The Office of Graduate Studies

Doctoral Degrees Awarded

2016-2017

SEMESTER YEAR SCHOOL DEPARTMENT LAST NAME FIRST NAME MAJOR SUPERVISING PROFESSOR DISSERTATION TITLE OUTSIDE CHAIR Total
Fall 2016 Arts and Humanities Norman Susan Humanities-Aesthetic Studies R. Clay Reynolds True for Bees: A Creative Dissertation Murray Leaf
Fall 2016 Arts and Humanities Salazar Monica Humanities-Aesthetic Studies Charles Hatfield and Charissa N. Terranova, Co-Chairs Death and the Invisible Hand: Contemporary Mexican Art, 1988- Present Catrina Coleman
Fall 2016 Arts and Humanities Daniels Rebecca Humanities-Aesthetic Studies Richard Brettell Teen Programs in Twenty-First Century Art Museums:  A Critical Analysis of Nine American Programs Tyler Summers
Fall 2016 Arts and Humanities Riley Kristin Humanities R. Clay Reynolds Government Issue and the Face of War: The Representation of Servicemen in American Literary and Visual Culture of the Second World War Robert Lowry
Fall 2016 Arts and Humanities Surmiller Jason Humanities-History of Ideas Nils Roemer, Peter K. J. Park, Chair and Co-Chair The Conflicted Relationships of the American Catholic Church with European Fascism Zhiang Lin
Fall 2016 Arts, Technology & Emerging Communications Arts and Technology Evans Kathryn Roger Malina Does Studying Music and Sound Design Enhance Academic Abilities in Undergraduate Non-Music Majors?  A Phenomenological Approach Jackie Nelson
Fall 2016 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Hossain Shaikat Peter F. Assmann The Relationship Between Spatial Hearing Abilities and Speech Segregation in Bilateral Cochlear Implant Users Mario Romero-Ortega
Fall 2016 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Hubbard Daniel Peter F. Assmann Production and Perception of Affective Prosody by Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder Lawrence Reitzer
Fall 2016 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Wong Jenny Michael D. Rugg The Neural Correlates of Encoding Memory Associations Richard Scotch
Fall 2016 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Young Leanne Daniel Krawczyk Neural Correlates of Trustworthiness Evaluations in Cross-Cultural Interactions Gabriele Meloni
Fall 2016 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Comm Sciences and Disorders Fitzharris Katharine Ross J. Roeser Speech Understanding in Noise:  An Auditory Event-Related Potentials Study Elizabeth Rugg
Fall 2016 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Comm Sciences and Disorders Miller Blair Christine A. Dollaghan The Impact of Word-Based and Situation-Based Knowledge on Reading Speed in Adults and Children:  A Self-Paced Moving Window Study Richard Harrison
Fall 2016 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Comm Sciences and Disorders Mueller Jana Christine Dollaghan Reaction Time and the Task Evoked Pupil Response as Measures of Non-Volitional and Volitional Cognitive Effort Tomislav Kovandzic
Fall 2016 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Psychological Sciences Faso Daniel Noah J. Sasson How Social Others Form First Impressions of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders Sarah Maxwell
Fall 2016 Economics, Political & Policy Sciences Criminology Russell Amanda Robert G. Morris and John L. Worrall, Co-Chairs Returning to Court: A Multi-Paper Dissertation on Failure to Appear and Commercial Bail Bonds Majid Minary-Jolandar
Fall 2016 Economics, Political & Policy Sciences Criminology Wong Ivan John L. Worrall Predicting Arrest Trajectories in Micro-Places:  A Test of Social Disorganization Theory Theodore Day
Fall 2016 Economics, Political & Policy Sciences Geospatial Information Science Ni Feng Fang Qiu High Performance Computing with Remotely Sensed Spatial Big Data Using Many-Core Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Zhiqiang Lin
Fall 2016 Economics, Political & Policy Sciences Geospatial Information Science Najian Amir Denis J. Dean Simulation of Human Wayfinding Uncertainties:  Operationalizing A Wandering Disutility Function Sven Kroener
Fall 2016 Economics, Political & Policy Sciences Public Affairs Anestaki Aikaterini Ioanna R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. Organizational Conflict in Public Service:  Conflict Management, Contextual Factors, and Employee Outcomes Gregory Dess
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Munje Rujuta Shalini Prasad Optimized Assembly and Utilization of Functional Materials Towards Designing Stable and reliable Affinity Based Biosenisng Paul Diehl
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Cem Emrah Kamil Sarac Sampling and Estimation on Large Online Social Networks Anthony Cummings
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Sarkhel Somdeb Vibhav Gogate Scalable, Lifted Maximum a Posteriori Inference Anyan Qi
