ISE Dissertations

Recent Ph.D. Dissertations

Student Advisor Dissertation (formula)
Abolhelm, Marzieh
Summer 2021
Research Area: Financial Engineering
Sowers, Richard Large scale urban patterns in NYC: traffic prediction and analysis via clustering and low rank approximation
Amrouche, Massinissa
Summer 2021
Research Area: Decision and Control Systems
Stipanovic, Dusan Vision-based dynamical systems and learning
Cui, Tonghui
Summer 2021
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Wang, Pingfeng Reliability-based co-design and its applications to wind energy and mobile energy storage systems
Khaleghi, Roshanak
Summer 2021
Research Area: Decision and Control Systems
Sreenivas, Ramavarapu Algorithms for Computing Liveness Enforcing Supervisors for Discrete Event-Driven Systems Modeled by Petri Nets
McGlaughlin, Peter Christopher
Summer 2021
Research Area: Operations Research
Garg, Jugal Algorithms for Fair Division Through Competitive Equilibrium
Song, Jialin
Summer 2021
Research Area: Operations Research
Wang, Qiong Implications of sponsored data programs for profits and consumer welfare: models and analyses
Xu, Juan
Summer 2021
Research Area: Operations Research
Chen, Xin; Wang, Qiong Assortment Planning in Supply Chains
Yousefi Maragheh, Reza
Summer 2021
Research Area: Data Analytics
Chen, Xin Choice Modeling and Recommendation Optimization in Presence of Context Effects
Zhao, Qi
Summer 2021
Research Area: Financial Engineering
Chronopoulou, Alexandra Fractional Stochastic Volatility Models: Approximation, Calibration and Hedging
Murray, Timothy Steven
Spring 2021
Research Area: Operations Research
Nagi, Rakesh; Garg, Jugal Modeling Trustworthy Behavior and Limiting the Impact of Selfishness
Patterson, Albert Edward, V
Spring 2021
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Allison, James Meso-Scale FDM Material Layout Design Strategies Under Manufacturability Constraints and Fracture Conditions
Peddada, Satya Ravi Teja
Spring 2021
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Allison, James A Two-stage Design Framework for Optimal Spatial Packaging of Interconnected Fluid-Thermal Systems
Li, Yao
Fall 2020
Research Area: Decision and Control Systems
Kesavadas, T EEG-based brain-computer interface for human-robot collaboration
Li, Menglong
Fall 2020
Research Area: Operations Research
Chen, Xin Mâ™®-convexity, S-convexity, and their applications in operations
Ghayoori, Arash
Fall 2020
Research Area: Operations Research
Nagi, Rakesh Budget allocation and optimal use of resources in four different contexts: Data centers, viral marketing, recommendation systems, and the fight with the HIV epidemic
Courtney, Logan
Fall 2020
Research Area: Decision and Control Systems
Sreenivas, Ramavarapu Learning from videos with deep convolutional LSTM networks
Zhang, Wenda
Summer 2020
Research Area: Operations Research
Jacobson, Sheldon Cyclic best first search in branch-and-bound algorithms
Raman, Arun
Summer 2020
Research Area: Decision and Control Systems
Sreenivas, Ramavarapu On the decidability of problems in liveness of controlled Discrete Event Systems modeled by Petri Nets
Han, Hyeongmin
Spring 2020
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Kim, Harrison Design analytics for product family optimization
Pareek, Shrey
Spring 2020
Research Area: Decision and Control Systems
Kesavadas, T iART: An Intelligent Assistive Robotic Therapy System for Home-Based Stroke Rehabilitation
Patiballa, Sree Kalyan
Spring 2020
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Krishnan, Girish A Kinetostatic Conceptual Framework to Design Deformable Architectured Materials
Sankaran, Naveen Kumar
Spring 2020
Research Area: Decision and Control Systems
Kesavadas, T Design and development of systems and methods for interventional surgical robot
Uppalapati, Naveen Kumar
Spring 2020
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Krishnan, Girish Design and characterization of soft continuum manipulators using fiber reinforced actuators
Lohan, Danny John
Fall 2019
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Allison, James Topology Optimization Methods for Heat Sink Design Applied to Power Electronics
Singh, Gaurav
Fall 2019
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Krishnan, Girish Modeling and Design of Fiber Reinforced Pneumatic Actuators for Soft Robotic Applications
Wang, Shuanglong
Fall 2019
Research Area: Operations Research
Sowers, Richard Managing Multiple Services on the Ride-Hailing Platform
Satheesh Babu, Sree Shankar
Summer 2019
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Krishnan, Girish Surrogate Models for the Design and Control of Soft Systems
Suryadi, Dedy
Summer 2019
Research Area: Data Analytics
Kim, Harrison Data-Driven Methodologies for Decision Making in Engineering Design
Wan, Haohua
Summer 2019
Research Area: Operations Research
Wang, Qiong Optimal Inventory Control for Assemble - to - Order Systems: A Stochastic Programming Based Asymptotic Analysis Framework
Hu, Runqi
Spring 2019
