Upcoming Doctoral Dissertations at the Schaefer School

Browse upcoming and past doctoral dissertations by Ph.D. students in the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science.

School of Engineering and Science

Past Doctoral Dissertations

Past Doctoral Dissertations

School of Engineering and Science (SES)

Candidate Name and Date

Dissertation Asset

December 14, 2022 - Sameer Neve

Sustainable Reuse of Spent Vetiver Biomass for Production of Biochar and Bioethanol

January 24, 2023 - E. Dov Neimand

A Parallel Linear Active Set Method and A Generalization of Distance Domination

March 15, 2023 - Yutong Zhao

A Data-driven and Architecture-centric Approach for Identifying and Analyzing Real-life Software Performance Issues

March 29, 2023 - Samaneh Berenjian

Encryption-Based Secure Protocol Design for Networks

April 6, 2023 - Christopher Houthuysen

A Methodology for Determining the Burn Rates of Complex Solid Gun Propellants through Closed Bomb Simulation

April 12, 2023 - Mingju He

Spectrum Awareness in a Complex Radio Environment: A Deep Learning Approach

April 17, 2023 - Yuchen Zhang

Balancing the Security and Performance of Modern Programming Languages

April 17, 2023 - Ahsan Hameed

Spectral Analysis of Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Instability

April 17, 2023 - Jiaqi Lyu

Advanced Additive Manufacturing Using Data Analytics for RealTime Quality Assurance

April 17, 2023 - Emil Pitz

Machine Learning for Quantification of Uncertainty in Structural Performance

April 18, 2023 - Wenhan Zhao

Peptoid-Loaded Microgel-Modified Self-Defensive Antimicrobial

April 20, 2023 - Roshan Adhikari

Analysis of the Thermal Decomposition of Munitions Wastewater

April 20, 2023 - Ting Bu

Hybrid Neural Networks with Nonlinear Optics and Spatial Modes

April 26, 2023 - Prajnesh Kumar

Photonic Reservoir Computing

April 27, 2023 - Jiuyi Zhang

Quantum Sensing Applications with Integrated Lithium Niobate Photonic Circuits

April 28, 2023 - Xiao Tan

Development and applications of distributed fiber optic sensor network for intelligent monitoring of pipelines

April 28, 2023 - Milos Sztipanov

Methods for retrieval of ozone amount, cloud and aerosol optical depth from ground-based irradiance measurements

April 28, 2023 - Jiang Du

Challenges and Opportunities of Developing Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (UHPC) for Bridge Deck Overlay Applications

May 01, 2023 - John McConnell

Situational Awareness For Low Cost Underwater Autonomy

May 01, 2023 - Dong Liu

Modification of Vibroacoustic Modulation for Robustness

May 01, 2023 - Zhuo Liu

CO2 sequestration and waste utilization for low-carbon concrete

May 01, 2023 - Ali Aghdaei

High-Performance Spectral Algorithms for Hypergraph Compression

May 02, 2023 - Soroush Mahjoubi

Development and applications of machine learning approaches for prediction, design, and monitoring of civil structures and materials

May 03, 2023 - Yifei Zhang

Robust Controller Design and Performance Evaluation via Statistical Learning and Optimization

May 03, 2023 - Sarah Alshehri

Extracellular Matrix Modulates Outgrowth Dynamics in Ovarian Cancer

May 03, 2023 - Lac Nguyen

A practical approach for quantum cryptography with quantum authentication

May 24, 2023 - Dakai Liu

Robust adaptive nonlinear control strategies for advanced aerial vehicles: theory and applications

May 26, 2023 - Zhixiang Min

Data-driven geometric workflows for camera localization

June 05, 2023 - Yu Yu

Robust Machine Learning

June 21, 2023 - Elham Easy

Manufacturing and characterization of thermal transport properties in two-dimensional materials

June 27, 2023 - Scott Ruppel

In-situ Synthesis of Tunable Polydopamine with Improved Functionality

July 03, 2023 - Xuting Tang

Trust in the AI-R

July 12, 2023 - Arash Shokouhmand

Cardiovascular System Monitoring Using Wearable Sensors

July 26, 2023 - Sean Rooney

AI for State Estimation and Diagnostics of Additive Manufacturing Machinery

July 31, 2023 - Ze Yang

Thermal transport in solid materials from Perfect crystals to dislocations based on a Machine learning method

August 10, 2023 - Fucheng Zhang

Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Melt Electrowriting Enabled 3D Structured Materials

August 10, 2023 - Mohammad Jamous

Assessing the Impact of Hurricane Climatology Change and Sea Level Rise on Extreme Wave Hazards Using Physics-based Models

August 10, 2023 - Mohammad Mir

Bioengineering Modalities and Tools for Diagnosis and Repair of Pathological Lung Tissue

August 11, 2023 - Mingxiao Liu

Multimodal augmented sensory feedback during motor rehabilitative training and its influence on psychophysiological measures

August 16, 2023 - Erik Pearson

Mapping, Localization, and Navigation for Robust Autonomous Inspection of Indoor Environments with Unmanned Ground Vehicles

