Graduate Theses & Dissertations

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Sebastian Ruf
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
9:00 am
Room 530, TSRB

Title:  A Control Theoretic Perspective on Social Networks


Dr. Magnus Egerstedt, ECE, Chair , Advisor

Dr. Anthony Yezzi, ECE

Dr. Constantine Dovrolis, CoC

Dr. Yorai Wardi, ECE

Dr. Eric Feron, AE

Dr. Jeff Shamma, ECE, Co-Advisor

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Qianao Ju
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
1:00 pm
Room 102A, MiRC

Title:  Power Management for Internet of Battery-less Things


Dr. Ying Zhang, ECE, Chair , Advisor

Dr. Mary Ann Weitnauer, ECE

Dr. Raheem Beyah, ECE

Dr. Linda Wills, ECE

Dr. Yang Wang, CEE

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Marcelo Sandoval
Thursday, March 29, 2018
12:00 pm
Room 408, Van Leer

Title:  Valuation Methodology of Distributed Energy Resources Portfolios Based on an Electric Grid Business Model Innovation Framework for Renewable Energy Integration


Dr. Santiago Grijalva, ECE, Chair , Advisor

Dr. Maryam Saeedifard, ECE, Co-Advisor

Dr. Shabbir Ahmed, ISyE

Dr. Lukas Graber, ECE

Dr. Juan Moreno-Cruz, ECON

Dr. Eric Overby, Business

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Keith Paarporn
Thursday, March 29, 2018
12:00 pm
Room 423, TSRB

Title:  Information and Decision Making in Socio-biological Multi-agent Systems


Dr. Joshua Weitz, Biology, Chair , Advisor

Dr. Yorai Wardi, ECE, Co-Advisor

Dr. Jeff Shamma, ECE

Dr. Magnus Egerstedt, ECE

Dr. Matthieu Bloch, ECE

Dr. Will Ratcliff, Biology

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Yu Weng
Thursday, March 29, 2018
3:00 pm
Room 231A, Petit

Title:  A Comprehensive Approach for Wavefield-based Characterization of Ultrasonic Shear Wave Scattering in Plates


Dr. Jennifer Michaels, ECE, Chair , Advisor

Dr. Aaron Lanterman, ECE

Dr. Ying Zhang, ECE

Dr. Massimo Ruzzene, AE

Dr. Karim Sabra, ME