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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Abdelatti, Marwan Fouad. Empowering Industrial IoT Systems with GPU-Powered Optimization Algorithms and Cybersecurity Tools

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Albarakati, Noura. ANALYZING FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO ATTRITION OF UNDERREPRESENTED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

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Alesio, Jessica. Protein Pairing and Lipid Linking: Physicochemical Properties of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Influence Their Interactions with Macromolecules

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Almeida, Eric Ganeto. INVESTIGATING THE ROLE CORYNEBACTERIUM MATRUCHOTII HAS WITHIN SUPRAGINGIVAL PLAQUE SPATIAL ORGANIZATION AND ITS RESPONSE TO ORAL STREPTOCOCCI AND SALIVA

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Anik, Muzahidul Islam. MULTIFUNCTIONAL PLASMONIC AND MAGNETIC NANOSTRUCTURES GUIDED BY SELF AND DIRECTED ASSEMBLY

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Ansong, Rachel A.. THE TEXT(TILES) OF ADINKRA SYMBOLS: WEST AFRICAN ART, GENDER, & POETIC TRANSLATIONS

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Astorini, Angela. THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INCLUSIVE THREE-ITEM GENDER INSTRUMENT

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Basley, Sandra A.. THE EXPERIENCES OF NURSES AS DOUBLE DUTY CAREGIVERS FOR A FAMILY MEMBER AT THE END OF LIFE: INTERPRETIVE DESCRIPTION

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Baumann, Nathan L.. LONGITUDINAL CLUSTERING OF HEALTH BEHAVIORS WITHIN THE FRAMINGHAM HEART STUDY

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Baylor, Chiquita K.. I SEE YOU!: CENTERING THE LIVED EXPERIENCES OF COLLEGIATE BLACK WOMEN ENGAGED IN ACTIVISM

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Bechard, Andrew. Three Essays on the Economic Impacts of Harmful Algal Blooms

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Bentil, Helena. DIETARY MAGNESIUM INTAKE AND RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS IN GHANAIAN WOMEN OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE

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Bernardo, Nicholas D. Jr.. MEASURING THE EFFECTS OF SYSTEM CONDITIONS ON U.S. ELECTIONS THROUGH SIMULATION

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Borgheai, Seyyed Bahram. INCORPORATING HEMODYNAMIC COGNITIVE NEUROMARKERS FOR PERSONALIZED ASSISTIVE COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

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Brent, Sarah E.. PROBABILISTIC VISION ONLY LOCALIZATION IN SINGLE AND MULTIPLE MOBILE ROBOT SYSTEMS

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Brewer, Pamela L.. Hypertension, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Hypothyroidism in Women Born Preterm of the Women's Health Initiative

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Busby, Taylor Sandoval. Energetic Materials: Synthesis to Detonation

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Cao, Wenqiu. Risk Prediction of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) using Electronic Health Records

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Capobianco, Karin L.. MSW GRADUATES PROCESS OF READINESS FOR THE SOCIAL WORK FIELD

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Cashman, Michaela A.. ADVANCED DETECTION OF MICROPLASTICS AND PER- AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES IN SEDIMENTS FROM THE NARRAGANSETT BAY WATERSHED

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Cay, Gozde. DESIGN OF A WEARABLE MULTI-SENSORY BASED CHEST BELT INTEGRATED WITH IOT FUNCTIONS FOR RESPIRATION MONITORING

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Chakravarty, Tomali. UNDERSTANDING THE ROLES OF HETEROGENOUS SWI/SNF COMPLEXES IN REGULATION OF DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION

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Chevalier, Robert. CHEMICALLY TUNED SERS SENSORS AND SIGNAL PORCESSING FOR MARINE SENSING

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Cromwell, Benjamin B.. AN EXPLORATION IN DETECTION OF SMALL OXYGEN CONTAINING ANALYTES USING PHTHALOCYANINE DYES AND PIEZOCATALYTIC THIN

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Davis, Mark. LEARNING TO VISUALIZE: MIDDLE-LEVEL LEARNERS ANALYZING AND DESIGNING SCIENCE INFOGRAPHICS

