The BRADLEY DEPARTMENT of ELECTRICAL and COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Research Programs

  • 2014/2015

  • Zheng, Cong

    Dissertation: Loosely Coupled Transformer and Tuning Network Design for High-Efficiency Inductive Power Transfer Systems

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.S.

    Zeng, Huacheng

    Dissertation: On Interference Management for Wireless Networks

    Committee Chair: Hou, Y.T.

    Wen, Bo

    Dissertation: Stability Analysis of Three-Phase AC Power Systems Based on Measured D-Q Frame Impedances

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Wang, Niya

    Dissertation: Unsupervised Signal Deconvolution for Multiscale Characterization of Tissue Heterogeneity

    Committee Chair: Wang, Y.

    Turner, Hamilton Allen

    Dissertation: Optimizing, Testing, and Securing Mobile Cloud Computing Systems For Data Aggregation and Processing

    Committee Chair: White, C.

    Turcu, Alexandru

    Dissertation: On Improving Distributed Transactional Memory

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    Tian, Ye

    Dissertation: Knowledge-Fused Identification of Condition-specific Rewiring of Dependencies in Biological Networks

    Committee Chair: Wang, Y.

    Su, Yipeng

    Dissertation: High Frequency, High Current 3D Integrated Point-of-Load Module

    Committee Chair: Lee, F.C.

    Srivastav, Meeta S.

    Dissertation: Variation Aware Energy-Efficient Methodologies for Many-Core Homogeneous Design Systems

    Committee Chair: Nazhandali, L.

    Shakeel, Hamza

    Dissertation: Microfluidic Columns with Nanotechnology-Enabled Stationary Phases for Gas Chromatography

    Committee Chair: Agah, M.

    Sanchez Ayala, Gerardo

    Dissertation: Centralized Control of Power System Stabilizers

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V.A.

    Rezaiesarlak, Reza

    Dissertation: Detection, Identification and Localization of Chipless RFID Tags

    Committee Chair: Manteghi, M.

    Rashidi Mehrabadi, Niloofar

    Dissertation: On Methodology for Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification in Power Electronics Converters Modeling

    Committee Chair: Burgos, R.

    Prabhu, Sarvesh Pradeep

    Dissertation: Techniques for Enhancing Test and Diagnosis of Digital Circuits

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M.S.

    Palreddy, Sandeep R.

    Dissertation: Electromagnetic Band Gap Structure (EBG) Analysis, Increasing Bandwidth and Applications with Antennas

    Committee Chair: Zaghloul, A.

    Omran, Shaimaa AbdAlla Ezz Ibrahim

    Dissertation: Control Applications and Economic Evaluations of Distributed Series Reactors in Unbalanced Electrical Transmission Systems

    Committee Chair: Broadwater, R.P.

    Nezami Ranjbar, Mohammad Rasoul

    Dissertation: Novel Preprocessing and Normalization Methods for Analysis of GC/LC-MS Data

    Committee Chair: Wang, Y.

    Nanjundappa, Mahesh

    Dissertation: Formal Techniques for Designing Safety Critical Embedded Systems from PolychronousModels

    Committee Chair: Shukla, S.

    Monir Vaghefi, Sayed Reza

    Dissertation: Cooperative Positioning in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Semidefinite Programming

    Committee Chair: Buehrer, R.M.

    Lutz, Collin C.

    Dissertation: Switched Markov Jump Linear Systems: Analysis and Control Synthesis

    Committee Chair: Stilwell, D.J.

    Love, Andrew Ross

    Dissertation: A Modular Flow for Rapid FPGA Design Implementation

    Committee Chair: Athanas, P.M.

    Liu, Pei-Hsin

    Dissertation: Advanced Control Schemes for High-Bandwidth Multiphase Voltage Regulators

    Committee Chair: Lee, F.C.

    Lin, Ying-Tsen

    Dissertation: Solar Spectral Irradiance with Solar Aspect Monitor

    Committee Chair: Bailey, S.M.

    Lerner, Lee Wilmoth

    Dissertation: Trustworthy Embedded Computing for Cyber-Physical Control Systems

    Committee Chair: Patterson, C.D.

    La Pan, Matthew Jonathan

    Dissertation: Security Issues for Modern Communications Systems: Fundamental Electronic Warfare Tactics for 4G Systems and Beyond

    Committee Chair: Clancy, T.C.

    LaBella, Thomas Matthew

    Dissertation: A High-Efficiency Hybrid Resonant Microconverter for Photovoltaic Generation Systems

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.S.

    Kim, Woochan

    Dissertation: Development of Bi-Directional Module using Wafer-Bonded Chips

    Committee Chair: Ngo, K.D.T.

    Khalifa, Ahmed Abdelmonem Abuelfotooh Ali

    Dissertation: Collaborative Mobile Clouds: Architecture and Management Platform

    Committee Chair: Hou, Y.T.

    Jaksic, Marko Dragoljub

    Dissertation: Identification of Small-Signal dq Impedances of Power Electronics Converters via Single-Phase Wide-Bandwidth Injection

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Jain, Nikhil

    Dissertation: Heterogeneous Integration of III-V Multijunction Solar Cells on Si Substrate: Cell Design & Modeling, Epitaxial Growth & Fabrication

    Committee Chair: Hudait, M.K.

    Imana, Eyosias Yoseph

    Dissertation: Cognitive RF Front-end Control

    Committee Chair: Reed, J.H.

    Ibraheem, Ali Ahmed Younis

    Dissertation: Implanted Antennas and Intra-Body Propagation Channel for Wireless Body Area Network

    Committee Chair: Manteghi, M.

    Hopkins, Michael Anthony

    Dissertation: Dynamic Locomotion and Whole-Body Control for Compliant Humanoids

    Committee Chair: Leonessa, A.

    Headley, William C.

    Dissertation: Spectrum Sensing in the Presence of Channel and Tx/Rx Impairments

    Committee Chair: Reed, J.H.

    Gao, Bo

    Dissertation: Coexistence of Wireless Networks for Shared Spectrum Access

    Committee Chair: Yang, Y.

    Ganta, Dinesh

    Dissertation: An Effort toward Building more Secure and Efficient Physical Unclonable Functions

    Committee Chair: Nazhandali, L.

    Forsyth, Jason Brinkley

    Dissertation: Exploring Electronic Storyboards as Interdisciplinary Design Tools for Pervasive Computing

    Committee Chair: Martin, T.L.

    Eldib, Hassan Shoukry

    Dissertation: Applying Machine and Statistical Learning Techniques to Intelligent Transport Systems: Bottleneck Identification and Prediction, Dynamic Travel Time Prediction, Driver Run-Stop Behavior Modeling, and Autonomous Vehicle Control at Intersections

    Committee Chair: Rakha, H.

    Elbayoumi, Mahmoud Atef Mahmoud Sayed

    Dissertation: Strategies for Performance and Quality Improvement of Hardware Verification and Synthesis Algorithms

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M.

    Deshpande, Kshitija Bharat

    Dissertation: Investigation of High Latitude Ionospheric Irregularities utilizing Modeling and GPS Observations

    Committee Chair: Clauer, C.R.

    Chern, Kevin Tsun-Jen

    Dissertation: GaN/GaInN TCO Schottky Barrier Solar Cells

    Committee Chair: Guido, L.J.

    Anderson, Matthew Eric

    Dissertation: APECS: A Polychrony based End-to-End Embedded System Design and Code Synthesis

    Committee Chair: Shukla, S.

  • 2013/2014

  • Zhu, Yan

    Dissertation: Mixed As/Sb and Tensile Strained Ge/InGaAs Heterostructures for Low-Power Tunnel Field Effect Transistors

    Committee Chair: Hudait, M.

    Zheng, Yi

    Dissertation: Biological Agent Sensing Integrated Circuit (BASIC): A New CMOS Magnetic Biosensor System

    Committee Chair: Tront, J.

    Zhang, Xuning

    Dissertation: Passive Component Weight Reduction for Three-Phase Power Converters

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Zhang, Jingyao

    Dissertation: Hardware-Software Co-Design for Sensor Nodes in Wireless Networks

    Committee Chair: Yang, Y.

    Zha, Wenwei

    Dissertation: Facilitating FPGA Reconfiguration Through Low-Level Manipulation

    Committee Chair: Athanas, P.

    Zeng, Kevin

    Dissertation: Enhancing FPGA Productivity with Back-End Similarity Matching of Digital Circuits for IP Reuse

    Committee Chair: Athanas, P.

    Zellner, Phillip A.

    Dissertation: Three-Dimensional Passivated-Electrode Insulator-Based Dielectrophoresis (Ed-PiDEP)

    Committee Chair: Agah, M.

    Zaghlool, Shaza B.

    Dissertation: Dynamic Causal Modeling Across Network Topologies

    Committee Chair: Wyatt, C.

    Yamada, Randy M.

    Dissertation: Identification of Interfering Signals in Software Defined Radio Applications Using Sparse Signal Reconstruction Techniques

    Committee Chair: Mili, L.

