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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Using Recycled Water For Potable Reuse In Santa Clara County, CA: High School Students' Knowledge and Acceptance, Nicholas Ronald Ajluni

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An Experimental Study of Human Body Magnetic Communication, Arvind Allawadi

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The Effects of Acute Stress on Multiple Object Tracking, Carlos Alberto Almeida

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Synthesis of 2-Palmitoyl-Myo-Inositol and 2-Hexadecyl-Myo-Inositol, Deepthi Anumala

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The Effects of Alcohol and Stress on Cognitive Performance, Erick Arambula

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Latino Representation On Primetime Television In English and Spanish Media: A Framing Analysis, Gabriela Arellano

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The Progressive Jail: An Exploration of Carceral Living Conditions and Employment/Educational Life Plans, Inessa Arutunyan

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The Relationship Between Perceptions and Actual Use of Workplace Flexibility and Employee Engagement, Katherine Baer

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Nocturnal Drying in Elevated Coastal Terrain of Central California: A Fire Weather Perspective, Richard Bagley

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Inhibition of Virulence by Targeting LuxI-type Synthases and Volatile Free Fatty Acid Profiling of Streptomyces, Anthony Balistreri

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Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Collaborative Forest Restoration in the Sierra Nevada, Michael Boero

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A Method for Detection of Local Dimension in Point Cloud Data, Catherine Boersma

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Illegal Dumping as an Indicator for Community Social Disorganization and Crime, Amory Anne Brandt

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Knight's Tours and Zeta Functions, Alfred James Brown

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The Effect of Video Game Play on Human Performance: An Investigation of Cognitive Skill Transfer Mechanisms, Preston Brown

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Isolated Incidents: A Short Story Collection, Justin Bryant

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Structural Analysis of Eocene Dike Swarms in and Near the Duncan Hill Pluton, North Cascades, Washington, Kathleen Bryant

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Construction and Emplacement of Cretaceous Plutons in the Crystal Range, Southwest of Lake Tahoe, California, Brad Buerer

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Mobile Doppler LiDAR Oservations of the Convective Boundary Layer Over California, Christopher Paul Camacho

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A Complete Study Of N,N’ bis(1 phenylpropyl) 2,6 pyridinedicarboxamide, Victoria Y. Chang

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Library Synthesis of Thiol-linked Hybrid Inositol Glycans, Scott Chan

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The Interactive Effects of Generation and Perceived Supervisor Support on Turnover Intentions and Affective Commitment, Anita Chen

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The Perception of Trust Between Athletic Trainers and Musical Performing Artists, Jenna Lea Chinburg

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Construction of Bacterial Strains Containing a Plasmid Producing an Opossum-Based Anti-Venom Peptide for Low Cost Production of the Peptide, Angela Cifelli

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MINE: El Despojo de María Zacarías Bernal de Berreyesa, Jenny Clendenen

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Life History Aspects and Taxonomy of Deep-Sea Chondrichthyans in the Southwestern Indian Ocean, Paul Joseph Clerkin

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Design and Analysis of Bio-inspired Nacelle for Current Energy Turbine, Michael Coe

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True Confessions of a Kindergarten Teacher, Jennifer Lynne Creech

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Surfactant Effect on Hydrate Crystallization Mechanism, Kevin Dann

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Examining a Hierarchical Linear Regression Model of Overgeneral Memory: Methodological Issues, CaR-FA-X Model Mechanisms, and Memory Encoding as Represented by Cognitive Attributional Style, Carrie Adrian Davis

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Geophysical Characterization of a Rare Earth Element Enriched Carbonatite Terrane at Mountain Pass, California Eastern Mojave Desert, Kevin Denton

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The Relationship between Food Insecurity and Academic Performance among San José State University Students, Bethany Dudley

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Recombinant Expression and Potential Autocatalysis of Aedes aegypti Trypsin-like Serine Proteases (AaSPII and AaSPIV), Diane Francine Eilerts

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Diet Induced Obesity Alters Muscle Spindle Afferent Function in Adult Mice, Lubayna Elahi

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Spatial Distribution of Artesian Conditions within the Niles Cone Basin, Alameda County, California, Anthony Wade Fisher

