Alienation and Affirmation in Treatments of Catholicism:  The Apophatic and the Kataphatic in T.S. Eliot Kevin Siqueira
Summer  2015 Arts and Humanities Remington Blake William PhD Studies in Literature Zsuzsanna Ozsvath Read, Look, Go:  Ethics and Dialogue in Holocaust Memorial Texts Anvar Zakhidov
Summer  2015 Arts and Humanities Yang Bingfeng PhD Studies in Literature Ming Dong Gu Conceptualization and Visualization of the Invisible in Westen and Chinese Thought and Literature John Wiorkowski
Summer  2015 Arts and Technology Kasra Mona PhD Frank O. Dufour The Digital-Networked Image:  Temporality and Post-National #Sociopolitical Expression Doug Kiel
Summer  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Rao Neena Kalipatnapu PhD John Hart, Jr. Neural Correlates of Category by Valence Visual Object Organization in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder:  An FMRI Study Robert Stillman
Summer  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Rieck Jennifer Rose PhD Denise C. Park Neural Function and White Matter Structure of the Ventral Visual Pathway Across the Adult Lifespan Robert Stillman
Summer  2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Psychological Sciences Hinkley Sarah B. PhD Sharyla C. Holub Not Just "Skin Deep":  Understanding Cutaneous Body Image in Community and Clinical Samples Thomas Linehan
Summer  2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Economics Bakshi Sneha PhD Kevin Siqueira Three Essays on Imperfect Information and Market Pricing Leonidas Bleris
Summer  2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Economics McKillop Caitlin N. PhD Kurt J. Beron  and  Tammy Leonard, Co-Chairs An Examination of the Social and Geographic Determinants of Individual Decision-Making Ashutosh Prasad
Summer  2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs  Bae Kwang Bin PhD Sheryl L. Skaggs Three Studies of Human Resources:  Insight into Family-Friendly Policies and Gender Diversity Young Ryu
Summer  2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs  Haworth Julie B. PhD Euel Elliott The Impact of Social Networks on Residentail Water Conservation Drip Irrigation Workshops into the Plano, Texas Area David Patterson
Summer  2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy  Almuayyad Osamah A. PhD Brian J.L. Berry Effects of No Child Left Behind on the Performance of Texas Public High Schools Shelley Lane
Summer  2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy  Oh Young Joon PhD Euel Elliott Agent-Based Network Modeling for the 2008 Financial Crisis and the Sluggish Recovery Mieczyslaw Dabkowski
Summer  2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy  Palanisamy Lokenathan PhD Lloyd J. Dumas Internal Control Financial Reporting and Firm Performance:  A Public Policy Evaluation of Section 404(a) of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 Nanda Kumar
Summer  2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy  Seitzler Brandon W. PhD Jennifer S. Holmes National and Religious Identity and Political Culture:  Southern Baptist Missionaries in Brazil Gregory Dess
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering  Pradhan Lagnajeet PhD Hyun-Joo Nam Insight into Combinatorial Interactions among Cardiac Transcription Factors Larry Overzet
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering  Sethuraman Deepa PhD Hyun-Joo Nam Development and Evaluation of N-Acetyl-Aspartate as a Lung Cancer Biomarker Zhenyu Xuan
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Engineering Monteiro  Savio PhD Lakshman S. Tamil  and  Gopal Gupta, Co-Chairs  An Intelligent Telemedicine Platform with Cognitive Support for Chronic Care Management Ali Hooshyar
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Rachapalli Jyothsna PhD Bhavani Thuraisingham Secure RDF Data Management Srinivasan Raghunathan
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Rozario Timothy Michael PhD Sergey Bereg Markerless Lung Tumor Tracking Algorithm for Image Guided Radiation Therapy Sumit Majurndar
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Venugopal Deepak PhD Vibhav Gogate Scalable Inference Techniques for Markov Logic Milind Dawande
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Zeng Junyuan PhD Ziqiang Lin Binary Code Reuse:  A Dynamic Analysis Based Approach Daniel Cohen
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering  Ahmadi Muhammad       PhD Won Nomgoong Comparator Power Reduction for Low Power Successive Approximation Analog to Digital Convertors Viswanath Ramakrishna
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering  Anderson Christopher Stephen PhD Rashanda M. Henderson Manufacturing Considerations for the Extraction of Complex Permittivity at mm-Wave Frequencies Syam Menon
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering  Chukwuma Ozegbe James PhD Babak Fahimi An Adaptive System for Position-Sensorless Start-Up of Brushless DC Motors Using Online Mutual Voltage Monitoring Robert Glosser
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering  Francis Robert Paul PhD Duncan L. MacFarlane Optical Imaging Through Biological Tissues John Wiorkowski
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering  Frank Aaron L. PhD Bhaskar Banarjee  and  John Hansen, Co-Chairs A Wide Bandwidth Wide Dynamic Range RF Power Detector for Wireless Base Station and Radar Applications Yan Cao
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering  Mehdizadeh Emad PhD Siavash Pourkamali Application Oriented Batch Fabrication and System Level Integration of Thermal-Piezoresistive and Piezoelectric M/NEMS Resonators. Phil Anderson
