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    • Educating veterans with upper extremity amputation: to achieve oral health with daily modifications 

      Patton, Stacy; Hayes, Madison; Hoover, McKayla; Musson, Gracie; Van, Katelyn (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      The purpose of this applied program is to educate veterans, with limited dexterity due to upper extremity loss, about the importance of oral hygiene with modifications to achieve optimal oral health goals. The program ...
    • 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 ...
    • Additive manufacturing of ceramic acoustic liners for aircraft noise reduction 

      Nevarez-Saenz, David (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Noise pollution in large cities has significantly increased in the last couple of years. The rise of air traffic and electric air taxis will not delay this growth. Solutions to address the large amounts of noise from ...
    • 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 ...
    • Food systems modelling: Spatio-temporal access to healthy food in sedgwick county 

      Bhalla, Ranveer (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      The purpose of this study was to make a gritty examination of the availability of Healthy food in Sedgwick County using the availability of time and the geographical location. Initially, the hours of stores in Sedgwick ...
    • Improving oral health for individuals with autism spectrum disorder 

      Shuaib, Maya; Moyer, Madeline; DeVous, Alyssa; Vazquez, Marianna (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Problem Statement: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience heightened sensory input resulting in difficulties when performing daily oral hygiene care. Most children and adults with ASD are less likely ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Assessment of upper-limb task and joint-based exoskeletons for rehabilitation 

      Rincon, Clarissa; Delgado, Pablo (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Exoskeletons and other robotics devices have been used as a common practice to assist and automate rehabilitation exercises. As new exoskeleton designs arise, so does the requirement to assess these devices to ensure ...
    • A robust, calibration-free, and ultra-sensitive magnetometer for remote magnetic field sensing applications 

      Unruh, Thane; Ambal, Kapildeb (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Magnetometers or magnetic field sensors are frequently used on aircraft, spacecraft, drones, and navigational systems for oil and mineral exploration, geophysical surveys, and outer space exploration. These applications ...
    • Energy absorption of 3D printed lattice structures 

      Gatti, Carlos; Johnston, William (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      3D printed lattice structures is a rapidly advancing subject in the biomedical and aerospace industries because of its multifunctional properties. In this study, the energy absorption capability of 3D printed lattice ...
    • Effects of boric acid on electrospun sulfonated PEEK 

      Andrade, Emanuel; Ali, Zaara (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      A growing number of flying hours dictates an improved safety level of crew, staff, passengers, and valuable assets. Improved material usage in the interior, as well as the structure of the airplane, is crucial. Flame-resistant ...
    • Exploring electron transport materials for perovskite solar cells 

      Moore, Katherine E.; Wei, Wei (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      At the forefront of today’s photovoltaic research are Perovskite Solar Cells (PSCs). Currently, the materials of choice for the electron transport layer are precious metals that are expensive to buy and require costly ...
    • Dawn 

      Harris, Brain (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      https://photos.app.goo.gl/keZxPfBNwrjNqVFM6 I have attached a video link to my composition "Dawn" performed by the Wichita State Concert Chorale, conducted by myself.
    • An exploration of the link between masochism and crime in a post-incarceration sample 

      Piros, Hannah; Bouman, Amy; Clark, Brendan (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      This study explores the relationship between masochism, narcissism, and violent criminal justice involvement. Understanding the association between these variables could aid in the treatment of criminal justice populations ...
    • 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. ...
    • Artificial neural network model to predict the future trajectory of anatomical motion during cancer treatment 

      Meier, Kylie (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Organ motion is a major challenge in the radiation treatment of lung and abdominal cancers, which, if unaccounted for, may lead to the underdosing of cancer cells or overdosing of normal tissue, potentially causing ...
    • 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 ...
    • Educating pregnant women and their children on oral hygiene 

      Baalman, Lauren; Forcum, Cassie; Thompson, Maria; Burroughs, Jade (Wichita State University, 2022-04-15)
      Problem Statement: The lack of oral health education in pregnant women and their children is an overarching concern and the implementation of specific educationalbased programs may provide improvements in this population. ...