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    • Educating pregnant women and their children on oral hygiene 

      Baalman, Lauren; Forcum, Cassie; Thompson, Maria; Burroughs, Jade (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Problem Statement: The lack of oral health education in pregnant women and their children is an overarching concern and the implementation of specific educationalbased programs may provide improvements in this population. ...
    • Educating veterans with upper extremity amputation: to achieve oral health with daily modifications 

      Patton, Stacy; Hayes, Madison; Hoover, McKayla; Musson, Gracie; Van, Katelyn (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      The purpose of this applied program is to educate veterans, with limited dexterity due to upper extremity loss, about the importance of oral hygiene with modifications to achieve optimal oral health goals. The program ...
    • Effect of polymer architecture on enzyme activity in AOT/(m)PEG/Isooctane reverse 

      Gabriele, Anthony; Freedman, Abegel; Pugh, Coleen (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Methoxy[poly(ethylene glycol)] (mPEG) is a common polymer used in everything from laxatives to a preservative for waterlogged wood. Two of the parameters that cause such drastic differences is the molecular weight and ...
    • Effects of boric acid on electrospun sulfonated PEEK 

      Andrade, Emanuel; Ali, Zaara (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      A growing number of flying hours dictates an improved safety level of crew, staff, passengers, and valuable assets. Improved material usage in the interior, as well as the structure of the airplane, is crucial. Flame-resistant ...
    • Effects of infill pattern and percentage on post-annealing dimensions of PLA and carbon-PLA 3D prints 

      Nobles, Laura Paige; Smith, Nicholas (Wichita State University, 2022)
      In Additive Manufacturing, or 3D printing, a printed object can be strengthened in a process known as annealing, which heats the object above the “glass” temperature but below the melting temperature and causes the material ...
    • Electromechanics of mesoscale aqueous droplets suspended in oil media 

      Pepin, Delaney; Burugupally, Sindhu Preetham (Wichita State University, 2022)
      The success of cancer immunotherapy is based on the ability to identify, collect, and pair highly potent cancer-killing immune T-cells from a patient with the cancerous cells at the cellular level to determine which immune ...
    • Energy absorption of 3D printed lattice structures 

      Gatti, Carlos; Johnston, William (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      3D printed lattice structures is a rapidly advancing subject in the biomedical and aerospace industries because of its multifunctional properties. In this study, the energy absorption capability of 3D printed lattice ...
    • Evaluating the reliability of inexpensive hardware to test autonomous benchmarking problems 

      Evans, Cade; Tran, Dang M.; He, Hongsheng (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Autonomous mobile robots are on the forefront of cutting-edge technology, taking advantage of recent developments in artificial intelligence, battery efficiency and sensor technology that all adds up to an expensive machine. ...
    • Exploring electron transport materials for perovskite solar cells 

      Moore, Katherine E.; Wei, Wei (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      At the forefront of today’s photovoltaic research are Perovskite Solar Cells (PSCs). Currently, the materials of choice for the electron transport layer are precious metals that are expensive to buy and require costly ...
    • Fabrication of solid state electrodes for use in noninvasive sweat sensor 

      Herrmann, Peter (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Healthcare for a wide variety of illnesses ultimately requires some form of bloodwork, which can often be painful or stressful. Conversely, human sweat contains biomarkers that can indicate a patient’s current glucose ...
    • Face reveals, Do they change anything? 

      Wood, Brenden; Ocon, Juan (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Juan and I have been student teaching this semester. We're currently the headteachers of our classrooms. So, we work with students, in-person and online, every day. However, neither of us have really shown our faces ...
    • Find a better way to neutralize acid mine drainage 

      Tazawa, Kazune; Swindle, Andrew L. (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Recently, the effects of acid mine drainage (AMD) on our life and the stream aquatic environments have become severe. AMD is recognized in the various areas in the world, such as Africa, North America, Europe and Oceania. ...
    • Flexible, wireless smart wearable microelectronics for fall risk monitoring among older adults 

      Jabr, Mariam (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Falling presents a serious health issue and financial burden for elderly people aged 65 years or older. According to the WHO Global Report, 28%-35% of adults 65 years or older experience fall related injuries more than ...
    • Food systems modelling: Spatio-temporal access to healthy food in sedgwick county 

      Bhalla, Ranveer (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      The purpose of this study was to make a gritty examination of the availability of Healthy food in Sedgwick County using the availability of time and the geographical location. Initially, the hours of stores in Sedgwick ...
    • Form and function: Does the source of actin determine functional interactions with palladin? 

      Urbina, Noely; Klausmeyer, Rachel; Liu, David; Beck, Moriah R. (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Actin is one of the most abundant proteins in eukaryotes and regulates individual cell functions such as motility, cell shape, and muscle contractions. Yet, actin cannot work alone and interacts with over 150 actin-binding ...
    • H.A.R.V.I.E. (Holographic Augmented Reality Visualization Interface for Exploration) -- NASA SUITS challenge 

      Karim, Radeef Ashhab Bin (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      NASA SUITS Challenge is an opportunity for the students for designing an augmented reality for displaying the spacesuit data for navigation purposes. This challenge focuses on the Artemis mission which seeks to stabilize ...
    • Hydrocarbons and conflict: Evaluating natural gas and militarized interstate disputes 

      Lett, Dominik David (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      To what extent does dependence on fossil fuels affect the likelihood of militarized interstate disputes? Existing literature evaluating the relationship between hydrocarbons and conflict primarily focus on the impact of ...
    • IL-6 levels during BFR exercise in older adults 

      Carlgren, Madison; Bradley, Laik; Mattison, Jett; Goodwin, Andrew (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      One method to reduce the risk of falls and fall-related hospitalizations among older adults is to increase strength and muscular health. Heavy-weight resistance training is the standard exercise to build skeletal muscle ...
    • Improving oral health for individuals with autism spectrum disorder 

      Shuaib, Maya; Moyer, Madeline; DeVous, Alyssa; Vazquez, Marianna (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Problem Statement: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience heightened sensory input resulting in difficulties when performing daily oral hygiene care. Most children and adults with ASD are less likely ...
    • Improving the efficiency of solar cells 

      Peterson, Grace; Rashidi, Soheil; Mathur, Saket Chand; Wei, Wei (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Solar energy is important to the search for viable renewable energy sources. Improving the efficiency, affordability, and stability of solar cells is critical to implementing them practically on a large scale. Currently, ...