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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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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Algorithms and Applications of Novel Capsule Networks, Rodney LaLonde

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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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Mechanical Behavior Assessment of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy Produced by Laser Powder Bed Fusion, Asif Mahmud

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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

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Leveraging Augmented Reality for Real-time Operational Performance Management, Joshua Nelson

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High-speed Imaging of Reflected Shockwave-initiated Combustion, Erik Ninnemann

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The Gamification Framework of Military Flight Simulator for Effective Learning and Training Environment, Daeho Noh

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Cell Encapsulation in Microfluidic Channels, Mohammad Nooranidoost

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Improving Usability of Genetic Algorithms through Self Adaptation on Static and Dynamic Environments, Reamonn Norat

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The Effects of Gesture Presentation in Video Games, Jack Oakley

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Assessing the Potential of Implementing Blockchain in Supply Chains using Agent-Based Simulation and Deep Learning, Mohammad Obeidat

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Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of a Power Plant Steam Condenser on the Siemens SPPA-T3000 Platform, Mohammad Odeh

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Industrial Digitalization: Novel Approaches to System Management & Implementation with Industry 4.0 Framework, Johnson Olaitan

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Rotational and Shower Head Cooling Hole Effects on Leading-Edge Jet Impingement Heat Transfer, Weston Olson

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Flame and Emissions Characteristics of a High Pressure Reacting Jet in Vitiated Crossflow, Michelle Otero

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The Susceptibility of Deep Neural Networks to Natural Perturbations, Mesut Ozdag

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The Impacts of Wave Energy Conversion on Coastal Morphodynamics in a Changing Climate, Cigdem Ozkan

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Study on Ductile Fracture with Anisotropic and Strain Rate Effects in Manufacturing Processes, Hao Pan

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Improving the Security of Critical Infrastructure: Metrics, Measurements, and Analysis, Jeman Park

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Optimization Studies for the Gas Atomization and Selective Laser Melting Processes of Al10SiMg alloy, Sharon Park

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Experimental, Analytical and Computational Analyses of Linear and Radial Shape Memory Alloy Helical Actuators, Ryan Puchaty

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Design of Ternary Operations Utilizing Flow-Based Computing, James Pyrich

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Removal of Heavy Metals From Landfill Leachate Using Electrospun Polyelectrolyte Complex Fiber-Laminated Ultrafiltration Membrane, Amirsalar Rabbani Esfahani

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Evaluation of Safety and Mobility Benefits of Connected and Automated Vehicles by Considering V2X Technologies, Md Hasibur Rahman

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Pervasive Spectrum Sharing for Improved Wireless Experience, Mostafizur Rahman

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Distributed Multi-agent Optimization and Control with Applications in Smart Grid, Towfiq Rahman

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Towards Robust Artificial Intelligence Systems, Sunny Raj

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Climatic and Topologic Controls on the Complexity of River Networks, Sevil Ranjbar Moshfeghi

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Application of Reliability Centered Maintenance in Railway Tracks, Sarita Rattanakunuprakarn

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Novel Computational Approaches For Multidimensional Brain Image Analysis, Harish Raviprakash

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Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study on Thermal Conduction of CNT-Cu/Al Composites with New MEAM Potentials Between C and Cu/Al, Luyang Ren

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Improving Security of Crypto Wallets in Blockchain Technologies, Hossein Rezaeighaleh

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Chemically Stabilized Oil-in-water Emulsion Separation Using a Custom Aquaporin-based Polyethersulfone (PES) Forward Osmosis Membrane System, AnnMarie Ricchino

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Bias and Sensitivity of Nonlinear Models for Seismic Response of Ordinary Standard Bridges, Andres Rodriguez Caballero

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Ignition of Supersonic Flows Via Pulse Detonator, Daniel Rosato

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A Computational Biomechanical Model-Based Optimization of Fulcrum Support in Orthosis Enabled Closed Reduction of Developmental Dysplasia of The Hip, Christopher Rose

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Machine Learning based RF Transmitter Characterization in the Presence of Adversaries, Debashri Roy

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Understanding the Socio-infrastructure Systems During Disaster from Social Media Data, Kamol Chandra Roy

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Analyzing User Behavior in Collaborative Environments, Samaneh Saadat

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Action Recognition in Still Images: Confluence of Multilinear Methods and Deep Learning, Marjaneh Safaei

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Modal Analysis of Liquid Fuel Jet in Crossflow, Sheikh Salauddin

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Design of an Annular Disc-shaped Heat Pipe for Air-cooled Steam Condensers, Ahmad Saleh

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Energy-Efficient Signal Conversion and In-Memory Computing using Emerging Spin-based Devices, Soheil Salehi Mobarakeh

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Bike Share Systems: Prediction of Short-Term Travel Time Under the Effects of Weather Conditions and Optimization of the Maximal Covering Location of Bike Stations in a Bike Share Network, Rabab Salih Elamin

