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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

Sanad Kawarimage

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

Nivedita Parthasarathyimage

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

Chenli Wangimage

Chenli Wang

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

Fritz Huizengaimage

Fritz Huizenga

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

Robert McDonaldimage

Robert McDonald

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

Robert Leeimage

Robert Lee

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

Milad Khajehvandimage

Milad Khajehvand

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

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Engineering Graduate Programs
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