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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MAGNETLESS AND TOPOLOGICAL EDGE MODE-BASED ON-CHIP ISOLATORS AND SPIN-ORBIT COUPLING IN MAGNETO-OPTIC MEDIA, Dolendra Karki

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Exploring how Reflective Exercises affect First-Year Engineering Epistemological and Intelligence Beliefs, Amber J. Kemppainen

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METABOLOMIC ASSESSMENT OF TETRACYCLINE-IMPACTED PATHWAYS WITHIN VETIVER GRASS (Chrysopogon zizanoides [L. nash]) IN HYDROPONIC SYSTEMS, Andrew Kennedy

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DIRECT MEASUREMENT OF RUPTURE FORCE OF SINGLE TRIAZOLE MOLECULE BY ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPE AND SOLID PHASE SYNTHESIS OF MONODISPERSE POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS, Ashok Khanal

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GENERALIZABLE MODELING OF CHARGE TRANSPORT IN SINGLE ELECTRON TRANSISTOR DEVICES: APPLICATION TO THERMAL SENSITIVITY IN SEMICONDUCTING ISLAND SYSTEMS, Paniz Khanmohammadi Hazaveh

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EVALUATION, IMPROVEMENT, AND APPLICATION OF MODELS OF ENVIRONMENTAL FATE AND TRANSPORT OF ATMOSPHERE-SURFACE EXCHANGEABLE POLLUTANTS (ASEPs), Tanvir Khan

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THE ABIOTIC STRESS RESPONSE OF HYDROPONIC VETIVER GRASS (Chrysopogon zizanioides L.) TO ACID MINE DRAINAGE AND ITS POTENTIAL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION, Jef Kiiskila

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ACUTE AND CHRONIC RESPONSES TO EXERCISE WITH BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION, Matthew A. Kilgas

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Pseudo-Companion Matrices for Polynomial Systems, Melinda Kleczynski

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Pyrolysis of Fiber-Plastic Waste Blends, Shreyas Kolapkar

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WOODY BIOMASS TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS - MODELING STUDIES FOR THE GREAT LAKES REGION, Sangpil Ko

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TENSILE, THERMAL AND ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY PROPERTIES OF EPOXY COMPOSITES CONTAINING CARBON BLACK AND GRAPHENE NANOPLATELETS, Aaron Krieg

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Modeling Data Center Co-Tenancy Performance Interference, Wei Kuang

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EFFECTS OF CO-PRODUCT USES ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY OF HYDROCARBON BIOFUEL FROM ONE- AND TWO-STEP PYROLYSIS OF POPLAR, Daniel G. Kulas

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WILDFIRE EMISSIONS IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBAL CHANGE AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR MERCURY POLLUTION, Aditya Kumar

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EFFECTS OF APPLYING STUDENT-CENTERED TECHNIQUES IN MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT: A CAMEROON CASE STUDY, Jomara Alexandra Laboy Rivera

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MODELING AND ANALYSIS FOR DRIVELINE JERK CONTROL, Prince Lakhani

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INVITATIONAL RHETORIC: AN ENGAGED PEDAGOGY FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION, Linford Odartey Lamptey

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COMPARISON OF KARSTIFICATION METHODS AND ISOSTATIC REBOUND IN THE SUWANNEE RIVER BASIN, FLORIDA, Toni Larche

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Analysis of the Shock Response Spectrum and Resonant Plate Testing Methods, William Larsen

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KINESTHETIC LEARNING EXPERIENCE SIMULATION USING AN ONLINE INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE HANDS-ON ABILITY, David Leach

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GROUND DEFORMATION STUDIES AND EVACUATION BEHAVIOR DURING ERUPTIONS AT GUATEMALAN VOLCANOES, Hans Lechner

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EFFECTIVE SMALL RNA DESTRUCTION BY THE EXPRESSION OF A SHORT TANDEM TARGET MIMIC IN METARHIZIUM, Shuang Liang

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JOINT ANALYSIS OF MULTIPLE PHENOTYPES IN ASSOCIATION STUDIES, Xiaoyu Liang

