The Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty Research and Publications Series is comprised of books and articles published by Marquette University's electrical and computer engineering faculty.

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Submissions from 2018

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H.264 Video Decoder Implemented on Fpgas Using 3×3 And 2×2 Networks-On-Chip, Ian Barge and Cristinel Ababei

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Foreword Special Section on Electrical Contacts, Ronald A. Coutu Jr. and Ravi Mahajan

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Foreword: Special Section on Electrical Contacts, Ronald A. Coutu Jr. and Ravi Mahajan

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Apple Flower Detection Using Deep Convolutional Networks, Philipe A. Dias, Amy Tabb, and Henry P. Medeiros

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Prior Day Effect in Forecasting Daily Natural Gas Flow from Monthly Data, Maral Fakoor, George F. Corliss, and Ronald H. Brown

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Uncertainty Aware Mapping of Embedded Systems for Reliability, Performance, and Energy, Wenkai Guan, Milad Ghorbani Moghaddam, and Cristinel Ababei

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Experimental Validation of External Load Effects for Micro-Contacts under Low Frequency, Low Amplitude Alternating Current (AC) Test Conditions, Protap Mahanta, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Dushyant Tomer

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Performance Comparison of Phase Change Materials and Metal-Insulator Transition Materials for Direct Current and Radio Frequency Switching Applications, Protap Mahanta, Mohiuddin Munna, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Do NIR Spectra Collected from Laboratory-Reared Mosquitoes Differ from Those Collected from Wild Mosquitoes?, Masabho Peter Milali, Maggy T. Sikulu-Lord, Samson Sifael Kiware, Floyd E. Dowell, Richard J. Povinelli, and George F. Corliss

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Investigation of LSTM Based Prediction for Dynamic Energy Management in Chip Multiprocessors, Milad Ghorbani Moghaddam, Wenkai Guan, and Cristinel Ababei

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Automatic Segmentation of Trees in Dynamic Outdoor Environments, Amy Tabb and Henry P. Medeiros

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A Phase Change Material for Reconfigurable Circuit Applications, Dushyant Tomer and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

Submissions from 2017

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Working on a Start-Up: A Case for An Applied Entrepreneurship Oriented Course for Senior Undergraduates, Cristinel Ababei

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A Novel Real-Time Non-invasive Hemoglobin Level Detection Using Video Images from Smartphone Camera, Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan, Md. O. Gani, Md Kamrul Hasan, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, William Chu, Mohammad Adibuzzaman, and Joshua Field

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Data Improving in Time Series Using ARX and ANN Models, Hermine Nathalie Akouemo Kengmo Kenfack and Richard J. Povinelli

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Jaw Rotation in Dysarthria Measured With a Single Electromagnetic Articulography Sensor, Jeffrey Berry, Andrew Kolb, James Schroeder, and Michael T. Johnson

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Improving Daily Natural Gas Forecasting by Tracking and Combining Models, Ronald H. Brown, David J. Kaftan, Jarrett L. Smalley, Maral Fakoor, Sarah J. Graupman, Richard J. Povinelli, and George F. Corliss

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On-Chip Detection of Gel Transition Temperature using a Novel Micro-Thermomechanical Method, Tsenguun Byambadorj, Erfan Dashtimoghadam, Mohamadali Malakoutian, Benyamin Davaji, Lobat Tayebi, James E. Richie, and Chung-Hoon Lee

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When Will MEMS Switches be Ready for Commercial Products?, Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Special Section on Electrical Contacts, Ronald A. Coutu Jr. and Ravi Mahajan

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Micro-Contacts Testing Using a Micro-Force Sensor Compatible with Biological Systems, Ronald A. Coutu Jr. and Dushyant Tomer

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A Patterned Single Layer Graphene Resistance Temperature Sensor, Benyamin Davaji, Hak Dong Cho, Mohamadali Malakoutian, Jong-Kwon Lee, Gennady Panin, Tae Wong Kang, and Chung-Hoon Lee

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Load Balancing with Energy Storage Systems Based on Co-Simulation of Multiple Smart Buildings and Distribution Networks, Shaun Duerr, Cristinel Ababei, and Dan M. Ionel

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A Current-Dependent Switching Strategy for Si/SiC Hybrid Switch-Based Power Converters, Jiangbiao He, Ramin Katebi, and Nathan Weise

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A Fault-Tolerant T-Type Multilevel Inverter Topology With Increased Overload Capability and Soft-Switching Characteristics, Jiangbiao He, Ramin Katebi, Nathan Weise, Nabeel Demerdash, and Lixiang Wei

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Image-Based Multi-Target Tracking through Multi-Bernoulli Filtering with Interactive Likelihoods, Anthony B. Hoak, Henry P. Medeiros, and Richard J. Povinelli

