Theses and Dissertations

Dissertations from PhD graduates

2017 Ye Han Operations research applications in multi-allelic trait introgression in plant breeding
2017 Qi Li Decision making under uncertainties for renewable energy and precision agriculture
2017 Didem Sari Scenario generation quality assessment for two-stage stochastic programs
2016 SeyyedAli HaddadSisakht Multi-stage stochastic and robust optimization for closed-loop supply chain design
2016 Euijung Yang Mitigating user frustration through adaptive feedback based on human automation etiquette strategies
2016 Mohammad Rahdar Three essays on multi-level optimization models and applications
2016 Bokan Chen Applications of optimization under uncertainty methods on power system planning problems
2016 Huiyi Zhang Reducing Uncertainty in Wind Turbine Blade Health Inspection with Image Processing Techniques
2015 Siqi Zhu An automated method for the layup of fiberglass fabric
2015 Leilei Zhang Biofuel supply chain, market, and policy analysis
2015 Mostafa Fawzy A Multi-Criteria Decision Framework for Unstructured Complex Problem: A Strategy for Biofuel Production
2014 Yonghan Feng Scenario Generation and Reduction for Long-term and Short-term Power System Generation Planning under Uncertainties
2014 Zhaoyang Duan Three papers on inverse optimization algorithms, PEV sales forecasting, and PEVs’ potential impact on power systems
2014 Chenlu Lou Economic Decision Making of Renewable Power Producers Under Uncertainty
2014 Walter Dean Bennette Instance selection for model-based classifiers
2014 Shuangyan Lei Process planning for the subtractive rapid manufacturing of heterogeneous materials: Applications for automated bone implant manufacturing

 

