ECE: Electrical & Computer Engineering
ECE Research

ECE Ph.D. Degrees Awarded


2012/2013

Arghandeh Jouneghani, Reza

Dissertation: Distributed Energy Storage Systems: Critical Microgrid Application, Market-Based Optimal Operation and Harmonic Analysis

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V. A.

Ashry, Islam A.

Dissertation: Investigating the Modification of Spontaneous Emission using Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly

Committee Chair:
Xu, Y.

Azab, Mohamed M.

Dissertation: Cooperative Autonomous Resilient Defense Platform for Cyber-Physical Systems

Committee Chair:
Hou, T. Y.

Bordikar, Maitrayee R.

Dissertation: Analysis of Plasma Wave Irregularities Generated during Active Experiments in Near-Earth Space Environment

Committee Chair:
Scales, W. A.

Carstens, Justin N.

Dissertation: Understanding Uncertainties for Polar Mesospheric Cloud Retrievals and Initial Gravity Wave Observations in the Stratopause from the Cloud Imaging and Particle Size Instrument

Committee Chair:
Bailey, S. M.

Chavali, Venkata G.

Dissertation: Signal Detection and Modulation Classification in Non-Gaussian Noise Environments

Committee Chair:
da Silva, C.

Cho, Younghoon

Dissertation: Multi-Branch Current Sensing Based Single Current Sensor Technique for Power Electronic Converters

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.

Cong, Alexander X.

Dissertation: Reconstruction Methods for Optical Molecular Tomography

Committee Chair:
Wang, G. (Biomedical Engineering)

Dong, Bo

Dissertation: Fiber Optic Sensors for On-line, Real Time Power Transformer Health Monitoring

Committee Chair:
Wang, Anbo

Dong, Dong

Dissertation: Ac-dc Bus-interface Bi-directional Converters in Renewable Energy Systems

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D.

Farag, Mohammed Morsy N.

Dissertation: Architectural Enhancements to Increase Trust in Cyber-Physical Systems Containing Untrusted Software and Hardware

Committee Chair:
Patterson, C. D.

Feng, Weiyi

Dissertation: State-Trajectory Analysis and Control of LLC Resonant Converters

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Frangieh, Tannous

Dissertation: A Design Assembly Technique for FPGA Back-End Acceleration

Committee Chair:
Athanas, P. M.

Fu, Haiyang

Dissertation: Modeling of Plasma Irregularities Associated with Artificially Created Dusty Plasmas in the Near-Earth Space Environment

Committee Chair:
Scales, W. A.

Ha, Sook S.

Dissertation: Dimensionality Reduction, Feature Selection, and Visualization of Biological Data

Committee Chair:
Xuan, J.

Han, Chuan

Dissertation: Modeling and Optimization of Wireless Routing

Committee Chair:
Yang, Y.

Hearn, Christian W.

Dissertation: Electrically-Small Antenna Performance Enhancement for Near-Field Detuning Environments

Committee Chair:
Davis, W. A.

Hong, Sun K.

Dissertation: Resonance-Based Techniques for Microwave Breast Cancer Applications

Committee Chair:
Davis, W. A.

Iskander, Yousef S.

Dissertation: Improved Abstractions and Turnaround Time for FPGA Design Validation and Debug

Committee Chair:
Patterson, C. D.

Jiang, Canming

Dissertation: Some Optimization Problems in Wireless Networks

Committee Chair:
Hou, T. Y.

Jones, Kevin D.

Dissertation: Synchrophasor-Only Dynamic State Estimation & Data Conditioning

Committee Chair:
Thorp, J. S.

Kandas, Ishac L. N.

Dissertation: Silica Microspheres Functionalized with Self-assembled Nanomaterials

Committee Chair:
Xu, Y.

Lee, Joo Hong

Dissertation: Hybrid Parallel Computing Strategies for Scientific Computing Applications

Committee Chair:
Plassmann, P. E.

Li, Min

Dissertation: Acceleration of Hardware Testing and Validation Algorithms using Graphics Processing Units

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M. S.

Lin, Hua

Dissertation: Communication Infrastructure for the Smart Grid: A Co-Simulation Based Study on Techniques to Improve the Power Transmission System Functions with Efficient Data Networks

Committee Chair:
Shukla, S.

Liu, Tong

Dissertation: Nonvolatile and Volatile Resistive Switching - Characterization, Modeling, Memristive Subcircuits

Committee Chair:
Orlowski, M. K.

Ma, Cheng

Dissertation: Modeling and Signal Processing of Low-Finesse Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Optic Sensors

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Mahmoudian, Alireza

Dissertation: New-Measurement Techniques to Diagnose Charged Dust and Plasma Layers in the Near-Earth Space Environment Using Ground-Based Ionospheric Heating Facilities

Committee Chair:
Scales, W. A.

Mu, Mingkai

Dissertation: High Frequency Magnetic Core Loss Study

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Pei, Guanhong

Dissertation: Distributed Scheduling and Delay-Throughput Optimization in Wireless Networks under the Physical Interference Model

Committee Chair:
Vullikanti, A. (Computer Science)

Peng, Senlin

Dissertation: A Multi-constellation Multi-Frequency GNSS Software Receiver Design for Ionosphere Scintillation Studies

Committee Chair:
Scales, W. A.

Plymale, William O.

Dissertation: Pebbles and Urns: A Tangible, Presence-Based Service Delivery Framework

Committee Chair:
Midkiff, S. F.

Quint, Ryan D.

Dissertation: Response-Based Synchrophasor Controls for Power Systems

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V. A.

Ralston, Parrish E.

Dissertation: Design and Characterization of Liquid Metal Flip Chip Interconnections for Heterogeneous Microwave Assemblies

Committee Chair:
Raman, S.

Sen Sharma, Kriti

Dissertation: Compressed Sensing based Micro-CT Methods and Applications

Committee Chair:
Wang, G. (Biomedical Engineering)

Shehata, Nader A.

Dissertation: Design of Optical Characteristics of Ceria Nanoparticles for Applications Including Gas Sensing and Up-Conversion

Committee Chair:
Meehan, K.

Shen, Zhiyu

Dissertation: Online Measurement of Three-phase AC Power System Impedance in Synchronous Coordinates

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D.

Short, Nathaniel J.

Dissertation: Robust Feature Extraction and Temporal Analysis for Partial Fingerprint Identification

Committee Chair:
Abbott, A. L.

Sun, Rui

Dissertation: Wide Area System Islanding Detection, Classification, and State Evaluation Algorithm

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V. A.

Tania, Mutmainna

Dissertation: Wide Area Measurement Applications for Improvement of Power System Protection

Committee Chair:
De La Ree, J.

Vasavada, Yash M.

Dissertation: An Iterative Confidence Passing Approach for Parameter Estimation and Its Applications to MIMO Systems

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H.

Veda, Santhosh S.

Dissertation: WAMS-based Intelligent Load Shedding Scheme for Preventing Cascading Blackouts

Committee Chair:
Thorp, J. S.

Wang, Ruxi

Dissertation: High Power Density and High Temperature Converter Design for Transportation Applications

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D.

Wang, Shen

Dissertation: Design and Analysis of a Low-Power Low-Voltage Quadrature LO Generation Circuit for Wireless Applications

Committee Chair:
Ha, D. S.

Wang, Ting

Dissertation: Wireless Network Physical Layer Security with Smart Antenna

Committee Chair:
Yang, Y.

Wang, Yunjing

Dissertation: Fiber-Optic Sensors for Fully-Distributed Physical, Chemical and Biological Measurement

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Wang, Yunmiao

Dissertation: A Quasi-distributed Sensing Network Based on Wavelength-Scanning Time-division Multiplexed Fiber Bragg Gratings

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Westin, Benjamin A.

Dissertation: Applications in Remote Sensing Using the Method of Ordered Multiple Interactions

Committee Chair:
Brown, G. S.

Yan, Yingyi

Dissertation: Equivalent Circuit Model for Current Mode Controls and Its Extensions

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Yang, Taeyoung

Dissertation: Fundamental Limits on Antenna Size for Frequency and Time Domain Applications

Committee Chair:
Davis, W. A.

Yi, Ji Haeng

Dissertation: The Sapphire Pressure Sensor and Sapphire Welding Fume Sensor Application with Fiber

Committee Chair:
Xu, Y.

York, John B.

Dissertation: An Isolated Micro-Converter for Next-Generation Photovoltaic Infrastructure

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.

Young, Alexander R.

Dissertation: Unified Multi-domain Decision Making: Cognitive Radio and Autonomous Vehicle Convergence

Committee Chair:
Bostian, C. W.

2011/2012

Aguayo Gonzalez, Carlos R.

Dissertation: Power Fingerprinting for Integrity Assessment of Embedded Systems

Committee Chair:
Reed, J.H.

Amanna, Ashwin E.

Dissertation: Statistical Experimental Design Framework for Cognitive Radio

Committee Chair:
Reed, J.H.

Baidas, Mohammed W.

Dissertation: Node Selection, Synchronization, and Power Allocation in Cooperative Wireless Networks

Committee Chair:
MacKenzie, A.

Cao, Xiao

Dissertation: Optimization of Bonding Geometry for A Planar Power Module to Minimize Thermal Impedance and Thermo-Mechanical Stress

Committee Chair:
K.D.T. Ngo

Channakeshava, Karthik

Dissertation: Utility Accrual Real-Time Channel Establishment in Multi-hop Networks

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M.

Chen, Li

Dissertation: Statistical Machine Learning for Multi-platform Biomedical Data Analysis

Committee Chair:
Wang, Y.

Chen, Xuetao

Dissertation: Resource Allocation in Wireless Distributed Computing Networks

Committee Chair:
Bose, T.

Chen, Zhimin

Dissertation: SCA-Resistant and High-Performance Implementations of Cryptography Using Instruction Set Extensions and Multi-Core Processors

Committee Chair:
Schaumont, P.

Choi, Bumsuk

Dissertation: Acoustic Source Localization in a 3D Complex Urban Environment

Committee Chair:
Burgos, R.

Deaton, Juan D.

Dissertation: Enabling Dynamic Spectrum Access in Next Generation Wireless Networks

Committee Chair:
DaSilva, L.A.

Dunlop, Matthew W.

Dissertation: Achieving Security and Privacy in the Internet Protocol Version 6 Through the Use of Dynamically Obscured Address

Committee Chair:
Tront, J.G.

Guo, Xu

Dissertation: Secure and Efficient Implementations of Cryptographic Primitives

Committee Chair:
Schaumont, P.

Harun, Mahmud

Dissertation: Modification of Large Reflector Antennas for Low Frequency Operation

Committee Chair:
Ellingson, S.

Hassan Eltarras, Ramy M.

Dissertation: BioSENSE: Biologically-inspired Secure Elastic Networked Sensor Environment

Committee Chair:
Eltoweissy, M.

Henry, Michael B.

Dissertation: Emerging Power-Gating Techniques for Low Power Digital Circuits

Committee Chair:
Nazhandali, L.

Hofmann, Matthias C.

Dissertation: Localized Excitation Fluorescence Imaging (LEFI)

Committee Chair:
Xu, Y.

Irwin, Ryan E.

Dissertation: Traffic-Aware Channel Assignment for Multi-Transceiver Wireless Networks

Committee Chair:
MacKenzie, A.

Jose, Bijoy A.

Dissertation: Formal Model Driven Software Synthesis for Embedded Systems

Committee Chair:
Shukla, S.

Kim, Jeong Ki

Dissertation: Low-Power RF Front-End Design for Wireless Body Area Networks

Committee Chair:
Ha, D.

Li, Qiang

Dissertation: Low-Profile Magnetic Integration for High-Frequency Point-of-Load Converter

Committee Chair:
Lee, F.C.

Liu, Qian

Dissertation: Wideband Digital Filter-and-Sum Beamforming with Simultaneous Correction of Dispersive Cable and Antenna Effects

Committee Chair:
Ellingson, S.

Maiti, Abhranil

Dissertation: A Systemic Approach to Design and Afficient Physical Unclonable Function

Committee Chair:
Schaumont, P.

Na, Che Woo

Dissertation: IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Networks: GTS Scheduling and Service Differentiation

Committee Chair:
Yang, Y.

Oliver, John M.

Dissertation: 3D Micromachined Passive Components and Active Circuit Integration for Millimeter-Wave Radar Applications

Committee Chair:
Raman, S.

Otoom, Mwaffaq N.

Dissertation: Capacity Metric for Chip Heterogeneous Multiprocessors

Committee Chair:
Paul, J.M.

Qian, Hao

Dissertation: A High-Efficiency Grid-Tie Battery Energy Storage System

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.S.

Ramkumar, Barathram

Dissertation: Automatic Modulation Classification and Blind Equalization for Cognitive Radios

Committee Chair:
Bose, T.

Reusch, David C.

Dissertation: High Frequency, High Power Density Integrated Point of Load and Bus Converters

Committee Chair:
Lee, F.C.

Schlake, Farimehr

Dissertation: Optimal Consumer-Centric Delay-Efficient Security Protocals in Multi-Agent Networks — A Game and Mechanism Design Theoretic Approach

Committee Chair:
Mili, L.M.

Shao, Shengnan

Dissertation: An Approach to Demand Response for Alleviating Power System Stress Conditions due to Electric Vehicle Penetration

Committee Chair:
Rahman, S.

