The Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty Research and Publications Series is comprised of books and articles published by Marquette University's electrical and computer engineering faculty.

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Submissions from 2018

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Multispecies Fruit Flower Detection Using a Refined Semantic Segmentation Network, Philipe A. Dias, Amy Tabb, and Henry P. Medeiros

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Real-time Hierarchical Bayesian Data Fusion for Vision-based Target Tracking with Unmanned Aerial Platforms, Andrés F. Echeverri, Henry P. Medeiros, Ryan Walsh, Yevgeniy Vladimirovich Reznichenko, and Richard J. Povinelli

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Dissipative Resilient Observer, M. Sami Fadali and Edwin E. Yaz

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Weekday-Weekend, Day of Week, and Prior Day Effects in Forecasting Daily Natural Gas Demand from Monthly Data, Maral Fakoor, Ahmadreza Baghaie, George F. Corliss, and Ronald H. Brown

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Prior Day Effect in Forecasting Daily Natural Gas Flow from Monthly Data, Maral Fakoor, George F. Corliss, and Ronald H. Brown

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Uncertainty Aware Mapping of Embedded Systems for Reliability, Performance, and Energy, Wenkai Guan, Milad Ghorbani Moghaddam, and Cristinel Ababei

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Analytical Formulas for Mean Gain and Excess Noise Factor in InAs Avalanche Photodiodes, Erum Jamil, Majeed M. Hayat, and Gordon A. Keeler

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Efficiency Improvement of Fault-Tolerant Three-Level Power Converters, Ramin Katebi, Jiangbiao He, Waqar A. Khan, and Nathan Weise

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Experimental Validation of External Load Effects for Micro-Contacts under Low Frequency, Low Amplitude Alternating Current (AC) Test Conditions, Protap Mahanta, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Dushyant Tomer

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Performance Comparison of Phase Change Materials and Metal-Insulator Transition Materials for Direct Current and Radio Frequency Switching Applications, Protap Mahanta, Mohiuddin Munna, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Short-Term Load Forecasting of Natural Gas with Deep Neural Network Regression, Gregory Merkel, Richard James Povinelli, and Ronald H. Brown

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Do NIR Spectra Collected from Laboratory-Reared Mosquitoes Differ from Those Collected from Wild Mosquitoes?, Masabho Peter Milali, Maggy T. Sikulu-Lord, Samson Sifael Kiware, Floyd E. Dowell, Richard J. Povinelli, and George F. Corliss

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Investigation of LSTM Based Prediction for Dynamic Energy Management in Chip Multiprocessors, Milad Ghorbani Moghaddam, Wenkai Guan, and Cristinel Ababei

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Convolutional Adaptive Particle Filter with Multiple Models for Visual Tracking, Reza Jalil Mozhdehi, Yevgeniy Reznichenko, Abubakar Siddique, and Henry Medeiros

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Deep Convolutional Particle Filter with Adaptive Correlation Maps for Visual Tracking, Reza Jilil Mozhdehi, Yevgeniy Vladimirovich Reznichenko, Abubakar Siddique, and Henry P. Medeiros

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Detection and Quantification of Multi-Analyte Mixtures Using a Single Sensor and Multi-Stage Data-Weighted RLSE, Karthick Sothivelr, Florian Bender, Fabien Josse PhD, Edwin E. Yaz, and Antonio J. Ricco

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Obtaining Chemical Selectivity from a Single, Nonselective Sensing Film: Two-Stage Adaptive Estimation Scheme with Multiparameter Measurement to Quantify Mixture Components and Interferents, Karthick Sothivelr, Florian Bender, Fabien Josse PhD, Edwin E. Yaz, and Antonio J. Ricco

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Stator Resistance Estimation Using Adaptive Estimation via a Bank of Kalman Filters, Alia R. Strandt, Andrew Strandt, Susan C. Schneider, and Edwin E. Yaz

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Automatic Segmentation of Trees in Dynamic Outdoor Environments, Amy Tabb and Henry P. Medeiros

