SURF 2018 Research Projects

1D models for particle-laden flows in tight geometries

Keywords: gravity currents, Hele-Shaw flows, suspension
Mechanical Engineering
Dual Major: ME and Mathematics

A Novel CTR1-Interating Protein at the Endoplasmic Reticulum

Keywords: Ethylene, Phosphorylation, CTR1, ER, Botany, Biology
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology
Biology

A method to improve the heterogeneity of protein samples intended for high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy

Keywords: Cryo-EM, near-atomic resolution, viral capsid protein, heterogeneity, norovirus
Department of Chemistry
Biochemistry or Biology

A parametric study of laser-driven projectiles

Keywords: Laser-driven, hypervelocity impact, laser induced projectile impact test
Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
AAE

Additive Manufacturing Applied to Reactive Materials in Solid Propellants

Keywords: additive manufacturing, 3D printing, solid propellant, nanoaluminum, energetics, solid fuel, reactive wires, ammonium perchlorate
Mechanical Engineering
ME

All Printed Low-Cost Dosimeter for Sterilization Monitoring Applications

Keywords: Sensing and measurement, Nanotechnology, Health, Gamma radiation monitoring, Conductive Polymers
Materials Engineering
MSE

Amyloid beta-mediated Inflammatory Response in Microglia

Keywords: Microglia, amyloid beta, phagocytosis, chronic inflammation, priming, Alzheimer's disease
Department of Chemistry
Biochemistry

Analysis of Pt Nanoparticle Size in Pt/SiO2 and PtNb/SiO2 Catalysts and Its Effect on Selectivity in Propane Dehydrogenation

Keywords: Catalyst, shale gas, propane dehydrogenation, energy, nanoparticles, selectivity
Chemical Engineering
ChE

Analysis of Rarefied Flow in FEMTA Microthruster

Keywords: Nanotechnology, direct simulation Monte Carlo, DSMC, SPARTA, rarefied, micronozzle, nanosatellites
AAE

Analysis of Reactor Systems for Ethane Dehydrogenation

Keywords: Catalytic dehydrogenation, shale gas transformation, process design, ethane dehydrogenation, NGL conversion, ethylene production
Chemical Engineering
ChE

Analysis of quagga mussel effects in deep waters: Numerical methods for one-dimensional diffusion modeling in Lake Michigan

Keywords: Numerical Modeling, Quagga Mussels, Nutrient Cycling, Phytoplankton, Lake Michigan
Civil Engineering
EEE

Anion Diffusion in 2D Lead Halide Perovskite Vertical Heterojunctions

Keywords: Halide perovskite, photovoltaic, heterostructure, anion diffusion, photoluminescence.
Chemical Engineering
ChE

Application of Traffic Signal Probability for Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory

Keywords: Traffic Signal Probability, GLOSA, Dilemma Zone, Fuel Consumption, Travel Time, g-force
Civil Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Augmented Reality in Semi-autonomous Driving: The Effect of Warning Signal Format and Perceived Urgency on Takeover Performance

Keywords: Human Factors, Semi-autonomous Driving, Warning Signals, Augmented Reality, Perceived Urgency
Industrial Engineering
ME

Automatic Hyperparameter Optimization for Neural Networks

Keywords: neural networks, hyperparameters, classifiers, autoencoders, optimization algorithms, machine learning
Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
ECE

Bend Testing of Thermally Conductive Flexible Fabrics for Wearable Technology Applications

Keywords: Flexural rigidity, stiffness, thermal conductivity, Dyneema, Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), bend test
Mechanical Engineering
ME

CHANGES IN FLUX OF POLYAMIDE-BASED REVERSE OSMOSIS MEMBRANE DURING THE CHLORAMINATION OF HALIDE CONTAINING WATERS

Keywords: Environmental engineering, polyamide membrane, reverse osmosis, chloramines, halides, membrane degradation
Environmental and Ecological Engineering, Materials Engineering
EEE

Characterization and Mechanical Behavior of Additive Manufactured Materials

Keywords: Additive Manufacturing, Porosity, Surface Roughness, Crack, Topography, Titanium (Ti64)
Materials Engineering
MSE

Characterization of Drosophila eye-specific GeneSwitch GAL4 Drivers

Keywords: Photoreceptor cells, Rh1GSGAL4, RU486, Luciferase Assays
Department of Biochemistry
Biochemistry

Characterization of Exosome-Like Extracellular Vesicles and Their Impacts on Lung Epithelial Cells

