This collection contains all graduate theses that met the requirements for completing masters degrees conferred by WPI from 2003 to the present. Selected theses completed before 2003 can also be found here.

For more information about current thesis policies at WPI, including submission and approval policies, please consult the Office of Graduate Studies.

Most theses completed before 2003 are available in print through the George C. Gordon Library.

If you completed a thesis at WPI that is not included in this collection and if you are interested in having your thesis digitized and made part of this collection, please contact wpi-etd@wpi.edu.

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Theses from 2018

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Likelihood Inference for Order Restricted Models, Afnan Almazmomi

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Automatic Eye-Gaze Following from 2-D Static Images: Application to Classroom Observation Video Analysis, Arkar Min Aung

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ABY Interactive: A Business Plan for an Interactive Media Company, Abdelaziz Ben Yahia

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Constrained Motion Planning System for MRI-Guided, Needle-Based, Robotic Interventions, Christopher Bove

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EMG Site: A MATLAB-based Application for EMG Data Collection and EMG-based Prosthetic Control, William J. Boyd

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Materials Informatics Approach to Material Extrusion Additive Manufacturing, Daniel J. Braconnier

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Bahadur Efficiencies for Statistics of Truncated P-value Combination Methods, Xiaohui Chen

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Identifying and Evaluating Early Stage Fintech Companies: Working with Consumer Internet Data and Analytic Tools, Khasan Dymov

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Calculating One-sided P-value for TFisher Under Correlated Data, Jiadong Fang

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Implementation of a Modular Software Architecture on a Real-Time Operating System for Generic Control over MRI Compatible Surgical Robots, Katie Gandomi-Bernal

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Cognitive Radio Connectivity for Railway Transportation Networks, Kuldeep S. Gill

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Facilitating Keyboard Use While Wearing a Head-Mounted Display, Keenan R. Gray

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Ballistocardiography-based Authentication using Convolutional Neural Networks, Joshua A. Hebert

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An Image-Based Method to Measure Joint Deformity in Inflammatory Arthritis, Travis F. Henchie

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Design Analysis of Roller Coasters, Kristen Hunt

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Decentralized Persistent Connectivity Deployment in Robot Swarms, Adhavan Jayabalan

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A Machine Learning approach to Febrile Classification, Theodore P. Kostopouls

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Predicting Average Annual Value of Free Agent Contracts in Major League Baseball, Anton I. Libsch

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Bayesian Analysis of Crime Survey Data with Nonresponse, Shiao Liu

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Fast Matrix Multiplication by Group Algebras, Zimu Li

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Why did they cite that?, Charles Lovering

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Trick of the Light: A Game Engine for Exploring Novel Fog of War Mechanics, Zackery Mason

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Improving User Interface and User Experience of MathSpring Intelligent Tutoring System for Teachers, Neeraj Menon

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Numerical Methods for European Option Pricing with BSDEs, Ming Min

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Dynamic Task Allocation in Robot Swarms with Limited Buffer and Energy Constraints, Janani Mohan

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Computational modeling of triple layered microwave heat exchanger, Ajit Mohekar

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Alcogait Gamification, Chaitany Nimkar

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Force Feedback for the Patient Side Manipulator of the daVinci Research Kit, Anna Novoseltseva

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Feasibility Study on Smart Cloud Commuting with Shared Autonomous Vehicles, Menghai Pan

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A Look Into Human Brain Activity with EEG DataSurface Reconstruction, Naveen Pothayath

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A Minimum-Bending-Energy Needle Model for Closed-Loop Localization During Image-Guided Insertion, Joseph George Schornak

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Evaluating Clustering Techniques over Big Data in Distributed Infrastructures, Kartik Shetty

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Identifying and Evaluating Early Stage Fintech Companies: Working with Consumer Internet Data and Analytic Tools, Alexander Shoop

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Obliti - Empathy game regarding depression, Mitchell Stevens

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Kernel Coherence Encoders, Fangzheng Sun

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Classi?fication of Bone Cements Using Multinomial Logistic Regression Method, Jinglun Wei

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Self-Healing Coatings for Steel Reinforced Infrastructure, Adrienne Lee Weishaar

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The Palace of Monarch, Jing Xiong

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Goal Based Human Swarm Interaction for Collaborative Transport, Yicong Xu

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vU-net: edge detection in time-lapse fluorescence live cell images based on convolutional neural networks, Xitong Zhang

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Three Filters and Their Applications: A Comparison Case Study, Yan Zhao

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The Palace of Monarch, Bolin Zhu

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Electrically Small Dipole Antenna Probe for Quasi-static Electric Field Measurements, Adnan Zolj

Theses from 2017

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Decentralized Control of an Energy Constrained Heterogeneous Swarm for Persistent Surveillance, Nikhil Kamalkumar Advani

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Locomotion Trajectory Generation For Legged Robots, Aditya Bhat

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Optical Non-Destructive Surface Inspection and Automatic Classification of Cast Iron Automotive Part, Raunak Borwankar

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CUDA-Accelerated ORB-SLAM for UAVs, Donald Bourque

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Control-flow Integrity for Real-time Embedded Systems, Nicholas Brown

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Inference in Constrained Linear Regression, Xinyu Chen

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Flexible Sensor for Measurement of Skin Pressure and Temperature for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers, Matthew DeMorais Crivello

