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ALUMNI

NO.  NAME  THESIS TITLE 
DEPARTMENT (& Advisor) 
EMAIL (@ psu.edu) 
Degree 
EXPECTED GRAD. DATE 
Status 
1  Anirudh Modi  Unsteady separated flow simulations using a cluster of workstations 
Aerospace (L. Long) 
anirudh  M.S.  May, 1999  Graduated 
2  Anurag Agarwal  Direct simulation of acoustic scattering by a rotorcraft fuselage  Aerospace Engr. (P. Morris) 
aagarwal  M.S.  May, 2000  Graduated 
3  Chuang Li  Molecular Dynamics Simulation Of Transports Properties Of Supercritical Fluids  Mech. Engr. (L. Long) 
cxl348  M.S.  May, 2000  Graduated 
4  Arun Keswani  Reynolds Number Dependence Of Particle Clustering In Isotropic Turbulent Flow  Chemical Engr. (L. Collins) 
ack153  M.S.  Dec. 2000  Graduated 
5  Nilay SezerUzol  HighAccuracy Wake And Vortex Simulations Using A Hybrid Euler/Discrete Vortex Method  Aerospace Engr. (L. Long) 
nxs216  M.S.  May 2001  Graduated 
6  Cesare Frepoli 
Development Of A Subgrid Model With A Fine Moving Grid Overlying
A Coarse Eulerian Mesh For Modeling Reflood Heat Transfer 
Nuclear Engr. (L. Hochreiter) 
cxf248  Ph.D.  Dec., 2001  Graduated 
7  Yaroslava Yingling  Photochemical Processes In Laser Ablation Of Organic Solids: Molecular Dynamics Study  Chemistry (B. Garrison) 
yara@chem.  Ph.D.  Dec., 2002  Graduated 
8  Peihong Zhang 
Theory Of Electronic And Structural Properties Of Materials:
Novel GroupIV Materials And Real Space Methods 
Physics (V. Crespi) 
pzhang@phys.  Ph.D.  Aug., 2001  Graduated 
9  Zhigang Wang  no thesis  Aerospace Engr. (P. Morris) 
zxw110  M.Eng.  May, 2001  Graduated 
10  John McKinzie  Physics  Physics (W. Ernst) 
mckinzie@phys.  M.S.  May, 2001  Graduated 
11  Andres Diaz  Electrical Engineering  Electrical Engineering (I.C. Khoo) 
adiaz  M.S.  May 2002  Graduated 
12  Anupam Sharma  Parallel Methods For Unsteady, Separated Flows And Aerodynamic Noise Prediction  Aerospace Engr. (L. Long) 
axs455  M.S.  Aug. 2001  Graduated 
13  Robert Hansen  Unsteady Analysis Of Bluff Bodies Using The Nonlinear Disturbance Equations  Mech. Engr. (L. Long) 
rph102  Ph.D.  Aug. 2001  Graduated 
14  Frederic Souliez  Parallel Methods For The Computation Of Unsteady Separated Flows Around Complex Geometries  Aerospace Engr. (L. Long) 
fjs121  Ph.D.  Aug., 2002  Graduated 
15  Daniel Leon  A Generalized Hyperbolic PDEs Solver For Conservation Laws  Petro. & Nat. Gas Engr. (M. Adewumi) 
del192  M.S.  May 2004  Graduated 
16  Li Shi  Monte Carlo Modeling And Testing Of The Compton Backscatter Gauge  Mech. and Nuc. Engr. (E. Klevans) 
lxs269  M.S.  Dec. 2001  Graduated 
17  Fatos Arzu Alpan  An Advanced Methodology For Generating Multigroup Cross Sections For Shielding Calculations  Nuclear Engineering (A. Haghighat) 
faa108  Ph.D.  May 2003  Graduated 
18  Meshal Algharaib 
Development And Implementation Of A Parallel Computing Protocol
For Reservoir And Wellbore Flow Models 
Petroleum Engr. (T. Ertekin) 
meshal@pnge.  Ph.D.  Aug., 2002  Graduated 
19  Vaithi Thirunavukkarasu  A New MultiScale Mixing Model For Turbulent Reacting Flows  Chemical Engineering (L. Collins) 
vxt122  Ph.D.  Dec. 2003  Graduated 
20  Sudip Kumar Ghosh  Modeling, Mechanics And Physiology Of The Esophagus And Lower Sphincter  Mechanical Engineering (J. Brasseur) 
sudip@jazz.me.  Ph.D.  May, 2005  Graduated 
