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Recent Dissertations

Year Name Dissertation Advisor
2015 Ben Cerio Evidence of Higgs Boson Production through Vector Boson Fusion Kotwal
2015 Shanshan Cao Heavy Flavor Dynamics in Relativistic Heavy-ion Collisions Steffen Bass
2015 Kevin Claytor Making Nuclear Magnetic Hyperpolarization Practical through Storage in Disconnected Eigenstates Warren Warren
2015 Sean Finch Double-Beta Decay of 96Zr and Double-Electron Capture of 156Dy to Excited Final States Tornow
2015 Hannah Guilbert Efficient Entangled Biphoton Production and Manipulation for Quantum Applications  
2015 Min Huang The Proton Polarized Structure Function g2p at Low Q2 Haiyan Gao
2015 Sargis Karapetyan Design Principles and Coupling of Biological Oscillators Nicolas Buchler
2015 Georgios Laskaris Photodisintegration of 3He with Double Polarizations Haiyan Gao
2015 Miaoyuan Liu Gauge Boson Coupling Measurements in Final States of W Boson Produced with Additional Photons with The ATLAS Detector Goshaw
2015 Willie Ong Spin Imbalanced Quasi-Two-Dimensional Fermi Gases Thomas, John
2014 Abram Clark IV Granular Impact Dynamics: Grain Scale to Macroscale Robert Behringer
2014 Christopher Coleman-Smith Using Gaussian Processes for the Calibration and Exploration of Complex Computer Models Berndt Mueller
2014 Ethan Elliott Quantum Transport and Scale Invariance in Expanding Fermi Gases John Thomas/Steffen Bass
2014 Yuan Lin A Quantitative Poly-energetic Reconstruction Scheme for Single Spectrum CT Scanners Ehsan Samei
2014 Mauricio Pilo-Pais Metallic Nanostructures Based on Self-Assembling DNA Templates for Studying Optical Phenomena Gleb Finkelstein
2014 Yu Song Lateral Diffusion of Receptors at Synapse Influenced by Synapse Geometry and Macromolecular Crowding Ashutosh Kotwal
2014 Christopher Varghese Dynamics on and of Complex Networks Joshua Socolar
2014 Shangying Wang Quantifying Gene regulatory Networks in Neurons Sridhar Raghavachari/Nicolas Buchler
2014 Taritree Wongjirad Measurement of vu-disappearance with the T2K Experiment Kate Scholberg
2014 Di-Lun Yang Applications of Gauge/Gravity Duality in Heavy Ion Collisions Berndt Mueller
2013 Kristine Callan Network Parameters with High-Speed, Nonlinear Dynamical Nodes Dan Gauthier
2013 Seth Cohen Subwavelength Sensing Using Nonlinear Feedback in a Wave-Chaotic Cavity Dan Gauthier
2013 Kevin Finelli Inclusive Analysis of Top Quark Pair, W Boson Pair, and Drell-Yan Tau Lepton Pair Production in the Dilepton Final State from Proton-Proton Collisions at Center-of-Mass Energy 7 TeV with the ATLAS Detector Mark Kruse
2013 Jonathan Mueller Prompt Neutron Polarization Asymmetries in Photofission of Isotopes of Thorium, Uranium, Neptunium, and Plutonium Henry Weller
2013 Christopher Pollard A Search for tt ¯ Resonances in the Lepton Plus Jets Channel from Proton-Proton Collisions at vs = 8 TeV with the ATLAS Detector Ashutosh Kotwal
2013 Joshua Powell Exotic States in Quarkonium Physics: Effective Theories of Heavy Mesonic Molecules and an AdS/QCD Model of Hybrid Quarkonium Thomas Mehen
2013 Mengyang Sun Autonomous Boolean Modeling of Gene Regulatory Networks: Oscillators and Embryonic Cell Fate Specification Joshua Socolar
2013 Yang Yang Gallium Nanoparticles Plasmonics April Brown/Henry Everitt
2013 Qiujian Ye Strangeness production in selected proton induced processes at COSY-ANKE Haiyan Gao
2013 Hao Zhang Electron/ Spin Correlation Effects in Asymmetric Quantum Point Contacts and Fabrication of Sub-micron Devices on (011) Surface of Cleaved-edge-overgrowth GaAs/AlGaAs Crystal Albert Chang
2013 Huaixiu Zheng Interacting Photons in Waveguide-QED and Applications in Quantum Information Processing Harold Baranger
2013 Yunhui Zhu Theory and application of SBS-based group velocity manipulation in optical fiber Daniel Gauthier