Driving Safety Performance Assessment Metrics for ADS-Equipped Vehicles and Scenarios Testing

Assessing the safety and performance of automated vehicles makes it possible for them to provide safer, more efficient and accessible mobility to society.

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Optimization of PEG-Polyurethane Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Optimizing polymer material properties will allow for improvements in different biomedical applications such as tissue regeneration, heart valves and wound healing applications.

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Movement and Quantification of E. coli in a Managed Aquifer Recharge Site

Understanding E. coli transport aids understanding of fecal contamination exposure and informs decision-making for groundwater management.

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Carbon/Carbon Composites: Manufacturing, Structures and Property Relationships

3D printed carbon composite can be used in high-temperature, lightweight applications such as hypersonic flight with structural integrity.

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Design and Implementation of Non-Overshooting MPC with Terminal Cost/Constraints for Vehicle Lateral Stability Control

A non-overshooting model of predictive control design with terminal cost and terminal constraint will help ensure automated safe driving.

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Engineering Bacteria to Depolymerize PET Plastics to Combat Pollution

Bacteria can be engineered to express enzymes to deconstruct PET plastics and address pollution.

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Expression of Non-Native Inorganic Carbon Transporters in E. coli for Improved Succinate Production

Increasing carbon fixation in chemical bioproduction may provide a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based chemical production.

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Neural Networks Implementation on Embedded Devices

Studying neural networks on embedded devices will help understand the limitations of hardware memory and model accuracy.

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Studying the Stress Strain Properties of Auxetic Structures

Studying structures made out of 3D printed patterns to potentially discover stronger and lighter materials for use in various applications.

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Engineering of a Microbe for the Sustainable Production of Environmentally Friendly Solvents

Constructing and integrating plasmids into a microbial host will help with the sustainable production of environmentally friendly solvents.

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Passive Exoskeleton for Sit-To-Stand and Stand-To-Sit Transfer

Developing, improving and testing a passive exoskeleton will address aging-related challenges with sit-to-stand transfer.

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Development of an in vitro Model for the Identification of Volatile Biomarkers Differentiating Streptococcus pneumoniae infection of Human Lung cells

Identifying biomarkers of pneumonia through the collection of volatile organic compounds across time will help improve clinical methods of diagnosis.

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Vat Photopolymerization of Smart Meta-Structures with Highly Removable and Recyclable Supportable Polymers

Investigating a 3D printing method for supporting interlocked structures will lead to advanced sustainable manufacturing and novel mechanical applications.

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Engineering Corynebacterium glutamicum with Malonate Pathway for Optimizing Flavonoid Production

Providing a sustainable alternative for the production of naringenin for livestock improves outputs to combat rising food demands.

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Investigating Data Collection and Aggregation for Improving Collective Intelligence

Improving methods for collecting data from groups of people can increase the quality of collective intelligence for use in decision-making.

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Exploratory Data and Root Cause Analysis for Semiconductor Testing

Analyzing semiconductor testing data allows for awareness regarding the quality of production, leading to opportunities for improvements.

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Optimizing the Design of Structural Joints for Use in Composite UAV Structures

Developing a testing methodology to evaluate the viability of composite joints to be used in the structure of a small UAV will help optimize the design.

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Testing the Effect of Water Temperature and Disinfectants on Biofilm Formation by Different Bacteria in Different Pipe Materials

The positive results of biofilm reduction through water distribution systems will play a key role in improving the worlds water safety.

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Quantification of Shoulder Joint Impedance Based on Various Arm Postures

Studying shoulder impedance allows for the development of control systems for assistive devices to enhance performance during human-robot interaction.

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Fracture and Toughness Analysis of CNT Network Interphase Properties in DRY Buckypaper Membrane Using Atomic Force Microscopy

Understanding carbon nanotube network interphase properties is crucial to discover potential uses for multifunctional nanomaterials.

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Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds Specific to the Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer by Cisplatin and Etoposide

Identifying chemotherapeutic biomarkers in lung cancer cells is critical for the noninvasive evaluation of treatment response.

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Low Power Intrusion Detection By Measuring Electric Field Disturbances

Developing alternative means of intrusion detection by measuring disturbances in electric fields will increase their effectiveness and reduce power consumption.

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Assessment of Mode I/II Fracture Technique (NASA) and Novel Fracture Technique at ASU

Determining the most effective characterization of combined fractures will reveal ideal techniques to form more resilient composite materials.

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Dual-Component Structure for Selective Pollutant Decomposition via Photocatalysis

Novel photocatalytic structures will help manage harmful pollutants while providing a source of green energy.

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A Causal Approach to Predicting Medical Conditions in Machine Learning

Applying a causal machine learning approach will better predict medical conditions from patient medical diagnosis data.

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Vat Photopolymerization of Smart Meta-Structures with Highly Removable and Recyclable Supportable Polymers

Studying support structure strategies promotes research in advanced sustainable manufacturing as well as novel mechanical applications.

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VivyNet: A New Approach to Creating AI-Generated Music

Researching different machine learning training methods and techniques will allow non-musicians to compose classical compositions from poems.

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A Soft Drone for Whole Body Perching

Using bistable material along with fabric-based actuators will help get faster actuation and further improve success rates for perching in soft drones.

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Urban Climate Data Visualization and Exploration Tool

Developing a visualization tool to map and analyze urban climate data will help study the comfortability of the human body under sunlight.

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Impact of Human Body Shape on Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient

Studying the impact of human body shape on convective heat transfer will improve human thermal comfort and avert heat-related health issues.

