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 2018

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PROBABILISTIC REGIONAL LANDSLIDE HAZARD ASSESSMENT FOR THE ENGURI DAM (JIVARI, GEORGIA), MARIA DILETTA ACCIARO

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Application of remote sensing and machine learning modeling to post-wildfire debris flow risks, Priscilla Addison

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INVESTIGATING MIDAIR VIRTUAL KEYBOARD INPUT USING A HEAD MOUNTED DISPLAY, Jiban Krishna Adhikary

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Digitization of the World: A Phenomenology of Digitization, Thomas C. Adolphs

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HIGH ACCURACY METHODS AND REGULARIZATION TECHNIQUES FOR FLUID FLOWS AND FLUID-FLUID INTERACTION, Mustafa Aggul

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System Architecture Optimization Using Hidden Genes Genetic Algorithms with Applications in Space Trajectory Optimization, Shadi Ahmadi Darani

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EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF IMPINGED DROPLET DYNAMICS, Nitisha Ahuja

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STAGNATION REDUCTION IN DRINKING WATER STORAGE TANKS THROUGH INTERNAL PIPING, Mohammad Alizadeh Fard

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OIL SPILLS DETECTION BY MEANS OF UAS AND INEXPENSIVE AIRBORNE THERMAL SENSORS, Ausama Al Shammari

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TWO PUMPS, ONE VOLCANO: AN EPANET FEASBILITY STUDY OF CONNECTING TWO GROUNDWATER PUMPS IN RURAL COASTAL COMMUNITIES IN WEST AMBAE, VANUATU, Helen Amiri

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mHEALTH FOR SELF-MANAGEMENT OF BEHAVIORAL AND CLINICAL COMORBIDITY: IMPROVING PATIENT ENGAGEMENT AND COORDINATED CARE, Shruti Amre

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A LITERATURE REVIEW ON THE CURRENT STATE OF SECURITY AND PRIVACY OF MEDICAL DEVICES AND SENSORS WITH BLUETOOTH LOW ENERGY, Todd O. Arney

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CONTEXTUALIZING “CHANGE”: A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF THE “CHANGE” SLOGAN IN NIGERIAN POLITICAL DISCOURSE (2014 TO PRESENT), Olayemi Benjamin Awotayo

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VIDEO FRAME REDUCTION IN AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES, Gaurav R. Bagwe

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Optimization of an EHR and Workflow Redesign at a Small Cancer Center in the Michigan Upper Peninsula, Sharefa Bajabir-Geddes

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MODELING CANOPY EFFECT IN THE GREAT LAKES CLADOPHORA MODEL, Ankita Bakshi

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UNDERSTANDING LARGE-SCALE NATURAL MINE WATER-GEOLOGIC FORMATION SYSTEMS FOR GEOTHERMAL APPLICATIONS, Ting Bao

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ADDRESSING POLICY CHALLENGES TO WOODY BIOPOWER PRODUCTION: SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE, BIOMASS CERTIFICATION AND LIMITED POLICY SUPPORT, John B. Barnett

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Quantitative Genetics of Populus, Roba Bdeir

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Development and Implementation of a Municipal Drinking Water Infrastructure Project in Rural Kyrgyzstan, Cole Bedford

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ELEVATED L-LACTATE DRIVES MAJOR CELLULAR PATHOLOGIES ASSOCIATED WITH NEURODEGENERATION, Jessica Behnke

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A New Technique to Determine Accommodation Coefficients of Cryogenic Propellants, Kishan Bellur

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MORPHOLOGY AND MIXING STATE OF SOOT AND TAR BALLS: IMPLICATIONS FOR OPTICAL PROPERTIES AND CLIMATE, Janarjan Bhandari

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Synthesis and Applications of One and Two-Dimensional Boron Nitride Based Nanomaterials, Shiva Bhandari

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FROM TRADE-OFFS TO EQUIVALENT SOLUTIONS: A LIFE CYCLE THINKING INFORMED APPROACH TO DESIGN DECISION MAKING, Chaitanya Ganesh Bhat

