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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Breathing Room, Madeline Rile Smith

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A Simulation Study of Centralized versus Decentralized Healthcare Admission Processes, Jacob Smyth

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Design For Optimizing Food waste, Maitrayee Sohni

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Dysphoria Ballet: A Morning Routine, Andrew Sonntag

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Electrical Performance Retention of Doped Carbon Nanotube Conductors for High Current Applications, Karen J. Soule

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Impact of the Emergency Use Authorization on Ventilator Innovation, Krista Stanislow

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Kaizen Programming with Enhanced Feature Discovery: An Automated Approach to Feature Selection and Feature Discovery for Prediction Models, John Stelmack

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Combating Human Trafficking: Assessing Justice Systems Response, Carly Stephens

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The impact of herbivory on methane cycling in a created wetland, Briana B. Stringer

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Using Photoplethysmography for Simple Hand Gesture Recognition, Karthik Subramanian

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Framework To A Design Solution For Downtown Buffalo, NY, Robert J. Sulli

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Roll Back, a user experience design to help people recall memories, Haotian Sun

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Accessibility in User Reviews for Mobile Apps: An Automated Detection Approach, Murtaza Tamjeed

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All Too Well, Yingying Tang

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Machine-assisted translation by Human-in-the-loop Crowdsourcing for Bambara, Allahsera Auguste Tapo

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Dog Days on the Chaparral, Hugo Teixeira

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Posture Support Equipment to Support Sitting for Lengthy Periods, Teng Teng

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Cruces, Carlos Mario Tobon Franco

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A DOE to Determine Significant Manufacturing Parameters for OPV Devices, Iain Tracton

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Assessing the Status of Autonomous Vehicles Innovation Using Patent Data, Mamy Traore

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Implementation of a Digital Asset Management System using Human-Centered Design, Lynne Tseng

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Cross-modal data retrieval and generation using deep neural networks, Premkumar Udaiyar

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Start-ups through the Lens of Marketing: The importance of Branding for Start-ups and Brand Awareness, Melisa Uka

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VA-U: Addressing the gaps in respiratory protection through a holistic open-sourced design alternative, Aishwarya Uniyal

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A Low-Power Capacitive Transimpedance D/A Converter, Sundararaman Velayutham

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Posits: An Alternative to Floating Point Calculations, Matt Wagner

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DiGiME: An Interactive Experience to Ease the Education of Social Information Sharing, Kexin 'Coco' Wang

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Personal Branding Strategies of Female Entertainment Influencers on TikTok, Shaofu Wang

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A sustainable residential community that promotes urban dwellers’ well-being – new city development in Nanjing China, Xingyan Wang

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Using Classification for Analysis of Multi-Modal Video Summarization, Brendan Wells

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Reading Emotion Words in Sentences: Exploring Interactions Between Valence and Arousal, Abby Williams

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Exposure to pesticides and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) risk in and around Monroe County, NY, Theodros Woldeyohannes

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Primary School Space Design in the City of Beijing: A Design Demonstration That Promotes the Physical Well-being of Children, Dan Wu

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A UX design project for a transparent news platform, Keni Wu

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Engram, an application of recording and throwing back memories with your parents, Tong Wu

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Conceptual Interstellar Map and Status Panel Design, Yingshan Wu

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Measuring the Population Properties of Merging Compact Binaries with Gravitational Wave Observations, Daniel Wysocki

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Design and Production of 3D Animation Short film “RELICT”, Huzehui Xia

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Link-Family Safety Mobile Application Design, Yingxin Xie

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Self-awareness: A dynamic poster design about self-awareness child development, Shuaiqi Xiong

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Hearsay, Lei Xue

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A More Sustainable Way to Treat School Furniture, Huiyu Yang

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Exploration of the Motion Graphics Educational tools based on the animations ‘Weddings’, Xichen Yang

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A Model for Achieving Sustainable Commercial Complexes in Shanghai, China, Yudong Yan

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High – rise Housing and Social Interaction Study under Current Chinese High-rise Residential Situation, Yao Yao

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Vaccine Procurement in a Time-Indexed Model with Quantity-Based Discounts, Joseph N. Yeiter

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Gender Based Social Expectations: An analysis of the role of textbooks in primary school, Gerta Ymeri

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Music Note Learning Card Game Design, Ying You

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A social game design to solve young peoples’ loneliness problem, Jiaxi Yuan

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Dynamic Balance: A Personal Journey, Mark Zeh

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Temperature Profiles Inside and Outside of an Insulated Packaging Container during the FedEx Ground Shipping Environment, Bingzhi Zeng

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The Effectiveness of Covert vs. Overt Brand Visibility in Video Advertising, Mingyue Zhang

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Interactive tool to help decidophobia people make decisions with confidence, Xukang Zhang

