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Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship Opportunity

The Hertz foundation fellowships offer the following Benefits: Full tuition equivalent for up to five years $32,000 per academic year stipend Additional stipend if coordinated with other major fellowships Over 40 currently participating major U.S research Universities And many more benefits Qualifications: Applying for the Phd program or in the first year of one An […]

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Seyed Moeini Ali Defense on September 15th, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Title: Mesoscale microstructure evolution, reliability and failure analysis of transient liquid phase sintered joint. Date: Friday, September 15th, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Location: EGR-1179 Committee members: Prof. McCluskey (Chair & adviser) Prof. Bruck, Prof. Christou Prof. Dasgupta, Prof. Hu   Abstract:  The continuous increase in application temperature of power electronic devices, due to the […]

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Yan Ning Defense on 11th September, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Title: Reliability of Copper-Filled Stacked Microvias in High Density Interconnect Circuit Boards Date and Time: Sep 11, 2017 at 4:00 PM Location: DeWalt Seminar Room Committee Members: Professor Michael Pecht, Chair Dr. Michael H. Azarian, Co-Chair Professor Sung Lee Professor Abhijit Dasgupta Professor Peter Sandborn Professor F. Patrick McCluskey Abstract: The electronics industry strives to […]

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Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is accepting applications for the 2018 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching. Full eligibility information and online applications are available on our website. Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties […]

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Cosmos Scholars 2017-2018

The Cosmos Scholars program provides grants to meet specific research needs not covered by other supporting funds, including but not limited to special supplies, travel, unanticipated expenses that would enhance the work, etc. Specifically excluded are general financial support, tuition, and living expenses (except in connection with supported travel). Applicants must be enrolled, on a […]

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Husain Al Hashimi’s Defense on 25th August, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Title: LOCAL MEASUREMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION VIA FLUORESCING MATERIALS FOR PHASE CHANGE HEAT TRANSFER APPLICATIONS Date and Time: Friday 25th August, 2017 at 10:00 AM Location: DeWALT Conference Room 2162, Martin Hall Committee Members: Professor Jungho Kim, Chair and Advisor Professor Bao Yang Professor Marino diMarzo Associate Professor Gary A. Pertmer Associate Professor Kenneth Yu, Dean’s […]

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Itohan Ebhojiaye_ Thesis Defense

Title: Enabling VOLTTRON: Energy Management of Commercial Buildings at the University of Maryland Date and Time: Friday, August 18th,2017  from 3:00 PM Location: DeWALT Conference Room 2162, Glenn Martin Hall Committee: Jelena Srebric, Ph.D., Chair Stevens A. Gabriel, Ph.D Jin-Oh Hahn, Ph.D Abstract Buildings waste approximately 30% of energy they consume due to inefficient HVAC […]

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Mohamed Raafat’s Defense on August 14th, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Title:  Static and Dynamic Analysis of Periodic Tensegrity Structures Date and Time: Monday 14th August, 2017 at 3:00 PM Location: DeWalt Seminar Room 2164, Martin Hall Committee Members: Dr. Baz Dr. Balachandran Dr. Yu Dr. S. Das Dr. Norman Werely (Aerospace)   Abstract: This dissertation focuses on the development of the fundamental understanding of the dynamic behavior […]

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Deepa Sritharan’s Defense on 9th August, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Title: ELECTROOSMOTIC SOFT ACTUATORS Date & Time: Wednesday 9th August, 2017 at 11:00 AM Location: DeWalt Conference Room , Martin Hall Committee: Prof. Elisabeth Smela , Chair Prof. Teng Li Prof. Don DeVoe Prof. Sarah Bergbreiter Prof. Srinivasa Raghavan , Dean’s Representative   Abstract: This dissertation details the research involved in creating the first paper-based soft actuator driven […]

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Zhenyuan Mei Defense on 4th August, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Title: Modeling of Mobile Air Conditioning System Date and Time: August 4th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Location: CEEE conference room (4th floor Martin Hall) Committee members: Prof. Yunho Hwang (chair) Prof. Amir Riaz Prof. Bao Yang Abstract: Since the conventional refrigerant R-134a is being phased out due to its high global warming potential, finding a […]

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