Keywords: Exosomes, Lung Cancer, Extracellular Vesicles, Biology, Health
Department of Biological Sciences
Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology

Characterization of Fabrication Capabilities with Two Photon Polymerization

Keywords: two photon polymerization, microrobots, micro-manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering
ECE

Characterizing Disease Progression for Night Blindness in the Zebrafish Model

Keywords: Retinitis pigmentosa, retinal degeneration, zebrafish, disease model
Department of Biological Sciences
Neurobiology and Physiology

Characterizing Immunomodulatory Properties of Oligomer for Macrophages

Keywords: Immunomodulation, Collagen, Biomaterials, Macrophages
Biomedical Engineering
BME

Characterizing a Fully Optically Accessible RDE: Analysis of Continuous Detonation Waves for Aerospace Applications and Design

Keywords: RDE, combustor(s), detonation and deflagration wave(s), OH* Chemiluminescence, Planar Laser-Induced Fluorescence, particle image velocimetry, Schlieren Imaging, aerospace design
ME

Characterizing the Epigenetic Differences in Enzalutamide Resistant Prostate Cancer Cell Lines

Keywords: Epigentics, Prostate, Cancer, Enzalutamide, Drug, Resistance
Chemical Engineering
ChE

Comparison of Titanium Nitride Microelectrode Designs for Neurostimulation Devices

Keywords: Neurostimulation, Microelectrodes, Titanium Nitride, Geometry, Fractal, Serpentine, Circular, Cyclic Voltammetry, Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, Voltage Transient
Biomedical Engineering
BME

Comparison of machine learning models for gesture recognition using a multimodal wrist orthosis for tetraplegics

Keywords: Spinal Cord Injury, Gesture Recognition, IMU, dynamic time warping, hidden Markov model
Biomedical Engineering
BME

Computational Investigation of Collective Behaviors of Actin Filaments

Keywords: Actin Cytoskelton, Myosin Motility Assay, Actin Filaments, Actin Cross-Linking Proteins, Computer Model
Electrical and Computer Engineering
BME

Conceptual Design of a 10-passenger Thin-haul Electric Aircraft

Keywords: Aviation, Electrical Aircraft, Future Transportation, Electric Propulsion, Joint Wing
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Constraining the Progenitor Systems of Ca-rich Transients Using Advanced Stellar Inferencing of Their Host Galaxies

Keywords: supernovae, techniques: photometric, galaxies: photometry, galaxies: stellar content
Physics and Astronomy
Physics

Control of Slender Body Wake Flow using Plasma Actuators

Keywords: Aerodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Plasma Actuator, Wake, Separation
Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
AAE

Cooling Spacer for Thermal Management on Li-Ion Batteries

Keywords: Thermal management, Electric Vehicles, Lithium-Ion Batteries, Spacers, Battery-Packaging
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Crater Formation and Transition of Gas Breakdown Mechanism at Nanoscale

Keywords: Electrical breakdown, Field emission, Paschen’s Law, submicron gap, space-charge limit.
Nuclear Engineering
AAE

Decentralized Distributed IoT Home Monitoring System

Keywords: IoT, DC, nanogrid
Mechanical Engineering
CE

Deformation- Driven Particle Debonding

Keywords: Debonding, particle adhesion, elastomeric materials, poly(dimethyl siloxane) (PDMS)
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Detection of Neutrons from Pu-Be and Cf-252 Isotope Sources using Acoustically Tensioned Metastable Fluid Detectors

Keywords: Neutron, radiation, metastability, acoustic waves, negative pressure, detector, Special Nuclear Materials, neutron spectra
Nuclear Engineering
NE

Detection of neutrons from PuBe, AmBe, and Cf-252 isotope sources using Centrifugally-Tensioned Metastable Fluid Detector

Keywords: Neutron detection, neutron energy spectrum, detector efficiency
Nuclear Engineering
NE

Developing a Method to Measure Nitrate N and O Isotopes

Keywords: Nitrate, Stable Isotopes, Method Development
Department of Chemistry
Chemistry

Development of Teleoperation System with Haptic Device and ROS Framework

Keywords: Robotics, Teleoperation, Haptic, ROS, Framework
Mechanical Engineering
Robotics

Development of a low-cost electronic nose for food adulteration and bacteria detection

Keywords: Electronic Nose, Food Safety, Food Adulteration, Bacteria, Sensors, Machine Learning
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Discovery and analysis of membrane-associated legionella pneumophilia deubiquitinase LPG0227

