This collection contains all graduate dissertations that met the requirements for completing doctoral degrees conferred by WPI from 2006 to the present. Selected dissertations completed before 2006 can also be found here.

For more information about current dissertation policies at WPI, including submission and approval policies, please consult the Office of Graduate Studies.

Most dissertations completed before 2006 are available in print through the George C. Gordon Library.

If you completed a dissertation at WPI that is not included in this collection and if you are interested in having your dissertation digitized and made part of this collection, please contact wpi-etd@wpi.edu.

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Dissertations from 2020

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Improving the Performance of Dynamic Electromyogram-to-Force Models for the Hand-Wrist and Multiple Fingers, Berj Bardizbanian

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Improving Imaging Techniques and Resolution in Neutron Radiography, Nicholas P. Borges

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Development of a Data-Grounded Theory of Program Design in HTDP, Francisco Enrique Vi G. Castro

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A Closed Loop Recycling Process for the End-of-Life Electric Vehicle Li-ion Batteries, Mengyuan Chen

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In Silico Edgetic Profiling and Network Analysis of Human Genetic Variants, with an Application to Disease Module Detection, Hongzhu Cui

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Investigating the Mechanisms Underlying Enhanced Bioavailability of Artemisinin Delivered Orally as Dried Leaves of Artemisia annua, Matthew R. Desrosiers

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Age of Information in Multi-Hop Status Update Systems: Fundamental Bounds and Scheduling Policy Design, Shahab Farazi

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Controlled Synthesis of Nanostructured Two-dimensional Tin Disulfide and its Applications in Catalysis and Optoelectronics, Binod Giri

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High-order numerical methods for integral fractional Laplacian: algorithm and analysis, Zhaopeng Hao

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Opportunities and Challenges of LowCarbon Hydrogen via Metallic Membrane Reactors, Kourosh Kian

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Ranking for Decision Making: Fairness and Usability, Caitlin A. Kuhlman

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UNDERSTANDING AND ENGAGEMENT THROUGH DYNAMIC TECHNOLOGY AND GAMIFIED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS, Daniel V. Manzo

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Environmental Resuspension and Health Impacts of Radioactive Particulate Matter, Shaun A. Marshall

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A Modular Robotic AFO for detecting phase changes during Walking Gait, Nathaniel I. Michaels

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Deep Transfer Learning Applied to Time-series Classification for Predicting Heart Failure Worsening Using Electrocardiography, Xiang Pan

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Neuromodulation of Sex-Specific Pheromone-Mediated Behaviors, Douglas K. Reilly

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Advanced Bioinspired Approaches to Strengthen and Repair Concrete, Jessica A. Rosewitz

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Deriving Motor Unit-based Control Signals for Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Neural Interfaces, Michael D. Twardowski

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ACCURATE IDENTIFICATION OF PAVEMENT MATERIALS SUSCEPTIBLE TO MOISTURE DAMAGE WITH ADVANCED TEST METHODS AND MACHINE LEARNING TECHNIQUES, Ram Kumar Veeraragavan

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Improving the Fatigue Life of Cylindrical Thread Rolling Dies, David C. Willens

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Effects of the Edges of 2D Materials on Photoelectrochemical Solar Energy Conversion, Tao Yan

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Contextual Outlier Detection from Heterogeneous Data Sources, Yizhou Yan

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Global Approximations of Agent-Based Model State Changes, Michael A. Yereniuk

Dissertations from 2019

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Time Series Data Analytics, Ramoza Ahsan

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Bringing together engineering and entrepreneurship: understanding the role of tethered C-CHY1 in the fight against antimicrobial resistance, Todd E. Alexander

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A Novel Approach for MAC and PHY Performance Analysis in Relay Networks in Presence of Interference and Shadow Fading, Bader A. Alkandari

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Quantitative Multiscale Analysis of Topographical Anisotropy on Biological and Engineering Surfaces, Torbjorn S. Bergstrom

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Characterizing Productive Perseverance Using Sensor-Free Detectors of Student Knowledge, Behavior, and Affect, Anthony Botelho

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Development and utilization of a Raman characterization method for Hydrothermal char, Avery B. Brown

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Physiochemical Characterization of Phosphatidylinositol-4,5-Bisphophate and its Interaction with PTEN-Long, Anne-Marie M. Bryant

