Graduate Student Poster Session

When you register for Research Expo, you get access to the cutting-edge research of more than 200 Jacobs School graduate students. You also get an inside look at the Jacobs School's accomplished faculty through the student research they are supervising.

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Center for Visual Computing

1. PHOTOMETRIC STEREO IN A SCATTERING MEDIUM

Student(s): Zachary Paul Murez
Professor(s): David Kriegman | Ravi Ramamoorthi

2. AUTOMATED ANNOTATION OF CORAL REEF SURVEY IMAGES

Student(s): Oscar O Beijbom
Professor(s): David Kriegman | Serge J. Belongie
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Software, Analytics

3. UNIFIED MULTI-CUE 3D SHAPE FROM LIGHT FIELD CAMERAS

Student(s): Jongchyi Su
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Software, Analytics

4. A GENERIC LIGHT SCATTERING MODEL FOR RENDERING PHOTOREALISTIC ANIMAL FUR FIBERS

Student(s): Chiwei Tseng
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi | Henrik W. Jensen
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Software, Analytics | Entertainment

5. AXIS-ALIGNED FILTERING AND ADAPTIVE SAMPLING FOR INTERACTIVE PHYSICALLY-BASED RENDERING

Student(s): Krishna B Mullia Lakshminarayana
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Entertainment

6. AN APPEARANCE MODEL FOR GLINTS ON FALLEN SNOW

Student(s): Matteo Toti Mannino
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi | Henrik W. Jensen | Matteo Mannino
Industry Application Area(s): Materials | Software, Analytics | Graphics

7. REGION-BASED DISCRIMINATIVE FEATURE POOLING FOR SCENE TEXT RECOGNITION

Student(s): Chenyu Lee
Professor(s): Zhuowen Tu | Pamela C. Cosman
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Computer Vision, Machine Learning, OCR

8. DEEPLY SUPERVISED NETS

Student(s): Saining Xie | Chen-Yu Lee
Professor(s): Zhuowen Tu
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Computer Vision

9. MEDICAL IMAGE SEGMENTATION FOR CARDIOVASCULAR BLOOD FLOW SIMULATION

Student(s): Jameson Tyler Merkow
Professor(s): David Kriegman | Alison L. Marsden | Zhuowen Tu
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Computer Vision

10. AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF GEOMETRICALLY CORRECT STEREO PANORAMA IMAGES

Student(s): Jason Juang
Professor(s): Truong Nguyen | Jurgen P. Schulze

Center for Wearable Sensors

11. A MINIATURIZED ULTRASONIC POWER DELIVERY SYSTEM

Student(s): Jiwoong Park
Professor(s): Patrick P. Mercier
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

12. MINIATURIZED POWER CONVERTERS USING RECURSIVE SWITCHED CAPACITOR TOPOLOGIES

Student(s): Loai Galal Bahgat Salem
Professor(s): Patrick P. Mercier
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology

13. DRY-TEMPLATED HIGH-RESOLUTION PATTERNING OF CONDUCTIVE METAL NANOPARTICLES

Student(s): David A Rolfe
Professor(s): Albert P. Pisano
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

14. LARGE-AREA GRAPHENE TRANSFER FROM INDEFINITELY REUSABLE COPPER SUBSTRATE

Student(s): Aliaksandr Zaretski
Professor(s): Darren J. Lipomi
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

15. ORGANIC SOLAR CELLS FOR EPIDERMAL ELECTRONICS

Student(s): Timothy Francis Oconnor
Professor(s): Darren J. Lipomi
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

16. LANGUAGE OF "GLOVE"- WIRELESS COMMUNICATION OF HAND GESTURES USING PEDOT:PSS SENSORS

Student(s): Kirtana Mohan Rajan
Professor(s): Darren J. Lipomi | Patrick P. Mercier
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

17. WEARABLE TATTOO SENSOR FOR REAL-TIME TRACE-METAL MONITORING IN HUMAN SWEAT

Student(s): Jayoung Kim
Professor(s): Joseph Wang
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

18. TATTOO-BASED NON-INVASIVE GLUCOSE MONITORING

Student(s): Amay Jairaj Bandodkar
Professor(s): Joseph Wang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

Sustainable Power and Energy Center

19. POROUS SILICON-BASED LITHIUM ION ANODES FOR SECONDARY BATTERIES

Student(s): Daniel Estrada | David Roberts
Professor(s): Michael Sailor | Ying S. Meng
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

20. REDUCED THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY DUE TO ELASTIC SOFTENING IN NANOSTRUCTURES FOR THERMOELECTRIC APPLICATIONS

Student(s): Matthew Christopher Wingert | Soonshin Kwon
Professor(s): Renkun Chen | Jie Xiang
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials | Semiconductor

21. CONJUGATED POLYMERS FOR ROBUST, STRETCHABLE, AND WEARABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Student(s): Adam David Printz
Professor(s): Darren J. Lipomi
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

22. INVESTIGATION OF ANATASE-TIO2 AS AN EFFICIENT ELECTRODE MATERIAL FOR MAGNESIUM-ION BATTERIES

Student(s): Minghao Zhang | Alex MacRae
Professor(s): Ying S. Meng

23. INVESTIGATION ON NOVEL OXIDE AND SULFIDE COMPOUNDS AS ANODE MATERIALS FOR NA-ION BATTERIES

Student(s): Chuze Ma
Professor(s): Ying S. Meng

Center for Extreme Events Research

24. TOWARDS A STABILIZED MESHFREE FORMULATION FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING SIMULATION

Student(s): Haoyan Wei
Professor(s): Jiun-Shyan Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Energy/Clean technology | Software, Analytics

25. MESHFREE METHODS FOR FRAGMENT-IMPACT MODELING AND HOMELAND SECURITY APPLICATIONS

Student(s): Edouard Marc Yreux | Michael Hillman | Guohua Zhou
Professor(s): Jiun-Shyan Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Software, Analytics

26. AN IMAGE-BASED COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS FRAMEWORK FOR SKELETAL MUSCLE SIMULATION

Student(s): Ramya Rao Basava | Yantao Zhang
Professor(s): Jiun-Shyan Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

27. COMPUTATIONAL TWO-PHASES FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION: AQUATIC SPORTS, OFFSHORE FLOATING WIND TURBINES AND NUMERICAL WAVE GENERATION

