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 2016

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AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION INTO NO2 ASSISTED PASSIVE OXIDATION WITH AND WITHOUT UREA DOSING AND ACTIVE REGENERATION OF PARTICULATE MATTER FOR A SCR CATALYST ON A DPF, Erik Gustafson

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INCREASING SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION EFFICIENCY IN HYDROGENATED AMORPHOUS SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES WITH PLASMONIC PERFECT META – ABSORBERS, Jephias Gwamuri

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HIGHLY EFFICIENT TEMPERATURE-INDUCED VISIBLE LIGHT PHOTOCATALYTIC HYDROGEN PRODUCTION, Bing Han

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FORECAST ELECTRICITY RETAIL SALES IN THE US BY END-USE SECTORS, Jing Han

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SCALABLE INTEGRATED CIRCUIT SIMULATION ALGORITHMS FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENT TERAFLOP HETEROGENEOUS PARALLEL COMPUTING PLATFORMS, Lengfei Han

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Design for Low-Cost Gas Metal Arc Weld-Based Aluminum 3-D Printing, Amberlee S. Haselhuhn

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Unique Medical Biometric Recognition Enforcement of Legitimate and Large-scale Authentication (UMBRELLA), Guy Hembroff

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Investigating the Social Habitat of Deer Hunters in Michigan, Christopher Henderson

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SALT SENSITIVE HYPERTENSION AND OREXIN, Mike Huber

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CAN SEISMIC VELOCITY STACKING ERRORS RESULT IN THE LOW-FREQUENCY SHADOW?, Umit Serhan Inan

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HIGH RESOLUTION TIME-OF-ARRIVAL RANGING OF WIRELESS SENSOR NODES IN NON-HOMOGENOUS ENVIRONMENTS, Mohsen Jamalabdollahi

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Assessment of the Geological Hazards Pertaining to Arch Rock, Mackinac Island, USA, Cassandra M. Javor

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Finite Element Modeling of Active and Passive Behavior of the Human Tibialis Anterior: A Preliminary Approach, David Joda

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FORMULATION OF A NUMERICAL MODEL FOR PREDICTING THE PM OXIDATION IN THE CAKE LAYER OF A CPF, Akshada S. Joshi

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AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE AND SPACE VELOCITY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF A CU-ZEOLITE FLOW-THROUGH SCR AND A SCR CATALYST ON A DPF WITH AND WITHOUT PM LOADING, Vaibhav Kadam

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FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS AND TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION OF DIFFERENTIAL CASE AND CONTROL ARM FOR STATIC AND FATIGUE LOADING, Pankaj N. Kalan

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Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Road and Multimodal Transportation Options - A Case Study of Copperwood Project, Sumanth Kalluri

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DESIGN, FABRICATION AND ANALYSIS OF AN AUXILIARY POWER UNIT ON A HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK TO POWER THE HVAC SYSTEMS OF THE TRUCK DURING DRIVER OFF-DUTY CONDITIONS, Rohan Milind Kalurkar

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AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF LOW TEMPERATURE COMBUSTION REGIMES IN A LIGHT DUTY ENGINE, Kaushik Kannan

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TOWARDS A GENERIC ONTOLOGY FOR SOLAR IRRADIANCE FORECASTING, Abhilash Kantamneni

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FRACTURE AND PETROPHYSICAL ANALYSIS FROM SEISMIC DATA IN MAARI FIELD, NEW ZEALAND, Ender Karakus

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PETROPHYSICAL ANALYSIS AND ROCK PHYSICS OF THE MOKI FORMATION, NEW ZEALAND, Fatmanur Karaman

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UNCONVENTIONAL RESERVOIR IDENTIFICATION FROM SEISMIC INVERSION IN THRACE BASIN, TURKEY, Ceyda Karatas

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RESTRAINT SYSTEM DESIGN AND EVALUATION FOR MILITARY SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS, Sebastian Karwaczynski

