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Conference Proceedings


Study of pulse shape discrimination for a neutron phoswich detector, J Hartman and A Barzilov

The Power of Practicum: The Next Step for Study Abroad, Tony L. Henthorne and Thomas R. Panko


Computational Study of Radiation Doses UNLV Accelerator Facility, Matthew Hodges, Alexander P. Barzilov, Yi-tung Chen, and Daniel Lowe


Characterization of a 6 MeV Accelerator Driven Mixed Neutron/Photon Source, M Hodges, A Barzilov, Y T. Chen, and D Lowe

A CHF correlation and flow pattern observation on a downward-Facing boiling surface, Huai-En Hsieh, Mei-Shiue Chen, Yi-Tung Chen, Jyun-Wei Chen, Wei-Keng Lin, and Bau-Shei Pei

The Psychological Cost of College Math: Digital Learning Behaviors, Outcomes, and Genders Differences, Xing Huang, Woonjon Hong, and Matthew Bernacki

Automated Quantification of White Blood Cells in Light Microscopy Muscle Images: Segmentation Augmented by CNN, Yang Jiao, Barbara St. Pierre Schneider, Emma Regentova, and Mei Yang

EEGRC poster: Improving pre-service elementary teachers' nature of engineering views with the use of EV3 robotics, E Kaya, A D. Newley, H Deniz, and E Yesilyurt


Electric-Field Noise and Carbon Diffusion on Au(110), Eunja Kim, A. Safavi Naini, D. A. Hite, K. S. McKay, D. P. Pappas, P. F. Weck, and H. R. Sadeghpour

Adsorption of Chlorine on Zr(0001) surface: First-principles Predictions, Eunja Kim, P F. Week, R Boijas, and F Poineau

Are You Willing to Pay More for Branded Amenities in Hotels?, Eun Joo Kim and Tony Henthorne

TCP-GEN Framework to Achieve High Performance for HAIPE-Encrypted TCP Traffic in a Satellite Communication Environment, Yoohwan Kim, Ju-Yeon Jo, Russell Harkanson, and Khanh Pham

Grand Canyon Springs and Exceedence of Maximum Contaminant Level Drinking Water Standards - Implications for Resource Management, David Kreamer

The Invisible Pulses and Pathways for Ecosystem Health – Inconstant Groundwater Flow, Ephemeral Research Funding, and Fluctuating Public Perceptions. Keynote Presentation., David K. Kreamer


Preparing to Preserve: Three Essential Steps to Building Experience with Long-Term Digital Preservation, Cory Lampert and Jason Vaughan


Mixed Finite Element Analysis for an Elliptic/Mixed Elliptic Interface Problem with Jump Coefficients, R Lan, P Sun, and M Mu


Modeling and control of a saucer type Coandä effect UAV, J Y. Lee, S H. Song, H W. Shon, H R. Choi, and W Yim

Attractive Manifold-based Noncertainty-equivalence Adaptive Spacecraft Formation Flying Using Output Feedback, K W. Lee and S N. Singh

Key Based Deep Data Locality on Hadoop, Sungchul Lee, Ju-Yeon Jo, and Yoohwan Kim

Research-based Resources to Achieve Excellence in Teaching History., Greg J. Levitt, Steven J. Grubaugh, Allen Donald Deever, and Gabe Gonzales


Modeling of hypervelocity impact experiments using Gamma-SPH technique, J Limido, M Trabia, S Roy, B OToole, R Jennings, W L. Mindle, M Pena, E Daykin, R Hixson, and M Matthes


Design, modeling and experimental validation of a scissor mechanisms enabled compliant modular earthworm-like robot, Y Luo, N Zhao, H Wang, K J. Kim, and Y Shen

Relationship between Project Performance and Contract Procurement Factors for Design-Bid-Build Texas Highway Projects, Ruiko Maharjan and Pramen P. Shrestha

The impact of an integrated STEM after-school program on elementary students' beliefs about the role of the teacher., Cathrine Maiorca and Micah S. Stohlmann

Millennial Perceptions of Wine Packaging: A Focus on Alternative Options, Gina Marano and Tony L. Henthorne

Assessing High School Science Teachers’ Nature of Engineering (NOE) Perceptions with an Open-ended NOE Instrument (Fundamental), Erica J. Marti, Erdogan Kaya, Hasan Deniz, and Ezgi Yesilyurt


