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Theses from 2020

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Design of a Single Layer Metamaterial for Pressure Offloading in Transtibial Amputees, Nathan Kenneth Brown

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Scanning Pattern Optimization to Reduce Temperature Gradients in DMLS, Caroline Victoria Buck

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Test Frame Design for Characterization of Additive Manufacturing Compliant Materials, Sean Fry

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Asymmetric Instability of Thin-Film Flow on a Fiber, Chase Tyler Gabbard

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Quasi-Articulation of a Continuous Robotic Manipulator Enabled by Stiffness-Switching Origami Joints, Joshua Kaufmann

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Analysis of the Mechanical Properties of 3D Printed Recycled ABS, Sathwika Ponnapalli

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The Role of Automation Perceptions in Manufacturing Strategy, Edwin Chase Wentzky

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Rapid, Low-Fidelity Analysis Methods Using Historical Aircraft Data for Initializing the Conceptual Design of Hypersonic Aircraft, Daniel Mason Wilson

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Static Pressure Recovery Effects of Conical Diffusers with Swirling Inlet Flow, James Ray Wright III

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The Change Management Process for Automation Implementations, Nicole Zero

Theses from 2019

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Agent-Based Resilient Transportation Infrastructure with Surrogate Adaptive Networks, Andre Aaron Apostol

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Human Powered Energy Harvester based on Autowinder Mechanism: Analysis, Build and Test, Abby Joseph Arakal George

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Effects of Component Model Fidelity Level on Dynamic Analysis Accuracy of a Multi-MW Wind Turbine Drivetrain, Nathaniel James Beasley

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Using Origami Folding Techniques to Study the Effect of Non-Linear Stiffness on the Performance of Jumping Mechanism, Blake Betsill

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Effects of Mode II on an Angled Crack in Unidirectional Carbon Fiber Composites, Jacob L. Biddlecom

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The Processing of Binder Jet Multi-Material 3D Printing to Improve upon Material Properties, Sara Mohammed Damas

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Understanding Requirement Generation: Studies on Interventions and Comparison between Novices and Practitioners, Maria Vittoria Elena

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Dynamics of a Vibration Driven Bristle Bot, Chandravamsi Gandra

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Analyzing the Coiling Motion of Plant-Inspired Soft Actuators with Tilted Helix Fiber Reinforcement, Ryan Kirby Geer

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Rheological Effects on Fluid Flow in a Contraction-Expansion and Cavity Microchannel, Purva Popat Jagdale

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Analytical Modeling of Melting of Levitated Ice Particles and Freezing of Water Films on Cold Surfaces, Shivuday Kala

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Behavior and Energy Loss Optimization of an Elastic Material Metastructure, Andrew S. Montalbano

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Geometric Characterization of Polygonal Hydraulic Jumps and the Role of Weir Geometry, Taylor Edwin Nichols

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Defining Relationships Between Geometry and Behavior of Bistable Composite Laminates, Salil Abhijit Phatak

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Multi-Scale, Multi-Criteria Design of Meta-Materials with Offset Periodicity, Rushabh Rajesh Sadiwala

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The Effect of Geometric Defects and Porosity on the Mechanical Behavior of Additively Manufactured SS 316L and AlSi10Mg Components, Benjamin A. Smith

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An Exploratory Study of the Influence of Design Process Ordering on the Requirement Generation of Novice Designers, Nicholas Spivey

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Modelling Strategies to Examine the Influence of Fidelity Levels on Dynamic Behavior of Multi-MW Wind Turbine Gearbox, Jesalkumar Thakkar

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Terfenol-D Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Embedded Sensing for Early Damage Detection, Brandon Eugene Williams

Theses from 2018

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An Experimental Study of Low Velocity Impact of Bistable Laminated CFRP Composites, Cameron Alexander Abarotin

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An Experimental Study of Geometric Defects and Their Significance on Material Properties and Behavior, Jody Bernard Bartanus

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Intrinsic Geometrical Constraints of Spontaneously Excited Leidenfrost Drops, Jesse Edward Bergen

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An Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Functional Ordering on Morphological Chart Exploration, Anant Chawla

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Establishing a Protocol to Observe Leadership Behaviors in Engineering Design Teams, Douglas James Chickarello

