Title: The Analysis of Radiative Transfer in Stratified Media
Using Fundamental Source Functions, Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis
Exam Committee (Chairman: Paul Chung), February 1973.
Ho-Tien Shu
Title: Chemical Laser Amplification Properties of a Uniform,
Turbulent Mixing Layer of Fluorine and Hydrogen, Energy
Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, August 1973.
Ronald John Bywater
Title: A Statistical Description of Turbulent Shear
Flows Characterized by a Finite Number of Nonequilibrium Degrees of
Freedom, Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Chairman:
Paul Chung), April 1974
Eugene Yeou-Jong Yuh
Title: Pulsatile viscous laminar flow in an axisymmetric
conduit with boundary irregularities,
Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, October 1974
C. S. Kim, Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, November 1974
Z. C. Hong, Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, May 1975.
S. Wong, Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, October 1975.
C. H. Li, Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, January 1976.
Rina Ling
Title: Uniformly valid solutions to Volterra equations,
Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: G. V. Ramanathan),
June 1976.
M. H. Chang, Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, June 1978.
D. A. Carl, Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, October 1979.
Nasri J. Rabadi
Title: Pulsating flow and heat transfer in curved tubes,
Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, April 1980.
Abdul M. Wazwaz
Title: Uniform Approximations for a Singular
Perturbation Problem with an Interior Turning Point and Singular
Boundary Point in the Diffusion Process,
Applied Mathematics Ph. D. Thesis, (F. B. Hanson, Thesis Advisor), August 1981.
Position Held: Professor,
Mathematics and Computer Science Department,
Saint Xavier University,
Chicago, IL.
Abdelati H. Alemi
Title: Analytic variational equations of state of polar,
quantum and associated molecules,
Energy Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, May 1982
David M. Hull
Title: Toward a theory of bisexual Galton-Watson branching
processes, Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, June 1982
Dennis Ryan
Title: Stochastic Optimal Control Applied to Harvesting of a Renewable
Resource in a Disastrous Environment,
Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (F. B. Hanson, Thesis Advisor),
December 1982.
Position Held:
Professor and Associate Dean, Division of Science and Mathematics,
McKendree College,
Lebanon, IL (since 1992).
W. Rose, Bioegineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, July 1983.
J. B. Lee, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, July 1984.
Steven M. Baer
Title: Bifuraction Analysis of Neuron Models,
Applied Math Ph. D. Thesis (F. B. Hanson, Co-Advisor;
Charles Tier, Primary Advisor),
October 1984.
Position Held:
Now Associate Professor of
Mathematics at the Arizona State Univesity in Tempe.
Keh-Chin Chang
Title:
The Multiphase Group Combustion Process of Laminar Open Spray Flames,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(F. B. Hanson, significant co-advisor; W. J. Minkowycz, Primary Advisor),
November 1984.
Position Held:
Now Professor and Head of Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Taiwan.
Rashid A. Ahmad
Title: Mixed convection around a horizontal cylinder
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, February 1985.
J. Y. Liu, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, May 1985.
Richard Solakiewicz
Title:
Scattering by an Obstacle in a Half-Space Bounded by a Penetrable
Interface,
Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis (Victor Twersky, Thesis Advisor), May 27, 1987.
Position Held:
Now in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at
Chicago State University.
A. Khounsory, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee,
October 1987.
Abdolreza Rezaian
Title:
Higher Order Analysis of Momentum and Heat Transfer and Solidification on a Continuous Moving Plate,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(F. B. Hanson, significant co-advisor; Paul M. Chung,Thesis Advisor),
January 1989.
Hui (Harry) Cheng
Title: Computational Aspects of Robot Manipulation,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (F. B. Hanson, Co-Advisor;
K. C. Gupta, Thesis Advisor), June 1989.
Position Held:
Now Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
and Director of Integration Engineering Laboratory
at University at California at Davis.
Mohammd A. Mawid,
Title:
Analyses of spray and droplet ignition for pure and multicomponent
fuels, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, October
1989.