Student(s): Jinhui Yan
Professor(s): Yuri Bazilevs
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Software, Analytics

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Bioengineering

28. METABOLIC VULNERABILITIES OF MUTANT TUMORS

Student(s): Seth Jameson Parker
Professor(s): Christian M. Metallo
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Cancer

29. ENTERAL BLOCKADE OF DIGESTIVE PROTEASES ATTENUATES VASOPRESSOR RESISTANCE AFTER HEMORRHAGIC SHOCK

Student(s): Marco Henry Santamaria
Professor(s): Geert W. Schmid-Schoenbein
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

30. A CMOS 4-CHANNEL MIMO BASEBAND RECEIVER WITH 65DB HARMONIC REJECTION OVER 48MHZ AND 50DB SPATIAL SIGNAL SEPARATION OVER 3MHZ AT 1.3MW

Student(s): Siddharth Joshi | Chul Kim | Chris Thomas | Sohmyung Ha | Abraham Akinin
Professor(s): Gert Cauwenberghs | Lawrence E. Larson

31. CONTINUOUS WAVE ULTRASONIC DOPPLER TONOMETRY

Student(s): Abraham Akinin
Professor(s): Gert Cauwenberghs
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

32. A 16-CHANNEL WIRELESS NEURAL INTERFACING SOC WITH RF-POWERED ENERGY-REPLENISHING ADIABATIC STIMULATION

Student(s): Sohmyung Ha | Abrahm Akinin | Jiwoong Park | Chul Kim | Hui Wang | Christoph Maier
Professor(s): Gert Cauwenberghs | Patrick P. Mercier
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

33. ONLINE RECURSIVE INDEPENDENT COMPONENT ANALYSIS FOR REAL-TIME SOURCE SEPARATION OF HIGH-DENSITY EEG

Student(s): Shenghsiou Hsu
Professor(s): Gert Cauwenberghs
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Software, Analytics

34. A 144MHZ INTEGRATED RESONANT REGULATING RECTIFIER WITH HYBRID PULSE MODULATION

Student(s): Chul Kim
Professor(s): Gert Cauwenberghs | Patrick P. Mercier
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Semiconductor

35. AN ONLINE BIOSENSOR FOR THE PROTECTION OF WATER SUPPLIES

Student(s): Garrett Cook Graham
Professor(s): Jeff M. Hasty
Industry Application Area(s): Bioengineering

36. ORTHOGONAL QUORUM SENSING: COMMUNICATING IN MIXED POPULATIONS

Student(s): Spencer Raoul Scott
Professor(s): Jeff M. Hasty
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

37. ASSESSING THE SAFETY OF BIOMATERIAL INJECTION IN THE HEART

Student(s): Sophia Lynn Suarez
Professor(s): Karen L. Christman
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

38. ENGINEERING MULTIPOTENT MESODERM PROGENITORS FOR CELL THERAPY

Student(s): Shenghan Yu
Professor(s): Mark Mercola
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Cell therapy & Tissue engineering

39. A COMPARISON OF MIRNA EXPRESSION LEVELS BETWEEN PLASMA AND LYMPHOCYTES OF CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA (CLL) PATIENTS USING QIAGEN AND DEP METHODS

Student(s): Ryan Wai Tam
Professor(s): Michael Heller
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

40. 3-D ORGANIZATION OF CELLS AND MATRIX IN HUMAN ARTICULAR CARTILAGE

Student(s): Neil Chang
Professor(s): Robert L. Sah
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

41. CUSTOMIZED OSTEOCHONDRAL GRAFTS FOR CARTILAGE RESURFACING: EFFECTS OF CONTOUR AND PLACEMENT ON BIOMECHANICS OF FEMORO-TIBIAL CONTACT IN THE GOAT

Student(s): Jason Patrick Caffrey
Professor(s): Robert L. Sah
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

42. EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE AND UV ILLUMINATION ON CHARGE TRANSPORT MECHANISMS IN DNA

Student(s): Alaleh Golkar Narenji
Professor(s): Samuel Kassegne | Michael Heller
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials | Semiconductor

43. BIOMATERIAL-MEDIATED BONE TISSUE ENGINEERING

Student(s): Vikram G Rao | Heemin Kang
Professor(s): Shyni Varghese
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

44. A BIOENGINEERED APPROACH TO CELL-BASED THERAPIES FOR MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Student(s): Sara Hariri
Professor(s): Shyni Varghese
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

45. 3D PATTERNING AS A PLATFORM OF CELLULAR ANALYSIS, WITH APPLICATIONS IN QUANTITATIVE STUDY OF CANCER PROLIFERATION

Student(s): Shruti Krishna Kumar Davey
Professor(s): Shyni Varghese
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

46. BIOMINERALIZED MATRICES DOMINATE SOLUBLE CUES TO DIRECT OSTEOGENIC DIFFERENTIATION OF HUMAN MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS THROUGH ADENOSINE SIGNALING

Student(s): Heemin Kang | Yu-Ru Shih
Professor(s): Shyni Varghese
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Biomaterials

47. THREE-DIMENSIONAL CARDIAC MICROTISSUES IN A PERFUSION-BASED DEVICE: AN IN VITRO PLATFORM

Student(s): Ivneet Singh Bhullar
Professor(s): Shyni Varghese
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

48. EFFICIENT BAYESIAN INFERENCE METHODS VIA CONVEX OPTIMIZATION AND OPTIMAL TRANSPORT

Student(s): Diego Alberto Mesa
Professor(s): Todd P. Coleman
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics

49. NATIVE AND LABELED NUCLEOTIDE INCORPORATION KINETICS MEASURED USING BY COMPETITIVE PARALLEL REACTIONS

Student(s): Matthew T Walsh
Professor(s): Xiaohua Huang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

50. SEQUENTIAL SIGNALING OF FAK, SRC AND FOCAL ADHESION DYNAMICS IN CANCER CELL ADHESION

Student(s): Yiqian Wu
Professor(s): Yingxiao Wang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

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Computer Science & Engineering

51. DESIGN GUIDELINES AND OPTIMIZATION OF DRAM INTERCONNECT

Student(s): Mulong Luo
Professor(s): Andrew B. Kahng

52. MATEX: A DISTRIBUTED FRAMEWORK FOR TRANSIENT SIMULATION OF POWER DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS

