Ph.D. Theses Chaired by Alice M. Agogino

Current  |  MS Theses  |  Ph.D. Dissertations  |  Other Ph.D. Dissertations   |  Visiting ScholarsAgogino C.V.

1.1988/89Pramod Jain“A Vector Quantization Multistart Method for Global Optimization”
2.1989/90Fariborz Nadi“Modeling of Complex Manufacturing Processes via Integration of Influence Diagrams and Neural Networks”
3.1989/90Robert K. Paasch“Management of Uncertainty in Sensor Based Diagnostic Expert Systems”
4.1989/90Jonathan Cagan“Innovative Design of Mechanical Structures from First Principles”
5.1990/91Ming-Lei Tseng“Integrating Neural Networks with Influence Diagrams for Multiple Sensor Diagnostic Systems”
6.1990/91Nestor Michelena “Monotonic Influence Diagrams; Application to Optimal and Robust Design”
7.1991/92Jean-Michel Nataf“Equation-based Automatic Modeling Applied to Thermal Systems”
8.1991/92Young-Jin Kim“Uncertainty Propagation in Intelligent Sensor Validation”
9.1991/92Eric Schendel, M.D.“Cascading Synthetic Node Inference: Cascading Bayesian Inference Employing Synthetic Intermediate Nodes” (Bioengineering)
10.1993/94Stephen R. Bradley“Design Optimization under Resource Constraints”
11.1993/94Cassandra T. Rogers“Expert Systems Approach to Regional Evaluation of Debris Flow Hazard” (Co-chaired with Nicholas Sitar), Engineering Science – Civil Engineering
12.1995/96William H. Wood III“Supplying Concurrent Engineering Information to the Designer: The Conceptual Design Information Server”
13.1995/96Satnam S. Alag“A Bayesian Decision- Theoretical Framework for Real-Time Monitoring and Diagnosis of Complex Systems: Theory and Application” Abstract
14.1995/96Kai Goebel“Management of Uncertainty in Monitoring and Diagnosis of Mechanical Systems Using Fuzzy Techniques” Abstract
15.1996/97Sherry Hsi “Facilitating Knowledge Integration in Science through Electronic Discussion: the Multimedia Forum Kiosk”
16.1996/97Balaguruna (Bala) Chidambaram“Catalog-Based Customization” Abstract
17.1996/97Andy Dong“The Management of Design Information: A Decision-Analytic Approach” Abstract
18.1997/98Anil Varma“Intelligent Distributed Design Systems: A Machine-Learning Approach”
19.2000/2001Xio-Ping (Susan) Su “Compliant-Leverage Mechanism Design for MEMS Applications”
20.2001/2002Ann McKenna“Designing Instruction to Support Mechanical Reasoning: Three Alternatives in the Simple Machines Learning Environment” Abstract
21.2001/2002Jiangxin Wang“Equipment and Process Modeling and Diagnostics in Semiconductor Manufacturing” Dissertation (1.9 mb)
22.2001/2002Ning-Ning Zhou“Simulation and Synthesis of MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS)” Abstract
23.2004/2005Shuang Song “Shared Understanding and Information Seeking, Sharing and Sketching in the New Product Design Process”
24.2004/2005Raffi Kamalian “Evolutionary Synthesis of MEMS Devices”
25.2004/2005Jia-Long Wu“Unified Language System for Engineering Design (ULSED): A Framework and Automation Tools for Better Design Information Retrieval”
26.2005/2006Ying Zhang “MEMS Design Synthesis Based on Hybrid Evolutionary Computation”
27.2006/2007Jessica Granderson “Human-centered Sensor-based Bayesian Control: Increased energy efficiency and user satisfaction in commercial lighting”
28.2007/2008Jonothan Henry Grenville Hey “Effective Framing in Design”; Thesis Seminar slides.
29.2007/2008Corie Lynn Cobb“Case-based Reasoning for MEMS Design Synthesis”
30.2008/2009Yao-Jung Wen “Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks for Lighting Energy Efficiency and User Satisfaction”
31.2008/2009Jaspal Sandhu “Serial Hanging Out in Mongolia: Information, Design and Global Health”
32.2009/2010Catherine Newman“Information Scaffolding: Applications to Technical Animation”
33.2012/2013Celeste Roschuni“Communication in the Design Process: Applying Human-Centered Design Tactics”
34.2012/2013Lora Oehlberg “Information Sharing Tools for Collaborative Human-Centered Design Teams”