Shatila, Hazem S.

Dissertation: Adaptive Radio Resource Management in Cognitive Radio Communications using Fuzzy Reasoning

Committee Chair:
Reed, J.H.

Sun, Pengwei

Dissertation: Cascade Dual-Buck Inverters for Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.S.

Swint, Ethan B.

Dissertation: DC Reluctance Machine — A Doubly-Salient Reluctance Machine with Controlled Electrical and Mechanical Power Ripple

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.S.

Wang, Chen

Dissertation: From Network to Pathway: Integrative Network Analysis of Genomic Data

Committee Chair:
Xuan, J.

Xie, Bei

Dissertation: Partial Update Adaptive Filtering

Committee Chair:
Bose, T.

Xue, Bin

Dissertation: Formal Approaches to Globally Asynchronous and Locally Synchronous Design

Committee Chair:
Shukla, S.

Yu, Guoqiang

Dissertation: Machine Learning to Interrogate High-throughput Genomic Data: Theory and Applications

Committee Chair:
Wamg, Y.

Zhang, Bai

Dissertation: Modeling and Characterization of Dynamic Changes in Biological Systems from Multi-platform Genomic Data

Committee Chair:
Wang, Y.

Zhang, Bo

Dissertation:Supporting Software Transactional Memory in Distributed Systems: Protocols for Cache-Coherence

Committee Chair:
Ravindran, B.

Zhao, Zheng

Dissertation: High Efficiency Single-stage Grid-tied PV Inverter for Renewable Energy System

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.S.

2010/2011

Ahmed, Sara Mohamed H.

Dissertation:Computer Modeling and Simulation of Power Electronics Systems for Stability Analysis

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D.

Alfeeli, Bassam A.

Dissertation:Chemical Micro Preconcentrators Development for Micro Gas Chromatography Systems

Committee Chair:
Agah, M.

Banga, Mainak

Dissertation:Testing and Verification Strategies for Enhancing Trust in Third Party IPs

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M. S.

Bian, Kaigui

Dissertation:Medium Access Control in Cognitive Radio Networks

Committee Chair:
Park, J. M.

Burbey, Ingrid E.

Dissertation:Predicting Future Locations and Arrival Times of Individuals

Committee Chair:
Martin, T. L.

Chandrasekar, Maheshwar

Dissertation: Search State Extensibility Based Learning Framework for Model Checking and Test Generation

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M. S.

Chen, Chien-Liang

Dissertation:Design, Implementation, and Analysis for an Improved Multiple Inverter Microgrid System

Committee Chair:
Lai, J. S.

Chen, Li

Dissertation:Integrative Modeling and Analysis of High-Throughput Biological Data

Committee Chair:
Xuan, J.

Feng, Yuanjian

Dissertation:Detection and Characterization of Multilevel Genomic Patterns

Committee Chair:
Wang, Y. J.

Feng, Zhenhua

Dissertation:Cross-Layer Optimization and Distributed Algorithm Design for Frequency-Agile Radio Networks

Committee Chair:
Yang, Y.

Gaeddert, Joseph Daniel

Dissertation:Facilitating Wireless Communications through Intelligent Resource Management on Software-Defined Radios in Dynamic Spectrum Environments

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H.

Hassan, Hoda Mamdouh

Dissertation:A Reference Model and Architecture for Future Computer Networks

Committee Chair:
Eltoweissy, M. Y.

He, An

Dissertation: Power Consumption Optimization – A Cognitive Radio Approach

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H. & Tranter, W. H.

Huang, Fei

Dissertation:On Reducing Delays in P2P Live Streaming Systems

Committee Chair:
Ravindran, B.

Jiang, Bo

Dissertation:Energy Efficient Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks: Sleep Scheduling, Particle Filtering, and Constrained Flooding

Committee Chair:
Ravindran, B.

Kong, Na

Dissertation: Low-Power Power Management Circuit Design for Small Scale Energy Harvesting Using Piezoelectric Cantilevers

Committee Chair:
Ha, D.

Lee, Jeongheon

Dissertation:Physical Layer Security for Wireless Position Location in the Presence of Location Spoofing

Committee Chair:
Buehrer, R. M.

Li, Xiaoxing

Dissertation:Registration of Images with Varying Topology Using Embedded Maps

Committee Chair:
Wyatt, C. L.

Lobo, Nimal Savio

Dissertation: Doubly-Salient Permanent-Magnet Flux-Reversal-Free Switched Reluctance Machine

Committee Chair:
Ramu, K.

Long, Xiaojing

Dissertation:Image Classification Using Pair-Wise Registration and Machine Learning with Applications to Neuroimaging

Committee Chair:
Wyatt, C. L.

Macias, Nicholas J.

Dissertation:Self-Modifying Circuitry for Efficient, Defect-Tolerant Handling of Trillion-Element Reconfigurable Devices

Committee Chair:
Athanas, P. M.

Pakdel, Zahra

Dissertation:Intelligent Instability Detection for Islanding Prediction

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V. A.

Recio, Adolfo Leon

Dissertation:Spectrum-Aware Reconfigurable Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing

Committee Chair:
Athanas, P. M.

Rutishauser, David Kurt

Dissertation:Implementing Scientific Simulation Codes Tailored for Vector Architectures Using Custom Configurable Computing Machines

Committee Chair:
Jones, M. T.

Shi, Yongsheng

Dissertation:Resource Allocation in Cellular Networks with Coexisting Femtocells and Macrocells

Committee Chair:
MacKenzie, A. B.

Velez Cedeno, Francisco Gerardo

Dissertation:Multiple Swing Out-of-Step Relaying

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V. A.

Vogler, Terry Richard

Dissertation:Analysis of the Radiation Mechanisms in and Design of Tightly-Coupled Antenna Arrays

Committee Chair:
Davis, W. A.

Volos, Haris Ioannis

Dissertation:Cognitive Radio Engine Design for Link Adaptation

Committee Chair:
Buehrer, R. M.

Wang, Jiajun

Dissertation: Sapphire Fiber Based Sensing Technologies for High Temperature Applications

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Wang, Lei

Dissertation: Next Generation Frequency Disturbance Recorder Design and Timing Analysis

Committee Chair:
Liu, Y.

Wilder, Frederick Durand

Dissertation:The Non-Linear Electrodynamic Coupling Between the Solar Wind, Magnetosphere and Ionosphere

Committee Chair:
Clauer, C. R.

Yang, Nanying

Dissertation:Characterization and Modeling of Silicon and Silicon Carbide Power Devices

Committee Chair:
Meehan, K.

Zhang, Yingchen

Dissertation: Electric/Magnetic Field Based Synchrophasor Measurement and a Noise Tolerant Frequency Estimation Algorithm

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V. A. & Liu, Y.

Zhang, Yuji

Dissertation: Module-Based Analysis of Biological Data for Network Inference and Biomarker Discovery

Committee Chair:
Xuan, J.

2009/2010

Ahuja, Sumit

Dissertation: High Level Power Estimation and Reduction Techniques for Power Aware Hardware Design

Committee Chair:
Shukla, S. K.

Arana, Andrew Jex

Dissertation: Power Systems Analysis in the Power-Angle Domain

Committee Chair:
De La Ree, J.

Baisden, Andrew Carson

Dissertation: Generalized Terminal Modeling of Electro-Magnetic Interference

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D.

Bank, Jason Noah

Dissertation: Propagation of Electromechanical Disturbances Across Large Interconnected Power Systems and Extraction of Associated Modal Content from Measurement Data

Committee Chair:
Liu, Y.

Bernabeu, Emanuel Ernesto

Dissertation: Methodology for a Security-Dependability Adaptive Protection Scheme Based on Data Mining

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V. A. & Thorp, J. S.

Castles, Ricky Thomas

Dissertation: A Knowledge Map-Centric Feedback-Based Approach to Information Modeling and Academic Assessment

Committee Chair:
Kachroo, P.

Chen, Qinqin

Dissertation: Cognitive Gateway to Promote Interoperability, Coverage and Throughput in Heterogeneous Communication Systems

Committee Chair:
Bostian, C. W.

Cheng, Danling

Dissertation: Integrated System Model Reliability Evaluation and Prediction for Electrical Power Systems: Graph Trace Analysis Based Solutions

Committee Chair:
Broadwater, R. P. & Hsiao, M. S.

Cheng, Xueqi

Dissertation: Exploring Hybrid Dynamic and Static Techniques for Software Verification

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M. S.

Dong, Junwei

Dissertation: Microwave Lens Designs: Optimization, Fast Simulation Algorithms, and 360-Degree Scanning Techniques

Committee Chair:
Zaghloul, A. I.

Dong, Yan

Dissertation: Investigation of Multiphase Coupled-Inductor Buck Converters in Point-of-load Applications

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

El-Nainay, Mustafa Yousry

Dissertation: Island Genetic Algorithm-Based Cognitive Networks

Committee Chair:
MacKenzie, A. B.

Fahmy, Sherif Fadel

Dissertation: Collaborative Scheduling and Synchronization of Distributable Real-Time Threads

Committee Chair:
Ravindran, B.

Feinauer, Lynn Ralph

Dissertation: Generic Flow Algorithm for Analysis of Interdependent Multi-Domain Distributed Network Systems

Committee Chair:
Broadwater, R. P.

Francis, Gerald

Dissertation: An Algorithm and System for Measuring Impedance in the D-Q Coordinates

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D.

Fu, Dianbo

Dissertation: Topology Investigation and System Optimization of Resonant Converters

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Gandhi, Mital Arun

Dissertation: Robust Kalman Filters Using Generalized Maximum Likelihood-Type Estimators

Committee Chair:
Mili, L. M.

Ge, Feng “Andrew”

Dissertation: Soft Radio-Based Decentralized Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks: A Prototype Design and Enabling Technologies

Committee Chair:
Bostian, C. W.

Gong, Ting

Dissertation: Computational Dissection of Composite Molecular Signatures and Transcriptional Modules Using Microarrays

Committee Chair:
Xuan, J.

Hambrick, Joshua Clayton

Dissertation: Configurable, Coordinated, Model-Based Control in Electrical Distribution Systems

Committee Chair:
Broadwater, R. P.

Han, Kai

Dissertation: Scheduling Distributed Real-Time Tasks in Unreliable and Untrustworthy Systems

Committee Chair:
Ravindran, B.

Howells, Christopher Corey

Dissertation: The Modeling and Analysis of the BAD/tBID/BAK Pathway as a Chemical Reaction Network

Committee Chair:
Baumann, W. T.

Jia, Tao

Dissertation: Collaborative Position Location for Wireless Networks in Harsh Environments

Committee Chair:
Buehrer, R. M.

Kim, Jae Hyuck

Dissertation: Variable-Speed Switched Reluctance Motor Drives for Low-Cost, High-Volume Applications

Committee Chair:
Ramu, K.

Kim, Rae-Young

Dissertation: Improved Renewable Energy Power System Using a Generalized Control Structure for Two-Stage Power Converters

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.

Kleppinger, David Lawrence

Dissertation: Prioritized Reconfiguration of Interdependent Critical Infrastructure Systems

Committee Chair:
Broadwater, R. P.

Lai, Shouwen

Dissertation: Duty-Cycled Wireless Sensor Networks: Wakeup Scheduling, Routing and Broadcasting

Committee Chair:
Ravindran, B.

Lally, Evan Michael

Dissertation: Fourier Transform Interferometry for 3D Mapping of Rough and Discontinuous Surfaces

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Lee, Cheewoo

Dissertation: Analysis and Design of a Novel E-Core Common-Pole Switched Reluctance Motor

Committee Chair:
Ramu, K.

Lee, Jong-Suk

Dissertation: FleXilicon: A New Coarse-grained Reconfigurable Architecture for Multimedia and Wireless Communications

Committee Chair:
Ha, D. S.

Liu, Chu-Chuan

Dissertation: Advanced Projection Ultrasound Imaging with CMOS-based Sensor Array: Development, Characterization, and Potential Medical Applications

Committee Chair:
Wang, Y. J.

Liu, Jia “Kevin”

Dissertation: MIMO Wireless Networks: Modeling, Theory, and Optimization

Committee Chair:
Hou, Y. T.

Morales-Tirado, Lizdabel

Dissertation: An Approach to Using Cognition in Wireless Networks

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H.

Ning, Puqi

Dissertation: Design and Development of High Density High Temperature Power Module with Cooling System

Committee Chair:
Ngo, K. D. T. & Wang, F.

Park, Sung Yeul

Dissertation: A Wide Range and Precise Active and Reactive Power Flow Controller for the Fuel Cell Power Conditioning Systems

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.

Rajagopalan, Vidya

Dissertation: Increasing DBM Reliability Using Distribution Independent Tests and Information Fusion Methods

Committee Chair:
Wyatt, C. L.

Shaban, Heba Ahmed

Dissertation: A Novel Highly Accurate Wireless Wearable Human Locomotion Tracking and Gait Analysis System via UWB Radios

Committee Chair:
Buehrer, R. M.

Silvius, Mark Daniel

Dissertation: Building a Dynamic Spectrum Access Smart Radio With Application to Public Safety Disaster Communications

Committee Chair:
Bostian, C. W. & MacKenzie, A. B.

