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 2019

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GENETIC MODIFICATION OF LIGNOCELLULOSIC BIOMASS FOR INCREASING SACCHARIFICATION EFFICIENCY IN POPLARS, Yogesh Ahlawat

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Impact of Industrial Biocides on Bacterial Isolates from Hydraulic Fracturing Produced Water, Waad Ahmed Aljohani

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The Impact of Household Biocides and Antibiotics on Aquatic Microbial Community Composition, Abdulaziz Saud M Alrashdi

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IMPACT OF PRACTICAL EDUCATION NETWORK ON STUDENTS AND TEACHERS IN THE GHANAIAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOM, Jake Babb

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EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF SPLIT HOPKINSON PRESSURE BAR TEST ON BOROSILICATE GLASS, Mayank K. Bagaria

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PEPTIDE VACCINES AGAINST MOSQUITO-BORNE RNA VIRUSES BASED ON BACTERIOPHAGE VIRUS-LIKE PARTICLES, Rupsa Basu

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MODELING CHEVY VOLT GEN II SUPERVISORY CONTROLLER IN CHARGE SUSTAINING OPERATION, Saurabh Bhasme

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EFFECT OF SENSOR ERRORS ON AUTONOMOUS STEERING CONTROL AND APPLICATION OF SENSOR FUSION FOR ROBUST NAVIGATION, Shuvodeep Bhattacharjya

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THE OREXIN SYSTEM IN DOCA-SALT HYPERTENSION: REGULATION OF VASOPRESSIN, Jeremy Bigalke

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Universal Central Extensions of Direct Limits of Hom-Lie Superalgebras, Dale Bigler

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APPLICATION OF SHORT TANDEM TARGET MIMIC (STTM) TECHNIQUE FOR FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF MICRO-RNA396 IN TRANSGENIC POPLAR TREES, Surattana Boonsai

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THE CHARACTERIZATION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED BIOMASS, Yasar Selim Bostanci

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SEISMIC SIGNALS AND SOURCES AT FUEGO VOLCANO, GUATEMALA DURING JANUARY 2012, Kyle Brill

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ESTABLISHMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ERASTIN-RESISTANT TRIPLE NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER CELL MODELS, Morgan Charbonneau

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Discontinuous Galerkin methods for convection-diffusion equations and applications in petroleum engineering, Nattaporn Chuenjarern

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The Plan Ceibal policy: Neoliberal rationality and the transformation of the political left in Uruguay, Federico Correa Pose

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Automotive Driveline Backlash State and Size Estimator Design for Anti-Jerk Control, Kaushal Kumar Darokar

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STUDY OF BLACKHOLE ATTACK AND WORMHOLE ATTACK IN VANET ENVIRONMENT AND THEIR COUNTERMEASURE, Smruti Prasad Dash

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MPC-BASED AUTONOMOUS DRIVING CONTROL WITH LOCALIZED PATH PLANNING FOR OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE AND NAVIGATING SIGNALIZED INTERSECTIONS, Sai Rajeev Devaragudi

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Pathogen and Indicator Organism Inactivation and Quantification for Low-Cost Low-Tech Biosolids Treatment, Karina Eyre

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INTEGRATED COMPUTATIONAL MATERIALS ENGINEERING (ICME) INVESTIGATION OF ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY AND THERMODYNAMIC STABILITY FOR PRECIPITATION STRENGTHENED Al-Zn-Zr AND Al-Zn-Ni TERNARY ALLOYS, Oladeji Fadayomi

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A CRITICAL REVIEW OF CURRENT APPROACHES AND PRACTICES IN COMPUTING ETHICS EDUCATION, Sophia Farquhar

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Mineral Policy: The Severance of Rights, Resources, and Relations, Sophia Ford

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POLITICAL ECONOMY OF GHANAIAN MEDIA: CONCEPTUALIZING NEWS MEDIA’S ROLE THROUGH THE MEDIA COALITION AGAINST GALAMSEY, Nancy Achiaa Frimpong

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IMPROVED LOW-FREQUENCY IMPACT INSULATION CLASS MEASUREMENTS BASED ON COMPARISON TECHNIQUES, Sunit Girdhar

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TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION OF CHEMICALS AND FUELS FROM THE FAST PYROLYSIS OF WASTE POLYOLEFIN PLASTICS, Ulises Gracida Alvarez

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Comparative Study and Design of Economical Sound Intensity Probe, Karan Gundre