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MAPPING COASTAL WETLAND AND PHRAGMITES ON THE HIAWATHA NATIONAL FOREST USING UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM (UAS) IMAGERY: PROOF OF CONCEPTS, Parth Bhatt

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DEVELOPMENT OF NEAR-INFRARED FLUORESCENT PROBES FOR MONITORING LYSOSOMAL pH CHANGES, Jianheng Bi

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Novel Faraday Rotation Effects Observed In Ultra-Thin Iron Garnet Films, Brandon Blasiola

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CHANGES IN PARTICIPATION AND THE DEVEOLOPMENT OF A LEARNING COMMUNITY FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS IN A VIDEO CLUB IN ALBANIA, Zachary S. Blehm

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COMBUSTION DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH EFFICIENCY DIESEL MICRO PILOT NATURAL GAS ENGINE, Vinicius Bonfochi Vinhaes

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COLD START ANALYSIS AND MODELING OF A DIRECT-INJECTION GASOLINE ENGINE, Yash Borghate

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ANALYZING THE LIFE-CYCLE OF UNSTABLE SLOPES USING APPLIED REMOTE SENSING WITHIN AN ASSET MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK, El Hachemi Y. Bouali

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INVESTIGATING WATER AND ENERGY SAVING TECHNOLOGIES WITH RESPECT TO CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS AND WATER CONSUMPTION, Terrianna Bradley

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DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION OF AN ELECTROMAGNETIC RAILGUN, Nihar S. Brahmbhatt

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Development and Characterization of Biodegradable Zinc Vascular Ligation Clips, Jeffrey Michael Brookins

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DESIGN OPTIMIZATION AND HIGH CYCLE FATIGUE ANALYSIS AND OF A DIFFERENTIAL CASE, Praveen Bulusu Surya Naga

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MICROBIAL COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO LIGHT AND HEAVY CRUDE OIL IN FRESHWATER SYSTEMS, Timothy M. Butler

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mPart: Miss Ratio Curve Guided Partitioning in Key-Value Stores, Daniel Byrne

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GRAPHENE ELECTRODES FOR SUPERCAPACITORS AND CAPACITIVE DEIONIZATION, Liang Chang

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Study of Obstacle effect on the GPSR protocol and a Novel Intelligent Greedy Routing protocol for VANETs, Ravikumar Chilmula

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USING RANDOM FOREST MODELING TO PREDICT EARTHWORM DISTRIBUTION IN THE OTTAWA NATIONAL FOREST, Megan Cleaver

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EFFECTS OF MASS AND DISTANCE UNCERTAINTIES ON CALCULATIONS OF FLUX FROM GIANT MOLECULAR CLOUDS, Matt Coel

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REVERSE INSULATOR DIELECTROPHORESIS: UTILIZING DROPLET MICROENVIRONMENTS FOR DISCERNING MOLECULAR EXPRESSIONS ON CELL SURFACES, Jeana Collins

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PREDICTING THE ORGANIC COMPOUND DEGRADATION IN AQUEOUS-PHASE ULTRAVIOLET (UV) AND UV-BASED ADVANCED OXIDATION PROCESSES, Erica Coscarelli

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EXPERIMENTAL AND COMPUTATIONAL INVESTIGATION OF DUAL FUEL DIESEL- NATURAL GAS RCCI COMBUSTION IN A HEAVY-DUTY DIESEL ENGINE, Mufaddel Dahodwala

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PHYSICOCHEMICAL, SPECTROSCOPIC PROPERTIES, AND DIFFUSION MECHANISMS OF SMALL HYDROCARBON MOLECULES IN MOF-74-MG/ZN: A QUANTUM CHEMICAL INVESTIGATION, Gemechis Degaga

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PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS INSIDE MULTIPLE CAVITIES OF A TORQUE CONVERTER AND CFD CORRELATION, Edward De Jesus Rivera

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Target detection, tracking, and localization using multi-spectral image fusion and RF Doppler differentials, Casey D. Demars

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ESTIMATION OF DBH USING TREE VARIABLES DERIVED FROM AERIAL LiDAR FOR FORD FOREST, BARAGA, MICHIGAN, Tugay Demiraslan

