2019 PhD Research Exams

Community Detection in Complex Networks via Clique Conductance
Author: Zhenqi Lu
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Arye Nehorai
Date: 9/10/2019

Continuous-time and Complex Growth Transforms for Analog Computing and Optimization
Author: Oindrila Chatterjee
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Shantanu Chakrabartty
Date: 8/20/2019

Orders of Magnitude Improvement in Two-Photon Excitiation Efficiency by Using Photonic Dimers
Author: Yao Zhou
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Jung-Tsung Shen
Date: 6/18/2019

A Scalable Neuromorphic Machine Learning Framework Based on the Growth Transform Dynamical System: Theory and Design
Author: Ahana Gangopadhyay
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Shantanu Chakrabartty
Date: 6/13/19

Variance-Based Informatics: Theory and Design of Variance-Driven Physical Systems
Author: Sri Harsha Kondapalli
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Shantanu Chakrabartty
Date: 5/13/2019

Understanding Encoding and Decoding Rules of a Biological Neural Network Using Machine Learning Techniques
Author: Lijun Zhang
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Baranidharan Raman
Date: 5/7/2019

Self-Capacitance based Wireless Power Transfer for Wearable Electronics: Theory and Implementation
Author: Yarub Alazzawi
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Shantanu Chakrabartty
Date: 4/23/2019

Exploiting Position Gradients For Robust Super-Resolution Localization Microscopy

Author: Hesam Mazidisharfabadi
Dissertation Advisors: Dr. Matthew Lew and Dr. Arye Nehorai
Date: 3/4/2019

Improving Privacy, Accuracy and Bandwidth Efficiency for Radio Frequency Sensing in Smart Health Applications

Author: Alemayehu Solomon Abrar
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Neal Patwari
Date: 1/31/2019

Target Tracking via Recursive Bayesian State Estimation in Cognitive Radar Networks

Author: Yijian Xiang
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Arye Nehorai
Date: 1/23/2019

Versatile Long-Term Super-Resolution Imaging of Protein Structures by Using Transient Binding of Single Fluorescent Molecules

Author: Tianben Ding
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Matthew Lew
Date: 1/22/2019

Kernel Learning of Graph-Structured Data

Author: Zhen Zhang
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Arye Nehorai
Date: 1/18/2019

Systems-Theoretic Synthesis of Neuronal Dynamics for Memory and Control Objectives

Author: Fuqiang Huang
Dissertation Advisor: Dr. ShiNung Ching
Date: 1/17/2019