List of Project Reports, Theses and Technical Reports

The following is a list of design project reports, theses and technical reports prepared by the MSCES students who have graduated. The place of employment for these graduates is the last known to the department and may have changed.

PROJECT REPORTS

Maruthi Goli, "Recommender Systems Using Collaborative Filtering," Spring 2010.
Advisor: Dr. Bala Ravikumar
Employed by: Tellabs

David Bozarth, "A Record/Playback Method for Simulating a Device-Under-Test," Spring 2009.
Advisor: Dr. Bala Ravikumar
Employed by: Unknown

Bruce Beauchamp, "Data Mining of Extremism on the World Wide Web," Spring 2009.
Advisor: Dr. Bala Ravikumar
Employed by: Unknown

Steven Bottarini, "Graphrecognizer For Tablet PC," Fall 2008.
Advisor: Dr. Bala Ravikumar
Employed by: Unknown

Antonio Martinez Navarro, "Pen Based Whiteboard Sharing Application," Fall 2008.
Advisor: Dr. Bala Ravikumar
Employed by: Alcatel-Lucent

Hyun-Ji Chung, "Cooperative Mapping Diversity in Wireless Relay Networks," Spring 2008.
Advisor: Dr. Jingxian Wu
Employed by: Teknovus

Raksha Gundaralahalli, "Resource Optimization Using Network Flow and Greedy Algorithms," Spring 2008.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: Unknown

Rama Muthukumaraswamy, "Design and Development of Tablet-PC Based Mathematical Expression Recognition Software," Fall 2007.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: Model N Inc., Redwood City, CA

Saloni Gupta, "Cache Simulation and Modeling," Summer 2007.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: Unknown

Xiaochun Lu, "IEEE 802.16 (WiMAX) Security Mechanism and Implementation," Spring 2007.
Advisor: Dr. Jingxian Wu
Employed by: Unknown

Annalaksh Mi Pasupathy, "Implementation and Evaluation of Routing Protocols in MANET," Spring 2007.
Advisor: Dr. Jingxian Wu
Employed by: Unknown

Jie Sha, "Development of Vector Signal Generator and Analyzer as Virtual Instruments," Spring 2007.
Advisor: Dr. Jingxian Wu
Employed by: Unknown

Srilatha Tangirala, "Finding Discrepancies on Citation of Author Names in Digital Bibliography,” Spring 2007.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: Nortel Networks, Santa Clara, CA.

Brendan Illingworth, "A Study in Non-Contact Voltage Measurement," Fall 2006.
Advisor: Dr. Jingxian Wu
Employed by: Unknown

Kevin Nishinaga, "Handwritten Japanese Character Recognition Using Tablet PC," Fall 2006.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: CyberTran International, Oakland, CA

Krithika Krishnarajan, "Test Runner Test Case Management and Execution Tool," Spring 2006.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: Unknown

Renato Vasquez-Campos, "Stack of Communication Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks," Spring 2006.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: Tellabs Inc.,Petaluma, CA.

Kevin Halpin, "Characterization and System Performance Analysis of a Fiber Optic Rotary Joint,” Spring 2006.
Advisor: Dr. Reza Khosravani
Employed by: L-3 Communications, Sonoma, CA.

Thanh-Hieu Nong, "A Broadband Packet Switch Architecture Based on the Starlite Switch,” Fall 2005.
Advisor: Dr. Saeid Rahimi
Employed by: Unknown

Wei Zhang, "Active Mode-Locked Fiber Ring Lasers,” Fall 2005.
Advisor: Dr. Reza Khosravani
Employed by: Calix, Petaluma, CA.

Sandhya Manthena, "Design and Development of an OMCI Protocol Analyzer in a PON Network,” Spring 2005.
Advisors: Dr. Jagan Agrawal and Mr. Jim Brede
Employed by: Unknown

Mari Rajakumari, "Design and Development of a Pen-Interfaced Table Developer,” Spring 2005.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: Calix, Petaluma, CA.

Betty Zhang, "Implementation and Analysis of Optimized Periodic Balanced Sort Algorithm,” Fall 2004.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: PNI Corporation, Santa Rosa, CA.

Phuong Nguyen, "Design of a Micro-Processor Based Power Meter for a Switched Distributed Antenna Based on Radio Over Fiber Networks for Mobile Communications,” Fall 2004.
Advisor: Dr. Jagan Agrawal
Employed by: Sigmatel, Austin, Texas.

Narasimha Bettini, "Analysis of Optical Jitter in High Capacity Optical Transmission,” Fall 2004.
Advisor: Dr. Reza Khosravani
Employed by: Raza Microelectronics, San Jose, CA.