21  Kito Holliday  The Mechanical And Optical Properties Of Ordered And Disordered Materials  Physics (V. Crespi) 
holliday@phys.  Ph.D.  May 2005  Graduated 
22  Anthony Faulds  Satellite Collision Analysis Using Genetic Algorithms, Parallel Processing And Stochastic Methods  Aerospace Engineering (D. Spencer) 
alf193  M.S.  May, 2002  Graduated 
23  Allen Mathias  Enhancing Service Differentiation Of 802.11e In Wireless AdHoc Networks  CSE (G. Cao) 
adm181  M.S.  Aug. 2003  Graduated 
24  Dragan Stojkovic  Novel CarbonHydrogen Nanostructures  Physics (V. Crespi) 
dss191  Ph.D.  Dec., 2004  Graduated 
25  Darryl Genovesi  A JavaBased Direct Monte Carlo Simulation Of A NanoScale Pulse Detonation Engine  Aerospace ( L. Long) 
genovesi  M.S.  May, 2002  Graduated 
26  Liangyu Wang  Detailed Chemistry, Soot, And Radiation Calculations In Turbulent Reacting Flows  Mechanical Engineering
(S. Turns & D. Haworth) 
lxw192  Ph.D.  May 2004  Graduated 
27  Gaoming Li  History Dependent Modeling Of CounterCurrent Flow In Porous Media  PNGE (A. Grader) 
gaoming@pnge.  Ph.D.  May 2003  Graduated 
28  Kelly Corfeld  Computational Analysis Of A Prototype Martian Rotorcraft Experiment  Aerospace (L . Long) 
kjc192  M.S.  May, 2002  Graduated 
29  Sanjukta Bhowmick  Multimethod Solvers: Algorithms, Application And Software  Computer Science and Engr. (P. Raghavan) 
sub105  Ph.D.  Dec. 2004  Graduated 
30  Aruj Ahluwalia 
Preferential Concentration Of Finite Stokes Number Particles In
Homogeneous Isotropic Turbulent Flow 
Chemical Engineering (Lance Collins) 
aruj  M.S.  Aug. 2002  Graduated 
31  David Werkheiser  Modeling Of The Integrated Control System For The Three Mile Island Pressurized Water Reactor  Nuclear Engineering (Robert Edwards) 
dlw195  M.S.  Dec., 2002  Graduated 
32  Gretchen Holtzer  Particle Force Light Scattering : A Technique For Measuring Interparticle Forces  Chemical Engineering (Darrell Velegol) 
glh123  Ph.D.  Aug. 2005  Graduated 
33  Matt Moffatt  no thesis  Aerospace Engineering (Lyle Long) 
mfm136  M.Eng.  May, 2003  Graduated 
34  Arun Neelakantan  Intermolecular Packing And Dynamics In Polyolefins  Chemical Engr. (J. Maranas ) 
axn184  M.S.  Aug. 2003  Graduated 
35  Preetham Rao  High Order Unstructured Grid Methods For Computational Aeroacoustics  Aerospace Engr. (P. Morris ) 
pprao  Ph.D.  May 2004  Graduated 
36  James Fischer 
Comparison Of Spatial And Angular Domain Decomposition Algorithms For
Discrete Ordinates Transport Methods Using Parallel Performance Models 
Mechaanical & Nuc. Engr. (Y. Azmy) 
jwf145  M.S.  May, 2003  Graduated 
37  Shailesh Jindal  Unsteady Turbulent Separated Flow Simulations Using Unstructured Grids  Aerospace Engineering (L. Long) 
suj114  M.S.  Dec., 2004  Graduated 
38  Radu Miron  A Journey Across Time Scales: Accelerated Atomistic Simulation Of Surface Growth  Physics (K. Fichthorn) 
ram310  Ph.D.  Aug. 2004  Graduated 
39  Keith Akins  Drag Model Validation Using High Eccentricity Satellite Observations  Aerospace (D. Spencer) 
kakins  M.S.  Dec. 2003  Graduated 
40  Yingzi Chen  Structural And Dynamics Correlations In Vitreous B*O* : A Molecular Dynamics Study  Chemical Engineering (J. Maranas) 
yzc1  M.S.  May 2003  Graduated 
41  Freddy Alvarado 
Determination Of Mechanical And Hydraulic Behavior Of Tensile
Fractures Under Multiphase Flow Using Xray Computed Tomography 
PNGE (A. Grader) 