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Review of Recent Research toward Complex Bridge Management, Thomas J. Kendrick

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EFFECTS OF SCATTERING AND ABSORPTION ON LASER SPECKLE CONTRAST IMAGING, Kosar Khaksari

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RAPID NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS FROM INFANT TEARS, Maryam Khaksari

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Reactivity of hydroxyl radical: mechanistic insight into the reactivity with dissolved organic matter, Mallika Khare

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EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE FLOW OF FERROFLUID IN A POROUS MEDIA UNDER A MAGNETIC FIELD, Muskaan Khurana

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THE INTEGRATION OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGY TO LOWER THE RISK OF DEVELOPING CERVICAL CANCER IN HIV POSITIVE WOMEN, Tugce Kinik

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EXPERIMENTAL AND THEORETICAL INVESTIGATION OF SUSTAINABLE FAST PYROLYSIS BIOFUELS FROM WOODY BIOMASS, Bethany Jean Klemetsrud

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Bioenhanced Dissolution of a Tetrachloroethene (PCE) Pool in a Sand Tank Aquifer System, Sara Klemm

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On the Limits and Practice of Automatically Designing Self-Stabilization, Alex Klinkhamer

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METHODOLOGY FOR ANALYZING EPOXY-CNT PHONONIC CRYSTALS FOR WAVE ATTENUATION AND GUIDING, Madhu Kolati

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EXPERIMENTAL STUDY, MODELLING AND CONTROLLER DESIGN FOR AN RCCI ENGINE, Naga Nithin Teja Kondipati

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Tribal community and regional perspectives on climate change and water resources in the Great Lakes region, Andrew Kozich

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TECHNICAL SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC POTENTIAL OF LARGE SCALE PARKING LOT CANOPIES, Ram Krishnan

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FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF CONFORMABLE CNG TANK – TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION AND DROP TEST SIMULATION, Amruta V. Kulkarni

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Communication Patterns and Strategies in Software Development Communities of Practice, Shreya Kumar

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Comparison of Overpressure-Detection Techniques and a Determination of Overpressure Causes in Taranaki Basin, New Zealand, Ummu Gulsum Kurt

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HYBRID MIMO PHASED ARRAY RADAR RECEIVE SIGNAL PROCESSING, Marco La Manna

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GETTING ACTIVE WITH PASSIVE CROSSINGS: INVESTIGATING THE EFFICACY OF IN-VEHICLE AUDITORY ALERTS FOR RAIL ROAD CROSSINGS, Steven Landry

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NONLINEAR INVERSION STRATEGIES APPLIED TO SOURCE CHARACTERIZATION AND 3D EARTHQUAKE TOMOGRAPHY IN VOLCANIC ENVIRONMENTS: A CASE STUDY AT PACAYA VOLCANO, GUATEMALA, Federica Lanza

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CENTRAL NEURAL MECHANISMS OF SALT-SENSITIVE HYPERTENSION, Robert Larson

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Sex Differences in Neuromuscular Fatigue and Recovery from Eccentric Contractions of the Knee Extensors, Andrea C. Lee

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COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF LIQUID DROP PHENOMENA IN EXTERNAL GAS FLOWS, Chao Liang

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NEAR-INFRARED WATER-SOLUBLE FLUORESCENT PROBES FOR THE DETECTION OF LYSOSOMAL pH AND Zn (II) IONS, Cong Li

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DIFFUSE CO2 DEGASSING AND THE ORIGIN OF VOLCANIC GAS VARIABILITY FROM RINCÓN DE LA VIEJA, MIRAVALLES AND TENORIO VOLCANOES, GUANACASTE PROVINCE, COSTA RICA, Aurelia Liegler

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INVESTIGATION OF THE RESISTANCE TO DEMAGNETIZATION IN BULK RARE-EARTH MAGNETS COMPRISED OF CRYSTALLOGRAPHICALLY-ALIGNED, SINGLE-DOMAIN CRYSTALLITES WITH MODIFIED INTERGRANULAR PHASE, Jie Li