35.2012/2013Yael Valerie Perez“Global Architects Meet the Place – Bridging the Gap through Information and Communication Technology”, Co-advised with Prof. Yehuda Kalay (Architecture), Spring 2013
36.2012/2013Ryan Shelby “Co-Designing Sustainable Communities: The Identification and Incorporation of Social Performance Metrics in Native American Sustainable Housing and Renewable Energy System Design”, Spring 2013
37.2012/2013Sohyeong Kim“Open Innovation Ecosystem: Chez Panisse Case Study,” Summer 2013
38.2012/2013Anna Pereira “Computer Input Devices: Design for Well-Being and Productivity,” Co-advised with Prof. David M. Rempel (UCB School of Public Health; UC San Francisco Medical School), Summer 2013
39.2013/2014Jennifer Wang“Engineering Learning: Cross-Community Design, Development, and Implementation of Engineering Design Challenges at a Science Center”, Spring 2014
40.2013/2014Sara Samiphak “Liver Fluke Infection and Fish Consumption in Khon Kaen, Thailand: A Case Study on Negotiating the Middle Ground between Eastern & Western Medicine”, Co-advised with S. Leonard Syme (UCB School of Public Health), Spring 2014
41.2013/2014Mark Fuge“Collaborative Design Informatics: Leveraging Big Data to Create Better Designs”, Summer 2014
42.2014/2015Kimberly Lau“Diversity in Design Teams: An Investigation of Learning Styles and their Impact on Team Performance and Innovation”, Summer 2015
43.2014/2015Omoju Miller“HipHopathy, A Socio-Curricular Study of Introductory Computer Science”, Fall 2015
44.2015/2016Jessica Vechakul“Human-Centered Design for Social Impact: Case Studies of IDEO.org and the International Development Design Summit”, Spring 2016
45.2015/2016Daniel Wilson“Quantifying the Crisis of Cooking: Next-Generation Monitoring and Evaluation of a Global Health and Environmental Disaster”, Summer 2016
46.2015/2016Euiyoung KimDesign Roadmapping: Integrating Design Research Into Strategic Planning For New Product Development”, Summer 2016
47.2016/2017Rong Lily Hu“Machine Learning to Scale Fault Detection in Smart Energy Generation and Building Systems”, Fall 2016
48.2016/2017Kyunam Kim“On the Locomotion of Ball-Shaped Tensegrity Robots”, Fall 2016
49.2016/2017Lee-Huang Chen“Soft Spherical Tensegrity Robot Design Using Rod-Centered Actuation and Control”, Fall 2016
50.2016/2017Duncan W. Haldane (Co-Advised with Ronald S. Fearing, EECS)“Rapid and Agile Locomotion with Power-dense Millirobots”, Spring 2017
51.2016/2017Jeremy Faludi“Golden Tools in Green Design: What drives sustainability, innovation, and value in green design methods?”, Summer 2017
52. 2017/18Vivek Rao“Heating and Treating Water with Sunlight: Hybrid Solar Photocatalytic-Thermal Systems for a Sustainable Built Environment”, Spring 2018
53. 2017/18Jessica Lee“Increased Millirobot Traction in Running and Jumping through Leg Spines”, Spring 2018
54. 2017/18Pierce Edward Cornelius Gordon“Investigating Innovation Practice: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in International Development”, Summer 2018
55. 2017/18Julien Caubel“Solving the Air Pollution Crisis: Mitigation and Monitoring”, (with Ashok Gadgil), Fall 2018
56. 2018/19Sonia Travaglini“Mycelium Materials”, Spring 2019
57. 2018/19Andrew Preston Sabelhaus“Tensegrity Spines for Quadruped Robots”, Summer 2019
58. 2019/20Jianlan Luo“Efficient Robotic Skill Learning”, Spring 2020
59. 2019/20Brian Cera“Design, Control, and Motion Planning of Cable-Driven Flexible Tensegrity Robots”, Summer 2020
60. 2019/20Julia Kramer“Design for Accessibility: Applications of Human-Centered Design to Improve Access to Cervical Cancer Screening”, Summer 2020
61. 2020/21Thomás Georgiou“Development of Upper Limb Assistive Devices and a Variable Stiffness Mechanism for Potential Use in Prosthetics and Orthosis”, Fall 2020
62. 2021/22Andrew Barkan“Physical Human-Robot Interaction in Spherical Tensegrity Robots, UC Berkeley”, Fall 2021

Current  |  MS Theses  |  Ph.D. Dissertations  |  Other Ph.D. Dissertations   |  Visiting ScholarsAgogino C.V.