fea1  Ph.D.  May 2005  Graduated 
42  Warren Baker 
Simulations Of Coanda Effect Circulation Control Using ReynoldsAveraged NavierStokes Computational Fluid Dynamics 
Aerospace (P. Morris) 
wjb147  M.S.  Dec. 2004  Graduated 
43  Daniel Shedlock 
Determination And Analysis Of 3D Neutron Flux Throughout A
Spent Fuel Storage Cask Using The 3D SN Transport Method 
Nuc. Engr. (A. Haghighat) 
shedlock@ufl.edu  M.S.  Dec. 2003  Graduated 
44  Abby Weeks  no thesis  Aerospace (R. Melton) 
aaw146  M.Eng.  May 2004  Graduated 
45  Tracy Fritz  An ObjectOriented Unsteady Vortex Lattice Method For Flapping Flight  Aerospace (L. Long) 
tef123  M.S.  Aug. 2004  Graduated 
46  Pradeep Teregowda 
Optimization And Implementation Of A Decentralized Traffic
Engineering Algorithm On The Internet 
Electrical Engineering (C. Lagoa) 
pbt105  M.S.  May 2004  Graduated 
47  Nan Zong 
Modeling And Simulation Of Cryogenic Fluid Injection And Mixing Dynamics
Under Supercritical Conditions 
Mech. and Nuc. Engr. (V. Yang) 
nzz100  Ph.D.  May 2005  Graduated 
49  Jyotirmaya Nanda  A Framework For Product Platform Knowledge Management Using The Semantic Web Paradigm  Industrial Engineering (Tim Simpson) 
jxn903  Ph.D.  Aug. 2006  Graduated 
50  Keita Teranishi  Scalable Hybrid Sparse Linear Solvers  Computer Sci. and Engr. (P. Raghavan) 
kut100  Ph.D.  Dec. 2004  Graduated 
51  Emre Alpman  Reynolds Stress Modeling Of Separated Turbulent Flows Over Helicopters  Aerospace Engineering (L. Long) 
exa152  Ph.D.  May 2006  Graduated 
52  Ahmet Ozgur Erdemli  Nodal Transport Method In Cylindrical RZ Geometry  Nuclear Engineering (Y. Azmy) 
aoe103  M.S.  May 2005  Graduated 
53  Xia Feng 
Evaluation And Modification Of OneLevel 2.5 Planetary
Boundary Layer Scheme Used In The MM5 Model 
Meteorology (N. Seaman) 
xuf100  M.S.  Dec. 2004  Graduated 
54  Patrick O'Connor  Numerical Simulations Of Chemically Reactive Gas Flows Using Direct Simulation Monte Carlo  Aerospace Engr. (L. Long) 
pdo109  M.S.  May 2005  Graduated 
55  Errol Pinto  A Study On Systems Optimization Of Supply Networks Using Evolutionary Algorithms  Industrial Engr. (S. Kumara) 
egp109  M.S.  Dec., 2004  Graduated 
56  Daniel Genin  Regular And Chaotic Dynamics Of Outer Billiards  Mathematics (S. Tabachnikov) 
dig102  Ph.D.  Aug. 2005  Graduated 
57  Sai R. Mahabhashyam  Modeling A Web Server Supporting Streaming And Elastic Requests  Industrial Engineering (N. Gautam) 
sym110  M.S.  Aug. 2004  Graduated 
58  Jiaqiang Zhong 
The Modeling Of Homogeneous Condensation In FreeExpanding
Plumes With The Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method 
Aerospace Engr. (D. Levin) 
jxz194  Ph.D.  May, 2005  Graduated 
59  Maria Emelianenko  Multilevel And Adaptive Methods For Some Nonlinear Optimization Problems  Mathematics (A. Du) 
mge108  Ph.D.  Aug. 2005  Graduated 
60  Benjamin Lamptey  The Role Of Land Cover Change In LongTerm Climate Change  Geosciences (E. Barron) 
bll146  Ph.D.  Aug. 2005  Graduated 
61  Charu Sharma  no thesis  Aerospace Engr. (K. Brentner) 
cus129  M.Eng.  Aug. 2004  Graduated 
62  Alexis Gammiero  An Artificial Neural Network Based Screening Model For CO* Flooding Recovery Predictions  Petro. & Nat. Gas Engr. (T. Ertekin) 
ajg256  M.S.  Aug. 2004  Graduated 
63  Nathan Grube  A Low Reynolds Number Algebraic Reynolds Stress Model With RoundJet Correction  Aerospace (P. Morris) 
