Theses & Reports

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Ph.D. Dissertations

Srikanth Pagadarai. Wireless Communications and Spectrum Characterization in Impaired Channel Environments. Ph.D. Dissertation, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 17 January 2012. LINK
Si Chen. Vehicular Dynamic Spectrum Access: Using Cognitive Radio for Automobile Networks. Ph.D. Dissertation, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 10 January 2013. LINK
Di Pu. Primary User Emulation Detection in Cognitive Radio Networks. Ph.D. Dissertation, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 23 April 2013. LINK
Sean A. Rocke. On Random Sampling for Compliance Monitoring in Opportunistic Spectrum Access Networks. Ph.D. Dissertation, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 23 April 2013. LINK

M.S. Theses

Yuan Zhou. Sidelobe Suppression and Agile Transmission Techniques for Multicarrier-based Cognitive Radio Systems. M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 29 April 2009. LINK
Kevin Bobrowski. Practical Implementation Considerations for Spectrally Agile Waveforms in Cognitive Radio . M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 8 September 2009. LINK
Di Pu. Frequency Rendezvous and Physical Layer Network Coding for Distributed Wireless Networks. M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 20 October 2009. LINK
Si Chen. Cross-Layer Optimization and Dynamic Spectrum Access for Distributed Wireless Networks . M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 22 October 2009. LINK
Michael Leferman. Rapid Prototyping Interface for Software Defined Radio Experimentation. M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 26 October 2009. LINK
Steven Olivieri. Modular FPGA-Based Software Defined Radio for CubeSats. M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 25 April 2011. LINK
Devin Kelly. A Practical Distributed Spectrum Sensing System. M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 25 April 2011. LINK
Amit Sail. Hardware Implementation of Filtering Based Sidelobe Suppression for Spectrally Agile Multicarrier based Cognitive Radio Systems. M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 31 October 2012. LINK
Nathan Olivarez. Mitigating the Effects of Ionospheric Scintillation on GPS Carrier Recovery. M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 16 April 2013. LINK
Travis Collins. Implementation and Analysis of Spectral Subtraction and Signal Separation in Deterministic Wide-Band Anti-Jamming Scenarios. M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 19 April 2013. LINK
Harika Velamala. Filter Bank Multicarrier Modulation for Spectrally Agile Waveform Design. M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 24 April 2013. LINK
Le Wang. Detection of Man-in-the-middle Attacks Using Physical Layer Wireless Security Techniques. M.S. Thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 22 July 2013. LINK

