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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Reports/Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Kalman Filter approaches on crane swing, Cagri Abis

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THE POTENTIAL OF INDUSTRIAL WASTE AND AGRICULTURAL FEEDSTOCK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE BIOFUELS PRODUCTION: TECHNO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT PERSPECTIVES, Felix K. Adom

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THE QUANTIFICATION OF THE FLY ASH ADSORPTION CAPACITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHARACTERIZATION AND USE IN CONCRETE, Zeyad Tareq Ahmed

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Numerical solutions of elliptic inverse problems via the equation error method, Mohammad F. Al-Jamal

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The impact of balsamo (Myroxylon balsamum L. Harms) on coffee yield and household income in El Balsamar, El Salvador, Evan A. Anderson

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Expansion of mortar bars in the presence of potassium acetate deicer , Gerald C. Anzalone III

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Cylinder wall waste heat recovery from liquid-cooled internal combustion engines utilizing thermoelectric generators, John Randall Armstead

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Negative index metamaterials and metaspacers for optical frequencies, Muhammad Imran Aslam

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Technology, mining methods and landscapes of a placer mining district in Fairbanks, Alaska, 1900-1930, John P. Baeten

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Electrospun chitosan nanofibers for virus removal, Bingyu Bai

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INTEGRATED ASSESSMENT OF ANTHROPOGENIC, CLIMATE, AND POLICY INDUCED CHANGES OF PHOSPHORUS EXPORT IN THE UNITED STATES LAURENTIAN GREAT LAKES WATERSHEDS, Meredith Ballard LaBeau

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Geophysical and geological analysis of the Collingwood Member of the Trenton Formation, Ryan M. Banas

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Molecular modeling of EPON 862-DETDA polymer , Ananyo Bandyopadhyay

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Habitat Associations of the Golden-Winged Warbler in Honduras, Ruth E. Bennett

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Suitability comparison of rainwater harvesting and piped water systems in the Dominican Republic , Ryan M. Biehl

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Probabilistic-based hurricane risk assessment and mitigation considering the potential impacts of climate change , Sigridur Osk Bjarnadottir

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ALTERNATIVE YOOPERS: THE MAKING OF A DOCUMENTARY FILM, Kelsey Boldt

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Robustness of speckle imaging techniques applied to horizontal imaging scenarios, Jeremy P. Bos

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Perceptions of water conditions and management in the Sonora River Basin, Sonora, Mexico, Ellen Brenna

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Biochemical Conversions of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Sustainable Fuel-Ethanol Production in the Upper Midwest, Michael James Brodeur-Campbell

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Information integration and management through the design and construction phases of a project life cycle, Christopher T. Brokaw

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Measurements of ice nucleation by mineral dusts in the contact mode, Kristopher W. Bunker

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Compatibility of ultra high performance concrete as repair material : bond characterization with concrete under different loading scenarios, Miguel Ángel Carbonell Muñoz

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Improving the performance of GIS/spatial analysts though novel applications of the Emotiv EPOC EEG headset , Justin Carter

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Assessment of water and sanitation infrastructure at primary schools in Rakai District, Uganda, Colin M. Casey

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Indole based antioxidants for the treatment of ischemia reperfusion injury, Andrew Chapp

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DIFFUSE-INTERFACE FIELD APPROACH TO MODELING SELF-ASSEMBLY OF HETEROGENEOUS COLLOIDAL SYSTEMS AND RELATED DIPOLE-DIPOLE INTERACTION PHENOMENA, Tianle Cheng

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Vortex Shedding Dynamics in Long Aspect-Ratio Aerodynamics Bodies, Liu Chen

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Biological materials : Part A. tuning LCST of raft copolymers and gold/copolymer hybrid nanoparticles and Part B. biobased nanomaterials, Ning Chen

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IMPACT OF 2000-2050 CLIMATE CHANGE ON GLOBAL ATMOSPHERIC TRANSPORT AND DEPOSITION OF MERCURY, Wenchao Chen

