Research Expo 2018 Posters

Access the cutting-edge research of more than 200 Jacobs School graduate students and get an inside look at the Jacobs School's accomplished faculty through the student research they are supervising.

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Sustainable Power and Energy Center

1. current and charge demand scheduling of parallel placed (second-life) batteries

Student(s): Yunfeng Jiang
Professor(s): Raymond A. De Callafon
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Energy/Clean technology

2. sustainable energy production from stretchable, ultra-flexible, and mechanically robust organic electronics

Student(s): Mohammad Ayman Alkhadra
Professor(s): Darren J. Lipomi
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials | Semiconductor

3. a composite membrane with an 'oxide in and on polymer' structure

Student(s): Xiujun Yue
Professor(s): Ping Liu
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials

4. phase change reaction for enhancing the seebeck coefficient of electrochemical thermocell

Student(s): Hongyao Zhou
Professor(s): Ping Liu
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology

5. formation and influences of tbp-litfsi complexes in perovskite solar cells

Student(s): Sophia Pearl Valenzuela
Professor(s): Ying Shirley Meng
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology

6. transition metal layer ordering's role in oxygen activity in na0.8li0.12ni0.22mno.66o2 as a sodium ion cathode material

Student(s): Hayley Sarah Hirsh
Professor(s): Ying Shirley Meng
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials

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Center for Wearable Sensors

7. wireless gesture decoding and actuation of haptic sensations with stretchable hybrid electronics

Student(s): Rachel Miller
Professor(s): Darren J. Lipomi
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

8. nanocomposite fabric sensors for human performance and health monitoring

Student(s): Long Wang
Professor(s): Kenneth J. Loh
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

9. a 113 pw fully integrated cmos temperature sensor operating at 0.5 v

Student(s): Hui Wang
Professor(s): Patrick P. Mercier

10. a nw-level wireless ion sensing system

Student(s): Xiaoyang Wang
Professor(s): Patrick P. Mercier | Joseph Wang
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Internet, Networking, Systems | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

11. re-usable electrochemical glucose sensors integrated into a smartphone platform

Student(s): Somayeh Imani
Professor(s): Patrick P. Mercier | Joseph Wang
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics

12. wireless powering of mm-scale fully-on-chip neural interfaces

Student(s): Jiwoong Park
Professor(s): Patrick P. Mercier | Gert Cauwenberghs
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

13. epidermal microfluidic electrochemical detection system: enhanced sweat sampling and metabolite detection

Student(s): Jayoung Kim | Juliane R. Sempionatto | Jonas F. Kurniawan | Guangda Tang
Professor(s): Joseph Wang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

14. wearable ring-based sensing platform for detecting chemical threats

Student(s): Juliane R Sempionatto Moreto
Professor(s): Joseph Wang | Joseph Wang
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Internet, Networking, Systems

15. central blood pressure waveform monitoring by conformal ultrasonic devices

Student(s): Chonghe Wang
Professor(s): Sheng Xu
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

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Contextual Robotics Institute

16. action-conditioned future semantic label prediction for autonomous driving

Student(s): Ali Mirzaei
Professor(s): Henrik I. Christensen
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Machine learning, Computer Vision, Autonomous driving

17. tritonbot - lessons learned from early deployment of a long-term autonomy tour guide robot

Student(s): Shengye Wang
Professor(s): Henrik I. Christensen
Industry Application Area(s): Robotics

18. underwater swarm robotics for ocean exploration

Student(s): Antonella Christine Wilby
Professor(s): Henrik I. Christensen
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

19. reversible actuation of origami inspired composites using liquid crystal elastomers

Student(s): Adriane Fernandes Minori
Professor(s): Michael T. Tolley | Shengqiang Cai | Michael Tolley
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials | Manufacturing and Design

20. soft robotic actuator with gecko-inspired adhesive

Student(s): Paul Ezio Glick
Professor(s): Michael T. Tolley
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials | Robotics

21. elastomeric diaphragm pump driven by fluid electrode dielectric elastomer actuators

Student(s): Caleb Michael Christianson
Professor(s): Michael T. Tolley
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials | Robotics

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Center for Visual Computing

22. learning to see through turbulent water

Student(s): Zhengqin Li
Professor(s): Manmohan K. Chandraker | Ravi Ramamoorthi | David Kriegman
Industry Application Area(s): Image processing

23. one-shot logo detection in the wild

Student(s): Meng Song
Professor(s): Manmohan K. Chandraker
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence

24. image to image translation for domain adaptation

Student(s): Zachary Paul Murez
Professor(s): David Kriegman | Ravi Ramamoorthi | Manmohan K. Chandraker
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Software, Analytics

