Doctoral Dissertations

 

This collection contains dissertations written in partial fulfillment of the doctoral degree, from 1937 to the present.

The first doctoral degree was in Chemistry, awarded to Frank Joseph Zvanut; his dissertation was titled Pyrochemical changes in Missouri halloysite.. Zvanut had earned his Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering in 1932. Most recently, popular Ph.D. disciplines have included Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geological Engineering and Petroleum Engineering.

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Dissertations from 2018

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Mining and analysis of real-world graphs, Armita Abedijaberi

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The effect of overloading on reliability of wheel loader structural components, Eric Raymond Achelpohl

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Torsional behavior of RC beams strengthened with PBO-FRCM composite, Meyyada Y. Alabdulhady

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Adaptive dynamic programming with eligibility traces and complexity reduction of high-dimensional systems, Seaar Jawad Kadhim Al-Dabooni

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Hydrodynamics related performance evaluation of Upflow Moving Bed Hydrotreater reactor (MBR) using developed experimental methods and CFD simulation, Vineet Alexander

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Integrated study on the applicability of CO₂-EOR in unconventional liquids rich reservoirs, Dheiaa Khafief Khashan Alfarge

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Behavior and temporal-based effects of sustainable self-consolidating concrete in bridge structures, Hayder Hussein Alghazali

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3D seismic attribute analysis and machine learning for reservoir characterization in Taranaki Basin, New Zealand, Aamer AlHakeem

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Limiting key drilling parameters to control mud losses in Basra's oil fields, Iraq, Abo Taleb Tuama Al-hameedi

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Comprehensive evaluation of a novel EOR method-coupling low salinity water flooding and preformed particle gel to enhance oil recovery in fractured reservoirs, Ali K. Alhuraishawy

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Strengthening of reinforced masonry walls subjected to out-of-plane pseudo-static cyclic load using advanced composite, Zuhair Al-Jaberi

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Machine learning techniques implementation in power optimization, data processing, and bio-medical applications, Khalid Khairullah Mezied Al-Jabery

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Investigation of the hydrodynamics and scale-up of advanced TRISO nuclear fuel manufacturing using sophisticated measurement techniques, Thaar M. Aljuwaya

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Deep learning and localized features fusion for medical image classification, Haidar A. Almubarak

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Process simulation and experimental investigation of biofuel production in a high rate anaerobic digestion process, Haider Al-Rubaye

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Advanced topologies of high-voltage-gain DC-DC boost converters for renewable energy applications, Ahmad Alzahrani

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High temperature polymer composites using out-of-autoclave processing, Sudharshan Anandan

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Sensitivity of rheological properties of cement paste with SCC consistency, Azadehalsadat A. Asghari

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Design and development of a compact x-ray tube for stationary CT architecture, Ashish Vighnahar Avachat

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Paleogene-Early Neogene palynomorphs from the Eastern Equatorial Atlantic and Southeastern Florida, USA: Biostratigraphy and paleoenvironmental implications, Walaa K. Awad

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Imaging and mitigating karst features, Kenneth Joseph Bansah

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The utility of geophysical techniques to image the shallow subsurface in karst areas in Missouri, Nathainail Bashir

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Data analytics for stochastic control and prognostics in cyber-physical systems, Shanshan Bi

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Bio-inspired geomaterial improvement and development of innovative characterization methods, Junnan Cao

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Laser foil printing and surface polishing processes, Chen Chen

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Fabrication and characterization of advanced materials using laser metal deposition from elemental powder mixture, Xueyang Chen

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CapPack devices for the evaluation of parameters and pulse performances in liquid and solid-state NMR spectroscopy, Lingyu Chi

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Aerogels for energy storage applications: From shape memory materials to thermites and explosives, Suraj Donthula

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Incremental proper orthogonal decomposition for PDE simulation data: Algorithms and analysis, Hiba Fareed

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Chemistry, design, and processing of two-stage TRIP steel, Daniel M. Field