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Multiscale Behavior of Fused Deposition Additively Manufactured Thermoplastic Cellular Materials, Kaitlynn Melissa Conway

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Design of Meta-material Tank Track System with Experimental Testing and Sensitivity Analysis of Additively Manufactured Meta-material Backer Pads, Samuel J. Franklin

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An Investigation into the Usability of an Innovation Management Assessment Tool, Elizabeth Jane Westerlund Gendreau

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Tools for the Investigation of Reduced Exercise Capacity in Fontan Patients, Akash Gupta

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An Experimental Investigation of Combined Symmetric Asymmetric Composite Laminates, Guy Maximilian Kemmann

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Optimization of Laser Shock Peening Process Using Finite Element Modeling, Sai Hamsini Kosaraju

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An Investigative Study of the Snapthrough, Snapback and the Stiffness Properties of a Kirigami Unit Cell, Aditya Girish Lele

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Comparison of Unit Cell Geometry for Bloch Wave Analysis in Two Dimensional Periodic Beam Structures, Likitha Marneni

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Design and Analysis of a Single Stage, Traveling Wave, Thermoacoustic Engine for Bi-Directional Turbine Generator Integration, Mitchell McGaughy

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Asynchronous propulsion of the three sphere micro-swimmer using perturbed magnetic field, Arnab Mitra

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Assessing Temperature Differences on a Sample Heated in a Tube Furnace Under Vacuum, Sam A. Muhamed

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An Investigation of Modeing Behaviors in Function Structure Modeling With Respect to Chaining Methods, Apurva Rajesh Patel

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Numerical Analysis of Scramjet Cavity Flameholders at Varying Flight Mach Numbers, Matthew Quinones

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Effect of Strain Rate on the Tensile Behavior of CoCrFeNi and CoCrFeMnNi High Entropy Alloys, Mitra Shabanisamghabady

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Physical and Virtual Prototyping in Product Design, Matthew S. Sheppard

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A Study of Personality Perception Evolution in Mechanical Engineering Design Teams, Hallie Elizabeth Stidham

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A Study about the Effect of Addition of Carbon Nanofibers on the Strain-Rate Sensitivity of Thermoplastic Polymer Matrix Nanocomposites Manufactured by Ultrasonication Process, Rohit Tandon

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Thermal Mechanical Numerical Modeling of Friction Element Welding, Ankit Varma

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Galloping Performance Analysis of Bluff Bodies with a Tail Fin, Rajiv Yadav

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In Vitro Study on the Viability for Use of 3D Printed Valves for Treatment of Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Kyle Benjamin Yeomans

Theses from 2017

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Comparison of As-built FEA Simulations and Experimental Results for Additively Manufactured Dogbone Geometries., Prathamesh Baikerikar

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Requirement Culture at a Large Scale Medical Device Developer: A Case Study, Brandon Matthew DelSpina

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Design and Analysis of a Mechanical Driveline with Generator for an Atmospheric Energy Harvester, Sneha Ganesh

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Hierarchical Off-Road Path Planning and Its Validation Using a Scaled Autonomous Car', Angshuman Goswami

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Mechanical Behavior of a Bio-Inspired Chondrichthyan Feeding Mechanism: Influence of Dentition Patterns, Garrett Hall

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Design and Testing of a Biomimetic Pneumatic Actuated Seahorse Tail Inspired Robot, Justin Dakota Holt

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Vibration monitoring of a gear grinding process, Nandeesh Kadengodlu

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Joule Heating Enabled Electrokinetic Trapping of Submicron Particles in Ratchet Microchannels Using Depth Modelling, Abhinav Kalkhanda

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A Case Study on Part Engineering Change Management from a Development and Production Perspective at a Major Automotive OEM, Stephan Andreas Knackstedt

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Quantitative Measures of Regret and Trust in Human-Robot Collaboration Systems, Zhanrui Liao

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Geometric Path-Planning Algorithm in Cluttered 2D Environments Using Convex Hulls, Nafiseh Masoudi

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Improvements to a Two-Dimensional Model for Pneumatic and Non-Pneumatic Tires, Erin Leigh McPillan

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Thermal Modeling Techniques of Heat Assisted Single Point Incremental Forming in ANSYS Workbench, Steven Moya

