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Year
Region
Author
University
Field
Title

2019

CGS

Brian Musa Sweis

University of Minnesota

Biological and Life Sciences

Beyond Simple tests of value: A neuroeconomic, translational. Disease-relevant, and circuit-based approach to resolve the computational complexity of decision making

CGS

Kishauna E. Soljour

Syracuse University

Humanities and Fine Arts

Beyond the Banlieue: French Postcolonial Migration & the Politics of a Sub-Saharan Identity

NAGS

Hyun Ryu

University of Toronto

Social Science and Education

Participants’ Perspectives on Ethical Issues in Arts-Based Health Research: A Qualitative Study

MAGS

Miji Um

Indiana University – Purdue University at Indianapolis

Clinical psychology

Resting-State Neural Circuit Correlates of Negative Urgency: A  Comparison Between Tobacco Users and Non-Tobacco Users

MAGS

Najam Kahn

South Dakota State University

Management, Statistics, Operations research

Location Optimization of a Coal Power Plant to Balance Costs against Plant’s Emission Exposure

WAGS

Gregory Findlay

University of Washington

Genetics

High Throughput Interrogation of Genome Function and Cellular Lineage

WAGS

Hajar Homayouni,

Colorado State University

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

An Approach for Testing the Extract-Transform-load Process in Data Warehouse Systems

CHBGS

Sarah Adjei-Fremah

North Carolina A&T University

Molecular biology, Animal Sciences, Immunology

Molecular Effects of Cowpea Polyphenols on Mammalian Transcriptome, Proteome, and Microbiome

CHBGS

Faihaa Ahmed

North Carolina A&T University

Bilogoy

Meprin B Activity Modulates Downstream Mediators of the Protein Kinase A Signaling Pathway in Ischemia/Reperfusion Induced Acute Kidney Injury

CAGS

Soren Mellerup

Queen’s University

Engineering, Medical Sciences and Natural Sciences

Chiral N,C-Chelate Organoboron Compounds: Photoreactivity and Optoelectronic Applications

CAGS

Janelle Baker

McGill University

Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Eating in the Oil Sands: Sâkawiyiniwak (Northern Bush Cree) Experiences with Wild Food Contamination in Alberta’s Oil Sands

2018

CGS

Mohamed S. Ibrahim

Duke University

Math, Physical Sciences and Engineering

Optimization of Trustworthy Biomolecular Quantitative Analysis Using Cyber-Physical Microfluidic Platforms

CGS

Eiko Strader

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Social Sciences

Immigration and Within-Group Wage Inequality: How Queuing, Competition, and Care Outsourcing Exacerbate and Erode Earnings Inequalities

CAGS

Dr. Christian Reimer

National Institute for Scientific Research (INRS)

Engineering, Medical Science and Natural Sciences

Optical quantum state generation with integrated frequency combs

CAGS

Dr. Ashley Whillans

University of British Columbia

Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Exchanging cents for seconds: The happiness benefits of choosing time over money

CHBGS

Simone R. Barrett

Morgan State University

African American Studies, Black history, American history, Higher education

"We Bring Thee Our Laurels Whatever They May Be": A Concise History of Morgan State College Student-Led Protest

CHBGS

Anish Bhandari

Morgan State University

Biology, Chemistry

High Throughput Crystallization of Peptides Using the iCrystal System and Metal-Assisted and Microwave-Accelerated Evaporative Crystallization (MA-MAEC) Technique

CSGS

James P. Fancher

Texas State University

 Life Sciences

Evaluation of Soil Chemistry in Human Decomposition Sites

CSGS

Heather Hyden

University of Kentucky

Social Science, Education, and Business

Cultivating a Culture of Food Justice: Impacts of Community Based Economies on Farmers and Neighborhood Leaders in the Case of Fresh Stop Markets in Kentucky

MAGS

Rafael Martinez-Feria

Iowa State University

Biological and Life Sciences

Suitability of winter canola (Brassica napus) for enhancing summer annual crop rotations in Iowa

MAGS

Hilo Sugita

Indiana University

Humanities

Uncovering the Dead: An Extensive Study of the Late-Period Coffin Lid of Qnw-pw-s in the Eskenazi Museum, Indiana University.

