The Office of Graduate Studies

Doctoral Degrees Awarded

2015-2016

SEMESTER YEAR SCHOOL DEPARTMENT LAST NAME FIRST NAME DEGREE MAJOR SUPERVISING PROFESSOR DISSERTATION TITLE OUTSIDE CHAIR Total
Fall  2015 Arts and Humanities Bland Marilyn PhD Aesthetic Studies Charles Hatfield/Michael L. Wilson Jan F. E. Celliers and Afrikaans:  The Evolution of a New Language and Culture Explored Through Translation Tomislav V. Kovandzic
Fall  2015 Arts and Humanities Burnett Lora Dawn PhD History of Ideas Daniel B. Wickberg Canon Wars:  The Standford "Western Culture" Debates and the Neoliberal Assault on American Higher Education John J. Wiorkowski
Fall  2015 Arts and Humanities Culver Jennifer Lynn PhD Studies in Literature John C. Gooch/Thomas Riccio No Longer Only in the Woods Rhetoric and Ritualized Structure in Fairy Tales Xin Li
Fall  2015 Arts and Humanities Keeth Sara Louise PhD Studies in Literature Jessica C. Murphy Crowning:  Maternity as Agency, Language, and Legitimacy in Shakespeare's English History Plays Sven Kroener
Fall  2015 Arts and Humanities Rosen Michele Felice PhD Humanities Ranier Schute/Frank O. Dufour Translation in the Digital Age:  Reconstructing Montaigne's 'DU Repentir' Nina Baranchuk
Fall  2015 Arts and Humanities Savant Carroll Clayton PhD Aesthetic Studies Pamela Gossin The Harmony of the Homeland Mapping the Soundscapes of Victorian England in the Novels of George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, and George Gissing Denise Paquette Boots
Fall  2015 Arts and Humanities Tinnen Lupita Murillo PhD Aesthetic Studies Marilyn A. Waligore Representations of Latin American Immigrant Laborers:  Documentary in the Digital Age Randy Paul Battaglio, Jr.
Fall 2015 Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication Ounekeo Phonesury Lily PhD Monica Evans/R. Clay Reynolds Evolving Elements of Fiction in Digital Game Stories:  Games as Literary Entities Donald A. Hicks
Fall 2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience DeLaRosa Bambi Lynn PhD John Hart, Jr. Electrophysiological Dynamics During Visual Threat Processing in Combat-Related Post-Tramatic Stress Disorder John H.L. Hansen
Fall 2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Communication Sciences and Disorders Sundarrajan Madhu  PhD Emily Tobey Consonant Production Abilities of Children with Cochlear Implants Rosanna Guadagno
Fall 2015 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Psychological Sciences Peredo Tatiana Nogueira PhD Margaret Tresch Owen Verbal Ability, Bilingualism, and Executive Function Skills in Hispanic Preschoolers John Wiorkowski
Fall 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Political Science Kirby Barbara E. PhD Anthony M. Champagne Neighborhood Justice:  Non-Lawyer Judges, Repeat Players and Institutional Reform in Texas Justice of the Peace Courts Kyle Hyndman
Fall 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public and Nonprofit Management Jones Bruce L. PhD L. Douglas Kiel An FMRI Study of the Reward Preferences of Government and Business Leaders Matthew J. Brown
Fall 2015 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public and Nonprofit Management Scott James A. PhD Richard K. Scott US Telehealth State Policies:  A Forecast of Texas Telehealth Trends to Medicaid Beneficiaries Zhiqiang Zheng
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Misganaw Burook S. PhD Mathukumalli Vidyasagar Predictive and Prognostic Models for Cancer Applications Sam Efromovich
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Singh Nitin K. PhD Mathukumalli Vidyasagar New Machine Learning Algorithms to Infer Gene Interactions Networks Dennis Miller
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Engineering Liang Jun PhD Ding-Zhu Du Studies on Influence Diffusion in Social Networks Duane D. Winkler
Fall  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Arai Hiromasa PhD Haim Schweitzer Accuracy and Speed of Selecting Features from Data for Data Analytics Steven O. Nielsen
Fall  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Ulusoy Huseyin PhD Murat Kantarcioglu Towards Accountable Bigh Data Management Systems Pankaj Choudhary
Fall  2012 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Xia Rui PhD Yang Liu Robust Feature Learning for Acoustic Emotion Recognition Qiongxia Song
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Jin Jingfu PhD Nicholas R. Gans Unified Formation Control, Heading Consensus and Obstacle Avoidance for Heterogeneous Mobile Robots with Nonholonomic Constraints Joseph M. Izen
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Li Xiong PhD Bilal Akin Investigation of Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation Strategies for Three-Level T-Type Converters with Solar Power Applications Lindsay King
