This collection includes Masters Theses and Doctoral Dissertations, and other similar projects, 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/Dissertations from 2020

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Safety Evaluation of Innovative Intersection Designs: Diverging Diamond Interchanges and Displaced Left-turn Intersections, Ahmed Abdelrahman

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2 Micron Fiber Laser Machining Transparent Conductive Glasses and Transparent Polymers, Ali Abdulfattah

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The Level of Creative Thinking of STEM-oriented Middle and High School Children Associated with the Level of Self-motivated Play and Success Within a Builder Game and Engagement in Builder Gaming Communities' Social Media Culture, John Aedo

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Provably Trustworthy and Secure Hardware Design with Low Overhead, Qutaiba Alasad

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Provably Trustworthy and Secure Hardware Design with Low Overhead, Qutaiba Alasad

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Human Performance In Virtual Reality Environments and Its Exploration with Engineering Analytics, Fahad Alasim

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Analyzing and Detecting Internet of Things Malware Using Residual Static Graph- and String-Based Artifacts, Hisham Alasmary

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Control Strategies for Multi-Controller Multi-Objective Systems, Raaed Al-Azzawi

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Dynamic and Exergoeconomic Analysis of a Hybrid Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Brayton Cycle, Abdurrahman Alenezi

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Deep Hashing for Image Similarity Search, Ali Al Kobaisi

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Integrated Microinverter and Storage for Portable Photovoltaic systems, Khalil Alluhaybi

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Improving Emergency Department Operations in USA vs KSA: Impact on Lean Assessment Tools, Urgent Care at Home, and Related Variables, Ali Almuflih

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Heat Transfer Characterization of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide in Microchannel, Mostafa Asadzadehmehdialghadami

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High-Speed Interferometry and Visible Videography for Meniscus Curvature Analysis during Anisotropic Hemiwicking, John Bal

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Learning Context-sensitive Human Emotions in Categorical and Dimensional Domains, Pooyan Balouchian

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Integrating Graphene into Polymer Derived Ceramics Towards the Development of New Thermoelectric Materials, Elizabeth Barrios

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Utilizing Institutional Data for Curriculum Enhancement to Improve Student Success in Undergraduate Computing Programs, Prateek Basavaraj

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Passive Scene Reconstruction in Non-line-of-sight Scenarios, Andre Beckus

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Factors Affecting the Performance of Photo-voltaic Solar Energy Storage, Vasanth Bhat

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Econometric Frameworks for Multivariate Models: Application to Crash Frequency Analysis, Tanmoy Bhowmik

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Selective Subtraction: An Extension of Background Subtraction, Adeel Bhutta

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Statistical and Stochastic Learning Algorithms for Distributed and Intelligent Systems, Jiang Bian

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Transferability and Scalability of the UCF WWD Hotspot Segment Model and Optimization Algorithm for Deployment of Advanced Wrong-Way Driving Intelligent Transportation Systems Countermeasures to a Florida Statewide Limited Access Highway Network, Patrick Blue

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Open-ended Search through Minimal Criterion Coevolution, Jonathan Brant

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Operability and Wave Characterization of Hydrogen and Oxygen fed Rotating Detonation Rocket Engine, Robert Burke

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Modeling Site Specific Urban Propagation Using A Variable Terrain Radiowave Parabolic Equation - Vertical Plane Launch (VTRPE-VPL) Hybrid Technique, Pierre Cadette

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3D Localization of Defects in Facility Inspections, Nicholas Califano

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Scalable Communication Frameworks for Multi-Agency Data Sharing, Shafaq Chaudhry

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The Mechanisms of Detonation Amplification from Geometric Manipulation, Hardeo Chin

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Endpoints and Interdependencies in Internet of Things Residual Artifacts: Measurements, Analyses, and Insights into Defenses, Jinchun Choi

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Computational Investigation of Supercritical CO2 Single-Jet Impingement, Ian Cormier

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Navigating Immersive and Interactive VR Environments With Connected 360° Panoramas, Samuel Cosgrove

