Student Exam Schedule

Upcoming and previous exams for Systems Engineering students can be found below. For more information about the possibility of attending an exam, please email sys_engr_info@engr.colostate.edu.

January 24, 2020
Ian Lunsford
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
1-3pm Lory Student Center 328
AIRCRAFT SURVIVABILITY MODELING EVALUATION AND OPTIMIZATION FOR MULTI-UAV OPERATIONAL SCENARIOS

August 30, 2019
Chandra Sakthivel
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
2-4pm Lory Student Center 380
ADAPTIVE VISUAL AND IMAGE SYSTEM FOR SELF DRIVING CARS

August 30, 2019
Gabe DiDomenico
M.S. Final Exam
3-4:30pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
IN-VEHICLE VALIDATION OF ENERGY CONSUMPTION MODELING AND SIMULATION

September 12, 2019
David Grassian
Ph.D. Final Exam
9-11am Powerhouse Room 104 (430 North College)
MODELING AND ANALYSIS OF SYSTEMS ON OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS PLATFORMS

October 28, 2019
Travis Nelson
Ph.D. Final Exam
8-10am Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
A BALANCE OF DESIGN METHODOLOGY FOR ENTERPRISE QUALITY ATTRIBUTE CONSIDERATION IN SYSTEM-OF-SYSTEMS ARCHITECTING

November 4, 2019
Ratna Saripalli
Ph.D. Final Exam
12-2pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
SCALABLE AND DATA EFFICIENT DEEP REINFORCEMENT LEARNING METHODS FOR HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS

November 5, 2019
Alexander Anderson
Ph.D. Final Exam
12-2pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
A SYSTEMS ENGINEERING APPROACH TO COMMUNITY MICROGRID ELECTRIFICATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA

November 22, 2019
John Gregory
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
10am-12pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
A TAILORED SYSTEMS ENGINEERING PROCESS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CUBESAT CLASS SATELLITES

December 16, 2019
Clive Sugama
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
3pm-5pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
SYSTEM ENGINEERING FOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM CONSOLIDATION WITH PARABOLIC ANTENNA STACKING

December 17, 2019
Paulo Younse
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
1pm-3pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF MBSE TO TRADITIONAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING APPROACHES FOR ARCHITECTING ROBOTIC SPACE SYSTEMS THROUGH KNOWLEDGE CATEGORIZATION, PROCESS COMPLEXITY, AND SCENARIO EVALUATION EFFICIENCY MEASURES

December 18, 2019
Julieta Giráldez
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
10am-12pm Engineering A203B (Civil Engineering Conference Room)
CUSTOMER AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM IMPACTS OF ADVANCED INVERTER GRID SUPPORT FUNCTIONS FOR VOLTAGE MANAGEMENT

December 18, 2019
David Heap
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
12pm-2pm Lory Student Center 380
COASTAL RESTORATION METHODS ANALYSIS AND INNOVATION IN THE LOUISIANA DELTAIC PLAIN

August 14, 2019
Jennifer Kurtz
Ph.D. Final Exam
9-11am Engineering A203B (Civil Engineering Conference Room)
INNOVATIVE HYDROGEN STATION OPERATION STRATEGIES TO INCREASE AVAILABILITY AND DECREASE COST

August 7, 2019
Barry Siegel
Ph.D. Final Exam
1-3pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
SPATIOTEMPORAL ANOMALY DETECTION: STREAMING ARCHITECTURE AND ALGORITHMS

July 26, 2019
Wendell Stainsby
M.S. Final Exam
11:30am-12:30pm Powerhouse Classroom 104
DISAGGREGATION OF NET-METERED AMI DATA TO ESTIMATE PHOTOVOLTAIC GENERATION

May 15, 2019
Mike Crist
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
12-2pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
ENTITLEMENT DEMAND FORECASTING

May 14, 2019
Danny Polidi
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
9-11am Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
LINKING SYSTEM COST MODEL TO SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE USING COST SENSITIVITY

May 1, 2019
Ratna Saripalli
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
9-10am Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
MEDICAL EVENTS PREDICTION FRAMEWORK – A HYBRID REINFORCEMENT LEARNING APPROACH

May 1, 2019
Set Crawford
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
12-2pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
ARCHITECTURE TRADE STUDY OF AEROSPACE PLATFORMS FOR WILD FIRE DETECTION AND COMMUNICATION

