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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Profiles and Culture: Multi-Level Latent Profiles Based on Personality Traits and Facets and Profile Influences on Performance Outcomes across Cultures, Weiwei Liu

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Comparing the Effects of Noncontingent Reinforcement and Environmental Enrichment on Problem Behavior Maintained by Automatic Reinforcement, Mary Llinas

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Coupling a Parametric Wave Model into Hydrodynamic Ocean Circulation Forecasts to Improve Efficiency of Nested Estuarine Storm Surge Predictions, Caleb Tye Lodge

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Beyond Resource Depletion: An Examination of Sleepiness, Self-Regulation, and Goal Progress, Kauyer Lor

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Autonomous Feature Detection for Capture Path Planning for Rendezvous and Docking with Non-Cooperative Spacecraft, Trupti Mahendrakar

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The Impact of a Transformational Leader on Employees Displaying Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Two Medium-Sized Customer Support Organizations, Jameen Heleena Mathews

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Design and Analysis of a Pipe and Pump System Constructed to Connect Port Canaveral to the Banana River, Nicole Ann McClain

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Experimental and Computational Investigations of Type III Deep Eutectic Solvents for BTX Removal from Light Naphtha, Kyle McGaughy

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Impact of Antecedent Wetness and Rainfall Spatial Variability on Design Floods, Rachael Nicole McMahon

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Shared Leadership Emergence: The Role of Leader Identity and Leadership Structure Schema, Erica Medrano

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Cathodically Protected Steel Mesh as an Environmentally Friendly Material for Oyster Reef Restoration, Afanasy Melnikov

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Teaching Rule-Governed Behavior to Children with Autism, Alicia Mingione

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Charged Particle Environment Testing of a Deep Space Radiation Shield with Associated Fabrication and Calibration of Pulsed Power Systems, Mark Bedford Moffett

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Pattern Based Classification of Chronic Kidney Disease Patients, Melissa Megan Moreno Cole

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Effects of Graphical In-Flight Weather Information and Graphical Depictions of Airspace Restrictions on Pilots’ Decisions to Continue VFR Flight into IMC, Andrew James Nakushian

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Scaling Flight Test Data Between a Scaled Aircraft and a Cessna 172 for Use in Trajectory Energy Model Validation, Cody William Nettleton

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Variations in Otolith-Zinc Concentrations of Brown Surgeonfish (Acanthurus nigrofuscus) Between Marine Protected Areas and Fished Reefs, Matthew Austin Nichols

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Reduced Sample Minimum Strength Estimates for Novel Material Systems: Effects on Confidence and Structural Risk, Andrew Carl Ollikainen

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Analysis and Uncertainty Reduction through Data Augmentation in Hurricane Risk Modeling in the State of Florida, Daphne Raquel Otarola Farah

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Intermittency Scaling Laws in Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence: Theory, Simulations and Observations, Juan Carlos Palacios Caicedo

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A Comparative Study to Assess the Osteogenic Potential of Competing Bioceramics for Bone Tissue Engineering, Nashaita Patrawalla

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Validation of Arterial Distensibility Neural Network Model with Clinical Data, Cassondra Michelle Petersen

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Increasing Transgender-Inclusive Behaviors Via Self-Monitoring, Abigail Kaylyn Petronelli

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Distinct Spatiotemporal Regulation of the Cytoprotective Heat Shock Response in Caenorhabditis elegans, Rosemary Nadine Plagens

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The Effects of Reinforcer Absence and Availability of Alternative Activity on Delay of Gratification in Children with Autism, Hailey Rose Prechtel

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Organizational Effectiveness in Women-Owned Small Businesses Within the Defense Sector of Northern Alabama: A Case Study Approach, Kerry Shurron Prowell

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16PF Couples Counseling Report: Gender Differences in Marital Satisfaction, Personality Similarity, and Relationship Adjustment of Dual-Veteran Couples Following Deployment, Bliss Quintana

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Utilizing the RADSM Process: Developing an Unobtrusive Measure of Cohesion, Zachary Lee Rahner

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Teaching Individuals to Tact the Intensity of Sensations, Sandhya Rajagopal

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The Role of the Top Management Team in Orchestrating Big Data Analytics for Competitive Advantage, Sujatha Rayburn

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Development of Axial-Chiral Lewis Base Catalysts for Asymmetric Synthesis, Carlyn Louise Reep

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ARION 33: A Prospective Mission to Near-Earth Asteroids, Alita Regi

