Department of Mechanical Engineering

Defense Announcements

Graduate School - Student Defense Calendar

Doctor of Philosophy

April 17th, 2015 - Mr. Akshay S. Kale, "Joule Heating Effects in Insulator-Based Dielectrophoresis Microdevices". (MORE)

December 1st, 2014 - Mr. Shuaishuai Liu, "Investigation of subgrid-scale mixing in turbulent plane jets and turbulent jet flames". (MORE)

November 24th, 2014 - Mr. Xikai Jiang, "Nonequilibrium transport of ionic liquids in electrified nanosystems". (MORE)

November 19th, 2014 - Mr. Dhananjay Joshi, "Thermo-Mechanical Characterization of Glass and its effect on Predictions of Stress State, Birefringence and Fracture in Precision Glass Molded Lenses". (MORE)

November 19th, 2014 - Mr. Paul (Tim) Freeman, "Autonomous Control and Automotive Simulator Based Driver Training Methodologies for Vehicle Run-Off-Road and Recovery Events". (MORE)

November 5th, 2014 - Mr. Weiyu Ran, "Particle scavenging by water drops in an ultrasonic standing wave field". (MORE)

July 22nd, 2014 - Mr. Amin Bibo, "Investigation of Concurrent Energy Harvesting from Ambient Vibrations and Wind". (MORE)

July 16th, 2014 - Mr. Hua Li, "Electrostatic and Electrical Transport Analysis of Nanomaterials and Numerical Methods Development". (MORE)

May 13th, 2014 - Mr. Peng Wu, "Equilibrium and Dynamic Charge Storage in Nanopore with Room Temperature Ionic Liquids". (MORE)

May 13th, 2014 - Mr. Saurin H. Patel, "Microfluidic particle and cell manipulation using reservoir-based dielectrophoresis". (MORE)

April 30th, 2014 - Mr. Benjamin Grier, "A verification of steady state discontinuous solutions using the method of manufactured solutions for finite volume computational fluid dynamic codes". (MORE)

April 15th, 2014 - Mr. Changxue Xu, "Inkjet Printing Of Three-Dimensional Vascular-Like Constructs From Cell Suspensions". (MORE)

April 7th, 2014 - Mr. Mohamed Trabelsi, "Numerical Analysis of the Extrusion of Fiber Optic and Photonic Crystal Fiber Preforms Near the Glass Transition Temperature". (MORE)

November 15th, 2013 - Mr. Gregory Batt, "Primary Resonance Behavior of Expanded Polymer Cushion Material Under Low-Intensity Harmonic Excitations". (MORE)

November 21st, 2013 - Mrs. Shraddha Joshi, "Requirements in Conceptual Design". (MORE)

Master of Science

April 15th, 2015 - Mr. Nilesh Hasabnis, "Inertial Focusing in Spiral Microchannels". (MORE)

April 13th, 2015 - Mr. Simha Sandeep Rao, "Computational Modeling of Alternating Current Potential Drop Measurement for Crack Detection of Multi-functional Ceramic Coated Structures". (MORE)

April 3rd, 2015 - Mr. Ronald Saleeby, "A Method for the Characterization and Selection of Compliant Joints". (MORE)

November 20th, 2014 - Mr. Jake Hawkins, "Analysis of Wind Turbine Test Bench Calibration Stand Using Finite Element Method and Experimental Data". (MORE)

November 12th, 2014 - Mr. Jonathan Hodges, "A model of the diurnal variation in lake surface temperature". (MORE)

November 12th, 2014 - Mr. Feng Gao, "Numerical Simulation of the Heat Leakage at the Gasket Region of Domestic Refrigerators". (MORE)

August 14th, 2014 - Mr. Gibran Ali, "Design, Analysis and Implementation of an Experimental System to Harvest Energy From Atmospheric Temperature Variations Using Ethyl Chloride Filled Bellows". (MORE)

July 17th, 2014 - Mr. Ross Gorman, "Development of an In Vitro System for Evaluation of Prosthetic Vein Valves". (MORE)

July 11th, 2014 - Mr. Dhileep Thanjavur Kumar, "Electrokinetic Instabilities in Ferrofluid Microflows". (MORE)

July 9th, 2014 - Mr. Songkai Wang, "Theoretical and computational design analysis of a harmonica type aeroelastic energy harvester". (MORE)

June 25th, 2014 - Mr. Varun Chenna, "Fatigue-Induced Failure in Horizontal-Axis Wind-Turbine (HAWT) Blades and HAWT Drivetrain Gears". (MORE)

June 23rd, 2014 - Ms. Qiuchen Wang, "Modeling and Design Strategy of Online Advertising Ecosystems". (MORE)

May 12th, 2014 - Mr. Sri Ram Mohinder Cherkadu Vasala, "A Comparative Study: Structural Complexity Metrics Applied Against Function and Assembly Product Graphs in Predicting Market Price and Assembly Time". (MORE)

May 8th, 2014 - Mr. Amit Bendigeri, "Finite Element Analysis of Structural Acoustic Interaction with Air or Water for Sound Transmission through Honeycomb and Double Walled Panels with Air Cavity". (MORE)

May 8th, 2014 - Mr. Vaibhav Iyer, "Acoustic scattering and radiation response of circular hexagonal and auxetic honeycomb shell structures". (MORE)

May 6th, 2014 - Mr.Akhilesh Surabhi, "Finite element beam model for piezoelectric energy harvesting using high-order shear deformation theory". (MORE)

May 5th, 2014 - Mr. Sampath V. Dangeti, "Identifying target properties for the design of meta-material tank track pads". (MORE)

April 22nd, 2014 - Mr. David Wafer, "Lateral Dynamics of Multiple Trailer Trucks in Windy Environments". (MORE)

April 8th, 2014 - Mr. John DuBose, "Electrokinetic particle manipulations in spiral microchannels". (MORE)

April 3rd, 2014 - Ms. Valerie Pezzullo, "Design of a custom software application to monitor and communicate CNC machining process information to aid in chatter identification". (MORE)

December 5th, 2013 - Mr. Abhiram Koneru, "Knowledge Extraction From Work Instructions Through Text Processing and Analysis". (MORE)

December 4th, 2013 - Mr. Shivraj Karthik Ranganathan, "Effects of Iteration on Concept Development". (MORE)

November 26th, 2013 - Mr. Mayank Malladi, "Phonon Transport Analysis of Semiconductor Nanocomposites using Monte Carlo Simulations". (MORE)

November 22nd, 2013 - Ms. Emily Worinkeng, "Analyzing Requirement Type Influence on Generated Solutions". (MORE)

November 19th, 2013 - Mr. Qifan He, "Nonlinear Energy Harvesting Under White Noise". (MORE)

November 14th, 2013 - Mr. Blake Jonathan Linnerud, "An Exploratory Study on the Effects of Goal Alignment, Interventions, and Motivational Factors on Innovative Engineering Design Projects". (MORE)

September 24th, 2013 - Mr. Zhuochen Shi, "Knowledge Base Representation with Axiomatic Design Rules for Concept Level Up Implement in Ontological Framework". (MORE)