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Achuthan, Ajit, “Nonlinear Behavior of Ferroelectric Materials,” PhD Dissertation, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Acikmese, Ahmet, “Stabilization, Observation, Tracking and Disturbance Rejection for Uncertain/Nonlinear and Time-Varying Systems,” PhD Dissertation, December 2002. Major Professor: Professor Corless    
Acikoz, Ulvi, “Open Loop Tracking of Rising GPS Radio Occulation Signals,” MS Thesis, December 2011. Major Professor: Professor Garrison    
Adams, Douglas, “Effects of Lateral Confinement on the Static and Dynamic Strength of Brittle Materials,” PhD Dissertation, May 2001. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Adams, Douglas, “Efficient Finite Element Modeling of Thin-Walled Structures with Constrained Viscoelastic Layer Damping,” MS Thesis, May 1996. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Adams, Jr., Robert, “Force Identification on General Structures,” MS Thesis, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Adnan, Ashfaq, “Molecular Simulations of Deformation, Failure and Fracture of Nanostructured Materials,” PhD Dissertation, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Agrawal, Parul, “Micromechanical and Fracture Characteristics of Metal-Ceramic Composites,” PhD Dissertation, May 2001. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Ahn, Benjamin, “Forced Excitation of Swirl Injectors using a Hydro-Mechanical Pulsator,” MS Thesis, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Alcenius, Timothy, “Development of Square Nozzles for High-Speed, Low-Disturbance Wind Tunnels,” MS Thesis, December 1994. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Ali, Syed, “Heterogeneous Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide and Its Stability Margin,” MS Thesis, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Aligawesa, Alinda, “The Detection and Localization of Traffic Congestion for Highway Traffic Systems Using Hybrid Estimation Techniques,” MS Thesis, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Hwang    
Alonso, Germán, “The Design of System-to-System Transfer Arcs using Invariant Manifolds in the Multi-Body Problem,” PhD Dissertation, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Ananthula, Vikram, “Computations of an Axial Vortex using Turbulence Models and Investigation of Rotation Corrections,” MS Thesis, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Blaisdell    
Anderson, Jason, “Earth-to-Lissajous Transfers and Recovery Trajectories Using an Ephemeris Model,” MS Thesis, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Anderson, Mark, “Closed Loop, Pilot/Vehicle Analysis of Approach and Landing,” MS Thesis, December 1984. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Anderson, Mark, “Actuation Constraints in Multivariable Flight Control Systems,” PhD Dissertation, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Ankireddi, Seshasayee, “Passive and Active Control of Civil Structures Under Dynamic Wind Loads,” PhD Dissertation, May 1995. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Aratama, Shigeki, “The Static and Fatigue Characteristics of a Notched Hybrid Composite Laminate,” MS Thesis, August 2002. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Arendt, Cory, “An Efficient Plate Finite Element Model for Analysis of Cracked Metallic Plates Repaired with Composite Patches,” MS Thesis, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Armstrong, Kimberly, “Fundamentals of the Mass Ejection Propulsion System for Mobile Landmines,” MS Thesis, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Armstrong, Jr., Gerald, “An Analysis of the Instantaneous Performance Characteristics of Nozzleless Solid Rocket Motors,” MS Thesis, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Arrieta, Hernan, “Dynamic Testing of Advanced Materials at High and Low Temperatures,” MS Thesis, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor Espinosa    
Augenstein, David, “A Recursive Solution to the Suboptimal Block Nehari Problem,” PhD Dissertation, December 1990. Major Professor: Professor Frazho    
Austin, Jr., Benjamin, “Characterization of Pintle Engine Performance for Nontoxic Hypergolic Bipropellants,” MS Thesis, August 2002. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Ayer, Timothy, “Airfoil Wake Models for Unsteady Full Potential Applications,” MS Thesis, December 1989. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Ayoubi, Mohammad, “Analytical Theory for the Motion of Spinning Rigid Bodies,” PhD Dissertation, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Ayyalasomayajula, Sricharan, “A Formulation to Analyze System-of-systems Problems: A Case Study of Airport Metroplex Operations,” PhD Dissertation, November 2011. Major Professor: Professor DeLaurentis    
Ayyaswamy, Venkattraman, “Particle Simulations of Ion Generation and Transport in Microelectromechanical Systems and Microthrusters,” PhD Dissertation, July 2012. Major Professor: Professor Alexeenko    
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Bacon, Barton, “A Modern Approach to Pilot/Vehicle Analysis and the Neal-Smith Criteria,” MS Thesis, December 1982. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Bacon, Barton, “Order Reduction for Closed-Loop Systems,” PhD Dissertation, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Ball, Patrick, “An Experimental and Computational Investigation on the Effects of Stator Leakage on Compressor Performance,” MS Thesis, May 2013. Major Professor: Professor Key    
Barden, Brian, “Using Stable Manifolds to Generate Transfers in the Circular Restricted Problem of Three Bodies,” MS Thesis, December 1994. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Barden, Brian, “Application of Dynamical Systems Theory in Mission Design and Conceptual Development for Libration Point Missions,” PhD Dissertation, August 2000. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Barger, Mary, “The Effect of Erosive Burning of Temperature Sensitivity in Composite Solid Propellants,” MS Thesis, May 1980. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Barron, Dean, “LDV Measurements in an Angular Combustion Model,” MS Thesis, August 1986. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Bartha, Bence, “Performance of Hard Turned Surfaces,” MS Thesis, May 2000. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Bartha, Bence, “Modeling of Geometry Effects in Fretting Fatigue,” PhD Dissertation, May 2005. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Batina, John, “Transonic Aeroelastic Stability and Response of Conventional and Supercritical Airfoils Including Active Controls,” PhD Dissertation, December 1983. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Bauer, Jeffrey, “Identification of Equivalent Short Period Dynamics of the X-29A,” MS Thesis, December 1988. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Baxter, Michael, “Some Considerations of Actuator Dynamics in the Control of a Flexible Beam,” MS Thesis, May 1987. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Bayt, Robert, “Prediction of End-Cap Effects on Equilibrium Helium Bubbles in the Gravity Probe-B Spacecraft,” MS Thesis, August 1995. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Beaumont, Matthew, “Characterization of Indalloy 227 Non Lead Solder,” PhD Dissertation, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Behrens, Ricky, “An Experimental Investigation of Wind Tunnel Quality,” MS Thesis, December 1988. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Bell, Julia, “The Impact of Solar Radiation Pressure on Sun-Earth Ll Libration Point Orbits,” MS Thesis, August 1991. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Bell, Julia, “Primer Vector Theory in the Design of Optimal Transfers Involving Libration Point Orbits,” PhD Dissertation, December 1995. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Benson, David, “Design of Third Geneation Vane Gap Experiment Using Surface Evolver,” MS Thesis, November 2011. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Bernard, Michael, “Buckling of a Column with Random Displacements,” PhD Dissertation, January 1965. Major Professor: Professor Bogdanoff    
Berreth, Steven, “A New End Tab Design for Off-Axis Tension Tests of Composite Materials,” MS Thesis, December 1986. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Berridge, Dennis, “Measurements of Second-Mode Instability Waves in Hypersonic Boundary Layers with a High-Frequency Pressure Trransducer,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof. Steven Schneider    
Berry, Dale, “A Formulation and Experimental Verification for a Pneumatic Finite Element,” PhD Dissertation, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Berry, Dale, “Feedback Control, Large Amplitude Vibration, and Postbuckling of Space Lattice Beams using Simplified Finite Element Models,” MS Thesis, May 1985. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Berry, Howard, “Viscous Effects on Transonic Airfoil Stability and Response,” MS Thesis, May 1985. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Beutien, Trisha, “A Ceramic-Manganese Oxide System for the Decomposition of High Concentration Hydrogen Peroxide,” MS Thesis, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Bhosri, Wisuwat, “Geometric Approach to Prediction and Periodic Systems,” PhD Dissertation, December 2008. Major Professor: Professor Frazho    
Bies, Christopher, “Analysis of an Advanced Aero-Engine Bearing Chamber,” MS Thesis, Decmember 2005. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Biezad, Daniel, “Time Series Analysis of Closed-Loop Pilot Vehicles Dynamics,” PhD Dissertation, May 1984. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Bilodeau, Brian, “Application of the Spectral Element Method to Interior Noise Problems,” MS Thesis, December 1995. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Bing, Qida, “Characterizing Compressive and Fracture Strengths of Fiber Reinforced Composites using Off-Axis Specimens,” PhD Dissertation, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Blair, Kim, “Nonlinear Dynamic Response of Shallow Arches to Harmonic Forcing,” PhD Dissertation, May 1992. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Blair, Max, “Development and Application of the Time Domain Panel Method,” PhD Dissertation, December 1989. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Blatt, Paul, “Evaluation of Fatigue Crack Initiation Behavior of an Experimental Ternary Aluminum-Lithium Alloy,” MS Thesis, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Blatt, Paul, “Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of a Titanium Matrix Composite Under Thermomechanical Loading,” PhD Dissertation, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Blomshield, Frederick, “Pressure Oscillation Analysis of a Research Dump Combustor Ramjet Experiencing Combustion Instability,” MS Thesis, August 1982. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Blomshield, Frederick, “Nitramine Composite Propellant Modeling,” PhD Dissertation, December 1988. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Bodily, Brandon, “Mechanical Properties of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Modeling as Pin-Jointed Trusses,” MS Thesis, May 2002. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Bodony, Daniel, “Turbulence Model Computations of an Axial Vortex,” MS Thesis, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor Blaisdell    
Bohlmann, Jonathan, “Static Aeroelasticity of a Composite Oblique Wing,” MS Thesis, May 1987. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Bonfiglio, Eugene, “Automated Design of Gravity-Assist and Aerogravity-Assist Trajectories,” MS Thesis, August 1999. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Borg, Matthew, “Characteristics of the Contraction of the Boeing/AFOSR Mach-6 Quiet Tunnel,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Borg, Matthew, “Laminar Instability and Transition on the X-51A,” PhD Dissertation, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Bosanac, Natasha, “Exploring the Influence of a Three-Body Interaction Added to the Gravitional Potential Function in the Circular Restristed Three-Body Problem: A Numerical Frequency Analysis,” MS Thesis, May 2013. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Bosler, Patrick, “Design and Implementation of a Digital Controller for a Laboratory Helicopter Model,” MS Thesis, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Bowman, Jason, “The Effects of Low-Observable Requirements on Tanker/Transport Aircraft,” MS Thesis, August 1999. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Braun, Jonathan, “Zero Gravity Two-Phase Stability Solutions of Droplets in a Bent Circular Cylinder,” MS Thesis, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Briggs, Eric, “Comparative Study of Pyrolytic Coking of JP-8 and JP-10 On Inconel and Stainless Steel Surfaces,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Brockman, Mark, “Quadratic Boundedness of Uncertain Nonlinear Dynamic Systems,” PhD Dissertation, December 1997. Major Professor: Professor Corless    
Brodrecht, David, “Parametric Studies of an Aluminum-Hydrogen Peroxide Semi-Fuel Cell,” MS Thesis, May 2002. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Brown, Todd, “Multi-Body Mission Design in the Saturnian System with Emphasis on Enceladus Accessibility,” MS Thesis, December 2008. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Bucci, Gregory, “Modeled High Lift Wake Flows at High Reynolds Number,” MS Thesis, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Buethe, Scott, “A Study of State-Rate Feedback Explicit Model-Following in its Application to V/STOL Aircraft,” MS Thesis, December 1984. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Buhler, Kimberley, “A Study of Fatigue Crack Growth of Panels Containing Multiple Site Damage,” MS Thesis, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Bulathsinghala, Ivor, “Trajectory Control Through Thrust Vector Rotation,” MS Thesis, May 2002. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Bunnell, Robert, “Unsteady, Viscous, Cavitating Simulation of Injector Internal Flows,” PhD Dissertation, August 1999. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Burns, Steven, “Fluorescent Pressure Sensitive Paints for Aerodynamic Rotating Machinery,” MS Thesis, December 1995. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Butt, Adam, “Acoustic Inertial Confinement Fusion: Potential Applications to Space Power and Propulsion,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Hrbud    
Byron, Jennifer, “Maneuver Costs for Transfers between Halo and Halo-like Orbits in the Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem,” None Thesis, August 2007. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
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Caipen, Terry, “Invariant Boundary Conditions for Cascade Flows,” PhD Dissertation, August 1991. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Campbell, Bryan, “Aerodynamic Losses and Surface Heat Transfer in a Strut/Endwall Intersection Flow,” PhD Dissertation, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Campbell, Bryan, “Temperature Sensitive Flourescent Paints for Aerodynamics Applications,” MS Thesis, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Campbell, Eric, “Bifurcations from Families of Periodic Solutions in the Circular Restricted Problem with Application to Trajectory Design,” PhD Dissertation, August 1999. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Canino, James, “Numerical Analysis of Coaxial Swirl Injectors,” PhD Dissertation, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Canino, James, “Characterization of the Turbulent Windage in an Annulus and Its Incorporation into Two Sump Design Codes,” MS Thesis, December 2002. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Cao, Yi, “Cloud-based Large-Scale Air Traffic Flow Optimization,” PhD Dissertation, May 2013. Major Professor: D. Sun    
Caravella, Jr., Joseph, “Experimental Investigation of Combustion in a Radial Flow Hybrid Rocket Engine,” MS Thesis, August 1996. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Carnahan, James, “An Analysis of Pedestrian Flow: A Simulation Model for an Aircraft Pier Arm,” PhD Dissertation, December 1973. Major Professor: Professor Bogdanoff    
Cashbaugh, Jasmine, “An Agent-Based Modeling Approach to a Study of the Effects of Network Logic and a New Aircraft Design on an Air Force Supply Network Located in the Middle East,” MS Thesis, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor DeLaurentis    
