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Scheduled Examinations

All exams listed here are open to the public. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend; these exams are like department colloquia.

Ph.D. in Computer Science
Candidate Thesis Title Date Location Defense Chair
Paul Selegue Eberhart Post-Capture Synthesis of Images Using Manipulable Integration Functions Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - 1:00pm 101 Davis Marksbury Building (DMB101) Dr. Dietz

Past Examinations

2024
Ph.D. in Computer Science
Candidate Thesis Title Location Defense Chair
Nathan Arnold Tiered Coalition Formation Game Variants, Stability, and Simulation 101 Davis Marksbury Building (DMB101) Dr. Goldsmith
Kazadi, Anastasia Tension Control and Interproximation Techniques for Shape Design and RGB-Depth Segmentation Reconstruction and Modeling DMB 102A Dr. Cheng
Parker, Clifford Seth Flexible Attenuation Fields: Tomographic Reconstruction from Heterogeneous Datasets 101 Davis Marksbury Building (DMB101) Dr. Seales
Master of Science in Computer Science
Candidate Thesis Title Location Defense Chair
Song, Daniel TBA Davis Marksbury Theatre Dr. Wang
Wyatt, Scott TBA DMB 202 Dr. Cheng
Coots, Ethan TBA DMB Dr. Harrison
Gupta, Shashank TBA 230A Multidisciplinary Science Building Dr. Kavuluru
Hentz, Michael Thomas TBA 241 Hardymon Building Dr. Wang
Lamichhane, Sandesh TBA Davis Marksbury Theatre Dr. Goldsmith
2023
Master of Science in Computer Science
Candidate Thesis Title Location Defense Chair
David Bosomworth TBA DMB 102A Dr. Harrison
Isaac Batts TBA Davis Marksbury Theatre Dr. Goldsmith
Sarah Helena Snider TBA DMB 102A Dr. Goldsmith
Yue Li TBA James F. Hardymon Building Room 241 Dr. Xiao
Tristan A Jordan A Cytoscape Editor and Measurement with PTP For FABRIC DMB 102A Dr. Fei
Vincent Liu TBA DMB 2nd floor conference room Dr. Harrison
Franklin McKinney Stokan Educhain - A Decentralized Education Software DMB 302 Dr. Seales
Dillon Eric Tate A Decentralized Data Management Platform for Healthcare DMB 102A Dr. Bumgardner
Samuel Armstrong SmartState: A Protocol-Driven Human Interface DMB 102A Dr. Bumgardner
Ph.D. in Computer Science
Candidate Thesis Title Location Defense Chair
Xin Xing Structured Attention for Image Analysis Zoom Dr. Harrison
Md Sultan Al Nahian Practical AI Value Alignment Using Stories DMB 102A Dr. Harrison
Stephen Parsons Hard-Hearted Scrolls: A Noninvasive Method for Reading the Herculaneum Papyri Davis Marksbury Theatre Dr. Seales
Ayesha Siddiqua Dina Deep Learning based Intrusion Detection System in Computer Networks and Privacy-preserving Message Dissemination in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks DMB 102A Dr. Manivannan
Longyin Cui Personalized Point-of-Interest Recommendations with Privacy-Preserving Techniques DMB 102A Dr. Fei
Hassan Mistareehi A Secure and Distributed Architecture for Vehicular Cloud and Protocols for Privacy-preserving Message Dissemination in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks TBD Dr. Manivannan
Enrico Casella Machine-Learning-Powered Cyber-Physical Systems DMB 102A Dr. Silvestri
Jonathan Indigo Watson The BASIL technique: Bias Adaptive Statistical Inference Learning Agents for Learning from Human Feedback Davis Marksbury Theatre Dr. Harrison
Ashutosh Timilsina Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading in Smart Residential Environment with User Behavioral Modeling DMB 102A Dr. Silvestri
Kshitija Rajendra Taywade Multi-agent Learning for Game-theoretical problems DMB 102A Dr. Goldsmith
Md Selim Deep Learning Models for CT Image Standardization HKRB 245 Dr. Chen
Jing Liu Machine Learning Framework for Real-World Electronic Health Records Regarding Missingness, Interpretability, and Fairness DMB 102A Dr. Chen
Yu Zhang Multi-Domain Adaptation for Image Classification, Depth Estimation, and Semantic Segmentation Virtual Dr. Harrison, Dr. Jacobs
2022
Ph.D. in Computer Science
Candidate Thesis Title Location Defense Chair
William Bailey Small Approximate Pareto Sets With Quality Bounds DMB 102A Dr. Goldsmith
Rachelyn Farrell Don't give me that story! -- A human-centered framework for usable narrative planning DMB 102A Dr. Ware
Esther O.Max-Onakpoya Improving Connectivity for Remote Cancer Patient Symptom Monitoring and Reporting in Rural Medically Underserved Regions DMB 102A Dr. Baker
Liu, Liu The Performance Optimization of ASP Solving Based on Encoding Rewriting and Encoding Selection 102A Davis Marksbury Building Dr. Truszczynski
Pinyi Shi Improving Network Policy Enforcement Using NLP and SDN James F. Hardymon Building Room 241 Z. Fei
Connor Stevenson Greenwell Image Geo-localization with Cross-Attention DMB 102A Nathan Jacobs
Shaila Zaman An Automated Framework to Diagnose System-Level Concurrency Bugs DMB 102A Tingting Yu, D. Manivannan
Shafika Showkat Moni Protocols and Architecture for Privacy-preserving Authentication and Secure Message Dissemination in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks DMB 102A D. Manivannan
Nathaniel Hudson Smart Decision-Making via Edge Intelligence for Smart Cities DMB 101 (Theatre) Hana Khamfroush
Chengxi Li Supporting Stylized Language Models using Multi-Modality Features DMB 102A Brent Harrison
Master of Science in Computer Science
Candidate Thesis Title Location Defense Chair
Nathaniel David Church You're Dismissed: Student Car Rider Application DMB 102A Dr. Baker
Jacob Michae Finerty Implementing Iterated Width Search into the Sabre Narrative Planner DMB 102A Dr. Ware
Ryan Matthew Lindsey Novel 3D Environment for training Reinforcement Learning Agents Virtual Dr. Harrison
Vincent Davis Learning a Scalable Algorithm for Improving Betweenness in the Lightning Network 102A Davis Marksbury Building Dr. Harrison
2021
Ph.D. in Computer Science
Candidate Thesis Title Location Defense Chair
Qi Sun TBA HKRB / Healthy Kentucky Research Building - Room 110 Jin Chen
Patrick Shepherd Expanding Social Network Modeling Software and Agent Models for Diffusion Processes Marksbury Theater Judy Goldsmith
Sajjad Fouladvand Multi-stream Longitudinal Data Analysis using Deep Learning Healthy Kentucky Research Building, conference room 110 Jin Chen
Master of Science in Computer Science
Candidate Thesis Title Location Defense Chair
Jacob Birge TBA DMB 102A Nathan Jacobs
Michael Probst Maintaining Game Event Sequences in Procedurally Generated Levels Zoom Brent Harrison