    Xie, Liguang

    Dissertation: Modeling and Optimization of Rechargeable Sensor Networks

    Committee Chair: Hou, Y.

    Wu, Zhongyu

    Dissertation: Synchronized Phasor Measurement Units Applications in Three-Phase Power System

    Committee Chair: Phadke, A.

    Tsai, Tsung-Heng

    Dissertation: Bayesian Alignment Model for Analysis of LC-MS-Based Omic Data

    Committee Chair: Wang, Y.

    Thomas, Evan G.

    Dissertation: Dynamics of the Geomagnetically Distrubed Ionosphere as Measured by GPS Receivers and SuperDARN HF Radars

    Committee Chair: Baker, J., Ruohoniemi, J.

    Taha, Mostafa M.

    Dissertation: New Directions in Side-Channel Analysis

    Committee Chair: Schaumont, P.

    Sreedharan Nair, S.

    Dissertation: MicroGC: Of Detectors and Their Integration

    Committee Chair: Agah, M.

    Samimi, Alireza

    Dissertation: Study of Narrow-Band Spectral Characteristics of Stimulated Electromagnetic Emission (SEE) During Second Electron Gyro-Harmonic Heating

    Committee Chair: Scales, W.

    Salehi, Mohsen

    Dissertation: Time-Varying Small Antennas for Wideband Applications

    Committee Chair: Manteghi, M.

    Ribeiro, Alvaro J.

    Dissertation: SuperDARN Data Simulation, Processing, Access, and Use in Analysis of Mid-Latitude Convection

    Committee Chair: Baker, J., Ruohoniemi, J.

    Refai, Wael Y.

    Dissertation: A Linear RF Power Amplifier with High Efficiency for Wireless Handsets

    Committee Chair: Davis, W.

    Pal, Anamitra

    Dissertation: PMU-Based Applications for Improved Monitoring and Protection of Power Systems

    Committee Chair: Thorp, J.

    Onen, Ahmet

    Dissertation: Economics of Smart Grid Automation Based on Time-Varying Analysis of Smart Grid Data Sets

    Committee Chair: De La Ree, J., Broadwater, R.

    Mokhtar, Bassem Mahmoud M.A.

    Dissertation: Biologically-Inspired Network Memory System for Smarter Networking

    Committee Chair: Hou, Y., Eltoweissy, M.

    Lu, Peng

    Dissertation: Resilire: Achieving High Availability Through Virtual Machine Live Migration

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    Livani, Hanif

    Dissertation: Intelligent Fault Location for Smart Power Grids

    Committee Chair: De La Ree, J., Evrenosoglu, C.

    Li, Meiyan

    Dissertation: Transient Stability Prediction Based on Synchronized Phasor Measurements and Controlled Islanding

    Committee Chair: Phadke, A.

    Kunduri, Bharat S. R.

    Dissertation: A Study of Interhemispheric Magnetic Conjugacy and Large-Scale Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling Using SuperDARN Radars

    Committee Chair: Baker, J., Ruohoniemi, J.

    Koran, Ahmed M.

    Dissertation: Photovoltaic Source Simulators for Solar Power Conditioning Systems: Design Optimization, Modeling, and Control

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.

    Gu, Bin

    Dissertation: Hybrid Transformer DC-DC Converters for Photovoltaic AC Module Applications

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.

    Garlapati, Sharavan K.

    Dissertation: Enabling Communication and Networking Technologies for Smart Grid

    Committee Chair: Reed, J.

    Fayez, Almohanad S.

    Dissertation: Design Space Decomposition for Cognitive and Software Defined Radios

    Committee Chair: Bostian, C.

    El-Shambakey, Mohammed T.

    Dissertation: Real-Time Software Transactional Memory: Contention Managers, Time Bounds, and Implementations

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    Deshpande, Kshitija B.

    Dissertation: Investigation of High Latitude Ionospheric Irregularities Utilizing Modeling and GPS Observations

    Committee Chair: Clauer, C.

    De Larquier, Sebastien

    Dissertation: The Mid-Latitude Ionosphere Under Quiet Geomagnetic Conditions: Propagation Analysis of SuperDARN Radar Observations From Large Ionospheric Perturbations

    Committee Chair: Baker, J., Ruohoniemi, J.

    Datla, Dinesh

    Dissertation: Wireless Distributed Computing in Mobile Ad-Hoc Cloud Computing Networks

    Committee Chair: Bose, T., Reed, J.

    Dalala, Zakariya M.

    Dissertation: Design and Analysis of a Small-Scale Wind Energy Conversion System

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.

    Chen, Zheng

    Dissertation: Electrical Integration of SiC Power Devices for High-Power-Density Applications

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Chen, Quan

    Dissertation: Risk Management of Cascading Failure in Composite Reliability of a Deregulated Power System With Microgrids

    Committee Chair: Mili, L.

    Bishnoi, Hemant

    Dissertation: Behavioral EMI-Models of Switched Power Converters

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Bahrak, Behnam

    Dissertation: Ex Ante Approaches for Security, Privacy, and Enforcement in Spectrum Sharing

    Committee Chair: Park, J.-M.

    Bae, Hyojoon

    Dissertation: Fast and Scalable Structure-from-Motion for High-Precision Mobile Augmented Reality Systems

    Committee Chair: White, C.

    Badayos, Noah G.

    Dissertation: Machine Learning-Based Parameter Validation

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V.

    Alsawaha, Hamad W.

    Dissertation: Synthesis of Ultra-Wideband Array Antennas

    Committee Chair: Safaai-Jazi, A.

    Ahmad, Syed A.

    Dissertation: Autonomous Link-Adaptive Schemes for Heterogeneous Cellular Systems with Congestion Feedback

    Committee Chair: DaSilva, L., da Silva, C.

  • 2012/2013

  • Young, Alexander R.

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

    Committee Chair: Bostian, C. W.

    York, John B.

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.

    Yi, Ji Haeng

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

    Committee Chair: Xu, Y.

    Yang, Taeyoung

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

    Committee Chair: Davis, W. A.

    Yan, Yingyi

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Westin, Benjamin A.

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

    Committee Chair: Brown, G. S.

    Wang, Yunmiao

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Wang, Yunjing

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Wang, Ting

    Dissertation: Wireless Network Physical Layer Security with Smart Antenna

    Committee Chair: Yang, Y.

    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, Ruxi

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

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Veda, Santhosh S.

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

    Committee Chair: Thorp, J. S.

    Vasavada, Yash M.

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

    Committee Chair: Reed, J. H.

    Tania, Mutmainna

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

    Committee Chair: De La Ree, J.

    Sun, Rui

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

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V. A.

    Short, Nathaniel J.

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

    Committee Chair: Abbott, A. L.

    Shen, Zhiyu

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

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Shehata, Nader A.

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

    Committee Chair: Meehan, K.

    Sen Sharma, Kriti

    Dissertation: Compressed Sensing based Micro-CT Methods and Applications

    Committee Chair: Wang, G. (Biomedical Engineering)

    Ralston, Parrish E.

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

    Committee Chair: Raman, S.

    Quint, Ryan D.

    Dissertation: Response-Based Synchrophasor Controls for Power Systems

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V. A.

    Plymale, William O.

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

    Committee Chair: Midkiff, S. F.

    Peng, Senlin

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

    Committee Chair: Scales, W. A.

    Pei, Guanhong

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

    Committee Chair: Vullikanti, A. (Computer Science)

    Mu, Mingkai

    Dissertation: High Frequency Magnetic Core Loss Study

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    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.

    Ma, Cheng

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Liu, Tong

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

    Committee Chair: Orlowski, M. K.

    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.

    Li, Min

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

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M. S.

    Lee, Joo Hong

    Dissertation: Hybrid Parallel Computing Strategies for Scientific Computing Applications

    Committee Chair: Plassmann, P. E.

    Kandas, Ishac L. N.

    Dissertation: Silica Microspheres Functionalized with Self-assembled Nanomaterials

    Committee Chair: Xu, Y.

    Jones, Kevin D.

    Dissertation: Synchrophasor-Only Dynamic State Estimation & Data Conditioning

    Committee Chair: Thorp, J. S.

    Jiang, Canming

    Dissertation: Some Optimization Problems in Wireless Networks

    Committee Chair: Hou, T. Y.

    Iskander, Yousef S.

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

    Committee Chair: Patterson, C. D.

    Hong, Sun K.

    Dissertation: Resonance-Based Techniques for Microwave Breast Cancer Applications

    Committee Chair: Davis, W. A.

    Hearn, Christian W.

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

    Committee Chair: Davis, W. A.

    Han, Chuan

    Dissertation: Modeling and Optimization of Wireless Routing

    Committee Chair: Yang, Y.

    Ha, Sook S.

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

    Committee Chair: Xuan, J.

    Fu, Haiyang

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

    Committee Chair: Scales, W. A.

    Frangieh, Tannous

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

    Committee Chair: Athanas, P. M.

    Feng, Weiyi

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Farag, Mohammed Morsy N.

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

    Committee Chair: Patterson, C. D.