Casper, Katya, “Pressure Fluctuations Beneath Instability Wave Pockets and Turbulent Spots in a Hypersonic Boundary Layer,” PhD Dissertation, July 2012. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Casper, Katya, “Hypersonic Wind-Tunnel Measurements of Boundary-Layer Pressure Fluctuations,” MS Thesis, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Cassady, Robert, “Measurement of the Arc Chamber Pressure Distribution in a Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster,” PhD Dissertation, December 1983. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Chandra, Budi, “Experimental Investigations of the Unsteadiness in a Cavitating Slot Orifice,” MS Thesis, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Chang, Chihchen, “Random Vibration of Uncertain Beam Structures with Geometrical Nonlinearity,” MS Thesis, May 1989. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Chang, I-Ling, “Simulation of Mechanical Behavior of Nanomaterials by Molecular Statics,” PhD Dissertation, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Chang, I-Ling, “Domain Switching Effect on Fracture and Fatigue Behavior of Piezoelectric Materials,” MS Thesis, August 1999. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Chang, Li, “The Theoretical Performance of High Efficiency Propellers,” PhD Dissertation, December 1980. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Chang, Shih-Hsiang, “Basic Study of Superfinishing of Hardened Steels,” PhD Dissertation, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Chang, Yuan-Bin, “Linear Dynamic Analysis of Revolutional Shells Using Finite Elements and Modal Expansion,” PhD Dissertation, August 1982. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Chao, Chien-Chi, “Boundary Element Modeling of 2-D and 3-D Atomization Processes,” PhD Dissertation, May 1999. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Chen, Alexander, “Formulation for Symmetrically Laminated Beam and Plate Finite Elements with Shear Deformation,” PhD Dissertation, December 1986. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Chen, Chih-Tsai, “Geometrically Nonlinear Random Vibrations of Structures,” PhD Dissertation, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Chen, Gang, “Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Plates and Shells of Composite Laminates,” MS Thesis, December 1988. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Chen, Jinn-Kuen, “Nonlinear Analysis of Composite Laminates,” PhD Dissertation, May 1984. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Chen, Jit-Tat, “Use of a PID Control Structure to Design an Autopilot for an Autonomous Aircraft,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Chen, Shi-Yew, “Experimental and Boundary Element Analysis of Hertzian Cone Cracking,” PhD Dissertation, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Chen, Shi-Yew, “Applications of Three Dimensional Fracture Mechanics to Micro-Indentation Testing and Scribing,” MS Thesis, August 1989. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Chen, Shih_Hsiung, “Panel Method for Counter Rotating Propellers,” PhD Dissertation, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Chen, Ta, “An Interactive Synthesis Approach for Robust Active Flutter Suppression Control Law Decision,” PhD Dissertation, December 1986. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Chen, Yen-Meng, “Pinch-off of Borosilicate Glass and Aluminum Oxide Rods Using Micro-Indentation Cracking,” MS Thesis, December 1990. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Chen, Yongkang, “A Study of Capillary Flow in a Vane-Wall Gap in Zero Gravity,” PhD Dissertation, August 2003. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Chen, Yongliang, “Numerical Approaches for Hydrodynamic Cavitating Flows,” PhD Dissertation, August 1995. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Chen, Yun, “Analysis of Indentation Cracking in Brittle Solids,” PhD Dissertation, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Chien, Lung-Siaen, “Parallel Computational Methods on Structural Mechanics Analysis,” PhD Dissertation, December 1989. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Chiew, Lee, “Stress-Intensity Factors Solutions for Countersunk Holes Under Pin-Loading,” MS Thesis, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Chigullapalli, Sruti, “Application of High-Order Numerical Schemes for the Boltzmann Transport Equations to Non-Equilibrium Gas Flows,” MS Thesis, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor Alexeenko    
Chigullapalli, Sruti, “Deterministic Approach for Unsteady Rarefied Flow Simulations in Complex Geometries and Its Application to Gas Flows in Microsystems,” PhD Dissertation, November 2011. Major Professor: Professor Alexeenko    
Child, David, “Experimental Validation of Mode I Stress Intensity Factors for the Single-Cracked Pin-Loaded Lug,” MS Thesis, May 2004. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Childress, Karla, “Supersonic Analysis of Plume Characteristics for Asymmetric Nozzles,” MS Thesis, May 2007. Major Professor: Professor Merkle    
Chin, Hsiang, “Effect of Bending-Extension Coupling on the Deformation of Asymmetric Laminates,” PhD Dissertation, August 1987. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Chitsiriphanit, Suvanit, “On Determination of Apparent Fracture Toughness and Frature Process Zone,” PhD Dissertation, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Chiu, Bang-Ming, “A Proposed Technique for Discretization of Boundary Conditions in Time-Dependent, Viscous, Compressible Flows,” PhD Dissertation, December 1972. Major Professor: Professor Kentzer    
Chiu, Di, “Optimal Sensor/Actuator Selection, Number, and Placement for Linear Stochastic Systems,” PhD Dissertation, May 1981. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Chiu, Jimmy, “A Simulink Model for Vehicle Rollover Prediction and Prevention,” MS Thesis, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Corless    
Cho, Jeong-Min, “Effect of Inclusion Size on Failure Mechanism and Mechanical Properties of Polymeric Composites Containing Micro and Nano Particles,” PhD Dissertation, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Cho, Jeongmin, “Modeling and Lowering Thermal Residual Stresses in Bonded Composite Repairs of Metallic Aircraft Structure,” MS Thesis, May 2000. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Cho, Jinsoo, “Frequency Domain Aerodynamic Analysis of Interacting Rotating Systems,” PhD Dissertation, December 1988. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Cho, Sung, “Algorithms for Identification of the Nonlinear Behavior of Structures,” PhD Dissertation, May 2004. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Cho, Sung, “A Sub-Domain Inverse Method for Dynamic Crack Propagation Problems,” MS Thesis, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Choi, Seung-Woo, “Impact Failure Mechanisms of Layered Structures,” PhD Dissertation, August 2002. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Chou, Amanda, “Characterization of Laser-Generated Perturbations and Instability Measurements on a Flared Cone,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof. Steven Schneider    
Chou, Yuag-Shan, “Wear Mechanisms of Cubic Boron Nitride Tools in Precision Turning of Hardened Steels,” PhD Dissertation, May 1994. Major Professor: Professor Barash/Farris    
Chu, Gou-Don, “Reducing Free Edge Effect on Laminate Strength by Edge Modification,” MS Thesis, December 1988. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Chu, Gou-Don, “Free Edge and Size Effects on Failure Initiation and Ultimate Strength of Laminates Containing a Center Hole,” PhD Dissertation, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Chung, Ilsup, “Inelastic Behavior of Thermoplastic Composites,” PhD Dissertation, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Collins, Emmanuel, “State Covariance Assignment of Discrete Systems: Development & Applications,” PhD Dissertation, May 1987. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Conway, Matthew, “An Investigation of the Formation and Propagation of Horsehoe Vortices in a Strut-Boundary Layer Interaction, and Their Effect on Inlet Distortion,” PhD Dissertation, October 2011. Major Professor: Professor Blaisdell    
Cook, Andrea, “Genetic Algorithm Approaches to Optimizing the Location and Number of Smart Actuators on an Aircraft Wing,” MS Thesis, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Cook, Richard, “A Mathematical Theory of Viscous Fluids with Microstructure & Microtemperature,” PhD Dissertation, December 1974. Major Professor: Professor Koh    
Corpening, Jeremy, “Experiments on Combustion of Advanced Hybrid Rocket Fuels using Hydrogen Peroxide Oxidizer,” MS Thesis, May 2004. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Corpening, Jeremy, “Computational Analysis of a Pulsed Inductive Plasma Accelerator,” PhD Dissertation, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor Merkle/Hrbud    
Cox, Dennis, “Effect of Adhesive Layers on Impact Damage Using a Rubber Capped Impactor,” MS Thesis, May 1987. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Crafton, Jimmy, “The Impingement of Sonic and Sub-Sonic Jets Onto a Flat Plate at Inclined Angles,” PhD Dissertation, December 2004. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Cunzeman, Kara, “Cooling Effects on Photo-Stimulated Luminescence Spectroscopy of Ruby for 3-D Stress Characterization in Thermal Barrier Coatings,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Imbrie    
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D'Alto, Luis, “Incremental Quadratic Stability,” MS Thesis, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor Corless    
D'Amato, Fernando, “Algorithms for the Maximization of Linear Fractional Transformations,” PhD Dissertation, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Rotea    
Da, Dong, “Robust Control of Uncertain Aerospace and Mechanical Systems with Unmodelled Flexibilities: A Singular Perturbation Approach,” PhD Dissertation, May 1992. Major Professor: Professor Corless    
Dambach, Erik, “Ignition of Hypergolic Propellants,” PhD Dissertation, December 2010. Major Professor: Stephen Heister    
Damra, Fayez, “Optimal Covariance Control For Linear Continuous and Discrete Time Systems,” MS Thesis, May 1989. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Danial, Albert, “A Parallel Lanczos Algorithm for the Solution of the General Eigenvalue Problem,” MS Thesis, August 1990. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun/Doyle    
Danial, Albert, “Inverse Solutions on Folded Plate Structures,” PhD Dissertation, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun/Doyle    
Davendralingam, Navindran, “Formulation and Demonstration of a Robust Mean Variance Optimization Approach for Concurrent Airline Network and Aircraft Design,” PhD Dissertation, December 2011. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Davidson, Jr., John, “Flight Control Synthesis for Flexible Aircraft Using Eigenspace Assignment,” MS Thesis, May 1985. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Davidson, Jr., John, “Lateral-Directional Eigenvector Flying Qualities Guidelines and Gain Weighted Eigenspace Assignment Methodology,” PhD Dissertation, May 1997. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Davis, Donald, “Application of the Method of Weighted Residuals to the Boundary Layer Momentum & Turbulent Stress Transport Equations,” PhD Dissertation, May 1981. Major Professor: Professor Gustafson    
Davis, Roger, “Secondary Flow and Three-Dimensional Separation in Curved Circular Duct,” PhD Dissertation, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Dawicke, David, “Three-Dimensional Fatigue Crack Closure of Metals,” PhD Dissertation, August 1989. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Day, Michael, “A Mixed Variational Principle for Finite Element Analysis,” PhD Dissertation, May 1981. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
DeVillemagne, Christain, “Model and Controller Reduction: A New Approach Using Oblique Projections and Canonical Interactions,” MS Thesis, December 1986. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Dean, Loren, “Methods for Resolving Visual Ambiguities During Optical Target Tracking,” MS Thesis, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Deitemeyer, Adam, “Three-Dimensional Characteristics of the Plastic Zone and Necking in the Crack Tip Region,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Delgado, Jorge, “Design and Validation of a Test Facility for Coaxial Radio Frequency Plasma Thrusters,” MS Thesis, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor Hrbud    
Delorenzo, Michael, “Selection of Noisy Sensors and Actuators for Regulation of Linear Systems,” PhD Dissertation, May 1983. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Deo, Amitabh, “Effect of Shape and Thickness on Properties of Short Fiber Composites,” MS Thesis, May 2005. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Detert, Bruce, “The Design and Testing of a High Reynolds Number Vortex Tube,” MS Thesis, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Deur, John, “A Study of Non-Steady Combustion of Heterogeneous Propellants,” MS Thesis, December 1982. Major Professor: Professor Glick    
Dikshit, Prakash, “Development of an Airport Noise Model Suitable for Fleet-level Studies,” MS Thesis, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Dixon, Vernon, “Vortex Dynamics in A Viscous Incompressible Fluid,” PhD Dissertation, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Djibo, Louise-Olivia, “Natural Conformation: A Study of the Shape of Structures in Equilibrium,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Doerfler, Mark, “Determination of Stress Intensity Factors for Cracks at Deep Notches,” MS Thesis, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Doman, David, “An Experimental Study of Pilot/Vehicle Dynamics Using a Tilt Rotor Flying Machine,” MS Thesis, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Dong, Zhaoxu, “Mechanical Behavior of Silica Nanoparticle-Impregnated Kevlar Fabrics,” PhD Dissertation, December 2008. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Droppers, Lloyd, “Study of Heat Transfer in a Gaseous Hydrogen Liquid Oxygen Multi-Element Combustor,” MS Thesis, August 2007. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Drury, Steven, “A Study of Probabilistic Durability Analysis,” MS Thesis, December 1989. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Duke, David, “Induced Drag Reduction Using Aeroelastic Tailoring and Adaptive Control Surfaces,” MS Thesis, May 2000. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Dumanis-Modan, Alon, “Evaluation of the Crack Gage as an Advanced Individual Aircraft Tracking Concept,” PhD Dissertation, December 1982. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Dunkin, John, “On the Propagation of Waves in an Electromagnetic Elastic Solid,” PhD Dissertation, June 1961. Major Professor: Professor Eringen    
Dunlap, Tony, “Technique for Experimental Grinding Ratio Measurement,” MS Thesis, December 1995. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Dussling, Joseph, “Development of an Improved Temperature Sensitive Paint System for the Boeing/AFOSR Mach-6 Quiet Tunnel,” MS Thesis, November 2011. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Dustin, Joshua, “Strength Prediction of Bonded Joints Using the Critical CTOA Criterion,” MS Thesis, December 2009. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun/Byron Pipes    
Dustin, Joshua, “Stress and Strain Field Singularities, Micro-Cracks, and Their Role in Failure Initiation at the Composite Laminate Free-Edge,” PhD Dissertation, January 2012. Major Professor: Professor Pipes    
Dwenger, Richard, “Laser Doppler Velocimeter Measurements and Laser Sheet Imaging in an Annular Combustor Model,” MS Thesis, August 1990. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
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Edwards, Jonathan, “Impulse Measurements of Momentum Exchange Propulsion for Mobility Applications,” MS Thesis, March 2004. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Ehlers, Steven, “Aeroelastic Behavior of an Adaptive Lifting Surface,” PhD Dissertation, August 1991. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Eichel, Brenda, “Model-Based Compression of GPS Ephemeris,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Garrison    
Ekici, Kivanc, “Parallel Computing Techniques for Rotorcraft Aerodynamics,” PhD Dissertation, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis    
Ely, Todd, “Dynamics and Control of Artificial Satellite Orbits with Multiple Tesseral Resonances,” PhD Dissertation, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Ely, Todd, “Orbit Determination of a Spacecraft with Undetermined Control Inputs,” MS Thesis, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Emore, Gordon, “Computational Modeling of Geometric and Material Nonlinearities with Applications to Impact Dynamics,” MS Thesis, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor Espinosa    
Erausquin, Jr., Richard, “Cryogenic Temperature- and Pressure-Sensitive Fluorescent Paints,” MS Thesis, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Eshpuniyani, Brijesh, “Flow Physics of Strained Turbulent Axial Vortices,” PhD Dissertation, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Blaisdell    
Eudaric, Alain, “Ellipsoid Methods for Multiobjective Control with Quadratic Performance Measures,” MS Thesis, May 1992. Major Professor: Professor Rotea    
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Fanjoy, David, “Aerodynamic Shape and Structural Topology Design of Helicopter Rotor Cross-Sections Using a Genetic Algorithm,” PhD Dissertation, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Fanjoy, David, “Using the Genetic Algorithm for Multidisciplinary Helicopter Rotor Airfoil Design: Shape and Topology Approaches,” MS Thesis, May 1998. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Ferreira, Sérgio, “Forced Convection Condensation of Vapor Flowing Around A Circular Cylinder in Presence of Inert Gas, Gravitational Field and Superheating,” PhD Dissertation, January 1972. Major Professor: Professor Kentzer    
Fey, Brittany, “Predicting Pressure Mode Shape and Phase Angle Using a Linearized Euler Equation Solver,” MS Thesis, June 2012. Major Professor: Anderson    
Fitzpatrick, Shannon, “Study of Hydrogen Peroxide Low-Gravity Control for Propellant Management Devices,” MS Thesis, May 2003. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Foist, Brian, “Aeroelastic Stability of Aircraft with Advanced Composite Wings,” MS Thesis, August 1982. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Forster, Edwin, “Flutter Control of Wing Boxes Using Piezoelectric Actuators,” MS Thesis, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Forsyth, Eric, “Initiation, Growth, and Coalescence of Small Fatigue Cracks at Notches,” MS Thesis, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Frederick, Jr., Robert, “A Photographic Study of the Effect of Acceleration on Composite Propellant Combustion,” MS Thesis, August 1982. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Frederick, Jr., Robert, “Combustion Mechanics of Wide Distribution Solid Propellants,” PhD Dissertation, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Frolik, Steven, “Hypergolic Liquid Fuels for Use with Rocket Grade Hydrogen Peroxide,” MS Thesis, August 2000. Major Professor: Professor Rusek    
Fuglsang, Dennis, “Nonisentropic Unsteady Transonic Small Disturbance Theory,” MS Thesis, May 1985. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Funk, John, “Ignition Delay Analysis of Non-Toxic Hypergolic Miscible Fuels,” MS Thesis, August 1999. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Funk, John, “Effects of Impingement and Shear Upon the Ignition of Hypergolic Rocket Bipropellants,” PhD Dissertation, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Fur, Lih-Shing, “Vibration Control of Flexible Structures,” PhD Dissertation, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
