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### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Shuyan Zhai

Advisors: Dr. Thomas Mathew and Dr. Yi HuangFriday, January 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AMTitle: Tolerance Limits and Hypotheses Tests for the Comparison of Dissolution Profiles Abstract: The dissolution profile of a drug is obtained from a dissolution experiment, and the profile... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Jonathan McHenry

Advisors: Dr. Gobbert and Dr. NeerchalFriday, November 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMTitle: Parallel Regularized Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Proportional Odds Models Abstract: Ordinal categorical random variables are random variables which take on values from a finite... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Jyoti Saraswat

Advisor: Dr. Andrei DraganescuTuesday, September 30, 2014 at 1:30 PM – 2:30 PMTitle: Multigrid solution of distributed optimal control problems constrained by semilinear elliptic PDEs Abstract: Partial differential equations (PDEs) constrained optimization is a research... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: James Travis

Advisor: Dr. Prasun Kundu (JCET/NASA)Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMTitle: Modelling and Estimation of Characteristics of the Rainfall Distribution Rainfall varies in space and time in a highly irregular manner and is described naturally in terms of a stochastic... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Yang Yang

Advisors: Dr. Anindya Roy & Drs. Tan and Fang, Georgetown UFriday, August 29, 2014 at 12:00 PM – 2:00 PMTitle: Bayesian Adaptive Dose-finding Methods in Phase I Drug Combination Trials Abstract: The dissertation focuses mainly on Bayesian adaptive designs for phase I clinical trials of drug... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Sungwoo Choi

Advisor: Dr. Junyong ParkWednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMTitle: Classification using the ROC curve analysis and testing non-equivalence Abstract: The dissertation consists of two different topics. The first topic is to develop the methodologies in... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: David Trott

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 4:30 PM – 6:30 PMTitle: Top heavy and special Bishop-Phelps cones, Lyapunov rank, and related topics. Location: MP 401 Presentation: 4:30-5:30 (Open to everyone) Questioning/Deliberations: 5:30-6:30 (Restricted... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Malick Mbodj

Advisor: Dr. Thomas MathewTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM – 4:00 PMTitle: Ellipsoidal tolerance regions and simultaneous tolerance intervals for some multivariate normal populations Abstract: A tolerance region for a population is a region computed using a... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Zachary Zimmer

Advisors: Dr. Thomas Mathew and Dr. DoHwan ParkMonday, April 14, 2014 at 10:30 AM – 12:30 PMTitle: Tolerance intervals under some discrete models, zero-inflated models and mixture models Abstract: The dissertation is on the computation of tolerance limits under three models: (i) the... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: David J. Cornwell

Advisors: Dr. Samuel Lomonaco and Dr. Thomas ArmstrongWednesday, March 26, 2014 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMTitle: Amplified Quantum Transforms Abstract: In this work we investigate a new quantum algorithm called the Amplified Quantum Fourier Transform (Amplified-QFT) to solve the Local Period Problem...