Defenses and Seminars Archive
May 10, 2017 PhD Defense: "Adaptive Region-Based Approaches for Cellular Segmentation of Bright-Field
Microscopy Images" by Hady Ahmady Phoulady
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
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
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
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
May 19, 2016 MS Defense: "Video Data Collection for Identity Assurance in Cyber-security" by Janani
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
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.
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
October 21, 2015 PhD Defense: "Synthesis Techniques for Sub-threshold Leakage and NBTI Optimization
in Digital VLSI Systems"
October 19, 2015 PhD Defense: "Content Abuse and Privacy Concerns in Online Social Networks" by
October 6, 2015 MS Defense: "BlindCanSeeQL: Improved Blind SQL Injection For DB Schema Discovery Using
A Predictive Dictionary From Web Scraped Word Based Lists"
October 2, 2015 MS Defense: "A Comparative Study of Formal Verification Techniques for Authentication
Hernan M. Palombo
August 28, 2015 PhD Defense: "Computational Methods for Biomarker Identification in Complex Disease"
Amin Ahmadi Adl