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 2015

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Exploring Techniques for Providing Privacy in Location-Based Services Nearest Neighbor Query, John-Charles Asanya

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Adaptive Architectural Strategies for Resilient Energy-Aware Computing, Rizwan Arshad Ashraf

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Optimal distribution network reconfiguration using meta-heuristic algorithms, Arash Asrari

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Modeling Dense Storage Systems With Location Uncertainty, Mohamed Awwad

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Opportunistic Networks in Campus Environments, Salih Safa Bacanli

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Combustion Kinetics of Advanced Biofuels, Ghazal Barari

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Modeling social norms in real-world agent-based simulations, Rahmatollah Beheshti

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Providing Context to the Clues: Recovery and Reliability of Location Data from Android Devices, Connie Bell

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Quantifying Trust and Reputation for Defense against Adversaries in Multi-Channel Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks, Shameek Bhattacharjee

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The Relationship Between DNA's Physical Properties and the DNA Molecule's Harmonic Signature, and Related Motion in Water--A Computational Investigation, Victor Boyer

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A New Paradigm Integrating Business Process Modeling and Use Case Modeling, Barclay Brown

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Finding Consensus Energy Folding Landscapes Between RNA Sequences, Joshua Burbridge

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Droplet impact on liquid pools: secondary droplets formation from Rayleigh jet break-up and crown splash, Eduardo Castillo Orozco

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A Coupled CFD-Lumped Parameter Model of the Human Circulation: Elucidating the Hemodynamics of the Hybrid Norwood Palliative Treatment and Effects of the Reverse Blalock-Taussic Shunt Placement and Diameter, Andres Ceballos

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Theoretical And Experimental Investigation Of The Cascading Nature Of Pressure-Swirl Atomization, Pretam Choudhury

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Streamlining the Acquisition Process: Systems Analysis for Improving Army Acquisition Corps Officer Management, Shawn Chu-Quinn

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Microwave Radiometer (MWR) Evaluation of Multi-Beam Satellite Antenna Boresight Pointing Using Land-Water Crossings, for the Aquarius/SAC-D Mission, Bradley Clymer

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Autonomous Quadcopter Videographer, Quiquia Rey Coaguila

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Parallel Distributed Discrete Event Simulation Optimization Using Complexity and Deep Learning, Edwin Cortes

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Assessing Biofiltration Pretreatment for Ultrafiltration Membrane Processes, Andrea Cumming

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Modeling User Transportation Patterns Using Mobile Devices, Erfan Davami

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Thermally induced motion, collision and mixing of levitated droplets, Ashkan Davanlou

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Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Retrofitting of Concrete Structures: Polyurethane Systems Versus Epoxy Systems, Elie El Zghayar

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Phase Transformations and Microstructural Evolution in the U-10 wt.% Mo Alloy with Various Zr Additions at 900C and 650C, Nicholas Eriksson

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Sustainability Assessment of a Municipal Utility Complex: a System of Systems Approach, Tarek Fahmy

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Examining Multiple Approaches for the Transferability of Safety Performance Functions, Ahmed Tarek Ahmed Farid

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An On-orbit Calibration Procedure for Spaceborne Microwave Radiometers Using Special Spacecraft Attitude Maneuvers, Spencer Farrar

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Performance optimization of lateral-mode thin-film piezoelectric-on-substrate resonant systems, Hedy Fatemi

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The Design, Implementation, and Refinement of Wait-Free Algorithms and Containers, Steven Feldman

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Ultra-wideband Spread Spectrum Communications using Software Defined Radio and Surface Acoustic Wave Correlators, Daniel Gallagher

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Design, Fabrication, and Interrogation of Integrated Wireless SAW Temperature Sensors, Mark Gallagher

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Optimization of Glycerol and Biodiesel Waste Prefermentation to Improve EBPR, Marzieh Ghasemi

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Base Flow Recession Analysis for Streamflow and Spring Flow, Debapi Ghosh

