This collection includes Honors in the Major (undergraduate) Theses completed in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Records for print-only, retrospectively scanned, and electronic works are included—digital copies are included where available.

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Theses from 2017

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A Structural and Functional Analysis of Human Brain MRI with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Arjun A. Watane

Theses from 2016

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Flame-Turbulence Interaction for Deflagration to Detonation, Jessica Chambers

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Smart Material Actuation and Morphing for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Caio H. Da Silva Lima

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Design and Investigation of Vitiated-Air Heater for Oblique Detonation-Wave Engine, Matthew M. Hoban

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Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels, Luca Letizia

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An Experimental Investigation of Heat Transfer for Arrays of impingement Jets onto the Featured Surfaces with Cylindrical and Elliptical Raised Surfaces, Marc A. Medina

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Conjugate Heat Transfer Analysis of Combined Regenerative and Discrete Film Cooling in a Rocket Nozzle, Charlotte M. Pearce

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Finite Element Simulation of Single-lap Shear Tests Utilizing the Cohesive Zone Approach, Wilson A. Perez

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A Parametric Study of Meso-Scale Patterns for Auxetic Mechanical Behavior Optimization, Matthew C. Schuler

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Characterization of Dispersion and Residual Stress in Nanoparticle Reinforced Hybrid Carbon Fiber Composites, Alex Selimov

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Dynamic Response of a Multi-Span Curved Beam From Moving Transverse Point Loads, Amanda Alexander

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Design of a Physical Windkessel Model for Use in LVAD In-vitro Benchtop Modeling, Kyle W. Beggs

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Effects of Binary Solvent System on Morphology of Particles, Patrick Besana

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Hybrid Carbon Fiber Alumina Nanocomposite for Non-Contact Stress Sensing Via Piezospectroscopy, Imad Hanhan

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Design and Evaluation of a Test Platform for Thermal Mechanical and Acoustical Loading, Abdi Jasmin

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Development of a Set of Force Response Equations to Represent the Musculature in Infants to Study Development Dysplasia of the Hip, Brendan Jones

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Frequency-Domain Faraday Rotation Spectroscopy (FD-FRS) for Functionalized Particle and Biomolecule Characterization, Richard Murdock

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Compendium of Thermoviscoplasticity Modeling Parameters for Materials Under Non-isothermal Fatigue, Nathan O'Nora

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A Laboratory Scale Assessment of the Effect of Chlorine Dioxide Pre-Oxidation on Disinfection By-Product Formation for Two Surface Water Supplies, Angela Rodriguez

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A Mechanics-Based Approach for Putt Distance Optimization, Pascual Santiago-Martinez

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Understanding and Modeling Pathways to Thrombosis, John Seligson

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Nanocluster Thin-Films for Sensor Applications, Joseph Serritella

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Sparsification of Social Networks Using Random Walks, Bryan Wilder

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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The Thermodynamics of Planetary Engineering on the Planet Mars, Christopher Barsoum

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Modeling Financial Markets Using Concepts From Mechanical Vibrations and Mass-Spring Systems, Michael Gandia

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Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Microdroplet Evaporation with a Forced Pinned Contact Line, Kevin Gleason

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Effects of Relaxed Assumptions on the State Switching Technique, Stephen Ilardi

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Organizational Accountability in the W.A.S.H. Sector: Integrating Sustainability Factors Into the Definition of Success, Kaitlyn Jeanis

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Scalable Nano Particle Production of Low Bioavailability Pharmaceuticals for Augmented Aqueous Solubility, Aaron Madden

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The TLC Method for Modeling Creep Deformation and Rupture, David May

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Ignition Studies of Diisopropyl Ketone, A Second-Generation Biofuel, Owen Pryor

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Computation of Boolean Formulas Using Sneak Paths in Crossbar Computing, Alvaro Velasquez

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Prototype of an Educational Video Game for Knowledge Retention in Youth Health Education, Jennifer Vogel

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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A Simplified Approach to Thermomechanical Fatigue and Application to V-shaped Notches, Thomas Bouchenot

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Numerical simulation of fracture of a nano-paper coated e-glass/polyester composite with thermal damage, Zachary Graham

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Microscopic Surface Textures Created by Interfacial Flow Instabilities, Jing Gu

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Strategically minded dynamic analysis of strategic flight bat maneuvers, Marie Kaspryzk

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Application of non-local approaches for predicting the response of v-notch under thermomechanical fatigue loading, Trung Nguyen

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Fracture Toughness of a Hyperelastic Material During Surgical Cutting, Kevin Smith

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A computed tomography-based model of the infant hip anatomy for dynamic finite element analysis of hip dysplasia biomechanics, Kyle Snethen

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Development and Validation of an Absorption Sensor for Time-Resolved Measurements of CO and CO2, Kyle Thurmond

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Implementation and testing of a blackbox and a whitebox fuzzer for file compression routines, Toby Tobkin

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Production, control and actuation of micron-sized particles in a microfluidic T-junction, James Wilson

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Characterization of Polyetherimide Under Static, Dynamic, and Multiple Impact Conditions, Bryan Zuanetti

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Denial of convenience attack to smartphones using a fake wi-fi access point, Erich Dondyk

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Characterization of an advanced neuron model, Christopher Echanique

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Adding cerebral autoregulation to a lumped parameter model of blood flow, Russell Gentile