25. accurate appearance preserving prefiltering for rendering displacement-mapped surfaces

Student(s): Lifan Wu
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi
Industry Application Area(s): Computer Graphics

26. analytic spherical harmonic coefficients for polygonal area lights

Student(s): Jingwen Wang
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi

27. connecting analytical and measured brdfs

Student(s): Tiancheng Sun
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics

28. deep adaptive sampling and reconstruction for low sampling count

Student(s): Alexandr Kuznetsov | Nima Khademi Kalantari
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics

29. deep hybrid real and synthetic training for intrinsic decomposition

Student(s): Sai Bi
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Computer Graphics, Machine Learing

30. deep image-based relighting from optimal sparse samples

Student(s): Zexiang Xu
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi

31. selfie video stabilization

Student(s): Jiyang Yu
Professor(s): Ravi Ramamoorthi
Industry Application Area(s): Internet, Networking, Systems | Software, Analytics

32. real-time photo-realistic augmented reality under dynamic environment lighting

Student(s): Kamran Alipour
Professor(s): Jurgen P. Schulze | Ravi Ramamoorthi

33. deep learning with low precision by half-wave gaussian quantization

Student(s): Zhaowei Cai
Professor(s): Nuno M. Vasconcelos

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Center for Extreme Events Research

34. a meshfree formulation for modeling hydro-mechanical damage processes in porous geo-materials

Student(s): Haoyan Wei
Professor(s): Jiun-Shyan Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials | Software, Analytics

35. a new machine learning based data-driven computational framework in the mechanics of solids and structures

Student(s): Qizhi He
Professor(s): Jiun-Shyan Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

36. computational shock dynamics and its application to explosive welding

Student(s): Tsunghui Huang
Professor(s): Jiun-Shyan Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials

37. mode-ii dynamic fracture behavior of carbon fiber/epoxy

Student(s): Rodrigo Enrique Chavez Morales
Professor(s): Veronica Eliasson
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials | Naval

38. bridge scour monitoring using buried, passive, piezoelectric sensors

Student(s): Morgan Leigh Funderburk
Professor(s): Kenneth J. Loh
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials

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CaliBaja Center for Resilient Materials & Systems

39. electrospinning liquid crystal elastomers for the application of artificial muscles

Student(s): Philip Farris Oweimrin
Professor(s): Shengqiang Cai
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

40. advances in ionic polymer metal composites (ipmcs): a literature review

Student(s): Robyn Elizabeth Ridley
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials | Soft Robotics

41. cubic hollow nanostructures: a new trend to design functional materials

Student(s): Carlos Ingram Vargas Consuelos
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

42. diffusion studies of structurally amorphous metal foils using molecular dynamics simulation: initial simulation framework validation

Student(s): Jordan Alexander Campbell
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Materials | Computational Materials Science

43. electrical conductivity of stabilized mesoporous ceramic fluid suspensions with varying ph values

Student(s): Shuang Qiao
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials

44. exploring the fundamental behavior of tailored nanoscale carbide morphologies: materials by design for ultra-high temperature applications

Student(s): Tianqi Ren
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

45. fabrication of uniform-sized mesopores on gold-coated polystyrene particles

Student(s): Seongcheol Choi
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve | Rafael Vazques-Duhalt
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

46. in vitro evaluation of luminescent rare-earth doped hydroxyapatite scaffolds

Student(s): Fabian Martin Martinez Pallares
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

47. sam2x5: stronger than the strongest steel

Student(s): Arash Yazdani
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

48. super-elastic response and shape memory behavior in ceramic materials

Student(s): Hamed Hosseini Toudeshki
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials

49. synthesis and interface boundary characteristics of gold/cobalt janus nanoparticles

Student(s): Kyungah Seo
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

50. synthesis of cubic microstructures of perovskite materials

Student(s): Maritza Sanchez
Professor(s): Olivia A. Graeve
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

51. bone as an interpenetrating composite

Student(s): Frances Yenan Su
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

52. characterizing the collagen structure of armored carapace of the boxfish

Student(s): Sean Nolan Garner
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

53. development of eu2+ or ce3+ activated phosphors with high purities and improved quantum efficiencies for solid-state lighting application

Student(s): Jungmin Ha
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

54. energy absorbent natural keratin materials and bioinspired designs

Student(s): Wei Huang
Professor(s): Joanna M. McKittrick
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

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Bioengineering

55. characterizing forces imparted on cells using laser-induced shockwaves

Student(s): Christopher Carmona
Professor(s): Michael Berns
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

