This growing collection consists of dissertations, master's theses and master's reports from 1998-present submitted with their authors' permission for either open access or Michigan Tech only access.

This collection is not comprehensive prior to 2012 and represents a subset of available material. Works not found within this repository may be located by searching the Van Pelt and Opie Library catalog.

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Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2017

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DEVELOPMENT OF A TURBULENT FLAME SPEED MODEL BASED ON FLAME STRETCH CONCEPT FOR SPARK IGNITION ENGINES, Behdad Afkhami

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LANGUAGE, RHETORIC, AND POLITICS IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT: A DECOLONIAL CRITICAL DISCOURSE PERSPECTIVE ON NIGERIA’S 2015 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, Yunana Ahmed

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NOVEL BIOCOMPOSITES AND NANOFIBERS BASED ON MODIFIED BIOMASS MATERIALS TO FACILITATE GREENER APPLICATIONS, Soha Albukhari

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CHARACTERIZATION OF ECOLOGICAL WATER STRESS IN THE U.S. GREAT LAKES REGION USING A GEOSPATIAL MODELING APPROACH, Sara Alian

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MODELING AND SIMULATION OF THE PERISTALTIC FLOW OF NEWTONIAN AND NON-NEWTONIAN FLUIDS WITH APPLICATION TO THE HUMAN BODY, Samer Alokaily

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DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HISTIDINE-TAGGED HPV16 L2 AND MS2-ARGININE-TAGGED RECOMBINANT PROTEINS FOR DOWNSTREAM PROCESSES, Tahiyat Alothaim

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DIRECT SAMPLING METHODS FOR INVERSE SCATTERING PROBLEMS, Ala Mahmood Nahar Al Zaalig

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EASILY VERIFIABLE CONTROLLER DESIGN WITH APPLICATION TO AUTOMOTIVE POWERTRAINS, Mohammad Reza Amini

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The Intrinsic Variability of the Water Vapor Saturation Ratio Due to Mixing, Jesse Anderson

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COMBUSTION, EMISSIONS, AND PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION IN A DI/PFI-RCCI DIESEL/NATURAL GAS TURBOCHARGED ENGINE, Ehsan Ansari

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Accuracy Assessment of 3D Point Clouds Generated by Photogrammetry From Different Distances, Zhongming An

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Formulation and testing of biodegradable polymeric coating on zinc wires in cardiovascular stent application, Avishan Arab Shomali

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CONTROL OF A POWERED ANKLE-FOOT PROSTHESIS: FROM PERCEPTION TO IMPEDANCE MODULATION, Guilherme Aramizo Ribeiro

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FROM FEMALE ENGINEERING CO-OP TO CYBORG ENGINEER: PURPOSEFUL PARTICIPATION WITHIN THE BINARIES OF A COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE, Kirsti M. Arko

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PRESERVING THE VERNACULAR POSTINDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPE: BIG DATA GEOSPATIAL APPROACHES TO HERITAGE MANAGEMENT AND INTERPRETATION, John D. M. Arnold

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Search for High-Energy Gamma Rays in the Northern Fermi Bubble Region with the HAWC Observatory, Hugo Alberto Ayala Solares

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A 3D FEM COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE IMPACT RESPONSE BETWEEN HUMAN HEAD AND NOCSAE HEAD DUE TO FREE FALL, Amey S. Badhe

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A Landscape of Water and Waste: Heritage Legacies and Environmental Change in the Mesabi Iron Range, John Baeten

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ASSESSING GROWTH, YIELD, AND CARBON DYNAMICS IN UPPER GREAT LAKES JACK PINE AND HYBRID POPLAR MANAGED FOR BIOMASS PRODUCTION, Ashlee Baker Lehner

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Designing a Real-time Velocity Predictor for Powertrain Optimization of Connected and Automated Vehicles, Biswajit Barik

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Musical Robot Dance Freeze for Children, Jaclyn Barnes

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Performance Comparison of Binarized Neural Network with Convolutional Neural Network, Lopamudra Baruah

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ON THE LOGIC, METHOD AND SCIENTIFIC DIVERSITY OF TECHNICAL SYSTEMS: AN INQUIRY INTO THE DIAGNOSTIC MEASUREMENT OF HUMAN SKIN, Joel Beatty