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Evaporative Vapor Deposition for Depositing 2D Materials, Kevin Gleason

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Sustainable Material Solution for Flexible Pavements; Performance Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Utilizing Multiple Recycled Materials in HMA, Behnam Golestani

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Catalytic Role of Boron Nitride in the Thermal Decomposition of Ammonium Perchlorate, Kevin Grossman

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Adsorption Behaviour of Polyacrylic Acid on Cerium Oxide Nanostructures: Experimental and Predictive Model, Ali Haghighat Mesbahi

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The Experience of Physical and Social Presence in a Virtual Learning Environment as Impacted by the Affordance of Movement Enabled by Motion Tracking, Aleshia Hayes

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Porosity Removal of CM247 Ni-base Superalloy using Thermal Heat Treatment without Applied Pressure, Chad Heinrich

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A Roughness Correction for Aquarius Ocean Brightness Temperature Using the CONAE MicroWave Radiometer, Yazan Hejazin

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The Effects of Chronic Sleep Deprivation on Sustained Attention: A Study of Brain Dynamic Functional Connectivity, Yiling He

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A Full Coverage Film Cooling Study: The Effect of an Alternating Compound Angle, Justin Hodges

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Information Propagation Algorithms for Consensus Formation in Decentralized Multi-Agent Systems, Christopher Hollander

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Functional Characterization of Green Sorption Media and Scaling of Pilot Studies for Copper Removal in Stormwater Runoff, Cameron Houmann

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Response of Streamflow and Sediment Loading in the Apalachicola River, Florida to Climate and Land Use Land Cover Change, Paige Hovenga

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Biomechanics of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip - An engineering study of closed reduction utilizing the Pavlik harness for a range of subtle to severe dislocations in infants., Victor Huayamave

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Energy Harvesting toward the Vibration Reduction of Turbomachinery Blades via Resonance Frequency Detuning, Taylor Hynds

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Drinking Water Infrastructure Assessment with Teleconnection Signals, Satellite Data Fusion and Mining, Sanaz Imen

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Characterization of a Spiking Neuron Model via a Linear Approach, Amirhossein Jabalameli

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Resource allocation and load-shedding policies based on Markov decision processes for renewable energy generation and storage, Edwards Jimenez

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Computerized Evaluatution of Microsurgery Skills Training, Payal Jotwani

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The Influence of Alloying Additions on Diffusion and Strengthening of Magnesium, Catherine Kammerer

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Beam-Steerable and Reconfigurable Reflectarray Antennas for High Gain Space Applications, Kalyan Karnati

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Towards Improving Human-Robot Interaction For Social Robots, Saad Khan

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Design of a Framework to Measure the Degree of Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) Simulation Interoperability, Kiyoul Kim

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Exploring 3D User Interface Technologies for Improving the Gaming Experience, Arun Kulshreshth

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A framework for interoperability on the United States electric grid infrastructure, Stuart Laval

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An investigation of physiological measures in a marketing decision task, Nelson Lerma

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Design of High-Efficiency Rare-Earth Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor and Drive System, Hanzhou Liu

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Determination of Frequency-Based Switch Triggers for Optimal Vibration Reduction via Resonance Frequency Detuning, Garrett Lopp

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Design, characterization and analysis of component level electrostatic discharge (esd) protection solutions, Sirui Luo

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Experimental and Numerical Study of Endwall Film Cooling, Srikrishna Mahadevan

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Life-cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Water Footprint of Residential Waste Collection and Management Systems, Mousa Maimoun

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Stability and Control in Complex Networks of Dynamical Systems, Saeed Manaffam

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Reactive Sputter Deposition of Lithium Phosphorus Oxynitride Thin Films, A Li Battery Solid State Electrolyte, Prabhu Doss Mani

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Investigating Simulation-Based Pattern Recognition Training For Behavior Cue Detection, Crystal Maraj

