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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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A Systematic Quantitative Review of Effective Implementation of Self-Monitoring (1983-2020), Mary Louise Lewis

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Finite Element Method for Assessment of Air Cushion Skirt Performance, Thomas Arthur Lipscomb

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The Effect of Intensive Auditory Cues on Flight Passengers’ Safe Behaviors, Tianhua Li

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General Aviation Airport Runway Incursions: A Qualitative Approach to Examining Reasons for, Barriers to Addressing, and Lessons Learned from Airport Managers' First-Hand Experiences, Indira Maharaj

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Salt Transport to Saturated Porous Media under Unstable Conditions: Experimental, Analytical, and Numerical Studies, Kamal Mamoua

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Development and Validation of an Instrument for Measuring Instructor Satisfaction in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Yahya Mathashi

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Optical Nanoantenna Coupled Detector and Hybrid Surface Waveguide, Shenjie Miao

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A Bio-inspired Classification System for Cyber-Physical-Human Identity Resolution, Mary Catherine (Kay) Michel

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Break Interrupted: The Role of Interruptions to Work Breaks in Momentary Recovery Outcomes, Alyssa Michels

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Development of NIRS Based Noninvasive Cerebrovascular Regulation Assessment, Stephanie Marie Miller

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Graphene Surface Plasmon Applications in Designing Novel Nano-Heterostructure Arrays, Seyededriss Mirniaharikandi

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1, 2, or 3 in a HAT? How a Human-Agent Team’s Composition Affects Trust and Cooperation, Dan Manh Nguyen

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Communion, Agency, and Authenticity: How Gendered Expectations Influence Trust in Leaders, Allyson Day Pagan

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Blockchain Interoperability with Cross-chain Stablecoin Payments, Ravi Balvantrai Pandhi

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A Study on Reaction Rate Factors of a Single-Step Combustion Mechanism for Gasoline HCCI Combustion, Pakawat Panuwatsuk

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Feminine Gender Identification and Mother-Daughter Connectedness as Predictors and Sociocultural Buffers Against Adult Sexual Victimization in Latinas and Caucasians, Erika A. Pobee-Mensah

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“Say Something!”: Examining the Bystander in Sexual Harassment, Lida Ponce

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General Electric J85 Engine Flame Holder Tooling, Jacob Portugal

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Infrared Detection and Waveguiding Using Metasurfaces, Navaneeth Premkumar

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The Relationship between Place Attachment and Socioscientific Reasoning among High School Students in Puerto Rico after Negotiation with Local and Foreign Socioscientific Issues, Lorraine Judith Ramírez Villarín

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Set Your Sights High: The Effect of Heads-Up Displays on Situation Awareness and Performance for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Summer Lindsey Rebensky

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Together We Can An Analysis of Barriers to Women in Leadership and the Unique Challenges Facing Women of Color, Alexandria Redmond

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The Scale of Accurate Personality Prediction (SAPP): Predicting Low, Medium, or High SAPP Scores from the 16PF Primary and Global Factors, Cayleigh Katherine Reeder

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The Effects of Firm Age and Firm Size on Strategic Agility and Performance, Jonathan Henry Reed

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Test and Evaluation of an Artec Leo 3D Scanner, Chelsea Alexis Reichard

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Using Disruptive Coloration and Ultraviolet Light to Prevent Barnacle Settlement, Kailey Nicole Richard

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Nonlinear Frequency Tuning of Pre-curved Micro-scale Beams, Mackenzie Rae Robatin

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Megafaunal Extinction in the Neotropics: A Landscape Approach, Angela Rozas Davila

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Evaluation of Accumulated Strain from both Cyclic Triaxial and Static Creep Tests on Unbound Pavement Materials, Amir Mohammad Sajjadi

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Cloud Computing Service Interoperability and Architectural Concepts, Anmar Salih

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Improving long-term vascular graft viability using peritoneal pre-implantation and epsin-mimetic peptides, Mahyar Sameti

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An Experimental and Computational Mechanical Analysis of Bone Anchors and Substrate Interface, Samantha May Schultz

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Leading Together: Exploring Conditions for Shared Leadership Emergence in Teams, Charles Percy Reed Scott

