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April 19, 2023 Major Works: Inflicting Denial-of-Service via Serverless Functions in the Cloud by Junjie Xiong

April 19, 2023 Major Works: Textual Inference as a Cognitive Reasoning Process by Animesh Nighojkar

April 17, 2023 PhD Defense: Multimodal assessment of human behavior with applications in analysis of autism spectrum disorder by Sk Rahatul Jannat

April 7, 2023 Explainable Medical Image Analysis: Current Methods, Limitations, and Future Directions by Md Imran Hossain

March 24, 2023 PHD Defense: From Hardware to Software: Defending the Next Generation of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications by Brooks Olney

Mar 21, 2023 PHD Defense: V2V and V2I Based Safety and Platooning Algorithms for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles by Omkar Dokur

Mar 20, 2023 PHD Defense: Exploring Scalability of Multimodal User Interface Design in Virtual and Augmented Reality by Sarah Garcia

Feb 15, 2023 PhD Defense: Graph Analysis on Social Networks by Shen Lu

Dec 5, 2022 Major Works: 'Systems and Methods for Learning Robot Manipulation Skills' by Juan Ricardo Wilches

Nov 30, 2022 Major Works: ‘Efficient Algorithms and Methods for Analyzing Probabilistic Models' by Mohammad Ahmadi

Nov 28, 2022 PHD Defense: ‘Reducing Training Demands for 3D Gait Recognition with Deep Koopman Operator Constraints' by Cole Hill

Nov 17, 2022 Major Works: ‘Trust On Visualizations’ by Bhavana Doppalapudi

Nov 17, 2022 PHD Defense: A Multiple Input Multiple Output Framework for The Automatic Optical Fractionator-based Cell Counting in Z-Stacks Using Deep Learning by Palak Dave

Nov 11, 2022 Major Works: Reliable Hardware Architectures for Lightweight Cryptographic Constructions in Secure Deeply Embedded Systems by Jasmin Kaur

Oct 31, 2022 MS Defense: Towards More Task-Generalized and Explainable AI Through Psychometrics by Alec Braynen

Oct 28, 2022 MS Defense: Preventing Variadic Function Attacks Through Argument Width Counting by Brennan Ward

Oct 28, 2022 Major Works: The Security of Wi-Fi Positioning System Via Geolocation API by Xiao Han

Oct 25, 2022 MS Defense: Task Progress Assessment and Monitoring using Self-Supervised Learning by Sainath Reddy Bobbala

Oct 25, 2022 Major Works: Therapist Perceptions of Automated Deception Detection in Mental Health Applications by Sayde Leya King

October 14, 2022 PhD Defense: Adaptive Multi-scale Place Cell Representations and Replay for Spatial Navigation and Learning in Autonomous Robots by Pablo Scleidorovich

October 13, 2022 PhD Defense: Towards High Performing and Reliable Deep Convulational Neural Network Models for Typically Limited Medical Imaging Datasets by Kaoutar Ben Ahmed

October 12, 2022 PhD Defense: Social Media Time Series Forecasting and User-Level Activity Prediction with Gradient Boosting, Deep Learning, and Data Augmentation by Fred Mubang

October 11, 2022 Major Works: Artificial Intelligence Versus Natural Selection: Using Computer Vision Techniques to Classify Bees and Bee Mimics by Tanvir Bhuiyan

October 6, 2022 MS Defense: A Study of Deep Learning Silhoutte Extractors for Gait Recognition by Sneha Oladhri 

September 30, 2022 PhD Defense: Generative Spatio-Temporal and Multimodal Analysis of Neonatal Pain by Md Sirajus Salekin

June 22, 2022 Major Works: Developing Technologies for Robotic Multi-objects Grasping by Tianze Chen

June 6, 2022 PhD Defense: Exploration of Energy Efficient Computing for Data Intensive Applications by Md Adnan Zaman

May 2, 2022 Major Works: Genetic Algorithm Cleaning in Sequential Data Mining by Kok Cheng Tan

April 22, 2022 Major Works: On the Detection of Multi-platform Coordinated Behavior in Social Media by Kin Wai NG