Undergraduate Reports

Major Qualifying Projects

Sheila Werth, Jeffrey Wyman. Wi-Fi Denial of Service Attack on Wired Analog RF Channel Emulator. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 9 October 2012. LINK
Phuoc Thanh Luong, Roni George Rostom, Evan Nickolas Ziavras. Securing Embedded Systems for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 24 April 2013. LINK
Erik B Devolder, Nikolas K Ledoux, Olusope M Otuyelu, Zachery Ryan Van Ness. Development of a ‘Smart Glove’ Monitoring System for Personal Protective Equipment Applications. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 18 December 2008. LINK
Brendan Barschdorf, Russell R Kernan. Design of an Efficient Wall Adapter. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 10 March 2008. LINK
Michael Calabro. A Cooperative Spectrum Sensing Network with Signal Classification Capabilities. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 15 December 2009. LINK
Manu Bhalla, James Corell, Kshitij Nagpal. SmartTour: A Multi‚ÄźDimensional Approach to Campus Navigation. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 15 October 2010. LINK
Alexander Levy, Shaun Kevin Tirrell, Jieyu Wu. Demonstration of the AD7280 Battery Monitoring System. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 22 October 2008. LINK
Michael Carl Ghizzoni, Matthew Christopher Kelley, Conor Joseph Rochford. Cognitive Radio for Medical Applications. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 23 October 2009. LINK
Manh-Hung Vo Le, Dimitris Saragas, Nathan Michael Webb. Indoor Navigation System for Handheld Devices. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 22 October 2009. LINK
Francesco Paul Bivona, Alexander Camilo. A PC based SDR platform with dynamic reconfiguration. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 12 April 2009. LINK
Devin W Kelly, Ishrak Khair. A Channel Model and Geolocation Simulation System. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 15 March 2010. LINK
Archibald Alexander Owen, Anastasios Vafeiadis. Aerial Networking: Creating a Resilient Wireless Network for Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 25 April 2012. LINK
Andrew W Brown, Jonathan G Estabrook, Brian Evan Franklin. Sensor Processing and Path Planning Framework for a Search and Rescue UAV Network. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 26 April 2012. LINK
Catherine E Coleman, Joseph Emil Funk, James Robert Salvati, Christopher David Whipple. Design of an Autonomous Platform for Search and Rescue UAV Networks. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 26 April 2012. LINK
Robert T Capizzio, Robert A Over. Digital Spectrum Sensing for the Localization of Public Safety Responders. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 26 April 2012. LINK
Travis F Collins, Patrick J DeSantis, David J Vecchiarelli. A Green Approach to a Multi-Protocol Wireless Communications Network. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 15 March 2011. LINK
Alison Kathleen Couture, Brian M Goodman, Fatima Zahra Mahhou, Muhammad Farzan Tariq. Wireless Trout Locating System. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 10 January 2012. LINK
Nicholas Michael Bosowski, Mark Edward Hayden, Prabodha Raj Pradhan. Migration of High Precision PulSAR Analog-to-Digital Converters to Blackfin-based Platforms. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 26 October 2011. LINK
Ryan Joseph Dobbins, Saul Emmanuel Garcia, Brian Shaw. Software Defined Radio Localization using 802.11-style Communications. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 28 April 2011. LINK
Bennett A Lessard. Traffic Simulator for the Geo-location Database for Vehicular Cognitive Radio Operation in DTV Spectrum. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 15 March 2010. LINK
Michael C Bruno, Matthew Brian Murdy, Peter J Perreault. Widely Tunable RF Frontend for the Universal Software Radio Peripheral: the MMP9000. Major Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 30 April 2009. LINK

Interactive Qualifying Projects

Caitlin Marie Dragun, Daniel W Lent, Jordyn Leigh Rombola, Leonard Shollo. Implementing Bike Paths in the City of Worcester. Interactive Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 3 May 2013. LINK
Gabriel Louzao, Thales Rodrigues Oliveira, Oliver S Rich. Environmental Issues and Solutions in the Boston Metropolitan Area. Interactive Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 12 October 2010. LINK
Alexander Joseph Alvarez, Dimitri Loucagos, Sabbir M Rashid. A Cost-Benefit Analysis of School Regionalization in Massachusetts. Interactive Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 13 October 2010. LINK
Ellsworth Tyson Kilbourn-Shear, Jeffrey D Laun, Tresha K Melong. City of Boston’s Green Building Initiative. Interactive Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 24 September 2010. LINK
Daniel Caddell, Marcus Howard Peart, Joshua Ross Price. Educating Middle School Students Through the Implementation of Near Earth Aerial Tracking. Interactive Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 13 October 2010. LINK
Manish Kumar Chawla, Matthew Jon Sommer, Anastasios Vafeiadis. Methodology for Assessing Impact of the Federation of Earth Science Information Partnerships. Interactive Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 14 October 2010. LINK
Patrick J DeSantis, Sean P Levesque, James B Montgomery. An Electronic Interface to Aid in Learning How to Play a Musical Instrument. Interactive Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 7 November 2010. LINK
Robert A Over. Spectrum Policy and Management. Interactive Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 26 April 2012. LINK
Robert T Capizzio, Frederick D Hunter, Drew D Martin, Lindsey Renee Miller. A Bikeway Network for the City of Worcester. Interactive Qualifying Project, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA, USA), 12 March 2012. LINK