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(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-17)Can a hospital be more than a center for treatment? Can it initiate a sense of healing in the individual as well as the community? The hospital in its early form was a facility meant to house the sick in ancient Egyptian ...
A Phenomenological Approach to User-Centered Design: Conceptualizing the Technology Design Space to Assist Military Veterans with Community Reintegration (Virginia Tech, 2017-10-17)The current best practices of user-centered design (UCD) may not be optimal with respect to eliciting information from representative users from special populations. This research extended elicitation approaches traditional ...
Impact of Meteorological Conditions and Maturity of Perithecia on the Release of Fusarium graminearum Ascospores (Virginia Tech, 2016-04-25)The global food supply is being stressed by climate change, a growing population, and harmful diseases. One risk to vital cereal crops such as wheat and barley is Fusarium head blight (FHB), caused by the fungal plant ...
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-25)An estimated 10% of the world's population lives in low-lying coastal regions, which are vulnerable to storm surge and waves capable of causing loss of lives and billions of dollars in damage to coastal infrastructure. ...
(Virginia Tech, 2010-02-05)Joining of uniformly-curved composite sandwich panel segments, typical in state of the art aerospace launch vehicles, should be mass-efficient. Adhesively bonded joints can provide increased mass-efficiency over ...