A selection of faculty publications from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Batten College of Engineering & Technology, Old Dominion University.

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Submissions from 2022

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Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopic Detection of Aliphatic Alcohol Vapors With Surface-Mounted HKUST-1 MOFs as Sensing Media, Papa K. Amoah, Zeinab Mohammed Hassan, Rhonda R. Franklin, Helmut Baumgart, Engelbert Redel, and Yaw S. Obeng

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Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopic Detection of Ethanol: A Side-by-Side Comparison of ZnO and HKUST-1 MOFs as Sensing Media, Papa K. Amoah, Zeinab Mohammed Hassan, Pengtao Lin, Engelbert Redel, Helmut Baumgart, and Yaw S. Obeng

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"MystifY": A Proactive Moving-Target Defense for a Resilient SDN Controller in Software Defined CPS, Mohamed Azab, Mohamed Samir, and Effat Samir

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8-Plate Multi-Resonant Coupling Using a Class-E2 Power Converter For Misalignments in Capacitive Wireless Power Transfer, Yashwanth Bezawada and Shirshak K. Dhali

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Reduction of Plasmid Vector Backbone Length Enhances Reporter Gene Expression, Carly Boye, Sezgi Arpag, Michael Francis, Scott DeClemente, Aislin West, Richard Heller, and Anna Bulysheva

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Gene Electrotransfer of FGF2 Enhances Collagen Scaffold Biocompatibility, Carly Boye, Kyle Cristensen, Kamal Asadipour, Scott DeClemente, Michael Francis, and Anna Bulysheva

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Hunter: HE-Friendly Structured Pruning for Efficient Privacy-Preserving Deep Learning, Yifei Cai, Qiao Zhang, Rui Ning, Chunsheng Xin, and Hongyi Wu

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Beamline for E-beam Processing at UITF, G. Ciovati, C. Bott, S. Gregory, F. Hannon, Xi Li, M. McCaughan, R. Pearce, M. Poelker, and H. Vennekate

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Hybridization from Guest-Host Interactions Reduces the Thermal Conductivity of Metal-Organic Frameworks, Mallory E. DeCoster, Hasan Babaei, Sangeun S. Jung, Zeinab M. Hassan, John T. Gaskins, Ashutosh Giri, Emma M. Tiernan, John A. Tomko, Helmut Baumgart, Pamela M. Norris, Alan J.H. McGaughey, Christopher E. Wilmer, Engelbert Redel, Gaurav Giri, and Patrick E. Hopkins

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Uncertainty Estimation in Classification of MGNT Using Radiogenomics for Glioblastoma Patients, W. Farzana, Z. A. Shboul, A. Temtam, and K. M. Iftekharuddin

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Segmenting Technical Drawing Figures in US Patents, Md Reshad Ul Hoque, Xin Wei, Muntabir Hasan Choudhury, Kehinde Ajayi, Martin Gryder, Jian Wu, and Diane Oyen

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Understanding the Mechanism of Deep Learning Frameworks in Lesion Detection for Pathological Images with Breast Cancer, Wei-Wen Hsu, Chung-Hao Chen, Chang Hao, Yu-Ling Hou, Xiang Gao, Yun Shao, Xueli Zhang, Jingjing Wang, Tao He, and Yanhong Tai

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Optical Information Processing: Introduction to the Feature Issue, Khan Iftekharuddin, Chrysanthe Preza, Abdul Ahad S. Awwal, and Michael E. Zelinski

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Camouflaged Poisoning Attack on Graph Neural Networks, Chao Jiang, Yi He, Richard Chapman, and Hongyi Wu

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A Channel State Information Based Virtual MAC Spoofing Detector, Peng Jiang, Hongyi Wu, and Chunsheng Xin

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Digital Educational Modules Development For The Career and Technical Cybersecurity Pathways During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Vukica Jovanović, Murat Kuzlu, Otilia Popescu, Petros Katsioloudis, Linda Vahala, Michael Wu, Deborah Marshall, Michael Crespo, and Mary Addison

