New theses and dissertations available in the Library

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the following programs have new theses and dissertations available in the J.R. Van Pelt and Opie Library:

  • Biological Sciences
  • Engineering Physics
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

See below for a detailed listing of the new documents available.

Xiaoqi Cui
Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Sciences
Advisor: Huann-Sheng Chen
Dissertation title: Identifying Gene-Gene Interactions and Transcription Regulators via Dimension Reduction Methods

Shantanu Kulkarni
Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
Advisor: Amitabh Narain
Dissertation title: Computational Study of Internal and External Condensing Flows and Experimental Synthesis to Investigate their Attainability and Stability in Ground-Based and Space-Based Environments

Cory McDonald
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Engineering
Advisor: Noel R Urban
Dissertation title: Improving the Reliability of Aquatic Biogeochemical Models: Integrating Information and Optimizing Complexity

Jennifer Mwangi
Master of Science in Environmental Engineering
Co-Advisors: Noel R Urban and Judith A Perlinger
Thesis title: Determination of CO2 Fluxes and Concentrations Above Lake Superior

Eric Winder
Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences
Co-Advisors: John H Adler and Craig R Friedrich
Dissertation title: Bacteriorhodopsin Protein Hybrids for Chemical and Biological Sensing

Zhuoyuan Wu
Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Physics
Advisor: Miguel Levy
Dissertation title: Planar Magneto-Photonic and Gradient-Photonic Structures: Crystals and Metamaterials