April 6, 2022 Major Works: Task-based Classification of Reflective Thinking using Mixture of Classifiers by Saandeep Aathreya 

April 6, 2022 Major Works: A Survey on NGS Read Mapping: The Current State of Algorithms and High-Performance Implementations by Minh Pham

April 5, 2022 Major Works: Predicting Psychometric Properties Using Artificial Intelligence by Antonio Laverghetta Jr

March 29, 2022 PhD Defense: Computing Group-By and Aggregate in Massively Parallel Systems by Chengcheng Mou

March 29, 2022 PhD Defense: Securing Critical Cyber Infrastructures and Functionalities via Machine Learning Empowered Strategies by Tao Hou

March 11, 2022 MS Defense: Predicting the Number of Objects in a Robotic Grasp by Utkarsh Tamrakar

March 10, 2022 MS Defense: Analyzing Decision-making in Robot Soccer for Attacking Behaviors by Justin Rodney

March 9, 2022 PhD Defense: Secure Hardware Constructions for Fault Detection of Lattice-based Post-quantum Cryptosystems by Ausmita Sarker

March 8, 2022 MS Defense: An Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) Approach for Remote Assessment of
Head and Neck Cancer Patients by Ruchitha Chinthala

March 7, 2022 MS Defense: Autonomous Balancing Locomotion for Darwin-Op by Tommy Truong 

March 4, 2022 MS Defense: Developing Reinforcement Learning Algorithms for Robots to Aim and Pour Solid Objects by Haoxuan Li

March 3, 2022 PhD Defense: On the Reliability of Wearable Sensors for Assessing Movement Disorder Related Gait Quality and Imbalance: A Case Study of Multiple Sclerosis by Steven Díaz Hernández

February 11, 2022 Major Works: Survival Time Prediction from Unannotated Lung Cancer
Histopathology Images by Nikolai Fetisov

December 9, 2021 Major Works: Automated Approaches to Enable Innovative Civic Applications from Citizen Generated Imagery by Hye Seon Yi

December 8, 2021 Major Works: Algorithmic Design and Optimization of Wireless Medical Technology in Ambulatory Urodynamics by Farhath Zareen

December 7, 2021 Major Works:  From Hardware to Algorithms: Securing the Next Generation of Machine Learning Applications by Brooks Olney

December 3, 2021 Major Works: Classification of Global Microglia Proliferation Based on Deep Learning with Local Images by Hunter Morera

December 2, 2021 Major Works: Diffusion of social conventions across polarized communities: an empirical study by Sreeja Sreekantan Nair

November 30, 2021 Major Works: Hardware-based Solutions to Secure the Closed-loop Implantable Medical Devices by Shakil Mahmud

November 18, 2021 Major Works: Towards Affective Behavior Analytics using Quantified Facial Expressiveness by Md Taufeeq Uddin

November 17, 2021 Major Works: A Survey of Assessment, Measurement, and Interpretation of Extended Reality for Collaborative Virtual Environments By Sarah Garcia

November 15, 2021 Major Works: Comparing Deep Learning and Traditional Machine Learning on Android Malware Detection on Market-Scale Apps by Guojun Liu

October 28, 2021 PhD Defense: Learning State-Dependent Measurement Models to Improve Robot Localization by Troi A. Williams

October 28, 2021 PhD Defense: Human-centric Cybersecurity Research: From Trapping the Bad Guys to Helping the Good Ones by Armin Ziaie Tabari

October 22, 2021 MS Defense: Trilateration-Based Localization in Known Environments with Object Detection by Valeria Salas

October 19, 2021 MS Defense: Multi-object Localization in Robotic Hand by Tsing Tsow 

October 18, 2021 MS Defense: Using Hyper-Dimensional Spanning Trees to Improve Structure Preservation during Dimensionality Reduction by Curtis Davis

October 18, 2021 MS Defense: Automated Identification of Stages in Gonotrophic Cycle of Mosquitoes Using Computer Vision Techniques by Sherzod Kariev

