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

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Reports/Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION INTO THE EFFECT OF NO2 AND TEMPERATURE ON THE PASSIVE OXIDATION AND ACTIVE REGENERATION OF PARTICULATE MATTER IN A DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER, Krishnan G. Raghavan

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EXAMINING POLICY CAPACITY INITIATIVES WITHIN CLIMATE CHANGE FRAMEWORKS IN THREE US AND CANADIAN SECTORS USING NVIVO CONTENT ANALYSIS, Mehjabeen Rahman

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Rice callus suspesion culture acts as an efficient anticancer agent on lung cancer cell line inducing apoptosis, Nafeesa Rahman

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AUTOMATED SCOUR DETECTION ARRAYS USING BIO-INSPIRED MAGNETOSTRICTIVE FLOW SENSORS, Baibhav Rajbhandari

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ELEMENTARY ASSESSMENTS AND SIMULATIONS BASED PROPOSALS FOR NEW HEAT TRANSFER CORRELATIONS AND FLOW REGIME MAPS FOR ANNULAR/STRATIFIED REGIME OF SHEAR DRIVEN INTERNAL CONDENSING FLOWS, Siddharth Ravikumar

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MODEL PREDICTIVE CONTROL OF BUILDING HVAC SYSTEMS, Meysam Razmara

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DEVELOPMENT OF A FUNDAMENTAL RATING SYSTEM FOR IDENTIFYING SPRAWL: A CASE STUDY UTILIZING SMALL CITIES IN MICHIGAN, Jonathan T. Riehl

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WOMEN, CYCLING, AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE: HOW DISCURSIVE AND COMMUNITY PRACTICES AFFECT ENGAGEMENT, Elsa L. Roberts

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SHUNT REACTOR BANK SWITCHING TRANSIENTS AND ANALYSIS, Salil S. Sabade

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Moving Beyond Hastiness and Superficiality: Being an Ethical Technical Communicator via Digital Communication Technologies in Health Care, Victoria L. Sage

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BEAUTIFUL FORMS AND COMPOSITIONS ARE NOT MADE BY CHANCE: EXPLORING THE EFFICACY OF PORTABLE X-RAY FLUORESCENCE TO SORT AND SOURCE ENGLISH LEAD GLAZED CERAMICS, Steven J. Sarich

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CRITERIA FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT DESIGN WITH 3D PRINTING IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD, Benjamin L. Savonen

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WOOD TYPE ARCHAEOLOGY: AN INQUIRY INTO WORKER SKILL IN WOOD PRINTING TYPE MANUFACTURE, Daniel Schneider

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MODIFIED DESIGN OF THE COIL PROBE FOR HIGH FIELD MRI, Bahram Seifi

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LABORATORY AND FIELD INVESTIGATION OF MIXING, MORPHOLOGY AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF SOOT AND SECONDARY ORGANIC AEROSOLS, Noopur Sharma

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Three-dimensional Mesenchymal Stem Cell Spheroids and Zn-based Biomaterials as Potential Cardiovascular Treatments, Emily Shearier

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WATER USE AND SYSTEM RELIABILITY UNDER DIESELGENERATOR AND SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC POWERED PUMPING SYSTEMS: A CASE STUDY OF SOLLA TOGO, Alicia R. Sherrin

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SEGMENTATION OF PROTON EXCHANGE MEMBRANE FUEL CELL IN THE LAND-CHANNEL DIRECTION, Udit N. Shrivastava

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DEVELOPMENT OF A CELL MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS TOOL TO EVALUATE THE ULTRASOUND VIBRATIONAL EFFECTS ON CELL ADHESION, Joseph M. Smith

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Academic Feminist Activism on a Traditional STEM Campus: The Case of a Feminist Newspaper at MTU, Katie Snyder

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An Assessment of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Contamination in Fish from the Inland and Great Lakes of Michigan, Emily Sokol

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IMPROVED SENSITIVITY OF RESONANT MASS SENSOR BASED ON MICRO TILTING PLATE AND MICRO CANTILEVER, Xiaoyu Song

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BARIUM CONCENTRATIONS IN ROCK SALT BY LASER INDUCED BREAKDOWN SPECTROSCOPY, Kiley J. Spirito

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IMPACTS OF DISTRACTION ON DRIVING: AN ANALYSIS OF PHYSICAL, COGNITIVE, AND EMOTIONAL DISTRACTION, Jason Sterkenburg

