New Theses and Dissertations in the Library

The Graduate School is pleased to announce new theses and dissertations are now available in the J.R. van Pelt and Opie Library from the following programs:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Rhetoric and Technical Communication

Rajat Arora
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Advisor: Seong-Young Lee
Thesis title: Spray Characterization under Flash Boiling Conditions of a DI Multi-Hole Injector at High Injection Pressures in a Combustion Vessel

Seth DeLand
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Advisor: Gordon G Parker
Thesis title: Development and Parameter Identification of an Iron-Zeolite SCR Catalyst Model Using Reactor Data

Christopher Hutton
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Co-Advisors: Jeffrey Donald Naber and John H Johnson
Thesis title: An Experimental Investigation into the Passive Oxidation of Particulate Matter in a Catalyzed Particulate Filter

Rebecca Karnosky
Master of Science in Rhetoric and Technical Communication
Advisor: Diane L Shoos
Thesis title: “I DIED the DAY I SAID I DO:” The Post Secret Project and Cultural Myths of Identity and Gender

Ghous Narejo
Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering
Co-Advisors: Paul L Bergstrom and Warren F Perger
Dissertation title: Spin-Strain Coupling in 3-D Transition Metal Oxides

Jaspreet Nayyar
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
Advisor: Anand K Kulkarni
Thesis title: A Theoretical Estimation of Optical Absorption and Photoluminescence in Nanostructured Silicon; An Approach to Improve Efficiency in Nanostructured Solar Cells

Zhonghai Wang
Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering
Advisor: Seyed Alireza Zekavat
Dissertation title: Multi-Node TOA-DOA Cooperative LOS-NLOS Localization: Enabling High Accuracy and Reliability

Chienyu Wen
Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering
Advisor: Jiann-Yang Hwang
Thesis title: Enhancement of Hydrogen Adsorption with Titanium Dioxide Coated Carbon

Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
Advisor: Jeffrey Donald Naber
Dissertation title: Parametric Combustion Modeling for Ethanol-Gasoline Fuelled Spark Ignition Engines