This collection contains theses, dissertations, problem reports, and project reports (ETDs) from West Virginia University graduate students.

Submit your ETD

Follow

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

PDF

The effects of internal physiology on polyphenic horn development in the dung beetle Onthophagus taurus, Naomi Garrett Williamson

PDF

Respiratory Flow Characteristics of Intensive Care Healthcare Workers Performing Patient Care Activities, Shawn R. Williamson

PDF

Perceived Effects of Bush Burning on Agriculture and Wildlife Resources in Ghana, Caitlin A. Wilson

PDF

Breast cancer associated muscle fatigue: Novel targets to improve survival and quality of life, Hannah Elizabeth Wilson

PDF

Addiction or Disorder? Using the BIAS Map Model to Explain the Stigmatizing Effects of News Media Labels for Opioid Use Disorder, Kylie J. Wilson

PDF

The Role of Racial Discrimination on Parental Emotion and Racial Socialization, Tyia K. Wilson

PDF

The Exploration of Nanotoxicological Copper and Interspecific Saccharomyces Hybrids, Matthew Joseph Winans PhD

PDF

Creating a Community-Based Protocol to Prevent Unintended Pregnancy in Homeless Women in Monongalia County, West Virginia, Jessica Eva Wukasch

PDF

Circuits and Cycles in Graphs and Matroids, Yang Wu

PDF

Video and Image Super-Resolution via Deep Learning with Attention Mechanism, Xuan Xu

PDF

Solutions to Some Mine Subsidence Research Challenges, Jian Yang

PDF

Prescribing the Profession: Representations of Medical Professionalization Debates in American Literary Forms, 1830-1940, Jeffrey Wayne Yeager

PDF

Dendroclimatic Analysis and Site Index Modeling of Central Appalachian Red Spruce, Eric L. Yetter

PDF

Techno-Economic Feasibility of Solar Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in West Virginia, Houssem Eddine Younes

PDF

Ultrafast Optical Properties of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Thin Films, Saeed Yousefi Sarraf

PDF

Habitat Stability in Appalachian Headwater Systems and Potential Impacts on Brook Trout Populations, Zac F.W Zacavish

PDF

Design and Optimization of Dynamic System for a One-kW Free Piston Linear Engine Alternator-GENSETS Program, Nima Zamani Meymian

PDF

Developmental Mechanisms for the Diversification of Polyphenic Morphs in the Head Horn of Onthophagine Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae Onthophagus taurus): Plasticity through Nutrition, Logan Paul Zeigler

PDF

Development of Software-only Simulation Test Beds (SoST) for Spacecraft and SmallSats, Scott Alan Zemerick

PDF

Comprehensively Improved Electrochemical Performance of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries by “Chemical Anchors” and Lithium Anode Modification, Zhipeng Zeng

PDF

The “Other” Teacher: Understanding the Experience of Graduate Teaching Assistants in Neoliberal Teacher Education Settings, Jing Zhang

PDF

Cycle Double Covers and Integer Flows, Zhang Zhang

PDF

Evolutionary genomics of dynamic sex chromosomes in the Salicaceae, Ran Zhou

PDF

Essays on the Political Economy of Governance, Yang Zhou

PDF

An Interactive Mobile Equipment Task-Training with Virtual Reality, Lazar Zujovic

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

PDF

Propagation and Morphology of Premixed Flames in Obstructed Channels under Atmospheric and Supercritical Conditions, ABDULAFEEZ AKINOLA ADEBIYI

PDF

An Empirical Analysis of an Algorithm for the Budgeted Maximum Vertex Cover Problem in Trees, Mujidat Abisola Adeyemo

PDF

Provider-Patient Communication and Transition Readiness Among Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes, Corrine N. Ahrabi-Nejad

PDF

UTILIZING LIPID BIOMARKERS TO UNDERSTAND THE MICROBIAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE OF DEEP SUBSURFACE BLACK SHALE FORMATIONS, Rawlings Akondi

PDF

Training Friends and Overseas Relief: The Friends Ambulance Unit and the Friends Relief Service, 1939 to 1948, Nerissa Kalee Aksamit

PDF

Roses & Thorns, Stephanie Alaniz

PDF

Employment, Daniel Abdul-Latif Al-Daqa

PDF

Aptamer Functionalized Zinc Oxide Field Effect Transistors For Odor Detection, Michael D. Aldridge

PDF

Impact of Implementing a Dedicated Outdoor Air System in Parallel with a Multi-Zone Variable-Air Volume System on Energy Consumption, Thermal Comfort, and Life Cycle Cost, Khaled Alghamdi

