Year 2017-18

Efficient Signals Processing (ESP) Lab:

K-SVD Classification of Audio Data by Instrument and Genre

Brad Whitaker (PhD Mentor), Jigna Bhatt, Alex Cueto, Riley Brooksher, not pictured: Dr. David Anderson (Faculty Advisor)

Low Frequency Radio Lab:

Sensitive Broadband ELF.VLF Radio Reception with the Mini Awesome

Jackson McCormick (PhD Mentor), Wendy Lin, Daniil Budanov, Alex Simoneaux, Nick Gross (PhD Mentor), not pictured: Dr. Morris Cohen (Faculty Advisor)

Davenport Research Lab:

Developing a Real-Time Weight Shift Activity Tracker

Andrew Shutzberg, Victor Zhu, Austin Little, Nauman Ahad (PhD Mentor), not pictured: Dr. Mark Davenport (Faculty Advisor)

Propagation Group:

Using Inkjet Printed Circuits on a Transparent Substrate for Microwave Energy Harvesting for Space Based Solar Power

Qi Cheng (PhD Mentor), Erik Centeno, Hiba Murali, Evan Shi, Dr. Greg Durgin (Faculty Advisor)

Propagation Group:

Reflection of Modulated Radio Ambient Backscatter Communication Using Perfect Pulses

Dr. Greg Durgin (Faculty Advisor), Emily Backer, Elijah Lubanski, Catie Camron, Mike Varner (PhD Mentor),

GT Bionics Lab:

Multimodal Speech Capture System for Speech Rehabilitation

Shayan Siahpoushan, Soham Gadgil, Nordine Sebkhi (PhD Mentor), Arpan Bhavsar, not pictured: Dr. Maysam Ghovanloo (Faculty Advisor)

Plasma and Dielectrics Lab:

Modelling and Development of a Current Impulse Generator to Characterize the Fault Behaviors of Electronic Contacts

Caitlin Choate, Volkan Gurses, Tushar Damle (PhD Mentor), Jeff Zhao, not pictured: Dr. Lukas Graber (Faculty Advisor)

Power Lab:

Haiti Refugee Hut Nanogrid Project (Thing-in-Hut)

Jingfan Sun (PhD Mentor), Bria Matthews, Jake Smith, not pictured: Dr. Maryam Saeedifard, Dr. Ron Harley (Faculty Advisors)

Power Electronics Lab:

Portable PV-Energy Conversion System Suitable for Educational Purposes; Part II: Development of a Dynamic UI and Implementation of the MPPT Algorithm

Nicholas Flint, Sterling James, Will Cuthbertson, Morteza Rezaee (PhD Mentor), not pictured: Dr. Ron Harley (Faculty Advisor)

Integrated Computational Electronics:

FPAA for Use in Real-time Signal Processing

Yifan Shen, Sahil Shah (PhD Mentor), Brian Singer, Charles Austin, not pictured: Dr. Jennifer Hasler (Faculty Advisor)

Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics:

Inket-Printed Flexible Sensor Platforms

Brennon Farmer, Jacob Southerland, Steven Hamilton, Mia Bezner, Xiaojia Jia (PhD Mentor), Dr. Bernand Kippelen (Faculty Advisor)

Nanoelectronics Research Lab:

Modeling of Novel Spintronic/Magnetic Circuits and Systems

Rouhollah Mousavi Iraei (PhD Mentor), Will Scott, Blake Heard, Jonathan Jeffrey, not pictured: Dr. Azad Naeemi (Faculty Advisor)

Mixed Signal Design Group:

Applying Bayesian Optimization on Antenna Design for Wireless Power Transfer

Vishnu Tanguturi, Hakki Torun (PhD Mentor), Mia Colbert, Maria Saito, not pictured: Dr. Madhavan Swaminathan (Faculty Advisor)

Athena Lab Group:

Developing a Printable Tensile Sensor Node using 3D Inkjet Printing Techniques

Nyaire Najieb, Ryan Bahr (PhD Mentor), Michael Ferrans, Sho Ko, not pictured: Dr. Manos Tentzeris (Faculty Advisor)

Center for Distributed Energy:

Nishant Bilakanti (PhD Mentor), Varun Duggal, Dr. Deepak Divan (Faculty Advisor), Alex Skidmore, Aditya Retnanto.

Optics Lab:

Label-Free Quantitative Phase Imaging for Biological Cells

Dr. Thomas Gaylord (Faculty Advisor), Jacob Bruhn, David Goldfarb, Austin Nifong, Yijun Bao (PhD Mentor)


Shape-Based Robotic Snake Traversal of Uneven Terrain

Nelson Raphael, Michelle George, Liz Prucka, Hayden Williams, Alex Chang (PhD Mentor), not pictured, Dr. Patricio Vela (Faculty Advisor)


Carolyn Majane, Alberto Li, Jianni Adkisson, Anina Mu, Chidi Imala, Fu-Jen Chu (PhD Mentor), and not pictured, Dr. Patricio Vela (Faculty Advisor)

EMC^2 Lab

Barry Johnson-Smith, Hope Hong, Ben Lazar, Oguzhan Yilmaz, Nader Sehatbakhsh (PhD Mentor),  not pictured Dr. Zlenka Zajic (Faculty Advisor)

Sensors and Intelligent Systems Lab:

Radar Signal Processing for Vital Signs

Dr. Ying Zhang (Faculty Advisor), Alison Kennedy, Ching Li, Justin Kelley, Zongyang Xia (PhD Mentor)