Numerical Study on Thermal-Hydraulic Performance of a Two-Sided Etched Zigzag-Type High-Temperature Printed Circuit Heat Exchanger, Ting Ma, Ulrik Pasquier, Yi-tung Chen, and Qiuwang Wang

Implementation of a CT Scan Practice Guideline for Pediatric Trauma Patients Reduces Unnecessary Scans without Impacting Outcomes, Patrick R. McGrew MD, Paul J. Chestovich MD, Jay D. Fisher MD, Deborah A. Kuhls MD, Douglas R. Fraser MD, Purvi P. Patel MD, Chad W. Katona MD, Syed Saquib MD, and John J. Fildes MD

Financial Management of a Hypothetical Water Network Using System Dynamics, Gaurang Mistry, Ajay Kalra, and Sajjad Ahmad

Alkali-activated Natural Pozzolan/slag Concrete: Fresh and Strength Properties, Meysam Najimi and Nader Ghafoori

Convolutional Neural Network for Trajectory Prediction, Nishant Nikhil and Brendan Tran Morris


Static Analysis on a Roll Cage Frame for an Off-Road Vehicle, N Noorbhasha and B J. OToole

Flood Frequency Analysis Using Generalized Extreme Value Distribution and Floodplain Mapping for Hurricane Harvey in Buffalo Bayou, Narayan Nyaupane, Swastik Bhandari, Md. Mafuzur Rahaman, Kyle Wagner, Ajay Kalra, and Sajjad Ahmad


3D printing a bio-polymer cap for the articular femoral condyles: A feasibility study, L Olsen and Z Wang

Proceedings for the 44th annual meeting of the research council on mathematics learning, Travis A. Olson

Brief Announcement: Feasibility of Weak Gathering in Connected-over-Time Dynamic Rings, Fukuhito Ooshita and Ajoy K. Datta


High Pressure Resonant X-ray Emission Studies of WO3 and Hydrogenated WO3, Michael G. Pravica, Yonggang Wang, Yuming Xiao, and Paul Chow


A Novel Method for Generating Molecular Mixtures at Extreme Conditions: The Case of Fluorine and Oxygen, Michael Pravica, Melanie White, and Yonggang Wang


A Confetti Drone: Exploring drone entertainment, G Quiroz and S J. Kim

Robust Higher-Order Sliding Mode Control Systems for Roll-Coupled Maneuvers of Aircraft Using Output Feedback, Kaushik Raj, Venkatesan Muthukumar, and Sahjendra N. Singh

Phenol Inhibition Of Dissolved Organic Nitrogen Biodegradation In Wastewater, Chaiwat Rongsayamanont, Piyamart Khongkhaem, Ekawan Luepromchai, and Khan Eakalak

Life-Cycle Cost Comparison of Cement Concrete and Polymer Concrete Manholes Used in Sewer Systems, Sayan Sakhakarmi, Pramen Shrestha, and Jacimaria Batista


A computer aided design for an air washer and a dehumidifier tested against two graphical solutions for their applications, A Saraei and S Moujaes


Rb Adsorbate-Induced Negative Electron Affinity on Quartz, J. A. Sedlacek, Eunja Kim, S. T. Rittenhouse, P. F. Weck, H. R. Sadeghpour, and J. P. Shaffer


Modeling of a soft multiple-shape-memory ionic polymer-metal composite actuator, Q Shen, T Stalbaum, S Trabia, T Hwang, R Hunt, and K Kim

A Potential Framework for Exploiting the Benefits of High-Toughness Steel, Ryan J. Sherman, William N. Collins, and Robert J. Connor

Traffic Flow Classification Using Traffic Cameras, Mohammad Shokrolah Shirazi and Brendan Morris

Maintenance Practices for Chloride-Induced Corrosion in Reinforced-Concrete Bridge-Pier Columns, Pramen P. Shrestha and Dinesh Dhakal

Contributing Factors to the Punch-List Problem: A Case Study from a High-Rise Tower Project in Southern Nevada., Pramen P. Shrestha, Adolfo R. Rabasto, and Binit K. Shrestha

Handwritten Digit Recognition System on an FPGA, Jiong Si and Sarah L. Harris


High-Pressure Equation of State of Cesium Fluoride to 120 GPa, Daniel Sneed, Michael G. Pravica, Eunja Kim, and Philippe Weck


