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    • Macrophomina phaseolina hot spots and correlations with soil and plant factors 

      Houchen, Barrett (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Macrophomina phaseolina is a fungal pathogen capable of infecting over 500 plant species across the world and one of the most important pests of soybeans in Kansas. Investigation has been conducted on M. phaseolina's ...
    • Measuring the abundance of airborne halotolerant microbes 

      Altohol, Bader (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Biogeography studies have shown that microbes can travel long distances in the atmosphere and spread globally. Microbes appear to have no obvious geographical barriers. Baas Becking stated, “everything is everywhere, the ...
    • Microfossil analysis of a grinding stone from the Etzanoa archaeological site 

      Carter, Kaitlyn (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      The archaeological site known as Etzanoa (14CO3) was established by Ancestral Wichita peoples from roughly 1450 to 1715 CE along the Walnut River in Southern Kansas. In the summer of 2021 a metate, a type of grinding ...
    • Normal cognitive test scores cannot be interpreted as accurate measures of ability in the context of failed performance validity testing: A symptom- and detection-coached simulation study 

      Martinez, Karen A.; Sayers, Courtney; Hayes, Charles A.; Martin, Phillip K.; Clark, Charles B.; Schroeder, Ryan W. (Routledge, 2021-05-16)
      Introduction: While use of performance validity tests (PVTs) has become a standard of practice in neuropsychology, there are differing opinions regarding whether to interpret cognitive test data when standard scores fall ...
    • Open-source microscope for carbon fiber analysis in composite printing 

      Thomas, Annika; Smith, Nicholas (Wichita State University, 2021)
      The purpose of open-source microscopy is to enable laboratories to have the power of microscopy at a reduced cost and with lower maintenance. Open-source microscopy also allows for a broader range of customization so the ...
    • Optimal fabrication methods for perovskite solar cells with carbon counter electrodes 

      Peterson, Grace; Syed, Tajamul Hussain; Mathur, Saket Chand (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Solar energy is a vital part of the search for viable renewable energy sources. Increasing the affordability of solar cells while maintaining their efficiency is critical to implementing them practically on a large scale. ...
    • Optimal rest interval between sets in robot-based upper-arm rehabilitation 

      Mosqueda, Gissele (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Muscular fatigue affects the muscle activation that is needed for producing the desired clinical outcome. Integrating optimal muscle relaxation periods into a variety of health care rehabilitation protocols is important ...
    • Oral hygiene modifications for the intellectually & developmentally disabled 

      Clark, Lindsey; Akin, Lauren; Bravo-Alvarez, Pili; Counterman, Paige; Webster, Stephanie (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      This program’s goal is to inform individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) of the many different tools and ways a toothbrush can be modified to make oral hygiene easier. Different handle modifiers ...
    • Oral material microbiology hazard risk analysis 

      Stilwell, Madelyn; Bland, Ashley; Chastain, Hanna; Konen, Hannah; Nickel, Sarah M.; VanRavenhorst-Bell, Heidi A. (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs) are often associated with abnormal functional lingual movements. It is important when diagnosing or treating OMDs to assess patients' tongue strength and endurance. The anti-slip ...
    • PARROT 

      Nguyen, Andre; Chastain, Hanna; Zavala, P.; Patterson, Jeremy A.; VanRavenhorst-Bell, Heidi A. (Wichita State University, 2021)
      The tongue is commonly evaluated in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders associated with speech, swallowing, and breathing. Over 38% of the general population and 81% of children are impacted with some form of such ...
    • PARROT: An orofacial myofunctional imaging and pressure mapping device 

      Chastain, Hanna (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs) are characterized by abnormal movement patterns of the mouth. Complications from OMDs include problems with talking, swallowing, and breathing. The tongue is a commonly assessed ...
    • Program planning project 

      Graves, Kathryn; Burciaga, Gabriela; Bell, Mikayla; Pino, Rosangela (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Nursing home residents frequently require partial or complete assistance in conducting activities of daily living, including oral care. They often house individuals that use oral prosthetics like removable partials and ...
    • Progress towards a robust, calibration free and ultra-sensitive quantum technology-based magnetometer for fire-and-forget applications 

      Unruh, Thane; Halder, Sajib; Ambal, Kapildeb (Wichita State University, 2021)
      A magnetometer, or magnetic field sensor, are used on all types of aircrafts and spacecrafts to measure magnetic field intensity. We will be using EDMR or, electrically detected magnetic resonance, to measure these magnetic ...
    • Pure bending of honeycomb core 

      Tazawa, Kazune (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Honeycomb core is a cellular structure consisting of hexagonal cells. Honeycomb cores are widely used because of the ability enable sandwich structures to achieve high strength and stiffness with small density. Honeycomb ...
    • Reducing noise to improve robotic material recognition 

      Peterson, Mary; Li, Hui; He, Hongsheng (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Denoising Autoencoders (DAEs) are a machine learning tool used to reconstruct noisy data in a way that reduces noise, allowing artificial intelligence systems to better recognize patterns in data or images. An autoencoder ...
    • Revealing palladin's role in metastasis by directly observing its influence on actin polymerization 

      Baldwin, Derek; Albraiki, Sharifah E.; Beck, Moriah R. (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Metastatic cancer cells sometimes break off from their point of origin and use motile structures composed of polymerized actin to travel elsewhere in the body. An actin-binding protein named palladin is often overexpressed ...
    • Saving senior smiles 

      Runyan, Mayci; Hess, Jaiden; Randolph, Delanie; Armstrong, Michelle (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Purpose: Saving Senior Smiles is to educate caregivers and nursing staff on the benefits of oral health for the older adult population. The project Saving Senior Smiles (SSS) is to assist in meeting the Healthy People ...
    • Security analysis of unmanned aerial vehicles 

      Spachek, Jonathan; Aguida, Mohamed Anis; Hasan, Monowar (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) find increased use in many military and commercial applications such as remote weapons, surveillance, good delivery, filmmaking, and agriculture, among others. With the proliferation of ...
    • Sensor fusion for parameter estimation of an aircraft in the approach phase 

      Johnson, Noah; Chandrasekaran, Balaji K. (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Landing and takeoff are the two most critical and dangerous phases of flight. In recent years the aircraft industry has seen a stark increase in automated systems taking over both of these phases of flight, but more ...
    • Set the world on FYRE: Response of arthropods to grassland fires 

      Fleming, Thomas; Morphew, Alexandra; Jameson, Mary Liz (Wichita State University, 2022)
      There is increasing effort by environmentalists to restore natural grasslands. However, most of this effort focuses solely on plants instead of other key factors that impact plants (such as animals that act as pollinators ...