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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Protectbot: A Chatbot to Protect Children on Gaming Platforms, Anum Faraz

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Predicting Hepatotoxicity in Patients Receiving T-DM1 Treatment using ALT Blood Concentrations, Nick Fidalgo, Chris Gatesman, Phillip Lee, Brett Peters, Samantha Sandwick, and Alex Shetler

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Sustainable Antibacterial and Antiviral Polyesters based on Succinic Acid, Mercaptosuccinic Acid, and Eugenol, Rebekah Finster

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Electrostatic Behavior of Dielectric Elastomer Actuators with Discrete Electrodes, Adam Foster

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Learning to see and hear in 3D: Virtual reality as a platform for multisensory perceptual learning, Catherine A. Fromm

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Petsi: A app that helps people look after & monitor their pets, Ruoyun Gao

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How do academic advisors intentionally design their office space to be more inviting? A qualitative study on office décor and self-disclosure, Jessica Garcia

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Sugar Freed, Sarah Gaygen

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Establishing Parameters for Selecting Eligible Neutral Current Neutrino-Proton Elastic Scattering Events using MINERνA Detector Samples, Amelia Genus

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Design and Evaluation of a Machine Learning Based Model for Optimization of Residential Battery Energy Storage System Scheduling for Cost and Emissions Reductions, Kevin George

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Investigation of Thickness and Robustness of Ultrathin Parylene Membranes for Tissue Barrier and Co-Culture Models, Shayan Gholizadeh

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Problematic Social Media Use in the Context of Romantic Relationships: Relation to Attachment, Emotion Regulation, and Motivations for Use, Eleni Gogos

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I, Object, Shanee Gordon

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Advanced Lease Caching, Matthew Gould

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Density functional theory study of oxygen vacancy formation and doping on wollastonite surfaces, Vedgopal Balasubramanian Govindhram

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Experimental Simulation of Nucleating Bubble Behavior in a Microgap with Air Injected Bubbles, Jack Green

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I like to think you can still hear me, Sage Green

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The EaRTH Disk Model: Analysis and Integration of Protoplanetary Disk Mineralogy and Structure, William Allen Richard Grimble

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Tidal Disruption and Accretion of Planets and Brown Dwarfs Inside Giant Stars, Gabriel Guidarelli

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Mythos, Mattea R. Guldy

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Initial data generation and dynamical simulations of binary neutron star systems, Tanmayee Gupte

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Why did you clone these identifiers? Using Grounded Theory to understand Identifier Clones, Luis Angel Gutierrez Galaviz

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Device-Free Sensing and Modeling of Wireless Channels in Dynamic Indoor Environments, Benjamin J. Haag

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A smart yoga mat system designed for visually impaired people, Dan Han

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Technology Assisted Review of Legal Documents, Malik Umar Hassan

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On the Use of Imaging Spectroscopy from Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to Model Yield and Assess Growth Stages of a Broadacre Crop, Amirhossein Hassanzadeh

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Graph Arrowing: Constructions and Complexity, Zohair Raza Hassan

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Towards Efficient Lifelong Machine Learning in Deep Neural Networks, Tyler L. Hayes

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Timing Jitter from Broadband Radio Observations of Millisecond Pulsars, Jackson Hebel

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Axisymmetric Soft Elastohydrodynamic Squeeze Films: Parametric Studies, Eli Heisey

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Transitional Car Living, Between Homelessness and Permanent Shelter, Isaac Hertzson

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Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission, Wenrong He

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An Analysis of New York State’s Bail Reform: Identifying and Addressing Gun Violence with the GIVE Executive Team, Hannah Hodge

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Speech Feature Analysis and Discrimination in Biological Information, Shogo Honda

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The Little Boy Who Became a Cow, Haemi Mimi Hong

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Kitchen Cooking System Designed for Wheelchair Users, Boheng Huang

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Our Legacy, Kaishun Huang

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Radiometrically-Accurate Hyperspectral Data Sharpening, Sihan Huang

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Analysis of growth and decay in neutrally stable flows, Colin Huber

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Falling Through the Cracks: Two Understudied Populations in the Criminal Justice System, Ashley Hum

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Chromium Modified Crystallization of Silicon Thin Films Crystallized by Flash Lamp Annealing, Matthew Hum

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On uncertainty propagation in image-guided renal navigation: Exploring uncertainty reduction techniques through simulation and in vitro phantom evaluation, Peter Jackson

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A Method for Measuring Puffing and Respiratory Parameters of Tobacco Users within their Natural Usage Environment, Shehan Jayasekera

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Balanced AR Glasses System Between Text and Image Information Helps People Get a better Reading Skill, Libo Jiang

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Data-Driven Equations for Coevolving Network Systems, Nicholas John

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Ruminations, Maria Barbara Ileana Kane

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Analysis of Global Banking Network, Sonali Kannan

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Buyer Prediction Through Machine Learning, Rashed Ibrahim Karmostaje

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Life in Mossville, Louisiana: Policy Implications of Toxic Waste Exposure and Environmental Racism, Clare Kelsey

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Revisiting Ad-hoc Polymorphism, Apurav Khare