Forcing Cesium into Higher Oxidation States Using Useful hard x-ray Induced Chemistry under High Pressure, D. Sneed, Michael Pravica, Eunja Kim, N. Chen, C. Park, and M. White


A model framework for actuation and sensing of ionic polymer-metal composites: Prospective on frequency and shear response through simulation tools, T Stalbaum, Q Shen, and K J. Kim

The impact and reach of elementary grades mathematical modelling, Micah S. Stohlmann and Louis Albarracin

Microbially Mediated Dissolution of Detrital Sanidine and its Reprecipitation as Authigenic Albite and Quartz within Ediacaran Stromatolites---Unifying Microbial Dissolution and Precipitation Processes, Michael A. Strange, Minghua Ren, and Stephen M. Rowland

A Comparison of Simulation Methods for Continuous Time Sigma Delta Modulators, Peter A. Stubberud and Benju Koirala

Constant-Space Self-Stabilizing Token Distribution in Trees, Yuichi Sudo, Ajoy K. Datta, Lawrence L. Larmore, and Toshimitsu Masuzawa


Self-Stabilizing Token Distribution with Constant-Space for Trees, Yuichi Sudo, Ajoy K. Datta, Lawrence L. Larmore, and Toshimitsu Masuzawa


Loosely-Stabilizing Leader Election with Polylogarithmic Convergence Time, Yuichi Sudo, Fukuhito Ooshita, Hirotsugu Kukugawa, Toshimitsu Masuzawa, Ajoy K. Datta, and Lawrence L. Larmore

High-Sensitivity Fiber Optic Magnetic Field Sensor with Balanced Single Fiber Interferometric Readout, Ke-Xun Sun

Exploring cCHE2D and its Sediment Modelling Capabilities, Balbhardra Thakur, Ranjan Parajuli, Ajay Kalra, and Sajjad Ahmad


A Fuzzy-PD Controller for an Autonomous Aerial Robot, Do Khac Tiep, Kinam Lee, Young-Jae Ryoo, and Si Jung Kim


A Low Complexity and Bandwidth Efficient Procedure for OFDM Data Reconstruction in DSC 5G Networks, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia


OFDM High Speed Train Communication Systems in 5G Cellular Networks, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia


Towards tasking humanoids for lift-and-carry non-rigid material, J C. Vaz, H Lee, Y Jun, and P Oh

Concurrent Lock-Free Unbounded Priority Queue with Mutable Priorities, Ivan Walulya, Bapi Chetterjee, Ajoy K. Datta, Rashmi Niyolia, and Philippas Tsigas

Effects of Axial Restraint on Seismic Performance of R/C Frame Beams and Beam-Column Joints, Liping Wang, Ying Tian, Wenwen Luo, Guichen Li, Wei Zhang, and Siwei Liu

Mobile 3D printing of rail track surface for rapid repair, Zhiyong Wang, Hualiang Teng, and Ershas Seyed

A Compressed Sensing X-ray Camera with a Multilayer Architecture, Z Wang, O Iaroshenko, S Li, T Liu, N Parab, W W. Chen, P Chu, G T. Kenyon, R Lipton, and K X. Sun


Design and manufacturing of implantable expanding cage, Z Y. Wang, B OToole, C V. Nunez, and D Ta

Adaptive Signal Processing for BLE-based Sensors for Construction Proximity Applications, Xiaoyu Yang, Jee Woong Park, and Yong K. Cho

A New Cyclic Cryptographic Algorithm, Evangelos A. Yfantis

A New Elliptic Cryptographic Algorithm, Evangelos A. Yfantis and Elizabeth F. Dettrey


Prediction of Online Social Networks Users' Behaviors with a Game Theoretic Approach, Felix Zhan, Gabriella Laines, Sarah Deniz, Sahan Paliskara, Irvin Ochoa, Idania Guerra, Shahab Tayeb, Carter Chiu, Martin Pirouz, Elliott Ploutz, Justin Zhan, Laxmi Gewali, and Paul Oh


An Efficient Alternative to Personalized Page Rank for Friend Recommendations, Felix Zhan, Brandon Waters, Maria Mijangos, LeAnn Chung, Raghav Bhagat, Tanvi Bhagat, Matin Pirouz, Carter Chiu, Shahab Tayeb, Elliott Ploutz, Justin Zhan, and Laxmi Gewali

