Theses and Dissertations — 2018

Civil Engineering Program

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Vladimir M. Berka Dr. Mina Dawood Finite Element Analysis of FRP-to-Steel Bonded Joints with Various Non-Linear Traction Separation Laws [Link]
Shalaka Jayant Dhonde Dr. Yi-Lung Mo Structural Behavior of Sixty Degree Skew Reinforcing in Inverted-T Bent Caps in Bridges [Link]
Mayooran Krishnathasan Dr. Cumaraswamy Vipulanandan Behavior of Polymer Grouted Sand and Polymer Modified Smart Cement with Verification of New Failure Model for Concrete [Link]
Zeeshan Akther Mohammed Dr. Mina Dawood Modeling the Pre-Existing Cracks at the Base of High Mast Illumination Poles [Link]
Ayse Yesil Ozden Dr. Keh-Han Wang Abrasion Prediction at Kayraktepe Sediment Bypass Tunnel in Turkey
Ahmet Emirhan Yolcu Dr. Arturo Leon An Automated and Remotely Operated Siphon System for Flood Control [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Fong Shu Jao Dr. Keh-Han Wang Development of Finite Analytic Algorithms for Solute Transport Modeling and Non-Negative Solutions of Advection-Diffusion-Reaction Equations [Link]
Prakash Poudel Dr. Abdeldjelil Belarbi, Dr. Bora Gencturk Flexural Behavior of CFRP-Pretensioned Girders [Link]
Seyedeh Hanie Seyed Joodat Dr. Roberto BallariniDr. Kalyana Babu Nakshatrala Theoretical and Computational Study of Flow through Porous Media with Double Porosity/Permeability [Link]
Fangfang Sheng Dr. Keh-Han Wang Dynamic Modeling of Multiple Line Structures Subject to Large Deformation and Elongation Using an Absolute Nodal Coordinate Formulation (ANCF) Approach [Link]
Hamidreza Tahsiri Dr. Abdeldjelil Belarbi Evaluation of Prestress Losses, Transfer Length and Harping Characteristics of CFRP Systems [Link]
FNU Witarto Dr. Yi-Lung Mo, Dr. Kalyana Babu Nakshatrala Periodic Materials for Seismic Base Isolation: Theory and Applications to Small Modular Reactors [Link]
Environmental Engineering Program

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Chong Dai Dr. Yandi  Hu Heterogeneous Nucleation, Growth, and Recrystallization of Nanoparticles under Environmentally Relevant Conditions [Link]
Jingjing Fan Dr. Debora Rodrigues Real-Time Monitoring Technology and Nanotechnology Applications on Different Environmental Scenarios [Link]
Amin Kiaghadi Dr. Hanadi Rifai Longitudinal Characterization and Modeling of Hydrodynamics and Water Quality Impacts Post Hurricanes and Severe Storms [Link]
Krishna Rishi Vijay Saladi Dr. William Rixey Aqueous-Based Processes for Enhanced Dissolution and Displacement/Removal of NAPLs [Link]
Emily Nicole Sappington Dr. Hanadi Rifai The Viability of Reusing Oilfield Produced Water for Agriculture [Link]
Rose Stack Sobel Dr. Hanadi Rifai Modeling the Dynamics of Hypoxia and Its Interaction with Optically Active Water Quality Constituents Using Remote Sensing and Regression Analysis [Link]
Geosensing Program

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Nima Ekhtari Dr. Craig Glennie Land Cover and Impervious Surface Mapping Using Multispectral Airborne Laser Scanner Data [Link]