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EXPLORATION OF THE MTSAT2 SATELLITE CAPABILITIES FOR REAL TIME DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF VOLCANIC EMISSIONS, Nicholas R. Stewart

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EXTRACTION OF PICTORIAL ENERGY INFORMATION FROM CAMPUS UNMETERED BUILDINGS USING IMAGE PROCESSING TECHNIQUES, Yachen Tang

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ENABLING TECHNIQUES FOR EXPRESSIVE FLOW FIELD VISUALIZATION AND EXPLORATION, Jun Tao

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PERSPECTIVES ON ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS, Raquel Taveras

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THE CRISIS OF IMAGES: A READING OF FEED A CHILD’S CONTROVERSIAL 2014 ADVERTISEMENT, Marcel Tchatchou

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Extracellular expression of alkaline phytase in Pichia pastoris and Development of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy methods for structural investigation of inositol polyphosphates, Sasha Teymorian

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USING COGNITIVE WORD GAMES TO PROMOTE LEXICAL MEMORY ACCESS AND VOCABULARY RETRIEVAL IN SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNERS, Kejkaew Thanasuan

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Failure Analysis of Blistered Organic Coatings on Gray Iron Castings, Matthew Tianen

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Decomposing the blocks of a Steiner triple system of order 4v-3 into partial parallel classes of size v-1, Leah C. Tollefson

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TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENT IN REMOTE SENSING AND INNOVATIVE APPLICATION TO VOLCANOLOGY, Riccardo Tortini

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WHAT IS IT TO BE AN ETHICAL ENGINEER? A PHENOMENOLOGICAL APPROACH TO ENGINEERING ETHICS PEDAGOGY, Valorie Troesch

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THE EFFECT OF WATER TEMPERATURE ON IN-STREAM SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION AND TRANSPORT RATE, Jennie Tyrrell

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IMPLICATIONS OF EMERALD ASH BORER DISTURBANCE ON BLACK ASH WETLAND WATERSHED HYDROLOGY, SOIL CARBON EFFLUX, AND DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER COMPOSITION, Matthew J. Van Grinsven

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COMPRESSION BEHAVIOR AT HIGH STRAIN RATE FOR AN ULTRA HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE, Daniel J. VanSlembrouck

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Increasing Solar Energy Conversion Efficiency in Thin Film Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells with Patterned Plasmonic Silver Nano-Disk Array, Ankit Vora

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BIAS-CORRECTED MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD ESTIMATION OF THE PARAMETERS OF THE WEIGHTED LINDLEY DISTRIBUTION, Wentao Wang

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Kitchen 2.0: Investigation of the Effect of Ventilation on Indoor Air Quality, Kelli Marie Whelan

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A CASE STUDY OF DATA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF WATER RESOURCES IN THE GUNNISON RIVER BASIN, COLORADO, Rhianna L. Williams

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CALIBRATION, VERIFICATION, AND DIAGNOSIS OF A SEASON-AHEAD DROUGHT PREDICTION MODEL: LIMITS TO PREDICTABILITY IN CENTRAL TEXAS, Jonathan Witham

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DEVELOPMENT OF THE INTELLIGENT GRAPHS FOR EVERYDAY RISKY DECISIONS TUTOR, Margo Woller-Carter

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Deterministic and stochastic inversion techniques used to predict porosity: A case study from F3-Block, Hao Wu

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BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS: PART A. TEMPERATURE-RESPONSIVE POLYMERS AND DRUG DELIVERY AND PART B. POLYMER MODIFICATION OF FISH SCALE AND THEIR NANO-MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, Xu Xiang

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A PETROPHYSICAL EVALUATION OF THE TRENTON-BLACK RIVER FORMATION OF THE MICHIGAN BASIN, Lu Yang

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USER DEFINED HETEROGENEOUS MODEL RECONSTRUCTION AND INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF ASPHALT CONCRETE, Xu Yang

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AN ANALYSIS OF CHINA’S BIOFUELS POLICY AND CHINESE DISCOURSE ON LAND ACQUISITION FOR BIOFUELS IN AFRICA, Xuna Yang

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A METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE MASS COMPOSITION OF ULTRA-HIGH ENERGY COSMIC RAYS BY PREDICTING THE DEPTH OF FIRST INTERACTION OF INDIVIDUAL EXTENSIVE AIR SHOWERS, Tolga Yapici