Student(s): Hao Zhuang | Ilgweon Kang
Professor(s): Chung K. Cheng | Hao Zhuang
Industry Application Area(s): Semiconductor | Software, Analytics

53. EPLACE-3D: ELECTROSTATICS BASED 3D IC PLACEMENT USING NESTEROV'S METHOD

Student(s): Ilgweon Kang | Hao Zhuang
Professor(s): Chung K. Cheng
Industry Application Area(s): Semiconductor

54. A NON-CONTACT BIOPOTENTIAL SENSING SYSTEM WITH MOTION ARTIFACT SUPPRESSION

Student(s): Jeng-Hau Lin | Xinan Wang
Professor(s): Chung K. Cheng
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

55. ANALYZING SOCIAL MEDIA TO CHARACTERIZE HIV AT-RISK POPULATIONS AMONG MSM IN SAN DIEGO

Student(s): Narendran Thangarajan
Professor(s): Nadir Weibel
Industry Application Area(s): Internet, Networking, Systems | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Software, Analytics

56. A SCALABLE MODEL FOR TIMING ERROR PREDICTION UNDER HARDWARE AND WORKLOAD VARIATIONS

Student(s): Xun Jiao | Abbas Rahimi
Professor(s): Rajesh Gupta
Industry Application Area(s): Semiconductor | Software, Analytics

57. FAULT DETECTION AND ANALYSIS OF HVAC SYSTEMS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

Student(s): Bharathan Balaji | Jason Koh
Professor(s): Rajesh Gupta | Anthony S. Acampora | Yuvraj Agarwal
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Internet, Networking, Systems | Software, Analytics

58. HARDWARE ACCELERATED NOVEL OPTICAL DE NOVO ASSEMBLY FOR LARGE-SCALE GENOMES

Student(s): Pingfan Meng
Professor(s): Ryan Kastner
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

59. EMBEDDED 3D RECONSTRUCTION IN REAL TIME

Student(s): Quentin Kevin Gautier | Alexandria Shearer | Zac Blair
Professor(s): Ryan Kastner
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Software, Analytics

60. 3D SOUNDSCAPING AND HYDROPHONE LOCALIZATION USING AMBIENT OCEAN NOISE FIELDS

Student(s): Riley Thomas Yeakle | Perry Naughton
Professor(s): Ryan Kastner
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Sensor Networks

61. USING COMPUTER VISION TO MAP ENVIRONMENTS FOR ROBOTICS AND ARCHEOLOGICAL DOCUMENTATION

Student(s): Dustin Alexander Richmond | Alric Althoff
Professor(s): Ryan Kastner
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Software, Analytics

62. CONSTRUCTING DEPTH MAPS USING A DYNAMIC VISION SENSOR (DVS) AND A LIQUID LENS

Student(s): Alireza Khodamoradi
Professor(s): Ryan Kastner
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Software, Analytics

63. AUTOMATED HIGH THROUGHPUT CELL IMAGE ANALYSIS SYSTEM USING FPGA

Student(s): Dajung Lee
Professor(s): Ryan Kastner
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

64. CONNECTING STORIES AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES INCREASES PARTICIPANT MOTIVATION IN ONLINE DISCUSSIONS

Student(s): Vineet Pandey
Professor(s): Scott R. Klemmer
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Online education

65. GADGETRON: SYNTHESIZING ELECTRONIC GADGETS

Student(s): Devon James Merrill
Professor(s): Steven J. Swanson
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Science and Engineering Education

66. DISTRIBUTED CONTROL OF A SWARM OF BUILDINGS CONNECTED TO A SMART GRID

Student(s): Baris Aksanli | Alper Sinan Akyurek
Professor(s): Tajana S. Rosing
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Energy/Clean technology | Internet, Networking, Systems

67. BALANCING ENERGY AND DELAY IN HETEROGENEOUS APPLICATIONS RUNNING WSNS

Student(s): Jinseok Yang
Professor(s): Tajana S. Rosing | Jinseok Yang
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Internet, Networking, Systems | Software, Analytics

68. USAGE ANALYTICS AND SYSTEM TUNING FRAMEWORK FOR INTERACTIVE MOBILE APPLICATIONS

Student(s): Mohsen Imani | Shruti Patil
Professor(s): Tajana S. Rosing
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Semiconductor | Software, Analytics

69. USARE: IMPROVED USABILITY AND RELIABILITY OF MOBILE DEVICES BY USING A NOVEL DYNAMIC VARIABILITY AND THERMAL MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUE.

Student(s): Pietro Mercati | Francesco Paterna
Professor(s): Tajana S. Rosing
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | computer science

70. A CONTEXT-DRIVEN MIDDLEWARE ARCHITECTURE FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGS

Student(s): Jagannathan Venkatesh | Christine Chan
Professor(s): Tajana S. Rosing
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Internet, Networking, Systems

71. ECOLOGY OF OPEN ALGAE PONDS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF BIOFUELS

Student(s): Doruk Beyter
Professor(s): Vineet Bafna
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

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Electrical & Computer Engineering

72. EVALUATION OF BEOL DESIGN RULE IMPACTS ON SUB-20NM VLSI DESIGNS

Student(s): Hye In Lee
Professor(s): Andrew B. Kahng
Industry Application Area(s): Semiconductor

73. IMPLEMENTATION AND BENEFIT EXPLORATION OF SEQUENTIAL 3DICS

Student(s): Weiting Chan | Siddhartha Nath
Professor(s): Andrew B. Kahng
Industry Application Area(s): Semiconductor

74. CLOCK TREE SYNTHESIS OPTIMIZATION FOR MODERN SOC DESIGN

Student(s): Jiajia Li | Han Kwangsoo
Professor(s): Andrew B. Kahng
Industry Application Area(s): Semiconductor

75. OPTIMAL BEOL SCALING FOR PERFORMANCE IN ADVANCED NODES

Student(s): Yaping Sun | Pooja Shah
Professor(s): Andrew B. Kahng
Industry Application Area(s): Semiconductor

76. CELL-FREE MASSIVE MIMO SYSTEMS

Student(s): Elina Nayebi
Professor(s): Bhaskar D. Rao
Industry Application Area(s): Wireless Communications