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Influence of Beam Rotation on the Response of Cantilevered Flow Energy Harvesters Exploiting the Galloping Instability, James H. Noel

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A Holistic Investigation and Implementation of Fluidic Origami Cellular Solid for Morphing and Actuation, Hrishikesh Sane

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Multi-stability and Variable Stiffness of Cellular Solids Based on Origami Patterns, Sattam Sengupta

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Numerical Analysis of Energy Harvesting Process Using Piezoelectric Transducers in an Oscillating Heat Pipe, Sajiree Vaidya

Theses from 2016

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Design of Bistable Composite Laminates for Shape Morphing Applications, Subramanian Annamalai

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Understanding the Expenditure and Recovery of Anaerobic Work Capacity Using Noninvasive Sensors, Phoebe Bickford

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Consistent Asymptotic Homogenization Method for Lattice Structures Based on the Virtual Power Principle, David Bracho

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Exploiting the Principal Parametric Resonance of an RLC" Circuit for Vibratory Energy Harvesting", Nicholas B. Caldwell

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The Coronary Circulation in an In Vitro Multi-Scale Model of the Stage 1 Norwood Procedure, Lauren Elizabeth Carter

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Measurement of Slip Velocity and Lift Coefficient for Laterally Focused Particles in an Inertial Flow through a Spiral Microfluidic Channel, Saurabh Satish Deshpande

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A Semi-analytical Unit Cell Synthesis Method for Design of Meta-materials with Targeted Nonlinear Deformation Response, Shanyun Gao

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Fabricating Suspended Carbon Structures Using SU-8 Photolithography, Emanuele Giogli

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Design Optimization of Tank Track Pad Meta-Material Using the Cell Synthesis Method, Neehar Milind Kulkarni

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Heat Assisted Single Point Forming of Polymer Sheets, Shubhamkar Kulkarni

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Uniform Micro-Patterning of an Arbitrary Surface, Viraj Rajendra Kulkarni

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Understanding the Role and Importance of Design Problems in Creativity Research, Varun Kumar

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Particle Separation Using Electrokinetically-Driven Deterministic Lateral Displacement: A Computational Study, Xuchen Liu

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A Real-Time Programmable Pulsatile Flow Pump for In-Vitro Cardiovascular Experimentation, Rahul Raj Mechoor

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Aerosol Removal in a Cylindrical Ultrasonic Standing Wave Field, Tyler Merrell

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Design Collaboration in Industry: When, Why, and How, Steven Thomas O'Shields

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Investigation of Geometric Effect on the Ultrasonic Processing of Liquids, Pravan Pasumarthi

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Computational Modelling in the Development of Novel Passive Strain Sensors for Orthopedic Implants, Hunter Pelham

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Joule heating and induced charge effects on electroosmotic entry flows in microfluidic devices, Rama Aravind Prabhakaran

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Numerical and Experimental Design of Coaxial Shallow Geothermal Energy Systems, Niranjan Raghavan

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Nanoscale Solutions to Tailor Fiber Architectures for Realizing Composites with Triumvirate Properties, Vishnu Priya Ramineni

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Haptic Feedback Effects on Human Control of a UAV in a Remote Teleoperation Flight Task, Evan Joseph Sand

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Computational Evaluation of Ventricular Assist Device Implementation in the Single Ventricle Circulation, Tyler Matthew Schmidt

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A Study on the Impact of Tool-Chip Contact Time on the Shear Angle in Orthogonal Machining using Constitutive Models on Metal Cutting FEM Simulations, Naga Sai Chakravarthy Velamakuri

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Using Design Requirements for Environmental Assessment of Products, Darian Alexis Visotsky

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A Systematic Approach to Human Powered Vehicle Design with an Emphasis on Providing Guidelines for Mentoring Students, Alexander S. Whitman

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Influence of Surface Tension on the Nonlinear Planar Sloshing of Incompressible Fluids in Rectangular Containers, Yawen Xu

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A Savonius Wind Turbine with Electric Generator: Model and Test, Yogendra Kumar Yadav

Theses from 2015

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THE EFFECT OF HIGH-PRESSURE DEVITRIFICATION AND DENSIFICATION ON BALLISTIC-PENETRATION RESISTANCE OF FUSED SILICA, Vasudeva Avuthu