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A Phase Change Material for Reconfigurable Circuit Applications, Dushyant Tomer and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Electronically Tuned Phase Transition in Germanium Telluride (GeTe) Cells for Memory and RF switch Applications, Dushyant Tomer and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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An Electron‐Rich Calix[4]arene‐Based Receptor with Unprecedented Binding Affinity for Nitric Oxide, Denan Wang, Lena V. Ivanova, Maxim V. Ivanov, Saber Mirzaei, Qadir K. Timerghazin, Scott A. Reid, and Rajendra Rathore

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Field Oriented Sliding Mode Control of Surface-Mounted Permanent Magnet AC Motors: Theory and Applications to Electrified Vehicles, Xin Wang, Max Reitz, and Edwin E. Yaz

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Coupled State-Dependent Riccati Equation Control for Continuous Time Nonlinear Mechatronics Systems, Xin Wang, Edwin E. Yaz, and Susan C. Schneider

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Impacts of Operators’ Behavior on Reliability of Power Grids During Cascading Failures, Zhuoyao Wang, Mahshid Rahnamay-Naeini, Joana M. Abreu, Rezoan A. Shuvro, Pankaz Das, Andrea Mammoli, Nasir Ghani, and Majeed M. Hayat

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Stochastic Search Methods for Mobile Manipulators, Amoako-Frimpong Samuel Yaw, Matthew Messina, Henry P. Medeiros, Jeremy Marvel, and Roger Bostelman

Submissions from 2017

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Working on a Start-Up: A Case for An Applied Entrepreneurship Oriented Course for Senior Undergraduates, Cristinel Ababei

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A Novel Real-Time Non-invasive Hemoglobin Level Detection Using Video Images from Smartphone Camera, Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan, Md. O. Gani, Md Kamrul Hasan, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, William Chu, Mohammad Adibuzzaman, and Joshua Field

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Data Improving in Time Series Using ARX and ANN Models, Hermine Nathalie Akouemo Kengmo Kenfack and Richard J. Povinelli

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Jaw Rotation in Dysarthria Measured With a Single Electromagnetic Articulography Sensor, Jeffrey Berry, Andrew Kolb, James Schroeder, and Michael T. Johnson

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Improving Daily Natural Gas Forecasting by Tracking and Combining Models, Ronald H. Brown, David J. Kaftan, Jarrett L. Smalley, Maral Fakoor, Sarah J. Graupman, Richard J. Povinelli, and George F. Corliss

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On-Chip Detection of Gel Transition Temperature using a Novel Micro-Thermomechanical Method, Tsenguun Byambadorj, Erfan Dashtimoghadam, Mohamadali Malakoutian, Benyamin Davaji, Lobat Tayebi, James E. Richie, and Chung-Hoon Lee

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Additive Manufacturing at the Micron Scale, Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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When Will MEMS Switches be Ready for Commercial Products?, Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Special Section on Electrical Contacts, Ronald A. Coutu Jr. and Ravi Mahajan

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Micro-Contacts Testing Using a Micro-Force Sensor Compatible with Biological Systems, Ronald A. Coutu Jr. and Dushyant Tomer

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A Patterned Single Layer Graphene Resistance Temperature Sensor, Benyamin Davaji, Hak Dong Cho, Mohamadali Malakoutian, Jong-Kwon Lee, Gennady Panin, Tae Wong Kang, and Chung-Hoon Lee

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Load Balancing with Energy Storage Systems Based on Co-Simulation of Multiple Smart Buildings and Distribution Networks, Shaun Duerr, Cristinel Ababei, and Dan M. Ionel

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CMOS Approach to Compressed-domain Image Acquisition, Javad Ghasemi, Manish Bhattarai, Glauco R.C. Fiorante, Payman Zarkesh-Ha, Sanjay Krishna, and Majeed M. Hayat

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Detection theory for accurate and non-invasive skin cancer diagnosis using dynamic thermal imaging, Sebastian E. Godoy, Majeed M. Hayat, David A. Ramirez, Stephen A. Myers, R. Steven Padilla, and Sanjay Krishna

