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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EVALUATION OF DRIVER BEHAVIOR AT HIGHWAY-RAILROAD GRADE CROSSINGS BASED ON ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS AND DRIVER DEMOGRAPHICS, Alawudin Salim

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Manipulation of Genes Involved in Secondary Cell Wall Development During Wood Formation in Poplar, Kavitha Satish Kumar

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GRID-AWARE OPTIMAL DEMAND RESPONSE MANAGEMENT OF SMART HOMES, Alper Savasci

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Visual Search in Naturalistic Imagery, Dave Schreifels

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Commercialization of the Carbon Nanotube Thermophone for Active Noise Control Applications, Steven A. Senczyszyn

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EFFECTS OF TOPOGRAPHICAL FEATURES ON MICROVASCULAR NETWORK FORMATION, Dhavan D. Sharma

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TESTING OF RECURSIVE AND NON-RECURSIVE ALGORITHMS FOR REAL-TIME PHASOR AND FREQUENCY ESTIMATIONS IN POWER SYSTEMS, Dhruv Sharma

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IMPACT OF INRUSH CURRENTS AND GEOMAGNETICALLY INDUCED CURRENTS ON TRANSFORMER BEHAVIOR, Nishchal Sharma

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ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT OF LIQUID TRANSPORTATION BIOFUELS DERIVED FROM ALGAE AND OILSEED, Chuying Shi

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FRACTOGRAPHY OF AS-CAST DUCTILE IRON SAMPLES AND ANALYZING THE EFFECT OF SKIN ROUGHNESS ON ITS FATIGUE PROPERTIES USING FRACTURE MECHANICS APPROACH, Omkar Shinde

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MIXED INTEGER CONIC PROGRAMMING FORMULATION OF DISTRIBUTION OPTIMAL POWER FLOW AND UNIT COMMITMENT PROBLEMS, Sharabh Ramshiromani Shukla

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STRUGGLING TOWARD AN AMERICAN NATIONAL THEATRE, Rebecca Ann Soderna

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DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF AUDITORY-SUPPORTED AIR GESTURE CONTROLS IN VEHICLES, Jason Sterkenburg

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RISK QUANTIFICATION IN PRODUCTION PHASE-DESIGN BY CONSIDERING PRICE, VOLUME, AND CALORIFIC VALUE: AN APPLICATION FROM INDONESIAN COAL MINE, Fanteri Aji Dharma Suparno

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Modelling and Analysis of Chevy Volt Gen II Hybrid Vehicle in Electric Mode, Kaushik Surresh

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Resource Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks for an Improved Field Coverage and Cooperative Target Tracking, Husam Sweidan

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Spray and Combustion Studies of High Reactivity Gasoline in Comparison to Diesel under Advanced Compression Ignition Engine Conditions, Meng Tang

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INVESTIGATION OF MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, AND THERMAL PROPERTIES OF PARTICULATE/FIBER/POLYMER COMPOSITES, Julie Tomasi

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ECOLOGIES OF SPONSORSHIP: WHAT FITBIT USERS CAN TEACH US ABOUT DIGITAL LITERACY, Kimberly Tweedale

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ABOVE-GROUND BIOMASS AND CARBON ESTIMATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FORESTS IN TURKEY, Cuma Uykun

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Thermomagnetic Convective Cooling of Hall Effect Thruster, Elizabeth M. Vanheusden

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ECOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF FORAGING AND LIFE-HISTORY IN THREE COLD-ADAPTED SPECIES, Andrew Von Duyke

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VIABILITY OF GRAYWATER REUSE IN LESOTHO’S LOWLAND AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT, Ryan Wagner

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ACUTE CARDIOVASCULAR RESPONSES TO NOVEL COMBINATIONS OF RESISTANCE AND AEROBIC EXERCISE, Travis Wakeham

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EVALUATING THE INTERACTIVE ROLES OF SOIL NUTRIENTS AND POLYPLOIDY ON COMPETITIVE OUTCOMES OF CHAMERION ANGUSTIFOLIUM, Angela Walczyk

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Intelligent and Secure Underwater Acoustic Communication Networks, Chaofeng Wang