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Prediction of Gas-hydrate Equilibrium, Stability and Kinetic Nucleation in Porous Media, Yali Zhang

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an App with AI Sorting Technology Designed for Lego Players to Improve Their Playing Experience of MOC, Yiqin Zhang

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Magnolia Twilight, Qin Zhou

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Inclusive Public Terminal Device Design: A Self-service Ticket Vending System, Zhuoyi Zhou

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Energy Efficient Neocortex-Inspired Systems with On-Device Learning, Abdullah M. Zyarah

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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The Feasibility of Conducting Epidemiological Studies in Kosovo, Anila Abazi

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A Time of Flight on-Robot Proximity Sensing System for Collaborative Robotics, Odysseus A. Adamides

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Genetics and Molecular Dynamics of L,L-Diaminopimelate Aminotransferase (DapL): an Enzyme Involved in Lysine and Peptidoglycan Biosynthesis, Lily E.J. Adams

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Sustainability Assessment of Wireless Community Grid for Off-Grid Communities: A Case Study for Haiti, Tejan Adhikari

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Curo — Patient home recovery guide for stressfree and better recovery after hospitalization, Khushboo Rajesh Agarwal

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The line, Angelica Alegria Agelviz Rodriguez

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Transferring Generalized Knowledge from Physics-based Simulation to Clinical Domain, Mohammed Abdullatif Alawad

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Predicting the Emotional Intensity of Tweets, Intisar M. Alhamdan

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Oblivion, Deema Ali

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An empirical study on discovering a new self-admitted technical debt type - API-debt, Ahmed Aljohani

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Habitat and Conservation Suitability Assessment for Shrubland Birds in Monroe County, New York, Rachel Allen

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Real-Time Facial Emotion Recognition Using Fast R-CNN, Salem Bin Saqer AlMarri

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Sustainable Tourism Heritage Village – Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia, Hatan A. Alshammaa

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Smart Solutions to Control Air pollution in Dubai - Al Qouz area, Anwar Alshamsi and Lateefa Almarzooqi

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Design of a Multiband Stacked Microstrip Patch Antenna for Satellite Communications Application, Hadef Ahmed Alshamsi

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Sustainability Implications of Consumer Electronics Adoption in the United States, Shahana Althaf

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Rotor Current Control Design for DFIG-based Wind Turbine Using PI, FLC and Fuzzy PI Controllers, Omar Al-Zabin

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Advantages and Challenges of Online Project Based Learning, Peter Alex Kow Amissah

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Controllability of Cardiac Alternans, Mark O. Ampofo

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Calculating the Location of the Center-of-Gravity Using an Accelerometer Array, Kristin Angel

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Food Waste Management Networks: Novel Methods for Overcoming Emerging Logistics Challenges, William R. Armington

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The Role of Insurance Agents in the Prevention of Environmental Loss and Damage, Leslie Ellen Arnold

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Perception Methods For Speed And Separation Monitoring Using Time-of-Flight Sensor Arrays, Sarthak Arora

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ROVAR: Authentic Travel Leveraging Local Social Media, Akshay Kumar Arun

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Designing for Sustainable Bicycle Manufacturing, Xavier H. Arvelo Rodriguez

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did i tell you about my date last night?, Palwasha Azimi

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A Hyperspectral Image Classification Approach to Pigment Mapping of Historical Artifacts Using Deep Learning Methods, Di Bai

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Attracting Investment from Kosovar Diaspora, Dritëro Bajrami

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UVM Verification of an I2C Master Core, Shravani Balaraju

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System-level Eco-driving (SLED): Algorithms for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Hrishikesh Barad

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Verification of SHA-256 and MD5 Hash Functions Using UVM, Dinesh Anand Bashkaran

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A Novel Processing-In-Memory Architecture for Dense and Sparse Matrix Multiplications, Andrew Robert Bear

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Simulation-Based Inference on Mixture Experiments, Tejasv Bedi

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BLINC: Designing Bicycle Path Protection for Accessible Transportation Networks, Blair A. Benson

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Contact Line Pinning Under AC Electrowetting, Kimberly Bernetski

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Aerial Object Detection using Learnable Bounding Boxes, Aneesh Bhat

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Understanding gaps between established Software Engineering Process knowledge and its actual implementation, Sayantika Bhattacharya

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Experimental Analysis of Spatial Sound for Storytelling in Virtual Reality, Saylee Bhide

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The Terms, Logan Bicknell and Namhee Kim

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Study of Human Hand-Eye Coordination Using Machine Learning Techniques in a Virtual Reality Setup, Kamran Binaee

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TIRS-2 and Future Thermal Instrument Band Study and Stray Light Study, Nicholas Bitten

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LambdaNet: A Novel Architecture for Unstructured Change Detection, Bryan Matthew Blakeslee