Below are theses and dissertations completed by graduates of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Howard H. Hughes College of Engineering.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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The Impact of Electrostatic Correlations on the Electrokinetics, Elaheh Alidoosti

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Discrete Vortex Modeling of Aerodynamic Flutter of a Flat Plate with Damped Oscillations, Emma Chao

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A Framework for Vector-Weighted Deep Neural Networks, Carter Chiu

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Machine Learning for Prediction of Trabecular and Cortical Bone Mineral Density, Partha Chudal

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Toward Productivity Improvements in Programming Languages Through Behavioral Analytics, Patrick Daleiden

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A Machine Learning Approach to Predict Retention of Computer Science Students at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Sudhir Deshmukh

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Public-Private Partnership Contract Framework Development and Project Performance Analysis Compared to Design-Build in the US Highway Projects, Medya Fathi

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3D Parametric Hand to Improve Prosthetic Hand Functionality, Maria C. Gerardi

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Material Characterization of Fiber-Reinforced Composite Materials Under Dynamic Loading Condition, Abu Iqbal

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Remote Radiation Sensing using Robotic Platforms, Monia Kazemeini

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Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Air-Cooled Condensers, Kaipo Kekaula

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3-D Silk Fibroin Porous Particles Created by the Ouzo Effect for Biomedical Applications, Ashley Nicole Lamb

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Machine Learning Approach for Predicting Cancer Using Gene Expression, Aashi Maharjan

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Studies on Kernels of Simple Polygons, Jason Mark

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High Salinity, High Concentration Perchlorate Reduction in the Presence of Hexavalent Chromium, Nitrate, and Chlorate, Nicole Martin

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A Hybrid Experimental-Numerical Study on the Flow Topology in the Confluence Hydrodynamics Zone of an Open Channel with Lateral Drainage Pipe Discharge, Mohammad Nazari-Sharabian

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Towards Multi-Modal Data Classification, Henry Ng

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Acoustic Sonolysis of Antibiotics in Water, Natalie Pinon

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Abiotic, Biotic, and Bio-Enhanced Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium, Chloroform and Co-Contaminants Using Nano-Scale Zero Valent Iron in Highly Contaminated Groundwater, Eduardo Robleto Martinez

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The Dynamic Control Platform: Reinventing the Wheel, One Leg at a Time, Angel Javier Solis

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Gen-Foam Multiphysics Model Development for Molten Salt Reactors, Jeffrey Stewart

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Front-End CMOS Transimpedance Amplifiers on a Silicon Photomultiplier Resistant to Fast Neutron Fluence, Mario Valles Montenegro

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An Evaluation of Bank Storage at Lake Mead Reservoir in the Southwest United States, Jon Woodrow Wilson

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Detection of SNPS Associated with Bone Loss Rate by Using Machine Learning Approaches, Avinash Yaganapu

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Microstructural Effects on Photocatalytic Performance in Ag3PO4/Bi2MoO6 Z-Scheme Photocatalyst Systems, Kaleab Mengesha Ayalew

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Classification of Vegetation in Aerial Imagery via Neural Network, Gevand Balayan

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A Novel Feature Maps Covariance Minimization Approach for Advancing Convolutional Neural Network Performance, Bikram Basnet

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Performance Modeling of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Zigzag-Channel Printed Circuit Heat Exchangers, Katrine Birgitte Bennett

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Machine Learning Approach for Prediction of Bone Mineral Density and Fragility Fracture in Osteoporosis, Bibek Bhattarai

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Permutation Flow Shop via Simulated Annealing and NEH, Pooja Bhatt

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Storing IOT Data Securely in a Private Ethereum Blockchain, Vinay Kumar Calastry Ramesh

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Machine Learning Prediction of Primary Tissue Origin of Cancer from Gene Expression Read Counts, Lohitha Chintham Reddy

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ProcessJ: The JVMCSP Code Generator, Oswaldo Benjamin Cisneros Merino

