The University of Rhode Island archives and provides access to Master's Theses through DigitalCommons@URI. For additional background, see URI Library Rights Statement.

For questions about theses in DigitalCommons@URI, contact Julia Lovett, Digital Initiatives Librarian, at .

For questions about URI's thesis submission process in general, contact Al Gerheim at or see http://www.uri.edu/gsadmis/formatting.html.

Follow

Theses/Dissertations from 2023

PDF

Ahorklo, Reuben Mawuena Kwadzo. Classification Models for Predicting Mouse Spinal Motoneuron Physiological Type based on their Electrical Properties

PDF

Albertson, Shawn. REAL TIME PHASE RESOLVED WAVE FORECASTING FOR THE ACTIVE CONTROL OF FLOATING BODIES

PDF

Altobelli, Kent H.. PATH PLANNING FOR ROBOT NAVIGATION IN SPARSELY OBSERVABLE ENVIRONMENTS

PDF

Banas, Daniel Alexander. ANTIBIOTIC TOLERANCE IN QUIESCENT UROPATHOGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI

PDF

Beason, Jordan W.. TOWARDS LOW COST REAL-TIME SEAFLOOR FEATURELESS VISUAL ODOMETRY

PDF

Becker, Thomas. NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF HYDRO- AND MORPHO-DYNAMIC EFFECTS OF ARTIFICIAL REEF DESIGNS

PDF

Bejin, Eli. PUTTING ON A GRAVE FACE: THE TRANSITION OF MOURNING DRESS FROM 1900 TO 1920

PDF

Beyer, Robert. HUMAN-INSPIRED VISION-BASED REACHING AND GRASPING FOR ASSISTIVE ROBOTIC ARMS WITH REINFORCEMENT LEARNING

PDF

Bissonnette, Lauren. REGIONAL BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT: A COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT FOR APPLICATION IN NEW ENGLAND

PDF

Cantón Leal, José Miguel. ReBoot: A wearable sensing system for in-home Parkinon's motor assessments

PDF

Carcieri, Alysia. THE MODERATING ROLE OF SERVICE UTILIZATION BETWEEN NEWBORN MOTHERS FINANCIAL WORRIES AND DEPRESSION

PDF

Cass, Letty. A CASE STUDY OF WHITE SHARK TOURISM IN CAPE COD: CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS FOR A GROWING INDUSTRY

PDF

Charpentier, Alexis R.. APPLICATION OF SECONDARY CONTROL FOR MICROGRID RESILIENCE

PDF

Chiappelli, Julia. DESIGNING FUNCTIONAL 3D PRINTED FURNITURE MADE FROM PLASTIC WASTE FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES THROUGH CIRCULAR ECONOMY PRINCIPLES

PDF

Cirella, Stephen M. Jr.. HEALTH PERCEPTIONS OF NCAA STUDENT-ATHLETES

PDF

Cirivello, Rowan Murphy. ENVIRONMENTAL DRIVERS OF PHYTOPLANKTON ABUNDANCE AND COMMUNITY SIZE COMPOSITION ACROSS THERMAL REGIMES IN THE U.S. NORTHEAST CONTINENTAL SHELF ECOSYSTEM

PDF

Clavette, Nicholas. A SAMPLE EFFICIENT OFF-POLICY ACTOR-CRITIC APPROACH FOR DISCRETE ACTION ENVIRONMENTS

PDF

Colandré, Camila. ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING UTILIZATION IN DISADVANTAGED AND NON-DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES

PDF

Cousens, Virginia. A CLOSER LOOK AT THE ROLE OF PRECIPITATION AND AIR-SEA GAS EXCHANGE OF CIRCUMPOLAR WATERS IN THE EASTERN AMUNDSEN SEA, ANTARCTICA

PDF

Crawley, Evan. THE IMPACT OF INDIVIDUAL QUALITIES ON MESSAGE COMPREHENSION AND LIKING IN THE DEFENSE INDUSTRY

PDF

Crowther, Savanna. INVESTIGATING AND TESTING HISTORIC METHODS FOR THE CREATION OF IMITATION PEARLS

PDF

Cute, Zoe Rina. CHRONIC ILLNESS AMONG PRIVATE AND PUBLIC HEALTH INSURANCE HOLDERS IN ADULTS OF POVERTY STATUS

PDF

Damato, Nikol J.. AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH FOR EVALUATING COMPLIANCE WITH VESSEL REGULATIONS TO REDUCE DISTURBANCES TO KILLER WHALES (ORCINUS ORCA)

