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Works from 2020

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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

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Comprehensive kinetic study of thermal degradation of polyvinylchloride (PVC), Zhuo Xu, Shreyas Kolapkar, Stas Zinchik, Ezra Bar Ziv, and Armando G. McDonald

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CNN-LSTM deep learning architecture for computer vision-based modal frequency detection, Ruoyu Yang, Shubhendu Kumar Singh, Mostafa Tavakkoli, Nikta Amiri, Yongchao Yang, M. Amin Karami, and Rahul Rai

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Affinity propagation clustering of full-field, high-spatial-dimensional measurements for robust output-only modal identification: A proof-of-concept study, Yongchao Yang and Charles Dorn

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Blind, simultaneous identification of full-field vibration modes and large rigid-body motion of output-only structures from digital video measurements, Yongchao Yang, Charles Dorn, Charles Farrar, and David Mascareñas

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Comparing methods for improving spark-ignited engine efficiency: Over-expansion with multi-link cranktrain and high compression ratio with late intake valve closing, Zhuyong Yang, Niranjan Miganakallu Narasimhamurthy, Tyler Miller, Jeremy Worm, Jeffrey D. Naber, and David Roth

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Investigation of high load operation of spark-ignited over-expanded Atkinson cycle engine, Zhuyong Yang, Niranjan Miganakallu, Tyler Miller, Vinicius Bonfochi Vinhaes, Jeremy Worm, Jeffrey D. Naber, and David Roth

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Probing Spark Discharge Behavior in High-speed Cross-flows through Modeling and Experimentation, Mary Zadeh, Henry Schmidt, Seong Young Lee, and Jeffrey Naber

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An Analytical Energy-budget Model for Diesel Droplet Impingement on an Inclined Solid Wall, Jiachen Zhai, Nitisha Ahuja, Le Zhao, Xiucheng Zhu, Jeffrey Naber, Seong Young Lee, David Markt, Mehdi Raessi, and Roberto Torelli

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An energy model of droplet impingement on an inclined wall under isothermal and non-isothermal environments, Jiachen Zhai, Seong-Young Lee, Nitisha Ahuja, Le Zhao, and Xiucheng Zhu

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Experimental Investigation of the Compression Ignition Process of High Reactivity Gasoline Fuels and E10 Certification Gasoline using a High-Pressure Direct Injection Gasoline Injector, Jiongxun Zhang, Meng Tang, William Atkinson, Henry Schmidt, Seong Young Lee, Jeffrey Naber, Tom Tzanetakis, and Jaeheon Sim

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A parallel particle-in-cell code for spacecraft charging problems, Kai Zhang, Shiying Cai, Chunpei Cai, and David L. Cooke

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Evaluation of soot production near a cold surface for an impinged diesel spray combustion, Zhihao Zhao, Le Zhao, and Seong Young Lee

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Polyaniline-decorated hyaluronic acid-carbon nanotube hybrid microfiber as a flexible supercapacitor electrode material, Ting Zheng, Xiaodong Wang, Yingyi Liu, Rasoul Bayaniahangar, Hongbin Li, Parisa Abadi, and et al.

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Power take-off and energy storage system static modeling and sizing for direct drive wave energy converter to support ocean sensing applications, Xiang Zhou, Ossama Abdelkhalik, and Wayne Weaver

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Properties of pellets of torrefied U.S. waste blends., Stas Zinchik, Zhuo Xu, Shreyas Kolapkar, Ezra Bar Ziv, and Armando G McDonald

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Time-varying linear quadratic Gaussian optimal control for three-degree-of-freedom wave energy converters, Shangyan Zou and Ossama Abdelkhalik

Works from 2019

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Capillary penetration method for measuring wetting properties of carbon ionomer films for proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) applications, Sofyane Abbou, Kazuya Tajiri, K. T. Alofari, Ezequiel F. Medici, A. T. Haug, and Jeffrey S. Allen

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Experimental determination of flame speed and flame stretch using an optically accessible, spark-ignition engine, Behdad Afkhami, Yanyu Wang, Scott Miers, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Optical properties and swelling of thin film perfluorinated sulfonic-acid ionomer, Shahab Bayani Ahangar, Kishan Bellur, Ezequiel F. Medici, Kazuya Tajiri, Jeffrey S. Allen, and Chang K. Choi

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Surface plasmon resonance imaging: An inexpensive tool to study the water transport in thin film PFSA ionomers, Shahab Bayani Ahangar, Kishan Bellur, Ezequiel F. Medici, Kazuya Tajiri, Jeffrey S. Allen, and Chang Kyoung Choi

