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May 25, 2017  PhD Defense: "Active Cleaning of Label Noise Using Support Vector Machines" by Rajmadhan Ekambaram

May 22, 2017  Major Works: "A Survey of Languages for Specifying Composition of Obligation Policies" by Yan Albright

May 19, 2017  Major Works: "High Level Synthesis Techniques for Secure Hardware Design" by Sheikh Ariful Islam

May 17, 2017  PhD Defense: "Multi-Scale Spatial Cognition Models and Bio-inspired Robot Navigation" by Martin Llofriu Alonso

May 10, 2017  MS Defense: "Lost in the Crowd? Quantifying Inherent Node Anonymity In Large Social Graphs" by Subramanian Viswanathan

May 10, 2017  PhD Defense: "Adaptive Region-Based Approaches for Cellular Segmentation of Bright-Field Microscopy Images" by Hady Ahmady Phoulady

May 2, 2017  MS Defense: "Experimental Analysis on the Feasibility of Voice Based Symmetric Key Generation for Embedded Devices" by Surya Bharat Kamineni

April 14, 2017  PhD Defense: "Estimation of Human Pose Categories and Physical Object Properties from Motion Techniques" by Mona Fathollahi

April 10, 2017  Major Works: "Capturing Tacit Knowledge in Security Operations for Usable Tool Building" by Sathya Chandran Sundaramurthy

April 6, 2017  Major Works: "Energy Aware Data Storage and In-Memory Parallel Joins in Database Systems" by Peyman Behzadnia

March 10, 2017  PhD Defense: "Scalable Unsupervised Learning with Game Theory" by Alireza Chakeri

March 9, 2017  MS Defense: "Initial Comparative Empierical Usability Testing for the Collaborative Authentication System" by Kimberly S. Bursum

March 9, 2017  MS Defense: "Tradeoffs in Protocol Designs for Collaborative Authentication" by Jacob Venne

March 9, 2017  MS Defense: "RoboGrasp: Web Interface for Object Grasping" by Mohammad Alghamdi

March 3, 2017  PhD Defense: "Mitigation of Insider Attacks for Data Security in Distributed Computing Environement" by Santosh Aditham

February 27, 2017  Major Works: "Lung CT Radiomics: An Overview of Using Images as Data" by Samuel Hawkins

November 28, 2016  PhD Defense: "Semantic Descriptions of Videos with Pattern Theory" by Fillipe Dias Moreira de Souza

October 24, 2016  MS Defense: "Behavroial Modeling and FGPA Synthesis of IEEE 802.11a Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) Algorithm" by Raghav Sharma

October 24, 2016  PhD Defense: "Locomotion in Virtual reality for Room Scale Tracked Areas for Neurotypical Individuals and Individuals with ASD" by Evren Bozgeyikli

October 24, 2016  PhD Defense:  "Virtual Reality for Training Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Design Considerations" by Lal Bozgeyikli

October 21, 2016  MS Defense: "Scalable Clustering Using The Dempster-Shafer Theory of Evidence" by Alireza Chakeri

October 20, 2016  MS Defense: "Automatic Pain Assessment from Infants'  Crying Sounds" by Chi-Yun Pai

September 29, 2016  MS Defense: "Voltage droop analysis and mitigation in a STTRAM Last Level Cache" by Radha Krishna Aluru

September 23, 2016  MS Defense: "Pedestrian detection in low quality moving camera videos by Saurabh Hinduja

August 25, 2016  Major Works: "Game Theoretic Unsupervised Learning" by Alireza Chakeri

August 23, 2016  MS Defense: "Parallelization of Push-based system for molecular simulation data analysis by means of GPU" by Iliiazbek Akhmedov

August 2, 2016  MS Defense: "Protocol Guided Trace Analysis for Post-Silicon Debug under Limited Observability" by Yuting Cao

July 27, 2016  MS Defense: "Methodologies to Exploit ATPG Tools for De-camoflaging" by Deepak Reddy Vontela

July 27, 2016  MS Defense: "Threshhold Voltage Defined Switches and Gates to Prevent Reverse Engineering" by Ithihasa Reddy Nirmala

July 25, 2016  Major Works: "Emerging Memory Technologies for Search and Security" by Rekha Govindaraj

