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 2020

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Life History Variation in Migratory Salmonid Populations, Christopher Adams

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INVESTIGATING THE IMPACT OF EXPLANATION ON REPAIRING TRUST IN AI DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEMS FOR RE-DIAGNOSIS, Lamia Alam

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DYNAMIC TESTING: AN EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH TO DEFECT IDENTIFICATION IN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURED PARTS, Aimee Allen

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MULTISCALE MODELING OF CARBON FIBERS/GRAPHENE NANOPLATELETS/EPOXY HYBRID COMPOSITES FOR AEROSPACE APPLICATIONS, Hashim Al Mahmud

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LIPEMIA LEVELS ANALYSIS FROM HUMAN BLOOD SAMPLES, Zainab Ibrahim Alshoug

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VIRUS-LIKE PARTICLE VACCINE MANUFACTURING FROM YEAST, Ananya Ananya

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A Novel Pixel-based Multiple-Point Geostatistical Simulation Method for Stochastic Modeling of Earth Resources, Adel Asadi

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Dynamic Dependency Collapsing, Görkem Aşılıoğlu

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Sensitivity and Uncertainty Quantification of Continuum and Stochastic Bond Dissociation Kinetics Based Cohesive Laws, Rishabh Awasthi

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Sub-Sampled Matrix Approximations, Joy Azzam

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CREATE WINDFALL OF OPPORTUNITY FOR ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT OF MIXED NORTHERN HARDWOODS, Elizabeth Montgomery Barnes

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3D PRINTING OF IRON OXIDE INCORPORATED POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE SOFT MAGNETIC ACTUATOR, Rasoul Bayaniahangar

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The Stained Glass of Knowledge: On Understanding Novice Mental Models of Computing, Briana Christina Bettin

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OPTICAL DISPERSION RELATIONS FROM THREE-DIMENSIONAL CHIRAL GOLD NANOCUBES IN PERIODIC ARRAYS, Manpreet Boora

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ROCK MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF THE L5 ORDINARY CHONDRITE DAULE, Katie E. Bristol

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DETECTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF EURASIAN WATERMILFOIL WITH MULTISPECTRAL DRONE-ENABLED SENSING, Colin Brooks

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Nanofiber Scaffolds as 3D Culture Platforms, Stephanie Bule

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Aging Pipeline Infrastructure in the United States: How do a changing policy mix, issues of energy justice, and social media communication impact future risk analysis?, Brent Burns

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PHYSICAL MODELING OF THE KRAUKLIS WAVES: INSIGHTS FROM TWO EXPERIMENTAL APPARATUSES, Haitao Cao

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QUANTIFYING WATER RECHARGE AND WATER USE IN HAND DUG WELLS: A CASE STUDY OF THIAWOR, SENEGAL, WEST AFRICA, Celine Carus

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DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF THE FLOW CHAMBER FOR SHEAR FLOW MECHANOTRANSMISSION STUDIES, Mohanish Chandurkar

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ROLE OF FLOCCULATION AND DISPERSION IN PELLETIZATION OF IRON ORE, Victor J. Claremboux

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Acute physiological responses to arm-cranking with blood flow restriction, Benjamin Cockfield

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The singular value expansion for compact and non-compact operators, Daniel Crane

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Aperture-Level Simultaneous Transmit and Receive (STAR) with Digital Phased Arrays, Ian Cummings

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Sympathetic Neural Responses to Acute Thermal Sensations, Hannah August Cunningham

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Phase Resolved Analysis of Pulsar PSR J2032.2+4126, Aishwarya Satyawan Dahiwale

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GEOCHEMICAL AND PETROLOGICAL EVIDENCE OF THE GEODYNAMIC EVOLUTION OF THE BELL CREEK BATHOLITH, REPUBLIC QUADRANGLE, MARQUETTE, Anna Dalle Fratte

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CHARACTERIZING THE SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL ASPECTS OF SUBSTRATES, CHANNEL MORPHOLOGY, AND LARGE WOOD IN FORESTED STREAMS IN THE WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA, MICHIGAN., Brian M. Danhoff

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AN INVESTIGATION OF THE IMPACT OF A STEM PROGRAM ON STUDENTS’ KNOWLEDGE ON INTEREST IN STEM, Danielle Dean