Keywords: Ceg7, deubiquitinase, lipid-binding, LPG0227, ubiquitin, diubiquitin, assay, membrane association, diubiquitin cleavage, fluorescence, insoluble
Department of Chemistry
Biochemistry

Dynamic Aggregation Network for 3D Semantic Scene Segmentation

Keywords: Point Cloud, Semantic Segmentation, Dynamic Aggregation, Deep Learning, Computer Vision
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Effects of Varying Electrolyte Concentration on Lithium Metal Anode

Keywords: Li-ion batteries, Li-plating, Dendritic Growth, Electrolyte Concentration
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Electrically Conductive Collagen Coatings for Implantable Electrodes

Keywords: Biomedical engineering, collagen, implants, electrodes, conductive, resistivity, impedance, resistance, cellular
Biomedical Engineering
BME

Evaluation of Effective Sensing Zone of Piezoelectric Sensors using Acoustic Wave Attenuation Method

Keywords: Structural Health Monitoring, Acoustic Waves, Concrete, Non-destructive Testing, Piezoelectric Sensors
Civil Engineering
ECE

Evaluation of machine learning models for classifying and detecting common weeds in corn and soybean crops

Keywords: Weed Detection, Precision Agriculture, Site Specific Weed Management, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Transfer Learning, Supervised Learning, Smart Agriculture, Datasets
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
ECE

Evaluation of the Dynamics of Epigenetic Memory

Keywords: Biology, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology
Chemical Engineering
Genetics

Experimental Investigation of Combustion Characteristics of Monopropellant Sprays

Keywords: Fuel Droplets; Ignition Properties; Fuel Droplet Proximity; Combustion Properties; Greener Alternative Fuels
Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
AAE

Experimental Validation of an Approach-to-Contact Method for Determining Hamaker Constants Using Atomic Force Microscopy

Keywords: Particle adhesion, surface roughness, Hamaker constant, atomic force microscopy (AFM), van der Waals (vdW) force
Chemical Engineering
ChE

Fabrication and Testing of a Standing Surface Acoustic Wave (SSAW) Microfluidic Device for Concentrating Bacteria

Keywords: Microfluidic Device, Bacteria, Acoustic Waves, Continuous Flow, Separation.
Mechanical Engineering
ChE

Fabrication of Antimicrobial Electrospun Kafirin Fibers through Essential Oil Encapsulation for Sustainable Food Packaging

Keywords: Kafirin, electrospinning, nanofibers, antimicrobial food packaging, thymol, carvacrol.
Department of Food Sciences
Nutrition and Dietetics

Fabrication of Non-Spherical Microparticles for Particle Focusing Studies

Keywords: polymeric materials, polystyrene microparticles, morphology, non-spherical, particle focusing, biaxial stretching, uniaxial stretching, uniaxial compression
Chemical Engineering
ChE

FloARPlan: Using augmented reality to create walkable maps of indoor spaces

Keywords: Indoor navigation, Indoor mapping, Human-computer interaction, SLAM
Mechanical Engineering
ME or Computer Science

Force Transmission and Remodeling of Extracellular Matrix Induced by Actomyosin Contractility

Keywords: Actomyosin Contractility, Extracellular Matrix Remodeling, Force Transmission, Nonlinearity of ECM
Biomedical Engineering
ME

High Temperature Alkene Oligomerization on Single Site Cobalt Catalyst

Keywords: single site, oligomerization, catalyst design, high-temperature stability, shale gas conversion
Chemical Engineering
ChE

Highly Flexible and Transparent Conductor for Solar Cells

Keywords: Solar cell, transparent electrode, flexible, polymer, silver nanowire, solution process
Chemical Engineering
ChE

Human Like approach to M2M

Keywords: IoT, Energy, M2M, Bluetooth, Ultrasound
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE

Impact of Surfactant Concentration and Type on the Stability of Bilge Water Emulsions During Static and Dynamic Ageing

Keywords: Emulsion Stability, Surface Excess Concentration, Ageing, Bilge Water
Materials Engineering
MSE

Improved Ignition of HCPEE 375 for use on T-100 Hall Thruster

Keywords: Hollow Cathode Neutralizer, Hall Thruster, Electric Propulsion, Propulsion
Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
AAE

Improved Thrust Stand Design for Indirect Thrust Measurements from the KDC-40 Gridded Ion Source

Keywords: KDC-40, Ion Thruster, thrust stand
Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
AAE

Improving Model Accuracy with Pseudo-Labeling

Keywords: "Deep Learning, Data Labeling Cost, Active Learning, Dataset Bias, Unsupervised Learning, Transfer Learning, Domain Adaptation, Neural Network "
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE