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Multi-robot Mission Planning with Energy Replenishment, Bingxi Li

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DESIGNING OF AN AIR POLLUTION POTENTIAL INDEX TO MEASURE THE SENSITIVITY OF AIR QUALITY TO VEGETATION, Mingrui Li

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EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AIR POLLUTION CONTROL POLICIES IN BEIJING, Mo Li

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Communicating the Health Impacts of Climate Change: from Conviction to Persuasion, Emma Lozon

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OPTIMIZATION AND CONTROL OF AN ARRAY OF WAVE ENERGY CONVERTERS, Jianyang Lyu

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REGENERATION OF ALKALI LEACHING SOLUTION THROUGH PHOSPHATE PRECIPITATION USING CALCIUM HYDROXIDE, Rick Machiela

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Offline and Online Density Estimation for Large High-Dimensional Data, Aref Majdara

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Power Flow Control In Hybrid Ac/Dc Microgrids, Ronald C. Matthews

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HERITAGE-LED DEVELOPMENT IN POSTINDUSTRIAL AREAS: A SYSTEMIC APPROACH TO INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPES, Leonor Medeiros

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DEVELOPMENT OF BOSCH RATE OF INJECTION MEASUREMENT PROCEDURE AND RESULTS, Tyler Menucci

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AN INJECTABLE THERMOSENSITIVE BIODEGRADABLE HYDROGEL EMBEDDED WITH SNAP CONTAINING PLLA MICROPARTICLES FOR SUSTAINED NITRIC OXIDE (NO) DELIVERY FOR WOUND HEALING, Nikhil Mittal

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Energy Storage Control and Requirements For Inverter-Based Microgrids, Mehrzad Mohammadi Bijaieh

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DEVELOPMENT OF A DYNAMIC TORSIONAL ACTUATOR FOR TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH CHARACTERIZATION, Eric Mordorski

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A JOURNEY TOWARDS UNDERSTANDING BIOLOGY HOLISTICALLY AT THE NANOSCALE, Trevor Moser

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ANGLE-RESOLVED OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY OF PLASMONIC RESONANCES, Aeshah Khudaysh M Muqri

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APPLICATIONS OF ROBOT OPERATING SYSTEM (ROS) TO MOBILE MICROGRID FORMATION OUTDOORS, John Naglak

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TRANSIENT SIMULATIONS OF FRESHWATER LENS DEPLETION IN RESPONSE TO A RANGE OF SEA LEVEL RISE RATES AND CLIMATE GRADIENTS, Qiuyuan Nan

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REVERSIBLY SWITCHING ADHESION OF SMART ADHESIVES INSPIRED BY MUSSEL ADHESIVE CHEMISTRY, Ameya R. Narkar

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OPTIMIZING CHLORINE DISINFECTION BY CHLORINE INJECTION LOCATION AND PIPE DIAMETER SELECTION IN A WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM, Margaret Neff

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A Bluetooth Low-Energy Wireless Sensor Platform for Continuous Monitoring of a Bioreactor Environment during Cell Manufacturing, Brad Nelson

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Bridging the Gap Between Micro- and Macrocognition: Testing the Multifunction Mental Model Hypothesis, Brittany Nelson

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Development of Open Source Software and Hardware Tool-Chains for Novel Electronics, Shane Oberloier

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SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FISHERY OF LAOANG, NORTHERN SAMAR, PHILIPPINES, Karl E. Palm

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INVESTIGATION ON THE POTENTIAL OF A CO2 CAPTURE SYSTEM, DOWNSTREAM OF THE AFTERTREATMENT SYSTEM FOR A HEAVY-DUTY ENGINE APPLICATION, Murchana Pathak

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ANALYSIS OF INJECTION PARAMETERS INFLUENCING GASOLINE DIRECT INJECTION COMPRESSION IGNITION (GDICI) ENGINE OPERATION IN LTC USING NAPHTHA, Devyani Patil

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LITERATURE REVIEW FOR PREDICTING 30-DAY HOSPITAL READMISSION, Sachithra Perera