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A Current-Dependent Switching Strategy for Si/SiC Hybrid Switch-Based Power Converters, Jiangbiao He, Ramin Katebi, and Nathan Weise

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A Fault-Tolerant T-Type Multilevel Inverter Topology With Increased Overload Capability and Soft-Switching Characteristics, Jiangbiao He, Ramin Katebi, Nathan Weise, Nabeel Demerdash, and Lixiang Wei

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Image-Based Multi-Target Tracking through Multi-Bernoulli Filtering with Interactive Likelihoods, Anthony B. Hoak, Henry P. Medeiros, and Richard J. Povinelli

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Low-Noise Speed-Optimized Large Area CMOS Avalanche Photodetector for Visible Light Communication, Md. Mottaleb Hossain, Sagar Ray, Jeng Shiuh Cheong, liang Qiao, Aina N.A.P. Baharuddin, Mona Mostafa Hella, John P.R. David, and Majeed M. Hayat

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An efficient and cost effective FPGA based implementation of the Viola-Jones face detection algorithm, Peter Irgens, Curtis Bader, Theresa Lé, Devansh Saxena, and Cristinel Ababei

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An Efficient and Cost Effective FPGA Based Implementation of the Viola-Jones Face Detection Algorithm, Peter Irgens, Curtis Bader, Theresa Lé, Devansh Saxena, and Cristinel Ababei

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An Advanced Three-Level Active Neutral-Point-Clamped Converter With Improved Fault-Tolerant Capabilities, Ramin Katebi, Jiangbiao He, and Nathan Weise

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PVDF-TrFE Electroactive Polymer Based Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMs) Structures, William G. Kaval, Robert A. Lake, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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PVDF-TrFE Electroactive Polymer Mechanical-to-Electrical Energy Harvesting Experimental Bimorph Structure, William G. Kaval, Robert A. Lake, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Multi-View Face Recognition From Single RGBD Models of the Faces, Donghun Kim, Bharath Comandur, Henry P. Medeiros, Noha M. Elfiky, and Avinash Kak

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THz Metamaterial Characterization Using THz-TDS, Christopher H. Kodama and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Optimization of the Bowtie Gap Geometry for a Maximum Electric Field Enhancement, Mohamadali Malakoutian, Tsenguun Byambadorj, James Richie, and Chung Hoon Lee

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Modeling Dormant Fruit Trees for Agricultural Automation, Henry Medeiros, Donghun Kim, Jianxin Sun, Hariharan Seshadri, Shayan A. Akbar, Noha M. Elfiky, and Johnny Park

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Deep Neural Network Regression as a Component of a Forecast Ensemble, Gregory Merkel, Richard J. Povinelli, and Ronald H. Brown

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Deep Neural Network Regression for Short-Term Load Forecasting of Natural Gas, Gregory Merkel, Richard J. Povinelli, and Ronald H. Brown

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Dynamic Energy Management for Chip Multi-processors under Performance Constraints, Milad Ghorbani Moghaddam and Cristinel Ababei

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Clutter Suppression via Hankel Rank Reduction for DFrFT-Based Vibrometry Applied to SAR, Francisco Pérez, Balu Santhanam, Ranlf Dunkel, and Majeed M. Hayat

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Performance Testing and Analysis of Synchronous Reluctance Motor Utilizing Dual-phase Magnetic Material, Patel B. Reddy, Ayman M. EL-Refaie, Min Zou, Di Pan, James P. Alexander, Nidhishri Tapadia, Kevin Grace, Kum-kang Huh, and Frank Johnson

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Observation and Understanding of the Initial Unstable Electrical Contact Behaviors, Wanbin Ren, Nan Jiang, Cheng Chang, Shengjun Xue, Yu Chen, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Optimization of patch antennas via multithreaded simulated annealing based design exploration, James Richie and Cristinel Ababei

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Optimization of Patch Antennas via Multithreaded Simulated Annealing Based Design Exploration, James E. Richie and Cristinel Ababei