October 15, 2021 Major Works: A Specification Mining Framework for Modeling System-on-Chip Design Behavior by Md Rubel Ahmed

October 8, 2021 PhD Defense: Constructing Frameworks for Task-Optimized Visualizations by Ghulam Jilani Quadri

October 6, 2021 Major Works: Recent Approaches of Temporal Social Network Prediction: A Survey by Fred Mubang

September 17, 2021 PhD Defense: Leveraging Channel State Information to Localize and Pair Wireless Devices by Abed Alanazi

July 7, 2021 MS Defense: Adaptive Mobile EEG Noise Cancellation Using 2D Convolutional Autoencoders for BCI Authentication by Tyree Lewis

June 30, 2021 PhD Defense: Knowledge Extraction and Inference Based on Visual Understanding of Cooking Contents by Ahmad Babaeian Jelodar

June 28, 2021 PhD Defense: Automated Wound Segmentation and Dimension Measurement Using RGB-D Image by Chih-Yun Pai

June 21, 2021 PhD Defense: Secure VLSI Hardware Design Against Intellectual Property (IP) Theft and Cryptographic Vulnerabilities by Matthew Dean Lewandowski

June 15, 2021 MS Defense: Recognizing Patterns from Vital Signs Using Spectrograms by Sidharth Srivatsav Sribhashyam

June 14, 2021 PhD Defense: Data-driven Studies on Social Networks: Privacy and Simulation by Sameera Horawalavithana

June 8, 2021 MS Defense: AffectiveTDA: Using Topological Data Analysis to Improve Analysis and Explainability in Affective Computing by Hamza Elhamdadi

May 21, 2021 MS Defense: Turkic Interlingua: A Case Study of Machine Translation in Low-Resource Languages by Jamshidbek Mirzakhalov

May 18, 2021 PhD Defense: Design, Deployment, and Validation of Computer Vision Techniques for Societal Scale Applications by Arup Kanti Dey

April 30, 2021 Major Works: A practical method of digital stain separation for deep learning-based automatic cell profile counts by Palak Dave

April 29, 2021 Major Works: Active Learning and Preprocessing for Medical Histopathology - A Literature Review by Christopher Collazo

April 29, 2021 Major Works: Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in Mobile Fare Payment Applications by Kevin Dennis

April 22, 2021 Major Works: Autonomous Driving Frameworks – A Literature Survey by Omkar Dokur

April 19, 2021 Major Works: Self-Supervised Temporal Event Segmentation Inspired by Cognitive Theories by Ramy Mounir

April 9, 2021 Major Works: Processing-in-Memory (PIM) for Internet-of-Things (IoT) Edge Computing by Rajeev Joshi

April 9, 2021 Major Works: A Summary of Work on Video Anomaly Detection by Caio Cesar Viana da Silva

April 1, 2021 Major Works: Machine Learning Based Security and IoT Edge Computing on Hardware Platforms by Lakshmi Kavya Kalyanam

March 24, 2021 PhD Defense: Efficient Post-Quantum and Compact Cryptographic Constructions for the Internet of Things by Rouzbeh Behnia

March 23, 2021 PhD Defense: Analysis of Contextual Emotions Using Multimodal Data by Saurabh Hinduja

March 22, 2021 MS Defense: Automatic Detection of Vehicles in Satellite Images for Economic Monitoring by Cole Hill

March 19, 2021 PhD Defense: A Modular Framework for Multi-Rotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Military Operations by Dante Tezza

March 19, 2021 MS Defense: Pain Recognition Performance on a Single Board Computer by Iyonna L. Tynes

March 16, 2021 PhD Defense: Efficient Hardware Constructions for Error Detection of Post Quantum Cryptographic Schemes by Alvaro Cintas Canto

March 9, 2021 MS Defense: Exploring the Use of Neural Transformers for Psycholinguistics by Antonio Laverghetta Jr.