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Mu Baojie PhD Yaoyu Li/Nicholas R. Gans Self-Optimizing Control for Building Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems Lloyd Lumata
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Narayanaswamy Anand Subramanian PhD Mehrdad Nourani A Wireless and Battery-Less System for Monitoring Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts Amy Walker
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Shu Wen PhD Rashaunda M. Henderson Study of Silicon Substrate Properties at MM-Wave and THZ Frequencies and Their Impact on Passive and Active Devices Sandra Harabagiu
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Sridharan Akshay PhD Carl Sechen STARK:Synchronous to Asynchronous Redesign Kit Yifei Lou
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Zhang Jing PhD Microelectronics Kenneth K. O Ultra-Wide Tuning Range Signal Generation in CMOS for Millimeter Wave Rotational Spectroscopy Quongxia Song
Fall  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Chopra Tatiana Peixoto PhD Yves J. Chabal Surface Chemical Functionalization of Oxide-Free SI(111) Surfaces and Silicon Nitride Li Zhang
Fall  2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Wang Jian PhD Julia W.P. Hsu Nanomaterials as Interfacial Contact Layers for Organic Photovoltaic Devices Carlos Aiken
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Telecommunications Engineering Hasan Md Rakibul PhD M. Saquib Spectrum Sensing Schemes for Dynamic Spectrum Access in Cellular Environment Yuri Gartstein
Fall 2015 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Telecommunications Engineering Lee Joong-Lyul PhD Ding-Zhu Du Efficient Algorithms on Wireless Ad Hoc Networks and Social Networks Michael Kesden
Fall 2015 Management Management Science Cesaret Bahriye PhD Elena Katok Behavioral Issues in Revenue Management and Resource Allocation Farokh Bastani
Fall 2015 Management Management Science Kim Jongmin PhD B.P.S. Murthi Online Word-of-Mouth and Management Response Murray Leaf
Fall 2015 Management Management Science Li Jingyun PhD Indranil R. Bardhan/Suresh P. Sethi Essays in Health Care Operations:  Impact on Patient Health Outcomes Jason Jue
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Batchelor Benjamin PhD Bruce M. Novak Melt-Processing, Kinetics, and Composites of Polyacrylonitrile Copolymers Jonathan Ploski
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Senevirathne Suchithra Anuradhini PhD Mihaela C. Stefan Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Conjugated Poly (Caprolactone)s Prodrugs for Drug Delivery Robert Ackerman
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Geosciences Gong Ting PhD George A. McMechan Modeling and Inversion of Elastic Seismic Reflection Data Alain Bensoussan
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Hooda Jagmohan PhD Li Zhang HEME Function and Mitochondrial Respiration in Lung Cancer Progression Austin J. Cunningham
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Kulkarni Ashwinikumar Arvind PhD Michael Q. Zhan/Gang Yu FUS Regulates Transcriptomic Landscape Causing Cardiac Muscle Remodeling Ramaswamy Chandrasekaran
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Mehta Heer Hemant PhD Stephen Spiro Novel Aspects of Stress Response and Metabolism in Uropathogenic Escherichia Coli CFT073 Jason P. Jue
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Murali Vasanth Siruvallur PhD Rockford K. Draper Surfactant Sonolysis and the Use of Carbon Nanotubes in Hyperthermia Based Therapies William Frensley
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Smith Chad Christopher PhD Santosh R. D'Mello Functional Analysis of the Regulation of Neuronal Apoptosis by the HSP40 Protein DNAJB6 Manuel Quevedo-Lopez
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Dick Jr. Don DeWayne PhD Yves J. Chabal Selected Vapor Phase Deposition on Clean and Hydrogen Passivated Silicon Yu Chung Ng
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Mayo Nathanael K. PhD Ray H. Baughman Improving Efficiency and Performance of Carbon Nanotube Based Thermophones Orlando Auciello
Fall 2015 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Statistics Chen Ming PhD Qiongxia Song High Dimensional and Functional Time Series Analysis with Applications in Finance Amy V. Walker
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Spring  2016 Arts and Humanities Kelley Erin PhD Studies in Literature Jessica C. Murphy The Law Shall Bruise Her:  Discrimination Against Women in Shakespeare, Webster, and U.S. Law Sheryl Skaggs
