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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MODELING OF THERMAL DYNAMICS IN CHEVROLET VOLT GEN II HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE FOR INTEGRATED POWERTRAIN AND HVAC OPTIMAL OPERATION THROUGH CONNECTIVITY, Nehal Doshi

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DEVELOPMENT OF THE COIL VOLUME METHOD FOR TIME-DOMAIN SIMULATION OF INTERNAL FAULTS IN TRANSFORMERS, Elizaveta Egorova

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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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“BECAUSE WE HAVE CHOSEN A LIFE OF PEACE”: A QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE STUDY OF VEGAN FOOD NARRATIVES, Silke H. Feltz

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Bayesian Hypothesis Testing in Linear Regression Models, Lilia Feng

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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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ELECTRO-OPTIC ANTENNA ELEMENTS FOR PASSIVE PHASED ARRAY RADAR, Evan Gawron

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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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DEGRADABLE ZINC MATERIAL CHARACTERISTICS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON BIOCOMPATIBILITY IN AN IN-VIVO MURINE MODEL, Roger J. Guillory II

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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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TOWARDS THE DISCOVERY OF OLIGONUCLEOTIDE CROSS-LINKING AGENTS, Bhaskar Halami

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HYDROLOGIC IMPACTS AND TRADE-OFFS ASSOCIATED WITH FOREST-BASED BIOENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE AMERICAS, Azad Heidari

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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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SLIP BOUNDARY LAYER FLOW STABILITY ANALYSIS AND MICRO-PLASMA JET END FLOW MODELLING, Xin He

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Contextual Bandit Modeling for Dynamic Runtime Control in Computer Systems, Jason Hiebel

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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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Cloud Manufacturing Based Embroidered Wearable Electronics For Daily ECG Monitoring, Hui Huang

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Novel Computational Methods for Eigenvalue Problems, Ruihao Huang

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Plant community response to novel silvicultural treatments in Great Lakes northern hardwoods, Stefan F. Hupperts

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Using Frequency Based Substructuring to Optimize Multi-Axis Resonant Plate Shock Tests, Erica M. Jacobson

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

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NETWORKED MICROGRID OPTIMIZATION AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT, Robert S. Jane

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Synthetic Saturable Absorber, Armin Kalita

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MAGNETOSTRICTIVE BONE FIXATION DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING LOCAL MECHANICAL STIMULI TO BONE FRACTURE SITES, Salil Sidharthan Karipott

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

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LITHIUM-ION BATTERY DEGRADATION EVALUATION THROUGH BAYESIAN NETWORK METHOD FOR RESIDENTIAL ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS, Khalid Khan

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The effects of group-selection openings on regeneration composition in conventionally managed northern hardwoods, Sam Knapp

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ESTIMATION OF MULTI-DIRECTIONAL ANKLE IMPEDANCE AS A FUNCTION OF LOWER EXTREMITY MUSCLE ACTIVATION, Lauren Knop

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Design of a Viability Test for Freshwater Prawn Aquaculture of Two Different Macrobrachium Species in Aneityum, Vanuatu, Cameron Koizumi

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Experimental Characterization of Hydraulic System Sound, Ben Kolb

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DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS TO REDUCE THE IMPACTS OF MACHETE INJURIES FOR INDIGENOUS NGÄBE SUBSISTENCE FARMERS IN BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA, Micah Koller

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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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TOWARD AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE CLINICAL RELEVANCE OF NITRIC OXIDE (NO) MEASUREMENTS IN IN VITRO CELL CULTURE STUDIES, Maria Paula Kwesiga

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USING SHORT-TERM PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO INCREASE SCIENCE TEACHER CONFIDENCE FOR INTEGRATING THE NGSS ENGINEERING STANDARDS, Janet Lalonde

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INTERACTIVE SONIFICATION STRATEGIES FOR THE MOTION AND EMOTION OF DANCE PERFORMANCES, Steven Landry

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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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ASSESSING BENTHIC RECOVERY IN THE TORCH LAKE AOC, Anya Clare Leach

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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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THEORETICAL MODELING AND POWER OPTIMIZATION FOR THE CONTACT-SEPARATE TRIBOELECTRIC ENERGY GENERATOR (CS-TEG), Si Liu

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THE IMPLICATIONS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR CHINESE WOMEN: A CULTURAL STUDY OF THE CHINESE ERA OF REFORMS, Wenjing Liu

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STATISTICAL METHODS FOR MIXED FREQUENCY DATA SAMPLING MODELS, Yun Liu

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

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OPTIMIZATION AND CONTROL OF ARRAYS OF WAVE ENERGY CONVERTERS, Jianyang Lyu