Theses from Masters graduates

2017 Lei Yao A resource allocation model for deep uncertainty (RAM-DU), with application to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
2017 Sarat Sivaprasad What does decision making with intervals really assume? The relationship between the Hurwicz decision rule and prescriptive decision analysis
2017 Ziyang He A medial axis transformation based process planning method for rapid tooling
2017 Alexandria Stewart Active shooter simulations: An agent-based model of civilian response strategy
2017 Dean Jose The impact of scientific management principles on food hub
2017 Goutham Ramaraj Production planning in different stages of a manufacturing supply chain under multiple uncertainties
2017 Zhonglun Wang How packaging characteristics change the perception of product net weight
2017 Alisha Smith Definition and development of a measurement instrument for compellingness in human computer interaction
2017 Aditya-Kiran Pathak Estimating production losses from disruptions based on stock market returns: Applications to 9/11 attacks, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and Hurricane Sandy
2017 Haoran Sun Learning to optimize: Training deep neural networks for wireless resource management
2017 Arun Vinayak Quantitative models for supply chain risk analysis from a firm’s perspective
2017 Michael Hoefer Automated Design for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Using Geometric Data Mining and Machine Learning
2017 Minxiang Zhang Demand forecasting and decision making under uncertainty for long-term production planning in aviation industry
2017 Xue Lei Static and dynamic fault tree analysis with application to hybrid vehicle systems and supply chains
2017 Anupam Singh Analysis of force, time, energy, psychological demand and safety of common kicks in martial arts
2017 Kellie McGrath Smoking Cessation: A Human Factors Solution Approach
2017 Terry Craven Evaluating disintermediation in regional food systems using agent-based modeling
2016 Midhun Vasan EVALUATION of computer workstation standards
2016 Zoe Eagle Comparison of features, usability, and load carrying design of recreational and travel backpacks when considering travel applications
2016 Krishna Leela Rajana Investigation of the simple mattress suturing technique
2016 Colten Fales Are We Done Yet?: A study of the effects of defined goals and progressive feedback on task performance and perceptions
2016 Matthew Goiffon Optimal population value selection: A population-based selection strategy for genomic selection
2016 Jingyu Liu Designing Intelligent Language Tutoring System for Learning Chinese Characters
2016 Daniel Van Groningen Effects of outsole shoe patterns on athletic performance
2016 Kiersten Eberhart A method for fixturing, scanning, and reorienting an additively manufactured part in preparation subsequent machining
2016 Tyler Fox Recycling wind turbine blade composite material as aggregate in concrete
2016 Nicholas Hennessy A rapid tooling method using ultrasonic welding and machining
2016 Olivia Janusz Evaluation of modern day kitchen knives: An ergonomic and biomechanical approach to design
2016 Vishal Mane An effective method to reduce smearing in machining of metallic foams using ice as an infiltrant
2016 Anuj Mittal Hybrid Simulation Modeling for Regional Food Systems
2016 Thomas Schnieders ARCTiC LawE Armed Robotic Control for Training in Civilian Law Enforcement
2016 Jacklin Stonewall Website gender perceptions: Effects and recommendations for gender inclusivity
2016 Michelle Voelker Quantitative surface inspection methods for metal castings
2015 Pratik Pingle Selection of obsolescence resolution strategy based on a multi criteria decision model
2015 Connor Jennings Forecasting obsolescence risk and product lifecycle with machine learning
2015 Guangyu Hou Computing axes of rotation for 4-axis CNC milling machine by calculating global visibility map from slice geometry
2015 Hardik Bora Analysis of Supplier Selection Policies for Regional Food Systems using Multi-Agent Simulation
2015 Jianqiang Li Effect of Cryomilling on Zinc Sulfide Effectiveness as Antibacterial Substance for Burn Wound Healing
2015 Melissa Slagle Bulk Manufacture of Complex Geometry Millirod Implants and Their Degradation and Drug Delivery Characteristics
2015 Pallavi Dubey Application of Analytic Tools for Materials Selection
2015 Abdolghani Ebrahimi Rate control of a queue with quality-of-service constraint under bounded and unbounded
action spaces
2015 Dan Hu Short-term scheduling of a combined natural gas and electric power system with wind energy
2015 Benjamin Jacobson The efficient classroom: How team-based learning and lecture video acceleration affect the learning efficiency and effectiveness of a first-year engineering course
2015 Niechen Chen The development and implementation of a reverse engineering method for near net shape parts
2015 Mostafa Amin-Naseri Cognitive work analysis and simulation (CWAS): Practical use of cognitive work analysis in system design
2015 Jamiahus Walton Comparing team feedback in a Team Multiple Errands Test
2015 Xin Wang Study of team building based on 3D game
2015 Esmaeil Keyvanshokooh Hybrid robust and stochastic optimization for closed-loop supply chain network design using accelerated Benders decomposition
2015 Dongwook Kim Learning dispatching rules via an association rule mining approach
2015 Heidi Laabs Evaluation of dual purpose softball gloves
2015 Tianxiang Gao Hybrid classication approach of SMOTE and instance selection for imbalanced
datasets
2015 Kathryne Schomburg Identifying Relationships between Systems Engineering Processes and Project Success in NASA Complex Projects and Other Organizations
2015 Morgan Hampel A psychophysical study on the effect protective equipment has on contact sport athletes
2015 Lijin Kottayil Raghavan Industrial looks at ways of manufacturing defects of fiber reinforced polymer composites
2015 Alexandra Olsen Improvement of surgery duration estimation using statistical methods and analysis of scheduling policies using discrete event simulation
2015 Liu Su An optimization model for land allocation between bioenergy crops and grain crops and an optimization model for identifying the most vulnerable links in a transportation network
2014 Austin D. Sullivan Determining an inter-rater agreement metric for researchers evaluating student pathways in problem solving
2014 Qi Li Process modeling and supply chain design for advanced biofuel production based on bio-oil gasification
2014 Mengmeng Chen Policy based reinforcement learning approach Of Jobshop scheduling with high level deadlock detection
2014 Sarah Gidlewski The use of formative assessments in traditional and hybrid lecture-labs of industrial engineering undergraduates and their motivational profiles
2014 Jordan Lee Hansen Systems engineering in commercial and government organizations
2014 Yang-Hua Wu A stochastic mathematical program with complementary constraints for market-wide power generation and transmission expansion planning

 

Theses and dissertations before 2014

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