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Algorithms for Algorithms: Teaching Problem-Solving in Computer Science, James Riswick-Estelle

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Brevity vs. Breadth: Can Memory Disorders Be Diagnosed Using Fewer Neuropsychological Assessments?, Analise Roccaforte

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Performance Profile Testing of the Dassault Falcon 10/100, Thomas Henry Bolek Roman

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Design and Evaluation of a Variable Camber Morphing Wing with Compliant Flex Core and Retractable Wing Skin, Ferruccio Rossi

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Development and Evaluation of an Object Relations Measure for the Rotter Incomplete Sentences Blank, John Thomas Rucker III

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Spatial Ecology and Stable Isotope Composition of Cetaceans in the Bohol Sea, Edna Sabater

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Behavior of selective oxygen functional groups upon hydrothermal carbonization and pyrolysis of biomass and their roles on selective applications, Nepu Saha

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A Numerical Study of Jovian Moist Convection with a new Convective Adjustment Scheme, and Implications for Jupiter’s Water Abundance, Ramanakumar Sankar

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Measurement of the top quark mass using leptonic observables in tt events produced in pp collisions at sqrt s = 13 TeV with the CMS Experiment at the LHC, Mark Douglas Saunders

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Late Quaternary Vegetation and Climate History from the Lake Junín Plateau, Jacob Daniel Schiferl

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A Joint Soft Warping and Clustering Approach to Detecting Time Series Anomalies, Christopher John Schuchmann

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Thermoelectric-Based Cooling Systems for Building Application: A Sustainable Solution, Seyedehmohadeseh Seyednezhad

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Roles of Holocene Climate and Pastoralism in Shaping Andean Landscapes, Courtney Renee Shadik

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Exploring the Effects of Communication Delays and Personality on Stress during Simulated Space Missions, Shayan Shirshekar

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Timing Properties of Active Galactic Nuclei, Evan Arnold Smith

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Machine Learning Approach To Predict Mortality Rates Based On Hospital Clinical Data, Rebecca Smith

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Bioink Optimization and Effects of Microgravity on 3D Bioprinted Cell Laden Constructs, Likitha Somasekhar

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Changes in the Abundance and Distribution of Benthic Mollusks in Polluted Sediments of a Shallow Subtropical Estuary, Rachael Holtsberg Stark

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Schur Complement Algebra and Operations with Applications in Multivariate Functions, Realizations, and Representations, Anthony Dean Stefan

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A Glint Contaminated Pixel Correction Algorithm and Potential Application for Estimating Water Visibility, Andrea Taggart

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Role of Topography and Land-Sea Contrast on Precipitation in the Maritime Continent during Madden-Julian Oscillation Propagation, Haochen Tan

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Forecasting SEP Events based on Merged CME Catalogs using Machine Learning, Peter William Tarsoly

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Examining the Safety Climate of a General Aviation Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Organization: A Replication Study and Application of Bandura’s Reciprocal Causation Model, Russell Vincent Tokarski

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Inverse Methods for Near-Real Time Estimation of Surface Heat Flux in Thermal Protection Systems for Space Vehicles, Obinna Oluchukwu Ugochukwu Uyanna

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Assessing Homeless Mental Health Needs and Barriers to Seeking Treatment, Devyn Marie Varner

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Effects of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention on Psychological Outcomes Including Self-Compassion, Mental Health, and Behavioral Outcomes in Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Natalia Andrea Velásquez

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The Connection between the Disconnects: Exploring Process Redesign to Reduce Human Error, Missy Carol Vergason

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Hydrogen/Diesel Co-Combustion in Compression Ignition Engines Through Hydrogen Ingestion and Direct Hydrogen Injection, Helge Hening von Helldorff-Garn

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The order of faking, Brett Lawson Wallace

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Testing and Performance Analysis of a New Wireless Sensors Network (WSN) System for Hurricane Monitoring, Jianing Wang

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Characterization and Modeling of Upward Lightning at the Gaisberg Tower, Naomi Watanabe

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Flow Choice Architecture: Cognitive Augmentation of Knowledge Workers, Troy Ricardo Weekes

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Socio-Economic Variables and their Relationships with the Passenger to Population Ratio, Jack Matthew Westbury

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Application of Ensemble Methods for Solving Offshore Wind Farm Layout Optimization Problems, Puyi Yang

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Geographic Variability in the Reproductive Hormones and Oocyte Maturation of Bonefish (Albula vulpes) in the Bahamas, Ashley Yarbrough