NEAGS

James W. Mnatzaganian

Rochester Institute of Technology

Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering

A Mathematical Formalization of Hierarchical Temporal Memory’s Spatial Pooler for use in Machine Learning

WAGS

Momcilo Gavrilov

Simon Fraser University

Innovation in Technology

Experiments on the Thermodynamics of Information Processing

WAGS

Cole Crawford

Oregon State University

Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and Business

Respect the Gap: From Big to Boutique Data Through Laboring-Class Poets Online

WAGS

Prem Pokharel

University of Alberta

Biological Sciences, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering

Nursery Fertilization and Understory Competition Affect Seedling Growth in Oil Sands Reclaimed Soils in Alberta

2017

 

CAGS

Dr. Boyang Zhang

University of Toronto

Engineering, Medical Science and Natural Sciences

A Microfluidic Approach to Tissue Vascularization

CAGS

Dr. Leila Qashu

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Toward an Understanding of Justice, Belief and Women’s Rights: Ateetee, an Arsi Oromo Women’s sung Dispute Resolution in Ethiopia

CHBGS

Dr. Kristen L. Rhinehardt

North Carolina A&T State University

Dissertation

Computational Modeling of Nucleic and Peptide Aptamer Interactions –IL6, S100Beta and GFAP Protein Biomarkers for Traumatic Brain Injury

CSGS

Maël Le Noc

Texas State University

Digital Scholarship

Family Arrest and Separation during the Holocaust in Italy

CSGS

Sepideh Maleki

Texas State University

Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering

Higher-Order and Tuple-Based Massively-Parallel Prefix Sums

CSGS

Carl Rice

North Carolina State University

Humanities and Fine Arts

Diocletian’s “Great Persecutions”: Minority Religions and the Roman Tetrarchy

MAGS

Andra Raisa Petca

Ohio University

Master's Thesis- Social Sciences

Factors Associated with Healthy and Impaired Social Functioning in Middle-School Adolescents with ADHD

MAGS

George A. Van Den Driessche

Illinois State University

Master's Thesis – Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering

Computational Investigations of Oxygen-Containing Donor-Acceptor Complexes Involving Sulfur Dioxide or Sulfur Trioxide

NEAGS

Eric Beck

Wilfred Laurier University

Master's Thesis

The effects of external focus of attention exercise rehabilitation on dual task walking in Parkinson's disease

WAGS

Vamsi Talla

University of Washington, Seattle

Innovation in Technology Award (Dissertation)

Power, Communication and Sensing Solutions for Energy Constrained Platforms

WAGS

Daniela Navia

University of Calgary

Master’s Thesis - Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and Business

Uncovering Colonial Legacies: Voices of Indigenous Youth in Child Welfare (dis)Placements

WAGS

Michael Himmelfarb

University of Calgary

Master’s Thesis - Biological Sciences, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering

Measurement of Amplifier and Mixer Noise Parameters

2016

CAGS

Dr. Drew Higgins

University of Waterloo

Engineering, Medical Science and Natural Sciences

Nanostructured Oxygen Reduction Catalysts Designs to Reduce the Platinum Dependency of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells

 

CAGS

Dr. Douglas Hunter

York University

Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Stone of Power: Dighton Rock, Colonization and the Erasure of an Indigenous Past

 

CHBGS

Jeremy C. Ferrell

North Carolina A&T State University

Dissertation

A Distributed Model of Oilseed Biorefining, via Integrated Industrial Ecology Exchanges

 

CHBGS

Hector Malagon

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Dissertation

Population Dynamics of Young of the Year Summer Flounder (Paralichthys Dentatus) in Maryland Coastal Bays