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Mining Spatio-Temporal Reachable Regions over Massive Trajectory Data, Yichen Ding

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Threshold Implementations of the Present Cipher, Mohammad Farmani

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Efficient Side-channel Resistant MPC-based Software Implementation of the AES, Abraham Fernandez Rubio

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Hedge Funds' Performance Fees and Investments, Yuhui Gong

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Implicit Cache Lockdown on ARM: An Accidental Countermeasure to Cache-Timing Attacks, Marc Green

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Dynamic viscoelastic model of the Hydro Muscle and the control of a multi-fiber Hydro Muscle actuated bionic ankle, Chinmay Harmalkar

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A Liquid Gallium-Air Battery Study, Tyler Trettel Howard

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Pivot-based Data Partitioning for Distributed k Nearest Neighbor Mining, Caitlin Anne Kuhlman

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Maximum Likelihood Identification of an Information Matrix Under Constraints in a Corresponding Graphical Model, Nan Li

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Scalable User Assignment in Power Grids: A Data Driven Approach, Shijian Li

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The Incorporation of Decellularized Cardiac ECM into Fibrin Microthreads, Kaitlyn A. Marengo

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Characterization of Biomass Materials for Understanding the Processing, Zijian Ma

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An Economic Analysis of Injecting Energy Storage into Power Systems Containing Renewables, Kelsey Bekr McGlashan

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Chemical Changes in Hydrothermal Carbon with Reaction Time, Brendan James McKeogh

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Side-Channel Attacks on Intel SGX: How SGX Amplifies The Power of Cache Attack, Ahmad Moghimi

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Urbis Terram - Designing and Implementing a Procedural City Generation Tool for Unity3D Game Engine, Yakin Najahi

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Efficient Factor Graph Fusion for Multi-robot Mapping, Ramkumar Natarajan

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Developing Building Information Modeling (BIM) Guidelines for Campus Planning and Facilities Management at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Purvashri V. Padhye

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Staying in the Flow using Procedural Content Generation and Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment, Ravi Parekh

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Improvements on Trained Across Multiple Experiments (TAME), a New Method for Treatment Effect Detection, Thanaporn Patikorn

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Nonparametric Inverse Reinforcement Learning and Approximate Optimal Control with Temporal Logic Tasks, Siddharthan Perundurai Rajasekaran

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Deep Learning Binary Neural Network on an FPGA, Shrutika Redkar

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Quantitative Risk Assessment for Residential Mortgages, Qingyun Ren

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A Decentralized Strategy for Swarm Robots to Manage Spatially Distributed Tasks, Rohit S. Sheth

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PHOSHOLIPASE Cβ INTERACTS WITH ARGONAUTE 2 IN STRESS GRANULES TO CHANGE THE MICRORNAs POPULATION IN RESPONSE TO OSMOTIC STRESS, Ashima Singla

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A Forex Trading System Using Evolutionary Reinforcement Learning, Yupu Song

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Performance Evaluation of QUIC protocol under Network Congestion, Amit Srivastava

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Drizzle: Design and Implementation of a Lightweight Cloud Game Engine with Latency Compensation, Jiawei Sun

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Validation of Electromagnetic CAD Human Phantoms, Harshal Tankaria

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Comparison Between Confidence Intervals of Multiple Linear Regression Model with or without Constraints, Jinxin Tao

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Virtual Coordination in Collective Object Manipulation, Shadi Tasdighi Kalat

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The Role of Integrins in Cellular Response to Mechanical Stimuli, Gawain M. Thomas

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Development of the VHP-Female CAD model including Dynamic Breathing Sequence, Anh Le Tran

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Outdoor Gas Emission Sampling System: A Novel Method for Quantification of Fires in Outdoor Conditions, Panyawat Tukaew

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Occlusion: Creating Disorientation, Fugue, and Apophenia in an Art Game, Klew Williams

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Using Ballistocardiography to Perform Key Distribution in Wearable IoT Networks, Alexander W. Witt

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Molten Salt Pyrolysis of Polystyrene: Optimization and Investigation of Reaction, Zhengyang Yang

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Faraday Instabilities, Rui Yu

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Incorporating Rich Features into Deep Knowledge Tracing, Liang Zhang

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Compressed Sensing via Partial L1 Minimization, Lu Zhong

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Arbitrage-Free Pricing of XVA for American Options in Discrete Time, Tingwen Zhou

Theses from 2016

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Investigating Gyroscope Sway Features, Normalization, and Personalization in Detecting Intoxication in Smartphone Users, Christina Jane Aiello

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Influence of Immersed Conductive Objects on the Burning Behavior of Oil Soaked Sands, Shivaprasad Arava

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Perception Framework for Activities of Daily Living Manipulation Tasks, Koushik Balasubramanian

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Investigating the Influence of Nanotopography on the Migratory State of Glioblastoma Multiforme Cells, Alexander Beliveau

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Analysis and Prediction of Community Structure Using Unsupervised Learning, Rakesh Biradar

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Going Deeper with Convolutional Neural Network for Intelligent Transportation, Tairui Chen

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The Dynamics of ISIS: An Emerging-State Actor, Timothy Clancy

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User Evaluation Framework for Model Finding Research, Ryan Danas

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Roles of regulation of mRNA cleavage in Mycobacterium smegmatis, Paula de Camargo Bertuso