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Gallman, John, “A Computational Transonic Flutter Boundary Tracking Procedure,” MS Thesis, May 1986. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Ganapathy, Harish, “Modeling of Plate/Fastener Contact: Application to Fretting Fatigue,” MS Thesis, August 1996. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Ganapathy, Harish, “Coupled Thermoelastic Analysis of Fretting Contacts,” PhD Dissertation, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Gangestad, Joseph, “Analytical Theory for Orbits of Electrostatically Charged Spacecraft and Direct Calculations of Planet-toPlanet Transfers,” PhD Dissertation, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof. James Longuski    
Ganguly, Arnab, “Simulation and Experiments of Low Pressure Water Vapor Flows Applied to Freeze-Drying,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Alexeenko    
Gao, Guofeng, “Fretting Induced Plasticity in Blade/Disk Contacts,” PhD Dissertation, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Garcia, Daniel, “Crack Propagation Analysis of Surface Enhanced Titanium Alloys with Fretting Induced Damage,” PhD Dissertation, May 2005. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Garcia, Daniel, “Fractographic Analysis of Fatigue Failures with Fretting Induced Damage,” MS Thesis, May 2002. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Garg, Sanjay, “Model-Based Analysis and Cooperative Synthesis of Control and Display Augmentation Per Piloted Flight Vehicles,” PhD Dissertation, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Garibaldi, Oscar, “Unmanned Aerial Platform for Atmospheric Flux Measurements,” MS Thesis, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Garman, Karl, “Design and Testing of a Portable Flight Test Instrumentation and Data Acquisition System for Aircraft,” MS Thesis, May 2003. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Garrison, Loren, “Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis and Noise Modeling of Jets with Internal Forced Mixers,” PhD Dissertation, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis    
Garrison, Loren, “Jet Noise Models for Forced Mixer Noise Predictions,” MS Thesis, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis    
Gates, Kristin, “Theory and Applications of Ballute Aerocapture and DUal-Use Ballute Systems for Exploration of the Solar System,” PhD Dissertation, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Gates, Matthew, “A Crack Gage Approach to Monitoring Flaw Growth Potential in Aircraft,” MS Thesis, May 1997. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Gates, Thomas, “An Elastic/Viscoplastic Constitutive Model For Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites,” PhD Dissertation, August 1989. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Gates, Thomas, “Acoustic Emission Behavior in 3D Carbon/Carbon Composites,” MS Thesis, May 1983. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Gau, Ching-Fu, “Recursive Partitioning Estimation,” PhD Dissertation, December 1984. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Gaunce, Michael, “A Study of Temperature Sensitivity and Variable Pressure Exponents in AP/HTPS Composite Propellants,” MS Thesis, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Ge, Yun, “Radial Inertia Effects on Dynamic Response of Extra-Soft Materials in Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Experiments,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Chen    
Gean, Matthew, “Finite Element Analysis of the Mechanics of Blade Disk Contacts,” MS Thesis, May 2004. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Gean, Matthew, “Elevated Temperature Fretting Fatigue of Nickel Based Alloys,” PhD Dissertation, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Genov, Dentcho, “Electromagnetic Confinement of Nuclear Plasma: Propulsion Prospectives,” MS Thesis, May 2005. Major Professor: Professor Hrbud    
Georgiou, Iannis, “Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaotic Motions of a Singularly Perturbed Nonlinear Viscoelastic Beam,” MS Thesis, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Geyer, Mark, “Solid Propellant Flame Temperature Measurements,” MS Thesis, May 1983. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Gibbons, Michael, “Nonisentropic Unsteady Three Dimensional Transonic Small Disturbance Potential Theory,” MS Thesis, May 1986. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Gick, Rebecca, “Analysis of the Motion of Spinning, Thrusting Spacecraft,” PhD Dissertation, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Gilbert, Michael, “Dynamic Modeling and Active Control of Aeroelastic Aircraft,” MS Thesis, December 1982. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Gilbert, Michael, “Multilevel Control-Structure Design Using LQG Design Sensitivity Analysis Techniques,” PhD Dissertation, December 1994. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Gilbert, Peter, “Effect of Tunnel Noise on Laminar Stagnation-Point Heating at Mach 6,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Steven Schneider    
Glauz, William, “Aerodynamic Forces on Oscillating Cones and Ogive Bodies in Supersonic Flow,” PhD Dissertation, January 1964. Major Professor: Professor Shu    
Gleason, Daniel, “Analytical Techniques for Tracking Filter Implementation,” PhD Dissertation, December 1988. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Gnanamanickam, Ebenezer, “Piezoelectric Ceramics For High Temperature Aerospace Applications,” MS Thesis, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Golden, Patrick, “A Comparison of Fatigue Crack Initiation at Holes in 2024-T3 and 2524-T3 Aluminum Alloys,” MS Thesis, December 1997. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Golden, Patrick, “High Cycle Fatigue of Fretting Induced Cracks,” PhD Dissertation, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Gordon, Dawn, “Transfers to Earth-Moon L2 Halo Orbits Using Lunar Proximity and Invariant Manifolds,” MS Thesis, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Gordon, Steven, “Orbit Determination Error Analysis and Station-Keeping for Libration Point Trajectories,” PhD Dissertation, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Goyings, Ryan, “Nondestructive and Strain Testing of Composite Sandwich Panels,” MS Thesis, May 2011. Major Professor: Professor R. Byron Pipes    
Grady, Joseph, “Use of Cracked Beam Finite Elements to Estimate Stress Intensity Factors,” MS Thesis, August 1982. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Grady, Joseph, “Dynamic Delamination Crack Propagation in a Graphite/Epoxy Laminate,” PhD Dissertation, December 1985. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Grebow, Daniel, “Generating Orbits in the Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem with Application to Lunar South Pole Coverage,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Grebow, Daniel, “Trajectory Design in the Earth-Moon System and Lunar South Pole Coverage,” PhD Dissertation, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Green, Stephen, “Fatigue Crack Initiation, Growth and Coalescence at Notches in High Strength Steel,” MS Thesis, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Greenburg, Alan, “A Contribution to the Stability of Electrically Conducting Boussinesq Fluids by the Energy Method,” PhD Dissertation, August 1979. Major Professor: Professor Stanišić    
Gregory, James, “Development of Fluidic Oscillators as Flow Control Actuators,” PhD Dissertation, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Gregory, James, “Unsteady Pressure Measurements in a Turbocharger Compressor using Porous Pressure-Sensitive Paint,” MS Thesis, December 2002. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Grigoriadis, Karolos, “Alternating Projection Techniques for Multiobjective Control,” PhD Dissertation, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Grinham, Matthew, “Parametric Study of Damager Containment Features in Integral Structures for Optimum Crack Retardation,” MS Thesis, May 2007. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Gross, Nico, “Assissment of Turbulence Models and Corrections with Applications to the Orion Launch Abort System,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Blaisdell    
Grupido, Christopher, “Development of a Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Method for Intermediate Strain Rate Experimental Testing,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Chen    
Guille, Marianne, “Luminescent Paint Measurement Systems for Aerodynamics Applications,” MS Thesis, May 2000. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Gujarathi, Amit, “Analysis of an Axisymmetric Rocket Based Combined Cycle Engine,” MS Thesis, August 2007. Major Professor: Professor Merkle    
Guo, Cheng, “Dynamic Delamination of Composites,” PhD Dissertation, August 1997. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Guo, Xiaohui, “Investigations of Microscale Fluid-Thermal Phenomena Based on the Deterministic Boltzmann-ESBGK Model,” PhD Dissertation, May 2009. Major Professor: Professor Alexeenko    
Guruswamy, P., “Aeroelastic Stability and Time Response Analysis of Conventional and Supercritical Airfoils in Transonic Flow by Time Integration Method,” PhD Dissertation, December 1980. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Guthrie, Gregory, “A Minicomputer Based Interactive Graphics Computer System with Illustrative Application to Structural Data Analysis,” PhD Dissertation, December 1978. Major Professor: Professor Schiff    
Guzmán, José, “Spacecraft Trajectory Design in the Context of a Coherent Restricted Four-Body Problem,” PhD Dissertation, May 2001. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
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Haberlen, Philip, “Supercritical Fuel Film Cooling in a RP-1/Gox Staged Combustion Rocket,” MS Thesis, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Haderlie, Jacob, “Multiobjective Optimization of an Axisymmetric Supersonic-Inlet Bypass-Duct Splitter via Surrogate Modeling,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Hahn, Darren, “Development of Mechanically Fastened Joint Specimens to Rank Aluminum Alloy Fatigue Performance,” MS Thesis, May 2000. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Hahn, Jeeyeon, “A Rule-Based Conflict Resolution Algorithm for the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen),” MS Thesis, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor Hwang    
Hamke, Rolf, “A Theoretical Study of the Temperature Sensitivity of a Solid Rocket Motor,” MS Thesis, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Han, An-Dong, “Buckled Plate Vibrations, Large Amplitude Vibrations, and Nonlinear Flutter of Elastic Plates Using High-Order Triangular Finite Elements,” PhD Dissertation, December 1982. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Han, Chenghua, “Dynamic Response and Failure in Layered Structures and Composites,” PhD Dissertation, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Hanna, Ihab, “Thermal Modeling of Grinding for Process Optimization and Durability Improvements,” PhD Dissertation, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Hannon, Michael, “Evaluation of Diffuser Modifications for the Boeing/AFOSR Mach-6 Quiet Tunnel,” MS Thesis, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Haradanahalli, Murthy, “Modeling of Fretting Fatigue and Life Prediction in Blade/Disk Contacts,” MS Thesis, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Haradanahalli, Murthy, “Fretting Fatigue of Anisotropic Materials at Elevated Temperatures,” PhD Dissertation, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Harmon, Michael, “Investigation of Combustible Liners for Altitude Compensation in Liquid Rocket Nozzles,” MS Thesis, May 2005. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Harrington, Brian, “Failure Initiation and Ultimate Strength of Composite Laminates Containing a Center Elliptical Hole,” MS Thesis, May 1994. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Harrison, Garry, “An Experimental Investigation of the Flow Field Around A Counter-Rotating Propeller System Using a Laser Doppler Velocimeter,” PhD Dissertation, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Alspaugh    
Harrison, Jr., James, “Implicit Multigrid Acceleration of the Euler and Navier Stokes Equation,” MS Thesis, May 1991. Major Professor: Professor Usab    
Harter, James, “Fatigue Crack Growth of Embedded Flaws in Plate and Lug Type Fastener Holes,” MS Thesis, May 1982. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Hasebe, Ryoichi, “Performance of Sandwich Structures with Composite Reinforced Core,” MS Thesis, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Hassan, Rania, “Genetic Algorithm Approaches for Conceptual Design of Spacecraft Systems Including Multi-Objective Optimization and Design Under Uncertainty,” PhD Dissertation, May 2004. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Haven, Christine, “Measurements of Laminar-Turbulent Transition on Supersonic Wind-Tunnel Walls,” MS Thesis, May 1995. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
He, Chien-Cheng, “Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Free Edge Delamination in Composite Laminate,” MS Thesis, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Heaton, Andrew, “A Systematic Method for Gravity-Assist Mission Design,” MS Thesis, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Heckler, Gregory, “Implementation and Testing of an Unaided Method for the Acquisition of Weak GPS C/A Code Signals,” MS Thesis, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor Garrison    
Heinimann, Markus, “Numerical Determination of Stress Intensity Factors for Cracks at Deep Notches,” MS Thesis, May 1994. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Heinimann, Markus, “Analysis of Stiffened Panels with Multiple Site Damage,” PhD Dissertation, May 1997. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Heinstein, Martin, “Simulation of Shear Band Phenomenon in Metal Forming and Cutting,” PhD Dissertation, August 1991. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Heinstein, Martin, “Adaptive 2D Finite Element Simulation of Metal Forming Processes,” MS Thesis, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Heinz, Nicholas, “Experimental Investigation of a Supersonic Ejector Nozzle Using Forced Mixing Tabs,” MS Thesis, October 2011. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Hejl, Robert, “Solid Rocket Motor Grain Burnback Analysis Using Adaptive Grid Techniques,” MS Thesis, August 1993. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Helderman, David, “Measurement and Analysis in a Subscale Rocket Combustor,” MS Thesis, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Henderson, Joseph, “Formal Design Space Evaluation and Optimization for Innovative Aeroelastic Concepts,” MS Thesis, May 2001. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Henderson, Joseph, “Formal Design Space Evaluation and Optimization for Innovative Aeroelastic Concepts,” MS Thesis, April 2001. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Henkener, Julie, “The Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of an Experimental Tenary AL-2.6LI-0.09ZR Alloy,” MS Thesis, December 1989. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Henry, Mark, “An Experimental Investigation of a Cavitating Slot Orifice,” MS Thesis, August 1997. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Hiday, Lisa, “Optimal Transfers Between Libration-Point Orbits in the Elliptic Restricted Three-Body Problem,” PhD Dissertation, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Hilbing, James, “Nonlinear Modeling of Atomization Processes,” PhD Dissertation, August 1996. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Hill, Lisa, “A Spectral Boundary Element Method for Transient Heat Conduction,” MS Thesis, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Hill, Lisa, “Three-Dimensional Piezoelectric Boundary Elements,” PhD Dissertation, August 1997. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Hoffenberg, Robert, “Filtered Particle Scattering: Laser Velocimetry Using An Iodine Filter,” MS Thesis, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Hoffenberg, Robert, “Simulation of High-Lift Wake Behavior,” PhD Dissertation, December 1997. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Hong, Seung, “Large Eddy Interactions in Curved Wall Boundary Layers - Model and Implications,” PhD Dissertation, December 1983. Major Professor: Professor Murthy    
Hooker, John, “Spatial and Temporal Adaptive Procedures for the Unsteady Aerodynamic Analysis of Airfoils Using Unstructured Meshes,” PhD Dissertation, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Hoshizaki, Takayuki, “Tactical Strategies for Improving Accuracy in Optical Targeting Systems,” PhD Dissertation, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Hoverman, Thomas, “Performance of a New Air-Assist/Air-Blast Atomizer for Large Liquid Mass Flows,” MS Thesis, May 2002. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Hrach, Michael, “Investigation of Oil Drainage from the Bearing Chamber of a Gas Turbine Engine,” MS Thesis, December 2004. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Hsieh, Chen, “Control of Second Order Information for Linear Systems,” MS Thesis, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Hsieh, Kelli, “Study of Fatigue Behavior of Embedded Copper in Multifunctional Composite Materials,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Kim    
