Recent Graduates and Alumni

  • Syed Ali Asad Rizvi, Phd.

    Syed Ali Asad Rizvi, Phd.

    Electrical and Computer Engineering, December 2019


    Dissertation: Reinforcement Learning for Model-Free Output Feedback Optimal Control​
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
  • Michael Branagan, Ph.D.

    Michael Branagan, Ph.D.

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, December 2019


     

    Dissertation: Influence of Surface Irregularities on the Dynamic Performance of Fluid Film Bearings

     
     
     
     
     
  • Ben Thomas, Ph.D.

    Ben Thomas, Ph.D.

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, May 2019


     

    Dissertation: Modeling the Flow and Isotope Transport of a Low Speed Countercurrent Gas Centrifuge

     
     
     
     
     
  • Cori Watson, Ph.D.

    Cori Watson, Ph.D.

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, May 2018


     

    Dissertation: Computational Modeling of Helical Groove Seals

     
     
     
     
  • Brad Nichols Ph.D.

    Brad Nichols Ph.D.

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, December 2017


     

    Dissertation: Experimental measurements and modeling of tilting-pad bearing performance and system stability under reduced oil supply flow rates

     
     
     
     
  • Paul Gancitano, M.S.

    Paul Gancitano, M.S.

    Electrical and Computer Engineering, August 2017


     

    Thesis: Development and Simulation of an Active Load Cell Test Rig

     
     
     
     
  • Long Di (Dee), Ph.D.

    Long Di (Dee), Ph.D.

    Electrical and Computer Engineering, December 2016


     

    Dissertation: Unbalance Compensation of AMB Systems with Input Delay

     
     
     
     
  • Day Griffin, M.S.

    Day Griffin, M.S.

    Mechanical Engineering, August 2016


     

    Thesis: Investigation of the American Petroleum Institute’s Support Stiffness Ratio Threshold of 3.5

     
     
     
     
  • Thomas Gresham, M.S.

    Thomas Gresham, M.S.

    Mechanical Engineering, August 2016


     

    Thesis: Computational Porous Media Modeling of a Brush Seal for Incompressible and Slightly Compressible Flow

     
     
     
     
  • Jason Kaplan, Ph.D.

    Jason Kaplan, Ph.D.

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, December 2016


     

    Dissertation: A Study on State-Dependent Time-Transient Rotor Dynamics of Spur and Helical Geared Rotating Machinery

     
     
     
     
  • Parinya Anantachaisilp, Ph.D.

    Parinya Anantachaisilp, Ph.D.

    Electrical and Computing Engineering, May 2015


     

    Dissertation: Fractional Order Control of Active Magnetic Bearing Systems

     
     
     
     
  • Ali Gerami, Ph.D.

    Ali Gerami, Ph.D.

    Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, May 2015


     

    Dissertation: Nonlinear Modeling and Control of Magnetic Bearings

     
     
     
     
  • Zackary Whitlow, M.S.

    Zackary Whitlow, M.S.

    Mechanical Engineering, December 2014


     

    Thesis: Modeling and Control of Non-laminated Active Magnetic Thrust Bearings

     
     
     
  • Saeid Dousti, Ph.D.

    Saeid Dousti, Ph.D.

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, December 2014


     

    Dissertation: An Extended Reynolds Equation Development with Applications to Fixed Geometry Bearings and Squeeze Film Dampers

     
     
  • Brian Weaver, Ph.D.

    Brian Weaver, Ph.D.

    Civil and Environmental Engineering, December 2014


     

    Dissertation: Gas-Expanded Lubricants for Increased Energy Efficiency and Control in Rotating Machinery