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De Jesus Villanueva, Christina N.. THE IMPACTS OF THE INVASIVE GREEN IGUANA (IGUANA IGUANA) ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND THE COMMUNITIES OF PUERTO RICO — AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ASSESSMENT

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Delaney, Daniel. SIMULTANEOUS ALCOHOL AND MARIJUANA USE: ASSOCIATIONS WITH ALCOHOL CONSEQUENCES AMONG AT-RISK YOUTH

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De Pace, Gabriel. CONCEPT MAPS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL COMPUTER SCIENCE ASSESSMENT

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De Pace, Gabriel. Concept Maps for Middle School Computer Science Assessment

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DiFonte, Maria Catherine. FEASIBILITY AND ACCEPTABILITY OF THE EBB AND FLOW PARENTING PROGRAM

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Ding, Meiwen. TREPROSTINIL, A PROSTACYCLIN ANALOG, PROTECTS KIDNEY FROM RENAL ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY: PRECLINICAL STUDIES IN A RAT MODEL OF ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

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Doner, Sami. PERFORMANCE-BASED MULTISCALE TUNING OF INCLUSION-MODIFIED AND 3D PRINTED COMPOSITES FOR IMPROVED PERFORMANCE UNDER STATIC AND DYNAMIC LOADING CONDITIONS

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Drohan, Megan M.. RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH OPIOID USE AFTER IN-PATIENT DETOXIFICATION

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Dubnicka, Mara A.. INVESTIGATION OF THE STRUCTURAL AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF XANTHENE DYES FOR ANALYTE DETECTION AND THIN FILM SENSOR DEVELOPMENT

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Engome Tchupo, Dominique. Quantitative Methods for Analyzing Team Communication Patterns

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Fenn, Natalie. DO GOOD TO FEEL GOOD? INVESTIGATING CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AMONG NON-COLLEGE YOUNG ADULTS

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Fiore, Erika R.. GENDER-SPECIFIC EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN UNDERGRADUATE STEM STUDENTS IN ONLINE MATHEMATICS COURSES DURING A PANDEMIC

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Forsythe, Desiree. USING CONSTRUCTIVIST GROUNDED THEORY TO UNPACK HOW WHITE WOMEN IN STEM BECOME COMMITTED TO RACIAL JUSTICE

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Gamache, Kyle Normand. THE BOLSTERING EFFECTS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS

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Gilboa, Roy. DESIGN AND SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION OF A LOW-COST USV FOR COASTAL OBSERVATION

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Goncharenko, Svetlana. LONGITUDINAL INVESTIGATION OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA AND EMOTIONDRIVEN IMPULSIVITY

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Grassian, Benjamin. ACOUSTIC AND OPTICAL IMAGING TECHNIQUES FOR CHARACTERIZING ANIMAL DISTRIBUTIONS IN THE PELAGIC OCEAN

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Graupe, Cristian Eric. Automated Acoustic Arrival Matching for Long Range Subsurface Positioning of Autonomous Seagliders

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Gyllinksy, Joshua V.. WEARABLE USER-CENTRIC ZERO-CONFIGURATION HAPTIC FEEDBACK SYSTEM DESIGN IN CONNECTED ENVIRONMENTS

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Harrington, Erin R.. COLLABORATION IS KEY: USING INTERDISCIPLINARY ASSESSMENT TO IMPROVE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES, PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT IN SCIENCE, AND SCIENCE COMMUNICATION PROGRAMS IN RHODE ISLAND

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Hashmi, Syed Fayaz Ul Haq. THE MECHANISTIC AND ETIOLOGICAL LINK BETWEEN BILE ACID DYSREGULATION AND PRETERM BIRTH

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Hasselbrink, Carson Lawrence. Synthesis and application of novel trisresorcinarenes and investigation of new photochemical processes of chromophores

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He, Bing. DETECTING SLOW SLIP EVENTS FROM SEAFLOOR PRESSURE DATA USING MACHINE LEARNING

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Hong, Leo. BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: PERFORMANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE

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Hryrsenko, Yana. CLUSTERING OF CANCEROUS GENOMES USING EFFICIENT DISTANCE CALCULATIONS