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MEASUREMENT OF PLANAR FAULT PROBABILITIES IN AUSTEMPERED DUCTILE IRON AND 304L STAINLESS STEEL, Nathan Peterson

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REPACKAGING THE REACH OF DREAMS: NEWS COVERAGE OF DACA RESCINDMENT BY THREE NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS ON TWITTER, Megan Pietruszewski

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THE EFFECT OF WATER TABLE LEVELS AND SHORT-TERM DITCH RESTORATION ON MOUNTAIN PEATLAND CARBON CYCLING IN THE CORDILLERA BLANCA, PERU, Ana Maria Planas Clarke

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EMPLOYING DIELECTRIC-BASED MEDIA FOR CONTROLLING FIELD PATTERNS AND WAVE PROPAGATION IN ADVANCED ELECTROMAGNETIC DEVICES, Navid Pourramzan Gandji

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Controlling the Formation of Titanium Nanotubes using Electric Fields, Derryl Poynor

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Sensor Fusion for Spark-Ignition Engines, Kaushik Prabhu

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Factors Contributing to Elevated Concentrations of Mercury and PCBs in Fish in the Inland Lakes of Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Lake Superior, Mugdha Priyadarshini

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Effects of Ionic Liquid on Lithium Dendrite Growth, Ziwei Qian

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Control Oriented Modeling of an Automotive Drivetrain for Anti-Jerk Control, Gurijala Venkat Prithvi Reddy

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THE EFFECTS OF EUCALYPTUS PLANTATIONS ON SLOPE STABILITY IN ABAJALE, ETHIOPIA, Levi Rhody

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STUDY OF THE CYGNUS REGION WITH FERMI AND HAWC, Andrew Robare

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The Tracer Method: Don't Blink or You Might Miss it. A Novel Methodology Combining Cognitive Task Analysis and Eye Tracking, Kaitlyn Marie Roose

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Development of Optimal Operating Point Maps and Mode Shift Strategy for Chevrolet Volt Gen II Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle, Kovid Sachdeva

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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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AGILE–STAGE GATE MANAGEMENT (ASGM): NPD IMPLEMENTATION PRACTICES FROM GLOBAL FIRMS DEVELOPING COMPLEX, PHYSICAL PRODUCTS, John J. Salvato

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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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EFFECTS AND LIMITATIONS OF RESIDUAL ALLOYING ELEMENTS IN SILICON SOLID SOLUTION STRENGTHENED FERRITIC DUCTILE IRON, Julia Scruton

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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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Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs): A Legacy of Contamination in Michigan's Rivers, Emily Shaw

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

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INNOVATIVE FIN-TUBES FOR A STANDARD STAGGERED BUNDLE FAMILY LEADING TO SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN AIR-SIDE THERMAL AND PRESSURE-DROP RESISTANCES FOR A POPULAR HEAT-EXCHANGER – QUANTITATIVE CHARACTERIZATIONS BASED ON A UNIQUE SYNTHESIS OF EXPERIMENTS, MODELING, AND RELIABLE COMPUTATIONS, Nikhil Shinde

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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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Accessing Library Space: Spatial Rhetorics From the U.S. to France and Back Again, Emily Simmons

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STRUGGLING TOWARD AN AMERICAN NATIONAL THEATRE, Rebecca Ann Soderna

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Molecular Biogeochemistry of a Poor Fen, Zhimin Song

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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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ANOMALY INFERENCE BASED ON HETEROGENEOUS DATA SOURCES IN AN ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM, Yachen Tang

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Evaporation of a sessile droplet on a slope, Mitch Timm

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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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INNOVATIVE FIN-TUBES FOR A STANDARD STAGGERED BUNDLE FAMILY LEADING TO SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN AIR-SIDE THERMAL AND PRESSURE-DROP RESISTANCES FOR A POPULAR HEAT-EXCHANGER – MODELING AND ANALYSIS IN THE CONTEXT OF ITS DEPLOYMENT ADVANTAGES IN THE ENERGY-SECTOR, Amit Dev Vojini

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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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Active and Reactive Power Control of Flexible Loads for Distribution-Level Grid Services, Jingyuan Wang