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    • 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 ...
    • Single satellite orbit design for hurricane monitoring 

      Sterzing, Alex; Dutta, Atri (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Every year, numerous tropical storms form within the Gulf of Mexico. While the majority of these storms are harmless, there is a small contingent which become hurricanes and pose a serious threat to the Gulf Coast region ...
    • Six-month size variation in maize starch with different glycerin concentrations 

      Havel, Siofra (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Starch granule analysis allows archaeologists to identify botanic resources utilized by ancient peoples, informing about past foodways and subsistence strategies. As a relatively new archaeometric technique, not many ...
    • Sixth-sense device to detect surrounding environment using ultrasonic rangefinder 

      Morningstar, Nickolas; Clam, Mason (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Obliviousness to unfamiliar or hazardous environments create problems for people’s safety. It is stated that in the night alone, an average of 39 percent of people in OECD countries feel unsafe. General knowledge of one’s ...
    • Smart wireless, flexible hybrid electronic for fall risk monitoring 

      Nguyen, Tommy (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Falls give a serious public health issue among the elderly (people aged 65 years or older) since they not only cause significant inquires and even mortality, but also result in enormous costs for healthcare services. In ...
    • Structure-guided design and synthesis of SARS-COV-2 3CL protease inhibitors 

      Howard, Dennis (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      There is a need for a diversified portfolio of direct-acting antivirals that can be used in the treatment and management of SARS-CoV-2 infections to complement the use of vaccines and monoclonal antibodies. The research ...
    • Studying misinformation surrounding COVID-19 in Hispanic communities 

      Mata, Rory (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      This study will investigate the effects of COVID-19 misinformation spread in Hispanic communities in Wichita, KS. The pandemic saw a rise in the spread of false information through social media, which is well documented ...
    • Studying misinformation surrounding COVID-19 in Hispanic communities 

      Mata, Rory; Menon, Mythili (Wichita State University, 2022)
      The pandemic saw a rise in the spread of false information through social media. Although many studies have examined misinformation spread in English, relatively fewer studies have examined the spread of misinformation in ...
    • Synthesis and structural characterization of bioactive truncated TREM2 

      Henrickson, Brandy; Wijegunawardena, Gayani; Wu, Haifan (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Dementia affects a person’s cognitive ability and recollection. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease which features the aggregation of two proteins amyloid-β and tau in the brain. Currently, there is ...
    • Synthesis of BaSiS3 Crystal 

      Touffaha, Ibrahim; Cicirello, Gary; Wang, Jian (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Inorganic chemistry attempts to understand the bridge between inorganic crystal structure and function. To fully understand function, the structure of a system must be first investigated and understood. Previous studies ...