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Modeling Micro-Porous Surfaces for Secondary Electron Emission Control to Suppress Multipactor, J. M. Sattler, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., R. Lake, T. Laurvick, T. Back, and S. Fairchild

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Axially Uniform Magnetic Field-Modulation Excitation for Electron Paramagnetic Resonance in Rectangular and Cylindrical Cavities by Slot Cutting, Jason Walter Sidabras, James Richie, and James S. Hyde

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Predicting Multiple Target Tracking Performance for Applications on Video Sequences, Juan Esteban Tapiero Bernal, Henry Medeiros, and Robert H. Bishop

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Optimizing Cloud-Service Performance: Efficient Resource Provisioning via Optimal Workload Allocation, Zhuoyao Wang, Majeed M. Hayat, Nasir Ghani, and Khaled B. Shaban

Submissions from 2016

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Open Source Digital Camera on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Cristinel Ababei, Shaun Duerr, Joe Ebel, Russell Marineau, Milad Ghorbani Moghaddam, and Tanzania Sewell

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Arduino to the Rescue: Swaying Undecided Freshmen Engineering Students to Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cristinel Ababei and Susan C. Schneider

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Investigation of Polymer–Plasticizer Blends as SH-SAW Sensor Coatings for Detection of Benzene in Water with High Sensitivity and Long-Term Stability, Pintu Adhikari, Laura Jeanne Alderson, Florian Bender, Antonio J. Ricco, and Fabien Josse

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Probabilistic Anomaly Detection in Natural Gas Time Series Data, Hermine Nathalie Akouemo Kengmo Kenfack and Richard J. Povinelli

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Robust H∞ Dynamic State-Feedback Control for Nonlinear Discrete-Time Systems via LMI-Based Regional Eigenvalue Assignment, W. Alexander Baker Jr., Susan C. Schneider, and Edwin E. Yaz

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Design of FerroElectric MEMS energy harvesting devices, Noah T. Blach, Robert A. Lake, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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H∞-Property of the Continuous-Time Extended Kalman Filter, Jennifer L. Bonniwell, Susan C. Schneider, and Edwin E. Yaz

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H∞-Property of the Discrete-Time Extended Kalman Filter with Uncertain Measurements, Jennifer L. Bonniwell, Susan C. Schneider, and Edwin E. Yaz

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Measuring and Modeling Apple Trees Using Time-of-Flight Data for Automation of Dormant Pruning Applications, Somrita Chattopadhyay, Shayan A. Akbar, Noha M. Elfiky, Henry Medeiros, and Avinash Kak

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Thermal Management Using MEMS Bimorph Cantilever Beams, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., R. S. LaFleur, J. P.K. Walton, and Lavern A. Starman

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Benefits of Considering More than Temperature Acceleration for GaN HEMT Life Testing, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Robert A. Lake, Bradley D. Christiansen, Eric R. Heller, Christopher A. Bozada, Brian S. Poling, Glen D. Via, James P. Theimer, Stephen E. Tetlak, Ramakrishna Vetury, and Jeffrey B. Shealy

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Improved Sensitivity MEMS Cantilever Sensor for Terahertz Photoacoustic Spectroscopy, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Ivan R. Medvedev, and Douglas T. Petkie

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Enhancing the thermal performance of temporary fabric structures for the advanced energy efficient shelter system, Justin E. Eshleman, Robert A. Lake, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Large-Scale Design Optimization of PM Machines Over a Target Operating Cycle, Alireza Fatemi, Nabeel Demerdash, Thomas W. Nehl, and Dan M. Ionel

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Fast Multi-Objective CMODE-Type Optimization of PM Machines Using Multicore Desktop Computers, Alireza Fatemi, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, and Thomas W. Nehl

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Optimal Design of IPM Motors With Different Cooling Systems and Winding Configurations, Alireza Fatemi, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, and Thomas W. Nehl

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A Computationally Efficient Method for Calculation of Strand Eddy Current Losses in Electric Machines, Alireza Fatemi, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, Dave A. Staton, Rafal Wrobel, and Yew Chuan Chong