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An efficient and cost effective FPGA based implementation of the Viola-Jones face detection algorithm, Peter Irgens, Curtis Bader, Theresa Lé, Devansh Saxena, and Cristinel Ababei

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An Efficient and Cost Effective FPGA Based Implementation of the Viola-Jones Face Detection Algorithm, Peter Irgens, Curtis Bader, Theresa Lé, Devansh Saxena, and Cristinel Ababei

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An Advanced Three-Level Active Neutral-Point-Clamped Converter With Improved Fault-Tolerant Capabilities, Ramin Katebi, Jiangbiao He, and Nathan Weise

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PVDF-TrFE Electroactive Polymer Based Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMs) Structures, William G. Kaval, Robert A. Lake, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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PVDF-TrFE Electroactive Polymer Mechanical-to-Electrical Energy Harvesting Experimental Bimorph Structure, William G. Kaval, Robert A. Lake, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Multi-View Face Recognition From Single RGBD Models of the Faces, Donghun Kim, Bharath Comandur, Henry P. Medeiros, Noha M. Elfiky, and Avinash Kak

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THz Metamaterial Characterization Using THz-TDS, Christopher H. Kodama and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Optimization of the Bowtie Gap Geometry for a Maximum Electric Field Enhancement, Mohamadali Malakoutian, Tsenguun Byambadorj, James Richie, and Chung Hoon Lee

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Modeling Dormant Fruit Trees for Agricultural Automation, Henry Medeiros, Donghun Kim, Jianxin Sun, Hariharan Seshadri, Shayan A. Akbar, Noha M. Elfiky, and Johnny Park

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Deep Neural Network Regression as a Component of a Forecast Ensemble, Gregory Merkel, Richard J. Povinelli, and Ronald H. Brown

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Deep Neural Network Regression for Short-Term Load Forecasting of Natural Gas, Gregory Merkel, Richard J. Povinelli, and Ronald H. Brown

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Dynamic Energy Management for Chip Multi-processors under Performance Constraints, Milad Ghorbani Moghaddam and Cristinel Ababei

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Observation and Understanding of the Initial Unstable Electrical Contact Behaviors, Wanbin Ren, Nan Jiang, Cheng Chang, Shengjun Xue, Yu Chen, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Optimization of patch antennas via multithreaded simulated annealing based design exploration, James Richie and Cristinel Ababei

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Optimization of Patch Antennas via Multithreaded Simulated Annealing Based Design Exploration, James E. Richie and Cristinel Ababei

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Modeling Micro-Porous Surfaces for Secondary Electron Emission Control to Suppress Multipactor, J. M. Sattler, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., R. Lake, T. Laurvick, T. Back, and S. Fairchild

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Axially Uniform Magnetic Field-Modulation Excitation for Electron Paramagnetic Resonance in Rectangular and Cylindrical Cavities by Slot Cutting, Jason Walter Sidabras, James Richie, and James S. Hyde

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Predicting Multiple Target Tracking Performance for Applications on Video Sequences, Juan Esteban Tapiero Bernal, Henry Medeiros, and Robert H. Bishop

Submissions from 2016

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Open Source Digital Camera on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Cristinel Ababei, Shaun Duerr, Joe Ebel, Russell Marineau, Milad Ghorbani Moghaddam, and Tanzania Sewell

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Arduino to the Rescue: Swaying Undecided Freshmen Engineering Students to Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cristinel Ababei and Susan C. Schneider

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Investigation of Polymer–Plasticizer Blends as SH-SAW Sensor Coatings for Detection of Benzene in Water with High Sensitivity and Long-Term Stability, Pintu Adhikari, Laura Jeanne Alderson, Florian Bender, Antonio J. Ricco, and Fabien Josse

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Probabilistic Anomaly Detection in Natural Gas Time Series Data, Hermine Nathalie Akouemo Kengmo Kenfack and Richard J. Povinelli

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Robust H∞ Dynamic State-Feedback Control for Nonlinear Discrete-Time Systems via LMI-Based Regional Eigenvalue Assignment, W. Alexander Baker Jr., Susan C. Schneider, and Edwin E. Yaz

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Design of FerroElectric MEMS energy harvesting devices, Noah T. Blach, Robert A. Lake, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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H∞-Property of the Continuous-Time Extended Kalman Filter, Jennifer L. Bonniwell, Susan C. Schneider, and Edwin E. Yaz

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H∞-Property of the Discrete-Time Extended Kalman Filter with Uncertain Measurements, Jennifer L. Bonniwell, Susan C. Schneider, and Edwin E. Yaz