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Increasing Accuracy Performance through Optimal Feature Extraction Algorithms, Genevieve Sapijaszko

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Non-Linear Inverse Liquid-Solid Chromatography as a Methodology to Characterize Drug Concentration Losses to Polymeric Materials used in Body-on-a-Chip Devices for Drug Discovery, Mark Schnepper

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In Pursuit of Low-dimensional Manifold Structures in High-dimensional Data, Mahlagha Sedghi

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Rapid Orbital Motion Emulator (ROME): Kinematics Modeling and Control, Ahmed Elsadek Ahmed Seleit

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An Investigation of Life Cycle Sustainability Implications of Emerging Heavy-Duty Truck Technologies in the Age of Autonomy, Burak Sen

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Creation and Analysis of an Enhanced RASCAL-LVC Framework Capable of Simulating Ionizing Radiation Damage to Emergency Responders During a Nuclear Power Plant Disaster: A Case Study in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Electronic System Survivability, Buder Shageer

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Subsurface Characterization of Internally Eroded Soils in Karst Using the Cone Penetration Test, Ryan Shamet

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Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning for Defensive Escort Teams, Hassam Sheikh

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Target Acquisition Performance Improvement with Boost and Restoration Filtering Using Deep-Electron-Well Infrared Detectors, Robert Short

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Wind Turbine Generator Overheating Solution, Gopal Singh

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Characterization of Left Ventricular Volumes and Ejection Fraction in Patients with a Left Ventricular Assist Device, Viswajith Siruvallur Vasudevan

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Classical Engineering Systems Provide Behavioral Analog for Ephemeral Insect and Plant Biomechanics, Nicholas Smith

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Numerical Analysis on the Geomechanical Mechanisms and Stability of Sinkholes in Central Florida, Moataz Soliman

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Study on Comprehensive Mechanical Properties of Metallic Matrix CNT Nano-composites, Shutao Song

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Additive Manufacturing of Elastomeric Lung Phantoms in Radiation Oncology, Jonathan Sookdeo

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Contact Mechanics of Fish Scale Inspired Exoskeletal Components on a Nonlinear Elastic Substrate, Jeremy Stephen

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Numerical Investigation of Reacting Jet-in-Crossflow at High Pressure, Bernhard Stiehl

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A Mixed Method Analysis of Factors Influencing Success and Failure in Undergraduate Engineering Capstone Design Experiences, Kurt Stresau

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Investigations on the Use of Hyperthermia for Breast Cancer Treatment, Sreekala Suseela

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Tip Clearance Effect on Convective Heat Transfer in Micro Scale Pin Fins, Hanieh Tabkhivayghan

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The Dollar General: Continuous Custom Gesture Recognition Techniques At Everyday Low Prices, Eugene Taranta

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MFPA: Mixed-Signal Field Programmable Array for Energy-Aware Compressive Signal Processing, Adrian Tatulian

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Algorithms for Inferring Multiple Microbial Networks, Sahar Tavakoli

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Seismocardiography - Genesis, and Utilization of Machine Learning for Variability Reduction and Improved Cardiac Health Monitoring, Peshala Thibbotuwawa Gamage

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Applied Laser Absorption Spectroscopy for Sensing in Detonative Flows, Kyle Thurmond

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Modeling of Incident Type and Incident Duration Using Data from Multiple Years, Sudipta Dey Tirtha

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Evaluation of Convective Heat Transfer Numerical Methods on Rough Surfaces from Additive Manufacturing, Jose Urcia

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Identifying Diurnal Variability of Brain Connectivity Patterns using Graph Theory, Farzad Vasheghani Farahani

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Monolithic Thin-film Lithium Niobate Scanning Micromirror: Design and Simulation, Abimanyu Veerappan

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Explore and Design Novel Structures for More Efficient and Better Deep Convolutional Neural Networks, Min Wang

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Seismic Design Optimization of Steel Structures Using Genetic Algorithm, Tiancheng Wang

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Interfacial Properties Modulate Water Entry Dynamics For Spherical Projectiles, Daren Watson

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Evaluating the Performance and Impacts of Seawater Regeneration in an Anion Exchange Process, Daniel Whalen

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An Experimental Validation of a Revised Paschen's Law Relating to the Electrostatic Discharge of Aerospace Vehicle Surfaces, Andre Woodard

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Development of 3D Porous Chitosan-Based Platform for In Vitro Culture, Kailei Xu

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Enabling Recovery of Secure Non-Volatile Memories, Mao Ye

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A Corridor Level GIS-Based Decision Support Model to Evaluate Truck Diversion Strategies, Samar Younes

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Evaluating the Safety Effectiveness of Advanced Driver Assistance and Connected Vehicles Technologies in Different Pre-Crash Scenarios, Lishengsa Yue

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Understanding E-Bicycle Overtaking Strategies by Using Inverse Reinforcement Learning, Lishengsa Yue