Spring  2016 Arts and Humanities Arnold Leigh PhD Aesthetic Studies Charissa N. Terranova Robert Smithson’s Utopias:  Unfinished Works in Texas and Other (No–)Places Juan Gonzalez
Spring  2016 Arts and Humanities Nichols Allene PhD Aesthetic Studies Charissa N. Terranova/Shilyh Warren Representations and Contestations of the Witch from Second-Wave Feminist Poetry to Twenty-First Century Popular Culture Sheryl Skaggs
Spring  2016 Arts and Humanities Vouitsis Elpida PhD Aesthetic Studies Richard Brettell The Disruptions of Meanings in Paul Gaugin's Texts and Works of Art Larry Ammann
Spring 2016 Arts and Technology Bradbury Judd D.  PHD Maximilian Schich The Data Narrativist: Leading Analytics Organizations in Value Creation Using Data Driven Communication Sumit Sarkar
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Pruitt David PhD Robert L. Rennaker Pairing Vagus Nerve Stimulation with Motor Training Enhances Functional Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury Heather Hayenga
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Underwood Erica PhD Lucien T. Thompson Sex-Dependent Effects of a High-Fat Diet on Spatial Memory, Peripheral Metabolism, Hippocampal Intrinsic Excitability, and Neuronal Insulin Sensitivity Sheena D'Arcy
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Assmann Sophie AUD Andrea Warner-Czyz
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Fiorentino Kimberly AUD Carol Cokely
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Frank Jennifer AUD Ross Roeser
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Jordan Nicole AUD Jeffrey Martin
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Khan Anum AUD Jackie Clark
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Kuykendall Kathryn AUD Carol Cokely
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Oexmann Joan AUD Phillip Lee Wilson
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Post Brittany AUD Phillip Lee Wilson
Spring  2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Audiology Wallace Sarah AUD Linda Thibodeau
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology Barbieri Nina PhD Nadine M. Connell/Nicole Leeper Piquero Examining General Strain Theory:  Using Subjective and Objective Measures of Academic Strain to Predict Delinquency and Substance Use Amy Pinkham
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology Clipper Stephen PhD Alex R. Piquero/Robert G. Morris Predicting Failure To Appear:  A Comparison of Statistical Techniques Qiongxia Song
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology Harper Alexis PhD Nicole Leeper Piquero/Timothy M. Bray Doctoring Disorganization: Assessing Crime and Hospitalizations in Dallas, Texas Austin J. Cunningham
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology Milzcik Erik PhD Nicole Leeper Piquero Group Differences in Cybercrime Victimization from a Routine Activities Perspective Kyle Hyndman
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology Saber Mark PhD Tomislav Kovandzic Understanding the Individual & Contextual Determinants of Protective Gun Ownership:  Analysis of Data from the National Survey of Private Ownership of Firearms Amy Pinkham
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Criminology Zettler Haley PhD Robert G. Morris Exploring the Role Between Dual Diagnosis and Recidivism Toyah Miller
Spring  2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Economics Kappiaruparampil Justin George PhD Todd Sandler Contributions in the Political Economy of Political Violence Peter Park
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Geospatial Information Science Hughes Amy PhD Daniel A. Griffith Residential Mobility and CRC Screening:  A Spatial Analysis of CRC Screening in an Urban Safety-Net Clinic Zhenyu Xuan
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Political Science Kamau Casper PhD Linda Camp Keith National Level Tolerance for "Customary" Neo-Autogenous Sub-Saharan (NAS) Law W. J. Dowling
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Political Science Kapti Engin PhD Clint Peinhardt  Chinese Official Assistance into Africa:  Determinants and Consequences  Surya N. Janakiraman
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Political Science Larue Patrick PhD Jennifer S. Holmes Investigating Transnational Terrorism:  Three New Looks Thomas Linehan
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Cantarelli Paola PhD R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. Setting an Agenda for Exploring the Causes of Unethical Behavior in Government Workplace: a Meta-Analysis of Experiments on the Roots of Unethical Behavior Jane Salk