Skolthanarat, Siriya

Dissertation: The Modeling and Control of a Wind Farm and Grid Interconnection in a Multi-Machine System

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V. A.

Suris Pietri, Jorge Alberto

Dissertation: Rapid Radio: Analysis-Based Receiver Deployment

Committee Chair:
Athanas, P. M.

Thacker, Timothy Neil

Dissertation: Control of Power Conversion Systems for the Intentional Islanding of Distributed Generation Units

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D.

Wang, Chuanyun

Dissertation: Investigation on Interleaved Boost Converters and Applications

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C. & Xu, M.

Wang, Ying

Dissertation: Dynamic Cellular Cognitive System

Committee Chair:
Bostian, C. W.

Xia, Tao

Dissertation: Frequency Monitoring Network (FNET) Algorithm Improvements and Application Development

Committee Chair:
Liu, Y.

Xu, Bin

Dissertation: Fast Path Planning in Uncertain Environments: Theory and Experiments

Committee Chair:
Stilwell, D. J. & Kurdila, A. J.

Zhang, Di

Dissertation: Analysis and Design of Paralleled Three-Phase Voltage Source Converters with Interleaving

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D. & Wang, F.

Zheng, Yexin

Dissertation: Circuit Design Methods with Emerging Nanotechnologies

Committee Chair:
Huang, C.

Zhu, Yitan

Dissertation: Learning Statistical and Geometric Models from Microarray Gene Expression Data

Committee Chair:
Wang, Y. J.

2008/2009

Arnedo, Luis

Dissertation: System Level Black-Box Models for DC-DC Converters

Committee Chair:
Dushan Boroyevich

Ball, Arthur Hugues

Dissertation: Thermal and Electrical Considerations for the Design of Highly-Integrated Point-of-Load Converters

Committee Chair:
Fred C. Lee

Buennemeyer, Timothy Keith

Dissertation: Battery-Sensing Intrusion Protection System (B-SIPS)

Committee Chair:
Joseph G. Tront

Dong, Jingyuan

Dissertation: Power System Disturbance Analysis and Detection Based on Wide-Area Measurements

Committee Chair:
J. S. Thorp

Dorsey, William Mark

Dissertation: Low Profile, Printed Circuit, Dual-Band, Dual-Polarized Antenna Elements and Arrays

Committee Chair:
A. I. Zaghloul

Flory, Isaac (Ike) L.

Dissertation: High-Intensity Discharge Industrial Lighting Design Strategies for the Minimization of Energy Usage and Life-Cycle Cost

Committee Chair:
Saifur Rahman

Friend, Daniel Hutcheson

Dissertation: Cognitive Networks: Foundations to Applications

Committee Chair:
MacKenzie, A. B.

Gong, Xiaojin

Dissertation: Omnidirectional Vision for an Autonomous Surface Vehicle

Committee Chair:
Chris Wyatt

Ha, Keunsoo

Dissertation: Position Estimation in Switched Reluctance Motor Drive Using the First Switching Harmonic of Phase Voltage and Current

Committee Chair:
Ramu, K.

Hajjiah, Ali T.

Dissertation: Design and Analysis of Whispering Gallery Mode Semiconductor Lasers

Committee Chair:
Louis J. Guido

Hasan, S.M. Shajedul

Dissertation: New Concepts in Front End Design for Receivers with Large, Multiband Tuning Ranges

Committee Chair:
Steven W. Ellingson

He, Nannan

Dissertation: Exploring Abstraction Techniques for Scalable Bit-Precise Verification of Embedded Software

Committee Chair:
Michael S. Hsiao

Jiang, Yan

Dissertation: Three Dimensional Passive Integrated Electronic Ballast for Low Wattage HID Lamps

Committee Chair:
Fred C. Lee

Kim, Haesoo

Dissertation: Dynamic Cooperative Communications in Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks

Committee Chair:
R. Michael Buehrer

Kim, Kyou Woong

Dissertation: Exploiting Cyclostationarity for Radio Environmental Awareness in Cognitive Radios

Committee Chair:
Jeffrey H. Reed

Lee, Sookyoung

Dissertation: GPScheDVS: A New Paradigm of the Autonomous CPU Speed Control for Commodity-OS-based General-Purpose Mobile Computers with a DVS-friendly Task Scheduling

Committee Chair:
Martin, T. L.

Komali, Ramakant S.

Dissertation: Game-Theoretic Analysis of Topology Control

Committee Chair:
Allen B. MacKenzie

Lai, Rixin

Dissertation: Analysis and Design for High Power Density Three-Phase AC Converter Using SiC Devices

Committee Chair:
Wang, F.

Lee, Kyehun

Dissertation: Coherent Mitigation of Radio Frequency Interference in 10-100 MHz

Committee Chair:
Steven W. Ellingson

Lehne, Mark Alan

Dissertation: An Analog/Mixed Signal FFT Processor for Ultra-Wideband OFDM Wireless Transceivers

Committee Chair:
Sanjay Raman

Li, Jian

Dissertation: Current-Mode Control: Modeling and its Digital Application

Committee Chair:
Fred C. Lee

Liang, Yan

Dissertation: Integrated Frequency-Selective Conduction Transmission-Line EMI Filter

Committee Chair:
Ngo, K. D. T. & Van Wyk, J. D.

Lim, Hui Fern Michele

Dissertation: Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramics Technology for Power Magnetics Integration

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C. & Van Wyk, J. D.

Petrich, Jan

Dissertation: Improved Guidance, Navigation, and Control for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles: Theory and Experiment

Committee Chair:
Stilwell, D. J.

Sheng, Honggang

Dissertation: A High Power Density Three-level Parallel Resonant Converter for Capacitor Charging

Committee Chair:
Wang, F.

Singh, Gaurav

Dissertation: Optimization and Verification Techniques for Hardware Synthesis from Concurrent Action-Oriented Specifications

Committee Chair:
Sandeep K. Shukla

Srivastava, Vivek

Dissertation: Behavior-based Incentives for Node Cooperation in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Committee Chair:
DaSilva, L. A.

Sun, Julu

Dissertation: Investigation of Alternative Power Architectures for CPU Voltage Regulators

Committee Chair:
Lee, F.C.

Wang, Joshua Kevin

Dissertation: Identification, Analysis, and Control of Power System Events Using Wide-Area Frequency Measurements

Committee Chair:
Liu, Yilu

Xu, Jing

Dissertation: Technology for Planar Power Semiconductor Devices Package with Improved Voltage Rating

Committee Chair:
Khai D. T. Ngo

Zhou, Ming

Dissertation: Advanced System Monitoring with Phasor Measurement

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V. A.

   

2007/2008

Baldwin, Mark Walter

Dissertation: Modal Analysis Techniques in Wide-Area Frequency Monitoring Systems

Committee Chair:
Lui, Y.

Blumer, Aric David

Dissertation: Register Transfer Level Simulation Acceleration via Hardware/Software Process Migration

Committee Chair:
Patterson, C.D.

Chen, Chen

Dissertation: Electron Temperature Enhancement Effects on Plasma Irregularities Associated with Charged Dust in the Earth’s Mesosphere

Committee Chair:
Scales, W. A.

Chen, Ruilang

Dissertation: Enhancing Attack Resilience in Cognitive Radio Networks

Committee Chair:
Park, J. M.

Craven, Stephen Douglas

Dissertation: Structured Approach to Dynamic Computing Application Development

Committee Chair:
Athanas, P. M.

Fan, Dawei

Dissertation: Synchronized Measurements and Applications During Power System Dynamics

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V. A.

Fang, Lei

Dissertation: Exploring Constraint Satisfiability Techniques in Formal Verification

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M. S.

Gardner, Robert Matthew

Dissertation: A Wide-Area Perspective on Power System Operation and Dynamics

Committee Chair:
Liu, Y.

Kim, Jina

Dissertation: Low-Power System Design for Impedance-Based Structural Health Monitoring

Committee Chair:
Ha, D. S.

Le, Bin

Dissertation: Building a Cognitive Radio - From Architecture Definition to Prototype Implementation

Committee Chair:
Bostian, C. W.

Lee, Kisun

Dissertation: Advanced Control Schemes for Voltage Regulators

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Mathaikutty, Deepak Abraham

Dissertation: Metamodeling Driven IP Reuse for System-on-chip Integration and Microprocessor Design

Committee Chair:
Shukla, S. K.

Raymond, David Richard

Dissertation: Denial-of-Sleep Vulnerabilities and Defenses in Wireless Sensor Network MAC Protocols

Committee Chair:
Midkiff, S. F.

Roberson, David Gray

Dissertation: Environmental Tracking and Formation Control for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Platoon with Limited Communication

Committee Chair:
Stilwell, D. J.

Rondeau, Thomas Warren

Dissertation: Application of Artificial Intelligence to Wireless Communications

Committee Chair:
Bostian, C. W.

Rosado, Sebastian Pedro

Dissertation: Voltage Stability and Control in Autonomous Power Systems with Variable Frequency

Committee Chairs:
Boroyevich, D. & Wang, F.

Shi, Yi

Dissertation: Algorithms and Optimization for Wireless Networks

Committee Chair:
Hou, Y. T.

Steiner, Neil Joseph

Dissertation: Autonomous Computing Systems

Committee Chair:
Athanas, P. M.

Suh, Jung Wook

Dissertation: Deformable Registration of Supine and Prone Colons for CT Colonography

Committee Chair:
Wyatt, C. L.

Suhaib, Syed Mohammed

Dissertation: Formal Methods for Intellectual Property Composition Across Synchronization Domains

Committee Chair:
Shukla, S. K.

Sun, Juanjuan

Dissertation: Dynamic Performance Analyses of Current Sharing Control for DC/DC Converters

Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

Suris, Juan Emilio

Dissertation: Cooperative Game Theory and Non-convex Optimization Analysis of Spectrum Sharing

Committee Chair: DaSilva, L. A.

Thirugnanam, Rajesh

Dissertation: Power Line Communications over Power Distribution Networks of Microprocessors - Feasibility Study, Channel Modeling, and a Circuit Design Approach

Committee Chair: Ha, D. S.

Thomas, Ryan William

Dissertation: Cognitive Networks

Committee Chair: DaSilva, L. A.

Wang, Yongxin

Dissertation: High Speed Fiber Optic Spectrometer

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Zhang, Junhong

Dissertation: Bidirectional DC-DC Power Converter Design Optimization, Modeling and Control

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.-S.

Zhao, Jun

Dissertation: Silicon-Based Ultra-Wideband RFIC Transmitter Front Ends for Communications and Sensor Applications

Committee Chair:
Raman, S.

Zhu, Yizheng

Dissertation: Miniature Fiber-Optic Sensors for High-Temperature Harsh Environments

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

2006/2007

Akbar, Ihsan Ali

Dissertation: Statistical Analysis of Wireless Systems Using Markov Models

Committee Chair:
Tranter, W. H.

Al-Nasur, Sadeq Jawad

Dissertation: New Models for Crowd Dynamics and Control

Committee Chair:
Kachroo, P.

Anderson, Christopher Robert

Dissertation: A Software Defined Ultra Wideband Transceiver Testbed for Communications, Ranging, or Imaging

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H.

Atcitty, Stanley

Dissertation: Electrochemical Capacitor Characterization for Electric Utility Applications

Committee Chair:
Liu, Y.

Bhaduri, Debayan

Dissertation: Design and Analysis of Defect- and Fault-Tolerant Nano-Computing Systems

Committee Chair:
Shukla, S.K.

Chembil-Palat, Ramesh

Dissertation: Performance Analysis of Cooperative Communication for Wireless Networks

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H.

Chen, Xiaoding

Dissertation: Exploring Temporal and Spatial Correlations on Circuit Variables for Enhancing Simulation-Based Test Generation

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M. S.

Chen, Xiaopei

Dissertation: Ultra-Narrow Laser Linewidth Measurement

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Cho, Hyeonjoong

Dissertation: Utility Accrual Real-Time Scheduling and Synchronization on Single and Multiprocessors: Models, Algorithms, and Tradeoffs

Committee Chair:
Ravindran, B.

Clark, Jeffrey Robert

Dissertation: Double Negative Metamaterials in Dielectric Waveguide Configurations

Committee Chair:
Safaai-Jazi, A.

Collins, Gustina Bernette

Dissertation: Design, Fabrication and Testing of Conformal, Localized Wafer-Level Packaging for RF MEMS Devices

Committee Chair:
Raman, S. & Lu, G. Q.

Donolo, Marcos Angel

Dissertation: A Continuum Approach to Power System Simulation

Committee Chair:
Centeno, V.

Edmison, Joshua Nathaniel

Dissertation: Hardware Architectures for Software Security

Committee Chair:
Jones, M. T.

Gadre, Aditya

Dissertation: Observability Analysis in Navigation Systems with an Underwater Vehicle Application

Committee Chair:
Stilwell, D. J.

Ibrahim, Jihad El Sayeed Abdal

Dissertation: Algorithms and Architectures for UWB Receiver Design

Committee Chair:
Buehrer, R. M.

Ikuma, Takeshi

Dissertation: Non-Wiener Effects in Narrowband Interference Mitigation Using Adaptive Transversal Equalizers

Committee Chair:
Beex, A. A.