PDF

CONFIRMATION OF DATA-DRIVEN RESERVOIR MODELING USING NUMERICAL RESERVOIR SIMULATION, Al Hasan Mohamed Al Haifi

PDF

Evaluating Post-Fire Plantation Restoration in a Mixed Conifer Forest in the Sierra Nevada, Iris C. Allen

PDF

Amazon Nights II: Electric Boogaloo-Neural Adaptations for Communication in Three Species of Weakly Electric FIsh, Kathryne M. Allen

PDF

Immunity-Based Framework for Autonomous Flight in GPS-Challenged Environment, Mohanad Al Nuaimi

PDF

Design of Geothermal District Heating and Cooling System for the West Virginia University, OLUWASOGO BOLAJI ALONGE

PDF

The Impact of Permeability Heterogeneity on Liquid Recovery from Gas Condensate Reservoir, Bashayer Alsanea

PDF

Impact on the Pharyngeal Airway Space after Maxillomandibular Advancement Procedure for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients, Ghaddy AlSaty

PDF

Analysis of the Integration of DFM Techniques and Effective Machining Parameter Selection in Metal Parts Manufacturing, Omar Ahmed Al-Shebeeb

PDF

Distinguishing Beliefs about Social Inequality: Associations among Dimensions of Critical Consciousness, Lauren M. Alvis

PDF

Three Essays on Water Economics, Fahad Alzahrani

PDF

Scheduling for Cooperative Energy Harvesting Sensor Networks, Ahmed Ammar

PDF

ANALYSIS OF UNCONVENTIONAL OIL AND GAS IMPACTS ON DOWNSTREAM FISH ASSEMBLAGES AND PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS, Joshua Noah Ankeny

PDF

The effect of resident attitudes, social capital, and stakeholder engagement on rural tourism development in West Virginia., Doug Arbogast

PDF

Optimizing the Production and Injection Wells Flow Rates in Geothermal Field Using Artificial Intelligence, MUHAMMET SALIH ARITURK

PDF

Contemporary Music Notation for the Flute: A Unified Guide to Notational Symbols for Composers and Performers, Ms. Eftihia Victoria Arkoudis

PDF

New Method of Manufacturing Carbon Foam, Matthew D. Artimez

PDF

Core Curriculum for Orchestra, Andrew Thomas Aycoth

PDF

Evaluating the Effects of Exogenous Enzyme Supplementation on Broiler Growth, Victoria E. Ayres

PDF

Political Trust in Kosovo: Exploring Cultural and Institutional Dynamics, Ermira Babamusta

PDF

Mechanism Study of Shale Gas Conversion via Chemical Looping and Heterocatalytic Processes, Lei Bai

PDF

From Segregation to Integration: A History of African-American Education in West Virginia, 1862-1971, Tamara Denmark Bailey

PDF

Choose Your Own Lecture: Students’ Motivational Resources as a Consequence of Autonomy-Supportive Instruction, James P. Baker

PDF

COMPARISON OF DRAG AREA ESTIMATION USING NATURAL COAST DOWN AND CONSTANT SPEED TEST METHODS, Cem Baki Mr

PDF

Using lidar to approximate keystone structure and evaluate management practices in potential habitats of the endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis), Brandyn Balch

PDF

Investigation of bovine conceptus galectins and the effect of bovine conceptus secretory proteins on the endometrial epithelial transcriptome, Heather Lynn Baldwin

PDF

THE /h/ PHENOMENON: OVERGENERALISED OR CONFUSED? THE NIGERIAN YORUBA-ENGLISH SPEAKERS AS A CASE STUDY, Oluwabukola Omolara Bamidele

PDF

Short Beam Shear Strength Evaluations of GFRP Composites: Correlations Through Accelerated and Natural Aging, William Todd Barker

PDF

Boundaries and Policing: Space, Jurisdictions, and Roles in the Collection of Official Crime Data, Cynthia Suzanne Barnett-Ryan

PDF

Regulation of the long non-coding RNA FAM83H-AS1 by human papillomavirus in cervical cancer, Jamie Ann Barr Ph.D.