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Roome Anna PhD Euel Elliott/Donald R. Arbuckle An Examination of the Characteristics and Determinants of At-Risk and Non-At-Risk Students in a Texas Independent School District David Channell
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Havewala Ferzana PhD Richard K. Scotch The Dynamics Between the Food Environment and Residential Segregation:  Separate Menus in Metros, Counties and Neighborhoods Ganesh Janakiraman
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Krone Ryan PhD Donald A. Hicks Human Organization, Democratic Rule of Law and Presumptive Legitimacy:  A Cross-Country Examination of a Global Dataset Christian von Drathen
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Robbins Roy PhD Euel Elliott An Inquiry into the Effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement upon Four Texas Counties on the Texas-Mexico Border Michael Wilson
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Tso Yi En PhD Brian J.L. Berry/Dohyeong Kim Locations for Emergency Shelters in Taiwan:  A Policy Issue in Disaster Preparedness Ming Gu
Spring 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Wardhana Irwanda PhD Brian J.L. Berry Business and Social Efficiency of the Indonesian State-Owned Enterprises:  Evidence from Data Envelopment Analysis Gil Sadka
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Engineering Holcomb Jeffrey PhD Jorge A. Cobb Computing Generalized Voronoi Diagrams Yulia Gel
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Chen Chen PhD Vincent Ng Beyond Entity Coreference:  New Models for Resolving Zero and Event Anaphora Stefano Leonardi
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Fu Yangchun PhD Zhiqiang Lin Bridging the Semantic Gap in Virtual Machine Introspection via Binary Code Reuse Oleg Makarenkov
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Li Chen PhD Yang Liu Improving Summarization in the Integer Linear Programming Framework Robert Glosser
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Ramachandran Arunmoezhi PhD Neeraj Mittal Concurrent Binary Search Trees:  Design and Optimizations Massimo Fischetti
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Yuan Jinwei PhD Farokh B. Bastani A Hybrid Model Approach for Real-Time Visual Object Tracking Ram C. Rao
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Aghyarian Shant PhD Danieli C. Rodrigues Development and Characterization of Bioactive Bone Cements for the Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures Lloyd Lumata
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Ehrhardt Kristina PhD Leonidas Bleris Mammalian Synthetic Biology: From Discovery to Therapy Julia Chan
Spring  2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Rodriguez Lucas PhD Danieli C. Rodrigues Design and Development of a New Dental Abutment System for Cement-Retained Crowns Yexiao Xu
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Taha Mohammed PhD Hyun-Joo Nam Structural Studies of FC Receptor Neonatal (FCRN) and Ewing's Sarcoma-Associated Transcript-2 (EAT2) Proteins Nikki Delk
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Taruvai Kalyana Kumar Rajeshwari PhD Shalini Prasad Development of Label-Free Methodology Towards Non-Invasive Profiling of Cellular Dynamics Michael Biewer
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Ziraldo Riccardo PhD Lan Ma/Leonidas Bleris A Quantitative Study of Drosophila Apoptosis within and Across Single Cells John Zweck
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Ali Hussnain PhD John H. L. Hansen Customized Sound Processing and Fitting Paradigms for Cochlear Implant Users Robert Stillman
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Cai Wen PhD Babak Fahimi Topology Derivation and Performance Optimization of Multiport Power Electronics Interfaces Mieczyslaw Dabkowski
Spring  2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Chang Chih-Hsiang PhD Nasser Kehtarnavaz Making 3D Point Cloud Reconstruction Computationally Efficient Marilyn Waligore
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Chen Chen PhD Nasser Kehtarnavaz/Roozbeh Jafari Fusion of Depth and Inertial Sensing for Human Action Recognition Duane Winkler
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Cogan Diana PhD Mehrdad Nourani Multi Extracerebral Biosignal Analysis for Epileptic Seizure Monitoring John H. Hoffman
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Hu Yuan PhD John P. Fonseka Applications of Improved Constrained Interleaving in Wireless Communications Jianqing Chen
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Jha Amit PhD Kenneth. K. O Design Approaches for Signal Generation Circuits in Nano-Scaled CMOS Processes Lunjin Chen
