The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Spring 2012 Ph.D. Graduates

At this May's graduation ceremony, five ECE doctoral students will be awarded the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. We would like to extend our congratulations and wishes for success in the future to these graduate students:

Yiqiao Chen, B.E., University of Electronic Science and Technology of China; M.S., Clemson University
Dissertation: Glottal Excitation Extraction of Voiced Speech – Jointly Parametric and NonParametric Approaches
Advisor: Dr. J Gowdy

Yujie Dong, B.E., Shanghai Jiaotong University; M.S., Clemson University
Dissertation: Tracking Wrist Motion to Detect and Measure Eating Intake of Free-Living Humans
Advisor: Dr. A Hoover

JaWone Anthony Kennedy, B.S., M.S., Clemson University
Dissertation: New Algorithms for High-Throughput Decoding of Low-Density Parity-Check Codes using Fixed-Point SIMD Processors
Advisor: Dr. D Noneaker

William Charles Suski II, B.S., Clemson University; M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology
Dissertation: A Study of Environment Noise in Ultra-Wideband Indoor Position Tracking
Advisor: Dr. A Hoover

Haiyan Yang, B.S., M.S., Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Dissertation: Further Investigation on Magnetically Induced Subsequent Fault and Study on Electromagnetic Scattering of Objects below a Random Rough Surface
Advisor: Dr. X Xu