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Rahman Tahrima Vibhav Gogate Scalable Learning Approaches for Sum-Product-Cutset Networks Sumit Majumdar
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Cai Yiqi Xiaohu Guo Variational Tessellation Optimization for Graphics Applications Elizabeth Rugg
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering ElSamadouny Ahmed Naofal Al-Dhahir Advanced Signal Processing Techniques for Smart Grid Communications Eric Farrar
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Gu Lei Babak Fahimi Modeling of Permanent Magnet Machines Using Field Reconstruction Method Dohyeong Kim
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Maldonado Garcia Maribel Siavash Pourkamali, Chair and Bruce E. Gnade, Co-Chair Chip-Scale Cascade Aerosol Impactor with Integrated Microelectromechanical Resonant Mass Balance for Real Time Mass Concentration Monitoring Naim Ozel
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Heidarpour Roshan Meisam Carl Sechen A MEMS-Assisted Dual-Resonator Temperature-to-Digital Converter Serdar Simsek
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Sundaram Nandini Gil S. Lee Study of PECVD Films Containing Fluorine and Carbon and Diamond Like Carbon Films for Ultra Low Dielectric Constant Inter Layer Dielectric Applications Nina Baranchuk
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Rahman Nasim Babak Fahimi Thermal Analysis and Management of Switched Reluctance Machines Amit Mehra
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Anwar Sarkar Christopher L. Hinkle Comprehensive Capacitance-Voltage Analysis Including Quantum Effects for High-K Interfaces on Germanium and Other Alternative Channel Materials Jessica Murphy
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Ghaffarzadegan Shabnam John H. L. Hansen Analysis and Modeling for Robust Whispered Speech Recognition Victor Valcarcel
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Jia Yijiang Kaushik Rajashekara Induction Generator Based More Electric Architectures for Commercial Transport Aircraft Stephen Spiro
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Ahmad Zeshan Kenneth K. O Millimeter-Wave to Far-Infrared Generation and Detection in Complementary Metal-Oxide Silicon (CMOS) Technologies Bing Lv
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Hua Zhe Hoi Lee Design of Area- and Power-Efficient Dual-Output Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converters David Channell
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Azcatl Zacatzi Angelica Robert M. Wallace Surface Engineering of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides for Two-Dimensional Electronic Device Applications Lucien Thompson
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Mohammed Shakil Stuart F. Cogan Silicon Nanocrystals and Defect States in Silicon-Rich Silicon Nitride for Optoelectronic Applications Yibin Zhou
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Mechanical Engineering An Xudong Fatemeh Hassanipour Analysis of Air Vortex Interaction with Porous Screens Nathan Goldman
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Software Engineering Urbina Fuentes David Alvaro A. Cárdenas Deep Packet Inspection for Physics-Based Anomaly Detection in Industrial Control Systems Dong Li
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Software Engineering Cui Lei Weili Wu Community Detection in Social Networks Zhe Zhang
Fall 2016 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Software Engineering Ghaderi Mohammad Ali Gopal Gupta, Lakshman S. Tamil, Chair and Co-Chair A Flexible Comprehensive Software Platform for Disease Management Nikki Delk
Fall 2016 Jindal School of Management Management Science Bakhtiari Ali B. P. S. Murthi Essays on Consumer Credit Card Profitability and Risk Jonas Bunte
Fall 2016 Jindal School of Management Management Science Chen Shaokuan Suresh P. Sethi and Alp Muharremoglu, Co-Chairs Dynamic Stochastic Inventory and Stackelberg Game Models Robert Gregg
Fall 2016 Jindal School of Management Management Science Luo Ting Suresh P. Sethi How to Use Dynamic Information and Incentives in Supply Chains Bobby Alexander
Fall 2016 Natural Sciences & Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Pfister Jason Santosh R. D’Mello The Regulation of Neuronal Survival Through the Modulation of Aberrant Cell Cycle Re-Entry Robert Glosser
Fall 2016 Natural Sciences & Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Alam Md Maksudul Li Zhang Mitochondrial Respiration Promotes Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Cell Proliferation and Function Metin Cakanyildirim