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HIERARCHICAL OPTIMIZATION FRAMEWORK FOR VEHICLE-TO-GRID (V2G) AND BUILDING-TO-GRID (B2G) INTEGRATION, Guna Bharati

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NANOTEXTURED TITANIUM SURFACES FOR IMPLANTS: MANUFACTURING AND PACKAGING ASPECTS, Sachin Bhosle

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The role of toolkit genes in the evolution of complex abdominal color patterns in Drosophila guttifera, Tillu Bollepogu Raja

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METHANE FLUX OF TREE STEMS AND MITIGATING THE IMPACTS OF INSECT OUTBREAK THROUGH PLANTING ALTERNATIVE TREE SPECIES WITHIN THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION, USA, Nicholas Bolton

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Multiple Suppression from 2-D Shallow Marine Seismic Reflection Data Using Filtering and Deconvolution Approaches: A Case Study from Southwest Taiwan, Fatma Sinem Boyaci

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ELECTRO-OPTIC CONTACT POLING OF POLYMER WAVEGUIDE DEVICES AND THIN FILMS, Michael Briseno

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CONSENSUS-BASED PROPORTIONAL-RESONANT CONTROL OF RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATORS, Muhittin Buyuknalbant

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Detecting Overpressure Zones by Using Model Based Inversion in Kupe Field, New Zealand, Timucin Cakir

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Contextualizing and Rearticulating the Academic Social Media Command Center, Nathan J. Carpenter

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EFFECTS OF IN-SITU LEAF-LEVEL CANOPY WARMING IN A NORTHERN HARDWOOD FOREST, Kelsey Carter

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Simulation of Human Ankle Trajectory during Stance Phase of Gait, Leslie Castelino

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Patterns in eruptions at Fuego from statistical analysis of video surveillance, Monica Castro-Escobar

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COMPARISON OF STACKING RESULTS USING CONVENTIONAL AND WEIGHTED TECHNIQUES, AND THEIR AFFECT ON COHERENCE ATTRIBUTE FOR PENOBSCOT SEISMIC DATA OF NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA, Erdem Cetin

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INVESTIGATION OF THE USE OF 3-D PRINTER PLATFORM AS BUILDING BLOCK FOR RAPID DESIGN OF RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURING TOOL, Handy Chandra

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ACETATE AS AN ACTIVE METABOLITE OF ETHANOL: NEURAL AND CARDIOVASCULAR IMPLICATIONS, Andrew Chapp

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STUDY OF BATTERY HEALTH CONSCIOUS POWERTRAIN ENERGY MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES, Ming Cheng

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PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT CAN INHIBIT NODULE FORMATION OF COLON CANCER STEM CELLS BY REGULATING GENE EXPRESSION OF NOTCH SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAY, Li Chen

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MULTISCALE MODELING: THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY OF GRAPHENE/CYCLOALIPHATIC EPOXY COMPOSITES, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot

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In-situ synthesis of NiMoO4 on Ni foam as a binder-free electrode for supercapacitor, Tawei Chiu

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DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH-FIDELITY MODEL AND KALMAN FILTER BASED STATE ESTIMATOR FOR SIMULATION AND CONTROL OF NOX REDUCTION PERFORMANCE OF A SCR CATALYST ON A DPF, Venkata Rajesh Chundru

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An Investigation of Historic Landscape Occupation, Transformation, and Interpretation at Windigo, Isle Royale National Park, Marley Chynoweth

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EFL EDUCATION IN MAINLAND CHINA: WORD MEMORIZATION AND ESSAY WRITING AMONG HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES, Rehema Clarken

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DECENTRALIZED OPTIMAL EXERGY DESTRUCTION CONTROL STRATEGY FOR DC AND AC MICROGRIDS, Michael D. Cook

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PERFORMANCE SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION OF A SIMULTANEOUS TRANSMIT AND RECEIVE PHASED ANTENNA ARRAY USING ADAPTIVE BEAMFORMING AND GENETIC ALGORITHM TECHNIQUES, Ian Thomas Cummings

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GUIDELINES FOR ACCESSING AND UTILIZING THE SFRES SPATIAL DATABASE, Matthew Thomas Custer

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Distribution of permutation statistics across pattern avoidance classes, and the search for a Denert-associated condition equivalent to pattern avoidance, Joshua Thomas Agustin Davies

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An interactive approach to teaching Discrete Structures using Alloy and POGIL, Mugdha P. Degaonkar

