Electrical and Computer Engineering Masters Theses

Electrical and Computer Engineering Masters Theses



Theses from 2007


A software defined radio for research into cognitive radio, Jason Michael Pratt


Microfluidic biosensors for intelligent metabolite monitoring, Nitin Radhakrishnan


Printed circuit board (PCB) loss characterization up-to 20 GHz and modeling, analysis and validation, Abhilash Rajagopal


Diversity techniques for signal-strength based indoor location determination, Anil Ramachandran


Device signal detection methods and time frequency analysis, Narayana Ravirala


Performance improvements of automobile communication protocols in electromagnetic interference environments, Fei Ren


Vision based leader-follower formation control for mobile robots, Gerard Sequeira


Terahertz data processing for standoff detection of improvised explosive devices, Amit Bipin Shah

Analysis and modeling of crosstalk noise and testability in Domino CMOS logic circuits, Vipin Sharma


Reinforcement-learning based output-feedback controller for nonlinear discrete-time system with application to spark ignition engines operating lean and EGR, Peter Shih

A cost effective platform for multiple application mobile robots, Michael Wiley Steffen


Security analysis of a cyber-physical system, Han Tang

Multi-input dc-dc converters for combined energy storage systems in hybrid electric vehicles, Krishna P. Yalamanchili

Defect avoidance in nano crossbar architecture, Yadunandana Yellambalase

Theses from 2006

Multiple window time-varying spectral analysis, Brad Thomas Ashley

A video compression algorithm for security applications, M. Ryan Bales

Electromechanical power generation and AC/DC distribution for space application, Sushant Barave

Multiscale anomaly detection and image registration algorithms for airborne landmine detection, Jeffrey D. Barnes

New techniques in battery charge equalization, Andrew Baughman

Microwave and millimeter wave imaging using synthetic aperture focusing and holographical techniques, J. T. Case

Interference mitigation using distributed power control algorithms for RFID reader networks, Kainan Cha

Fault modeling and testability of domino CMOS logic, Pavankumar Chandrasekhar

Staircasing mesh algorithm for 2D and 3D primitives for FDTD and the generation of complex geometries, Fan-Keung Chang

A new multi-algorithm approach for network echo cancellation problem, Ashrith Deshpande

Optical in-circuit measurement system for immunity applications, Chong Ding

Relative color histogram and spatial color clustering analysis in malignant melanoma images, Yunus Emre Faziloglu

Investigation into a measurement-parameter-independent application of the modulated scatterer technique (MST) for material dielectric property characterization, Gabriel S. Freiburger

Expectation maximization and its application in modeling, segmentation and anomaly detection, Ritesh Ganju

High resolution distance monitoring system using laser light, Blake R. Gray

A hardware implementation of a quadrature amplitude modulation communication system with MIMO applications, James David Jenshak

The extension of blotch features for melanoma discrimination in dermoscopy images, Azmath Khan

3D modeling of string motion, Ibrahim Atakan Kubilay

Noise source characterization on the power delivery network for electromagnetic interfeence and eye pattern generator tool, Mauro Lai

Hybrid key management and secure routing protocols for wireless sensor networks, Timothy J. Landstra


Feasibility study of instruments for electrical impedance tomography (EIT) and magnetic induction measurement of skin cancer, Deepak Narayanaswamy


The flood frog: An autonomous wireless device for flood detection and monitoring, Valerio Plessi

MIMO capacity, finding optimal parameters using training signals, and quantization feedback of MIMO channels, Christopher Potter

Self-organizing and routing protocols for wireless sensor networks, Sibila Ratnaraj

Polygon decomposition in to minimum number of primitives and electromagnetic shielding using composite materials, Poorna Chander Ravva

Detection and identification of electronic circuits based on their unintentional radiated emissions and an investigation of the effect of chassis connections on radiated EMI from PCBs, Ahmed Shaik

Application of swarm and evolutionary techniques to neural network training and partitioning combinational CMOS, Gaurav Singhal

Charge transport in nano-scale thin-wired network, Lee Tran

Feature and color analysis of images of the cervix, Shoba Umamaheswaran

Intelligent optimal control of a grid independent photovoltaic system using adaptive critic designs and fuzzy logic, Richard L. Welch

Power distribution network modeling for design and high-speed time-domain reflectometer system design for cable sensor defect measurement, Liang Xue

Cost-driven optimization of repair strategies for tolerating defective crosspoints in NanoFabric, Shanrui Zhang

Novel optimization methods for scalar and vector quantization design, Wenwei Zha

Theses from 2005

An asynchronous FPGA for NULL Convention Logic circuits, Arun Swaminathan Balasubramanian

Intentional islanding and adaptive load shedding to avoid cascading outages, H. Manjari Dola

