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    • 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 ...
    • Synthesis of BaXP2S6 and BaX2P2S8 nonlinear optical material crystals (X = Zn, Cd) 

      Tran, Julie; Ji, Bingheng; Wang, Jian (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Middle infrared and ultraviolet lasers have significant civilian life and military applications, and researchers have been interested in finding the best way to create them. Through the synthesis of middle infrared nonlinear ...
    • The development of a fully wireless, skin-wearable fetal ECG monitoring device 

      Newkirk, Hannah (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Early detection of fetal abnormalities during pregnancy and delivery is critical to reduce fetal mortality, and the most effective way to accomplish it will be ambulatory fetal electrocardiogram (fECG) monitoring. For ...
    • The effects of different concentrations of Calgon on starch 

      Awad, Feras; Dozier, Crystal A. (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Sodium (Hexa) metaphosphate, better known as Calgon, is used as a deflocculant to disperse clay-based particles in archaeological samples. Researchers have looked at starch particles in ancient pottery to determine what ...
    • The impact of COVID-19 on interpersonal violence victim services: First responders’ perceptions 

      Redfern, Savannah; Munzinger-Defrain, Ava; DeFrain, Madchen; Demers, Jennifer M. (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      During the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of sexual and intimate partner violence increased substantially. Victims were at greater risk for negative physical and psychological outcomes due to isolation policies, changes in ...
    • The impact of manufacturing work experience on shoulder muscle activation utilizing shoulder passive exoskeletons 

      Martinez, Andrea (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD's) of the upper limbs remain a challenge in the workplace where workers perform repetitive and forceful motions. A relatively new device that manufacturing industries are drifting ...
    • The implementation of an optimize 3D printing path 

      Lammers, Michael; Smith, Nicholas (Wichita State University, 2021)
      3D printing is an Additive Manufacturing (AM) process that generates several different two-dimensional paths. These paths are than laid on top of each other one at a time to create a three-dimensional object. This process ...
    • The importance of early dental appointments & oral screenings for children 

      Warren, Hailey; Jones, Morgan; Stoddard, Jennifer; Weatherson, Shae (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Problem Statement: Millions of low income children go without dental care, including routine exams. Educating nursing students may improve this number significantly. Purpose: This project focus was to provide interprofessional ...
    • The politics and policies of behavioral health and drug policy reform in Kansas 

      Vuong, Ngoc (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Substantial increases in suicides and drug overdose deaths, the lack of access to behavioral health care, and the effects of structural stigma on people with mental illness and/or substance use disorders underlie the ...
    • Thermal performance analysis of bacteria and bacterivore interactions 

      Bristow, Stephanie (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Microbiomes have a significant role in global carbon emissions and can potentially shift in response to climate change. Bacterivores play a strong role in regulating soil biomes and therefore could alter the structure of ...
    • Understanding thermostat usage behavior for energy efficient building systems 

      Berumen-Pacheco, Joel (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Residential buildings account for 20% of the nation’s total energy consumption. Although residential buildings represent a high energy demand, their high energy saving potential has not been reached. One of the most ...
    • Upper arm rehabilitation exoskeleton design and assessment 

      Gonzalez, Nathan; Delgado, Pablo (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Patients who have suffered severe damage to their nervous system, as caused by diseases such as stroke, sclerosis, or cerebral palsy, often experience spasticity. Spasticity is marked by forced contraction of the muscles, ...