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Measuring and Modeling Apple Trees Using Time-of-Flight Data for Automation of Dormant Pruning Applications, Somrita Chattopadhyay, Shayan A. Akbar, Noha M. Elfiky, Henry Medeiros, and Avinash Kak

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Thermal Management Using MEMS Bimorph Cantilever Beams, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., R. S. LaFleur, J. P.K. Walton, and Lavern A. Starman

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Benefits of Considering More than Temperature Acceleration for GaN HEMT Life Testing, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Robert A. Lake, Bradley D. Christiansen, Eric R. Heller, Christopher A. Bozada, Brian S. Poling, Glen D. Via, James P. Theimer, Stephen E. Tetlak, Ramakrishna Vetury, and Jeffrey B. Shealy

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Improved Sensitivity MEMS Cantilever Sensor for Terahertz Photoacoustic Spectroscopy, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Ivan R. Medvedev, and Douglas T. Petkie

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Enhancing the thermal performance of temporary fabric structures for the advanced energy efficient shelter system, Justin E. Eshleman, Robert A. Lake, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Large-Scale Design Optimization of PM Machines Over a Target Operating Cycle, Alireza Fatemi, Nabeel Demerdash, Thomas W. Nehl, and Dan M. Ionel

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Fast Multi-Objective CMODE-Type Optimization of PM Machines Using Multicore Desktop Computers, Alireza Fatemi, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, and Thomas W. Nehl

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Optimal Design of IPM Motors With Different Cooling Systems and Winding Configurations, Alireza Fatemi, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, and Thomas W. Nehl

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A Computationally Efficient Method for Calculation of Strand Eddy Current Losses in Electric Machines, Alireza Fatemi, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, Dave A. Staton, Rafal Wrobel, and Yew Chuan Chong

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RSM-DE-ANN Method for Sensitivity Analysis of Active Material Cost in PM Motors, Alireza Fatemi, Dan M. Ionel, Nabeel Demerdash, Steven J. Stretz, and Thomas M. Jahns

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Design Optimization of Spoke-Type PM Motors for Formula E Racing Cars, Alireza Fatemi, Dan M. Ionel, Mircea Popescu, and Nabeel Demerdash

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Analysis of Performance Resilience for Discrete-Time Systems With Both Multiplicative and Additive Control Gain Perturbations, Fan Feng, Susan C. Schneider, and Edwin E. Yaz

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Transient Analysis of Analyte Desorption Due to Thermal Cycling with Varying Pulse Duration, Patrick Getz, Christopher Carron, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, and Oliver Brand

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MEMS-Based Terahertz Photoacoustic Chemical Sensing System, Nathan Glauvitz, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Ivan R. Medvedev, and Douglas T. Petkie

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Mass Reduction Patterning of Silicon-on-Oxide–Based Micromirrors, Harris J. Hall, Andrew Green, Sarah Dooley, Jason D. Schmidt, Lavern A. Starman, Derrick Langley, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Power Cycling Lifetime Improvement of Three-level NPC Inverters with an Improved DPWM Method, Jiangbiao He, Lixiang Wei, and Nabeel Demerdash

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A Fault-tolerant Topology of T-Type NPC Inverter with Increased Thermal Overload Capability, Jiangbiao He, Nathan Weise, Lixiang Wei, and Nabeel Demerdash

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Resource-Aware Distributed Particle Filtering for Cluster-Based Object Tracking in Wireless Camera Networks, Kihyun Hong, Henry P. Medeiros, Paul J. Shin, and Johnny Park

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Parallel Reference Speaker Weighting for Kinematic-Independent Acoustic-to-Articulatory Inversion, An Ji, Michael T. Johnson, and Jeffrey J. Berry

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Design and Analysis of Novel Ge-GeTe PN Junction for Photovoltaics, Andrew M. Jones, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Robert A. Lake

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Electrostrictive Polymers for Mechanical-to-Electrical Energy Harvesting, William G. Kaval, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Robert A. Lake

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Acoustic Sequences in Non-human Animals: A Tutorial Review and Prospectus, Arik Kershenbaum, Daniel T. Blumstein, Marie A. Roch, Çağlar Akçay, Gregory Backus, Mark A. Bee, Kirsten Bohn, Yan Cao, Gerald Carter, Cristiane Cäsar, Michael Coen, Stacy L. DeRuiter, Laurance Doyle, Shimon Edelman, Ramon Ferreri Cancho, Todd M. Freeberg, Ellen C. Garland, Morgan Gustison, Heidi E. Harley, Chloé Huetz, Melissa Hughes, Julia Hyland Bruno, Amiyaal Ilany, Dezhe Z. Jin, Michael T. Johnson, Chenghui Ju, Jeremy Karnowski, Bernard Lohr, Marta B. Manser, Brenda McCowan, Eduardo Mercado III, Peter M. Narins, Alex Piel, Megan Rice, Roberta Salmi, Kazutoshi Sasahara, Laela Sayigh, Yu Shiu, Charles Taylor, Edgar E. Vallejo, Sara Waller, and Veronica Zamora Gutierrez

