Graduate students showcase their scholarly work in the annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day. The outstanding poster presentations are given awards by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Graduate Student Advisory Committee.

Follow


Submissions from 2017

File

Why do Women Delay in Seeking Prenatal Care? A Discrete-Time Survival Analysis, Ama Agyeiwaa Abrokwah

Ultrafast Charge Carrier Dynamics in Highly Luminescent Cesium Lead Halide (CsPbX3) Perovskite Nanocomposites, Abubkr Abuhagr

An Evaluation of Parental Involvement in the Kalamazoo Kids in Tune Program, Ruqayyah Abu-Obaid, Anthony Frontiera, Aaron Kates, Tara Lightner, Lenore Yaeger, and Yunzheng Zheng

Building Information Modeling, Virtual Reality, Sensing Technology, Game and Energy Simulation in Supporting Construction Automation and Sustainable Buildings, Temitope Akanbi, Majid Mastali, Abdulaziz Abdullah M. Alghamdi, and Hani Baraka Alsharari

File

Research Methods in Public Administration: A Systematic Review, Adel Hasan Ahmed Aladlani

PDF

Enhance a Deep Neural Network Model for Twitter Sentiment Analysis by Incorporating a User-Level Information, Ahmed Sulaiman M Alharbi

PDF

An Appromximation Algorithm for Motif Finding in DNA Sequences, Hasnaa Imad Al-Shaikhli

PDF

State-wide Patterns In Diabetes Screening Service: Comparing 3 Medical Insurance Plans, Stephen Anim-Preko

File

Findings from a Systematic Review of Key Public Administration Membership Associations’ Journals, Ruth M. Bates-Hill

File

Refugee Reflections: A Focus on the Lived Experiences of African Refugees Resettling in Michigan, Ruth M. Bates-Hill

The Relationship between Anthropogenic Climate Change Acceptance and Agreement with Authentic Dissenter Messages, Andrew Phillip Keller Bentley

Green Burials: The Deinstitutionalization of Death, Charlie Bouverette

"People You May (or May Not) Know:” Usage Intensity, Status Motivation, and Intimate Self Disclosure as Predictors of Bridging Social Capital on Facebook, Ryan Castillo

PDF

Characterization of a Neuroprotective Retinal Synapse After Inducing Glaucoma in Long Evans Rats, Cynthia A. Cooley-Themm

Atmospheric Microbial Community Sampling System for Varying Altitude Collection, Kenneth Domingue

Nature, Timing, and Origin of Wet Climatic Periods in Arabia from Geochemical (Stable Isotopes, Noble Gas Thermometry, Geochronology) and Geomorphological Data, Mustafa Emil

PDF

Modeling Channel Response to Dam Removal in Lansing, Michigan, using SWAT, Ryan Filbin

Phosphorus Speciation of Riverbed Sediments from a Eutrophic Watershed in SW Michigan: Assessment of Phosphorus Recovery Potential, Katie Gaviglio

The Impact of Anthropogenic Noise on Avian Communication and Fitness, Erin Grabarczyk

PDF

Black Women as Scapegoats: The Mass Incarceration of Black Men and the Social Stigma of the Welfare Queen, Keiondra J. Grace and Olivia M. McLaughlin

Comparing the Effects of Additives on Protein Analysis by DESI and ESI, Elahe Honarvar

File

Unusual Isotopic Effects Produced in Precipitation as a Byproduct of Unusual Atmospheric Processes, Shelby Hurst

Optimized Dielectric Design of Medium Voltage Induction Motors, Mohammed Khalil Hussain

Implication of Item and Test Differential Item Functioning in Criterion-Referenced Tests, Xiaojie Hu

Denoising Large Neuroimaging Data on Brain Tumor Using Spatial Random Effects Model on Sphere, Leonard C. Johnson

Dielectronic Recombination of Si-Like Ions and the Orion Nebula S2+ Abundance Conundrum, Jagjit Kaur

