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Recent Doctoral Dissertations

SPRING 2011 - PRESENT


FALL
2013
STUDENT: Basnayaka, Punya
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok; Stefanakos, E.K.
SUM
2013
STUDENT:Jo, Myeong Chan
ADVISOR(S): Guldiken, Rasim
SUM
2013
STUDENT:Khodayari, Mehdi
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan / Volinsky, Alex
SPR
2013
STUDENT: Demirocak, Dervis
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok / Stefanakos, E.K.
SPR
2013
STUDENT: Garapati, Sri Harsha
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv / Kaw, Autar
STUDENT: Elineni, Kranthi Kumar
ADVISOR(S): Gallant, Nathan
FALL
2011
STUDENT: Shelton, John
ADVISOR(S): Pyrtle, Frank III
SPR
2011
STUDENT: Caraballo, Simon
ADVISOR(S): Kaw, Autar
SPR
2011
STUDENT: Hu, Qiang
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
SUM
2009
STUDENT: Niemann, Michael Ulrich
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok / Stefanakos, E.K.
SPR
2008
STUDENT: Carey, Stephanie
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
FALL
2007
STUDENT: Mudhivarthi, Subrahmanya
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
SUM
2005
STUDENT: Zantye, Parshuram
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
FALL
2002
Effect of Dimensional Conformance of Threaded Product on Yield and Tensile Strength
STUDENT: Leon, Fransisco
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
SUM
2002
Vibration Induced Loosening of Threaded Fasteners: Mechanisms, Modeling and Design Guidelines
STUDENT: Pai, Niranjan
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
SPR
2002
Analysis of a Thermal Contact Conductance Experiment
STUDENT: Hook, Randolph
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Roger
SPR
2002
A Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Direct Acting, Differential Area Relief Valves
STUDENT: Pennington II, Robert E.
ADVISOR(S): Porteiro, Jose
SUM
1998
Fastener Dynamics : Optimum Placement, Effect of Thread Dimensional Comformance, and Threadlocker Life
STUDENT: Dong, Yubo
ADVISOR(S): Hess,Daniel
SUM
1995
A Simplified Experimental Model to Simulate and Air Conditioner
STUDENT: Rasario, Luis
ADVISOR(S):

 