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DEVELOPMENT OF DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING AND RECEDING HORIZON CONTROL STRATEGIES FOR GM VOLT II MULTI-MODE HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE, Huanqing Wang

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STUDY OF MODELING AND OPTIMAL CONTROL OF PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND THE INTEGRATION WITH SMART GRID, Luting Wang

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REGENERATION OF PERICELLULAR MATRIX OF HUMAN CHONDROCYTES CULTURED IN OXIDIZED METHACRYLATED ALGINATE MICROGELS, Shuo Wang

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THE INTERACTION OF IGNITION AND IN-CYLINDER FLOW ON FLAME KERNEL DEVELOPMENT AND ITS IMPACTS ON COMBUSTION IN AN OPTICALLY ACCESSIBLE DIRECT INJECTION ENGINE, Yanyu Wang

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Joint Analysis for Multiple Traits, Zhenchuan Wang

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Current Atmospheric Refraction Models in Predicting Sunrise and Sunset Times, Teresa Wilson

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MODELING AND ANALYSIS OF ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN CHEVROLET VOLT GEN II HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE, Rajeshwar Yadav

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STATISTICAL METHODS FOR DETECTING CAUSAL RARE VARIANTS AND ANALYZING MULTIPLE PHENOTYPES, Xinlan Yang

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INTERPLAY OF IONIC TRANSPORT AND CRYSTAL FACETS IN LITHIUM-ION BATTERY CATHODES, Wentao Yao

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CUR Matrix Decompositions Method for Joint Analysis of Multiple Phenotypes, Fadhila Yosof

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INTRASPECIFIC GENETIC VARIATION, POPULATION STRUCTURE, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE INVASIVE AQUATIC MACROPHYTE EURASIAN WATERMILFOIL (Myriophyllum spicatum) IN WATERBODIES WITH AND WITHOUT HISTORIES OF CHEMICAL HERBICIDE TREATMENT ACROSS MICHIGAN, Taylor Zallek

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Controlling light with metadevices, Xu Zhang

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Studying mass and mechanical property changes during the degradation of a bioadhesive with mass tracking, rheology and magnetoelastic (ME) sensors, Zhongtian Zhang

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AN EXPERIMENTAL AND COMPUTATIONAL STUDY OF FUEL SPRAY INTERACTION: FUNDAMENTALS AND ENGINE APPLICATIONS, Le Zhao

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FAST VERY-LARGE-SCALE INTEGRATED (VLSI) CIRCUITS SIMULATIONS, Xueqian Zhao

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Statistical Methods for Analyzing Multivariate Phenotypes and Detecting Rare Variant Associations, Huanhuan Zhu

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Extending Maneuverability of Internally Actuated Underwater Gliders, An Attempt to Develop an Open Platform For Research and Education, Saeedeh Ziaeefard

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Optimal Control of Wave Energy Converters, Shangyan Zou

Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2017

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

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LANGUAGE, RHETORIC, AND POLITICS IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT: A DECOLONIAL CRITICAL DISCOURSE PERSPECTIVE ON NIGERIA’S 2015 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, Yunana Ahmed

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NOVEL BIOCOMPOSITES AND NANOFIBERS BASED ON MODIFIED BIOMASS MATERIALS TO FACILITATE GREENER APPLICATIONS, Soha Albukhari

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CHARACTERIZATION OF ECOLOGICAL WATER STRESS IN THE U.S. GREAT LAKES REGION USING A GEOSPATIAL MODELING APPROACH, Sara Alian

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MODELING AND SIMULATION OF THE PERISTALTIC FLOW OF NEWTONIAN AND NON-NEWTONIAN FLUIDS WITH APPLICATION TO THE HUMAN BODY, Samer Alokaily

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DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HISTIDINE-TAGGED HPV16 L2 AND MS2-ARGININE-TAGGED RECOMBINANT PROTEINS FOR DOWNSTREAM PROCESSES, Tahiyat Alothaim

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DIRECT SAMPLING METHODS FOR INVERSE SCATTERING PROBLEMS, Ala Mahmood Nahar Al Zaalig

