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 2017

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AN ALGORITHM FOR RECONSTRUCTING THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGES FROM OVERLAPPING TWO-DIMENSIONAL INTENSITY MEASUREMENTS WITH RELAXED CAMERA POSITIONING REQUIREMENTS, WITH APPLICATION TO ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING, Siranee Nuchitprasitchai

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Advanced Photogrammetry-Based Techniques for Condition Assessment of Infrastructure Systems and Structural Components, Renee Oats

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LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT (LCA) OF ORE TRANSPORTATION ROUTE ALTERNATIVES FOR EAGLE MINE, Soumith Kumar Oduru

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THE SPATIAL ECOLOGY OF GRAY WOLVES IN THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN, 1994–2013, Shawn O'Neil

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Optimization of a Markerless Gait Analysis Application Aimed at Orthopedic Care for Developing Countries, Sagda Elmahi Kabashi Osman

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SECOND-LIFE BATTERY ELECTROCHEMICAL IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY MODELING AND APPLICATION TO A RESIDENTIAL SYSTEM, Busra Ovali

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MODELS OF FOREST INVENTORY FOR ISTANBUL FOREST USING AIRBORNE LiDAR AND SPACEBORNE IMAGERY, Mustafa Kagan Ozkal

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RISK CONTROL IN PRODUCTION SCHEDULING BY CONSIDERING VOLUME AND GRADE UNCERTAINTIES IN RESOURCE ESTIMATION, Amol Paithankar

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FEA ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION OF DIFFERENTIAL HOUSING FOR FATIGUE STRESSES AND FATIGUE TEST DESIGN TO STUDY SKIN EFFECT IN DUCTILE IRON, Swapnil A. Pandey

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Research And Development Of Industrial Integrated Robotic Workcell And Robotrun Software For Academic Curriculum, Siddharth Y. Parmar

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MINIMUM TIME CONTROL OF PARALLELED BOOST CONVERTERS, Shishir Patel

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Improving Planning: Quantitative Evaluation of the Premortem Technique in Field and Laboratory Settings, Madeline Peabody

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Black-Americans in Michigan’s Copper Mining Narrative, Brendan Pelto

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Multi-Modal and Short-Range Transmission Loss in Ice-Covered, Near-Shore Arctic Waters, Miles B. Penhale

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EFFECTS OF GROUP SELECTION WITH YELLOW BIRCH (BETULA ALLEGHANIENSIS) RETENTION ON THE UNDERSTORY AND SAPLING LAYER IN NORTHERN HARDWOOD FORESTS, Megan A. Petras O'Neil

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IMPACTS TO BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES FROM BIOENERGY DEVELOPMENT: A PAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, Colin Phifer

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Feature and Decision Level Fusion Using Multiple Kernel Learning and Fuzzy Integrals, Tony Pinar

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EFFECT OF SILICA MICRO/NANO PARTICLES INCORPORATION OVER BIOINSPIRED POLY (ETHYLENE GLYCOL)-BASED ADHESIVE HYDROGEL, Rattapol Pinnaratip

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UNDERSTANDING PERCEPTIONS OF BARRIERS TO INTERNATIONAL, INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENTIFIC TEAMWORK AND THE EXPANSION OF MEXICAN OIL PALM PLANTATIONS, Erin Pischke

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A TESTBED DESIGN FOR MONITORING THE LONG-TERM SPATIAL-TEMPORAL DYNAMICS OF UNDERWATER ACOUSTIC CHANNELS, Krishna Chaitanya Poduru

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DEVELOPMENT OF AN EVAPORATION SUB-MODEL AND SIMULATION OF MULTIPLE DROPLET IMPINGEMENT IN VOLUME OF FLUID METHOD, Sathya Prasad Potham

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THE INFLUENCE OF PRIOR NATURAL AGING ON ARTIFICIAL AGE HARDENING IN AL-MG-SI ALLOYS, Alex Poznak

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STUDENTS’ UNDERSTANDING OF FINGER LAKES GEOLOGY USING A FIELD STUDY, Jonathan D. Pragle

