Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium (GRADS)

 
Clemson’s Graduate Student Government is proud to present the annual Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium (GRADS). GRADS showcases the innovative and outstanding work of Clemson’s graduate students while promoting the studies being conducted in the arts, humanities, sciences, and engineering. In addition, the event provides an opportunity for students to enhance their presentation skills and disseminate their research to those outside of their discipline.

2015 GRADS Program Book

2014 GRADS Program Book

2013 GRADS Program Book

Follow

Submissions from 2015

Effectiveness of Different Instructional Methods in Imparting Knowledge about Nutrition Concepts among Culinary Arts Students, Nisreen M. Abdulsalam, Margaret Condrasky, Pamela Havice, William Bridges, and Ronald Thomas

PDF

Semi-Permanent Forms, Deighton Abrams

PDF

The Impact of Training Method on Skill Acquisition and Transfer, Myrtede Alfred

The NECAP Program -The Nutrition Education for Children Attending Preschool Program, Ibtehal Alsallaiy

Multidisciplinary Research Projects as a Pathway for Undergraduate Skill Development: A Pilot Study, Rachel Anderson, Todd Schweisinger, and Julie Martin

From tiny butterflies to distant planets: Recent advances in Magnetic Rotational Spectroscopy, Pavel Aprelev

A novel modeling framework for lithium-ion battery dynamics control, Harikesh Arunachalam, Simona Onori, and Ilenia Battiato

PDF

Using Spatial Analysis to Identify High-Risk Driver Residential Areas in South Carolina, Kweku Brown

PDF

Can lizard embryos survive climate warming? Thermal constraints on the physiology of developing Eastern fence lizards, Michael A. Carlo, Eric A. Riddell, and Michael W. Sears

PDF

Cellulose Nanofiber Composite Membranes for Water Purification, Nithinart Chitpong and Scott M. Husson

The Reciprocity of Objects and the Psyche, Mary Cooke

The Role of Attitude on Local Seafood Purchase Intention of Tourist Couples Visiting South Carolina: A Multi-level Approach, Guliz Coskun, William C. Norman, and DeWayne Moore

Directed Technical Change and the Age-Earnings Profile, Randy Cragun, Robert Tamura, and Michael Jerzmanowski

PDF

The Perceived Preferred Critical Boundary As an Example of Gibson's Margin of Safety, Brian Day, Leah S. Hartman, and Christopher C. Pagano

PDF

CONDUCTING POLYMER MICROSTRUCTURES AND COMPOSITES FOR SUPERCAPACITORS, Kryssia P. Diza-Orellana and Mark E. Roberts

Polymer Sensors for the Quantification of Waterborne Uranium, Christine E. Duval, Ayman F. Seliman, Timothy A. DeVol, and Scott M. Husson

PDF

Investigating the Impact of Perturbed Visual and Proprioceptive information in Near-Field Immersive Virtual Environment, Elham Ebrahimi, Bliss Altenhoff, Christopher Pagano, Sabarish V. Babu, and J Adam Jones

PDF

Fitness and Competitive Ability of Alternaria alternata Field Isolates with Resistance to SDHI Fungicides and resistance to QoI and MBC fungicides, Zhen Fan and Guido Schnabel

PDF

Contemporary Romantic Landscapes, Haley Floyd

PDF

Tri-Force Technology Policy Model, Laura Freeman

What is a Scientist? Applications of the Scientific Method for Young Adolescents, Kendall Gallagher and Katherine Allen King

PDF

Johnson-Lindenstrauss projection of high dimensional data, Shuhong Gao, Fiona Knoll, and Yue Mao

PDF

The Distribution of Earnings Losses: Evidence from Displaced Worker Surveys 1994-2010, Mallika Garg

PDF

Implicit and Explicit Attitudes Towards Mental Health Treatment, Kandice Goguen, Thomas Britt, Kristen Jennings, Anton Sytine, Stephanie Jeffirs, and Allison Peasley

