Editorial Board Members for 2009 GRASP Symposium

Editor

Mara Alagic , Graduate School Assistant Dean

Editorial Board

Anthony DiLollo, Dept. of Comm. Sci. and Disorders , College of Health Professions
Patricia Dooley, the Elliott School of Communication, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Kathy Downes, University Libraries
Annette Lezotte, School of Art & Design, College of Fine Arts
Ken Miller, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Sue Nyberg, Dept. of Physician Assistant, College of Health Professions
Jeremy Patterson, Dept. of Human Performance Studies, College of Education
Jodi Pelkowski, Dept. of Economics, School of Business
Jay Price, Dept. of History, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
T.S. Ravigururajan, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
Edwin Sawan, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Science Engineering, College of Engineering

Sponsors of 2009 GRASP Symposium

Graduate School
Office of Research Administration
University Libraries

Recent Submissions

  • 5th Annual Symposium on Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects 

    Alagic, Mara (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
  • Identifying users' characteristics critical to product selection using Rough Set theory 

    Ahmady, Ali (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    A consumer's purchase decision making process is very complex. It is obvious that the set of product functional features has a major role in the purchase decision. However, for a same product, users may have different ...
  • Speech-language pathologists' self-assessment of knowledge regarding medications to treat behaviors associated with autism spectrum disorder. 

    Crumrine, Daiquirie; Self, Trisha L.; Hale, LaDonna S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often prescribed medications to help control self-injurious behaviors, aggression, compulsive behaviors, and hyperactivity. Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) should be ...
  • Statistical presentation of the flight environment of the propellers on commuter aircraft 

    Dorfling, Johann; Kliment, Linda K.; Rokhsaz, Kamran (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Data obtained from digital flight data recorders installed on a fleet of 27 Beech 1900D airliners are used to assess the actual operational environment of propellers on commuter aircraft. The data consists of 910 complete ...
  • Crack arrest capabilities in adhesively bonded skin and stiffener 

    Habeeb, Shamsuzuha; Keshavanarayana, Suresh R. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    The crack arrest capabilities and the load bearing characteristic of a stiffened and unstiffened panel subjected to uniform remote displacement field is examined in this paper. A four stringer stiffened wide panel is ...
  • Parental involvement in a rural consolidated school district 

    Grant, Natalie S.; Patterson, A. Kathleen; Stout, Lance D.; Surland, Robin (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    The rural consolidated school district of Ingleside in South Central Kansas faces unique challenges in managing communication and providing opportunities for parental involvement and shared decision making. The lack of ...
  • Multivariate isotonic regression and its algorithms 

    Hoffmann, Linda; Hu, Xiaomi (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    We use regression functions, which are the means of random variables, to interpret statistical inference. Often an order is imposed on the values of the regression function. Thus, we refer to the regression as an order ...
  • Dielectric properties of MWCNTs reinforced polyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofibers at varying temperatures 

    Khan, Waseem Sabir; Ceylan, Muhammet; Asmatulu, Ramazan (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Electrospinning is one of the easiest and straightforward processes of fabricating nanofibers. In this study, MWCNTs in the range of 0%, 1% and 2% up to 15% were added into polymeric solution containing PAN and dimethylformamide, ...
  • Assessing the career aspirations, family structure and ability to succeed among African-American males 

    Lee, Felecia A.; Lewis-Moss, Rhonda K. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    The purpose of the evaluation was to compare the career aspirations, family structure, and ability to succeed of African American males to other groups. Four hundred and seventy three males were surveyed at the baseline ...
  • Postmodern places 

    Lightner, Jodi (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Art is able to communicate and transport the viewer to a different place in their mind's eye. The representation of places also connects the artist and viewer in a shared experience and understanding of space. The challenge ...
  • Student's preparedness in the 21st Century: A suburban district's perspectives 

    Callis, Larry D.; Herl, Dale L.; Lutz, Lisa L.; Watkins, Mark Charles Henry; Rimmington, Glyn M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Secondary students are graduating into a world that is increasingly interconnected, interdependent and culturally diverse. This dynamic environment requires a level of intercultural and information literacy that is presently ...
  • Detection and quantification of ketamine HCl in alcohol/water matrices using ESI-MSn and LC-ESI-MS 

    Lygrisse, Justin; Lapp, Martin; Witherspoon, Kelsey (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Drug facilitated date rape continues to be a problem around the world. Ketamine HCl (KT) has gained popularity since it is nearly odorless, tasteless, and colorless when dissolved in water/alcohol and a typical street dose ...
  • Shoulder muscle EMG activity in women during push up on varying surfaces 

    Bair, Christina; Buckley, Brandi; Pralle, Rayanne; Schroeter, Melanie; Smith, Barbara S.; Jorgensen, Michael J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    The unstable surfaces of a BOSU® ball and Swiss ball typically have a greater impact on EMG muscle activity during a push up compared to a normal push up done on a flat stable surface. This study's purpose was to determine ...
  • A survey of pharmacist participation in trauma resuscitation 

    McDonald, Emily J.; Elliott, Lahna R.; Hale, LaDonna S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Pharmacists are increasingly being used on hospital medical response teams. An estimated one in five US level I and II trauma centers offer pharmacy services during trauma resuscitation, however, these services are not ...
  • Depositional and structural history of the Sedgwick basin, South Central Kansas in relation to petroleum entrapment 

    Puyear, Jessica A.; Mazzullo, S. J. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    The Sedgwick Basin is an important hydrocarbon producing area in Kansas. Subsurface structural and isopach (thickness) maps and cross-sections illustrate the depositional and tectonic history of the area. It has undergone ...
  • A preliminary exploration of patient satisfaction and recall based on recursive frame analysis methods 

    Sechtem, Phillip R.; Scherz, Julie W.; DiLollo, Anthony (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Created by Bradford Keeney, Recursive Frame Analysis allows for in-depth analysis of communicative events. Specifically, RFA has been applied to "therapeutic talk" involving various types of clinical scenarios. The goal ...
  • A Bayesian approach for verifying process improvement 

    Safaie, Nasser (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    This research is an effort to introduce the Bayesian approach as a tool for evaluating process adjustments aimed at causing a shift to the process average. This is usually encountered in scenarios where the process is found ...
  • DNA methylation and its role in a form of hormone-dependent cancer 

    Simpson, Megan Odetta; Hendry, William J. III (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Diethylstilbestrol (DES), a synthetic estrogen, was widely administered to pregnant women between 1947 and 1971 on account of a misconception that it could prevent miscarriages. The offspring of these women were diagnosed ...
  • Data caching in ad hoc networks using Bloom filters 

    Taylor, Julinda (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Data caching provides efficient data access by maintaining replicas of data in strategic parts of the network. However, current research in this area does not manage memory space of each node efficiently. We propose an ...
  • The study of the effect of long term water cover on the mill tailings of the Silver Lake Mill # 1, near Silverton, Colorado. 

    Vardy, Renee L. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Mining and milling of metals were the primary industries in the study area for most of the late 1800's into theearly 1900's. Wastes from the mining and milling processes are abundant in the area and present significant ...

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