    Dong, Dong

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

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Dong, Bo

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, Anbo

    Cong, Alexander X.

    Dissertation: Reconstruction Methods for Optical Molecular Tomography

    Committee Chair: Wang, G. (Biomedical Engineering)

    Cho, Younghoon

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.

    Chavali, Venkata G.

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

    Committee Chair: da Silva, C.

    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.

    Bordikar, Maitrayee R.

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

    Committee Chair: Scales, W. A.

    Azab, Mohamed M.

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

    Committee Chair: Hou, T. Y.

    Ashry, Islam A.

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

    Committee Chair: Xu, Y.

    Arghandeh Jouneghani, Reza

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

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V. A.

  • 2011/2012

  • Zhao, Zheng

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.S.

    Zhang, Bo

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

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    Zhang, Bai

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, Y.

    Yu, Guoqiang

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

    Committee Chair: Wamg, Y.

    Xue, Bin

    Dissertation: Formal Approaches to Globally Asynchronous and Locally Synchronous Design

    Committee Chair: Shukla, S.

    Xie, Bei

    Dissertation: Partial Update Adaptive Filtering

    Committee Chair: Bose, T.

    Wang, Chen

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

    Committee Chair: Xuan, J.

    Swint, Ethan B.

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.S.

    Sun, Pengwei

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.S.

    Shatila, Hazem S.

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

    Committee Chair: Reed, J.H.

    Shao, Shengnan

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

    Committee Chair: Rahman, S.

    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.

    Reusch, David C.

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F.C.

    Ramkumar, Barathram

    Dissertation: Automatic Modulation Classification and Blind Equalization for Cognitive Radios

    Committee Chair: Bose, T.

    Qian, Hao

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.S.

    Otoom, Mwaffaq N.

    Dissertation: Capacity Metric for Chip Heterogeneous Multiprocessors

    Committee Chair: Paul, J.M.

    Oliver, John M.

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

    Committee Chair: Raman, S.

    Na, Che Woo

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

    Committee Chair: Yang, Y.

    Maiti, Abhranil

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

    Committee Chair: Schaumont, P.

    Liu, Qian

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

    Committee Chair: Ellingson, S.

    Li, Qiang

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F.C.

    Kim, Jeong Ki

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

    Committee Chair: Ha, D.

    Jose, Bijoy A.

    Dissertation: Formal Model Driven Software Synthesis for Embedded Systems

    Committee Chair: Shukla, S.

    Irwin, Ryan E.

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

    Committee Chair: MacKenzie, A.

    Hofmann, Matthias C.

    Dissertation: Localized Excitation Fluorescence Imaging (LEFI)

    Committee Chair: Xu, Y.

    Henry, Michael B.

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

    Committee Chair: Nazhandali, L.

    Hassan Eltarras, Ramy M.

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

    Committee Chair: Eltoweissy, M.

    Harun, Mahmud

    Dissertation: Modification of Large Reflector Antennas for Low Frequency Operation

    Committee Chair: Ellingson, S.

    Guo, Xu

    Dissertation: Secure and Efficient Implementations of Cryptographic Primitives

    Committee Chair: Schaumont, P.

    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.

    Deaton, Juan D.

    Dissertation: Enabling Dynamic Spectrum Access in Next Generation Wireless Networks

    Committee Chair: DaSilva, L.A.

    Choi, Bumsuk

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

    Committee Chair: Burgos, R.

    Chen, Zhimin

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

    Committee Chair: Schaumont, P.

    Chen, Xuetao

    Dissertation: Resource Allocation in Wireless Distributed Computing Networks

    Committee Chair: Bose, T.

    Chen, Li

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, Y.

    Channakeshava, Karthik

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

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M.

    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

    Baidas, Mohammed W.

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

    Committee Chair: MacKenzie, A.

    Amanna, Ashwin E.

    Dissertation: Statistical Experimental Design Framework for Cognitive Radio

    Committee Chair: Reed, J.H.

    Aguayo Gonzalez, Carlos R.

    Dissertation: Power Fingerprinting for Integrity Assessment of Embedded Systems

    Committee Chair: Reed, J.H.

  • 2010/2011

  • Zhang, Yuji

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

    Committee Chair: Xuan, J.

    Zhang, Yingchen

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

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

    Yang, Nanying

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

    Committee Chair: Meehan, K.

    Wilder, Frederick Durand

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

    Committee Chair: Clauer, C. R.

    Wang, Lei

    Dissertation: Next Generation Frequency Disturbance Recorder Design and Timing Analysis

    Committee Chair: Liu, Y.

    Wang, Jiajun

    Dissertation: Sapphire Fiber Based Sensing Technologies for High Temperature Applications

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Volos, Haris Ioannis

    Dissertation: Cognitive Radio Engine Design for Link Adaptation

    Committee Chair: Buehrer, R. M.

    Vogler, Terry Richard

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

    Committee Chair: Davis, W. A.

    Velez Cedeno, Francisco Gerardo

    Dissertation: Multiple Swing Out-of-Step Relaying

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V. A.

    Shi, Yongsheng

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

    Committee Chair: MacKenzie, A. B.

    Rutishauser, David Kurt

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

    Committee Chair: Jones, M. T.

    Recio, Adolfo Leon

    Dissertation: Spectrum-Aware Reconfigurable Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing

    Committee Chair: Athanas, P. M.

    Pakdel, Zahra

    Dissertation: Intelligent Instability Detection for Islanding Prediction

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V. A.

    Macias, Nicholas J.

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

    Committee Chair: Athanas, P. M.

    Long, Xiaojing

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

    Committee Chair: Wyatt, C. L.

    Lobo, Nimal Savio

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

    Committee Chair: Ramu, K.

    Li, Xiaoxing

    Dissertation: Registration of Images with Varying Topology Using Embedded Maps

    Committee Chair: Wyatt, C. L.

    Lee, Jeongheon

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

    Committee Chair: Buehrer, R. M.

    Kong, Na

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

    Committee Chair: Ha, D.

    Jiang, Bo

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

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    Huang, Fei

    Dissertation: On Reducing Delays in P2P Live Streaming Systems

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    He, An

    Dissertation: Power Consumption Optimization A Cognitive Radio Approach

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

    Hassan, Hoda Mamdouh

    Dissertation: A Reference Model and Architecture for Future Computer Networks

    Committee Chair: Eltoweissy, M. 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.

    Feng, Zhenhua

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

    Committee Chair: Yang, Y.

    Feng, Yuanjian

    Dissertation: Detection and Characterization of Multilevel Genomic Patterns

    Committee Chair: Wang, Y. J.

    Chen, Li

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

    Committee Chair: Xuan, J.

    Chen, Chien-Liang

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J. S.

    Chandrasekar, Maheshwar

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

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M. S.

    Burbey, Ingrid E.

    Dissertation: Predicting Future Locations and Arrival Times of Individuals

    Committee Chair: Martin, T. L.

    Bian, Kaigui

    Dissertation: Medium Access Control in Cognitive Radio Networks

    Committee Chair: Park, J. M.

    Banga, Mainak

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

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M. S.

    Alfeeli, Bassam A.

    Dissertation: Chemical Micro Preconcentrators Development for Micro Gas Chromatography Systems

    Committee Chair: Agah, M.

    Ahmed, Sara Mohamed H.

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

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

  • 2009/2010

  • Zhu, Yitan

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, Y. J.

    Zheng, Yexin

    Dissertation: Circuit Design Methods with Emerging Nanotechnologies

    Committee Chair: Huang, C.

    Zhang, Di

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

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

    Xu, Bin

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

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

    Xia, Tao

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

    Committee Chair: Liu, Y.

    Wang, Ying

    Dissertation: Dynamic Cellular Cognitive System

    Committee Chair: Bostian, C. W.

    Wang, Chuanyun

    Dissertation: Investigation on Interleaved Boost Converters and Applications

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

    Thacker, Timothy Neil

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

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Suris Pietri, Jorge Alberto

    Dissertation: Rapid Radio: Analysis-Based Receiver Deployment

    Committee Chair: Athanas, P. M.

    Skolthanarat, Siriya

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

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V. A.

    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.

    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.

    Rajagopalan, Vidya

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

    Committee Chair: Wyatt, C. L.

    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.

    Ning, Puqi

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

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

    Morales-Tirado, Lizdabel

    Dissertation: An Approach to Using Cognition in Wireless Networks

    Committee Chair: Reed, J. H.

    Liu, Jia Kevin

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

    Committee Chair: Hou, Y. T.

    Liu, Chu-Chuan

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, Y. J.

    Lee, Jong-Suk

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

    Committee Chair: Ha, D. S.

    Lee, Cheewoo

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

    Committee Chair: Ramu, K.

    Lally, Evan Michael

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Lai, Shouwen

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

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    Kleppinger, David Lawrence

    Dissertation: Prioritized Reconfiguration of Interdependent Critical Infrastructure Systems

    Committee Chair: Broadwater, R. P.

    Kim, Rae-Young

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.

    Kim, Jae Hyuck

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

    Committee Chair: Ramu, K.

