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Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Controlling the Transient Interface Shape and Deposition Profile Left by Desiccation of Colloidal Droplets on Multiple Polymer Surfaces, Peter David Dunning

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Learning Beyond the Classroom: Photography as a major design element in graphic design layouts for print and web, John E. Dyer

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An Intelligent Nonlinear System Identification Method with an Application to Condition Monitoring, Clara Echavarria

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Efficiency and Betweenness Centrality of Graphs and some Applications, Bryan Ek

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Career Development Center Reformation: Enhancing the Employability of UP Students, Blendrit Elezaj

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Mechanical, Environmental and Economic Feasibility Analysis of Sodium Carbonate Activated Blast Furnace Slag, Kathleen Ellis

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Computational Simulation of an Electrophysiological Human Heart Failure Model with an Early AfterDepolarization Arrhythmia Application, Mohamed Elshrif

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Heavy Ball with Friction Method for the Elastography Inverse Problem, Oladayo Eluyefa

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Handi & V, Fenway Wei Fan

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A Switched System Identification Approach to Spindle Modeling, Mohsin Farooq

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The Digitization and Accessibility of Documents: A Case Study at the Rochester Public Library, Kirsten Feigel

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Uncomfortably Numb: News Media’s Effects on Generational Perceptions of Cancer Prevention, Jillian Elizabeth Seaton Ference

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InAs/GaSb Tunnel Diodes, Matthew J. Filmer

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Teen Empowerment’s Youth/Police Dialogues: The Bridge to Improving Police and Youth Relations, Pamela S. Flemming

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Ferroelectric HfO2 for Emerging Ferroelectric Semiconductor Devices, Karine Florent

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Journey design, Guillermo Fok De Jesus

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Multiwavelength Imaging of Planetary Nebulae: Resolving & Disentangling Structure, Marcus J. Freeman

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inSense: A Variation and Fault Tolerant Architecture for Nanoscale Devices, John A. Frye

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Data mining NHANES: Utilizing a Genetic Algorithm to Detect Correlation Between Birth Sex Ratio and Epidemiological Factors, Christopher F. Fucile

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Exploring Property based Aluminum Specifications., Naitik Gada

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The Look of Fiction: A Visual Analysis of the Front Covers of The New York Times Fiction Bestsellers, Daniel Patrick Gallagher

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Characterization of Cardiac Electrogram Signals During Atrial Fibrillation, Prasanth Ganesan

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Effects of Persuasive Communication on Intention to Save Energy: Punishing and Rewarding Messages, Michell Patricia Garcia Mera

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Image Quality Modeling and Characterization of Nyquist Sampled Framing Systems with Operational Considerations for Remote Sensing, Rey Jan D. Garma

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How to Make the Pediatric Department in the Regional Hospital of Mitrovica the Best Health Care Provider in Kosovo, Nderim Gerguri

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Low-Power, Low-Voltage Electroosmotic Actuator for an Implantable Micropumping System Intended for Drug Delivery Applications, Jirachai Getpreecharsawas

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The Evaluation of Process Safety Management Effectiveness in the Oil and Gas Sector: Case of Sonatrach, Algeria, Salim Ghettas

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3D PRINTED FOOTWEAR DESIGN, Seyed Behrad Ghodsi

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Physical Characteristics and Morphology of Platinum Nanocrystals on Single Crystal Strontium Titanate, Joshua Gild

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Kosovo's Forensic Psychiatric Institution: Challenges on Management, Procedures of Treatment, and Finances, Margarita Gjocaj

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An Investigation Into The Viability Of Nanocrystalline Cellulose As A Packaging Material, John Glass

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Repurposing vacant lots for stormwater runoff mitigation in Rochester, New York, Sandra Golberg

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Experiential Metaphors: Create Anti-negative Home Products, Hong Ying Guo

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Measuring and Promoting (R&D) Expenditure in Manufacturing Companies of High-Tech Healthcare Products in the Dominican Republic, Joshua R. Guzmán and César Encarnación

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Establishing an Effective National Environmental Information System, Rizah Hajdari

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Communicating through Distraction: A Study of Deaf Drivers and Their Communication Style in a Driving Environment, Pierce T. Hamilton

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Rematerialize, Eunmi Han

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Potter Priest, Tianhe Han

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Retrofitting Urban Flood Resilience: An Investigation and Evaluation of Current Strategies, J. D. Harper

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Zero Based Budgeting in KCS Implementing Zero Based Budgeting Method in Kosovo Correctional Service, Burim N. Haxholli

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Digital Museum Consortia: A Prototype for Interconnected and Accessible Database Design, Ben Heller

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Mnemonic Waters, Catherine Hellsten

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Baby Bidet, Lei Hong

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EPS Foam Cushioning Design Using Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Engineering & Topology Optimization, Haoqi Huang

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Progress Through Process, Richard Clayton Hufford

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A Study of DAS delays and their Impact on the Wireless Channels with Application to Indoor Localization, Ahmed Sallam Mohamed Ibrahim

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Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling for Wireless Network-on-Chip, Pratheep Joe Siluvai Iruthayaraj

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Rahhal: Furniture with value for the nomadic experience, Aisha Iskanderani