Kim, Jong-Han

Dissertation: On the Impact of MIMO Implementations on Cellular Networks: An Analytical Approach from a Systems Perspective

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H.

Kompella, Sastry Venkata

Dissertation: Video Communications over Dynamic Ad Hoc Networks

Committee Chair:
Hou, Y. T.

Kook, Kyung Soo

Dissertation: Simulation Studies on Novel Findings in Power Systems

Committee Chair:
Liu, Y.

Koujah, Fahad

Dissertation: A Power-Aware Routing Scheme for Ad Hoc Networks

Committee Chair:
Midkiff, S. F.

Lee, Unghee

Dissertation: A Proactive Routing Protocol for Multi-Channel Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks

Committee Chair:
Midkiff, S. F.

Lim, Hong Sun

Dissertation: Design and Control of a Ropeless Elevator with Linear Switched Reluctance Motor Drive Actuation Systems

Committee Chair:
Ramu, K.

Louganski, Konstantin Pavlovic

Dissertation: Generalized Average-Current-Mode Control of Single-Phase AC-DC Boost Converters with Power Factor Correction

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.

Lu, Bing

Dissertation: Investigation of High-Density Integrated Solution for AC/DC Conversion of a Distributed Power System

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Mellodge, Patricia Ann

Dissertation: Model Abstraction in Dynamical Systems: Application to Mobile Robot Control

Committee Chair:
Kachroo, P.

Menon, Rekha

Dissertation: Interference Avoidance based Underlay Techniques for Dynamic Spectrum Sharing

Committee Chair:
Buehrer, R. M. & Reed, J. H.

Mo, Tianmin

Dissertation: Throughput Optimization and Transmitter Power Saving (TOTPS)Algorithm and Extended TOTPS (ETOTPS) Algorithm for IEEE 802.11 Links

Committee Chair:
Bostian, C.W.

Mohammad, Maruf Hossain

Dissertation: Cellular Diagnostic Systems Using Hidden Markov Models

Committee Chair:
Tranter, W. H.

Nayfeh, Nader Ali

Dissertation: Local and Global Stability and Dynamics of a Class of Nonlinear Time-Delayed One-Degree-of-Freedom Systems

Committee Chair:
Baumann, W. T.

Neel, James O'Daniell

Dissertation: Analysis and Design of Cognitive Radio Networks and Distributed Radio Resource Management Algorithms

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H.

Patcha, Animesh

Dissertation: Network Anomaly Detection with Incomplete Audit Data

Committee Chair:
Park, J. M.

Patel, Hiren Dhanji

Dissertation: Ingredients for Successful System Level Automation & Design Methodology

Committee Chair:
Shukla, S. K.

Refaei, Mohamed Tamer A.

Dissertation: Adaptation in Reputation Management Systems for Ad hoc Networks

Committee Chair:
DaSilva, L. A.

Schoenig, Gregory Neumann

Dissertation: Contributions to Robust Adaptive Signal Processing with Application to Space-Time Adaptive Radar

Committee Chair:
Mili, L. M.

Shen, Fabin

Dissertation: UV-Induced Intrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Sensors and Their Multiplexing for Quasi-Distributed Temperature and Strain Sensing

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Shen, Wei

Dissertation: Design of High-Density Transformers for High-Frequency High-Power Converters

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D. & Wang, F.

Thompson, Michael Stewart

Dissertation: Service Discovery in Pervasive Computing Environments

Committee Chair:
Midkiff, S. F.

Venkatesh, Swaroop

Dissertation: The Design and Modeling of Ultra-Wideband Position-Location Networks

Committee Chair:
Buehrer, R. M.

Vimjam, Vishnu Chaithanya

Dissertation: Strategies for SAT-Based Formal Verification

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M. S.

Wadoo, Sabiha Amin

Dissertation: Evacuation Distributed Feedback Control and Abstraction

Committee Chair:
Kachroo, P.

Wang, Hongfang

Dissertation: Investigation of Power Semiconductor Devices for High Frequency High Density Power Converters

Committee Chair:
Wang, F.

Wang, Xingwei

Dissertation: Label-free DNA Sequence Detection Using Oligonucleotide Functionalized Fiber Probe with a Miniature Protrusion

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Wang, Zhuang

Dissertation: Intrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Sensor Based on Ultra-Short Bragg Gratings for Quasi-Distributed Strain and Temperature Measurements

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Wood, Kerry Neil

Dissertation: Directional Communications to Improve Multicast Lifetime in Ad Hoc Networks

Committee Chair:
DaSilva, L. A.

Xiao, Chucheng

Dissertation: An Investigation of Fundamental Frequency Limitations for HF/VHF Power Conversion

Committee Chair:
Odendaal, H.

Zhang, Li

Dissertation: Study of FACTS/ESS Applications in Bulk Power System

Committee Chair:
Liu, Y.

Zhao, Youping

Dissertation: Enabling Cognitive Radios through Radio Environment Maps

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H.

 

2005/2006

Adams, William Joseph

Dissertation: Decentralized Trust-Based Access Control for Dynamic Collaborative Environments

Committee Chairs:
Davis, N. J., Midkiff, S. F.

Al-Bandakji, Mohammad Rachad

Dissertation: Modeling and Analysis of Photonic Crystal Waveguides

Committee Chair:
Safaai-Jazi, A.

Al-Ghadhban, Samir Naser

Dissertation: Multi-layered Space Frequency Time Codes

Committee Chairs:
Buehrer R. M., Woerner, B. D.

August, Nathaniel J.

Dissertation: Medium Access Control in Impulse-Based Ultra Wideband Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks

Committee Chair:
Ha, D. S.

Bae, Kyung Kyoon

Dissertation: Analytical Framework for the Performance Analysis of Multiple Antenna Systems

Committee Chair:
Annamalai, A., Tranter, W. H.

Brownfield, Michael Ignatius

Dissertation: Energy-efficient Wireless Sensor Network MAC Protocol

Committee Chair:
Davis, N. J., Midkiff, S. F.

Chandrasekar, Kameshwar

Dissertation: Search-space Aware Learning Techniques for Unbounded Model Checking and Path Delay Testing

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M. S.

Chung, Woo Cheol

Dissertation: The Dual Use of Power Distribution Networks for Data Communications in High Speed Integrated Circuits

Committee Chair:
Ha, D. S.

Dietze, Kai P.

Dissertation: Blind Identification of MIMO Systems: Signal Modulation and Channel Estimation

Committee Chair:
Stutzman, W. L.

Goel, Nitin Kumar

Dissertation: Development of "Core-Suction" Technique for Fabrication of Highly Doped Fibers for Optical Amplification and Characterization of Optical Fibers for Raman Amplification

Committee Chairs:
Pickrell, G. R., Stolen, R. H.

Gong, Michelle Xiaohong

Dissertation: Improving the Capacity of Wireless Ad Hoc Networks through Multiple Channel Operation: Design Principles and Protocols

Committee Chair:
Midkiff, S. F.

Hadjichristofi, George Costa

Dissertation: A Framework for Providing Redundancy and Robustness in Key Management for IPsec Security Associations in a Mobile-Ad Hoc Environment

Committee Chair:
Davis, N. J.

Hall, Kristopher Joseph

Dissertation: Thwarting Network Stealth Worms in Computer Networks through Biological Epidemiology

Committee Chairs:
Davis, N. J., Abbott, A. L.

Han, Ming

Dissertation: Theoretical and Experimental Study of Low-Finesse Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Optic Sensors

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Huang, Zhengyu

Dissertation: Quasi-Distributed Intrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Sensor for Temperature and Strain Sensing

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Joshi, Gaurav Gaurang

Dissertation: Ultra-Wideband Channel Modeling using Singularity Expansion Method

Committee Chair:
Stutzman, W. L.

Kim, Jong-Kook

Dissertation: Investigation of High-Nonlinearity Glass Fibers for Potential Applications in Ultrafast Nonlinear Fiber Devices

Committee Chairs:
Safaai-Jazi, A., Stolen R. H.

Lee, Hyung-Jin

Dissertation: Digital CMOS Design for Ultra Wideband Communication Systems: from Circuit-Level Low Noise Amplifier Implementation to a System-Level Architecture

Committee Chair:
Ha, D. S.

Leu, Ching-Shan

Dissertation: Improved Forward Topologies for DC-DC Applications with Built-In Input Filter

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Liu, Qian

Dissertation: Modular Approach for Characterizing and Modeling Conducted EMI Emissions in Power Converters

Committee Chairs:
Boroyevich, D., Wang, F.

Liu, Wenduo

Dissertation: Alternative Structures for Integrated Electromagnetic Passives

Committee Chair:
Van Wyk, J. D.

Nguyen, Anh Minh Ngoc

Dissertation: High-Quality Detection in Heavy-Traffic Avionic Communication System Using Interference Cancellation Techniques

Committee Chair:
Zaghloul, A. I.

Papenfuss, Cory M.

Dissertation: Wideband Active Vibration Control Synthesis and Implementation on Uncertain Resonant Structures

Committee Chair:
Baumann, W. T.

Qiu, Yang

Dissertation: High-Frequency Modeling and Analyses for Buck and Multiphase Buck Converters

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Subramanian, Anbumani

Dissertation: Layer Extraction and Image Compositing Using a Moving-Aperture Lens

Committee Chair:
Abbott, A. L.

Sulistyo, Jos B.

Dissertation: High Speed Circuit Design Based on a Hybrid of Conventional and Wave Pipelining

Committee Chair:
Ha, D. S.

Syal, Manan Rohini

Dissertation: Static Learning for Problems in VLSI Test and Verification

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M. S.

Tcheslavski, Gleb V.

Dissertation: Coherence and Phase Synchrony Analysis of Electroencephalogram

Committee Chair:
Beex, A. A.

Tebben, Daniel James

Dissertation: Limitations and Improvement of Subcarrier Multiplexed Systems over Optical Fiber

Committee Chair:
Jacobs, I.

Teotia, Seemant

Dissertation: Influence of the Number of Degrees of Freedom on the Capacity of Incoherent Optical Fiber Communication Systems

Committee Chair:
Jacobs, I.

Tsai, Shu-Jen Steven

Dissertation: Study of Global Power System Frequency Behavior Based on Simulations and FNET Measurements

Committee Chair:
Liu, Y.

Varma, Krishnaraj M.

Dissertation: Fast Split Arithmetic Encoder Architectures and Perceptual Coding Methods for Enhanced JPEG2000 Performance

Committee Chair:
Bell, A. E.

Wang, Shuo

Dissertation: Characterization and Cancellation of High-Frequency Parasitics for EMI Filters and Noise Separators in Power Electronics Applications

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Wang, Zhiyong

Dissertation: Ionic Self-Assembled Multilayers Adsorbed on Long Period Fiber Gratings for Use as Biosensors

Committee Chair:
Stolen, R. H.

Wu, Haisang

Dissertation: Energy-Efficient, Utility Accrual Real-Time Scheduling

Committee Chair:
Ravindran, B.

Xu, Chunchun

Dissertation: High Accuracy Real-Time GPS Synchronized Frequency Measurement Device for Wide-Area Power Grid Monitoring

Committee Chair:
Liu, Y.

Xu, Juncheng

Dissertation: High Temperature High Bandwidth Fiber Optic Pressure Sensors

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Xu, Yang

Dissertation: Synthesis and Characterization of Silica Coated CdSe/CdS Core/Shell Quantum Dots

Committee Chair:
Meehan, K.

Yin, Jian

Dissertation: High Temperature SiC Embedded Chip Module (ECM) with Double-sided Metallization Structure

Committee Chair:
Van Wyk, J. D.

Zeng, Dongsong

Dissertation: Pulse Shaping Filter Design and Interference Analysis in UWB Communication Systems

Committee Chairs:
Zaghloul, A. I., Annamalai, A.

Zhang, Xin

Dissertation: Fully Distributed Control and Its Analog IC Design for Scalable Multiphase Voltage Regulators

Committee Chairs:
Huang, A. Q., Thorp, J. S.

Zhang, Yan

Dissertation: Miniature Fiber-Optic Multicavity Fabry-Perot Interferometric Biosensor

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Zhang, Zhiye

Dissertation: Sintering Micro-Scale and Nanoscale Silver Paste for Power Semiconductor Device Attachment

Committee Chair:
Lu, G. Q.

Zhong, Zhian

Dissertation: Power Systems Frequency Dynamic Monitoring System Design and Applications

Committee Chairs:
Liu, Y., Centeno, V.

Zhou, Xigen

Dissertation: Electrical, Magnetic, Thermal Modeling and Analysis of a 5000A Solid-State Switch Module and Its Application as a DC Circuit Breaker

Committee Chairs:
Huang, A. Q., Wang, F.

Zhu, Huiyu

Dissertation: New Multi-Phase Diode Rectifier Average Models for AC and DC Power System Studies

Committee Chair:
Linder, D. K.

2004/2005

Chen, Rengang

Dissertation: Integrated EMI Filters for Switch Mode Power Supplies

Committee Chair:
van Wyk, J.D.

Chen, Zhou

Dissertation: Integrated Electrical and Thermal Modeling, Analysis and Design for IPEM

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D.

Deng, Haifei

Dissertation: Modeling and Design of a Monolithic High Frequency Synchronous Buck with Fast Transient Response

Committee Chairs:
Huang, A.Q., Thorp, J.S.