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Who Emerges as a Leader? A Study on Cultural Values, Citizenship, and Trust, Jacklyn Marie Scymcyk

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Optimal Control of the Second Order Elliptic Equations with Biomedical Applications, Saleheh Seif

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Flight Tests of Trajectory Energy Management Systems Using a Vertical Takeoff and Landing Vehicle, Emils Senkans

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Geolocation Based on Signal Level Measurement and Time Advance Inside the Network, Zaenab Shakir

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One Dimensional Neural Time Series Generation, Kaleb Earl Smith

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Alternative Material Selection for Oyster Restoration with an Emphasis on Living Docks, Bridgette Soucy

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3D Printed Microporous Collagen Constructs Using the Freeze-FRESH Methodology, Thais Sousa Senzano

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Examining the Impact of Illicit Drug Use on Prescribed Psychotropic Medication Adherence, Lauren Natalie Stroker

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Attitudes About Date Rape: Context and Consent, Hannah Mae Strom

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Use of Garmin Autopilot Envelope Protection System for Simplified Vehicle Operations in General Aviation, Stephen Sullivan

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Coral Bleaching: A Global Analysis of Bright Spots, Shannon Elizabeth Sully

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A Machine Learning Approach to Forecasting SEP Events with Solar Activities, Jesse Scott Torres

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An Empirical Investigation of the Dimensions of Product Similarity used in Design by Analogy of Electromechanical Products, Arnold Nkoane Tsoka

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Assessing the Methodological Quality of Aviation Research: A Content Analysis of Articles Published in Subscription and Open Access Aviation Journals 2014-2016, Isa Tuncman

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Airline Brand Experience Passengers’ Perceptions of the Big Three Carriers in the United States, Sarinthree Udchachone

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16PF Couples Counseling Report: Predictors of Marital Satisfaction, Personality Similarity, and Relationship Adjustment Among Spouses of Female Combat Veterans Following Deployment, Julian Enrique Vives

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Design of an Environmentally Responsive Grooming Tool to Aid in Underwater Navigation, Bruce Huntress Walker III

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Nonlinear Attitude Control for a 6U CubeSat with a Flexible, Deployable Boom, Jared Walker

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Effects of Contemplative Practice Applications on Learning with an Adaptive Training System, Melissa Marie Walwanis

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Feedback and Social Comparison: The Effects of Comparing One’s Performance to the Group, Ryan Joseph Walz

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Development of Plane Rotating Traction System: Based on the High-speed Rail (72+128+72) m Continuous Prestressed Concrete Beam Bridge, Weinan Wang

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Finding Bias: Impact of Professional Attire and Occupation Status on Compliance with Medical Advice from Female Health Care Providers, Jordan Alexandra Weber

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Estimation of Interior and Contents Damage Due to Wind Driven Rain Ingress into Mid/High-Rise Buildings, Zhuoxuan Wei

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Proteomics of The Egg Cell Membrane of The Sea Star Patiria Miniata, Emily Wiseman

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Measuring Pilot Control Force in General Aviation: Strain gauges and Load Cell, Benjamin David Wyma

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Extreme Response Analysis of a Site-specific Offshore Wind Turbine and Offshore Wind Farm Layout Optimization, Xiaosen Xu

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Disparity and Applicant Faking Behaviors: how comparison with the ideal applicant affects faking?, Yadi Yang

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Application of Neural Networks for Solving One Dimensional Inverse Heat Conduction Problems with Surface Ablation, Jian Zhang

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Real-Time Action Classification using Intermediate Skeletal Pose Estimation, Kleanthis Zisis Tegos

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Home Automation System by Voice Commands, Noor Kamil Abdalhameed

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The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index: Examining the Reciprocal Relationship among the TTCI Factors Relative to Porter’s (1998) Diamond Model and Airline Passenger Seat Capacity for the Countries of the World, Hani Abdullah

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Application of the Gradient Projection Method to an Optimal Control Problem in Quantum Biology, Rashad Abdulla

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Some Free Boundary Problems for The Nonlinear Degenerate Multidimensional Parabolic Equations Modeling Reaction-Diffusion Processes, Amna Abu Weden