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Huizenga, Kristin. THE AMERICAN LOBSTER (HOMARUS AMERICANUS) IN NARRAGANSETT BAY DURING A TIME OF ECOSYSTEM FLUX: TEMPERATURE, PREDATION, AND LARVAL DYNAMICS

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James, Ciara. COGNITIVE REAPPRAISAL VS. ACCEPTANCE: A COMPARISON OF EMOTION REGULATION STRATEGIES TO REDUCE ANXIETY

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James, Eileen M.. BLACK FEMINIST AUTOETHNOGRAPHY: HOW IDENTITY CAN AFFECT PEER REVIEW PRACTICES IN THE COLLEGE WRITING CLASSROOM

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Jayawardana, Chamithri. INVESTIGATION OF LI-ION BATTERY ELECTROLYTE FOR HIGH VOLTAGE AND LOW TEMPERATURE CONDITIONS

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Jonas, Tim. DEFINING PATTERNS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE USER CHARGING BEHAVIOR: URBANICITY & SERVICE

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Katkov, André V.. TO SCALE DRAGONS: COMPRISING THINGS LOST AND TWO ESSAYS ON FANTASY

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Kenney, Timothy. CHRONICLING A PANDEMIC: UNDERSTANDING THE EXPERIENCES OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS DURING THE MARCH 2020 SHUTDOWN

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Kurtz, Kayla. BIOFOULING OF SENSORS IN NARRAGANSETT BAY, RHODE ISLAND

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Lawal, Oluwadolapo D.. AN EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS AND SAFETY OF DIRECT ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS VERSUS WARFARIN IN CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE, AND AFTER ANTICOAGULANT-RELATED MAJOR BLEEDING

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Li, Hewenxuan. ON DATA-DRIVEN FATIGUE DAMAGE MONITORING AND PREDICTION IN NONLINEAR MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

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Lyngdoh, Gideon Arthur. MULTISCALE SIMULATION AND MACHINE LEARNING-ASSISTED PERFORMANCE PREDICTION FOR CEMENTITIOUS COMPOSITES

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Maggi, Brian. DEVELOPMENT OF FRAGILITY CURVES FOR REINFORCED DUNES TO IMPROVE THE RESILIENCY OF COASTAL COMMUNITIES

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Marcks, Basia A.. RECONSTRUCTING NUTRIENT CONSUMPTION IN THE EXPANDED SOUTHERN OCEAN OF PLEISTOCENE GLACIAL PERIODS

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McCane, Lynn Marie. EFFECTS OF tDCS ON THE SPINAL CORD PLASTICITY INDUCED BY SOLEUS H-REFLEX OPERANT CONDITIONING

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McLennan, Lindsay R.. SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HOMEMADE EXPLOSIVES

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Merecicky, Andrew. BROKEN DOZER, HAUNTED VALE: THE ECOPOETICS OF AMBIENT LANGUAGE

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Muccio-Raposo, Maria. EXPLORING THE EXPERIENCES AND MOTIVATIONS OF WOMEN WHO LEAD AND ENGAGE IN CHANGE WORK AT THEIR HOME INSTITUTION

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Nalven, Tessa. A QUALITATIVE EXPLORATION OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG USE AMONG MULTIRACIAL YOUNG ADULTS

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Ogram Buckley, Caitlin Michelle. BRAIN HEALTH PERCEPTIONS QUESTIONNAIRE: FURTHER DEVELOPMENT AND REFINEMENT

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Parker, Haley Wynne. REWEIGHTED COMPONENTS IN DIET QUALITY SCORES AND MORTALITY RISK ASSOCIATIONS

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Pepin, Kristen. AN INTERPRETATIVE PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDY OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT WELLNESS: EXPLORING GENERATION Z STUDENT WELLNESS EXPERIENCES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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Phelps, Peter Thomas. TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION SCHEME FOR DYNAMIC CONDITIONS

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Pietros, Jennifer. COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN ELEMENTARY SCIENCE

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Pimentel, Zachary. BACTERIAL COMMUNITY DYNAMICS IN RHODE ISLAND COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS

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Pomerantz, Hayley. Parenting Style and Help-Seeking for Child Anxiety and Depression: A Vignette Study

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Qi, Rui. CHEMICAL BIOLOGY OF DNA ADDUCT REPAIR, BYPASS AND MUTAGENESIS

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Ricci, Peter Paul. The Next Paradigm in Vapor Sensing: Single Molecule Detection

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Richardi, Jessica Lynne. What Is Classical Education? Using Curriculum Theory to Define A Classical Approach to K-12 Schooling

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Rivera Morales, Omar X.. PARALLELIZATION OF VECTORIZED SELF-ORGANIZING MAPS IN HARDWARE ACCELERATOR ARCHITECTURES

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Rodrigo, Undugodage Nuwanthi Dilhari. INVESTIGATION OF NOVEL LOW TEMPERATURE ELECTROLYTES FOR LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES

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Rosario, Margaret. CHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF METABOLITES PRODUCED BY MARINE PSEUDOALTEROMONAS SPP.

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Roy, Amanda Ashley. Co-Constructing Self-Compassion

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Saad, Julian Michael. THE SELF-HEALTH MOVEMENT: CHANGING FOR GOOD HEALTH

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Sauco, Paul. THREE-DIMENSIONAL NUMERICAL MODELING OF SKIRTED ANCHOR AND RETICULATED MICROPILE FOUNDATION SYSTEMS

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Schick, Melissa R.. ASSOCIATIONS AMONG AFFECT, ALCOHOL USE, AND RISKY SEX: A DAILY DIARY STUDY OF FIRST NATION ADULTS

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Schulz, Christina T.. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT AND EXPECTANCY OF ALCOHOL USE ON CHANGES IN REFLECTION-IMPULSIVITY AND CRAVING

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Seveney, Lauren Elizabeth. THE SYNTHETIC DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE SUPRAMOLECULAR ARCHITECTURES FOR THE PURPOSES OF DRUG DELIVERY AND BIOSENSING

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Shi, Pengcheng. SEISMIC BEHAVIOR ON OCEANIC TRANSFORM FAULTS REVEALED BY NUMERICAL MODELING AND SEISMIC OBSERVATION

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Shuster, Coral L.. Dyadic Experience of Emotion Regulation for Families with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Silva de Oliveira, Tania Thalyta. ANALYTE-SENSING PARTICLES AND IMPACT OF PLASTICS ON ENVIRONMENTAL-LY ABUNDANT BACTERIA

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Spellman, Charles D.. ADVANCED WATER TREATMENT AND REUSE WITH ACTIVATED FERRATE

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Stanisavljevic, Aleksandra. IMPACTS OF HYPERTENSION AND THROMBOSIS IN A RAT MODEL OF CEREBRAL AMYLOID ANGIOPATHY (rTg-DI)

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Starkey, Christopher Michael. THREE ESSAYS IN FINANCIAL ECONOMICS: CRISIS, CONTAGION, AND GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION

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Sullivan, Joseph Patrick. Development of a Safe Lithium-ion Battery with a Polymer Electrolyte

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Sumathirathne, Lasanthi. A STUDY OF STRUCTURE-PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS IN TRANSITION METAL ION-PVDF THIN FILMS/COMPOSITES AND APPLICATIONS

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Takyi, Evelyn. PROBIOTICS FOR EASTERN OYSTER HATCHERIES: COMMERCIAL FORMULATIONS AND EFFECT ON MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES

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Tran, Kathleen Diep. REGULATION OF COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONS OF SWI/SNF CHROMATIN REMODELING COMPLEX

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van Dam, Loes. SPATIOTEMPORAL AND THERMAL VARIABILITY IN UPPER MANTLE FLOW AS A RESULT OF MID-OCEAN RIDGE MIGRATION

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Via, Christopher William. A MULTI-YEAR INVESTIGATION OF THE SPECIALIZED METABOLITE COMPOSITION OF TRICHODESMIUM SPP.

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Wong, Kevin Harrison. MECHANISMS AND CONSEQUENCES OF CROSS-GENERATIONAL ACCLIMATIZATION IN REEF-BUILDING CORALS