A probabilistic approach to measuring robustness in distributed computing systems, Behdis Eslamnour

An intelligent fluidic dissolved oxygen sensor system by electromechanical actuation method, Xinbo He

Extended operation of flying capacitor multilevel inverters, Jing Huang

Design and implementation of controllers for a class of electromechanical systems, Vijayakumar Janardhan

Dynamic simulation models for distributed generation classes, Natasha Ayesha Khan

High resolution 3D microwave and millimeter wave imaging, Rajesh Koganti

A knowledge based architecture for airborne minefield detection, Deepak Menon

A high-performance amperometric biosensor system utilizing electrolytic gas bubbles, Jongwon Park

Experimental analysis and modeling of laser aided manufacturing process (LAMP), Kaushik Phatak

Laboratory emulation of a wound rotor induction machine for wind generation, Narayanaswamy Ramakrishnan

Enhancement and subaxial subluxation detection in cervical spine X-ray images, Santosh Seetharaman

The parallelization of a finite-difference time-domain code for the simulation of practical engineering problems, Sarah A. Seguin

Integration of ultra-capacitors in static compensators, Abhishek Singh

Implementation of an embedded neural network-based output-feedback controller for spark ignition engines, Jonathan B. Vance

An analysis of STATCOM/UCAP for power system stability, Juan Wang

Theses from 2004

Landmine discrimination using wavelet decomposition and weighted density distribution functions, Kalyan Ram Achanta

Microwave evaluation and modeling of rapid chloride ingress in mortar, Bharath Akuthota

Screwed connection tests on shear, Michael Rotimi Babalola

Redundant Link Network-Bluetooth based wireless sensor network, Mohammed Rana Basheer Basheer

Quantifying radiated emissions from high speed traces in proximity to a PCB edge, Daniel P. Berg


Monitoring of refractory thickness using pulse-ultrasound and aluminum nitride (AIN) transducers, Thomas George Burns

A method of powering and controlling large, multi-segmented, electroluminescent displays, David Christian Callier


Transmission line pulser construction and magnetic field testing of timing circuits, David James Carter


Design and control of a magnetically levitated (maglev) system, Nishant Chadha

Data mining of substation relay data, Mythili Chaganti

Implementation of surface impedance boundary condition in FDTD and incorporating EMI from traces crossing the gaps in the ground plane into SPICE, Sunitha Chandra

Vector control of a double fed induction generator for variable speed wind power generation, Srinivasa R. Chellapilla

Determining the optimal placement of FACTS devices using genetic algorithms and enumeration techniques, Jyothirmai Chittyreddy

Characterization of human-metal reference ESD event and correlation of ESD simulator parameters to system failures and a new calibration method for current probes, Ramachandran Chundru

Optimization of capacitor structures for improved fault tolerance and reliability, Bradley John Deken

Scalable hierarchical group digital signatures, Pinar Demircan

Radiation resistance testing of COTS CMOS chips against continuous gamma radiations, Hiten Pravinchandra Dharavat

Computational intelligence techniques for collective robotic search, Sheetal Doctor

Design tools for NULL Convention Logic circuits, Sasikanth Duggini

Image based synthesis for airborne minefield data, Thandava Krishna Edara

Structural identification of a smart truss for condition assessment, James W. Fonda

Expert system algorithms for evaluating the electromagnetic compatibility of printed circuit board designs, Yan Fu

Detection and size evaluation of corrosion precursor pitting using near-field microwave and millimeter wave nondestructive testing methods, Mohammad Tayeb Ahmad Ghasr

Applications of particle swarm optimization for neural network training and digital systems, Venu Gopal Gudise

Detection of skin cancer using electric impedance, an electrical model of skin, and statistical methods, Kapil Gupta

A clustering approach to intrusion detection, Nageswaran Jayaraman

Pigment network extraction and salient point analysis, Pavani Jella

An Investigation into the electromagnetic behavior of the vector controlled induction motor drives, Jayeeta Joddar

Three dimensional magnetic effects in a permanent magnet synchronous machine, Dinakar C. Kaluvagunta

Development of bench mark power system for FACTS/BESS simulation, Gaurav Karandikar

A windowing-based approach for intrusion detection, Reno Madanmohan Kayarkar

Prediction of rotor position in switched reluctance motor drives at standstill and unexcited rotating shaft conditions, Umamaheshwar Krishnamurthy

Live wire segmentation tool for osteophyte detection in lumbar spine X-ray images, Suren Eda Naarayana Kulothungan

Microwave reflectometry: a novel diagnostic method for detection of skin cancer, Pratik Mehta

Detection, characterization and modeling of stress-induced cracks in cement-based materials using open-ended rectangular waveguides, Jagadish Nadakuduti

Power flow and stability model for induction generators used in wind turbines, Kiran K. Nandigam