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Theses from 2017

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The Role of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake and Vitamin D in Elevated Systolic Blood Pressure, Amanda Abrams

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AutoPlug: An Automated Metadata Service for Smart Outlets, Lurdh Pradeep Reddy Ambati

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Improving the Efficiency of Wind Farm Turbines using External Airfoils, Shujaut Bader

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Modelling Bird Migration with Motus Data and Bayesian State-Space Models, Justin Baldwin

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Accounting For Biotic Variability In Streams With Low Levels of Impervious Cover: The Role of Reach- and Watershed-Scale Factors, Catherine Bentsen

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Evaluation of New England Bridges for Bat Roosting Including Methodology and Case Studies, Angela Berthaume

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New York City 2050: Climate Change and Future of New York | Design for Resilience, Abhinav Bhargava

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SkyNet: Memristor-based 3D IC for Artificial Neural Networks, Sachin Bhat

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Executive Function and Trajectories of Emotion Dysregulation in Children with Behavior Problems, Allison Binder

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The Association between Sleep Duration, Insomnia and Weight Change in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study, Nana Boame

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Evaluating Variances Between Departments of Transportation in New England to Create a Strategic Transportation Workforce, Chelsea Bouchard

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Investigating Natural and Induced Biofilm Dispersion in Listeria monocytogenes, Brett Boulden

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The Performance of Light: Exploring the Impact of Natural Lighting in the New UMass School of Performance, Dylan Brown

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Validity of ADHD Symptoms in Toddlers, Hallie Brown

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Second Language Acquisition of Chinese Verb-Noun Collocations, Ying Cai

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Partial Craniofacial Cartilage Rescue in ace/fgf8 Mutants from Compensatory Signaling From the Ventricle of Danio Rerio, Douglas A. Calenda II

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The Economy of Evangelism in the Colonial American South, Julia Carroll

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Development of High Early-Strength Concrete for Accelerated Bridge Construction Closure Pour Connections, Stephanie Castine

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Influence of Biomimetic Chelating Packaging on Natural Antimicrobial Efficacy, Paul Castrale

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I. THE HIGH STRAIN RATE RESPONSE OF HOLLOW SPHERE STEEL FOAM; II. THE DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF AN AMERICAN ELM TREE, Ignacio Cetrangolo

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SEARCH GUIDANCE CAN BE ADJUSTED BY EXPERIENCE WITH SEARCH DISCRIMINABILITY, Junha Chang

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Regional Expression In The Renovation Of Remote Historic Villages, Jie chen

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FORGETTING TRAUMATIC WAR MEMORY: A CASE STUDY OF THE JAPANESE ANIME SERIES "THE BIG O", NAOMI CHIBA

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Precarious Provenance: Legitimacy, Surrogacy and Betrayal in the Value of Art and Family in Honoré de Balzac's Le Cousin Pons and Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, Ryan Coburn

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Evaluation Of Impedance Control On A Powered Hip Exoskeleton, Punith condoor

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An Incremental Intervention In Jakarta: An Empowering Infrastructural Approach For Upgrading Informal Settlements, Christopher H. Counihan

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The Development and Testing of a Direct Observation Protocol as a Criterion Measure for Children’s Simulated Free-Play Activity, Melanna Cox

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UMASS Dining Hall. A Path to Resiliency, Lukasz Czarniecki

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Les Corps Démoniaques dans La Démonomanie des Sorciers : Un Examen Ontologique et Épistémologique, Steven Davis

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Juvenile River Herring in Freshwater Lakes: Sampling Approaches for Evaluating Growth and Survival, Matthew T. Devine

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Experimental Study on Viscoelastic Fluid-Structure Interactions, Anita Anup Dey

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Navigation Instruction Validation Tool and Indoor Wayfinding Training System for People with Disabilities, Linlin Ding

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DIRECT AND INDIRECT EFFECTS OF CLIMATE ON BIRD ABUNDANCE ALONG ELEVATION GRADIENTS IN THE NORTHERN APPALACHIANS, Timothy Duclos

