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    Improving bipolar electrode sensors by improving electrochemiluminescence efficiency of Ru(bpy)3Cl2 

    Khan, Waliul (2020-09-28)
    Bipolar electrochemistry belongs to the branch of electrochemistry where cathodic and anodic processes can be coupled. As there is no direct contact establishes between the bipolar electrodes and electrical connection, the ...

    Towards improving agricultural and environmental sustainability in the lower Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin by understanding the agricultural and climate change impacts on the surface- and groundwater resources 

    Karki, Ritesh (2020-09-23)  ETD File Embargoed
    Surface- and groundwater resources in the lower Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin play an important role in the economic and ecological vitality of the region. Agriculture, which contributes more than $2 ...

    An Examination of Relationships Between Conditions of School Facilities and Teacher Satisfaction and Attributes in High Poverty Rural Schools 

    Caffey, Arthur (2020-09-21)
    The study examined whether a relationship exist between teachers’ perceptions of the quality of their school facility and their overall satisfaction and attitudes. The study also sought to determine whether perceptual ...

    The Refugee Crisis: The Response of Mental Health Professionals to Syrian Asylum-seekers 

    Stabin, Daniel (2020-09-15)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the reactions to potential refugee admissions based on the ethnic or religious identity of the refugee. Graduate students (n = 242) enrolled in psychology, counseling, social work, ...

    Petrofacies Analysis and Detrital Geochronology of Oligocene Sediments from the Bengal Basin and Southeast Shillong, Northeast India 

    Naher, Jasmin (2020-09-09)  ETD File Embargoed
    Oligocene sedimentation at the Assam-Bengal system provides a record of shifting sediment source areas and unroofing events in the adjacent Himalayan mountain and accretionary wedges of Indo-Burman ranges during the early ...

    Targeting Neuroinflammation as a Therapeutic Approach in Alzheimer’s Disease Mouse Model 

    Abdallah, Ihab (2020-08-24)  ETD File Embargoed
    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a complex neurodegenerative disorder and the most common form of dementia that affects people in their middle age, in the case of familial cases, and the elderly causing significant losses to ...

    Implementation of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil- Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) Technology in Alabama 

    Stallings, Jeffrey (2020-08-24)
    Geosynthetic reinforced soil-integrated bridge systems (GRS-IBS) utilize mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) systems to support single-span bridges. A typical GRS-IBS is made up of three components: the reinforced soil ...

    Elucidating the dopaminergic neurotoxicity of kainic acid 

    Alghenaim, Fada (2020-08-21)  ETD File Embargoed
    Dopamine is an essential catecholamine neurotransmitter in the central and peripheral nervous system. This monoaminergic neurotransmitters is required for the maintenance of several physiological functions (control of ...

    The Prevalence of Complexity Leadership (CL) Traits Among Principals in Alabama Torchbearer Schools in Successfully Implementing and Achieving No Child Left Behind Mandates 

    Levens, Dara (2020-08-19)
    The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of the leadership behavior known as Complexity Leadership (CL) style among the principals of Alabama Torchbearer Schools that were successful in implementing and ...

    Employing Machine Learning Techniques in Conjunction with Linguistic Scoring Mechanism to Formalize the Uncertainty Carried by Scoring Numeric Processes Driven by Probabilistic Methods 

    Livio Zavarce, Javier (2020-08-18)  ETD File Embargoed
    The aim of this research is to integrate the naturalistic mechanisms inherent to domain experts’ heuristics with machine learning capabilities as a useful framework with the capacity to support several domains of the human ...

    Development of an Optically Accessible High-Pressure Strand Burner and the Experimental Determination of the Burn Rate of High Temperature Thermally Degraded HTPB/AP/AL Solid Propellant Combustion 

    Phillips, Matthew (2020-08-18)  ETD File Embargoed
    This thesis presents initial findings from solid propellant experiments using thermally degraded hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene, ammonium perchlorate, and aluminum powder propellants. Currently, a better understanding ...

    Wood Composites Production with Epoxy Resin Substituted Liquefied Lignocellulosic Biomass, and Polymeric Diphenylmethane Diisocyanate Substituted Defatted Soy Flour as Wood Adhesives 

    Asafu-Adjaye, Osei (2020-08-17)  ETD File Embargoed
    Wood composites such as oriented strand board (OSB), particleboard and medium density fiberboard (MDF) have contributed significantly towards efficient wood utilization Wood composites are engineered wood products from ...

    Nature, age, and origin of the informal Lower Cenozoic Red Bank group, northern Belize 

    Ricketts, Sandor (2020-08-17)  ETD File Embargoed
    The informal Lower Cenozoic Red Bank group of Belize crops out in several areas of the northern part of the country and is comprised mainly of clay with relatively minor amounts of carbonate and rare evaporite beds. The ...

    On Advances in Deep Learning with Applications in Financial Market Modeling 

    Wang, Xing (2020-08-17)
    This dissertation focuses on advancing the machine learning, with a particular focus on the application for financial trading. It is organized into two parts. The first part of this dissertation (Chapters 1-2) will be ...

    Enhancement and Redevelopment of the Regional Lake Water Quality Model with Applications 

    Tasnim, Bushra (2020-08-17)
    Water quality is a serious issue in most of the world in the 21st century. Many lakes are impaired with Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs). To provide better lake management and restoration, modeling of lakes is of utmost importance. ...

    Triglobal Stability Analysis of the Thermoacoustic Field in Rocket Engines 

    Kovacic, Paul (2020-08-14)  ETD File Embargoed
    One of the most daunting problems in the development of a rocket engine is the appearance of coherent oscillatory structures in the flow. Characterized primarily by fluctuations in pressure, these oscillations can sync ...

    Development of a Small-Scale Harvester for Biomass Operations 

    Da Rocha, Kleydson Diego (2020-08-14)
    The Oil Embargo of 1973-1974 that quadrupled the price of a barrel of oil in a matter of months sparked the discussions of alternative forms of energy; one of the topics that started to be addressed was renewable energies. ...

    Capturing Forest Dynamics in Hydrological Modeling 

    Haas, Henrique (2020-08-14)  ETD File Embargoed
    Forests can cover a significant portion of watersheds and affect rainfall interception, water losses through evapotranspiration (ET), surface runoff, and aquifer recharge. Despite their critical role in the hydrologic ...

    Spatiotemporal Impacts of Invasive Species Removal and Reinvasion 

    Morehart, Morgan (2020-08-14)  ETD File Embargoed
    Invasive species are a major driver of native species declines and reduce ecosystem function. Though eradication of invasive species is often beneficial, it can create other ecological issues and if not implemented correctly, ...

    Development of Nucleic Acid Driven Peptide and Protein Sensors and Their Integration with Automated Microfluidics 

    Khuda, Niamat E (2020-08-14)  ETD File Embargoed
    Accurate detection of disease-associated biomolecules is one of the most critical steps in diagnostics in the early stages of disease to provide appropriate health care and effective treatment to patients. In clinical ...