April 29, 2019
Trent Kingery
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
1-3pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
OPTIMIZATION OF NASA AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS USING SYSTEM DYNAMICS MODELING AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING ANALYSES

April 3, 2019
Hal Kimbrough
Ph.D. Final Exam
11:30-1pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
OPTIMAL SENSOR PLACEMENT FOR SEWER CAPACITY RISK MANAGEMENT

March 26, 2019
Ray Jonkers
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
1-3pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
MULTI-ATTRIBUTE OPTIMIZATION DECISION TOOLS FOR A MARINE ELECTRICAL PLANT DESIGN

March 15, 2019
Andron Creary
Ph.D. Final Exam
10am-12pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
THE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING CASUALTY ANALYSIS SIMULATION

December 10, 2018
Ben Luck
M.S. Final Exam
8-10am Powerhouse Classroom 104
LONG DURATION MEASUREMENTS OF PNEUMATIC CONTROLLER EMISSIONS ON ONSHORE NATURAL GAS GATHERING STATIONS

November 30, 2018
Mahsa Ghorbani
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
1-3pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
A NEW APPROACH FOR FORECASTING STOCK PRICES USING PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS

November 14, 2018
Chris Roberts
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
1-3pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
ENABLING MULTI-OBSERVATORY TRANSIENT SCIENCE SYSTEM CONCEPT EXPLORATION AND DEFINITION

October 31, 2018
Mike LaSorda
Ph.D. Final Exam
11-1pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
APPLYING MODEL-BASED SYSTEMS ENGINEERING TO ARCHITECTURE OPTIMIZATION AND SELECTION DURING SYSTEM ACQUISITION

October 29, 2018
Ryan Meller
Ph.D. Final Exam
12-2pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
VOLTAGE REDUCTION AND AUTOMATION ON THE RESIDENTIAL DISTRIBUTION GRID

October 26, 2018
Alexander Anderson
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
10am-12pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
A SYSTEMS ENGINEERING APPROACH TO COMMUNITY MICROGRID ELECTRIFICATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA

September 26, 2018
Trevor Ault
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
1-3pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
EFFECTIVELY INCORPORATING SIMULATION INTO ALL PHASES OF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING WITH FOCUS ON LATE STAGE DEVELOPMENT

August 16, 2018
Matt Lewis
M.S. Final Exam
9:30-11:30am Scott Engineering 335
AN EXPLORATION OF MAINTAINING LEACHATE FLOW THROUGH A LEACH BED REACTOR DURING ANAEROBIC DIGESTION OF HIGH-SOLIDS CATTLE MANURE

May 29, 2018
Jerry Duggan
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
9-11am Powerhouse Campus, Blue Room
A PV PENETRATION ANALYSIS OF THE FORT COLLINS POWER GRID

May 10, 2018
Kurt Azevedo
Ph.D. Final Exam
3-5pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
IMPROVING CONSTRUCTION MACHINE ENGINE SYSTEM DURABILITY IN LATIN AMERICAN CONDITIONS

May 4, 2018
Wes White
Ph.D. Final Exam
12-2pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
MODELING FUZZY CRITERIA PREFERENCE TO EVALUATE TRADESPACE OF SYSTEM ALTERNATIVES

May 3, 2018
Ed Weaver
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
9-11am Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
APPLYING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AND SYSTEMS DYNAMICS TOOLS TO ADVANCE INTEGRATED REGIONAL WATER SUPPLY PLANNING

April 27, 2018
Ryan Meller
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
8-10am Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
EFFECTS OF VOLTAGE REDUCTION ON THE RESIDENTIAL DISTRIBUTION GRID

March 19, 2018
Jennifer Kurtz
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
8-10am Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
INNOVATIVE HYDROGEN STATION OPERATION STRATEGIES TO INCREASE AVAILABILITY AND DECREASE COST

March 9, 2018
Joshua Walker
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
9-11am Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
APPLICATION OF MODEL-BASED SYSTEMS ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES TO THE TEST AND EVALUATION DOMAIN

March 2, 2018
Christopher Eaton
Ph.D. Final Exam
3-5pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
AUTONOMOUS UAV CONTROL AND TESTING METHODS UTILIZING PARTIALLY OBSERVABLE MARKOV DECISION PROCESSES

