Doctoral Dissertations Supervised at University of Massachusetts/Amherst

1. “Stochastic Sample Path Analysis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems” Stephen G. Strickland
1988
2. “Analysis and Optimization of Flow Control and Dynamic SchedulingProblems in Queueing Systems” Jung-Bong Suk
1989
3. “A Dynamic Load Balancing Approach to the Control of Multi-ServerPolling Systems with Applications to Elevator System Dispatching” James Lewis
1991
4. “Sensitivity Analysis and Control of Queueing Systems with Real-TimeConstraints and Discontinuous Performance Measures” Michelle H. Kallmes
1992
5. “Modeling and Performance Issues in Routing Problems” Bibhu Mohanty
1993
6. “Sample Path Analysis and Control of Finite Capacity Queueing Systems” Panayotis Sparaggis
1993
7. “Sample Path Based Sensitivity Analysis Techniques in Flow ControlProblems” Jie Pan
1993
8. “Performance Response Surface Estimation Using Perturbation AnalysisTechniques” Gang Bao
1994
9. “Analysis and Control of Multiple Server Multiple Queue Polling Models” Asif Gandhi
1995
10. “Sample Path Techniques for Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks” Vibhor Julka
1995
11. “Performance Optimization Strategies for Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems” David Pepyne
1998
12.  “Sample Path Optimization Techniques for Dynamic Resource Allocation   in Discrete Event Systems” Christos Panayiotou
1999

Doctoral Dissertations Supervised at Boston University

13.  “New Optimization Methods for Some Complex Systems” Kagan Gokbayrak
2000
14.  “Perturbation Analysis and On-Line Control for Discrete Event Systems via Stochastic Fluid Models” Gang Sun
2003
15.  “Perturbation Analysis of Feedback-Controlled Stochastic Flow Systems” Haining Yu
2004
16.  “Cooperative Control and Application to Multi-Vehicle Systems and Sensor Networks” Wei Li
2006
17. “System and Control Engineering Approaches to Some Network Vulnerability Problems” Xiaoyi Wu
2006
18. “Energy-Latency Tradeoffs in Real-Time Wireless Sensor Networks” Lei Miao
2006
19. “Receding Horizon Methods in Cooperative Control for Stochastic Transportation Applications on Graphs” Kirk Wesselowski
2007
20.  “Optimization Approaches for Reducing Energy Consumption in Wireless Sensor Nodes and Networks” Shixin (Brenda) Zhuang
2007
21.  “Dynamic Energy Management in Resource Limited Systems with Real-Time Constraints” Jianfeng Mao
2008
22.  “Control and Optimization Approaches for Power Management in Wireless Sensor Networks” Xu Ning
2009
23. “Distributed Control and Optimization in Energy Limited Cooperative Systems” Minyi Zhong
2010
24. “Perturbation Analysis, Optimization and Resource Contention Games in Stochastic Hybrid Systems” Yao Chen
2011
25. “Scheduling, Optimization and Perturbation Analysis in Stochastic Hybrid Systems” Ali Kebarighotbi
2012
26. “Optimization Methods for Intelligent Transportation Systems in Urban Settings” Yanfeng Geng
2013
27. “Control and Optimization Approaches for Power Management in Energy-Aware Battery-Powered Systems” Tao (Reno) Wang
2013
28. “Optimal Control Approaches for Persistent Monitoring Problems” Xuchao Lin
2014
29. “An Event-Driven Approach to Control and Optimization of Multi-Agent Systems” Yasaman Khazaeni
2016
30. “Topics in Perturbation Analysis for Stochastic Hybrid Systems” Julia Lima Fleck
2016
31. “Control and Optimization Approaches for Energy-Limited Systems: Applications to Wireless Sensor Networks and Battery-Powered Vehicles” Sepideh Pourazarm
2017