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Analytical Airflow Solution of a Helicopter Engine Bay and Novel Bay Cooling Cowling Design, Daniel Evan Yastishock

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Factors that Influence the Extent to which Cities on Florida’s Atlantic Coast are Preparing for Climate Change: A multiple regression analysis and learning opportunities for policymakers, Sheila Ann Young

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The aqueous stability of N-acyl-L-homoserine lactones, their affinity for cyclodextrin inclusion, and the investigation of a catalyst for their hydrolysis, Eric William Ziegler

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Effect of Electron Demand on Sensing Behavior of Carbazolopyridinophanes, Grace Abban

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Analysis of Fatty Acids in Chukchi Sea Sediments, Damilola Ajadi

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IoT Tracking System Effectiveness in Enhancing Library Services, Khulud Alawaji

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IoT-based Solutions for Privacy-Preservation During Interaction with Assistive Robotics, Tahani Ali Albuluwi

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Development of a Graphical User Interface for ECG Signals Classification Using Statistical Features Analysis, Mousa Hammad S Aldosari

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Controlling Framing Effects for Web-Based Group Decision Support Systems, Badria Sulaiman Alfurhood

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A Web-based User-Interface for Internet of Things Device Management, Leena Mansour Alghamdi

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Discrete Moment Problems with Logconcave and Logconvex Distributions, Talal Alharbi

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A Computational Investigation of the Biomechanics for Platelets Aggregation, Ghadah Mohammed Alhawael

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Performance Analysis of V2V and V2I Communications Using Empirical Path Loss Models Indicators and Embedded IoT Devices, Ibrahim Lateef Oraibi Al Kinoon

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Enhancing Cybersecurity by Generating User-Specific Security Policy through the Formal Modeling of User Behavior, Arwa AlQadheeb

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On the Characterization of Natural Language Structure and Literary Stylometry - A Network Science Approach, Younis Anas Younis Al Rozz

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Correlation Between Air Quality Index and Traffic Volume Using Internet of Things (IoT), Omar Sayah Alruwaili

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Development of a Design Method for Bonded Concrete Pavement Overlays, Ahmed Alsabbagh

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Analysis and Computation of Polaritonic Systems in Infrared Regime for Sensing Applications, Abdelgader Ahmed Alshiekh Alsalhin

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Modern Standard Arabic Speech Recognition: Using Formants Measurements to Extract Vowels from Arabic Words’ Consonant-Vowel-Consonant-Vowel Structure, Mohamed Ali Alshaari

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Refinements of the Concept of Privacy in Distributed Computing, Entisar Seedi Alshammry

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A Fast and Exact Motif Enumeration Algorithm for Dynamic Networks, Abbas Al-Thaedan

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Numerical Simulation of Low Reynolds Number Locomotion in Viscoelastic Media, Nesreen Abdulrahim Althobaiti

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The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Adulthood Eating Disorders: When Healthy Eating Becomes Unhealthy, Audryn Andreoli

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Optimization Framework for Reconstructing Biomedical Images by Efficient Sample-based Parameterization, Paul Richard Arbic II

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Blockchain For Educational Certificate Distribution, Layla Asiri

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A Feature-Based Approach to Function Modeling and Reasoning for Thermal-Fluid Systems Engineering, Lakshmi Narasimhon Athinarayana Venkatanarasimhan

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Flight Path Control During Hypersonic Atmospheric Entry Using Active Magnetic Arrays, Matthew Tyler Austin

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Development of a Deformation-Based Structural Health System with Contactless Sensors and Machine Learning for Health Characterization and Failure Prediction, Juan Camilo Avendano Arbelaez

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16PF Couples Counseling Report: Predictors of Marital Satisfaction, Personality Similarity and Relationship Adjustment of Clinical vs. Non-Clinical Male Spouses, Jovany Avendano

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Computational Method to Calculate Output Current for Gated SPAD to Determine DCR and PDE, Ahmad Salih Azzahrani

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Health Risk Perceptions Regarding Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) and Secondhand Exposure Behaviors Among U.S. Student Military Veterans, Katie Alexandra Bartley

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Where is My Mind? The Who, What, and Where of Mind Wandering at Work, Anthony Belluccia

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Assessing the Impact of Crisis intervention Team (CIT) Training and Local Mental Health Resource Availability on Officer Perceptions of Efficacy in Responding to the Mentally Ill, Chelsea Jordan Bennett