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  • System and method for synthesis of POSS-starch derivatives as effective fillers for developing high performance composites 

    Bastola, Krishna Prasad; Vaidyanathan, Ranji; Board of Regents/Oklahoma State University and the A & M Colleges (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-12-18)
    According to an embodiment, natural polymers will be used to enhance the biodegradability of nanocomposites, increase potential use of sustainable polymer matrices, improve the interlaminar fracture toughness of graphite/epoxy ...
  • Data from: Relationships between landscape constraints and a crayfish assemblage with consideration of competitor presence 

    Mouser, Joshua B.; Mollenhauer, Robert; Brewer, Shannon K. (2018-10-05)
    Crayfish were sampled from streams in the Ozark Highlands of Oklahoma from 2014 to 2015 using tow-barge electrofishing. Tow-barge electrofishing settings were pulsed direct current (DC), 60 Hz, and a 25% duty cycle. Voltage ...
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate-Graphene Nanocomposites 

    Hanan, Jay C.; Board of Regents/Oklahoma State University and the A & M Colleges (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-10-02)
    A nanocomposite material comprises polyethylene terephthalate (PET) as a base polymer and a nanoparticle that increases the strength of the base polymer.
  • Antiviral Axin Stabilizer 

    Liu, Lin; Guo, Yujie; Board of Regents/Oklahoma State University and the A & M Colleges (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-09-04)
    Methods and compositions for preventing and/or treating viral infections are provided. The methods involve administering an agent that stabilizes or enhances Axin1 activity, e.g. and agent that inhibits tankyrase. ...
  • Mighty Ducts: Final Report 

    Vaught, J.B.; Lohmann, Landon (Oklahoma State University, 2018-09-04)
    Mechanical engineering undergraduate education traditionally included a substantial amount of experimental work. However, a shift of focus towards a more theory based curriculum ledto a loss of practical "gut feeling"-type ...
  • Method Improving Producer Gas Fermentation 

    Atiyeh, Hasan; Lewis, Randy S.; Phillips, John Randall; Huhnke, Raymond L.; Board of Regents/Oklahoma State University and the A & M Colleges; Brigham Young University (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-08-21)
    Providing a microbial catalyst in a reaction broth, providing an adsorptive solid into the reaction broth, providing a producer gas into the reaction broth, and obtaining a fermentation product from the reaction broth ...
  • Are the Services Provided by the United Way of Payne County Partner Agencies Accessible to Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Speakers? 

    Carey, Mekaila (Oklahoma State University, 2018-08-05)
    A Limited English Proficient (LEP) individual is someone who does not speak English as their primary language and has limited ability to read, speak, write, or understand English. According to Executive Order (EO) 13166, ...
  • System and Method for Feedback Control of Gas Supply for Ethanol Production via Syngas Fermentation Using PH as a Key Control Indicator 

    Atiyeh, Hasan; Phillips, John Randall; Huhnke, Raymond L.; Board of Regents/Oklahoma State University and the A & M Colleges (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-07-10)
    According to an embodiment, there is provided herein a system and method wherein knowledge of the syngas fermentation is combined with standard instrumentation to provide a stable control of gas supply to automatically ...
  • System and Method for Synthesis of Poss-Graphene Oxide Derivatives as Effective Fillers for Developing High Performance Composites 

    Mohan, Muthu Subramanian; Mishra, Kunal; Vaidyanathan, Ranji; Board of Regents/Oklahoma State University and the A & M Colleges (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-07-03)
    According to an embodiment, a method for grafting POSS (polyhedral silsesquioxane) nanomaterial to graphene oxide is described for use in preparation of high performance composite materials. In another embodiment, amine ...
  • Using Twitter Data to Predict Violent Events 

    Hull, Kelsea (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-27)
    With the popularity of social media, platforms such as Twitter have become the perfect place for extremist groups to espouse ideas and recruit members. The goal of this project was to determine if the frequency of use of ...
  • Translation of Alain Robert Non-Standard Analysis Article from French to English 

    Robert, Alain (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-25)
    Dans le domaine des mathématiques, le but est toujours de répondre aux questions difficiles. Il y a des questions fameuses dans ce domaine où, si quelqu’un pouvait trouver une preuve ou poser une solution, on recevrait ...
  • CE18-Bullet: Candidate Engine for a Next Generation Supersonic Transport 

    Behymer, Brady; Disque, Brendan; Foster, Garett; Green, Collin; Niles, Jacob; Stapp, Blake; Thiam, Mouhamed; Trenary, Schuyler; Valenzuela, Bret; Wilson, Jordan (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-18)
    This report details the cycle and component design of a gas turbine engine to be used on a 100 passenger supersonic transport. The engine, CE18-Bullet, is a mixed-flow, low-bypass ratio turbofan with a max diameter at the ...
  • Does More-Expensive College Serve as a Disincentive for High School Graduation? 

    Eisenmenger, Grant T. (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-18)
    This paper analyzes the impact of college cost on graduation rates in secondary education. I hypothesize that college cost is a salient factor in individuals’ evaluations of the option value of a high school degree. I find ...
  • Economic Effects of Labor Unions 

    Bibelheimer, Henry (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-15)
    To analyze the economic impacts of labor unions I chose GDP, Unemployment, Poverty, and Income Inequality to use as my economic variables to measure the impacts of the changes in the labor union participation. I chose to ...
  • Food Insecurity and Volunteerism in a College Town 

    Corbin, Rebecca (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    This report was done to help Our Daily Bread (ODB), a Food and Resource Center (FRC) in Stillwater, OK, understand their volunteer demographics. This Food and Resource Center was started to help serve Payne County and ...
  • Pride Week, an Honors Thesis 

    Kerstin, Minton (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Each year during the spring semester, Oklahoma State University celebrates their students who belong to the LGBTQ community. This celebration, entitled Pride Week, highlights various reasons to be proud to belong to this ...
  • Food Culture of the International Students at Oklahoma State University 

    Strawn, Allison (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Background: The purpose of this research was to gain a better understanding of international university students and their food ways when they enter the United States and the barriers they face when it comes to accessibility ...
  • SOX Effects on Audit Fees 

    Edwards, Nathaniel (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Audit fees change year to year based off of fee models audit firms implement, and a large factor is the auditor effort and assumed liability of taking on a client. As the Big Four and Non Big Four firms take on clients, ...
  • Italian Ryegrass Management in Oklahoma Winter Wheat 

    Ogden, Grace K. (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Two field and greenhouse studies were conducted to evaluate Italian ryegrass management in Oklahoma winter wheat. Herbicide treatments included flufenacet + metribuzin, metribuzin, pinoxaden, and pyroxasulfone applied very ...
  • Classification of Elizabethkingia anophelis Resistance Mechanisms and Characterization of Novel Beta-Lactamase Genes 

    Purcell, Lindsey (Oklahoma State University, 2018-05-14)
    Due to the cause of recent outbreaks within regions of the United States and other parts of the world, the study of Elizabethkingia anophelis has been of great interest due to high mortality and presence of multiple ...

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