Margo Lynn Mankus,
Title:
Asymptotic Analysis of a Voice-Data Communications Model,
Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(C. Tier, Thesis Advisor), April 1990.
Position Held:
Now in Educational Support at Texas
Instruments (1999) in Dallas, TX, after jobs at George Mason University
in Virginia and Weber State College in Utah.
Wei Sun
Title: Automatic knowledge acquisition, knowledge base
maintenance and semantic query optimization in database systems,
EECS Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: P. Nelson?), July 1990.
Anestis A. Toptsis
Title: Parallel bidirectional island search in distributed
memory multiprocessors, EECS Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor:
P. Nelson), January 1991
Position Held: Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science,
York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at the university 1990-present.
Robert W. Sompolski
Title: The second case of Fermat's last theorem for fixed irregular
prime exponents, MSCS Pure Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam
Committee (Thesis Advisor: A.O.L. Atkin; co-Advisor on Parallel Processing and
ANL Opportunities: F. Hanson), January 1991.
Da-Chih Chen
Title: Effect of initial imperfection on the connection
forces in the spatial analysis of flexible mechanical systems,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: A. A.
Shabana), March 1991
Bin Yang
Title: Stability of abstract dynamical systems,
MSCS Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, April 10, 1991 (1993?).
Siu-Leung Chung
Title: Supercomputer Optimization for Stochastic Dynamic Programming,
Mathematical Computer Science Ph. D. Thesis (Thesis Advisor: F.B. Hanson),
June 24, 1991. On faculty of University of Toledo of from
Fall 1991-June 1992; Lecturer in Department of Information and Computer
Science, National University of Singapore, June 1992.
Position Held:
Now Senior Lecturer,
Open Learning University of Hong Kong, PRC.
Wen-Lin Chiou
Title: Some results on nonlinear filtering theory,
MSCS Pure Mathematics Ph.D. Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: S. S. T. Yau),
June 25, 1991.
Xiaoming Tan
Title: Asymptotic properties of some processor-shared
queues, Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (
Thesis Advisor: C. Knessl), June 27, 1991.
John M. Kremer
Title: Large reference displacement analysis of composite plates,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, August 19, 1991.
Srinivasa Arikati
Title: New results in algorithmic graph theory,
Mathematical Computer Science Ph. D. Thesis (Thesis Advisor: U. Peled),
September 13, 1991.
Wei-Cheng Hsu
Title: Transverse wave motion in constrained mechanical
systems, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: A. A. Shabana), January 20, 1992.
B. Hwang, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee,
February 19, 1992.
D. Z. Chang, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee,
May 29, 1992.
Huihuang Howard Xu
Title: Data Parallel Methods in Large Scale Scientific Computation,
Mathematical Computer Science Ph. D. Thesis
(Thesis Advisor: F.B. Hanson; C. Tier, Co-Advisor), June 4, 1992.
Position Held:
Now at CCC Information Services in Chicago area; was in
Networking Research at US Robotics, starting Fall 1992.
Dennis J. Jarvis
Title: Performance and Applications of Multiprocessor Systems,
Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee,
(Thesis Advisor: F. B. Hanson; C. Tier, Co-Advisor),
June 17, 1992. Has had a
three year postdoctoral appointment in Division of Applied Mathematics at
Brown University since Fall 1992-1996;
moved to
United Technologies Research Center and Otis Elevator Company
divisions of United Technologies Corporation in East Hartford,
Connecticut.
Position Held:
Now at the Network Engineering Division of
Fidelity Investments
in Boston as Principal Network Engineer.
Kumarss Naimipour
Title: Numerical Convergence for the Bellman
Equation of Stochastic Optimal Control with Quadratic Costs and
Constraints,
Mathematics (Mathematical Computer Science Major)
Ph. D. Thesis (Thesis Advisor: F. B. Hanson),
June 19, 1992.
Position Held:
Now tenured Associate Professor at
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois.
Jing-Dong Mei
Title: Asymptotic approach to the performance analysis of
closed queueing network,
MSCS Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee, June 22 1992.
Florence A. Appel
Title:
A Presentation of the Polling Model, MSCS Applied Mathematics D.
A. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: C. Tier), June 22, 1992.
Position Held:
Now Associate
Professor in the
Mathematics and Computer Science
Department, Saint Xavier University, Chicago, Illinois.
Yaxin Li
Title: Asymptotic analysis of queueing systems with service
interruptions, MSCS Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee,
(Thesis Advisor: C. Tier), September 2, 1992.
J. J. Hsiao, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee,
October 21, 1992.
Yongzhi Yang
Title: Asymptotic properties of sojourn times in the queue
GI/M/1-K with processor-sharing service,
Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: C. Knessl),
November 13, 1992.
Chi-Wah Leung
Title:
Classification of Finite Dimensional Maximal Rank Estimation
Algebras with State Space Dimension 3, MSCS Pure Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis
Exam Committee (F. B. Hanson, Co-Advisor; S.S.T. Yau, Thesis Advisor),
December 10, 1992.
Positions Held: Chu Hai College in Hong Kong; previous to that a
Assistant Professor in School of Business and Administration,
Open Learning University of Hong Kong
(1997), PRC; previously Associate Professor in Department of Mathematics,
National Central University, Taiwan (1993-1997).
Avijit Purkayastha,
Title:
Parallel Algorithms for Matrix Equations and Related Problems,
Department of Mathematical Sciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb,
Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(F. B. Hanson, External Examiner; B. N. Datta, Thesis Advisor), January 8, 1993.
Position Held:
Now an Assistant Professor at University of Puerto Rico.
Yiping Zhou,
Title:
Optimal Design of Reinforcement Plates in a Penstock Bifurcation Using a
Sensitivity Analysis Technique, CEMMs Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee,
February 16, 1993.
Bin Ran,
Title:
Dynamic Transportation Network Models for Advanced Traveler Information
Systems
Urban Transportation Systems (CEMM) Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: David Boyce; co-advisor in Control Theory: F. Hanson), April 16, 1993.
ShiSheng Xie,
Title:
On the Transient Behavior of the Erlang Loss Model:
Heavy Usage Asymptotics,
MSCS Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee,
(Thesis Advisor: C. Knessl), April 23, 1993.
Jui-Sheng Chen,
Title:
Geometry and Stress Analysis of
Hypoid Gear Drives,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee,
(Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin; Co-Advisor: A. A. Shabana), Aprill 26, 1993.
Ping-Chung Chen
Title:
A Stability Analysis of Eccentric
Grinding System with Time Variant Modal Parameters,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(Chairmen: D. Wu and A. A. Shabana), June 07, 1993.
Xiao Charles Qin,
Title:
Applications of Persistent Object Manager to Scientific Computing,
MSCS Mathematical Computer Science Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee,
(Thesis Advisor: Robert L. Grossman), February 18, 1994.
Jian Lu,
Title:
Generation, Meshing,
Contact and Stress Analysis of Double Circular-Arc Helical Gears,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin), March 02, 1994.
Dawit Getachew,
Title:
Non-Newtonian Convection in a Porous Matrix : Constitutive
Equations and an Application Fluid in Porous Media,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: W. J. Minkowycz, Co-Advisor: D. Poulikakis), March 04, 1994.
Position Held:
Now Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1986) at
Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois.
Jie Chen,
Title:
The Classification of Estimation Algebras for Nonlinear Filtering
Problems,
MSCS Pure Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: S. S. T. Yau),
March 04, 1994.
Kuo-Hsing Hwang,
Title:
Transverse Wave Motion in Mechanical System with Variable Kinematic
Structure,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: A. A. Shabana),
30 March 1994.
Ann Tungmao Shih,
Title:
Axisymmetric Modelling of Convective Droplet Evaporation:
Suspension and Thermocapillary Stress Effect,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: C. M. Megaridis),
25 May 1994.
Yuefa Xiao,
Title:
A Numerical Simulation of Droplet Dispersion in Shear Layers,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: S. K. Aggarwal),
24 June 1994.
Raghib abu-Saris
Title: Filtering of A Wiener-Poisson Driven Stochastic Process,
Applied Mathematics Ph. D. Thesis (Thesis Advisor: F. B. Hanson), July 23, 1994.