Influence of confining pressure gradients in the process of seafloor spreading: Insights from analogue modelling

Keywords: Confining pressure gradient, mechanical failure law, mid-ocean ridges, photoelasticity, scaled analogue models, seafloor spreading, structure from motion.
Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
ChE or Geosciences

Influence of pore solution ion concentration and temperature on the poly(acrylic acid-co-acrylamide) hydrogel swelling in high-performance concrete

Keywords: hydrogel, swelling capacity, temperature, ion concentration, high-performance concrete
Materials Engineering
ChE

Introduction to Capacitance-Voltage Characterization for Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Devices with High-K Materials

Keywords: Semiconductor, Metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor, High-k materials, Capacitance-voltage characterization
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE

Investigation of incipient damage in continuous fiber reinforced composites through synchrotron radiation computed tomography

Keywords: Materials and Structures, Experimental Mechanics, Laminate Composite, In-situ Tomography
Materials Engineering
ME

Investigations on Thermoelectric Properties of CuAl1-xFexO2 material

Keywords: Metal Oxide materials, Solid-state reaction, Thermoelectric Properties, Nano bulk materials
Civil Engineering
ChE

KRAS RNA Expression Level in Multiple Human Cell Types

Keywords: KRAS, cancer cells, RNA expression level, mutant cells, KRAS isoforms
Department of Biochemistry
ABE

Large-Scale Analysis of Electrophysiological Data

Keywords: Electrophysiology, data analysis, local field potential, current source density, extracellular recordings
Biomedical Engineering
BME

Low-Cost device for Quantification of Color on Paper-based Biosensors

Keywords: Color Quantification, Colorimetry, Point-of-Care testing, Rapid diagnostics, Low-cost, Image processing Biosensors
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
ECE

Machine Learning-based Determination of Particle Sizes for the Ideal Passive Radiative Cooler

Keywords: Passive radiative cooling, nanoparticles, nanoparticle size, genetic algorithm, photon transport, Monte Carlo simulations, Mie theory, Mie scattering
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Macromolecular Design of Radical Polymers for Electronic Applications

Keywords: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Device Design
Chemical Engineering
ChE

Measuring Surface Roughness through Power Spectrum Analysis of Images

Keywords: Surface Metrology, Surface Roughness, Stereo-microscopy, Power Spectrum, Fourier Transform
Industrial Engineering
ME

Meeting Tomorrow Emission Requirements: Turbulent Hot-Jet Ignition for Gasoline Engines

Keywords: Ignition, Combustion, Emissions, Internal Combustion Engines
Mechanical Engineering
Dual Major: ME and AAE

Modeling Impact of Engineering Undergraduate Experiences on Students & Conception of Climate Change and Sustainability

Keywords: Engineering Education, Climate Change, Data Analysis, Sustainability
Engineering Education
EEE

Morteza Karimzadeh, David S. Ebert

Keywords: Automated Landform Inference Mapping, Soil-mapping, Visual Analytics, Clustering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE

NAPRA+: Development of an updated version of the National Agricultural Pesticide Risk Analysis (NAPRA) WWW system using Open Source Tools

Keywords: NAPRA, GLEAMS, Nonpoint source pollution, Nutrient, Pesticide, WWW, Decision support system
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Computer Science or Mathematics

Natural convection pattern of liquid Xenon inside dark matter detector

Keywords: Liquid xenon, dark matter detector, natural convection, free convection,
Department of Physics and Astronomy
ME

Nexus of Thermionic, Field, and Space-charge Limited Emission

Keywords: Nexus Point, Thermionic Emission, Field Emission, Space Charged Limited Emission, Richardson-Laue-Dushman, Child-Langmuir, Fowler-Nordheim
Nuclear Engineering
NE

Non-invasive Characterization of Compositional and Structural Changes Following Myocardial Infarction

Keywords: Lipid, mouse, myocardial infarction, oxygen saturation, myocardial strain, photoacoustic, ultrasound
Biomedical Engineering
BME

Novel Catalysts for Enhancing the Burn Rate of HAN-Based Monopropellants

Keywords: Propulsion, Monopropellants, Combustion
Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
AAE

ON THE FINITE ELEMENT METHOD FOR SOLVING THE POISSON EQUATION: THE ACCURACY OF THE C0-P2 SCHEME WITH NUMERICAL INTEGRATION

Keywords: Poisson equation, finite element method, numerical integration, quadrature
Department of Mathematics
ME