56. implications-enzymatic degradation of the endothelial glycocalyx on the microvascular hemodynamics and the arteriolar red cell free layer of the rat cremaster muscle

Student(s): Vivek Pinakin Jani | Alfredo Lucas
Professor(s): Pedro J. Cabrales Arevalo
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Medicine/Physiology

57. resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock with high molecular weight polymerized hemoglobin

Student(s): Alexander Thomas Williams
Professor(s): Pedro J. Cabrales Arevalo
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

58. electrode-skin impedance model for in-ear electrophysiology accounting for cerumen (earwax) and electrodermal response

Student(s): Akshay Paul
Professor(s): Gert Cauwenberghs
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

59. neuromorphic synapses with reconfigurable voltage-gated dynamics for biohybrid neural circuits

Student(s): Jun Wang
Professor(s): Gert Cauwenberghs | Frederic Broccard
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Semiconductor | neuromorphic

60. sparsely active spiking neural networks for low-power keyword spotting

Student(s): Bruno Umbria Pedroni
Professor(s): Gert Cauwenberghs
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Software, Analytics | machine learning, neural networks

61. rapid 3d bioprinting of liver tissue models for cancer invasion study

Student(s): Xuanyi Ma
Professor(s): Shaochen Chen

62. microfluidic development for the simultaneous culturing of 2,048 unique e. coli and s. cerevisiae strains

Student(s): Nicholas Sigmund Csicsery | Elizabeth Stasiowski | Garrett Graham | Gregoire Thouvenin
Professor(s): Jeff M. Hasty
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

63. improving chinese hamster genome annotation by integrated proteogenomics and ribosome profiling analysis

Student(s): Shangzhong Li
Professor(s): Nathan E. Lewis | Vineet Bafna
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

64. multiplex genome editing eliminates the warburg effect without affecting oxidative metabolism or growth rate

Student(s): Hooman Hefzi
Professor(s): Nathan E. Lewis
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Biotechnology, Biopharmaceuticals

65. a markov state model of the sarcomere to explain the effects of datp on cardiac contraction

Student(s): Kimberly Joan McCabe
Professor(s): Andrew D. Mc Culloch | Jeffrey H. Omens
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

66. combinatorial crispr-cas9 metabolic screens reveal critical redox control points dependent on the keap1-nrf2 regulatory axis

Student(s): Mehmet Gultekin Badur
Professor(s): Christian M. Metallo | Unknown Unknown
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

67. synovial fluid : serum ratio of protein concentration is increased in experimental osteoarthritis and inversely correlated with synovial fluid hyaluronan concentration

Student(s): Aimee Rose Raleigh
Professor(s): Robert L. Sah
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

68. directed evolution to engineer monobody for fret biosensor assembly and imaging at live-cell surface

Student(s): Praopim Limsakul | Helen Masson
Professor(s): Yingxiao Wang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Biotechnology

69. specific human milk oligosaccharides deferentially alter the infant gut microbiome

Student(s): Nafeesa Tabassum Khan
Professor(s): Karsten B. Zengler
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

70. observing signaling dynamics at endogenous levels using a new class of biosensors fluostep

Student(s): Jason Zhaoxing Zhang
Professor(s): Jin Zhang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

71. a system for global analysis of correlation between protein expression and mrna

Student(s): Kara Lynn Johnson
Professor(s): Sheng Zhong
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

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Computer Science & Engineering

72. holocpr: designing and evaluating a mixed reality interface for time-critical emergencies

Student(s): Janet George Johnson
Professor(s): Nadir Weibel
Industry Application Area(s): Mixed Reality Interfaces, Healthcare Support Systems

73. mining relations between heterogeneous text datasets

Student(s): Siddharth Sankaran Dinesh
Professor(s): Amarnath Gupta
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Software, Analytics | WebTech

74. blast-related mild traumatic brain injury in chronic phase: a diffusion tensor imaging study with machine learning

Student(s): Poya Hsu
Professor(s): Chung K. Cheng
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Neuroimaging

75. bit fusion: bit-level dynamically composable architecture for accelerating deep neural networks

Student(s): Behnam Khaleghi | Jongsea Park
Professor(s): Hadi Esmaeilzadeh
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics

76. identify and help at-risk students before it is too late

Student(s): Soohyun Nam Liao | Sander Valster
Professor(s): William G. Griswold | Leonard E. Porter
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics

77. learning-based optimization in approximate computing

Student(s): Vahideh Akhlaghi
Professor(s): Rajesh Gupta
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Semiconductor | Software, Analytics