77. OPTIMAL OPPORTUNISTIC SCHEDULING FOR WIRELESS SYSTEMS VIA CLASSIFICATION TECHNIQUES

Student(s): Phuongbang Cat Nguyen
Professor(s): Bhaskar D. Rao | Phuongbang Nguyen
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Control Systems | Electronics/Photonics

78. DOWNLINK CHANNEL ESTIMATION IN MASSIVE MIMO SYSTEMS BASED ON DICTIONARY LEARNING

Student(s): Yacong Ding
Professor(s): Bhaskar D. Rao
Industry Application Area(s): Internet, Networking, Systems

79. BAYESIAN SPARSE SIGNAL RECOVERY FRAMEWORKS: TYPE I OR TYPE II?

Student(s): Ritwik Giri
Professor(s): Bhaskar D. Rao
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Signal Processing

80. CARPET CLOAK WITH GRADED DIELECTRIC METASURFACE

Student(s): Liyi Hsu
Professor(s): Boubacar Kante
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics

81. PLASMONIC BIOSENSORS

Student(s): Ashok Kodigala
Professor(s): Boubacar Kante
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Plasmonics

82. FABRICATION AND PERFORMANCE OF DILUTE NITRIDE GAP/GANP CORE/SHELL NANOPILLAR-BASED SOLAR CELLS

Student(s): Supanee Sukrittanon
Professor(s): Charles W. Tu | Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials | Semiconductor

83. GROWTH OF DILUTE NITRIDE GAINNAS/GAAS CORE/SHELL NANOWIRES ON SI(111) BY GAS SOURCE MOLECULAR BEAM EPITAXY

Student(s): Rui La
Professor(s): Charles W. Tu
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics

84. NONLINEAR METAMATERIALS FOR MICROWAVE ABSORBERS

Student(s): Sanghoon Kim
Professor(s): Daniel F. Sievenpiper
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Materials

85. METASURFACE BASED MICRO-PLASMA DEVICES

Student(s): Shiva Piltan | Ebrahim Forati
Professor(s): Daniel F. Sievenpiper
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics

86. W-BAND SPATIAL POWER COMBINER

Student(s): Minu Mariam Jacob
Professor(s): Daniel F. Sievenpiper

87. GENERATION AND MANIPULATON OF DOMAIN WALLS USING A THERMAL GRADIENT IN A FERRIMAGNETIC COTB WIRE

Student(s): Robert Douglas Tolley
Professor(s): Eric Fullerton
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials

88. MODEL-BASED HIERARCHICAL TOPIC MODELS

Student(s): Arya Iranmehr
Professor(s): Gert Lanckriet | Arya Iranmehr

89. SCALING LIMITS OF MEMS OPTICAL BEAM-STEERING SWITCHES FOR DATA CENTER NETWORKS

Student(s): William Maxwell Mellette
Professor(s): Joseph E. Ford
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Internet, Networking, Systems

90. AUTOMATIC DRIVE ANALYSIS BY CONTINUOUS VISUAL OBSERVATION OF DRIVER FOR LARGE NATURALISTIC DRIVING STUDIES

Student(s): Sujitha Catherine Martin
Professor(s): Mohan M. Trivedi
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics

91. NIGHT-TIME DRIVE ANALYSIS USING STEREO-VISION FOR DATA REDUCTION IN NATURALISTIC DRIVING STUDIES

Student(s): Morten Borno Jensen | Mark Philip Philipsen
Professor(s): Mohan M. Trivedi
Industry Application Area(s): Visual Computing

92. OBJECT DETECTION WITH APPEARANCE PATTERNS FOR DRIVER ASSISTANCE

Student(s): Eshed Meir Ohn-Bar
Professor(s): Mohan M. Trivedi

93. VIVA: VISION FOR INTELLIGENT VEHICLES & APPLICATIONS ? FACE CHALLENGE 2015

Student(s): Kevan Chun Yiu Yuen | Dennis Shen
Professor(s): Mohan M. Trivedi

94. VIVA CHALLENGE 2015: DRIVER HANDS IN ACTION

Student(s): Nikhil Ranjan Das | Rakesh Nattoji Rajaram
Professor(s): Mohan M. Trivedi

95. DYNAMIC POOLING FOR COMPLEX EVENT RECOGNITION

Student(s): Weixin Li
Professor(s): Nuno M. Vasconcelos
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics

96. LEARNING RECEPTIVE FIELDS FOR POOLING FROM TENSORS OF FEATURE RESPONSE

Student(s): Can Xu
Professor(s): Nuno M. Vasconcelos
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics

97. SCENE CLASSIFICATION WITH CONVOLUTIONAL NEURAL NETWORKS

Student(s): Mandar Dilip Dixit | Si Chen
Professor(s): Nuno M. Vasconcelos
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Computer Vision

98. MULTIHEAD MULTITRACK DETECTION WITH REDUCED STATE SEQUENCE ESTIMATION

Student(s): Bing Fan
Professor(s): Paul H. Siegel
Industry Application Area(s): storage systems, hard disk drives

99. TUNNELING-BASED MODELLING OF LEAKAGE CURRENT IN GRAPHENE ELECTROCHEMICAL CAPACITORS

Student(s): Hidenori Yamada
Professor(s): Prabhakar R. Bandaru | Peter M. Asbeck | Yuan Taur | Paul K. Yu
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology

100. STRUCTURE FROM MOTION IN MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY

Student(s): Perry W Naughton
Professor(s): Ryan Kastner

101. SMART FIBER SENSOR ASSISTED IN VIVO NEEDLE GUIDANCE FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURES

Student(s): Saharnaz Baghdadchi
Professor(s): Sadik C. Esener
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

102. MONOLITHIC INTEGRATION OF ULTRA-SCALED HIGH PERFORMANCE PIN-SIZE WEARABLE ELECTRONICS

Student(s): Namseok Park
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh

103. NOVEL NEURAL PROBE TECHNOLOGIES: TOWARD HIGH DENSITY, FIDELITY, AND FLEXIBILITY

Student(s): Sang Heon Lee | Renjie Chen
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Semiconductor

104. BEYOND 10 ?M THICK CRACK-FREE GAN GROWTH ON SI FOR HIGH POWER DEVICE APPLICATIONS

Student(s): Atsunori Tanaka
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Semiconductor

