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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Automated brain segmentation methods for clinical quality MRI and CT images, Viraj Reddy Adduru

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The B Respirator Respiratory Protection for the Bearded Man, Joseph R. Allgeier

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Interactive Range Queries under Differential Privacy, Asma Mohammed Alnemari

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Lift Smart, Lift Heavy, Julie Ansorge

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Walk a Mile in Their Shoes: Empathy and Rehumanization in Community-Based Programming, Rachel Baldwin

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Turn and Orientation Sensitive A* for Autonomous Vehicles in Intelligent Material Handling Systems, Rashmi Ballamajalu

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Characterization of friction based on specific film thickness and wettability, Avdhesh Bansal

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Gain Enhancement of On-Chip Wireless interconnects at 60 GHz Using an Artificial Magnetic Conductor, Douglas Bean

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Dead on Arrival, Paul Benns

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Learning Riders' Preferences in Ridesharing Platforms, Ritaban Bhattacharya

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Designing a Mental Health Institute for Adolescents in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Healing Architecture), Heba Bin Seddeq

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Design of DSP Guitar Effects with FPGA Implementation, Connor William Blasie

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Radar-Aware Transmission and Scheduling for Cognitive Radio Dynamic Spectrum Access in the CBRS Radio Band, Dennis P. Bleier

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AR Comic Chat, Dylan Bowald

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Have Objects, Will Travel: Object-Based Outreach to Solstice Independent Living at Fairport, New York, Taylor Carpenter

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Because the Sun Hath Looked Upon Me, Granville Carroll

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Whispering Messengers: Everyone has a bunny, Tracy Shih-Tung Cheng

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Leverage social filtering to enhance viewing experience with Amazon Prime Video, Wen-Hua Chen

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Efficient Algorithms for Unrelated Parallel Machine Scheduling Considering Time of Use Pricing and Demand Charges, Brady Collea

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Let's Go Camping: A Physical Experience on a Virtual Platform, Monica Conary

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Effects of heterogeneity, technological progress and interaction on carbon mitigation costs, Saptarshi Das

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Investigation of Water Vapor Transport in Membrane Mass Exchangers for HVAC Applications, Nathan DeMario

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Bayesian Active Learning for Personalization and Uncertainty Quantification in Cardiac Electrophysiological Model, Jwala Dhamala

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High-Capacity Directional Graph Networks, Miguel Dominguez

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Attitude Control for Circumnavigating the Sun with Diffractive Solar Sails, Amber Dubill

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Clearing the Clouds: Extracting 3D information from amongst the noise, Alexander Fafard

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Nonlinear Optics in Photonic Ultrawide-Bandgap Circuits, Michael Larry Fanto

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Data Representation for Motor Imagery Classification, Andrew Festa

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Bayesian Methods for Radiometric Calibration in Motion Picture Encoding Workflows, Ricardo R. Figueroa

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The Design of a Custom 32-Bit RISC CPU and Port to GCC Compiler Backend, Danielle Megan Fischer

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Elucidating the effect of temperature and concentration on the rotational diffusion of yB– crystallin to elucidate inter-protein interactions, Olivia Fraser

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Application of biochar as an additive to enhance biomethane potential in anaerobic digestion, Cecilia B. Frias Flores

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Speculative Fashion: A Spacesuit for Life Outside Earth, Lauren Miyoko Furushima

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Divide and Conquer in Neural Style Transfer for Video, Paul Galatic

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Adaptive Reuse as a Means for Socially Sustainable (Re)Development: How Reuse of Existing Buildings Can Help to Establish Community Identity and Foster Local Pride, Ian Gauger

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Design of Hardware CNN Accelerators for Audio and Image Classification, Rohini Jayachandre Gillela

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“Natural State”: Navigating the Experiences of Black Women’s Natural Hair Identities, Leah Green

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Detecting Performance Regression Inducing Code Changes Using Static and Dynamic Metrics, Hiten Gupta

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Aggregation as an efficiency driver in bulk heterojunction devices measured through mixed Squaraines in ternary blends, Soumya Gupta

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Untitled, Rachel Yan Gu

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For the Sensing of Viral DNA: An Integrated Polydimethylsiloxane Accurate CRISPR Detection (IMPACT) System, Kenneth N. Hass

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“Take Those Old Records Off the Shelf” A Uses & Gratifications Study of Different Music Platforms, Emily Hawk

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Addressing Sexual Assault: How Architectural Design Can Promote Life Long Healing, Diana Heliotis

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Investigating Emotion-label and Emotion-laden Words in a Semantic Satiation Paradigm, Ryan Hildebrandt

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Wearable Antennas Backed by Artificial Magnetic Conductor for Enhanced Gain and Reduced Back Radiation, Steven Jacobson

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Decolonization of Zimbabwean Museums: The Movement Toward Practices Informed by Indigineous Cultures, Rebecca Jarrett

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Token, Kathleen Marie Ripton Johnson

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Exhibition Labels: Language, Accessibility and Inclusion, Brienna Johnson-Morris