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Can We Make Our Robot Play Soccer? Influence of Collaborating with Preservice Teachers and Fifth Graders on Undergraduate Engineering Students' Learning During a Robotic Design Process (Work in Progress), Krishnanand Kaipa, Jennifer Kidd, Julia Noginova, Francisco Cima, Stacie Ringleb, Orlando Ayala, Pilar Pazos, Kristie Gutierrez, and Min Jung Lee

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Low Temperature Plasma for Biology, Hygiene, and Medicine: Perspective and Roadmap, Mounir Laroussi, Sander Bekeschus, Michael Keidar, Annemie Bogaerts, Alexander Fridman, XinPei Lu, Kostya (Ken) Ostrikov, Masaru Hori, Katharina Stapelmann, Vandana Miller, Stephan Reuter, Christophe Laux, Ali Mesbah, James Walsh, Chunqi Jiang, Selma Mededovic Thagard, Hiromasa Tanaka, DaWei Liu, Dayun Yan, and Maksudbek Yusupov

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Temporal Stability of Seagrass Extent, Leaf Area, and Carbon Storage in St. Joseph Bay, Florida: A Semi-Automated Remote Sensing Analysis, Marie Cindy Lebrasse, Blake A. Schaeffer, Megan M. Coffer, Peter J. Whitman, Richard C. Zimmerman, Victoria J. Hill, Kazi A. Islam, Jiang Li, and Christopher L. Osburn

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Plasmonic-Based Biosensor for the Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer, Thakshila Liyanage, Bayan Alharbi, Linh Quan, Aurora Esquela-Kerscher, and Gymama Slaughter

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Work-in-Progress: Rapid Development of Advanced Virtual Labs for In-Person and Online Education, Yiyang Li, Yuzhong Shen, Charles Sukenik, Brian Sanders, Pauline Delacruz, and Justin Mason

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Alkaline Plasma-Activated Water (PAW) as an Innovative Therapeutic Avenue for Cancer Treatment, Bolun Pang, Zhijie Liu, Sitao Wang, Yuting Gao, Miao Qi, Dehui Xu, Renwu Zhou, Dingxin Liu, and Michael G. Kong

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In Vivo Metabolic Analysis of the Anticancer Effects of Plasma-Activated Saline in Three Tumor Animal Models, Miao Qi, Dehui Xu, Shuai Wang, Bing Li, Sansan Peng, Qiaosong Li, Hao Zhang, Runze Fan, Hai-Lan Chen, and Michael G. Kong

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Using Skeleton Correction to Improve Flash Lidar-Based Gait Recognition, Nasrin Sadeghzadehyazdi, Tamal Batabyal, Alexander Glandon, Nibir Dhar, Babajide Familoni, Khan Iftekharuddin, and Scott T. Acton

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Radiomic Texture Feature Descriptor to Distinguish Recurrent Brain Tumor From Radiation Necrosis Using Multimodal MRI, M. S. Sadique, A. Temtam, E. Lappinen, and K. M. Iftekharuddin

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Runtime Power Allocation Based on Multi-GPU utilization in GAMESS, Masha Sosonkina, Vaibhav Sundriyal, and Jorge Luis Galvez Vallejo

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Runtime Energy Savings Based on Machine Learning Models for Multicore Applications, Vaibhav Sundriyal and Masha Sosonkina

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Deep Learning Based Superconducting Radio-Frequency Cavity Fault Classification at Jefferson Laboratory, Lasitha Vidyaratne, Adam Carpenter, Tom Powers, Chris Tennant, Khan M. Iftekharuddin, Md. Monibor Rahman, and Anna S. Shabalina

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Spectrum Sensing With Energy Detection in Multiple Alternating Time Slots, Călin Vlădeanu, Alexandru Marţian, and Dimitrie C. Popescu

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Foundations of Plasmas for Medical Applications, T. von Woedtke, Mounir Laroussi, and M. Gherardi

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Monocular Camera Viewpoint-Invariant Vehicular Traffic Segmentation and Classification Utilizing Small Datasets, Amr Yousef, Jeff Flora, and Khan Iftekharuddin