78. towards smarter sensors: deep reinforcement learning for building automation

Student(s): Francesco Fraternali
Professor(s): Rajesh Gupta
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Energy/Clean technology | Software, Analytics

79. designing fpga applications through intelligent design space exploration

Student(s): Quentin Kevin Gautier | Alric Althoff
Professor(s): Ryan Kastner
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics

80. modeling information flows in hardware designs

Student(s): Armaiti Ardeshiricham
Professor(s): Ryan Kastner
Industry Application Area(s): Internet, Networking, Systems | Semiconductor | Software, Analytics

81. the surgical image registration generator (sirgn) baseline

Student(s): Michael Joseph Barrow
Professor(s): Ryan Kastner
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

82. galileo: transforming intuitions into experiments

Student(s): Vineet Pandey
Professor(s): Scott R. Klemmer
Industry Application Area(s): Internet, Networking, Systems | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

83. materialization trade-offs for feature transfer from deep cnns for multimodal data analytics

Student(s): Supun Chathuranga Nakandala
Professor(s): Arun K. Kumar
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics

84. visually-aware fashion recommendation and design with generative image models

Student(s): Wangcheng Kang
Professor(s): Julian J. McAuley
Industry Application Area(s): Internet, Networking, Systems | Fashion

85. brain-inspired hyperdimensional computing: robust, scalable and energy efficient classifier

Student(s): Mohsen Imani
Professor(s): Tajana S. Rosing
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Software, Analytics

86. resistive cam acceleration for tunable approximate computing

Student(s): Daniel Nikolai Peroni
Professor(s): Tajana S. Rosing
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Internet, Networking, Systems

87. binary star: enabling efficient resilient memory system design

Student(s): Xiao Liu
Professor(s): Jishen Zhao
Industry Application Area(s): Internet, Networking, Systems

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Electrical & Computer Engineering

88. using gaussian process for mapping

Student(s): Siwei Guo
Professor(s): Nikolay A. Atanasov
Industry Application Area(s): Robotics

89. atomic scale dynamics of contact formation in the cross-section and along the channel of ingaas nanowires

Student(s): Renjie Chen
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

90. high density individually addressable nanowire arrays record intracellular activity from primary rodent and human stem cell derived neurons

Student(s): Ren Liu
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Semiconductor

91. microneedle arrays (mna) on flexible substrate for neural recording and stimulation

Student(s): Sang Heon Lee
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

92. monolithic heterogeneously integrated high-power vertical-channel gan devices with si cmos electronics

Student(s): Woojin Choi
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Semiconductor

93. nanoporous au improves metal-pedot:pss adhesion in neural electrodes

Student(s): Mehran Ganji
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

94. passivation and collection in {100}, {110}, and cylindricial microwire solar cells

Student(s): Yun Goo Ro
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Semiconductor

95. real-time force imaging technology using zno thin-film transistor array

Student(s): Hongseok Oh
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

96. structural and electrical characterization of defect annihilation in thick gan layers on si, gan, and cte matched substrates

Student(s): Atsunori Tanaka
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

97. enhancing silicon nitride photonics for on-chip nonlinear applications

Student(s): Rajat Sharma | Alex Friedman
Professor(s): Y. Shaya Fainman | Yeshaiahu Fainman
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Materials

98. integrated photonics education kit

Student(s): Jordan Austin Davis
Professor(s): Y. Shaya Fainman
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Education

99. metal-clad semiconductor nanolasers for dense on-chip integration

Student(s): Suruj Sambhav Deka
Professor(s): Y. Shaya Fainman
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Electronics/Photonics | Semiconductor

100. a 1620 electrochemical cmos biosensor array with in-pixel averaging using polar modulation

Student(s): Alexander Chuan Sun
Professor(s): Drew A. Hall
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

101. a sub-1 uw multiparameter injectable biomote for continuous alcohol monitoring

Student(s): Haowei Jiang | xiahan zhou
Professor(s): Drew A. Hall
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Semiconductor

102. an ultra-low power ecg chopper amplifier with inverter stacking for noise efficiency enhancement

Student(s): Somok Mondal
Professor(s): Drew A. Hall | Somok Mondal
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Semiconductor

103. fast and accurate target search with drones

Student(s): Yongxi Lu
Professor(s): Tara Javidi

104. combined detailed placement and power reduction for 7nm and beyond ic technologies

Student(s): Minsoo Kim | Lutong Wang
Professor(s): Andrew B. Kahng
Industry Application Area(s): Semiconductor | computer aided design

105. machine learning-based elements of die-package p/g distribution co-design

Student(s): Bangqi Xu
Professor(s): Andrew B. Kahng

106. machine learning-based prediction of timing analysis results in advanced-node ic designs