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Kim Dae Yeon PhD Kenneth. K. O Terahertz Detectors in CMOS John Hoffman
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Li Minghua PhD Dian Zhou Global Optimization with Yield Enhancement Framework for Analog Circuits Julia Hsu
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Ma Jin Seock PhD Moon J. Kim Investigation of Normally-Off Mode Algan/Gan Mos Hemt Device Utilizing Gate Recession and P-Gan Gate Structure with ALD High K Gate Grown Insulators for High Power Application John Wiorkowski
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Pourreza Shahri Reza PhD Nasser Kehtarnavaz Computationally Efficient Optimization Framework for Deblocking and Exposure Fusion Image Enhancements Frank Konietschke
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Ramirez Paredes Juan Pablo PhD Nicholas R. Gans Mobile Sensor Guidance for Optimal Information Acquisition Under Out-Of-Sequence and Soft Measurements David Lary
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Sharma Navneet PhD Kenneth K. O Transmitter Design for 180-300ghz CMOS Spectrometer Robert Glosser
Spring  2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Uprety Sandip PhD Hoi Lee Design of Integrated Photovoltaic Energy Harvesters for Portable and Standalone Applications Vladimir Dragovic
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Wu Bo PhD Yun Chiu High-Efficiency and Wide-Bandwidth Continuous-Time Band-Pass Filters and Delta-Sigma Converters Michael Biewer
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Xue Jing PhD Hoi Lee Design Techniques for High-Frequency High-Efficiency High-Voltage Soft-Switched Power Converters Yan Can
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Yella Anitha PhD Carl M. Sechen Power Optimization in Integrated Circuits Stephen Spiro
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Zhou Yuan PhD Yun Chiu High Speed SAR A/D Conversion with Digital Calibration Lindsay King
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engin Fang Jingtian PhD Massimo V. Fischetti Quantum Transport and Dielectric Response of Nanometer Scale Transistors Using Empirical Pseudopotentials Xiaoyan Shi
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engin Lucero Antonio PhD Jiyoung Kim Semiconductor/Dielectric Interface Engineering and Characterization Marion Underwood
Spring 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engin Vega Zendejas Abraham PhD Yves J. Chabal Chemical Modification of Silicon Surfaces for Shallow Doping and Growth of Thin Films Zalamon Balanav
Spring 2016 Management Management Science Bhattacharjee Anwesha PhD Vijay S. Mookerjee Analyzing New Trends in Information Technology:   Search Behavior on a GDS and Advertising on Social Media Rosanna Guadagno
Spring 2016 Management Management Science Sun Zhen PhD Vijay Mookerjee/Milind Dawande Digital Advertising Ecosystem:  Prescriptive Analytics for Novel Operational and Strategic Challenges Mohammad Akbar
Spring 2016 Management Management Science Wang Weiwei PhD William M. Cready Individual Investors’ Trading Responses to Accounting Disclosures: A Re-Examination Clint Peinhardt
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Manandhar Bikash PhD Jung-Mo Ahn Development of Orthogonal Peptide Bioconjugation Methodology for Application in Targeting GLP-1R Stephen Spiro
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Sun Shasha PhD Jie Zheng Renal Clearable Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles Conjugated with Organic Dyes Hyunjoo Nam
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Vinluan Rodrigo PhD Jie Zheng Bioconjugation Chemistry in Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles Lev Gelb
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Geosciences Dunham Jeffery PhD John S. Oldow Reorganization and Superposition of Late Eocene to Holocene Extension and Late Cenozoic Displacement Field Conservation on A Kinematically Linked Array of Basin-Bounding Faults, North-Central Great Basin Jason Slinker
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Geosciences Edwards William PhD Carlos L.V. Aiken River Channel Monitoring of the Red River of the Texas and Oklahoma State Boundary, U.S.A., Using Remote Sensing Techniques and the Legal Implications on Riparian Boundaries Michael Tiefelsdorf
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Geosciences Jackson Jacob PhD John W. Geissman Neogene Crustal Rotations in the Western Great Basin, Cyclo-Stratigraphy of the Eocene Wind River Formation, and Magnetic Polarity Stratigraphy Across the End Permian Extinction Event Rod Heelis