Recent Masters Theses

FALL 2012 - PRESENT

SPRING
2014
STUDENT: Ramakrishnan, Tyagi
ADVISOR(S): Reed, Kyle
SPRING
2014
STUDENT: Shukitis, Amber
ADVISOR(S): Wilkinson, Stuart
FALL
2013
STUDENT: Doulgeris, James
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel; Lee, William
FALL
2013
STUDENT: Griffiths, Peter
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
FALL
2013
STUDENT: Masters, Nyssa
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
SUM
2013
STUDENT: Martinez, Christopher
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
SUM
2013
STUDENT: Martori, Amanda
ADVISOR(S): Carey, Stephanie
SUM
2013
STUDENT: Sridharan, Prashanth
ADVISOR(S): Rahman, Muhammad / Goswami, D. Yogi
SUM
2013
STUDENT: Xu, Weiwei
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
SPR
2013
STUDENT: Nguyen, Minh
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok / Doss, Kantesh
SPR
2013
STUDENT: Perez, Daniel
ADVISOR(S): Lusk, Craig
FALL
2012
STUDENT: Atiquzzaman, FNU
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv / Kumar, Ashok
FALL
2012
STUDENT: Echeverria, Maria
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok / Thomas, Sylvia
FALL
2012
STUDENT: Kurta, Mykola
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
FALL
2012
STUDENT: Manohar, Greeshma
ADVISOR(S): Guldiken, Rasim
FALL
2012
STUDENT: Najafi, Seyed
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
FALL
2012
STUDENT: Zimandy, Adam
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
SUM
2012
STUDENT: Hunter, Ryan
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
SUM
2012
STUDENT: Manasrah, Ahmad
ADVISOR(S): Guldiken, Rasim / Reed, Kyle
SUM
2012
STUDENT: Nath, Rupa
ADVISOR(S): Goswami, D. Yogi / Rahman, Muhammad
SUM
2012
STUDENT: Pendyala, Swetha
ADVISOR(S): Goswami, D. Yogi / Rahman, Muhammad
SUM
2012
STUDENT: Rioja, Ana
ADVISOR(S): Gallant, Nathan / Koob, Thomas (MiMedx Group)
SUM
2012
STUDENT: Tridas, Eric
ADVISOR(S): Guldiken, Rasim / Schlaf, Rudiger
SPRING
2012
STUDENT: Martinez, Jairo
ADVISOR(S): Guldiken, Rasim
SPRING
2012
STUDENT: Montalbano, Paul
ADVISOR(S): Lusk, Craig
SPRING
2012
STUDENT: Pishnery, Joseph
ADVISOR(S): Lusk, Craig
FALL
2011
STUDENT: Alshatti, Rashid
ADVISOR(S): Rahman, Muhammad
FALL
2011
STUDENT: Dobbertean, Mark
ADVISOR(S): Rahman, Muhammad
FALL
2011
STUDENT: Honeycutt, Craig
ADVISOR(S): Reed, Kyle
FALL
2011
STUDENT: Keese, William
ADVISOR(S): Wilkinson, Stuart
FALL
2011
STUDENT: Sushko, John
ADVISOR(S): Reed, Kyle
SUM
2011
Surface Functionalization and Analysis Thereof for an Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic Biosensor
STUDENT: Ahmad, Asad ADVISOR(S): Gallant, Nathan / Guldiken, Rasim
SUM
2011
STUDENT: Liberti, Caroline
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
SPR
2011
STUDENT: Agastra, Ardit
ADVISOR(S): Pyrtle, Frank III
SPR
2011
STUDENT: Miller, Daniel J.
ADVISOR(S): Kaw, Autar
SPR
2011
STUDENT: Rice, Elliot
ADVISOR(S): Pyrtle, Frank III
SPR
2011
STUDENT: Smith, Chester
ADVISOR(S): Lusk, Craig
SPR
2011
STUDENT: Wang, Zhixin
ADVISOR(S): Gallant, Nathan / Volinsky, Alex
FALL
2010
STUDENT: Altic, Lucas
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
FALL
2010
STUDENT: Capille, John
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
FALL
2010
STUDENT: Epshteyn, Alla
ADVISOR(S): Bhansali, Shekhar / Cuiffi, Joseph(Draper Laboratory)
FALL
2010
STUDENT: Freeberg, Jon
ADVISOR(S): Wilkinson, Stuart
FALL
2010
STUDENT: McKnight, Patrick
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
FALL
2010
STUDENT: Rajgadkar, Ajay
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
FALL
2010
STUDENT: Sinatra, Francy
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
FALL
2010
STUDENT: Tuckerman, James
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
FALL
2010
STUDENT: Weinbaum, Michael
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
SUM
2010
STUDENT: Elineni, Sravan Kumar
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
SUM
2010
STUDENT: Hendrick, Gary
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
SUM
2010
STUDENT: Stokes, Richard
ADVISOR(S): Durham, Delcie
SPR
2010
STUDENT: Carballo, Jose
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
SPR
2010
STUDENT: Fowler, Matthew
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
SPR
2010
STUDENT: Porteiro, John
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv / Weber, Steven (Sun Hydraulics)
SPR
2010
STUDENT: Rachwal, James
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
FALL
2009
STUDENT: Davis, Lynford
ADVISOR(S): Guldiken, Rasim
FALL
2009
STUDENT: Farelo, Fabian
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
FALL
2009
STUDENT: Johnson, Matthew
ADVISOR(S): Durham, Delcie
FALL
2009
STUDENT: Martinez, Christian
ADVISOR(S): Pyrtle, Frank III
FALL
2009
STUDENT: Snyder, Luke
ADVISOR(S): Kaw, Autar
SUM
2009
STUDENT: Khokar, Karan
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
SUM
2009
STUDENT: Mishra, Pradeep Kumar
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
SPR
2009
STUDENT: Chen, Chi
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
SPR
2009
STUDENT: Chimento, Jairo
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
FALL
2008
STUDENT: Du, Ke
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex / Crane, Nathan
FALL
2008
STUDENT: Hankla, Lorenzo
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
FALL
2008
STUDENT: Kravchenko, Grygoriy
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
FALL
2008
STUDENT: Kuryachiy, Viacheslav
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
FALL
2008
STUDENT: Lura, Derek
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
FALL
2008
STUDENT: Waldstein, Nathaniel
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
SUM
2008
STUDENT: Deva Reddy, Jeyadeep
