Carnegie Mellon Engineering

Calendar of Public Ph.D. Defenses


Carl Malings

March 24, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Porter Hall A7E

Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thesis Title: Optimal Sensor Placement for Infrastructure System Monitoring using Probabilistic Graphical Models and Value of Information

Committee Members
Professor Matteo Pozzi, CEE
Professor H. Scott Matthews, CEE
Dr. Kelly Klima, RAND Corporation
Professor Andreas Krause, ETH Zürich


Michael J. Ford

April 6, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Warner Hall 3701

Department: Engineering and Public Policy

Thesis Title: Studies in Nuclear Power; Low Risk and Low Carbon

Committee Members
Prof. M. Granger Morgan, EPP
Prof. Jared Cohon, EPP
Kathryn Jackson, Independent Consultant
Ahmed Abdulla, UC, San Diego

Brock Glasgo

April 19, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Wean Hall 3701

Department: Engineering and Public Policy

Thesis Title: Device-Level Data Analytics to Guide Policy

Committee Members
Prof. Lima Inês Azevedo, EPP
Prof. Chris Hendrickson, CEE
Prof. Mario Bergés, CEE
Sila Kiliccote, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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