Performance-Based Optimal Seismic Design of Multi-Story RC Frame Buildings, Chunyu Zhang and Ying Tian

Pulmonary Nodules Segmentation Method Based on Auto-encoder, Guodong Zhang, Mao Guo, Zhaoxuan Gong, Jing Bi, Yoohwan Kim, and Wei Guo

Gaussian Highpass Filters-based Convolutional Neural Network for Pulmonary Nodules Detection in CT Images, Guodong Zhang, Lingchuang Kong, Wei Guo, Jia Guo, Zhenyu Zhu, Yoohwan Kim, and Zhaoxuan Gong

Lung Nodules Detection Based on Modified Extreme Learning Machine with Deep Convolutional Features, Guodong Zhang, Yuxuan Sun, Lingchuang Kong, Jing Bi, Zhaoxuan Gong, Yoohwan Kim, and Wei Guo

False Positive Reduction of Pulmonary Nodules using Three-channel Samples, Guodong Zhang, Wanwan Zhang, Zhaoxuan Gong, Jing Bi, Yoohwan Kim, and Wei Guo


Building Temperature-Insensitive Nanoscale CMOS Circuits with Adaptive Voltage Power Supplies, Ming Zhu, Yingtao Jiang, Mei Yang, and Xiaohang Wang

Curriculum Materials

Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis Flare, Lisa M. Connors, Rooman Ahad, Paul H. Janda, and Z Mudasir

Internet Reviews

#Indigenous: tracking the connective actions of Native American advocates on Twitter, Sharon Tettegah

Letters to the Editor

Commentary on Viewpoint: V O2peak is an Acceptable Estimate of Cardiorespiratory Fitness but Not V O2max, Dharini M. Bhammar and Tony G. Babb

Gambling Vs. Gaming: A Commentary on the Role of Regulatory, Industry, and Community Stakeholders in the Loot Box Debate, Abarbanel Brett


Interrupted Time Series Needed to Analyze Effects of Propoxyphene Withdrawal From Market and Health Outcome Trend Estimates: Comment on the Article by Curtis et al, Ahl Jeffrey Caseja MD, Johnson Ukken MS, Mary Froehlich MA, Hamayon Babary MD, Yong-Jae Lee MD, and Ji Won Yoo


Hepatitis C Screening in Opioid Epidemics in the United States and Societal Perspectives, Hanuel Choi, Hyeyoung Yeom, Sung Y. Chun, and Ji W. Yoo


Innovative Strategies to Increase Resident Scholarly Activity and Engage Faculty Support, Samrat U. Das and Miriam E. Bar-on


Introduction to a Resources Special Issue on Criticality of the Rare Earth Elements: Current and Future Sources and Recycling, Simon M. Jowitt

Social Determinants of Mortality in US Lupus Patients: Comment on the Article by Yelin et al, Nitasha Khullar, Ahl Jeff Caseja, Ji Won Yoo, Johnson Ukken, Mary Froehlich, Takashi Yamashita, and Xibei Liu


Preface, Shahram Latifi


Introduction to Photodynamic Therapy Issue, Steen Madsen PhD and David Kessel


Challenges for the Clinician: Physical Activity among Severe Asthmatic Patients with Comorbid Obesity, Sheniz Moonie PhD and Mary Beth Hogan

Does a Single Application of Anodal tDCS Improve Knee Extensor Fatigability in People with Multiple Sclerosis?, F. Proessl, Brach Poston, and T. Rudroff

Alternative Time Series Analysis and Potential Effect of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Hospital Readmission Reduction Program, Vasveebye Sonoo, Xibei Liu, Jay V. Kumar, Jacob Eisert, Mary Froehlich, Johnson Ukeen, and Ji Won Yoo


Necessity for Additional Sensitivity Analysis and the Clinical Implications of Risk Identification with Nonventilator Hospital-acquired Pneumonia, Subhikshya Tiwari MD; Johnson Ukken MS; Mary Froehlich MA; Jinwook Hwang MD, PhD; Too J. Min MD; Wen Yu; Mutsumi Kioka; and Ji Won Yoo

Microbial Contamination of Privacy Curtains in the Emergency Department of a Metropolitan Hospital, David R. Woodard, Mark Buttner, P. Cruz, and J. Roeder


Bring on the Boffins, Brett L. Abarbanel