July 21, 2016  Major Works: "Intersegmental Coordination in Insect Locomotion and its Application to Legged Robots" by John Rippetoe

June 27, 2016  MS Defense: "Fast Computation on Processing Data Warehousing Queries on GPU Devices" by Sam Cyrus

June 20, 2016  MS Defense: "Enforcing Security Policies On GPU Computing Through The Use Of Aspect-Oriented Programming Techniques" by Bader AlBassam

May 30, 2016  MS Defense: "MsSpark: Implementation of Molecular Simulation queries using Apache Spark" by Parneet Kaur

May 26, 2016  MS Defense: "Authentication in Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN)" by Nagalaxmi Yenuganti

May 26, 2016  MS Defense: "A Communication Protocol for Nanogrids and its Application of Off-Grid Rural Areas of Developing Countries" by Sowmya Srikanth

May 26, 2016  MS Defense: "Secure Communication Scheme in Smart Home Environment" by Hari Krishna Jonnalagadda

May 19, 2016  MS Defense: "Video Data Collection for Identity Assurance in Cyber-security" by Janani Venkatesan

May 2, 2016  Major Works: "Techniques for Security in Big Data Systems" by Santosh Aditham

April 27, 2016  MS Defense: "Impact of Visualization on Engineers- A survey" by Dhaval Kashyap Shah

April 20, 2016  Major Works: "Rodent Spatial Cognition Abilities and Computational Models" by Martin Llofriu

April 15, 2016  Major Works: "Machine-based Infant Pain Assessment" by Ghadh Alzamzmi

April 6, 2016  MS Defense: "A Smartphone-based System for Clinical Gait Assessment" by Andrés A. Pérez León

March 31, 2016  MS Defense: "Determining the Effectiveness of Soil Treatment on Plant Stress using Smart-phone Cameras" by Anurag Panwar

March 25, 2016  PhD Defense: "A Quantified Model of Security Policies, with an Application for Injection-Attack Prevention" by Donald Ray

March 22, 2016  PhD Defense: "Design Exploration and Application of Reversible Circuits in Emerging Technologies" by Saurabh Kotiyal

March 16, 2016  PhD Defense: "The Role of Social Ties in Dynamic Networks" by Xiang Zuo 

March 4, 2016  Major Works: "State-of-the-Art Locomotion Techniques in Virtual Reality: with a Focus on Individuals with Autism" by Evren Bozgeyikli

March 4, 2016  Major Works: "A Survey on Virtual Reality for Training Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Design Considerations" by Lal Bozgeyikli

February 11, 2016  Major Works: "Exploiting Wireless Channel Characteristics for Physical Layer Security" by Song Fang

February 9, 2016  MS Defense: "Label Noise Cleaning Using Support Vector Machines" by Rajmadhan Ekambaram

January 28, 2016  Major Works: "Algorithms for Nucleus Detection and Segmentation in Microscopy Images" by Hady Ahmady Phoulady

November 18, 2015  Major Works: "Analysis of Soft Tissue Tumors in MRIs: Case study Soft Tissue Sarcomas" by Hamidreza Farhidzadeh

November 17, 2015  Major Works: "Biology Based Biometrics: Connecting Facial Biometrics to DNA, Anatomy and Forensics" by Kristina M. Contino

October 28, 2015  PhD Defense: "Direct Solutions to Perceptual Organization Problems" by 
Ravi Panchumarthy 

October 21, 2015  PhD Defense: "Synthesis Techniques for Sub-threshold Leakage and NBTI Optimization in Digital VLSI Systems" 
by 
Shilpa Pendyala 

October 19, 2015  PhD Defense: "Content Abuse and Privacy Concerns in Online Social Networks" by
 Md Imrul Kayes 

October 6, 2015  MS Defense: "BlindCanSeeQL: Improved Blind SQL Injection For DB Schema Discovery Using A Predictive Dictionary From Web Scraped Word Based Lists"
 by 
Ryan Wheeler

October 2, 2015  MS Defense: "A Comparative Study of Formal Verification Techniques for Authentication Protocols
" by 
Hernan M. Palombo

August 28, 2015  PhD Defense: "Computational Methods for Biomarker Identification in Complex Disease" by
 Amin Ahmadi Adl