March 5, 2021 MS Defense: Recognizing Emotion in the Wild using Multimodal Data by Shivam Srivastava

February 9, 2021 Major Works: "Detecting Distracted Driving from Images by Processing Relative Locations of Objects of Interest Inside Vehicles" by Arup Kanti Dey

December 10, 2020 Major Works: "Spoofing Attacks Against Wireless Localization" by Chengbin Hu

December 9, 22020 Major Works: "Visual Analytics Processing in GPU-Based Database Management Systems" by Chengcheng Mou

December 1, 2020 Major Works: "Efficient Hardware Constructions for Error Detection of Post-Quantum Cryptographic Schemes" by Alvaro Cintas Canto

November 20, 2020 Major Works: "Proof-of-Useful-Randomness: Mitigating the Energy Waste in Blockchain Proof-of-Work" by Efe Ulas Akay Seyitoglu

November 16, 2020 Major Works: "SoK: Understanding Security Issues in Vehicle Transportation Systems in a Holistic, Context-aware Manner" by Anwesh Tuladhar

November 10, 2020 PhD Defense: "System Support of Concurrent Database Query Processing on a GPU" by Hao Li

November 9, 2020 PhD Defense: "Countermeasure Against Various Network Attacks Using Machine Learning Methods" by Yi Li

October 30, 2020 PhD Defense: "Unifying Security Policy Enforcement: Theory and Practice" by Shamaria Engram

October 30, 2020 PhD Defense: "Countermeasure Against Various Network Attacks Using Machine Learning Methods" by Yi Li

October 29, 2020 PhD Defense: "Micro-architectural Based Countermeasures for Control Flow and Misspeculation Based Software Attacks" by Love Kumar Sah

October 27, 2020 MS Defense: "The Efficiency and Accuracy of YOLO for Neonate Face
Detection in the Clinical Setting" by Jacqueline Hausmann

September 29, 2020 Major Works: "Behind the Mask: Understanding the Structural Forces That Make Social Graphs Vulnerable to Deanonymization" by Sameera Horawalavithana

September 24, 2020 Major Works: "GPU Accelerated Community Detection on Social Stream" by Shen Lu

September 18, 2020 MS Defense: "Feature Selection via Random Subsets of Uncorrelated Features" by Long Dang

September 17, 2020 MS Defense: "A Study of the Effectiveness of Topology-based Scalar Field Visualization Techniques on Comparison Tasks" by Tanmay J. Kotha

July 21, 2020 Major Works: "Signature Schemes Based on Efficient Additively Homomorphic One-way Functions" by Rouzbeh Behnia 

July 10, 2020 Major Works: "ProTO: Proactive Topology Obfuscation Against Adversarial Network Topology Inference" by Tao Hou

July 8, 2020 PhD Defense: "Deep Learning Predictive Modeling with Data Challenges (Small, Big, or Imbalanced)" by Renhao Liu

June 29, 2020 MS Defense: "Beyond the Hype: Challenges of Neural Networks as Applied to Social Networks" by Anthony Hernandez

June 25, 2020 MS Defense: "Edge Computing for Deep Learning-Based Distributed Real-time Object Detection on IoT Constrained Platforms at Low Frame Rate" by Lakshmi Kavya Kalyanam

June 24, 2020 Major Works: "Leveraging Channel State Information to Build Secure Pairing System for IoT Devices" by Abed Alanazi

June 23, 2020 PhD Defense: "Relational Joins on GPUs for In-Memory Database Query Processing" by Ran Rui

June 22, 2020 MS Defense: "Managing Off-Grid Power Use for Solar-Fueled Residences with Smart Appliances, Prices-to-Devices, and IoT" by Donnelle January

June 19, 2020 PhD Defense: "Efficient Viewshed Computation Algorithms on GPUs and CPUs" by Faisal Qarah

June 18, 2020 PhD Defense: "Machine Learning for the Internet of Things: Applications, Implementation and Security" by Vishalini Laguduva Ramnath

June 17, 2020 MS Defense: "Action Recognition Using the Motion Taxonomy" by Maxat Alibayev

June 16, 2020 PhD Defense: "Design of Support Measures for Counting Frequent Patterns in Graphs" by Jinghan Meng