Bala Bhuvanagiri, "Monitoring Fiber Nonlinearity in High Capacity Optical Communication Systems,” Fall 2004.
Advisor: Dr. Reza Khosravani
Emjployed by: QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA.

Madhavi Denduluri, "Clustering of Web Documents,” Fall 2004.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: Unknown

Jie Liu, "Relations Between System Performance Parameters In Ultra Long Distance Fiber Optic Communication Systems,” Summer 2004.
Advisor: Dr. Reza Khosravani
Employed by: Calix, Petaluma, CA.

Robert Maciukiewicz, "Optimization of the Fiber Length in a Bi-directional Pumping Type Erbium-Doped Fiber Ampolifier (EDFA),” Spring 2004.
Advisor: Dr. Bryant Hichwa
Employed by: CalDive International

Misty Sabina, "Design and Construction of an Optical Amplifier Using Erbium Doped Fiber,” Spring 2004.
Advisor: Dr. Bryant Hichwa
Employed by: Unknown

Seetha Pillai, "Hardware Implementation of Advanced Encryption Standard (AES),” Spring 2004.
Advisors: Dr. Atul Garg and Dr. Jagan Agrawal
Employed by: Caymus Corporation, Petaluma, CA.

Mahta Haghi, "Bit-pattern dependency of Optical Noise and Error Rate Estimation for Low Probabilities,” Spring 2004.
Advisor: Dr. Reza Khosravani
School: Currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Thasen Mylvaganam, "Adapting Finite Automata to Solve Combinatorial Problems,” Spring 2003.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: Cisco Systems, Petaluma, CA.

THESES

Steven Olson, "Machine Learning Characterization and Optimized Search in Peg Solitaire Game Play," Spring 2010.
Advisor: Dr. Bala Ravikumar
Employed by: Unknown

Adolfo Duarte, "Efficient Algorithm to Dynamically Control the State of Polarization in a Fiber Communication System", Spring 2005.
Advisor: Dr. Reza Khosravani
Employed by: Cisco Systems, Petaluma, CA.

Ray Ubelhart, "Integrated Mode Field Transformer Optimized for Coupling InP Based Planer Devices to Single Mode Optical Fibers," Fall 2004.
Advisor: Dr. Bryant Hichwa
Employed by: Quickset, Chicago, Illinois

Roopinder Grewal, "Performance Evaluation of a Global Mobility Management Scheme Under Single and Multiple Foreign Region Scenarios,” Fall 2004.
Advisors: Dr. Jagan Agrawal and Dr. B. Ravikumar.
Employed by: Nortel Networks, Irvine, CA.

Sridevi Battula, "Output Buffering with Limited Shared Buffers in Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Switches,” Fall 2004.
Advisor: Dr. Jagan Agrawal
Employed by: Sprint-Nextel in Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Xiaoming Lu, "Adapting Finite Automata to Solve Combinatorial Problems,” Spring 2003.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
School: Received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis in May 2008.

Ethan Stone, "Optimized Parallel Balanced Sorting Algorithm in a Coarse Grained Model,” Spring 2003.
Advisor: Dr. B. Ravikumar
Employed by: Corman Technologies, Santa Rosa, CA.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

Swati Kaushik, "The Road to 4G: Exploring LTE and WiMAX," Fall 2009.
Employed by: Unknown

Arundhati Bondse, "WiMAX Report," Spring 2009.
Employed by: Unknown

Mohammad Lutfi, "Implementation of MBone Router in modern multimedia network," Spring 2009.
Employed by: Unknown

Megan Arnold, "Multicore Design," Fall 2007
Employed by: Unknown

Daniel Lane, "Fractals and Chaos Theory in Assessing Risk in Financial Markets," Spring 2007.
Employed by: Cisco Systems, Petaluma, CA.

Wanlun Wang, "DWDM Systems,” Spring 2005.
Employed by: Unknown

Zarrin Mohammadi, "Analysis Methods of Chromatic Dispersion and Effects of Environment on It,” Spring 2005.
Employed by: Bio-Rad, Benicia, CA.

Jeffrey Stein-Larson, "Optical Connectivity and the Search for Silicon Lasers,” Spring 2005.
Employed by: Unknown

Ravi Sivalingam, "Fiber to the Premise (FTTP),” Spring 2005.
Employed by: Tellabs, Atlanta, Georgia.
Deepika Valluripalli, "Asynchronous Transfer Mode Protocol,” Spring 2005.
Employed by: Unknown

Aric (AJ) Shipley, "Resilient Packet Ring Protocol and Its Use in Metro Ethernet,” Summer 2005.
Employed by: Cisco Systems, Research Triangle Park, N.C.
School: Currently pursuing his MBA at the University of North Carolina.