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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Emotional intelligence competencies for success in early hospitality careers, Erich Steinbock

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Towards production of bio-advantaged polyamide, Sanaz Abdolmohammadi

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Data compression based cost optimization for a multi-cloud data storage system, Abdullah

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'Implementing street addressing system in an evolving urban center. A case study of the Kumasi metropolitan area in Ghana', Kwasi Abebrese

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Characterizing climate change in the Midwest: Magnitude of warming and plausibility of adaptation strategies for maize-based systems, Lori Jean Abendroth

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Effects of social media, electronic word-of-mouth, and price on U.S. female consumers’ attitude toward purchase and purchase intention of ethical apparel, Melissa Abner

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A dualized Kaczmarz algorithm in Hilbert and Banach space, Anna Aboud

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Cross asset resource allocation framework for pavement and bridges in Iowa, Yazan Basem Abukhalil

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In-silico guided identification of ciliogenesis candidate genes in a non-conventional animal model, Natalia I. Acevedo Luna

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Developing novel ways of studying motility in Schistosoma mansoni and its potential contribution towards inhibiting Schistosomiasis., Sreemoyee Acharya

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Factors associated with antler size of white-tailed deer in Iowa, Daniel Adams

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Topics in portfolio allocation, Oscar Manuel Aguilar

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Transit proximity and affordable housing investments: Application of Hedonic Model in Des Moines, Iowa, Rakibul Ahasan

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Big data driven assessment of probe-sourced data, Vesal Ahsani

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Acoustofluidic self-assembly of colloidal materials for additive manufacturing, Meghana Akella

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Providing humane on-farm handling tools to move non-ambulatory grow-finish pigs, Ella Akin

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CAN bus technology for agricultural machine management research and undergraduate education, Firas Salim Al-Aani

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A dynamic Bayesian network to predict the total points scored in national basketball association games, Enrique Marcos Alameda-Basora

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Applications of fixed point theory to distributed optimization, robust convex optimization, and stability of stochastic systems, Seyyed Shaho Alaviani

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Associations of cardiorespiratory fitness and muscular strength with arterial stiffness in older adults, Emma Elizabeth Albin

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Application of mass spectrometric technologies to decipher high spatial resolution insights into plant metabolism, Liza Esther Alexander

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Therapeutic efficacy of antiviral compounds in the neonatal lamb model of respiratory syncytial virus infection of infants with pathogenesis of secondary Streptococcus pneumoniae infection, Sarhad Alnajjar

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Validity argument for EPT written argumentative essays, Zaha Alonazi

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Developing and validating a heat stress model and evaluating nutritional management strategies to mitigate heat stress and immune-challenges in dairy cows, Mohmmad Abdel-Nasser Arafat Al-Qaisi

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Energy efficiency with quality of service constraints in heterogenous networks, Abdullah Mohammed Alqasir

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Network-aware energy saving techniques in cloud data centers, Motassem Al-Tarazi

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Strategic restructuring: Study of divestitures and acquisitions, Sina Amiri

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Efforts in estimating habitat usage of neonatal garter snakes in central Iowa, Jeremy Andersen

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The effects of dopamine and dopamine precursor medication on impairments to high-level vision in Parkinson's disease, Stephen Jon Anderson

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Studies on the impact of cover crops on soybean productivity and root diseases, Grazieli Da Araldi Da Silva

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Bandgap voltage references with curvature elimination for temperature independence, Tyler James Archer

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A multi-method approach to understand Latino fathers’ influence on their youths’ health and educational outcomes, Jordan Alan Arellanes

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Algorithms for synteny-based phylostratigraphy and gene origin classification, Zebulun Arendsee

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Distribution system outage management after extreme weather events, Anmar Arif

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Molecularly imprinted nanoparticles (MINPs) for molecular recognition and bio-mimetic catalysis in water, Md Arifuzzaman

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An analysis of the ramosa1 pathway in Zea mays utilizing CRISPR/Cas9 knockouts, Ryan James Arndorfer

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What makes a good liar? The relationship between cognitive and personality assessments’ and lying ability using traditional and strategic interview approaches, Dominick Joseph Atkinson

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Situation-oriented requirements engineering, Nimanthi Atukorala

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The role of autobiographical memory in competence need satisfaction, Adrienne Austin

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Increasing rice productivity in the lowland soils of the interior savanna of Ghana: The role of rice husk biochar and phosphate rock, Vincent Kodjo Avornyo

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The Rohingya refugee issue: Differences in media framing in Bangladesh and India, Mumtahin Awny

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Multiscale phase-field approach to martensitic phase transformations that satisfies lattice instability conditions, Hamed Babaei

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Decision diagrams: Extensions and applications to reachability analysis, Junaid Babar

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Domain-specific language and infrastructure for genomics, Hamid Bagheri

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Automated approaches for the construction of image based phase diagrams, Badrinath Balasubramaniam

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Soil health and root-influenced biochemical dynamics in conventional and integrated livestock systems in central Iowa, Rebecca Ann Baldwin-Kordick

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Advancing data analytics model in examining economic impact of the United States gaming industry, Asit Bandyopadhayay

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Graphene humidity sensor with gold nanoparticles, Jiawei Bao

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Influences of stress, individual and family processes on rural low-income children’s internalizing and externalizing behaviors, Juan Bao

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Efficient analytical and numerical modeling for nondestructive evaluation, Yang Bao

