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2017

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Analysis of Angles-Only Hybrid Space-Based/Ground-Based Approach for Geosynchronous Orbit Catalog Maintenance, Blythe A. Andrews

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Integrated Life Cycle and Techno-economic Assessment of the Conversion of High Productivity, Low Lipid Algae to Renewable Fuels, Chad R. De Mill

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Nonlinear Photothermal Radiometry and its Applications to Pyrometry and Thermal Property Measurements, Austin Drew Fleming

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Role of Dispersion and Functionalization on Mechanical Properties in Carbon Nanotube - Polymer Composite, Medisetti Sai Praveen Kumar

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Optimization of Roadway Electrification Integrating Wireless Power Transfer: TechnoEconomic Assessment and Lifecycle Analysis, Braden J. Limb

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Phonon Dispersion and Relaxation Time in Uranium Dioxide, Dallin Parkinson

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Applications of Relative Motion Models Using Curvilinear Coordinate Frames, Alex C. Perez

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Mechanical Performance of Natural / Natural Fiber Reinforced Hybrid Composite Materials Using Finite Element Method Based Micromechanics and Experiments, Muhammad Ziaur Rahman

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Best Practices for Volume Flow Rate Measurements Using PIV at the Exit of a Turbulent Round Jet, Robert Schaap

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Water Entry Impact Dynamics of Diving Birds, Saberul Islam Sharker

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A Survey and Performance Analysis of Orbit Propagators for LEO, GEO, and Highly Elliptical Orbits, Simon P. Shuster

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Characterization of the Thermal Resistance of Grain Boundaries of Cerium Oxide, Jesse Spackman

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Heat Transfer Analysis of Localized Heat-Treatment for Grade 91 Steel, Jacob D. Walker

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Uncertainty of Stereo PIV Calibration and Self-Calibration, Braydon J. Williams

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Evaluation of Flux Correction on Three-dimensional Strand Grids with an Overset Cartesian Grid, Dalon G. Work

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Application of Strand-Cartesian Interfaced Solver on Flows Around Various Geometries, Yushi Yanagita

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Facilitation of Nanoscale Thermal Transport by Hydrogen Bonds, Lin Zhang

2016

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Investigating the highest melting temperature materials: A laser melting study of the TaC-HfC system, Omar Cedillos-Barraza, Dario Manara, K. Boboridis, Tyson Watkins, Salvatore Grasso, Daniel D. Jayaseelan, Rudy J. M. Konings, Michael J. Reece, and William E. Lee; Scientific Reports

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Impact of Mass and Bond Energy Difference and Interface Defects on Thermal Boundary Conductance, ChangJin Choi

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Best Practices for Volume Flow Rate Measurements Using PIV at the Exit of a Turbulent Planar Jet, Rick Cressall

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Synthetic Spider Silk Sustainability Verification by Techno-Economic and Life Cycle Analysis, Alan Edlund

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Modified Trajectory Shaping Guidance for Autonomous Path Following Control of Platooning Ground Vehicles, Ishmaal T. Erekson

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Rudder Augmented Trajectory Correction for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Decrease Lateral Image Errors of Fixed Camera Payloads, Thomas M. Fisher

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Enhancement of Volumetric Specific Impulse in HTPB/Ammonium Nitrate Mixed Hybrid Rocket Systems, Jacob Ward Forsyth

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Low-Temperature Aqueous Corrosion Behavior of Uranium Molybdenum Alloys, Levi D. Gardner

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Impact of Heavy Metal Contamination From Coal Flue Gas on Microalgae Biofuel and Biogas Production Through Multiple Conversation Pathways, Derek E. Hess

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Techno-Economic Assessment of Micro-Algae Production Systems, Justin Hoffman

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Benchmark Experiments for Natural Convection in Nuclear Fuel Rod Bundles, Kyle L. Jones

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Path Following by a Quadrotor Using Virtual Target Pursuit Guidance, Abhishek Manjunath

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Quadrotor UAV Path Following using Trajectory Shaping, Parwinder Singh Mehrok

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Effects of Radiation Heating on Additively Printed Hybrid Fuel Grain Oxidizer-to-fuel Ratio Shift, Stephen L. Merkley

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Thermal Property Measurement of Thin Fibers by Complementary Methods, Troy Robert Munro