Deng, Jiangdong

Dissertation: Development of Novel Optical Fiber Interferometric Sensors with High Sensitivity for Acoustic Emission Detection

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Gallagher, Timothy Michael

Dissertation: Characterization and Evaluation of Non-Line-of-Sight Paths for Fixed Broadband Wireless Communications

Committee Chair:
Bostian, C.W.

Guo, Jinghong

Dissertation: Distributed, Modular, Open Control Architecture for Power Conversion Systems

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D.

Hager, Creighton Tsuan-Ren

Dissertation: Context Aware and Adaptive Security for Wireless Networks

Committee Chair:
Midkiff, S.F.

Huang, Xudong

Dissertation: Frequency Domain Conductive Electromagnetic Interference Modeling and Prediction with Parasitics Extraction for Inverters

Committee Chair:
Lai, J.S.

Huynh, Minh-Chau Thu

Dissertation: Wideband Compact Antennas for Wireless Communication Applications

Committee Chair:
Stutzman, W.L.

Jackson, Brian Aliston

Dissertation: Translation of Heterogeneous High-level Models to Lower Level Design Languages

Committee Chair:
Armstrong, J.R.

Jacoby, Grant Arthur

Dissertation: Battery-Based Intrusion Detection

Committee Chair:
Davis, N.J.

Jiang, Jing

Dissertation: Capacity-Approaching Data Transmission in MIMO Broadcast Channels

Committee Chairs:
Buehrer, R.M., Tranter, W.H.

Jones, Creed Farris

Dissertation: Color Face Recognition using Quaternionic Gabor Filters

Committee Chair:
Abbott, A. L.

Li, Peng

Dissertation: Utility Accrual Real-Time Scheduling: Models and Algorithms

Committee Chair:
Ravindran, B.

Licul, Stanislav

Dissertation: Ultra-Wideband Antenna Characterization and Modeling

Committee Chair:
Davis, W. A.

Liu, Changrong

Dissertation: A Novel High-Power High-Efficiency Three-Phase Phase-Shift DC/DC Converter for Fuel Cell Applications

Committee Chair:
Lai, J. S.

Liu, Xiao

Dissertation: ATPG and DFT Algorithms for Delay Fault Testing

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M. S.

Maricar, Noor M.

Dissertation: Efficient Resource Development in Electric Utilities Planning Under Uncertainty

Committee Chair:
Rahman, S.

Park, JinSoo

Dissertation: Adaptive Asymmetric Slot Allocation for Heterogeneous Traffic in WCDMA/TDD Systems

Committee Chairs:
Annamalai, A., DaSilva, L.A.

Pipattanasomporn, Manisa

Dissertation: A Study of Remote Area Internet Access with Embedded Power Generation

Committee Chair:
Rahman, S.

Ren, Yuancheng

Dissertation: High Frequency, High Efficiency Two-Stage Approach for Future Microprocessors

Committee Chair:
Lee, F.C.

Rieser, Christian James

Dissertation: Biologically Inspired Cognitive Radio Engine Model Utilizing Distributed Genetic Algorithms for Secure and Robust Wireless Communications

Committee Chair:
Bostian, C.W.

Sarigul, Erol

Dissertation: Interactive Machine Learning for Refinement and Analysis of Segmented CT/MRI Images

Committee Chair:
Abbott, A.L.

Sitapati, Kartik

Dissertation: Mixed-Field Finite-Element Computations

Committee Chair:
Davis, W.A.

Svitek, Richard M.

Dissertation: SiGe BiCMOS RF ICs and Components for High Speed Wireless Data Networks

Committee Chair:
Raman, S.

Wei, Jia

Dissertation: High Frequency High-Efficiency Voltage Regulators for Future Microprocessors

Committee Chair:
Lee, F.C.

Xi, Hong

Dissertation: Theoretical and Numerical Studies of Frequency Up-Shifted Ionospheric Stimulated Radiation

Committee Chair:
Scales, W.A.

Yu, Bing

Dissertation: Development of Tunable Optical Filters for Interrogation of White-Light Interferometric Sensors

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

Yu, Huijie

Dissertation: Driver-Based Soft Switch for Pulse-Width-Modulated Power Converters

Committee Chair:
Lai, J. S.

Zhang, Bin

Dissertation: Development of the Advanced Emitter Turn-Off (ETO) Thyristor

Committee Chairs:
Huang, A. Q., Thorp, J.S.

Zhang, Liang

Dissertation: Design Verification for Sequential Systems at Various Abstraction Levels

Committee Chair:
Hsiao, M.S.

Zhao, Lingyin

Dissertation: Generalized Frequency Plane Model of Integrated Electromagnetic Power Passives

Committee Chair:
van Wyk, J.D

2003/2004

Bai, Yuming

Dissertation: Optimization of Power MOSFET for High-Frequency Synchronous Buck Converter

Committee Chair:
Huang, A. Q.

Barts, Robert Michael

Dissertation: The Stub Loaded Helix: A Reduced Size Helical Antenna

Committee Chair:
Stutzman, W. L.

Biedka, Thomas Edward

Dissertation: Analysis and Development of Blind Adaptive Beamforming Algorithms

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H.

Canales, Francisco

Dissertation: Novel DC/DC Converters for High-Power Distributed Power Systems

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Chongburee, Wachira

Dissertation: Digital Transmission by Hermite N-Dimensional Antipodal Scheme

Committee Chair:
Pratt, T.

Cuadros Ortiz, Carlos

Dissertation: On the Circuit Oriented Average Large Signal Modeling of Power Converters and its Applications

Committee Chair:
Boroyevich, D.

Cummings, Nathan P.

Dissertation: Active Antenna Bandwidth Control Using Reconfigurable Antenna Elements

Committee Chair:
Stutzman, W. L.

Dong, Wei

Dissertation: Analysis and Evaluation of Soft-Switching Inverter Techniques in Electric Vehicle Applications

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Harper, Scott J.

Dissertation: A Secure Adaptive Network Processor

Committee Chair:
Athanas, P. M.

Hicks, James Edward

Dissertation: Novel Approaches to Overloaded Array Processing

Committee Chair:
Reed, J. H.

Huang, Liling

Dissertation: Electromechanical Wave Propagation in Large Electric Power Systems

Committee Chair:
Phadke, A. G.

Kim, Jeong IL

Dissertation: Analysis and Applications of Microstructure and Holey Optical Fibers

Committee Chair:
Safaai-Jazi, A.

Lahouar, Samer

Dissertation: Development of Data Analysis Algorithms for Interpretation of Ground Penetrating Radar Data

Committee Chairs:
Brown, G. S.; Al-Qadi, I. L.

Lin, Tao

Dissertation: Mobile Ad-Hoc Network Routing Protocols: Methodologies and Applications

Committee Chair:
Midkiff, S. F.

Nakad, Zahi S.

Dissertation: Architectures for e-Textiles

Committee Chairs:
Jones, M. T.; Martin, T. S.

Phanse, Kaustubh S.

Dissertation: Simulation Study of an ADSL Network Architecture: TCP/IP Performance Characterization and Improvements using ACK Regulation and Scheduling Mechanisms

Committee Chair:
DaSilva, L. A.

Qiu, Qun

Dissertation: Risk Assessment of Power System Catastrophic Failures and Hidden Failure Monitoring and Control System

Committee Chair:
Mili, L. M.

Ransbottom, Jeffrey Scot

Dissertation: Mobile Wireless System Interworking with 3G and Packet Aggregation for Wireless LAN

Committee Chair:
Davis, N. J.

Sirisukpasert, Siriroj

Dissertation: The Modeling and Control of a Cascaded-Multilevel Converter-Based STATCOM

Committee Chair:
Lai, J. S.

Takamizawa, Koichiro

Dissertation: Analysis of Highly Coupled Wideband Antenna Arrays Using Scattering Parameter Network Models

Committee Chair:
Stutzman, W. L.

Xiao, Xiangyu

Dissertation: A Multiple Sensors Approach to Wood Defect Detection

Committee Chair:
Conners, R. W.

Xu, Zhenxue (Aaron)

Dissertation: Advanced Semiconductor Device and Topology for High Power Current Source Converter

Committee Chair:
Huang, A. Q.

Yang, Bo

Dissertation: Topology Investigation of Front End DC/DC Converter for Distributed Power System

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Yao, Kaiwei

Dissertation: High-Frequency and High-Performance VRM Design for the Next Generations of Processors

Committee Chair:
Lee, F. C.

Zhang, Po

Dissertation: High-resolution Photon Counting OTDR Based Interrogation of Multiplexing Broadband FBG Sensors

Committee Chair:
Wang, A.

2002/2003

Fakhrul Alam

Dissertation: Space Time Processing for Third Generation CDMA Systems

Committee Chair:
B.D. Woerner

Song Hun Kim

Dissertation: Distributed Reconfigurable Simulation for Communication Systems

Committee Chair:
W.H. Tranter

Michael L. Picciolo

Dissertation: Robust Adaptive Signal Processors

Committee Chair:
L.M. Mili

Richard Mallory Allnutt

Dissertation: Small Scale Antenna Diversity as a Means of Reducing the Effects of Multipath fading for Handheld Satellite

Communications Systems Committee Chair:
T.L. Pratt

Suk Won Kim

Dissertation: Smart Antennas at Handsets for the 3G Wideband CDMA Systems and Adaptive Low-Power Rake Combining Schemes

Committee Chair:
D.S. Ha

Leila Zurba Ribeiro

Dissertation: Traffic Dimensioning for Multimedia Wireless Networks

Committee Chair:
L.A. DaSilva

Peter Barbosa

Dissertation: Three-Phase Power Factor Correction Circuits for Low-Cost Distributed Power Systems

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Jing Ma

Dissertation: Incremental Design Techniques with Non-Preemptive Refinement for Million-Gate FPGAs

Committee Chairs:
P.M. Athanas, M.T. Jones

Pablo Maximiliano Robert

Dissertation: Reduction in Coexistent WLAN Interference Through Statistical Traffic Management

Committee Chair:
J.H. Reed

David C. Elizondo

Dissertation: A Methodology to Evaluate and Rank the Impact of Hidden Failures in Protection Schemes based on Regions of Vulnerability and Index of Severity

Committee Chair:
J. de la Ree

Tanit Malakorn

Dissertation: Multidimensional Linear Systems and Robust Control

Committee Chair(ECE):
W.T. Baumann

Roger Ray Skidmore

Dissertation: A Comprehensive Method and System for the Design and Deployment of Wireless Data Networks

Committee Chairs:
L.A. Ferrari, T.S. Rappaport

John D. Hiemstra

Dissertation: Robust Implementations of the Multistage Wiener Filter

Committee Chair:
T.L. Pratt

Hossam H. Meshref

Dissertation: Modeling Autonomous Agents' Behavior Using Neuro-Immune Networks

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Seong-Youp Suh

Dissertation: A Comprehensive Investigation of New Planar Wideband Antennas

Committee Chair:
W.L. Stutzman

Surachet Kanprachar

Dissertation: Modeling, Analysis, and Design of Subcarrier Multiplexing on Multimode Fiber

Committee Chair:
I. Jacobs

Raqibul Mostafa

Dissertation: Feasibility of Smart Antennas for the Small Wireless Terminals

Committee Chair:
J.H. Reed

Jiann-An Tsai

Dissertation: Combined Space-Time Diversity and Interference Cancellation for MIMO Wireless Systems

Committee Chairs:
B.D. Woerner, R.M. Buehrer

Dimosthenis C. Katsis

Dissertation: Thermal Characterization of Die-Attach Degradation in the Power MOSFET

Committee Chair:
J.D. van Wyk

Ali Hussein Muqaibel

Dissertation: Characterization of Ultra Wideband Communication Channels

Committee Chairs:
S.M. Riad, B.D. Woerner

Virach Wongpaibool

Dissertation: Improvement of Fiber Optic System Performance by Synchronous Phase Modulation and Filtering at the Transmitter

Committee Chair:
I. Jacobs

Abdel Rahman Khatib

Dissertation: Internet-based Wide Area Measurement Applications in Deregulated Power Systems

Committee Chairs:
A. G. Phadke, Y. Liu

William George Newhall

Dissertation: Radio Channel Measurements and Modeling for Smart Antenna Array Systems Using a Software Radio Receiver

Committee Chair:
J.H. Reed

Qun Zhao

Dissertation: Performance Improvement of Power Conversion by Utilizing Coupled Inductors

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Byung-ki Kim

Dissertation: Smart Base Station Antenna Performance for Several Scenarios - an Experimental and Modeling Investigation

Committee Chair:
W.L. Stutzman

Hien Nhu Nguyen

Dissertation: Robust Steering Vector Mismatch Techniques for Reduced Rank Adaptive Array Signal Processing

Committee Chair:
T.L. Pratt

2001/2002

Saad M. Al-Shahrani

Dissertation: Design of Class-E Radio Frequency Power Amplifier.

Committee Chair:
S.M. Riad

Xinming Huang

Dissertation: Development of Re-duced-Order Flame Models for Prediction of Combustion Instability.

Committee Chair:
W.T. Baumann

Samy A. Shedied

Dissertation: Optimal Control for a Two Player Dynamic Pursuit Evasion Game

Committee Chair:
P Kachroo

Brian LaRoy Berg

Dissertation:

Committee Chair:
A.A. Beex

Taein Hyon

Dissertation: Wireless ATM Networks Medium Access Control with Adaptive Parallel Multiple Substream CDMA Air-Interface.