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Managing IOT Data on Hyperledger Blockchain, Akhil David

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The Development of a Viscoelastic Ellipsoidal Model for use in Measuring Plantar Tissue Material Properties during Walking, Jessica Lee DeBerardinis

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Effects Associated with the Deployment of Autonomous and Connected Vehicles: Insights from Las Vegas, NV, Sarah Dennis

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Investigating Sources of Selenium in Shallow Groundwater in the Las Vegas Valley, Sahar Ehsani

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Treatment of Perchlorate and Multiple Oxyanions: Chemical and Biological Investigations, Mark Elkouz

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Galena Creek Bridge Structural Health Monitoring Instrumentation and Modeling, Leopold Falkensammer

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Numerical Study of Spacer Grid Geometry in a 5 X 5 Nuclear Fuel Rod Bundle, Wan Chuan Fan

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Improving OCR Post Processing with Machine Learning Tools, Jorge Ramon Fonseca Cacho

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Machine Learning Classification of Primary Tissue Origin of Cancer from DNA Methylation Markers, Sravani Gannavarapu Surya Naga

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Examining the Effectiveness of a 4D Schedule and a Virtual Reality Model on a Modular Project: UNLV Solar Decathlon Case, Rajarshi Ghimire

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Analysis of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency and Its Mining Techniques, Suman Ghimire

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Comparison of Zero Valent Iron (ZVI) and ZVI+Sludge for the Removal of High Levels of Hexavalent Chromium and Chlorate from Waters, Kenneth R. Greenhalgh

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Coarse-Grained, Fine-Grained, and Lock-Free Concurrency Approaches for Self-Balancing B-Tree, Edward R. Jorgensen II

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Batching Problems with Constraints, Shradha Kapoor

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Approximation Algorithms for Illuminating 1.5D Terrain, Jiwan Khatiwada

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Alkali-Silica Reactivity of Mortars Containing Natural Pozzolan, Arash Kian

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Modeling Driver-Pedestrian-Infrastructure Interactions at Signalized Midblock Crosswalks, Boniphace Kutela

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Private Group Communication in Blockchain Based on Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange, Zachary Steven Laney

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On Algebraic Structures and Automaton for Optimal Computer Network Design and Performance Study, Xiangrong Ma

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Utilization of Remote Sensing Data for Estimation of the Groundwater Storage Variation, Gaurang Mistry

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Design of Efficient Carbon-Based Adsorbents for the Removal of Organic and Inorganic Water Contaminants, Sayedeh Soroosh Mortazavian Dehkordi

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Development of Natural Perlite Based Concrete for Sustainable Construction, Seyedmahmoud Motaharikarein

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A Highly-Sensitive Global-Shutter CMOS Image Sensor with On-Chip Memory For Hundreds of Kilo-Frames Per Second Scientific Experiments, Konstantinos Moutafis

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Sizing a New Bike Sharing System for the University Of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nesley Orochena

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Opportunities and Challenges of Modular Construction in a Hospitality Centric Environment, Shreyansh Paliwal

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On Action Quality Assessment, Paritosh Parmar

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Impact of Design Cost Percentage on Cost Growth, Schedule Growth, and Construction Intensity of Road Construction Projects, Elina Prajapati

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Static Malware Detection using Deep Neural Networks on Portable Executables, Piyush Aniruddha Puranik

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The Effects of Ventilation on Trihalomethanes Removal by Spray Aeration, Alicia Qiu Cheung

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Performance Comparison of Message Queue Methods, Sanika Raje

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Application of Data-Driven and Process-Based Modeling Approaches for Water Quality Simulation in Lakes and Freshwater Reservoirs, Ali Saber Sichani

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Benchmarking Permutation Flow Shop Problem: Adaptive and Enumerative Approaches Implementations via Novel Threading Techniques, Hari Prasad Sapkota