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AN ENERGY BASED MINIMUM-TIME OPTIMAL CONTROL OF DC-DC CONVERTERS, Amir Zandnia

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CHARACTERIZATION OF TRANSPORT AND TRANSFORMATION OF AIR POLLUTANTS OBSERVED IN THE FREE TROPOSPHERE OVER THE CENTRAL NORTH ATLANTIC, Bo Zhang

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3D PRINTING, OPEN-SOURCE TECHNOLOGY AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN RESEARCH, Chenlong Zhang

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DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF BODIPY-BASED FLUORESCENT PROBES FOR SENSING AND IMAGING OF CYANIDE, Zn (II) IONS, LYSOSOMAL pH AND CANCER CELLS, Jingtuo Zhang

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Optical Access Engine Setup and Validation, Jiongxun (Justin) Zhang

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MECHANISTIC MODELS ON ENZYMATIC HYDROLYSIS AND ANAEROBIC DIGESTION, Yang Zhang

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EFFECT OF INTAKE EXPANSION CHAMBER VOLUME ON ENGINE PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS, Yu Zhao

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VARIABILITY OF NO AND NO2 ABOVE THE SNOWPACK AT SUMMIT, GREENLAND, Wang Zhixin

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Search for TeV Gamma-Ray Sources in the Galactic Plane with the HAWC Observatory, Hao Zhou

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MODELING AND SIMULATION OF MICROSTRUCTURES, MECHANISMS, AND DIFFRACTION EFFECTS IN ENERGY MATERIALS: FERROELECTRICS AND LITHIUM ION BATTERY CATHODE MATERIALS, Jie Zhou

Reports/Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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MEASURING HEAD IMPACT CONTACT PRESSURE IN COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL GAMES TO CORRELATE HEAD KINEMATICS TO BRAIN KINETICS ELUCIDATING BRAIN INJURY DYNAMICS, Chandrika S. Abhang

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UTILIZING DIELECTROPHORESIS TO DETERMINE THE PHYSIOLOGICAL DIFFERENCES OF EUKARYOTIC CELLS, Tayloria Nicole Gail Adams

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REVIEW OF FACTORS AFFECTING SUSTAINABILITY IN THE UNIVERSITIES, Hosna Ajilian

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STATIC STRESS CHANGE AND VOLCANISM. HOW AND IF TECTONIC EARTHQUAKE COULD INFLUENCE VOLCANIC ACTIVITY. EXAMPLE OF EL REVENTADOR VOLCANO, ECUADOR, Daniele Alami

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DYNAMICS AND CONTROL OF REACTIVE DISTILLATION PROCESS FOR MONOMER SYNTHESIS OF POLYCARBONATE PLANTS, Mathkar Alawi A Alharthi

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VOLUME YIELDS OF SMALLHOLDER Eucalyptus grandis W. HILL EX MAIDEN STANDS IN EASTERN PARAGUAY, Brook F. Alloway

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Comparison of Computer-Based and Optical Face Recognition Paradigms, Abdulaziz A. Alorf

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DISTRIBUTED APPROACH FOR SOLVING OPTIMAL POWER FLOW PROBLEMS IN THREE-PHASE UNBALANCED DISTRIBUTION NETWORK, Theyab R. AlSenani

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ECONOMIC PROFITABILITY OF THE BAKKEN, NORTH DAKOTA UNCONVENTIONAL OIL PLAYS BASED ON A TYPICAL WELL PERFORMANCE WITH CURRENT MARKET CONDITIONS, Mehmet Apaydin

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A 45nm CMOS DESIGN OF NEUROMORPHIC SYSTEM, Jehanzeb Ashraf

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HIGH PERFORMANCE, LOW COST SUBSPACE DECOMPOSITION AND POLYNOMIAL ROOTING FOR REAL TIME DIRECTION OF ARRIVAL ESTIMATION: ANALYSIS AND IMPLEMENTATION, Mrudula V. Athi

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INTEGRATION OF GT-POWER ENGINE MODEL WITH DSPACE VEHICLE MODEL FOR CO-SIMULATION AND VALIDATION, Pankaj Prabhakar Badgujar

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Collection System Design for DC Series Wind Farms, Himanshu J. Bahirat