June 15, 2020 PhD Defense: "Detecting Symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Congestive Heart Failure via Cough and Wheezing Sounds Using Smart-Phones and Machine Learning" by Anthony Windmon

May 29, 2020 PhD Defense: "Sentiment Analysis in Peer Review" by Zachariah J. Beasley

May 29, 2020 PhD Defense: "Automating the Classification of Mosquito Specimens using Image Processing Techniques" by Mona Minakshi

April 30, 2020 Major Works: "Impact of Age on Emotion Recognition" by Sk Rahatul Jannat

April 28, 2020 PhD Defense: "Active Deep Learning Method to Automate Unbiased Stereology Cell Counting" by Saeed Alahmari

April 23, 2020 PhD Defense: "Behavioral and RT-level Synthesis of Secure Nano VLSI Digital ASIC Designs" by Sheikh Ariful Islam

April 22, 2020 Major Works: "Generalizing Design of Support Measure for Frequent Patterns in Graphs" by Jinghan Meng

April 20, 2020 Major Works: "Fast Viewshed Computing Algorithm on GPU" by Faisal Qarah

April 17, 2020 PhD Defense: "Privacy-Preserving and Functional Information Systems" by Thang Hoang

April 8, 2020 PhD Defense: "Spatial Heterogeneity Utilization in CT Images for Lung Nodule Classification" by Dmitry Cherezov

April 1, 2020 PhD Defense: "Composition of Atomic-Obligation Security Policies" by Danielle Ferguson

March 31, 2020 PhD Defense: "Models of Software Enforcement and Development" by Hernán M. Palombo

March 30, 2020 PhD Defense: "Towards Safe Power Oversubscription and Energy Efficiency of Data Centers" by Sulav Malla

March 26, 2020 PhD Defense: "Algorithms to Profile Driver Behavior from Zero-permission Embedded Sensors" by Bharti Goel

March 12, 2020 MS Defense: "Novel Bit-sliced In-memory Computing Based VLSI Architecture for Fast Sobel Edge Detection in IoT Edge Devices" by Rajeev Joshi

March 11, 2020 MS Defense: "Recognizing Emotions with Physiological Signals Using 1D Convolutional LSTM Neural Network" by Rupal Agarwal

March 10, 2020 PhD Defense: "Keyless Anti-Jamming Communication via Randomized DSSS" by Ahmad Alagil

March 10, 2020 MS Defense: "Toward Culturally-Relevant Emotion Detection Using Physiological Signals" by Khadija Zanna

March 6, 2020 PhD Defense: "PoCo: A Language for Specifying Obligation-Based Policy Compositions" by Yan Albright

March 6, 2020 PhD Defense: "Functional Object3Oriented Network9 4 Knowledge Representation for Service Robotics" by David A Paulius

March 5, 2020 PhD Defense: "Algorithms and Framework for Computing 2-body Statistics on Graphics Processing Units" by Napath Pitaksirianan

March 3, 2020 PhD Defense: "Lung Nodule Malignancy Prediction from Computed Tomography Images using Deep learning" by Rahul Paul

February 26, 2020 Major Works: "A computational model for spatial cognition inspired by multiscale dorsal and ventral hippocampal place field maps" by Pablo Scleidorovich

February 7, 2020 MS Defense: "Efficient Forward-Secure and Compact Signatures for the Internet of Things (IoT)" by Efe Ulas Akay Seyitoglu

February 4, 2020 Major Works: "Privacy-Preserving and Functional Information Systems" by Thang Hoang

December 6, 2019 PhD Defense: "PsiDB: A Framework for Batched Query Processing and Optimization" by Mehrad Eslami

December 6, 2019 Major Works: "Neuroimaging Based Survival Time Prediction of GBM Patients Using CNNs from Small Data" by Kaoutar Ben Ahmed

December 5, 2019 Major Works: "Hardware Oriented Security and Trust: Anti-Theft and Attack Countermeasures" by Matthew Lewandowski

November 22, 2019 Major Works: "Reliable Error Detection Architectures for Secure Post-quantum Cryptosystems and Cloud Data Encryption" by Ausmita Sarker