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CFD Simulation Investigating the Effects of Groove Geometry on Heat Transfer for Internally Grooved Tubes, Richard Zaven Saroukhanoff

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Cesium Platinum Iodide Perovskite Synthesis, Development and Application in Photovoltaic Devices, Dakota Schwartz

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Estimation of Stage-Area-Storage Relationships in Reservoirs and Stage-Discharge Relationships in Rivers Using Remotely Sensed Data, Sailuj Shakya

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Neural Network in Hardware, Jiong Si

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Ambient Temperature Dependence of Air-cooled Condenser Performance and Parameters, Alexander Darr Smith

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Generating Kernel Aware Polygons, Bibek Subedi

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Rethinking Timestamping: Time Stamp Counter Design for Virtualized Environment, Alexander Tabatadze

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Multi-Resolution Spatio-Temporal Change Analyses of Hydro-Climatological Variables in Association with Large-Scale Oceanic-Atmospheric Climate Signals, Kazi Ali Tamaddun

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Investigation of Efficiency Loss of Distributed Solar Power Due to Soiling and Efficiency Recovery by Rainfall, Amanda Mayumi Tanaka

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Evaluation of Titanosilicate Materials for the Sorption of Cesium and Strontium from High Level Wastes, Matheus Tolentino Lauar

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The Affective Perceptual Model: Enhancing Communication Quality for Persons with PIMD, Jadin Tredup

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On The Human Factors Impact of Polyglot Programming on Programmer Productivity, Phillip Merlin Uesbeck

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Chromium(VI) and Oxyanion Remediation Of Vadose Zone Soils With Zero Valent Iron (ZVI) and Biological Reduction, Nicolas Kim Wong

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High-Speed Radhard Mega-Pixel CIS Camera for High-Energy Physics, Wenlan Wu

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Static and Dynamic Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of Potable Reuse Paradigms, Erfaneh Amoueyan

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N-Nitrosodimethylamine Formation and Mitigation in Potable Reuse Treatment Trains Employing Ozone nd Biofiltration, Fernanda Bacaro

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Efficient and Practical Composition of Lock-Free Data Structures, Neha Bajracharya

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The Combined Effect of Photovoltaic and Electric Vehicle Penetration on Conservation Voltage Reduction in Distribution System, Narayan Bhusal

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The Impact of Waters of Low Quality on Soiling Removal from Photovoltaic Panels, Alisson Luiz Boeing

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Application of Machine Learning in Cancer Research, Mandana Bozorgi

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Water-Energy Nexus Approaches for Solar Development and Water Treatment in the Southwestern United States, Syeda Saria Bukhary

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Advancing Community Detection Using Keyword Attribute Search, Sanket Chobe

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Combinatorial Ant Optimization and the Flowshop Problem, Tasmin Chowdhury

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Algorithms for Tower Placement on Terrain, Binay Dahal

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Mitigating Accumulation of Aeolian Dust Particles on Solar Power Generator Panels without Water, Sanjana Das

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Elliptic Cryptosystem, Elizabeth Dettrey

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UAS-based Object Tracking via Deep Learning, Marc Dinh

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Evaluating the Feasibility and Sustainability of Direct Potable Reuse in Las Vegas, NV, Cory Dow

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Numerical Analysis of an Electrical Transformer with Fins and Horizontal Pins, Sean Ferneyhough

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A Distributed Real-Time Short-Term Solar Irradiation Forecasting Network for Photovoltaic Systems, Michael Adelbert Gacusan

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A Framework to Capture Dynamic Traffic Trends from Historical Sensor Data, Carlos Gaviria

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Design, Layout, and Testing of Sige APDs Fabricated in a Bicmos Process, Dane Laurence Gentry

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Detector Arrays for Nuclear Security and Safeguards Applications, Jessica Hartman

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Affinity Points in Variable Frequency Drive – Motor Systems, Christophe Hicks