Dissertations and Theses

Thesis Defense for Jason Ray — 10/08/2020 at 10:00 AM

Dear Faculty, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, You are cordially invited to my M.S. thesis defense. Thesis Title: Flaw detection on Tainter gate post-tensioned anchorages utilizing gradient boosting through wavelet decomposition feature extraction When: Thursday, October 8th, 2020, 10:00 am Where: Virtual, Microsoft Teams https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19:meeting_NjhiNTc5OTItZDIwMS00NTZmLThiN2MtOGY3OTRkNTc5ZTE0@thread.v2/0?context={%22Tid%22:%22ed51dbb0-af86-45a2-9c97-73fb3935df17%22,%22Oid%22:%22e826dec6-7b79-4da1-a2da-eb334366e8a3%22} Candidate: Jason Ray Degree: M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering Committee: Dr….

October 2, 2020


Dissertation Announcement for Mojtaba Rostaghi — 10/14/2020 at 1:00 PM

Dear Faculty, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, You are cordially invited to my Ph.D. dissertation defense. Candidate: Mojtaba Rostaghi Degree: Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dissertation Title: Non-conventional sensors for measuring partial discharge under DC stress Date and time: Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 01:00 PM to 3:00 PM Venue: On-line Meeting – Details below…

September 24, 2020


Dissertation Announcement for Yujie Yin — 10/14/2020 at 12:00 PM

You are cordially invited to my Ph.D. dissertation defense. Candidate: Yujie Yin Degree: Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering Dissertation Title: Advanced Protection of Microgrids – Challenges, Solutions and Benefits Date and time: Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (CT) Venue: On-line Meeting Committee: Dr. Yong Fu (Major Professor) Dr. Masoud Karimi (Committee…

September 23, 2020


Dissertation Announcement for David Wallace — 06/19/2020 at 1:30 PM

Dear Faculty, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, You are cordially invited to my Ph.D. dissertation defense. Dissertation Title: Development of method for providing simultaneous metering accuracy and power output from a dual secondary station service voltage transformer Date and time: Friday, June 19, 2020, 01:30 PM Venue: Simrall-228 (Conference Room) Candidate: David Wallace Degree: Doctor of…

June 5, 2020


Dissertation Announcement for Salem Batiyah — 03/16/2020 at 8:00 AM

Dear Faculty, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, You are cordially invited to my Ph.D. dissertation defense. Dissertation Title: Predictive Control of Standalone DC Microgrid with Energy Storage Under Load and Environmental Uncertainty Date and time: Monday, March 16, 2020, 08:00 AM Venue: Simrall-228 (Conference Room) Candidate: Salem Batiyah Degree:  Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical, and Computer Engineering Committee: Dr. Masoud Karimi-Ghartemani…

February 24, 2020


Dissertation Announcement for Mohammed Mousa — 03/16/2020 at 10:00 AM

Dear Faculty, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, You are cordially invited to my PhD. dissertation defense. Dissertation Title: Performance Improvement of a Grid-Connected Microgrid System Using Superconductive Fault Current Limiters When: Monday, March 16, 2020, 10:00 am Where: Simrall 228 Candidate: Mohammed Mousa Degree: PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering Committee: Dr. Masoud Karimi-Ghartemani (Major Professor) Dr. Sherif Abdelwahed…

February 24, 2020


Thesis Defense for David Saucier — 03/04/2020 at 9:30 AM

Dear Faculty, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, You are cordially invited to my M.S. thesis defense. Thesis Title: Application of Soft Robotic Sensors to Predict Foot and Ankle Kinematic Measurements When: Wednesday, March 4th, 2020, 09:30 am Where: Simrall 432 (Conference Room) Candidate: David Saucier Degree: M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering Committee: Dr. John E. Ball…

February 24, 2020


Dissertation Announcement for Lin Gong — 12/04/2019 at 1:00 PM

Dear Faculty, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, You are cordially invited to my Ph.D. dissertation defense. Dissertation Title: Parallel Optimization Based Operational Planning to Enhance the Resilience of Large-Scale Power Systems Date and time: Wednesday, December 04, 2019, 01:00 pm – 03: 00 pm Venue: Simrall-228 (Conference Room) Candidate: Lin Gong Degree: Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering Committee: Dr. Yong…

November 14, 2019


Dissertation Announcement for Babak Saravi — 10/04/2019 at 11:00 AM

Dear Faculty, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, You are cordially invited to my Ph.D. dissertation defense. Candidate: Babak Saravi Degree: Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering Dissertation Title: Evaluating the Applicability of Deep Learning Techniques in Agricultural Systems Modeling Date and time: Friday, October 04, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Venue: Simrall-228 (Conference Room)   Committee: Dr. Masoud Karimi-Ghartemani…

September 25, 2019


Dissertation Announcement for Sushil Silwal — 10/09/2019 at 1:00 PM

Dear Faculty, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, You are cordially invited to my Ph.D. dissertation defense. Dissertation Title: Enhanced controllers for voltage-sourced converters interfaced with weak ac power grids Date and time: Wednesday, October 09, 2019, 01:00 pm Venue: Simrall-228 (Conference Room) Candidate: Sushil Silwal Degree: Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering   Committee: Dr . Masoud Karimi-Ghartemani…

September 25, 2019