PDF

Application of the Reduced Basis Method to Hyperspectral Diffuse Optical Tomography, Rachel Grotheer and Taufiquar Khan

Income Inequality, Soaring-up Housing Price and Housing Overdevelopment, Tao Guan

PDF

Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders associated Long Non-Coding RNAs shows connections to the synaptic transmission pathway., Brian Gudenas and Liangjiang Wang

Alternative Sample Loading Preparation for Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometry, Scott M. Husson, Brian Powell, David Locklair, and Joe Mannion

PDF

Additive Manufacturing of Carbides using Renewable resources, Monsur Islam and Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte

PDF

Current Practice of Design, Delivery and Maintenance of Online Training for Transportation Professionals at Public Agencies, Sababa Islam and Mashrur Chowdhury

PDF

The Effect of a Target Bite Count and Plate Size on Food Intake., Phillip W. Jasper, James N. Salley, Adam Hoover, and Eric R. Muth

PDF

Longitudinal Predictors of Self-Reliance for Coping with Mental Health Problems in the Military, Kristen S. Jennings, Cynthia L.S. Pury, Thomas W. Britt, Janelle H. Cheung, and Heidi M. Zinzow

PDF

Modification of polyethylene terephthalate capillary-channeled polymer (C-CP) fiber stationary phase for HPLC separations, Liuwei Jiang and R Kenneth Marcus

Encouraging Engagement with Therapeutic Landscapes: Using Transparent Spaces to Optimize Stress Reduction in Urban Health Facilities, Shan Jiang

PDF

Estimating the Effects of Extended Unemployment Insurance Benefits during the Great Recession: Evidence from Kentucky, Shan Jiang

PDF

An investigation into the effect of metal ion in PA and TEM8 binding, Zhe Jia, Christine Ackroyd, Kenneth Christensen, and Brian Dominy

Characterizing the Novel GIG Operon in Legionella pneumophila, Katie Jwanowski, Christina Wells, and Tamara McNealy

PDF

Biofabrication and Evaluation, in vitro and in vivo, of a Dual Responsive Glucose and Lactate Implantable Biosensor in a Piglet Trauma Model, Olukayode Karunwi, Fouzan Alam, and Anthony Guiseppi-Elie

The Absence of Presence, MJ King

PDF

Bringing Romanticism into urban landscapes: how investment in parks and open green spaces helped revitalize the City of Chattanooga, TN, Bernard M. Kitheka

PDF

Reversal Effects of Probiotic Supplementation on a High Glucose Diet in Caenorhabditis elegans Model, Miranda Klees, Yuqing Dong, and Min Cao

PDF

Tighter Bounds on Johnson Lindenstrauss Transforms, Fiona Knoll

PDF

Perception of Analog Synthesizer users in regards to social identity and communication, Christoph S. Kresse

A Chapel in Clemson University, Shirui Lin, Junichi Satoh, and Peter Laurence

Design Recommendations to Improve The User Interaction with Wrist Worn Devices, Byron M. Lowens, Vivian Genaro Motti, and Kelly Caine

The Desire to be Behind the Wheel: Looking at the Preference for Control from a Life History Theory Perspective, Matthew Majestic and T Andrew Poehlman

PDF

Formal Verification of Software Architecture, Ethan McGee and John McGregor

PDF

Longitudinal Analysis of Technical Debt for Strategic Platform Adoption, J. Yates Monteith, John D. McGregor, and Mike Finney

PDF

Binge Watching: Exploring the Relationship of Binge Watched Television Genres and Colleges at Clemson University, Amanda E. Moore

PDF

Non-hypothermic cold stress methodology for psychological research, Drew M. Morris and June J. Pilcher

PDF

Exploring the relationship between stigma and climate related to employee safety and health, A Munc, K Jennings, and R.R. Sinclair