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Deposition Thickness Modeling and Parameter Identification for Spray Assisted Vacuum Filtration Process in Additive Manufacturing, August Mark

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Gauging Training Effectiveness of Virtual Environment Simulation Based Applications for an Infantry Soldier Training Task, Douglas Maxwell

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Vehicle Tracking and Classification via 3D Geometries for Intelligent Transportation Systems, William McDowell

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An Improved Biosolid Gasifier Model, Hannah McLean

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Damage Detection Methodologies For Structural Health Monitoring of Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels, Arturo Modesto

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Thermodynamic Analysis and Optimization of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Brayton Cycles, Mahmood Mohagheghi

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Cyclic and Impact Resistance of FRP Repaired Poles, Zainab Mohsin

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Analytical study of computer vision-based pavement crack quantification using machine learning techniques, Soroush Mokhtari

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Evaluating Travelers Experience with Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) And Citizens Band Radio Advisory System (CBRAS) On Florida's Turnpike Enterprise Toll Roadways And Florida Interstate Highways, Nabil Muhaisen

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A Generic Framework For Multi-Method Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems Using Discrete Event, System Dynamics and Agent Based Approaches., Konstantinos Mykoniatis

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Assessing Approximate Arithmetic Designs in the presence of Process Variations and Voltage Scaling, Adnan Aquib Naseer

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Multi-Row Film Cooling Boundary Layers, Greg Natsui

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Mathematical Modeling of Carbon Removal in the A-Stage Activated Sludge System, Thomas Nogaj

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Development of Regional Optimization and Market Penetration Models For Electric Vehicles in the United States, Mehdi Noori

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A Macro-Level Sustainability Assessment Framework for Optimal Distribution of Alternative Passenger Vehicles, Nuri Onat

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Integrated Sustainability Assessment Framework for the U.S. Transportation, Nuri Onat

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Assessment of Terrain Database Correlation Using Line-Of-Sight Measurements, Leonardo Oyama

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Modified System Design and Implementation of an Intelligent Assistive Robotic Manipulator, Nicholas Paperno

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Post Conversion Correction of Non-Linear Mismatches for Time Interleaved Analog-to-Digital Converters, Charna Parkey

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Exploration and development of crash modification factors and functions for single and multiple treatments, Juneyoung Park

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An Agile Roadmap for Live, Virtual and Constructive-Integrating Training Architecture (LVC-ITA): A Case Study Using a Component based Integrated Simulation Engine, Tae Woong Park

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Tidal hydrodynamic response to sea level rise and coastal geomorphology in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Davina Passeri

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Resource Management in Large-scale Systems, Ashkan Paya

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A Multi-Scale CFD Analysis of Patient-Specific Geometries to Tailor LVAD Cannula Implantation Under Pulsatile Flow Conditions: an investigation aimed at reducing stroke incidence in LVADs, Ray Prather

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Self-Scaling Evolution of Analog Computation Circuits, Steven Pyle

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Batch and Online Implicit Weighted Gaussian Processes for Robust Novelty Detection, Padron Ruben Ramirez

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Modeling and Analysis of Automated Storage and Retrievals System with Multiple in-the-aisle Pick Positions, Faraz Ramtin

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An Optimization of Thermodynamic Efficiency vs. Capacity for Communications Systems, Gregory Rawlins

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Propagation of Unit Location Uncertainty in Dense Storage Environments, Patrick Reilly

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A Framework for Safety Training Using Virtual Reality Software, Rana Riad

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General Vector Explicit - Impact Time and Angle Control Guidance, Loren Robinson

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An Integrated Framework for Automated Data Collection and Processing for Discrete Event Simulation Models, Carlos Rodriguez

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Enhanced Structure and Crystallinity of Semiconducting Polymer Films Through Electrospray Deposition, Johan Rodriguez

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Development of an Automated Method for Identification of Wet and Dry Channel Segments Using LiDAR Data and Fuzzy Logic Cluster Analysis, Chris Rowney