PDF

Immunomagnetic Beads Coupled with Anti-PH-20 Antibodies to Isolate Sperm from DNA Mixtures for Sexual Assault Kit Application, Kayla Becks

PDF

Homeland and ethnic news consumption among Ghanaians in the Washington Metropolitan Area, Kwabena Boateng Bediako

PDF

Death-defying Morphologies: Mass Extinction and Disparity in the Order Harpetida, James Desmond Beech

PDF

The acute effect of propanil on reproductive hormones, ovarian gene expression and splenic cells in C57Bl/6 female mice, Malia Danielle Berg

PDF

Effect of Shear Bond Strength with Novel APC™ Flash-Free Brackets and Different Bonding Protocol: An In Vitro Study, Carl Bernstein

PDF

Ferritin: An Iron Deficiency Biomarker in Collegiate Female Distance Runners, Ty Bigelow

PDF

Does Emotional Distress Tolerance Predict Fear Responding in a Heights-Fearful Sample?, Amber Lynn Billingsley

PDF

Scaling Analysis and Experimental Investigation of a Rotating Detonation Engine, David Thomas Billups

PDF

Global Existence and Asymptotic Behaviors For Some Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations., Ismahan Dhaw Binshati

PDF

Gevalt, or And Then the Strings Come In, Jacob C. Block

PDF

Development of Improved Acellular Pertussis Vaccines Through Inclusion of the RTX Antigen or Induction of Mucosal Immunity, Dylan Tyler Boehm

PDF

Dynamic Discrepancy Reduced Order Modeling for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Over Cobalt-based Catalyst, Jose Miguel Bohorquez

PDF

The Effect of Feed Manufacture Techniques on Pathogen Reduction and Feed Nutrient Value, Timothy Paul Boltz

PDF

Reconciling the dissonance between Historic Preservation and Virtual Reality through a Place-based Virtual Heritage system., Danny J. Bonenberger

PDF

A Biomimetic Approach to Controlling Restorative Robotics, Matthew T. Boots

PDF

Energy Efficiency Evaluation of Blower Heater Non-Purge Compressed Air Dryers, Alexandra M. Botts

PDF

The impact of student facilitation on student engagement in asynchronous online discussion, Robin Bowen

PDF

Marcel Tabuteau’s System of Phrasing Applied to the Primary Themes in Carl Maria von Weber’s Second Clarinet Concerto, Christopher Charles Bowmaster

PDF

Glial cell expansion and intercellular signaling in the developing Medial Nucleus of the Trapezoid Body (MNTB), Ashley N. Brandebura

PDF

Pain Relief Knowledge, History, and Expectations among Emergency Dental Patients, Daniel C. Brawley

PDF

Hyperscales: Analysis, Historical Uses, and Possible Applications in Contemporary Music Composition, Douglas Wayne Brown

PDF

An Educational Intervention for Skin Cancer Prevention with Hospital Staff: A Pilot Project for System Change, Amy Fran Bruce

PDF

Tie Strength, Optimal Connections, and Distance in Social Networks, David Anthony Buch

PDF

The Magic Flute: Modern Light on a Classic Opera, Justin E H Burns

PDF

Analysis of User Preference with N95 and Powered Air-Purifying Respirators in a Healthcare Work Environment, Brittany Renee Carver

PDF

DP internal codeswitching by Spanish and English bilinguals in the US, Yurena Castaño-Nuñez

PDF

Evaluating the Approach of Using NOx Control Performance Tracking for On-Board Diagnostics of Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles, Renata Castiglioni

PDF

Virtual Morphology as a Method of Robotic Control, Conner Todd Castle

PDF

Judged Facial Attractiveness of Extraction and Non-Extraction Orthodontic Treatment in Repose and Smiling, Nicolette R. Chahin

PDF

Evaluation of A Marketing Strategy Based on The Concept of Virtual Energy Audit, Goutham Kumar Reddy Challa

PDF

A Sociopolitical Perspective to Understand When and Why Supervisors Endorse and Implement Employees’ Suggested Changes, Huaizhong Chen

PDF

Intelligent Malware Detection Using File-to-file Relations and Enhancing its Security against Adversarial Attacks, Lingwei Chen

PDF

Association Genetics and Local Adaptation of Populus trichocarpa Torr. & Gray, Hari Bahadur Chhetri

PDF

Incentives and Economic Decisions: Evidence from Sports Data, Iuliia Chikish

PDF

Appalachian Caregivers of Persons with Dementia Non Use of Services, Kristina M. Childers

PDF

STATE COUNTER-INSURGENCY AND POLITICAL POLICING IN COLONIAL AND POST-COLONIAL MALAWI, 1891-1994, Paul Brenard Chiudza Banda

PDF

Evaluating the Potential of Methyl Jasmonate Application as an Agricultural Practice on Phytochemicals in Brassica Vegetables: Sensory Quality, Cooking, and Cost-Benefit Analysis, Yu-Chun Chiu