105. SURFACE PASSIVATION STUDIES ON VERTICAL JUNCTION SILICON MICROWIRE SOLAR CELLS

Student(s): Yun Goo Ro | Renjie Chen
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Semiconductor

106. LARGE SCALE CORTICAL SINGLE NEURON RECORDINGS

Student(s): Mehran Ganji
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

107. TRANSPARENT, FLEXIBLE, AND SCALABLE ZNO THIN-FILM TRANSISTOR PRESSURE SENSORS

Student(s): Siarhei Vishniakou | Namseok Park | Phat Phan | Brian Lewis | Jacob Stanley | James Wingert | Deli Wang
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

108. IS TODAY'S CMOS-COMPATIBLE SILICON TOMORROW'S UBIQUITOUS QUANTUM KEY DISTRIBUTION TECHNOLOGY?

Student(s): Ranjeet Kumar
Professor(s): Shayan Mookherjea
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Semiconductor

109. SILICON PHOTONIC WDM NODE INTEGRATED IN UCSD CIRCUIT-SWITCHED RING NETWORK

Student(s): Hannah Rae Grant
Professor(s): Shayan Mookherjea
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics

110. POWER-EFFICIENT BASE STATION OPERATION THROUGH USER QOS-AWARE ADAPTIVE RF CHAIN SWITCHING TECHNIQUE

Student(s): Po-Han Chiang
Professor(s): Sujit Dey
Industry Application Area(s): Internet, Networking, Systems

111. ACCESS PREDICTION FOR KNOWLEDGE WORKERS IN ENTERPRISE DATA REPOSITORIES

Student(s): Chetan Kumar Verma
Professor(s): Sujit Dey
Industry Application Area(s): Internet, Networking, Systems | Software, Analytics

112. OPTIMIZING CLOUD MOBILE 3D DISPLAY GAMING USER EXPERIENCE BY ASYMMETRIC OBJECT OF INTEREST RENDERING

Student(s): Yao Lu
Professor(s): Sujit Dey

113. MODELING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF IMAGING FIBER BUNDLES

Student(s): Nojan Motamedi
Professor(s): Vitaliy Lomakin | Joseph E. Ford
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics

114. GAIN-ENHANCED TRANSMISSION IN NEAR-INFRARED HYPERBOLIC METAMATERIALS

Student(s): Joseph Stephen Thomas Smalley
Professor(s): Y. Shaya Fainman | Boubacar Kante | Eric Fullerton | Zhaowei Liu
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Semiconductor

115. CARTRIDGE LAB ON A CHIP (CLOC) FOR MOBILE HEALTH

Student(s): Brandon John Sung Hyun Hong | Lindsay Freeman | Alexei Smolyaninov | Lin Pang | Maxim Abashin
Professor(s): Y. Shaya Fainman
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

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Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

116. CAPACITIVE MICRO SCALE SENSOR FOR MONITORING OIL DROPLETS IN THE OCEAN

Student(s): Xiaoyue Jiang
Professor(s): Albert P. Pisano

117. A MICRO LOOP HEAT PIPE THERMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH AN INTERLINE OPTIMIZED EVAPORATOR AND A COHERENT POROUS SILICON WICK

Student(s): Lilla M Smith
Professor(s): Albert P. Pisano
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Semiconductor

118. TOWARDS SEPARATING DNA AND MRNA IN SINGLE CELLS

Student(s): Gordon Donald Hoople
Professor(s): Albert P. Pisano
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

119. NANO-COMPOSITE DIELECTRIC MATERIALS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE ENERGY STORAGE

Student(s): Anju Toor
Professor(s): Albert P. Pisano
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials | Semiconductor

120. NANOWIRE SENSORS FOR IONIC SPECIES MEASUREMENT

Student(s): Maria Pace
Professor(s): Albert P. Pisano
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Semiconductor

121. TRANSLUMINAL ATTENUATION GRADIENT FOR THROMBOTIC RISK ASSESSMENT IN KAWASAKI DISEASE PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY ANEURYSMS

Student(s): Noelia Grande Gutierrez
Professor(s): Alison L. Marsden
Industry Application Area(s): Biomechanics, Medical Devices

122. NEW MODEL FOR CELL MOTILITY

Student(s): Kimoon Um
Professor(s): Daniel M. Tartakovsky | Padmini Rangamani
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

123. A ROBOTIC HYBRID PLATFORM FOR AUTOMATED MULTISPECTRAL IMAGING AND SPECTROSCOPY OF CULTURAL ARTIFACTS

Student(s): Samantha Stout
Professor(s): Falko Kuester
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Materials | Software, Analytics

124. IMPACT OF PRE-PLASMA AND PULSE LENGTH ON FAST ELECTRON GENERATION ON THE HIGH INTENSITY TITAN LASER

Student(s): Jonathan Lee Peebles
Professor(s): Farhat N. Beg | Sergei Krasheninnikov
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology

125. STUDY OF HEAT ASSISTED MAGNETIC RECORDING AND HYDROCARBON CONTAMINATION IN HARD DISK DRIVES

Student(s): Benjamin Ying-Xiu Suen | Young Woo Seo | Longqiu Li
Professor(s): Frank E. Talke
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Data Storage

126. DEVELOPMENT OF A OPTICAL-BASED INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE SENSOR

Student(s): Alex Minh Giang Phan
Professor(s): Frank E. Talke
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

127. DESIGN AND FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF COLLOCATED SUSPENSIONS IN HARD DISK DRIVES

Student(s): Karcher William Morris | Youyi Fu | Yangfan Wang | Longqiu Li
Professor(s): Frank E. Talke
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Data Storage

128. HEAVY IMPURITY TRANSPORT IN CSDX PLASMA

Student(s): Jordan James Gosselin
Professor(s): George R. Tynan
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Energy/Clean technology | Semiconductor

129. RETENTION AND H ISOTOPE EXCHANGE EFFECTS IN ION BEAM DAMAGED W

Student(s): Joseph Lincoln Barton
Professor(s): George R. Tynan
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

130. LAGRANGIAN COHERENT STRUCTURES WITH HIGH-ORDER DISCONTINUOUS-GALERKIN METHODS

Student(s): Daniel A Nelson
Professor(s): Gustaaf Jacobs | Sutanu Sarkar
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