Fall 2016 Natural Sciences & Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Liu Yuxuan Michael Q. Zhang Understanding Transcription Regulation in Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes from NsrR and Tp53 Mediated Regulation Zhenpeng Qin
Fall 2016 Natural Sciences & Mathematics Mathematics Skaaning Sonny Alain Bensoussan and Janos Turi, Co-Chairs Inventory Control with Pricing Optimization in Continuous Time Suresh Radhakrishnan
Fall 2016 Natural Sciences & Mathematics Geosciences Wang Wenlong George A. McMechan Elastic and Acoustic Wavefield Decompositions and Application to Reverse Time Migrations Xiaoyan Shi
Fall 2016 Natural Sciences & Mathematics Chemistry Huang Yu Inga H. Musselman Immiscible Polymer Blend Membranes for High Pressure, High Temperature H2/Co2 Separation Mike Peng Fall = 50
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities Dixon Lauren Studies in Literature R. Clay Reynolds Throaways: A Young Adult Novel Richard Golden
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities Duan Guozhong Studies in Literature Ming Dong Gu The Mirror and the Eye: Visual Subjectivity in Chinese and American Literary Representations William Katz
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities Moore Sarah Studies in Literature Patricia Michaelson Daughters of the Church: Women’s Place and Religious Practice in Victorian Women’s Religious Novels  Nadine Connell
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities  Rascoe Krista Studies in Literature Tim Redman Medicine and Modernism: Diagnosing and (Re)imaging Paralysis Meghna Sabharwal
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities Simpson Amy Studies in Literature Rainer Schulte Remaking Poems: Combining Translation and Digital Media to Interest High School Students in Poetry Analysis Umit Gurun
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities Beck Kathryn Thomas Riccio Fort Griffin Fandangle: Three Perspectives on Performing History on the Texas Plains Robert Pearson
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities Braccio Jessica Patrice Aesthetic Studies Nils Roemer Removing the Glitch: Finding the Hidden Meaning Behind Trauma Kelsey Wei  
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities DeWitte Debra Aesthetic Studies Richard Brettell Public Exhibitions of Drawing in Paris, France (1860-1890): A Study in Data-Driven Art History John Wiorkowski
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities Jenkins Mark Aesthetic Studies Frederick Turner Zanesville & Western: A Creative Dissertation Seth Giertz
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities McVay Melinda Aesthetic Studies Richard Brettell The Politics of Display — Architects and Museums: John Yeon, A. James Speyer, and Lina Bo Bardi Theodore Price
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities Naler Erin Aesthetic Studies R. Clay Reynolds  The Aesthetic of Place in the American Play-Cycle Joseph Friedman
Spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Humanities Gavran Julie History of Ideas Eric Schlereth The War Against Nature: Benton Mackaye’s Regional Planning Philosophy and the Pursuit of Balance  Faruck Morcos
Spring 2017 Arts, Technology & Emerging Communication Arts and Technology Andreen Michael Monica Evans Choice in Digital Games: A Taxonomy of Choice Types Applied to Player Agency and Identity Robert Ackerman
Spring 2017 Arts, Technology & Emerging Communication Arts and Technology Howard-Hughes Terri Adrienne  McLean  Coming Attractions: Immersive Digital Technologies In Cinema And Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality in Head Mounted Displays in the Twenty-First Century Sven Kroener
Spring 2017 Arts, Technology & Emerging Communication Arts and Technology Joyce Lindsey Monica Evans Essential Elements of Narrative and Agency in Digital Interractive Narrative Games Euel Elliott
Spring 2017 Arts, Technology & Emerging Communication Arts and Technology Naz Asma Mihai Nadin An Interactive Living Space For Neo-Nomads: An Anticipatory Approach Paul Battaglio
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Audiology Crawford Lauren Linda Thibodeau    
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Audiology Flores Judith Jackie Clark    
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Audiology Mattice Evan James Ross Roeser    
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Audiology Palumbo Devon Carol Cokely    
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Audiology Racca Jordan Jackie Clark    
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Audiology Shonebarger Brett Linda Thibodeau    
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Audiology Sweatman Margaret Carol Cokely    
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Audiology Tchen Stephanie Carol Cokely    