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EXPLORING THE ROLE AND IMPACT OF MICROSCALE PHENOMENA ON ELECTRODE, MICRODEVICE, AND CELLULAR FUNCTION, Sanaz Habibi

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Northern Hardwood Silviculture: Preferences among Family Forest Owners in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Alexander C. Helman

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THE ROLE OF EPHEMERAL STRATIFICATION, ANOXIA, AND ENTRAINMENT IN MEDIATING SPATIOTEMPORAL TROPHIC STATE DYNAMICS IN A LAKE MICHIGAN DROWNED RIVER MOUTH SYSTEM (MONA LAKE, MI), Hayden Henderson

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SOLAR POWER IN SCHOOLS: ASSESSING WAYS TO USE SOLAR ARRAY SYSTEMS TO TEACH NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARD CURRICULUM, Jason Howes

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DESIGN OPTIMIZATION OF BRAKE ROTOR USING CFD TECHNIQUES, Shubham Ramesh Jain

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IMPROVED METHODS FOR THE QUANTIFICATION OF VIABLE ASCARIS SUUM AND APPLICATION TO BIOSOLIDS, Tanner Keyzers

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Experimental Characterization of Hydraulic System Sound, Ben Kolb

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COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF HOG WITH LINEAR SVM AND SSD ALGORITHMS FOR REAL-TIME PEDESTRIAN DETECTION, Kalpesh Kuber

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COMPARISON BETWEEN A* BASED SPLINES AND STATE LATTICE PATH PLANNING FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES, Om Kukunuru

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WEIGHT REDUCTION OF A DIFFERENTIAL CASE AND ITS STATIC STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, Konark Dhananjay Kumbhalkar

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STORIES FEEDING HISTORY IN THE RÍO DE LA PLATA: NEOLIBERAL CULTURAL APPROPRIATION IN ESPINOSA’S CARLOTA PODRIDA (2009) AND COHN AND DUPRAT’S EL CIUDADANO ILUSTRE (2016), Matias Larramendi Salvat

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A STUDY ON THE CHALLENGES TO BOYS' EDUCATION IN SABIE, MOZAMBIQUE, Rachel Ledebuhr

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METHOD CONSIDERATIONS FOR COMPOUND IDENTIFICATION IN COMPLEX MIXTURES USING ELECTROSPRAY IONIZATION ULTRAHIGH RESOLUTION MASS SPECTROMETRY, Tyler Leverton

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A Hybrid-Powered Wireless System for Multiple Biopotential Monitoring, Shawn Li

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STATISTICAL METHODS FOR JOINT ANALYSIS OF MULTIPLE PHENOTYPES AND THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR PHEWAS, Xueling Li

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HOMETRACKER: A HOUSEHOLD INFORMATION FEEDBACK SYSTEM FOR FOOD/ENERGY/WATER METABOLISM, Nichole Mackey

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OPTICAL VORTEX AND POINCARÉ ANALYSIS FOR BIOPHYSICAL DYNAMICS, Anindya Majumdar

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Quit Doing the Lesson and Start Doing Physics, Katelyn McCarthy

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Remotely controlled industrial robotic arm and simulation of automated thermal furnace, Prince Mehandi Ratta

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CLOSED LOOP ENERGY MAXIMIZING CONTROL OF A WAVE ENERGY CONVERTER USING AN ESTIMATED LINEAR MODEL THAT APPROXIMATES THE NONLINEAR FROUDE-KRYLOV FORCE, Yaqzan Mohd Yaqzan

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COMPARATIVE STUDY OF HOG AND YOLO FOR TRAFFIC SIGN DETECTION SYSTEMS, Sphurti More

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APPLICATION OF SENSOR FUSION FOR SI ENGINE DIAGNOSTICS AND COMBUSTION FEEDBACK, FNU Muralidhar Nischal

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Some results on partial difference sets and partial geometries, Eric J. Neubert Jr

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Attitudes about Acceptable Risk in the Context of the Biodiversity Crisis, Thomas Offer-Westort

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DATA SET GENERATION USING DEEP LEARNING ALGORITHMS AND VISUAL FEATURE TRACKING, Kusuma Pallapotu

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The Influence of Temperature on Neuromuscular Fatigue and Prefrontal Cortex Activation during Upper Extremity Exercise, Kevin Phillips

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Spread of Emerging Contaminants in Water Distribution Systems, Danielle Pilarski

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Determination of Reduced Salt Dome Hydrocarbon Accumulation Using Full-Azimuth 3D Seismic Data: A Case Study, Ben Pletcher

