Theses and Dissertations — 2016

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
James Kelly Allen Dr. Gangbing Song Experiments on Vibration Control of a Subsea Structure in NASA JSC’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab Using an Innovative Passive Damper
Ehsan Baseri Dr. Philippe Masson Evaluation of Implementing Thermoelectric Materials as a Power Generator [Link]
Bahareh Eslami Dr. Hadi Ghasemi Non-isothermal Buoyancy Driven Exchange Flow of Miscible Fluids in Inclined Pipes [Link]
Nazanin Farokhnia Dr. Hadi Ghasemi Rational Micro-Nano Structuring for Thin Film Evaporation [Link]
Peyman Irajizad Dr. Hadi Ghasemi Dispensing Nano-Pico Droplets of Ferrofluids [Link]
Seyed Mohammad Sajadi Dr. Hadi Ghasemi Micro-Nano Structures for Tuned Heat Transfer [Link]
Shadi Shariatnia Dr. Hadi Ghasemi Double Diffusive Effects in Buoyancy Driven Exchange Flow of Miscible Fluids in Inclined Pipes [Link]


Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Fatemeh Ahmadpoor Dr. Pradeep Sharma Statistical Mechanics of Two-Dimensional Materials; From Biological Membranes to Graphene [Link]
Hatem Brahmi Dr. Anastassios Mavrokefalos Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Thermal, Thermoelectrical, Optical and Structural Properties in Nanostructures [Link]
Farah Hammami Dr. Yashashree Kulkarni Atomistic Modeling of Nanostructures via Molecular Dynamics and Time-Scaling Methods [Link]
Ahmed Mohamed Ibrahim Dr. Charles Dalton Numerical Study of an Internal Solitary Wave Past a Circular Cylinder
Mejdi Kammoun Dr. Haleh Ardebili Flexible and Stretchable Lithium-Ion Batteries Based on Solid Polymer Nanocomposite Electrolyte [Link]
Xiaobao Li Dr. Pradeep Sharma The Coupling between Quantum Mechanics and Elasticity [Link]
Farshad Mozaffari Dr. Ralph Metcalfe Thermal Analysis of Thin Film Lubrication with Applications in Soft Rotary Seal Design
Seyed Mohammad Parvasi Dr. Gangbing Song Advances in Piezoelectric Modeling for Health Monitoring of Structures with Interface Elements
Xin Yan Dr. Pradeep Sharma Time-Scaling in Atomistics and the Mechanical Behavior of Materials [Link]
Matthew R. Zelisko Dr. Pradeep Sharma Electromechanical Couplings in Soft Matter and Biology [Link]
Junxiao Zhu Dr. Gangbing Song Innovative Applications of Piezoelectric Ceramic for Structural Impulse Events Monitoring