    Jia, Tao

    Dissertation: Collaborative Position Location for Wireless Networks in Harsh Environments

    Committee Chair: Buehrer, R. M.

    Howells, Christopher Corey

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

    Committee Chair: Baumann, W. T.

    Han, Kai

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

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    Hambrick, Joshua Clayton

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

    Committee Chair: Broadwater, R. P.

    Gong, Ting

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

    Committee Chair: Xuan, J.

    Ge, Feng Andrew

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

    Committee Chair: Bostian, C. W.

    Gandhi, Mital Arun

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

    Committee Chair: Mili, L. M.

    Fu, Dianbo

    Dissertation: Topology Investigation and System Optimization of Resonant Converters

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Francis, Gerald

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

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Feinauer, Lynn Ralph

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

    Committee Chair: Broadwater, R. P.

    Fahmy, Sherif Fadel

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

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    El-Nainay, Mustafa Yousry

    Dissertation: Island Genetic Algorithm-Based Cognitive Networks

    Committee Chair: MacKenzie, A. B.

    Dong, Yan

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Dong, Junwei

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

    Committee Chair: Zaghloul, A. I.

    Cheng, Xueqi

    Dissertation: Exploring Hybrid Dynamic and Static Techniques for Software Verification

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M. S.

    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.

    Chen, Qinqin

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

    Committee Chair: Bostian, C. W.

    Castles, Ricky Thomas

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

    Committee Chair: Kachroo, P.

    Bernabeu, Emanuel Ernesto

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

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

    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.

    Baisden, Andrew Carson

    Dissertation: Generalized Terminal Modeling of Electro-Magnetic Interference

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Arana, Andrew Jex

    Dissertation: Power Systems Analysis in the Power-Angle Domain

    Committee Chair: De La Ree, J.

    Ahuja, Sumit

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

    Committee Chair: Shukla, S. K.

  • 2008/2009

  • Zhou, Ming

    Dissertation: Advanced System Monitoring with Phasor Measurement

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V. A.

    Xu, Jing

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

    Committee Chair: Khai D. T. Ngo

    Wang, Joshua Kevin

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

    Committee Chair: Liu, Yilu

    Sun, Julu

    Dissertation: Investigation of Alternative Power Architectures for CPU Voltage Regulators

    Committee Chair: Lee, F.C.

    Srivastava, Vivek

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

    Committee Chair: DaSilva, L. A.

    Singh, Gaurav

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

    Committee Chair: Sandeep K. Shukla

    Sheng, Honggang

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, F.

    Petrich, Jan

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

    Committee Chair: Stilwell, D. J.

    Lim, Hui Fern Michele

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

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

    Liang, Yan

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

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

    Li, Jian

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

    Committee Chair: Fred C. Lee

    Lehne, Mark Alan

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

    Committee Chair: Sanjay Raman

    Lee, Kyehun

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

    Committee Chair: Steven W. Ellingson

    Lai, Rixin

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, F.

    Komali, Ramakant S.

    Dissertation: Game-Theoretic Analysis of Topology Control

    Committee Chair: Allen B. MacKenzie

    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.

    Kim, Kyou Woong

    Dissertation: Exploiting Cyclostationarity for Radio Environmental Awareness in Cognitive Radios

    Committee Chair: Jeffrey H. Reed

    Kim, Haesoo

    Dissertation: Dynamic Cooperative Communications in Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks

    Committee Chair: R. Michael Buehrer

    Jiang, Yan

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

    Committee Chair: Fred C. Lee

    He, Nannan

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

    Committee Chair: Michael S. Hsiao

    Hasan, S.M. Shajedul

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

    Committee Chair: Steven W. Ellingson

    Hajjiah, Ali T.

    Dissertation: Design and Analysis of Whispering Gallery Mode Semiconductor Lasers

    Committee Chair: Louis J. Guido

    Ha, Keunsoo

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

    Committee Chair: Ramu, K.

    Gong, Xiaojin

    Dissertation: Omnidirectional Vision for an Autonomous Surface Vehicle

    Committee Chair: Chris Wyatt

    Friend, Daniel Hutcheson

    Dissertation: Cognitive Networks: Foundations to Applications

    Committee Chair: MacKenzie, A. B.

    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

    Dorsey, William Mark

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

    Committee Chair: A. I. Zaghloul

    Dong, Jingyuan

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

    Committee Chair: J. S. Thorp

    Buennemeyer, Timothy Keith

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

    Committee Chair: Joseph G. Tront

    Ball, Arthur Hugues

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

    Committee Chair: Fred C. Lee

    Arnedo, Luis

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

    Committee Chair: Dushan Boroyevich

  • 2007/2008

  • Zhu, Yizheng

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Zhao, Jun

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

    Committee Chair: Raman, S.

    Zhang, Junhong

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.-S.

    Wang, Yongxin

    Dissertation: High Speed Fiber Optic Spectrometer

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Thomas, Ryan William

    Dissertation: Cognitive Networks

    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.

    Suris, Juan Emilio

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

    Committee Chair: DaSilva, L. A.

    Sun, Juanjuan

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Suhaib, Syed Mohammed

    Dissertation: Formal Methods for Intellectual Property Composition Across Synchronization Domains

    Committee Chair: Shukla, S. K.

    Suh, Jung Wook

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

    Committee Chair: Wyatt, C. L.

    Steiner, Neil Joseph

    Dissertation: Autonomous Computing Systems

    Committee Chair: Athanas, P. M.

    Shi, Yi

    Dissertation: Algorithms and Optimization for Wireless Networks

    Committee Chair: Hou, Y. T.

    Rosado, Sebastian Pedro

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

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

    Rondeau, Thomas Warren

    Dissertation: Application of Artificial Intelligence to Wireless Communications

    Committee Chair: Bostian, C. W.

    Roberson, David Gray

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

    Committee Chair: Stilwell, D. J.

    Raymond, David Richard

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

    Committee Chair: Midkiff, S. F.

    Mathaikutty, Deepak Abraham

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

    Committee Chair: Shukla, S. K.

    Lee, Kisun

    Dissertation: Advanced Control Schemes for Voltage Regulators

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Le, Bin

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

    Committee Chair: Bostian, C. W.

    Kim, Jina

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

    Committee Chair: Ha, D. S.

    Gardner, Robert Matthew

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

    Committee Chair: Liu, Y.

    Fang, Lei

    Dissertation: Exploring Constraint Satisfiability Techniques in Formal Verification

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M. S.

    Fan, Dawei

    Dissertation: Synchronized Measurements and Applications During Power System Dynamics

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V. A.

    Craven, Stephen Douglas

    Dissertation: Structured Approach to Dynamic Computing Application Development

    Committee Chair: Athanas, P. M.

    Chen, Ruilang

    Dissertation: Enhancing Attack Resilience in Cognitive Radio Networks

    Committee Chair: Park, J. M.

    Chen, Chen

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

    Committee Chair: Scales, W. A.

    Blumer, Aric David

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

    Committee Chair: Patterson, C.D.

    Baldwin, Mark Walter

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

    Committee Chair: Lui, Y.

  • 2006/2007

  • Zhao, Youping

    Dissertation: Enabling Cognitive Radios through Radio Environment Maps

    Committee Chair: Reed, J. H.

    Zhang, Li

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

    Committee Chair: Liu, Y.

    Xiao, Chucheng

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

    Committee Chair: Odendaal, H.

    Wood, Kerry Neil

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

    Committee Chair: DaSilva, L. 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.

    Wang, Xingwei

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Wang, Hongfang

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, F.

    Wadoo, Sabiha Amin

    Dissertation: Evacuation Distributed Feedback Control and Abstraction

    Committee Chair: Kachroo, P.

    Vimjam, Vishnu Chaithanya

    Dissertation: Strategies for SAT-Based Formal Verification

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M. S.

    Venkatesh, Swaroop

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

    Committee Chair: Buehrer, R. M.

    Thompson, Michael Stewart

    Dissertation: Service Discovery in Pervasive Computing Environments

    Committee Chair: Midkiff, S. F.

    Shen, Wei

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

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

    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.

    Schoenig, Gregory Neumann

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

    Committee Chair: Mili, L. M.

    Refaei, Mohamed Tamer A.

    Dissertation: Adaptation in Reputation Management Systems for Ad hoc Networks

    Committee Chair: DaSilva, L. A.

    Patel, Hiren Dhanji

    Dissertation: Ingredients for Successful System Level Automation & Design Methodology

    Committee Chair: Shukla, S. K.

    Patcha, Animesh

    Dissertation: Network Anomaly Detection with Incomplete Audit Data

    Committee Chair: Park, J. M.

    Neel, James O'Daniell

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

    Committee Chair: Reed, J. 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.

    Mohammad, Maruf Hossain

    Dissertation: Cellular Diagnostic Systems Using Hidden Markov Models

    Committee Chair: Tranter, W. 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.

    Menon, Rekha

    Dissertation: Interference Avoidance based Underlay Techniques for Dynamic Spectrum Sharing

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

    Mellodge, Patricia Ann

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

    Committee Chair: Kachroo, P.