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Understanding Pyrotechnic Shock Dynamics and Response Attenuation Over Distance, Richard J. Ott

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Effects on a Wedge Flowmeter Installed Downstream of a Double Elbow Out of Plane, Devan S. Radle

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Investigating the Effect of Carbon Nanotube Functionalization in a Polydimethylsiloxane Composite Through use of a Stepped Bar Apparatus, Matthew I. Ralphs

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Throttleable GOX/ABS Launch Assist Hybrid Rocket Motor for Small Scale Air Launch Platform, Zachary S. Spurrier

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Computational Fluid Dynamic Modeling of Natural Convection in Vertically Heated Rods, Mahesh Surendran

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Development of a Three-Dimensional High-Order Strand-Grids Approach, Oisin Tong

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Microalgae Sorption of Ten Individual Heavy Metals and their Effects on Growth and Lipid Accumulation, Eric M. Torres

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Investigating the Effect of Capping Layers on Final Thin Film Morphology After a Dewetting Process, Benjamin C. White

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Investigating the Effect of Capping Layers on Final Thin Film Morphology After a Dewetting Process, Benjamin C. White

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Design for Manufacturability and Assembly of an Assistive Technician Creeper, Including Single Drive Control of a Multi-Degree of Freedom Kinematic Mechanism, Larry T. Wilde Jr.

2015

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Methods of Processing Kenaf Chopped Strand Mats for Manufacturing Test Specimens and Composite Structures, Joshua W. Heil

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Use of Direct Metal Laser Sintering for Tooling in High Volume Production, Joel W. Hendrickson

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Systems Modeling and Economic Analysis of Photovoltaic (PV) Powered Water Pumping Brackish Water Desalination for Agriculture, Michael A. Jones

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Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations of Oscillating Wings and Comparison to Lifting-Line Theory, Megan Keddington

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Effective Properties of Randomly Oriented Kenaf Short Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite, Dayakar Naik L.

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Mechanical Properties of Kenaf Composites Using Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, Thomas A. Loveless

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Parameterized Least-Squares Attitude History Estimation and Magnetic Field Observations of the Auroral Spatial Structures Probe, Ryan J. Martineau

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A Neural Network Approach to Fault Detection in Spacecraft Attitude Determination and Control Systems, John N. Schreiner

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Electrokinetic Flow in a Nanochannel with an Overlapped Electrical Double Layer, Zhuorui Song

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Effect of Manufacturing Processes on the Loss Factor and Other Mechanical Properties of Kenaf Fiber-Reinforced Composites, Brian P. Spackman

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Techno-Economic Feasibility and Life Cycle Assessment of Dairy Effluent to Biofuel via Hydrothermal Liquefaction, Hailey M. Summers

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Extensions of High-order Flux Correction Methods to Flows With Source Terms at Low Speeds, Jonathan L. Thorne

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High Regression Rate Hybrid Rocket Fuel Grains with Helical Port Structures, Sean D. Walker

2014

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The Analysis and Manufacturing of the Personal Vacuum Assisted Climber II, Rhet B. Astle

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Lifecycle Assessment of Microalgae to Biofuel: Thermochemical Processing through Hydrothermal Liquefaction or Pyrolysis, Edward P. Bennion

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Retrofitting Two Solar Hot Water Systems for Year Round Operation, Zachary A. Cook

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Uncertainty Qualification of Photothermal Radiometry Measurements Using Monte Carlo Simulation and Experimental Repeatability, Austin Fleming

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A Computational Fluid Dynamics Validation Experiment for Forced and Mixed Convection on a Vertical Heated Plate, Jeff Robert Harris

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System Identification of a Small Low-Cost Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Using Flight Data from Low-Cost Sensors, Nathan V. Hoffer

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Nano-scale Thermal Property Prediction by Molecular Dynamics Simulation with Experimental Validation, Kyle S. Horne

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Bridging the Nano- and Macro-Worlds: Thermal Property Measurement Using Thermal Microscopy and Photothermal Radiometry – Application to Particle-Irradiation Damage Profile in Zirconium Carbide, Colby Bruce Jensen

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Design and Testing of a Nanosatellite Simulator Reaction Wheel Attitude Control System, Fredric William Long