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Audiology Thomas Brenna Lee Wilson    
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Audiology Wiseman Kathryn Andrea Warner-Czyz    
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Alvarez-Dieppa Amanda Christa McIntyre Molecular Mechanisms of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Enhancement of Extinction in an Impaired Animal Model  Ben Wright
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Beaton Derek Hervé Abdi Implementing Appropriate Multivariate Methods for Higher Quality Results from Genetic Association Studies in Substance Abuse Populations Shashank Sirsi
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Burgos Vega Carolina Gregory Dussor Meningeal Afferent Signaling and the Pathophysiology of Migraine  Oleg Makarenkov
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Chin Fatt Cherise Hervé Abdi Unraveling Alzheimer’s Disease: Relations between Neuroimaging and Neuropsychological Measures Chadwin Young
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Moy Jamie K. Theodore Price Translation Regulation in Central and Peripheral Pain Plasticity Marilyn Waligore
Spring 2017 Behavioral & Brain Sciences Communication Sciences and Disorders Middleton Anna E. Mandy Maguire  Evoking Automated Word Reading Robert Pearson
Spring 2017 Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Criminology Cardwell Stephanie Alex R. Piquero The Longitudinal Relations between Religiosity, Moral Disengagement, and Offending in Serious Adolescent Offenders Herve Abdi
Spring 2017 Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Criminology Meitl Michele Nicole Piquero U.S. Supreme Court Use of Social Science Research to Inform Constitutional Criminal Law and Procedure Opinions throughout the 2001 – 2015 Terms James Harrington
Spring 2017 Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Criminology Ozkan Turgut Alex R. Piquero Predicting Recidivism Through Machine Learning Mark Rosen
Spring 2017 Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Criminology Riner Richard Nadine Connell Race, Class, and Procedural Justice During Traffic Stops Larry Ammann
Spring 2017 Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Economics Muehlenbein Sara Rodney Andrews Three Essays on the Economics of Education Choice Heidi Kane
Spring 2017 Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Political Science Childress Curt Anthony Champagne Understanding Lochner: Testing Three Rival Theoretical Perspectives Eric Schlereth
Spring 2017 Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Public Affairs Jackson Laura Doug Goodman Toward A Theory of Local Elections: Building A Theoretical Framework By Analyzing School Bond Elections Francesca Filbey
Spring 2017 Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Cai Xiang Brian J.L. Berry Affordable Housing Policies in China: A Comparative Case Study Xianjun Geng
Spring 2017 Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy McDonough Matthew Lloyd Dumas The Effects of Defense R&D on Technological Progress: Resource Diversion Versus Spillover Benefits William Katz
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Anand Sanjay Mario Romero-Ortega Guidance of Regenerating Peripheral Axon Subtypes Using Molecular Cues David McPhail
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Meyers Eric Seth Hays Enhancing Plasticity Using Vagus Nerve Stimulation Improves Recovery Following Neurological Injury Gregory Dussor
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Villarreal Suarez Dario Robert D. Gregg Investigation of a Unified Phase Variable in Human Locomotion for Applications in Powered Prostheses John Wiorkowski
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Balasubramanian Arvind Balakrishnan  Prabhakaran Mining Patterns in Sensor Data for Personalized Healthcare Mohammad Akbar
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Beshay Joseph Ravi Prakash Transport Protocols for Next-Generation Networks and Applications Midori Kitagawa
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Persing Isaac Vincent Ng Automated Essay Analysis Shengqi Ye  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Raghuraman Suraj Balakrishnan Prabhakaran i3DTI: Interactive 3D Tele-Immersion John Burr  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Smith David Vibhav Gogate Advances in Message-Passing Algorithms in Propositional and Lifted Graphical Models Dmitri Kuksov  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Ugirumurera Juliette Zygmunt Haas On the Planning and Operation of Completely Green Microgrids Simon Fass
