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Doctoral Preliminary Research Exams

CONTROLLING LIGHT AT SUBWAVELENGTH SCALES IN NANO-PHOTONIC SYSTEMS: SINGLE-PHOTON DIODE, NANOPARTICLE SENSING, AND SUPER-RESOLUTION IMAGING
Author: Yuecheng Shen
Research Advisor: Jung-Tsung Shen
Date: 7/24/2014

MEDICAL APPLICATION AND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT OF PHOTOACOUSTIC MICROSCOPY
Author: Cheng-Hung Yeh
Research Advisor: Lihong Wang
Date: 5/9/2014

NESTED ARRAY PROCESSING FOR DIRECTION OF ARRIVAL AND SOURCE NUMBER ESTIMATION
Author: Keyong Han
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 3/25/2014

OFF-GRID COMPRESSED SENSING FOR SUPER RESOLUTION DIRECTION-OF-ARRIVAL ESTIMATION
Author: Zhao Tan
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 3/19/2014

ULTRA HIGH QUALITY FACTOR MICRO RESONATOR FOR SENSING AND NOVEL APPLICATIONS
Author: Bo Peng
Research Advisor: Lan Yang
Date: 9/6/2013

ENSEMBLE CONTROL OF DETERMINISTIC AND STOCHASTIC LINEAR SYSTEMS
Author:Ji Qi
Research Advisor: Jr-Shin Li
Date: 5/15/2013

QUANTUM NANOPHOTONICS: ENGINEERING STRONG ATOM-PHOTON INTERACTION WITH APPLICATIONS IN PHYSICS AND ENGINEERING
Author: Matthew Bradford
Research Advisor: Jung-Tsung Shen
Date: 5/9/2013

ESTIMATING ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY TENSORS OF BIOLOGICAL TISSUES USING MICROELECTRODE ARRAYS
Author: Elad Gilboa
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 4/8/2013

PARALLEL LOAD SCHEDULE OPTIMIZATION WITH RENEWABLE DISTRIBUTED GENERATORS IN SMART GRID
Author: Peng Yang
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 4/1/2013

OPTIMAL CONTROL SYNTHESIS FOR INHOMOGENEOUS ENSEMBLES
Author: Anatoly Zlotnik
Research Advisor: Jr-Shin Li
Date: 2/28/2013

CARDIOVASCULAR BIOMETRICS: FUSING THE ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL SIGNALS FROM THE HEART
Author: Ikenna Odinaka
Research Advisor: Joseph O'Sullivan
Date: 2/25/2013

OPTIMAL DESIGN OF MICROFLUIDIC MICROSPHERE-TRAP ARRAYS
Author: Xiaoxiao Xu
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 2/18/2013

ULTRASOUND SENSING USING MICROTOROID OPTICAL RESONATOR
Author: Faraz Monifi
Research Advisor: Lan Yang
Date: 2/15/2013

DUAL ENERGY X-RAY CT IMAGE RECONSTRUCTION
Author: Yaqi Chen
Research Advisor: Joseph O'Sullivan
Date: 2/11/2013

RESOURCE DISTRIBUTION FOR ROBOTS AND NEXUS BETWEEN WATER AND ENERGY
Author: Daniel McGibney
Research Advisor: Hiro Mukai
Date: 11/8/2012

MULTIPLE-TARGET TRACKING IN COMPLEX SCENARIOS
Author: Phani Chavali
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 2/23/2012

BIRTH OF A NOVEL BIOMETRICS: IDENTIFICATION AND INFORMATION SECURITY
Author: Po-Hsiang Lai
Research Advisor: Joseph O'Sullivan
Date: 12/16/2011

DEVELOPMENT OF RECONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR GENERALIZED VIRTUAL PINHOLE PET GEOMETRY
Author: Aswin Mathews
Research Advisor: Joseph O'Sullivan
Date: 12/13/2011

QUANTUM MULTI-CHANNEL DECOUPLING
Author: Pei-Lan Liu
Research Advisor: Tzyh-Jong Tarn
Date: 5/6/2011

MINIMUM JERK TRAJECTORY PLANNING FOR A REDUNDANT MANIPULATOR USING PSEUDOSPECTRAL METHODS
Author: Philip Freeman
Research Advisor: Heinz Schaettler
Date: 03/31/2011

OPTICAL MICRORESONATORS WITH APPLICATIONS ON LASING AND SINGLE NANOPARTICLE DETECTION
Author: Lina He
Research Advisor: Lan Yang
Date: 03/23/2011

ADAPTIVE MIMO RADAR FOR TARGET DETECTION AND ESTIMATION
Author: Sandeep Gogineni
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 02/4/2011

Ultra-High-Q microresonator with applications towards single nanoparticle sensing
Author: Jiangang Zhu
Research Advisor: Lan Yang
Date: 12/9/2010

Maximum Likelihood Image Reconstruction for PET Imaging Using Non-Standard Radionuclides
Author: Norbert Agbeko
Research Advisor: Joseph O'Sullivan
Date: 10/7/2010

Performance Analysis of the Ormia Ochracea's Coupled Ears and Biologically Inspired Antenna Array Design
Author: Murat Akcakaya
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 2/26/2010

NON-CONTACT BIOMETRICS USING LASER DOPPLER VIBROMETRY MEASUREMENTS OF THE CAROTID PULSE
Author: Alan Kaplan
Research Advisor: Joseph O'Sullivan
Date: 3/22/2010

MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD DIRECTION FINDING IN SPATIALLY COLORED NOISE FIELDS USING SPARSE SENSOR ARRAYS
Author: Tao Li
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 6/30/2010

NEW IDEAS ON THE STABILITY OF THE ORIGIN OF AUTONOMOUS ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Author: Jose Lopez
Research Advisor: Hiro Mukai
Date: 4/23/2010

OPTIMAL CONTROL OF ENSEMBLES
Author: Justin Ruths
Research Advisor: Jr-Shin Li
Date: 9/24/2010

STABILITY OF RECONSTRUCTING SIGNALS WITH LOW-DIMENSIONAL STRUCTURES
Author: Gongguo Tang
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 7/15/2010

AUTOMATIC SEGMENTATION ALGORITHMS FOR MR IMAGES
Author: Vanessa Tidwell
Research Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 3/23/2010

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