Category: Student Defenses

Sarah Preum, PhD Proposal Presentation

PhD Proposal Presentation Date: Friday, December 9, 2016 at 10:00AM in Rice 204 Advisor: John A. Stankovic Committee: Alfred Weaver (Committee Chair), Hongning Wang, Kai-Wei Chang and Laura Barnes (Systems and Information Engineering). Towards Personalized Conflict Detection from Heterogeneous Health Applications ABSTRACT With the rapid advent of digital health care platforms, an increasing number of people…

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Ph.D Dissertation Defense Presentation by, Muhammad Yanhaona

PhD Proposal Presentation Date: Friday, December 2, 2016 at 10:00AM in Rice 242 Advisor: Andrew Grimshaw Committee: Kevin Skadron (Committee Chair), Jack Davidson, Westley Weimer and Mircea Stan (Electrical and Computer Engineering). PCubeS Type Architecture and IT Programming Language ABSTRACT: As the rate of improvement of uniprocessors slows, parallel programming has become an issue for…

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Juhi Ranjan, PhD Dissertation Defense

PhD Dissertation Defense Presentation Date: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 8:30 am in Rice 204 Advisor:Kamin Whitehouse Committee: Jack Stankovic (Committee Chair),  Gabe Robins, Laura Barnes and James Scott (Microsoft Research, UK) It Takes Two: Exploring Interactions between Smart Objects and Wearables to Implicitly Identify and Authenticate Object Users ABSTRACT In today’s context, the term `Smart…

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Jack Lanchantin, PhD Qualifying Exam Presentation

 PhD Qualifying Exam Presentation Date: Monday, September 26, 2016 at 1:30 pm in Rice 504 Advisor: Yanjun Qi Committee Members: Gabe Robins (Committee Chair), Worthy Martin, and Hongning Wang.   Deep Motif: Visualizing and Understanding Genomic Sequences Using Deep Neural Networks ABSTRACT Deep neural network (DNN) models have recently obtained state-of-the-art prediction accuracy for the…

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PhD Dissertation Defense

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 3:00 PM in Rice 242 Jian Xiang Advisor: John Knight Committee Members: Jack Davidson (Committee Chair), Kevin Sullivan, Hongning Wang and Houston Wood (Minor Representative). Interpreted Formalism: Towards System Assurance and the Real-World Semantics of Software ABSTRACT Software systems, especially cyber-physical systems, sense and influence real-world entities under the control…

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