Oil Return and Retention in Unitary Split System Gas Lines with HFC and HFO Refrigerants

Keywords: HVAC, Oil Retention, Compressor Design
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Optimizing Parameters of Sol-gel Co-assembly in Inverse Opal Fabrication

Keywords: Inverse opal, sol-gel, co-assembly, nanofabrication
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Optimizing Reflected Brownian Motion

Keywords: Partial Differential equation, Reflected Brownian Motion, Optimization, Optimal Control, Simulation.
Industrial Engineering
IE

Organic Electronics in the Axon-Hillock Circuit

Keywords: Analog electronics, neuromorphic systems, axon-hillock circuit, simulation, organic electronics
Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Audio Engineering Technology

Particle Detachment of Polymeric Substrates upon Mechanical Deformation

Keywords: Particle detachment, adhesion, mechanical deformation, contact area, polymers.
Materials Engineering
Polymer Science

Photonics in Photocatalytic Water Treatment Systems

Keywords: photocatalysis, inverse opal, photonic crystal
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Piezoelectric ultrasonic transducers in a Roll-to-Roll platform

Keywords: Piezoelectricity, Ultrasound, MEMS, Roll-to-Roll
ECE

Plaque formation and adhesion strength of M. Edulis mussels over intervals of time

Keywords: Adhesion, Time, Biological adhesion, Marine, mussels, biological material
Department of Chemistry
Biology or Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Predicting Fatigue: Sensing Upper Body Muscle Activity in Robotic Surgeons

Keywords: "Robotic Surgery, Electromyography, Muscle Activity, Discrete Wavelet Transform "
Industrial Engineering
IE

Prediction of Injuries in an Airline Maintenance Environment Using Ergonomic Assessment Tools

Keywords: Ergonomics, Assessment tools, Injury-Risk Models, Airline Maintenance
Industrial Engineering
IE

Proteomics of the extracellular matrix secreted by mouse embryonic fibroblasts in vitro

Keywords:
Biomedical Engineering
Biology

Purification and Characterization of Elastin-like Polypeptide Fusion Proteins for Non-muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer Imaging

Keywords: Cancer, Bladder cancer, precision medicine, bladder cancer imaging, nanoparticle, Elastin-like polypeptide
Department of Chemistry
Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology

Quantification of KRAS Protein in Different Human Cell Types

Keywords: Cancer, Biology, Immunology
Department of Biochemistry
ABE

Reducing Potentially Avoidable Hospital Readmissions for Long-Term Care

Keywords: Long-term care, potentially avoidable hospitalizations, nursing homes, hospital readmissions
Industrial Engineering and School of Nursing
IE or Operations Research

Relationship between Photoluminescence and Surface Potential in 2D Materials

Keywords: Nano materials, 2D Materials, TMDCs, Photoluminescence
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture and Forest Biomass using I-Band Signals of Opportunity: Instrument Development

Keywords: Remote Sensing, Signals of Opportunity, Root Zone Soil Moisture, Forest Biomass, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
AAE

Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture and Forest Biomass using I-Band Signals of Opportunity: Instrument Development

Keywords: Remote Sensing, Signals of Opportunity, Root Zone Soil Moisture, Forest Biomass, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
AAE

Resolving Structural Variations in the Arabidopsis thaliana Genome Using Third-Generation Sequencing

Keywords: Oxford Nanopore Technology (ONT), glucosinolate biosynthesis, specialized metabolism, AOP locus, MAM locus
Department of Biochemistry
Biochemistry

Resonant Human Body Communication

Keywords: Human Body Communication (HBC), Wireless Body Area Network, Capacitive Return Path, Inductive Cancellation, Channel Capacity, Narrowband HBC
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE

Robustness of Leading Edge Vortex to Turbulence

Keywords: Aerodynamics, Flapping Wing Flight, Leading Edge Vortex
Mechanical Engineering
ME

SMART

Keywords: Geolocation Inference, Deep Learning, Twitter, Situational Awareness, Web Development, First Responders
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Computer Science

Set4 Expression in Candida glabrata and Saccharomyces cerevisiae under different drug conditions

Keywords: antifungal drug resistance, epigenetics, gene expression, ergosterol biosynthesis, SET-domain proteins
Department of Biochemistry
Biochemistry

Silicon-Organic Hybrid Modulator Simulation & Analysis Using Maxwell's Equations

Keywords: Modulators, Silicon, Electro-Optic
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Physics

Smart glasses for fluorescence image-guided contaminant detection in food industry

