2016 PhD Defenses

UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF DYNAMICS IN BRAIN NETWORKS: METHODS, THEORY AND APPLICATION
Author: Mohammad Mehdi Kafashan
Advisor: Dr. ShiNung Ching
Date: 11/16/2016

STATE SPACE ANALYSIS OF DOMINANT STRUCTURES IN DYNAMIC SOCIAL SYSTEMS
Author: Jeremy Sato
Advisors: Dr. Peter Hovmand and Dr. Joseph O’Sullivan
Date: 8/29/2016

MODIFYING SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND POWER GRID STRUCTURES THROUGH GRAPH-THEORETIC ANALYSIS
Author: Alex Cassidy
Advisor: Dr. Arye Nehorai
Date: 6/13/2016

DISTRIBUTED TARGET TRACKING AND SYNCHRONIZATION IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
Author: Jichuan Li
Advisor: Dr. Arye Nehorai
Date: 4/18/2016

MEDICAL APPLICATIONS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT OF PHOTOACOUSTIC TOMOGRAPHY
Author: Cheng-Hung Yeh
Advisor: Dr. Lihong Wang
Date: 3/3/2016

A GENERAL FRAMEWORK OF LARGE-SCALE CONVEX OPTIMIZATION USING JENSEN SURROGATES AND ACCELERATION TECHNIQUES
Author: Soysal Degirmenci
Advisor: Dr. Joseph O'Sullivan
Date: 1/21/2016