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Zhu Wei I-Ling Yen Enhancing Planning Based Automated Service Composition Models and Techniques Mark Lee  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Ahmadi Ali Yiorgos Makris Applications of Machine Learning in Test Cost Reduction, Yield Estimation and Fab-of-Origin Attestation of Integrated Circuits Surya Janakiraman
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Allen Trevor Naofal Al-Dhahir Signal Processing Advances for Physical Layer Security in Communication Networks Faruck Morcos  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Huang Hai Yun Chiu High-Speed and Low-Power Pipelined SAR ADCs with Passive Residue Transfer and Dynamic Amplifier Gregg Dieckmann
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Lee Jae Wook John H. L. Hansen Lombard Effect in Speech Production by Cochlear Implant Users: Analysis, Assessment and Implications Matthew Goeckner
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Liu Yu Yiorgos Makris Hardware Trojans in Wireless Cryptographic ICs Bin Li
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Mohamed Ahmed Naofal Al-Dhahir  Enabling Technologies for Next Generation Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) Maximilian Schich
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Sujeet Patole Murat Torlak Algorithms for Millimeter Wave Imaging and Sensing Heng Du  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Saki Fatemeh Nasser Kehtarnavaz Classification of Sound Signals via Computationally Efficient Supervised and Unsupervised Learning Schemes Jeff Weekly
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Shokouhi Navid John Hansen Automatic Speaker Recognition and Diarization in Co-Channel Speech B.P.S. Murthi  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Srinivasan Sharath Poras T. Balsara Low-Power Techniques for Resolution and Diarization in Co-Channel Speech Phillip Hall
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Wang Dongmei John H. L. Hansen Speech Analysis and Single Channel Enhancement to Improve Speech Intelligibility for Cochlear Implant Recipients Noah Sasson
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Wang Shiliang Babak Fahimi Vibration Analysis and Mitigation in Switched Reluctance Machine Drives Zalman Balanov
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Xing Hua John H. L. Hansen Advancements in Statistical Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Speech Enhancement Syam Menon
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Xu Hongda Yun Chiu The Sequence Detection Algorithm and Error-Tolerant ADC for High-Precision Detection in High-Energy Physics Experiment Mieczyslaw Dabkowski  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Zang Pengyuan Walter Hu Study of silicon nanowire field effect transistor for analog and digital biosensing Anh Tran
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Zhang Qingxue Dian Zhou Machine Learning-empowered Smart Health Wearables for Long-term High-resolution Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Tracking William Cready  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Zhu Shuang Yun Chiu Time-Domain Analog-to-Digital Conversion and Gigahertz Time-Domain Folding/Flash ADC Robert Pearson  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Barrera Mendez Diego Julia W.P. Hsu Synthesis and Characterization of Transition Metal Oxides and Dichalcogenides and Their Application in Organic Photovoltaics Pamela Rollins
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Kong Fantai Kyeongjae Cho Multi-Scale Simulation and Experimental Study of High Voltage High Capacity Cathode Materials for Lithium Ion Battery Kimberly Hill
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Xu Liang Julia  W.P. Hsu Charge Dynamics and Device Physics in Bulk-Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaics Frederick Turner
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Mechanical Engineering Baniasadi Mahmoud Majid Minary-Jolandan Investigation of Mechanical and Thermal post-processing on Morphology and Electro-Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Piezoelectric Nanofibers Sumit Sarkar
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Mechanical Engineering Sobhansarbandi Sarvenaz Fatemeh Hassanipour Evacuated Tube Solar Collector Integrated with Multifunctional Absorption-Storage Materials Pankaj Choudhary
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Mechanical Engineering Xu Tingge Hongbing Lu Characterization and Modeling of Mechanical Behavior of Polymers and Composites at Small Scales by Nanoindentation Emily Choi
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Software Engineering Park Eunjung Lawrence Chung IRIS: A Goal-oriented Big Data Business Analytics Framework Jane Salk  