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HETEROGENEOUS MULTI-SENSOR FUSION FOR 2D AND 3D POSE ESTIMATION, Hanieh Deilamsalehy

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METHANE FLUXES AND POREWATER DISSOLVED ORGANIC CARBON DYNAMICS FROM DIFFERENT PEATLANDS TYPES IN THE PASTAZA-MARAÑON BASIN OF THE PERUVIAN AMAZON., Jhon del Aguila-Pasquel

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EFFECTS OF POST-FIRE SALVAGE LOGGING ON COMPACTION, INFILTRATION, WATER REPELLENCY, AND SEDIMENT YIELD AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SUBSOILING ON SKID TRAILS, Iskender Demirtas

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THE EFFECTS OF EARLY PRUNING ON THE NEAR-GROUND BRANCH DENSITY OF FOUR LIVE FENCING SPECIES, Aric Devens

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IMPACT OF PRETREATMENT METHODS ON FAST PYROLYSIS OF BIOMASS, Yash Donepudi

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ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND IMMUNE-MODULATING EFFECTS OF RICE CALLUS SUSPENSION CULTURE AND BLUEBERRY EXTRACT ON AN IN-VITRO INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE MODEL, Kyle Michael Driscoll

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EFFECTS OF SELECTIVE LOGGING ON CARBON DYNAMICS: VARIATION IN ABOVEGROUND BIOMASS AND SOIL RESPIRATION IN PRE- AND POST-LOGGING FOREST STANDS OF A MOIST TROPICAL FOREST IN GHANA, Akwasi Duah-Gyamfi

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PLANNING FOR INTERMITTENT WATER SUPPLY IN SMALL GRAVITY-FED DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS: CASE STUDY IN RURAL PANAMA, Frank B. Dubasik

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PERFORMANCE OF HARD DISK DRIVES IN HIGH NOISE ENVIRONMENTS, Trinoy Dutta

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CO-OCCURRENCE OF NITROGEN FIXATION AND DENITRIFICATION ACROSS A STREAM NITROGEN GRADIENT IN A WESTERN WATERSHED, Erin K. Eberhard

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FORENSIC ANALYSIS OF SHALLOW PRECIPITATION TRIGGERED LAHARS IN 2016 ON CONCEPCIÓN AND MADERAS VOLCANOES, OMETEPE ISLAND, NICARAGUA, Lindsay Ellingson

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PALEOMAGNETIC STUDY OF THE GREENSTONE LAVA FLOW EXPOSED IN THE KEWEENAW PENINSULA, Eric J. Engel

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Effects of Wildfire Severity on Early Successional Dynamics in Boreal Peatland Complexes, Elizabeth Ernst

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INVESTIGATION OF CLOSE-RANGE PHOTOGRAMMETRY & SOIL STRENGTH TESTING FOR THE EVALUATION OF SOIL COMPACTION, Amaneh Eslami Kenarsari

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GLYCOBIOLOGICAL STUDIES THAT CAN HELP THYROID CANCER DETECTION AND THERAPY, Ni Fan

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Fluorescent Probe Development for Fructose Specific Transporters in Cancer, Joseph Fedie

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RESTORING AND SUSTAINING SMALLHOLDER Kappaphycus alvarezii FARMING POST-TYPHOON HAIYAN/YOLANDA IN MOLOCABOC, CENTRAL PHILIPPINES, David C. Fenlon

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Distance magic-type and distance antimagic-type labelings of graphs, Bryan Freyberg

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CONSENSUS BASED DISTRIBUTED CONTROL IN MICRO-GRID CLUSTERS, Syed Ahmed Fuad

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Catalytic Hydrotreatment for the Development of Renewable Transportation Fuels, LiLu Funkenbusch

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The Effect of Myosync™ Supplementation on Physical Performance in Division II College Football Players, Matthew Gage

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EVALUATION OF WATER RESOURCES IN THE EPHEMERAL KUISEB RIVER BASIN IN NAMIBIA: IMPACTS OF WATER USE BEHAVIORS, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, AND IRREGULAR AQUIFER RECHARGE IN A RAPIDLY DEVELOPING COUNTRY, Laura C. Gallagher

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Simulation of Crack Pattern on Borosilicate Glass Cylinder on Pellet Impact, Sandesh Suresh Gandhi