Committee Chair:
N.J. Davis

Byeung Mun Song

Dissertation: Voltage Balancing Techniques for Flying Capacitors Used in Soft-Switching Multilevel Active Power Filters.

Committee Chair:
J.S. Lai

Arturo Bretas

Dissertation: Robust Electric Power Infrastructures, Response and Recovery during Catastrophic Failures.

Committee Chair:
A.G. Phadke

Sang-Mook Lee

Dissertation: Wavelet-Based Multiresolution Surface Approximation from Height Fields.

Committee Chair:
A.L. Abbott

Srikathyayani Srikanteswara

Dissertation: Feature Identification in Wooden Boards Using Color Image Segmentation.

Committee Chair:
J.H. Reed

Carey G. Buxton

Dissertation: Design of a Broadband Array Using the Foursquare Radiating Element.

Committee Chair:
W.L. Stutzman

Fangxing Li

Dissertation: A Software Framework for Advanced Power System Analysis

Committee Chair:
R.P. Broadwater

Seema Sud

Dissertation: Reduced Rank Adaptive Filtering Applied to Interference Mitigation in Wideband CDMS Systems.

Committee Chair:
T. Pratt

Eric David Caswell

Dissertation: Analysis and Design of Star Spiral Antenna with Application to Wideband Array with Variable Element Sizes.

Committee Chair:
W.A. Davis

Yong Li

Dissertation: Unified Zero-Current-Transition Techniques for High-Power Three-Phase PWM Inverters.

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Fengfeng Tao

Dissertation: Advanced High-Frequency Electronic Ballasting Techniques for Gas Discharge Lamps.

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Jaeyoung Choi

Dissertation: Analysis of Inductor-Coupled Zero-Voltage-Transition Converters.

Committee Chair:
D. Boroyevich

Ray-Lee Lin

Dissertation: Piezoelectric Transformer Characterization and Application of Electronic Ballast.

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Bogdan Tomescu

Dissertation: On the Use of Fuzzy Logic to Control Paralleled DC-DC Converters.

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Murat Dilek

Dissertation: Integrated Design of Electrical Distribution Systems

Committee Chair:
R.P. Broadwater

Sudip K. Mazumder

Dissertation: Nonlinear Analysis and Control of Standalone, Parallel DC-DC, and Parallel Multi-Phase PWM Converters.

Committee Chairs:
D.Boroyevich, A. Nayfeh

Praveen Vijayraghavan

Dissertation: Design of Switched Reluctance Motors and Development of a Universal Controller for Switched Reluctance and Permanent Magnet Brushless DC Motor Drives.

Committee Chair:
K. Ramu

Xuzhu Dong

Dissertation: Study of Power Transformer Abnormalities and IT Applications in Power Systems.

Committee Chair:
Y. Liu

Reynaldo F. Nuqui

Dissertation: State Estimation and Voltage Security Monitoring Using Synchronized Phasor Measurements.

Committee Chair:
A.G. Phadke

Peng Xu

Dissertation: Multiphase Voltage Regulator Modules with Magnetic Integration to Power Microprocessors.

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Carl Edward Fossa

Dissertation: Dynamic Code Sharing Algorithms for IP Quality of Service in Wideband CDMA 3G Wireless Networks.

Committee Chair:
N.J. Davis

Jahng Sun Park

Dissertation: The Folded Hypercube ATM Switches.

Committee Chair:
N.J. Davis

Jason J. Yoho

Dissertation: Physically-Based Realizable Modeling and Network Synthesis of Subscriber Loops Utilized in DSL Technology.

Committee Chair:
S.M. Riad

Ran Gozali

Dissertation: Space Time Codes for High Data Rate Wireless Communications.

Committee Chair:
B.D. Woerner

Bin Qiu

Dissertation: Next Generation Information Communication Infrastructure and Case Studies for Future Power Systems.

Committee Chair:
Y. Liu

2000/2001

Farooq Azam

Dissertation: Biologically Inspired Modular Neural Networks

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Mohammad Howlader

Dissertation: Selective Interference Cancellation and Frame Synchronization for Packet Radio

Committee Chair:
B.D. Woerner

Gerald F. Ricciardi

Dissertation: A Near-Zone to Far-Zone Transformation for Spheroidal Near-Zone Geometry Utilizing an Eigenfunction Expansion

Committee Chair:
W.L. Stutzman

Han-Kyung Bae

Dissertation: Control of Switched Reluctance Motors Considering Mutual Inductance

Committee Chair:
K. Ramu

Rhett D. Hudson

Dissertation: Architecture-Independent Design for Run-Time Reconfigurable Custom Computing Machines

Committee Chair:
P.M. Athanas

Ferat Sahin

Dissertation: A Bayesian Network Approach to the Self-Organization and Learning in Intelligent Agents

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Paulo Cardieri

Dissertation: Resource Allocation and Adaptive Antennas in Cellular Communications

Committee Chair:
T.S. Rappaport

Yaser Abdel Khalaf

Dissertation: Systematic Optimization Technique for MESFET Modeling

Committee Chair:
S.M. Riad

Xinhua Shi

Dissertation: Improving Object Classification in X-ray Luggage Inspection

Committee Chair:
A.L. Abbott

Nikola Celanovic

Dissertation: Space Vector Modulation and Control of Multilevel Converters

Committee Chair:
D. Boroyevich

Taegeun Kim

Dissertation: Optical Three-Dimensional Image Matching using Holographic Information

Committee Chair:
T.-C. Poon

Nattavut Smavatkul

Dissertation: Range Adaptive Protocols for Wireless Multi-Hop Networks

Committee Chair:
S.M. Midkiff

Gyoo-Soo Chae

Dissertation: Numerical Simulation of Ion Waves in Dusty Plasmas

Committee Chair:
W.A. Scales

Byeong-Seok Lee

Dissertation: Linear Switched Reluctance Machine Drives With Electromagnetic Levitation and Guidance Systems

Committee Chair:
K. Ramu

Zhenyuan Wang

Dissertation: Artificial Intelligence Applications in the Diagnosis of Power Transformer Incipient Faults

Committee Chair:
Y. Liu

Sriram Chandrasekaran

Dissertation: Subsystem Design in Aircraft Power Distribution Systems using Optimization

Committee Chair:
D.K. Lindner

Yuxin Li

Dissertation: Innovative GTO Thyristor Based Switches Through Unity Gain Turn-Off

Committee Chair:
A. Huang

Pit-Leong Wong

Dissertation: Performance Improvements of Multi-Channel Interleaving Voltage Regulator Modules with Integrated Coupling Inductors

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Roberto Conte

Dissertation: Satellite Rural Telephone Network Design

Committee Chair:
T. Pratt

Daniel Lough

Dissertation: A Taxonomy of Computer Attacks with Applications to Wireless Networks

Committee Chair:
N.J. Davis

Hai Xiao

Dissertation: Self-Calibrated Interferometric/ Intensity-Based Fiber Optic Pressure Sensors

Committee Chair:
A. Wang

Paolo Dadone

Dissertation: Design Optimization of Fuzzy Logic Systems

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Ramin Monajemy

Dissertation: Control Strategies and Parameter Compensation for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drives

Committee Chair:
K. Ramu

Zhihong Ye

Dissertation: Modeling and Control of Parallel Three-Phase PWM Converters

Committee Chair:
D. Boroyevich

Bradley A. Davis

Dissertation: Propagation and Scattering of Waves by Terrain Features

Committee Chair:
G.S. Brown

Timothy Pennington

Dissertation: Miniaturized 3--D Mapping System Using a Fiber Optic Coupler as a Young's Double Pinhole Interferometer

Committee Chair:
A. Wang

Jindong Zhang

Dissertation: Advanced Integrated Single-Stage Power Factor Correction Techniques

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Gregory David Durgin

Dissertation: Theory of Stochastic Local Area Channel Modeling for Wireless Communications

Committee Chair:
T.S. Rappaport

Jianfeng Pu

Dissertation: Error Control in Wireless ATM Network

Committee Chair:
Y. Liu

1999/2000

Moatassem M. AbdAllah

Dissertation: A Study in Speaker Dependent Medium Vocabulary Word Recognition

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Han Bin Kim

Dissertation: High-Level Synthesis and Implementation of Built-In Self-Testable Data Path Intensive Circuit

Committee Chair:
D.S. Ha

Hussein Taha

Dissertation: Extraction of 3D Object Representations from a Single Range Image

Committee Chair:
A.L. Abbott

Avsen Arsov

Dissertation: Electromagnetic Transient and Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of a StatCom/SMES Copensator in Power Systems

Committee Chair:
Y. Liu

Dong H. Lee

Dissertation: A Power Conditioning System for Supercondutive Magnetic Energy Storage Based on Multi-Level Voltage Source Converter

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Matthew C. Valenti

Dissertation: Iterative Detection and Decoding for Wireless Communications

Committee Chair:
B.D. Woerner

Rusty Baldwin

Dissertation: Improving the Real-time Performance of a Wireless Local Area Network

Committee Chair:
N.J. Davis

Qiang Lu

Dissertation: The Utility of X-ray Dual-Energy Transmission and Scatter Technologies for Illicit material Detection

Committee Chair:
R.W. Conners

Yufei Wu

Dissertation: Implementation of Parallel and Serial Concatenated Convolutional Codes

Committee Chair:
B.D. Woerner

Fred D. Barlow

Dissertation: Electronic Packaging Strategies for High Current DC to DC Converters

Committee Chair:
A. Elshabini

Nitin R. Mangalvedhe

Dissertation: Development and Analysis of Adaptive Interference Rejection Techniques for Direct Sequence Code Division Multiple Access Systems

Committee Chair:
J.H. Reed

Kun Xing

Dissertation: Modeling, Analysis, and Design of Distributed Power Electronics System Based on Building Block Concept

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Neiyer S. Correal

Dissertation: Efficient Interference Cancellation Techniques for Advanced DS-CDMA Receivers

Committee Chair:
B.D. Woerner

Jiuping Pan

Dissertation: MADM Framework for Strategic Resource Planning of Electric Utilities

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

Hao Xu

Dissertation: Terrestrial radio wave propagation at millimeter-wave frequencies

Committee Chair:
T.S. Rappaport

Carl B. Dietrich

Dissertation: Adaptive Arrays and Diversity Antenna Configurations for Handheld Wireless Communication Terminals

Committee Chair:
W.L. Stutzman

Jae H. Park

Dissertation: Chebyshev Approximation of Discrete polynomials and Splines

Committee Chair:
L.A. Ferrari

Budong You

Dissertation: Investigation of MoSFated Thyristors and Power Midodes

Committee Chair:
Q. Huang

Richard B. Ertel

Dissertation: Antenna Array Systems

Committee Chair:
J.H. Reed

Gouda I. Salama

Dissertation: Monocular and Binocular Visual Tracking

Committee Chair:
A.L. Abbott

Gaguk Zakaria

Dissertation: Cascade RLS with Subsection Adaptation

Committee Chair:
A.A. Beex

Richard W. Hoagland

Dissertation: Switchmode Power Supply Miniaturization with Emphasis on Integrated Passive Components on Prefired High Performance Ceramic Substrates

Committee Chair:
A. Elshabini

Sundar G. Sankaran

Dissertation: On Ways to Improve Adaptive Filter Performance

Committee Chair:
A.A. Beex

Xunwei Zhou

Dissertation: Low-Voltage High-Efficiency Fast-Transient Voltage Regulator Module

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Carl P. Jacobson

Dissertation: Code Division Multiplexing of Fiber Optic and Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Sensors

Committee Chair:
R.O. Claus

Peijun Shan

Dissertation: Time-Varying Autoregressive Model Based Signal Processing with Applications to Interference Rejection in Spread Spectrum Communications

Committee Chair:
A.A. Beex

1998/1999

Robert John Adams

Dissertation: A Class of Robust and Efficient Iterative Methods for Wave Scattering Problems

Committee Chair:
G.S. Brown

Shiyoung Lee

Dissertation: Effects of Input Power Factor Correction on Variable Speed Drive Systems

Committee Chair:
K. Ramu

Robert Goah Watson

Dissertation: New Techniques in the Design of Distributed Power Systems

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Kristie Lenahan Cooper

Dissertation: Electrostatic Self-Assembly of Linear and Nonlinear Optical Thin Films

Committee Chair:
R.O. Claus

Qiong Li

Dissertation: Developing Modeling and Simulation Methodology for Virtual Prototype Power Supply System

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Richard S. Zhang

Dissertation: High Performance Power Converter Systems for Nonlinear and Unbalanced Load/Source

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Derrek Butler Dunn

Dissertation: Real-Time Image Processing Using Acousto-Optic Bragg Diffraction

Committee Chair:
T.-C. Poon

Ta-Cheng Lin

Dissertation: Digital System Synthesis with Complex Functional Units

Committee Chair:
W.R. Cyre

Ta-Cheng Lin

Dissertation: Digital System Synthesis with Complex Functional Units

Committee Chair:
W.R. Cyre

Ahmed Mostafa El-Bakly

Dissertation: Optimization Study of the Stripline Resonator Technique for Dielectric Characterization