Research Area: Financial Engineering
Feng, Liming Inverting multivariate analytic characteristic functions with financial applications
Bhatti, Shahzad Fazal
Summer 2018
Research Area: Data Analytics
Beck, Carolyn Scalable centralized and distributed spectral clustering
Guo, Tinghao
Summer 2018
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Allison, James On the use of Machine learning with Design Optimization Data for System Topology Design
Quan, Ning
Summer 2018
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Kim, Harrison Formulations and Methods for Wind Farm Layout Optimization
Khetan, Ashish Kumar
Spring 2018
Research Area: Operations
Research
Oh, Sewoong Social computation: fundamental limits and efficient algorithms
Kwon, Hee Youn
Spring 2018
Research Area: Operations
Research
Jacobson, Sheldon New developments in causal inference using balance optimization subset selection
Truong, Anh
Spring 2018
Research Area: Decision &
Control Systems
Kiyavash, Negar Learning from Expert Advice Framework: Algorithms and Applications 
Herber, Daniel Ronald
Fall 2017
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Allison, James Advances in Combined Architecture, Plant, and Control Design
Etesami, Seyedjalal
Summer 2017
Research Area: Data Analytics
Kiyavash, Negar Casual Structure of Networks of Stochastic Processes
Gao, Xiangyu
Summer 2017
Research Area: Operations
Research
Chen, Xin Stochastic optimization with decisions truncated by random variables and its applications in operations
Deshmukh, Anand Pramod
Spring 2017
Research Area: Decision &
Control Systems
Allison, James Optimization and control of wind energy systems for grid integration
Khatibi, Arash
Spring 2017
Research Area: Operations
Research
Jacobson, Sheldon Generalized Sequential Assignment Problem
Date, Ketan Hemant
Fall 2016
Research Area: Operations
Research
Nagi, Rakesh Theoretical and Computational Advances in Finite-Size Facility Placement and Assignment Problems
McGovern, Megan E
Summer 2016
Research Area: Design and Manufacturing
Reis, Henrique Non-destructive quantitative assessment of oxidation in aged and rejuvenated asphalt concrete pavements using a non-collinear wave mixing approach
Reck, Rebecca Marie
Spring 2016
Research Area: Operations
Research
Sreenivas, Ramavarapu; Loui, Michael Experiential learning in control systems laboratories and engineering project management
Schreiner, James H
Spring 2016
Research Area: Decision &
Control Systems
Thurston, Deborah Impact of technology on patient discharge decision making
Jayaraman, Chandrasekaran
Fall 2015
Research Area: Decision &
Control Systems
Sosnoff, Jacob; Beck, Carolyn Shoulder Pain in Manual Wheelchair Users; Towards a Multi-Disciplinary Solution for a Multi-Faceted Problem
Jiang, Hao
Fall 2015
Research Area: Operations
Research
Shanbhag, Vinayak On the Resolution of Misspecification in Stochastic Optimization, Variational Inequality, and Game-Theoretic Problems
Somnath, Nisha
Fall 2015
Research Area: Decision &
Control Systems
Sreenivas, Ramavarapu On Computing a Liveness Enforcing Supervisory Policy for a Class of General Petri Nets
Hu, Zhenyu
Summer 2015
Research Area: Operations
Research
Chen, Xin Dynamic Pricing with Reference Price Effects
Salimi, Ehsan
Summer 2015
Research Area: Decision &
Control Systems
Sreenivas, Ramavarapu On the Convexity of Righ-Closed Sets and its Application to Liveness Enforcement on Petri Nets
Chen, Xi
Spring 2015
Research Area: 
Zhou, Enlu New model-based methods for non-differentiable optimization
Hupman, Andrea C
Spring 2015
Research Area: Decision &
Control Systems
Abbas, Ali Theoretical and Experimental Examinations of Target-Based Decision Making
Ma, Jung Mok
Spring 2015
Research Area: Data Analytics
Kim, Harrison Predictive design analytics for optimal system design
Sutcu, Muhammed
Spring 2015
Research Area: 
Abbas, Ali Approximating multivariate distributions with cumulative residual entropy: a study on dynamic integrated climate-economy model
Alvarado Ortiz, Alberth Estuardo
Fall 2014
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Pang, Jong-Shi Centralized and Distributed Resource Allocation with Applications to Signal Processing in Communications
Xu, Yunwen
Fall 2014
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Salapaka, Srinivasa;
Beck, Carolyn
Clustering, Coverage and Aggregation Methods for Large Networks
Abdildin, Yerkin Garyshuly
Summer 2014
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Abbas, Ali Multiattribute Utility Functions for the Deep Borehole Filter Restoration Problem
Baharian Khoshkhou, Golshid
Summer 2014
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Jacobson, Sheldon Stochastic Sequential Assignment Problem
Chen, Jingnan
Summer 2014
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Feng, Liming Optimal Deleveraging and Liquidation of Financial Portfolios with Market Impact
Pan, Limeng
Summer 2014
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Chen, Xin Dynamic Decision-Making under Uncertainties: Algorithms Based on Linear Decision Rules and Applications in Operating Models