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Bitcoin Selfish Mining Modeling and Dependability Analysis, Chencheng Zhou, Liudong Xing, Jun Guo, and Qisi Liu

Submissions from 2021

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Statistical Analysis and Comparison of Optical Classification of Atmospheric Aerosol Lidar Data, Mohammed Alqawba, Norou Diawara, Kwasi G. Afrifa, Mohamed I. Elbakary, Mecit Cetin, and Khan Iftekharuddin

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Logical Modeling of Adiabatic Logic Circuits Using VHDL, Lee Belfore

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A Case Study: Influence of Circuit Impedance on the Performance of Class-E² Resonant Power Converter for Capacitive Wireless Power Transfer, Yashwanth Bezawada and Yucheng Zhang

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Cardioporation Enhances Myocardial Gene Expression in Rat Heart, Carly Boye, Sezgi Arpag, Nina Burcus, Cathryn Lundberg, Scott DeClemente, Richard Heller, Michael Francis, and Anna Bulysheva

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Monopolar Gene Electrotransfer Enhances Plasmid DNA Delivery to Skin, Anna Bulysheva, Loree Heller, Michael Francis, Frency Varghese, Carly Boye, and Richard Heller

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Using AI for Management of Field Emission in SRF Linacs, A. Carpenter, P. Degtiarenko, R. Suleiman, C. Tennant, D. Turner, L. S. Vidyaratne, Khan Iftekharuddin, and Md. Monibor Rahman

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Charge Transport, Conductivity and Seebeck Coefficient in Pristine and TCNQ Loaded Preferentially Grown Metal Organic Frameworks, Xin Chen, Kai Zhang, Zeinab Mohammed Hassan, Engelbert Redel, and Helmut Baumgart

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Continuity of Chen-Fliess Series for Applications in System Identification and Machine Learning, Rafael Dahmen, W. Steven Gray, and Alexander Schmeding

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Generation of Excited Species in a Streamer Discharge, Shirshak K. Dhali

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Transient Behavior of Drift and Ionization in Atmospheric Pressure Nitrogen Discharge, S. K. Dhali

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Fault Protection Considerations for MVDC Shipboard Power Systems Operating With Pulsed-Power Loads, Marounfa Djibo, Paul Moses, and Ike Flory

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Monocular Ranging for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems in the Far-Field, Chester V. Dolph, Cyrus Minwalla, Louis J. Glaab, B. Danette Allen, and Khan M. Iftekharuddin

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Rapid Quantification of Biofouling With an Inexpensive, Underwater Camera and Image Analysis, Matthew R. First, Scott C. Riley, Kazi Aminul Islam, Victoria Hill, Jiang Li, Richard C. Zimmerman, and Lisa A. Drake

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Assessment of Cable Length Limit for Effective Protection by Z-Source Circuit Breakers in DC Power Networks, Ruiyun Fu, Sagar Bhatta, Joseph M. Keller, and Yucheng Zhang

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Low-Temperature Gas Plasma Combined with Antibiotics for the Reduction of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm Both in Vitro and in Vivo, Li Guo, Lu Yang, Yu Qi, Gulimire Niyazi, Jianbao Zheng, Ruobing Xu, Xusong Chen, Jingye Zhang, Wang Xi, Dingxin Liu, Xiaohua Wang, Hailan Chen, and Michael G. Kong

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DeepPOSE: Detecting GPS Spoofing Attack Via Deep Recurrent Neural Network, Peng Jiang, Hongyi Wu, and Chunsheng Xin

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Mentoring Prospective Engineering Students Through the After School Program "Girls in Engineering" Focused on Building an Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle, Vukica M. Jovanović, Deborah Marshall, Jeff Warren Larson Jr., Abdul Rahman Badawi, Neil R. StClair, Otilia Popescu, Murat Kuzlu, Petros J. Katsioloudis, Linda Vahala, and Michael Anthony Crespo

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The Resistive Barrier Discharge: A Brief Review of the Device and Its Biomedical Applications, Mounir Laroussi

