Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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An Investigation of Melt Modulation Science for Enhanced Polymer Product Manufacturing, Majed Alsarheed, Dissertation

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Physics-model-based Optimization and Feedback Control of the Current Profile Dynamics in Fusion Tokamak Reactors, Justin Edwin Barton, Dissertation

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The Perceived Value and Impact of the Transference of a U.S. Model of Accreditation to Latin American National Schools, Stacey Lee Bose, Dissertation

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Studies of Inelastic Collisions of NaK and NaCs Molecules with Atomic Perturbers, Joshua A. Jones, Dissertation

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Operando Molecular Spectroscopy during Catalytic Biomass Pyrolysis, Christopher Keturakis, Dissertation

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Fracture Behavior of Silica- and Rubber-Nanoparticle-Toughed Epoxies, Amelia Labak, Thesis

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Asymptotic Fields for Cracks Terminating at Bi-Material Interface with Arbitrary Angles, Xiao Liu, Dissertation

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Analytical and Experimental Study of Horizontally Curved Steel Bridge Girders with Tubular Top Flanges, Haiying Ma, Dissertation

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Tradeoffs between Anonymity and Quality of Services in Data Networking and Signaling Games, Abhishek Mishra, Dissertation

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Special Topics in Solid State Diffusion: I. Grain Boundary Variability II. Fluid in Deformable Solid, Mahyar Mohebi-Moghadam, Dissertation

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Characteristics of von Willebrand Factor multiuser in blood clotting, Wenli Ouyang, Dissertation

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Finite Element Modeling of Impact-Generated Stress Wave Propagation in Concrete Plates for Non-Destructive Evaluation, Tripti Pradhan, Thesis

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Catalytic Synthesis of Higher Alcohols from Syngas, Ranjan Kumar Sahoo, Dissertation

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Design Optimization of a Portable, Turbine, William Christopher Schleicher, Dissertation

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SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS, Feng Shi, Dissertation

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Nineteenth-century Working Women as Readers & Activists, Heather Simoneau, Thesis

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Life-Cycle Management of Civil and Marine Structures under Fatigue and Corrosion Effects, Mohamed Soliman, Dissertation

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A Study of Membership Functions on Mamdani-Type Fuzzy Inference System for Industrial Decision-Making, Chonghua Wang, Thesis

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Statistical Comparisons of Time Series, Rivka Shusterman Win, Dissertation

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Flow Structure on a Rotating Wing: Effect of Radius of Gyration, Maxwell Marshall Wolfinger, Dissertation

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A Cell Patterning System Based on Thermal Ink-jet Technology, Yue Xiao, Thesis

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Advanced Error Control Scheme for Noncoherent Random Linear Network Coding, Hongmei Xie, Dissertation

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Autogenous Welding on a Flat Plate: The Effect of Phase Change Transformation on Residual Stress, Bin Yang, Thesis

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The Capacitated Reliable Fixed-charge Location Problem: Model and Algorithm, Rui Yu, Thesis

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Design and Fabrication of Ultrathin Plasmonic Nanostructures for Photovoltaics, Color Filtering and Biosensing, Beibei Zeng, Dissertation

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Thermal Energy Storage with Encapsulated Phase Change Materials for High Temperature Applications, Ying Zheng, Dissertation

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Redundancy, Reliability Updating, and Risk-Based Maintenance Optimization of Aging Structures, Benjin Zhu, Dissertation

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Ligh Extraction and Nanomaterials for III-Nitride Based White Light-Emitting Diode, Peifen Zhu, Dissertation

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Particle Swarm Optimization of Low-Thrust, Geocentric-to-Halo-Orbit Transfers, Andrew Abraham, Dissertation

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Case Study of Accidental Confined Natural Gas Detonations and Associated Damage, Omar M. Alawad, Thesis

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Prism, Not Mirror: Women's Lives Center Stage, Sarah Perkins Albano Wascura, Dissertation

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Analysis of Solid State Bonding in the Extrusion Process of Magnesium Alloys -Numerical Prediction and Experimental Verification, Nabeel Hussain Alharthi, Dissertation

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Developing A Stable Lattice Boltzmann For Computational Dynamics Applications, Saeed J. Almalowi, Dissertation

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Gas-Gas Separation Using a Hollow Fiber Membrane, Abdulmohsen Alsaiari, Thesis

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Pulmonary Gas Transport and Drug Delivery in a Patient Specific Lung Model During Invasive High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation, Mohammed Sabty Alzahrany, Dissertation

