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Ronald Agyei
Advisor: Michael Sangid
Dissertation title: "Non-destructive sub volume investigation of short fiber reinforced polymer composites"
Samantha Alberts
Advisor: Steven Collicott
Dissertation title: "Measuring Accommodation Coefficients for Modeling Cryogenic Propellants for Long-Duration Spaceflight"
Diane Aloisio
Advisor: Karen Marais
Dissertation title: "Lessons from Systems Engineering-Related Accidents: Building an Evidence-Based Cause-Recommendation Network and Gauging Student Ability to Identify Systems Engineering Pain Points"

B

Prashanth Bangalore Venkatesh
Advisor: Sally Bane
Dissertation title: "High Pressure Combustion and DDT in Ethylene-Nitrous Oxide mixtures"
Alicia Benhidjeb-Carayon
Advisor: Sally Bane
Dissertation title: "High Pressure Combustion and DDT in Ethylene-Nitrous Oxide mixtures"

C

Ernesto Camarena
Advisor: Andres F. Arrieta Diaz
Dissertation title: "Multiscale Continuum Modeling of Piezoelectric Smart Structures"
Jou-Mei Chu
Advisor: Weinong Chen
Dissertation title: "Visualization of Fiber-Matrix Interfacial Shear and Normal Debonding Behavior"
Benjamin Claus
Advisor: Weinong Chen
Dissertation title: "Solving Discretized Continuum Equations for Geometrically Irregular or Inhomogeneous Systems"
Thomas Cunningham
Advisor: David Spencer
Dissertation title: "Automated Mission Planning for Planetary Extra-Vehicular Activities"
Rebecca Cutting
Advisor: R. Byron Pipes
Dissertation title: "Crash Performance of Pre-Impregnated Platelet Based Molded Composites"

D

Ashwati Das
Advisor: Kathleen Howell
Dissertation title: "Artificial Intelligence-Aided Spacecraft Trajectory Design in Complex Dynamical Environments"

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Joshua Edelman
Advisor: Steven Schneider
Dissertation title: "Growth and Breakdown of Secondary Instabilities of Hypersonic Stationary Crossflow Waves"

F

Nicoletta Fala
Advisor: Karen Marais
Dissertation title: "Data-driven safety feedback as part of debrief for general aviation pilots"
Siwei Fan
Advisor: Carolin Frueh
Dissertation title: "Light Curve Simulation and Its Inversion"
Alex Friedman
Advisor: Carolin Frueh
Dissertation title: "Investigating Observability Analysis for Space Situational Awareness Applications"
Tristan Fuller
Advisor: William Anderson
Dissertation title: "An Experimental Approach to Model the Coupling Mechanisms in Thermoacoustically Self-Excited Rocket Combustors"

G

Zhenyuan Gao
Advisor: Wenbin Yu
Dissertation title: "Failure Prediction for Composite Materials with Generalized Standard Models"
James Goppert
Advisor: Inseok Hwang
Dissertation title: "Security and Verification of Autonomous Systems"
Zherui Guo
Advisor: Weinong Chen
Dissertation title: "Failure modes of multi-ply soft armor targets under projectile normal impact"

H

Kenny Sy Hu
Advisor: Tom Shih
Dissertation title: "Large-Eddy and RANS Simulations of Flow and Heat Transfer in a U-Duct"

J

Michael Jacobs
Advisor: Daniel DeLaurentis
Dissertation title: "Distributed Dual Estimation"
Ravichandra Jagannath
Advisor: Sally Bane
Dissertation title: "Development of Plasma Assisted Ignition For Wave Rotor Combustion Turbine"
Shourya Jain
Advisor: Li Qiao
Dissertation title: "Combustion Dynamics and Enhancements at Nano and Micro Scales"
Guillermo Jaramillo Pizarro
Advisor: Steven Collicott
Dissertation title: "On the Influence of the Momentum Thickness on Streamwise Jet Instabilities"
Paht Juangphanich
Advisor: Guillermo Paniagua
Dissertation title: "Bio-inspired design of a turbine stage"

K

Takashi Kanno
Advisor: William Crossley
Dissertation title: "Comparing Optimization Under Uncertainty and Multi-point Optimization for Airfoil Shape Design"
Kartik Kapoor
Advisor: Michael Sangid
Dissertation title: "Crystal plasticity modeling of single and dual phase Titanium alloys based on material characterization and experimental validation, explicitly accounting for residual stresses"
Jupyoung Kim
Advisor: Jay Gore
Dissertation title: "Effects of Turbulence Generator Geometry in Lean Premixed Turbulent Flames"

L

Jooyoung Lee
Advisor: Inseok Hwang
Dissertation title: "Stochastic Hybrid System Modeling and Estimation with Application to Air Traffic Control"
Boon Him Lim
Advisor: Weinong Chen
Dissertation title: "Critical Velocity of High Performance Yarn Transversely Impacted by Different Indenters"
Dasheng Lim
Advisor: Stephen Heister
Dissertation title: "Transient Response of a Liquid Injector to a Transverse Detonation Wave at Elevated Initial Pressure for Application in Rotating Detonation Engines"
Bryan Little
Advisor: Carolin Frueh
Dissertation title: "Optimization Strategies For Sensor Tasking Of Optical Sensors For Space Situational Awareness"
Ning Liu
Advisor: Wenbin Yu
Dissertation title: "A New Semi-analytical Method to Study the Buckling Behavior of Sandwich Structures"
Xin Liu
Advisor: Wenbin Yu
Dissertation title: "Multiscale modeling of textile composite structures using mechanics of structure genome and machine learning"
Ye Lu
Advisor: James Longuski
Dissertation title: "Design of Planetary Probe Missions to Venus and Outer Planets using Aeroassist Maneuver"