PDF

Analysis of Emergency Medical Services Response Continuum for Motor Vehicle Crashes in Michigan, Megan Kuk

PDF

A Statistical Model for Emergency Medical Services Response to Motor Vehicle Crashes in Michigan, Megan Kuk

PDF

Computer Simulation fof Flexiblity and Inertial Effects on Self-propelled Swimming Bodies, Ye Luo and Tai-Hsien Wu

PDF

Turbulence Analysis for the Improvement of Internal Combustion Engine Efficiency, James R. MacDonald and Claudia Fajardo-Hansford

Exploiting Disorder in Novel Semiconductors for Optoelectronic Devices, Robert Makin

PDF

Hemicellulose Based Barrier Coating for Packaging, Ruoxi Ma

PDF

Spatial Thinking and Cognitive Processing in Meteorology, Peggy McNeal

Macroeconomic Impacts of U.S. Quantitative Easing in Latin America: A Global Vector Autoregression Approach, Daniel Abraham Mengistu

Student Engagement in Direct Instruction, Undergraduate Microbiology Laboratories, Eva Ngulo

A Markov Regime Switching Model with Time-varying Transition Probabilities for Identifying Asset Price Bubbles, Frank Ofori

PDF

Land Deformation Associated with Salt Domes along the Red Sea Coastline, Hannah Pankratz

PDF

Evaluation of The Effectiveness of Clearview Font and Fluorescent Yellow Sheeting on Michigan’s Freeways, Lusanni Acosta Rodriguez

Halo Organic Degradation by Flavin Monocleotide (FMN) and Colloidal TiO2, Tahseen Saeed

The Effect of Road Salt Runoff on Lake Methanogens and Methane, Emily Irene Sprague

PDF

Satellite Sequencing Optimization Using a Genetic Algorithm, Andrew Verstraete

PDF

Measuring Quality of Life for Shanghai’s Floating Population Employed in Urban Renewal Sites, Jacob A. Watkins and Gregory Veeck

File

Data Driven Decision Making: Utilizing Alumni Perspectives In Strategic Management, Robert Welton

PDF

The Quantum Dancing of Hot Atomic Nuclei: A New Theoretical Approach, Herlik Wibowo

PDF

Do Incentives Increase Response Rates to an Internet Survey of American Evaluation Association Members?, Lyssa N. Wilson

Poster or Performance Title: Economic Impact Analysis of Bridge Construction, Funda Yavuz

Modeling Student Misconceptions Using Nested Logit Item Response Models, Mustafa Yildiz

An Examination of the Design and Statistical Power of Impact Evaluations in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Qi Zhang

Submissions from 2016

PDF

A PNN-Jensen-Bregman Divergence for a WLAN Indoor Positioning System, Osamah Ali Abdullah

PDF

Selective Incarceration and Extraction of Oxoanion Contaminants from Aqueous Media by Self-assembled Nanojars, Basil Ahmed

PDF

Work Protecting Sensitive Data in VANETs Using Active Data Bundles, Abduljaleel M. Al Hasnawi

PDF

The Level of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon Contamination on the Kalamazoo River Shoreline Remains High Following the 2010 Enbridge Oil Spill, Wisam Al-Isawi

Content Analysis Challenges to Emiratisation, Mohammed Aljanahi

PDF

High Performance Bayesian Applications in Medical, Economics and Climate Sciences, Ahmed Almulihi

PDF

Implementation of Software Community Radio Using Low Cost Resources, Amean Shareaf Ghazi Al-Safi

Inter-annual Variability of Lake-effect Snowfall in Lower Peninsula of Michigan, Dale E. Arnold, Bandhan Ayon, Brian Chambers, and Nirjala Koirala