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Naquin Clint PhD Mark Lee Transport Properties of Silicon Complementary-Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Quantum Well Field-Effect Transistors Dong Qian
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Sampat Siddharth PhD Anton V. Malko Exploring Ultrafast Dynamics of Excitons and Multiexcitons in "Giant" Nanocrystal Quantum Dots Luis Felipe Pereira
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Smith Jessica PhD Fabiano S. Rodrigues Radar and Satellite Studies of Equatorial Electric Fields and Spread F Kamran Kiasaleh
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Wijenayake Tharake PhD Mustapha Ishak-Boushaki Studies into the Averaging Problem:  Macroscopic Gravity and Precision Cosmology Tomoki Ohsawa
Spring 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Statistics Chu Jufen PhD Sam Efromovish Nonparametric Hazard Rate Estimation with Left Truncated and Right Censored Data Donggyu Sul
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Summer 2016 Arts and Humanities Humanities Salam Wael Juma PhD Studies in Literature Milton A. Cohen The Application of Trauma Theory to the Post-World War I Writing of Ernest Hemingway, Laurence Stallings and Harry Crosby Herve Abdi
Summer 2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Chan Micaela Yunchee PhD Denise C. Park, Gagan S. Wig Age-Related Desegregation of Functional Systems in Healthy Adults: The Underlying Patterns of Connections and Protective Life-Course Factors Heng Du
Summer 2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience DeWitt Samuel James PhD Francesca M. Filbey The Neural Underpinnings of Adolescent Emotion Regulation in the Context of Reward Pursuit Jung-Whan Kim
Summer 2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Holehonnur Sudarshanprasad Roopashri PhD Jonathan E. Ploski Examining the Role of N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Subunit Composition in Mnemonic Processing Robert Lowry
Summer 2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Hubbard Nicholas A. PhD Bart Rypma Physiological Mechanisms of Blood-Oxygen-Level Dependent Signal Changes in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Jessica Murphy
Summer 2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Meltzer Mitchell Andrew PhD James C. Bartlett Recognizing Wholes: An Investigation of the Holistic-Familiarity Hypothesis Hyuntae Yoo
Summer 2016 Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Perez Alison M. PhD Sandra B. Chapman The Cognitive and Neural Underpinnings of Risky-Choice Framing Biases in Healthy Adults Richard Scotch
Summer 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Economics Kass Malcolm PhD Daniel G. Arce M. Three Essays on Conflict and Conflict Resolution Between Organizations Heidi Kane
Summer 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Economics Wang Shidi PhD Kurt J. Beron/Daniel A. Griffith Three Essays on the Geographic Impacts of the Texas Top Ten Percent Plan Xiaofei Zhao
Summer 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Political Science Finch Paula PhD Linda Camp Keith/Jennifer S. Holmes The Cycle of Violence Between Terrorism and Repression Andrea Warner-Czyz
Summer 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Political Science Min Bennet B. PhD Robert C. Lowry How Attorneys Think:  Political Giving in Judicial Elections as a Hiring Decision Robert Ackerman
Summer 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Clark Anna Fountain PhD Sheryl L. Skaggs/Young-joo Lee Uncertainty, Threat, and Opportunity:  Examining the Risk Preferences and Perceptions of Public Employees Jessica Murphy
Summer 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Affairs Spencer Thomas B. PhD Richard K. Scotch/Donald R. Arbuckle Research Administrative Burden:  Policy Analysis into the Components and Definitions Atanu Lahiri
Summer 2016 Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Hashmi Ayesha Tahir PhD Brian J.L. Berry Islamic Finance in the United States:  Adoption and Adaptation Michael Rebello
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering De Mello Gindri Izabelle PhD Danieli C. Rodrigues Design of Multifunctional Ionic Liquids for Surface Modification of Dental Implants Mustapha Ishak-Boushaki
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Kanneganti Aswini PhD Mario I. Romero-Ortega Technology for Small Nerve and Fascicular Interfacing Towards Neuromodulation Applications Qingwen Hu
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Radha Shanmugam Nandhinee PhD Shalini Prasad Design and Characterization of ZnO Electrode/Electrolyte Interfaces Towards Biosensing Applications Andrew Scott
