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Graduate Programs

Ph.D. Student Profiles

Leading the way.

Through Ph.D. programs in computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering, our scholars are at the cutting edge of their fields. Meet some of our featured doctorate students.

Computer Engineering

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Chenjun Ling

Dissertation: Personalized Multilingual Information Access
Advisor: Ben Steichen
Graduation Year: 2020

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Sanad Kawar

Dissertation: An Input Power-Aware Maximum Efficiency Tracking Technique for Energy Harvesting in IoT Applications
Advisor: Shoba Krishnan
Graduation Year: 2020

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Benjamin Horwath

Dissertation: Millimeter-Wave Antenna Array Design for Improved Beam Agility
Advisor: Ramesh Abhari
Graduation Year: 2019

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Nivedita Parthasarathy

Dissertation: Microwave Hyperthermia Treatment at GHz Frequencies using Compact Printed Yagi-Uda Antenna Arrays
Graduation Year: June 2020
Advisor: Ramesh Abhari

Mechanical Engineering

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Chenli Wang

Dissertation: Building Energy System
Advisor: Hohyun Lee
Graduation Year: 2019

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Fritz Huizenga

Dissertation: Collaborative Multi-Robot Construction
Advisor: Dr. Christopher Kitts
Graduation Year: 2020

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Robert McDonald

Dissertation: Mission Oriented Multirobot Adaptive Navigation of Scalar Fields
Advisor: Christopher Kitts
Graduation Year: 2020

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Robert Lee

Dissertation: Three-Dimensional Adaptive Navigation
 Christopher Kitts
Graduation Year: 2020

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Milad Khajehvand

Dissertation: Nanoscale Contact Behavior of FCC Metallic Surfaces
Advisor: Panthea Sepehrband
Graduation Year: 2022

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