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ALGORITHMS FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF GENE REGULATORY NETWORKS FROM HIGH -THROUGHPUT GENE EXPRESSION DATA, Wenping Deng

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Investigation of microphysical properties of laboratory and atmospheric clouds using digital in-line holography, Neel Desai

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PRESERVATION FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS: DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, DIGITALIZATION, AND EXPERIMENTS WITH CONSUMERS AS PRODUCERS OF INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE DOCUMENTATION, Mark Dice

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ELECTRO-MECHANICAL-THERMAL MODELING AND STABILITY OF PULSED POWER LOADS ON A DC NETWORK, Joshua Allen Dillon

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Implementing Write Compression in Flash Memory Using Zeckendorf Two-Round Rewriting Codes, Vincent T. Druschke

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WISCONSIN NON-INDUSTRIAL PRIVATE FOREST LANDOWNERS AND WOOD-BASED BIOENERGY, Jennifer L. Dunn

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CAPILLARY-ASSISTED ENHANCED CONDENSATION HEAT TRANSFER FOR LOW SURFACE TENSION LIQUIDS, Gnana Vishnu Durgam

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Music in the Northern Woods: An Archaeological Exploration of Musical Instrument Remains, Matthew Durocher

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HOW DO ANGRY DRIVERS RESPOND TO EMOTIONAL MUSIC? A COMPREHENSIVE PERSPECTIVE ON ASSESSING EMOTION, Seyedeh Maryam Fakhr Hosseini

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NOVEL FLUORESCENT PROBES FOR VISUALIZATION OF pH CHANGES AND Zn (Ⅱ) IONS IN LIVE CELLS, Mingxi Fang

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ANOMALY DETECTION IN CONTROLLER AREA NETWORK DATA USING HIERARCHICAL ANALYSIS, Brian Flanagan

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PROBING THE PRECAMBRIAN GEODYNAMO: ANALYSIS OF THE GEOMAGNETIC FIELD BEHAVIOR AND CALIBRATION OF PSEUDO-THELLIER PALEOINTENSITY METHOD FOR MESOPROTEROZOIC ROCKS, Marine Foucher

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Automatic Selection of MapReduce Machine Learning Algorithms: A Model Building Approach, Fraggle Franklin

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EXPERIMENTAL AND ANALYTICAL EVALUATION OF SIX SPEED MT SHIFT TRANSIENT VIBRATIONS, Jon Furlich

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SURVIVAL ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON OF ANATOMIC AND CLINICAL PROGNOSTIC STAGE GROUPS FOR BREAST CANCER BASED ON 2803 CASES, Xiaoqing Gao

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DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTEGRATED SERVICE MODEL TO ACHIEVE PERSONAL HEALTH LIBRARIES FOR CONSUMERS, Nathan Gauss

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Articulating Digital Archival Practice Within Writing Program Administration: A Theoretical Framework, Amanda Girard

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Kinetic Landscape and Unalloyed Potential: Rethinking the Extractive Landscape of Michigan's Native Mass Copper Mining Industry, Sean Gohman

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ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF CYLINDER PRESSURE REFERENCE ERROR AND DETERMINING MITIGATION STRATEGIES IN A TURBOCHARGED SPARK IGNITION ENGINE WITH VVT, Sid Gopujkar

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Workplace Standing Desks and Arterial Stiffness, Ian Greenlund

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CHARACTERIZING CDOM SPECTRAL VARIABILITY FROM SEAS TO SPACE, Brice Grunert

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ESTABLISHING A SECURE TRANSITION OF CARE BETWEEN BEHAVIORAL AND CLINICAL HEALTH, Samantha Gurnoe

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A COMBINED HIGH SALT PLUS FRUCTOSE DIET MEDIATES HYPERTENSION, Taija Marie Hahka

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Waste Not, Want Not: Using Source-Separated Urine to Cultivate Maize in the Southern Highlands, Tanzania, Lucy Hatfield

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THE DYNAMIC NATURE OF FORAGE PREFERENCE AND MICROHISTOLOGICAL ATLAS, John J. Henderson

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A model to predict concentrations and uncertainty for mercury species in lakes, Ashley Hendricks

