Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Computational Study of Gas Separation Using Reverse Osmosis Membranes, Mohammed Faraj Alrehili, Dissertation

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Aberration Corrected Analytical Electron Microscopy Studies of Nanometallic Catalysts, Sultan Althahban, Dissertation

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Design, Simulation, and Implementation of GmC-based Phase Locked Loop, Ricardo Alvarez, Thesis

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Labor Market and Outreach Effects of Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act, Erkmen Giray Aslim, Dissertation

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Sparsity-Promoting Optimal Controller Design, MirSaleh Bahavarnia, Dissertation

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Optimization of Tow-Steered Composite Wind Turbine Blades for Static Aeroelastic Performance, Stephen Michael Barr, Thesis

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The Role of TrkB and BDNF in Governing the Steroid-Mediated Regulation of Male Copulatory Behavior in the Syrian hamster (Mesocricetus auratus)., Joe Clarence Brague, Dissertation

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Teacher Quality Discourse and the Institutionalization of Educational Reforms: Social Capital and Teacher Self-Efficacy Across 31 Countries, Joseph P. Brereton, Dissertation

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Computational Methods for Discrete Conic Optimization Problems, Aykut Bulut, Dissertation

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Monte Carlo Studies of Patchy Ellipsoids, Thienbao Nguyen Carpency, Dissertation

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Exploiting Structures in Mixed-Integer Second-Order Cone Optimization Problems for Branch-and-Conic-Cut Algorithms, Sertalp Bilal Cay, Dissertation

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Catalytic Olefin Polymerization and Metathesis: Molecular Structure-Activity Relationships, Anisha Chakrabarti, Dissertation

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Vortex Gust Interactions with Oscillating Joukowski Airfoil, Huansheng Chen, Thesis

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Computational Study of Free Jets Emanating from Circular and Lobed Orifice-Lattice Boltzmann Method, Yang Chen, Dissertation

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Effects of Data-Based Individualization on Reading Comprehension for High School Students with Intenisve Needs in Reading, Jacquelyn Chovanes, Dissertation

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Improving The Environmental Sustainability Of Industrial Processes Through Membrane Processes And Aqueous System Manipulation, Robert Mervyn Creighton, Dissertation

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Micro-scale Fracture Toughness Testing and Finite Element Analysis of Transparent Ceramics, Fiona Yuwei Cui, Dissertation

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Template Assisted Transition-Metal Oxide As Ultrathin Insulator For Metal-Insulator Electronics, Qingsong Cui, Thesis

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Biomineralization and bioinspired synthesis of ceria and transition metal-oxide solid solution nanocrystals, Christopher David Curran, Dissertation

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Incremental Changes in Expectations to Improve Engagement Among Students with Behavioral Problems, Beth Ann Custer, Dissertation

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Large eddy simulations of ventilated micro-hydrokinetic turbine and pump-turbines, COSAN DASKIRAN, Dissertation

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Secondary Social Studies Curriculum in Post-Genocide Rwanda as Mediated by UNESCO and Post-Holocaust Education in Germany, Petrina Maria Davidson, Dissertation

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Advanced Controls Of Cyber Physical Energy Systems, Jiajun Duan, Dissertation

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Ultra-wideband Single Jurkat Human T-lymphocyte Cell Characterization, Dielectrophoresis, and Electroporation Using One Vector Network Analyzer, Xiaotian Du, Thesis

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Detection and Modeling of Wind Ramp Events in Smart Grid, Xingbang Du, Thesis

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Controlling Oxide Formation in 1010 Steel: Laboratory Simulation of Industrial Quench Spray, Jack Odell Edgerton, Thesis

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Reliability Test for the Proposed GPS Spoofing Attack Detection Scheme, Alireza Famili, Thesis

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An Improved Numerical Method for Assessing Cell Elasticity from Atomic Force Microscopy Nanoindentation Data, Jared Alexander Feindt, Thesis

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Titanocene(III) Complexes: Promising Reagents for the Design of Sustainable Catalytic Processes, Godfred Kwesi Delali Fianu, Dissertation

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The Predictive Utility and Longitudinal Student Growth of NWEA MAP Interim Assessments in Two Pennsylvania Schools, David Christopher Finnerty, Dissertation

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The structure of a perturbed vortex and its interaction with a wing, Greg Fishman, Dissertation

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Analysis of InGaN Quantum Wells with AlGaInN Barriers, Hanlin Fu, Thesis

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Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Graded Transition Joints, Jonathan Galler, Dissertation

