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Works from 2020

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A modeling study of an advanced ultra-low NOx aftertreatment system, Venkata Rajesh Chundru, John Johnson, and Gordon Parker

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Reduced order model verification of a DC microgrid for controller design and determination of storage requirements, Michael D. Cook, Eddy H. Trinklein, Gordon Parker, Matthew J. Heath, Wayne Weaver, Rush D. Robinett III, and David G. Wilson

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Investigation of Diesel-CNG RCCI Combustion at Multiple Engine Operating Conditions, Mufaddel Dahodwala, Satyum Joshi, Erik Koehler, Michael Franke, Dean Tomazic, and Jeffrey Naber

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ReaxFF reactive force field study of polymerization of a polymer matrix in a carbon nanotube-composite system, Behzad Damirchi, Matthew Radue, Krishan Kanhaiya, Hendrik Heinz, Gregory M. Odegard, and Adri C. T. van Duin

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Automotive backlash position estimator for driveline jerk control, Kaushal Darokar, Prithvi Reddy, Jon Furlich, Darrell Robinette, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Maruthi Ravichandran, and Jeff Doering

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Discussion of “Derivation of Mindlin's first and second strain gradient elastic theory via simple lattice and continuum models” by Polyzos and Fotiadis, Dario De Domenic, Harm Askes, and Elias C. Aifantis

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Forced Convection Heat Transfer from a Particle at Small and Large Peclet Numbers, Esmaeil Dehdashti and Hassan Masoud

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A new variant of the B-dot control for spacecraft magnetic detumbling, Mohammed Desouky and Ossama Abdelkhalik

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Time-optimal magnetic attitude Detumbling, Mohammed Desouky and Ossama Abdelkhalik

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Optimization of magnetic attitude maneuvers, Mohammed Desouky, Ossama Abdelkhalik, and Lucia Gauchia

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Alleviating the Magnetic Effects on Magnetometers Using Vehicle Kinematics for Yaw Estimation for Autonomous Ground Vehicles, Ahammad Basha Dudekula and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Comprehensive analysis and manufacture of recycled aluminum based hybrid metal matrix composites through the combined method; sintering and sintering + forging, H. M. Enginsoy, E. Bayraktar, D. Katundi, and I. Miskioglu

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Open-source grinding machine for compression screw manufacturing, Jacob Franz and Joshua M. Pearce

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The economics of classroom 3-d printing of open-source digital designs of learning aids, Nicole Gallup and Joshua M. Pearce

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Improved low-frequency sound measurements for impact insulation class (IIC) rating using a comparison technique, Sunit Girdhar and Andrew Barnard

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Determination of Octane Index and K in a 2.0L, 4-Cylinder Turbocharged SI Engine Using the Primary Reference Fuel (PRF) Method, Siddharth Gopujkar, Jeremy Worm, Joel Duncan, and William Hansley

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Near field wireless power transfer via robotic feedback control, Carl Greene, John Naglak, Casey D. Majhor, Jeremy P. Bos, and Wayne Weaver

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Direct observation of the formation and stabilization of metallic nanoparticles on carbon supports, Zhennan Huang, Yonggang Yao, Zhenqian Pang, Yifei Yuan, Tangyuan Li, Kun He, Xiaobing Hu, Jian Cheng, and Wentao Yao

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Open-source digitally replicable lab-grade scales, Benjamin R. Hubbard and Joshua M. Pearce

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Conversion of self-contained breathing apparatus mask to open source powered air-purifying particulate respirator for fire fighter COVID-19 response, Benjamin R. Hubbard and Joshua M. Pearce

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Fracture toughness analysis of epoxy-recycled rubber-based composite reinforced with graphene nanoplatelets for structural applications in automotive and aeronautics, Alaeddin Burak Irez, Emin Bayraktar, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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An experimental study of cavity and Worthington jet formations caused by a falling sphere into an oil film on water, M. Jamali, A. Rostamijavanani, N. M. Nouri, and M. Navidbakhsh

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Characterizing meteorological forecast impact on microgrid optimization performance and design, Robert Jane, Gordon G. Parker, Gail Vaucher, and Morris Berman

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Adaptive leader election for control of tactical microgrids, Robert S. Jane, Steven Goldsmith, Gordon Parker, Wayne Weaver, and Denise M. Rizzo

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Effect of harvest region shape, biomass yield, and plant location on optimal biofuel facility size, Timothy L. Jenkins, Enze Jin, and John Sutherland