PDF

Carbon cone electrodes for Selection, Manipulation and Lysis of Single cells, Rucha Natu, Monsur Islam, and Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte

Spatial assessment of subsidized housing occupants based on proximity to environmental hazards and availability of conserved lands, Jorge Mata Otero

PDF

Chemistry Ph.D. Student Experiences, Aubrie L. Pfirman and Julie P. Martin

PDF

Electrically Assisted Augmentation of the Forming Process, Abram Pleta, Harshal Date, Dr. Durul Ulutan, and Dr. Laine Mears

PDF

Determining the shape of a supernova explosion, Amber L. Porter, Mark D. Leising, Grant Williams, Peter Milne, Paul Smith, and Nathan Smith

PDF

Development and Implementation of the G.E.T.T. Cooking Curriculum: A Pilot Study, Elizabeth Ramirez

PDF

Multiple-Objective Analysis of Integrated Relief Distribution and Network Restoration in Post-Disaster Humanitarian Logistics - Hazus based South Carolina (SC) Case Study, Kasin Ransikarbum and Scott J. Mason

PDF

Optically-Based Strain Measuring Orthopaedic Screw for Fracture Fixation Implants, N Ravikumar, M M. Rogalski, J Lake, H Pelham, M Urban, and J DesJardins

PDF

Child Labor in Colombia: Physical and Psychological Discomfort at Work in Children Who Work and Attend School, Andrea Morales Reyes

Luminescent spectral rulers for non-invasive strain measurement through tissue, Melissa M. Rogalski, Nakul Ravikumar, Hunter Pelham, Joshua Lake, John D. DesJardins, and Jeffrey Anker

Advocacy in Childhood Obesity: Examining Adolescent Girls' Perspectives of Childhood Obesity through Photovoice, Corrine R. Sackett, Ellen M. Granberg, and Alyssa M. Jenkins

Walking with Giants: Mitigating human-elephant conflict in Myanmar, Christie Sampson, Peter Leimgruber, Melissa Songer, and David Tonkyn

What the Learners Need: Building User-Centered Models of Education, Carlisle Sargent

The Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of the LIT ROOM: A Mixed-Technology Architectural-Robotic Embedded Environment for Augmenting Interactive Picturebook Read-Alouds, George J. Schafer, Keith E. Green, Ian D. Walker, Susan King Fullerton, and Amith Vijaykumar

PDF

Human Performance Engineering, Dotan I. Shvorin and Kevin M. Taaffe

New Narrative Architecture, William Slowik

PDF

Clemson University Solar Decathlon House: Indigo Pine, Clemson University Solar Decathlon Team

PDF

CyberPLAYce, a Play Space of Creative Intelligent Tools Promoting Personal and Computational Expression for Early Learners, Arash Soleimani

PDF

Prevalence of six viral and bacterial diseases in wild hogs in South Carolina (2007-2013), S R. Sullivan, W C. Bridges, K W. McFadden, J J. Mayer, P.G.R. Jodice, and G K. Yarrow

Chronic Condition Predictors of Emergency Room Expenditures Among Uninsured People Aged 45-64, Julie Summey and Lu Shi

PDF

The Effect of Microplastic Fibers on the Freshwater Amphipod, Hyalella Azteca, K J. Talley, S Y. Au, and S J. Klaine

PDF

Magnetically Responsive Silicon Carbide Whiskers for Enhanced Nanocomposite Materials, James Townsend, Dr. Ruslan Burtovyy, Dr. Konstantin Kornez, and Dr. Igor Luzinov

PDF

Disaster Operations Management: an Empirical Study from Thailand, Niratcha Tungtisanont, Aleda V. Roth, Yann B. Ferrand, and Thomas A. Mroz

PDF

Evaluating the Nutritional Risk of Older Adults Participating in the South Carolina Older Americans Act, Maciel Ugalde, Katherine L. Carson, Cheryl Dye, and Vivian Haley-Zitlin