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RSM-DE-ANN Method for Sensitivity Analysis of Active Material Cost in PM Motors, Alireza Fatemi, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, Steven J. Stretz, and Thomas M. Jahns

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Design Optimization of Spoke-Type PM Motors for Formula E Racing Cars, Alireza Fatemi, Dan M. Ionel, Mircea Popescu, and Nabeel Demerdash

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Analysis of Performance Resilience for Discrete-Time Systems With Both Multiplicative and Additive Control Gain Perturbations, Fan Feng, Susan C. Schneider, and Edwin E. Yaz

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Transient Analysis of Analyte Desorption Due to Thermal Cycling with Varying Pulse Duration, Patrick Getz, Christopher Carron, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, and Oliver Brand

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MEMS-Based Terahertz Photoacoustic Chemical Sensing System, Nathan Glauvitz, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Ivan R. Medvedev, and Douglas T. Petkie

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Mass Reduction Patterning of Silicon-on-Oxide–Based Micromirrors, Harris J. Hall, Andrew Green, Sarah Dooley, Jason D. Schmidt, Lavern A. Starman, Derrick Langley, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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An On-line Diagnostic Method for Open-circuit Switch Faults in NPC Multilevel Converters, Jiangbiao He and Nabeel Demerdash

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Power Cycling Lifetime Improvement of Three-level NPC Inverters with an Improved DPWM Method, Jiangbiao He, Lixiang Wei, and Nabeel Demerdash

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A Fault-Tolerant T-Type Multilevel Inverter Topology with Soft-Switching Capability Based on Si and SiC Hybrid Phase Legs, Jiangbiao He, Nathan Weise, Ramin Katebi, Lixiang Wei, and Nabeel Demerdash

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A Fault-tolerant Topology of T-Type NPC Inverter with Increased Thermal Overload Capability, Jiangbiao He, Nathan Weise, Lixiang Wei, and Nabeel Demerdash

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Resource-Aware Distributed Particle Filtering for Cluster-Based Object Tracking in Wireless Camera Networks, Kihyun Hong, Henry P. Medeiros, Paul J. Shin, and Johnny Park

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On the Analytical Formulation of Excess Noise In Avalanche Photodiodes With Dead Space, Erum Jamil, Jeng Shiuh Cheong, J.P.R. David, and Majeed M. Hayat

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Parallel Reference Speaker Weighting for Kinematic-Independent Acoustic-to-Articulatory Inversion, An Ji, Michael T. Johnson, and Jeffrey J. Berry

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Design and Analysis of Novel Ge-GeTe PN Junction for Photovoltaics, Andrew M. Jones, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Robert A. Lake

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Electrostrictive Polymers for Mechanical-to-Electrical Energy Harvesting, William G. Kaval, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Robert A. Lake

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Acoustic Sequences in Non-human Animals: A Tutorial Review and Prospectus, Arik Kershenbaum, Daniel T. Blumstein, Marie A. Roch, Çağlar Akçay, Gregory Backus, Mark A. Bee, Kirsten Bohn, Yan Cao, Gerald Carter, Cristiane Cäsar, Michael Coen, Stacy L. DeRuiter, Laurance Doyle, Shimon Edelman, Ramon Ferreri Cancho, Todd M. Freeberg, Ellen C. Garland, Morgan Gustison, Heidi E. Harley, Chloé Huetz, Melissa Hughes, Julia Hyland Bruno, Amiyaal Ilany, Dezhe Z. Jin, Michael T. Johnson, Chenghui Ju, Jeremy Karnowski, Bernard Lohr, Marta B. Manser, Brenda McCowan, Eduardo Mercado III, Peter M. Narins, Alex Piel, Megan Rice, Roberta Salmi, Kazutoshi Sasahara, Laela Sayigh, Yu Shiu, Charles Taylor, Edgar E. Vallejo, Sara Waller, and Veronica Zamora Gutierrez

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Tunable Split-Ring Resonators Using Germanium Telluride, C. H. Kodama and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Variable Response of a Thermally Tuned MEMS Pressure Sensor, Robert A. Lake and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.