Winners

  • Founder’s Award: Michael, Nguyen-Truong, et al. (2018). Different Anisotropic Biomechanical Behavior of Left and Right Ventricles in Adult Sheep.
  • Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering - Excellence in Research: Marissa N. Karpack, et al. (2018). Quantitative Assessment of Floodplain Functionality Using an Index of Integrity.
  • Great Minds in Research, Honorable Mention: Megan Posukonis, et al. (2018). Fracture Characterization Via Computed Tomography in Thoroughbred Racehorses.
  • College of Business - Dean's Award for Research Excellence: Joel W. Schwartzkopf, et al. (2018). Practical Application of Business Education Through Administrative Fellowship.
  • Recent Submissions

    • Modeling evapotranspiration using an aerodynamic temperature and remote sensing approach 

      Author(s):Costa Filho, Edson; Chavez, Jose L.
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Better irrigation water management requires accurate estimates of crop water use. Modeling evapotranspiration (ET) using the surface energy balance approach and remote sensing data has been showing promising results, but ...
    • Design and development of haute couture using innovative silk fabrics 

      Author(s):Purandare, Saloni; Maindargi, Shagufta; Ramdham, Shivani; Gupta, Rhiddhi; Pital, L. G.
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      The purpose of this research which was conducted with Central Silk Board, Government of India organization is development of 6 haute couture pieces with innovative fabrics and ornamentation. Another motive was to preserve ...
    • Microgreen production: an evaluation of types of growing media 

      Author(s):Lake, Julie A.
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Microgreens are edible vegetable, herb, and even flower plants that are harvested between 7 to 15 days after germination, when cotyledons and/or two ‘true’ leaves have emerged. Harvest parameters often vary depending on ...
    • CFD model to reduce automobile development costs related to refueling system 

      Author(s):Stoker, T. McKay; Dake, Mangesh; Windom, Bret; Henderson, Marc
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Testing procedures for automobile refueling systems can be costly. To reduce the amount of testing during the design of refueling systems, car manufacturers desire a CFD tool predictive of system performance. The potential ...
    • Behind the screens: the women behind Disney films 

      Author(s):Selinske, Kimberly
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Women have been part of the Disney company since its inception in 1923, and have always played integral roles in the creation and success of Disney films. This research argues that women need to be reincorporated into the ...
    • Reworlding and making kin in Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation 

      Author(s):Myers, Madison
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Jeff VanderMeer’s work of fiction and recent film, Annihilation, uniquely suggests reworlding by reimagining human interconnectedness to other species as part of multispecies communities. VanderMeer breaks down the boundaries ...
    • Analysis of the maintenance work order data in educational institutions 

      Author(s):Besiktepe Karaman, Deniz; Ozbek, Mehmet E.; Atadero, Rebecca A.
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      As a part of facilities management (FM), building maintenance activities occupy a significant role in reaching the goal of delivering an acceptable level of performance while minimizing costs and failures. For institutional ...
    • Art of love: arts engagement as a form of relational maintenance, The 

      Author(s):Griggs, Anna
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      In previous research, pro-social relational maintenance interactions have been found to lead to more satisfying relationships (Canary & Stafford, 2004). These relational maintenance behaviors may be especially important ...
    • Visualizations to support self-regulation of students' learning behaviors 

      Author(s):Moraes, Marcia; Pouska, Beth; McKenna, Kelly; Folkestad, James E.
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      This study used learning analytics visualizations in the form of visual graphics of students’ spaced-retrieval practice (SRP) to support students’ reflection on their learning behavior and to learn from that exposure. ...
    • Cut points matter: differences in estimates of physical activity engagement using accelerometer data 

      Author(s):Hulett, Nicholas; Li, Kaigang; Haynie, Denise; Lipsky, Leah; Iannotti, Ronald; Simons-Morton, Bruce
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Purpose: Accelerometers are used to assess physical activity intensity levels and durations across populations. This is done by dividing the device output into categories that correspond to light, moderate, and vigorous ...
    • Bimanual control differs between force increment and force decrement 

      Author(s):Alam, Tasnuva; Patel, Prakruti; Lodha, Neha
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Background: Everyday bimanual activities require increasing and decreasing forces to manipulate objects, for example, buttoning a shirt or tying a shoelace. Optimal coordination of increasing and decreasing bimanual forces ...
    • Different anisotropic biomechanical behavior of left and right ventricles in adult sheep 

      Author(s):Nguyen-Truong, Michael; Liu, Wenqiang; Labus, Kevin; Gray, Elisabeth; McGilvray, Kirk; Puttlitz, Christian M.; Wang, Zhijie
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Ventricular dysfunction contributes significantly to mortality and morbidity in modern society and is the most common cause of heart failure. In the present study, we compared the fundamental biaxial mechanical behavior ...
    • Quantitative assessment of floodplain functionality using an index of integrity 

      Author(s):Karpack, Marissa N.; Morrison, Ryan R.
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Floodplain integrity can be defined as the ability of a floodplain to support essential functions that maintain biodiversity and ecosystem services. This ongoing research involves developing a novel framework to quantitatively ...
    • Engineering brightness: hundrED top 100 global educational innovations 2018 

      Author(s):Howe, John; Winey, Tracey
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Engineering Brightness: Building A Global Network of Social Entrepreneurs builds on a successful local initiative that has the dual foci of designing, building and distributing personal lights for those without and impacting ...
    • Carbon nanotube reinforced batteries: towards larger capacities and longer lifetimes 

      Author(s):Schulze, Maxwell C.; Prieto, Amy L.
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Next generation rechargeable battery materials will need to exhibit improved energy storage capacities and cycle lifetimes to enable the electrification of transportation and the use of renewable power sources. While many ...
    • Effect of topical diclofenac 0.1% ophthalmic solution on tear production in normal research beagles when administered SID, BID, TID & QID for 5 days 

      Author(s):Colussi, J. A.; Henriksen, Md. L; Martabano, B. B.; Sharp, J. L.; Wang, Zeke; Lappin, M. R.
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Purpose. Topical Diclofenac is commonly used for ocular inflammatory diseases in veterinary ophthalmology but no studies have examined the effect of this drug on tear production in dogs. The purpose of this study was to ...
    • Practical application of business education through administrative fellowship 

      Author(s):Schwartzkopf, Joel W.
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      The CSU Health Network Administrative Fellowship seeks to mirror the model of the approximately 75+ other such programs in the United States. Administrative fellowships are found in many health systems and hospitals, ...
    • Hell in the Promised Land: environment and the Mountain Meadow Massacre 

      Author(s):Maxwell, Dillon
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters; reports
      In Mid-September 1857, a wagon train of 120 men, women, and children headed to California were killed by Mormon Militiamen in southwestern Utah. The Militiamen spared none except several small children. The discussion on ...
    • Fracture characterization via computed tomography in Thoroughbred racehorses 

      Author(s):Posukonis, Megan; Daglish, Jodie; Kawack, Christopher
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Fractures of the third metacarpal/tarsal bone remain the most common injuries of the Thoroughbred racehorse. There are currently no data exploring the trabecular bone mineral density relative to the propagating fracture ...
    • Access Solar: venture proposal 

      Author(s):Arnold, Addison; Figliolo, Luciana; Redburn, Melody; Sepp-Peterson, Aurora
      Date Issued:2018
      Format:born digital; Student works; posters
      Community solar expands solar energy access by providing homeowners, renters, and businesses equal access to the economic and environmental benefits of solar energy. However, within the industry customer acquisition is a ...

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