Board Members for 2022 GRASP Symposium

Amy Bauman, President, Graduate Student Council
George Dehner, Associate Professor, History
Deepak Gupta, Associate Professor & Associate Chair, Industrial, Systems, and Manufacturing Engineering
Bryan Lehecka, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
Susan Matveyeva, Associate Professor, University Libraries
Anthony May , Associate Professor, Finance Real Estate & Decision Science
Cynthia Richburg, Professor & Graduate Coordinator of Audiology, Communication Sciences & Disorders
Heidi VanRavenhorst-Bell, Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator, Human Performance Studies
John Watkins, Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

With much appreciation to Sheree Smith, Graduate Student Success Specialist, for her substantial administrative contributions.

Recent Submissions

  • Characterization of PET tracer Flutemetamol (GE-067) binding to Aβ1-40 fibrils 

    Wijegunawardena, Gayani; Duan, Pu; Kelly, J. Chen; Aurelio, J. Dregni; Harrison, K. Wang (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurological disorder and the most common cause of dementia. One of the major pathological hallmarks of AD is the deposition of amyloid beta peptide (Aβ) into plaques. In the past decade, ...
  • Mental health and suicidal ideation among people incarcerated with HIV in Namibia 

    Witherspoon, Shea (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    INTRODUCTION: The protection and promotion of human rights are vital in preventing the spread and mitigating the impacts of HIV worldwide. Incarceration is also widely accepted as being a human rights issue, partly due to ...
  • Technological innovation and diffusion: Exploring AM adoption from a collaboration perspective 

    Trevaskiss, Cailyn (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    INTRODUCTION: Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D-printing, is a key technology to achieve innovation in Industry 4.0. This technology has not been widely adopted by industry, government, and the larger public. Understanding ...
  • The effects of vestibular training in a balance program in the general population versus a post-concussive population 

    Vernon, Victoria; Strickler, Kaden; Uphaus, Blake (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    INTRODUCTION: Concussions cause symptoms such as confusion, dizziness, vertigo, and cognitive disturbances. Long-term complications such as balance and vestibular dysfunction associated with concussion require further ...
  • STEAM education: GeoGebra in 3D printing 

    Uppala, Taraka Rama (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    This research is investigating what Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) concepts and skills can be developed through the use of GeoGebra in 3D printing for learners at all levels, starting from ...
  • Approaches to investigating disaster risk reduction (DRR) 

    Jothimani, Santhosh (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    Wide-ranging and uncertain threats from natural disasters to public health, energy networks, cybersecurity, and other interconnected facets of human activity make explicit the need for the development of resilience-driven ...
  • Cylindrical sheet forming analysis of hexagonal cell honeycomb core using 3D finite element analysis 

    Rojo Cazorla, Claudia (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    Honeycomb structures have become one of the most popular alternatives for substituting conventional solid materials in the aviation industry due to their excellent high stiffness and low weight capabilities. Honeycomb ...
  • Epidermolysis Bullosa: An overview of current and future potential treatment options 

    Howard, Mackenzie; Tanner, Bradley; Trood, Ashley (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) is a rare inherited condition of which the most common clinical finding is blistering and erosions of the skin following minor trauma. While this is the most well-known manifestation of EB, there ...
  • Dependence of proline isomerization on the kinetics of folding of anthrax lethal factor 

    Halimeh, Wyel (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    The death that can come within a few days after exposure to the anthrax toxin from $Bacillus$ $anthracis$ is due to the presence and effects of anthrax lethal factor (LF). LF is a zinc metalloproteinase whose function ...
  • From "No" to "GO-GO!" using ride-on cars to expand social interactions 

    Marshall, Haley; Talbot, Kiersten; Porter, Kaitlin; Gard, Courtney; Ramos, Erica (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    Research shows that childhood developmental domains overlap and impact each other such that a delay in motor skills negatively influences a child's cognition, social interaction, and communication.1 This case study examined ...
  • Identification of lithic processing stages at Boxed Springs (41UR30) 

    Haley, Cambria (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    Boxed Springs (41UR30) is an early Caddo site (800-1200 CE) located in East Texas that has been a known site since the 1950s and excavated by archaeologists, volunteers, and looters. The site is documented to be poor in ...
  • Hot-press manufacturing of aluminum based multi-layered wick structures for enhanced thermal performance 

    Kumaran, Surendhar (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    INTRODUCTION: Two phase passive heat transfer devices such as vapor chambers are used in modern miniaturized electronic devices and state-of-the-art CubeSat systems. These vapor chambers consist of three base components ...
  • How to judge a book by its cover 

    Nulik, Kristina (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    INTRODUCTION: Book covers publicize and sell books by portraying meaning to society. Designers know that cover image(s), color, title and author, typeface, or a combination of these components grabs the readers' attention ...
  • Mental health of PA students 

    Gutierrez, Carina; Brown, Natalie; Glidewell, Hannah (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    INTRODUCTION: Evidence has shown that the prevalence of some mental health disorders is higher among students enrolled in medical school. There is a concern that this may be true for physician assistant (PA) students as ...
  • Material properties improvement of laminated composites using nanoscale reinforcements 

    Sritharan, Ramanan (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    Fiber-reinforced composite materials are widely used in many industries. They are predominantly used in the aerospace industry to make aircraft structural components and renewable energy industry to make wind turbine blades. ...
  • Estimating and optimizing HVAC energy costs in industrial building 

    Joshi, Rahul (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    In the US, industrial buildings accounts for over 33% of the total energy consumption. Heating, ventilation & air-conditioning (HVAC) system consumes second most energy after production system. In industrial buildings, ...
  • Lithic and debitage analysis of Early Caddo site at Boxed Springs (41UR30) in East Texas 

    Larzalere, Jordan (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    The Boxed Springs site in East Texas contains a large number of lithics from the Early Caddo period (800-1200 CE) to the late Caddo period (1400-1700 CE). The origin of the raw materials and lithic debitage often remains ...
  • Comparative investigation of building materials at Boxed Springs Site (41UR30) 

    Tolley, Gracie (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    Archaeological artifacts that are commonly connected to habitation have been unearthed at Boxed Springs (41UR30), in Upshur County, Texas, during two surveys in 2020 and 2022. By comparing the depth, weight, and quantity ...
  • Fauna and flora of Boxed Springs (41UR30) 

    Rye, Elayne (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    Boxed Springs (41UR30) located in East Texas is an Early Caddo (800-1200 C.E.) archaeological site split between multiple properties that has been sporadically excavated since the 1950s. The identification and classification ...
  • Identifying motivational factors in robot-based assist-as-needed rehabilitation 

    Mosqueda, Gissele; Sutton, Rachel; Miranda, Virgil; Tri, Anna; Vangsness, Lisa; Yihun, Yimesker S. (Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
    INTRODUCTION: Globally, 2.41 billion people can benefit from rehabilitation due to various injuries or diseases (WHO, 2019). Traditional rehabilitation relies on techniques that are physiological in nature (e.g., assisted ...

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