 

CSGS

Sergio Carvajal-Leoni

Texas State University

Digital Scholarship

The Texan Italian Stories Documentary Series: Fostering Social Connections Among Members of a Geo-Ethnic Community Through the Process of Media Creation

 

CSGS

Andrew MacLaren

Texas State University

Life Sciences

Automated Detection of Rare and Endangered Anurans using Robust and Reliable Detection Software

 

CSGS

Gandalf Nicolas

The College of William and Mary

Social Sciences, Business and Education

Confrontation of Prejudice Towards Multiracials and Monoracials

 

MAGS

Nicholas Borcherding

University of Iowa

Master's Thesis

Non-Canonical WNT Signaling in Breast Cancer Initiation and Progression

 

MAGS

Saul Meyerson-Knox

University of Cincinnati

Master's Thesis

“African Blues”: The Sound and History of a Transatlantic Discourse

 

NEAGS

Whitten Overby

Cornell University, Ithaca

Master's Thesis

Postcards from God: Grace and the Corporate Everyday at Orlando’s Holy Land Experience

 

WAGS

Morgan Dixon

University of Washington, Seattle

Innovation in Technology

Pixel-Based Reverse Engineering of Graphical Interfaces

 

WAGS

Maegan Hough

University of Victoria

Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and Business

Personal Recollections and Civic Responsibilities: Dispute Resolution and the Indian Residential Schools Legacy

 

WAGS

Cameron Jack

Oregon State University

Biological Sciences, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering

Colony Level Infection of Honey Bee Gut Pathogen, Nosema ceranae and Role of Pollen Nutrition in Nosema cerenae Infection and Bee Survival

2015

 

CGS

Jeongmin Choi

University of Missouri

Biological and Life Sciences

Identification of an extracellular adenosine 5’-triphosphate receptor in Arabidopsis thaliana

 

CGS

Timo Schaefer

Indiana University

Humanities and Fine Arts

The Social Origins of Justice: Mexico in the Age of Utopian Failure, 1821-1870

 

NEAGS

Jeffery Stokes

Boston College

Master's Thesis

The Influence of Intergenerational Relationships on Marital Quality Following the Death of a Parent in Adulthood

 

MAGS

Christina Holbein

Loyola University of Chicago

Master's Thesis

Towards Observational Measurement of Social Competence In Youth With Chronic Health Conditions: Development of Peer Interactions Scales For Youth With Spina Bifida

 

MAGS

Gavin D'Souza

University of Cincinnati

Master's Thesis

Influence of Serial coronary Stenoses on Diagnostic Parameters: An In-vitro Study with Numerical Validation

 

CHBGS

Jennifer Green

Florida A&M University

Dissertation

The Characterization of Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs) as a Possible Treatment Option for Prostate Cancer

 

CSGS

Eric Ross Anderson

University of Alabama-Huntsville

Digital Scholarship

Analysis of rainfall-triggered landslide hazards through the dynamic integration of remotely sensed, modeled and in situ environmental factors in El Salvador

 

CSGS

Brandee Ester

University of Alabama

Humanities and Fine Arts

Data Visualization of Indian Mutiny Causes in Victorian Higher Journalism

 

CSGS

Mohammad Saied Dehghani Sanij

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Mathematics, physical Sciences, and Engineering

Optimal Resource Allocation Strategies to Protect Network-structured Systems

 

WAGS

Sidhant Gupta

University of Washington

Innovation in Technology

ElectriSense: Single-Point Sensing Using EMI for Electrical Event Detection and Classication in the Home

 

WAGS

Adam Nott

University of Victoria

Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and Business

Transnational Law and Resource Management: The role of a private legal system in the promotion of sustainable development in the mining industry

 

WAGS

Kimberly Snyder

University of British Columbia

Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine

Investigating the role of Podocalyxin on breast cancer progression and metastasis

