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Competition Between Resonant Plasmonic Coupling and Electrostatic Interaction in Reduced Graphene Oxide Quantum Dots
This article presents a study of the plasmonic interaction that effects the optical properties of light emission from graphene oxide system.
Three-Dimensional Carbon Nanostructures for Advanced Lithium-Ion Batteries
This review contains the authors' recent progress on the design and fabrication of 3D carbon nanostructures, their performance in Li-ion batteries (LIBs), and their implementation into large-scale, lightweight, and flexible LIBs.
Hybrid boron nitride-natural fiber composites for enhanced thermal conductivity
This article finds that the synergy of natural fiber with hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) could significantly improve thermal conductivity, compared with that solely using hBN.
Dual-Wavelength Terahertz Metasurfaces with Independent Phase and Amplitude Control at Each Wavelength
This article describes the design of a dual-wavelength achromatic metasurface-based deflector deflecting the incident wave to the same direction at two selected wavelengths, which has circumvented the critical limitation of strong wavelength dependence in the planar metasurface-based devices caused by the resonant nature of the plasmonic structures.
An Interactive Model for Vector Borne Diseases: A Simulation for Zika in French Polynesia
Post presented at Contagion 2016, a satellite meeting at the 2016 Conference on Complex Systems. This poster presents a stochastic agent-based model that simulates the transmission of ZIKA via mosquitoes in 11 islands in the French Polynesia.
UV-induced modification of fused silica: Insights from ReaxFF-based molecular dynamics simulations
This article discusses molecular dynamics simulations performed to present evidence that silica structure in both short and medium ranges is directly modified by UV-induced defects.
Optomechanical Design for Precision Lens Positioning and Mounting
This article presents a lens positioning and mounting in a few microns accuracy using a kinematic mount module.
Oxidation behavior and microstructural decomposition of Ti-6Al-4V and Ti-6Al-4V-1B sheet
This article conducts a direct comparison between the oxidation behavior of Ti-6Al-4V and Ti-6Al-4V + 1B to elucidate whether the addition of boron to Ti-^Al-4V impacts the oxidation behavior.
Effects of Carbonization Temperature and Component Ratio on Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Effectiveness of Woodceramics
This article explores the effects of carbonization temperature and mass ratio of wood/resin on electromagnetic interference, shielding effectiveness, and morphology of woodceramics.
Fabrication of Wood-Rubber Composites Using Rubber Compound as a Bonding Agent Instead of Adhesives
This article describes fabricating wood-rubber composites using rubber processing to improve water resistance and mechanical properties.
Attitudes and behaviors towards risky driving among adolescents in Saudi Arabia
This article investigates perceptions and attitudes of school youth concerning risky driving behaviors in Saudi Arabia.
Centimeter Scale Patterned Growth of Vertically Stacked Few Layer Only 2D MoS₂/WS₂ van der Waals Heterostructure
This article reports the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) growth of large-area (>2 cm²) patterned 2D vdW heterostructures composed of few layer, vertically-stacked molybdenum disulfide and tungsten disulfide.
Modeling immune response and its effect on infectious disease outbreak dynamics
This article presents a model that incorporates individuals' immune responses to further examine the role of the collective immune response of individuals in a population during an infectious outbreak.
Quantifying Access Disparities in Response Plans
This article develops and explores data driven methods to quantify vulnerabilities in the context of response plans, addressing limitations on the availability, granularity, and currency of data to identify vulnerable populations.
A secure data routing schema for WSN using Elliptic Curve Cryptography and homomorphic encryption
This article proposes a novel encryption schema based on Elliptic Curve Cyrptography (ECC) and homomorphic encryption to secure data transmission in wireless sensor networks.
Robust self-cleaning and micromanipulation capabilities of gecko spatulae and their bio-mimics
This article reports a unique self-cleaning mechanism possessed by the nano-pads of gecko spatulae.
A Low-Cost Energy-Efficient Cableless Geophone Unit for Passive Surface Wave Surveys
This article presents a hardware design for a low-cost energy-efficient geophone system to better facilitate field applications of the passive surface wave survey.
Rationally designed graphene-nanotube 3D architectures with a seamless nodal junction for efficient energy conversion and storage
This article discusses the development of a strategy of creating 3D graphene-carbon nanotube hollow fibers with radially aligned CNTs (RACNTs) seamless sheathed by a cylindrical graphene layer through a one-step chemical vapor deposition using an anodized aluminum wire template.
Carbon-based electrocatalysts for advanced energy conversion and storage
This article presents a critical review on the recent advances in carbon-based metal-free catalysts for fuel cells and metal-air batteries, and discusses the perspectives and challenges in this rapidly developing field of practical significance.
Bottom-up assembly of metallic germanium
This article demonstrates that free electrons from distinct 2D dopant layers coalesce into a homogeneous 3D conductor using anisotropic quantum interference measurements, atom probe tomography, and density functional theory.
Solving the (n² - 1)-Puzzle with 8/3 n³ Expected Moves
In this article, it is shown that the greedy algorithm for the (n² - 1)-puzzle makes 8/3 + O(n²) expected moves. This analysis is verified experimentally on 10,000 random instances each of the (n² - 1)-puzzle for 4 ≤ n ≤ 200.
Cyber-Physical Systems Can Make Emergency Response Smart
This paper from the Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact 2015 conference proceedings discusses the Smart Emergency Response System prototype built in the context of the SmartAmerica Challenge 2013-2014 by a team of nine organizations led by MathWorks.
Preparation and Characterization of Injectable Brushite Filled-Poly (Methyl Methacrylate) Bone Cement
This article discusses the design of an alternative cement system that can better accommodate calcium-phosphate additives while preserving cement rheological properties and performance.