Student(s): Uday Bhanu Sharma Mallappa
Professor(s): Andrew B. Kahng
Industry Application Area(s): Semiconductor

107. exceptional points in passive plasmonic nanostructure for sensing

Student(s): Junhee Park
Professor(s): Boubacar Kante
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics

108. non-reciprocal lasing in topological cavities of arbitrary geometries

Student(s): Babak Bahari
Professor(s): Boubacar Kante
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics

109. conditional distribution learning with neural networks and its application to universal denoising

Student(s): Jongha Ryu
Professor(s): Young-Han Kim
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Software, Analytics

110. consistent density functional estimators using k nearest neighbors

Student(s): Shouvik Ganguly | Jongha Ryu
Professor(s): Young-Han Kim
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems

111. monte-carlo decoding of error-correcting codes

Student(s): Alankrita Bhatt
Professor(s): Young-Han Kim
Industry Application Area(s): Internet, Networking, Systems | Software, Analytics | Communication Systems

112. optimal achievable rates for computation with random homologous codes

Student(s): Pinar Sen
Professor(s): Young-Han Kim
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Internet, Networking, Systems | Telecommunications

113. estimation of phase-amplitude coupling temporal dynamics in electrophysiological signals

Student(s): Ramon Martinez Cancino
Professor(s): Kenneth Kreutz-Delgado
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

114. a 400 mhz 4.5 nw -63.8 dbm sensitivity wake-up receiver employing an active pseudo-balun envelope detector

Student(s): Po-Han Wang | Haowei Jiang | Li Gao | Pinar Sen
Professor(s): Patrick P. Mercier | Drew A. Hall | Gabriel M. Rebeiz | Young-Han Kim
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Semiconductor

115. using hitting-time characteristics to detect sensory pathways during resting-state

Student(s): Paria Rezaeinia
Professor(s): Piya Pal
Industry Application Area(s): Network Science, Brain network

116. l0 magic

Student(s): Jing Liu
Professor(s): Bhaskar D. Rao | Pamela C. Cosman
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Control Systems | Internet, Networking, Systems

117. high performance processing-in-memory system by enabling single cycle addition and efficient multiplication

Student(s): Joonseop Sim
Professor(s): Tajana S. Rosing
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

118. multiview radial basis function: a new approach on nonlinear forecasting of chaotic dynamic systems

Student(s): Maryam Masnadi-Shirazi
Professor(s): Shankar Subramaniam | Pamela C. Cosman
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Internet, Networking, Systems

119. 3d bounding box parameterization using vision based cues for autonomous driving

Student(s): Ishan Gupta
Professor(s): Mohan M. Trivedi

120. arm localization of driver & passenger using convolutional neural networks

Student(s): Kevan Chun Yiu Yuen
Professor(s): Mohan M. Trivedi
Industry Application Area(s): Machine Learning, Neural Network, Driver Assistant System

121. no blind spots: full-surround multi-object tracking for autonomous vehicles using cameras & lidars

Student(s): Akshay Rangesh
Professor(s): Mohan M. Trivedi
Industry Application Area(s): Software, Analytics | Autonomous Driving

122. surrounding vehicle motion prediction for autonomous driving

Student(s): Nachiket Prashant Deo
Professor(s): Mohan M. Trivedi

123. demonstration of a novel turn-less motor array in linear actuator and rotary motor topologies

Student(s): Christopher Kirby Liu
Professor(s): Paul K. Yu | Oved Zucker
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Semiconductor

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Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

124. control design for gas turbine engines

Student(s): Amit Prakash Pandey
Professor(s): Mauricio De Oliveira
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems

125. response of composite multiferroic ring within multidirectional bias magnetic field

Student(s): Scott William Newacheck
Professor(s): George Youssef | Prabhakar R. Bandaru
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials

126. effects of laser parameters on a laser focal spot after a plasma mirror

Student(s): Brandon Christian Edghill
Professor(s): Farhat N. Beg
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | plasma and laser science

127. intense hot electron beam for shock ignition

Student(s): Shu Zhang
Professor(s): Farhat N. Beg
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology

128. isolating the driving mechanisms of laser-ion acceleration

Student(s): Joseph Robert Strehlow
Professor(s): Farhat N. Beg
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

129. high heat flux boiling heat transfer through nanoporous membranes

Student(s): Qingyang Wang
Professor(s): Renkun Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology

130. high-performance and energy-efficient personal thermo-regulation based on flexible thermoelectric devices

Student(s): Sahngki Hong
Professor(s): Renkun Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