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Pillow Princess, Shayna Kiblin

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Development of a Bio-Inspired Computational Astrocyte Model for Spiking Neural Networks, Jacob Kiggins

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Scalable Probabilistic Model Selection for Network Representation Learning in Biological Network Inference, K C Kishan

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Another Cookie, Amanda Kopacz

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Low-Rank Clustering via LP1-PCA, Matt Krol

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Learning Multi-step Robotic Manipulation Tasks through Visual Planning, Sulabh Kumra

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Testing of Neural Networks, Devan Lad

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Impact of Noise in Automatic Speech Recognition for Low-Resourced Languages, Vigneshwar Lakshminarayanan

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Light Scattering Study of an Important Eye Lens Protein: Beta Crystallin, Malcolm F. LaRose

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Electrolyte loss and voltage degradation of HT-PEM fuel cells operated at 200oC., Jared Oscar Leader

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Robust L1-norm Singular-Value Decomposition and Estimation, Duc H. Le

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Rite of Identity, Youmee Lee

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Eliminating Moisture in Military Footwear: An Air Flow Solution for Soldiers Perspiring Feet When Training in Extremely Cold Weather, Mingshuo Li

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A Novel 3D Animation about Human Visual System: From Retina to Perception, Qiuwan Liu

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The Performance of Biomimicry Architecture in Sustainable Design for a Mixed-Use Workplace in Shanghai (Sustainable Design), Weihong Liu

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Critical Regionalism- Integrating Traditional Chinese Architecture Into Contemporary High-Rise Residential Building, Yang Li

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Combating Global Warming: Modeling Enhanced Rock Weathering of Wollastonite Using Density Functional Theory, Brian Luan

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Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: What to Expect for Your Surgery?, Julia Lunavictoria

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Basketball Footwear, Adaptable Vamp Modular Mid-sole To Better Match Foot Shape And Player’s Needs, Zihan Luo

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Quantum Solutions for Training a Single Layer Binary Neural Network, Sabrina Ly

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Virtual Cleaning of Works of Art Using Deep Learning Based Approaches, Morteza Maali Amiri

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Resource Use and Water Implications of Material Consumption in Consumer Electronics, Hema Madaka

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Deep Learning for Medical Imaging in a Biased Environment, Usman Mahmood

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Investigating Vector Space Embeddings for Database Schema Management, Goldy Malhotra

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Semi-Supervised Video and Image in-painting, Rajiv Mandya Nagaraju

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Leveraging Formulae and Text for Improved Math Retrieval, Behrooz Mansouri

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Life is Short Life is Long, Conor Martin

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To Be Captured, Suien Ma

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Unveiling Buried AGN in OH Megamaser Galaxies, Liza Maria Matrecito Salcedo

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"Can you please turn your cameras on?" Communication Apprehension and Teleconferencing, Emily James McIndoe

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“A Heart Felt Toy System”: How Can Materials, Structured, and Unstructured Play, Impact Toy Innovation, and Design, Mary Keenan McLoughlin

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Light Scattering Studies of Hyaluronate Solutions, Tim McNutt

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Invasive Species Identification and Monitoring using Computer Vision, Street View Imagery, and Community Science, Liam Megraw

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Understanding the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Defense Policy Making Process Through Historical and Current Event Analysis, Michaela Christine Mesiti

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InfoMixup : An Intuitive and Information-Driven Approach to Robust Generalization, Andrew H. Meyer

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Impacts of Spatial Resolution and Viewing Angle on Remotely Sensed Estimates of Spartina alterniflora Aboveground Biomass, Avery Miller

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Architecture of Video Games: Potential Reference, Wael Mkaouar

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Experimental Designs for Observing the Hong-Ou-Mandel Manifolds Using Silicon Micro-Ring Resonators, Joseph Monteleone III

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Identification of the conserved genes required to form large tailed virus particles, Sara Moran

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Cochlear Compartments Segmentation and Pharmacokinetics using Micro Computed Tomography Images, Sanketh Satyanarayana Moudgalya

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Address Obfuscation to Protect Against Hardware Trojans in Network-on-Chips, Thomas Mountford

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Hear You, Chenyang Mu

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Multi-modal Human Fatigue Classification using Wearable Sensors for Human-Robot Teams, Likhitha Nagahanumaiah

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Manifold Based Deep Learning: Advances and Machine Learning Applications, Navya Nagananda

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Framing TRUST in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethics Communication: Analysis of AI Ethics Guiding Principles through the Lens of Framing Theory, Namrata Nagar

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STEAM Toys: Empowering the Next Generation of Women in STEM, Grace Newman-Lapinski

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Bayesian inference and prediction in cardiac electrophysiology models with an application to representing variability, Alejandro Nieto Ramos

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Light Curves from Convective Common Envelopes in Low-Mass Binaries, Nikki G. Noughani

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Exploration of the use of digital micromirror devices for highly multiplexed spectroscopy applications in astronomy, Kathleen Oram

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Efficacy of Flapping-wing Flight Via Dual Piezoelectric Actuation, Quinn Andrew O'Rourke