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Expanding the stratigraphic record of tsunami inundation along the semi-arid, siliciclastic coast of north-central Chile (Virginia Tech, 2019-09-17)On September 16, 2015, a Mw 8.3 earthquake struck offshore of the north-central Chile coast with a fault-rupture length of approximately 150 km. The earthquake triggered a tsunami that impacted 500 km of coastline from ...
(Virginia Tech, 2019-09-17)The purpose of this thesis is to examine the accuracy of the RAPID (Real-Time Analysis for Particle Transport and In-situ Detection) eigenvalue algorithm based on a few problems from the ICSBEP (International Criticality ...
(Virginia Tech, 2018-03-26)Wide-bandgap semiconductors have made and are continuing to make a major impact on the power electronics world. The most common commercially available wide-bandgap semiconductors for power electronics applications are SiC ...
Occurrence and Control of Microbial Contaminants of Emerging Concern through the Urban Water Cycle: Molecular Profiling of Opportunistic Pathogens and Antibiotic Resistance (Virginia Tech, 2018-03-26)In an era of pervasive water stress caused by population growth, urbanization, drought, and climate change, limiting the dissemination of microbial contaminants of emerging concern (MCECs) is of the utmost importance for ...
(2017-12)Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) is one of the few techniques that allow direct determination of enthalpy values for binding reactions and conformational transitions in biomolecules. It provides the thermodynamics ...