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Advancing Technologies for Interventional MRI Robotics with Clinical Applications, Paulo A. Carvalho

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Applications of Fully Homomorphic Encryption, Gizem S. Cetin

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From All-Atom Molecular Mechanics to Coarse- Grained Lattice Models: Computational Approaches to Problems in Protein Biochemistry, John Peter Cvitkovic

Predicting Process and Material Design Impact on and Irreversible Thermal Strain in Material Extrusion Additive Manufacturing, Tone Pappas D'Amico

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Host-fungal pathogen interactions: A study of Candida albicans and mammalian macrophage and epithelial cells at the transcriptional level, Toni Marie Delorey

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Quantifying, Modeling and Managing How People Interact with Visualizations on the Web, Mi Feng

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Sub-Picosecond Jitter Clock Generation for Time Interleaved Analog to Digital Converter, Jianping Gong

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Portable Bioimpedance System for Early Detection and Prevention of Pressure Injuries, Joshua R. Harvey

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Micro-architectural Threats to Modern Computing Systems, Mehmet Sinan Inci

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A Walking Controller for Humanoid Robots using Virtual Force, Vinayak V. Jagtap

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Social Enterprises in Supply Chains, Ales Jug

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Origin Of Growth Twins During Czochralski Growth Of Heavily Doped, Dislocation-Free Single Crystal Silicon, Joel K. Kearns

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Electrospun Separator for Structural Battery Applications, Wisawat Keaswejjareansuk

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Cometric Association Schemes, Brian G. Kodalen

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Development of automated analysis methods for identifying behavioral and neural plasticity in sleep and learning in C. elegans, Daniel E. Lawler

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Deep Learning on Graph-structured Data, John Boaz T. Lee

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Effects of PTEN Loss and Activated KRAS Overexpression on Viscoelasticity, Adhesion, and Mechanosensitivity of Breast Epithelial Cells, Will H. Linthicum

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A Highly Digital VCO-Based ADC With Lookup-Table-Based Background Calibration, Sulin Li

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Development of a Mass Detection Technique to Detect Intakes of Radioactive Material and their Resulting Radiation Exposures Following a Large-Scale Radiological Release, Christopher Martel

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EXTENDED ORBITAL FLIGHT OF A CUBESAT IN THE LOWER THERMOSPHERE WITH ACTIVE ATTITUDE CONTROL, Ananthalakshmy Krishna Moorthy

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Understanding and Countermeasures against IoT Physical Side Channel Leakage, Michael Antoine Moukarzel

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Mesoscale modeling of biological fluids: from micro-swimmers to intracellular transport, Sayed Iman Mousavi

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An Asynchronous Simulation Framework for Multi-User Interactive Collaboration: Application to Robot-Assisted Surgery, Adnan Munawar

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Engineering silk fibroin scaffolds to model hypoxia in neuroblastoma, Kimberly J. Ornell

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In the Wake of the Financial Crisis - Regulators’ and Investors’ Perspectives, Weijie Pang

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Multifunctional Testing Artifacts for Evaluation of 3D Printed Components by Fused Deposition Modeling, Koohyar Pooladvand

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Sequential Data Mining and its Applications to Pharmacovigilance, Xiao Qin

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Channel Estimation Error, Oscillator Stability And Wireless Power Transfer In Wireless Communication With Distributed Reception Networks, Sabah Razavi

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Specially Shaped Optical Fiber Probes: Understanding and Their Applications in Integrated Photonics, Sensing, and Microfluidics, Yundong Ren

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How's My Network - Incentives and Impediments of Home Network Measurements, Alan W. Ritacco

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Thermodynamic Investigation into Chemical Stability of (La,Sr)CrxFe1-xO3-δ and Dual-Phase (La,Sr)CrxFe1-xO3-δ/ stabilized Zirconia for Oxygen Transport Membranes, Hooman Sabarou

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Toward Deployable Origami Continuum Robot: Sensing, Planning, and Actuation, Junius Santoso

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Cell-Derived Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds Developed using Macromolecular Crowding, Dalia M. Shendi

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Application of Materials Characterization, Efficacy Testing, and Modelling Methods on Copper Cold Spray Coatings for Optimized Antimicrobial Properties, Kristin L. Sundberg

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Optimization of Coupled Computational Modeling and Experimentation for Metallic Systems: Systematic Microstructural Feature – Mechanical Property Correlation for Cold-Sprayable Powders, Derek Tsaknopoulos