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The Effect of Career and University Preparation Resources on Cambodian Students' Post-Secondary Academic and Career Goals and Expectations, Allyson Kate Baer, Thesis

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Modification of Adhesion and Friction by Surface Structuring, Ying Bai, Dissertation

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In College and Undocumented: An Analysis of the Educational Trajectories of Undocumented Students in North Carolina, Alessandra Maria Bazo Vienrich, Thesis

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The Relationship Among Anti-Bisexual Discrimination Experiences and Coping on Bisexual Women and Men's Mental Health, Kristin Nicole Bertsch, Dissertation

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Protein folding and Protein-Protein interactions in a Cell-like environment, Apratim Bhattacharya, Dissertation

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A Generation Behind: The Efforts of the Central Council for Social Services and the Community Chest during the 1920s in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Zackary Biro, Thesis

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Geologic, tectonic, and geochemical signatures leading to arsenic in groundwater in the Gettysburg Basin, Johanna Margaret Tole Blake, Dissertation

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Still waters run deep: Community-based water management as a case for ethnofederalism in Afghanistan, Joel Blaxland, Thesis

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Nonlinear Burn Condition and Kinetic Profile Control in Tokamak Fusion Reactors, Mark Daniel Boyer, Dissertation

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Is it all in the game? Flow experience and scientific practices during an INPLACE mobile game, Denise Marie Bressler, Dissertation

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Electrically Conductive Multiphase Polymer Blend Carbon-Based Composites, Paul James Brigandi, Thesis

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Scaffolding the New Deal: Exploring the Legislative Roots of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Fireside Chats, Christopher Thomas Brockman, Thesis

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Alain de Lille's Shameful, Pleasure-Seeking Hermaphrodites: Reconsidering Plaint of Nature's Anti-Sodomitic Stance, Laura Marie Brzyski, Thesis

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The brain, new stuff'd...with triumphs gay / Of old romance: Re-Imagining Madeline and the Chamber of Maiden-Thought in Keats's "The Eve of St. Agnes", Renee Kathryn Buesking, Thesis

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Mesoscopic dynamical coupling in A-site relaxor ferroelectrics, Ling Cai, Dissertation

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An Intelligent Debugging Tutor For Novice Computer Science Students, Elizabeth Emily Carter, Dissertation

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People are Neither Compatibilists Nor Incompatibilists: They Maintain Distinct, Inconsistent Intuitions Regarding Determinism and Moral Responsibility, Stephanie C. Cerce, Thesis

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Essays in Robust and Data-Driven Risk Management, Elcin Cetinkaya, Dissertation

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On the Trail: A History of American Hiking, Silas Chamberlin, Dissertation

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Seismic Design and Performance of Self-Centering Concentrically-Braced Frames, Nathan Brent Chancellor, Dissertation

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Wide Bandwidth - High Accuracy Control Loops in the presence of Slow Varying Signals and Applications in Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Displays and Sensor Arrays, Thomas Charisoulis, Dissertation

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Three Essays on the Short-term, Long-term, and Inter-generational Effects of Environmental Changes on Health Outcomes, Cheng Chen, Dissertation

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Dielectrophoretic (DEP) Tweezers: New Tool for Molecular Force Spectroscopy, Peng Cheng, Dissertation

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The Study of Biomolecule-Substrate Interactions by Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy and Brownian Dynamics Simulations, Sara Iliafar Cook, Dissertation

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Modeling of the Structure of Disordered Metallic Alloys and Its Transformation Under Thermal Forcing, Ryan Paul Cress, Dissertation

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Aerodynamics of High-Speed Sponsons, Kevin Curran, Thesis

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The Relationship between Traditional Gender Roles and Negative Attitudes towards Lesbians and Gay Men in Greek-Affiliated and Independent Male College Students, Aubrey Lynne DeCarlo, Dissertation

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Diagnostic Procedures for Preschoolers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder with and without Comorbid Oppositional Defiant Disorder: A Comparison of Dimensional and Categorical Approaches to Classification, Lisa DeKett, Dissertation

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Robust Performance Attribution Analysis in Investment Management, Yang Dong, Dissertation

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Level of Parent Involvement in a Multicomponent Treatment Package as a Predictor of Overall Behavioral Effects in Preschool Children At-Risk for ADHD, Lauren Cara Dullum-Moulton, Dissertation

