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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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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DEVELOPMENT OF AN ECO APPROACH AND DEPARTURE APPLICATION TO IMPROVE ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF A PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLE IN CHARGE DEPLETING MODE, Brandon Narodzonek

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Metalimnetic Oxygen Minimum in Green Lake, Wisconsin, Mahta Naziri Saeed

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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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Phase Field Fracture Modeling of Chemically Strengthened Glass, Parag Nikam

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AN INVESTIGATION OF SEAWEED CLEANUP POLICIES IN WEST AFRICA, Roland Oduro Ofori

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ESTIMATION OF VEHICLE TRAILER ROTATION USING CALIBRATED RADARS WITH MULTIPLE VIEWPOINTS, Kunle Olutomilayo

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REAL-TIME PREDICTIVE CONTROL OF CONNECTED VEHICLE POWERTRAINS FOR IMPROVED ENERGY EFFICIENCY, Joseph Oncken

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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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A MULTI-YEAR ANALYSIS FROM 2014 TO 2017 OF SNOWFALL TYPES IN MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN: A DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN SYNOPTIC SNOW EVENTS AND LAKE EFFECT SNOW EVENTS IMPACTED BY THE PRESENCE OF LAKE SUPERIOR, Roberto Piemontese

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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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Understanding the Mechanisms Controlling the Concentration-Discharge Relationships of Streams in Northeastern and North Midwestern United States, Veronica Porter

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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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Numerical Investigation Of Spray Characterization Of Heater-GDI System, Ashwin Karthik Purushothaman

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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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DEVELOPMENT AND EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF A LUNG-INSPIRED 3D-PRINTED DESICCANT-COATED HEAT EXCHANGER, Umamaheswar Puttur

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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

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HOMETRACKER: A HOUSEHOLD LEVEL FIELD INTERVENTION AND METABOLISM TRACKER, Prathyusha Sreedhara

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THE INTERACTIVE EFFECTS OF MICROTOPOGRAPHY AND HYDROLOGY ON GROUND LAYER VEGETATION AND SOIL GAS FLUX RESPONSES TO A SIMULATED EMERALD ASH BORER INFESTATION IN BLACK ASH WETLANDS, Elisabeth Stimmel

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ESTIMATION OF ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS OVER A LONG HORIZONTAL PATH USING MULTI-FRAME BLIND DECONVOLUTION (MFBD) TECHNIQUES IN COMPARISON WITH DELAYED TILT ANISOPLANATISM (DELTA) SOFTWARE, Hannah Stoll

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DESIGNING FOR JUST ENERGY ACCESS: ELECTRIFICATION PLANNING IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, Bethel Tarekegne

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SUSTAINABILITY IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF ALGAL BIOFUEL PRODUCTION, Hossein Tavakoli

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USING TRANSFER PATH ANALYSIS AND FREQUENCY BASED SUBSTRUCTURING TO DEVELOP A ROBUST VIBRATION LABORATORY DYNAMIC TEST FIXTURE DESIGN PROCESS, Cora Taylor

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Generative Design in Energy Efficient Buildings, Johanna Thill

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The impacts of accessibility on vulnerability of place in Comfort Castle, Jamaica, Heather Thole

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EFFECT OF CERIUM AND MAGNESIUM ADDITIONS ON THE STRENGTH AND MORPHOLOGY OF THE INTERMETALLIC COMPOUND LAYERS IN ALUMINUM-STEEL DISSIMILAR CASTINGS, Matt Thomas

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Linking Energy Efficiency and Public Health: A case study of Illinois, Azat Turegeldin

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Continuous viral vaccine manufacturing and viral detection strategies, Dylan G. Turpeinen

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Critiquing Antipatterns In Novice Code, Leo C. Ureel II

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The Effects of Carbon Equivalent, Return Ratios, Mold Preparation, Riser Feed and Casting Temperature on the Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of 100-70-03 Pearlitic Ductile Iron, Erin VanDusen

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VEHICLE DYNAMICS MODELING FOR AUTONOMOUS DRIFTING AND CLOTHOID BASED WAYPOINT INTERPOLATION, Shubham Vatsa

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The Value of Carbon Sequestration in the Developing World: Making the Economic Case for Tree Planting in Laos, Vongdalone Vongsikeo

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DEEP LEARNING OF NONLINEAR DYNAMICAL SYSTEM, Aditya Wagh

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MatlabTA: A Style Critiquer For Novice Engineering Students, Marissa L. Walther

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SYNTHESIS AND APPLICATIONS OF METAL/SEPIOLITE AND METAL OXIDE/SEPIOLITE NANOCOMPOSITES, Huaguang Wang

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EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF FIBER-REINFORCED RUBBERIZED CONCRETE AND RUBBERIZED SELF-CONSOLIDATING CONCRETE, Jiaqing Wang

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A STUDY OF MODEL-BASED CONTROL STRATEGY FOR A GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION SPARK IGNITED ENGINE, Xin Wang

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Role of microRNA-483 in Pancreatic β-Cells, Jackson Waugh