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Assessment of Mode I/II Fracture Technique (NASA) and Novel Fracture Technique at ASU

Determining the most effective characterization of combined fracture will reveal ideal techniques to form more resilient composite materials.

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Electrically Assisted Vat Photopolymerization of Bioinspired Hierarchical Structures with Hydrophobicity Enhancement

Studying 3D-printed, bioinspired, eggbeater-shaped structures with electrically aligned multi-walled carbon nanotubes will enable enhanced air retention properties.

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Engineering a Photosynthetic Microbe for Chemical Production

The production of useful chemicals from engineered cyanobacteria establishes a sustainable manufacturing process.

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RNA’s Higher Order Structure and Its Effect on Stability and Function for Medical Application

Finding medical applications for RNA by studying its downstream structure

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Short and Aligned Fiber Filament for 3D-Printed, High-Performance Composites

Combining two different materials in a proper ratio will help industries in making durable and cost-effective products.

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An Integrative Personalized Wearable Indirect Calorimeter

A personal indirect calorimeter that evaluates metabolic rate through breath analysis will help people with weight management and fitness.

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Engineering Corynebacterium glutamicum with Malonate Pathway for Optimizing Flavonoid Production

Providing a sustainable alternative for the production of naringenin to be fed to livestock improves output to combat rising food demands.

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Nonisothermal Melt Crystallization Behavior of Semicrystalline Polymers Monitored Using an In Situ Fluorescence Technique

Studying the melt crystallization behavior of plastics will help better understand their resulting physical properties and biodegradability.

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The Application of Four Bar Linkages in a Passive Robotic Balancing Mechanism

Creating a passive robotic balancing mechanism can help teach students basic robotics.

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Investigating the Strength of Placebo Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) on Motor Training

Understanding how placebo effects of tDCS can influence motor training will improve outcomes for patients with motor disabilities.

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Analysis of Previously Published Works Focused Around SLAM to Develop an Autonomous Self-Driving Formula Electric Vehicle

Learning how basic input can achieve self-driving capabilities will allow for an increased understanding of how autonomous vehicles work.

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Contact-Based Navigation and SLAM Using Collision-Resilient UAVs

Developing a navigation algorithm for collision-resilient quadcopters will help them traverse caves, mines or earthquake rubble where cameras fail.

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Effect of Depth of Large-Sized Buried Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) Network and Interphase on the Contact Response in AFM Nanoscale Characterization

Understanding the carbon nanotube network interphase will help in facilitating the manufacturing of stronger and tougher multifunctional nanomaterials.

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Design, Optimization and Control of a Soft Pneumatic Actuator

Design optimization and control of a soft actuator help in gaining a deeper understanding of soft robots’ nature for wearable technology.

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A Novel Query Efficient Algorithm for Active Covering

Exploring the problem of active covering and improving it with an algorithm will result in a lower query cost.

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Open-Source Cost-Effective 3D-Printed Anthropomorphic Neuroprosthetics

Creating an open-source, muscle-machine interface module that is cost effective could help people with amputations have their own custom attachable bionic arm.

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Use of Octopus Arm Muscle for Bioinspired Soft Robotic Arm

Studying the behavior of each muscle layer in an octopus's arm for specific types of complex manipulations when electrically stimulated will help develop bioinspired soft robotic arms.

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Engineering Electrified Water Disinfection via On-Site Electrochlorination

Providing systematic data for on-site electrochlorination at a household level will hopefully get the water-disinfecting technology closer to implementation.

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Micropatterning of Nanoparticles via Multi-Phase Direct Ink Writing (MDIW)

The ability to 3D print micropatterns for the semiconductor industry will help enable heat transfer applications.

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Identifying the Physical Identity of an Individual through Wastewater-Based Epidemiology

Determining the possibility of successfully identifying individuals with genetic information from wastewater data will help understand the security of wastewater-based epidemiology.

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Robot Intent Signaling Using Augmented Reality

Robot intent signaling with AR helps humans understand a robot's intent to ensure the successful completion of complex tasks.

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Metrics Validation for Automated Vehicle Operational Safety

The validation of safety metrics for automated vehicles will help ensure that the roads of the future are safer for us all.

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Correlations Between Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus, Blood Flow, Oxygenation, and Neural Activity

Studying the correlation between deep brain stimulation and cortical metabolic changes will improve neurological disorder treatment.

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Transcriptomic Assays of Immunometabolic Enhancers

Developing reporter cell lines to measure the immunometabolic effect of new drugs on human neuroimmune cells will provide a tool for drug development.

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Removal of Acetaminophen from Water Using Electrochemical Analysis

Finding ideal conditions for sulfate radical formation will create the most efficient process to remove pharmaceuticals such as acetaminophen from water.

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Weibull Analysis of CNT Network Interphase Thickness in 2D Buckypaper Membrane

Knowing the interphase thickness will give a better understanding of carbon nanotubes, an important component in spacecraft and energy systems.

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Investigation of Chemically Recyclable Thiol-ene Crosslinked Photopolymers

Investigating rubber materials that can be disassembled at a molecular level will create an alternative to hydrocarbon-based materials.

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Automated Magnetic Core Loss Tester

Providing broad-band, high-accuracy core loss data to design power electronics will dramatically increase their performance and longevity.

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Adapting Mass Manufacturing Methods to Develop Living Hinges for Foldable Robotics

Studying the effects of material selection and varying hinge geometries on a compliant foldable mechanism will lower the barrier of entry into foldable robotics.

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