Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Recipients in the Natural and Computational Sciences

2016-17

Hao Shi, Physics
"Computational studies of strongly correlated quantum matter"

2015-16

Leonidas Aliaga Soplin, Physics
"Neutrino Flux Prediction for the NuMI Beamline"

2014-15

Yifan Zhang, Computer Science
"Providing Eficient Services for Smartphone Applications"

2013-14

Fengyuan Xu, Computer Science
“Improving Energy Efficiency and Security for Pervasive Computing Systems”

2012-13

Malcolm B. Gethers, Computer Science
“Information integration for software maintenance and evolution”

2011-12

Zhenyu Wu, Computer Science
“Discovering New Vulnerabilities in Computer Systems”

2010-11

Michael Bagge-Hansen, Applied Science
“Enhanced Field Emission from Vertically Oriented Graphene by Thin Solid Film Coatings”

2009-10

Steven Robert Gianvecchio, Computer Science
“Application of Information Theory and Statistical Learning to Anomaly Detection”

2008-09

Karl Wayne Kuschner, Physics
“A Bayesian Network Approach to Feature Selection in Mass Spectrometry Data”

2007-08

Andrey Nikolayevich Chernikov, Computer Science
“Parallel Generalized Delaunay Mesh Refinement”

2006-07

James Robert McCombs, Computer Science
“Toward a Robust and Efficient Iterative Eigensolver”

2004-05

Zhengmao Zhu, Applied Science
“Photochemical Modification of Polyethylene Terephthalate Surfaces”