Committee Chair:
S.M. Riad

Kunrong Wang

Dissertation: High-Frequency Quasi-Single-Stage (QSS) Isolated AC-DC and DC-AC Power Conversion

Committee Chairs:
D. Boroyevich, F.C. Lee

Kunrong Wang

Dissertation: High-Frequency Quasi-Single-Stage (QSS) Isolated AC-DC and DC-AC Power Conversion

Committee Chairs:
D. Boroyevich, F.C. Lee

Mohamed Abdel-Rahman

Dissertation: Numerical Reconstruction and Applications of Acoustic and Electromagnetic Ultra-Wideband Localized Pulses Generated by Dynamic Aperture Antennas

Committee Chair:
I.M. Besieris

Ahmed A. Hussein

Dissertation: Simulation Studies of Parametric Processes Associated with Ionospheric Electromagnetic Radiation

Committee Chair:
W.A. Scales

Theodore J. Myers

Dissertation: Determination of Bragg Scatter in an Aircraft Generated Wake Vortex System for Radar Detection

Committee Chair:
W.A. Scales

Vivek Arya

Dissertation: Analysis, Design and Performance Evaluation of Optical Fiber Spectrum-Sliced WDM Systems

Committee Chair:
I. Jacobs

David Chunglin Lee

Dissertation: Active Library Resolution in Active Networks

Committee Chair:
S.F. Midkiff

Ki Dong Oh

Dissertation: Optical Fiber Fabry-Perot Interferometer based Sensor Instrumentation System for Low Magnetic Field Measurement

Committee Chair:
A. Wang

Ra'id S. Awadallah

Dissertation: Rough Surface Scattering and Propagation over Rough Terrain in Ducting Environments

Committee Chair:
G.S. Brown

Chih-Yi Lin

Dissertation: Design and Analysis of Piezoelectric Transformer Converters

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Jinrong Qian

Dissertation: Advanced Single-Stage Power Factor Correction Techniques

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Jihan A. Baghdadi

Dissertation: Designs for Zero Polarization-Mode Dispersion and Polarization-Maintaining Fibers

Committee Chair:
A. Safaai-Jazi

Morris Mengwei Lin

Dissertation: A Test Planning System for Functional Validation of VHDL DSP Models

Committee Chair:
J.R. Armstrong

Iman M. Salama

Dissertation: TFDTLM

Committee Chair:
S.M. Riad

Wei Chen

Dissertation: Low Voltage High Current Power Conversion with Integrated Magnetics

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Thomas E. McDermott

Dissertation: A Heuristic Nonlinear Constructive Method for Electric Power Distribution System Reconfiguration

Committee Chair:
R.P. Broadwater

Bradley W. Schilling

Dissertation: Three-Dimensional Fluorescence Microscopy by Optical Scanning Holography

Committee Chair:
T.-C. Poon

Kenneth Wade Eure

Dissertation: Adaptive Predictive Feedback Techniques for Vibration Control

Committee Chair:
W.T. Baumann

Myung Soo Moon

Dissertation: Rule-Based Approaches for Controlling on Mode Dynamic Systems

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Nishith D. Tripathi

Dissertation: Generic Adaptive Handoff Algorithms Using Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks

Committee Chairs:
J.H. Reed, H.F. VanLandingham

Alireza Ghassemian

Dissertation: Robust Statistical Methods for Measurement Calibration in Large Electric Power Systems

Committee Chair:
L.M. Mili

Barry E. Mullins

Dissertation: CATER

Committee Chair:
N.J. Davis

Barry E. Mullins

Dissertation: CATER

Committee Chair:
N.J. Davis

Haroldo T. Hattori

Dissertation: Low Nonlinearity Optical Fibers for Broadband and Long-Distance Communications

Committee Chair:
A. Safaai-Jazi

Shah Mohammed Musa

Dissertation: Real-Time Signal Processing and Hardware Development for a Wavelength Modulated Optical Fiber Sensor System

Committee Chair:
K.A. Murphy

1997

Mohamed Abdel-Rahman

Dissertation: Numerical Reconstruction and Applications of Acoustic and Electromagnetic Ultra-Wideband Localized Pulses Generated by Dynamic Aperture Antennas

Committee Chair:
I.M. Besieris

Ahmed A. Hussein

Dissertation: Simulation Studies of Parametric Processes Associated with Ionospheric Electromagnetic Radiation

Committee Chair:
W.A. Scales

Ki Dong Oh

Dissertation: Optical Fiber Fabry-Perot Interferometer based Sensor Instrumentation System for Low Magnetic Field Measurement

Committee Chair:
A. Wang

Vivek Arya

Dissertation: Analysis, Design and Performance Evaluation of Optical Fiber Spectrum-Sliced WDM Systems

Committee Chair:
I. Jacobs

Jeffery D. Laster

Dissertation: Robust GMSK Demodulation Using Demodulator Diversity and BER Estimation

Committee Chair:
J.H. Reed

Jinrong Qian

Dissertation: Advanced Single-Stage Power Factor Correction Techniques

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Ray. A. Bittner

Dissertation: Wormhole Run-Time Reconfiguration

Committee Chair:
P.M. Athanas

Gaviphat Lekutai

Dissertation: Adaptive Self-Tuning Neuro Wavelet Network Controllers

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Kyoungsoo Ro

Dissertation: Two-Loop Controller for Maximizing Performance of a Grid-Connected Photovoltaic-Fuel Cell Hybrid Power Plant

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

Dewayne. R. Brown

Dissertation: A New Digital Relay for Dispersed Storage and Generation (DSC) Units

Committee Chair:
A.G. Phadke

Chih-Yi Lin

Dissertation: Design and Analysis of Piezoelectric Transformer Converters

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Iman M. Salama

Dissertation: TFDTLM

Committee Chair:
S.M. Riad

Richard A. Cameron

Dissertation: Fixed-Point Implementation of a Multistage Receiver

Committee Chair:
B.D. Woerner

Myung Soo Moon

Dissertation: Rule-Based Approaches for Controlling on Mode Dynamic Systems

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Somkiat Sampan

Dissertation: Neural Fuzzy Techniques In Vehicle Acoustic Signal Classification

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Boris Davidson

Dissertation: Fundamentals of the Simplex communication Channel with Retransmissions

Committee Chair:
C. Bostian

Barry E. Mullins

Dissertation: CATER

Committee Chair:
N.J. Davis

Bradley W. Schilling

Dissertation: Three-Dimensional Fluorescence Microscopy by Optical Scanning Holography

Committee Chair:
T.-C. Poon

Thomas H. Drayer

Dissertation: A Design Methodology for Creating Programmable Logic-Based Real-Time Image Processing Hardware

Committee Chair:
J.G. Tront

Shah Mohammed Musa

Dissertation: Real-Time Signal Processing and Hardware Development for a Wavelength Modulated Optical Fiber Sensor System

Committee Chair:
K.A. Murphy

Nishith D. Tripathi

Dissertation: Generic Adaptive Handoff Algorithms Using Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks

Committee Chairs:
J.H. Reed, H.F. VanLandingham

Alireza Ghassemian

Dissertation: Robust Statistical Methods for Measurement Calibration in Large Electric Power Systems

Committee Chair:
L.M. Mili

Theodore J. Myers

Dissertation: Determination of Bragg Scatter in an Aircraft Generated Wake Vortex System for Radar Detection

Committee Chair:
W.A. Scales

Cem Unsal

Dissertation: Intelligent Navigation of Autonomous Vehicles in an Automated Highway System

Committee Chair:
J.S. Bay

Paul A. Kline

Dissertation: Atomic Clock Augmentation For Receivers Using the Global Positioning System

Committee Chair:
T. Pratt

Paul Petrus

Dissertation: Novel Adaptive Array Algorithms and Their Impact on Cellular System Capacity

Committee Chair:
J.H. Reed

Michael T. Zhang

Dissertation: Electrical, Thermal, and EMI Designs of High-Density, Low-Profile Power Supplies

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

1996

Salahuddin Almajdoub

Dissertation: A Design Methodology for Physical Design for Testability

Committee Chair:
S.F. Midkiff

Liliana Grajales

Dissertation: Analysis and Design of a 500 KHz Series Resonant Inverter for Induction Heating Applications

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Hengchun Mao

Dissertation: Soft-Switching Techniques for High Power PWM Converters

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Richard Buehrer

Dissertation: The Application of Multiused Detection to Cellular CDMA

Committee Chair:
B.D. Woerner

Rong He

Dissertation: Co-Channel Interference Rejection Techniques for Amps and their Impact on System Capacity

Committee Chair:
J.H. Reed

Mark McNeill

Dissertation: 3-D Strong Acousto-Optic Interaction Theory

Committee Chair:
T.-C. Poon

Arnulfo de Castro

Dissertation: A Technique for Multi-Attribute Utility Expansion Planning under Uncertainty

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

Silva Hiti

Dissertation: Modeling and Control of Three-Phase PWM Converters

Committee Chair:
D. Borojevic

Glenn Skutt

Dissertation: High-Frequency Dimensional Effects in Ferrite-Core Magnetic Devices

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Kyu Doh

Dissertation: Twin-Image Problems in Optical Scanning Holography

Committee Chair:
T.-C. Poon

David Kapp

Dissertation: A New Method to Calculate and Wave Scattering From Rough Surfaces at Low Grazing Angles

Committee Chair:
G.S. Brown

Marco Terada

Dissertation: Synthesis of Dual Offset Gregorian Reflector Antennas With Very Low Cross Polarization Under Practical Constraints for Mass Production

Committee Chair:
W.L. Stutzman

Paul Dolloff

Dissertation: Optimization in Electrical Distribution Systems

Committee Chair:
R.P. Broadwater

Kim Langdorf

Dissertation: A Position-Location System Utilizing Geosynchronous Communication Satellites

Committee Chair:
C.W. Bostian

Zhi Wang

Dissertation: Wavelength Compensation in Fused Fiber Couplers

Committee Chair:
R.O. Claus

Irislav Drezga

Dissertation: Novel Methods for Short Term Load Forecasting Based on Machine Learning Techniques

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

James LaPean

Dissertation: Analysis of Infinite Arrays of Arbitrarily Shaped Planar Radiating Elements Using a Floquet Mode Based method of Moments Approach

Committee Chair:
W.L. Stutzman

John Wicks

Dissertation: An Efficiency Rating Tool for Process-Level VHDL Behavioral Models

Committee Chair:
J.R. Armstrong

Xiaojun Fang

Dissertation: Nonreciprocal Effects and Their Applications in Fiber Networks

Committee Chair:
R.O. Claus

Wengcheng Li

Dissertation: A Test Generation System for Behaviorally Modeled Digital Circuits

Committee Chair:
J.R. Armstrong

1995

James Shawn Addington

Dissertation: Integrated Optoelectonics Applications in Fiber Optic Receiver packaging

Committee Chair:
A.A. Elshabini-Riad

James Groves

Dissertation: Small Signal Analysis of Nonlinear Systems with Periodic Operating Techniques

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Mark Miller

Dissertation: Optical Fiber-Based Corrosion Sensor Systems

Committee Chair:
R.O. Claus

Virgilio Antonio Centano

Dissertation: Implementation of Adaptive Out of Step Relaying with Phasor Measurement

Committee Chair:
A.G. Phadke

Fadhralden Abed Huliehel

Dissertation: An RBFN-Based System for Speaker-Independent Speech Recognition

Committee Chair:
H.F. Vanlandingham

Alireza Osareh

Dissertation: A Decision Making Tool for Evaluating Uncertainties in Electric Power System Planning

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

Mohammad Choudhry

Dissertation: A Methodology for Evaluating Energy Efficient Lighting Technologies for their Performance, Power Quality and Environmental Impacts

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

Phuong Huynh

Dissertation: Stability Analysis of Large-Scale Power Electonics Systems

Committee Chair:
B.H. Cho

Ashok Patil

Dissertation: High Power Shunt Regulation of Spacecraft Solar Arrays

Committee Chair:
B.H. Cho

Andre Cropper

Dissertation: Carrier Transport Study on Wide Bandgap Materials

Committee Chair:
D.J. Moore

Tong-Zhang Kou

Dissertation: Parameter Estimation for Exponential Signals in Colored Noise Using the Pseudo-Autoregressive (PAR) Model

Committee Chair:
A.A. Beex

Min Xie

Dissertation: Signal Decomposition for Nonstationary Processes

Committee Chair:
A.A. Beex

Marten deVries

Dissertation: Optical Fiber Sensors for Advanced Civil Structures

Committee Chair:
R.O. Claus

William B. Kuhn

Dissertation: Design of Monolithically Integrated Radio Receivers

Committee Chairs:
F.W. Stephenson, A.A. Elshabini-Riad

Abdulrahman Yarali

Dissertation: Peak Load Estimation Using Load Research Data

Committee Chair:
K. Ramu

Paul Andrew Dolloff

Dissertation: Optimization in Electrical Distribution Systems

Committee Chair:
R.P. Broadwater

Joseph Charles Liberti, Jr.

Dissertation: Analysis of CDMA Cellular Radio Systems Employing Adaptive Antennas

Committee Chair:
T.S. Rappaport

Joseph Charles Liberti, Jr.