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering  Naim Muhammad Ahsan PhD John P. Fonseka Improved Multilevel Coding Schemes Massimo Fischetti
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering  Sheibani Shahrzad PhD Bhaskar Banerjee, Chair  and  Rashaunda M. Henderson, Co-Chair CMOS Circuits Used in Biomedical and Sub- Terahertz Applications Dennis Miller
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering  Yen Po-Chun PhD Hlaing Minn Enhancements for Spectrum Aggregation and Channelization of Next Generation Wireless Systems Alvaro Cardenas
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Kini Ramnath K. PhD Microelectronics Rashaunda M. Henderson Mixers for Millimeter Wave and Sub- Terahertz Frequencies Robert Glosser
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Mechanical Engineering  Jiang Wenwei PhD Dong Qian Multiscale Methods and Application to Mechanics of Carbon Nanotubes Hlaing Minn
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering  Xi Yang PhD Majid Minary-Jolandon, Chair  and  Manual Quevedo-Lopez, Co-Chair Solution Processed Deposition of Large Area Transition Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDS) and Transition Metal Chalcogenides (TMCS) Thin Films and Applications for TFTS Poras Balsara
Summer  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Telecommunications Engineering  Shi     Cheng PhD Lakshman S. Tamil A Mobile Health Platform for Cardiac Arrhythmia and Sleep Apnea Assessment Ryan McMahan
Summer  2015 Management Management Science  Chen Wei PhD Milind Dawande  and  Ganesh Janakiraman, Co-Chairs Essays in Operations Management Robert Wallace
Summer  2015 Management Management Science  Holcomb Alex Joseph PhD Robert L. Kieschnick, Jr Essays on Firm Interconnectedness:  The Effect of Major Corporate Events on Peer Firms Hoi Lee
Summer  2015 Management Management Science  Jo Koren M. PhD William M. Cready Aggregate Earnings:  Time-Series Properties and Forecasting Models Doug Goodman
Summer  2015 Management Management Science  Namin Aidin Tajzadeh  PhD Brian T. Ratchford Essays on Price, Demand and Choice in Fashion and Car Industries Simon Fass
Summer  2015 Management Management Science  Oh Jong-Min PhD Michael J. Rebello  and  Robert L. Kieschnick, Co-Chairs Essays on Managing Intangible Investments:  Innovation and Human Capital Donggyu Sul
Summer  2015 Management Management Science  Pahwa Parneet PhD Nanda S. Kumar  and  B.P.S. Murthi, Co-Chairs Essays on Segmentation and Targeting in Online and Offline Markets Robert Lowry
Summer  2015 Management Management Science  Perera Sandun Chamara PhD Ganesh Janakiraman  and  Suresh P. Sethi, Co-Chairs Three Essays on Inventory Management Susan Minkoff
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry  Basnayake Sajani Achalanka PhD Kenneth J. Balkus, Jr. Design and Synthesis of Novel Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFS):  Pathways for Encapsulation and Storage Applications Lucien Thompson
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry  Mahmood Samsuddin Faisal PhD Duck Joo Yang Automobile Grade Carbon Fiber Precursor Study:  I. Copolymer System and II. Terpolymer System Lawrence Reitzer
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics   Elewitz Zachary PhD Tobias Hagge  and Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski,  Co-Chairs Detection of the Reidemeister 2-Move Via Generalized Polyak Invariants Kamran Kiasaleh
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics  Li Changsong PhD Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski  and  Viswanath Ramakrishna, Co-Chairs Multiplicative Structure on KBSM of I-Bundle Over a Disk with Three Punctures Manuel Quevedo-Lopez
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics Wang Shanshan PhD Statistics Robert J. Serfling Masking and Swamping Robustness of Outlier Detection Procedures Fabiano Rodrigues
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics Wang Tiansong PhD Statistics Michael Baron Multi-Sensor Changepoint Detection William Frensley
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics Wijesuriya Uditha PhD Statistics Robert J. Serfling Exploratory Nonparametric Functional Data Analysis Using the Spatial Depth Approach Duncan MacFarlane
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology  Rawat Varun PhD Santosh D'Mello Role of AP-1 Protein C-FOS in Regulation of Neuronal Survival Peter Assmann
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics  Brown Brian Lewis PhD Mark Lee Electrodynamic Response Properties of Low-Dimensional Conductors Bruce Novak
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics  Harrison William Alan PhD David J. Lary In-Situ Observation of Atmospheric Particulates Ronald Smaldone
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics  McIntosh Robert Carter PhD Phillip C. Anderson Spectral Distributions of Precipitating Auroral Electrons George McMechan
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics  McWilliams Marc Allen PhD Jason D. Slinker Kinetics of Charge Transport Through Self-Assembled DNA Monolayers:  Influence of DNA Defects and Applications for Biosensing Matthew Goeckner
Summer  2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics  Qu Chunlei PhD Chuanwei Zhang Quantum Phases and Dynamics of Ultracold Atomic Gases with Synthetic Gauge Fields Nicholas Gans
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