131. high-temperature solar absorbing nanostructures

Student(s): Elizabeth Branman Caldwell
Professor(s): Renkun Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials

132. understanding selective recruitment in brain networks via systems theory

Student(s): Erfan Nozari
Professor(s): Jorge Cortes
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

133. translation of pedot/parylene c ecog microelectrode arrays for recording auditory cognitive activity in birds

Student(s): Lorraine Amena Hossain
Professor(s): Shadi A. Dayeh
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

134. new trends in microgrids: demand response, optimal scheduling, and uncertainty handling

Student(s): Amir Valibeygi
Professor(s): Raymond A. De Callafon | Unknown Unknown
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Internet, Networking, Systems

135. collective cell migration and intercellular forces in developing tissues

Student(s): Ernesto Criado Hidalgo
Professor(s): Juan Carlos Del Alamo | Juan C. Lasheras
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

136. surface acoustic wave (saw) guiding and steering on lithium niobate

Student(s): Jiyang Mei
Professor(s): James R. Friend
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

137. ultrafast fluid spinning and particles centrifugation in a sessile drop using surface acoustic waves actuation by novel spiral interdigital transducers

Student(s): Naiqing Zhang
Professor(s): James R. Friend
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

138. understanding and controlling micron-scale, orifice-free droplet production

Student(s): William James Mcdo Connacher
Professor(s): James R. Friend
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

139. solar thermal energy storage

Student(s): Andrew Zigang Zhao
Professor(s): Javier E. Garay
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials

140. synthesis, processing and optical characterization of functionally erbium doped alumina

Student(s): Matthew Adalberto Duarte
Professor(s): Javier E. Garay
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials | Semiconductor

141. the preparation of nano-crystalline zirconia with tunable optical & mechanical properties

Student(s): Gottlieb Hangula Uahengo
Professor(s): Javier E. Garay
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Electronics/Photonics | Materials

142. sliding-layer laminates: a new robotic material enabling robust and adaptable undulatory locomotion

Student(s): Mingsong Jiang
Professor(s): Nicholas G. Gravish
Industry Application Area(s): Materials | Robotics

143. power sharing

Student(s): Abdulelah Habib
Professor(s): Jan P. Kleissl | Raymond A. De Callafon
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology

144. ambient excitation based model updating for structural health monitoring via dynamic strain measurements

Student(s): Benjamin Levi Martins
Professor(s): John B. Kosmatka
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Fiber Optic Sensing

145. control surface optimization for low-drag aircraft design

Student(s): Jeffrey David Mankey
Professor(s): John B. Kosmatka
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Control Systems

146. experimental demonstration of an open-centered hydrokinetic turbine

Student(s): Spencer Ellis
Professor(s): John B. Kosmatka
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

147. blobs and drift wave dynamics

Student(s): Yanzeng Zhang
Professor(s): Sergei Krasheninnikov
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | plasma physics

148. numerical integration of hamiltonian systems with stochastic regimes of electron dynamics in laser-plasma interactions

Student(s): Alexey Knyazev
Professor(s): Sergei Krasheninnikov
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems | Energy/Clean technology | Software, Analytics

149. bilateral boundary control for an unstable parabolic pde with distinct input delays

Student(s): Stephen Chen
Professor(s): Miroslav Krstic

150. boundary estimation of pdes with applications to lithium-ion batteries

Student(s): Leobardo Camacho Solorio
Professor(s): Miroslav Krstic
Industry Application Area(s): Control Systems

151. materials phase change control and estimation

Student(s): Shumon Koga
Professor(s): Miroslav Krstic

152. prediction-based control of 7-dof baxter with input delay

Student(s): Mostafa Bagheri
Professor(s): Miroslav Krstic
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Control Systems

153. traffic congestion control

Student(s): Huan Yu
Professor(s): Miroslav Krstic
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Control Systems

154. microfluidic platform for neutrophil-like hl60 transendothelial migration in static conditions

Student(s): Amy Beth Schwartz
Professor(s): Juan C. Lasheras
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

155. liquefied gas electrolytes for electrochemical energy storage devices

Student(s): Yangyuchen Yang
Professor(s): Ying Shirley Meng | Unknown Unknown
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology

156. characterization of gular sac tissue for the brown pelican

Student(s): Seth Conlan Dike
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials | Biological

157. exploration of fracture and impact resistance of biological materials

Student(s): Audrey Josephina Velasco-Hogan
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

158. impact resistance of high-entrpoy alloys

Student(s): Zezhou Li
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers

159. non-equilibrium simulations of 4h silicon carbide.