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Monitoring of hybrid manufacturing using acoustic emission sensor, Haythem Gaja

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On modeling quantities for insurer solvency against catastrophe under some Markovian assumptions, Daniel Jefferson Geiger

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Data fusion techniques for biomedical informatics and clinical decision support, Peng Guo

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Geomechanical characterizations and correlations to reduce uncertainties of carbonate reservoir analysis, Farqad Hadi

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Cox-type model validation with recurrent event data, Muna Mohamed Hammuda

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Mitigation of environmental hazards of sulfide mineral flotation with an insight into froth stability and flotation performance, Muhammad Badar Hayat

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Service response and evaluation of prestressed concrete bridges through load testing, Eli Saul Hernandez Ramos

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Electrodeposited epitaxial cobalt oxides and copper metal, Caleb M. Hull

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Modeling and characterization of thermo-oxidative behavior of bismaleimide composites, Rafid Muhammad Hussein

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Disorder at first-order classical and quantum phase transitions, Ahmed Khalil Ibrahim

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Nanoporous carbon scaffolds for energy storage applications, Waruni Jayawardana

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Empirical correlations between rock cutting parameters and excavated rock surface rebound hardness, Azupuri Germanus Ayerikujei Kaba

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GIS-based spatial analysis coupled with geophysical imaging to identify and evaluate factors that control the formation of karst sinkholes in southwestern Missouri, Shishay T. Kidanu

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Fully differential study of dissociative capture in P + H₂ collisions, Basu Ram Lamichhane

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Development and management of advanced batteries via additive manufacturing and modeling, Jie Li

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Lithospheric layering and thickness beneath the contiguous United States, Lin Liu

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Modeling and experimental investigations on particle dynamic behaviors in laser 3D printing with blown powder, Wei Li

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Guayule plant extracts as binder modifiers in flexible (asphalt) pavement mixtures, Steven Michael Lusher

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Electrodeposited semiconductor nanostructures & epitaxial thin films for flexible electronics, Naveen Kumar Mahenderkar

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Phenolic resin aerogels: The significance of inserting an oxidative ring-fusion aromatization step at the early stages of pyrolytic carbonization, and the application of these materials in CO₂ storage and separation, Hojat Majedi Far

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Analyzing factors affecting patient satisfaction using the Kano model, Tejaswi Materla

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A new signal processing method for acoustic emission/microseismic data analysis, Charles Mborah

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Multitarget tracking and terrain-aided navigation using square-root consider filters, James Samuel McCabe

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Evaluation of the redesign of a STEM gatekeeper course, General Chemistry I, incorporating active-learning strategies and implementation of a student-choice model, Travis Rae McDowell

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Evolving specialization in an agent-based model without task-switching costs, Shane Robert Meyer

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The significance of grouping and missed bubbles on interfacial area concentration and void fraction, Chandller Stephen-Leslie Mills

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Data driven decision making tools for transportation work zone planning, Samareh Moradpour

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Analysis of DC microgrids as stochastic hybrid systems, Jacob Andreas Mueller

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On-die transient event sensors and system-level ESD testing, Abhishek Patnaik

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Seismic anisotropy and the mantle dynamics beneath the Arabian plate, Saleh Ismail Hassan Qaysi

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Adaptive data analysis for damage detection and system identification in civil infrastructure, Hongya Qu

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Computational design and numerical analyses of thermal-hydraulics in a PWR-type small modular nuclear reactor, Vivek Murlidhar Rao

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Characterization of the cylinderical split internal-loop photobioreactor with scenedesmus microalgae: Advanced culturing, modeling, and hydrodynamics, Laith S. Sabri

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The separation of shear-driven liquid films from a sharp corner, Zahra Sadeghizadeh

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Advancement in thermal energy storage using phase change materials, Rami Mohammad Reda Saeed

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Correlation between delay time and measured concentration and concentration uncertainty by neutron activation analysis, James Thomas Seman