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A Systematic Approach for Automatically Answering General-Purpose Objective and Subjective Questions, Lok Prasad Acharya

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An Evaluation of a Culture Interview Checklist for Behaviorally-Oriented Clinicians, Joshua Hursel Addington

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Using an Elicited Orienting Response and Respondent Conditioning to Increase Eye Contact in Response to a Name Call in Children with Autism, Nicole Adriaenssens

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Humans, Vegetation, and Drought in Late Holocene Amazonia, Christine Michelle Åkesson

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Lateral and Torsional Seismic Vibration Control for Torsionally Irregular Buildings, Osman Akyürek

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Numerical Methods for Eigenvalue Computation of Fourth-Order Self-Adjoint Ordinary Differential Operators, Ahmad Ali Alalyani

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How Could Robots Successfully Elicit Help from Humans?, Layla Alarifi

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A Taxonomy of Security Features for the Comparison of Home Automation Protocols, Amal Abdullah Alasiri

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Assume-Guarantee Reasoning Using a Cyber Security Ontology, Ali Abdurhman Alfageeh

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Performance Analysis of a Parabolic Trough Solar Collector, Feras Abdullah Mohammed Alghamdi

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Metastable-State Photoacid: A Comprehensive Theoretical Study of the Photoreaction, Reverse Reaction, Thermal Isomerization, and TD-DFT Absorption in Solvent, Arwa Wasel Hamed Alharbi

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Improving the Classification of Tiny Images for Forensic Analysis, Roba Jafar Alharbi

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Detecting Conflicts among Autonomous Devices in Smart Homes, Fahd Alharithi

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Encryption algorithms for data security in Local Area Network, Asmaa Essam Alhibshi

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Performance Evaluation of IPv6 and the Role of IPsec in Encrypting Data, Yasser Alhoaimel

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Demographic Factors Affecting Freshman Engineering Students’ Attitudes Toward Mathematics at a University in Saudi Arabia, Essa Abdullah Alibraheim

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Stability Analysis of Neutral Functional Differential Equations Arising in Partial Element Equivalent Circuit Models, Howard Michael Allison

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Nonlocal Boundary Value Problems for Linear Hyperbolic Systems with Two Independent Variables, Afrah Almutairi

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Generalized Random Measures on Topological Spaces, Ali Hussein Mahmood Al-Obaidi

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Exploring the predictive validity of personality for job performance across occupations using a person-centered approach, Sherif al-Qallawi

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Two-Stage Mixed Integer Stochastic Programming and Its Application to Bond Portfolio Optimization, Nasser Aedh Alreshidi

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RapidScat Backscatter Measurements Calibration, Ruaa Alsabah

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Calibration of the RapidScat Microwave Brightness Temperature, Ali Al-Sabbagh

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An Investigation of the Adoption of Social Media Applications by Faculty Members at a Prominent University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Saad Alshalawi

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UE Based Performance Evaluation of 4G LTE Network, Hazza Saif Saeed Alshamisi

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Characterization of RF Signal Propagation for Wireless Sensor Network Deployed in Mountainous Environment, Bandar Mohammad Alshawi

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Computational Models for Biological Locomotion in Gels, Hashim Mohammed Alshehri

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First Hop Redundancy Protocols (FHRP), Raghad Faisal Alshehri

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Monitoring and Correlating Toxic Gases Emitted by Cars in Public Indoor Garage in Real-Time Using Internet of Things (IOT), Khalid Altheiab

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An Assessment of Environmental Literacy and Investigation of the Predictors of Environmentally Responsible Behavior Among Secondary-School Students, Adel Rezq Allah Althubyan

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Analysis of Interfaces for the Nonlinear Degenerate Second Order Parabolic Equations Modeling Diffusion-Convection Processes, Lamees Kadhim Ali Alzaki

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Multi-facet Retrofit Approach to Improve Energy Efficiency of Existing Class of Single-Family Residential Buildings in Florida, Kwame Baffour Ohene Amoah

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Survival Theory Modelling for Information Diffusion, Akshay Aravamudan

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Weak Turbulence Closures in Incompressible Magnetohydrodynamics, Augustus Antanas Azelis