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Telecommunications Engineering Askarian Ahmad Andras Farago Traffic and Topology Engineering in Networks: Algorithms, Models and Optimization Orlando Richard
Spring 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Telecommunications Engineering Fei Yue Andrea Fumagalli Impacts of Physical Layer Impairments on Optical Network Performance Dorothee Honhon
Spring 2017 Management Management Science Liang Lantian Harold Zhang Essays on Financial Intermediaries Nicholas Gans
Spring 2017 Management Management Science Zia Mohammad Ram Rao Multi-Platform Search-Based Advertising Carlos Busso
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Abeykoon Nimali John Ferraris Supercapacitor Electrode Materials from Highly Porous Carbon Nanofibers with Tailored Pore Distributions  Carlos Aiken
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Du Jia Mihaela Stefan Donor-Acceptor Organic Semiconductors: Investigations of optical, electronic, and morphological Properties Jason Slinker
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Ellsworth Ashley Amy Walker Electroless Deposition of Nanostructures on Micropatterned Substrates Justin Ruths
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Karunathilake Arosha Ronald Smaldone Expanded Aromatic Monomers for Functional Porous Polymers Tae Hoon Kim
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Perananthan Sahila John P. Ferraris Preparation of Free Standing Carbon Nanofiber Electrodes for Supercapacitor Applications Lloyd Lumata
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Perera Wijayantha Kenneth J. Balkus, Jr  Metal Oxide-Carbon Nanocomposites for Energy Storage and Conversion Homer Montgomery
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Siriwardane Dumindika Bruce M. Novak Unique Architectures Built on Chiral Polycarbodiimides Jig-When Kim
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Wang Xiaojing Dean Sherry PH-Responsive MRI Agents that can be Activated Beyond the Tissue MT Window Xianming (Simon) Dai
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Wang Zijie Kenneth J. Balkus, Jr  Nanostructured and Nanoporous Materials for Heterogeneous Catalysis Lunjin Chen
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Geosciences Alhumimidi Mansour Carlos Aiken Hyperspectral Imagery and Terrestrial Laser Scanning Integrated with Surface and Subsurface data sets for the Geologic Analysis of the Permian Carbonates of the Khuff Formation – Saudi Arabia Giacomo Iungo
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics Chen Yanping John Zweck Deterministic computation of the low probability tail of the velocity distribution due to particle collisions in spatially homogeneous plasmas Nicholas Ruozzi
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Boyd Stefanie Duane Winkler Molecular Mechanisms of Copper Delivery by Copper Chaperone for Sod1 (Ccs1) Issa Panahi
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Huo Wenwen Michael Zhang Enterococcus Faecalis Genome Defense Systems and Their Impact on Conjugative Antibiotic Resistance Plasmid Transfer Evgenia Gorina
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Sathe Adwait Amod Michael Zhang Study of the effect of epigenetic control on cell fate through diverse mechanisms in multiple organisms Jung-Mo Ahn
Spring 2017 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Jyotishmati Susmita XinChou Lou Simulation Study of Invisible Decays of the Higgs Boson with the Circular Electron Positron Collider William Manton Spring = 94
Summer 2017  Arts and Humanities Humanities Carpenter Charles   David Patterson A Re-Appropriation of Jerzy Kosinski's Moral Universe in Light of Emmanuel Levinas' Ethical Demand for the Stranger Yulia Gel  
Summer 2017  Arts and Humanities Humanities Chen Hui Jung Aesthetic Studies Kim Knight New Media Approaches to Presidential Campaigning: Barack Obama's Centralized Control and Ron Paul's Spontaneous Organization in 2008 and 2012 Wonjae Choi  
Summer 2017  Arts and Humanities Humanities Johnson Evan Aesthetic Studies Shilyh Warren But the Crowd was not Satisfied: Blackface Minstrelsy and Lynching as Fandoms of the Remediated Black Body Atanu Lahiri  
Summer 2017  Arts and Humanities Humanities Ranieri Elizabeth Aesthetic Studies Mark Rosen The Basilica of San Domenico Maggiore in Naples: The Art, Tradition, and Power of a Sacred Space Rashaunda Henderson
Summer 2017  Arts and Humanities Humanities Hamilton Cristen Studies in Literature Rene Prieto The Role of Space, Money, and Travel in O. Henry's New York Stories Brian J.L. Berry  
Summer 2017  Arts, Technology & Emerging Communication Arts and Technology Kay John   Margorie Zielke Virtual Environments as Communication Technologies of Faith Jorge Cobb  