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DIGITAL IN-LINE HOLOGRAM ENHANCEMENT USING FILTERING AND PADDING FOR PARTICLE CHARACTERIZATION, Ashfiq Rahman

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Route-optimized Energy Management of Connected and Automated Multi-mode Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle using Reduced-order Powertrain Modeling and Dynamic Programming, Neeraj Rama

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Reexamining the Utility of Existing Climate Adaptation Frameworks Through Application on a Northern Forest, Alexander Rice

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Approximation of the Generalized Singular Value Expansion, Matthew Jacob Roberts

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INVESTIGATION OF LONG TERM PILLAR STABILITY IN AN ABANDONED GYPSUM MINE BASED ON DISSOLUTION MODELS, Mohammadhossein Sadeghiamirshahidi

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MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF FREE TROPOSPHERIC ORGANIC AEROSOL AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS FOR MOLECULAR FORMULA ASSIGNMENT, Simeon Schum

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INFLUENCE OF MICRO-NUCLEATE BOILING ON ANNULAR FLOW REGIME HEAT TRANSFER COEFFICIENT VALUES AND FLOW PARAMETERS – FOR HIGH HEAT-FLUX FLOW BOILING OF WATER, Soroush Sepahyar

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Digital Rhetoric of Cosmopolitanism: A Case Study of Thai Students at Michigan Technological University, Aranya Srijongjai

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LOCATION, ORBIT AND ENERGY OF A METEOROID IMPACTING THE MOON DURING THE LUNAR ECLIPSE OF JANUARY 21, 2019 & TESTING THE WEAK EQUIVALENCE PRINCIPLE WITH COSMOLOGICAL GAMMA RAY BURSTS, Matipon Tangmatitham

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LINKING HISTORICAL, FIELD, AND SATELLITE DATA TO DETERMINE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GAS EMISSIONS AND VEGETATION CHANGE IN THE PUHIMAU GEOTHERMAL AREA EAST RIFT ZONE KILAUEA, HAWAII, Christie Torres Rosa

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OPTIMAL POWER FLOW CONTROL OF NETWORKED DC MICROGRIDS, Eddy H. Trinklein

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EFFECTS OF INVASIVE WATERMILFOIL AND SEASONAL DYNAMICS ON PRIMARY PRODUCTION IN LITTORAL ZONES OF NORTH-TEMPERATE LAKES, Ryan R. Van Goethem

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MULTIMODAL COMPOSITION AND PEDAGOGY: AN APPROACH FROM THE INSTRUCTOR'S POINT OF VIEW, Laura Vidal Chiesa

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Laser Induced Phase Transformations and Fluorescence Measurements from Nanodiamond Particles, Nick Videtich

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MEASUREMENT OF CATALYST LAYER WETTABILITY IN PROTON EXCHANGE MEMBRANE FUEL CELL, Saleel Visal

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ACCESSIBLE ACCESS CONTROL: A VISUALIZATION SYSTEM FOR ACCESS CONTROL POLICY MANAGEMENT, Man Wang

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Total Variation Bounded Flux Limiters For High Order Finite Difference Schemes Solving Scalar Conservation Laws, Sulin Wang

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CHARACTERIZATION OF HYDRAULIC INTERACTIONS BETWEEN TORQUE CONVERTER AND TRANSMISSION DURING TRANSIENT EVENTS, Mark Woodland

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HIGH ORDER BOUND-PRESERVING DISCONTINUOUS GALERKIN METHODS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN PETROLEUM ENGINEERING, Ziyao Xu

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COMMUNITY DETECTION IN COMPLEX NETWORKS AND APPLICATION TO DENSE WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS LOCALIZATION, Sakineh Yazdanparast

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IEC 61850 BASED GOOSE AND SV SERVICES FOR WIDE-AREA PROTECTION AND AUTOMATION, Jaya Raghavendra Arun Kumar Yellajosula

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THE GREAT LAKES CLIMATE ANALYSIS USING A TWO-WAY COUPLED 3-D GREAT LAKES -ATMOSPHERE REGIONAL MODEL WITH DATA ASSIMILATION METHODOLOGY, Xinyu Ye

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A broadly protective thermostable next generation HPV vaccine based on a concatemer peptide and a consensus peptide of L2 displayed on bacteriophage virus-like particles, Lukai Zhai

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DEPHOSPHORIZATION OF GOETHITE ORE, Long Zhang

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