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Energy Efficient Loop Unrolling for Low-Cost FPGAs, Naveen Kumar Dumpala

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THE FAR C-TERMINUS OF TPX2 CONTRIBUTES TO SPINDLE MORPHOGENESIS, Brett Estes

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The Unreliable Narrator: Simplifying the Device and Exploring its Role in Autobiography, James Ferry

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Gender Ambivalence in Late-Renaissance Italy: The Career and Reception of Tarquinia Molza, Kathryn Firth

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A Lesson in Loving the Word: Translating Clarice Lispector into Polish, Agnieszka Gabor

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EVALUATION OF THE RECREATIONAL CATCH-AND-RELEASE FISHERY FOR GOLDEN DORADO SALMINUS BRASILIENSIS IN SALTA, ARGENTINA: IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT, Tyler Gagne

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BMI, Tumor Lesion and Probability of Femur Fracture: a Probabilistic Biomechanics Approach, zhi gao

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Extractable and Non-Extractable Polyphenols from Apples: Potential Anti-inflammatory Agents, MaKenzi Gennette

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Investigation of Cytochrome P450 Monooxygenases in S. homoeocarpa for Chlorothalonil Biotransformation, Robert Green

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LIVING CORE OF THE FUTURE: PROPOSING NEW APPROACH FOR THE FUTURE OF RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX IN METROPOLITAN AREAS, Mahsa G. Zadeh

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Explicit Learning of Phonotactic Patterns Disrupts Language Learning, Evan Hare

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Why Class Matters: Understanding the Relationship Between Class, Family Involvement, and Asian American College Students’ Success, Blair Harrington

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A Novel Periplasmic Protein involved in the Mannan Chain Elongation Step of Lipomannan and Lipoarabinomannan Biosynthesis in Mycobacterium smegmatis, Stephanie A. Ha

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The Process to Political Mobilization in Five College Capitalism: Forms of Antiracism, Personal Reflection and Community-Building, Caitlin B. Homrich

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A Magnetic Resonance Compatible Knee Extension Ergometer, Youssef Jaber

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HUMANITY IN A CHILDREN’S CANCER HOSPITAL, Sara Jandaghi Jafari

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Designing Symbiosis for the New Church Community, Evan Janes

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A Visible History: A Synthesis of Past, Present and Future Through the Evocation of Memory Within Historic Contexts, Nicholas Jeffway

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Effective Denial of Service Attack on Congestion Aware Adaptive Network on Chip, Vijaya Deepak Kadirvel

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VIRTUALIZATION OF CLOSED-LOOP SENSOR NETWORKS, Priyanka Dattatri Kedalagudde

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Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Attraction Errors and Agreement with Coordination, Lap-Ching Keung

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Rewriting the Twentieth-century French Literary Right: Translation, Ideology, and Literary History, Marcus Khoury

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Honeymoons, Ethan Kiermaier

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Variability of Anthropogenic Gases: Nitrogen Oxides, Sulfur Dioxide, Ozone and Ammonia in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, filimon kiros

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The Impact of Quantum Size Effects on Thermoelectric Performance in Semiconductor Nanostructures, Adithya Kommini

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Non-Equispaced Fast Fourier Transforms in Turbulence Simulation, Aditya M. Kulkarni

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MAGNETO-ELECTRIC APPROXIMATE COMPUTATIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR BAYESIAN INFERENCE, Sourabh Kulkarni

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Time Domain SAR Processing with GPUs for Airborne Platforms, Dustin Lagoy

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Botswana’s Elephant-Back Safari Industry – Stress-Response in Working African Elephants and Analysis of their Post-Release Movements, Tanya Lama

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The Role of Placemaking in Sustainable Planning: A Case Study of the East Side of Cleveland, Ohio, Sarah Lang

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Group Differences in Compassion Fade and Prosocial Behavior, Greg Larsen

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Multiple Testing Correction with Repeated Correlated Outcomes: Applications to Epigenetics, Katie Leap