neg111  M.S.  Dec. 2004  Graduated 
64  Dmitry Fedosov  Investigation Of Numerical Errors In Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method  Aerospace Engr. (D. Levin) 
daf925  M.S.  Dec. 2004  Graduated 
65  Yong Qin  Interactions Between Colloidal Nanoparticles: A MolecularDynamics Simulation Study  Chem. Engr. (K. Fichthorn) 
yxq102  Ph.D.  May 2005  Graduated 
66  Raghavan Balaji  Dynamics Of A Serpentine Belt Drive With Decoupler/Isolator  Mech. Engr. (E. Mockensurm) 
rzb113  M.S.  Dec. 2004  Graduated 
67  Anupam Sharma  Numerical Simulations Of BlastImpact Problems Using The Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method  Aersp Engr. (L. Long) 
axs455  Ph.D.  Dec. 2004  Graduated 
68  Saurabh Mishra 
Tailoring Weld Geometry And Composition In Fusion Welding Through Convective Mass Transfer Calculations 
Materials Science and Engr. (T. DebRoy) 
sum104  Ph.D.  May 2006  Graduated 
69  Arun Rajamani  Wound Roll Dielectric Elastomer Actuators  Mechanical Engr. (C. Rahn) 
axr936  M.S.  May, 2005  Graduated 
70  Karl Klingebiel  Computational Aerodynamics Of Flapping Flight Using An Indicial Response Method  Aerospace Engr. (L. Long) 
krk179  M.S.  Aug., 2006  Graduated 
71  Azam Thatte 
Mathematical Model Experiments And 3D Visualization Of
Flame Spread Over WaterInOil Emulsions 
Mech. Engr. (A. Kulkarni) 
amt951  M.S.  May 2005  Graduated 
72  George Pappas  Certificate Revocation: The Right Time And Place 
Computer Science & Engr. (G. Kesidis) 
gnp102  M.S.  May 2005  Graduated 
73  Amit Kumar  Tailoring Defect Free Fusion Welds Based On Phenomenological Modeling 
Material Sci. & Engr. (T. DebRoy) 
axk927  Ph.D.  Aug. 2006  Graduated 
74  Anthony DeLullo  no thesis 
Aerospace Engr. (L. Long) 
amd264  M.Eng.  May 2006  Graduated 
75  Tao Wang  An Integrated Approach For Microstructure Simulation: Application To NiAlMo Alloys 
Matls. Sci. Engr. (Z. Lui & L. Chen) 
tuw107  Ph.D.  Aug. 2006  Graduated 
76  Abraham Mathew  Incorporating Cooperative Learning Activities Into Traditional Aerospace Engineering Curricula 
Aerospace Engr. (D. Spencer) 
axm153  M.S.  Aug. 2005  Graduated 
77  Leonard Lopes  A New Model And Prediction Tool For Landing Gear Acoustics  Aerospace Engr. (K. Brentner) 
lvl105  M.S.  Dec. 2005  Graduated 
78  Theodore Stodgell  Multiobjecive Evolutionary Optimization Of Satellite Rendezvous Tours 
Aerospace Engr. (D. Spencer) 
trs137  M.S.  Dec. 2006  Graduated 
79  Jason Tomlinson  no thesis  Computer Science (L. Coraor) 
jet16  M.Eng.  Dec. 2006  Graduated 
80  Benoit Petitjean  On The Nonlinearities In The Noise Radiated From HighSpeed Model Jets  Aersp Engr. (D. McLaughlin) 
bxp184  Ph.D.  Dec.. 2006  Graduated 
81  Zhe Zhang  Statistics  Statistics  zxz118  Ph.D.  May 2007  Graduated 
82  Ingyu Lee  Computational modeling and simulation algorithms 
Computer Science and Engr. (Prof. P. Raghavan) 
iyl102  Ph.D.  May, 2007  Graduated 
83  Peter Vaiana  Automated Formation Flight Control Reference Frames 
Aerospace Engr. (Prof. L. Long) 
pcv103  M.S.  May, 2007  Graduated 
84  Yong Tang  Hydrologic Model Evaluation and Identification 
Civil & Env. Engr. (Prof. P. Reed) 
yxt132  Ph.D.  May 2007  Graduated 
85  Elena Margine  Electronic and vibrational properties of carbon nanostructures 
Physics (Prof. V. Crespi) 
erm157  Ph.D.  May 2007  Graduated 