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

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OPTIMIZATION OF DIESEL ENGINE AND AFTER-TREATMENT SYSTEM FOR SERIES HYBRID FORKLIFT APPLICATION, Roman Maharjan

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OPTICAL VORTEX AND POINCARÉ ANALYSIS FOR BIOPHYSICAL DYNAMICS, Anindya Majumdar

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Emotional Affect in Mathematics, Eric Marshall

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NEAR-INFRARED FLUORESCENT PROBES FOR SENSITIVE DETERMINATION OF LYSOSOMAL & MITOCHONDRIAL pH IN LIVE CELLS, Wafa Mazi

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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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Ecotourism and Women's Empowerment: A Case Study in Quintana Roo Mexico, Mayra Sanchez Morgan

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Fortune and Failure - Gold and Silver Smelting in the Colorado Rockies 1861 to 1900, Andrew Mueller

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

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A Smart Implantable Bone Fixation Plate Providing Actuation and Load Monitoring for Orthopedic Fracture Healing, Brad Nelson

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

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Mining the Evidence: Public Comments, Evidence-Based Policymaking, and a Controversial Mine, Sun V. Nguyen

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

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INVESTIGATION OF LIGHT TRANSPORT AND SCATTERING IN TURBULENT CLOUDS: SIMULATIONS AND LABORATORY MEASUREMENTS, Corey D. Packard

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

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SPATIOTEMPORAL VARIABILITY IN WINTER SEVERITY: CONSEQUENCES FOR WHITE-TAILED DEER POPULATIONS AND HABITAT SUSTAINABILITY, Grace Parikh

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EFFECTS OF VARIABLE VALVE ACTUATION ON EXHAUST ENTHALPY AND ENGINE OUT EMISSIONS, Zakarie Parker

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ACOUSTIC LOCALIZATION TECHNIQUES FOR APPLICATION IN NEAR-SHORE ARCTIC ENVIRONMENTS, Miles B. Penhale

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APPLICATION OF A DISTRIBUTED HYDROLOGIC MODEL FOR THE ANALYSIS OF LAND USE CHANGE IN KEDOUGOU, SENEGAL, Francisco Perez

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THE ORIGIN OF AN ARCHEAN BATHOLITH IN MICHIGAN’S UPPER PENINSULA, Brandi Petryk

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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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Molecular Dynamics Modeling of PEEK, Cyanate Esters, and Carbon Nanotubes for Aerospace Applications, Will Pisani

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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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COMMUNITY SOLAR ENERGY PROGRAMS: A BRIGHT SPOT FOR JUST ENERGY POLICY?, Emily Prehoda

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

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ASSESSING SOIL COMPACTION FOLLOWING A WINTER TIMBER HARVEST IN THE WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN, Rafia 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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HARVEST INTENSITY AND DELINEATION OF OUTWASH SOILS IN WISCONSIN, Robert Richard

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GROUND VEHICLE DRIVING AIDS: ASSESSING DRIVER WORKLOAD AND PERFORMANCE IN DEGRADED VISUAL ENVIRONMENTS, Kayla Riegner

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Magnetic Characterization of Iron Formations from drill cores near Iron Mountain, Michigan, Adren Rigdon

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Approximation of the Generalized Singular Value Expansion, Matthew Jacob Roberts

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LIGHT PROPAGATION THROUGH A TURBULENT CLOUD: COMPARISON OF MEASURED AND COMPUTED EXTINCTION, Eduardo Rodriguez-feo Bermudez

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AN INVESTIGATION OF UNCERTAINTY IN ULTRASONIC ELASTOGRAPHY: A CONTINUUM BIOMECHANICS PERSPECTIVE, David P. Rosen

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BIOGEOCHEMICAL RESPONSE TO VEGETATION AND HYDROLOGIC CHANGE IN AN ALASKAN BOREAL FEN ECOSYSTEM, Danielle L. Rupp

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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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CHARACTERIZING FRESHWATER PHYTOPLANKTON DYNAMICS WITH ELECTRO-OPTICAL REMOTE SENSING, Michael Sayers

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A GLOBAL COMPARISON OF THE BACTERIAL COMMUNITIES OF BILGE WATER, BOAT SURFACES, AND EXTERNAL PORT WATER, Laura G. Schaerer

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CHARACTERIZATION OF THE POST INJECTION BEHAVIOR OF GASOLINE DIRECT INJECTION FUEL INJECTORS, Robert A. Schroeter

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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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ARE THE EFFECTS OF ECOSYSTEM NITROGEN SATURATION, INDUCED BY CHRONIC SIMULATED N DEPOSITION, RAPIDLY REVERSIBLE?, Jeffrey M. Selan

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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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Synthesis of Oligodeoxynucleotides Containing Sensitive Electrophiles, Shahien Shahsavari