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Dissertation Defense – Prasad Vilas Chanekar

Title: Co-Design of Time-Invariant Dynamical Systems Date: August 15, Wednesday Time:  10:30 am – 12:30 pm Location: EGR-2164 DeWALT Seminar Room List of all committee members: Associate Professor Nikhil Chopra, Chair/Advisor Professor Shapour Azarm, Co-Advisor Professor Balakumar Balachandran Professor Amr Baz Associate Professor Jin-Oh Hahn Professor Nuno Martins, Dean’s Representative Abstract: There is an interdependence between the physical […]

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Dissertation Defense – Mehdi Kohani

Title: Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Risks in Wearable Medical Devices: Evaluating the Standard Test Methods and Developing a Current Prediction Model Day: Tuesday, August 14th Time: 11am – 1pm Location:  EGR-0159 (ENGR) Committee: Professor Michael Pecht, Chair/Advisor Professor Patrick McCluskey Professor Aristos Christou Associate Professor Jin-Oh Hahn Professor Christopher Davis (Dean’s representative) Abstract: Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is […]

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Thesis Defense – Jahin Patwary – August 1st at 3:00PM

Title:  ENERGY CONVERSION IN NANOCHANNELS GRAFTED WITH POLYELECTROLYTE AND POLYZWITTERION BRUSHES Day: August 1st Time: 3:00PM Location: 2162 Glenn L. Martin Hall (DeWalt Conference Room) Committee: Dr. Siddhartha Das, Chair Dr. Amir Riaz Dr. Taylor Woehl Abstract:  Nanochannels, functionalized by grafting with a layer of charged polyelectrolyte (PE) brushes, have been employed for a large […]

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Dissertation Defense – Hsiu-Ping Wei – July 26th at 1:00PM

Title: Advanced Statistical Analysis for Tail-end Probability Prediction and Performance Response Calculation of Semiconductor Packaging Products with a Large Number of Input Variables Day: July 26th Time: 1:00PM Location: 2164 Martin Hall – DeWalt Seminar Room Committee: Professor Bongtae Han, Chair and Advisor Professor F. Patrick McCluskey Professor Jin-Oh Hahn Dr. Michael Osterman Professor Gang-Len Chang, […]

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Thesis Defense – Rushit Shah – July 25th at 2:00PM

Title: Fault Detection Framework for Imbalanced and Sparsely-Labeled Data Sets Using Self-Organizing Maps.   Day/Time/Location: July 25, 2018. 2:00 PM. DeWALT Seminar Room (EGR-2164)   Committee: Prof. Michael G. Pecht, Chair Dr. Michael H. Azarian Prof. Peter Sandborn Prof. Patrick McCluskey   Abstract: While machine learning techniques developed for fault detection usually assume that the classes in the training […]

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Dissertation Defense – Werner Born July 19th at 1:00PM

Day/Time/Location: July 19th at 1pm in the Mechanical Engineering Conference Room (EGR-0159) Committee: Professor Linda Schmidt, Advisor Professor Jeffrey Herrmann Associate Professor David Bigio Assistant Professor Mark Fuge Associate Professor David Akin, Dean’s Rep Title: USING ENGINEERING DESIGN PROJECT JOURNALS TO INFER INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY AND ASSESS TEAM BEHAVIOR Abstract: Design is critical to our society and yet […]

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Dissertation Defense – Akshit Markan – July 13th 2:00PM

Title: Development of a Burning Rate Emulator (BRE) for Study of Condensed Fuel Burning in Microgravity. Date and Time: Friday, 13th July at 2:00 PM Location:  FPE Conference Room, 3106 J.M. Patterson Building. Committee: Dr. Peter Sunderland (Chair/Advisor), Dr. James Quintiere, Dr. Howard Baum, Dr. Michael Gollner, Dr. Christopher Cadou (Dean’s Representative). Abstract: The Burning Rate Emulator (BRE) […]

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Dissertation Defense – Jonathan Brooks – July 2nd 2:00pm

Committee Members: Dr. Ashwani K. Gupta (advisor) Dr. Eric Marineau Dr. Mark Lewis Dr. Pino Martin Dr. Kenneth Yu Dr. Bao Yang Date/Time: July 2nd (Monday) at 2:00pm Location: DeWalt Seminar Room (2164 Martin Hall) Title:  Development and Application of Mach 10 PIV in a Large Scale Wind Tunnel Abstract: This dissertation presents the development […]

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Thesis Defense – Tianyue Qiu – June 29th at 10:00am

Committee: Dr. Yunho Hwang Dr. Jungho Kim Dr. Bao Yang Date/time: June 29th (Friday) 10:00am Location: CEEE Conference Room, 4164 Glenn. L. Martin Hall Building Title: REFRIGERATION DISTRIBUTION IN A UNITARY AIR-CONDITIONING UNIT Abstract: To address the global warming, reduction of refrigerants charge in HVAC systems is becoming an essential topic. An experimental setup was designed and […]

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Dissertation Defense – Cong Zhang – June 21 – 10:00am

Committee: Dr. Arnaud Trouve, Chair/Advisor Dr. Melanie Rochoux Dr. Michael Gollner Dr. Andre Marshall Dr. Shapour Azarm Dr. Kayo Ide, Dean’s Representative Date/time: June 21 (Thursday), 10 am Location: 3106B conference room in JM Patterson building Title: DATA-DRIVEN SIMULATIONS OF WILDFIRE SPREAD AT REGIONAL SCALES Abstract: Current wildfire spread simulators lack the ability to provide accurate prediction of […]

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