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Temporal Trends and Spatial Variabilities of PCB concentrations in Lake Trout from Lake Superior from 1995 to 2013, Hongyi Lin

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OBJECTIVE BAYESIAN ANALYSIS OF A GENERALIZED LOGNORMAL DISTRIBUTION, Shengnan Li

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Analysis and Detection of Cyberattacks in Smart Home Cyber-Physical Energy Systems, Yang Liu

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Rhyolite and Trachyte Formation at Lake City Caldera: Insight from Quantitative Textural and Geochemical Analyses, Jordan Lubbers

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A FAULT TOLERANT, DATA FUSION SYSTEM FOR NAVIGATION APPLICATIONS TO A DUCTED FAN VTOL UAV, Jian Lu

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Evaluation of Social License for the Forest Products Industry in Houghton County, Michigan, Will Lytle

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DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF OPTICAL ELASTOGRAPHY SETUP, Abhinav Madhavachandran

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HERTZIAN CONTACT ANALYSIS OF TAPERED ROLLER BEARING, Bhalchandra C. Mahajan

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Polychlorinated Biphenyl Compound and Metal Contamination and Remediation in Torch Lake, Houghton County, MI, Ankita Mandelia

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NORMAL MODES ANALYSIS OF CHASSIS STRUCTURE AND STATIC ANALYSIS OF NON-CYLINDRICAL CNG TANKS AND SUPPORTING BRACKETS USING FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, Adit Atul Manurkar

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MODELING, SIMULATION AND CONTROL OF HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE DRIVE WHILE MINIMIZING ENERGY INPUT REQUIREMENTS USING OPTIMIZED GEAR RATIOS, Sanjai Massey

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COMPETITION VEHICLE BASED INTAKE MANIFOLD DESIGN, Joshua N. Matiash

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SPRING DISCHARGE MODELING: A CASE STUDY IN THE COMARCA NGÄBE-BUGLÉ, WESTERN PANAMA, Jordan Mayer

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MODELING THE PHYSICAL AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES IN LAKE SUPERIOR USING LAKE2K, Sheelagh M. Mccarthy

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The Impact of Gamified Mobile Applications for Disease Management: Case Study Pre-Diabetic Adolescents, Obie McGowan

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Thermomechanical Processing of Aluminum Micro-alloyed with Sc, Zr, Ti, B, and C, Cameron McNamara

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On the Aerodynamic Properties of Slotted-Flap Flow-Control Devices for Wind Turbine Applications, Muraleekrishnan Menon Menon Muraleedharan Nair

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NEW MODEL TO PREDICT HEAT TRANSFER COEFFICIENT FOR FLOW BOILING IN MICROFIN TUBES, Reem Sadruddin Merchant

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COMPARISON OF THE 2-TERM AND 3-TERM AVO APPROXIMATIONS FOR SEISMIC DATA IN PENOBSCOT AREA, NOVA SCOTIA, Mevlut Han Mertturk

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Barriers to and Efficacy of Point-of-Use Chemical Drinking Water Treatment in Kolda, Senegal, West Africa, Barbara L. Michel

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A Cultural and Technical Study of Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance in a Small Community in Peru, Rebecca C. Midkiff

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SIMULATING THE EXTENT OF TRICHLOROETHYLENE CONTAMINATION IN ANTRIM COUNTY, MICHIGAN USING PUBLICLY AVAILABLE INFORMATION, Ashley Miller

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Assessment of Emissions of Crumb Rubber Modified Asphalt, Jasmine E. Miller

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AN INVESTIGATION OF A FOREST FIELD TRIP FOR ELELMENTARY STUDENTS: WHAT STRATEGIES WERE USED, AND TO WHAT EXTENT WERE THESE STRATEGIES EFFECTIVE IN SUPPORTING STUDENT LEARNING?, Michelle M. Miller