131. PLANAR MICROFLUIDIC DROP SPLITTING AND MERGING

Student(s): Sean Collignon
Professor(s): James R. Friend

132. SPATIO-TEMPRAL CORRELATION OF SOLAR RADIATION INCORPORATING CLOUD SPEED AND DIRECTION

Student(s): Shahrouz Alimohammadi
Professor(s): Jan P. Kleissl
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Energy/Clean technology | Software, Analytics

133. SIZING OF PHOTOVOLTAIC REVERSE OSMOSIS (PVRO) FOR SOLAR DESALINATION SYSTEM BASED ON HISTORICAL DATA AT THE SOUTHWEST USA

Student(s): Abdulelah Habib
Professor(s): Jan P. Kleissl | Raymond A. De Callafon
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Energy/Clean technology | Internet, Networking, Systems

134. FACTORS CONTROLLING STRATOCUMULUS CLOUD DISSIPATION OVER THE COAST

Student(s): Mohamed Sherif Ghonima
Professor(s): Jan P. Kleissl
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology

135. MICROSTRUCTURE AND BIOINSPIRED APPLICATION OF ARISTOTLE'S LANTERN: URCHINS FROM THE SEA TO MARS

Student(s): Wei Huang | Michael Frank | Steven Naleway | Jae-Young Jung
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick | Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

136. EASING THE FABRICATION OF BIOINSPIRED COMPOSITES THROUGH THE USE OF CLATHRATE HYDRATES IN FREEZE CASTING

Student(s): Steven Eric Naleway
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick | Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

137. DEVELOPMENT OF PHOSPHORS FOR SOLID-STATE LIGHTING

Student(s): Jungmin Ha | Zhenbin Wang | Ekaterina Novitskaya
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick | Olivia A. Graeve | Shyue Ping Ong
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

138. SPINES OF THE PORCUPINE FISH: STRUCTURE, COMPOSITION, AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Student(s): Frances Yenan Su
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

139. MAGNETIC FREEZE CASTING: POROUS SCAFFOLDS BIO-INSPIRED BY BONE

Student(s): Michael Brian Frank | Tsuk Haroush | Sze Hei Siu | Jerry Ng | Ivan Torres
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

140. MN4+-DOPED PHOSPHORS, A PROMISING CANDIDATE

Student(s): Seung-Hyo Lee
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

141. DENSIFICATION BEHAVIOR AND CONSTITUTIVE MODELING OF ZIRCONIUM NITRIDE CONSOLIDATED BY FIELD ASSISTED SINTERING TECHNIQUES

Student(s): Geuntak Lee
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

142. STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF THE WOODPECKER TONGUE AND HYOID APPARATUS

Student(s): Jae-young Jung | Vincent Sherman | Steven Naleway | Eric Bushong | Esther Cory
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick | Marc A. Meyers | Robert L. Sah
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

143. DEVELOPING A PORTABLE MICRO HYDROKINETIC TURBINE FOR RURAL AND EMERGENCY ELECTRIFICATION

Student(s): Spencer Riley Ellis
Professor(s): John B. Kosmatka
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Energy/Clean technology

144. DETECTING DAMAGE IN A UAV COMPOSITE WING SPAR TESTBED USING DISTRIBUTED FIBER OPTIC STRAIN SENSORS

Student(s): Benjamin Levi Martins
Professor(s): John B. Kosmatka
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering

145. ROBUST DISTRIBUTED ALGORITHM FOR OPTIMIZED POWER GENERATION IN FUTURE GRIDS

Student(s): Ashish Kumar Cherukuri
Professor(s): Jorge Cortes
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems

146. A CLINICAL METHOD FOR MAPPING AND QUANTIFYING BLOOD STASIS IN THE LEFT VENTRICLE

Student(s): Lorenzo Rossini
Professor(s): Juan Carlos Del Alamo
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

147. SPALL STRENGTH DEPENDENCE ON STRAIN RATE AND GRAIN SIZE IN TANTALUM

Student(s): Tane Perry Remington
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

148. STRUCTURE AND MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF COELACANTH FISH SCALES

Student(s): Haocheng Quan
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

149. LIGHTWEIGHT, RIGID, YET COMPLIANT BIOLOGICAL COMPOSITES: THE MECHANICS OF HOW FUNCTION RELATES TO STRUCTURE IN FEATHER BARBS

Student(s): Tarah Naoe Sullivan
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

150. PROTECTIVE FUNCTION OF PANGOLIN SCALES: STRUCTURE AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Student(s): Bin Wang
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

151. SPARK PLASMA SINTERING OF ZIRCONIUM CARBIDE: DENSIFICATION BEHAVIORS AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Student(s): Xialu Wei
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials

152. ULTRAFINE-GRAINED TITANIUM BY DYNAMIC DEFORMATION

Student(s): Zezhou Li
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

153. MECHANICAL PERFORMANCE, CONSTITUTIVE RESPONSE, AND FRAGMENTATION OF TAILORED MESOSTRUCTURED ALUMINUM-BASED COMPACTS

Student(s): Andrew Marquez
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

154. THE GANOID SCALES OF ATRACTOSTEUS SPATULA: POTENTIAL FOR BIOINSPIRED FLEXIBLE ARMOR

Student(s): Vincent Robert Sherman
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

155. SPARK PLASMA SINTERING NOVEL TOOLING DESIGN: TEMPERATURE UNIFORMIZATION

Student(s): Diletta Giuntini
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers | Eugene Olevsky
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

156. SHOCK INDUCED AMORPHIZATION AND RE-NANOCRYSTALLIZATION OF SILICON

Student(s): Shiteng Zhao
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

157. LIPOSOMAL POROUS SILICON NANOPARTICLES AS A GENE DELIVERY SYSTEM

Student(s): Byungji Kim | Jinyoung Kang
Professor(s): Michael Sailor
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials | Semiconductor

158. RATIOMETRIC DETECTION OF NEUROTRANSMITTER DOPAMINE VIA LUMINESCENT POROUS SILICON

Student(s): Geoffrey Ian Hollett
Professor(s): Michael Sailor
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

159. SELF-REPORTING DRUG DELIVERY WITH POROUS SILICON PARTICLES FOR OCULAR THERAPUTICS

Student(s): Joanna Wang
Professor(s): Michael Sailor
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