2014

CAGS

Daniel Boyce

Dalhousie University

Engineering, Medical Science and Natural Sciences

Patterns and Drivers of Marine Phytoplankton Change over the Past Century

 

CAGS

Eric Paul Weissman

Concordia University

Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Spaces, Places and States of Mind: A Pragmatic Ethnography of Liminal Critique

 

NEAGS

Nagavenkat Adurthi

University of Buffalo, State University of New York

Master's Thesis

The Conjugate Unscented Transform- A Method to Evaluate Multidimensional Expectations Integrals

 

Matthew D. Reed

Yale University

Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering

Entanglement and Quantum Error Correction with Superconducting Qubits

Joshua David Kertzer

The Ohio State University

Social Sciences

Resolve in International Politics

Eric Paul Weissman

Concordia University

Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Spaces, Places and States of Mind: A Pragmatic Ethnography of Liminal Critique

Daniel Boyce

Dalhousie University

Engineering, Medical Sciences and Natural Sciences

Patterns and Drivers of Marine Phytoplankton Change over the Past Century

Nagavenkat Adurthi

University of Buffalo, State University of New York

The Conjugate Unscented Transform: A Method to Evaluate Multidimensional Expectation Integrals

Kaylia Mekelda Duncan

University of Iowa

Dynamics of Tumor Progression and Therapy Response in IL-6 and Driven Cell Malignancy

Anna Ruth Lynch

University of Iowa

Early Lutheran Education in the Late Reformation in Mecklenburg

Tetsuto Miyashita

University of Alberta

Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine

Comparative Analysis of the Anatomy of the Myxinoida and the Ancestry of Eaarly Vertebrate Lineages

Hannah Harris

University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and Business

Perspectives on Economics policy and Personal Identity and Culture of Cook Inlet and Kenai River Salmon Fisheries

Lucas Ting

University of Washington

How Mechanotransduction Responds to Endothelial Cell Monolayers and Platelets

Kai Zhang

Norfolk State University

Development of Magnetic and Optic Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

Tiara Nydia Moore

Hampton University

Fish habitat diminution by sedimentary oxygen demand

Anita Lam

Texas State University, San Marcos

Typeline, a bilingual typographic reference guide for Chinese students

David Frank

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Social Sciences, Business and Education

Metacognitive Age Differences in Strategy Shift: Retrieval Avoidance or General Shift Reluctance?

Manashree Prajapati

Tarleton State University

Life Sciences

The effects of cholesterol carrier proteins and statin on fibroblast migration and signal transduction via Sterol Regulatory Element Binding Proteins (SREBP)

2013




 

Christopher Barnett

University of Alaska Anchorage

Biological Sciences, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering

Williams Syndrome Transcription Factor is Critical for neural crest cell function in Xenopus laevis

Austin Mason

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Listening to the Early Medieval Dead: Religious
 Practices in Eastern Britain, 400–900 CE

Valorie Salimpoor

Rotman Research
Institute in Toronto

Music, Emotion, and the Reward System: Investigations with (11C) raclopride Positron
Emission Tomography (PET), functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) and
Psychophysiological Methods

Sarah Teets

University of Colorado Boulder

Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, and Business

Historian Historicized: The Representation of Nicolaus of Damascus in Josephus' Judaean Antiquities

Andrew Top

Simon Fraser University

Automated Confidence-based User Guidance for Increasing Efficiency in Interactive 3D Image Segmentation

Dr. Aaron Shafer

Engineering, Medical Sciences and Natural Sciences

On the Evolution History and Population Genetic Structure of the North American Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus)

Amirhossein Arzani

Illinois Institute of Technology

Validation and Characterization of Turbulence in an Aortic Coarctation

Alexandra Corrine Keller

University of Buffalo-SUNY

Direct Reprogramming of Neural Stem Cells into Oligodendrocyte Progenitors by Defined Factors

Sarah Suda

North Carolina State University

Hygroscopicity Frequency Distributions of Secondary Organic Aerosols

Gregory C. Mitchell

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

The Reconciliation of Art + Science

2012

 