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Unified Software Engineering Reuse: A Methodology for Effective Software Reuse, Charles Allen Flood

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Gauge Theory, Connections, and Holonomy: Background for the Ambrose-Singer Theorem, Joseph Fluegemann

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The Impact of a Changing Climate on the Frequency of Sudden Stratospheric Warming Events, Ashley Fortin

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Portrait of a California Mystic, Lisa Francesca

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A 3D Framework for Characterizing Microstructure Evolution of Li-Ion Batteries, Jeffrey David Gelb

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A Qualitative Analysis of a Team's Experience of Coping with Bereavement After the Death of a Head Coach, Matthew Paul Gonzalez

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Devil in a White Dress: Marie-Antoinette and the Fashioning of a Scandal, Sarah Lorraine Goodman

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Convolutional Neural Network Acceleration on GPU by Exploiting Data Reuse, Sindhuja Gopalakrishnan Elango

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Intelligent Threat-Aware Response System in Software-Defined Networks, Kunal Ketan Goswami

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The Geometry of Möbius Transformations and an Introduction to Riemann Surfaces, David Peter Goulette

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The Common Lot of Nature: The Stoic Concept of Death in the Writings of St. Ambrose, Nathan Michael Falls Hall

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Authentication and Encryption of Aerial Robotics Communication, Maojie Han

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Youth Sport Development Pathways and Experiences of NCAA Division I Women's College Soccer Players, Emily Hardell

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The Sediment Analysis of a Prehistoric Shell Midden From Nevis, West Indies, Erika Harvey

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"In the Spirit of Partnership" West Germany, the Cold War, and Third World Development Aid Policy: the University of Tuebingen's Foreign Affairs Committee 1960-1963, Katie Henderson

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Design of a 2.4 GHz CMOS LNA for Bluetooth Low Energy Application Using 45 nm Technology, Chin-To Hsiao

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An Examination of Predictors of Counterproductive Work Behaviors: Personality Traits and Transformational Leadership, Edward Hsi

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Transformational Leadership as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Personality and Deviant Behaviors, Cirenia Huerta

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Analysis and Design of a Time-to-digital Converter-based Digital Phase Locked Loop, Muhammad Ali Khaliq

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A High Performance Modulator Design for OFDM Systems, Gibran Khan

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Development of DNA assembly and error correction protocols for a digital microfluidic device, Yuliya Khilko

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In Colbert We Trust: Teenagers and Comedic Persuasion, Peter G. Kistler

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A Taxonomic Revision of Eastern North Pacific Softnose Skates (Arhynchobatidae: Bathyraja Ishiyama), James Desmond Stanley Knuckey

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Generation as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Global Leadership Competencies and Global Leadership Effectiveness, Alexander Lay

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The Moderating Effect of Gender and Tenure on the Relationship between Perceived Supervisor Support and Organizational Commitment, Megan Evelyn Little

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Doppler LiDAR Measurements of Boundary Layer Heights Over San Jose, California, Matthew Robert Lloyd

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Hmong in America: An Emergence of the American Identity, Nkauj hli Melinda Lo

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Exploration of Solvent Effects on the Mechanism of the Pfeiffer Effect, Jamie Lee Lunkley

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The Moderating Role of Transformational Leadership and Perceived Organizational Support in the Relationship Between Openness to Experience and Creativity, Monica Luu

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Temporal and Spatial Impacts of Water Control Structures on the Benthic Infaunal Community of a Tidally Restricted Wetland in Elkhorn Slough, CA, Christine Marie Mann

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Homology Modeling and Docking of Acyl Homoserine Lactone Synthase in Gram-Negative Bacteria, Francisco McGee

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Aldo Rossi: The City as the Locus of Collective Memory and the Making of the Public City in Cold War Italy, Sonia Melani Miller

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Using Stable Isotope Analysis to Infer Breeding Latitude and Migratory Timing of Juvenile Pacific-Slope Flycatchers (Empidonax Difficilis), Emily Bailey Moffitt

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Crafting Autonomy: A Reevaluation of the Pedestal in the Sculpture of Arlene Shechet, Nicole Cherubini, and Francesca DiMattio, Sara Morris Morris

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Simulation of Laser Induced Thermal Damage in Nd:YVO4 Crystals., Richie Nagi