Hu, Anren, “Model Cost Analysis of Flexible Structures: Modeling Flexible Structures For Control Design,” PhD Dissertation, May 1987. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Hu, Huiwen, “Modeling Physical Aging in Polymeric Composites,” PhD Dissertation, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Hua, Yuan, “Effective Crack Growth Model and Pseudo Three Dimensional Analysis of Composite Laminates,” MS Thesis, MS 1999. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Huang, Chih-Yung, “Molecular Sensors for MEMS,” PhD Dissertation, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Huang, Wen_liang, “Unsteady Aerodynamics of Advanced Ducted Fans,” PhD Dissertation, August 1996. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Hucker, Scott, “A Boundary Element Approach to Thermoelastic Crack Problems,” MS Thesis, December 1990. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Hugus, Jack, “An Investigation of the Technique of Statistical Linearization,” PhD Dissertation, August 1967. Major Professor: Professor Kozin    
Hunckler, Charles, “The Dynamic Behavior of an Automobile Tire,” PhD Dissertation, May 1979. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Huu, Patrick, “Langmuir Probe Diagnostics on the Leap Electrothermal Thruster,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Hrbud    
Hwang, Ching-Chywan, “Propfan Supersonic Panel Method Analysis and Flutter Predictions,” PhD Dissertation, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
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Innocenti, Mario, “Cooperative Pilot-Optimal Augmentation System Synthesis For Complex Flight Vehicles,” PhD Dissertation, May 1983. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Irrgang, Lucia, “Investigation of Transfer Trajectories to and from the Equilateral Libration Points L4 and L5 in the Earth-Moon System,” MS Thesis, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Ismailov, Maksud, “Modeling of Classical Swirl Injector Dynamics,” PhD Dissertation, August 2010. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Iwasaki, Tetsuya, “On the Effect of Matrix Cracks on Laminate Strength,” PhD Dissertation, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
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James, Mark, “Liquid and Gelled Sprays for Mixing Hypergolic Propellants Using an Impinging Jet Injection System,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Jaron, Jacqueline, “Static Two-Phase Solutions in a Laterally-Compressed Circular Cylinder in Zero Gravity,” MS Thesis, August 2007. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Jen, Kwang-Chi, “On the Effect of Matrix Cracks on Laminate Strength,” PhD Dissertation, December 1988. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Jentink, Thomas, “Formulation of Boundary Conditions for the Multigrid Acceleration of the Euler and Navier Skokes Equations,” MS Thesis, August 1989. Major Professor: Professor Usab    
Jiang, Longzhi, “Fracture and Fatigue Behavior of Piezoelectric Materials,” PhD Dissertation, May 1998. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Jiang, Yi-Tsann, “Development of an Unstructured Solution Adaptive Method for the Quasi-Three-Dimensional Euler and Navier-Stoke Equations,” PhD Dissertation, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Usab    
Jih, Chan, “Analysis of Delamination in Composite Laminates under Low Velocity Impact,” PhD Dissertation, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Jih, Chan-Jiun, “The Evaluation of Stress Intensity Factors by Finite Element Method,” MS Thesis, December 1985. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Jin, Long, “Simulation of Quenching and Tempering of Steels,” PhD Dissertation, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Johnson, Wyatt, “Analysis and Design of Aeroassisted Interplanetary Missions,” PhD Dissertation, December 2002. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Johnston, Robert, “Unsteady Propeller/Wing Aerodynamic Interactions,” PhD Dissertation, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Jones, Brian R., “Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Optimization of Rotor Airfoils via Parallel Genetic Algorithm,” MS Thesis, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Crossley/Lyrintzis    
Jones, Brian W., “FLTSIM Flight Simulator A&AE Microcomputer System,” None Thesis, August 1978. Major Professor: Professor Alspaugh    
Jones, Jesse, “Wind Tunnel Testing of a Supersonic Cruise Nozzle in Subsonic Ejector Configuration,” MS Thesis, May 2009. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Jones, Mark, “A Feasibility Study of the Use of Axisymmetric Thrust Vectoring for Enhanced In-Flight Simulation,” MS Thesis, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Jordan, Neal, “On the Static Nonlinear Theory of Electromagnetic Thermoelastic Solids,” PhD Dissertation, August 1963. Major Professor: Professor Eringen    
Jos, Cyril, “Direct-Connect Testing of a Rocket Based Combined Cycle Engine,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Joshi, Aditya, “An Integrated Framework to Study the Interaction Between On-Demand Air Service and Existing Regional Transportation System,” MS Thesis, August 2010. Major Professor: Professor DeLaurentis    
Joshi, Manasi, “Effect of Temperature on Mode I Fracture Toughness of Certain Polymeric Foams,” MS Thesis, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor Pipes    
Joshi, Shiv, “Impact Damage Characterization in Laminated Composites,” PhD Dissertation, August 1985. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Ju, Yongging, “Thermal Aspects of Grinding for Surface Integrity,” PhD Dissertation, May 1997. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Juliano, Thomas, “Nozzle Modifications for High-Reynolds-Number Quiet Flow in the Boeing/AFOSR Mach-6 Quiet Tunnel,” MS Thesis, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Jun, Alexander, “Compressive Strength of Unidirectional Fiber Composites With Matrix Nonlinearity,” PhD Dissertation, August 1993. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Jung, Hogirl, “Cojugate Analysis of Asymmetric Heating of Supercritical Fluids in Rectangular Channels,” PhD Dissertation, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Merkle    
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Kabir, Md Enamul, “Dynamic Behavior of Granular Materials,” PhD Dissertation, December 2010. Major Professor: W. Chen    
Kakoi, Masaki, “Transfers between the Earth-Moon and Sun-Earth Systems using Manifolds and Transit Orbits,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Kamle, Sudhir, “Reflection and Transmission of Flexural Waves at Discontinuities,” PhD Dissertation, August 1984. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Kang, Un-Taik, “Inverse Method for Static Problems using Optical Data,” PhD Dissertation, December 2002. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Kao, Yung-Fu, “A Two-Dimensional Unsteady Analysis For Transonic and Supersonic Cascade Flow,” PhD Dissertation, May 1989. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Kapania, Rakesh, “Deterministic and Non-deterministic Response Analysis of Complex Shells,” PhD Dissertation, May 1985. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Karni, Etan, “Experimental Characterization of Opposed Oscillating Wings for a Hovering MAV,” MS Thesis, May 2007. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Kayser, Kenneth, “A New Method For Estimation of Response in Complex Systems,” PhD Dissertation, December 1973. Major Professor: Professor Bogdanoff    
Keeter, Timothy, “Station-Keeping Strategies for Libration Point Orbits: Target Point and Floquet Mode Approaches,” MS Thesis, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Kelley, John, “A Complete Nonconforming Convergent Displacement Formulated Singular Finite Element for Linear Elastic Static and Dynamic Loading Crack Problems,” PhD Dissertation, December 1975. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Kelly, Scott, “Characterization of Mechanical Properties of a Fiberglass Composite,” MS Thesis, August 1984. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Kelly, Scott, “Failure Analysis of Laminated Composite Angles,” PhD Dissertation, May 1987. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Kenaga, Donald, “Elastic-Plastic Material Characterization and Fatigue Crack Growth in Unidirectional Metal-Matrix Composites,” MS Thesis, August 1984. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun/Doyle    
Kendall, Donald, “The Effects of Joule Heat on Turbulent Dispersion of Temperature in High Reynolds Number Flow,” PhD Dissertation, May 1979. Major Professor: Professor Stanišić    
Keune, John, “Development of a Hail Ice Impact Model and the Dynamic Compressive Strength Properties of Ice,” MS Thesis, May 2004. Major Professor: Professor Kim    
Kherat, Samir, “Some Aspects of Gramian Assignment and Interpolation in Control Systems,” PhD Dissertation, May 1994. Major Professor: Professor Frazho    
Khoo, Teng, “Effect of Bondline Thickness on Mixed Mode Fracture of Adhesive Joints,” MS Thesis, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor Kim    
Kibbey, Timothy, “Impinging Jets for Application in High-Mach Aircraft Thermal Management,” MS Thesis, December 2004. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Kim, Bong, “Approximate Methods for Dynamic Analysis of Large Structures,” PhD Dissertation, May 1982. Major Professor: Professor Bogdanoff/C.T. Sun    
Kim, Byoung-Do, “Study of Hydrodynamic Instability of Shear Coaxial Flow in a Recessed Region,” PhD Dissertation, December 2002. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Kim, Eung, “Robust Estimators for Target Tracking,” PhD Dissertation, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Kim, Haedong, “Computational Techniques for Blade-Vortex Interaction Prediction,” PhD Dissertation, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Kim, Hong-On, “Elastic-Plastic Fracture Analysis for Small Scale Yielding,” PhD Dissertation, August 1996. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Kim, Jae, “Model Reduction, Sensor/Actuator Selection and Control System Redesign for Large Flexible Structures,” PhD Dissertation, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Kim, Jinsuck, “Underactuated Control of Two-Link Manipulator,” MS Thesis, August 1998. Major Professor: Professor Corless    
Kim, Seung-il, “Damage Detection of Sandwich Structure using Time Domain Reflectometry,” MS Thesis, December 2009. Major Professor: Professor Pipes    
Kimura, Tsunekazu, “A Fault-Tolerant Controller Design Using Alternating Projection Techniques,” MS Thesis, December 1994. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
King, Andrew, “Discretization and Model Reduction for a Class of Nonlinear Systems,” PhD Dissertation, December 1988. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Kistler, Gordon, “Fatigue Crack Growth and Retardation Behavior of Aluminum-Lithium Alloy 2090-T8E41 and a Ternary Aluminum-Lithium-Zirconium Alloy,” MS Thesis, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Kleb, William, “Temporal-Adaptive Euler/Navier-Stokes Algorithm For Unsteady Aerodynamic Analysis of Airfoils Using Triangular Meshes,” MS Thesis, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Kloeden, Richard, “Modeling Crack Propagation in Modern Stiffened Fuselage Structures,” MS Thesis, December 2007. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Kloster, Kevin, “Interplanetary Mission Design Techniques for Flagship-Class Missions,” PhD Dissertation, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof.James Longuski    
Klug, John, “Efficient Modeling of Postbuckling Delamination Growth in Composite Laminates Using Plate Elements,” MS Thesis, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Klug, John, “Fracture and Fatigue of Bonded Composite Repairs,” PhD Dissertation, August 1997. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Koenigs, Michael, “Numerical Methods for Modeling Gas Turbine Combustors,” MS Thesis, May 2003. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Kolonay, Raymond, “Unsteady Aeroelastic Optimization in the Transonic Regime,” PhD Dissertation, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Kompella, Sridhar, “Techniques for Rapid Characterization of Grinding Wheel-Workpiece Combinations,” MS Thesis, August 1998. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Kotecha, Pankit, “Tube Network and Dynamic Sectorization of Airspace for Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen),” MS Thesis, May 2009. Major Professor: Professor Hwang    
Kothandaraman, Govindarajan, “Parameter Estimation of the G-12 Parachute,” MS Thesis, December 2002. Major Professor: Professor Rotea    
Kothari, Rushabh, “Design and Analysis of Multifunctional Structures for Embedded Electronics in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” PhD Dissertation, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun/Professor Kim    
Koutsavdis, Evangelos, “An Investigation of Kirchhoff's Methodologies for Computational Aeroacoustics,” MS Thesis, May 1997. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis/Blaisdell    
Koutsavdis, Evangelos, “On the Development of a Jet Noise Prediction Methodology,” PhD Dissertation, August 2000. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis    
Kowalkowski, Matthew, “Trajectory Control for Agile Landmines,” MS Thesis, May 2002. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Kowalkowski, Michael, “Flame Sensing in Pulse Detonation Combustors using Diodes, Ion Probes, and High Speed Video,” MS Thesis, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Krautheim, Michael, “Downstream Measurements of a High Reynolds Number Horseshoe Vortex,” MS Thesis, May 2002. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Krozel, James, “Search Problems in Mission Planning and Navigations of Autonomous Aircraft,” MS Thesis, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Krozel, James, “Intelligent Path Prediction for Vehicular Travel,” PhD Dissertation, May 1992. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Ku, Chieh-Chang, “Three Dimensional Full Potential Method for the Aeroelastic Modeling of Propfans,” PhD Dissertation, December 1989. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Kube-McDowell, Matthew, “Parametric Study of the Generation of Shocks in Near-Critical Turbofan Nozzles,” MS Thesis, December 2008. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis/Professor Blaisdell    
Kumari, Shyama, “Contact Geometry, Friction, and Load Variations in Fretting Fatigue of Ti-6Al-4V,” PhD Dissertation, May 2007. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Kumari, Shyama, “A Statistical Account of the Effect of Arbitrary Profile Variation on Fretting Fatigue Behavior of the Contact Surface of a Dovetail Joint,” MS Thesis, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Kurtz, Russell, “Analysis of Bimaterial Crack Problems in the Presence of Friction,” PhD Dissertation, August 1993. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Kwon, Hyukbong, “Buckling and Debond Growth of Partial Debonds in Adhesively Bonded Composite Flanges,” PhD Dissertation, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Kim    
Kwon, Soonwook, “Characteristics of Three-Dimensional Stress Fields in Cracked Plates Under General Loadings,” PhD Dissertation, August 2000. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Kwon, T.J., “Simulating Collisions of Droplets with Walls and Films Using a Level Set Method,” PhD Dissertation, May 2003. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
L
Lachendro, Nathan, “Flight Testing of Pressure Sensitive Paint Using a Phase Based Laser Scanning System,” MS Thesis, May 2000. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Ladoon, Dale, “Wave Packets Generated by a Surface Glow Discharge on a Cone at Mach 4,” PhD Dissertation, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Laing, Peter, “Gas Turbine Prediffuser-Combustor Performance During Operation With Air- Water Mixture,” MS Thesis, August 1993. Major Professor: Professor Murthy    
Lamb, Gregory, “Fatigue Performance of an Advanced Fastener Hole Cold Working Method,” MS Thesis, August 2002. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Lamberson, Steven, “Equivalent Continuum Finite Element Modelling of Plate-Like Space Lattice Structures,” PhD Dissertation, August 1985. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Lamberson, Jr., Steven, “Composite Laminate Optimization Techniques Applied to Load-Bearing Circuit Board Design,” MS Thesis, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Lana, Carlos, “Characterization of Color Printers Using Robust Parameter Estimation,” MS Thesis, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Rotea    
Lana, Carlos, “Constrained State Estimation and Control,” PhD Dissertation, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor Rotea    
Landau, Damon, “Strategies for the Sustained Human Exploration of Mars,” PhD Dissertation, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Lastufka, Arin, “Effect of Diluent on Gelled Monomethylhudrazine and Dual Flame Behavior,” MS Thesis, October 2011. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Layton, Jeffrey, “Multiobjective Control/Structure Design Optimization in the Presence of Practical Constraints,” PhD Dissertation, May 1992. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Le, Dzu, “A Parametric Pole-Matching Approach to Relative Stability and System Integrity,” PhD Dissertation, August 1989. Major Professor: Professor Frazho    
Lee, Dong-Hwan, “Aeroelastic Tailoring and Structural Optimization of Joined-Wing Configurations,” PhD Dissertation, August 2002. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Lee, Joon, “Study of an Under-expanded Sonic Impinging Jet Array,” PhD Dissertation, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Lee, Jungmin, “Prediction of Adhesive Stress and Strain Solution and Failure Criterion of Single Lap Bonded Joints,” PhD Dissertation, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor Kim    
Lee, Shi-Wei, “Investigation and Modeling of Penetration Process for Composite Laminates Impacted by a Blunt-Ended Projectile,” PhD Dissertation, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Leeks, Tamara, “Active Aeroelastic Panels with Optimum Self-Straining Actuators,” PhD Dissertation, May 1997. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Leeks, Tamara, “Optimal Design of Partial-Plate Piezoelectric Actuators for Maximum Panel Deflection,” MS Thesis, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Leewood, Alan, “Numerical Studies of Problems in Anistropic Plasticity,” PhD Dissertation, December 1985. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun/Doyle    