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Academic Achievement among High School Students with ADHD and Internalizing Symptoms and their Response to a Multicomponent Treatment Intervention, Maria Elena Golden, Dissertation

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Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis of 3D Printed Type 304 Stainless Steel, Jerard Gordon, Campus Only Thesis/Dissertation

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Real-Time Modeling of Gas-Electric Dependencies: An Optimal Control Approach, Qinxu Gu, Thesis

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Aerodynamics of Porous Bodies with Application to Aeroelastic Stability and Structural Acoustics, Rozhin Hajian, Dissertation

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Calculating Vacancy Positions to Optiamally Assign Recruits of the ROK Army, Doheon Han, Thesis

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Simulation and Optimal Integration of a Heat Recovery Steam Generator with Solar Thermal Energy, Tianjun Han, Thesis

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Magneto-Optical Properties of Rare-Earth Doped Semiconductors, Andrew Jacob Helbers, Dissertation

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An Investigation of Internalizing, Externalizing, and Comorbid Behavioral Symptomatology as Predictors of Maladaptive Risky Behavior During Adolescence, Allyse A. Hetrick, Dissertation

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Factors in Immigrant Higher Education Attainment Among Income Groups in the United States, Sam Hopp, Dissertation

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A Novel Dielectrophoresis Potential Spectroscopy for Colloidal Nanoparticles, Hao Huang, Thesis

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Drying Inhomogeneity during Film Formation of Waterborne Latex Systems – A Mechanistic Study on Skin Layer Formation, Hao Huang, Dissertation

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The Mechanical Performance and Microstructure Development of Laser Beam Welds and Post Weld Heat Treatment of Ti 1023 Alloy, Meng Fu Huang, Dissertation

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Stochastic Optimal Control of Grid-Level Storage, Yuhai Hu, Dissertation

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Privacy in Dynamical Systems and Networks: Anonymous Routing and Retail Competition, Omid Javidbakht, Dissertation

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Upstream Influence of Axisymmetric Bodies on Trailing Line Vortices, Tanya Sarah Johnson, Thesis

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New Chemistries and Processing in Atomic and Molecular Layer Deposition of Inorganic and Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Thin Films, Ling Ju, Dissertation

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Stress Relief Cracking Susceptibility in High Temperature Alloys, Rishi Kant, Thesis

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Partner Search Strategy and Mechanisms of Cell Polarization during Fission Yeast Mating, Bita Khalili, Dissertation

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Processing of Bio-Polymer Based Nanocomposite for Fused Filament Fabrication, Osama Mohammad Khayat, Thesis

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Defect Growth Characterization in Modern Rail Steel, Sena Kizildemir, Thesis

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Developing Peptide Therapeutics that Inhibit Bacterial Toxins Utilizing a Cholesterol Recognition Amino Acid Consensus (CRAC) Motif, Evan Koufos, Dissertation

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Understanding Orphanhood in Russia: Education as a Bridge to (No) Where?, Marina Kudasova, Dissertation

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Supporting collaborative writing in secondary Language Arts: A revision decision method intervention, Daria Anne Kuscenko, Dissertation

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Variability of the Be Star Population, Jonathan M. Labadie-Bartz, Dissertation

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Mechanical Properties of Von Willebrand Factor A2 Domain and Mutants, Whitney Lai, Thesis

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Redefining the Experience of Raising a Child with Disabilities in Tajikistan, Katherine Lapham, Dissertation

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A Multi-Systemic Analysis of Infant Stress Reactivity, Maria Lauer, Dissertation

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Effects of Free-stream Turbulence on Tidal Turbine Blade Performance and Wake, Angela Marie Lawrence, Thesis

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Analysis of Power Network Defense Under Intentional Attacks, Weiming Lei, Thesis

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Hybrid Ion Exchange Processes for Sustainable Softening and Marcellus Flowback Treatment, Jinze Li, Dissertation

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Novel Bandpass Filter Design based on Synchronous Filtering, Kanlun Li, Dissertation

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Wafer-scale Fabrication and Characterization of Recessed-channel PtSe2 MOSFETs with Low Contact Resistance and Improved Gate Control, Lei Li, Thesis

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Price Matching Policies and Consumer Loyalty, GAOJIE LIN, Thesis

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Investigation of elastoplastic ratchetting behavior of Stainless Steel 316 under cyclic uniaxial asymmetric loading at room temperature, Sirui Li, Thesis

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Design and Manufacturing of a High Performance Indoor Quadcopter, Guangyi Liu, Thesis