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Development of automated angle-scanning, high-speed surface plasmon resonance imaging and SPRi visualization for the study of dropwise condensation, Shahab Bayani Ahangar, Vinaykumar Konduru, Jeffrey S. Allen, Nenad Miljkovic, Seong Hyuk Lee, and Chang Kyoung Choi

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Investigation of wave trapping and attenuation phenomenon for a high symmetry interlocking micro-structure composite metamaterial, Hossain Ahmed, Mustahseen Mobashwer Indaleeb, Mohammadsadegh Saadatzi, Trisha Sain, Susanta Ghosh, and Sourav Banerjee

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The electrochemical society prediction of local water distributions and performance of PEMFC using pore network modeling, Shahriar Alam, Ezequiel F. Medici, Kazuya Tajiri, and Jeffrey S. Allen

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Multiscale modeling of carbon fiber- graphene nanoplatelet-epoxy hybrid composites using a reactive force field, Hashim Al Mahmud, Matthew Radue, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot, Will Pisani, Gowtham S, and Gregory M. Odegard

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MD modeling of epoxy-base nanocomposites reinforced with functionalized graphene nanoplatelets, Hashim Al Mahmud, Matthew S. Radue, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Percolation behavior in catalytic porous material, Karrar Takleef Alofari, Ezequiel F. Medici, Kazuya Tajiri, and Jeffrey S. Allen

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Docking control of an autonomous underwater vehicle using reinforcement learning, Enrico Anderlini, Gordon Parker, and Giles Thomas

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Experimental investigation into effects of high reactive fuel on combustion and emission characteristics of the Diesel - Natural gas Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition engine, Ehsan Ansari, Tyler Menucci, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Titania nanotube morphologies for osseointegration via models of in vitro osseointegrative potential and in vivo intramedullary fixation., Erin A Baker, Alexander D Vara, Meagan R Salisbury, Mackenzie M Fleischer, Kevin C Baker, Paul T Fortin, Richard V Roberts, and Craig Friedrich

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3D modeling of coupled soil heat and moisture transport beneath a surface fire, Ting Bao, Si Liu, Qin Yinghong, and Zhen Liu

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Microphones: How they work and how to choose which one is right for you, Andrew Barnard and Chad Michael Walber

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Divergent courses: Preparing graduate students for diverse career paths, Nancy Barr

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Manufacturing of recycled aluminum matrix composites reinforced of TiC/MoS2/Al2O3 fiber through combined method: Sintered + forging, E. Bayraktar, I. Miskioglu, D. Katundi, and F. Gatamorta

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Generation of optimal velocity trajectory for real-time predictive control of a multi-mode PHEV, Pradeep Bhat, Joseph Oncken, Rajeshwar Yadav, Bo Chen, Mahdi Shahbakhti, and Darrell L. Robinette

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Green fab lab applications of large-area waste polymer-based additive manufacturing, Dennis Byard, Aubrey Woern, Robert B. Oakley, Matthew J. Fiedler, Samantha Snabes, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Two relations in steady and dilute plasma flows, Shiying Cai and Chunpei Cai

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Weakly charged round micro-plasma jet flows into vacuum, Shiying Cai, Chunpei Cai, and J. Li

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From collisionless to continuum: Dilute jet and impingement flows, Shiying Cai, Amey Sawant, and Chunpei Cai

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Dynamic photoelasticity study of the Krauklis wave: The effects of fluid viscosity and fracture geometry, Haitao Cao, Ezequiel F. Medici, and Roohollah Askari

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Fuzzy logic-based electric vehicle charging management considering charging urgency, Bo Chen and Lidan Chen

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Nonlinear model predictive control of a power-split hybrid electric vehicle with consideration of battery aging, Ming Cheng and Bo Chen

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Fourier analysis of local discontinuous Galerkin methods for linear parabolic equations on overlapping meshes, Nattaporn Chuenjarern and Yang Yang

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The Effect of NO2/NOx Ratio on the Performance of a SCR Downstream of a SCR Catalyst on a DPF, Venkata Chundru, Gordon Parker, and John H. Johnson

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Development of a 2D Model of a SCR catalyst on a DPF, Venkata Rajesh Chundru, Boopathi Singalandapuram Mahadevan, John Johnson, Gordon Parker, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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Optimal and decentralized control strategies for inverter-based AC microgrids, Michael D. Cook, Eddy H. Trinklein, Gordon Parker, Rush D. Robinett III, and Wayne Weaver

