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Browsing Academic Affairs by Type "Thesis"

Browsing Academic Affairs by Type "Thesis"

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  • Monroe, Robert (2018-05-08)
    This honors thesis covers the design and construction of the aircraft built by Alfred University's Gold Team for the Design, Build, Fly competition hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
  • Haleta, Michael (2017-05)
    In 1953 the term “3C” which stood for “Compulsory”, “Capacity”, and “Conflict” was given to one of the original minicomputer companies by the name of Computer Control Company, Inc. I have switched the 3 “C’s” to represent ...
  • Gai, Anthony David (2013-05)
    Solar prominences are the massive formations of ionized gas collecting above the Sun's surface. Even after more than half a century of research, there is not a full understanding of the processes involved in the formation, ...
  • Griggs, Lea (2017-05)
    This exhibition, Landscape Survey 1, provides various types of creative techniques to investigate, identify, analyze, record and interpret the aesthetic landscape. Interpretation is essential in providing the knowledge and ...
  • Johnson, Vienna (2015)
    Many college students today are plagued with questions and uncertainties. They are struggling to discover what values they hold most dear and other such indicators of who they are as people. Emerging adulthood is a time ...
  • Naclerio, Allison (2018-04-16)
    Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati are zoonotic parasites that primarily infect dogs and cats. Toxocara is especially relevant to human health because humans frequently live in close contact with companion animals. Young ...
  • Gause, Sydni (2018-05)
    My work acts like the proud quilted banners pinned to the walls of a Southern Baptist church that read "King of Kings" and "Lord of Lords." I begin by investigating the role of material and the psychological undertones ...
  • Torrence, Virginia Rose (2016)
    There are certain symbols, types of touch, and a personal aesthetic that emerge from this process of searching. Some reoccurring symbols within my work are hair, fabric, holes, eyes, impressions, fruit, jewelry, and flesh. ...
  • Zablocki, Alex M. (2017-05)
    My work is a marathon exercise in the deconstruction and adaptation of vessel aesthetics, form, function, conventions and histories. I remain alchemically adventurous by employing a wide range of materials, processes, ...
  • Carosa, Catarina L. (2017-05-02)
    This epidemiological study focused on prevalence of the personality trait, alexithymia–the inability to recognize and describe one’s own emotions–among college-aged students. Levels of normative alexithymia (measured by ...
  • Woznica, Elizabeth (2018-04-25)
    My main goal with The Alfred Book of Ghastly Tales is to showcase the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) here at Alfred University. Seeing an anthology of student and faculty writing for sale on Amazon and Barnes ...
  • Percy, Emma (2017-04-22)
    As a new generation of people enter adulthood and the next generation is becoming aware of the world, we have an opportunity to change the way we exist on the planet. This thesis became an opportunity for the artist to ...
  • Hoffman, Erin (2020-05)
    This paper communicates the entanglement between ourselves and our words through the lens of glass and process. Beginning with our ego-centric ways of thinking, I analyze how this type of perception is so heavily rooted ...
  • Brown, Rachel (Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering at Alfred University., 2015-09)
    A large percentage of the usable fuel employed in a commercial bus is utilized to overcome the aerodynamic drag at highway speeds and therefore if reduced could produce a large reduction in the total fuel consumption of ...
  • Muehl, Madison (2019-05-10)
    My research focuses on identifying and classifying the sources of all novel compound isolations published in the American Chemical Society's Journal of Natural Products from 2015 to 2017. This project acts as a guide about ...
  • Turner, Alexander; Knapp, Michael (2015)
    Previous thesis work has recently built on the fact that quartz dissolution rims are dependent on dwell temperature. It was sought after to determine if the dissolution rims were also dependent on the temperature at which ...
  • Wach, Valerie (2019-05-09)
    Guiding Eyes for the Blind (GEB) has been using heritability estimates to breed for desirable behavioral traits in their dogs. Guiding Eyes for the Blind is an organization that breeds, raises, and trains dogs—specifically ...
  • Roberts, Kristina M. (2020-05)
    Over the last several months, the world has drastically changed because of a new generation of coronavirus and the pandemic it has caused. Researchers have taken into consideration previously studied biomaterial solutions ...
  • Savickas, Claudia (2020-05-08)
    For my Honors Thesis, I’ve taken on the challenge of translating characters from Shakespeare’s 4 Great Tragedies (Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth) into hand-knit garments. From each play, I made a sweater for one ...
  • Pettit, Corine (2014-05-13)
    It is common for industrial polycrystalline alumina to contain a significant amount of liquid, but it is unclear what dictates the densification temperature. It is proposed that the viscosity of the grain boundary liquid ...

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