2010 PhD Research Exams

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

Maximum Likelihood Image Reconstruction for PET Imaging Using Non-Standard Radionuclides
Author: Norbert Agbeko
Dissertation 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
Dissertation Advisor: Arye Nehorai
Date: 2/26/2010

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

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

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

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

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

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