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POWER AND POSSIBILITIES IN THE CENTER: AN ARTICULATION THEORY TOOL FOR WRITING CENTER WORK, William E. De Herder III

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MAGNETISM IN γ-FeSi2 NANOSTRUCTURES: A FIRST PRINCIPLES STUDY, Sahil Dhoka

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THE INFLUENCE OF LANDFORMS AND SAMPLING APPROACHES ON RIPARIAN BUFFER AREA AND COMPLEXITY, Houjun Ding

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPLEX ABDOMINAL SPOT PATTERNS IN THREE DROSOPHILA SPECIES, William A. Dion

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SALTED FISH AND SPAWNING CAPITALISM: THE AMERICAN FUR COMPANY’S FISHING EXPERIMENT IN LAKE SUPERIOR, Brendan Doucet

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Sensor Fusion and Non-linear MPC controller development studies for Intelligent Autonomous vehicular systems, Ahammad Basha Dudekula

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The effect of seasonality on yellow perch ecology and ecotoxicology within Lake Manganese, Bailey Duxbury

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HIGHER ACCURACY METHODS FOR FLUID FLOWS IN VARIOUS APPLICATIONS: THEORY AND IMPLEMENTATION, Dilek Erkmen

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MODELING THE EFFECTS OF WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE OPTIONS ON WATER QUALITY IN GREATER CLEVELAND, OHIO, Mike Foster

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“YOU DON’T NEED PEOPLE’S OPINIONS ON A FACT!”: SATIRICAL COMEDY CORRECTS CLIMATE CHANGE DISINFORMATION, Shelly A. Galliah

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THE LABORATORY PERFORMANCE AND AGING CHARACTERISTICS OF RUBBER MODIFIED ASPHALT MIXTURE USING A DRY PROCESS, Dongdong Ge

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MONITORING MAMMAL COMMUNITY SHIFTS ACROSS SILVICULTURAL TREATMENTS UTILIZING CAMERA TRAPS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF INVERTEBRATE- DERIVED DNA IN HARDWOOD FORESTS OF NORTH AMERICA, Shallen Gurtler

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DISCOURSE, WOMEN AND POLITICS IN THE POSTCOLONY: ON NANA KONADU AGYEMAN-RAWLINGS, GHANA’S FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, Nancy Henaku

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JOINT SIMULATION OF CONTINUOUS AND CATEGORICAL VARIABLES FOR MINERAL RESOURCE MODELING AND RECOVERABLE RESERVES CALCULATION, Sentle Augustinus Hlajoane

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS AT THE QUINCY MINING COMPANY OFFICE (TRACT 102-04) THE QUINCY NATIONAL GUARD ENCAMPMENT (TRACT 102-03). KEWEENAW NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN., Gideon Hoekstra

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Cosmic-Ray Acceleration in the Cygnus OB2 Stellar Association, Binita Hona

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NOVEL GENE-BASED ASSOCIATION TEST BASED ON NEW POLYGENETIC RISK SCORES AND REAL DATA ANALYSIS USING UK BIOBANK COPD DATA, Zhongyuan Hu

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REDUCED-ORDER CHARACTERIZATION OF THE AEROELASTIC RESPONSE OF STALL-CONTROLLED WIND TURBINES UNDER ATMOSPHERIC TURBULENCE, Sara Jalal

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ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES FOR INTERNET OF THINGS: OPTIMIZED NETWORKING FOR CONNECTED AND AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES, Ali Jalooli

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DEMAND-DRIVEN EXECUTION USING FUTURE GATED SINGLE ASSIGNMENT FORM, Omkar Javeri

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Virus Purification Framework And Enhancement In Aqueous Two-Phase System, Pratik Umesh Joshi

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FLUID INCLUSION STUDY OF SELECTED CALCITE ASSOCIATED WITH NATIVE COPPER, QUINCY MINE, KEWEENAW PENINSULA, MICHIGAN, David Kelly

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A BAYESIAN CONVOLUTIONAL NEURAL NETWORK BASED CLASSIFIER TO DETECT BREAST CANCER FROM HISTOPATHOLOGICAL IMAGES AND UNCERTAINTY QUANTIFICATION, Pushkar Khairnar