Student(s): Rachel Marie Flanagan
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials | Semiconductor

160. probing the strengh of iron at ultra-high pressures and strain rates

Student(s): Joshua Stephan Pelz
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

161. simulink-based multiscale model of the viscoelastic properties of skin

Student(s): Andrei Pissarenko
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

162. structure and mechanical behavior of elasmoid fish scales

Student(s): Haocheng Quan
Professor(s): Marc A. Meyers
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

163. physiochemical principles of ampar insertion in dendritic spines.

Student(s): Miriam Kathleen Bell
Professor(s): Padmini Rangamani
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

164. the role of traction in membrane curvature generation

Student(s): Haleh Alimohamadi
Professor(s): Padmini Rangamani
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

165. tumbling, buckling, snaking: dynamic transitions of semiflexible filaments in shear flow

Student(s): Brato Chakrabarti
Professor(s): David Saintillan
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

166. flames "on edge": what makes them dangerous

Student(s): Luca Carmignani
Professor(s): Kalyanasundaram Seshadri
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security

167. development of an artificial cornea for monitoring intraocular pressure in corneal transplant patients

Student(s): Phuong Thi Ngoc Truong | Alex Phan | Kerrianne Stewart | Ella Stimson | Buu Truong
Professor(s): Frank E. Talke
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials | Sensors

168. head-disk interface wear reduction analysis using helium environment and tip-enhanced raman spectroscopy

Student(s): Tan Duy Trinh | Benjamin Suen | Andreas Rosenkranz
Professor(s): Frank E. Talke
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials | Semiconductor

169. in-vivo investigation of an interferometric pressure measurement system for glaucoma management

Student(s): Alex Minh Giang Phan
Professor(s): Frank E. Talke
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials | Ophthalmology

170. the esophageal deflection device

Student(s): Karcher William Morris | Scott Garner
Professor(s): Frank E. Talke
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

171. towards rapid mechanical customization of cm-scale self-folding agents

Student(s): William Peter Westondawkes
Professor(s): Michael T. Tolley
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Control Systems | Robotics

172. observations on {332}<113> twinning-induced softening in ti-nb gum metal

Student(s): Sumin Shin
Professor(s): Kenneth S. Vecchio
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials

173. stretchable ultrasonic transducer arrays for three-dimensional imaging on complex surfaces

Student(s): Hongjie Hu
Professor(s): Sheng Xu
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials

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NanoEngineering

174. liquid phase epitaxy doping for high-performance emitters in silicon solar cells

Student(s): Tulika Rastogi
Professor(s): David Fenning
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials | Semiconductor

175. the development of contrast agents for immune cell trafficking

Student(s): Jeanne Elizabeth Lemaster
Professor(s): Jesse V. Jokerst

176. interfacial drawing of ultra-thin polymer films for large-area solar tarps

Student(s): Rory Runser
Professor(s): Darren J. Lipomi
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials

177. conversion reaction synthesis: a versatile route to nanoporous metal structures

Student(s): Christopher Michael Coaty
Professor(s): Ping Liu
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Materials

178. role of zr in strengthening mosi2 grain boundaries from dft calculations

Student(s): Hui Zheng
Professor(s): Shyue Ping Ong
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials

179. electro-optical mechanically flexible (eo-flex) neuralprobes

Student(s): Spencer Patrick Ward
Professor(s): Donald J. Sirbuly | Sadik C. Esener
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments | Materials

180. ultrasensitive nanofiber optic force transducers for detecting nanomechanical events

Student(s): Beril Polat | Yuesong Shi
Professor(s): Donald J. Sirbuly
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

181. plasmon enhanced nonlinear optical nano device and materials

Student(s): Yuan Zeng
Professor(s): Andrea R. Tao
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

182. advanced non-equiatomic fenicoalcrb high entropy alloy with heterogeneous lamella structure showing high strength and good ductility

Student(s): Cheng Zhang | Chaoyi Zhu
Professor(s): Kenneth S. Vecchio
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

183. bulk metallic glass composites with chemically tunable phase fractions

Student(s): Kevin Richard Kaufmann
Professor(s): Kenneth S. Vecchio
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

184. dislocation-type evolution in quasi-statically compressed polycrystalline nickel

Student(s): Chaoyi Zhu
Professor(s): Kenneth S. Vecchio
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Materials

185. evidence of elevated melting temperature in a high-entropy ceramic material

Student(s): Olivia Faye Dippo
Professor(s): Kenneth S. Vecchio
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

186. investigation of plasma-arc mechanism in high-through spark erosion

Student(s): Cameron Chisholm McElfresh
Professor(s): Kenneth S. Vecchio
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