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Infrared Drying Parameter Optimization, Matthew R. Jackson

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The Neoliberal Privatization in Kosovë: A Deconstructed Myth, Edison Jakurti

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The Blue Sweater, Dhaneesh Kooliyath Jameson

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Oil Painting 3D Scene: A Desert Survival Game Environment, Chien Hui Jarvis

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Evaluative Measures: Assessing the Effectiveness of Exhibits and Programs in Zoos, Drew Johnson

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Robust Recognition using L1-Principal Component Analysis, Matthew Johnson

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The Self-Reported Reasons for Self-Disclosure and Uncertainty Reduction Strategies Used in Romantic Online Dating Relationships Compared to Face-to-Face Romantic Dating Relationships, Krystle N. Jones

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Design of VCOs in Deep Sub-micron Technologies, Evan Kjell Jorgensen

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Forma Naturalis, Patrick Kana

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Gender and Selection of Undergraduate Programs: Factors Affecting Career Aspirations of Females in Prishtina District, Fjolla Kancaniku

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Dual Signal Optical Bistability in a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier, Aiswarya Kannan

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Water Hyacinth - The Green Potential, Ratchanon Keawmanee

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Forest structure from terrestrial laser scanning – in support of remote sensing calibration/validation and operational inventory, David Kelbe

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Finger Lakes Interactive Play Assessment of Implementation, Jessica Kernan

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Semi-Supervised Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning for Eye-Tracking, Thomas B. Kinsman

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Single Photon Counting Detectors for Low Light Level Imaging Applications, Kimberly Kolb

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Numerical Investigation of Interfacial Mass Transport Resistance and Two-phase Flow in PEM Fuel Cell Air Channels, Mustafa Koz

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A Guidance Template for Attack Sequence Specification in Cyber Attack Simulation, Derek Miles Kreider

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Specialized Color Targets for Spectral Reflectance Reconstruction of Magnified Images, Jennifer D. T. Kruschwitz

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Robot Learning Dual-Arm Manipulation Tasks by Trial-and-Error and Multiple Human Demonstrations, Sulabh Kumra

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Biodiversity and the role of bioturbating invertebrates in nutrient cycling in stormwater ponds, Kerry Lee Kuntz

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Building a Modern Myth, Michael Lacanilao

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Hybrid Statistical Data Mining Framework for Multi-Commodity Fixed Charge Network Flow Problem, Anurag A. Ladage

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Directing Attention in an Augmented Reality Environment: An Attentional Tunneling Evaluation, Alan J. Lambie

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Learning by Design, Design by Learning: an investigation into (re)designing a Rochester school for the future of learning, Catherine C. Lange

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Evaluation and Assessment of ZigBee wireless Sensor, Kai Lei

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Aspects of Supermassive Black Hole Growth in Nearby Active Galactic Nuclei, Davide Lena

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The Connex: A New User-Interface Design for the Contacts of a Mobile Phone, Chelsea Lessnick

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Mist, Huan Abby Liao

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Applying the User-Centered Design Method to A Perinatal Depression Website Design, Jiaying Li

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Building Model Reconstruction from Point Clouds Derived from Oblique Imagery, Ming Li

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Efficient Space-Time Sampling with Pixel-wise Coded Exposure for High Speed Imaging, Dengyu Liu

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Design for Hanging: Innovative series product that challenge the way people dealing with cloths., Kejia Liu

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Tianran, Ruiqi Liu

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Getting Back The Lost, Wanru Liu

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无法抗拒 – Untranslatable, Yuanyuan Liu

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The Art Traveler: Building a user experience system to discover art, Yue Liu

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CMOS Compatible 3-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor using Hall Effect Sensing, Joshua R. Locke

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Expanding Dimensionality in Cinema Color: Impacting Observer Metamerism through Multiprimary Display, David L. Long

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Trans-species Transcriptomic Comparison of in vitro and in vivo Neural Cells, Peter LoVerso

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Integrated Cardiac Electromechanics: Modeling and Personalization, Hongda Mao

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Comparing Uncivil Discourse with a Conversational Intelligent Agent in Public and Private Online Settings, Mark Marcello

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Sharing Ideas at Work: Workstation and Empathic Design, Yolegmma Marquez

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Visual Guidance: A Universal Wayfinding Symbol System Prototype for Art Museums, Rui Ma

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Continuity and change in the history of police technology: The case of contemporary crime analysis, Alysia C. Mason

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Modeling Atmospheric Emissions and Calculating Mortality Rates Associated with High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing Transportation, Alyssa Mathews

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Data-ink Ratio and Task Complexity in Graph Comprehension, Kevin McGurgan

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X10 Comics: Reimagining the Sequential Narrative, Sten E. McKinzie

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Measuring the Terahertz Refractive Index of Boron-Doped Silicon Using a Photoconducting Antenna Terahertz Generator, Brendan P. McNamara

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Pool Boiling Heat Transfer Surface Enhancement using Electrodeposition with Non-Electrolyte Bath, Valentina Mejia

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An Ambulance Made of Whiskey, Maria Victoria Mejia Yepes

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Aluminum Nitride Contour Mode Resonators, Joshua Robert Melnick