Effect of Impregnated Inorganic Nanoparticles on the Properties of the Kenaf Bast Fibers
This article evaluates the properties of the chemically retted kenaf bast fiber impregnated with the inorganic nanoparticles.
A Cost-Effective Wireless Sensor Network System for Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Applications
This paper from the 9th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications, FNC 2014 conference proceedings presents a low-cost indoor air quality monitoring wireless sensor network system developed using Arduino, XBee modules, and micro gas sensors.
Wireless Sensor Network System Design using Raspberry Pi and Arduino for Environmental Monitoring Applications
This paper from the 9th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications, FNC 2014 conference proceedings describes a wireless sensor network system developed using open-source hardware platforms, Arduino and Raspberry Pi.
A RESTful API for exchanging materials data in the AFLOWLIB.org consortium
This article discusses the introduction of an Application Program Interface (API) following REST principles for the AFLOWLIB.org materials data repositories consortium.
Controlling the length scale and distribution of the ductile phase in metallic glass composites through friction stir processing
This article demonstrates the refinement and uniform distribution of the crystalline dendritic phase by friction stir processing of titanium based in situ ductile-phase reinforced metallic glass composite.
Review of biomechanical studies of arteries and their effect on stent performance
This article aims to summarize part of the available literature that reports studies on biomechanical environment in healthy and diseased arteries using various analytical methods.
Slurry erosion of thermal spray coatings: Effect of sand concentration
This paper from the Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2013 conference proceedings discusses using Ni based thermal spray coatings deposited on a commonly used hydroturbine steel.
Point-by-point compositional analysis for atom probe tomography
This article demonstrates a new alternate approach to data processing for analyses that traditionally employed grid-based counting methods, as demonstrated using an atom-probe analysis of a Ni-based super-alloy.
Classifying Drug Resistance in the NCI60 Cancer Cell Lines Based on the mRNA Expression Levels of the 48 ABC Transporters
Poster for the 2014 MCBIOS Conference. This poster discusses classifying drug resistance in the NCI60 cancer cell lines based on the mRNA expression levels of the 48 ABC transporters.
Comparison of Machine Learning Algorithms for Identifying Cancer Types
Poster for the 2014 MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS) Annual Conference. This poster discusses a comparison of machine learning algorithms for identifying cancer types.
Data Mining Techniques for Predicting Breast Cancer Survivability Among Women in the United States
Poster for the 2014 UNT Graduate Exhibition in the Computer Science and Information Technology category. This poster discusses data mining techniques for predicting breast cancer survivability among women in the United States.
Multifunctional Micropipette Biological Sensor
Patent relating to a multifunctional micropipette biological sensor.
Solid Lubricating, Hard and Fracture Resistant Composites for Surface Engineering Applications
Patent relating to solid lubricating, hard and fracture resistant composites for surface engineering applications.
Co-training over Domain-independent and Domain-dependent Features for Sentiment Analysis of an Online Cancer Support Community
Paper on co-training over domain-independent and domain-dependent features for sentiment analysis of an online cancer support community.
Liquid Cooled Stirling Engine with a Segmented Rotary Displacer
Patent relating to a liquid cooled stirling engine with a segmented rotary displacer.
Indoor Air Quality: CO₂ Sensors and Demand Controlled Ventilation
This presentation discusses research on indoor air quality (IAQ) and building a small IAQ control system using Arduino microcontroller board and micro gas sensors (CO2, O3, etc.). This research is part of Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Sensor Education, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant project.
Wildlife Monitoring
This presentation discusses research on solar powered wildlife monitoring systems. The goal of the project was to develop an off grid video system using solar power for collecting visual data of the burrowing owl roosting behavior in the West Texas region.
A Framework to Simulate and Visualize Epidemics
This poster was featured at the 2013 Perot Museum of Nature and Science's 'Social Science' exhibit. The poster discusses a framework to simulate and visualize epidemics.
Global Stochastic Field Simulator
This poster was featured at the 2013 Perot Museum of Nature and Science's 'Social Science' exhibit. It discusses the Global Stochastic Field Simulator, conceived in the summer of 2011.
Facile, scalable synthesis of edge-halogenated graphene nanoplatelets as efficient metal-free eletrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction
Article on facile, scalable synthesis of edge-halogenated graphene nanoplatelets as efficient metal-free electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction.
Anti-Fretting Wear Coating for Substrates
Patent relating to an anti-fretting wear coating for substrates.
System, Method and Apparatus for Energizing Vehicle Brake Lights
Patent relating to the system, method and apparatus for energizing vehicle brake lights.
Apparatus and Method for Transmitting Secure and/or Copyrighted Digital Video Broadcasting Data over Internet Protocol Network
Patent relating to an apparatus and method for transmitting secure and/or copyrighted digital video broadcasting data over internet protocol network.
Evaluation of Anthropogenic Air Emissions from Marine Engines in a Coastal Urban Airshed of Texas
This article provides a brief description of the adopted methodology for estimating anthropogenic emission estimation of ocean going vessels and barges.
Laser Machining of Structural Ceramics: An Integrated Experimental and Numerical Approach for Surface Finish
Poster awarded first place in the 2013 UNT Graduate Exhibition in the Engineering category. This poster discusses laser machining of structural ceramics and an integrated experimental and numerical approach for surface finish.
Predicting Subjectivity Orientation of Online Forum Threads
This book chapter discusses predicting subjectivity orientation of online forum threads.
2013 Research Experience for Teachers - Robotics
Presentation for the 2013 Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) project. This presentation discusses a research project on robotics involving multi-sensor robotics and potential uses for robotic communication.