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EFFECTS OF HEAT TREATMENT CONDITIONS ON MORPHOLOGY, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, AND PERFORMANCE OF TiO2 IN DYE SENSITIZED SOLAR CELLS, Peter Hokemeir-Seim

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LINEAR RING RESONATOR MODULATOR FOR MICROWAVE PHOTONIC LINKS, Arash Hosseinzadeh

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Long-term Changes in Extreme Air Pollution Meteorology and Implications for Air Quality, Pei Hou

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DEVELOPING NOVEL MOLECULAR IMAGING AGENTS FOR SHEDDING LIGHT ON OXIDATIVE STRESS, Shanshan Hou

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NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION OF SALVAGE WHITE SPRUCE, Tyler Hovde

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Energy-Efficient ECG Signal Compression Method in Wearable Body Sensor Networks by Leveraging Empirical Mode Decomposition, Hui Huang

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Effect of Hierarchical Structure and Orientation on Water-Repellent Legs of Water-Walking Insects, Georgia Hurchalla

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Design, deformation mechanics, and failure of architectured polymeric materials, Muhammed R. Imam

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Meniscus Modeling and Emission Studies of an Ionic Liquid Ferrofluid Electrospray Source Emitting from a Magneto-Electric Instability, Brandon Jackson

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EXPERIMENTAL AND MODELING STUDY OF PARTICULATE MATTER OXIDATION UNDER LOADING CONDITIONS FOR A SCR CATALYST ON A DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER, Abhishek Jadav

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A BAYESIAN NETWORK APPROACH TO BATTERY AGING IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE TRANSPORTATION AND GRID INTEGRATION, Mehdi Jafari

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PROBING QUANTUM TRANSPORT IN THREE-TERMINAL NANOJUNCTIONS, Meghnath Jaishi

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APPLICATION OF SEISMIC RADIAL ANISOTROPY FOR NEAR-SURFACE FRACTURES IDENTIFICATION, Jer-Yu Jeng

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Mitigating the Effect of Misspeculations in Superscalar Processors, Zhaoxiang Jin

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On the Density of the Odd Values of the Partition Function, Samuel Judge

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Physical modeling of lithium-ion aging for automotive applications, Anurag Kamal

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MAGNETLESS AND TOPOLOGICAL EDGE MODE-BASED ON-CHIP ISOLATORS AND SPIN-ORBIT COUPLING IN MAGNETO-OPTIC MEDIA, Dolendra Karki

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Exploring how Reflective Exercises affect First-Year Engineering Epistemological and Intelligence Beliefs, Amber J. Kemppainen

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METABOLOMIC ASSESSMENT OF TETRACYCLINE-IMPACTED PATHWAYS WITHIN VETIVER GRASS (Chrysopogon zizanoides [L. nash]) IN HYDROPONIC SYSTEMS, Andrew Kennedy

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DIRECT MEASUREMENT OF RUPTURE FORCE OF SINGLE TRIAZOLE MOLECULE BY ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPE AND SOLID PHASE SYNTHESIS OF MONODISPERSE POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS, Ashok Khanal

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GENERALIZABLE MODELING OF CHARGE TRANSPORT IN SINGLE ELECTRON TRANSISTOR DEVICES: APPLICATION TO THERMAL SENSITIVITY IN SEMICONDUCTING ISLAND SYSTEMS, Paniz Khanmohammadi Hazaveh

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EVALUATION, IMPROVEMENT, AND APPLICATION OF MODELS OF ENVIRONMENTAL FATE AND TRANSPORT OF ATMOSPHERE-SURFACE EXCHANGEABLE POLLUTANTS (ASEPs), Tanvir Khan

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THE ABIOTIC STRESS RESPONSE OF HYDROPONIC VETIVER GRASS (Chrysopogon zizanioides L.) TO ACID MINE DRAINAGE AND ITS POTENTIAL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION, Jef Kiiskila

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ACUTE AND CHRONIC RESPONSES TO EXERCISE WITH BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION, Matthew A. Kilgas

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Pseudo-Companion Matrices for Polynomial Systems, Melinda Kleczynski