Summer 2017  Arts, Technology & Emerging Communication Arts and Technology Senita Jeffrey   Linehan, Thomas The Disruptive Impact of Game Design, Mobile Technology, Social Networks and Emerging Media on Theme Parks Vito D'Orazio  
Summer 2017  Behavioral & Brain Sciences Cognition and Neuroscience Teed Adam   Daniel Krawczyk Investigating the Neural Mechanisms of Social Values Via Hormones and Neuroimaging Siavash Pourkamali  
Summer 2017  Behavioral & Brain Sciences Psychological Sciences Pacheco Daniel   Margret Owen  Developmental Trajectories of Physical Aggression in Low-Income African American and Hispanic Children: Relations to Household Risk and Child Inhibitory Control Yuri Gartstein  
Summer 2017  Behavioral & Brain Sciences Psychological Sciences Shirvani Forouz   Karen Prager Sexual Intimacy, Mood, and Relationship Satisfaction after Couple Conflict: An Attachment Prespective Wooram Park  
Summer 2017  Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Economics Roby Christopher   Xin Li Three Essays in Economics: Competition, Coordination, and Health Heidi Kane  
Summer 2017  Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Political Science Albanna Razan   Linda Keith The Judicialization of Repression: Abuse of Physical Integrity and the Administration of Justice through Exceptional Courts, 1990-2005 B.P.S. Murthi  
Summer 2017  Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Public Affairs Moshier Jeffrey   Doug Goodman Sticky Policy:  The Effectiveness of Policy Diffusion for a Federal Block Grant in Texas Michael Kesden  
Summer 2017  Economic, Political & Policy Sciences Public Policy and Political Economy Palao Mendizabal Agustin   Brian J.L. Berry Mexico's Credit Guarantees Program: Financial Inclusion and the Promotion of Rural Development David Patterson  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Biomedical Engineering Kamakoti Vikramshankar   Prasad, Shalini Evaluation of Molybdenum as an Electrode Material for Affinity Based Urine Dipstick Biosensing Julia Chan  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Armaselu Bogdan Andrei   Ovidiu Daescu On the Geometric Separability of Bichromatic Point Sets William Katz  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Mills Kenneth   Mittal, Neeraj Algorithms for Optimal Replica Placement in Data Centers Vijay Mookerjee  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Mojica De La Vega Luis Gerardo   Sudborough, Ivan Permutation Arrays with Large Hamming Distance Anton Malko  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Tran Tien   Huynh, Dung Connectivity Problems in Wireless Sensor Networks with Directional Antennas Daniel Wickberg  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Wang Nannan   Jue, Jason  Dynamic Resource Scheduling and Optimization in Elastic Optical Networks Paul Diehl  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Computer Science Wang Xue   Fumagalli, Andrea Cross-Layer Design Approaches Accounting for Optical Physical, Network, and Application Layers Lynne Vieraitis  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Abdullah Syed   Lakshman, Tamil ECG Pre-Processing Algorithm for Reliable Transmission and Recovery over AWGN Channel Gregg Dieckmann  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Hindy Ahmed   Nosratinia, Aria  Approaching the Ergodic Capacity of Wireless Networks with Lattice Codes Jennifer Holmes  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Khatri Krishan   Tamil, Lakshman Machine Learning-Based Techniques for Forecasting Emergency Department Peak Load Due to Respiratory Disease Patients Amy Pinkham  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Tang Zhuangyao   Akin, Bilal Investigation of Optimized Control Methods for Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motor Drives Lucien Thompson  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Xu Benwei   Chiu, Yun  Calibration Techniques for High Speed Time-Interleaved SAR ADC George McMechan  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Yi Fan   Fahimi, Babak  Power Decoupling Methods for Reduced Capacitance Switched Reluctance Motor Drive Srinivasan Raghun  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Yu Chengzhu   Hansen, John Robust Speaker Modeling in Non-Neutral Environments with Application to Large Scale Multi-Speaker Audio Streams Andrew Wheeler  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Electrical Engineering Zhang Qian   Hansen, John Advancements in Acoustic Based Language Identification/Recognition Kevin Siqueira  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Ellson Gregory   Voit, Walter Polythiourethanes for Advanced Applications Zalman Balanov  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Materials Science and Engineering Shafiq Natis   Chabal, Yves  Design approaches for enhancing photovoltaic performance of Silicon solar cells sensitized by proximal nanocrystalline quantum dots John Sibert  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Mechanical Engineering Xu Zhe   Minary-Jolandan, Majid Bio-Inspired Metal/Polymer-Matrix Ceramic-Reinforcement Composite John Gooch  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Software Engineering Gao Ruizhi   Wong, W. Eric Advanced Software Fault Localization for Programs with Multiple Bugs Ganesh Janakirama  
