Doctoral Students

Honglei Zhang 

Honglei defended his Doctor of Engineering dissertation in May 2014. Dissertation title: "Byzantine fault tolerance distributed computing"
Current job: Agilysis, Inc.

Hua Chai 

Hua defended her Doctor of Engineering dissertation  in December 2014. Dissertation title: "Application-Aware Byzantine fault tolerance"

Winner of Outstanding Dissertation Award 2014, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cleveland State University

Winner of
the CSU Outstanding Dissertation Award. See link1 and link2

Current job: Hyland Software, Inc.

Brian Krupp 

Brian defended his dissertation in May 2015. Brian is co-advised with Dr. Nigamanth Sridhar.
Dissertation title: "Enhancing Security and Privacy for Mobile Systems"
Current job: Assistant Professor at Baldwin Wallace College

Mamdouh Babi 

Mamdouh Babi has been working on his dissertation research since 8/2011. He successfully defended his dissertation on April 30, 2017.
Dissertation title: "Byzantine Fault Tolerant Collaborative Editing"

Roanna Lun 

Roanna has been working on her dissertation research since 8/2012. She  successfully defended her dissertation April 9, 2018.
Dissertation title: "Human Activity Tracking and Recognition Using Kinect Sensor"

Jonathan Gurary 

Jonathan successfully defended his dissertation in Feb 2018.
Dissertation title:  Improving the Security of Mobile Devices Through Multi-Dimensional and Analog Authentication

Masters Students

Deepa Adinarayanan

Deepa defended her MSEE thesis on August 10, 2018.
Thesis title: "Real-Time Assessment and Visual Feedback to Rehabilitation Patients with Inertial Sensors"

Elham Akbari

Elham defended her MSSE thesis on August 10, 2018.
Thesis title: "Blockchain for Voting: A Quantitative Study"

Akshat Hans

Akshat defended his MSEE thesis on June 21, 2018.
Thesis title: "Continuous Human Activitiy Tracking over a Large Area with Multiple Kinect Sensors"

Sachin Hiriyanna

Sachin defended his MSSE thesis pm May 7, 2018.
Thesis title: "Drughelp.care - A Web Application for the Discovery of Drug Addiction Treatment Facilities"

Hua Chai 

Hua defended her MSEE thesis in December 2009.
Thesis title: "Performance Engineering of Fault Tolerance Systems"
Winner of Outstanding Thesis Award 2010, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cleveland State University
Current job: Hyland Software, Inc.

Honglei Zhang 

Honglei defended his MSEE thesis in December 2007
Thesis title: "Byzantine Fault Tolerant Coordination for Web Services Atomic Transactions"


Hai Feng

Hai defended his MSEE thesis in May 2015
Thesis title: "A Kinect-Based Rehabilitation Exercise Monitoring System"


Srikanth Dropati

Srikanth defended his MSSE thesis in June 2010.
Thesis title: “A fault tolerance framework for Web services"

Bo Chen

Bo defended his MSEE thesis in December 2008.
Thesis title: "Byzantine fault tolerance for nondeterministic applications"

Maulik Bhatt 

Maulik defended his MSEE thesis in June 2006.
Thesis title: "Reliable multicasting and ordering for wireless networks"