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EASILY VERIFIABLE CONTROLLER DESIGN WITH APPLICATION TO AUTOMOTIVE POWERTRAINS, Mohammad Reza Amini

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The Intrinsic Variability of the Water Vapor Saturation Ratio Due to Mixing, Jesse Anderson

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COMBUSTION, EMISSIONS, AND PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION IN A DI/PFI-RCCI DIESEL/NATURAL GAS TURBOCHARGED ENGINE, Ehsan Ansari

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Accuracy Assessment of 3D Point Clouds Generated by Photogrammetry From Different Distances, Zhongming An

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Formulation and testing of biodegradable polymeric coating on zinc wires in cardiovascular stent application, Avishan Arab Shomali

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CONTROL OF A POWERED ANKLE-FOOT PROSTHESIS: FROM PERCEPTION TO IMPEDANCE MODULATION, Guilherme Aramizo Ribeiro

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FROM FEMALE ENGINEERING CO-OP TO CYBORG ENGINEER: PURPOSEFUL PARTICIPATION WITHIN THE BINARIES OF A COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE, Kirsti M. Arko

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PRESERVING THE VERNACULAR POSTINDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPE: BIG DATA GEOSPATIAL APPROACHES TO HERITAGE MANAGEMENT AND INTERPRETATION, John D. M. Arnold

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Search for High-Energy Gamma Rays in the Northern Fermi Bubble Region with the HAWC Observatory, Hugo Alberto Ayala Solares

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A 3D FEM COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE IMPACT RESPONSE BETWEEN HUMAN HEAD AND NOCSAE HEAD DUE TO FREE FALL, Amey S. Badhe

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A Landscape of Water and Waste: Heritage Legacies and Environmental Change in the Mesabi Iron Range, John Baeten

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ASSESSING GROWTH, YIELD, AND CARBON DYNAMICS IN UPPER GREAT LAKES JACK PINE AND HYBRID POPLAR MANAGED FOR BIOMASS PRODUCTION, Ashlee Baker Lehner

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Designing a Real-time Velocity Predictor for Powertrain Optimization of Connected and Automated Vehicles, Biswajit Barik

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Musical Robot Dance Freeze for Children, Jaclyn Barnes

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Performance Comparison of Binarized Neural Network with Convolutional Neural Network, Lopamudra Baruah

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ON THE LOGIC, METHOD AND SCIENTIFIC DIVERSITY OF TECHNICAL SYSTEMS: AN INQUIRY INTO THE DIAGNOSTIC MEASUREMENT OF HUMAN SKIN, Joel Beatty

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HIERARCHICAL OPTIMIZATION FRAMEWORK FOR VEHICLE-TO-GRID (V2G) AND BUILDING-TO-GRID (B2G) INTEGRATION, Guna Bharati

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NANOTEXTURED TITANIUM SURFACES FOR IMPLANTS: MANUFACTURING AND PACKAGING ASPECTS, Sachin Bhosle

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The role of toolkit genes in the evolution of complex abdominal color patterns in Drosophila guttifera, Tillu Bollepogu Raja

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METHANE FLUX OF TREE STEMS AND MITIGATING THE IMPACTS OF INSECT OUTBREAK THROUGH PLANTING ALTERNATIVE TREE SPECIES WITHIN THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION, USA, Nicholas Bolton

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Multiple Suppression from 2-D Shallow Marine Seismic Reflection Data Using Filtering and Deconvolution Approaches: A Case Study from Southwest Taiwan, Fatma Sinem Boyaci

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ELECTRO-OPTIC CONTACT POLING OF POLYMER WAVEGUIDE DEVICES AND THIN FILMS, Michael Briseno

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CONSENSUS-BASED PROPORTIONAL-RESONANT CONTROL OF RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATORS, Muhittin Buyuknalbant

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Detecting Overpressure Zones by Using Model Based Inversion in Kupe Field, New Zealand, Timucin Cakir

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Contextualizing and Rearticulating the Academic Social Media Command Center, Nathan J. Carpenter

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EFFECTS OF IN-SITU LEAF-LEVEL CANOPY WARMING IN A NORTHERN HARDWOOD FOREST, Kelsey Carter

