Thesis defense schedule

Ph.D. final oral examinations

Student: Srivatasan Chellappa
Title: Radiation Hardened Clock Design
Committee: Dr. Lawrence Clark (chair), Dr. Umit Ogras, Dr. Yu Cao, Dr. Keith Holbert
Date: July 1, 2015 at 11:00a.m. in GWC 208

Student: Xiaofeng Wang
Title:  Topology Attacks on Power System Operations
Committee: Dr. Michael Goryll (chair), Dr. Jennifer Blain Christen, Dr. Trevor Thornton, Dr. Hongbin Yu
Date: June 30, 2015  at 1:00p.m. in ERC 111

Student: Wei-Chieh Kao
Title:  Characterization of Silicon Carbide Metal Oxide
Committee: Dr. Michael Goryll (chair), Dr. Matthew Marinella, Dr. Srabanti Chowdhury, Dr. Hongbin Yu
Date: June 19, 2015  at 1:30p.m. in ERC 189

Student: Bobo Liu
Title:  Conductance Fluctuations in GaAs Nanowires and Graphene Nanoribbons
Committee: Dr. David Ferry (chair), Dr. Michael Goryll, Dr. Marco Saraniti, Dr. Richard Akis
Date: May 26, 2015 at 2:00p.m. in ERC 490

Student: Xiaohan Kang
Title:  Performance Analysis of Low-Complexity Resource Allocation Algorithms in Stochastic Networks Using Fluid Models
Committee: Dr. Lei Ying (chair), Dr. Junshan Zhang, Dr. Douglas Cochran, Dr. Jim Dai
Date: May 5, 2015 at 3:00p.m. in GWC 409

Student: Sunay Turkdogan
Title:  Growth and Characterization of Multisegment Chalcogenide Alloy Nanostructures for Photonic Applications in a Wide Spectral Range
Committee: Dr. Cun-Zheng Ning (chair), Dr. Joseph Palais, Dr. Hongbin Yu, Dr. Ashe John Mardinly
Date: May 5, 2015 at 9:30a.m. in GWC 208C

Student: Zhicheng Liu
Title:  Optical Characterization and Lasing Study of Nanowires
Committee: Dr. Cun-Zheng Ning (chair), Dr. Joseph Palais, Dr. Yu Yao, Dr. Hongbin Yu
Date: May 4, 2015 at 9:30a.m. in GWC 208


M.S. final oral examinations

Student: Hardik Ulhas Patil
Title: Harmonic Resonance in Power Transmission Systems Due to the Addition of Shunt Capacitors
Committee: Dr. Gerald Heydt (chair), Dr. Raja Ayyanar, Dr. George Karady
Date: July 20, 2015 at 10:00a.m. in ERC 533

Student: Dongmin Han
Title: Particle Image Segmentation
Committee: Dr. David Frakes (chair), Dr. Ronald Adrian, Dr. Pavan Turaga
Date: July 17, 2015 at 8:00a.m. in GWC 208C

Student: Mahdi Javidahmadabadi
Title: Galvanically Isolated On Chip Communication by Resonant Coupling
Committee: Dr. Jennifer Kitchen (chair), Dr. James Aberle, Dr. Bertan Bakkaloglu
Date: July 17, 2015 at 10:00a.m. in ISTB4 596

Student: ZhenYu Lin
Title: Modeling and Control of Multiple Robotic Vehicles
Committee: Dr. Armando Rodriguez (chair), Dr. Jennie Si, Dr. Spring Berman
Date: July 17, 2015 at 10:00a.m. in ECG 215

Student: Apurva Raman
Title: A Cost to Benefit Analysis of the Next Generation Distribution System: The FREEDM System
Committee: Dr. Gerald Heydt (chair), Dr. Raja Ayyanar, Dr. George Karady
Date: July 17, 2015 at 10:00a.m. in ERC 593

Student: Hugh Chung
Title: Radiation Detection and Imaging: Neutrons and Electric Fields
Committee: Dr. David Allee(chair), Dr. Keith Holbert, Dr. Antonia Papandreou-Suppappola
Date: July 16, 2015 at 3:30p.m. in GWC 208C

Student: Nazmul Hossain
Title: Equivalent Circuit Modification for Organic Solar Cells
Committee: Dr. Terry Alford (chair), Dr. Stephen Krause, Dr. David Theodore
Date: July 15, 2015 at 10:30a.m. in ERC 490

Student: Ayush Shrivastava
Title: RRAM-based PUF: Design and Applications in Cryptography
Committee: Dr. Chaitali Chakrabarti(chair), Dr. Yu Cao, Dr. Shimeng Yu
Date: July 14, 2015 at 11:30a.m. in ERC 189

Student: Nitish Sharma
Title: Novel Directional Protection Scheme for the FREEDM System
Committee: Dr. George Karady (chair), Dr. Raja Ayyanar, Dr. Keith Holbert
Date: July 14, 2015 at 03:00p.m. in ERC 593

Student: Jiazi Zhang
Title: Topology Attacks on Power System Operations
Committee: Dr. Lalitha Sankar (chair), Dr. Kory Hedman, Dr. Oliver Kosut
Date: July 10, 2015 at 10:00a.m. in ERC 593

Student: Jiale Hu
Title: Cluster-and-Connect: A More Realistic Model for the Electric Power Network Topology
Committee: Dr.  Lalitha Sankar (chair), Dr. Vijay Vittal, Dr. Anna Scaglione
Date: July 1, 2015 at 1:00p.m. in ERC 593

Student: Sridutt Tummalapalli
Title: A comprehensive study of effects of growth conditions on structural and magnetic properties of CZT thin films
Committee: Dr. Hongbin Yu (chair), Dr. Shimeng Yu, Dr. Hanqing Jiang
Date: June 29, 2015 at 10:00a.m. in ERC 593

Student: Peter Firth
Title: Substrate Independent Nanomaterial Deposition via Hypersonic Impaction
Committee: Dr. Zachary Holman (chair), Dr. Michael Goryll, Dr. Michael Kozicki
Date: June 24, 2015 at 12:00p.m. in ERC 111

Student: Mahraj Sivaraj
Title:  STDP implementation using CBRAM devices in CMOS
Committee: Dr. Hugh Barnaby (chair), Dr. Jennifer Blain Christen, Dr. Michael Kozicki
Date: June 22, 2015 at 2:00p.m. in GWC 208C

Student: Venkata Naga Koushik Malladi
Title:  System Identification of Linear and Switching Regulators Using Switched Capacitor Correlator
Committee: Dr. Bertan Bakkaloglu (chair), Dr. Jennifer Kitchen, Dr. Umit Ogras
Date: May 13, 2015 at 8:00a.m. in GWC 409

Student: Dongmin Han
Title:  A Simple Particle Image Segmentation Algorithm Based on Bhattacharyya Distance
Committee: Dr. David Frakes (chair), Dr. Pavan Turaga, Dr. Ronald Adrian


Fall 2015

Ph.D. final oral examinations

Student: Shahrouz Sharifi
Title: On Code Design for Interference Channels
Committee: Dr. Tolga Duman(chair), Dr. Junshan Zhang, Dr. Cihan Tepedelenlioglu, Dr. Martin Resslein
Date: August 4, 2015 at 11:00a.m. in ENGRC 490

Student: Shi Liu
Towards high-efficiency thin-film solar cells: from theoretical analysis to experimental

Committee: Dr. Yong-Hang Zhang(chair), Dr. Hongbin Yu, Dr. Dragica Vasileka, Shane Johnson
Date: August 5, 2015 at 9:30a.m. in GWC 409


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