Previous Graduate Research: Theses and Dissertations

Tamara Kaplan
M.S. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering
Biophysical enhancement of CYR 61 expression to accelerate angiogenesis.

Glenn Gaudette
Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering
Correlation of myocardial strain distribution with cardiac pathology.

Anita Saldanha
M.S. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering
Modulation of thin filM.S. to enhance cell attachment to surfaces.

Craig Laramee
Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering
Neural network device to detect heart murmurs.

Terry Collison
M.S. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering
Biofluid optimization around mechanical heart valves.

Betsy Dowd
Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering
Nature of the bone mineralization process as determined by a high intensity photon source.

Harold Bein
M.D./Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering
Measurements of platelet activation induced by flow past a mechanical heart valve using assaying techniques and flow cytometry.

Erik S. Mittra
M.D./Ph.D. Candidate in Anatomical Sciences
Measurement of Impact Pressures of Common ED Wound Irrigation Methods.

Yanmei Li
M.S. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering
Numerical simulations of turbulent pulsatile blood flow past mechanical heart valves.

Angela Nigro
M.S.Candidate in Biomedical Engineering
Developing an Inexpensive Auscultatory Expert System.

LiHong Li
Ph.D. candidate in Electrical Engineering
Segmentation of MRI images for Stroke Diagnosis.

Xiejun Hao
Ph.D. candidate in Physics
Quantitative Brain SPECT Imaging.

Wenli Wang
Ph.D. candidate in Electrical Engineering
Noise Analysis of Bayesian Reconsruction AlgorithM.S. in Emission Tomography.

Tsing Hsiao
Ph.D. candidate in Electrical Engineering
Research in Emission Tomography.

Baorui Ren
Ph.D. candidate in Physics
A Bent Laue-Laue Monochromator for a Synchrotron-Based Monochromatic Computed Tomography System.

Kamla Ahluwalia
Ph.D. candidate in Anatomical Sciences
Gross morphology and bone density patterns in the knees of cattarrhine primates.

Mani Alikhani, D.D.S.
Ph.D. Candidate in Oral Biology
Use of low magnitude, high frequency strains to stimulate alveolar bone formation and reduce mandibular osteopenia.

Vladimir Filkov
Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science
Analyzing Gene Expression from Time-Series Data.

Roberto Fajardo
Ph.D. candidate in Anatomical Sciences
Cancellous bone architecture of the proximal femur of anthropoid primates.

Douglas Dougherty
M.D./Ph.D. candidate in Anatomical Sciences
Autoradiographic brain phantom for use in emission tomography.

Anthony Maletta
Ph.D. in Chemistry
Synthesis of new biopolymer-inorganic composites; studies of apatite formation on porous materials with 31P MAS NMR.

Jonathan Chiu
M.S. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering,
The functional role of the interosseous ligament in constraining high bone strains.

Jui-Hsi Cheng
Ph.D. candidate in Electrical Engineering
Frequency Domain Approach to Quantitative Brain SPECT.

Guoping Han
Ph.D. candidate in Physics
Quantitative Chest SPECT Imaging.

Zhinong Jiang
M.S. candidate in Electrical Engineering
Development of a diagnostic device for early osteoporosis detection.

Wei Lin
Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering
Wavelet analysis of transmission ultrasound as a novel means to determine mechanical properties of bone.

Jianwei Miao
Ph.D. candidate in PhysIics
X-ray diffraction study of biology structure.

Benazeer Saifee
M.S. candidate in Electrical Engineering
Voice communication in telemedicine.

Feng Yang
M.S. candidate in Computer Sciences
Segmentation of CT Images for Virtual Colonoscopy.

Lifang Yuan
Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering
Optimum Motion Patterns for Golf Swings.

Yimin Zhang
Ph.D. candidate in Materials Science

Interfacial Properties of EXXPRO (trademark) and General Purpose Elastomers.

Victor Tselentakis
M.S. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering
Temporal expression of fracture callus genes.