    Lu, Bing

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Louganski, Konstantin Pavlovic

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.

    Lim, Hong Sun

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

    Committee Chair: Ramu, K.

    Lee, Unghee

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

    Committee Chair: Midkiff, S. F.

    Koujah, Fahad

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

    Committee Chair: Midkiff, S. F.

    Kook, Kyung Soo

    Dissertation: Simulation Studies on Novel Findings in Power Systems

    Committee Chair: Liu, Y.

    Kompella, Sastry Venkata

    Dissertation: Video Communications over Dynamic Ad Hoc Networks

    Committee Chair: Hou, Y. T.

    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.

    Ikuma, Takeshi

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

    Committee Chair: Beex, A. A.

    Ibrahim, Jihad El Sayeed Abdal

    Dissertation: Algorithms and Architectures for UWB Receiver Design

    Committee Chair: Buehrer, R. M.

    Gadre, Aditya

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

    Committee Chair: Stilwell, D. J.

    Edmison, Joshua Nathaniel

    Dissertation: Hardware Architectures for Software Security

    Committee Chair: Jones, M. T.

    Donolo, Marcos Angel

    Dissertation: A Continuum Approach to Power System Simulation

    Committee Chair: Centeno, V.

    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.

    Clark, Jeffrey Robert

    Dissertation: Double Negative Metamaterials in Dielectric Waveguide Configurations

    Committee Chair: Safaai-Jazi, A.

    Cho, Hyeonjoong

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

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    Chen, Xiaopei

    Dissertation: Ultra-Narrow Laser Linewidth Measurement

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Chen, Xiaoding

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

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M. S.

    Chembil-Palat, Ramesh

    Dissertation: Performance Analysis of Cooperative Communication for Wireless Networks

    Committee Chair: Reed, J. H.

    Bhaduri, Debayan

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

    Committee Chair: Shukla, S.K.

    Atcitty, Stanley

    Dissertation: Electrochemical Capacitor Characterization for Electric Utility Applications

    Committee Chair: Liu, Y.

    Anderson, Christopher Robert

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

    Committee Chair: Reed, J. H.

    Al-Nasur, Sadeq Jawad

    Dissertation: New Models for Crowd Dynamics and Control

    Committee Chair: Kachroo, P.

    Akbar, Ihsan Ali

    Dissertation: Statistical Analysis of Wireless Systems Using Markov Models

    Committee Chair: Tranter, W. H.

  • 2005/2006

  • Zhu, Huiyu

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

    Committee Chair: Linder, D. K.

    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 Chair: Huang, A. Q., Wang, F.

    Zhong, Zhian

    Dissertation: Power Systems Frequency Dynamic Monitoring System Design and Applications

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

    Zhang, Zhiye

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

    Committee Chair: Lu, G. Q.

    Zhang, Yan

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Zhang, Xin

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

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

    Zeng, Dongsong

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

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

    Yin, Jian

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

    Committee Chair: Van Wyk, J. D.

    Xu, Yang

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

    Committee Chair: Meehan, K.

    Xu, Juncheng

    Dissertation: High Temperature High Bandwidth Fiber Optic Pressure Sensors

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Xu, Chunchun

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

    Committee Chair: Liu, Y.

    Wu, Haisang

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

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    Wang, Zhiyong

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

    Committee Chair: Stolen, R. H.

    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.

    Varma, Krishnaraj M.

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

    Committee Chair: Bell, A. E.

    Tsai, Shu-Jen Steven

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

    Committee Chair: Liu, Y.

    Teotia, Seemant

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

    Committee Chair: Jacobs, I.

    Tebben, Daniel James

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

    Committee Chair: Jacobs, I.

    Tcheslavski, Gleb V.

    Dissertation: Coherence and Phase Synchrony Analysis of Electroencephalogram

    Committee Chair: Beex, A. A.

    Syal, Manan Rohini

    Dissertation: Static Learning for Problems in VLSI Test and Verification

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M. S.

    Sulistyo, Jos B.

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

    Committee Chair: Ha, D. S.

    Subramanian, Anbumani

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

    Committee Chair: Abbott, A. L.

    Qiu, Yang

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Papenfuss, Cory M.

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

    Committee Chair: Baumann, W. T.

    Nguyen, Anh Minh Ngoc

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

    Committee Chair: Zaghloul, A. I.

    Liu, Wenduo

    Dissertation: Alternative Structures for Integrated Electromagnetic Passives

    Committee Chair: Van Wyk, J. D.

    Liu, Qian

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

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

    Leu, Ching-Shan

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    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.

    Kim, Jong-Kook

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

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

    Joshi, Gaurav Gaurang

    Dissertation: Ultra-Wideband Channel Modeling using Singularity Expansion Method

    Committee Chair: Stutzman, W. L.

    Huang, Zhengyu

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Han, Ming

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Hall, Kristopher Joseph

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

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

    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.

    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.

    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 Chair: Pickrell, G. R., Stolen, R. H.

    Dietze, Kai P.

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

    Committee Chair: Stutzman, W. L.

    Chung, Woo Cheol

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

    Committee Chair: Ha, D. S.

    Chandrasekar, Kameshwar

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

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M. S.

    Brownfield, Michael Ignatius

    Dissertation: Energy-efficient Wireless Sensor Network MAC Protocol

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

    Bae, Kyung Kyoon

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

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

    August, Nathaniel J.

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

    Committee Chair: Ha, D. S.

    Al-Ghadhban, Samir Naser

    Dissertation: Multi-layered Space Frequency Time Codes

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

    Al-Bandakji, Mohammad Rachad

    Dissertation: Modeling and Analysis of Photonic Crystal Waveguides

    Committee Chair: Safaai-Jazi, A.

    Adams, William Joseph

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

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

  • 2004/2005

  • Zhao, Lingyin

    Dissertation: Generalized Frequency Plane Model of Integrated Electromagnetic Power Passives

    Committee Chair: van Wyk, J.D

    Zhang, Liang

    Dissertation: Design Verification for Sequential Systems at Various Abstraction Levels

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M.S.

    Zhang, Bin

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

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

    Yu, Huijie

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J. S.

    Yu, Bing

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Xi, Hong

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

    Committee Chair: Scales, W.A.

    Wei, Jia

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F.C.

    Svitek, Richard M.

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

    Committee Chair: Raman, S.

    Sitapati, Kartik

    Dissertation: Mixed-Field Finite-Element Computations

    Committee Chair: Davis, W.A.

    Sarigul, Erol

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

    Committee Chair: Abbott, A.L.

    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.

    Ren, Yuancheng

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F.C.

    Pipattanasomporn, Manisa

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

    Committee Chair: Rahman, S.

    Park, JinSoo

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

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

    Maricar, Noor M.

    Dissertation: Efficient Resource Development in Electric Utilities Planning Under Uncertainty

    Committee Chair: Rahman, S.

    Liu, Xiao

    Dissertation: ATPG and DFT Algorithms for Delay Fault Testing

    Committee Chair: Hsiao, M. S.

    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.

    Licul, Stanislav

    Dissertation: Ultra-Wideband Antenna Characterization and Modeling

    Committee Chair: Davis, W. A.

    Li, Peng

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

    Committee Chair: Ravindran, B.

    Jones, Creed Farris

    Dissertation: Color Face Recognition using Quaternionic Gabor Filters

    Committee Chair: Abbott, A. L.

    Jiang, Jing

    Dissertation: Capacity-Approaching Data Transmission in MIMO Broadcast Channels

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

    Jacoby, Grant Arthur

    Dissertation: Battery-Based Intrusion Detection

    Committee Chair: Davis, N.J.

    Jackson, Brian Aliston

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

    Committee Chair: Armstrong, J.R.

    Huynh, Minh-Chau Thu

    Dissertation: Wideband Compact Antennas for Wireless Communication Applications

    Committee Chair: Stutzman, W.L.

    Huang, Xudong

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J.S.

    Hager, Creighton Tsuan-Ren

    Dissertation: Context Aware and Adaptive Security for Wireless Networks

    Committee Chair: Midkiff, S.F.

    Guo, Jinghong

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

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Gallagher, Timothy Michael

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

    Committee Chair: Bostian, C.W.

    Deng, Jiangdong

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Deng, Haifei

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

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

    Chen, Zhou

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

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Chen, Rengang

    Dissertation: Integrated EMI Filters for Switch Mode Power Supplies

    Committee Chair: van Wyk, J.D.

  • 2003/2004

  • Zhang, Po

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

    Committee Chair: Wang, A.

    Yao, Kaiwei

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Yang, Bo

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Xu, Zhenxue (Aaron)

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

    Committee Chair: Huang, A. Q.

    Xiao, Xiangyu

    Dissertation: A Multiple Sensors Approach to Wood Defect Detection

    Committee Chair: Conners, R. W.

    Takamizawa, Koichiro

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

    Committee Chair: Stutzman, W. L.

    Sirisukpasert, Siriroj

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

    Committee Chair: Lai, J. S.