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Tunable Split-Ring Resonators Using Germanium Telluride, C. H. Kodama and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Variable Response of a Thermally Tuned MEMS Pressure Sensor, Robert A. Lake and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Improving Gold/Gold Microcontact Performance and Reliability Under Low-Frequency AC Through Circuit Loading, T. Laurvick and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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Integrating Nanosphere Lithography in Device Fabrication, Tod V. Laurvick, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Robert A. Lake

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Surface Feature Engineering Through Nanosphere Lithography, Tod V. Laurvick, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., James M. Sattler, and Robert A. Lake

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Discriminative Boosting Algorithm for Diversified Front-End Phonotactic Language Recognition, Wei-wei Liu, Meng Cai, Wei-Qiang Zhang, Jia Liu, and Michael T. Johnson

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Standardized Testing of Non-Standard Photovoltaic Pavement Surfaces, John H. Nussbaum, Robert A. Lake, and Ronald A. Coutu Jr.

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An Ensemble Model of QSAR Tools for Regulatory Risk Assessment, Prachi Pradeep, Richard J. Povinelli, Shannon White, and Stephen Merrill

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Generalizing Effective Spatial Bandwidth for Pole Location in MAS: The Elliptic Cylinder, James Richie

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Engineered surfaces to control secondary electron emission for multipactor suppression, James M. Sattler, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., Robert A. Lake, and Tod V. Laurvick

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Online Chemical Sensor Signal Processing Using Estimation Theory: Quantification of Binary Mixtures of Organic Compounds in the Presence of Linear Baseline Drift and Outliers, Karthick Sothivelr, Florian Bender, Fabien Josse, Edwin E. Yaz, Antonio J. Ricco, and Mary E. Mohler

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Smart Power Grid Synchronization With Fault Tolerant Nonlinear Estimation, Xin Wang and Edwin E. Yaz

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Smart Power Grid Synchronization with Fault Tolerant Nonlinear Estimation (proceeding), Xin Wang and Edwin E. Yaz

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Robust Multi-Criteria Optimal Fuzzy Control of Continuous-Time Nonlinear Systems, Xin Wang and Edwin E. Yaz

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Robust Multi-Criteria Optimal Fuzzy Control of Discrete-Time Nonlinear Systems, Xin Wang and Edwin E. Yaz

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Saliency Ratio and Power Factor of IPM Motors Optimally Designed for High Efficiency and Low Cost Objectives, Peng Zhang, Dan M. Ionel, and Nabeel Demerdash

Submissions from 2015

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Emulating Working in a Company in the Classroom: A Case for Hands-on Multiple Projects Oriented Course, Cristinel Ababei and Anca M. Miron

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Assessment of Pain Using Facial Pictures Taken with a Smartphone, Mohammad Adibuzzaman, Colin R. Ostberg, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Richard J. Povinelli, Bhagwant Sindhu, Richard Love, Ferdaus Ahmed Kawsar, and Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan

Resonant MEMS: Fundamentals, Implementation and Application, Oliver Brand, Isabelle Dufour, Stephen M. Heinrich, and Fabien Josse

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Detrending Daily Natural Gas Consumption Series to Improve Short-Term Forecasts, Ronald H. Brown, Steven Vitullo, George F. Corliss, Monica Adya, Paul E. Kaefer, and Richard J. Povinelli

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Cantilever-based Resonant Microsensors with Integrated Temperature Modulation for Transient Chemical Analysis, C. Carron, P. Getz, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, and Oliver Brand

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In-vivo Single Cell Protein Interaction Investigation using Microfluidic Platform, Benyamin Davaji, G. Biener, V. Raicu, and Chung Hoon Lee

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Bonded Hemishell Approach to Encapsulate Microdevices in Spheroidal Packages, Ryan M. Dowden, Derrick Langley, Ronald A. Coutu Jr., and Lavern A. Starman

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SmartBuilds: An Energy and Power Simulation Framework for Buildings and Districts, Shaun Duerr, Cristinel Ababei, and Dan M. Ionel

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Design Optimization of IPM Machines for Efficient Operation in Extended Speed Range, Alireza Fatemi, Nabeel Demerdash, and Dan M. Ionel

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Large-scale Electromagnetic Design Optimization of PM Machines Over a Target Operating Cycle, Alireza Fatemi, Nabeel Demerdash, Dan M. Ionel, and Thomas W. Nehl