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A Hamiltonian Surface-Shaping approach for control system analysis and the design of nonlinear wave energy converters, Shadi Darani, Ossama Abdelkhalik, Rush D. Robinett III, and David Wilson

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Optimal positioning of energy assets in autonomous robotic microgrids for power restoration, Shadi Darani, Casey D. Majhor, Wayne Weaver, Rush D. Robinett III, and Ossama Abdelkhalik

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Improving the Michigan Tech formula SAE design process, James Declerck, Austin Arenz, and Timothy Thomas

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Nonlinear thermo-resonant behavior of fluid-conveying FG pipes, Amir Mehdi Dehrouyeh-Semnani, Esmaeil Dehdashti, Mohammad Reza Hairi Yazdi, and Mansour Nikkhah-Bahrami

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Viscous effects in collision outcomes of a falling drop impinging on a sessile drop, David Deisenroth, Jeffrey S. Allen, and Seong Hyuk Lee

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A multi-scale approach for modelling the cure of thermoset polymers within ICME, P. P. Deshpande, S. Shah, S. Patil, K. Kashmari, Gregory M. Odegard, and M. Maiaru

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Improved spacecraft magnetic attitude maneuvering, Mohammed Desouky and Ossama Abdelkhalik

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MPC-based control of autonomous vehicles with localized path planning for obstacle avoidance under uncertainties, Sai Rajeev Devaragudi and Bo Chen

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Modeling of Thermal Dynamics of a Connected Hybrid Electric vehicle for integrated HVAC and powertrain optimal operation, Nehal Doshi, Drew Hanover, Sadra Hemmati, Christopher Morgan, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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Effect of ion-exchange chemistry on the fracture of chemically strengthened sodium aluminosilicate glass, Benedict O. Egboiyi and Trisha Sain

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The utilization of onboard sensor measurements for estimating driveline damping, Jon Furlich, Jason R. Blough, and Darrell L. Robinette

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Vehicle driveline benchmarking to support predictive CAE modeling development, Jon Furlich, Jason R. Blough, and Darrell L. Robinette

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Recycling of aluminium-431 by high energy milling reinforced with TiC-Mo-Cu for new composites in connection applications, F. Gatamorta, Ibrahim Miskioglu, E. Bayraktar, and M. L. N. M. Melo

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A comparison of computational fluid dynamics predicted initial liquid penetration using rate of injection profiles generated using two different measurement techniques, Haiwen Ge, Jaclyn Johnson, Hari Krishnamoorthy, Seong-Young Lee, Jeffrey D. Naber, Nan Robarge, and Eric Kurtz

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Predicting sound power response from a simply supported rectangular panel for impact insulation class (IIC) test, Sunit Girdhar and Andrew Barnard

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Evolution of convective structure and heat transfer in evaporating films under cyclic superheating conditions, J. C. Gonzalez-Pons, J. C. Hermanson, and Jeffrey S. Allen

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Methods of pegging cylinder pressure to maximize data quality, Sid Gopujkar, Jeremy Worm, and Darrell L. Robinette

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Design and validation of low-cost intensity probe, Karan Gundre and Andrew Barnard

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Stability analysis on nonequilibrium supersonic boundary layer flow with velocity-slip boundary conditions, Xin He and Chunpei Cai

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Nanobiomaterial advances in cardiovascular tissue engineering, Michael J. Hill, Morteza Mahmoudi, and Parisa Pour Shahid Saeed Abadi

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Nanomaterials for bone tissue regeneration: updates and future perspectives, Michael J. Hill, Baowen Qi, Rasoul Bayaniahangar, Vida Araban, Zahra Bakhtiary, Parisa Abadi, and et al.

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A discrete curvature estimation based low-distortion adaptive Savitzky-Golay filter for ECG denoising, Hui Huang, Shiyan Hu, and Ye Sun

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Energy-efficient ECG signal compression for user data input in cyber-physical systems by leveraging empirical mode decomposition, Hui Huang, Shiyan Hu, and Ye Sun

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Data-driven modeling and predictive control of combustion phasing for RCCI engines, Behrouz Khoshbakht Irdmousa, Syed Z. Rizvi, J. Mohammadpour Veini, Jeffrey D. Naber, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

Data-driven modeling and predictive control of combustion phasing for RCCI engines, B. K. Irdmousa, Syed Z. Rizvi, J. Mohammadpour Veini, J. D. Nabert, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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Flexural fatigue damage analyses of recycled rubber‐modified epoxy‐based composites reinforced with alumina fibres, Alaeddin Burak Irez, Emin Bayraktar, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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Electric vehicle battery cycle aging evaluation in real-world daily driving and vehicle-to-grid services, Mehdi Jafari and Antonio Gauchia