    Ransbottom, Jeffrey Scot

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

    Committee Chair: Davis, N. J.

    Qiu, Qun

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

    Committee Chair: Mili, L. M.

    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.

    Nakad, Zahi S.

    Dissertation: Architectures for e-Textiles

    Committee Chair: Jones, M. T., Martin, T. S.

    Lin, Tao

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

    Committee Chair: Midkiff, S. F.

    Lahouar, Samer

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

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

    Kim, Jeong IL

    Dissertation: Analysis and Applications of Microstructure and Holey Optical Fibers

    Committee Chair: Safaai-Jazi, A.

    Huang, Liling

    Dissertation: Electromechanical Wave Propagation in Large Electric Power Systems

    Committee Chair: Phadke, A. G.

    Hicks, James Edward

    Dissertation: Novel Approaches to Overloaded Array Processing

    Committee Chair: Reed, J. H.

    Harper, Scott J.

    Dissertation: A Secure Adaptive Network Processor

    Committee Chair: Athanas, P. M.

    Dong, Wei

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Cummings, Nathan P.

    Dissertation: Active Antenna Bandwidth Control Using Reconfigurable Antenna Elements

    Committee Chair: Stutzman, W. L.

    Cuadros Ortiz, Carlos

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

    Committee Chair: Boroyevich, D.

    Chongburee, Wachira

    Dissertation: Digital Transmission by Hermite N-Dimensional Antipodal Scheme

    Committee Chair: Pratt, T.

    Canales, Francisco

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

    Committee Chair: Lee, F. C.

    Biedka, Thomas Edward

    Dissertation: Analysis and Development of Blind Adaptive Beamforming Algorithms

    Committee Chair: Reed, J. H.

    Barts, Robert Michael

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

    Committee Chair: Stutzman, W. L.

    Bai, Yuming

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

    Committee Chair: Huang, A. Q.

  • 2002/2003

  • Hien Nhu Nguyen

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

    Committee Chair: T.L. Pratt

    Byung-ki Kim

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

    Committee Chair: W.L. Stutzman

    Qun Zhao

    Dissertation: Performance Improvement of Power Conversion by Utilizing Coupled Inductors

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    William George Newhall

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

    Committee Chair: J.H. Reed

    Abdel Rahman Khatib

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

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

    Virach Wongpaibool

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

    Committee Chair: I. Jacobs

    Ali Hussein Muqaibel

    Dissertation: Characterization of Ultra Wideband Communication Channels

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

    Dimosthenis C. Katsis

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

    Committee Chair: J.D. van Wyk

    Jiann-An Tsai

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

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

    Raqibul Mostafa

    Dissertation: Feasibility of Smart Antennas for the Small Wireless Terminals

    Committee Chair: J.H. Reed

    Surachet Kanprachar

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

    Committee Chair: I. Jacobs

    Seong-Youp Suh

    Dissertation: A Comprehensive Investigation of New Planar Wideband Antennas

    Committee Chair: W.L. Stutzman

    Hossam H. Meshref

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

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

    John D. Hiemstra

    Dissertation: Robust Implementations of the Multistage Wiener Filter

    Committee Chair: T.L. Pratt

    Roger Ray Skidmore

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

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

    Tanit Malakorn

    Dissertation: Multidimensional Linear Systems and Robust Control

    Committee Chair: W.T. Baumann

    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

    Pablo Maximiliano Robert

    Dissertation: Reduction in Coexistent WLAN Interference Through Statistical Traffic Management

    Committee Chair: J.H. Reed

    Jing Ma

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

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

    Peter Barbosa

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Leila Zurba Ribeiro

    Dissertation: Traffic Dimensioning for Multimedia Wireless Networks

    Committee Chair: L.A. DaSilva

    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

    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

    Michael L. Picciolo

    Dissertation: Robust Adaptive Signal Processors

    Committee Chair: L.M. Mili

    Song Hun Kim

    Dissertation: Distributed Reconfigurable Simulation for Communication Systems

    Committee Chair: W.H. Tranter

    Fakhrul Alam

    Dissertation: Space Time Processing for Third Generation CDMA Systems

    Committee Chair: B.D. Woerner

  • 2001/2002

  • Bin Qiu

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

    Committee Chair: Y. Liu

    Ran Gozali

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

    Committee Chair: B.D. Woerner

    Jason J. Yoho

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

    Committee Chair: S.M. Riad

    Jahng Sun Park

    Dissertation: The Folded Hypercube ATM Switches.

    Committee Chair: N.J. Davis

    Carl Edward Fossa

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

    Committee Chair: N.J. Davis

    Peng Xu

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Reynaldo F. Nuqui

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

    Committee Chair: A.G. Phadke

    Xuzhu Dong

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

    Committee Chair: Y. Liu

    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

    Sudip K. Mazumder

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

    Committee Chair: D.Boroyevich, A. Nayfeh

    Murat Dilek

    Dissertation: Integrated Design of Electrical Distribution Systems

    Committee Chair: R.P. Broadwater

    Bogdan Tomescu

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

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

    Ray-Lee Lin

    Dissertation: Piezoelectric Transformer Characterization and Application of Electronic Ballast.

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Jaeyoung Choi

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

    Committee Chair: D. Boroyevich

    Fengfeng Tao

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Yong Li

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    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

    Seema Sud

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

    Committee Chair: T. Pratt

    Fangxing Li

    Dissertation: A Software Framework for Advanced Power System Analysis

    Committee Chair: R.P. Broadwater

    Carey G. Buxton

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

    Committee Chair: W.L. Stutzman

    Srikathyayani Srikanteswara

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

    Committee Chair: J.H. Reed

    Sang-Mook Lee

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

    Committee Chair: A.L. Abbott

    Arturo Bretas

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

    Committee Chair: A.G. Phadke

    Byeung Mun Song

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

    Committee Chair: J.S. Lai

    Taein Hyon

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

    Committee Chair: N.J. Davis

    Brian LaRoy Berg

    Dissertation:

    Committee Chair: A.A. Beex

    Samy A. Shedied

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

    Committee Chair: P Kachroo

    Xinming Huang

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

    Committee Chair: W.T. Baumann

    Saad M. Al-Shahrani

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

    Committee Chair: S.M. Riad

  • 2000/2001

  • Jianfeng Pu

    Dissertation: Error Control in Wireless ATM Network

    Committee Chair: Y. Liu

    Gregory David Durgin

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

    Committee Chair: T.S. Rappaport

    Jindong Zhang

    Dissertation: Advanced Integrated Single-Stage Power Factor Correction Techniques

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Timothy Pennington

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

    Committee Chair: A. Wang

    Bradley A. Davis

    Dissertation: Propagation and Scattering of Waves by Terrain Features

    Committee Chair: G.S. Brown

    Zhihong Ye

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

    Committee Chair: D. Boroyevich

    Ramin Monajemy

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

    Committee Chair: K. Ramu

    Paolo Dadone

    Dissertation: Design Optimization of Fuzzy Logic Systems

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

    Hai Xiao

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

    Committee Chair: A. Wang

    Daniel Lough

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

    Committee Chair: N.J. Davis

    Roberto Conte

    Dissertation: Satellite Rural Telephone Network Design

    Committee Chair: T. Pratt

    Pit-Leong Wong

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Yuxin Li

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

    Committee Chair: A. Huang

    Sriram Chandrasekaran

    Dissertation: Subsystem Design in Aircraft Power Distribution Systems using Optimization

    Committee Chair: D.K. Lindner

    Zhenyuan Wang

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

    Committee Chair: Y. Liu

    Byeong-Seok Lee

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

    Committee Chair: K. Ramu

    Gyoo-Soo Chae

    Dissertation: Numerical Simulation of Ion Waves in Dusty Plasmas

    Committee Chair: W.A. Scales

    Nattavut Smavatkul

    Dissertation: Range Adaptive Protocols for Wireless Multi-Hop Networks

    Committee Chair: S.M. Midkiff

    Taegeun Kim

    Dissertation: Optical Three-Dimensional Image Matching using Holographic Information

    Committee Chair: T.-C. Poon

    Nikola Celanovic

    Dissertation: Space Vector Modulation and Control of Multilevel Converters

    Committee Chair: D. Boroyevich

    Xinhua Shi

    Dissertation: Improving Object Classification in X-ray Luggage Inspection

    Committee Chair: A.L. Abbott

    Yaser Abdel Khalaf

    Dissertation: Systematic Optimization Technique for MESFET Modeling

    Committee Chair: S.M. Riad

    Paulo Cardieri

    Dissertation: Resource Allocation and Adaptive Antennas in Cellular Communications

    Committee Chair: T.S. Rappaport

    Ferat Sahin

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

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

    Rhett D. Hudson

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

    Committee Chair: P.M. Athanas

    Han-Kyung Bae

    Dissertation: Control of Switched Reluctance Motors Considering Mutual Inductance

    Committee Chair: K. Ramu

    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

    Mohammad Howlader

    Dissertation: Selective Interference Cancellation and Frame Synchronization for Packet Radio