Summer 2017 Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science Software Engineering Li Yihao   Wong, W. Eric Applying Social Network Analysis to Software Fault-Proneness Prediction Jason Slinker  
Summer 2017  Management International Management Studies Kim Jinsil   Lee, Seung-Hyun Essays on Business-Government Relationship and Foreign Market Entry Decision in Transition Economies Lunjin Chen  
Summer 2017  Management International Management Studies Kim Soo Jung   Lee, Seung-Hyun Essays on Individual Judgment, Stakeholders and Firm Performance: Microfinance, Firm Reputation and Industry Competition  Jie Zhang  
Summer 2017  Management Management Science Bo Yang   Dawande, Milind Essays on Inventory Management, Capacity Management, and Resource-Sharing Systems Ashley Barnes  
Summer 2017  Management Management Science Ertan Ilhan   Stecke, Kathryn Analyses on Strategic Consumers' Forward Looking Behavior Andrew Scott  
Summer 2017  Management Management Science Li Lusi   Raghunathan, Srinivasan (Chair);Chen, Jianqing  (Co-Chair) Economics of Recommender Systems in Online Marketplaces John Burr  
Summer 2017  Management Management Science Li Yiyi   Xie, Ying Essays on Consumer Response to User Generated Content and Online Advertising Nicholas Gans  
Summer 2017  Management Management Science Liu Bo   Cready, William Shareholder Value Implications of the Internal Audit Function Monica Rankin  
Summer 2017  Management Management Science Ray Jyotishka   Mookerjee, Vijay (Chair); Menon, Syam (Co-Chair) Essays on Commercialization of Information Technology Products Clay Reynolds  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Kekunawela Pathiranage Taniya   Stefan, Mihaela Semiconducting Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymers of Poly(3-Hexylthiophene) James Harrington  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Oswald Iain   Chan, Julia  Properties-Driven Synthesis, Structural Insights, and Discovery of Complex Intermetallics and Alloys Alex Piquero  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Washington Katherine   Stefan, Mihaela Linear and Star-like Substituted Polycaprolactones for Enhanced Delivery of Doxorubicin David Springate  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Chemistry Zhang Lei   Sherry, Dean Responsive Agents Detecting Biomarkers with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Gil Sadka  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Geosciences Guo Peng   McMechan, George  Seismic full waveform modeling and imaging in attenuating media Richard Scotch  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics Adjei Francis   Ramakrishna, Viswanath Inversion of the Covering Map for Indefinite Spin Groups Babak Fahimi  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Mathematics Kwame Eyram   Rachinskii, Dmitrii Dynamics of macroeconomics models with hysteresis operators Jessica Murphy  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Adams Hannah   Palmer, Kelli Mechanisms of resistance to lipopeptide antibiotics in Gram-positive pathogens Patrick Brandt  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Molecular and Cell Biology Bhardwaj Pooja   Palmer, Kelli Transcriptional and Adaptive Responses of Enterococcus Faecium to the Antiseptic Chlorhexinine Michael Wilson  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Bastatas Lyndon   Slinker, Jason   Ionic Additives in Light Emitting Electrochemical Cells from Ionic Transition Metal Complexes Rebecca Files  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Chen Yun-Ju   Heelis, Roderick  The Characterization of Ionospheric Convection Reversal Boundaries in the High-Latitude Region Using DMSP Data Sean Cotter  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Physics Zhang Liang   Tinsley, Brian  Scavenging of Particles by Cloud Droplets with Varying Particle Density and Relative Humidity Euel Elliott  
Summer 2017  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Statistics Tian Yahui   Gel, Yulia Nonparametric and Robust Methods for Community Detection in Complex Networks Zsuzsanna Ozsvath Summer = 55