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Aeroelastic response of variable-speed stall-controlled wind turbine rotors, Sarah Jalal, Fernando L. Ponta, and Apurva Baruah

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Correlation of fractures with seismic radial anisotropy in two metamorphic-igneous and sedimentary bedrocks, Jer-Yu Jeng, Roohollah Askari, and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Integration of an ORC waste heat recovery with electrification and supercharging through use of a planetary gear system for a class 8 tractor application, Satyum Joshi, Mufaddel Dahodwala, Erik Koehler, FNU Dhanraj, Michael Franke, Dean Tomazic, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Conduction heat transfer from oblate spheroids and bispheres, Saeed Jafari Kang, Esmaeil Dehdashti, and Hassan Masoud

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Optimal viscous damping of vibrating porous cylinders, Saeed Jafari Kang, Esmaeil Dehdashti, Vahid Vandadi, and Hassan Masoud

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Design of Hydroxyapatite/Magnetite (HAP/Fe3O4) Based Composites Reinforced with ZnO and MgO for Biomedical Applications, D. Katundi, E. Bayraktar, F. Gatamorta, and I. Miskioglu

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Design of intermetallic Mg (Recycled Ti-Al) based composites through semi powder metallurgy method, D. Katundi, I. Miskioglu, and E. Bayraktar

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Alternative Composite Design from recycled aluminium (AA7075) chips for knuckle applications-II, G. Katundi, D. Katundi, E. Bayraktar, and I. Miskioglu

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CO2 absorption performance enhancement by dodecane nanoemulsion absorbents, Seonggon Kim, Ronghuan Xu, Wonhyeok Lee, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Yong Tae Kang

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Towards a generalized model of multivariable ankle impedance during standing based on the lower extremity muscle EMG, Lauren N. Knop, Guilherme Aramizo Ribeiro, and Mo Rastgaar

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Heat-flux enhancement response for novel flow-boiler operations under resonant, sub-harmonic, and superharmonic imposition of vapor pulsation frequencies relative to a liquid flow-rate pulsation frequency, Aliihsan Koca and Michael Toomas Kivisalu

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Mapping modeled exposure of wildland fire smoke for human health studies in California, Patricia Koman, Michael Billmire, Kirk Baker, Ricardo de Majo, Frank Anderson, Sumi Hoshiko, Brian Thelen, and Nancy H. F. French

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Sensitivity study of BARC assembly, William Larsen, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, and David Soine

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Understanding multi-axis SRS testing results, William Larsen, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, David Soine, and Richard J. Jones

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Rendezvous planning for multiple AUVs with mobile charging stations in dynamic currents, Bingxi Li, Brian R. Page, John Hoffman, and Barzin Moridian

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Active resource allocation for reliability analysis with model bias correction, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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Surrogate model uncertainty quantification for reliability-based design optimization, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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An equivalent reliability index approach for surrogate model-based RBDO, Mingyang Li, Zequn Wang, and Pingfeng Wang

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An optical fiber-based data-driven method for human skin temperature 3-D mapping, Weixing Liu, Dagong Jia, Jing Zhao, Hongxia Zhang, Tiegen Liu, Yimo Zhang, and Ye Sun

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An SSHI rectifier for triboelectric energy harvesting, Xian Li and Ye Sun

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Optimization of dimensions and layout of an array of wave energy converters, Jianyang Lyu, Ossama Abdelkhalik, and Lucia Gauchia

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The reciprocal theorem in fluid dynamics and transport phenomena, Hassan Masoud and Howard Stone

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Dynamic aeroelastic response of wind turbine rotors under active flow control, Muraleekrishnan Menon and Fernando L. Ponta

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Heat transfer photogallery, Nenad Milijkovic and Chang Kyoung Choi

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Virus isoelectric point determination using single-particle chemical force microscopy, Xue Mi, Emily Bromly, Pratik U Joshi, Fei Long, and Caryn L. Heldt

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Energy storage requirements for inverter-based microgrids under droop control in d-q coordinates, Mehrzad Mohammadi Bijaieh, Wayne Weaver, and Rush D. Robinett III

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A low-cost mobile infrastructure for multi-AUV networking, Barzin Moridian, Li Wei, John Hoffman, Wensheng Sun, Brian R. Page, Matthew Sietsem, Yi Zhang, Zhaohui Wang, and Nina Mahmoudian