Editorial Board for 2015 GRASP Symposium
Kerry Wilks,Associate Professor & Graduate School Associate Dean

Ramazan Asmatulu, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Mehmet Barut, Associate Professor, Finance, Real Estate, & Decision Sciences
Barbara Chaparro, Associate Professor, Psychology
Anthony DiLollo, Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Kathy Downes, Senior Associate Dean, University Libraries
Jeremy Patterson, Associate Professor & Director Human Performance Lab, Human Performance Studies
Jay Price, Professor & Department Chair, History
Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn, Assistant Professor, School of Music

Sponsors of 2015 GRASP Symposium
Graduate School
Academic Affairs
University Libraries

Recent Submissions

  • 11th Annual Symposium on Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects 

    Wilks, Kerry K. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Program and abstracts of the 11th Annual Symposium on Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects.
  • Low thrust orbit transfer trajectory optimization 

    Vijayan, Sainath (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    In recent years, all electric satellites have had a growing presence in the space industry. The 702- SP family developed by Boeing is to be used for telecommunication satellites. This spawns the need for analyzing mission ...
  • Medications affecting nutritional status in pediatrics: A clinical review 

    Fisher, Maggie; Swift, Trista (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Introduction: Maintaining adequate nutrition in children is vital to growth and development. The most commonly treated health conditions in the pediatric population include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, infections, ...
  • DKA in a 12-month-old infant with new onset type 1 diabetes mellitus: A case report 

    Beran, Miranda; Smith, Kirsten; Stout, Kevan (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Introduction: Type I diabetes mellitus (TIDM) has a bimodal peak in the onset of the disease. Most children are diagnosed between the ages of 4-6 and 10-14 years. It can be difficult to diagnose diabetes in children of a ...
  • Material experimentation and documentation 

    Steder, Scott (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    During my first year of Graduate studies I find myself immersed in material study, notably those indigenous to Kansas. Dealing with themes of time, change, movement, interaction, and play, I have begun to develop a vocabulary ...
  • Attitudes toward healthcare entrepreneurship among College of Health Professions students 

    Siler, Dustin; Ellis, Joshua (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Background: Healthcare systems in developing countries are largely government-run enterprises. Limited facilities and unequal distribution of clinics creates areas of limited access to healthcare. In response, some ...
  • Effect of light and nutrient limitation on lipid productivity in Chlorella kessleri for algal biodiesel production 

    Shrestha, Nayan (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Biofuels, fuels derived from biological materials, are considered an attractive alternative for fixing the ongoing energy crisis, due to their unlimited renewable resources and no net CO2 release into the atmosphere. The ...
  • Interprofessional care and cesarean section rates: A systematic review 

    Boardman, Emily; Jerome, Rachel; Temaat, Rebecca (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    The cesarean delivery rate in the United States steadily rose from the mid-1990s until 2009 from 21% to 33%; greater than the upper limit of 15% recommended by the World Health Organization. Non-medically indicated cesarean ...
  • Evaluation of reaction time using a mobile application 

    Sendall, Jeremy (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Modern day consumer electronics are incorporating Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems nanoaccelerometers that measure the instantaneous acceleration of an object. These devices are used to measure movement from any point on ...
  • Hydrogels mediate cell migration for neural regeneration 

    Seyedhassantehrani, Negar (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Spinal cord injury is a significant health problem in the world and 500,000 new spinal cord injuries are reported every year. Biomaterial hydrogels are promising scaffolds that can support neural cell migration and conduct ...
  • Adding game-like elements to an armored vehicle recognition training 

    Smith, Dustin C.; Turner, Colton (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Fratricide accidents, or friendly-fire accidents, contribute to a large number of military operations casualties. Gadsden and Outteridge (2006) noted that misidentification caused a large number of these accidents. Therefore, ...
  • Emergent literacy: A look at how preschoolers begin to develop spelling skills 

    Schmidt, Kiley; Marble-Flint, Karissa J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Reading and spelling success in school relies on early phonological development. Much is known about emergent reading during preschool years, but less is known about spelling, the "hard copy" of phonological processing. ...
  • Injectable hydrogel provides growth-permissive environment for human nucleus pulposus cells 

    Priyadarshani, Priyanka (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Intervertebral discs within the human spine act as shock absorbers between each of the vertebrae in the spinal column. As we age, disc cells are constantly subjugated to degenerating stress by various mechanical and ...
  • Synthesis and characterization of ruthenium complexes as catalysts for PCET (proton-coupled electron transfer) 

    Nguyen, Huy (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    PCET (Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer) is a process carried out in photosynthesis, but has not been duplicated successfully with materials synthesized in the laboratory. One solution is to exploit the electron transfer ...
  • Effect of in-plane fiber tow waviness in the strength characteristics of different fiber reinforced composites 

    Pottavathri, Sai Bhargav (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the strength and effectiveness of certain composite materials when induced with 'in-plane fiber tow waviness' in a composite ply. Fiber waviness is usually induced by infusion ...
  • Injectable cross-linked chitosan hydrogel for controlled drug release applications 

    Saeednia, Leyla (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Hydrogels are 3dimentional polymeric networks that are able to absorb a significant amount of water or any biological fluid. Hydrogels have shown unique biometric properties that make them desirable for biomedical applications ...
  • An overview of coronary artery stents for the primary care provider 

    Heard, Jessica; Russell, Jo Ann; Wiesner, Micah (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Introduction: The alarming rate of coronary artery disease (CAD), which claims about 385,000 lives annually, inspires innovative research in the development of procedures and therapies in cardiology. The coronary artery ...
  • Effects of fluoridation on oral health and clinical guidelines for fluoride therapy 

    Aitchison, Matthew; Ray, Mason; Stearns, Blake (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Objective: This review article presents a summary of evidence-based research on the risks and benefits of water fluoridation and serves to offer primary care providers (PCPs) knowledge regarding supplemental application ...
  • Computer availability tracking system 

    Puranshetiwar, Rahul Kishan (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Traditional methods of determining a computer's availability are time consuming to the users in the library. Remotely checking the computer's availability needs to have an application which displays the status of the ...
  • Coping with pests: Variable responses of grassland species to a native soil pathogen 

    Quick, Zachary I. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2015-04-24)
    Understanding the mechanisms that influence plant species diversity is critical to sustaining current levels of biodiversity. It is now recognized that soil microbial communities impact plant species interactions, but most ...

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