Lena, Michael, “Repair and Reinforcement of Cracked Aluminum Plates with Adhesively Bonded Composite Patches,” MS Thesis, May 1995. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Lenz, Annelise, “Simple Uncertainty Propagation for Early Design Phase Aircraft Sizing,” MS Thesis, August 2010. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Letterman, Laura, “Instability and Transition on a Von Karman Ogive in a Mach-6 Quiet Tunnel,” MS Thesis, August 2011. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Levine, Mark, “Body-Conforming Grids for General Unsteady Airfoil Motion,” MS Thesis, August 1987. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Li, Chunsu, “Analysis of Cracks in Thin Layers,” MS Thesis, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Li, Haiyun, “An Experimental Investigation of High Pressure Cavitating Atomizers,” PhD Dissertation, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Li, Zhiyong, “Determination of Mechanical Properties Using Micro- and Nano-Indentation,” PhD Dissertation, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Yang/Chandrasekar    
Liang, Liang, “Numerical Simulation of GPS Code Tracking Loops,” MS Thesis, December 2004. Major Professor: Professor Garrison    
Liao, Wei-Chong, “Analysis of Thick Section Composite Laminates,” PhD Dissertation, May 1991. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Liaw, Der-Guang, “Reliability Study of Uncertain Structures Using Stochastic Finite Elements,” PhD Dissertation, December 1990. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Lilley, Jay, “The Design and Operation of a Servo-Controlled Solid Propellant Strand Window Bomb,” MS Thesis, December 1981. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Lim, Kok, “Anodic Studies of the Aluminum-Hydrogen Peroxide Semi-Fuel Cell,” MS Thesis, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Rusek    
Lindqvist, Jens, “Aerodynamic Losses in a Strut and Duct Flow with Lift,” MS Thesis, May 2000. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Liu, Ketau, “Q-Markov Cover Identification and Integrated MCA-OVC Controller Design for Flexible Structures,” PhD Dissertation, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Liu, Minzhu, “Three Dimensional Boundary Element Analysis of Contact and Fracture Problems,” PhD Dissertation, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Liu, Tianshu, “Applications of Temperature-Sensitive Luminescent Paints in Aerodynamics,” PhD Dissertation, May 1996. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Lo, Shih-Chieh, “Numerical Simulations of Supersonic Jet Flows,” PhD Dissertation, August 2010. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis    
Londner, Edward, “The Use of an Inertial Measurement Unit in the Flight Testing of a Small, Remote-Piloted Air Vehicle,” MS Thesis, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Long, Matthew, “Characterization of Substrate Geometries for the Catalytic Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide,” MS Thesis, August 2000. Major Professor: Professor Rusek    
Long, Matthew, “Swirl Injectors for Oxidizer-Rich Stages Combustion Cycle Engines and Hypergolic Propellants,” PhD Dissertation, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Louis, Matthew, “Validation of Characteristic Boundary Conditions Implemented in Computational Aeroacoustics Large Eddy Simuations of Wall Bounded Flows,” MS Thesis, October 2011. Major Professor: Professor Blaisdell    
Love, James, “Scalability of Mechanical and Thermal Loads in Underexpanded Jet Impact,” MS Thesis, August 1995. Major Professor: Professor Murthy    
Lovera Yepes, Javier, “Algorithms for Aircraft Intent Inference and Trajectory Prediction,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Rotea/Hwang    
Lu, Hung-Cheng, “Ballistic Penetration of GRP Composites: Identification of Failure Mechanisms and Modeling,” PhD Dissertation, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Espinosa    
Lu, Jianbo, “Robust Control and Control System Integration Using Finite-Signal-to-Noise Model,” PhD Dissertation, December 1997. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Luo, Fang-Fu, “Non-Linear Oscillations of a Liquid Excited by Periodic Vertical Forces Under Weak of Zero Gravity Conditions,” PhD Dissertation, January 1971. Major Professor: Professor Shu    
Luo, Jiayi, “Methods of Analysis for Thick-Section Composite Structures,” PhD Dissertation, August 1991. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Luo, Siong Siu, “Discrete Series Synthesis of Randomly Excited Structural System Response,” PhD Dissertation, August 1970. Major Professor: Professor Bogdanoff    
M
MacDonald, Megan, “On the Nonlinear Dynamic Response of Plain Orifice Atomizers/Injectors,” MS Thesis, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
MacLean, Roderick, “The Flowfield Around a Stovl Aircraft Model in Ground Effect,” MS Thesis, December 1990. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Madhav, Ajay, “Efficacy of a Nonlinear Acoustic Model for Combustion Stability Prediction,” MS Thesis, May 2011. Major Professor: Professor W. Anderson    
Mailhe, Laurie, “Design of a High Thrust/Low Thrust Orbital Transfer Vehicle Considering Van Allen Radiation Belts,” MS Thesis, August 1999. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Main, Benjamin, “Evaluation of Continuing Damage From a Cracked Hole with a Failed Ligament,” MS Thesis, May 2005. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Mains, Deanna, “Transfer Trajectories from Earth Parking Orbits to L1 Halo Orbits,” MS Thesis, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Maley, Scott, “Particulate Enhanced Damping of Sandwich Structures,” PhD Dissertation, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Mamun, Md-Wahid, “Investigation of the Photo Stimulated Luminescence Spectroscopy Technique for Measuring 3-D Stresses,” PhD Dissertation, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Imbrie    
Mane, Muharrem, “Allocation of Variable Resources and Aircraft Design Using Multidisciplinary Optimization for System of Systems,” MS Thesis, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Mane, Muharrem, “Concurrent Aircraft Design and Trip Assignment Under Uncertainty as a System of Systems Problem,” PhD Dissertation, December 2008. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Mann, James, “CBN Grinding of M2 Tool Steel and the Strength of Ground Surfaces,” MS Thesis, May 1994. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Manship, Tim, “High Burn Rate Solid Composite Propellants,” MS Thesis, October 2010. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Mao, Kunming, “A Global-Local Structural Analysis Method,” PhD Dissertation, August 1990. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Marchand, Belinda, “Spacecraft Formation Keeping Near the Libration Points of the Sun-Earth/Moon System,” PhD Dissertation, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Marchand, Belinda, “Temporary Satellite Capture of Short-Period Jupiter Family Comets from the Perspective of Dynamical Systems,” MS Thesis, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Marsh, Steven, “Sun-Synchronous Trajectory Design Using Consecutive Lunar Gravity Assists,” MS Thesis, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Martha, Chandra, “Large Eddy Simulations of 2-D and 3-D Spatially Developing Mixing Layers,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis    
Martin, Eric, “Multiobjective Optimization Using Genetic Algorithms With Applications For Aircraft Design,” MS Thesis, August 2002. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Martin, Michael, “Power Flow Analysis of Wave Propagation in Trusses,” MS Thesis, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Martin, Michael, “Inverse Problems in Structural Dynamics,” PhD Dissertation, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Martin III, Thomas, “Infrared Spectroscopy for the Measurement of In-Situ Deposition of Thermally Stressed Hydrocarbon Fuels,” MS Thesis, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Matlik, John, “Motivation, Design, and Calibration of a High Frequency Fretting Fatigue Load Frame,” MS Thesis, May 2001. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Matlik, John, “High-Temperature, High-Frequency Fretting Fatigue of a Single Crystal Nickel Alloy,” PhD Dissertation, December 2004. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Matson, John, “Combustion Response Measurements of Solid Rocket Propellant by a Microwave Technique,” MS Thesis, May 1984. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Matsumura, Shin, “Streamwise Vortex Instability and Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Transition on the Hyper-2000,” MS Thesis, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Matsutomi, Yu, “Impulse Measurement and Modeling of Cyclic Pulse Detonation Engines,” MS Thesis, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Matsutomi, Yu, “Studies on Pressure-Gain Combustion Engines,” PhD Dissertation, May 20100. Major Professor: Professor S. Heister    
Mavromatis, Theofanis, “Target Tracking of Maneuvering Aircrafts and Tracker Parameter Optimization,” MS Thesis, May 1987. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
McComb, Thomas, “Interaction and Coalescence of Fatigue Cracks at a Hole in a Plate,” MS Thesis, May 1985. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
McConaghy, Thomas, “Design and Optimization of Interplanetary Spacecraft Trajectories,” PhD Dissertation, December 2004. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
McCoy, Robert, “Dynamic Analysis of a Thick-Section Composite Cylinder Subjected to Underwater Blast Loading,” PhD Dissertation, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
McDonald, Seth, “Design Methodology for Airships of Non-Axisymmetric Cross-Section Geometry,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Kim    
McGrath, David, “Propellant Solid Phase Temperature Measurements,” MS Thesis, December 1984. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
McGuire, Joseph, “Fluid Dyamics Perturbations Using Laser Induced Breakdown,” MS Thesis, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
McInnes, Allan, “Strategies for Solar Sail Mission Design in the Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem,” MS Thesis, August 2000. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
McNitt, Richard, “Irreversible Thermodynamics and Continuum Mechanics in the Presence of Electromagnetic Fields,” PhD Dissertation, January 1965. Major Professor: Professor Stanišić    
McVeigh, Pamela, “Finite Element Analysis of Fretting Fatigue Stresses,” MS Thesis, December 1995. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Melville, Reid, “A Non-Linear Vortex-Lattice Model for Leading-Edge Separation on a Prop-Fan Blade,” MS Thesis, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Merrill, Marriner, “A Nanolaminate Manufacturing Technique for Multifunctional Materials and Devices,” PhD Dissertation, May 2009. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Merrill, Marriner, “Development of a Simple and Inexpensive Method for Manufacturing High Quality Nanoparticle/Polymer Nanocomposites,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Mikoshiba, Kota, “Study of 1-D Multifunctional Acoustic Metamaterials,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Millard, Lindsay, “Control of Satellite Imaging Arrays in Multi-Body Regimes,” PhD Dissertation, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Miller, Christopher, “High Altitude Airship Simulation and Control,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Miller, Christopher, “Optimally Designed Propellers Constrained by Noise,” PhD Dissertation, December 1984. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Miller, Daniel, “Electrocatalysis in Hydrogen Peroxide Fuel Cells,” MS Thesis, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Miller, David, “A Numerical Heat Transfer Model for an Advanced Solar Thermal Propulsion System,” PhD Dissertation, August 1986. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Miller, Kevin, “Experimental Study of Longitudinal Instabilities in a Single Element Rocket Combustor,” MS Thesis, May 2005. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Miller, Ronnie, “Acoustic Emission: An Application to Fracture Mechanics,” PhD Dissertation, May 1979. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Miller, Theron, “An Investigation of the Control Effectiveness of a Laminated Sweptback Wing,” MS Thesis, August 1985. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Minster, Todd, “Prediffuser-Combustor Model Studies Under Conditions of Water Ingestion in Engines,” MS Thesis, August 1991. Major Professor: Professor Murthy    
Mitchell, Richard, “Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Sample Stability of Second Order Stochastic Differential Equations,” PhD Dissertation, August 1970. Major Professor: Professor Kozin    
Moen, Jon, “Design, Testing and Analysis of a High-Speed, Time-Resolved Non-Intrusive Skin Friction Sensor System,” MS Thesis, December 1992. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Mohr, Ross, “Effects of Mach Number and Wing Sweep on Transonic Aeroelastic Forces and Flutter Characteristics,” MS Thesis, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Mok, Jong, “Investigation of Simultaneous Vaporization and Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide using Multiple Jets in Crossflow,” MS Thesis, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Moonjelly, Paul, “Design and Implementation of a Purely Electromagnetic Attitude Control System for a Nano-Satellite,” MS Thesis, December 2008. Major Professor: Professor Corless/Professor Filmer    
Moore, Carleton, “A New 48 D.O.F. Quadrilateral Shell Element with Variable-Order Polynomial and Rational B-Spline Geometries with Rigid Body Modes,” PhD Dissertation, December 1983. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Morris, Scott, “The Characterization of Damage Due to Out-of-Plane Loading in the AS4/PEEK Composite,” MS Thesis, December 1990. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Morris, Scott, “The Characterization and Modeling of Advanced Thermoplastic Composite Materials Forming Processes,” PhD Dissertation, December 1994. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Morrison, Evan, “Development of a Three Dimensional Compressible Flow Calibration Facility for Thermal Anemometry,” MS Thesis, May 2013. Major Professor: Key    
Moses, Michael, “Visualization of Liquid Jet Breakup and Droplet Formation,” MS Thesis, May 1995. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Moss, James, “Development of Tools for Experimental Analysis of Erosive Burning in/Near Slots in Solid Rocket Motors,” MS Thesis, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Moukawsher, Elias, “Fatigue Life and Residual Strength of Panels with Multiple Site Damage,” MS Thesis, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Moulik, Pradipta, “Simulation of Surface Grinding,” PhD Dissertation, May 1995. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Moyle, Nicholas, “Experimental Determination of the Mode I Stress Intensity Factor for a Corner Cracked Lug using a Marker Banding Technique,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Mseis, George, “Mechanical Characterization of an Electrodeposited Nanocrystalline Copper,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Muller, Mark, “Transonic Drag Reduction through the use of Induced Strain Actuators to Form an Adaptive Airfoil,” MS Thesis, May 1994. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Munro, Scott, “Effects of Elevated Driver-Tube Temperature on the Extent of Quiet Flow in the Purdue Ludwieg Tube,” MS Thesis, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Murdock, Kelley, “The Application of Subarcsecond Star Tracker Technology to Interplanetary Navigation,” MS Thesis, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Murray, Ian, “Modeling Acoustically Induced Oscillations of Droplets,” MS Thesis, August 1996. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
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Nabeth, Jeremy, “Numerical Simulations of Knudsen Forces in Microsystems,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Alexeenko    
Nack, Kevin, “A Study of the Aerodynamic Breakup of Molten Aluminum Particles in Two-Phase Flow,” MS Thesis, December 1981. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Nakaima, Daniel, “Ductile Fracture of Polycarbonate,” MS Thesis, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Nam, Changho, “Aeroservoelastic Tailoring for Lateral Control Enhancement,” PhD Dissertation, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Namgoong, Howoong, “Airfoil Optimization for Morphing Aircraft,” PhD Dissertation, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Nankani, Kamlesh, “Optimization Approaches for Morphing Airfoils Using Drag and Strain Energy as Objectives,” MS Thesis, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Necib, Brahim, “Continuum Modeling and Dynamic Analysis of Large Truss Structures,” PhD Dissertation, May 1987. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Needham, Galen, “Small Crack Initiation and Formation - An Investigation into Equivalent Initial Flaw Size and Parallel Offset Surface Crack Interactions,” MS Thesis, December 2009. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Nehrbass, Johnathan, “Drag Benefits of Formation Flight and Morphing on Transatlantic Point-to-Point Commercial Air Service,” MS Thesis, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Neulieb, Robert, “Relativistic Effects of Nonuniform Motion on the Propagation of an Electromagnetic Wave,” PhD Dissertation, January 1971. Major Professor: Professor Stanišić    
Newman, Brett, “Aerospace Vehicle Model Simplification for Feedback Control,” PhD Dissertation, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Niemczura, Jerry, “Evaluation of Positive Displacement Pump Types for Small Scale, Scroll driven, Propellant Feed Systems,” MS Thesis, May 2004. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Nightingale, Jay, “Experimental Correlation between Intrinsic Material Properties and the Failure of Composite Laminates under Ice Impact,” MS Thesis, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor Kim    