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Trade-Off Analysis and Systematic Optimization of a Heavy-Duty Diesel Hybrid Powertrain, Satyum Joshi, Mufaddel Dahodwala, Erik W. Koehler, Michael Franke, Dean Tomazic, and Jeffrey Naber

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A holistic cyber-physical security protocol for authenticating the provenance and integrity of structural health monitoring imagery data, Hwee Kwon Jung, Andre Green, John Morales, Moises Silva, Bridget Martinez, Alessandro Cattaneo, Yongchao Yang, Gyuhae Park, Jarrod McClean, and David Mascareñas

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Design and test of a torsional vibration absorber in series with a planetary gearset, Luke Jurmu, Darrell Robinette, Jason R. Blough, and Mark Gehringer

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Measurement methods for evaluating the frequency response function of a torque converter clutch, Luke Jurmu, Darrell Robinette, Jason R. Blough, Eric Mordorski, and Craig Reynolds

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Forward, reverse, and no motion of Marangoni surfers under confinement, Saeed Jafari Kang, Samrat Sur, Jonathan P. Rothstein, and Hassan Masoud

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Effects of Turbulence on the secondary breakup of droplets in diesel fuel sprays, Hassan Khaleghi, Hossein Farani Sani, Masoud Ahmadi, and Faezeh Mohammadzadeh

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Design of a simplified hierarchical bayesian network for residential energy storage degradation, Khalid Khan, Tareq Hossen, Alper Savasci, Lucia Gauchia, and Sumit Paudyal

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Modeling of the finite boundary limit of evaporation flux in the contact line region using the surface plasmon resonance imaging, Dae Yun Yun Kim, Chan Ho Jeong, Hyung Ju Lee, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Seong Hyuk Lee

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A thermodynamically consistent chemo-mechanically coupled large deformation model for polymer oxidation, Shabnam Konica and Trisha Sain

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Corrigendum to ``A thermodynamically consistent chemo-mechanically coupled large deformation model for polymer oxidation'' [Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 137 (2020) Article Number:-103858] (Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids (2020) 137, (S0022509619308270), (10.1016/j.jmps.2019.103858)), Shabnam Konica and Trisha Sain

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Collaborative Mission Planning for Long-Term Operation Considering Energy Limitations, Bingxi Li, Brian R. Page, Barzin Moridian, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Efficient DSBGK simulations of the low speed thermal transpiration gas flows through micro-channels, Jun Li, Chunpei Cai, and Zhi Hui Li

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Deep learning for high-dimensional reliability analysis, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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Heterogeneous uncertainty quantification using Bayesian inference for simulation-based design optimization, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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High-dimensional reliability analysis using deep neural networks, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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LSTM-based ensemble learning for time-dependent reliability analysis, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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Reliability-based multifidelity optimization using adaptive hybrid learning, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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Optimization of Diesel Engine and After-treatment Systems for a Series Hybrid Forklift Application, Roman Maharjan, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Reza Rezaei, Rico Möllmann, Yinyan Huang, and Thaddaeus Delebinski

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Recharging of distributed loads via schedule optimization with autonomous mobile energy assets, Casey D. Majhor, John Naglak, Carl Greene, Wayne Weaver, and Jeremy P. Bos

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Computational characterization of the secondary droplets formed during the impingement of a train of ethanol drops, David Markt Jr., Ashish Pathak, Mehdi Raessi, and Seong-Young Lee

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Sparse and random sampling techniques for high-resolution, full-field, bss-based structural dynamics identification from video, Bridget Martinez, Andre Green, Moises Felipe Silva, David Mascareñas, and Yongchao Yang

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A low-cost secure iot mechanism for monitoring and controlling polygeneration microgrids, Josué Martínez-Martínez, Diego Aponte-Roa, Idalides Vergara-Laurens, and Wayne Weaver

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How to walk on water and climb up walls: Animal movement and the robots of the future, Hassan Masoud

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Effect of water - methanol blends on engine performance at borderline knock conditions in gasoline direct injection engines, Niranjan Miganakallu Narasimhamurthy, Zhuyong Yang, Rafał Rogóż, Łukasz Jan Kapusta, Cord Christensen, Sam Barros, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Heat transfer photogallery, Nenad Miljkovic, Chang K. Choi, and Konrad Rykaczewski

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Design, actuation, experimental setup and testing of a 4-cylinder gasoline spark ignited variable compression ratio engine, Tyler Miller, Joel Duncan, William Hensley, John E. Beard, Jeremy Worm, and Jeffrey Naber

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Utilization of Vehicle Connectivity for Improved Energy Consumption of a Speed Harmonized Cohort of Vehicles, Christopher Morgan, Darrell Robinette, Pruthwiraj Santhosh, and John Bloom-Edmonds