86  YihPin Liew  Shock/structure interaction using an immersed boundary method 
Aerospace Engr. (Prof. P. Morris) 
yzl108  Ph.D.  Aug., 2007  Graduated 
87  Boyan Ivanov  Multiphysics nuclear reactor simulations 
Mech. & Nuc. Engr. (Prof. K. Ivanov) 
bdi105  Ph.D.  Dec. 2007  Graduated 
88  Anquan Wang  Radiative heat transfer in combustion systems 
Mech. Engr. (Prof. Modest) 
auw113  Ph.D.  Aug., 2007  Graduated 
89  Tao Liu  Supercritical fluid mixing and dynamics 
Mech. & Nuc. Engr. (Prof. V. Yang) 
tul113  Ph.D.  Dec. 2007  Graduated 
90  Alexei Kisselev  Molecular Modeling of Polymers 
Physics (Prof. E. Manias) 
amk305  Ph.D.  Dec. 2007  Graduated 
91  Eloisa Bentivegna 
Numerical Simulation of Black Hole Systems 
Physics (Prof. D. Shoemaker) 
eub115  Ph.D.  May 2008  Graduated 
92  Richard Medvitz  CFD of pulsatile Heart Assist Devices 
Mechanical Engineering (Prof. L. Pauley) 
rbm120  Ph.D.  May 2008  Graduated 
93  Amanda Hanford  Acoustics simulations using DSMC 
Acoustics (Prof. L. Long) 
ald227  Ph.D..  Aug. 2008  Graduated 
94  Guangri Xue 
Robust algorithms in computational fuel cell dynamics 
Mathematics (Prof. J. Xu) 
gxx102  Ph.D.  Aug. 2008  Graduated 
95  Hengguang Li 
FEM for Elliptic Equations with Singularities 
Math (Prof. V. Nistor) 
hxl216  Ph.D.  Aug. 2008  Graduated 
96  Patrick Conforti 
Simulations of laser ablation of polymers 
Chemistry (Prof. B. Garrison) 
pfc112  PhD  Aug. 2008  Graduated 
97  Jason DeGraw 
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) 
Mechanical Engr. (Prof. L. Pauley) 
jwd131  Ph.D.  Dec., 2008 
Graduated 
98  Konrad Malkowski 
Computer Science 
Computer Sci. and Engr. (Prof. P. Raghavan) 
kxm423  Ph.D.  Dec. 2008 
Graduated 
99  Kelly (McLaughlin) Becker 
Accelerated MD Simulations of Thermal Desorption 
Chemical Engineering (Prof. K. Fichthorn) 
kem264  Ph.D.  Dec.. 2008 
Graduated 
100  Michael Russo 
M.D. simulations of surface bombardment 
Chemistry (Prof. B. Garrison) 
mfr129  PhD  Dec. 2008 
Graduated 
101  Ranjan Mehta 
Turbulent combustion modeling (CFD)

Mech. Engr. (Prof. Modest) 
rsm209  Ph.D.  Dec. 2008 
Graduated 
102  Puneesh Puri 
Mechanical Engineering 
Mech. Engr. (Prof. Yang) 
pxp916  Ph.D.  Dec. 2008 
Graduated 
103  Piyush Thakre 
Mechanical Engineering 
Mech. Engr. (Prof. V. Yang) 
pkt109  Ph.D.  Dec. 2008 
Graduated 
104  Brice Toth  Cost Effective Machine Learning Approaches for Linear Solver Selection 
Computer Sci. & Engr. (Prof. P. Raghavan) 
zyx1  M.S.  Aug. 2009 
Graduated 
105  Ragini Acharya  Mechanical Engineering 
Mechanical Engr. (Prof. K. Kuo) 
rza101  Ph.D.  May, 2009 
Graduated 
106  Jianping Guo 
Solid mechanics and web handling 
Mech. Engr. (Prof. E. Mockensturn) 
jxg937  Ph.D.  May 2011 
Graduated 
107  Jian Li 
Combustion dynamics in hypersonic propulsion engine (CFD) 
Mech. Engr. (Prof. Yang) 
jxl966  Ph.D.  May 2009 
Graduated 
108  Kshitij Deshmukh  Direct Numerical Simulation of TurbulenceRadiation Interactions 
Mech. Engr. (Prof. M. Modest) 
kvd107  Ph.D.  Aug. 2009 
Graduated 
109  Erin Boland  Physics 
Physics (Prof. J. Maranas) 
ekb123  M.S.  Aug. 2009 
Graduated 
110  Joshua Kollat 
Environmental Observation Network Design 
Civil and Environ. Engr. (Prof. P. Reed) 
juk124  Ph.D.  May 2010 
Graduated 
111  Arash Mahdavi  Multiscale modeling of carbon nanostructures 
Mechanical Engineering (Prof. E. Mockensturm) 
axm432  Ph.D.  May 2010 
Graduated 