Bjorn Bernhard Brandenburg

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mathematics, Physical Sciences & Engineering

Scheduling and locking in multiprocessor real-time operating systems

 

Junjie Chen

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Social Sciences

While the state claims the intimate: Population control policy and the makings of Chinese modernity

2011

 

Nathaniel Adam Sowa

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering

Characterization of Ectonucleotidases in Nociceptive Circuits

 

Kirsten A. Weld

Yale University

Social Sciences

Reading the Politics of History in Guatemala's National Police Archives

2010

 

Charles Conroy

Princeton University

Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering

Stellar Population Synthesis for the Future

 

Gregory R. Samanez-Larkin

Stanford University

Social Sciences

Incentive Processing in the Aging Brain: Individual Differences in Value-Based Learning and Decision-Making Across the Adult Life Span

2009

 

Mark Julian Kiel

University of Michigan

Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering

Identification, Localization and Characterization of Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Their Niche

 

Kristel Renee Smentek

University of Delaware

Humanities & Fine Arts

Art, Commerce, and Scholarship in the Age of Enlightenment: Pierre-Jean Mariette and the Making of Art History

2008

 

Thomas Rondeau

Virginia Tech

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Application of Artificial Intelligence to Wireless Communication

 

Jessica Horst

University of Iowa

Psychology

Turning Novel Names into Known Names: Understanding Referent Selection and Retention in 24-Month-Old Children and Neural Networks

2007

 

Christobal Uauy

University of California, Davis

Plant Sciences

Positional Cloning of Gpc-B1, A Wheat Quantitative Trait Loci Affecting Senescence and with Pleiotropic Effects on Grain Protein, Zinc and Iron Concentration

 

Michael David Chasar

University of Iowa

English

Everyday Reading: U.S. Poeetry and Popular Culture, 1880-1945

2006

 

Paul Michael Collins

Binghamton University

Social Sciences

Friends of the Supreme Court: Examining the Influence of Interest Groups in the U.S. Supreme Court, 1946-2001

 

Katey Marion Walter

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Mathematics, Physical Sciences & Engineering

Methane Emissions from Lakes in Northeast Siberia and Alaska

2005

 

Hallem, Elissa Anyon

Yale University

Biology & Life Sciences

The Role of Odorant Receptors in Odor Coding

 

Thomas N Sizgorich

University of California, Santa Barbara

Humanities

Monks and Mujahidun: Militant Piety in Late Antiquity and Early Islam

2004

 

Eric Todd Brown

Princeton University

Mathematics, Physical Sciences & Engineering

“Neural Oscillators and Integrators in the Dynamics of Decision Tasks”

 

Pedro C. Magalhaes

Ohio State University

Social  Sciences

“The Limits to Judicialization: Legislative Politics and Constitutional Review in the Iberian Democracies”

2003

 

Li Yu

Ohio State University

Humanities & Fine Arts

“A History of Reading in Late Imperial China,. 1000-1800”

 

Tadzia Jean GrandPré

Yale University

Biology & Life Sciences

“Nogo: A Molecular Determinant of Axonal Growth and Regeneration”

2002

 

Bryan K. Ritchie

Emory University

Social Sciences

“The Political Economy of Technical Intellectual Capital Formation in Southeast Asia”

 

Daniel Adam Steck

University of Texas at Austin

Mathematics, Physical Sciences & Engineering

“Quantum Chaos, Transport, and Decoherence in Atom Optics”

2001

 

Beverly Schwartzberg

University of California, Santa Barbara

Humanities & Fine Arts

“Grass Widows, Barbarians, and Bigamists: Fluid Marriage in Late Nineteenth-Century America”

 

Robin Douglas Knight

Princeton University

Biology & Life Sciences

“The Origin and Evolution of the Genetic Code”

2000

Barry C. Burden

Ohio State University

Social Sciences

“Candidates’ Positions in Congressional Elections”

