Category: Student Defenses

Jonathan Dorn: PhD Dissertation Defense

Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm in Rice 536 Committee members: Westley Weimer (Advisor), Baishakhi Ray (Committee Chair), Jason Lawrence, Stephanie Forrest (UNM) and Chad Dodson (Minor Representative). Title: Optimizing Tradeoffs of Non-Functional Properties in Software ABSTRACT: Software systems have become integral to the daily life of millions of people. These systems provide much…

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Ameer Mohammed: PhD Proposal

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 3:00 pm in Rice 536 Committee: Mohammad Mahmoody (Advisor), David Evans (Chair), Jack Davidson, Denis Nekipelov (UVA Economics), and Sanjam Garg (UC Berkeley). The Computational Complexity of Program Obfuscation ABSTRACT Recent developments in cryptography have given rise to a variety of extremely powerful tools some of which were even previously…

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PhD Proposal Presentation: Ifat Emi

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 10:00 am in Rice 404 Committee: John A. Stankovic (Advisor), Hongning Wang (Chair), and Kai-Wei Chang; Minor Representatives: John Lach (ECE) and Laura Barnes (SYS). Title: Towards Micro-Activity Recognition for Monitoring Activity Quality to Generate Notification ABSTRACT In order to notify users about potentially unsafe situations and to track mistakes…

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