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2019

Qiang Chen

Advisor(s): Szymon Suckewer

Elizabeth Davison

Advisor(s): Naomi Ehrich Leonard

Julien de Troullioud de Lanversin

Advisor(s): Alexander Glaser

Matthew Edwards

Advisor(s): Julia M. Mikhailova

Daniel Floryan

Advisor(s): Clarence Rowley
Lex Smits

Matthew Fu

Advisor(s): Marcus Hultmark

Rebecca Gray

Advisor(s): Naomi Ehrich Leonard

Remi Kahwaji

Peter Landgren

Advisor(s): Naomi Ehrich Leonard

Mark Miller

Advisor(s): Marcus Hultmark

Cody (Austin) Nunno

Advisor(s): Michael Mueller

Bruce Perry

Advisor(s): Michael Mueller

Christopher Peters

Advisor(s): Richard Miles

Christopher Reuter

Advisor(s): Yiguang Ju

Aric Rousso

Advisor(s): Yiguang Ju

Rahulram Sridhar

Advisor(s): Edgar Choueiri

He Sun

Advisor(s): N. Jeremy Kasdin
Degree: PhD Thesis: Efficient wavefront sensing and control for space-based high-contrast imaging (9/10/19)

Emre Turkoz

Advisor(s): Craig Arnold
Degree: PhD Thesis: High-Resolution Printing of Complex Fluids Using Blister-Actuated Laser-Induced Forward Transfer (5/15/19)

Joseph Tylka

Advisor(s): Edgar Choueiri
Degree: PhD Thesis: Virtual Navigation of Ambisonics-Encoded Sound Fields Containing Near-Field Sources (5/9/2019)

Renato Pagliara Vasquez

Advisor(s): Naomi Ehrich Leonard

William (Chuck) Witt

Advisor(s): Emily A. Carter
Degree: PhD Thesis: Quantum Mechanics Without Wave Functions: Advancing Orbital-Free Methods for Materials Research (7/16/19)

Hao Zhao

Advisor(s): Yiguang Ju
Degree: PhD Thesis: Oxidation of Hydrocarbons and Oxygenated Fuels with Chemical Sensitization by Ozone/NoX/Radicals (8/12/19)

2018

Clay Byers

Advisor(s): Marcus Hultmark
Degree: PhD Thesis: Theoretical and Experimental Investigations of Similarity Solutions in Turbulent Flows (5/16/18)

Ting-Hsuan Chen

Advisor(s): Craig Arnold
Degree: PhD Thesis: Ultrafast Varifocal Lenses in Laser Material Processing and Particle Tracking Velocimetry (5/8/18)

Greg Davies

Degree: PhD Thesis: Characterization of Batteries Using Ultrasound: Applications for Battery Management and Structural Determination (5/21/18)

Jingjie Hu

Winston Soboyejo
Degree: Ph.D. Thesis: Breast Cancer Detection: From Tumor-Specific Nanoparticles to Cell Mechanics

Ching-Yao Lai

Advisor(s): Howard A. Stone
Degree: Ph.D. Thesis: Fluid-Structure Interactions for Energy and the Environment

Wenkai Liang

Advisor(s): Chung Law
Degree: PhD Thesis: Theoretical Studies on Combustion Chemistry and Waves (5/11/18)

Jonathan MacArt

Advisor(s): Michael Mueller
Degree: PhD Thesis: Computational Simulation and Modeling of Heat Release Effects on Turbulence in Turbulent Reacting Flow (5/15/18)

Sébastien Philippe

Advisor(s): Alexander Glaser
Degree: PhD Thesis: A Physical Zero-Knowledge Proof and Unclonable Sensors for Nuclear Warhead Verification (5/4/18)

Sandra Sowah

Advisor(s): Howard A. Stone&Michael Mueller
Degree: MSE Thesis: Laminar and Turbulent Secondary Flow Profiles for Curved Pipes of Constant Radius of Curvature

Hari Subedi

Advisor(s): N. Jeremy Kasdin
Degree: PhD Thesis: : Low-Order Wavefront Sensing for Future Space-Based Coronagraphic Missions with a Sparse Aperture Mask (5/16/18)

Xiaoyu Tang

Advisor(s): Chung Law
Degree: PhD Thesis: Dynamics of Drop Impact on Liquid Film (1/26/18)

Yibin Zhang

Advisor(s): Julia M. Mikhailova
Degree: PhD Thesis: The Development and Characterization of Femtosecond Laser Velocimetry Methods (5/22/18)

2017

Jesse Ault

Advisor(s): Howard A. Stone
Degree: Ph.D. Thesis: Swirling Flows with Applications to Energy and Biology

William Eggert

Degree: M.Eng.