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Simulation of Two-Stage Anaerobic Digestion Using Extended ADM1 Model, Pranathi Gangavarapu

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Gamma/Hadron Separation for the HAWC Observatory, Michael J. Gerhardt

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COMBINATORIAL PROBLEMS RELATED TO CODES, DESIGNS AND FINITE GEOMETRIES, Mustafa Gezek

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ASSESSMENT OF ARCTIC GRAYLING RE-INTRODUCTION POTENTIAL IN THE BIG MANISTEE RIVER, MICHIGAN., Cameron Goble

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Experimental investigations of temperature controlled innovative annular flow-boiling of FC-72 in millimeter scale ducts – steady and enhanced pulsatile realizations, Patcharapol Gorgitrattanagul

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SIMULATION STUDY ON EFFECT OF GAS CHARGING AND EGR IN A DUAL-FUEL ENGINE, Satyavenkata Naga Sai Sharath Gorthy

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Guaranteed Rendezvous for Cognitive Radio Networks Based on Cycle Length, Li Gou

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TRADITIONAL MEDICINE USE IN CHAMORRO CUÉ, GRAL. E. AQUINO, SAN PEDRO, PARAGUAY, Noah Goyke

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DEVELOPMENT OF BIOINFORMATICS TOOLS AND ALGORITHMS FOR IDENTIFYING PATHWAY REGULATORS, INFERRING GENE REGULATORY RELATIONSHIPS AND VISUALIZING GENE EXPRESSION DATA, Chathura J. Gunasekara

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KINETIC-THERMODYNAMIC STUDY OF ALKALI-SILICA REACTION AND MULTI-PHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF FORMED GEL IN CEMENTITIOUS MATERIALS, Shuaicheng Guo

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SINGLE CYLINDER ENGINE STUDIES WITH IMPINGING DIRECT INJECTION FUEL INJECTOR, Ankur Gupta

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INVESTIGATING MIRNA FUNCTIONS IN ARABIDOPSIS BY SHORT TANDEM TARGET MIMIC (STTM), Yiyou Gu

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ON THE EQUIVALENCE BETWEEN BAYESIAN AND FREQUENTIST NONPARAMETRIC HYPOTHESIS TESTING, Qiuchen Hai

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PARALLEL IMPLEMENTATION OF BISPECTRUM MULTI-FRAME DECONVOLUTION FOR IMAGE RECONSTRUCTION, Solmaz Hajmohammadi

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Controlling Properties of Agglomerates for Chemical Processes, Joseph A. Halt

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DEVELOPMENT OF GENE-BASED MICROSATELLITE MARKERS IN Acer saccharum MARSH., Monica Harmon

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Human Centered Design of an Open-Drum, Treadle Thresher for Quinoa Farmers in the Andes of Northern Peru, Robert A. Hayes

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EVALUATION OF HYBRID POPLAR MANAGEMENT, PRODUCTION POTENTIAL, AND ESTIMATION OF IMPACTS TO WATER RESOURCES IN THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION, Scott Hillard

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A Pedagogy of Witnessing: Linguistic and Visual Frames of the Dark Side in the Multimodal Classroom, Lindsay Hingst

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Heterologous Expression and Purification of Full-Length Human Polybromo-1 Protein, Sarah Hopson

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A HOST BOARD DESIGN FOR AN EXPERIMENT SYSTEM OF UNDERWATER WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, He Huang

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MASSIVELY PARALLEL ALGORITHMS FOR POINT CLOUD BASED OBJECT RECOGNITION ON HETEROGENEOUS ARCHITECTURE, Linjia Hu

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BRUISE DETECTION IN APPLES USING 3D INFRARED IMAGING AND MACHINE LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES, Zilong Hu

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On Transport and Deposition phenomena in Diesel Particulate Filters using the Incompressible Lattice Boltzmann Method, Aamir Ibrahim

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Drop Test Simulation of a Conformable CNG Tank by Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS, Vishal Shashikant Ingavale

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THE INFLUENCE OF NATIVE WOODY SPECIES, COMBRETUM GLUTINOSUM AND PILIOSTIGMA RETICULATUM, ON SOIL FERTILITY IN DIALACOTO, SENEGAL, Gwen Jacobson

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Simulation of Diesel Particulate Filter regeneration using Lattice Boltzmann method, Kshitiz Kumar Jain