November 21, 2019 Major Works: "Mitigating the Bias in Empathy Detection" by Saurabh Hinduja 

November 19, 2019 Major Works: "Predicting Longitudinal User Activity at Fine Time Granularity in Online Collaborative Platforms" by Renhao Liu

November 18, 2019 Major Works: "Modelling Effective Visualization Using Graphical Encoding Perception" by Ghulam Jilani Quadri

November 18, 2019 Major Works: "Temporal Multimodal Analysis of Neonatal Postoperative Pain" by Md Sirajus Salekin

November 7, 2019 PhD Defense: "Efficient Algorithms and Applications in Topological Data Analysis" by Junyi Tu

November 1, 2019 Major Works: "Fostering Research and Innovation in Public Transportation: A Data Driven Approach" by Jorge Adorno Nieves

October 29, 2019 Major Works: "Learning State-Dependent, Sensor Measurement for Simultaneous Localization and Mapping" by Troi Williams

October 25, 2019 MS Defense: "On Automation of Code Transformations for Concept Inventory Misconceptions" by Dmytro Vitel

October 24, 2019 PhD Defense: "A GPU-Based Framework for Parallel Spatial Indexing and Query Processing" by Zhila Nouri Lewis

October 22, 2019 PhD Defense: "Authentication Usability Methodology" by Jean-Baptiste Subils

October 17, 2019 MS Defense: "Detecting Digitally Forged Faces in Online Videos" by Neilesh Sambhu

October 11, 2019 MS Defense: "Multimodal Emotion Recognition using 3D Facial Landmarks, Action Units, and Physiological Data" by Diego Fabiano 

September 20, 2019 PhD Defense: "Interactive Fitness Domains in Competitive Coevolutionary Algorithms" by A.T.M. Golam Bari

September 17, 2019 Major Works: "Cancer Heterogeneity in PET, CT, and MR Imaging: A Review" by Dmitry Cherezov

August 30, 2019 Major Works: "A First Step Towards Understanding Real-world Attacks on IoT Devices" by Armin Ziaie Tabari

August 23, 2019 Major Works: "G-SDBMS – a GPU-based Streaming Database Management System" by Hao Li

August 21, 2019 Major Works: "A Review of Formal Models of Security Mechanisms" by Shamaria Engram

July 25, 2019 Major Works: "Automatic Pressure Ulcer Measurement using RGB-D Data" by Chih-Yun Pai

June 17, 2019 PhD Defense: "A Machine Learning Approach to Predicting Community Engagement on Social Media During Disasters" by Adel Alshehri

June 12, 2019 PhD Defense: "Wireless Physical Layer Design for Confidentiality and Authentication" by Tao Wang

June 6, 2019 PhD Defense: "Phenomena of Social Dynamics in Online Games" by Essa Alhazmi

May 31, 2019 PhD Defense: "Beyond Labels and Captions: Contextualizing Grounded Semantics for Explainable Visual Interpretation" by Sathyanarayan Aakur Narasimhan

May 23, 2019 Major Works: "TussisWatch: A Smart-phone System to Identify Cough Episodes as Early Symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Congestive Heart Failure" by Anthony Windmon

May 16, 2019 MS Defense: "Autonomous Monocular Obstacle Detection for Avoidance in Quadrotor" by Panos Valavanis

May 13, 2019 PhD Defense: "Malicious Manipulation in Service-Oriented Network and Software Systems:Threats and Defenses" by Dakun Shen

April 29, 2019 MS Defense: "Measuring Influence Across Social Media Platforms: Empirical Analysis Using Symbolic Transfer Entropy" by Abhishek Bhattacharjee

April 25, 2019 PhD Defese: "Authentication and SQL-Injection Prevention Techniques in Web Applications" by Cagri Cetin

April 25, 2019 Major Works: "Memristor based System Modeling and Synthesis: A Survey" by Md Adnan Zaman

April 25, 2019 Major Works: "Authentication Using Methodology" by Jean Baptiste-Subils