Position Held:
Head of Department and
Assistant Professor of Applied
Mathematics in Mathematics & Computer Science Department at
Bir-zeit University, via Israel.
Associate Professor of Basic Sciences at
Shahjah University,
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
Pin-Hao Feng,
Title:
Computerized Design, Generation and Meshing of Cycloidal Gears and Rotors
of Screw Compressors, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis
Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin), 09 January 1996.
Jinhwan Choi,
Title:
Use of Recursive and Approximation Methods for
Dynamic Analysis of Spatial Tracked Vehicles, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam
Committee (Thesis Advisor: A. A. Shabana), 24 January 1996.
Hon-Wing Cheng
Title:
On-Line Computation for the Yau Filtering System,
MCS Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: S.S.T. Yau), 21 June 1996.
Positon: Lucent Technologies.
Jerry Stamatopoulos
Title:
Integrated Network Barriers and Congestion
Control for Large-Scale Parallel Architectures,
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: Jon Solworth), 02 August 1996.
Position:
Staff Member of
Lucent Technologies (Bell Research Labs)
in Naperville, since August 1996.
Yumei Dang
Title:
Hypercomplex Iterations Distance Estimation for
Generalized Julia and Mandelbrot Sets,
Mathematical Computer Science Ph.D. Thesis
(Co-Advisors: F. Hanson and Lou Kauffman), 14 November 1996.
Position:
Lucent Technologies (Bell Research Labs)
in Naperville (8/97);
formally with Williams Electronic Games in Chicago.
Award: Dr. Yumei Dang was awarded "Outstanding Thesis in 1997 in the
Division of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences" for her thesis
with prize of $500 on 7 April 1998.
Jianmin Li,
Title:
Mathematical Programming of Neural Network for Mechanisms in Design,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: K. Gupta), 25 April 1997.
Bruce Fabijonas,
Title:
Secondary Instabilities of Linear Flows with Elliptic Streamlines,
Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: A. Lipton), 28 April 1997.
Positions:
National Institute of Standards and Technology from 1997-1999,
Assistant Professor in
Department of Mathematics,
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, Fall 1999-Fall 2006.
Numerical Analyst, Research and Development,
Kingsbury, Inc.
(
see also), Philadelphia, PA, starting 08 January 2007.
GuoQing Hu,
Title:
Finite-Dimensional Filters with Nonlinear Drift,
Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: S. Yau), 21 July 1997.
Position: United Chamber Services.
Jan-Jo Chen
Title: Concurrent Processing in Distributed Systems:
Algorithms, Databases and Networks,
Mathematical Computer Science Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: F. B. Hanson), 27 August 1997;
Position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics &
Computer Science (1997) at
Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois.
Anngwo Wang,
Title:
Computerized Design and Generation of Spiral Bevel
Gears and Forged Straight Bevel Gears with Improved Geometry,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin), 10 September 1997.
Aleksandar M. Egelja,
Title:
Computerized Design, Generation and Simulation
of Meshing of Face-Gear Drives and Hybrid Gear Drives,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin), 10 September 1997.
Hussien Ali Hussien,
Title:
Small and Large Deformation of Multibody System Components,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: Ahmed A. Shabana),
April 27, 1998.
John J. Westman,
Title:
Computational Linear and Nonlinear Stochastic Optimal Control
with Application, Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis (Thesis Advisor:
Floyd B. Hanson), 27 April 1998.
Positions Held:
Title:
The Numerical Solution to Kolmogorov Equation,
Pure Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: Stephen S.-T. Yau), April 29, 1998.
Position Held:
Morningstar, Inc.
Marcello Campanelli,
Title:
Computational Methods for The Dynamics and
Stress Analysis of Multibody Track Trains, Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. Thesis (Thesis Advisor: Ahmed A. Shabana), 8 September 1998.
Position Held:
Engineering Specialist in Research and Design at
Lord Corporation,
a global diversified, technology-based company, in Erie, PA.
