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  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Mina Hosseni

    Advisors: Drs. Nagaraj Neerchal and Ann Griber-Baldini (UMB)
    Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Title: Statistical modeling of self and proxy responses with gerontological applications Abstract In longitudinal studies of older adults, some participants are unable to provide responses by...
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Chen Lai

    Advisors: Drs. Florian Potra and Susan Minkoff (UT Dallas)
    Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Title: Wave propagation: Theory and experiment Abstract Wave propagation through air and ground is studied for two different phenomena: (i) Nearly Perfectly Matched Layer Boundary Conditions for...
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Preston Donovan

    Advisor: Dr. Muruhan Rathinam
    Friday, November 3, 2017 at 3:15 PM – 5:00 PM
    Title: Homogenization Theory for Solute Motion Accounting for Obstructions, Interactions, and Path Length Effects Abstract This thesis studies homogenization theory for the prediction of a...
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Sai Popuri

    Advisor: Dr. Nagaraj Neerchal
    Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    Title: Prediction Methods For Semi-Continuous Data with Applications in Climate Science Abstract Semi-continuous random variables have discrete and continuous components with support on a set of...
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Zois Boukouvalas

    Advisor: Dr. Tulay Adali
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Title: Development of ICA and IVA Algorithms with Application to Medical Image Analysis Abstract Blind source separation (BSS) is an active area of research due to its applicability to a variety...
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Juyoung Jeong

    Advisor: Dr. Muddappa Gowda
    Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Title: Spectral sets and functions on Euclidean Jordan algebras Abstract This thesis studies spectral and weakly spectral sets/functions on Euclidean Jordan algebras. These are generalizations of...
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Bryce Carey

    Advisor: Dr. James Lo
    Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Title: Developing a computational model of neural networks into a learning machine Abstract The purpose of this dissertation work is to contribute to the development of a biologically plausible...
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Rowena Bastero

    Advisor: Dr. Bimal Sinha
    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Title: A Swapping Method and Exploratory Analysis for Average Treatment Effect Estimation Based on Partial Balancing and Simultaneous Inference of Regression Models Abstract: In order to provide...
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Hyekyung Park

    Advisor: Drs. Weining Kang and Florian Potra
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Title: Robust VaR portfolio selection problem under the joint ellipsoidal uncertainty set in the presence of transactions costs Abstract: The robust portfolio selection problem considers the...
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Mona Hajghassem

    Advisor: Dr. Andrei Draganescu
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Title: Efficient multigrid methods for optimal control of partial differential equations Abstract: This work is concerned with designing optimal order multigrid preconditioners for optimal...