187. iron-aluminum metallic-intermetallic laminate (mil) composites

Student(s): Haoren Wang
Professor(s): Kenneth S. Vecchio
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

188. controlled homo-epitaxial growth of hybrid perovskites

Student(s): Yusheng Lei
Professor(s): Sheng Xu
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

189. enhancing ferroelectric dipole ordering in the organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite ch3nh3pbi3: strain and doping engineering

Student(s): Yuheng Li
Professor(s): Kesong Yang
Industry Application Area(s): Energy/Clean technology | Semiconductor

190. first-principles prediction of two-dimensional electron gas driven by polarization discontinuity in nonpolar/nonpolar ahfo3/srtio3 (a = ca, sr, and ba) heterostructures

Student(s): Jianli Cheng
Professor(s): Kesong Yang
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

191. polarization effects on the interfacial conductivity in the laalo3/srtio3 heterostructure: first-principles study

Student(s): Maziar Alexander Behtash
Professor(s): Kesong Yang
Industry Application Area(s): Electronics/Photonics | Materials | Semiconductor

192. cancer cell membrane-coated for anticancer vaccination

Student(s): Ashley Victoria Kroll
Professor(s): Liangfang Zhang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

193. macrophage-like nanoparticles concurrently absorbing endotoxins and proinflammatory cytokines for sepsis management

Student(s): Pavimol Angsantikul
Professor(s): Liangfang Zhang
Industry Application Area(s): Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments

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Structural Engineering

194. unmanned aerial systems: nonlinear high-fidelity aeroelastic analysis

Student(s): Enrico Santarpia
Professor(s): Luciano Demasi | Jiun-Shyan Chen
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security

195. pile response to liquefaction induced lateral spreading in large scale shake-table experiment

Student(s): Ahmed Amr Ebeido
Professor(s): Ahmed-Waeil Elgamal
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

196. finite element modeling and validation of steel sheathed cold-formed steel framed shear walls

Student(s): Amanpreet Singh
Professor(s): Tara C. Hutchinson
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

197. automatic segmentation of x-ray computed tomography for composite damage state interpretation

Student(s): Andrew Cannon Ellison
Professor(s): Hyonny Kim
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials

198. openlsto: an open source level set topology optimization code

Student(s): Carolina Miranda Jauregui
Professor(s): Hyunsun Kim
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Energy/Clean technology | Materials

199. an innovative, industry-focused approach to ucsd's structural engineering capstone education: design, build, and test composite aircraft wings

Student(s): Tung Nguyen | Mimi Ngo
Professor(s): John B. Kosmatka

200. comparison of scanning laser vibrometer and accelerometers for modal testing of large flexible structures

Student(s): Andrew Ming Fann
Professor(s): John B. Kosmatka
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security

201. non destructive evaluation methods for detecting major damage in internal composite structural components

Student(s): Margherita Capriotti | Erik Hyungsuk Kim
Professor(s): Francesco Lanza Di Scalea | Hyonny Kim
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Materials | Advanced Composites, Signal Processing, NDE/SHM

202. pushing the limits of ultrasonic imaging of solids by wave mode beamforming and gpu processing

Student(s): Albert Yi-Ling Liang
Professor(s): Francesco Lanza Di Scalea
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering

203. soft material actuation through ultrasonic atomization

Student(s): Hanjoo Lee | Morgan Funderburk
Professor(s): Kenneth J. Loh
Industry Application Area(s): Materials

204. evaluation of the thermal conductivity of municipal solid waste using heat extraction tests

Student(s): Leticia Maria Nocko
Professor(s): John S. McCartney
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering | Energy/Clean technology | Environmental Engineering

205. finite element analysis of moat wall pounding in base-isolated buildings

Student(s): Patrick Joseph Hughes
Professor(s): Gilberto Mosqueda
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

206. parallel programming of finite element numerical substructure in real-time hybrid simulations

Student(s): Liqiao Lu
Professor(s): Gilberto Mosqueda
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

207. finite element modeling of the nonlinear seismic response of reinforced masonry structures

Student(s): Andreas Koutras
Professor(s): Pui-Shum Shing
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

208. nonlinear modeling of reinforced masonry structures with beam-column element

Student(s): Jianyu Cheng
Professor(s): Pui-Shum Shing
Industry Application Area(s): Civil/Structural Engineering

209. how far can we go about generalizing beam theory?

Student(s): Mayank Chadha
Professor(s): Michael D. Todd
Industry Application Area(s): Aerospace, Defense, Security | Civil/Structural Engineering | Life Sciences/Medical Devices & Instruments