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
SUM
2008
STUDENT: Fedock, John
ADVISOR(S): Goswami, D. Yogi
SPR
2008
STUDENT: Lopez-Sabando, Jaime
ADVISOR(S): Sagues, Alberto
SPR
2008
STUDENT: Merker, James
ADVISOR(S): Porteiro, Jose / Pyrtle, Frank III
SPR
2008
STUDENT: Pendergast, Megan
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
SPR
2008
STUDENT: Ramadoss, Vivek
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
FALL
2007
STUDENT: Acosta, Carlos
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
FALL
2007
STUDENT: Cheatham, Christopher
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
FALL
2007
STUDENT: Choueifati, Joseph
ADVISOR(S): Lusk, Craig
FALL
2007
STUDENT: Depaz, Michael
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok / Wang, Jing EE
FALL
2007
STUDENT: Gunda, Ramakrishna
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
FALL
2007
STUDENT: Mahler, Sebastian
ADVISOR(S): Lusk, Craig
FALL
2007
STUDENT: Nellis, Michael
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Nathan
FALL
2007
STUDENT: Ramirez, Issa
ADVISOR(S): Lusk, Craig
SUM
2007
STUDENT: Hernandez-Ontiveros, Cesar
ADVISOR(S): Rahman, Muhammad
SUM
2007
STUDENT: Injeti, Phaninder
ADVISOR(S): Rahman, Muhammad
SPR
2007
STUDENT: Bansal, Aditya
ADVISOR(S): Pyrtle, Frank III
SPR
2007
STUDENT: Bierworth, Rick
ADVISOR(S): Wilkinson, Stuart
SPR
2007
STUDENT: Daly, John L.
ADVISOR(S): Kaw, Autar
FALL
2006
STUDENT: Jagirdar, Saurabh
ADVISOR(S): Lusk, Craig
SUM
2006
STUDENT: Lott, Jennifer
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
SUM
2006
STUDENT: Nguyen, Cuong Q.
ADVISOR(S): Kaw, Autar
SUM
2006
STUDENT: Sato, Alberto
ADVISOR(S): Pyrtle, Frank III
SUM
2006
STUDENT: Stiber, Stephanie
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
SPR
2006
STUDENT: Chalasani, Praveen
ADVISOR(S): Kaw, Autar
SPR
2006
STUDENT: Hilmersson, Christina
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
SPR
2006
STUDENT: Klar, Jason
ADVISOR(S): Wilkinson, Stuart
FALL
2005
STUDENT: Gottimukkala, Roja
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
SUM
2005
STUDENT: Edwards, Kevin D.
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
SPR
2005
STUDENT: Niemann, Michael Ulrich
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
SPR
2005
STUDENT: Waters, Patrick
ADVISOR(S): Volinsky, Alex
SPR
2005
STUDENT: Weber, Jessica
ADVISOR(S): Bhansali, Shekhar / Kumar, Ashok
FALL
2004
STUDENT: Barhale, Koushik
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
FALL
2004
STUDENT: Berlin, Michael
ADVISOR(S): Besterfield, Glen / Kaw, Autar
FALL
2004
STUDENT: Hong, Chin Tung
ADVISOR(S): Rahman, Muhammad
FALL
2004
STUDENT: Konda, Sashi Kumar
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
FALL
2004
Fastener Loosening in Joints Subjected to Cyclic Transverse Loads: A Parametric Study
STUDENT: Sanclemente, Javier
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
SUM
2004
STUDENT: Warude, Anand
ADVISOR(S): Crane, Roger
SPR
2004
Synthesis and Characterization of Polymer Nanocomposites
STUDENT: Banduguala, Uttam
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
SPR
2004
Viewing Concentration Polarization of Blood Proteins in Cross-Flow Hemofiltration
STUDENT: Biersack, Troy
ADVISOR(S): Moussy, Francis / Moussy, Yvonne
SPR
2004
STUDENT: Collier, Nathaniel Oren
ADVISOR(S): Kaw, Autar
SPR
2004
Analysis of a Microchannel Heat Exchanger with Magnetic Heating and Cooling
STUDENT: Shevade, Shantanu Sudhir
ADVISOR(S): Rahman, Muhammad
SPR
2004
Mechanical and Tribological Characterization of Thin Film Coatings
STUDENT: Shukla, Pallavi
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
FALL
2003
Mechnical and Tribological Properties of Chemical Mechanical Planarization
STUDENT: Giglio, Frank
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
FALL
2003
STUDENT: McCaffrey, Edward Jacob
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
FALL
2003
STUDENT: Mead, Ryan
ADVISOR(S): Rahman, Muhammad
FALL
2003
STUDENT: Mudhivarthi, Subrahmanya
ADVISOR(S): Hess, Daniel
FALL
2003
Synthesis and Characterization of Wide Band Gap Semiconductor Thin Films
STUDENT: Vadlamani, Sindhura
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
SPR
2003
Design and Analysis of Biological Fuel Cells for Use in an Orange Grove Gastrobot
STUDENT: Applegarth, Shawn Paul
ADVISOR(S): Wilkinson, Stuart
SPR
2003
Numerical Prediction of Pressure Drop Across a Power Plant Cooling Water System
STUDENT: El Ajouz, Samer
ADVISOR(S): Rahman, Muhammad
SPR
2003
STUDENT: Rivers, Norman
ADVISOR(S): Eason, Thomas
SPR
2003
Fabrication and Optimization of Microwave Plasma Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition System for Growing Diamond Films
STUDENT: Xu, Zhenqing
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
FALL
2002
Analysis of Heat Transfer in Confined Jet Impingement Using Ammonia as the Working Fluid
STUDENT: Dontaraju, Padmaja
ADVISOR(S): Rahman, Muhammad
SUM
2002
Development and Testing of a Telerobotic System for Enhancing Manipulation Capabilities of Persons with Disabilities
STUDENT: Fritz, Benjamin
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
SPR
2002
Characterization of Mechanical Properties of Polysilicon and Silicon Microelectromechanical Systems
STUDENT: Zantye, Parshuram
ADVISOR(S): Kumar, Ashok
SPR
2002
Driving Assessment and Training of Persons with Disabilities Using an Advanced Vehicle Interface System
STUDENT: Zekri, Souheil
ADVISOR(S): Dubey, Rajiv
SUM
2000
Design Tools for Trunnion-Hub-Girder Assemblies of Bascule Bridges
STUDENT: Denninger, Michael
ADVISOR(S): Besterfield, Glen / Kaw, Autar
SUM
1995
Analysis of Heat Transfer in a Finned Dehumidifier Coil
STUDENT: Rosario, Luis
ADVISOR(S):

 

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