April 25, 2019 Major Works: "Leveraging Smartphone and Wearable Sensors to Detect Distraction While Driving" by Bharti Goel

April 24, 2019 Major Works: "A Machine Learning Framwork for Domain Generation Algorithm (DGA)-Based Malware Detection" by Yi Li

April 22, 2019 Major Works: "Long Activity Video Understanding using Functional Object Oriented Network" by Ahmad Babaeian Jelodar

April 11, 2019 Major Works: "Machine Learning in Hardware - A Survey" by Vishalini Laguduva Ramnath

April 3, 2019 Major Works: "The State-of-the-Art of Human-Drone Interaction: A Survey" by Dante Tezza

April 2, 2019 Major Works: "A Machine Learning Framework to Classify Mosquito Species from Smartphone Images" by Mona Minakshi

March 28, 2019 Major Works: "A Low Cost and Mobile System for Lower Body Rehabilitation" by Steven Díaz Hernández

March 20, 2019 PhD Defense: "Force Feedback and Intelligent Workspace Selection for Legged Locomotion Over Uneven Terrain" by John Rippetoe

March 19, 2019 Major Works: "A Machine Learning Approach to Predicting Community Engagement on Social Media During Disasters" by Adel Alshehri

March 18, 2019 PhD Defense: "Generating Robotic Manipulation Motions by Learning from Human Demonstrations" by Yongqiang Huang

March 8, 2019 MS Defense: "Empirical Analysis of a Cybersecurity Scoring System" by Jaleel Ahmed

March 7, 2019 Major Works: "Randomized Positioning DSSS for Anti-Jamming Wireless Communications" by Ahmad Alagil

March 6, 2019 Major Works: "Automating Cell Count in Microscopic Images of Stained Tissues Using Deep Learning and Unbiased Stereology" by Saeed Alahmari

March 6, 2019 MS Defense: "A Flexible, Natural Deduction, Automated Reasoner for Quick Deployment of Non-Classical Logic" by Trisha Mukhopadhyay

March 1, 2019 MS Defense: "Parallelization of Genetic Algorithm to solve MAX-3SAT problem on GPUs" by Prakruthi Shivram 

February 15, 2019 MS Defense: "Detecting RTL Trojans Using Artificial Immune Systems and High-Level Behavior Classification" by Farhath Zareen 

January 31, 2019 MS Defense: "An Efficient Runtime CFI Check for Embedded Processors to Detect and Prevent Control Flow Based Attacks" by Srivarsha Polnati

January 29, 2019 Major Works: "Coauthentication" by Cagri Cetin

December 18, 2018 Seminar: "Personal Data Leakage and Other Privacy Violations in the Era of Big Data Mining" by Nicolas Kourtellis

December 05, 2018 Major Works: "An Empirical Study on Team Formation in Online Games" by Essa Alhazmi

November 09, 2018 Major Works: "The Role of Commonsense Knowledge in Visual Understanding" by Sathyanarayanan N. Aakur

November 02, 2018 Seminar: "Analog Circuit Security in the Digital World" by Professor Yier Jin

October 23, 2018 Seminar: "Leveraging Tunable Randomness in Spin-based Devices for Neuromorphic and Secure Computation Computing" by Professor Ronald F. DeMara

October 26, 2018 PhD Defense: "A Secure Computing Platform for Building Automation Using Microkernel-based Operating Systems" by Xiaolong Wang

October 19, 2018 MS Defense: "Gate Level Probabilistic Simulation Based Hardware Trojan Susceptibility Analysis of Combinational Circuits" by Venkata Lakshmi Bhargavi Gurram

October 18, 2018 MS Defense: "Emotion Recognition Using Deep Learning with Physiological Data" by Astha Sharma

October 12, 2018 PhD Defense: "On the Feasibility of Profiling, Forecasting and Authenticating Internet Usage Based on Privacy Preserving NetFlow Logs" by Soheil Sarmadi

October 12, 2018 MS Defense: "Drone Movement Control using Gesture Recognition from Wearable Device" by Venkata Sireesha Dadi