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COMPARISON OF AMBIENT NOISE METHODS TO FIND SURFACE - WAVE DISPERSION CURVES AT PACAYA VOLCANO, GUATEMALA, Simone Puel

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FABRICATION OF PREVASCULARIZED CELL-DERIVED EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX BASED BIOMIMETIC TISSUE CONSTRUCTS FOR MULTIPLE TISSUE ENGINEERING, Zichen Qian

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Molecular Modeling of Aerospace Polymer Matrices Including Carbon Nanotube-Enhanced Epoxy, Matthew Radue

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Synthetic Saturable Absorber Using Non-Uniform Jx Waveguide Array, Ashfiqur Rahman

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ANALYSIS OF AEROELASTIC EFFECTS ON THE 3-DIMENSIONAL INTERFERENCE OF WIND-TURBINE ROTORS, Anurag Rajan

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Multi Resonant Feedback Control of Wave Energy Converters Using Recursive Least Square Parameter Estimation, Omkar Rane

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ASSESSMENT OF ANNULAR FLOW BOILING IN THE CONTEXT OF COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS (CFD) SIMULATIONS, EXPERIMENTS, AND EXISTING CORRELATIONS, HRISHIKESH PRASAD RANGA PRASAD

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AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON THE EFFECT OF DUAL COIL IGNITION DISCHARGES ON DILUTE COMBUSTION IN A SPARK IGNITION ENGINE, Sandesh Rao

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Feasibility & Discovery using FOX System to Generate Gain-of-Function Mutations with Hybrid Poplars, James Rauschendorfer

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MODEL-BASED CONTROL OF AN RCCI ENGINE, Akshat Abhay Raut

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An Optimal Energy Management Strategy for Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Amir Rezaei

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THE ROLE OF KLF2/MIR-483/IGF2 IN PANCREATIC α-CELLS, Pedro Rodriguez

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Minimizing Run Time of Finite Element Analyses: Applications in Conformable CNG Tank Modeling, Paul M. Roehm

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CONTINUOUS HYDROLOGIC MODELING FOR ANALYZING THE EFFECTS OF DROUGHT ON THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER IN TEXAS, Khalid Samady

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DEVELOPING A GIS TOOL FOR INFINITE SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS (GIS-TISSA), Jonathon Sanders

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DESIGN, LABORATORY TESTING, AND YIELD LINE ANALYSIS OF A FERROCEMENT PIT LATRINE SLAB, Larry Alan Schirmer Jr

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IMPACT OF NATURAL GAS DIRECT INJECTION ON THERMAL EFFICINECY IN A SPARK IGNITION ENGINE, James Sevik

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TIME-DOMAIN VOLTAGE STABILITY ASSESSMENT AND WIDE-AREA CONTROL, Zagros Shahooei

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THE EMISSION AND PARTICULATE MATTER OXIDATION PERFORMANCE OF A SCR CATALYST ON A DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER WITH A DOWNSTREAM SCR, Sagar Sharma

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A Study of High Temperature Heat Pipes and the Impact of Magnetic Field on the Flow of Liquid Metal, Udit Sharma

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MILITARY ASSAULT BRIDGING STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND LOAD TESTING, Michael Shen

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Numerical Simulation of Viscoelastic Multiphase Flows Using an Improved Two-phase Flow Solver, Olabanji Shonibare

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DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-ZONE CATALYZED PARTICULATE FILTER MODEL AND KALMAN FILTER ESTIMATOR FOR SIMULATION AND CONTROL OF PARTICULATE MATTER DISTRIBUTION OF A CPF FOR ENGINE ECU APPLICATIONS, Boopathi Singalandapuram Mahadevan

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Electromagnetic Signal Feedback Control For Proximity Detection Systems, Adam K. Smith

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WETLAND POLICY DESIGN IN THE UPPER GREAT LAKES STATES: CASES OF POLICY SUCCESS AND FAILURE, Miranda N. Smith

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MODEL-BASED CONTROL OF HYBRID ELECTRIC POWERTRAINS INTEGRATED WITH LOW TEMPERATURE COMBUSTION ENGINES, Ali Soloukmofrad

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Characterization of kinetics and performance in a microbial fuel cell supplied with synthetic landfill leachate, Zhimin Song