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Characterizing iron-nitrogen colimitation interactions in a chemostat model of freshwater environments, Eric Thomas Ellison, Thesis

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Heat Transfer Analysis of Encapsulated Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage, Ali Elmozughi, Dissertation

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Ali and Elvis: Deconstructing a 21st-Century Museum's Cultural Acquisition and Merger of Mid-Century American Icons, Lynn Farley, Thesis

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Experimental Studies of Interacting Electronic States in NaCs, Carl Faust, Dissertation

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Signals and Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Gap Junction Internalization, John Fong, Dissertation

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Health Care Over Caring for the Health of Neighborhoods?: The Effects of Continually Expanding Medical Campuses in Cleveland and the Lehigh Valley, 1980-2014, Scott Fox, Thesis

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From the Political to the Personal:Interrogation, Imprisonment, and Sanction In the Prison Drama of Seamus Byrne and Brendan Behan, Charles F. French, Dissertation

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Maternal Caregiving Representations: Links with Mother-Child Discourse and Children's Emotion Understanding, Jill R. Froimson, Thesis

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Nanostructured Plasmonic Interferometers for Ultrasensitive Label-Free Biosensing, Yongkang Gao, Dissertation

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Chemo-Mechanical Control of Neural Stem Cell Differentiation, Emily Rachel Geishecker, Thesis

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Career Aspirations and Perceptions of Self-Efficacy of Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Students of Economic Disadvantage, Karen Gomez, Dissertation

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The Relative Advantage of Knowing an Initiation Time or a Mean Time When Estimating a Parameter from an Exponential Distribution Using Type-II Left Censored Data, Christopher Haines, Dissertation

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Autocatalytic Biochemical Networks and Their Fundamental Limits, Rozhin Hajian, Thesis

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Subdivisions with Distance Constraints in Large Graphs, Alexander Halperin, Dissertation

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The Relationship of Community Factors and Self-Efficacy with Adjustment and Well-being of First-Generation College Students, Shalena L. Heard, Dissertation

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Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization and Demand-Side Management: Models and Algorithms, Lin He, Dissertation

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Design of a Gravity Compensation System for Human Lower-Limb Rehabilitation, Ran He, Thesis

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Navigating the Confluences of Power: Diplomacy in the Trans-Appalachian West, 1765, Andrew Dyrli Hermeling, Thesis

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Photophysical properties and interactions in Single Wall Nanotube - DNA - Rare Earth systems, Tetyana Ignatova, Dissertation

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Computational Study of Multiple Hydrokinetic Turbine Performance, Joseph David Jonas, Thesis

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Parents' beliefs about preschooler's emotions: the role of socialization and implications for child outcomes, Erin L. Karahuta, Thesis

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Contested Politics and the Communist Visual: A Critical Analysis of John Heartfield's Photomontages at the End of the Weimar Republic, Justin Pierce Kauffman, Thesis

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Holocene Vegetation, Hydrology, and Fire in the North-Central Adirondacks of New York, Katharine Ann LeBoeuf, Thesis

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Let us... do what we can: Quaker Women and Medicine in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia, Danielle Lehr, Thesis

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Predictive Validity of the Individual Growth and Development Indicators: Examination of Students who Attend Head Start, Erin Sarah Leichman, Dissertation

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Mechanical Properties and Microstructural Evolution of Welded Eglin Steel, Brett Leister, Dissertation

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The Good, The Geek, and the Ugly: A Critical Examination of the Portrayal of Geek Women in Popular Media, Alexis J. Leon, Thesis

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Electrokinetics of Polar Liquids in Contact with Nonpolar Surfaces, Chih-Hsiu Lin, Dissertation

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Generation of Sinusoidal Micro-Wrinkles Pattern Using Gradient Grayscale Effect, Xiangxingyu Lin, Thesis

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Improving Quality of Software with Foreign Function Interfaces using Static Analysis, Siliang Li, Dissertation

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The effects of prior social experience on reproductive behavior, spawning, and physiology in a monogamous fish, Amatitlania nigrofasciata, Kimberly Little, Dissertation

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Three Essays on Health and Labor Markets, Shanshan Liu, Dissertation

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Optimizing Sensor Layouts in Wave Farms, Jia Lu, Thesis

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Analytical Study of the Responses of Bottom Panels under Slamming Loads and Steel/Composite Hybrid Slamming Test Boat, Jian Lv, Dissertation

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Tests of Horizontally Curved Tubular Flange Girder System, Kourosh Mahvashmohammadi, Thesis