A Case Study of Parent and Family Engagement Practices in a Pre-Collegiate Summer Program, De Morris Walker

PDF

Letters in War: Analyzing Word Trends from the Battlefield, Constance Wallace

PDF

Impact of a novel after school program: Smart Fit Girls, Kellie Walters

PDF

Development of Anti-Fouling, Anti-Microbial Membranes by Chemical Patterning, Steven Weinman, Na Li, Viatcheslav Freger, Moshe Herzberg, and Scott Husson

PDF

Fiber structures from hydrothermal treatment of cellulose nanocrystalline, Yimei Wen

PDF

One-Pot Synthesis and Application of Highly Concentrated, Monodisperse AgNPs with an Ultra-Thin Silica Shell, Daniel Willett and Dr. George Chumanov

PDF

Are you Committed Cathy, Reluctant Rita or Negative Nancy? Defining User Personas for a Technology-Based Wrist-Worn Eating Monitor, Michael L. Wilson and James N. Salley

A Novel Arabidopsis MYB-related Gene Regulates Growth, Flower Development and Seed Production, Peipei Wu, Zhigang Li, and Hong Luo

PDF

Combustion Modeling of Dual-fuel Engines, Shuonan Xu and Zoran Filipi

Submissions from 2014

PDF

Roll-to-Roll Synthesis of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes for Electrical Double Layer Capacitors, Margarita R. Arcila-Velez, Jingyi Zhu, Anthony Childress, Mehmet Karakaya, Ramakrishna Podila, Apparao M. Rao, and Mark E. Roberts

PDF

Analysis of Solvation Model, Adsorption Site, and Adsorbate Coverage Effects on Adsorption Energies at the Anode in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, Cameron J. Bodenschatz and Rachel B. Getman

PDF

Template Free-Synthesis of Polypyrrole Microtubes for Supercapacitor Electrodes, Kryssia P. Diaz and Mark E. Roberts

PDF

Synthesis and Characterization of Extractive Scintillating Resin for Ultra-Trace-Level Quantification of Uranium in Aqueous Media, C Duval, V Bliznyuk, A Seliman, T DeVol, and S Husson

PDF

Effect of Surface Parameters on Interfacial Water Film Behavior, Brittany Glatz, Luke Rhym, and Sapna Sarupria

PDF

Effect of CO Adsorption and Coverage on Ethanol Production from Syngas, Anuradha Gundamaraju, Ming He, and David A. Bruce

PDF

Probing the Effects of TbHK2 on Trypanosoma brucei Growth, Social Growth, and Inhibitor Response, Amber Hackler, William McAlpine, Yijian Qiu, and James Morris

PDF

Carbon Fibers Derived From PAN/Bio-based Bicomponent Precursor, Jing Jin

PDF

Water for Electricity in the Upper Savannah Basin: Impacts on Freshwater Mussels, Alan Johnson and Snehal Mhatre

PDF

Fabrication and Analysis of Soy Flour Filled Polyethylene Fibers, Ozgun Ozdemir, Sam Lukubira, Amod Ogale, and Paul Dawson

PDF

Optimization of Pyrochlore Catalysts for Dry Reforming of Methane, Felipe Polo-Garzon, Ming He, and David A. Bruce

PDF

2014 Graduate Research Symposium Program, Clemson University

PDF

Clemson Biological Sciences 6th Annual Student Symposium, Clemson University

PDF

Recovering A Liquid-Lignin Phase From Paper Mill Black Liquors, Julian Velez, Adam Klett, and Mark C. Thies

PDF

Development of multimodal membrane adsorbers for antibody purification using atom transfer radical polymerization, Juan Wang and Scott M. Husson

Submissions from 2013

How Clean is a Restaurant Menu? A Study of Bacterial Transfer to and from Restaurant Menus , Ibtehal Alsallaiy, Paul Dawson, and Inyee Han