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Macromolecular strategies for discovering disease-related proteins and new therapeutic agents, Christina Welch

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MODELING THE TRANSFER AND TRANSFORMATION OF PERFLUOROOCTANESULFONIC ACID (PFOS) AND PRECURSOR COMPOUNDS DURING WASTEWATER TREATMENT VIA THE BIOWIN 6.0 PLATFORM, Christine D. Wood

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RATIOMETRIC NEAR-INFRARED FLUORESCENT PROBES FOR THE SENSITIVE DETECTION OF INTRACELLULAR pH AND BIO-THIOLS IN LIVE CELLS, Shuai Xia

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ESTABLISHMENT OF CYBER-PHYSICAL CORRELATION AND VERIFICATION BASED ON ATTACK SCENARIOS IN POWER SUBSTATIONS, Koji Yamashita

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INFLUENCE OF RAPID SOLIDIFICATION AND WROUGHT PROCESSING ON PRECIPITATION STRENGTHENING AND DEFORMATION MECHANISMS IN AL-SC-ZR ALLOYS, Yang Yang

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MO6S8-BASED SINGLE-METAL-ATOM CATALYSTS FOR METHANOL SYNTHESIS FROM STEAM REFORMING OF METHANE, H. T. Zhang Zhang

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SURFACE MODIFICATION OF ZnO BASED DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELLS, Shu Zhao

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HIGH-PERFORMANCE SPECTRAL METHODS FOR COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN OF INTEGRATED CIRCUITS, Zhiqiang Zhao

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Management Strategy with Consideration of Battery Aging, Bin Zhou

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Development of a Software-Defined Underwater Acoustic Communication System, Zijian Zhu

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Externalities as the Status Quo: Federal Application of Environmental Charges in the United States, Robert Zupko

Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2019

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Enhancing the Resolution of Imaging Systems by Spatial Spectrum Manipulation, Wyatt Adams

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Characterizing the physicochemical properties of TDP-43 protein and Acetylated Amyloid β peptides to discern its role in neurodegenerative diseases, Rashmi Adhikari

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DEVELOPMENT OF A TURBULENT BURNING VELOCITY MODEL BASED ON FLAME STRETCH CONCEPT FOR SPARK IGNITION ENGINES, Behdad Afkhami

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MULTI-SCALE, CAPILLARY ASSISTED COPPER SURFACES FOR ENHANCED POOL BOILING HEAT TRANSFER PROCESSES, Chetan Agarwal

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

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VOLCANO MONITORING FROM SPACE USING HIGH-CADENCE PLANET CUBESATS: APPLICATION TO FUEGO VOLCANO, GUATEMALA, Anna Aldeghi

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URBAN EVAPOTRANSPIRATION IN WATER SCARCE REGIONS ESTIMATES FOR THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE BASIN, UNITED STATES AND MEXICO, Jessica Alger

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DEMONSTRATE SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAY OF OREXIN RECEPTOR 1 (OX1R) ACTIVATION, Wafa Fhad A Alharbi

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MISEXPRESSION OF CANCER/TESTIS (CT) GENES IN TUMOR CELLS AND THE POTENTIAL ROLE OF DREAM COMPLEX AND THE RETINOBLASTOMA PROTEIN RB IN SOMA-TO-GERMLINE TRANSFORMATION, SABHA M. ALHEWAT

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

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Perceptions of Forest Change in the Governmental Region of Kaffrine, Senegal, Rhiley E. Allbee

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INTEMPERATE MEN: ALCOHOL AND AUTONOMY WITHIN THE LUMBER CAMPS OF MICHIGAN’S UPPER PENINSULA, Tyler D. Allen

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

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GOLD MINING AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE IN AFRICA AND THE CASE OF GHANA, Josephine Amponsem

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EXAMINING ASPEN EXPANSION FROM BEFORE AND AFTER PRESCRIBED BURNING IN A NATIVE FESCUE GRASSLAND THROUGH GEOSPATIAL TECHNIQUES, Christopher Anderson

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ESTIMATION AND PREDICTION OF THE HUMAN GAIT DYNAMICS FOR THE CONTROL OF AN ANKLE-FOOT PROSTHESIS, Guilherme Aramizo Ribeiro

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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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STRENGTH OPTIMIZATION OF A HIGH SYMMETRY INTERLOCKING MICRO-ARCHITECTURE POLYMER COMPOSITE, Manoj Balabadhruni

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A Characterization of Colorectal Carcinoma In Patients From The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Cathy Bammert

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Modeling and Control of Maximum Pressure Rise Rate in RCCI Engines, Aditya Basina

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

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TESTING THE USE OF VEGETATION INDICES AS INDICATORS OF PRE-ERUPTIVE VOLCANIC UNREST AT KILAUEA VOLCANO, HAWAII, Quelyn Bekkering

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AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF A PASSIVE NOx ADSORBER (PNA) FOR THE REDUCTION OF COLD START DIESEL EMISSIONS, Conor Berndt