PDF

Daye, Daniel. PREDICTING HABITAT SUITABILITY OF MIGRATORY SHARKS USING MACHINE LEARNING METHODS

PDF

Day, Susan E.. HISTORICAL AND TECHNICAL ANALYSIS OF A BALTIMORE ALBUM QUILT TOP

PDF

DeBossu, Charlotte A.. An Evaluation of Object Detection Algorithms Applied to Oceanographic Midwater Imagery

PDF

DeFrancesco, Joey La Neve. THE GASPEE AFFAIR: SLAVERY, TRADE, AND ELITE REBELLION IN COLONIAL RHODE ISLAND

PDF

Dejesus, Gianni. A CULT CLASSIC: SNEAKER CULTURE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON CONSUMER BEHAVIOR

PDF

Deus, Lauren. AUGMENTED REALITY FOR ADVANCED PROSTHETIC TRAINING IN NON-AMPUTEES

PDF

deWardener, Zachary Anthony. Defining the Digital Twin for Industry 4.0

PDF

Ellison, Tyler-Ann. THE ROLE OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE ON IDENTITY EXPLORATION STRATEGIES AND MENTAL HEALTH AMONG EMERGING ADULT WOMEN

PDF

Elloso, Andrew. QUANTITATIVE RESPONSE OF METALS POST HEAT TREATMENT

PDF

Galuska, Michael. UNDERWATER EXPLOSIVE BUBBLE INTERACTION WITH A FLAT ADJACENT WATER-BACKED STRUCTURE

PDF

Garrison, Julian. HOME IS WHERE THE HABITAT IS: MODELING SHORTFIN MAKO HABITAT SUITABILITY VIA MACHINE LEARNING METHODS

PDF

Gartland, Lindsey. THE ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN INTER-PARENTAL RELATIONSHIP QUALITY AND PATERNAL CLOSENESS AT AGE 9 ON RISKY SEXUAL BEHAVIOR AT AGE 15

PDF

Grantham-Coogan, Nathan. DYNAMIC BUCKLING BEHAVIOR OF 3D-PRINTED POLYMER STRUCTURES

PDF

Hall, Emily. BLUE CARBON AND MICROPLASTIC SEQUESTRATION IN COASTAL HABITATS OF THE PHILIPPINES

PDF

Hanifah, Farrah. LINKING TEMPERATURE OF THE NORTHWEST ATLANTIC AND ATLANTIC MERIDIONAL OVERTURNING CIRCULATION (AMOC)

PDF

Harkins, Shaina. THE RESPONSE OF BENTHIC COMMUNITIES IN NARRAGANSETT BAY TO CHANGING NITROGEN INPUT AND TEMPERATURE

PDF

Hasan, Mennatullah. OPIOIDS AND OPIOID USE DISORDER TREATMENT IN PREGNANCY: SPONTANEOUS ABORTION AND CHILDHOOD NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

PDF

Hernandez Valencia, Evelyn. VALIDITY OF THE DIMENSIONAL MODEL OF ADVERSITY AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY ACROSS RACE/ETHNICITY AND GENDER

PDF

Humphreys, Ryan. RECOVERING THE FULL NETWORK USING A SAMPLING BIAS ADJUSTMENT IN SAMPLED NETWORK

PDF

Jarvis, Timothy R.. GREEN NATION: STATE FORESTRY AND ITS FAILURES IN THE ATLANTIC PYRENEES, 1827-1848

PDF

KafiKang, Maryam. ANALYSIS OF TURKEY REOVIRUS USING MACHINE LEARNING

PDF

Kennelly, Melissa Jane. PATCHING HOLES IN FASHION HISTORY: AN INVESTIGATION INTO QUEER DESIGNER, CHESTER WEINBERG, IN HISTORICAL TEXTILE COLLECTIONS IN RELATION TO THE AIDS EPIDEMIC

PDF

Klassen, Angela. NEURAL NETWORK BASED GENERATION OF RADAR HEATMAPS FOR ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS (ADAS)

PDF

Lawrence, Thomas. EVALUATING THE OCEAN STATE OCEAN MODEL FOR STUDYING COASTAL DYNAMICS OF RHODE ISLAND SOUND

PDF

Leahy, Annabelle. EXPLORATORY ANALYSES OF AMERICAN LOBSTER HABITAT PREFERENCES AND CATCHABILITY IN VENTLESS TRAP SURVEYS

PDF

Leung, Michelle. SOLVENT GELS FOR TEXTILE CONSERVATION

PDF

Li, Jessica. Exploring CLIP Feature Vectors for Improved Out-of-Distribution Detection