Daniel L. Kern,
Title: An Optimal Control Policy for Groundwater Remediation
Using Systematic Perturbations, Applied Math Ph.D. Thesis
(Thesis Advisor: Floyd B. Hanson), June 30, 1999.
Positions:
Visiting Assistant Professor in
Department of Mathematics,
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, 1999-2001.
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences,
Universtiy Nevada, Las Vegas, 2003-present.
Mauro De Donno,
Title:
Computerized Design, Generation, Simulation of Meshing of
Various Types of Worm-Gear Drives, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis
(Thesis Advisor: Faydor L. Litvin), December 06, 1999.
Position Held:
American Axle & Manufacturing, Rochester Hills (Detroit), MI.
Aoyong Peng,
Title:
Computerized Design and Stress Analysis of Spiral Bevel
Gear with Geodetic Path of Contact, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.
Thesis (Thesis Advisor: Faydor L. Litvin), February 01, 2000.
Position Held:
John Deere & Company, Waterloo, IA, since February, 2000.
Qiming Lian,
Title:
Computerized Design, Generation, Simulation,
and Stress Analysis of New Types of Spur Gear Drive,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.
Thesis (Thesis Advisor: Faydor L. Litvin), March 09, 2000.
Position Held:
Gleason Works, Gleason Corporation,
Rochester, NY, May 01, 2000.
Xi Wu
Title:
Topics in the Nonlinear Filtering Theory,
MSCS Thesis Defense (Thesis Advisor: Stephen S.-T. Yau), 18 October 2000.
Positions Held:
PostDoc Position in Laboratory for Control and Information, MSCS,
UIC, October 2000 - August 2002.
Research Analyst II (Associate),
Bank One Corporation, Chicago, IL,
August 2002 - present.
Leslie Schwartzman,
Title: RFGP Fine Grain Persitence for Use Structured
Data: A Tool and its Software Design, Mathematics (MCS) Ph.D.
Thesis Defense (Thesis Advisor: Floyd B. Hanson), 31 August 2001.
Position: Assistant Professor in
School of Computer Science and Telecommunications,
Roosevelt University, Chicago and Schaumberg, IL, since September 2001.
Qi Fan,
Title:
Computerized Design of New Type Spur,
Helical, Spriral Bevel and Hypoid Gear Drives,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.
Thesis (Thesis Advisor: Faydor L. Litvin), December 12, 2001.
Positions Held:
Gear Research Laboratory,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Illinois at Chicago, December 2001-June 2002.
Senior Research Project Engineer,
Research and Development Department,
The Gleason Works,
1000 University Ave.,
PO Box 22970,
Rochester, NY 14692-2970, June 2002-present.
Zhe (Jack) Li,
Title: Path Dependent Options: The Case of High Water
Mark Provision for Hedge Funds, Mathematics (Applied) Ph.D. Thesis Defense
(Thesis Advisor: Stephen S.-T. Yau), 03 April 2002.
Positions:
Carr Futures, Chicago, IL, until March 2002;
Bank of America, New York, NY, April 2002 - present.
Andrei Turinsky,
Title: Balancing Cost and Accuracy in Distributed Data Mining,
Mathematics (MCS) Ph.D. Thesis Defense
(Thesis Advisor: Robert L. Grossman) 09 August 2002.
Positions:
Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Calgary,
and
Genome Canada
Calgary, Alberta, CANADA, October 2002 - present.
Xuejun Wang,
Title: On GLY Conjecture of Upper Estimate of Positive
Integral Points in Real Tetahedra, Mathematics Ph.D. Thesis
Defense
(Thesis Advisor: Stephen S.-T. Yau), 25 October 2002.
Positions:
Title:
Data Management Support for Distributed
Data Mining of Large Data Sets over High Speed Wide Area Networks,
Computer Science Ph.D. Thesis Defense Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: Robert L. Grossman), 10 November 2002.
Positions:
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA.
