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Yan Ding – Dissertation

Title of the dissertation A GENERALIZED METHODOLOGY TO DEVELOP PYROLYSIS MODELS FOR POLYMERIC MATERIALS CONTAINING REACTIVE FLAME RETARDANTS: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MATERIAL COMPOSITION AND FLAMMABILITY BEHAVIOR Day, time, location :  Date: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Monday, November 26th 2018 Address: 3106B Conference Room, JM Patterson Building Committee members  Professor Stanislav I. Stoliarov, Chair Professor Marino […]

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Daniel Dalgo Dissertation

Tile: DATA-DRIVEN ANALYSIS OF INDIVIDUAL THERMAL COMFORT WITH PERSONALIZED COOLING Day, time, and location: November 16th at 10 am EGR 0159 Committee Members: Dr. Jelena Srebric (Chair and advisor) Dr. Monifa Vaughn-Cooke Dr. Jenifer Roberts Dr. Bao Yang Dr. Liangbing Hu (Dean’s Representative) Abstract:This dissertation presents numerical and experimental results on the effects of Personal Cooling Devices (PCDs) on […]

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Jared Leonard Thesis Defense

Title: Fostering Creativity in Engineering Students Using Psychological Theory Date, time, and location: November 19, 3:00pm, 0159 Martin Hall Committee: Dr. Linda Schmidt (Chair) Dr. Mark Fuge Dr. Gary Pertmer Abstract:  Four experiments were conducted exploring the application of modern psychological theory to improving creative performance in engineering students, as measured by the divergent thinking […]

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David Webb – Dissertation Defense

Title:  Development of Risk-Based Measurements and Metrics for Sustainability Quantification of Manufactured and Constructed Systems Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Time: 11:00am Location: EGR-2162 Martin Hall Committee: Dr. Bilal Ayyub (Advisor/Chair) Dr. Mohammad Modarres Dr. Jeffrey Herrmann Dr. Peter Sandborn Dr. Michael Kearney – Dean’s Representative Abstract:  Sustainability has been an important topic of study […]

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Roy Emanuel – Dissertation Defense

Title: Hybrid Resilience Framework for Systems of Systems Incorporating Stakeholder Preferences Date: Wednesday, Nov. 7th, 2018 Time: 8:30am Location: 3164 Martin Hall (Aerospace Conference Room) Committee Members: Prof. Bilal Ayyub (Chair/Advisor) Prof. Michel Cukier Prof. Jeffrey Herrmann Prof. Brian Phillips Prof. Peter Sandborn, Dean’s Representative Abstract:  From Presidential Policy Directive 21, to professional societies’ national meetings, to […]

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Nirupam Gupta – Dissertation Defense

Title: PRIVACY IN DISTRIBUTED MULTI-AGENT COLLABORATION: CONSENSUS AND OPTIMIZATION Day, time, location: Nov 8, 2:00 pm, EGR-0159 Committee Members: Prof. Nikhil Chopra (Chair/Advisor) Prof. Balakumar Balachandran Prof. Jin-Oh Hahn Prof. Jonathan Katz (Dean’s Representative) Prof. Shapour Azarm Abstract: Distributed multi-agent collaboration is an interactive algorithm that enables agents in a multi-agent system (MAS) to achieve a pre-defined objective […]

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David Deisenroth – Dissertation Defense

Title:  TWO-PHASE FLOW REGIMES AND HEAT TRANSFER IN A MANIFOLDED-MICROGAP Date:  Tuesday, Nov. 2018, Time: 3pm to 5pm Location: DeWalt conference room, EGR 2162 Advisory Committee: Professor Michael Ohadi, Chair Professor Avram Bar-Cohen (co-advisor) Professor Siddhartha Das Professor Marino diMarzo Professor Bao Yang Professor Alireza Khaligh Abstract:  Embedded cooling—an emerging thermal management paradigm for electronic devices—has motivated further […]

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Saliou Telly – Dissertation Defense

Title of the dissertation:  NONLINEARITY BASED ACOUSTIC WAVE REDIRECTION Day, time, location: Oct 29, 9:00-10:30 AM in room 2164 Martin Hall Committee members: Professor Balakumar Balachandran, Mechanical Engineering, Chair and Advisor Professor Amr Baz, Mechanical Engineering Professor Teng Li, Mechanical Engineering Professor Miao Yu, Mechanical Engineering Professor Sung Lee, Aerospace Engineering, Dean’s Representative Abstract:  Advances in metamaterials technology […]

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Neil Dalal – These Defense

Title: Influence of Gas Flow Rates on Trace Quality and Reliability in a Selected Conductor Ink Printed with an Aerosol Jet Printer Day: Thursday, November 1, 2018 Time: 11 a.m. Location: EGR 2164 Committee Members Professor Abhijit Dasgupta, Co-Chair Professor Siddartha Das, Co-Chair Professor Patrick McCluskey Professor Hugh Bruck Dr. Daniel Hines Abstract: Preliminary comparisons conducted between […]

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Francis VanGessel – Dissertation Defense

Title: Phonon Modeling in Nano- and Micro- scale Crystalline Systems Day, Time, Location:  Thursday Nov. 1st at 1:15 p.m. in EGR-2164 Committee Members: Prof. Peter Chung (Advisor) Prof. Neil Goldsman (Dean’s Representative) Prof. Bao Yang Prof. Abhijit Dasgupta Prof. Yifei Mo Abstract: Submicrometer phonon systems are becoming increasingly relevant in modern day technology. Phonon mechanisms are […]

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