Musical Lyrics and YouTube Commentary on Kurdish Identity Politics, Sevda Arslan

PDF

Evaluation of the Discriminable Stimulus Effects of 0.3 mg/kg 3, 4‑methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) and 1.0 mg/kg 4-methylmethcathinone (4-MMC) Using a Drug Discrimination Procedure in Male Sprague-Dawley Rats, Michael Berquist

Planarian 'Vision': A Combination of Ocular and Dermal Phototransduction, Taylor Birkholz

PDF

Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project: 2015 Field Season, John Cardinal and Erika Loveland

Assessment of Concussion Education for Student‐Athletes, Miriam Carroll-Alfano

Plasticity of Mitral Cell Dendritic Morphology in the Adult Zebrafish Olfactory Bulb Following Chemical Deafferentation, Joanna Dickens

PDF

Online CTE in the Community College, Brian T. Dietz and Rachal Etshim

Evidence for Recent Spring Activity on Mars, Abotalib Farag

PDF

The Impact of a Story-Based Lesson on Student Learning and Attitudes, Janice Marie Fulford

PDF

Previous Exposure to LSD Fails to Enhance the Psychomotor Stimulant Effects of d-Amphetamine in Male Sprague-Dawley Rats, Keli Herr

The Characterization of Flexographic Printed Conductive Lines on Atmospheric-Plasma Treated Ultra-Thin PDMS Films, Michael J. Joyce

An Interactive Web-based Tool for Fatigue Analysis and Life Prediction, Joshua Teo Lee Kuok

PDF

The Digital Watchmakers: Playing with the Sacred in Video Games, Anthony Langley

PDF

Teaching Children with Autism Who Have Difficulty Mastering Auditory Discriminations, Sarah Lichtenberger

PDF

Optimal Location for Bike Sharing Stations in Downtown Kalamazoo, Lizmert Lopez Gonzalez

PDF

Family and Peer Groups’ Impact on Adolescent Marijuana Use, Brian Lunn

Perinatal Risk and Resources Identified Using Spatial Logistic Regression and Trend Analysis, Elizabeth MacQuillan and Amy B. Curtis

An Improved Technique to Study a Hidden Immigrant Population, Daniel Abraham Mengistu

Gender Issues in Public Administration: The Search for Women in Public Administration Curricula, Nicole Milliman

Synchronized Skating: An Investigation into Injury Incidence during the Training Year for the 2016 U.S. National Championships, Gretchen Mohney

Neoliberals and Neoconservatives: A Conservative Coin Standing on Edge over the Same-sex Marriage Question, Zachariah Oaster

PDF

Does Research on Evaluation Matter? Findings from a Survey of American Evaluation Association Members and Prominent Evaluation Theorists and Scholars, Satoshi Ozeki

Foreign Schooling Experience and Its Impact on Educational Outcomes and Aspirations: The Case of Children of Immigrants, Pimam Manzi Pidalatan

The Art of the Duo, Samuel Pilnick

PDF

Can You Help Me Now? The Effects of Cell Phone Use on Social Capital Formation, Simon Purdy

PDF

The Importance of Geologic Study for the Application of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in Otsego County, Michigan, Matthew Rine

Extraction of Phosophorus from Runoff Sediments Using Fungal Exudates, Shaun Shields

No Pain, No Gain: Sacrifice and Violence in Evangelical Theology and Athleticism, Zachary T. Smith

PDF

Progress in the Past Decade: An Examination of the Precision of Cluster Randomized Trials Funded by the U.S. Institute of Education Sciences, Jessaca Spybrook, Ran Shi, and Ben Kelcey

Solvent and Ligand Effect on Ultrafast and Temperature-dependent Optical Properties of Bi-icosahedral Au25 Clusters, Viraj D. Thanthirige

Returns to Global Human Capital: Evidence from the US Labor Market, Patrick Vail

Proliferation of Retinal Neurons in a Mammalian Model, Mark Webster

PDF

A Numerical Approach to Investigate the Influence of Deformable Blockages on Blood Flow in an Elastic Vessel, Tai-Hsien Wu