August 21, 2023 - Shuang Chen

Dopamine based nano-formulations for drug delivery system with drug repurposing in cancer chemotherapy

August 21, 2023 - Achraf Tounsi

Enhancing Flood Forecasting Systems through the Integration of Machine Learning and Advanced Sensing and Modeling Techniques

August 21, 2023 - Ton T. H. Duong

Toward Real-life Gait Analysis Using Wearable Sensors

August 21, 2023 - Abdullah Battal Alnutayfat

Vibro-Acoustic Modulation for Crack Detection in Wind Turbine Blades

September 19, 2023 - Mengjiao Zhang

Privacy in Federated Learning

November 6, 2023 - Alexander Gilgur

Community Cohesion: Sentiment, Emotions, and Resilience

November 6, 2023 - Xinpei Wu

Electron-Beam Patterning Shape-Shifting Gel-based Micro-Helices and Micro-Ribbons

November 9, 2023 - Anil Gaihre

Accelerating Data-Analytical Algorithms on GPUs

November 27, 2023 - Brian Caulfield

CO2 Mineralization for Carbon Removal

November 28, 2023 - Alaa Ahmed

Multi-Fidelity Framework for Modeling and Optimization of a DualFlap Oscillating Surge Wave Energy Converter

November 29, 2023 - Abdullah Abdullatif Samarkandi

Using Deep Learning in Wireless Signal Identification/Classification

December 6, 2023 - Shuai Li

Suspended Load Transportation with Cable-Driven Robots Powered by

December 7, 2023 - Jeanette Brown

Treatment of High Nitrate-Nitrogen Industrial Waste at a Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facility

December 7, 2023 - Jia-Min Chu

Computational Studies of Metal-Mediated Biological Reactions and Interactions for Important Nitrogen-Containing Species

December 8, 2023 - Zhaohui Ma

Quantum light generation in thin film lithium niobate

December 12, 2023 - Zhuosheng Zhang

Enhancing Security And Efficiency In Distributed Learning

December 12, 2023 - Emily Lauren Boltcreed

Gamma Stimulation Modulates the Glial Response to Implanted Microelectrode Arrays

December 14, 2023 - Na Liu

Magnetic proximity coupling of quantum emitters in WSe2

January 23, 2024 - Yiwen Xi

Tribological Effects of Micro/Nano Texturing in Biomimetic Aqueous Environments

February 27, 2024 - Chang Lu

Knowledge-Guided Deep Learning for Health Data Mining and Augmentation

March 1, 2024 - Qingqi Zhao

Investigation of Underground Hydrogen Storage using Multiscale Simulation and Machine Learning

March 25, 2024 - Louis Adedapo Gomez

Learning Models from Health Time Series: Overcoming challenges of data availability and sufficiency

April 2, 2024 - Xuesong Zhang

Exploring Mechanical Properties of Soft Tissues using Microindentation

April 16, 2024 - Hongtao Xia

IoT Signal Identification Using Deep Learning

April 17, 2024 - Saadeldin Mostafa

Towards the Automation of Mechanized Tunneling: Machine Learning Strategies for Enhancing Ground Prediction Models

April 19, 2024 - Elliot Pachniak

Improvements to Remote Sensing Algorithms using Machine Learning Neural Networks Learning Neural Networks

April 23, 2024 - Christian Buckley

Multiscale Channel Formation to Promote Cell Viability in Volumetric Tissue Constructs

April 24, 2024 - Yiming Liu

Applications of machine learning for intelligent sensing and structural health monitoring

April 24, 2024 - Yi Feng

Mechanical Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites with Topologically Constrained Chains

April 24, 2024- Shiwei Zeng

Data-Efficiency and Robustness in Machine Learning

April 25, 2024 - Aray Almen

Risk of Distributed Systems in Sequential Decision Problems

April 25, 2024 - Aneesh Ramaswamy

Ultrafast Quantum Dynamics and Control of Multiphoton Processes

April 26, 2024 - Devharsh Trivedi

Towards Efficient Security Analytics

April 26, 2024- Jinxin Zhang

Investigation of Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography and Traveling-wave Ion Mobility Procedures in Mass Spectrometry for Analyzing Mixtures

April 30, 2024 - Yazhou Zhou

Lithium-dendrite suppressing 3D Framework by Electrowriting for Battery Applications

May 1, 2024- Jue Wang

Functional and Catalytic Metal Nanoparticles

May 1, 2024 - Zhan Li

High-Q Resonators and Single Photon Nonlinearity on Thin Film Lithium Niobate

May 2, 2024 - Yang Xu

Contact Forces of Guidewire on Vascular Artery Considering its Physical and Mechanical Properties

May 7, 2024 - Xiuling Wang

Trustworthy Graph Learning

May 20, 2024 - Dhiraj K. Pandey

Pseudorandom Functions from Burnside Learning Problems

May 23, 2024 - Xiaoran Yang

Materials Design by Systematic Substitution for Polyanionic Potassium Storage Compounds

June 3, 2024 - Yuntian Teng

Non-Darcian Flow, Multiphase Flow, and Hydration Thermodynamics in Subsurface Energy and Environmental Systems