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Initial Transformation of Photo-Viable Free Amino Acids in the Presence of Surrogate and Standard Dissolved Organic Matter Under Sunlit Irradiation, Ryan J. Kibler

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Exploring the Need for Improved Precipitation Measurements for Rainfall-Induced Landslides, Katelyn E. Kring

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Measurement of current distribution in the land channel direction of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell, Chinmay Kulkarni

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THE EFFECT OF SPACING OF VETIVER GRASS (CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES) HEDGEROWS ON HILLSLOPE EROSION IN EASTERN REGION, GHANA, Evan R. Lanese

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MINDFULNESS, AORTIC WAVE REFLECTION, AND ARTERIAL STIFFNESS, Sarah LewAllen

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HETEROGENEOUS UNCERTAINTY QUANTIFICATION FOR RELIABILITY-BASED DESIGN OPTIMIZATION, Mingyang Li

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GIS-BASED TRENDING ANALYSIS OF CROPLAND ASSOCIATED WITH RIPARIAN FROM 2008 TO 2018 IN WISCONSIN, Yanyun Li

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Optimal Mission Planning of Autonomous Mobile Agents for Applications in Microgrids, Sensor Networks, and Military Reconnaissance, Casey D. Majhor

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ASSESSMENT AND IMPROVEMENT OF COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS METHODS FOR SEPARATED TURBULENT FLOWS AT LOW REYNOLDS NUMBERS, Tom Mancuso

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ANALYSIS OF A CIRCULAR RESONANT PLATE FOR SHOCK TESTING, Jon Markl

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Mechanisms of Pathogen Inactivation in Wastewater and Pharmaceutical Applications, Christa L. Meingast

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DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER MOVEMENT ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR’S TERRESTRIAL-STREAM-COASTAL INTERFACE, Karl M. Meingast

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Water Injection and its Impact on Knock Mitigation in Spark Ignited Engines, Niranjan Miganakallu Narasimhamurthy

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CYBER RISK MANAGEMENT AND MODELING FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) PLANTS, Alexander W. Miranda

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Detection and thermal stabilization of virus based on surface properties, Xue Mi

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STOCHASTIC INVERSION INTEGRATING SEISMIC DATA, LITHO-FACIES PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, AND MULTIPLE-POINT GEOSTATISTICS FOR RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION, Mohamed Mohamed

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ONE-DIMENSIONAL, STEADY-STATE, COUPLED GROUNDWATER-SURFACE WATER MODEL AND DATABASE FOR THE MESILLA ALLUVIAL AQUIFER, NEW MEXICO AND TEXAS, USA, Marjan Monfarednasab

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Multiphysics phase field modeling of electromigration, Zachary Morgan

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BONDING HARDWOOD LUMBER FOR CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER: PROPERTIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS, Munkaila Musah

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DESIGN OF AN ANTI-JERK CONTROLLER FOR BOTH LOCKED AND SLIPPING TORQUE CONVERTER CONDITIONS IN A VEHICLE, Syed Ahmad Nadeem

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ARTIFICIAL SYNTHETIC SCAFFOLDS FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING APPLICATION EMPHASIZING THE ROLE OF BIOPHYSICAL CUES, Samerender Nagam Hanumantharao

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ACTIVE NOISE CONTROL USING CARBON NANOTUBE THERMOPHONES: CASE STUDY FOR AN AUTOMOTIVE HVAC APPLICATION, Walker H. Nelson

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Assessing the Accuracy of a UAV Snow Depth Survey: Utqiagvik (Barrow), Alaska CALM Grid, Ian Nichols

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TOWARDS EFFICIENT WATER TREATMENT: MECHANISM OF COLLOIDAL FOULING OF ULTRAFILTRATION MEMBRANES, Ikenna Henry Ozofor

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GLOBAL OPTIMIZATION OF THE OPEN PIT MINING COMPLEX WITH INTEGRATED CUT-OFF GRADE OPTIMIZATION UNDER UNCERTAINTY, Amol Paithankar

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UNIFORM THREE-CLASS REGULAR PARTIAL STEINER TRIPLE SYSTEMS WITH UNIFORM DEGREES, Prangya Rani Parida