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Design of a 10 MeV Beamline at the Upgraded Injector Test Facility for e-Beam Irradiation, Xi Li, Helmut Baumgart, Gianluigi Ciovati, F.E. Hannon, and S. Wang

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Simulation Studies on the Interactions of Electron Beam with Wastewater, X. Li, S. Wang, Helmut Baumgart, G. Ciovati, and F. Hannon

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Tri-Molybdenum Phosphide (Mo3P) and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Junctions for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Detection, Baleeswaraiah Muchharla, Praveen Malali, Brenna Daniel, Alireza Kondori, Mohammad Asadi, Wei Cao, Hani E. Elsayed-Ali, Mickaël Castro, Mehran Elahi, Adetayo Adedeji, Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni, Muni Raj Mauya, Kapil Kumar, Abdennaceur Karoui, and Bijandra Kumar

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SEE-TREND: SEcurE Traffic-Related EveNt Detection in Smart Communities, Stephan Olariu and Dimitrie C. Popescu

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High Voltage Design and Evaluation of Wien Filters for the CEBAF 200 keV Injector Upgrade, Gabriel Palacios-Serrano, Helmut Baumgart, C. Hernández-García, P. Adderley, J. Benesch, D. Bullard, J. Grames, A. Hofler, D. Machie, M. Poelker, M. Stutzman, and R. Suleiman

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Matters of Biocybersecurity with Consideration to Propaganda Outlets and Biological Agents, Xavier-Lewis Palmer, Ernestine Powell, Lucas Potter, Thaddeus Eze (Ed.), Lee Speakman (Ed.), and Cyril Onwubiko (Ed.)

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COVID-19 and Biocybersecurity's Increasing Role on Defending Forward, Xavier Palmer, Lucas N. Potter, and Saltuk Karahan

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Discharge Mode Transition in He/Ar Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet and its Inactivation Effect Against Tumor Cells In Vitro, Bolun Pang, Zhijie Liu, Sitao Wang, Yuting Gao, Huaiyan Zhang, Feng Zhang, Xiamin Tantai, Dehui Xu, Dingxin Liu, and Michael G. Kong

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Cybersecurity, Technology, and Society: Developing an Interdisciplinary, Open, General Education Cybersecurity Course, Brian K. Payne, Wu He, Cong Wang, D. E. Wittkower, and Hongyi Wu

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Deep Neural Network Analysis of Pathology Images With Integrated Molecular Data for Enhanced Glioma Classification and Grading, Linmin Pei, Karra A. Jones, Zeina A. Shboul, James Y. Chen, and Khan M. Iftekharuddin

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In Situ Recrystallization of Co-Evaporated Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Films by Copper Chloride Vapor Treatment Towards Solar Cell Applications, Deewakar Poudel, Benjamin Belfore, Tasnuva Ashrafee, Elizabeth Palmiotti, Shankar Karki, Grace Rajan, Thomas Lepetit, Angus Rockett, and Sylvain Marsillac

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Assessment of Cu(In, Ga)Se₂ Solar Cells Degradation Due to Water Ingress Effect on the CdS Buffer Layer, Deewakar Poudel, Benjamin Belfore, Shankar Karki, Grace Rajan, Sina Soltanmohammad, Angus Rockett, and Sylvain Marsillac

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DeapSECURE Computational Training for Cybersecurity Students: Improvements, Mid-Stage Evaluation, and Lessons Learned, Wirawan Purwanto, Yuming He, Jewel Ossom, Qiao Zhang, Liuwan Zhu, Karina Arcaute, Masha Sosonkina, and Hongyi Wu

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Reflection and Transmission of Electromagnetic Pulses at a Planar Dielectric Interface: Theory and Quantum Lattice Simulations, Abhay K. Ram, George Vahala, Linda Vahala, and Min Soe

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The Influence of Participation in a Multi-Disciplinary Collaborative Service Learning Project on the Effectiveness of Team Members in a 100-level Mechanical Engineering Class, Stacie I. Ringleb, Pilar Pazos, Julia Noginova, Francisco Cima, Orlando Ayala, Krishnanand Kaipa, Jennifer Kidd, and Kristie Gutierrez