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Computational Thermodynamic and Kinetic Modeling and Characterization of Phase Transformations in Rapidly Solidified Aluminum Alloy Powders, Kyle Leigh Tsaknopoulos

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Reaction Engineering Implications of Using Water for the Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass, Maksim V. Tyufekchiev

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Machine Learning Pipelines for Deconvolution of Cellular and Subcellular Heterogeneity from Cell Imaging, Chuangqi Wang

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Hybrid DES-based Vehicular Network Simulator with Multichannel Operations, Le Wang

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Understanding Mechanical Properties of Bio-filaments through Curvature, Pattipong Wisanpitayakorn

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An integrated systems approach to understanding distortion and residual stress during thermal processing: design for heat treating, Haixuan Yu

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Supercritical Water Assisted Zeolite Catalyzed Upgrading of Hydrocarbons, Azadeh Zaker

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Novel Nanostructured Metal Oxides for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion, Lite Zhou

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Carrier Synchronization, Impairment Estimation and Interference Alignment for Wireless Communication Systems, Mingda Zhou

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Deep Learning on Attributed Sequences, Zhongfang Zhuang

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Product Deletion and Supply Chain Management, Qingyun Zhu

Dissertations from 2018

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Refining Prerequisite Skill Structure Graphs Using Randomized Controlled Trials, Seth Akonor Adjei

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In vivo Analysis and Modeling Reveals that Transient Interactions of Myosin XI, its Cargo, and Filamentous Actin Overcome Diffusion Limitations to Sustain Polarized Cell Growth, Jeffrey Philippe Bibeau

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Detecting Data Manipulation Attacks on Physiological Sensor Measurements in Wearable Medical Systems, Hang Cai

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Investigation of the Effect of Oxides on the Critical Impact Velocity during the Cold Spray Process of High Purity Aluminum Powder, Victor K. Champagne Jr.

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Side Channel Leakage Exploitation, Mitigation and Detection of Emerging Cryptosystems, Cong Chen

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Decoding Neural Circuits Modulating Behavioral Responses to Aversive Social Cues, Christopher Chute

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Interactive Planning and Sensing for Aircraft in Uncertain Environments with Spatiotemporally Evolving Threats, Benjamin S. Cooper

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Fibroblast activation and pro-fibrotic phenotypes: modulation by FGF2 and MAPK signaling, David Dolivo

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Melting of Ice and Formation of Lateral Cavity during In Situ Burning in Ice-Infested Waters, Hamed Farmahini Farahani

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An Asymptotic Approach to Modeling Wave-geometry Interactions in an Electromagnetic Heat Exchanger, Joseph Michael Gaone

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Electrically Conducting Biofibers: Approaches to Overcome the Major Challenges in the Clinical Translation of a Tissue Engineered Cardiac Patch, Joshua R. Gershlak

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Computational Modeling of Tethered Undersea Kites for Power Generation, Amirmahdi Ghasemi

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Perspectives in control of conditionally controllable problems, Siamak Ghorbani Faal

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Investigation Of Chemical Processes For The Production Of Commercially Viable High Volume Value-Added Products From Bauxite Residue, Sumedh Gostu

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Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Fuels using Dispersed Atomic-Size Catalysts, Satish Kumar Iyemperumal

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Supported lipid bilayer interactions with nanoparticles, peptides and polymers, Elaheh Kamaloo

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A Set of Experiments Investigating Methods to Improve Student Learning Through Self-Regulated Learning, Kim M. Kelly

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Recycling of Passenger Vehicles: A framework for upcycling and required enabling technologies, Sean Michael Kelly

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Statistical Modelling and Performance Evaluation of TOA for Localization inside the Human Body using Computational Techniques, Umair Khan

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Automated whole-organism functional screening technologies and neurological disease models in C. elegans, Ross Charles Lagoy

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Fe-Catalyzed Ca-H Oxidation of Tertiary Amines: Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies, Christopher J. Legacy

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Modeling and Control of Kite Energy Systems, Haocheng Li

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Design and Study of Collagen-Tethered LL37 for Chronic Wound Healing, Lindsay Dawn Lozeau

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Numerical Study of Heat and Mass Transfer Using Phase Change Materials, Alireza Mahdavi Nejad