Yevgeny Goncharov,
Title:
Mathematical Theory of Mortgage Contracts
,
Mathematics (Applied Math Major,
Computational Finance Track) Ph.D. Thesis Defense
Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: Stanley R. Pliska (Finance), Department Chair:
Susan Friedlander), 30 May 2003.
Positions:
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, starting Fall 2003 - 2004.
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL, starting Fall 2004.
Kiaming Xia,
Title:
A Multiscale/Stabilized Finite Element Method for Solid
Mechanics: Application to Shape Memory Alloys,
Civil Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Defense Committee
(Thesis Advisor: Arif Masud), 01 June 2003.
Positions:
Postdoctoral Research Associate, CME, September 2003 - 2004.
Soil Engineer, Technical Center, Caterpillar, Inc., since October 2004.
Diego Ernesto Dominici,
Title:
Asymptotic Analysis of the Anick-Mitra-Sondhi Model and a
Markov-Modulated M/G/1 Queue Model,
Mathematics (Applied Math.) Ph.D. Thesis Defense Committee (Thesis Advisor:
Charles Knessl), 01 June 2003.
Positions:
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, State University of
New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, starting Fall 2003.
Khaled E. Zaazaa,
Title:
Elastic Force Model for Wheel/Rail Contact in Multibody
Railroad Vehicle Systems,
PhD in Mechanical Engineering
Dissertation Defense
(Thesis Advisor: A.A. Shabana), 22 September 2003.
Positions:
PostDoc, Dept. ME, UIC, October 2003-present.
Haishen Yao,
Title:
Asymptotic Analysis of the Infinite Server Shortest
Queue Problem,
Mathematics (Applied Math Major) Ph.D. Thesis Defense (Thesis
Advisor: Charles Knessl), 22 June 2004.
Positions:
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science,
Queenborough College, Bayside, NY, starting Fall 2004.
Daniele Vecchiato,
Title:
Design and Simulation o f Face-Hobbes Hypoid Gears, and Tooth
Contact Analysis by with Boundary Element Method
,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Thesis Defense (Thesis Advisor: F. L.
Litvin),
03 December 2004.
Positions:
Postdoctoral,
Gear Research Laboratory, Department of Mechancal Engineering,
UIC, Chicago, IL, starting January 2005.
Yusong Wang,
Title: Computing Dynamic Output Feedback Laws with Pieri
Homotopies on a Parallel Computer,
Mathematics (MCS Major) Ph.D. Thesis Defense
(Thesis Advisor: Jan Verschelde; Parallel Computing Support:
NCSA Platinum Parallel Cluster Project NFA - PI Floyd B. Hanson)
02 March 2005.
Positions:
Postdoc, APS-AOD (Advanced Photon Source - APS Operations Division),
Argonne National Laboratory,
Argonne IL, starting July 2005.
Junfeng Ding,
Title: Efficient Association Rule Mining Among Infrequent Items,
Mathematics (MCS) Ph.D. Thesis Defense
(Thesis Advisor: Stephen S. T. Yau) 07 March 2005.
Changchuan Yin,
Title: A Novel Exon Finding Algorithm Based on the 3-Base
Periodicity Analysis of Genome Information,
Mathematics (MCS) Ph.D. Thesis Defense
(Thesis Advisor: Stephen S. T. Yau) 18 May 2005.
Positions:
SBC, Chicago, IL.
Libin Liu,
Title: Data Mining of Biological Sequences,
Mathematics (MCS) Ph.D. Thesis Defense
(Thesis Advisor: Stephen S. T. Yau) 18 May 2005.
Dongchul Yoo,
Title: Optimal Tracking Conditions for Linear Extended
State Observer on Uncertain System,
Mathematics (Applied Mathematics) Ph.D. Thesis Defense
(Thesis Advisor: Stephen S. T. Yau) 18 May 2005.
Zongwu Zhu,
Title: Option Pricing and Jump-Diffusion Models ,
Mathematics (Applied Math Major, Computational Finance Track) Ph.D. Thesis
(Thesis Advisor: Floyd B. Hanson), 17 October 2005.