Ninan, Lal, “High Strain Rate Characterization of Off-Axis Composites Using Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar,” MS Thesis, May 1999. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Nishida, Erik, “Distinguishing Inertia Effects from the Intrinsic Mechanical Behavior of Soft Materials at High Strain Rates by Kolsky Bar Experiments,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor W. Chen    
Nishiie, Takayuki, “Experimantal and Kinetic Modeling Study of the Combustion of Jet-A adn S-8 Fuels in Laminar Premixed Flames,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof. Li Qiao    
Norman, Timothy, “Transverse Impact of Stiffened Laminated Composite Panels,” MS Thesis, December 1986. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Norman, Timothy, “The Controlled-Damage Concept in Design of Laminated Composites,” PhD Dissertation, August 1989. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Norris, Gregory, “Selection of Non-Ideal Noisy Actuators and Sensors in the Control of Linear Systems,” MS Thesis, May 1987. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Norris, Stephen, “Longitudinal Equilibrium Solutions for a Towed Aircraft,” MS Thesis, August 1998. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Norville, H. Scott, “Dynamic Safety Analysis,” PhD Dissertation, May 1981. Major Professor: Professor Gaunt (Civil)    
Noth, Kyle, “An Investigation of Very Large Aircraft Impacts on the Air Transportation System with Motivations for Future Aircraft Design,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor DeLaurentis    
Novick, Allan, “Fluid Dynamics of Meteor Explosions in a Heterogeneous Atmosphere,” PhD Dissertation, June 1972. Major Professor: Professor Kentzer    
Nugent, Nicholas, “Control and Data Acquisition System for Rocket Combustor Experimentation,” MS Thesis, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Nusawardhana, A., “Dynamic Programming Methods for Concurrent Design and Dynamic Allocation of Vehicles Embedded in a System-of-Systems,” PhD Dissertation, August 2007. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Nuss, Jason, “The Use of Solar Sails in the Circular Restricted Problem of Three Bodies,” MS Thesis, May 1998. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
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None, None, “None,” MS Thesis, None None. Major Professor: Prof. W. Anderson    
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O'Donnell, Sean, “Low Cycle Plasticity of IM7/8320 Thermoplastic Composite,” MS Thesis, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
O'Hara, Loral, “Investigation into an Unsteady Heat Release Model Applied to an Unstable Model Rocket Combustor,” MS Thesis, December 2009. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
O'Neal, Patrick, “Design of a Roll Control System for a Smart Projectile Using Loop Transfer Recovery,” MS Thesis, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Ocampo, Jaime, “Design, Manufacture, and Testing of the Armstrong Hall Microgravity Tower,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof. Steven Collicott    
Ocampo, Jaime, “Vortex Shedding Lock-in on Tapered Bodies of Various Polygonal Cross-Sections,” PhD Dissertation, May 2013. Major Professor: Collicott    
Okada, Kenji, “Sensitivity Reducing Controller Design Method for Uncertain Parameter Systems,” MS Thesis, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Okutsu, Masataka, “Design of Human Missions to Mars and Robotic Missions to Jupiter,” PhD Dissertation, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Oliver, Anthony, “Evaluation of Two-Dimensional High-Speed Turbulent Boundary Layer and Shock-Boundary Layer Interaction Computations with the Overflow Code,” MS Thesis, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis/Blaisdell    
Osburn, Carlton, “The Electrical Properties of Grain Boundaries in Nickel Oxide and Magnesium Oxide,” PhD Dissertation, August 1970. Major Professor: -    
Ozimek, Martin, “Low-Thrust Trajectory Design and Optimization of Lunar South Pole Coverage Missions,” PhD Dissertation, may 2010. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Ozimek, Martin, “A Low Thrust Transfer Strategy to Earth-Moon Collinear Libration Point Orbits,” MS Thesis, December 2006. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
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Pérez-Ruberté, Eddie, “Elasto-Plastic Finite Element Analysis of Contacts with Applications to Fretting Fatigue,” MS Thesis, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Paige, Derek, “Composite Panel Flutter Suppression Using Piezoelectric Materials,” MS Thesis, May 1992. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Pan, Yi, “The Upper Limit of Constant Strain Rate in a SHPB Experiment for a Linearly Elastic Material,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Chen    
Pancake, Trent, “Analysis and Control of Uncertain/Nonlinear Systems in the Presence of Bounded Disturbance Inputs,” PhD Dissertation, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Corless    
Pandey, Ravindra, “Mechanics of Formation of Wrinkles During the Processing of Thermoplastic Composites,” PhD Dissertation, December 1995. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Park, Chul, “Durability of Countersunk Fastener Holes,” PhD Dissertation, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Park, Hongbok, “Flow Characteristics of Viscous High-Speed Jets in Axial/Swirl Injectors,” PhD Dissertation, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Park, Hwun, “Resistance of Adhesively Bonded Composite Lap Joints to Damage by Transverse Ice Impact,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Kim    
Park, Ki, “Modeling Dense Sprays Produced by Pressure-Swirl Atomizer,” MS Thesis, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Park, Myounggu, “Deformation Dependent Electrical Resistance of MWCNT Layer and MWCNT/PEO Composite Films,” PhD Dissertation, August 2007. Major Professor: Professor Kim    
Park, Seungbae, “Fracture Behavior of Piezoelectric Materials,” PhD Dissertation, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Parpia, Ijaz, “Multidimensional Time Dependent Method of Characteristics,” PhD Dissertation, May 1986. Major Professor: Professor Kentzer    
Patanella, Alejandro, “A Novel Experimental Technique for Dynamic Friction Studies,” MS Thesis, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Espinosa    
Patel, Moonish, “Automated Design of Delta-V Gravity-Assist Trajectories For Solar System Exploration,” MS Thesis, August 1993. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Patterson, Christopher, “Representations of Invariant Manifolds for Applications in System-to-System Transfer Design,” MS Thesis, May 2005. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Pavlak, Thomas, “Mission Design Applications in the Earth-Moon System: Transfer Trajectories and Stationkeeping,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Pavlak, Thomas, “Trajectory Design and Orbit Maintenance Strategies in Multi-Body Regimes,” PhD Dissertation, May 2013. Major Professor: Howell    
Pearson, Nicholas, “Vaporization and Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide Droplets,” MS Thesis, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Peng, Wei, “Maximizing Algebraic Connectivity in Air Transportation Networks,” PhD Dissertation, May 2013. Major Professor: D. Sun    
Perez, Rigoberto, “Stress Intensity Factors for Fatigue Cracks at Holes Under Cyclic Stress Gradients,” PhD Dissertation, May 1986. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Perez, Rigoberto, “Initiation, Growth and Coalescence of Fatigue Cracks,” MS Thesis, August 1983. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Pernicka, Henry, “The Numerical Determination of Nominal Libration Point Trajectories and Development of Station-Keeping Strategy,” PhD Dissertation, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Pernicka, Henry, “The Numerical Determination of Lissajous Orbits in the Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem,” MS Thesis, December 1986. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Pervin, Farhana, “Dynamic Compressive Response of Soft Biological Tissues,” PhD Dissertation, December 2010. Major Professor: W. Chen    
Peters, Mark, “Development of a Light Unmanned Aircraft for the Determination of Flying Qualities Requirements,” MS Thesis, May 1996. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Petropoulos, Anastassios, “A Shape-Based Approach to Automated, Low-Thrust, Gravity-Assist Trajectory Design,” PhD Dissertation, May 2001. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Pham, Tuan, “A Computational Tool for Spray Modeling Using Lagrangian Droplet Tracking in a Homogeneous Flow Model,” PhD Dissertation, August 2000. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Pidaparti, Ramana, “Modeling and Fracture Prediction in Rubber Composites,” PhD Dissertation, August 1989. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Pinella, David, “Finite Element Analysis Cracks in Orthotropic Elastic-Plastic Materials,” MS Thesis, August 1984. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun/Doyle    
Pollock, George, “Propellantless Spacecraft Maneuvers Using the Electromagnetic Lorentz Force,” PhD Dissertation, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Pollock, Peter, “A Study of Failure in 3-D Carbon-Carbons,” PhD Dissertation, May 1984. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Pomeroy, Brian, “Measurement and Analysis of Combustion Response to Transverse Combustion Instability,” PhD Dissertation, July 2012. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Pope, John, “A Three-Dimensional Model of Fatigue Crack Growth Incorporating Crack Closure,” PhD Dissertation, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Portillo, Juan, “Nonparallel Analysis and Measurements of Instability Waves in a High-Speed Liquid Jet,” PhD Dissertation, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Blaisdell    
Potti, Shyam, “High Velocity Impact and Penetration of Thick Composite Laminates,” PhD Dissertation, December 1995. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Pourpoint, Timothée, “Hypergolic Ignition of a Catalytically Promoted Fuel with Rocket Grade Hydrogen Peroxide,” PhD Dissertation, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Prasad, Shivshankar, “Design of Pilot Optimal Control Systems for Air to Air Tracking,” MS Thesis, December 1980. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Pressley, Jr., Homer, “In Situ Burning-Rate Determination Using Flash Radiography,” PhD Dissertation, August 1987. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Prock, Brian, “Energy Based Design for Morphing Aircraft Wings,” MS Thesis, August 2002. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Puig-Suari, Jordi, “Aerobraking Tethers for the Exploration of the Solar System,” PhD Dissertation, August 1993. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
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Qian, Wenqi, “Interfacial Cracks in Isotropic and Anisotropic Media with Friction,” PhD Dissertation, May 1997. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Qin, Jim, “Numerical Simulations of a Turbulent Axial Vortex,” PhD Dissertation, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Blaisdell    
Quinn, Brian, “Comparative Evaluation of Failure Analysis Methods for Composite Laminates,” MS Thesis, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Quintana, Juan, “A Global Search Method for Damage Detection in General Structures,” MS Thesis, December 2004. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
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Radocaj, Daniel, “Experimental Characterization of a Simple Gas Turbine Engine Sump Geometry,” MS Thesis, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Raghavan, Seetha, “The Development of Photo-Stimulated Luminescence Spectroscopy for 3-D Stress Measurements,” PhD Dissertation, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor Imbrie    
Randall, Laura, “Receptivity Experiments on a Hemispherical Nose at Mach 4,” MS Thesis, May 1996. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Rangarajan, Balaji, “Characterization of Crack Growth in Elastic-Plastic Materials,” MS Thesis, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Rashed, Ibrahim, “An Experimental Investigation of the Development and Growth of Counter Rotating Vortices in a Curved Rectangular Duct,” PhD Dissertation, December 1985. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Rausch, Raoul, “Earth to Halo Orbit Transfer Trajectories,” MS Thesis, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Rausch, Russ, “Euler Flutter Analysis of Airfoils Using Unstructured Dynamic Meshes,” MS Thesis, August 1989. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Rausch, Russ, “Time-marching Aeroelastic and Spatial Adaptation Procedures on Triangular and Tetrahedral Meshes Using an Unstructured-grid Euler Method,” PhD Dissertation, December 1992. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Ray, Suvendoo, “A Three-Dimensional Investigation of Steady State Fatigue Crack Closure Behavior for Through-Thickness and Part-Through Flaws,” PhD Dissertation, August 1987. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Ray, Suvendoo, “Three Dimensional Crack Closure Measurements in Polycarbonate,” MS Thesis, December 1984. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Remson, Andrew, “The Non-Catalytic Ignition of High-Performance Monopropellants,” MS Thesis, August 2002. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Renie, John, “Combustion Modeling of Composite Solid Propellants,” PhD Dissertation, December 1982. Major Professor: Professor Osborn    
Richardson, Renith, “Linear and Nonlinear Dynamcs of Swirl Injectors,” PhD Dissertation, May 2007. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Rifani, Andreas, “Investigation of 3-D Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior in a Double-T Cross Section,” MS Thesis, May 1996. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Ritchey, Andrew, “Recovery of Microfields in Fiber-Reinforced Composite Materials:Principles and Limitations,” PhD Dissertation, January 2012. Major Professor: Pipes    
Rizzi, Stephen, “A Spectral Analysis Approach to Wave Propagation in Layered Solids,” PhD Dissertation, August 1989. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Rizzi, Stephen, “Fatigue Crack Growth in Boron-Aluminum Metal Matrix Composites,” MS Thesis, December 1985. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Robarge, Tyler, “Laminar Boundary-Layer Instabilities on Hypersonic Cones: Computations for Benchmark Experiments,” MS Thesis, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Robinson, Lucas, “Fretting Fatigue of AISI 9310 Case-hardened Steel,” MS Thesis, December 2009. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Rodkey, Samuel, “Dynamics of Bearing Chamber Air and Oil Flows in Gas Turbine Engines,” MS Thesis, May 2007. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Rodrian, Jeffrey, “Incorporating Real World Engineering Experiences into Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Education,” MS Thesis, May 2003. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Rodrigues, Eduardo, “Linear and Nonlinear Discrete-Time State-Space Modeling of Dynamic Systems for Control Applications,” PhD Dissertation, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Roeder, Blayne, “Impact of Thermally Confined Alumina/Aluminum Laminates: Experiments and Modeling,” MS Thesis, May 1999. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Roh, Hee, “Repairs of Composite Structures,” PhD Dissertation, March 2011. Major Professor: Professor Sun    
Ross, Tamaira, “Designing for Minimum Cost: A Method to Assess Commercial Aircraft Technologies,” MS Thesis, May 1998. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Roth, Brian, “Aircraft Sizing with Morphing as an Independent Variable: Motivation, Strategies and Investigations,” MS Thesis, May 2003. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Rovekamp, Jr., Roger, “System Design in an Evolving System-of-Systems Architecture and Concept of Operations,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Daniel DeLaurentis    
Rubel, Ken, “Thermal Decomposition of an Advanced Monopropellant,” MS Thesis, December 2004. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Rufer, Shann, “Development of Burst-Diaphragm and Hot-Wire Apparatus for Use in the Mach-6 Purdue Quiet-Flow Ludwieg Tube,” MS Thesis, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Rui, Yuting, “Elastic-Plastic Behavior of Thermoplastic Composites Under Cyclic Loadings,” PhD Dissertation, August 1991. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Rump, Kurt, “Modeling the Effect of Unsteady Chamber Conditions on Atomization Processes,” MS Thesis, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Rutz, Mark, “Effect of Transverse Acoustic Oscillation on the Behavior of a Liquid Jet,” MS Thesis, December 1995. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Ryu, Shiyang, “Longitudinal Flying Qualities and Controller Design for Nonlinear Aircraft,” PhD Dissertation, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
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Sack, Elizabeth, “Evaluation of Finite Element Analysis of Piezoelectric Materials with Holes and Cracks,” MS Thesis, May 1994. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Saheba, Ruchir, “Real-time Thermal Observer for Electric Machines,” MS Thesis, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor Rotea    
