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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 ...
    • An initial study on the line orientation patterns of a 3D printed specimen and its resistance to stress placed onto a specimen 

      Lopez-Correa, Ricardo; Smith, Nicholas (Wichita State University, 2021)
      The purpose of this project is to determine the best line orientation pattern and material for a printed three-dimensional specimen to reduce the stress being applied. Investigations have been carried out by graduate ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Concussion testing app: Sway construct validity 

      Carter, Victoria; Britton, Robert J.; VanRavenhorst-Bell, Heidi A. (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Fast and reliable concussion testing is critical for those that are injured. The digital app Sway could give medical professionals and sports officials more accessible means of quick concussion testing. Sway is an app that ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Comparative analysis of commercial and military jet engines in the last 50 years 

      Cupertino, Pedro; Raza, A.V.M. (Wichita State University, 2021)
      Books and documents explain the operation and characteristics of jet engines without showing how they have evolved over the past 50 years. For each decade, there are also differences between the jet engines produced ...
    • 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 ...
    • 20th Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum 

      WSU Undergraduate Students (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
    • Bystander intervention and technology-facilitated sexual violence: A qualitative analysis of college students on Facebook 

      Munzinger-DeFrain, Ava; Johnston, Breanna (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Sexual violence is a prevalent issue in college populations, which extends to their online communities. Behaviors that use technology to enable sexual violence are referred to as technology-facilitated sexual violence, or ...
    • Utilization of pre and postnatal resources among Black women in Sedgwick County 

      Davis, Latisha (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Introduction: Significant infant death disparities exist. African American women have the highest infant mortality rate at 18.8/1,000 live births compared to the average rate 7.4 per 1,000 live births in Sedgwick County. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Innovations in 3D printing: Fibrous structures and mobile app development 

      Johnston, William (Wichita State University, 2021-04-09)
      Grass, feathers, and hair: these items are found frequently in nature, but it remains difficult to replicate them within the growing realm of 3D printing. Additive manufacturing - especially Fused Deposition Modeling - has ...