    Committee Chair: B.D. Woerner

    Farooq Azam

    Dissertation: Biologically Inspired Modular Neural Networks

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

  • 1999/2000

  • Peijun Shan

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

    Committee Chair: A.A. Beex

    Carl P. Jacobson

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

    Committee Chair: R.O. Claus

    Xunwei Zhou

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Sundar G. Sankaran

    Dissertation: On Ways to Improve Adaptive Filter Performance

    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

    Gaguk Zakaria

    Dissertation: Cascade RLS with Subsection Adaptation

    Committee Chair: A.A. Beex

    Gouda I. Salama

    Dissertation: Monocular and Binocular Visual Tracking

    Committee Chair: A.L. Abbott

    Richard B. Ertel

    Dissertation: Antenna Array Systems

    Committee Chair: J.H. Reed

    Budong You

    Dissertation: Investigation of MoSFated Thyristors and Power Midodes

    Committee Chair: Q. Huang

    Jae H. Park

    Dissertation: Chebyshev Approximation of Discrete polynomials and Splines

    Committee Chair: L.A. Ferrari

    Carl B. Dietrich

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

    Committee Chair: W.L. Stutzman

    Hao Xu

    Dissertation: Terrestrial radio wave propagation at millimeter-wave frequencies

    Committee Chair: T.S. Rappaport

    Jiuping Pan

    Dissertation: MADM Framework for Strategic Resource Planning of Electric Utilities

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Neiyer S. Correal

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

    Committee Chair: B.D. Woerner

    Kun Xing

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    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

    Fred D. Barlow

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

    Committee Chair: A. Elshabini

    Yufei Wu

    Dissertation: Implementation of Parallel and Serial Concatenated Convolutional Codes

    Committee Chair: B.D. Woerner

    Qiang Lu

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

    Committee Chair: R.W. Conners

    Rusty Baldwin

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

    Committee Chair: N.J. Davis

    Matthew C. Valenti

    Dissertation: Iterative Detection and Decoding for Wireless Communications

    Committee Chair: B.D. Woerner

    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

    Avsen Arsov

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

    Committee Chair: Y. Liu

    Hussein Taha

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

    Committee Chair: A.L. Abbott

    Han Bin Kim

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

    Committee Chair: D.S. Ha

    Moatassem M. AbdAllah

    Dissertation: A Study in Speaker Dependent Medium Vocabulary Word Recognition

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

  • 1998/1999

  • Shah Mohammed Musa

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

    Committee Chair: K.A. Murphy

    Haroldo T. Hattori

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

    Committee Chair: A. Safaai-Jazi

    Barry E. Mullins

    Dissertation: CATER

    Committee Chair: N.J. Davis

    Barry E. Mullins

    Dissertation: CATER

    Committee Chair: N.J. Davis

    Alireza Ghassemian

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

    Committee Chair: L.M. Mili

    Nishith D. Tripathi

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

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

    Myung Soo Moon

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

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

    Kenneth Wade Eure

    Dissertation: Adaptive Predictive Feedback Techniques for Vibration Control

    Committee Chair: W.T. Baumann

    Bradley W. Schilling

    Dissertation: Three-Dimensional Fluorescence Microscopy by Optical Scanning Holography

    Committee Chair: T.-C. Poon

    Thomas E. McDermott

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

    Committee Chair: R.P. Broadwater

    Wei Chen

    Dissertation: Low Voltage High Current Power Conversion with Integrated Magnetics

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Iman M. Salama

    Dissertation: TFDTLM

    Committee Chair: S.M. Riad

    Morris Mengwei Lin

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

    Committee Chair: J.R. Armstrong

    Jihan A. Baghdadi

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

    Committee Chair: A. Safaai-Jazi

    Jinrong Qian

    Dissertation: Advanced Single-Stage Power Factor Correction Techniques

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Chih-Yi Lin

    Dissertation: Design and Analysis of Piezoelectric Transformer Converters

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Ra'id S. Awadallah

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

    Committee Chair: G.S. Brown

    Ki Dong Oh

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

    Committee Chair: A. Wang

    David Chunglin Lee

    Dissertation: Active Library Resolution in Active Networks

    Committee Chair: S.F. Midkiff

    Vivek Arya

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

    Committee Chair: I. Jacobs

    Theodore J. Myers

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

    Committee Chair: W.A. Scales

    Ahmed A. Hussein

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

    Committee Chair: W.A. Scales

    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

    Kunrong Wang

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

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

    Kunrong Wang

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

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

    Ahmed Mostafa El-Bakly

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

    Committee Chair: S.M. Riad

    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

    Derrek Butler Dunn

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

    Committee Chair: T.-C. Poon

    Richard S. Zhang

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Qiong Li

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Kristie Lenahan Cooper

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

    Committee Chair: R.O. Claus

    Robert Goah Watson

    Dissertation: New Techniques in the Design of Distributed Power Systems

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Shiyoung Lee

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

    Committee Chair: K. Ramu

    Robert John Adams

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

    Committee Chair: G.S. Brown

  • 1997/1998

  • Michael T. Zhang

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Paul Petrus

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

    Committee Chair: J.H. Reed

    Paul A. Kline

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

    Committee Chair: T. Pratt

    Cem Unsal

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

    Committee Chair: J.S. Bay

    Theodore J. Myers

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

    Committee Chair: W.A. Scales

    Alireza Ghassemian

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

    Committee Chair: L.M. Mili

    Nishith D. Tripathi

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

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

    Shah Mohammed Musa

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

    Committee Chair: K.A. Murphy

    Thomas H. Drayer

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

    Committee Chair: J.G. Tront

    Bradley W. Schilling

    Dissertation: Three-Dimensional Fluorescence Microscopy by Optical Scanning Holography

    Committee Chair: T.-C. Poon

    Barry E. Mullins

    Dissertation: CATER

    Committee Chair: N.J. Davis

    Boris Davidson

    Dissertation: Fundamentals of the Simplex communication Channel with Retransmissions

    Committee Chair: C. Bostian

    Somkiat Sampan

    Dissertation: Neural Fuzzy Techniques In Vehicle Acoustic Signal Classification

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

    Myung Soo Moon

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

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

    Richard A. Cameron

    Dissertation: Fixed-Point Implementation of a Multistage Receiver

    Committee Chair: B.D. Woerner

    Iman M. Salama

    Dissertation: TFDTLM

    Committee Chair: S.M. Riad

    Chih-Yi Lin

    Dissertation: Design and Analysis of Piezoelectric Transformer Converters

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Dewayne. R. Brown

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

    Committee Chair: A.G. Phadke

    Kyoungsoo Ro

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Gaviphat Lekutai

    Dissertation: Adaptive Self-Tuning Neuro Wavelet Network Controllers

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

    Ray. A. Bittner

    Dissertation: Wormhole Run-Time Reconfiguration

    Committee Chair: P.M. Athanas

    Jinrong Qian

    Dissertation: Advanced Single-Stage Power Factor Correction Techniques

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Jeffery D. Laster

    Dissertation: Robust GMSK Demodulation Using Demodulator Diversity and BER Estimation

    Committee Chair: J.H. Reed

    Vivek Arya

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

    Committee Chair: I. Jacobs

    Ki Dong Oh

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

    Committee Chair: A. Wang

    Ahmed A. Hussein

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

    Committee Chair: W.A. Scales

    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

  • 1996/1997

  • Wengcheng Li

    Dissertation: A Test Generation System for Behaviorally Modeled Digital Circuits

    Committee Chair: J.R. Armstrong

    Xiaojun Fang

    Dissertation: Nonreciprocal Effects and Their Applications in Fiber Networks

    Committee Chair: R.O. Claus

    John Wicks

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

    Committee Chair: J.R. Armstrong

    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

    Irislav Drezga

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Zhi Wang

    Dissertation: Wavelength Compensation in Fused Fiber Couplers

    Committee Chair: R.O. Claus

    Kim Langdorf

    Dissertation: A Position-Location System Utilizing Geosynchronous Communication Satellites

    Committee Chair: C.W. Bostian

    Paul Dolloff

    Dissertation: Optimization in Electrical Distribution Systems

    Committee Chair: R.P. Broadwater

    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

    David Kapp

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

    Committee Chair: G.S. Brown

    Kyu Doh

    Dissertation: Twin-Image Problems in Optical Scanning Holography

    Committee Chair: T.-C. Poon

    Glenn Skutt

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Silva Hiti

    Dissertation: Modeling and Control of Three-Phase PWM Converters

    Committee Chair: D. Borojevic

    Arnulfo de Castro

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Mark McNeill

    Dissertation: 3-D Strong Acousto-Optic Interaction Theory

    Committee Chair: T.-C. Poon

    Rong He

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

    Committee Chair: J.H. Reed

    Richard Buehrer

    Dissertation: The Application of Multiused Detection to Cellular CDMA

    Committee Chair: B.D. Woerner

    Hengchun Mao

    Dissertation: Soft-Switching Techniques for High Power PWM Converters

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Liliana Grajales

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Salahuddin Almajdoub

    Dissertation: A Design Methodology for Physical Design for Testability

    Committee Chair: S.F. Midkiff

  • 1995/1996

  • 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

    Irislav Drezga

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    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