Saigal, Sunil, “Geometric and Material Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Complex Shells,” PhD Dissertation, December 1985. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Sakaue, Hirotaka, “Porous Pressure Sensitive Paints for Aerodynamic Applications,” MS Thesis, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Sakaue, Hirotaka, “Anodized Aluminum Pressure Sensitive Paint for Unsteady Aerodynamic Applications,” PhD Dissertation, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Sallee, Vernon, “A Study of Integrated Structure and Control Design,” MS Thesis, December 1986. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Salyer, Terry, “Laser Differential Interferometry for Supersonic Blunt Body Receptivity Experiments,” PhD Dissertation, May 2002. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Salyer, Terry, “Quantitative Noise Reduction Measurements of a Multiple-Source Schlieren System,” MS Thesis, May 1994. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Samson, Daniel, “Micro-Sphere Adhesive System for Quick Repair,” MS Thesis, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun/Pipes    
Sanborn, Brett, “An Experimental Inverstigation of Radial Deformation of Soft Materials in Kolsky Bar Experiments,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: W. Chen    
Sanchez, Paul, “Rigorous Investigation of Cavitation in a 2-D Slot Orifice,” MS Thesis, May 1999. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Sandroni, Alexander, “Plume and Performance Measurements on a Plug Nozzle for Supersonic Business Jet Applications,” MS Thesis, May 2009. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Sankar, Bhavani, “Contact Behavior, Impact Response and Damage in Graphite-Epoxy Laminates Subjected to Initial Stresses,” PhD Dissertation, May 1984. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Sardeshmukh, Swanand, “Performance Analysis of Coupled and Segregated CFD Methods,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Merkle    
Saunder, Terrence, “Fatigue Crack Growth From Coldworked Eccentrically Located Holes In 7075-T651 Aluminum,” MS Thesis, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Savai, Merhernaz Percy, “A Graph Based Algorithm for Adaptable Dynamic Airspace Configuration for Nextgen,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof. Inseok Hwang    
Sawyer, Richard, “Measurement of Lift Development of Rapidly Accelerated Wings,” PhD Dissertation, May 1989. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Scheumann, Troy, “A Numerical and Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Notches on Fatigue Behavior,” MS Thesis, August 1991. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Scheuring, Jason, “An Evaluation of Aging Aircraft Materials,” MS Thesis, August 1995. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Schierman, John, “Tracking Fixed Wing Aircraft and Helicopters Using Attitude and Rotor Angle Information,” MS Thesis, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Schlei, Wayne, “An Application of Visual Analytics to Spacecraft Trajectory Design,” MS Thesis, December 2011. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Schlossberg, Valerie, “Earth-Mars Trajectories Using a Lunar Flyby,” MS Thesis, December 1988. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Schlueter, Andrew, “An Experimental Study of Rate Effects on Model Delamination of Z-pinned Composite Laminates,” PhD Dissertation, July 2012. Major Professor: Professor Chen    
Schlueter, Andrew, “Effects of Z-pinning on Mode I Dynamic Delamination of Woven Composite Laminate,” MS Thesis, May 2009. Major Professor: Professor Chen    
Schmisseur, John, “Receptivity of the Boundary Layer on a Mach-4 Elliptic Cone to Laser-Generated Localized Freestream Perturbations,” PhD Dissertation, December 1997. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Schroeder, Jeffery, “Design, Analysis, and Flight Test of Pilot Displays for Hovering Aircraft,” MS Thesis, December 1990. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Schuff, Reuben, “Experimental Investigation of Asymmetric Heating in a High Aspect Ratio Cooling Channel,” MS Thesis, August 2007. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Scott, Robert, “Control of Flutter Using Adaptive Materials,” MS Thesis, May 1990. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Seah, Chze Eng, “Stochastic Linear Hybrid Systems: Modeling, Estimation, and Application,” PhD Dissertation, May 2009. Major Professor: Professor Hwang    
Seal, II, Michael, “An Experimental Study of Swirling Flows as Applied to Annular Combustors,” MS Thesis, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Segura, Rodrigo, “Oscillations in a Forward-Facing Cavity Measured Using Laser-Differential Interferometry in a Hypersonic Quiet Tunnel,” MS Thesis, December 2007. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Selby, Christopher, “High Altitude Airship Station Keeping and Launch Model Development Using Output from Numerical Weather Prediction Models,” MS Thesis, December 2008. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Sexton, Darren, “A Comparison of the Fatigue Damage Resistance and Residual Strength of 2024-T3 and 2424-T3 Panels Containing Multiple Site Damage,” MS Thesis, August 1997. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Shah, Rashmi, “Analysis of the Correlation Properties of Digital Satellite Signals and Their Applicability in Bistatic Remote Sensing,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof. James Garrison    
Sharpe, David, “An Investigation of the Fitting of Mixed Autoregressive-Moving Average Models to Second Order Stationary Time Series Data,” PhD Dissertation, August 1970. Major Professor: Professor Gersch    
Shastri, Ramachandra, “Gas Turbine Combustor Operation With Different Phases of Water in Air Supply,” MS Thesis, May 1995. Major Professor: Professor Murthy    
Shi, Guojun, “Integrated Identification, Modeling and Control with Applications,” PhD Dissertation, December 1997. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Shih, Albert, “Experimental and Finite Element Simulation Methods for Metal Forming and Cutting Processes,” PhD Dissertation, August 1991. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Shimo, Masayoshi, “Modeling of Oil Film Behavior on a Seal Runner and a Sump Wall,” MS Thesis, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Shin, Bohyun, “The Development of Gortler Vortices in a Curved Duct,” PhD Dissertation, August 1988. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Short, Cody, “Langrangian Coherent Structures in the Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof. Kathleen Howell    
Shoultz, Gregg, “Filtering Strategies for Non-Gravitational Accelerations With Application to the Global Positioning System,” MS Thesis, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Silk, Anthony, “Modeling Human Perception and Estimation of Kinematic Responses During Aircraft Landing,” MS Thesis, August 1988. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Sims, Jon, “Delta-V Gravity-Assist Trajectory Design: Theory and Practice,” PhD Dissertation, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Sindiy, Oleg, “A System-of-Systems Framework for Improved Decision Support in Space Exploration,” MS Thesis, May 2007. Major Professor: Professor DeLaurentis    
Sindiy, Oleg, “Model-Based System-of-Systems Engineering for Space-Based Command, Control, Communication, and Information Architecture Design,” PhD Dissertation, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof. Daniel DeLaurentis    
Singh, Deepti, “Study of Surrogates for Conventional and Synthetic Aviation Jet Fuels,” MS Thesis, August 2010. Major Professor: Professor Li Qiao    
Sisco, James, “Autoignition of Kerosene by Decomposed Hydrogen Peroxide in a Dump Combustor Configuration,” MS Thesis, August 2003. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Sisco, James, “Measurement and Analysis of an Unstable Model Rocket Combustor,” PhD Dissertation, August 2007. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Skillen, Michael, “Developing Response Surface Based Wing Weight Equations for Conceptual Morphing Aircraft Sizing,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Skoch, Craig, “Disturbances from Shock/Boundary-Layer Interactions Affecting Upstream Hypersonic Flow,” PhD Dissertation, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Skoch, Craig, “Final Assembly and Initial Testing of the Purdue Mach-6 Quiet-Flow Ludwieg Tube,” MS Thesis, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Skube, Seth, “Large Strain Compression Testing of Ductile Materials at Quasi-Static and Dynamic Strain Rates,” MS Thesis, May 2009. Major Professor: Professor Chen    
Slaby, Justin, “Experimental Investigation of Erosive Burning in Solid Propellant Motors,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Slijepcevic, Stevan, “The Mechanical Fuse,” MS Thesis, May 1995. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Smajlovic, Dino, “Obtaining Ocean Roughness Statistics from Reflected GPS Signals,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Garrison    
Smith, Justin, “Qualification Testing and Fluorescent Imaging of Biobased Aviation Deicer Fluids,” MS Thesis, December 2004. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Smith, Michael, “Simulating Flapping Insect Wings Using An Aerodynamic Panel Method: Towards The Development of Flapping-Wing Technology,” PhD Dissertation, August 1995. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Smith, Monty, “Structural Optimization Using Passive and Active Control,” MS Thesis, August 1991. Major Professor: Professor Frazho    
Smith, Monty, “Multiple Objective Control System Synthesis Via Lifting Techniques,” PhD Dissertation, December 1997. Major Professor: Professor Frazho    
Smith, Natalie, “Experimental Investigation of Vane Clocking Effects on Small Performance and Unsteady Vane Boundary Layer Development in a Multistage Compressor,” MS Thesis, November 2011. Major Professor: Professor Key    
Smith, Randolph, “Computational Modeling of High Frequency Combustion Instability in a Single-Element Liquid Rocket Engine,” MS Thesis, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor Merkle    
Smith, III, Crawford, “Response Surface Methods for Optimization,” PhD Dissertation, May 2001. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Snyder, Matthew, “Constrained Simultaneous Multi-State Reconfigurable Wing Structure Configuration Optimization,” PhD Dissertation, May 2012. Major Professor: Weisshar    
Solomon, Yair, “Gelled MMH Hupergolic Droplet Investigation,” PhD Dissertation, May 2012. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Soong, Tsu-teh, “On the Dynamics of a Disordered Linear Chain,” PhD Dissertation, January 1962. Major Professor: Professor Bogdanoff    
Spangler, Christopher, “Nonlinear Modeling of Jet Atomization in the Wind-Induced Regime,” MS Thesis, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Spencer, David Allen, “Multiple Lunar Encounter Trajectory Design Using a Multi-Conic Approach,” MS Thesis, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Spencer, David Bradley, “The Gravitational Influence of a Fourth Body on Periodic Halo Orbits,” MS Thesis, August 1985. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Spohn, Jason, “The Design Build and Testing of an Infrared Aim Point Biasing Structure,” MS Thesis, December 2005. Major Professor: Professor Kim    
Sprandel, James, “Structural Parameter Identification of Member Characteristics in a Finite Element Model,” PhD Dissertation, December 1979. Major Professor: Professor Schiff    
Spyropoulos, Evangelos, “On Dynamic Subgrid-Scale Modeling for Large-Eddy Simulation of Compressible Turbulent Flows,” PhD Dissertation, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor Blaisdell    
Spyropoulos, John, “A New Scheme for the Navier-Stokes Equations Employing Alternating-Direction Operator Splitting and Domain Decomposition,” PhD Dissertation, May 1999. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis/Blaisdell    
Srinivasan, Gopalakrishnan, “Spectral Analysis of Wave Propagation in Connected Waveguides,” PhD Dissertation, December 1992. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Steele, William, “Aeroelastic Stability of a Forward Swept Wing Aircraft with Wing Tip Stores,” MS Thesis, December 1982. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Steen, Laura-cheri, “Characterization and Development of Nozzles for a Hypersonic Quiet Wind Tunnel,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: S.Schneider    
Stein, William, “A Theoretical Basis for Electrokinetic Propulsion,” MS Thesis, December 2003. Major Professor: Profssor Heister/Rusek    
Stein, William, “Performance Characterization of a Radio-Frequency Capacitively Coupled Discharge Microthruster,” PhD Dissertation, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Alexeenko/Hrbud    
Stokman, William, “Design and Characterization of Fiber/Metal Laminate Composite Materials,” MS Thesis, May 1994. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Striz, Alfred, “Application of Harmonic Analysis Method to Aeroelastic Stability Analysis of Conventional and Supercritical Airfoils in Transonic Flow,” PhD Dissertation, August 1981. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Stuart, Jeffrey, “Fuel-Optimal Low-Thrust Transfers Between Libration Point Orbits,” MS Thesis, May 2011. Major Professor: K. Howell    
Stuerman, Michael, “Surface Thermal Loading Imposed By A Sonic Or Supersonic Impinging Jet,” MS Thesis, December 1994. Major Professor: Professor Messersmith    
Stukel, Stephen, “Aeroelastic Tailoring for Passive Flutter Suppression,” MS Thesis, December 1982. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Su, Xuming, “Three-Dimensional Effects in Elastic-Plastic Fracture,” PhD Dissertation, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Subramaniyan, Arun, “Effect of Nanoclay on Compressive Behavior of Polymeric Composites,” MS Thesis, August 2004. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Subramaniyan, Arun, “Development of Efficient Molecular Simulation Techniques for Engineering Applications,” PhD Dissertation, December 2008. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Suh, Jungjun, “Analysis of Fatigue Crack Growth from Countersunk Fastener Hole,” PhD Dissertation, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Sultan, Cornel, “Modeling, Design, and Control of Tensegrity Structures with Applications,” PhD Dissertation, May 1999. Major Professor: Professor Corless    
Sundar, R.M., “An Experimental Investigation of Propeller Wakes Using a Laser Doppler Velocimeter,” PhD Dissertation, May 1985. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Sundar, R.M., “Performance of Wind Turbines in a Turbulent Atmosphere,” MS Thesis, May 1981. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Sundaram, Narayan, “Double and Multiple Contacts of Similar Elastic Materials,” PhD Dissertation, May 2009. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Sung, In-Kyung, “Fatigue Life Prediction of Liquid Rocket Engine Combustor with Subscale Test Verification,” PhD Dissertation, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Sung, Shung-Hsing, “Finite Element Flutter Analysis of Flat Panels in Three-Dimensional Supersonic Unsteady Potential Flow,” PhD Dissertation, December 1976. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Swanson, Erick, “Mean Flow Measurements and Cone Flow Visualization at Mach 6,” MS Thesis, December 2002. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Swanson, Erick, “Boundary-Layer Transition on Cones at Angle of Attack in a Mach-6 Quiet Tunnel,” PhD Dissertation, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Sweet, Arnold, “A Stochastic Model for Predicting the Subsidence of Granular Media,” PhD Dissertation, August 1964. Major Professor: Professor Bogdanoff    
Swei, Shan-Min, “Quadratic Stabilization of Uncertain Systems: Reduced Gain Controllers, Order Reduction, and Quadratic Controllability,” PhD Dissertation, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Syn, Chul, “Dynamic Delamination in a Glass Fiber Composite and Interfacial Fracture in a Bi-Material,” PhD Dissertation, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor Chen    
Szolwinski, Matthew, “Mechanics of Fretting Fatigue Crack Formation,” MS Thesis, August 1995. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Szolwinski, Matthew, “The Mechanics and Tribology of Fretting Fatigue with Application to Riveted Lap Joints,” PhD Dissertation, August 1998. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
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Takezaki, Juro, “The Photoelastic Analysis of Mixed-Mode Fracture Mechanics,” MS Thesis, December 1979. Major Professor: Professor Doyle    
Tan, Jiak-Kwang, “Simulation of Vortex Bursting,” PhD Dissertation, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Tan, Tein-min, “Wave Propagation in Graphite/Epoxy Laminate Due to Impact,” PhD Dissertation, August 1982. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Tanner, Travis, “Applications of Crack Tip Opening Angle for Ductile Fracture Analysis,” MS Thesis, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Tao, Jianxin, “Characterization of Matrix Cracking and Delamination in Laminated Composites,” PhD Dissertation, May 1996. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Tao, Xuefent, “The Generic Aircraft Tracker: Theory and Computer Implementation,” MS Thesis, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Tapee, John, “Experimental Aerodynamic Analysis of a Plug Nozzle for Supersonic Business Jet Application,” MS Thesis, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Tate, Nathan, “Experimental Determination of Mode I Stress Intensity Factors for Elevated Temperature Fretting Fatigue of a Nickel-Based Superalloy,” MS Thesis, December 2008. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Taylor, Robert, “Aerospace Structural Design Process Improvement Using Systematic Evolutionary Structural Modeling,” PhD Dissertation, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Taylor, Robert, “Aerospace Structural Design Process Improvement Using Systematic Evolutationary Structural Modeling,” PhD Dissertation, November 2000. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Tchatchouang, Christelle, “Effects of Turbulence Modeling in Predicting FLow and Heat Transfer in a Duct with Pin Fins,” PhD Dissertation, May 2012. Major Professor: Professor Shih    
Tetzloff, Isaac, “An Allocation Approach to Investigate New Aircraft Concepts and Technologies on Fleet-Level Metrics,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Thirumurthy, Deepak, “Design and Analysis of Noise Suppression Exhaust Nozzle Systems,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis    