160. AUTOMATED TUNING OF ION SOURCE PARAMETERS

Student(s): Gregory Matthew Mills
Professor(s): Miroslav Krstic
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems

161. STATE-OF-CHARGE ESTIMATION FOR LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES VIA A COUPLED THERMAL-ELECTROCHEMICAL MODEL

Student(s): Shuxia Tang
Professor(s): Miroslav Krstic
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology

162. CORRELATION BETWEEN PARTICLE SIZE AND GRAIN SIZE DISTRIBUTIONS IN SINGLE/MULTIPHASE CERAMICS

Student(s): Keyur Karandikar
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials

163. USING TOOL STEEL IN METAL-CERAMIC COMPOSITES

Student(s): James Timothy Cahill
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

164. DEVITRIFICATION BEHAVIOR OF AMORPHOUS METAL FOILS DURING SPARK PLASMA SINTERING

Student(s): Boyao Zhang
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

165. FABRICATION OF MONO-SIZED MESOPORES ON GOLD-COATED POLYSTYRENE PARTICLE SURFACES FOR ENZYME IMMOBILIZATION

Student(s): Seongcheol Choi
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials | Biomaterials

166. MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF GOLD/COBALT JANUS NANOPARTICLES

Student(s): Kyungah Seo
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials

167. EXPLORING THE FUNDAMENTAL BEHAVIOR OF TAILORED NANOSCALE CARBIDE MORPHOLOGIES: MATERIALS BY DESIGN FOR ULTRA-HIGH TEMPERATURE APPLICATIONS

Student(s): Tianqi Ren
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Materials

168. ELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE MESOPOROUS CERAMICS FOR BIOCATALYSIS APPLICATIONS

Student(s): Shuang Qiao | Ekaterina Novitskaya | Grecia Pena | Lauren Lopez | Frida Durazo
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve

169. INCREASING ENERGY STORAGE IN ACTIVATED CARBON BASED ULTRA-CAPACITORS THROUGH PLASMA TREATMENT

Student(s): Marcelis L Muriel
Professor(s): Prabhakar R. Bandaru
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

170. TWENTY-FOLD ENHANCEMENT OF QUANTUM EFFICIENCY IN PHOTOELECTRON EMISSION THROUGH TEXTURE DESIGNED SURFACES

Student(s): Anna Alexander
Professor(s): Prabhakar R. Bandaru
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials

171. FLYING HEIGHT CONTROL OF RECORDING HEADS AT SUB-NANOMETER SPACING

Student(s): Liane Manuela Matthes
Professor(s): Raymond A. De Callafon | Frank E. Talke
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Data storage

172. MODULAR BATTERY EXCHANGE AND ACTIVE MANAGEMENT (M-BEAM)

Student(s): Xin Zhao
Professor(s): Raymond A. De Callafon
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Energy/Clean technology

173. EFFECTIVE AND REGENERABLE COOLING USING TOUGH HYDROGELS

Student(s): Shuang Cui | Chi Hyung Ahn
Professor(s): Renkun Chen | Shengqiang Cai | Shuang Cui
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

174. PUTTING THE SUN INTO A BOX: WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURE PLASMA MEET COLD MATERIAL

Student(s): Jerome Guterl
Professor(s): Sergei Krasheninnikov | Roman Smirnov
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials | plasma

175. ON ABLATION CLOUD SHIELDING EFFECTS OF TUNGSTEN DUST IN EDGE PLASMA

Student(s): Rima Joseph Hajjar
Professor(s): Sergei Krasheninnikov
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

176. ELECTROMAGNETIC EFFECTS ON DYNAMICS OF HIGH-BETA FILAMENTARY STRUCTURES IN FUSION PLASMAS

Student(s): Wonjae Lee
Professor(s): Sergei Krasheninnikov
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Energy/Clean technology

177. CONTROL OF USER-SIDE RESOURCES FOR EFFICIENT OPERATION OF THE POWER GRID

Student(s): Andres Ivan Cortes
Professor(s): Sonia Martinez Diaz
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Energy/Clean technology

178. VIRUS DIFFUSION CONTROL

Student(s): Eduardo Jose Ramirez Llanos
Professor(s): Sonia Martinez Diaz
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Internet, Networking, Systems

179. THE PROPAGATION OF TSUNAMI GENERATED ACOUSTIC-GRAVITY WAVES IN THE ATMOSPHERE

Student(s): Yue Wu
Professor(s): Stefan Llewellyn Smith | James W. Rottman | Jean-Bernard Minster
Industry Application Area(s): Atmospheric science

180. DESIGN AND CONTROL OF A MINIATURE BALL-BALANCING ROBOT USING MUTUALLY-ORTHOGONAL OMNIWHEELS

Student(s): Daniel Jiaji Yang | Eric Sihite
Professor(s): Thomas R. Bewley
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems

181. DUCTTV2, A TENSEGRITY ROBOT FOR EXPLORING DUCT SYSTEMS

Student(s): Jeffrey Michael Friesen
Professor(s): Thomas R. Bewley
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems

182. ENKF-BASED OCEAN WAVE PREDICTION FOR IMPROVED MARINE SAFETY

Student(s): Daniele Cavaglieri
Professor(s): Thomas R. Bewley
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Control Systems | Energy/Clean technology

183. STRONGLY NONLINEAR STRESS WAVES IN DISSIPATIVE METAMATERIALS

Student(s): Yichao Xu
Professor(s): Vitali F. Nesterenko
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

184. AN IDEMPOTENT ALGORITHM FOR A CLASS OF NETWORK-DISRUPTION GAMES

Student(s): Amit Prakash Pandey
Professor(s): William M. McEneaney
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Control Systems | Internet, Networking, Systems

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NanoEngineering

185. PLASMONIC METAMATERIALS FOR ENHANCED EMISSION & SENSING

Student(s): Matthew Joseph Rozin
Professor(s): Andrea R. Tao
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Materials

186. SELF-ASSEMBLED NANOCRYSTALS FOR TIP-ENHANCED RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY (TERS)

Student(s): Tyler Jamison Dill
Professor(s): Andrea R. Tao
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Microscopy/ Spectroscopy, Characterization techniques

187. MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF SEMI-CONDUCTING POLYMERS AND COMPOSITES: A COARSE-GRAINED MOLECULAR DYNAMICS STUDY