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ONLINE MAPPING APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT FOR THE SCHOOL OF FOREST RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE GEOSPATIAL DATA, Aysen Sozen

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USING MODELING INSTRUCTION IN CHEMISTRY TO IMPROVE STUDENT LEARNING, Matthew G. Spreitzer

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BLOSSOMSTTM HUB – AN ONLINE TOOL FOR DESIGNING STTM VECTORS AND VISUALIZING PHENOTYPIC CHANGES OF STTM TRANSGENIC LINES, Avinash Subramanian

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POLYMER WAVEGUIDE MANUFACTURING AND PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD INTEGRATION, Brandon Swatowski

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ANALYSIS OF DATA FROM A STUDY TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL BIOMARKERS TO INDICATE RENAL INJURY, Mitchell D. Tahtinen

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QUANTUM INSPIRED SYMMETRIES IN LASER ENGINEERING, Mohammad Hosain Teimourpour

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Influence of Magnetic Nanoparticles and Magnetic Stress on an Ionic Liquid Electrospray Source, Kurt Joseph Terhune

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Advanced Uses for Carbon Nanotubes: A Spherical Sound Source and Hot-films as Microphones, Micaela M. Thiery

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AIR INJECTION AS A SCOUR COUNTERMEASURE AT BRIDGE PIERS, Ravi Teja Reddy Tippireddy

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Investigating the Importance of Detail Interest Level and Learning Objectives on the Seductive Detail Effect, Kay Tislar

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Position Control of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle From a Mobile Ground Vehicle, Astha Tiwari

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CVD SYNTHESIS, PROCESSING, QUANTIFICATION, AND APPLICATIONS OF BORON NITRIDE NANOTUBES, Bishnu Tiwari

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Rock Magnetic Investigation of the Michigan Basin Soils and Sediments Overlying the Oil-Bearing Silurian Pinnacle Reefs, Jake Tresnak

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HEAT TRANSFER ANALYSIS IN A PADDLE REACTOR FOR BIOMASS FAST PYROLYIS, Ankith Ullal

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Improving everyday computing tasks with head-mounted displays, James Walker

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A 3 D- FEM Study on the Stress Distributions in Pediatric Skull due to Impact from Free Fall, Suryanshu Walvekar

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FOOD DYES BASED DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELLS, Dafu Wang

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POLYVINYL ALCOHOL (PVA) FIBER-REINFORCED RUBBER CONCRETE AND RUBBERIZED SELF-COMPACTING CONCRETE, Jiaqing Wang

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COMPUTATIONAL ULTRASOUND ELASTOGRAPHY: A FEASIBILITY STUDY, Yu Wang

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SURFACE ENABLED LAB-ON-A-CHIP (LOC) DEVICE FOR PROTEIN DETECTION AND SEPARATION, Zhichao Wang

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DETECTION OF FATIGUE DAMAGE IN SHEAR CONNECTIONS USING ACOUSTIC WAVE PROPAGATION, Zichao Wang

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Label Text Recognition Using Image Processing Techniques and Convolutional Neural Networks for Smart Library, Ziming Wang

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THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS IN THE TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION CLASSROOM: REINFORCING THE UNIVERSITY'S INTERNAL COMMUNITY LITERACY VIA SERVICE-LEARNING, Richard L. Ward

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EVALUATION OF THERMAL STABILITY OF AUSFERRITE IN AUSTEMPERED DUCTILE IRON USING DIFFERENTIAL SCANNING CALORIMETRY, Karl Warsinski

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HIGHLY EFFICIENT ELECTRODE MATERIALS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN SOLAR CELLS, Wei Wei

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DYNAMICS OF WILD RED RASPBERRY (RUBUS IDAEUS L.) AND THE INFLUENCE ON TREE REGENERATION WITHIN SILVICULTURAL OPENINGS IN A NORTHERN HARDWOOD STAND, Matthew J. Widen

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USING REMOTE SITE INCUBATORS FOR RE-INTRODUCTION OF ARCTIC GRAYLNG (THYMALLUS ARCTICUS) TO THE BIG MANISTEE WATERSHED, Sunflower Wilson