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SOLUTE-DERIVED THERMAL STABILITY OF NANOCRYSTALLINE ALUMINUM AND PROCESSING FACTOR INFLUENCE ON THE FORMATION OF AL6MN QUASICRYSTALS IN MELT-SPINNING, Andrew H. Baker

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DEEP LEARNING METHODS FOR MULTIBAND EXPLOSIVE HAZARD DETECTION USING L-BAND AND X-BAND FORWARD-LOOKING GROUND-PENETRATING RADAR, John T. Becker

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CONSUMPTION WITHOUT BORDERS: ECOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIONS OF MAMMALS THAT TRAVERSE AQUATIC-TERRESTRIAL ECOTONES, Brenda Gail Bergman

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REAL TIME FUZZY CONTROLLER FOR QUADROTOR STABILITY CONTROL, Pranav S. Bhatkhande

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UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE'S ADOPTION OF INDIVIDUAL-USE RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY, Jayesh D. Borde

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AN ASSESSMENT OF BALLAST SOURCE'S QUALITY AND LOCATIONS WITH RESPECT TO MDOT'S UPGRADE OF THE WOLVERINE RAILROAD LINE FOR HIGH SPEED RAIL USEAGE, Kurt-Erich Breitenbucher

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PURIFICATION AND CARBOHYDRATE BINDING PROPERTIES OF TWO NEW PLANT PROTEINS, Robert K. Brown

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WEAK ISOMETRIES OF HAMMING SPACES, Ryan Walter Bruner

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THE EXPERIENCE OF RESEARCH, GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP OF THE MiTEP PROGRAM, Yonee E. Bryant-Kuiphoff

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A STUDY OF A LANDSLIDE IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, Caitlin L. Bukovitz

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MULTIDIMENSIONAL OPTIMAL DROOP CONTROL FOR WIND RESOURCES IN DC MICROGRIDS, Kaitlyn J. Bunker

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INCORPORATING STIMULATING QUICK-WRITE PROMPTS WITHIN A SECONDARY SCIENCE CLASSROOM: A CASE STUDY IN LESOTHO, Eduardo J. Cabret

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INTEGRATION OF INSTRUMENTATION AND PROCESSING SOFTWARE OF A LASER SPECKLE CONTRAST IMAGING SYSTEM, Jacob James Carrick

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TEST-ANALYSIS MODEL CORRELATION AND CALIBRATION OF A MULTI-COMPONENT PLASTIC PART, Steven P. Carter

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A PHENOMENOLOGY OF MIMETIC LEARNING AND MULTIMODAL COGNITION: INTEGRATING EXPERIENTIAL KNOWLEDGE INTO PROGRAMS IN RHETORIC, COMPOSITION, AND TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION, Kevin R. Cassell

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IMPLEMENTATION OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY TO IMPROVE PROACTIVE ASSESSMENT OF RETAINING WALLS ALONG TRANSPORTATION CORRIDORS, Daniel J. Cerminaro

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EFFECT OF FUEL SPRAY IMPINGMENT ON ENGINE PERFORMANCE IN A GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI) ENGINE, Anshaj Chadha

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NEAR-FIELD COUPLING AND HOMOGENIZATION IN ALL-DIELECTRIC METAMATERIALS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON APPLICATIONS, Fang Chen

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REPRODUCING AN EXPERIMENT TO MEASURE THE SATURATION CURVE FOR POROUS MEDIA USED FOR ELECTROCHEMICAL APPLICATIONS, Han Cheng

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MORPHOLOGY AND MIXING STATE OF ATMOSPHERIC PARTICLES: LINKS TO OPTICAL PROPERTIES AND CLOUD PROCESSING, Swarup China

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DENSITY OF AMORPHOUS CARBON BY USING DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot

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Reconciling Function- and Affordance-Based Design, Benjamin T. Ciavola

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AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF PARTIAL LOW RISK DEPLOYMENT IN A FIXED VEHICLE ENVIRONMENT, Charles A. Clement

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ON THE EFFECT OF VIRTUAL REALITY ON STUDENT UNDERSTANDING OF AND INTEREST IN PHYSICS, Isaac D. Crouch

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IN-SITU TEM PLASMA CHIP NANOFABRICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION, Xuebo Cui

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Big Manistee River Tributaries as Potential Arctic Grayling Habitat, Brian M. Danhoff

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Thickness measurement of dynamic thin liquid films generated by plug-annular flow in non-wetting microchannels, David C. Deisenroth