January 22, 2018
Barry Siegel
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
2:30-5pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
TIME-SPACE ANOMALY DETECTION: REAL-TIME STREAMING ARCHITECTURE AND ALGORITHMS

December 7, 2017
David Grassian
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
10am-12pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
ENERGY ANALYSIS OF UPSTREAM OIL AND GAS SYSTEMS

October 12, 2017
Yahav Biran
Ph.D. Final Exam
3:30-5pm Engineering 202A (SE Conference Room)
CLOUD COMPUTING COST AND ENERGY OPTIMIZATION THROUGH FEDERATED CLOUD SOS

August 14, 2017
Wes White
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
2pm-5pm Engineering A203
MULTIPLE CRITERIA DECISION ANALYSIS (MCDA) GIVEN FUZZY GOALS

August 2, 2017
Christopher Eaton
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
1pm-3pm Engineering A203
AUTONOMOUS UAV CONTROL AND TESTING METHODS UTILIZING PARTIALLY OBSERVABLE MARKOV DECISION PROCESSES

June 9, 2017
Benjamin Hung
Ph.D. Final Exam
8am-10am ECE Conference Room
A GRAPH-BASED SYSTEMS APPROACH FOR DETECTING VIOLENT EXTREMIST RADICALIZATION TRAJECTORIES AND OTHER LATENT BEHAVIORS

May 15, 2017
James Lee
Ph.D. Final Exam
10am-12pm Systems Engineering Conference Room
SYSTEMS LEVEL RISK ANALYSIS AND RESOLUTION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS AND LIGHTNING EFFECTS IN AIRCRAFT – STEADY STATE AND TRANSIENT

March 29, 2017
Travis Nelson
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
8am-10am Systems Engineering Conference Room
SYSTEM OF SYSTEMS INTEGRATION INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE FRAMEWORK WITH MODEL BASED SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

February 17, 2017
Rick Sturdivant
Ph.D. Final Exam
1:30-3:30pm Systems Engineering Conference Room
APPLICATION OF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING TO COMPLEX SYSTEMS AND SYSTEM OF SYSTEMS

February 15, 2017
John Corrado
Ph.D. Final Exam
8-10am Systems Engineering Conference Room
TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES, HUMAN PERFORMANCE, AND THE OPERATION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES

December 9, 2016
Yahav Biran
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
11am-1pm Systems Engineering Conference Room
CLOUD COMPUTING COST AND ENERGY OPTIMIZATION THROUGH FEDERATED CLOUD SOS

December 5, 2016
Mike LaSorda
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
10am-12pm Systems Engineering Conference Room
MODEL-BASED ARCHITECTURE OPTIMIZATION WITHIN MILITARY SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS

December 1, 2016
James Lee
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
10am-12pm Systems Engineering Conference Room
SYSTEMS LEVEL RISK ANALYSIS AND RESOLUTION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS AND LIGHTNING EFFECTS IN AIRCRAFT – STEADY STATE AND TRANSIENT

October 26, 2016
Kurt Azevedo
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
8am-10am Systems Engineering Conference Room
IMPROVING CONSTRUCTION MACHINE ENGINE SYSTEM DURABILITY IN LATIN AMERICAN CONDITIONS

August 1, 2016
Rick Sturdivant
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
10:30am-12:30am Systems Engineering Conference Room
SYSTEM OF SYSTEMS THEORY AND APPLICATION

June 29, 2016
Brian Gallagher
Ph.D. Final Exam
10am-12pm Systems Engineering Conference Room
USING OPERATIONAL RISK TO INCREASE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING EFFECTIVENESS

May 4, 2016
Benjamin Hung
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
9am-11am Systems Engineering Conference Room

March 28, 2016
Jonathan Corrado
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
2pm-4pm Systems Engineering Conference Room

October 30, 2015
Andron Creary
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
1pm-3pm Systems Engineering Conference Room

November 18, 2015
Brian Gallagher
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
11am-1pm Systems Engineering Conference Room

December 12, 2014
Bo Marzolf
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam
10:30am-12:30pm Systems Engineering Conference Room

October 21, 2014
David Smith
M.S. Final Exam
8:30-10:30am Systems Engineering Conference Room