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Computational study of flow past arrays of plates in the vicinity of surfaces, I-HAN LIU, Dissertation

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From anionic porous organic frameworks with phosphate functional groups to a mesoporous aluminosilica material with crystalline pore walls, Yiqun Liu, Dissertation

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The Impact of Implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) with Direct Care Staff in a Residential Treatment Center, Alexis Bickel Lubar, Dissertation

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Electron Microscopy Studies of Quantum Dot and Catalyst Nanomaterials, Li Lu, Dissertation

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Distributed Methods for Composite Optimization: Communication Efficiency, Load-Balancing and Local Solvers, Chenxin Ma, Dissertation

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Principal Behaviors Outside Large Metropolis School Districts: Exploring the Relationships Between Time Use and School Context, Abby Susan Mahone, Dissertation

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Fatigue Investigation of Slit Rib-to-floor Beam Connections in Steel Orthotropic Bridge Decks, Jayne Marks, Thesis

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Flow Structure of Vortex-Wing Interaction, Christopher Kyle McKenna, Dissertation

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Uncertainty Quantification for Naval Ships and the Optimal Adaptation of Bridges to Climate Change, Alysson Mondoro, Dissertation

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Fatherhood: Motivations of Paternal Involvement, David Nguyen, Dissertation

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A Service System with On-Demand Agents, Stochastic Gradient Algorithms and the SARAH Algorithm, Lam Nguyen, Dissertation

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Electrooculography Signal Processing Using National Instruments LabVIEW, Clinton Nwanedo, Thesis

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Exploring a Curriculum-Embedded, Constructivist-Inspired, Augmented Reality Game Within an Early Elementary Social Studies Curriculum and Its Influence on Student Experiences, Learning Outcomes, and Teacher Instructional Practices, Julia Leonhardt Oltman, Dissertation

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One-shot Manufacturing Techniques Developed for Carbon Fiber Prepreg Components, Jacob Bruce Patterson, Dissertation

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Effect of pH, Temperature and Protein Tertiary Structure on Biomolecular Separation Engineering in Ion-Exchange Chromatography, Gorgi Pavlov, Dissertation

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The Biophysical Characterization of Caveolin-1, Sarah Plucinsky, Dissertation

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The Resilience Of Smart Energy Systems Against Adversarial Attacks, Operational Degradation And Variabilities, Parth Pradhan, Dissertation

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The Impact of Sleep Hygiene and Daytime Sleepiness on Academic Functioning Among Adolescents with ADHD, Kristina Puzino, Dissertation

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Fixed Bed Reactor Design for Thermochemical Energy Storage Using Ca(OH)2 /CaO, Qasim Ranjha, Dissertation

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Stability and Dynamic Properties of Tip Vortices Shed from Flexible Rotors of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines, Steven Noel Rodriguez, Dissertation

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A Design Proposal for a Novel Gun-Launched Unmanned Aerial System, Douglas Bahr Rumbaugh, Jr., Thesis

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Virtual Structural Analysis of Bone Fracture Healing from Low-Dose Clinical CT Scans, Peter Schwarzenberg, Thesis

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Reliability and Resiliency Driven Solutions for Electric Power Systems Operation and Planning, Kwami Senam Afenefa Sedzro, Dissertation

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Isolation of Circulating Tumor Cells and Clusters from Blood with Application in Drug Screening, Wentao Shi, Dissertation

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Ultralow Wear Fluoropolymer Metal-Oxide Composites: Nanomechanics & Tribochemistry, Mark Alfred Sidebottom, Dissertation

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Grain Size Effects on Viscoelastic Relaxation of Sub-micron Thickness FCC Metallic Films, Jeffrey Smyth, Dissertation

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Single Enzyme Biomineralization of Semiconductor Nanocrystals, Leah Spangler, Dissertation

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Creature Counting: The Effects of Augmented Reality on Perseverance and Early Numeracy Skills, Megan Drury Stotz, Dissertation

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Roughness Based Passive Control Of Transition To Galloping Of A Circular Cylinder Undergoing Vortex Induced Vibrations, Kumar Swagat, Thesis

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Ultra High Speed Space Division Multiplexing OCT, Guo-Jhe Syu, Thesis

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Catalytic Transformation of Ethanol to 1,3-Butadiene over MgO/SiO2 Catalyst, William E. Taifan, Dissertation

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International Accreditation and the Standards of US Regional Accrediting Agencies, Calley Stevens Taylor, Dissertation