Keywords: Smart glasses, portable device, head-up display, fluorescent detection, food contaminant, food quality, electronic control, optics
Mechanical Engineering
ABE

Spatial Life Cycle Assessment of Indiana Soybean to Biodiesel

Keywords: life cycle assessment, soybean, biodiesel, spatial, modeling, emissions
Agricultural and Biological Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering
ChE

Spike Inference from Large-field Calcium Imaging

Keywords: Two-photon imaging, calcium imaging analysis, spike inference, source extraction, motion correction
Biomedical Engineering
BME

Stabilization of Large Proteins in In Situ Forming Implants Through the Addition of Basic Salts

Keywords: Controlled Release, In Situ Forming Implants, Stabilization, Protein Release, PLGA, Additives
Biomedical Engineering
BME

Structural Characterization of P-Rex1-DH-PH-DEP1 in Its Autoinhibited State

Keywords: "P-Rex1, cancer, metastasis, enzyme, phosphorylation, protein kinase A, crystallography "
Department of Biological Sciences
BME

Structure-Function Relationships of Propionyl-CoA Carboxylase for Rational Drug Design

Keywords: propionyl-CoA carboxylase, macromolecular structure, X-ray crystallography
Department of Biochemistry
Biochemistry

Targeting Vre-31 for New Antibiotics Against Multi-drug Resistant Enterococci

Keywords: Antibiotics, Drug Repurposing, Multi-drug Resistance, Bacteria, X-Ray Crystallography
Department of Biological Sciences
Biology

Testing the Efficacy of Targeted Anabolic Agents on Maxillofacial Defects in a Rodent Model

Keywords: Drug delivery, Osteology, Maxillofacial surgery, Bone fracture, wound healing, rodent
Department of Chemistry
BME

The Effect of Nanoparticles in the Stability of Salty Shipboard Emulsions

Keywords: Bilge water, Pickering emulsions, emulsion stability, nanoparticles, surfactants, environment
Materials Engineering
ChE

The Effect of Silver Ion Adducts on the Ionization Efficiency of Lipids

Keywords: Mass Spectrometry, Electrospray Ionization, Lipids
Department of Chemistry
ChE

The Role of Mouse Rostrolateral Area in Motion Perception

Keywords: global motion perception; operant conditioning; dorsal stream; rostrolateral area; ischemic injury; in vivo direct reprogramming
Department of Biological Sciences
Biochemistry

The influence of building environment conditions on indoor oxidative chemistry and aerosol production

Keywords: Indoor Chemistry, Indoor Air Quality, Oxidative Chemistry, Ozone, Hydroxyl Radicals, Nitrogen Oxides, Nitrous Acid, VOCs, Nano-Sized Particles, Particulate Matter
Civil Engineering
ME

Thermal Remote Sensing on Unmanned Aircraft System Calibrations Comparison

Keywords: Thermal remote sensing, UAS, MODTRAN, water target, atmospheric calibration
Agricultural and Biological Engineering and Environmental and Ecological Engineering
ABE or EEE

Training Data Set selection impact on the accuracy of Convolutional Neural Networks for Histopathology Image classification

Keywords: Training Data Set Selection, Convolutional Neural Networks, Classification Accuracy, Histopathology Image Classification
Industrial Engineering
ECE

Training an Object Recognition Neural Network Using Synthetic Data That Performs Well on Real Data

Keywords: Computer Vision, Neural Networks, Object Recognition
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE

Two-photon polymerization towards rapid 3D projection printing

Keywords: Two-photon polymerization, Nanotechnology, 3D printing, Projection lithography
Mechanical Engineering
ME

Uncover Developers Habits with Open Source Repositories: An Analysis of Git Commit Logs

Keywords: developer, habits, commit logs, open source
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE

Understanding Epigenetics: Developmental Requirements of ARID2, a Chromatin Remodeling Protein, in Early Porcine Embryo Development

Keywords: Epigenetics, chromatin remodeling, embryogenesis, SWI/SNF, ARID2
Department of Animal Sciences
Genetics

Using Vesicular Dispersions of a Cationic Surfactant for Stabilizing Suspensions of Dense Particles Against Sedimentation

Keywords: Vesicular Dispersion, Particle Suspension, Particle Sedimentation, Surfactant
Chemical Engineering
ChE

iFly: Forensic Data Collecting iOS Application

Keywords: iOS, Application, Development, Software, Swift, Objective-C, Entomology, Forensics, data
Department of Entomology
Computer Science