    Paul Andrew Dolloff

    Dissertation: Optimization in Electrical Distribution Systems

    Committee Chair: R.P. Broadwater

    Abdulrahman Yarali

    Dissertation: Peak Load Estimation Using Load Research Data

    Committee Chair: K. Ramu

    William B. Kuhn

    Dissertation: Design of Monolithically Integrated Radio Receivers

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

    Marten deVries

    Dissertation: Optical Fiber Sensors for Advanced Civil Structures

    Committee Chair: R.O. Claus

    Min Xie

    Dissertation: Signal Decomposition for Nonstationary Processes

    Committee Chair: A.A. Beex

    Tong-Zhang Kou

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

    Committee Chair: A.A. Beex

    Andre Cropper

    Dissertation: Carrier Transport Study on Wide Bandgap Materials

    Committee Chair: D.J. Moore

    Ashok Patil

    Dissertation: High Power Shunt Regulation of Spacecraft Solar Arrays

    Committee Chair: B.H. Cho

    Phuong Huynh

    Dissertation: Stability Analysis of Large-Scale Power Electonics Systems

    Committee Chair: B.H. Cho

    Mohammad Choudhry

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Alireza Osareh

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Fadhralden Abed Huliehel

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

    Committee Chair: H.F. Vanlandingham

    Virgilio Antonio Centano

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

    Committee Chair: A.G. Phadke

    Mark Miller

    Dissertation: Optical Fiber-Based Corrosion Sensor Systems

    Committee Chair: R.O. Claus

    James Groves

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    James Shawn Addington

    Dissertation: Integrated Optoelectonics Applications in Fiber Optic Receiver packaging

    Committee Chair: A.A. Elshabini-Riad

  • 1994/1995

  • Surachet Tamronglak

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

    Committee Chair: A.G. Phadke

    Jianqing He

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

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

    Virgilio Antonio Centeno Zaldivar

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

    Committee Chair: A.G. Phadke

    Richard Alan Raines

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

    Committee Chair: N.J. Davis

    Mikle Val Ellis

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

    Committee Chair: R.P. Broadwater

    Lifeng Yang

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

    Committee Chair: A.G. Phadke

    Daniel S. Purdy

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

    Committee Chair: T. Pratt

    Ju-Yeop Choi

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

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

    Eric Zianquing Yang

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Ali Reza Osareh

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Chang Hyun Cho

    Dissertation: A Formal Model for Behavioral Test Generation

    Committee Chair: J.R. Armstrong

    Vlatko Vlatkovic

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Michael Hayes Newkirk

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

    Committee Chair: G.S. Brown

    Michael George Cheniae

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

    Committee Chair: L.M. Mili

    Larry Val Trussell

    Dissertation: Segflow

    Committee Chair: R.P. Broadwater

    Shu Lu

    Dissertation: Power Transformer Magnetization Under GIC

    Committee Chair: Y. Liu

    Qing Chen

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

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

    Michael Tran

    Dissertation: A Hybrid Approach to Speaker Verification

    Committee Chair: H.F. VanLandingham

    Hyung Ki Lee

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

    Committee Chair: D.S. Ha

    Argyrios Alexandros Chatzipetros

    Dissertation: Sources of Localized Waves

    Committee Chair: I.M. Besieris

    Jeffrey Craig Thompson

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

    Committee Chair: R.P. Broadwater

    Yimin Jiang

    Dissertation: Development of Advanced Power Factor Correction Techniques

    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

    Wei Tang

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Guichao Hua

    Dissertation: Soft Switching Techniques for Pulse-Width Modulated Converters

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Lemuel Gregory Barnes III

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

    Committee Chair: K. Ramu

  • 1993/1994

  • Scott Yates Seidel

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

    Committee Chair: T.S. Rappaport

    Fatim M.S. Haidara

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

    Committee Chair: C.W. Bostian

    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

    Kevin Jon Ely

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

    Committee Chair: L.C. Burton

    Dongping Zhu

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

    Committee Chair: R.W. Conners

    Chong Teck Ng

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

    Committee Chair: R.W. Conners

    Marwan U. Bikdash

    Dissertation: Time-Optimal Control with Application to Flexible Structures

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

    Paul Christian Werntz

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

    Committee Chair: W.L. Stutzman

    John Thomas McHenry

    Dissertation: Multicomputer Networks for Smart Structures

    Committee Chair: S.F. Midkiff

    Aravind Sourirajan Bharadwaj

    Dissertation: Vector Controlled Induction Motor Drive Systems

    Committee Chair: K. Ramu

    Nitin S. Vichare

    Dissertation: Robust Mahalanobis Distance in Power Systems State Estimation

    Committee Chair: A.G. Phadke

    Ashraf Wagih Lotfi Khashaba

    Dissertation: The Electrodynamics of High Frequency Magnetics in Power Electronics

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Thomas Leon Baldwin

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

    Committee Chair: A.G. Phadke

    Wansheng Su

    Dissertation: Calibration of Time Domain Network Analyzers

    Committee Chair: S.M. Riad

    Fu-Sheng Ho

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

    Committee Chair: W.T. Baumann

    Kenneth Robert Baker

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

    Committee Chair: C.W. Bostian

  • 1992/1993

  • Geunhie Rim

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

    Committee Chair: K. Ramu

    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

    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

    Pawel Miroslaw Gradzki

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

    Committee Chair: F.C. Lee

    Paul Christian Wentz

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

    Committee Chair: W.L. Stutzman

    Ashok A. Oka

    Dissertation: Reliability and Restoration Algorithms for Electrical Disribution Systems

    Committee Chair: R.P. Boadwater

    Hosein Farzanehfard

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

    Committee Chair: A.A. Elshabini-Riad

    Philip Varghese

    Dissertation: Magnet Design Considerations for Superconductive Magnetic Energy Storage

    Committee Chair: K. Tam

    John F. Naber, Jr.

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

    Committee Chair: A.A. Elshabini-Riad

    Chul-Jong Chung

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

    Committee Chair: I. Jacobs

    Dennis Givens Sweeney

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

    Committee Chair: C.W. Bostian

    Kent Austin Muphy

    Dissertation: Novel Phase-Modulated Optical Fiber Sensors

    Committee Chair: R.O. Claus

    Byungcho Choi

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

    Committee Chair: B.H. Cho

    Robert Bruce Stafford

    Dissertation: Time Domain Metrology for Dielecric Spectroscopy of Particulates

    Committee Chair: S.M. Riad

    Armando Llamas

    Dissertation: Transient Stability Analysis by Direct Methods

    Committee Chair: J. De La Ree

    Mounir Bouzguenda

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Hesham Ezzat Shaalan

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

    Committee Chair: R.P. Broadwater

    Saher Lahouar

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Stuart Wayne Bollinger

    Dissertation: Hierarchical Test Generation for CMOS Circuits

    Committee Chair: S.F. Midkiff

    Rinaldy

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Asif H. Khan

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

    Committee Chair: R.P. Broadwater

    Antoni Stanislaw Banach

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

    Committee Chair: W.T. Baumann

  • 1991/1992

  • Saher Lahouar

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

    Committee Chair: S. Rahman

    Linda K. Sumners DeBrunner

    Dissertation: Modeling Reconfiguration Algorithms for Regular Architectures

    Committee Chair: F.G. Gray

    Zhizhang Chen

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

    Committee Chair: L. Burton

    Seong J. Kim

    Dissertation: Analysis of Spacecraft Power Processing Systems

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

    Tai-Hoon Cho

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

    Committee Chair: R. Conners

    Tennis S. White

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

    Committee Chair: G. Gray

    Stephen H. Jones

    Dissertation: Parameter Robust Reduced Order Control of Flexible Structures

    Committee Chair: W.T. Baumann

    Arvind K.S. Chaudhary

    Dissertation: Protection System Representation in the Electromagnetic Transients Program

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

    Ashish M. Vengsardar

    Dissertation: Localized Wave Solutions in Optical Fiber Waveguides

    Committee Chair: I.M. Besieris

    Mohamad M. Hussein

    Dissertation: Thermal Analysis of Power Hybrid Microelectronic Packages

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

    Mauro J. Caputi

    Dissertation: NonGaussian Estimation Using a Modifies Gaussian Sum Adaptive Filter

    Committee Chair: R. Moose

    Geunhie Rim

    Dissertation: Power Electronic Controls of Variable Speed Power Generations

    Committee Chair: K. Ramu

    Kemal M. Fidanboylu

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

    Committee Chair: S.M. Riad

    Madeleine Y. Andrawis

    Dissertation: Dielectric Loss Determination Using Perturbation

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

    Karl M. Reichard

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

    Committee Chair: D. Lindner

    Bradley D. Duncan

    Dissertation: Investigation of Real-Time Optical Scanning Holography

    Committee Chair: T.-C. Poon

    Alfred S. Andrawis

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

    Committee Chair: I. Jacobs