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Modeling Impacts of Combined Sewer Overflows in SWMM in Cleveland, Ohio, Zoe A. Miller

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SHIPBREAKING IN BANGLADESH: PERSPECTIVES FROM INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY, POLITICAL ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, S.M. Mizanur Rahman

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Role of miR-483 in pancreatic alpha and beta cells, Ramkumar Mohan

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The Effect of Community Connectivity on Water and Sanitation Systems in Rural Panama, M.C. Moritz

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TECHNICAL AND ECONOMICAL ANALYSIS OF RESIDENTIAL SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS, Aishwarya Shrikant Mundada

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CONTRIBUTIONS OF GLACIER MELTING TO THE UPPER WATERSHED OF THE PITA RIVER, ECUADOR, Teresa Munoz Martinez

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POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL INFLUENCES ON SCHOOLCHILDREN’S HEALTH AND NUTRION IN GUIBA, BURKINA FASO, Kristine Nachbor

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HEAVY METAL ACCUMULATION IN URBAN SOIL: A PHYTOEXTRACTION METHOD REVIEW, Diane M. Nelson

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LABORATORY MEASUREMENTS OF CONTACT NUCLEATION BY MINERAL DUSTS, BACTERIA, AND SOLUBLE SALTS, Joseph Niehaus

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Designing Better Symbols: An Attentional Approach to Match Symbols to Performance Goals, Hannah North

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EFFECTS OF WILDFIRE AND POST-FIRE SALVAGE LOGGING ON RILL NETWORKS AND SEDIMENT DELIVERY IN CALIFORNIA FORESTS, Will Olsen

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INHIBITION OF BACTERIAL GROWTH AND PREVENTION OF BACTERIAL ADHESION WITH LOCALIZED NITRIC OXIDE DELIVERY, Julia Osborne

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DESIGN AND SIMULATION OF A RESIDENTIAL PV-BATTERY SYSTEM, Sevket Burak Ovali

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Design of a Mobile Underwater Charging System, Brian R. Page

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LEARNING TO NOTICE AND USE STUDENT THINKING IN UNDERGRADUATE MATHEMATICS COURSES, Anna Pascoe

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Two Problems of Gerhard Ringel, Adrian Pastine

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MECHANICALLY AND ELECTROCHEMICALLY STABLE MULTIFUNCTIONAL NANOTUBES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS, Sweetu Patel

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Personas: A Strategy for More Inclusive and Usable Reproductive Health Tracking Technologies, Anna R. Paul

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FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF CNG TANK DROP TESTS, Rohit Rajabhau Pawale

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Design and Fabrication of a Suspension Rig, Abhijith Geo Philip

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RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION AS A PERSONALIZED LITERACY: A SUMMER SCHOOL PROJECT, Efe F. Plange

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Archaeological Investigations And Historical Survey, Fort WIlkins Historic State Park: Keweenaw County, Michigan, Eric T. Pomber

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ENERGY JUSTICE AND U.S. ENERGY POLICY: CASE STUDY APPLICATIONS EXPLORING U.S. ENERGY POLICY THROUGH AN ENERGY JUSTICE FRAMEWORK, Emily Prehoda

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Wireless Sensor System for Monitoring Strains and Forces On An External Bone Fixation Plate, Sterling Prince

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SMALL SIZE COUPLING FEED AND INDUCTIVE SHORTING ANTENNA FOR WIDE BANDWIDTH, INCREASED GAIN AND EFFICIENCY WITH LOW SPECIFIC ABSORPTION RATE (SAR) OPERATION, Md Mahfuzur Rahman

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A SMALL-SCALE WATER BUDGET APPROACH AND WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT: A CASE STUDY FOR CALDERAS LAKE, GUATEMALA, Edrick Ramos

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Formation of Copper Gasars at Subatmospheric Pressures, Helen J. Rau