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Kshitij Mall
Advisor: Michael Grant
Dissertation title: "Advancing Optimal Control Theory For Solving Practical Aerospace Problems"
Joshua Mathews
Advisor: Timothee Pourpoint
Dissertation title: "Reactive Colloidal Dispersion Propellants for High Performance Hybrid Propulsion"
Angela Mbugua
Advisor: Sally Bane
Dissertation title: "Combustion Characterization of Fine Hypergolic Sprays"
Kota Mikoshiba
Advisor: Stephen Heister
Dissertation title: "Numerical Study of High-Pressure Rotating Detonation Engine"
Kushal Moolchandani
Advisor: Daniel DeLaurentis
Dissertation title: "Modeling and Analysis of a Complex Systems Design Process"

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Diwakar Naragani
Advisor: Michael Sangid
Dissertation title: "High energy X-ray study of flaw mediated damage in bulk polycrystalline Ni based superalloys"
Andrea Nicolas
Advisor: Michael Sangid
Dissertation title: "Relationships between the galvanic driving force and strain energy density accumulation on AA7050-7451."

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William O'Neill
Advisor: Daniel DeLaurentis
Dissertation title: "Enhanced Robust Portfolio Optimization For Cost, Performance, Risk And Schedule Analysis Of Human Spaceflight Missions"
Kolawole Ogunsina
Advisor: Daniel DeLaurentis
Dissertation title: "A Novel Data-Driven Paradigm for Airline Disruption Management"

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Ashutosh Pandey
Advisor: Tom Shih
Dissertation title: "Time Accurate CFD Analysis of Multiphase Flow in a Liquid Ring Vacuum Pump"
Tejas Pant
Advisor: Haifeng Wang
Dissertation title: "Numerical Modeling Of Combustion Instabilities In A Model Rocket Combustor Using Flamelet Modeling Approach And Probability Density Function Method"
Bo Peng
Advisor: Wenbin Yu
Dissertation title: "Modeling Aperiodic Heterogeneous Structures Using Mechanics of Structure Genome"
Tugba Piskin
Advisor: Jonathan Poggie
Dissertation title: "Numerical Simulation of Glow Discharge for Flow Control Application"
Vladlen Podolsky
Advisor: Sergey Macheret
Dissertation title: "Experimental Studies and Kinetic Modeling of Plasmas Sustained by High Repetition Frequency Nanosecond and RF Pulses with Applications to Low Noise Plasma Antennas"
Arnau Pons Lorente
Advisor: William Anderson
Dissertation title: "Study of the effects of unsteady heat release in combustion instability"
Chandra Prakash
Advisor: Vikas Tomar
Dissertation title: "Effect of Interface on Shock Initiation in Energetic Materials"
Veerappan Prithivirajan
Advisor: Michael Sangid
Dissertation title: "Modeling fatigue behavior of additively manufactured Ni-based super alloys via crystal plasticity"

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Sylvain Renevey
Advisor: David Spencer
Dissertation title: "Spacecraft Formations Using Relative Orbital Elements and Artificial Potential Functions"

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Gayathri Shivkumar
Advisor: Alina Alexeenko
Dissertation title: "Coupled Plasma, Fluid and Thermal Modeling of Low-Pressure and Microscale Gas Discharges"
Praveen Srikanth
Advisor: Steven Collicott
Dissertation title: "Innovations in Understanding and?Modeling Cryogenic Propellants for Long-Duration Spaceflight"
Zachary Stratton
Advisor: Tom Shih
Dissertation title: "Effects of Density and Blowing Ratios on the Turbulent Structure and Effectiveness of Film-Cooling"
Andrew Strongrich
Advisor: Alina Alexeenko
Dissertation title: "MEMS Wireless Sensor Networks for Spacecraft and Vacuum Technology"

T

Gowtham Manikanta Reddy Tamanampudi
Advisor: William Anderson
Dissertation title: "Prediction of combustion instabilities in non-premixed flames using flame describing function"

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Shanmukeswar Rao Vankayala
Advisor: Greg Blaisdell
Dissertation title: "Investigation Of Wall-Modeled Large Eddy Simulations For Jet Aeroacoustics"

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Hao Wang
Advisor: Vikas Tomar
Dissertation title: "Mechanical Property Measurements of Zicaloy Hydride Structure by Using Nanoindentation and Nano Mechanical Raman Spectroscopy"
Xuan Wang
ARMS. 3141
wang3156@purdue.edu
Advisor: Shaoshuai Mou
Dissertation title: "Distributed cooperation in multi-agent systems"

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Teng-Yao Yang
Advisor: Dengfeng Sun
Dissertation title: "Global Navigation Satellite Systems Fault Detection and Exclusion: An Optimization-based Approach"

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Xuedong Zhai
Advisor: Weinong Chen
Dissertation title: "Mechanical Behaviors of Biological Soft Tissues at Intermediate Strain Rates"
Chiyu Zhang
Advisor: Inseok Hwang
Dissertation title: "Multi-target Tracking and Identity Management Using Multiple Sensors"
Han Zhang
Advisor: James Garrison
Dissertation title: "Geophysical Model Development for Remote Sensing of Ocean Wind and Roughness Using Signals of Opportunity in L- and S-band"
Pei Zhang
Advisor: Haifeng Wang
Dissertation title: "Modeling of Multi-Regime Turbulent Combustion: Challenges and Advances"