Yuyang Fan

Advisor(s): Marcus Hultmark
Degree: PhD Thesis: High Resolution Instrumentation for Flow Measurements

Alta Fang

Advisor(s): Mikko Haataja
Degree: Ph.D. Thesis: Modeling microstructural evolution during crystallization: from organic thin films to electrodeposited metals

Matthew Feldman

Advisor(s): Edgar Choueiri
Degree: Ph.D. Thesis: The Direct Wave-Drive Thruster

Tanya Gupta

Degree: Ph.D. Thesis: Surface Phenomenon in Electrochemical Systems

Tara Nealon

Advisor(s): Marcus Hultmark
Degree: M.S.E. Thesis: Simulating and Modeling a Dynamically Scaled Wind Turbine

Bradley O'Brien

Advisor(s): Julia M. Mikhailova
Degree: M.S.E. Thesis: Design of an Experimental Setup for Studying Intense Femtosecond Laser Pulse Filamentation in Gases

Ben Reimold

Advisor(s): Alexander Glaser
Degree: M.S.E. Thesis: Minimally-Invasive Treaty Verification: A Prototype of the Buddy Tag

Andreas Rousing

Degree: M.Eng.

William Scott

Advisor(s): Naomi Ehrich Leonard
Degree: Ph.D. Thesis: Optimal Evasive Strategies for Groups of Interacting Agents with Motion Constraints

Vanessa Uzonwanne

Degree: M.S.E. Thesis: Adhesion and Entry of Gold Nanoparticles Into Breast Cancer Cells

Sheng Yang

Advisor(s): Chung Law
Degree: PhD Thesis: Chemical Kinetics and Propagation Dynamics of Laminar and Turbulent Flames

2016

Steven Atkinson

Advisor(s): Salvatore Torquato
Degree: PhD Thesis: Structure and Rigidity in Maximally Random Jammed Packings of Hard Particles

Carla Bahri

Advisor(s): Marcus Hultmark &Michael Mueller
Degree: PhD Thesis: Fundamentals and Scaling of Passive Scalar Fields in Isotropic Turbulence

Nathan Calvert

Advisor(s): Richard Miles
Degree: PhD Thesis: Femtosecond Laser Electronic Excitation Tagging for Aerodynamic and Thermodynamic Measurements

Scott Dawson

Advisor(s): Clarence Rowley
Degree: PhD Thesis: Reduced-order Modeling of Fluids Systems, with Applications in Unsteady Aerodynamics

Anthony DeGennaro

Advisor(s): Clarence Rowley
Degree: PhD Thesis: Uncertainty Quantification for Airfoil Icing

Sili Deng

Advisor(s): Chung Law&Michael Mueller
Degree: PhD Thesis: Chemistry-transport Coupling in Flame Dynamics and Emissions

Jie Feng

Advisor(s): Howard A. Stone
Degree: PhD Thesis: Dynamics and Applications Inspired by Bubble Bursting at a Compound Interface

Katherine Fitch

Advisor(s): Naomi Ehrich Leonard
Degree: PhD Thesis: Optimal Leader Selection in Multi-agent Networks: Joint Centrality, Robustness and Controllability

Imene Goumiri

Advisor(s): Clarence Rowley
Degree: PhD Thesis: Modeling of Plasma Rotation Control for NSTX and NSTX-U

Taehee Han

Advisor(s): Szymon Suckewer
Degree: PhD Thesis: Intrastromal Corneal Reshaping Using a High-Intensity Femtosecond Laser: A Novel Method of Vision Correction

Katherine Hartl

Advisor(s): Alexander Smits
Degree: PhD Thesis: Experimental Investigation of Laboratory Fire Whirls

Yong Lin Kong

Advisor(s): Howard A. Stone
Michael McAlpine
Degree: Ph.D. Thesis: The Fabrication of Devices with Functional Nanomaterials

Joseph Lefkowitz

Advisor(s): Yiguang Ju
Degree: Ph.D. Thesis: Plasma Assisted Combustion: Fundamental Studies and Engine Applications

A.J. Eldorado Riggs

Advisor(s): N. Jeremy Kasdin
Degree: PhD Thesis: Integrated Wavefront Correction and Bias Estimation for the High-Contrast Imaging of Exoplanets

Joshua Spechler

Advisor(s): Craig Arnold
Degree: PhD Thesis: Laser Processed Silver Nanowire Network Transparent Electrodes for Novel Electronic Devices

2015

Sean McGuire

Advisor(s): Richard Miles

Tao Han

Advisor(s): Mikko Haataja

Jiaxing Sun