Dissertation: Analysis of CDMA Cellular Radio Systems Employing Adaptive Antennas

Committee Chair:
T.S. Rappaport

Irislav Drezga

Dissertation: Novel Methods for Short Term Load Forecasting Based on Machine Learning Techniques

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

Xiaobing Ma

Dissertation: Analysis and Simulation of the Kerr Effect in Long Haul In-Line Fiber Amplifier Transmission Systems

Committee Chair:
I. Jacobs

Xiaobing Ma

Dissertation: Analysis and Simulation of the Kerr Effect in Long Haul In-Line Fiber Amplifier Transmission Systems

Committee Chair:
I. Jacobs

1994

Lemuel Gregory Barnes III

Dissertation: Adaptive Intelligent Control of a Three Phase Voltage-Source Inverter

Committee Chair:
K. Ramu

Guichao Hua

Dissertation: Soft Switching Techniques for Pulse-Width Modulated Converters

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Wei Tang

Dissertation: Average Current-Mode Control and Charge Control for PWM Converters

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Charles Frederick Bunting

Dissertation: Functionals in Electromagnetics — An Investigation into Methods to Eliminate Spurious Solutions in the Application of Finite Element Techniques

Committee Chair:
W.A. Davis

Yimin Jiang

Dissertation: Development of Advanced Power Factor Correction Techniques

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Jeffrey Craig Thompson

Dissertation: An Expert System for Protection System Design of Interconnected Electrical Distribution Circuits

Committee Chair:
R.P. Broadwater

Argyrios Alexandros Chatzipetros

Dissertation: Sources of Localized Waves

Committee Chair:
I.M. Besieris

Hyung Ki Lee

Dissertation: Fault Simulation and Test Pattern Generation for Synchronous and Asynchronous Sequential Circuits

Committee Chair:
D.S. Ha

Michael Tran

Dissertation: A Hybrid Approach to Speaker Verification

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Qing Chen

Dissertation: Analysis and Design of Multiple-Output Forward Converter with Weighted Voltage Control

Committee Chairs:
M.M. Jovanovic, F.C. Lee

Shu Lu

Dissertation: Power Transformer Magnetization Under GIC

Committee Chair:
Y. Liu

Larry Val Trussell

Dissertation: Segflow

Committee Chair:
R.P. Broadwater

Michael George Cheniae

Dissertation: Real-Time Implementation of High Breakdown Point Estimators in Electric Power Systems Via System Decomposition

Committee Chair:
L.M. Mili

Michael Hayes Newkirk

Dissertation: An Altimeter Waveform Model for Combined Surface and Volume Scattering

Committee Chair:
G.S. Brown

Vlatko Vlatkovic

Dissertation: Three-Phase Power Conversion Using Soft-Switching PWM Techniques

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Chang Hyun Cho

Dissertation: A Formal Model for Behavioral Test Generation

Committee Chair:
J.R. Armstrong

Ali Reza Osareh

Dissertation: A Decision making Tool for Evaluating Uncertainties in Electric Power System Planning

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

Eric Zianquing Yang

Dissertation: Extended Describing Function Method for Small Signal Modeling of Resonant and Multi-Resonant Converters

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Ju-Yeop Choi

Dissertation: Nonlinear System Identification and Control Using a Neutral Network Approach

Committee Chair:
H.F. VanLandingham

Daniel S. Purdy

Dissertation: Modal and Radiation Characeristics of the Cross-Septum Dielectric Loaded Waveguide for Wideband Applications

Committee Chair:
T. Pratt

Lifeng Yang

Dissertation: Computer Relaying for EHU/UHV Transmission Lines and Series Compensated Lines

Committee Chair:
A.G. Phadke

Mikle Val Ellis

Dissertation: The Ladder Load-Flow Method Extended to Distribution Networks

Committee Chair:
R.P. Broadwater

Richard Alan Raines

Dissertation: Performance Modeling and Analysis of parallel Processing and Low Earth Orbit Satellite Communication Systems

Committee Chair:
N.J. Davis

Virgilio Antonio Centeno Zaldivar

Dissertation: Implementation of Adaptive Out of Step Relaying With Phasor Measurement

Committee Chair:
A.G. Phadke

Jianqing He

Dissertation: Finite Difference Time Domain Simulation of Subpicosecond Semiconductor Optical Devices

Committee Chairs:
S.M. Riad, A. Elshabini-Riad

Surachet Tamronglak

Dissertation: Analysis of Power System Disturbances Due to Relay Hidden Failures

Committee Chair:
A.G. Phadke

1993

Kenneth Robert Baker

Dissertation: Importance Sampling Simulation of Free-Space Optical Pulse Position Modulation

Committee Chair:
C.W. Bostian

Fu-Sheng Ho

Dissertation: State-Space LQG Self-Tuning Control of Flexible Structures

Committee Chair:
W.T. Baumann

Wansheng Su

Dissertation: Calibration of Time Domain Network Analyzers

Committee Chair:
S.M. Riad

Thomas Leon Baldwin

Dissertation: Real-Time Phasor Measurements for Improved Monitoring and Control of Power System Stability

Committee Chair:
A.G. Phadke

Ashraf Wagih Lotfi Khashaba

Dissertation: The Electrodynamics of High Frequency Magnetics in Power Electronics

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Nitin S. Vichare

Dissertation: Robust Mahalanobis Distance in Power Systems State Estimation

Committee Chair:
A.G. Phadke

Aravind Sourirajan Bharadwaj

Dissertation: Vector Controlled Induction Motor Drive Systems

Committee Chair:
K. Ramu

John Thomas McHenry

Dissertation: Multicomputer Networks for Smart Structures

Committee Chair:
S.F. Midkiff

Paul Christian Werntz

Dissertation: A Tri-Reflector Antenna Configuration for Wide Angle Beam Scanning

Committee Chair:
W.L. Stutzman

Marwan U. Bikdash

Dissertation: Time-Optimal Control with Application to Flexible Structures

Committee Chairs:
E.M. Cliff, W.T. Baumann

Chong Teck Ng

Dissertation: A General Purpose Machine Vision Prototype for Investigating the Inspection of Planar Webs

Committee Chair:
R.W. Conners

Dongping Zhu

Dissertation: The Feasibility of Using CT Image Data to Locate and Identify Hardware Log Defects

Committee Chair:
R.W. Conners

Kevin Jon Ely

Dissertation: Piezoelectric Shifts in Gallium Arsenide MESFETS due to Silicon Nitride Dielectric Stress

Committee Chair:
L.C. Burton

Christopher A. Ryan

Dissertation: Parallel Hardware Accelerated Switch Level Fault Simulation

Committee Chair:
J.G. Tront

Christopher A. Ryan

Dissertation: Parallel Hardware Accelerated Switch Level Fault Simulation

Committee Chair:
J.G. Tront

Fatim M.S. Haidara

Dissertation: Characterization of Troposheric Scintillation on Space-Earth Links at 12,20 and 30 GHz

Committee Chair:
C.W. Bostian

Scott Yates Seidel

Dissertation: Site-Specific Propagation Prediction for Wireless In-Building Personal Communication System Design

Committee Chair:
T.S. Rappaport

1992

Antoni Stanislaw Banach

Dissertation: Feedback Design for Nonlinear Distributed-Parameter Systems by Extended Linearization

Committee Chair:
W.T. Baumann

Asif H. Khan

Dissertation: Analysis of Time Varying Loads for Minimum Loss Disribution Reconfiguration

Committee Chair:
R.P. Broadwater

Rinaldy

Dissertation: A Technique to Incorporate the Impacts of Demand Side Mangement of Generation Expansion Planning

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

Stuart Wayne Bollinger

Dissertation: Hierarchical Test Generation for CMOS Circuits

Committee Chair:
S.F. Midkiff

Saher Lahouar

Dissertation: A Context-Based Data Sanity Checking Algorithm and its Implementation

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

Hesham Ezzat Shaalan

Dissertation: An Interval Mathematics Approach to Ecomonic Evaluation of Power Disribution Systems

Committee Chair:
R.P. Broadwater

Mounir Bouzguenda

Dissertation: A Methodology to Assess the Interactions of Renewable Energy Systems Dynamics with Fluctuating Loads

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman

Armando Llamas

Dissertation: Transient Stability Analysis by Direct Methods

Committee Chair:
J. De La Ree

Robert Bruce Stafford

Dissertation: Time Domain Metrology for Dielecric Spectroscopy of Particulates

Committee Chair:
S.M. Riad

Byungcho Choi

Dissertation: Dynamics and Control of Switchmode Power Conversions in Distributed Power Systems

Committee Chair:
B.H. Cho

Kent Austin Muphy

Dissertation: Novel Phase-Modulated Optical Fiber Sensors

Committee Chair:
R.O. Claus

Dennis Givens Sweeney

Dissertation: Adaptive Power Control as a Fade Counter Measure on Satellite Links

Committee Chair:
C.W. Bostian

Chul-Jong Chung

Dissertation: Practical Performance and System Capacity of Lightwave AM-SCM Video Systems

Committee Chair:
I. Jacobs

John F. Naber, Jr.

Dissertation: The Optimization of Spice Modeling Parameters Utilizing the Taguchi Methodology

Committee Chair:
A.A. Elshabini-Riad

Philip Varghese

Dissertation: Magnet Design Considerations for Superconductive Magnetic Energy Storage

Committee Chair:
K. Tam

Hosein Farzanehfard

Dissertation: Aluminum Nitride Substrate Characterization for High Power and High Frequency Applications

Committee Chair:
A.A. Elshabini-Riad

Ashok A. Oka

Dissertation: Reliability and Restoration Algorithms for Electrical Disribution Systems

Committee Chair:
R.P. Boadwater

Paul Christian Wentz

Dissertation: A Tri-Reflector Antenna Configuration for Wide Angle Beam Scanning

Committee Chair:
W.L. Stutzman

Pawel Miroslaw Gradzki

Dissertation: Analysis and Design of High Frequency Magnetics in Power Electronics

Committee Chair:
F.C. Lee

Robert James Pawlak

Dissertation: Multisensor Track Initiation Method that Addresses the Missing Measurement Problem

Committee Chair:
A.A. Beex

Robert James Pawlak

Dissertation: Multisensor Track Initiation Method that Addresses the Missing Measurement Problem

Committee Chair:
A.A. Beex

Mohammad Mansour Riahi Kashani

Dissertation: Formulations Development, and Characterization of Magnetic Pastes and Epozies for Thick Film Multilayer Tunable Design Inductor

Committee Chair:
A.A. Elshabini-Riad

Geunhie Rim

Dissertation: Variable Speed Constant Frequency Power Conversion with Permanent Magnet Synchronous and Switched Reluctance Generators

Committee Chair:
K. Ramu

1991

Alfred S. Andrawis

Dissertation: A New Compound Modulation Technique for Multi Channel Video Distribution

Committee Chair:
I. Jacobs

Bradley D. Duncan

Dissertation: Investigation of Real-Time Optical Scanning Holography

Committee Chair:
T.-C. Poon

Karl M. Reichard

Dissertation: Distributed-Effect Modal Domain Optical Fiber Sensors for Flexible Structure Control

Committee Chair:
D. Lindner

Madeleine Y. Andrawis

Dissertation: Dielectric Loss Determination Using Perturbation

Committee Chairs:
W.A. Davis, S.M. Riad

Kemal M. Fidanboylu

Dissertation: Time Domain Synthesis Appplied to Modeling of Microwave Structures and Material Characterization

Committee Chair:
S.M. Riad

Geunhie Rim

Dissertation: Power Electronic Controls of Variable Speed Power Generations

Committee Chair:
K. Ramu

Mauro J. Caputi

Dissertation: NonGaussian Estimation Using a Modifies Gaussian Sum Adaptive Filter

Committee Chair:
R. Moose

Mohamad M. Hussein

Dissertation: Thermal Analysis of Power Hybrid Microelectronic Packages

Committee Chairs:
D.J. Nelson, A.A. Elshabini-Riad

Ashish M. Vengsardar

Dissertation: Localized Wave Solutions in Optical Fiber Waveguides

Committee Chair:
I.M. Besieris

Arvind K.S. Chaudhary

Dissertation: Protection System Representation in the Electromagnetic Transients Program

Committee Chairs:
A.G. Phadke, K.S. Tam

Stephen H. Jones

Dissertation: Parameter Robust Reduced Order Control of Flexible Structures

Committee Chair:
W.T. Baumann

Tennis S. White

Dissertation: Distributed Control Reconfiguration Algorithms for 2-Dimensional Mesh Architectures

Committee Chair:
G. Gray

Tai-Hoon Cho

Dissertation: A Knowledge-Based Machine Vision System for Automated Industrial Web Inspection

Committee Chair:
R. Conners

Seong J. Kim

Dissertation: Analysis of Spacecraft Power Processing Systems

Committee Chairs:
F.C. Lee, B. Cho

Zhizhang Chen

Dissertation: Photovoltaic Modeling and Grain Boundary Recombination in Poly-Silicon

Committee Chair:
L. Burton

Linda K. Sumners DeBrunner

Dissertation: Modeling Reconfiguration Algorithms for Regular Architectures

Committee Chair:
F.G. Gray

Saher Lahouar

Dissertation: A Context-Based Data Sanity Checking Algorithm and its Implementation

Committee Chair:
S. Rahman