Positions:
Research and Teaching Assistant, Dept. Math., Stat., and Comp. Sci.,
University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003-Fall 2005.
Analyst, Quantitative Analysis, Office of Investments,
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Columbus, OH, from 17 July 2006.
Jinchun Ye,
Title: Optimal Life Insurance Puchase, Consumption and
Portfolio under an Uncertain Life,
Mathematics (Applied Math Major, Computational Finance Track)
Ph.D. Thesis (Thesis Advisor: S. R. Pliska; Department
Advisor: Floyd B. Hanson), l5 May 2006.
Positions:
Teaching Assistant, Dept. Math., Stat., and Comp. Sci.,
University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003-May 2006.
Internship, Base-2 Capital, LLC, Summer 2006.
Financial Engineer, Base-2 Capital, LLC, September 2006.
Dongmin Cai,
Title: Information-based Projection Method
for Categorical Clustering and Outlier Detection,
Mathematics (Applied Math Major) Ph.D. Thesis
(Thesis Advisor: Stephen S. T. Yau), 19 June 2006.
Positions:
Assistant, Dept. Math., Stat., and Comp. Sci.,
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1999-2003?
Guoqing Yan,
Title: Option Pricing for a Stochastic-Volatility
Jump-Diffusion Model,
Mathematics (Applied Math Major, Computational Finance Track)
Ph.D. Thesis (Thesis Advisor: Floyd B. Hanson), 23 June 2006.
Positions:
Teaching Assistant, Dept. Physics,
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1999-2003.
Teaching Assistant, Dept. Math., Stat., and Comp. Sci.,
University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003-May 2006.
Research Assistant, Dept. Math., Stat., and Comp. Sci.,
University of Illinois at Chicago, Summer 2006.
Financial Engineer, Risk Modeling and Analysis,
Fannie Mae (FNMA) Corporation, Washington, DC,
starting 13 November 2006.
Siddhartha Pratim Chakrabarty,
Title: Optimal Control of Drug Delivery to Brain Tumors
Using a Distributed Parameters Deterministic Model
,
Mathematics (Applied Math Major) Ph.D. Thesis
(Thesis Advisor: Floyd B. Hanson),
14 July 2006.
Positions:
Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant and Instructor,
Dept. Math., Stat., and Comp. Sci.,
University of Illinois at Chicago, 2000-2006.
Visiting Fellow, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,
Bangalore, INDIA, from September 2006.
Chetan K. Gupta,
Title: Dyadic Decomposition of Streaming Data ...
,
Mathematics (Math Computer Science Major) Ph.D. Thesis
(Thesis Advisor: Robert L. Grossman)
03 November 2006.
Positions:
Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant and Instructor,
Dept. Math., Stat., and Comp. Sci.,
University of Illinois at Chicago, until-August 2006.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Production Development, Hewlett Packard
Laboratory, Austin, TX, 14 August 2006 to present.
Yong Mao,
Title: FastPara and PeerRing for Data Parallel Applications on
Distributed Clusters
,
Engineering (Computer Science Major) Ph.D. Thesis
(Thesis Advisor: Robert L. Grossman)
26 June 2009.
Positions:
Paypal/EBay
Research, Bay Area, CA
Preliminary Ph.D. Thesis Defense Committees
Pin-Hao Feng,
Title:
Computerized Design, Generation of Meshing of Cycloidal
Gears and Rotors of Screw Compressors, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.
Preliminary Thesis Defense Committee (Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin), 30 August 1995.
Jinhwan Choi,
Title:
Use of Recursive and Approximation Methods for
Dynamic Analysis of Spatial Tracked Vehicles,
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Premliminary Defense Committee
(Thesis Advisor: A. A. Shabana), 15 September 1995.
Jianmin Li,
Mechanical Engineering Preliminary Ph.D. Defense Committee,
January 1997.
Aleksandar M. Egalja,
Mechanical Engineering Preliminary Ph.D. Defense Committee, January 1997.
Anngwo Wang,
Title:
Computerized Design and Generation of Spiral Bevel
Gears and Forged Straight Bevel Gears with Improved Geometry,
Mechanical Engineering Preliminary Ph.D. Defense Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin), April 18, 1997.
