Date of Award

Fall 2016

Document Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering - (Ph.D.)


Electrical and Computer Engineering

First Advisor

Edwin Hou

Second Advisor

Nirwan Ansari

Third Advisor

John D. Carpinelli

Fourth Advisor

MengChu Zhou

Fifth Advisor

Vincent Oria


Internet-based E-voting systems can offer great benefits over traditional voting machines in areas, such as protecting voter and candidate privacy, providing accurate vote counting, preventing voter fraud, and shortening the time of vote counting. This dissertation introduces, establishes and improves Internet-based E-voting systems on various aspects of the voting procedure. In addition, our designs also enable voters to track their votes which is a very important element in any elections.