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    • A low-cost experiment setup for quantifying thermal conductivity in solid objects 

      Martell, Gregory; Burugupally, Sindhu Preetham (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Additive manufacturing (3-D printing) of internal combustion engine parts fabricated from metal alloys offer the promise of opening new possibilities in the field of manufacturing. Here, there is a need for a detailed ...
    • COVID-19 Controversy: An investigation of vaccination rates in Sedgwick county, Kansas 

      Sims, Hallie; Dao, Mai (Wichita State University, 2022)
      The COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably challenged our healthcare system in terms of both prevention and treatment. There have been different response programs to battle the pandemic and protect citizens’ health, among which ...
    • Effect of polymer architecture on enzyme activity in AOT/(m)PEG/Isooctane reverse 

      Gabriele, Anthony; Freedman, Abegel; Pugh, Coleen (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Methoxy[poly(ethylene glycol)] (mPEG) is a common polymer used in everything from laxatives to a preservative for waterlogged wood. Two of the parameters that cause such drastic differences is the molecular weight and ...
    • Effects of infill pattern and percentage on post-annealing dimensions of PLA and carbon-PLA 3D prints 

      Nobles, Laura Paige; Smith, Nicholas (Wichita State University, 2022)
      In Additive Manufacturing, or 3D printing, a printed object can be strengthened in a process known as annealing, which heats the object above the “glass” temperature but below the melting temperature and causes the material ...
    • Electromechanics of mesoscale aqueous droplets suspended in oil media 

      Pepin, Delaney; Burugupally, Sindhu Preetham (Wichita State University, 2022)
      The success of cancer immunotherapy is based on the ability to identify, collect, and pair highly potent cancer-killing immune T-cells from a patient with the cancerous cells at the cellular level to determine which immune ...
    • Interaction robot action planning on omni-surface through visualization and touching 

      Pethkar, Varun; Yan, Fujian; Chavez, Edgar; He, Hongsheng (Wichita State University, 2022)
      With growing industries adopting new systems and interactive machinery to execute their projects, there is another growing industry to supply these demands using artificial intelligence and structures that implement augmented ...
    • Learning basis gates for one qubit using microwave pulses 

      Nola, Jaden; Behrman, Elizabeth C. (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Quantum computing is a field with growing interest. Instead of using classical bits, we use quantum systems – qubits – to represent data and operations. Recent developments hint at the enormous potential behind quantum ...
    • Oral material microbiology hazard risk analysis 

      Stilwell, Madelyn; Bland, Ashley; Chastain, Hanna; Konen, Hannah; Nickel, Sarah M.; VanRavenhorst-Bell, Heidi A. (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs) are often associated with abnormal functional lingual movements. It is important when diagnosing or treating OMDs to assess patients' tongue strength and endurance. The anti-slip ...
    • Security analysis of unmanned aerial vehicles 

      Spachek, Jonathan; Aguida, Mohamed Anis; Hasan, Monowar (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) find increased use in many military and commercial applications such as remote weapons, surveillance, good delivery, filmmaking, and agriculture, among others. With the proliferation of ...
    • Set the world on FYRE: Response of arthropods to grassland fires 

      Fleming, Thomas; Morphew, Alexandra; Jameson, Mary Liz (Wichita State University, 2022)
      There is increasing effort by environmentalists to restore natural grasslands. However, most of this effort focuses solely on plants instead of other key factors that impact plants (such as animals that act as pollinators ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Using TIRF (Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence) microscopy to measure actin filaments 

      Baker, Haleigh; Fater, Aaron; Beck, Moriah R. (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Actin is a protein that can maintain the shape of cells and is responsible for cell motility. Actin exists as monomers that then can be polymerized into bundles or filaments. Actin has been associated with metastatic cancer ...
    • Validation of reflexion edge neuro-fitness device and effectiveness as a visual, reaction time, and cognitive training tool 

      Tran, Brian; Tran, Amberly; Ludolf, Chonnor; Hall, Colby; Huynh, Thinh; Yabut, Christian; Clark, Brendan; VanRavenhorst-Bell, Heidi A. (Wichita State University, 2022)
      Reflexion Interactive Technologies, Inc. has developed a portable, touchscreen, light-board neurocognitive sport and therapy training tool, called the Edge. The Edge engages central vision and peripheral visual drills to ...