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  • Comparative Analysis of Facial Affect Detection Algorithms 

    Thomas, Ashin Marin (2020-05-22)
    There has been much research on facial affect detection, but many of them fall short on accurately identifying expressions, due to changes in illumination, occlusion, or noise in uncontrolled environments. Also, not much ...
  • Solution Blow Spinning of Polyvinylidene Fluoride Based Fibers for Energy Harvesting Applications: A Review 

    Atif, Rasheed; Khaliq, Jibran; Combrinck, Madeleine; Hassanin, Ahmed H.; Shehata, Nader; Elnabawy, Eman; Shyha, Islam (MDPI, 2020-06-07)
    Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)-based piezoelectric materials (PEMs) have found extensive applications in energy harvesting which are being extended consistently to diverse fields requiring strenuous service conditions. ...
  • Virginia Tech SEED Newsletter, 2-22 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2019-03-21)
    This newsletter contains weekly highlights and global financial news from VT SEED, a student-managed endowment fund that provides real world experience in investing, networking, and more.
  • Virginia Tech SEED Newsletter, 2-15 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2019-02-15)
    This newsletter contains weekly highlights and global financial news from VT SEED, a student-managed endowment fund that provides real world experience in investing, networking, and more.
  • The Death of Neoliberal Realism? 

    Wheeler, Zachariah (2020-06)
  • Engineers' Forum, September 2019 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2019-09)
    Engineers’ Forum is Virginia Tech’s interdisciplinary, student-staffed engineering magazine. Since 1981, we have continuously engaged students, faculty, and engineering professionals in Blacksburg and throughout ...
  • Engineers' Forum, February 2020 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-02)
    Engineers’ Forum is Virginia Tech’s interdisciplinary, student-staffed engineering magazine. Since 1981, we have continuously engaged students, faculty, and engineering professionals in Blacksburg and throughout ...
  • Engineers' Forum, April 2019 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2019-04)
    Engineers’ Forum is Virginia Tech’s interdisciplinary, student-staffed engineering magazine. Since 1981, we have continuously engaged students, faculty, and engineering professionals in Blacksburg and throughout Virginia. ...
  • Solution Blow Spinning of High-Performance Submicron Polyvinylidene Fluoride Fibres: Computational Fluid Mechanics Modelling and Experimental Results 

    Atif, Rasheed; Combrinck, Madeleine; Khaliq, Jibran; Hassanin, Ahmed H.; Shehata, Nader; Elnabawy, Eman; Shyha, Islam (MDPI, 2020-05-16)
    Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) was used to investigate characteristics of high-speed air as it is expelled from a solution blow spinning (SBS) nozzle using a k-ε turbulence model. Air velocity, pressure, ...
  • AWS Tobacco Settlement Retrieval 

    Sitaula, Anamol; Mekap, Abhinandan; Kanuri, Aditya; Bossart, Douglas; Pokharel, Nishan; Ray, Rahul (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-14)
    The Tobacco Industry is one of the largest and most influential industries. It has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on advertising and marketing tactics to ensure dominance and control in the economy. This is especially ...
  • CS Information Session Reservation 

    O'Connor, Barbara; Moore, Nicole; Simoneaux, Quentin; Hoff, Michael (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-14)
    The CS Information Session Reservation project is an effort to assist recruiting procedures for the Computer Science department at Virginia Tech. The department has an ambassador program that is responsible for hosting ...
  • US State Tourism Websites 

    Shere, Danya; Ayub, Ahmad; Mueller, Rebecca; Fabian, Lexi; Shah, Akshat (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-11)
    In the United States, every state has a tourism website. These sites highlight the main attractions of the state, travel tips, and blog posts among other relevant information. The funding for these websites often comes ...
  • Stock Returns 

    Shi, Simon; Ray, Sayan; Sood, Yannik; Heck, David; Nguyen, Charles (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-13)
    The Stock Returns Project was to assist the research of our client, Ziqian Song, to analyze the language used in the financial news and social media discussions surrounding stock-related events, and to derive meaningful ...
  • BikeVT - VTTI Cross-Platform Mobile Application 

    Drake, Devin; Soohoo, Lucas; Frigault, Alex; Larsen, Sam (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-13)
    The main goal of the project, VTTI Bike Mobile App (VBMA), is to create a mobile app for bike data collection for the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute. The mobile app will be cross-platform to operate on both iOS and ...
  • Airbnb Scraping 

    Yu, Wang; Huang, Baokun; Liu, Han; Pham, Vinh; Nikolov, Alexander (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-13)
    Inside Airbnb is a project by Murray Cox, a digital storyteller, who visualized Airbnb data that was scraped by author and coder Tom Slee. The website offers scraped Airbnb data for select cities around the world; historically ...
  • Food Safety Site 

    Gehr, Zachary; Mehta, Mahek; Mishra, Prateek; Lew, Kiel; Perera, Chanaka; Nguyen, Tim (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-06)
    The goal of our project is to provide a resource to empower farmers market vendors to incorporate safe food handling practices. Our client, Minh Duong, would like to target farmers market growers and vendors who do not ...
  • Text Data Mining Studio ETDs 

    Rielage, Robert; Brinkley, Hannah; Dy, Christian; Vaanjilnorov, Jason (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-11)
    The goal of the Text Data Mining Studio ETD project was to develop a software system that allows less technically-minded researchers to be able to easily access a vast amount of data to be used for text data analytics. ...
  • Twitter Disaster Behavior 

    Thackaberry, Taylor; Bogemann, Kayley; Burchard, Shane; Butler, Jessie; Spencer, Austin (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-05)
    The purpose of the Twitter Disaster Behavior project is to identify patterns in online behavior during natural disasters by analyzing Twitter data. The main goal is to better understand the needs of a community during and ...
  • Deep Learning Course 

    Robinson, Matthew; Whelan, Andrew; Burton, Samuel; Bolon, Brendan; Ellis, Harrison (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-12)
    Deep Learning Course is an open-source course on deep learning topics hosted on GitHub in the Machine Learning Mindset repository built with the guidance of our client, Amirsina Torfi. We have designed and created four ...
  • Music Survey 

    Makkena, Yash; Save, Mrinal; Tran, Kelly; Yuksel, Mehmet (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-12)
    The main goal of this project was to create an interactive website to survey students about their course perceptions as related to the MUSIC model of learning. The MUSIC Model of Motivation Inventory is a survey developed ...

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