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Cylindrical Magnetron Development for Nb₃sn Deposition via Magnetron Sputtering, Md. Nizam Sayeed, Hani Elsayed-Ali, C. Côté, M. A. Farzad, A. Sarkissian, G. V. Eremeev, and A-M. Valente-Feliciano

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Ship Deck Segmentation in Engineering Document Using Generative Adversarial Networks, Mohammad Shahab Uddin, Raphael Pamie-George, Daron Wilkins, Andres Sousa Poza, Mustafa Canan, Samuel Kovacic, and Jiang Li

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Joint Modeling of RNAseq and Radiomics Data for Glioma Molecular Characterization and Prediction, Zeina A. Shboul, Norou Diawara, Arastoo Vossough, James Y. Chen, and Khan M. Iftekharuddin

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Plasma-Treated Solutions (PTS) in Cancer Therapy, Hiromasa Tanaka, Sander Bekeschus, Dayun Yan, Masaru Hori, Michael Keidar, and Mounir Laroussi

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Converting Optical Videos to Infrared Videos Using Attention GAN and Its Impact on Target Detection and Classification Performance, Mohammad Shahab Uddin, Reshad Hoque, Kazi Aminul Islam, Chiman Kwan, David Gribben, and Jiang Li

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Formal Power Series Approach to Nonlinear Systems with Static Output Feedback, G.S. Venkatesh and W. Steven Gray

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Initial Studies of Cavity Fault Prediction at Jefferson Laboratory, L.S. Vidyaratne, A. Carpenter, R. Suleiman, C. Tennant, D. Turner, Khan Iftekharuddin, and Md. Monibor Rahman

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Effect of He Plasma Jet Versus Surface Plasma on the Metabolites of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells, Dehui Xu, Ning Ning, Yujing Xu, Wenjie Xia, Hai-Lan Chen, and Michael G. Kong

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Oxygen Harvesting from Carbon Dioxide: Simultaneous Epoxidation and CO Formation, Han Xu, Muhammad Shaban, Sui Wang, Anas Alkayal, Dingxin Liu, Michael G. Kong, Felix Plasser, Benjamin R. Buckley, and Felipe Iza

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CLEAR: Clean-Up Sample Targeted Backdoor in Neural Networks, Liuwan Zhu, Rui Ning, Chunsheng Xin, Chonggang Wang, and Hongyi Wu

Submissions from 2020

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Vegetation Detection Using Deep Learning and Conventional Methods, Bulent Ayhan, Chiman Kwan, Bence Budavari, Liyun Kwan, Yan Lu, Daniel Perez, Jiang Li, Dimitrios Skarlatos, and Marinos Vlachos

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Observation of Reduced Thermal Conductivity in a Metal-Organic Framework Due to the Presence of Adsorbates, Hasan Babaei, Mallory E. DeCoster, Minyoung Jeong, Zeinab M. Hassan, Timur Islamoglu, Helmut Baumgart, Alan J.H. McGaughey, Engelbert Redel, Omar K. Farha, Patrick E. Hopkins, Jonathan A. Malen, and Christopher E. Wilmer

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A New Method of Detecting and Interrupting High Impedance Faults by Specifying the Z-Source Breaker in DC Power Networks, Sagar Bhatta, Ruiyun Fu, and Yucheng Zhang

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Probing Nanoelectroporation and Resealing of the Cell Membrane by the Entry of Ca2+ and Ba2+ Ions, Wenfei Bo, Mantas Silkunas, Uma Mangalanathan, Vitalij Novickij, Maura Casciola, Iurii Semenov, Shu Xiao, Olga N. Pakhomova, and Andrei G. Pakhomov

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Advances in Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Nanolaminate Synthesis of Thermoelectric Films in Porous Templates for Improved Seebeck Coefficient, Xin Chen and Helmut Baumgart

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Performance Across Worldview-2 and RapidEye for Reproducible Seagrass Mapping, Megan M. Coffer, Blake A. Schaeffer, Richard C. Zimmerman, Victoria Hill, Jiang Li, Kazi A. Islam, and Peter J. Whitman