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Uncertainty Analysis of Mechanical Properties from Miniature Tensile Testing of High Strength Steels, Deepthi Rao Malpally

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Global Evaluation of Biofuel Potential from Microalgae, Jeffrey W. Moody

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Spacecraft Guidance Techniques for Maximizing Mission Success, Shane B. Robinson

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The Design and Testing of a Three-Degree-of-Freedom Small Satellite Simulator Using a Linear Controller with Feedback Linearization and Trajectory Generation, Marina A. Samuels

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Numerical Examination of Flux Correction for Solving the Navier-Stokes Equations on Unstructured Meshes, Dalon G. Work

2013

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The Effect of Navigation State Selection on Fuel Dispersions for Powered Lunar Descent, Jessica Thornley Anderson

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Effective Thermal Conductivity of Carbon Nanotube-Based Cryogenic Nanofluids, Lucas Samuel Anderson

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Miniature Wire Boom System for Cubsat Application, Keith R. Bradford

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Analysis of Star Identification Algorithms due to Uncompensated Spatial Distortion, Steven Paul Brätt

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Linear Covariance Analysis For Gimbaled Pointing Systems, Randall S. Christensen

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Geosynchronous Earth Orbit/Low Earth Orbit Space Object Inspection and Debris Disposal: A Preliminary Analysis Using a Carrier Satellite With Deployable Small Satellites, Derick A. Crockett

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Predicting the Onset of Cavitation in Nonsymetric Bifurcations, Steven E. Daniels

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Improvement in Computational Fluid Dynamics Through Boundary Verification and Preconditioning, David Folkner

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Error Modeling and Analysis of Star Cameras for a Class of 1U Spacecraft, David M. Fowler

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Systems Engineering of the Double-Probe Insrumentation for Measuring Electric-Fields Cubesatellite, Seven M. Grover

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The Dynamic Analysis of a Composite Overwrapped Gun Barrel with Constrained Viscoelastic Damping Layers Using the Modal Strain Energy Method, Braydon Day Hall

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Hybrid Photothermal Technique for Microscale Thermal Conductivity Measurement, Zilong Hua

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Power Efficient Restart-Capable Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene-Based Arc Ignition for Hybrid Rocket Motors, Nathan R. Inkley

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Computational Fluid Dynamics Validation of Buoyant Turbulent Flow Heat Transfer, Jared M. Iverson

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Towed Water Turbine Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis, Robert G. Maughan

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Design and Testing of Digitally Manufactured Paraffin Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene Hybrid Rocket Motors, Jonathan M. McCulley

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Spin Stability of Sounding Rocket Secondary Payloads Following High Velocity Ejections, Weston McClain Nelson

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Development of a Coupled Fluid and Colloidall Particle Transport Model, Scott Ripplinger

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Nutrient and Carbon-Dioxide Requirements for Large-Scale Microalgae Biofuel Production, Benjamin K. Shurtz

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Thermo-Piezo-Electro-Mechanical Simulation of AlGaN (Aluminum Gallium Nitride) / GaN (Gallium Nitride) High Electron Mobility Transistor, Lorin E. Stevens

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Variational Asymptotic Method for Unit Cell Homogenization of Thermomechanical Behavior of Composite Materials, Chong Teng

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Verification and Validation of the Spalart-Allmaras Turbulence Model for Strand Grids, Oisin Tong

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Experimental Studies of Vertical Mixing Patterns in Open Channel Flow Generated by Two Delta Wings Side-by-Side, Garrett Vaughan

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Pyrolysis of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Under High Heat Flux Conditions, James R. Wilson

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Catalytic Decomposition of Nitrous Monopropellant for Hybrid Motor Ignition, Matthew D. Wilson

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Enhance Variational Asymptotic Method for Unit Cell Homogenization (VAMUCH) for Real Engineering Structures and Materials, Zheng Ye

2012

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Development of a Ripple Rejection Controller for DC Commutated Motors, Spencer M. Atkin

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Performance Characterization of Complex Fuel Port Geometries for Hybrid Rocket Fuel Grains, Andrew Bath

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Waste Heat Utilization in an Anaerobic Digestion System, Brett Boissevain

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Streambed Thermal Property Instrument (SPI), James Alwel Dayie

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Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of Butterfly Valve Performance Factors, Adam Del Toro