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Reit Radu PhD Walter E. Voit High Glass Transition, Low Crosslink Density Thiol-Ene Networks for Flexible Bioelectronics Min Chen
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Engineering Baran Pouyan Maziyar PhD Mehrdad Nourani Single Cell Expression Data Analysis Using Advanced Machine Learning Techniques Shouqiang Wang
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Engineering Pham Trung PhD Lakshman S. Tamil Automated Sleep Assessment Tools For Mobile Health Shilyh Warren
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Gu Yufei PhD Zhiqiang Lin Extracting Invariants from Binaries and its Applications Janos Turi
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Hong Sang Jin PhD Jason P. Jue Virtual Optical Network Design in Multi-Domain Optical Networks Joseph Sloan
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Jayabal Yamini Navaratna PhD Andrea Fumagalli Advanced Optical Network Architectures:  A Study on Provisioning, Signaling Protocols and Algorithms Alessio Saretto
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Zhou Guang PhD Farokh B. Bastani Swarm Robotic Systems and Their Application in Power Line Industry Nir Yehuda
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Bennett Terrell PhD Roozbeh Jafari, Nicholas Gans Algorithms for Enabling Wearable Sensors in the Internet of Things Austin J. Cunningham
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Dusmez Serkan PhD Bilal Akin State of Health Monitoring for Silicon Power Devices Nicole Piquero
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Hintz Andrew PhD Kaushik Rajashekara Integrated Design of Energy Storage System, Conversion, and Management in Micro Grids John Gooch
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Khansefid Amin PhD Hlaing Minn Performance Analysis, Pilot Designs and Algorithms for Massive MIMO Systems Seth Giertz
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Lee Jaeyeon PhD Wooram Park Novel Design, Stochastic Motion Planning, and Control of Robot Systems Supporting Medicine Zhenyu Xuan
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Nair Anish PhD Kamran Kiasaleh Applications of Chaotic Maps in Communications and Biomedical Signal Processing Alain Bensoussan
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Paduvalli Vikas PhD Poras T. Balsara/Dinesh K. Bhatia Techniques for Efficient Control of Power Converters Michael Kesden
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Poulose John PhD Matthew J. Goeckner/Lawrence J. Overzet Temporally, Spatially and Spectrally Resolved Studies of Pulsed Capacitively Coupled Plasmas Srinivasan Raghunathan
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Song Min Kyu PhD Dongsheng Brian Ma HF/VHF Multiphase DC-DC Conversion for Next Generation Integrated Power Management Neeraj Mittal
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Yan Shuyi PhD Andrea Fumagalli/Marco Tacca Analytical Frameworks to Evaluate Performance in Both Traditional and Elastic Optical Networks Young-joo Lee
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Yoo Jun Hyeon PhD Jeong-Bong Lee A Study on Polymeric Microfluidic and Implantable Neural Devices Adrienne McLean
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Electrical Engineering Zhan Qi PhD Hlaing Minn Estimation of Large-Scale Carrier Frequency Offset and Timing Mismatch Between In-Phase and Quadrature Branches Malcom Wardlaw
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Mireles Ramirez Marcela PhD Manuel Quevedo-Lopez Nontraditional Thin Film Resistor Materials for Si-Based Technology Seth Hays
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Reeder Jonathan PhD Walter E. Voit Thermally-Responsive Soft Bioelectronics Yuri Gartstein
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Mechanical Engineering Girard Adam PhD Seung M. You The Effect of Wettability On Boiling Heat Transfer Performance with Water on Copper Surfaces Jun Li
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Software Engineering Moreno Cubillos Laura PhD Andrian Marcus Software Documentation Through Automatic Summarization of Source Code Artifacts Nicholas Gans
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Software Engineering Silva De Araujo Frederico PhD Kevin W. Hamlen Engineering Cyber-Deceptive Software Danieli Rodrigues
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Telecommunications Engineering Devasigamani Thyagaraj PhD Lakshman S. Tamil/John F. McCracken Integrating Telemedicine in Outpatient Scheduling to Maximize Clinic Resource Utilization Asli Leblecicioglu