PDF

Lopez, Miguel Alessandro. EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF A TUBULAR FUEL ELEMENT IN THE CENTRIFUGAL NUCLEAR THERMAL ROCKET

PDF

Maciolek, William. 3D PRINTING MULTIFUNCTIONAL STRUCTURES WITH ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL CAPABILITIES

PDF

Maio, Justin P.. OPTIMIZING AUTONOMOUS MULTI-AGENT SEARCH PATTERNS USING SWARM INTELLIGENCE

PDF

Manetta, Joseph Vincent. DISTRIBUTION AND VARIABILITY OF BLUE CARBON IN TIDAL MARSH SOILS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND

PDF

Manzella, Emma. EFFECT OF WIND-WAVE MISALIGNMENT ON DRAG COEFFICIENT

PDF

McCarron, Brendan. POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS OF AMORPHOUS CALCIUM CARBONATE (ACC) IN WATER TREATMENT OPERATIONS

PDF

McCormick, Declan James. EARLY LIFE HISTORY OF AMERICAN LOBSTERS (HOMARUS AMERICANUS) IN COASTAL SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WATERS

PDF

McDonagh, Shalan. ON THE UTILITY OF MULTI-SPECIES FORAMINIFERA-BOUND δ15N RECORDS FOR SUBTROPICAL FRONT MIGRATION ANALYSIS

PDF

Mesquita, Pedro. MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES FOR MICROPLASTICS SEPARATION AND IDENTIFICATION

PDF

Miller, Andria M.. IMPACTS OF SEASONAL VARIATIONS ON PHYTOPLANKTON GROWTH AND GRAZING IN NARRAGANSETT BAY

PDF

Miller, Hannah. EFFECTS OF INSTALLATION ON THE MONOTONIC STATIC UPLIFT CAPACITY OF HELICAL ANCHORS

PDF

Miller, Jami Marie. THE IMPACT OF ARTISANAL FISHERS ON FOOD SECURITY AND SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS IN RHODE ISLAND

PDF

Morgan, Gregory. RESPONSE OF COMPOSITE STRUCTURES TO DYNAMIC AND EXTREME LOADING CONDITIONS

PDF

Morris, James Michael. INTRINSIC AND EXTRINSIC SENSING FOR HEALTH MONITORING OF O-RING SEALS

PDF

Mucci, Nicole. Benthic nutrient fluxes response to seasonal hypoxia in coastal zones

PDF

Naguib, Merna. ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION IN MIDDLE EASTERN AND NORTH AFRICAN FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS: IMPLICATIONS FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS

PDF

Naprstek, Rebecca. DAWN OF THE CENOZOIC: VERTEBRATE-BEARING POST-DINOSAUREXTINCTION PALEOENVIRONMENTS OF CORRAL BLUFFS, CO, USA

PDF

Neilitz, Stephanie. CREATING MUSEUM CURRICULUM: ENSLAVED PEOPLE’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO TEXTILE AND APPAREL PRODUCTION C. 1775-1865

PDF

Neugebauer, Philipp. GREEN ERGONOMICS: A DECADE’S CALL UNANSWERED? A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

PDF

Ologunowa, Abiodun John. REAL-WORLD MEDICATION MANAGEMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE

PDF

Otte, Leonie Samira. ANALYSIS OF VOTE-BY-MAIL PROCESSING AND TABULATION: A TIME STUDY FROM SALT LAKE CITY

PDF

Parisi, Phillip M.. FURTHERING USABILITY AND EFFICIENCY OF MASSIVELY PARALLEL GAUSSIAN PROCESS REGRESSION AS APPLIED TO MULTI-BEAM SONAR DATA

PDF

Pauley, Elizabeth. AN EVALUATION OF METHODS FOR HANDLING MISSING DATA IN RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS WITH OMITTED MODERATION EFFECTS

PDF

Pelletier, Corey. BROOK TROUT HABITAT SELECTION AND MOVEMENT RESPONSE TO CRITICALLY HIGH TEMPERATURES IN FRAGMENTED STREAM NETWORKS

