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    • Understanding speech in noisy conditions 

      Jansen, Samantha D. (Wichita State University, 2014-02-13)
      When an environment is noisy, vision and audition cooperate to improve the ability to understand spoken communication. In fact, researchers have demonstrated that simulated cataracts can worsen the ability to understand ...
    • Understanding the physics of droplet electrocoalescence in a microtrap 

      Memon, Faisal Bilal (Wichita State University, 2021-02-18)
      This work details a parametric study for merging microscale water droplets, using an electric field, in a microfluidic device. This device, titled TAP (Trapping and Assisted Pairing) is a cell handling platform for conducting ...
    • Unpacking the invisible problem of campus hunger: The Hunger Awareness Initiative at WSU 

      Le, Katie Thanh; Brand, Jack; Ballard-Reisch, Deborah (2012-02-16)
      In the U.S. we often hear phrases like “starving college student” and “freshman 15” to the point that they have become clichés. How much truth lies behind these phrases? Existing data on hunger and food insecurity does not ...
    • Urinary follicle stimulating glycoform analysis by automated Western blot 

      Katta, Sahithi (Wichita State University, 2020-02-26)
      Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is a critical hormone for fertility in women. In females, FSH enables ovarian follicle development, thereby producing mature oocytes at ovulation. Studies from our laboratory have shown ...
    • Use of artificial neural networks to detect damage in composite laminates 

      Kral, Zachary Tyler; Horn, Walter J.; Steck, James E. (2012-02-16)
      Maintenance has remained an important issue in the aerospace structures and materials field. As technologies have improved, composites have begun to replace increasingly more structural components. However, these still ...
    • Vocabulary strategies to help students remember definitions 

      McGehee, Sandra Bumpus (2006-03-08)
      The goal of this study was to determine if a specific strategy designed to teach students vocabulary words would affect long term memory. Students should remember words even after the test. The students were members of a ...
    • What factors have an effect on the life expectancy of Kansas citizens? 

      Vayda, Lisa (Wichita State University, 2021-02-18)
      Life expectancy is a common measure of public health and has been positively correlated with economic growth. This research focuses on how access to basic needs and socio-economic factors, often the focus of state-level ...
    • Wheat protein-based bio-scaffold for neural regeneration 

      Brice, Ryan (Wichita State University, 2021-02-18)
      Spinal and peripheral nerve injuries are common in both civil and military environments and are primarily the result of transection injuries or burns. In the majority of nerve injuries, the nerve ends cannot be directly ...