Marcello Campanelli,
Title:
Computational Methods for The Dynamics and
Stress Analysis of Multibody Track Trains, Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. Preliminary
Defense Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: A. A. Shabana), December 04, 1997.
Hussien Ali Hussien,
Title:
Small and Large Deformation Analysis of
Multibody Systems, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Preliminary Defense
Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: A. A. Shabana), December 04, 1997.
Aoyong Peng
Title:
Computerized Design, Generation, Simulation of Meshing and Contact,
and Stress Analysis of Faced-Milled, Formate Cut Spiral Bevel Gears
with Geodetic Path of Contact, Mechanical Engineering Preliminary
Thesis Defense (Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin), 02 August 1999.
Mauro de Donno
Title:
Computerized Design, Generation, Simulation of Meshing and Contact,
and Stress Analysis of Conventional Worm, Spiroid, and Helicon Face
Worm Gear Drives, Mechanical Engineering Preliminary Thesis Defense
(Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin), 02 August 1999.
Qiming Lian
Title:
Computerized Design, Generation, Simulation of Meshing
and Contact, and Stress Analysis of New Types of Spur Gear Drive,
Mechanical Engineering Preliminary Thesis Defense (Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin),
19 October 1999.
Sivakumar Harinath
Title:
Data Management Support for Distributed
Data Mining of Large Data Sets over High Speed Wide Area Networks,
EECS Ph.D. Preliminary Defense Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: Robert L. Grossman), 23 March 2001.
Qi Fan
Title:
Computerized Design, Generation, Simulation and Stress
Analysis of New Types of Spur, Helical, Formate-Cut Spriral Bevel and
Hypoid Gear Drives,
Mechanical Engineering Preliminary Thesis Defense (Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin),
16 May 2001.
Khaled E. Zaazaa,
Title:
Elastic Force Model for Wheel/Rail Contact in Multibody Railroad
Vehicle System, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Preliminary Defense
Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: A. A. Shabana), 09 October 2002.
Daniele Vecchiato
Title:
Stress Analysis of Hypoid Gears with B-Element and Green's
Functions: Local Synthesis,
,
Mechanical Engineering Preliminary Thesis Defense (Thesis Advisor: F. L. Litvin),
02 April 2004.
Peng Liu
Title:
A Nonlinear Theory of Coupled Elastic Deformation and Atomic
Diffusion,
,
Civil and Material Engineering Preliminary Thesis Defense
(Thesis Advisor: C. H. Wu), 28 September 2004.
Yong Mao
Title: FastPara: Support Data Parallel Applications
on Distributed Clusters
, Computer Science
(R. L. Grossman, Thesis Advisor), 11 May 2007.
Title: Analysis of Cannibalism Models,
Biosciences M. S. Thesis Exam Committee (Thesis Advisor: F. B. Hanson,
John Lussenhop and Dennis Nyberg, Co-Advisors), March 1981.
Position Held:
Now Associate Professor of
Biology at the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.
L. Y. C. Ma
Bioengineering M.S. Thesis Exam Committee, November 1984.
Christopher J. Pratico
Title: I/O view: A Multi-State Visualization Tool Using Inner and Outer
Worlds, EECS Master's Project,
(F. B. Hanson, Secondary Advisor; T. A. Defanti, Project Advisor), June 21, 1992.
Position Held:
Now at Sarnoff Research in New Jersey (1992), then at SGI, now
elsewhere.
Liang Gu
Title:
An Experimental Study of Path Planning for Hybrid System,
Mathematical Computer Science Master's Thesis Exam Committee
(Thesis Advisor: Robert L. Grossman), 26 February 1996.
Title: Integration of Statistical Packages into the
Data Space Environment, EECS Master's Project (F. B. Hanson,
Secondary Reader; R. L. Grossman, Thesis Advisor), 30 August 2000.
Position Held:
Scient: e-Business Systems Innovator, September
2000.
Web Source:http://www.math.uic.edu/~hanson/thesis.html