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Detecting Small Moving Targets in Infrared Imagery, Adam Cuellar

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An Information-Potential Approach to Airborne LiDAR Point Cloud Sampling and Assessment, Kristian Damkjer

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Investigation in Engineering Leadership Using System Engineering and Virtual Reality, Charles Davis

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Dynamic Modeling Of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Brayton Cycle For Transient Analysis, Ankur Deshmukh

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Advanced Econometic Models for Modeling Flows: Application to Shared Economy, Bibhas Dey

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Emulsion Characterization Study for Improved Bilgewater Treatment and Management, Daniela Diaz Hernandez

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Flame Kernel Ignition and Evolution Induced by Modulated Nanosecond-Pulsed High-Frequency Discharge, Ian Dunn

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Mobility-as-a-Service: Assessing Performance and Sustainability Effects of an Integrated Multi-Modal Simulated Transportation Network, Mohamed El-Agroudy

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On Patching Learning Discrepancies in Neural Network Training, Mohamed Elfeki

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Extracting Data-Level Parallelism in High-Level Synthesis for Reconfigurable Architectures, Juan Andres Escobedo Contreras

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Piezospectroscopic Sensing Systems - Multi-Scale and In-Situ Sensing Technology for Structural Integrity, Remelisa Esteves

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Investigation of Recurrent Neural Network architectures based Deep Learning for Short-Term Traffic Speed Forecasting, Armando Fandango

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Production and Elastomer Compatibility of Renewable Fuels, Alan Felix

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A Roadway Context Classification Approach for Developing Regional Safety Performance Functions for Florida Intersections, Ghalia Amr Mahmoud Elbendary Gamaleldin

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Modeling Flow and Nitrate Transport in Karst Groundwater Basins, Yuan Gao

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Characterization of the Reacting Jet of a High-Pressure Axially Staged Combustor, Tommy Genova

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High Pressure Reacting Characteristics of a Jet in Vitiated Crossflow, Tommy Genova

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Hybrid Physics-informed Neural Networks for Dynamical Systems, Renato Giorgiani do Nascimento

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Viscoelastic Analysis of High Strain Composites for Deployable Structures in Space Applications, Andrew Gomez-Delrio

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Improving Traffic Safety and Efficiency by Adaptive Signal Control Systems Based on Deep Reinforcement Learning, Yaobang Gong

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Indium Phosphide Based Quantum Cascade Lasers Grown on Silicon Substrate, Rowel Go

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Diffusion of Fission Products in Nuclear Graphite, Kevin Graydon

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Atomic Layer Deposition of Oxide Materials for Passivated Carrier Selective Contact Solar Cells, Geoffrey Gregory

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Interactions Between Humans, Virtual Agent Characters and Virtual Avatars, Tamara Griffith

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Detailed Study of Flow and Surface Heat Transfer Enhancement Mechanism in the Presence of Dimples and/or Protrusions, Gaurav Gupta

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Stochastic Sampling and Machine Learning Techniques for Social Media State Production, Neda Hajiakhoond Bidoki

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Data-Driven Nonlinear Control Designs for Constrained Systems, Roland Harvey

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Experimentation and Simulation of Pulsed Eddy Current Thermography of Subsurface Aircraft Corrosive Defects, Johnathan Hernandez

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An Approach to Modeling Simulated Military Human-agent Teaming, Maartje Hidalgo

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Inertial Orbit Estimation Using Multiple Space Based Observers: A New Measurement Model, James Hippelheuser

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Investigating Film Cooling Flows with Advanced Turbulence Modeling, Machine Learning, and Experimental Methods, Justin Hodges

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Thin-fIlm Lithium Niobate Integrated Photonics on Silicon for Electro- and Nonlinear-optic Applications, Amirmahdi Honardoost

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Designing Metal Nanocatalysts and Tuning their Microenvironment for Gas-involving Electrocatalysis, Lin Hu

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Parametric Investigation and Optimization for Inconel 718 Nickel-Based Superalloy in Laser Powder Bed Fusion, Thinh Huynh