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Computer Aided Design Algorithmic Technique for Very Large Scale Integrated Circuit Design and Smart Home Embedded System Design, Xiaodao Chen

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Regulation of woody plant development by auxin and polar auxin transport, Yiru Chen

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THE PERFORMANCE AND MODIFICATION OF RECYCLED ELECTRONIC WASTE PLASTICS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF ASPHALT PAVEMENT MATERIALS, Baron W. Colbert

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Analysis of a novel waste heat recovery mechanism for an I.C. engine, Jasdeep S. Condle

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Statistical methods for multi-marker testing in genetic association studies, Yilin Dai

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Investigation of the effect of using data collection technology on students' attitudes to science instruction , R. Douglas Damery

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Exigencies for engaging undergraduates in rhetorical problem solving : insights from engineering managers and A3 report analyses, Jean Straw DeClerck

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Arc-flash analysis of utility power systems, Kevin A. Demeny

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Optimal current control for sub-unity power factor correction, Zekeriya Dereli

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Comparison of magnetic properties and petrography between dykes and lava flows from La Cienega, New Mexico and Thunder Bay area, Canada, Elise A. Desplas

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Functional analysis of rice bidirectional promoters, Surendar R. Dhadi

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Direct Write Fabrication of Waveguides and Interconnects for Optical Printed Wiring Boards, Joseph Carl Dingeldein

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Future value based single assignment program representations and optimizations, Shuhan Ding

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Uptake and fate of hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine by Chrysopogon zizanioides, Claire M. Doskey

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Utilizing Gaussian-Schell model beams to mitigate atmospheric turbulence in free space optical communications / by Kyle R. Drexler., Kyle R. Drexler

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Economic viability of shale gas production in the Marcellus Shale; indicated by production rates, costs and current natural gas prices, Ryan J. Duman

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Effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 and O3 on wood density, antomical proerties and decomposition of Northern Hardwoods, Emmanuel Ebanyenle

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Biofilm responses to salmon carcass analog addition in central Idaho streams, Jonathan D. Ebel

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Optimal game theoretic distributed control methodologies in small scale power systems, Nishantha Chaminda Ekneligoda

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Automated design of self-stabilization, Aly M. Farahat

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Minimizing residential distribution system operating costs through intelligently scheduled plug-in hybrid electric vehicle charging, Nathan Steven Fettinger

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Management impacts on Carex assiniboinensis and Cardamine concatenata on the Ottawa National Forest, Margaret Fox

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Small-scale timber stand management techniques : a case study of woodlots in Isangati, Tanzania, Paul D. Francis

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Evaluation of flood risk in response to climate variability, Casey E. Fritsch

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Implementation of a phenomenological evaporation model into a porous network simulation for water management in low temperature fuel cells, David L. Fritz III.

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Improving the sustainability of an appropriate technology solution; bone char defluoridation filters in Arusha, Tanzania, Bailey Bogart Gamble

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Interrogating the spaces of personal photography : women, identity, and the cultural formation of photographic practice, Christine Garceau

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EFFECTS OF ION LIMITING CONDITIONS ON THE BEHAVIOR OF MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES, Aytug Gencoglu

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Algorithms for spacecraft formation flying navigation based on wireless positioning system measurements, Shu Ting Goh

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Development and improvement of warm-mix asphalt technology, Shu Wei Goh

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Large Eddy Simulation of dispersed multiphase flow, Yejun Gong

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Assessment of soil erosion vulnerability in rural communities in the vicinity of Motozintla de Mendoza, Chiapas, Mexico : a physical and sociological approach, Selene B. González-Morales

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Governmentality in higher education : a critical analysis of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), Bonnie B. Gorman

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Treatment of osteoporosis in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy using black bear parathyroid hormone, Sarah K. Gray

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Engineering design motivations : a qualitative and quantitative analysis of university students , Kristine Louise Guzak

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Effects of Chemical Deicers on Amphibian Communites, Meagan Leigh Harless