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Research on additive manufacturing of metallic glass alloy, Yiyu Shen

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A methodology to predict community college STEM student retention and completion, Jennifer Lynn Snyder

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Dragline excavation simulation, real-time terrain recognition and object detection, Godfred Somua-Gyimah

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Hydrodynamics study of the bubble columns with intense vertical heat-exchanging tubes using gamma-ray computed tomography and radioactive particle tracking techniques, Abbas Jawad Sultan

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Characterization of triboelectric charging in data centers/display panel manufactures, and EMI visualization based on energy parcels method in high speed interconnections, Atieh Talebzadehghahroudi

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Modeling and simulation of viscoplasticity, recrystallization, and softening of alloyed steel during hot rolling process, Xin Wang

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A multiple scattering method to study the cable harness inside a vehicle shell, Yansheng Wang

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Discrete element and artificial intelligence modeling of rock properties and formation failure in advance of shovel excavation, Muhammad Waqas

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Computational dynamics and virtual dragline simulation for extended rope service life, Muhammad Wardeh

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Multi-scale investigation of microstructure, fiber-matrix bond, and mechanical properties of ultra-high performance concrete, Zemei Wu

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Learning-based short-time prediction of photovoltaic resources for pre-emptive excursion cancellation, Huaiqi Xie

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Signal processing for microwave imaging systems with very sparse array, Xiahan Yang

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Experimental and numerical investigation on tar production and recycling in fixed bed biomass gasifiers, Jia Yu

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Direct numerical simulation of pressure fluctuations induced by supersonic turbulent boundary layers, Chao Zhang

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Investigation of microstructure and mechanical properties by direct metal deposition, Jingwei Zhang

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HDG methods for Dirichlet boundary control of PDEs, Yangwen Zhang

Dissertations from 2017

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Experimental study of natural convection heat transfer and gaseous dynamics from dual-channel circulation loop, Ibrahim Ahmed Said Abdallah

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Geophysical interpretation and static reservoir modeling of structurally complex reservoir, RG oil field area, Sirte Basin, Libya, Abdalla A. Abdelnabi

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Investigation of local velocities and phase holdups, and flow regimes and maldistribution identification in a trickle bed reactor, Mohd Fitri Bin Abdul Rahman

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T-closed sets, multivalued inverse limits, and hereditarily irreducible maps, Hussam Abobaker

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Long-range interatomic interactions: Oscillatory tails and hyperfine perturbations, Chandra Mani Adhikari

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Magneto inductive communication system for underwater wireless sensor networks, Niaz Ahmed

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Event-triggering architectures for adaptive control of uncertain dynamical systems, Ali Talib Oudah Albattat

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Screening guidelines and data analysis for the application of in-situ polymer gels for injection well conformance improvement, Munqith Naeem Rashak Aldhaheri

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Electron impact excitation-ionization of molecules, Esam Abobakr A. Ali

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Imaging a fly ash landfill using non-invasive technologies (ERT and MASW), Atiat Shaban Qasim Alsaaideh

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Programming problems on time scales: Theory and computation, Rasheed Basheer Al-Salih

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Acquisition of active multichannel analysis of surface waves (MASW) data in karst terrain, Ghassan Salem Alsulaimani

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Numerical and experimental study of new designs of all-vanadium redox flow batteries for performance improvement, Mohammed Abdulkhabeer Ali Al-yasiri

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Theoretical calculations for electron impact ionization of atoms and molecules, Sadek Mohamed Fituri Amami

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Local holomorphic extension of Cauchy Riemann functions, Brijitta Antony

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Pillar design for St. Peter sandstone formation, Francis Anohomah Arthur

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Novel applications of pulse pre-pump Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analysis for behavior evaluation of structures under thermal and mechanical loading, Yi Bao

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Experimental and computational investigation of multi-principal element alloys, Mohsen Beyramali Kivy