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### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Yewon Kim

Advisors: Dr. Seungchul Baek and Junyong ParkSunday, April 24, 2022 at 8:00 PM – 10:00 PMTitle: A Group Sequential Multiple Testing Method and Its Application to Genomic Data Abstract In this dissertation, we consider the simultaneous testing of groups and hypotheses within the... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Maria Deliyianni

Advisor: Dr. Justin WebsterFriday, April 22, 2022 at 11:00 AM – 1:00 PMTitle: Modeling and PDE Theory for The Large Deflections of Elastic Cantilevers Abstract Flutter is defined as a self-excitation of a thin structure where a surrounding flow destabilizes its... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Carlos Barajas

Advisor: Dr. Matthias GobbertFriday, April 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMTitle: Neural Networks for the Sanitization of Compton Camera Based Prompt Gamma Imaging Data for Proton Radiotherapy Abstract Proton beam radiotherapy is a method of cancer treatment that... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Neha Agarwala

Advisors: Drs. Anindya Roy and Junyong ParkTuesday, March 15, 2022 at 8:00 PM – 9:00 PMTitle: Statistical Inference on High Dimensional Normal Mean Under Linear Inequality Constraints and Efficient Integration of Data in Meta-Analysis Abstract In this dissertation, we provide... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Sumaya Alzuhairy

Advisors: Dr. Andrei Draganescu and Dr. Bedrich SousedikFriday, November 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 2:00 PMTitle: Multilevel Methods For Optimal Control Of Elliptic Partial Differential Equation With Stochastic Coefficients Abstract The primary goal of the dissertation is to develop and analyze... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Guy Djokam

Advisor: Dr. Muruhan RathinamFriday, November 5, 2021 at 10:30 AM – 12:30 PMTitle: A Generalized Model of Flocking with Steering Abstract Flocking is a phenomenon in which self-propelled agents use only simple rules based on information about the locations and... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Nadeesri Wijekoon

Advisor: Dr. Nagaraj NeerchalFriday, October 29, 2021 at 12:30 PM – 1:30 PMTitle: Statistical Modeling using Conditionally Specified Joint Distributions with Applications Abstract Often in practice, conditional distributions are easier to model and interpret while... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Reetam Majumder

Advisor: Dr. Nagaraj NeerchalTuesday, October 19, 2021 at 4:00 PM – 6:00 PMTitle: Hidden Markov Models for High Dimensional Data with Geostatistical Applications Abstract Stochastic precipitation generators (SPGs) are a class of statistical models which generate... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Eswar Kumar H. K.

Advisor: Dr. Jinglai ShenFriday, October 15, 2021 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMTitle: Fully Distributed Algorithms for Densely Coupled Optimization Problems in Sparse Optimization and Transportation Applications Abstract Distributed algorithms are gaining increasing... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Mark Ramos

Advisor: Dr. DoHwan ParkWednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMTitle: Methods in Large Scale Multiple Testing: Mixture Null, Small Sample Replicates, and Power Boosting Abstract Dn this dissertation, we study some methods in multiple testing. In the...