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Simulation of Human Ankle Trajectory during Stance Phase of Gait, Leslie Castelino

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Patterns in eruptions at Fuego from statistical analysis of video surveillance, Monica Castro-Escobar

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COMPARISON OF STACKING RESULTS USING CONVENTIONAL AND WEIGHTED TECHNIQUES, AND THEIR AFFECT ON COHERENCE ATTRIBUTE FOR PENOBSCOT SEISMIC DATA OF NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA, Erdem Cetin

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INVESTIGATION OF THE USE OF 3-D PRINTER PLATFORM AS BUILDING BLOCK FOR RAPID DESIGN OF RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURING TOOL, Handy Chandra

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ACETATE AS AN ACTIVE METABOLITE OF ETHANOL: NEURAL AND CARDIOVASCULAR IMPLICATIONS, Andrew Chapp

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STUDY OF BATTERY HEALTH CONSCIOUS POWERTRAIN ENERGY MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES, Ming Cheng

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PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT CAN INHIBIT NODULE FORMATION OF COLON CANCER STEM CELLS BY REGULATING GENE EXPRESSION OF NOTCH SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAY, Li Chen

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MULTISCALE MODELING: THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY OF GRAPHENE/CYCLOALIPHATIC EPOXY COMPOSITES, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot

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In-situ synthesis of NiMoO4 on Ni foam as a binder-free electrode for supercapacitor, Tawei Chiu

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DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH-FIDELITY MODEL AND KALMAN FILTER BASED STATE ESTIMATOR FOR SIMULATION AND CONTROL OF NOX REDUCTION PERFORMANCE OF A SCR CATALYST ON A DPF, Venkata Rajesh Chundru

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An Investigation of Historic Landscape Occupation, Transformation, and Interpretation at Windigo, Isle Royale National Park, Marley Chynoweth

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EFL EDUCATION IN MAINLAND CHINA: WORD MEMORIZATION AND ESSAY WRITING AMONG HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES, Rehema Clarken

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DECENTRALIZED OPTIMAL EXERGY DESTRUCTION CONTROL STRATEGY FOR DC AND AC MICROGRIDS, Michael D. Cook

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PERFORMANCE SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION OF A SIMULTANEOUS TRANSMIT AND RECEIVE PHASED ANTENNA ARRAY USING ADAPTIVE BEAMFORMING AND GENETIC ALGORITHM TECHNIQUES, Ian Thomas Cummings

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GUIDELINES FOR ACCESSING AND UTILIZING THE SFRES SPATIAL DATABASE, Matthew Thomas Custer

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Distribution of permutation statistics across pattern avoidance classes, and the search for a Denert-associated condition equivalent to pattern avoidance, Joshua Thomas Agustin Davies

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An interactive approach to teaching Discrete Structures using Alloy and POGIL, Mugdha P. Degaonkar

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HETEROGENEOUS MULTI-SENSOR FUSION FOR 2D AND 3D POSE ESTIMATION, Hanieh Deilamsalehy

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METHANE FLUXES AND POREWATER DISSOLVED ORGANIC CARBON DYNAMICS FROM DIFFERENT PEATLANDS TYPES IN THE PASTAZA-MARAÑON BASIN OF THE PERUVIAN AMAZON., Jhon del Aguila-Pasquel

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EFFECTS OF POST-FIRE SALVAGE LOGGING ON COMPACTION, INFILTRATION, WATER REPELLENCY, AND SEDIMENT YIELD AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SUBSOILING ON SKID TRAILS, Iskender Demirtas

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THE EFFECTS OF EARLY PRUNING ON THE NEAR-GROUND BRANCH DENSITY OF FOUR LIVE FENCING SPECIES, Aric Devens

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IMPACT OF PRETREATMENT METHODS ON FAST PYROLYSIS OF BIOMASS, Yash Donepudi

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ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND IMMUNE-MODULATING EFFECTS OF RICE CALLUS SUSPENSION CULTURE AND BLUEBERRY EXTRACT ON AN IN-VITRO INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE MODEL, Kyle Michael Driscoll