Student(s): Samuel Evan Root
Professor(s): Darren J. Lipomi | Gaurav Arya
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials | Semiconductor

188. 3-D STRAIN IMAGING OF NANOPARTICLES

Student(s): Sohini Manna
Professor(s): Eric Fullerton | Sohini Manna
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

189. ELECTROCATALYTIC ABILITY OF COBALT FERRITE NANOPARTICLES FOR SOLAR THERMOCHEMICAL HYDROGEN PRODUCTION

Student(s): Nicole Shellhammer Pacheco | Neil Verma
Professor(s): Jan B. Talbot
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology

190. ARTIFICIAL MICROMOTORS IN THE MOUSE'S STOMACH: A STEP TOWARDS IN VIVO USE OF BIOMEDICAL MICRO-ROBOTS

Student(s): Jinxing Li
Professor(s): Joseph Wang | Liangfang Zhang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

191. EXPLORATION OF AGING TIME AND TEMPERATURE ON A SUPERELASTIC FERROUS-BASED ALLOY

Student(s): Cheng Zhang | Steven McCloskey
Professor(s): Kenneth S. Vecchio
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials

192. FREE VOLUME AND TOUGHNESS OF WEAR-RESISTANT CU-ZR-BASED BULK METALLIC GLASSES

Student(s): Laura Michelle Andersen
Professor(s): Kenneth S. Vecchio
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

193. FIRST PRINCIPLES STUDY OF MASNX3 ORGANOHALIDE PEROVSKITES FOR NEXT GENERATION SOLAR CELLS

Student(s): Maziar Alexander Behtash | Camille Bernal | Paul Hyunggyu Joo
Professor(s): Kesong Yang
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Semiconductor

194. DECOY BIOMIMETIC NANOPARTICLES FOR THE CLEARANCE OF HARMFUL ANTIBODIES: A NOVEL APPROACH TO TREATING AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

Student(s): Brian Tsengchi Luk
Professor(s): Liangfang Zhang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials | Bioengineering | Nanomedicine

195. ANTIBACTERIAL VACCINATION UTILIZING BACTERIAL MEMBRANE-COATED NANOPARTICLES

Student(s): Pavimol Angsantikul
Professor(s): Liangfang Zhang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Nanomedicine

196. STRUCTURE AND BIOMECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF HUMAN HAIR

Student(s): Yang Daniel Yu
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers | Update Update
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

197. EXTREME PLASTIC DEFORMATION: MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS

Student(s): Eric Nicholas Hahn
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

198. CALCIUM SILICATE COATED POROUS SILICON NANOPARTICLES FOR SIRNA DELIVERY

Student(s): Jinyoung Kang
Professor(s): Michael Sailor
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

199. FACETED SHAPE OF COLLOIDAL GRAPHENE OXIDE NANOPARTICLES

Student(s): Sejung Kim
Professor(s): Michael Heller
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

200. DETECTION OF PROTEASE ACTIVITY DIRECTLY IN WHOLE BLOOD

Student(s): Elaine Alexandra Skowronski
Professor(s): Michael Heller
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

201. ENHANCED FLUORESCENT RESONANT ENERGY TRANSFER IN DNA

Student(s): Taeseok Oh
Professor(s): Michael Heller
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

202. BIO-INSPIRED DETOXIFICATION USING 3D-PRINTED HYDROGEL NANOCOMPOSITES

Student(s): Wei Zhu
Professor(s): Shaochen Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

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Structural Engineering

203. CYCLIC BEHAVIOR OF DEEP STEEL WIDE-FLANGE COLUMNS FOR MOMENT FRAME APPLICATIONS

Student(s): Gulen Ozkula
Professor(s): Chia-Ming Uang
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

204. NONLINEAR AEROELASTIC ANALYSIS OF FLAPPING MICRO AIR VEHICLES

Student(s): Enrico Santarpia
Professor(s): David J. Benson | Luciano Demasi
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security

205. INFORMING HISTORICAL PRESERVATION WITH THE USE OF NON-DESTRUCTIVE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES: A CASE STUDY AT ECAB, QUINTANA ROO, MEXICO

Student(s): Michael Robert Hess
Professor(s): Falko Kuester
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

206. TOMOGRAPHIC IMAGING OF STRUCTURAL FLAWS WITH NEW ADAPTIVE WEIGHTS ON ARRAY

Student(s): Thompson Vu Nguyen | Simone Sternini
Professor(s): Francesco Lanza Di Scalea
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

207. NON-CONTACT ULTRASONIC GUIDED WAVE INSPECTION OF RAILS

Student(s): Stefano Mariani | Thompson Nguyen
Professor(s): Francesco Lanza Di Scalea
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

208. HYBRID SIMULATION OF STEEL BUILDING WITH STIFF ROCKING CORES FOR IMPROVED SEISMIC DRIFT DISTRIBUTION

Student(s): Alireza Sarebanha
Professor(s): Gilberto Mosqueda
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

209. MODULATED BISTABLE INERTIAL GENERATOR FOR BROADBAND VIBRATION ENERGY HARVESTING

Student(s): Scott Anthony Ouellette
Professor(s): Michael D. Todd
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Energy/Clean technology

210. GAUGING THE FEASIBILITY OF A DOWNHOLE ENERGY HARVESTING SYSTEM THROUGH A PROOF-OF-CONCEPT STUDY

Student(s): Eric John Kjolsing
Professor(s): Michael D. Todd | Charles R. Farrar
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Energy/Clean technology | Hydrocarbon

211. MODELING OF DOWEL ACTION IN BRIDGE ABUTMENT SHEAR KEYS

Student(s): Alexandra Kottari
Professor(s): Pui-Shum Shing | Jose I. Restrepo
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

212. TIME-DOMAIN SIMULATIONS OF OFFSHORE FLOATING WIND TURBINES

Student(s): Seyedeh Sara Salehyar
Professor(s): Qiang Zhu
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Energy/Clean technology

213. DETERMINATION OF SEISMIC PROTECTION FACTORS FOR ANCHORAGE OF NONSTRUCTURAL COMPONENTS INTO CONCRETE

Student(s): Timothy Paul Johnson
Professor(s): Robert Dowell | Tara C. Hutchinson
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

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