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Generation of Large-Volume High-Pressure Plasma by Spatiotemporal Control of Space Charge, Shirshak K. Dhali

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Biomechanical and Biophysical Properties of Breast Cancer Cells under Varying Glycemic Regimens, Diganta Dutta, Xavier-Lewis Palmer, Jose Ortega-Rodas, Vasundhara Balraj, Indrani Ghosh Dastider, and Surabhi Chandra

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Prefrontal High Gamma in ECoG Tags Periodicity of Musical Rhythms in Perception and Imagination, S.A. Herff, C. Herff, A. J. Milne, Garett D. Johnson, J. J. Shih, and D. J. Krusienski

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Special Section Guest Editorial: Machine Learning In Optics, Jonathan Howe, Travis Axtell, and Khan Iftekharuddin

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Semi-Supervised Adversarial Domain Adaptation for Seagrass Detection Using Multispectral Images in Coastal Areas, Kazi Aminul Islam, Victoria Hill, Blake Schaeffer, Richard Zimmerman, and Jiang Li

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Flood Detection Using Multi-Modal and Multi-Temporal Images: A Comparative Study, Kazi Aminul Islam, Mohammad Shahab Uddin, Chiman Kwan, and Jiang Li

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Modulation of ROS in Nanosecond-Pulsed Plasma-Activated Media for Dosage-Dependent Cancer Cell Inactivation in vitro, Chunqi Jiang, Esin Bengisu Sozer, Shutong Song, Nicola Lai, P. Thomas Vernier, and Sigi Guo

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Priority Based Routing and Link Scheduling for Cognitive Radio Networks, Peng Jiang, Mitchell Zhou, and Song Wen

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Deep Learning for Land Cover Classification Using Only a Few Bands, Chiman Kwan, Bulent Ayhan, Bence Budavari, Yan Lu, Daniel Perez, Jiang Li, Sergio Bernabe, and Antonio Plaza

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An Accurate Vegetation and Non-Vegetation Differentiation Approach Based on Land Cover Classification, Chiman Kwan, David Gribben, Bulent Ayhan, Jiang Li, Sergio Bernabe, and Antonio Plaza

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Mitochondrial Utilization of Competing Fuels is Altered in Insulin Resistant Skeletal Muscle of Non-Obese Rats (Goto-Kakizaki), Nicola Lai, Ciarán E. Fealy, Chinna M. Kummitha, Silvia Cabras, John P. Kirwan, and Charles L. Hoppel

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Bioenergetic Functions in Subpopulations of Heart Mitochondria are Preserved in a Non-Obese Type 2 Diabetes Rat Model (Goto-Kakizaki), Nicola Lai, C. M. Kummitha, F. Loy, R. Isola, and C. L. Hoppel

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Cold Plasma in Medicine and Healthcare: The New Frontier in Low Temperature Plasma Applications, Mounir Laroussi

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Low Temperature Plasma Jets: Characterization and Biomedical Applications, Mounir Laroussi

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A Prototype Virginia Ground Station Network, Zach Leffke, Jonathon Black, Kevin Shinpaugh, Ian Harnett, Bryce Clegg, Nick Angle, Chris Goyne, Connor Segal, William 'Trace' LaCour, Mike McPherson, Dimitrie Popescu, Samuel Jensen, Jason Harris, Mary Sandy, and Mike Miller

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Three-Event Energy Detection with Adaptive Threshold for Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Systems, Alexandru Martian, Mahmood Jalal Ahmad Al Sammarraie, Calin Vladeanu, and Dimitrie Popescu

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Three-Event Energy Detection with Adaptive Threshold for Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Systems, Alexandru Martian, Mahmood Sammarraie, Calin Vladeanu, and Dimitrie Popescu

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DeepMag+ : Sniffing Mobile Apps in Magnetic Field Through Deep Learning, Rui Ning, Cong Wang, ChunSheng Xin, Jiang Li, and Hongyi Wu

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Applying High Impact Practices in an Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Program, Brian K. Payne, Lisa Mayes, Tisha Parades, Elizabeth Smith, and Hongyi Wu