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Telecommunications Engineering Khandaker Fahim PhD Jason P. Jue Statistical Capacity Sharing and Virtualization in Survivable Elastic Optical Networks Shayla Holub
Summer 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Telecommunications Engineering Kim Joobum PhD Andrea Fumagalli/Marco Tacca Analytical Study of Spectral Resource Management in Optical Networks Cong Liu
Summer 2016 Management International Management Studies Changphao Miss Pawinee PhD Seung-Hyun Lee Essays On Interorganizational Relationships and Corporate Strategies:  Product Recalls, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Strategic Alliances Monica Deza
Summer 2016 Management International Management Studies Lebedev Sergey PhD Mike W. Peng Institutions, Relations, and Firm-Level Outcomes James Harrington
Summer 2016 Management International Management Studies Miller Carliss PhD Orlando C. Richard Interpersonal Competitive Dynamics in the Workplace:  The Dark Side of Demographic Similarity Julia Chan
Summer 2016 Management International Management Studies Shin Howook PhD Seung-Hyun Lee Essays on Firm Behaviors and Performance Under Information Asymmetry and Uncertainty Jonas Bunte
Summer 2016 Management Management Science B C Bishal PhD Umit G. Gurun Strategic R&D Expense Classification and Cost of Debt Rodney Andrews
Summer 2016 Management Management Science Chou Shih-Chu PhD William M. Cready The Role of Industry Centrality in Using Accounting Information for Macro Forecasting Yongwan Chan
Summer 2016 Management Management Science Gupta Shivam PhD Ganesh Janakiraman/Milind Dawande Operational Considerations in Purchasing Management Shalini Prasad
Summer 2016 Management Management Science Hejazi Nia Meisam PhD Brian T. Ratchford, Ozalp Ozer Social Big Data Analytics of Consumer Choices:  A Two Sided Online Platform Perspective Banks Miller
Summer 2016 Management Management Science Quan Ying PhD William M. Cready Annual Goodwill Impairment Test Date Choice Euel Elliott
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Braun Elizabeth PhD Paul Pantano Characterization, Nanosafety, and Cellular Imaging of Carbon Nanotubes Monica Rankin
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Smith Lindsey PhD Bruce E. Gnade Improvements in Thin Film Solid State Neutron Detectors for Cost Effective Applications Yaoyu Li
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Wilson Blake PhD Steven O. Nielsen Development and Implementation of Atomic/Molecular Simulation Methods Based on Nested Sampling Walter Voit
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics Herzig Emily PhD Viswanath Ramakrishna Spin Groups and Exponentiation Nicholas Gans
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Beck Simon PhD Heng Du Deregulation of Mitochondrial FoF1-ATP Synthase Via Oscp in Alzheimer’s Disease Peter Assmann
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Chhabra Shivani PhD Stephen Spiro Novel Aspects of the Response to Nitric Oxide in Escherichia Coli Jeremiah Gassensmith
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Srivastva Pallevi PhD Hyuntae Yoo Branched Chain Amino Acids: A Metabolic Vulnerability of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Ronald Smaldone
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Titsworth Matthew PhD Chuanwei Zhang/Tobias J. Hagge Arithmetic Data for Anyonic Systems and Topological Phases Yifei Lou
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Statistics Acosta-Mejia Cesar PhD Michael Baron Pseudolikelihood Methods in Multichannel Change-Point Detection Rebecca Files
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Statistics Cao Yujing PhD Min Chen Graphical Modeling of Biological Pathways in Genomic Studies B Murthi
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Statistics Datta Ananda PhD Swati Biswas Detecting Rare Haplotype Disease Association:  Comparison of Existing Population-Based Methods and a New Family-Based Quantitative Bayesian Lasso Method Xin Li
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Statistics Rathnayake Lasitha PhD Pankaj K. Choudhary Modeling and Analysis of Functional and Longitudinal Data with Biomedical Applications Seth Giertz
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Statistics Wang Yunfei PhD Robert J. Serfling Connections Among Multivariate Rank Functions, Depth Functions, and Sign and Signed-Rank Statistics Bernhard Ganglmair
Summer 2016 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Statistics Zhang Yuan Swati Biswas Detecting Rare Haplotype-Environment Interaction Under Uncertainty of Gene-Environment Independence Assumption with an Extension to Complex Sampling Data Wonjae Choi
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