CSE Theses

September 2018

Multi-agent Real-time Decision Making in Water Resources Systems
Reetik Kumar Sahu, Environmental Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Dennis McLaughlin

Viscosity Stabilized Adjoint Method for Unsteady Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations
Chaitanya Anil Talnikar, Computational Science and Engineering (Aeronautics & Astronautics)
Advisor: Qiqi Wang

June 2018

Analyzing Cities’ Complex Socioeconomic Networks Using Computational Science and Machine Learning
Ahmad Abdul Majeed AlAbdulKareem, Computational Science and Engineering (Civil & Environmental Engineering)
Advisor: John Williams

Prediction Under Uncertainty: Models for Marine-Terminating Glaciers and Bayesian Computation
Andrew Donaldson Davis, Computational Science and Engineering (Aeronautics & Astronautics)
Advisor: Youssef Marzouk

Full Core 3D Neutron Transport Simulation Using the Method of Characteristics With Linear Sources
Geoffrey Alexander Gunow, Computational Nuclear Science and Engineering
Advisor: Kord Smith

An Adaptive Space-Time Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Reservoir Flows
Yashod Savithru Jayasinghe, Computational Science and Engineering (Aeronautics & Astronautics)
Advisor: David Darmofal

Scaling Bayesian Optimization to Engineering Design: Lookahead Approaches and Multifidelity Dimension Reduction
Rémi Lam, Computational Science and Engineering (Aeronautics & Astronautics)
Advisor: Karen Willcox

February 2018

Probabilistic Regional Ocean Predictions: Stochastic Fields and Optimal Planning
Deepak Narayanan Subramani, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Pierre Lermusiaux

Development of The Random Ray Method of Neutral Particle Transport for High-Fidelity Nuclear Reactor Simulation
John Robert Tramm, Computational Nuclear Science and Engineering
Advisors: Benoit Forget and Kord Smith

September 2017

Direct and Adaptive Quantification Schemes for Extreme Event Statistics in Complex Dynamical Systems
Mustafa A. Mohamad, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Themistoklis P. Sapsis

June 2017

Simulation Methods for Plasmonic Structures
Ferran Vidal-Codina, Computational Science & Engineering (Aeronautics & Astronautics)
Advisors: Jaime Peraire and Ngoc-Cuong Nguyen

February 2017

Development of Macroscopic Nanoporous Graphene Membranes for Gas Separation
Michael S. H. Boutilier, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisors: Rohit Karnik and Nicolas G. Hadjiconstantinou

Experimental Study and Modeling Analysis of Ion Transport Membranes for Methane Partial Oxidation and Oxyfuel Combustion
Georgios T. Dimitrakopoulos, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Ahmed F. Ghoniem

Continuous Low-Rank Tensor Decompositions, With Applications to Stochastic Optimal Control and Data Assimilation
Alex Arkady Gorodetsky, Computational Science & Engineering (Aeronautics & Astronautics)
Advisors: Sertac Karaman and Youssef M. Marzouk

Simulating Fluid-Solid Interaction Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method
Kai Pan, Civil Engineering and Computation
Advisor: John R. Williams

Model Order Reduction Methods for Data Assimilation; State Estimation, and Structural Health Monitoring
Tommaso Taddei, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Anthony T. Patera

June 2016

A Study of Taylor Bubbles in Vertical and Inclined Slug Flow Using Multiphase CFD with Level Set
Enrique Lizarraga-Garcia, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Jacopo Buongiorno

February 2016

Path Planning and Adaptive Sampling in the Coastal Ocean
Sri Venkata Tapovan Lolla, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Pierre F. J. Lermusiaux

Impact of Fuel and Oxidizer Composition on Premixed Flame Stabilization in Turbulent Swirling Flows: Dynamics and Scaling
Soufien Taamallah, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Ahmed F. Ghoniem

September 2015

Numerical Approaches for Sequential Bayesian Optimal Experimental Design
Xun Huan, Computational Science & Engineering (Aeronautics & Astronautics)
Advisor: Youssef M. Marzouk

Efficient Multiscale Methods for Micro/Nanoscale Solid State Heat Transfer
Jean-Philippe Michel Péraud, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Nicolas G. Hadjiconstantinou

February 2015

Transport Maps for Accelerated Bayesian Computation
Matthew David Parno, Computational Science & Engineering (Aeronautics & Astronautics)
Advisor: Youssef M. Marzouk

Finite Element Solution of Interface and Free Surface Three-Dimensional Fluid Flow Problems Using Flow-Condition-Based Interpolation
Soyoung You, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Klaus-Jürgen Bathe

June 2014

A deviational Monte Carlo formulation of ab initio phonon transport and its application to the study of kinetic effects in graphene ribbons
Colin Donald Landon, Mechanical Engineering and Computation
Advisor: Nicolas G. Hadjiconstantinou