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Design, construction, and testing of a research quality electric machine testbed, Trever James Hassell

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Investigations into the degassing and eruption mechanisms of Nyamuragira volcano, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Africa) , Elisabet Marie Head

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Spatial and temporal analysis of land cover and landscape structure change in Zagros Forests, Azad Henareh Khalyani

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Remote sensing of volcanic plumes using the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER)., Lorna Alison Henney

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Translation Studies on an Annular Field Reversed Configuration Device for Space Propulsion, Carrie Suzanne Hill

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Life-patterns on the periphery : a humanities base for development imperatives and their application in the Chicago city-region, Kevin Hodur

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Evaluation of surface defect detection in reinforced concrete bridge decks using terrestrial LiDAR , Ryan C. Hoensheid

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The effect of long-term water table manipulations on vegetation, pore water, substrate quality, and carbon cycling in a Northern poor fen peatland, John A. Hribljan

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Adaptive Sampling with Mobile Sensor Networks, Shuo Huang

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Synthesis of novel solid materials from carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, Yan Huo

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Body sensor network for in-home personal healthcare, Sheng Hu

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SAMPLING BIAS IN EVALUATING THE PROBABILITY OF SEISMICALLY INDUCED SOIL LIQUEFACTION WITH SPT & CPT CASE HISTORIES, Abhishek Jain

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Employing Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Technology to Speed Up Multi-scale and Multi-resolution Agent-Based Brain Cancer Models, Beini Jiang

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Assessing success of forest restoration efforts in degraded montane cloud forests in southern Mexico, Rocio Elizabeth Jimenez Vazquez

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The long-term effects of whole-tree harvest at final felling on soil properties in a Norway Spruce (Picea Abies (L) Karst.) Stand, Lilli M. Kaarakka

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Restoration of forest wetlands: Case studies in Michigan and Finland, Laura C. Kangas

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Calibration of the HAWC Gamma-Ray Observatory, Nathan C. Kelley-Hoskins

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Understanding "Just Enough" Computer Users: Motivation Style and Proficiency, Harriet Cook King

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Automatic Food Intake Assessment Using Camera Phones, Fanyu Kong

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Model to describe the mode I fracture of steel fiber reinforced ultra-high performance concrete, Eric L. Kreiger

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THE USE OF LIFE-CYCLE ANALYSIS TO REDUCE THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF MATERIALS IN MANUFACTURING, Megan A. Kreiger

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Finite element analysis of 2-D representative volume element, Mandar Kulkarni

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Free Troposphere Ozone and Carbon Monoxide over the North Atlantic for 2001-2011, Aditya Kumar

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Structural response and dynamics of fluid-structure-control interaction in wind turbine blades, Lucan Ignacio Lago

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Great Lakes tributary phosphorus bioavailability, Renn Sterling Lambert

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Evaluating stress patterns for Plio-Quaternary brittle deformation along the Calama-Olacapato-El Toro fault zone, Central Andes, Federica Lanza

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Sleep Deprivation and Pain Intensity, Robert Arnold Larson

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Predator-prey: interactions between the spiny waterflea (Bythotrephes longimanus) and pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus), Jaime F. LeDuc

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Microfluidic fabrication of advanced microcapsules for use in self-healing materials, Ryan J. Lemmens

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ALTERNATING CURRENT DIELECTROPHORETIC MANIPULATION OF ERYTHROCYTES IN MEDICAL MICRODEVICE TECHNOLOGY, Kaela M. Leonard

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DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF RESONANT GAS SENSOR FOR HIGH SENSITIVITY IN THE PRESENCE OF AIR DAMPING, Chengzhang Li

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MODELING AND PROTOCOL DESIGN FOR EMERGING WIRELESS SYSTEMS, Jialiang Li

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Isolation of plant growth promoting bacteria from torch lake sediments and their role in phytoremediation of metal contaminated soil, Kefeng Li

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Analysis of spring break-up and its effects on a biomass feedstock supply chain in northern Michigan , Huihui Lin