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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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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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Dennis Nasuta Defense on July 31st, 2017

Title: Determining the Air-Side Performance of Small-Diameter, Enhanced Tube-Fin Heat Exchangers through Numerical and Experimental Methods Date: Monday 31st July, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Location: CEEE Conference Room (4th Floor Martin Hall) Committee members: Professor Yunho Hwang, Chair Professor Jungho Kim Professor Bao Yang Abstract: New correlations for the air-side pressure drop and heat transfer coefficient […]

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Colin H. Miller Defense on July 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Title: Fluid dynamics of boundary layer combustion Date: Friday, July 14, 2017 Time: 11 AM – 1:00 PM Location: FPE Conference Room, 3106 J.M. Patterson Building   List of committee members: Prof. Michael J. Gollner, Chair Prof. Arnaud Trouve Prof. Andre Marshall Prof. Elaine Oran Prof. Peter Sunderland   Abstract: The fundamental physics involved in wildland fire spread have not […]

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William Van Cleave Defense July 18th, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Title: Investigation of Novel Membrane Technologies for Hydrogen Separation. Date: Tuesday , July 18th, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 2162 Martin Hall List of Committee members: Professor Ashwani Gupta, Chair Professor Eric Wachsman Professor Bao Yang Abstract:  The production of hydrogen gas via its separation from multicomponent biomass-derived syngas is an important process in the […]

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