Thiruppukuzhi, Srikanth, “High Strain Rate Characterization and Modeling of Polymer Composites,” PhD Dissertation, December 1997. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Thornton, Anthony, “Application of a Solution Adaptive Grid to Flow Over an Embedded Cavity,” PhD Dissertation, May 1992. Major Professor: Professor Kentzer/Williams    
Torgerson, Shad, “Pressure Sensitive Paints for Aerodynamic Applications,” MS Thesis, August 1997. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Townsend, Barbara, “The Evaluation of Three Control Laws for the CH-47 Helicopter,” MS Thesis, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Tragesser, Steven, “Analysis and Design of Aerobraking Tethers,” PhD Dissertation, December 1997. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Trebs, Adam, “Biannular Airbreathing Nozzle Rig Facility Development,” MS Thesis, August 2008. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Trebs, Adam, “Ramp Injector Scale Effects on Supersonic Combustion,” PhD Dissertation, May 2012. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Tritsch, Douglas, “Prediction of Fatigue Crack Lives and Shapes,” MS Thesis, August 1983. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Troha, William, “Influence of Fatigue Crack Closure on the Growth Rate of Surface Flaws,” PhD Dissertation, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Tsai, Gwo-Chung, “A Study of Frequency Effects and Damage Accumulation During the Fatigue of Graphite/Epoxy and Glass/Epoxy Composite Materials,” PhD Dissertation, August 1984. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Tsai, Jia-Lin, “Dynamic Microbuckling Model for Compressive Strength of Polymeric Composites,” PhD Dissertation, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Tsai, Jia-Lin, “Dynamic Delamination Crack Propagation in Polymeric Composites,” MS Thesis, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Tseng, Kuo-Tung, “Fluidic Spray Control,” PhD Dissertation, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Collicott    
Tsiotras, Panagiotis, “Analytic Theory and Control of the Motion of Spinning Rigid Bodies,” PhD Dissertation, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Tsohas, John, “Altitude Compensation Using Combustible Nozzle Liners,” MS Thesis, May 2005. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Tsohas, John, “Hydrodynamics of Shear Coaxial Liquid Rocket Injectors,” PhD Dissertation, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Tsuchiya, Toshiaki, “Aerothermodynamics of Axial-Flow-Compressors with Water Ingestion,” PhD Dissertation, May 1982. Major Professor: Professor Murthy    
Turaga, Umamaheswar, “A Study of Sandwich T-Joints and Composite Lap Joints,” PhD Dissertation, May 2003. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Turner, Simon, “A Feasibility Study Regarding the Addition of a Fifth Control to a Rotorcraft In-Flight Simulator,” MS Thesis, December 1992. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Tyagi, Ankit, “Investigating Long-Range Aircraft Staging for Environmental, Economic, and Travel Time Impacts,” MS Thesis, December 2009. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
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Uddin, Mohammed, “Effect of Nanoparticle Dispersion on Mechanical Behavior of Polymer Matrix and Their Fiber Reinforced Composites,” PhD Dissertation, December 2009. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Uzun, Ali, “3-D Large Eddy Simulation for Jet Aeroacoustics,” PhD Dissertation, December 2003. Major Professor: Professor Lyrintzis    
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Vaidya, P.G., “Some Aspects of the Theory of Propagation of Periodic and Transcient Sounds in Absorbent Ducts and in Rooms With an Open Window,” PhD Dissertation, March 1969. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Vaidya, Rajesh, “Failure Criterion for Notched Fiber Dominated Composite Laminates,” PhD Dissertation, May 1997. Major Professor: Professor Sun    
Vaidya, Rajesh, “On Prediction of Elastic Moduli and Plastic Flow In Composite Materials Using Micromechanics,” MS Thesis, August 1993. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Valentini, Luiz, “Aft-Fuselage Modification of the Gulfstream IV,” MS Thesis, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
VanMeter, Michael, “Experimental Investigation of Hybrid Rocket Combustion Instabilities,” MS Thesis, December 2002. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
VandenBoom, Michael, “A Thermostructural Analysis of a Lined Composite Rocket Nozzle,” MS Thesis, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Vaquero, Mar, “Ppoincare Sections and Resonant Orbits in the Restricted Three-Body Problem,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Varney, Bruce, “Mechanics of Roller Straightening,” MS Thesis, April 1995. Major Professor: Professor Farris    
Vavrina, Matthew, “A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm Approach to Global Low-Thrust Trajectory Optimization,” MS Thesis, December 2008. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Ventre, Brian, “Open-loop Tracking of an Occulting GNSS Signal,” MS Thesis, May 2006. Major Professor: Professor Garrison    
Viassolo, Daniel, “Implementation of Digital Controllers,” MS Thesis, August 1996. Major Professor: Professor Rotea    
Voit, Peter, “Improving Strength in Composite Laminates Through Use of Hybrid Composites,” MS Thesis, May 1981. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Vukits, Thomas, “Low and High Speed STOVL Configurations in Ground Effect,” MS Thesis, May 1993. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
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Wagie, David, “Model and Controller Reduction of Uncertain Systems Using Covariance Equivalent Realizations,” PhD Dissertation, August 1984. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Walker, Kevin, “The Effect on Fatigue Crack Growth Under Spectrum Loading of An Imposed Placard "G" Limit,” MS Thesis, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Walker, Michael, “Extended Proagation GNSS Ephemerides Employing Measurements Fusion,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Prof. James Garrison    
Walters, Leon, “Experimental Study of Diffusing S-Ducts,” MS Thesis, December 2004. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Wang, Cong, “Predictive Forming of Advanced Thermoplastic Composite Structures,” PhD Dissertation, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Wang, Hsing-Ling, “Evaluation of Multiple Site Damage in Lap Joint Specimens,” PhD Dissertation, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Wang, Kuo-Feng, “Simulation of Quenching and Induction Heat Treatment Processes With Experimental Verification,” PhD Dissertation, August 1993. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Wang, Rong, “Dynamics and Control of Truss Structures with Extendable Members,” PhD Dissertation, August 1988. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Wang, Zeping, “Modeling Micro-Inertia in Composite Materials Subjected to Dynamic Loading,” PhD Dissertation, August 2001. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Wanthal, Steven, “Three-Dimensional Finite Element Formulations for Thick and Thin Laminated Plates,” PhD Dissertation, August 1989. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Wanthal, Steven, “Formulation of Three Simple Triangular Plane Stress Anisotropic Finite Elements for a Microcomputer,” MS Thesis, December 1987. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Ward, Christopher, “Hypersonic Crossflow Instability and Transition on a Circular Cone at Angle of Attack,” MS Thesis, December 2010. Major Professor: Steven Schneider    
Waszak, Martin, “Analysis of Flexible Aircraft Longitudinal Dynamics and Handling Qualities,” MS Thesis, May 1984. Major Professor: Professor Andrisani    
Wawrzyniak, geoffrey, “The Dynamics and Control of Solar-Sail Spacecraft in Displaced Lunar Orbits,” PhD Dissertation, None 2011. Major Professor: Dr. Howell    
Weaver, Andrew, “Analysis of Flowfield and Surface Heat Flux Uncertainties Under Typical Blunt-Body Re-entry Conditions,” MS Thesis, May 2010. Major Professor: Professor Alexeenko    
Weeks, Craig, “Design and Characterization of Multi-Core Composite Laminates,” MS Thesis, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Weeks, Craig, “Nonlinear Rate Dependent Response of Thick-Section Composite Laminates,” PhD Dissertation, December 1995. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Weinstock, Vladimir, “Modeling of Drop Trajectories and Drop/Wall Interactions in Gas Turbine Engine Sumps,” MS Thesis, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Weng, Tung-Li, “Numerical Investigations on Fracture Behavior of Ductile Materials,” PhD Dissertation, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Wennerberg, Jason, “An Experiment to Study the Effects of Aspect Ratio on Rocket Thrust Chamber Cooling Channel Performance,” MS Thesis, August 2006. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Wernimont, Eric, “Experimental Study of Combustion in Hydrogen Peroxide Hybrid Rockets,” PhD Dissertation, August 1997. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Wheaton, Bradely, “Roughness-Induced Instability in a Laminar Boundary Layer at Mach 6,” MS Thesis, December 2009. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Whiteman, Alexander, “A Computational Study of the Effects of Chemical Kinetics on High Frequency Combustion Instability in a Single-Element Rocket Combustor,” MS Thesis, May 2012. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Williams, Edwin, “Satellite Constellation Design Methods,” MS Thesis, December 1999. Major Professor: Professor Crossley    
Williams, Steven, “Automated Design of Multiple Encounter Gravity-Assist Trajectories,” MS Thesis, August 1990. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Williamson, Robert, “Microcomputer-Based Flight Simulation,” MS Thesis, May 1988. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Wilson, Gregory, “Improving Fatigue Crack Growth Performance of Structural,” MS Thesis, August 2007. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Wilson, Roby, “A Design Tool for Constructing Multiple Lunar Swingby Trajectories,” MS Thesis, December 1993. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Wilson, Roby, “Trajectory Design in the Sun-Earth-Moon Four Body Problem,” PhD Dissertation, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Howell    
Witkowski, David, “Experimental Investigation of Propeller - Wing Interaction,” MS Thesis, August 1988. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Woodard, Paul, “Grid Quality Assessment for Unstructured Triangular and Tetrahedral Meshes and Validation of an Upwind Implicit Euler Solution Algorithm,” MS Thesis, May 1992. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Woodard, Paul, “Analysis of the Carburization and Quenching of Steels,” PhD Dissertation, May 1996. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Woods, Jessica, “Dynamic Aeroelastic Stability of a Generic X-Wing Aircraft Configuration with Design Parameter Variations,” MS Thesis, August 1988. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Wu, Chung-Lin, “Low Velocity Impact of Composite Sandwich Plate,” PhD Dissertation, August 1992. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Wu, Peir-Shin, “Pin-Contact Failure in Composite Laminates,” PhD Dissertation, May 1996. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Wu, Yii-Cheng, “A Geometrically Nonlinear Tensorial Formulation of a Skewed Quadrilateral Thin Shell Finite Element,” PhD Dissertation, August 1988. Major Professor: Professor Yang    
Wypyszynski, Aaron, “Flight Testing of Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft for System Identification,” MS Thesis, August 2009. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
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Xu, Changhai, “Simulation of Orifice Internal Flows Including Cavitation and Turbulence,” PhD Dissertation, December 2001. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Xu, Yueping, “Failure Mechanisms in Glasses and Glass Ceramics,” MS Thesis, May 1997. Major Professor: Professor Espinosa    
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Yagci, Baris, “Sinusoid Estimation in Additive Noise and Applications in Experimental Vibration Analysis,” PhD Dissertation, May 2004. Major Professor: Professor Frazho    
Yam, Chit-Hong, “Design of Missions to the Outer Planets and Optimization of Low-Thrust, Gravity-Assist Trajectories via Reduced Parameterization,” PhD Dissertation, May 2008. Major Professor: Professor Longuski    
Yamada, Shoji, “A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Strength and Its Distribution in Fiber-Reinforced Composites,” PhD Dissertation, May 1976. Major Professor: Professor Alspaugh    
Yan, Allen, “Validation of Numerical Simulations for Nano-Aluminum Composite Solid Propellants,” MS Thesis, May 2011. Major Professor: Steven Son    
Yang, Shih-Hsian, “Static and Dynamic Contact Behaviors of Composite Laminates,” PhD Dissertation, August 1981. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Yedavalli, RamaKrishna, “Control Design for Parameter Sensitivity Reduction in Linear Regulators: Application to Large Flexible Space Structures,” PhD Dissertation, May 1981. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Yen, Chih-Chieh, “Application of Parabolized Stability Equations to Jet Instabilities and the Associated Acoustic Radiation,” PhD Dissertation, December 1998. Major Professor: Professor Williams    
Yoon, Changjin, “Injection Dynamics of Gelled Propellants,” PhD Dissertation, November 2011. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Yoon, Kwang-Joon, “Characterization of Elastic-Plastic and Viscoplastic Behavior of AS4/PEEK Thermoplastic Composite,” PhD Dissertation, December 1990. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Yoon, Suk, “Simulation of the Nonlinear Dynamics of Charged Liquids Using Boundary Element Methods,” MS Thesis, August 1999. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
Yoon, Suk, “A Fully Nonlinear Model for Atomization of High-Speed Jets,” PhD Dissertation, December 2002. Major Professor: Professor Heister    
You, Huai-Tzu, “Stochastic Model for Ocean Surface Reflected GPS Signals and Satellite Remote Sensing Applications,” PhD Dissertation, May 2005. Major Professor: Professor Garrison    
Young, Min-Jho, “Analysis of Cracked Plates Subjected to Out-of-Plane Loadings,” PhD Dissertation, December 1991. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Young, Steven, “Particle Image Velocimetry Applied to Flow in the Wake of a Flat Plate,” MS Thesis, August 1994. Major Professor: Professor Sullivan    
Yousuff, Ajmal, “Covariance Equivalent Realizations: Development and Applications to Model and Controller Reduction,” PhD Dissertation, August 1983. Major Professor: Professor Skelton    
Yu, Yen, “Liquid Film Cooling in a Model Combustor using Swirl Injection,” MS Thesis, August 2005. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Yu, Yen, “Experimental and Analytical Investigations of Longitudinal Combustion Instability in a Continuously Variable Resonance Combustor (CVRC),” PhD Dissertation, May 2009. Major Professor: Professor Anderson    
Yuan, Pin-Jar, “Identification of Pilot Dynamics and Task Objectives from Man-in-the-Loop Simulation,” PhD Dissertation, May 1984. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
Yucuis, William, “Computer Simulation of a Multiaxis Air-to-Air Tracking Task Using the Optimal Pilot Control Model,” MS Thesis, December 1982. Major Professor: Professor Schmidt    
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Zavattieri, Pablo, “Computational Modeling for Bridging Size Scales in the Failure of Solids,” PhD Dissertation, December 2000. Major Professor: Professor Espinosa    
Zeiler, Thomas, “An Approach to Integrated Aeroservoelastic Tailoring for Stability,” PhD Dissertation, August 1985. Major Professor: Professor Weisshaar    
Zeng, Qinggang, “A Study on Composite Adhesive Lap Joint,” PhD Dissertation, May 2001. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Zenieh, Salah, “Nonlinear Control of Mechanical and Aerospace Systems with Flexible Elements: Application to Robotics,” PhD Dissertation, August 1995. Major Professor: Professor Corless    
Zezula, Chad, “The Influence of Initial Inhomogeneities on Notch Fatigue of 7050-T7451 Aluminum Plate,” MS Thesis, May 1994. Major Professor: Professor Grandt    
Zhang, Haitao, “Mechanical Behavior of Nanomaterials: Modeling and Simulation,” PhD Dissertation, May 2004. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Zhang, Shucheng, “Molecular-Mixing Measurements and Turbulent-Structure Visualizations in a Round Jet with Tabs,” PhD Dissertation, May 1995. Major Professor: Professor Schneider    
Zhang, Xiaodong, “Adaptive Sandwich Structures,” PhD Dissertation, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Zheng, Shunfeng, “Modeling Delamination in Composite Laminates,” PhD Dissertation, May 1996. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Zhou, Shu-Gong, “Failure of Qusai-Isotropic Composite Materials Under Off-Axis Loading,” MS Thesis, May 1984. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Zhou, Shu-Gong, “Failure Analysis of Quasi-Isotropic Composite Laminates With Free Edges Under Off-Axis Loading,” None Thesis, May 1987. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Zhu, Changming, “Constitutive Modeling of Polymeric Composites Under Various Loading Conditions,” PhD Dissertation, December 1997. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Zhu, Guoming, “L2 and L Multiobjective Control for Linear Systems,” PhD Dissertation, May 1992. Major Professor: Professor Corless    
Zink, Jonathan, “Mechanical Design and Control of Flexible Joint Robotic Manipulators,” MS Thesis, December 1996. Major Professor: Professor C.T. Sun    
Zoeller, Michael, “The Stability of Time-Dependent, Conducting Boussinesq Fluids by the Method of Energy,” PhD Dissertation, June 1972. Major Professor: Professor Stanišić