Wang, Fuyuan
Summer 2014
Research Area: 
Feng, Liming;
Pang, Jong-Shi
Forward and Inverse American Option Pricing via Complementarity Approach
Behzad, Banafsheh
Spring 2014
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Jacobson, Sheldon Analysis of the United States Pediatric Immunization Market: A Game Theoretic Approach
Kone, Roseline Estelle Sindolmane
Spring 2014
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Sowers, Richard Monitoring Unknown Source IP Addresses and Packet Sizes to Detect DDoS Attacks
Schiro, Dane Andrew
Fall 2013
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Shanbhag, Vinayak;
Pang, Jong-Shi
Game Theoretic Formulations and Solution Methods for Microeconomic Market Models
Valicka, Christopher Gregory
Fall 2013
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Stipanovic, Dusan Multi-Objective Control and Coordination of Multi-Agent Systems
Behdad, Sara
Summer 2013
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Thurston, Deborah Decision Analysis Methods to Handle Uncertainties that Impact Product End-of-Life Recovery
Tursun Ozer, Umit Deniz
Summer 2013
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Nedich, Angelia Random Projection Methods for Stochastic Convex Minimization
Yang, Rui
Summer 2013
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Peng, Jiming New Results on Some Quadratic Programming Problems
Yousefian, Seyed Farzad
Summer 2013
Research Area: 
Shanbhag, Vinayak;
Nedich, Angelia
Stochastic Approximation Schemes for Stochastic Optimization and Variational Problems: Adaptive
Steplengths, Smoothing, and Regularization
Zhu, Tao
Summer 2013
Research Area: 
Peng, Jiming Linear and Nonlinear Semidefinite Relaxations of Some NP-Hard Problems
Chen, Zisheng
Spring 2013
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Feng, Liming Topics on Option Valuation and Model Calibration
Senalik, Christopher Adam
Spring 2013
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Reis, Henrique Detection and Assessment of Wood Decay - Glulam Beams and Wooden Utility Poles
Koshal, Jayash
Fall 2012
Research Area: 
Nedich, Angelia;
Shanbhag, Vinayak V.
Distributed Algorithms for Networked Multi-Agent Systems: Optimization and Competition
Lee, Yu-Ching
Fall 2012
Research Area: 
Pang, Jong-Shi Global Solution to Parametric Complementarity Constrained Programs and Applications in Optimal
Parameter Selection
Sun, Zhengwei
Fall 2012
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Abbas, Ali Effects of Risk Aversion on Value of Information in Two-Action Decision Problems
Kwak, Minjung
Summer 2012
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Kim, Harrison Green Profit Design for Lifecycle
King, Douglas M
Spring 2012
Research Area: Operations Research
Jacobson, Sheldon Graph Theory Models and Algorithms for Political Districting: An Approach to Inform Public Policy
Zhao, Yuan
Spring 2012
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Thurston, Deborah Incorporating Heterogeneous Customer Preferences with Bayesian Methods for Decision making in Enviromentally Conscious Design
Hu, Peng
Fall 2011
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Chen, Xin Coordinated Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Management
Lu, Shen
Fall 2011
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Kim, Harrison Decomposition-Based, Complementarity Models for Renewable Energy Generation
System Design Optimization
Srivastava, Kunai
Fall 2011
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Nedich, Angelia; Stipanovic, Dusan M. Distributed Optimization with Applications to Sensor Networks and Machine Learning
Touri, Behrouz
Fall 2011
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Nedich, Angelia Product of Random Stochastic Matrices and Distributed Averaging
Herring, Scarlett R
Summer 2011
Research Area: 
Abbas, Ali;
Kirlik, Alex
Supporting Example-Based Ideation and Assessment Practices in Engineering Design
Moon, Jae-Sung
Spring 2011
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Stipanovic, Dusan; Spong, Mark W. Stability Analysis and Control for Bipedal Locomotion Using Energy Methods
Tucker, Conrad Soorba
Spring 2011
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Kim, Harrison Data Trend Mining for Predictive Systems Design
Kulkarni, Ankur A
Fall 2010
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Shanbhag, Vinayak V. Generalized Nash Games with Shared Constraints: Existence, Efficiency, Refinement and Equilibrium Constraints
Al Kindi, Mahmood Abdullah
Summer 2010
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Abbas, Ali Normative Perspectives in Manufacturing
Elble, Joseph M
Summer 2010
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Sahinidis, Nikolaos V. Computational Experience with Linear Optimization and Related Problems
Robbins, Matthew J
Summer 2010
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Jacobson, Sheldon;
Shanbhag, Vinayak V.