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Advancing Multi-Modal Deep Learning: Towards Language-Grounded Visual Understanding, Kushal Kafle

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Role of Leader’s Emotional Intelligence in Organizational Learning: A Quantitative Analysis, Navjot Kaur

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Integrated Framework for Data Quality and Security Evaluation on Mobile Devices, Igor Khokhlov

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Gait Generation for Damaged Hexapods using Genetic Algorithm, Justin Kon

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Design and Development of an Ergonomic Hybrid Forklift Seat, Pranav Madhav Kuber

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Dynamic Speed and Separation Monitoring with On-Robot Ranging Sensor Arrays for Human and Industrial Robot Collaboration, Shitij P. Kumar

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Polarization Properties of Broad Lines in Active Galactic Nuclei, Brian Christopher Lake

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[Iteration 2491-J], Jeff Leavitt

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All-Passive Composite Right/Left-Handed (CRLH) Antenna Array for Sum and Difference Patterns, Vu James Le

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Design and Production of 3D Animation Short film “The Blue Battery”, Xianyu Liao

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Exploration of the Process of Building Brand Equity as a Digital Painter, Andrew Lim

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An interactive medication reminder to bond senior citizens and their family members, Bei Liu

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Polarization Engineering for Deep-Ultraviolet Light-Emitting Diodes, Cheng Liu

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New Technology for Old Models: Can Dioramas Resonate with a Modern Audience?, Carmen Ibis Lopez

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A Study on DNA Memory Encoding Architecture, Robert W. Mason

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Optimization and Characterization of Low-Cost Substrates for III-V Photovoltaics, Elisabeth L. McClure

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Young Patient Education on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Margaret Jane Atieno McFarland

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Identifying Performance Regression From The Commit Phase Utilizing Machine Learning Techniques, Max Mendelson

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Crafting Adversarial Examples using Particle Swarm Optimization, Rayan Mosli

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Toward Data-Driven Discovery of Software Vulnerabilities, Nuthan Munaiah

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Self-Supervised Video Representation Learning by Recurrent Networks and Frame Order Prediction, Sai Shashidhar Nagabandi

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Investigating the Effects of Blood Flow on Muscle Fatigue and Recovery in the First Dorsal Interosseous Muscle, Nicole Nugent

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Reducing Global Demand On Conflict Minerals In Consumer Electronics And Lithium-Ion Batteries, Mosunmola Odulate

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Impact of Celebrity Endorsement in Advertising of High-Risk Products, Victoria Olaosebikan

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LED Selection for Spectral (Multispectral) Imaging, Jenibel N. Paray

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Comparison of Statistical Models for Imputation of Missing Data in Clinical Trials, Vaishnavi Purandare

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Deep Convolutional Networks without Learning the Classifier Layer, Zhongchao Qian

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Digital Communication Tools Used by Those 65 and Older: The Benefits and Barriers of Use, Susan Quatro

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Improving Omnidirectional Camera-Based Robot Localization Through Self-Supervised Learning, Robert Relyea

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Applying Systems Pharmacology to the Treatment of Chronic Illness Using Novel Scoring and Translational Methods, Spencer Richman

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Forecasting Energy Demand & Peak Load Days with the Inclusion of Solar Energy Production, Connor Rollins

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Root Failure Analysis in Meshed Tree Networks, Shashank Rudroju

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The Perception of LGBTQ Influencers on Social Media, Stephanie Sabala

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Theoretical Analysis and Design of Analog Distortion Circuitry, Daniel Saber

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Improving Template-Based Nanomanufacturing of Carbon Nanotube Arrays Via Polishing Wet Etching Method, Kosar Samadi

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Design and Simulation Analysis of Deep Learning Based Approaches and Multi-Attribute Algorithms for Warehouse Task Selection, Prashant Sankaran

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Deepfakes Generation using LSTM based Generative Adversarial Networks, Akhil Santha

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Randomizable phenology-dependent corn canopy for simulated remote sensing of agricultural scenes, M Grady Saunders

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An Analysis of Communication Apprehension Between STEM and Non-STEM University Students, Samantha Schreiber

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Modular Synthesis of Dual- and Tri-modal Targeted Molecular Imaging Agents, Nicholas C. Schug

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Physical Activity in Aging: Biological Outcomes, Functional Autonomy, and Policy Implications, Nathan Albert Schuler

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Impact analysis of electric vehicle demand on demand profile, electricity charges and system emissions of Rochester Institute of Technology, Akshata Shanbhag

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Design and Production of 3D Animation Short Film “Memories of the Post-80s”, Hui Shen

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An Assessment of Media Consumers’ Ability to Distinguish the Level of Post-Processing in Journalistic Images, Emily Shriver

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Transcriptomic Analysis and Developmental Neural Transcript Identification in the Brittle Star Ophioplocus esmarki, Alexandria Shumway

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Conceptions of Refactoring: An Investigation of Stack Overflow Posts, Steven David Simmons

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

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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