PDF

Perle, Sebastian. A MULTI-LAYER PREFETCHER INTERACTION ANALYSIS: TOWARDS AN IMPROVED PREFETCHER SYSTEM DESIGN

PDF

Petit, Hannah. EFFECTS OF MATE CHOICE ON THE REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS OF NEW ENGLAND COTTONTAILS (SYLVILAGUS TRANSITIONALIS)

PDF

Pham, Thao Nguyen Ngoc. CONVOLUTIONAL NEURAL NETWORKS FOR CLASSIFICATION TEEG AND EEG

PDF

Placido, Owen. ADVANCED SEPTIC SYSTEMS CONTRIBUTE NITROGEN AND PER AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES TO COASTAL GROUNDWATER

PDF

Potter, Michael Shawn II. HARD CLAM (Mercenaria mercenaria L.) RESPONSE TO A WARMING ENVIRONMENT: A MESOCOSM EXPERIMENT

PDF

Quevedo, Jose D.. IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF GENETIC ALGORITHMS USING REINFORCEMENT LEARNING.

PDF

Rahman, Muhammad Akif. STUDY OF ANISOTROPIC THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY OF GAS ADSORBED TWO DIMENSIONAL COVALENT ORGANIC FRAMEWORKS

PDF

Richards, Skye. EXAMINING THE METABOLIC REQUIREMENTS AND PHYSIOLOGIC RESPONSES OF ACTIVE-ASSISTED AND RECUMBENT CYCLING IN HEALTHY OLDER ADULTS

PDF

Rivera, Kevin. PLANAR PASSIVE WIRELESS TEMPERATURE AND STRAIN SENSORS FOR AEROSPACE APPLICATIONS

PDF

Rothstein, Melissa C.. IMPULSIVITY FACETS ASSOCIATED WITH CO-USE AND CONSEQUENCES OF ALCOHOL AND CANNABIS VIA PERCEIVED NORMS

PDF

Runyan, Alexandra T.. DEVELOPING A LOW-COST STEREO IMAGING SYSTEM FOR QUANTITATIVE VISUAL MODELING OF MARINE ENVIRONMENTS

PDF

Sapronov, Alexander. MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF GYROIDS UNDER DYNAMIC LOADS

PDF

Schmidt, Sierra. EXAMINING THE REGULATION OF THE BS21 HOMOLOGS IN FRANCISELLA TULARENSIS

PDF

Senerchia, Maria. THE COPING SKILLS OF LABORATORY SCHOOL DIRECTORS AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON JOB ENGAGEMENT

PDF

Sherlock, McKensie. COMPACT FIBERID READER USING OPTICAL FREQUENCY DOMAIN REFLECTOMETRY (OFDR)

PDF

Simmons, Andrew. "Fewer and Better Doctors:" Medical School Admission in the United States, 1900-1970

PDF

Sisouvong, Lily. EXAMINATION OF VARYING PAIR PROGRAMMING STRATEGIES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE LABORATORY ENVIRONMENTS

PDF

Sternin, Shulmit. A LONGITUDINAL DYADIC ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGY MEDIATED SEXUAL INTERACTIONS IN LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIPS

PDF

Tavares, Karina. THE RELATION BETWEEN ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES AND HEALTH BEHAVIORS IN ADULT WOMEN

PDF

Trinh, Catherine D.. INTERACTION OF CANNABIS MOTIVES WITH SAVORING ON CANNABIS-ASSOCIATED CONSEQUENCES

PDF

Tulungen, Christian Pieter. A Loosely Coupled Surface and Groundwater Model to Assess Drought in the Chipuxet Watershed, Rhode Island

PDF

Tustison, Nathan. MODELING ACOUSTIC PROPAGATION NEAR THE ATLANTIS II SEAMOUNTS

PDF

Unger, Julia. IS IT FREEDOM YOU WANT?: FEMINIST MORMON HOUSEWIVES “DEAR FMH” COLUMN AS A PARTICIPANT IN THE ETHICS OF CARE IN AMERICAN WOMEN’S ADVICE COLUMNS

PDF

Valentin, Patricia. ASSESSING WELL-BEING IMPACTS OF SARGASSUM EVENTS IN PUERTO RICO

PDF

Vieira, Julia J.. BEE VISITATION TO THREE CLOVER SPECIES (TRIFOLIUM SPP.), COMMON SELFHEAL (PRUNELLA VULGARIS) AND CREEPING THYME (THYMUS SERPYLLUM)

PDF

Wagstrom, Lilith. THE TREE-DEPTH AND CRITICALITY OF UNICYCLIC GRAPHS