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Understanding Solidification Behavior of Selected Aluminum and Magnesium Alloys Additively Manufactured by Laser Powder Bed Fusion, Holden Hyer

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Multi-Element Multi-Datastream Visible Light Communication Networks, Sifat Ibne Mushfique

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Computational Methods for Discovery and Analysis of RNA Structural Motifs, Shahidul Islam

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Infrastructure for Performance Monitoring and Analysis of Systems and Applications, Ramin Izadpanah

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Towards Scalable Network Traffic Measurement With Sketches, Rhongho Jang

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Cerium Oxide based Nanocomposites for Supercapacitors, Aadithya Jeyaranjan

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Water Reclamation Using Functionalized Forward Osmosis Membrane, Fnu Joshua

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Decentralized Adaptable Task Allocation for Ongoing Tasks, Vera Kazakova

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Exploring Delphi Method Generated Synthetic Natural Environment (SNE) Visual Aesthetic Quality (VAQ) Factor Forecasts and Preferences through Conjoint Analysis of End User Assessments, Thomas Kehr

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Pathological Tremor as a Mechanical System: Modeling and Control of Artificial Muscle-Based Tremor Suppression, Christopher Kelley

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Supercritical CO2 Heat Transfer Study Near Critical Point in a Heated Circular Pipe, Akshay Khadse

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Mobile Health Technology to Enhance Healthcare Service Delivery in Developing Nations (Saudi Arabia), Nawaf Khan

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Experimental Investigation of the Laminar Burning Velocities of High-performance Co-Optima Biofuels, Gihun Kim

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Robust Flight Control Design with Parameter Space Method Enhanced by Neural Network Adaptive Control, Sun Kim

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Study of Non-Ideal Effects on Shock Wave Propagation, Cory Kinney

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Compressibility of Fine-Grained Soil in Central Florida, Andre Kruk

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Mechanical Properties of Boron Carbide (B4C), Ruslan Kuliiev

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A Shock Tube Chemical Kinetic Study of Ethanol Oxidation at Elevated Pressures, Andrew Laich

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A System and Method to Detect Anxiety Using Detect, Alert, and Distract Anxiety (DADA) Model and Algorithm, Apurva Lanman

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Separating Content Selection from Surface Realization in Neural Text Summarization, Logan Lebanoff

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Ultra-low Power Circuits and Architectures for Neuromorphic Computing Accelerators with Emerging TFETs and ReRAMs, Jie Lin

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A Deep Learning Approach for Real-time Crash Risk Prediction at Urban Arterials, Pei Li

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Reconstruction of Bacterial Strain Genomes from Shotgun Metagenomic Reads, Xin Li

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Multi-Species Measurements at High Temperatures Using Advanced Mid-Infrared Laser Schemes, Zachary Loparo

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The Improvement of Shewhart-Stable Time Series Processes by Applying Jensen-Shannon Complexity Measures to Characterize Emergent Structure, Blaine Lorimer

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Efforts in Numerical Modeling of Undulating Propulsion, George Loubimov

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Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Virtual and Constructive Simulations to Increase Performance: Two Case Studies with Big Data and Agent-based Simulation, Larry Lowe

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Additive Manufacturing of Copper-based Alloy by Laser Powder Bed Fusion, Binghao Lu

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Deep Recurrent Networks for Gesture Recognition and Synthesis, Mehran Maghoumi

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The Impact of Work Environment on Successful Implementation of Lean Six Sigma in Emergency Department, Elaf Makkawi

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Design and Visual Servo Control of a Mechanical Gripper for Autonomous Strawberry Harvesting, Jonah Mapes

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Integrating Technology Acceptance Model and Health Belief Model Factors to Better Estimate Intelligent Tutoring System Use for Surge Capacity Public Health Events and Training, Sarah Matthews

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Video Content Understanding Using Text, Amir Mazaheri

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Lean blowout dynamics for premixed bluff-body flames, Anthony Morales