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Autonomous power grid formation for surface assets using multiple unmanned ground vehicles, John Naglak, Carl Greene, Casey D. Majhor, Nathan Spike, Jeremy P. Bos, and Wayne Weaver

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Introducing Artificial Neural Networks as a Specific Enthalpy approximator for a course on introductory Thermodynamics, Aneet Dharmavaram Narendranath

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Seaworthiness through intelligent trajectory control, Okey Nwogu, Guy Meadows, Robert Shuchman, Joseph W. Burns, Eddy Trinklein, and Gordon Parker

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Investigation of deformation induced micro to macro scale surface roughness, Ayotunde Olayinka, William J. Emblom, Scott W. Wagner, Michael Khonsari, and Ali Haghshenas

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Real-Time Model Predictive Powertrain Control for a Connected Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle, Joseph Oncken and Bo Chen

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A Connected Controls and Optimization System for Vehicle Dynamics and Powertrain Operation on a Light-Duty Plug-In Multi-Mode Hybrid Electric Vehicle, Joseph Oncken, Joshua Orlando, Pradeep K. Bhat, Brandon Narodzonek, Christopher Morgan, Darrell Robinette, Bo Chen, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Computational Investigation of Large-Diameter Carbon Nanotubes in Bundles for High-Strength Materials, Chinomso Onuoha, Grigorii Drozdov, Zhiyong Liang, Gregory M. Odegard, Emilie J. Siochi, and Traian Dumitricǎ

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Simulation-Driven Optimization of Underwater Docking Station Design, Brian R. Page and Nina Mahmoudian

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Robotics education to and through college, Brian R. Page, Saeedeh Ziaeefard, Lauren Knop, Mo Rastgaar, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Expanding the teaching of single frequency vibration absorption to broadband attenuation using subordinate oscillator arrays via fettuccine pasta, Sai Tej Paruchuri, Vijaya V.N.Sriram Malladi, Pablo A. Tarazaga, and Andrew J. Kurdila

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Interfacial characteristics between flattened CNT stacks and polyimides: A molecular dynamics study, Sagar Umesh Patil, Matthew S. Radue, William Pisani, Prathamesh Deshpande, Hao Xu, Hashim Al Mahmud, Traian Dumitrică, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Direction of arrival estimation in practical scenarios using moving standard deviation processing for localization and tracking with acoustic vector sensors, Miles B. Penhale and Andrew Barnard

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An experimental investigation on combustion and performance characteristics of supercharged HCCI operation in low compression ratio engine setting, Seyfi Polat, H. Serdar Yücesu, Ahmet Uyumaz, Kaushik Kannan, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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Design and characterization of an enclosed coaxial carbon nanotube speaker, Suraj Madhav Prabhu and Andrew Barnard

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Numerical Parametric Study of a Six-Stroke Gasoline Compression Ignition (GCI) Engine Combustion- Part II, Oudumbar Rajput, Youngchul Ra, Kyoung-Pyo Ha, and Hyeon Woo Kim

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Primal-dual 2-approximation algorithm for the monotonic multiple depot heterogeneous traveling salesman problem, S. Rathinam, R. Ravi, J. Bae, and K. Sundar

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Primal-dual 2-approximation algorithm for the monotonic multiple depot heterogeneous traveling salesman problem, S. Rathinam, R. Ravi, J. Bae, and K. Sundar

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Exergy-wise predictive control framework for optimal performance of MicroCSP systems for HVAC applications in buildings, C. R. Reddy, M. Shahbakhti, R. D. Robinett III, and M. Razmara

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Backlash size estimation in automotive drivelines, Prithvi Reddy, Kaushal Darokar, Darrell Robinette, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Maruthi Ravichandran, and Jeff Doering

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Testing summary for the box assembly with removable component structure, Daniel P. Rohe, Scott Smith, Matthew R.W. Brake, James Declerck, Mariano Alvarez Blanco, Tyler F. Schoenherr, and Troy J. Skousen

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Dynamic Buckling of Cylindrical Composite Panels Under Axial Compressions and Lateral External Pressures, A. Rostamijavanani

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Thermal Post-buckling Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates Embedded with Shape Memory Alloy Fibers Using Semi-analytical Finite Strip Method, A. Rostamijavanani, M. R. Ebrahimi, and Sina Jahedi

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Agile Stage-Gate Management (ASGM) for physical products, John J. Salvato and Andre O. Laplume

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TRA-1-60-positive/CD45low cells found in the peripheral blood of prostate cancer patients with metastatic disease – A proof-of-concept study, Claudia Schäfer, Yawen Ju, Youngbin Tak, Cesar Vazquez, Sangyoon J. Han, Edwin Tan, and et al.