October 01, 2018 MS Defense: "Change Descriptors for Determining Nodule Malignancy in Lung CT Screening Images" by Benjamin Geiger

June 13, 2018 Phd Defense: "Similarity Based Large Scale Malware Analysis: Techniques and Implications" by Yuping Li

June 01, 2018 MS Defense: "A Quantitative Analysis of Shape Characteristics of Marine Snow Particles with Interactive Visualization: Validation of Assumptions in Coagulation Models" by Palak P Dave

May 01, 2018 Major Works: "Precise and General Static Analysis Framework for Security Vetting of Android Apps" by Fengguo Wei

April 24, 2018 PhD Defense: "Offensive and Defensive Security for Everyday Computer Systems" by Ian Markwood

April 23, 2018 Major Works: "Parallel computing of contour tree and persistent pairing of Reeb graph" by Junyi Tu

April 20, 2018 PhD Defense: "Automatic Assessment of Neonatal Pain" by Ghada Zamzmi

April 20, 2018 PhD Defense: "Gait Authentication Using Inertial Sensors for Wearable devices" by Ravichandran Subramanian

March 7, 2018 PhD Defense: "Dynamic Energy-Aware Database Storage and Operations" by Peyman Behzadnia

February 27, 2018  PhD Defense: "A Point Cloud Approach to Object Slicing for 3D Printing" by William E. Oropallo, Jr. 

February 13, 2018  Major Works: "A System Level Protocol Guided Solution for Post-Silicon System-on-Chip Debug" by Yuting Cao

February 12, 2018 Seminar: "High Performance Green Multicore Computing" by Professor Hironori Kasahara

December 15, 2017 Major Works: "Employing Fusion of Learned and Handcrafted Features for Unconstrained Ear Recognition" by Earnest Hansley 

December 12, 2017 Major Works: "Autonomous and Connected Vehicles An Embedded Systems Perspective" by Noureddine Elmehraz

November 28, 2017 Major Works: "A Survey on Power Management Techniques for Oversubscription of Multi-Tenant Data Centers" by Sulav Malla 

November 28, 2017 Major Works: "Learning to Generate Trajectories of Task-Oriented Object Manipulation form Demonstrations" by Yongqiang Huang 

November 17, 2017 Major Works: "Electric Grid Power Flow Model Camouflage Against Topology Leaking Attacks" by Ian Markwood

November 17, 2017 Major Works: "10 Challenges Facing Cyberlearning" by Zachariah J. Beasley 

November 7, 2017 Major Works: "Interactive Fitness Domains in Competitive Coevolutionary Algorithm" by ATM Golam Bari

October 30, 2017 PhD Defense: "Context-based Human Activity Recognition Using Multimodal Wearable Sensors" by Pratool Bharti

October 20, 2017 MS Defense: "Constructing a Clinical Research Data Management System" by Michael Christian Quintero

October 13, 2017 MS Defense: "Strong-DISM: A First Attempt to a Dynamically Typed Assembly Language" by Ivory Hernandez

October 13, 2017 PhD Defense: "Learning to Predict Outcomes from Soft Tissue Sarcoma MRI" by Hamidreza Farhidzadeh

August 10, 2017 Major Works: "CMDS - A Concurrent Database Management System" by Mehrad Eslami

July 11, 2017 Major Works: "Computing with Spatial Trees on GPUs" by Zhila Nouri

June 19, 2017 MS Defense: "Flexible and Feasible Support Measures for Mining Frequent Patterns in Large Labeled Graphs" by Jinghan Meng

June 19, 2017 MS Defense: "Computing the Rectilinear Crossing Number of Kn+1 from K1" by Soundarya Revoori

June 13, 2017 Major Works: "Survey on ASIP Synthesis" by Love Kumar Sah

June 5, 2017 PhD Defense: "An Anthropological Study of Security Operations Centers to Improve Operational Efficiency" by Sathya Chandran Sundaramurthy

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 Empirical 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 Environment" 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: "Behavioral Modeling and FPGA 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-camouflaging" by Deepak Reddy Vontela

July 27, 2016 MS Defense: "Threshold 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