Recent Submissions

  • Fast virtual and learning methods for minimum invasive treatment of Intracranial Aneurysm 

    Chen, Danyang (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    The rupture of Intracranial Aneurysms is the most severe form of stroke with high rates of mortality and disability. One of its primary treatments is to use stent or Flow Diverter to divert the blood flow away from the IA ...
  • WOMEN PARTICPATION IN POLITICS AT THE GRASSROOTS IN KICUKIRO SECTOR IN RWANDA 

    GATSINZI, PATRICK (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    This study seeks to investigate the level of women’s participation in politics in Kicukiro, Kicukiro sector, Kigali, Rwanda. There have been national and international policies to foster women participation in politics, ...
  • My Feminism is Ratchet: A Black Feminist Review 

    McClain, Quindera; 0000-0002-9310-9843 (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    From the time of our arrival in America, Black people have been forced to create protective strategies and employ tactics of survival against racism, sexism, and other systems of oppression put in place by the dominant ...
  • Charge Carrier Modulation in Low Dimensional Semiconductors 

    Kilcoyne, Colin; 0000-0002-1584-3444 (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    Bismuth sulfide (Bi2S3) nanowires have their transfer characteristics in a backgated transistor geometry analyzed with accompanying resistance noise spectroscopy data. The ON/OFF ratio, mobility and activation energy are ...
  • Is it blue eyes or black girl magic?: An analysis of Toni Morrison's response to whiteness in The Bluest Eye 

    Wilkinson, Shantese; 0000-0001-5604-9792 (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2019)
    AbstractMy primary goal in this thesis is to question poverty and ignorance as symptoms of the disease of racial, systemic injustice through the writing of Toni Morrison in The Bluest Eye. Using the lens of the above novel, ...
  • Design and Performance of Highly Skewed Deck Girder Bridges 

    Diaz Arancibia, Mauricio (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2019)
    Highly skewed deck girder bridges experience several performance problems. These stem from modified load paths that change girder load distribution, superstructure horizontal movements and deck diagonal cracking caused by ...
  • On the Nature of Indexical Beliefs 

    Guzman-Orozco, Hector (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    The special challenge posed by indexical beliefs was first brought to light by Hector-Neri Castañeda (1966), and later developed by John Perry (1979) and David Lewis (1979). Indexical beliefs are states of believing something ...
  • Haudenosaunee Women Lacrosse Players: Making Meaning and Embodying Sovereignty 

    Bassett, Sharity; 0000-0002-3289-4665 (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    Since the 1970s lacrosse has become the fastest growing sport in North America. It is now played by teams from six continents and over 50 nations at the international competitive level and is poised to be an Olympic sport ...
  • PREDICTING MELTING POINTS OF DEEP EUTECTIC SOLVENTS 

    Sonpal, Aditya (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    Up until the end of the 20th century, ionic liquids and later, room temperature ionic liquids had been used as solvents for the synthesis of a number of organic and inorganic materials. Owing to their wide liquid range, ...
  • The inhibitor of apoptosis (IAP) proteins contribute to acquired chemotherapy resistance in B-cell neoplasms 

    Runckel, Kyle (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    The addition of rituximab to the therapeutic regimens used to treat B-cell non-hodgkin lymphoma (B-NHL) has improved patient response rates, but it has also alter the biology of the disease in the relapse/refractory setting. ...
  • FORECASTING CHANGES TO GROUNDWATER AND SURFACE WATER FLOW REGIMES IN WESTERN NEW YORK UNDER A CHANGING CLIMATE 

    Green, Evan (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    While generally not receiving the same level of coverage and concern as arid regions, water-rich areas such as Western New York face unique hydrologic challenges under a changing climate. Predicted increases in precipitation ...
  • On Natural Kind Terms 

    Liu, ShihYun (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    AbstractThis dissertation concerns natural kinds and natural kind terms. It presents Kuhn's, Putnam's, Kripke's theories of natural kind terms and my criticisms to these theories. I propose that knowledge about a kind, ...
  • Application Driven Memory - Circuits and Architecture 

    Jiang, Shixiong (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    As smartphones and portable devices have become mainstream, the battery-life demands of end users continue to drive research into power efficient designs. Given the limited improvement in battery technology over the years, ...
  • Visualizing The Cypher: Networking Relationships of Temporal Dance Environments 

    Fernando, Randy (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    The Cypher is a spatial condition in hip-hop culture that is generatedfrom a series of relationships between body, space, and time. This conditionis inherently architectural as it utilizes bodies as a means of constructing ...
  • An Investigation into the killing bite of Homotherium Serum 

    Costa, Joseph (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    Felidae, the family to which all living cats belong, is highly morphologically and behaviorally conserved. As a result, one can make inferences about extinct species, based on observations of living taxa. To investigate ...
  • Re-identification for Online Person Tracking using Discriminative Spatio-temporal Features 

    Narayan, Neeti; 0000-0002-4626-7742 (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    The goal of this dissertation is to develop an effective online multi-person multi-camera tracking system without unrealistic assumptions. The key technical elements necessary for this include: (i) transformation of detection ...
  • Social Presence in Social Media: Persuasion, Discourse, and Design 

    Parameswaran, Srikanth; 0000-0001-7067-392X (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    New age information systems such as social media sites, virtual worlds, and virtual communities have made users’ presence in the information system more salient, bringing in the notion of “social presence,” which is the ...
  • BROKERING THEIR WAY TO LEADERSHIP: HOW INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES ENABLE BROKERS TO BE EFFECTIVE WITHIN AND BETWEEN TEAMS 

    Xu, Ning (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    Complex organizational tasks, especially in knowledge intensive organizations, require the effective collaboration and coordination across teams or disciplines. Such effective inter-team coordination is the key to realize ...
  • Investigating Virtual Environment and Optimal Behavior of Swarm Robots 

    Sher, Sidharth (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    This research encapsulated an innovative approach of implementing A.I based behavior trees in the research of swarm robotics. This work covers the manual development of Behavior Trees and their evolution. Behavior Trees ...
  • Palimpsest Theatre 

    Habla, Kelsey (State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
    The intention of this thesis is to design an inclusive experience of immersive theatrical events andstudy how people respond to various conditions of these events without human actors. Severalperformances in New York City, ...

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