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Remains of the 19th Century: Deep Storage of Hydraulic Mining Sediment Along the Lower Yuba River, California, Tyler Kou Nakamura

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Time-based, Low-power, Low-offset 5-bit 1 GS/s Flash ADC Design in 65nm CMOS Technology, Mehdi Nasrollahpour

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Simulated Annealing-Based Optimal Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) Controller Design: A Case Study on Nonlinear Quadcopter Dynamics, Kristofer Kevin Nemirsky

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Biochemical and Enzymatic Studies of the Midgut Serine Protease AaSPVII from the Aedes aegypti Mosquito, James ThienToan Nguyen

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The Faculty of Discernment, Nahida Sultana Nisa

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Femicide in Mexico: A Comparative Discourse Analysis of State and Non-State Actors, Joshua Nunes

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Green vs. White: An Examination of of Media Portrayals of Radical Environmentalists and White Supremacists, Laurence Pedroni

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Network Traffic Anomaly-Detection Framework Using GPUs, Meera Ramesh

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Preparation and Characterization of a (Viologen) Containing Main Chain PEG-Carbon Nanotubes Phase for Hybrid Supercapacitor Application, Kanishka Rana

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Grower Attitudes Towards Water Management Strategies While Mitigating Seawater Intrusion: A Case Study Of The Castroville Seawater Intrusion Project, Jason Ray Reed

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What’s the Difference? A Quantitative Analysis of Reported First-Generation and Continuing-Generation Students’ Social Experiences and Perceptions at a Four-Year University, Victoria Rosales

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A Feminist Focus Group Analysis of Women's Experiences in Postpartum Yoga Classes with Babies Present, Ky Carnell Russell

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Quantifying the Functional Consequences of Spanish [s] Lenition: Plural Marking and Derived Homophony in Western Andalusian and Castilian, Mary Catherine Moran Ryan

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A Full Factorial Analysis of Polymerization Conditions of Sodium Alginate Beads to Determine the Effect on Diffusivity and Concentration Limit of Tryptophan and Glucose, Allison Schulkins

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The Moderating Effect of Perceived Job Mobility and Procedural Justice on the Transformational Leadership-Organizational Citizenship Behavior Relationship, Katarina Marie Schulz

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A Multi-method Study of Metamorphism and Fluid Flow During Contact Metamorphism of the May Lake Interpluton Screen, Yosemite National Park, California, Susan Marie Scudder

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A Parallel Processing and Diversified-Hidden-Gene-based Genetic Algorithm Framework for Fuel-Optimal Trajectory Design for Interplanetary Spacecraft Missions, Dhathri Harsha Somavarapu

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A Boundary-Based Measure for Gerrymandering, Carson Sprock

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Comparative Study of Broadband Photometry Relations for Ultra-Diffuse and Normal Galaxies in the Coma Cluster, Maria Babakhanyan Stone

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The Moderating Effect of Leader-Member Exchange on the Relationship between Job Characteristics and Organizational Commitment, Caitlin Sullivan

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Eductional Persistence In Latino Male Students Attending University: Their experiences and identity development, Michelle Swartz

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Community Structure and Zonation of Antarctic Benthic Invertebrates: Using a Remotely Operated Vehicle under Ice to Define Biological Patterns, Dorota Szuta

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Affective and Cognitive Effects of Awe in Predicting Hopelessness and Brooding Rumination, Eldita Tarani

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Alpha v Beta 8 (αvβ8) on Dendritic Cells Regulates Th17 Differentiation during Bordetella pertussis Infection in Mice, Marlene Taylor

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Academic Barriers for Migrant Middle School Students in Salinas, California, Alexa Terhorst

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Effect of Land Use Types on the Distribution of Carnivore Species in Santa Clara County, CA., Logan Thompson

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Unravelling the paleotopography and extent of Eocene-Oligocene gravel deposition by ancient Sierran drainage systems, Christina Marie Tipp

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Evaluation of Oyster Shell Enhancement on Western Snowy Plover Breeding Success, Karine Tokatlian

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Milk, Beer and Other Stories, Au-Co Nghi Tran

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Escaping Frankenstein: Achieving stealth identity and embodiment through exercise, Daniel Vega