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Proximal Reliability Optimization for Reinforcement Learning, Narendra Patwardhan

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STUDY OF SILICA NANOPARTICLE COMPOSITE ON SILICA-HYDROGEN PEROXIDE COMPLEXATIONS AND THEIR EFFECTS IN CATECHOL BASED ADHESIVES, Rattapol Pinnaratip

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HIGH-PERFORMANCE ZERO LIQUID DISCHARGE (ZLD) TREATMENT OF HIGH-SALINITY BRINES USING A MULTIPLE-EFFECT ABSORPTION DISTILLATION CONCEPT, Sunil Pinnu

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STUDY OF SPARK DISCHARGE AND CYCLE-TO-CYCLE COMBUSTION VARIATIONS USING OPTICAL DIAGNOSTICS, Mary Pourhasanzadehsharifi

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INCREASING ACCESS TO PV TECHNOLOGY THROUGH SUSTAINABLE RACKING: A REVIEW OF EXISTING LITERATURE AND GROUND MOUNTED FIXED TILT DESIGNS, AND WHAT CAN BE DONE NEXT, Parijata Prabhakara

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A Neural Network Approach to Estimate Buoy Mooring Line Sensor Deflection, Tom Price

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SPATIAL ANALYSIS OF THE INFRASTRUCTURAL DEMANDS OF INTEGRATING 5G TECHNOLOGY: A CASE STUDY IN THE CITY OF DETROIT, Gregory Putman

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ELECTROSPUN NANOFIBER SCAFFOLDS AS A PLATFORM FOR BREAST CANCER RESEARCH, Carolynn Que

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EFFICIENT ENHANCEMENT OF MICRO-NUCLEATION RATES IN FLOW-BOILING - BY CONCURRENT MICRO-STRUCTURING OF THE BOILING-SURFACE AND ITS JUDICIOUS ENERGIZATION BY PIEZOELECTRIC-TRANSDUCER INDUCED ACOUSTIC VIBRATIONS., ATHARVA RAHANE

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PLASTICLESS: A COMPARATIVE LIFE-CYCLE, SOCIO-ECONOMIC, AND POLICY ANALYSIS OF ALTERNATIVES TO PLASTIC STRAWS, Karuna Rana

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Through Her Eyes: The Gendering of Female First-Person Shooters, Elizabeth Renshaw

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ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND SAVINGS ANALYSIS OF A PHEV IN REAL WORLD DRIVING THROUGH VEHICLE CONNECTIVITY USING VEHICLE PLATOONING, BLENDED MODE OPERATION AND ENGINE START-STOP OPTIMIZERS, Pruthwiraj Santhosh

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Reconstruction of the 2018 Anak Krakatau collapse using PlanetScope imaging and numerical modeling, Davide Saviano

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BIOCIDE RESISTANCE AS A RESULT OF EXPOSURE TO BIOCIDES USED IN HYDRAULIC FRACTURING, Lindsey Schenten

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LIVESTOCK-WILDLIFE DYNAMICS AND SUBSEQUENT HUMAN RESPONSES IN MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES WITHIN MEXICO’S NATIONALLY PROTECTED AREAS, Deanna Seil

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Radio Frequency Studies of Soot Loading and Ammonia Storage on a Diesel Particulate Filter with a SCR Catalyst Coating, Shreyans Sethia

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BUCKLING LOAD STUDY ON POP NUT (RIVET) USING FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, Saurabh Shankar Shegokar

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THE EFFECT OF Hibiscus.Sabdariffa. L ON BLOOD PRESSURE AND ARTERIAL STIFFNESS IN HUMANS, Basirat Tolulope Shittu

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IDENTIFICATION OF HEAT RELEASE SHAPES AND COMBUSTION CONTROL OF AN LTC ENGINE, Radhika Sitaraman

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A CLUSTER ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USE IN THE ANGLOPHONE CRISIS IN CAMEROON: A CASE STUDY OF FACEBOOK POSTS., Neh Claudia Soh

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OPTIMIZATION OF SHAPE AND CONTROL OF LINEAR AND NONLINEAR WAVE ENERGY CONVERTERS, Jiajun Song