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

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

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

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Pseudo-Companion Matrices for Polynomial Systems, Melinda Kleczynski

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Pyrolysis of Fiber-Plastic Waste Blends, Shreyas Kolapkar

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TENSILE, THERMAL AND ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY PROPERTIES OF EPOXY COMPOSITES CONTAINING CARBON BLACK AND GRAPHENE NANOPLATELETS, Aaron Krieg

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Modeling Data Center Co-Tenancy Performance Interference, Wei Kuang

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EFFECTS OF CO-PRODUCT USES ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY OF HYDROCARBON BIOFUEL FROM ONE- AND TWO-STEP PYROLYSIS OF POPLAR, Daniel G. Kulas

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EFFECTS OF APPLYING STUDENT-CENTERED TECHNIQUES IN MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT: A CAMEROON CASE STUDY, Jomara Alexandra Laboy Rivera

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MODELING AND ANALYSIS FOR DRIVELINE JERK CONTROL, Prince Lakhani

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INVITATIONAL RHETORIC: AN ENGAGED PEDAGOGY FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION, Linford Odartey Lamptey

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COMPARISON OF KARSTIFICATION METHODS AND ISOSTATIC REBOUND IN THE SUWANNEE RIVER BASIN, FLORIDA, Toni Larche

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Analysis of the Shock Response Spectrum and Resonant Plate Testing Methods, William Larsen

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KINESTHETIC LEARNING EXPERIENCE SIMULATION USING AN ONLINE INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE HANDS-ON ABILITY, David Leach

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EFFECTIVE SMALL RNA DESTRUCTION BY THE EXPRESSION OF A SHORT TANDEM TARGET MIMIC IN METARHIZIUM, Shuang Liang

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JOINT ANALYSIS OF MULTIPLE PHENOTYPES IN ASSOCIATION STUDIES, Xiaoyu Liang

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DESIGNING OF AN AIR POLLUTION POTENTIAL INDEX TO MEASURE THE SENSITIVITY OF AIR QUALITY TO VEGETATION, Mingrui Li

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Communicating the Health Impacts of Climate Change: from Conviction to Persuasion, Emma Lozon

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Offline and Online Density Estimation for Large High-Dimensional Data, Aref Majdara

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Power Flow Control In Hybrid Ac/Dc Microgrids, Ronald C. Matthews

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HERITAGE-LED DEVELOPMENT IN POSTINDUSTRIAL AREAS: A SYSTEMIC APPROACH TO INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPES, Leonor Medeiros

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DEVELOPMENT OF BOSCH RATE OF INJECTION MEASUREMENT PROCEDURE AND RESULTS, Tyler Menucci

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AN INJECTABLE THERMOSENSITIVE BIODEGRADABLE HYDROGEL EMBEDDED WITH SNAP CONTAINING PLLA MICROPARTICLES FOR SUSTAINED NITRIC OXIDE (NO) DELIVERY FOR WOUND HEALING, Nikhil Mittal

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DEVELOPMENT OF A DYNAMIC TORSIONAL ACTUATOR FOR TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH CHARACTERIZATION, Eric Mordorski

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ANGLE-RESOLVED OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY OF PLASMONIC RESONANCES, Aeshah Khudaysh M Muqri

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A Bluetooth Low-Energy Wireless Sensor Platform for Continuous Monitoring of a Bioreactor Environment during Cell Manufacturing, Brad Nelson

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Bridging the Gap Between Micro- and Macrocognition: Testing the Multifunction Mental Model Hypothesis, Brittany Nelson

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Development of Open Source Software and Hardware Tool-Chains for Novel Electronics, Shane Oberloier

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INVESTIGATION ON THE POTENTIAL OF A CO2 CAPTURE SYSTEM, DOWNSTREAM OF THE AFTERTREATMENT SYSTEM FOR A HEAVY-DUTY ENGINE APPLICATION, Murchana Pathak

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LITERATURE REVIEW FOR PREDICTING 30-DAY HOSPITAL READMISSION, Sachithra Perera

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MEASUREMENT OF PLANAR FAULT PROBABILITIES IN AUSTEMPERED DUCTILE IRON AND 304L STAINLESS STEEL, Nathan Peterson

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REPACKAGING THE REACH OF DREAMS: NEWS COVERAGE OF DACA RESCINDMENT BY THREE NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS ON TWITTER, Megan Pietruszewski

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THE EFFECT OF WATER TABLE LEVELS AND SHORT-TERM DITCH RESTORATION ON MOUNTAIN PEATLAND CARBON CYCLING IN THE CORDILLERA BLANCA, PERU, Ana Maria Planas Clarke

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EMPLOYING DIELECTRIC-BASED MEDIA FOR CONTROLLING FIELD PATTERNS AND WAVE PROPAGATION IN ADVANCED ELECTROMAGNETIC DEVICES, Navid Pourramzan Gandji

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Controlling the Formation of Titanium Nanotubes using Electric Fields, Derryl Poynor

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Sensor Fusion for Spark-Ignition Engines, Kaushik Prabhu

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Factors Contributing to Elevated Concentrations of Mercury and PCBs in Fish in the Inland Lakes of Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Lake Superior, Mugdha Priyadarshini

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Control Oriented Modeling of an Automotive Drivetrain for Anti-Jerk Control, Gurijala Venkat Prithvi Reddy

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THE EFFECTS OF EUCALYPTUS PLANTATIONS ON SLOPE STABILITY IN ABAJALE, ETHIOPIA, Levi Rhody

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STUDY OF THE CYGNUS REGION WITH FERMI AND HAWC, Andrew Robare

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Development of Optimal Operating Point Maps and Mode Shift Strategy for Chevrolet Volt Gen II Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle, Kovid Sachdeva