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RF Studies of Soot and Ammonia Loadings on a Combined Particulate Filter and SCR Catalyst, Shreyans Sethia, David Kubinski, Hans Nerlich, and Jeffrey Naber

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Multiscale modeling for virtual manufacturing of thermoset composites, Sagar Shah, Sagar Patil, Prathamesh Prashant Deshpande, Aaron Krieg, Khatereh Kashmari, Hashim Al Mahmud, Julie King, Gregory M. Odegard, and Marianna Maiaru

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Nonnegative matrix factorization-based blind source separation for full-field and high-resolution modal identification from video, Moisés Silva, Bridget Martinez, Eloi Figueiredo, João C.W.A. Costa, Yongchao Yang, and David Mascareñas

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Open source high-temperature RepRap for 3-D printing heat-sterilizable PPE and other applications, Noah G. Skrzypczak, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open source high-temperature RepRap for 3-D printing heat-sterilizable PPE and other applications, Noah G. Skrzypczak, Nagendra G. Tanikella, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Noncontact super-resolution guided wave array imaging of subwavelength defects using a multiscale deep learning approach, Homin Song and Yongchao Yang

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Super-resolution visualization of subwavelength defects via deep learning-enhanced ultrasonic beamforming: A proof-of-principle study, Homin Song and Yongchao Yang

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Designing deep transfer networks for bearing fault diagnosis with heterogeneous data fusion, Yunsheng Su and Zequn Wang

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Measurement of proton conductivity and water diffusivity of nafion membrane at subzero temperatures, K. Tajiri, U. Shrivastava, and S. Verma

Comparison of High-Throughput Sequencing for Phage Display Peptide Screening on Two Commercially Available Platforms, Momoko Tajiri

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Publisher Correction: Evaporation of a sessile droplet on a slope., Mitch Timm, Esmaeil Dehdashti, Amir Jarrahi Darban, and Hassan Masoud

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Exergy optimal multi-physics aircraft microgrid control architecture, Eddy H. Trinklein, Michael D. Cook, Gordon G. Parker, and Wayne Weaver

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Modeling, optimization, and control of ship energy systems using exergy methods, Eddy Trinklein, Gordon Parker, and Timothy J. McCoy

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Numerical investigation of oil droplet combustion using single particle ignition cell model, Ankith Ullal, Youngchul Ra, Jeffrey D. Naber, William Atkinson, Satoshi Yamada, Yuji Oda, Kenji Hiraoka, and Kazutoshi Nomura

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Predicting Mechanical Properties Using Continuum Mechanics-Based Approach: Micro-mechanics and Finite Element Analysis, Pavan K. Valavala and Gregory M. Odegard

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Radio frequency emissions from dark-matter-candidate magnetized quark nuggets interacting with matter, J. Pace VanDevender, C. Jerald Buchenauer, Chunpei Cai, Aaron P. VanDevender, and Benjamin A. Ulmen

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Real fuel modeling for gasoline compression ignition engine, Mayuri Wagh, Nahm Roh Joo, Philip Zoldak, Hyejun Won, Youngchul Ra, and Yu Shi

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Wearable respiration monitoring using an in-line few-mode fiber Mach-Zehnder interferometric sensor., Ruihang Wang, Jing Zhao, Ye Sun, Hui Yu, Ning Zhou, Hongxia Zhang, and Dagong Jia

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Semi-supervised deep learning for high-dimensional uncertainty quantification, Zequn Wang and Mingyang Li

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Design of control systems using active uncertainty reduction-based reinforcement learning, Zequn Wang and Narendra Patwardhan

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Reliability-based reinforcement learning under uncertainty, Zequn Wang and Narendra Patwardhan

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WEC array networked microgrid control design and energy storage system requirements, Wayne Weaver, Alex Hagmuller, Max Ginsburg, David G. Wilson, Giorgio Bacelli, Rush D. Robinett III, Ryan Coe, and Budi Gunawan

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Super capacitor energy storage system design for wave energy converter demonstration, Wayne Weaver, David G. Wilson, Alex Hagmuller, Max Ginsburg, Giorgio Bacelli, Rush D. Robinett III, Ryan Coe, and Budi

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Chlorine removal from U.S. solid waste blends through torrefaction, Zhuo Xu, Josh W. Albrecht, Shreyas Kolapkar, Stas Zinchik, and Ezra Bar Ziv