2006 PhD Defenses

STATISTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR RADAR IN COMPOUND-GAUSSIAN SEA CLUTTER
Author: Jian Wang
Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 12/4/2006

CONTROL OF DECOHERENCE IN OPEN QUANTUM SYSTEMS
Author: Narayan Ganesan
Advisor: Tzyh-Jong Tarn
Date: 12/1/2006

A STABILITY ANALYSIS FOR A TIME-DOMAIN METHOD OF MOMENTS OF A ONE-DIMENSIONAL DOUBLE-NEGATIVE TRANSMISSION LINE
Author: Yuming Zhang
Advisor: Berry E. Spielman
Date: 08/11/06

DYNAMICS OF THE TURTLE VISUAL CORTEX AND DESIGN OF SENSOR NETWORKS
Author: Wenxue Wang
Advisor: Bijoy K. Ghosh
Date: 07/06/2006

DETECTION AND ESTIMATION OF DIFFUSIVE SOURCES USING SENSOR ARRAYS AND WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
Author: Tong Zhao
Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 05/08/06

FUNCTION APPROXIMATION METHODS FOR OPTIMAL CONTROL PROBLEMS
Author: Min Xu
Advisor: Hiro Mukai
Date: 05/03/06

PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF MULTIPLE-INPUT MULTIPLE-OUTPUT SYSTEMS FOR MACROCELL WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
Author: Gang Shi
Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 04/26/06

RECOURSE MODELLING FOR THE AIRLIFT PROBLEM WITH RANDOM GROUND TIMES
Author: Xiaohu Jin
Advisor: Ervin Y. Rodin
Date: 03/23/06

BIO-INSPIRED ENCODING INFORMATION RECOVERY VIA DYNAMICAL MODELING
Author: Jenner Joseph
Advisor: Bijoy K. Ghosh
Date: 03/09/06

SCHEDULING ALGORITHMS HIGH-SPEED PACKET SWITCHES
Author: Afshin Shiravi
Research Advisor: Paul S. Min
Date: 03/07/2006