Exploring Pediatric Immunization Markets Using Operations Research and Game Theory
Zhang, Yuhan
Summer 2010
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Chen, Xin Essays on Robust Optimization, Integrated Inventory and Pricing, and Reference Price Effect
Bradley, Joe A
Fall 2009
Research Area: 
Yassine, Ali;
Price, Raymond
A Multi-Domain Analysis Framework for Product Development: The "Mediating Links" of
Data, Information, and Knowledge in Complex Engineered Product Systems
Mejia, Juan Santiago
Fall 2009
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Stipanovic, Dusan M. Safe Control and Coordination of Multiple Autonomous Vehicles
Stankovic, Milos
Fall 2009
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Stipanovic, Dusan M.;
Sreenivas, Ramavarapu S.
Control and Estimation Algorithms for Multiple-Agent Systems
Suarez-Nunez, Carlos Alberto
Fall 2009
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Vojak, Bruce Strategic Technology Planning Using Roadmaps in the Value System
Rios, Luis Miguel
Spring 2009
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Sahinidis, Nikolaos V. Algorithms for Derivative-Free Optimization
Martinez Palafox, Oscar
Fall 2008
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Spong, Mark W. Teleoperation of Differential Drive Mobile Robots
Miller, Sarah
Fall 2008
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Kirlik, Alex Supporting Joint Human-Computer Judgment Under Uncertainty
Nikolaev, Alexander
Fall 2008
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Beck, Carolyn Stochastic Sequential Resource Allocation and Passenger Assignment in Aviation Security Systems
Pandey, Vijitashwa
Fall 2008
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Thurston, Deborah Component Level Reuse by Incorporating Entropy Metrics Into a Multiattribute Design Decision Model
Proano M, Ruben A
Fall 2008
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Jacobson, Sheldon Strengthening the Sustainability of the Pediatric Vaccine Supply by Using Operations Research Methods
Sharma, Puneet
Fall 2008
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Beck, Carolyn;
Salapaka, Srinivasa
Entropy Based Framework for Static and Dynamic Coverage and Clustering Problems
Huo, Shihong
Spring 2008
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Reis, Henrique Estimation of Adhesive Bond Strength in Laminated Safety Glass Using Guided Mechanical Waves
Mastellone, Silvia
Spring 2008
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Spong, Mark W. Interaction and Configuration Control for Networks of Dynamical Systems
Robinson, Craig L
Spring 2008
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Beck, Carolyn Policies and Mechanisms for Networked Control Systems
Borgerson, Jacob L
Fall 2007
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Reis, Henrique Monitoring Early Age Cementitious Materials Using Ultrasonic Guided Waves
Ervin, Benjamin Lee
Fall 2007
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Reis, Henrique Monitoring Corrosion of Rebar Embedded in Mortar Using Guided Ultrasonic Waves
Chopra, Nikhil
Fall 2006
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Spong, Mark W. Output Synchronization of Networked Passive Systems
Hall, Shane Nikolaus
Fall 2006
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Jacobson, Sheldon The Design and Analysis of Pediatric Vaccine Formularies: Theory and Practice
Tang, Dong
Fall 2006
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Palekar, Udatta S. Logistics of Liquid Delivery in Micro/Nano Fluidic Networks
Harper, Steven R
Spring 2006
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Thurston, Deborah Using Stranded Assets Analysis to Inform Distributed Incremental System Design
McLay, Laura A
Spring 2006
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Jacobson, Sheldon Designing Aviation Security Systems: Theory and Practice
Gans, Nicholas R
Fall 2005
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Hutchinson, Seth Hybrid Switched System Visual Servo Control
Bless, Patrick N
Fall 2004
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Kapoor, Shiv G.;
DeVor, Richard E.
Automated Knowledge Source Selection and Service Composition in Manufacturing