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Stance, strategies, and agency: A collective case study of three secondary ELA teachers’ critical disciplinary literacy practices, Wendy A. Barlow

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A study of soybean processing value maximization using selective handling strategies based on the analysis of soybeans received at Iowa elevators, Bennett Elizabeth Barr

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Effects of interest rate changes on midwestern U.S. farmland values, Albulena Basha

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Nuclear properties with effective operators, Robert A. M. Basili

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The effect of year-to-year variability on planting date and relative maturity selection for maize, Mitch Baum

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Investigation of an ETEC challenge and supplementation of direct-fed microbials in weaned pigs, Spenser Becker

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Investigating and comparing operationalizations of first-generation students: Similarities and differences in the characteristics, experiences, and one-year persistence of students across multiple levels of parental education, Jennifer Mirabai Beck

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Biodiversity, biological integrity, and population ecology in disturbed aquatic environments, Anna M. Belyaeva

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Essays on labor supply and stock effect in fisheries, Somenath Bera

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Extending K-means, Nicholas S. Berry

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Machine learning assisted optimization with applications to diesel engine optimization with the particle swarm optimization algorithm, Aaron M. Bertram

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Immune response to and pathogenesis of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, Mahesh Bhandari

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Ensuring food safety modernization act produce safety rule compliance through water testing and sanitation validation programs, Manreet Singh Bhullar

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Selecting pairs of non-transitive dice, Baoyue Bi

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Improving plant disease recognition with generative adversarial network under limited training set, Luning Bi

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A framework for geometric modeling and structural analysis of composite laminates, Onur Rauf Bingol

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Investigating persistence in an Aerospace Engineering Program, Devayan Debashis Bir

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Extending the lag parameter approach of turbulence modeling, Rajarshi Biswas

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Establishing model-to-model interoperability in an engineering workflow, Gerrick O. Bivins

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Numerical investigations of bio-inspired blade designs to reduce broadband noise in aircraft engines and wind turbines, Andrew Lee Bodling

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Development and characterization of an immunologically humanized and cancer xenograft model in pigs with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), Adeline Nicole Boettcher

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Investigation of the photophysical properties of energy-relevant inorganic nanocrystals, Brett Boote

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Project-level instantaneous emission modeling from mobile sources for freeway lane closure using SHRP2 Naturalistic Driving Study data and microscopic traffic simulation, Georges Elias Bou Saab

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In situ formed magnetic ionic liquids: DNA extraction performance and fluorescence-compatibility in bioanalytical applications, Ashley Nicole Bowers

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What does food mean? A multi-scale investigation into Des Moines, Iowa, Morgan Bradley

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Developing green processes for the conversion of biobased materials into pyrones, William Bradley

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Supplementing silicoglycidol clay for the reduction of aflatoxin M1 in milk and biomarkers of liver dysfunction in dairy cows, Emily Hannele Branstad

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Virtue & strife: Encouraging positive trends in self-concept and societal empathy through competitive multiplayer game design, Casey Roy Bridgham

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Enhanced biological phosphorus removal in a full-scale activated sludge system and phosphorus release in a new high-rate anaerobic reactor, Patrick Brown

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Computable structure theory on Banach spaces, Tyler Anthony Brown

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Shrike: A novel excerpt, Iza Bruen-Morningstar

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Delineation of NDVI-based soil management zones: Applications of UAS technology, Daniel Brummel

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Baby, let go, Danielle Lea Buchanan

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Limestone application on a Ferralsol soil and genotype by environment effects on yield and grain nutrient composition in common bean, Rosemary Bulyaba

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Ectopic expression of the Arabidopsis homomeric acetyl-CoA carboxylase, Troy Matthew Bunch

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Use of liquid microjunction surface sampling probe mass spectrometry for the development of a rapid untargeted screening method for veterinary drug residues in animal tissues, Laura Burns

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School consolidation: A qualitative case study on the importance of identity in a rural environment, Sue Ellen Burrack

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Smallholder farmers’ social capital, resource access and adoption of integrated soil fertility management technologies and practices in the Masaka bean innovation platform, Naboth Bwambale

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From retweets to revolution: Evaluating planned behavior within hashtag activism and #BlackLivesMatter’, Selchia Densua Cain

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The molecular interactions of soybean circadian clock with abiotic stresses and soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines), Lijun Cao

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Parental reflective functioning and mother-child interactions – a preliminary investigation, Janelle Justine Blanco Carlson

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A method for characterizing graphs with specified throttling numbers, Joshua Carlson

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The influence of dietary zinc concentration during periods of rapid growth induced by ractopamine hydrochloride or dietary energy and dietary fiber content on trace mineral metabolism and performance of beef steers, Remy Nicole Carmichael

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Investigating the impact of forested riparian areas on stream morphology in Iowa using aerial LiDAR, Sally Anne Carullo

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A critical ethnographic study of the resistance of Midwest Latinx youth: Towards a politics of immigration and education, Carlos R. Casanova

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Effects of preseason concussion education on self-reported likelihood and confidence in concussion reporting, Dana Edward Cash

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Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies in sheep: Experimental determination of genetic susceptibility and interspecies transmission, Eric Cassmann

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An investigation of forgiveness in an honor culture, Vanessa A. Castillo

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A hardware scalable, software configurable LQG controller using a sequential discrete Kalman filter, Matthew James Cauwels

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Some Bayes methods for biclustering and vector data with binary coordinates, Abhishek Chakraborty