 

Duiliu-Emanual Diaconescu

Rutgers

Physical Science, Engineering and Mathematics

“D-Branes and Non-Perturbative Dynamics in String Theory”

1999

Matthew Lawrence Albert

Rockefeller University

Biology & Life
Sciences

“Resurrecting the Dead: Dendritic Cells Cross-present Aantigen Dervied from Apototoc Cell, and Induce Viral-and Tumor-specific Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes

 

Karen Redrobe Beckman

Princeton University

Humanities & Fine Arts

“Vanishing Women”

1998

Kenneth  Tate Andrews

SUNY Stony Brook

Social Sciences

“Freedom is a Constant Struggle: The Dynamics and Consequences of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement”

 

Luis Lehner

University of Pittsburgh

Math/Physical Sciences

“Gravitational Radiation from Black Hole Space Times”

1997

Firdaus Dhabhar

Rockefeller University

Biology/Life Sciences

“Stress Induced Enhancement of Antigen-Specific, Cell Mediated Immunity—The Role of Hormones and Leukocyte Trafficking”

 

Susan Behrends Frank

University of Iowa

Humanities/Fine Arts

“The Collaborations of Salvador Dali and Luis Bunel”

1996-1981

Year
Author
University
Field
Title

1996

Alexandra Harmon

University of Washington

Humanities/Fine Arts

“A Different Kind of Indians: Negotiating the Meanings of “Indian” and “Tribe” in the Puget Sound Region, 1820’s – 1970’s”

1995

James Christopher Clemens

University of Texas at Austin

Math/Physical Science/Engineering

“The Origin and Evolution of the White Dwarf Stars”

1994

Stathis Kalyvas

University of Chicago

Social Sciences

“Religious Mobilization and Party Formation: Confessional Parties and the Christian Democratic Phenomenon”

1993

Matthew Peter Anderson

University of Iowa

Biological Sciences

“The Function and Regulation of the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator”

1992

James E. Hoch

University of Toronto

Humanities/Fine Arts

“Semitic Words in Egyptian Texts of the New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period”

1991

Carlos Mastrangelo

University of California, Berkeley

Mathematics, Physical Sciences & Engineering

“Thermal Applications of Microbridges”

1990

Laura L. Stoker

University of Michigan

Social Sciences

Morality and the Study of Political Behavior

1989

Jeffrey M. Werneke

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne

Biological Sciences

“Structure and Expression of Spinacea oleracea L. and Arabidopsis thaliana cDNAs Encoding Ribulosebiphosphate Carboxylase/oxygenase activase”

1988

James I. Porter

University of California, Berkeley

Humanities/Fine Arts

“The Material Sublime: Towards a Reconstruction of a Materialist Critical Discourse and Aesthetics in Antiquity”

1987

Leslie F. Greengard

Yale University

Mathematical/Physical Sciences

“The Rapid Evaluation of Potential Fields in Particle Systems”

1986

James Holston

Yale University

Social Sciences

“The Modernist City: Architecture, Politics, and Society in Brasilia”

1985

Timothy A. Johns

University of Michigan

Biological Sciences

“Chemical ecology of the Aymara of Western Bolivia: Selection for Glycoalkaloids in the Solanum x ajanhuiri Domestication Complex

1984

David R. Lasocki

University of Iowa

Humanities/Fine Arts

“Professional Recorder Players in England, 1540-1740”

1983

Christopher Gudeman

University of Wisconsin

 

“Microwave Spectroscopy of the Formyl Ion,d the Isoformyl Iion, the Thioformyl Ion and Hydrogen Cyanide”

1982

John R. Merrill

University of Delaware

Social Sciences

“Internal Warfare in Korea, 1948-1950: The Local Setting of the Korean War”

1981

Philip A. Hieter

Johns Hopkins University

Biological Sciences

“Evolution and Expression of Human Immunoglobulin in Light Chain Genes”