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TECHNO-ECONOMIC AND LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENTS OF BIOFUEL PRODUCTION FROM WOODY BIOMASS THROUGH TORREFACTION-FAST PYROLYSIS AND CATALYTIC UPGRADING, Olumide Winjobi

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Limited Bandwidth Wireless Communication Strategies for Structural Control of Seismically Excited Shear Structures, Benjamin Winter

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ANALYSIS OF ALEKS MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT TEST DATA, Teresa Woods

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THE IMPACT OF WATER INJECTION ON SPARK IGNITION ENGINE PERFORMANCE UNDER HIGH LOAD OPERATION, Jeremy Worm

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FLOWER-LIKE ΒETA-COBALT SULFIDE MICROSPHERE AND ACTIVATED CARBON/COBALT SULFIDE COMPOSITES FOR CAPACITIVE DEIONIZATION, Xuechen Wu

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LABORATORY, COMPUTATIONAL AND THEORETICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF ICE NUCLEATION AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR MIXED PHASE CLOUDS, Fan Yang

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MICROSTRUCTURAL EVOLUTION AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF Zn-Ti ALLOYS FOR BIODEGRADABLE STENT APPLICATIONS, Zhiyong Yin

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An Investigation of the Elementary School Principal's Participation in Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards, Dean J. Youngren

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Understanding Soil-Water Interaction Mechanisms via Molecular Simulations, Chao Zhang

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PREDICTING REVERSE OSMOSIS REMOVAL OF TOXICOLOGICALLY RELEVANT UNIQUE ORGANICS, Muxue Zhang

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Plating Wastewater Treatment, Yuzhe Zhang

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STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS AND CORROSION BEHAVIOR OF BIO-DEGRADABLE ZN-LI ALLOYS IN STENT APPLICATION, Shan Zhao

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TIGHTENING THE LOOP ON THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY: DISTRIBUTED PLASTIC RECYCLING WITH AN OPEN SOURCE RECYCLEBOT, Shan Zhong

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Strategic Energy Theft Detection in Smart Energy Cyber-Physical Systems and Data Centers, Yuchen Zhou

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EXTENDING MANEUVERABILITY OF INTERNALLY ACTUATED UNDERWATER GLIDERS, AN ATTEMPT TO DEVELOP AN OPEN PLATFORM FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION, Saeedeh Ziaeefard

Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2016

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EFFECT OF SOIL COMPACTION AND ORGANIC MATTER REMOVAL ON GENOTYPIC DIVERSITY, GENETIC STRUCTURE, AND TRAIT EXPRESSIONS IN ASPEN, Mehmet Acet

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OLDER ADULTS AS AUDIENCE: EXPLORING THE NEXUS BETWEEN USABILITY, INFORMATION DESIGN, AND AGING IN TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION, Keshab Acharya

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DEVELOPMENT OF AN OPEN SOURCE OPENADR-BASED DEMAND RESPONSE SYSTEM FOR THE CHARGING CONTROL OF PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES, Piyush Aggarwal

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A HIGH ACCURACY MINIMALLY INVASIVE REGULARIZATION TECHNIQUE FOR NAVIER-STOKES EQUATIONS AT HIGH REYNOLDS NUMBER, Mustafa Aggul

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A NOVEL LOW LATENCY, HIGH RESOLUTION AND LOW COST TIME SYNCHRONIZATION, Ali Aghdaei

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LOW TEMPERATURE SPLIT INJECTION SPRAY COMBUSTION: IGNITION, FLAME STABILIZATION AND SOOT FORMATION CHARACTERISTICS IN DIESEL ENGINE CONDITIONS, Ahmed Abdul Moiz

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EFFECTIVE NON-VIRAL GENE DELIVERY TO MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS USING CALCIUM ALGINATE NANOPARTICLES, Nastaran Alinezhadbalalami

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SORGHUM AND MAIZE AS BIOLOGICAL MODELS FOR STUDYING THE EFFECT OF MICROBIAL INTERACTIONS ON GROWTH AND METAL TOLERANCE IN MINING-IMPACTED SOIL, Faten Dhawi Almuhanna