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Volatiles in Subglacially Erupted Basaltic Glasses and Their Use in Reconstructing Paleo-Ice Thicknesses, Carver Lee

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TRANSgressive Acts: Adapting Applied Theatre Techniques For A Transgender Community, Theo F. Lefevre

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Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate Reduces Fat Accumulation in Caenorhabditis Elegans, jinning liu

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Query on Knowledge Graphs with Hierarchical Relationships, Kaihua Liu

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Adoptive Parenting Cognitions, Compatibility, and Attachment Among Domestically Adoptive Families, Albert Lo

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An Adult Zebrafish Brain Atlas To Investigate Shh Mediated Cell-Cell Signaling In Neurogenic Zones, Alyssa P. Lutservitz

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Peter Mack Show, Peter Mack

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The Use of Public Plazas in China and the United States: Measuring the Differences Using Direct Observation in Boston and Chongqing, Maozhu Mao

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Recursive Properties of srdc Structures in Golden Age Musical Theater Songs, Morgan Markel

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SOCIAL REPRODUCTION IN THE NEW ENGLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM: A CRITICAL CULTURAL STUDIES PERSPECTIVE, Sarah Marmon

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Bailed Out With A Little Help From My Friends: Social Similarity And Currency Swaps During The 2008 Crisis, Timothy Marple

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A Light on the Subject: Refugee by Milan Dragicevich, Colin Marsh

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HIGH PERFORMANCE SILVER DIFFUSIVE MEMRISTORS FOR FUTURE COMPUTING, Rivu Midya

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Achieving Perfect Location Privacy in Wireless Devices Using Anonymization, Zarrin Montazeri

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Microtransplantation of Rat Brain Neurolemma into Xenopus Laevis Oocytes to Study the Effect of Environmental Toxicants on Endogenous Voltage-Sensitive Ion Channels, Edwin Murenzi

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FACTORS INFLUENCING IMPACT OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS OF THE EMERALD ASH BORER, Theresa Murphy

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Explorations into Machine Learning Techniques for Precipitation Nowcasting, Aditya Nagarajan

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Predictors of Anemia Among HIV Patients in Uganda, Catherine Nagawa

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The Loss You Feel, Andrew Napoli

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Perceptions of General and Situational Influence in Predicting Negative Conflict Behavior: The Moderating Role of Attachment Style, Amy Newberg

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Evaluation of Berry Extracts on Intestinal Digestive Enzymes and Sugar Transporters, JUNGBAE OH

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Women On Trial: Translating Femininity Through Journalism, William B. Ollayos

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Sperm Mitochondrial Copy Number and Associations with Oxidative Stress and Phthalate Metabolites in Male Partners Undergoing Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Alexandra Olmsted

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The Unaccustomed Vanishing Point, Procheta Olson

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Duty- vs. Rights-focused Mindsets and Their Relationships with Prosociality, Seyed Nima Orazani

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SODIUM REDUCTION IN TURKEY BREAST MEAT BY USING SODIUM ANION SPECIES, Janamkumar Pandya

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A Transformational Approach to Japanese Traditional Music of the Edo Period, Kenneth J. Pasciak

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Springing Forth Anew: Progress, Preservation, and Park-Building at Roger Williams National Memorial, Sara E. Patton

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Development of a SERS Sandwich Assay Platform for Rapid Detection of Bacteria, Brooke Pearson

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On the Contrary: Subverting the Canon with Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, Christina Pellegrini

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INCORPORATING SEASONAL WIND RESOURCE AND ELECTRICITY PRICE DATA INTO WIND FARM MICROSITING, Timothy A. Pfeiffer

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Effects of Malformed or Absent Valves to Lymphatic Fluid Transport and Lymphedema in Vivo in Mice, Akshay S. Pujari

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Electroless Deposition & Electroplating of Nickel on Chromium-Nickel Carbide Powder, Jeffrey Rigali

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Trans-gender Themes in Japanese Literature From the Medieval to Meiji Eras, Jessica Riggan

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Factors Influencing Shrubland Bird and Native Bee Communities in Forest Openings, Henry Patrick Roberts