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Computational fluid dynamics investigation of the orientation of a pediatric left ventricle assist device cannula to reduce stroke events, Stephen Guimond

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Imitating individualized facial expressions in a human-like avatar through a hybrid particle swarm optimization - tabu search algorithm, Evan Husk

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Fabrication and transport studies of n-type OFETS using aligned array carbon nanotubes electrodes, Edwards Jimenez

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Identification of spatiotemporal nutrient patterns and associated ecohydrological trends in the tampa bay coastal region, Brent Wimberly

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Heat transfer study of a triple row impingement channel at large impingement heights, Roberto Claretti

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Decolorization of an azo and anthraquinone textile dye by a mixture of living and non-living Trametes versicolor fungus, Christine M. Dykstra

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Vortex tilting and the enhancement of spanwise flow in flapping wing flight, Spencer Frank

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Investigation on interactions of unsteady wakes and film cooling on an annular endwall, Matthew J. Golsen

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Integration of communication constraints into physiocomimetic swarms via placement of location based virtual particles, Joshua J. Haley

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Toward increasing performance and efficiency in gas turbines for power generation and aero-propulsion unsteady simulation of angled discrete-injection coolant in a hot gas path crossflow, Perry L. Johnson

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Small-scale hybrid alternative energy maximizer for wind turbines and photovoltaic panels, Ross Kerley

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An experimental and numerical study of secondary flows and film cooling effectiveness in a transonic cascade, James C. Kullberg

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Context-driven agents in computer supported cooperative works, Brian D. Lichtman

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Assessing the viability of sol-gel nimgo films for solar blind detection, Amber Scheurer

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Effect of rib aspect ratio on heat transfer and friction in rectangular channels, Lucky Vo Tran

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Multi-pole permanent magnet motor design and control for high performance electromechanical actuation in all electric aircraft, Jared C. Bindl

The aerodynamic losses with the addition of film cooling in a high-speed annular cascade, Timothy Casey

Extrapolation techiques for very low cycle fatigue behavior of a ni-base superalloy, Brian R. Daubenspeck

In-situ stress measurements of EB-PVD thermal barrier coatings using synchrotron x-ray diffraction under thermo-mechanical loading, Rene Orlando Diaz

A novel approach for extending delay time in surface acoustic wave devices, James R. Humphries

Characterization of the mechanical behavior of a twill dutch woven wire mesh, Steven M. Kraft

An automatic medication management system for independently living healthcare patients, Corey McCall

Stress concentration factors for v-notched plates under axisymmetric pressure, Nathan J. Mutter

Measurements and modeling of transpiration cooling, Greg A. Natsui

Persistent military satellite communications coverage using a cubesat constellation in low earth orbit, Jacqueline M. Nelson

Rate handling methods in variable amplitude fatigue cycle processing, Ryan O'Kelley

A step toward evolving biped walking behavior through indirect encoding, Randal S. Olson

E-ternally yours : the case for the development of a reliable repository for the preservation of personal digital objects, Lesley L. Peterson

Real time rendering and modifiction of scenes with complex materials, Christopher M. Pugh

A comparison of kansa and hermitian RBF interpolation techniques for the solution of convection-diffusion problems, Erik Rodriguez

Analysis and enhancement of the LDMOSFET for safe operating area and device ruggedness, Jason B. Steighner

Recognition of predicted time series using chaotic and geometric features, David Leary Thomas

Pressure losses experienced by liquid flow through straight PDMS microchannels of varying diameters, Darrel W. Wright

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

An optimal, low-cost design for small wind turbine converters applied to charging batteries, Jonathan Baker

The design and manufacturing of scandia-ceria stabilized zirconia ceramics for use as electrolyte material in solid oxide fuel cells, Glenn E. Bean

A framework for blind signal correction using optimized polyspectra-based cost functions, Steven W. Braeger

Dance evolution : interactively evolving neural networks to control dancing three-dimensional models, Greg A. Dubbin

Digital control algorithms : low power wind turbine energy maximizer for charging lead acid batteries, Christopher Hamilton

An efficient method for the optimization of viscoplastic constitutive model constants, Erik A. Hogan

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Numerical solution of the two-phase incompressible navier-stokes equations using a gpu-accelerated meshless method, Jesse Kelly

The ambient sound engine : a tool built for improving interactive and improvisational performance, Christopher L. Kidwell

Exploring the effectiveness of 3D file browsing techniques for file searching tasks, Anamary Leal

Introduction of grand solar belt of America : combinatorial optimization using genetic algorithms, Roberto; Miguez

Effects of electrode microstructure and electrolyte parameters on intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cell (ITSOFC) performance, Edward J. Naimaster

Bottle water storage location and its impact on microbiogical quality, Hilary R. Palmer

Analysis of the orbit lowering and attitude control performance of a magnetic coil-augmented gossamer sail, John Robinson

Heat transfer augmentation in a rectangular duct characterized by an impinging jet inlet : design of experiment, Carson D. Slabaugh

Dual polarized miniaturized antennas, Rhonessa I. Villegas

Using FPGAs to perform embedded image registration, Brandyn A. White

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

Neat drummer : computer-generated drum tracks, Amy K. Hoover

Cooling techniques for advanced gas turbines, Stephanie Kersten

Modeling and analysis of reverse recovery in PiN power diodes in series, Matthew M. Landowshi

A study of mutual coupling as an alternative feed method in phased array antennas, Justin J. Luther