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    • LiDAR-Based Solar Mapping for Distributed Solar Plant Design and Grid Integration in San Antonio, Texas 

      Le, Tuan B.; Kholdi, Danial; Xie, Hongjie; Dong, Bing; Vega, Rolando E. (3/16/2016)
      This study represents advancements in the state-of-the-art of the solar energy industry by leveraging LiDAR-based building characterization for city-wide, distributed solar photovoltaics, solar maps, highlighting the ...
    • Life As I Knew It 

      Piering, Taylor (2020-08-30)
      This essay is about looking inward and to the past for confirmation that everything is going to be okay in one of the darkest years of my life.
    • A Life Changing Experience 

      Shenouda, George (2021-01-31)
      My work is about the defining moment in my life and in my parents' life.
    • Life Defining Moment of My Ancestor 

      Teniola, David (2021-02-14)
      Slavery of my ancestor
    • LiNbO3-Tm3+ Crystal. Material for Optical Cooling 

      Kokanyan, Ninel; Mkhitaryan, Nune; Demirkhanyan, Gagik; Kumar, Ajith; Aillerie, Michel; Sardar, Dhiraj; Kokanyan, Edvard (1/9/2021)
      The possibilities of LiNbO3-Tm3+ crystals for optical cooling based on anti-Stokes luminescence in the wavelength range of 1818–2200 nm are investigated. The concentration dependences of the final temperature of the crystal ...
    • Living in the House of Usher 

      Collier, Catherine (2020-12-06)
      This year, we have experience a broad range of emotions in a short amount of time. We have attempted to carry on with daily activities and our monotonous routine when anger, mania, depression, anxiety are all creeping up ...
    • Living Through COVID-19 

      Amedeo, Ava (2021-01-30)
      Defining moment in my life and in my mother's.
    • Load-Sharing Model under Lindley Distribution and Its Parameter Estimation Using the Expectation-Maximization Algorithm 

      Park, Chanseok; Wang, Min; Alotaibi, Refah Mohammed; Rezk, Hoda (11/22/2020)
      A load-sharing system is defined as a parallel system whose load will be redistributed to its surviving components as each of the components fails in the system. Our focus is on making statistical inference of the parameters ...
    • Love Grows 

      Harris, Sunny (5/10/2022)
      A caterpillar going through changes asks her mother a series of questions about life, love, and growing up. Her mother answers with bedtime stories like anecdotes that deal with race, gender, and sexuality both as personal ...
    • Love Letter 

      Sims, Sydnei (2020-10-25)
      Last year was a hard year, my senior year was taken from me, I didn't get a prom, a senior trip or a senior skip day. And that really took a toll on my mental health. I also fell in love for the first time and got my heart ...
    • A Love Letter to Houston 

      McLain, Gillian (2020-11-27)
      I was born and raised in Houston, Texas as was most of my mother's immediate side of the family. Our city is very important to me, its vibrance and style is so unique, our communities are resilient. I wanted to pay respects ...
    • Low Temperature Water-Gas Shift: Enhancing Stability through Optimizing Rb Loading on Pt/ZrO2 

      Watson, Caleb Daniel; Martinelli, Michela; Cronauer, Donald Charles; Kropf, A. Jeremy; Jacobs, Gary (2/5/2021)
      Recent studies have shown that appropriate levels of alkali promotion can significantly improve the rate of low-temperature water gas shift (LT-WGS) on a range of catalysts. At sufficient loadings, the alkali metal can ...
    • Lyapunov Approach for Almost Periodicity in Impulsive Gene Regulatory Networks of Fractional Order with Time-Varying Delays 

      Stamova, Ivanka; Stamov, Gani (2021-12-09)
      This paper investigates a class of fractional-order delayed impulsive gene regulatory networks (GRNs). The proposed model is an extension of some existing integer-order GRNs using fractional derivatives of Caputo type. The ...
    • Machine learning algorithms for predicting undernutrition among under-five children in Ethiopia 

      Bitew, Fikrewold H.; Sparks, Corey S.; Nyarko, Samuel H. (Public Health Nutrition;Volume 25, Issue 2, 2021-10-08)
      Objective: Child undernutrition is a global public health problem with serious implications. In this study, we estimate predictive algorithms for the determinants of childhood stunting by using various machine learning ...
    • Machine-Learning Methods to Select Potential Depot Locations for the Supply Chain of Biomass Co-Firing 

      Goettsch, Diana; Castillo-Villar, Krystel K.; Aranguren, Maria (12/11/2020)
      Coal is the second-largest source for electricity generation in the United States. However, the burning of coal produces dangerous gas emissions, such as carbon dioxide and Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. One alternative ...
    • Making product customization more feasible for flexible manufacturing systems 

      Kim, Hoejin; Culler, David E. (Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing, 2014)
      A big challenge for companies is to make the steps between product design and process configuration more agile and adaptable. Some potential areas of performance improvement include|| connecting product design to process ...
    • Making the Best of a Hard Situation 

      Loftus, Katherine (2020-09-06)
      A different perspective on this hardships of the pandemic in comparison to previous generations.
    • Manufacture and instrumentation of bio-mechanical shoulder testing rig for medical applications 

      Hughes, David; Nabhani, Farhad; Hodgson, Simon (Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing, 2014)
      Manufacture of medical simulations and devices is complex as parameters are often complex and ill-understood. Until recently the accurate measurement of contact loads acting in the Glenohumeral joint have been difficult ...
    • Margaret Cavendish, Feminist Ethics, and the Problem of Evil 

      Hernandez, Jill Graper (4/16/2018)
      This paper argues that, although Margaret Cavendish’s main philosophical contributions are not in philosophy of religion, she makes a case for a defense of God, in spite of the worst sorts of harms being present in ...
    • Marsha P. Johnson Painting 

      Rodriguez, Cassandra (2020-11-30)
      In this video, I created a time lapse of me painting LGBTQ rights activist, Marsha P. Johnson, as well as discussing a few of her accomplishments and contributions to the gay community.