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    • Enhanced torsional actuation and stress coupling in Mn-modified 0.93(Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3)-0.07BaTiO(3) lead-free piezoceramic system 

      Berik, P; Maurya, D; Kumar, P; Kang, MG; Priya, S (Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2017-01-01)
    • Evaluation of Eye Injury Risk from Consumer Fireworks 

      Alphonse, Vanessa D; Kemper, Andrew R (Brain Injuries and Biomechanics Symposium, 2013-09-19)
      Eye injuries affect approximately two million people annually. Various experimental studies have been performed to evaluate potentially injurious conditions from blunt objects using animal and human cadaver eyes. Experimental ...
    • Evaluation of the Virginia Weatherization Program 

      Randolph, John; Greely, Katherine M.; Hill, William H. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1991-11)
      Since its inception in 1975, the Virginia Weatherization Program has installed energy conservation measures in more than 60,000 low-income housing units. The program has been administered by the Virginia Department of ...
    • An Examination of Policies to Promote Greater Use of Wood Processing Industry Wastes for Fuel in State Facilities 

      Zipper, Carl E.; Muench, John (Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 1993)
      The 1992 House Joint Resolution 69 directed the Virginia Coal and Energy Commission, with the assistance of the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research (VCCER) and the Brooks Forest Products Center (BFPC), to "examine ...
    • External ramp autotuning for current mode control of switching converter 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Liu, Pei-Hsin; Lee, Fred C.; Mattavelli, Paolo; Yan, Yingyi (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-06-13)
      Peak current, valley current or average current mode controlled power converters in either digital or analog implementations obtain a stabilized feedback loop and allow high system bandwidth design by use of an external ...
    • Fall Prevention in Late Life 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2013-10)
      Falling is a major public health concern for older adults. One in 3 adults aged 65+ and 1 in 2 adults aged 80+ fall each year, often suffering major changes to health and quality of life. Unintentional falls and traumatic ...
    • Family Process - Autism Spectrum Disorders 

      Benson, Mark (2012-10-12)
      Slides for a talk about family process and the importance of parenting dimensions in adolescent development. The slides list findings to date, and propose research into the influence of family on outcomes for those diagnosed ...
    • Fear of Falling and Older Adults: Finding Balance 

      Center for Gerontology (Virginia Tech. Center for Gerontology, 2013-10)
      Falls are a major public health concern for older adults. Annually, 1 out of every 3 Americans aged 65+ experiences a fall. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of ...
    • Ferroelectric properties and dynamic scaling of < 100 > oriented (K0.5Na0.5)NbO3 single crystals 

      Gupta, Sanjay; Priya, Shashank (AIP Publishing, 2011-06-01)
      In this letter, we report the dielectric and ferroelectric (FE) characteristics of potassium sodium niobate (K0.5Na0.5NbO3) single crystals grown by flux method. Orientation analysis of as-grown cubical-shaped crystals was ...
    • Final Report Abstract: Caregivers of Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Information and Support Needs 

      Roberto, Karen A.; Blieszner, Rosemary; Brossoie, Nancy; Winston, B. (Alzheimer's Association, Medical and Scientific Affairs, 2007)
    • Financial Stability Rearticulated: Institutional Reform, Post-Crisis Governance, and the New Regulatory Landscape in the United States 

      Bieri, David S. (Virginia Tech, 2015-02)
      The recent financial crisis was a powerful reminder that the inherent instability of the monetary-financial system is likely to entail serious consequences for the real economy. In the U.S., the monumental Dodd-Frank Wall ...
    • Fire in the Library 

      Bala, Alex; Dorninger, Christina (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-11-30)
      A conversation with the recipient of the 2018 Milka Bliznakov Research Prize + A Guest Researcher. Alexander Bala – 2018 MBRP recipient in a Fullbright residency in Poland, studying the role of the Polish architect ...
    • Fire in the Library 

      Alvarez, Eva M.; Gomez, Carlos J.; Urazan, Daniela (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-10-11)
      Fire in the Library is hosted by the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) and features presentations by the Milka Bliznakov Research prize recipients. Eva M. Alvarez and Carlos J. Gomez, from the Universitat ...
    • Fire in the Library: 2016 IAWA Group with Sharóne L.Tomer and Joseph Beford 

      Tomer, Sharóne L.; Beford, Joseph (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2017-01-20)
      Sharóne L. Tomer, Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture + Design, discusses her brief exploration of the IAWA. She is intrigued by what kinds of questions and new knowledge a gendered archive of architecture ...
    • Fire in the Library: A Conversation with the 2016 IAWA Group 

      Kavousi, Shabnam; Mego, Steffany; Nautiyal, Divya; Stiles, Clarissa; Stone, Lisette; Veillard, Marilou
      Launched this Fall, the IAWA Group is a Special Study led by Prof. Paola Zellner with students interested in actively collaborating in the mission and goals of the IAWA. Supporting the research projects of the recipients ...
    • First Conference on Community Resiliency 2010 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Global Forums on Urban and Regional Resilience., 2010-10)
      An agenda for the conference held on October 25-26, 2010, at Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue. The purpose of this conference was to engage both academics and practitioners on key issues related to resiliency.
    • Flexible Margin Kinematics and Vortex Formation of Aurelia aurita and Robojelly 

      Villanueva, Alex; Vlachos, Pavlos; Priya, Shashank (PLOS, 2014-06-06)
      The development of a rowing jellyfish biomimetic robot termed as “Robojelly”, has led to the discovery of a passive flexible flap located between the flexion point and bell margin on the Aurelia aurita. A comparative ...
    • Floor Tile Energy Harvester for Self-Powered Wireless Occupancy Sensing 

      Sharpes, Nathan; Vučković, Dušan; Priya, Shashank (De Gruyter, 2016)
      We investigate a concept that can reduce the overall power requirement of a smart building through improvements in the real-time control of HVAC and indoor lighting based on the building occupancy. The increased number of ...
    • Floral arrangement and view to woods from house interior 

      Gottlieb, Lois Davidson (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-01-06)
    • Folic Acid-Conjugated Cellulose Nanocrystals Show High Folate-Receptor Binding Affinity and Uptake by KB and Breast Cancer Cells 

      Bittleman, Katelyn Rose; Dong, Shuping; Roman, Maren; Lee, Yong Woo (American Chemical Society, 2018-10-24)
      The study evaluates cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) as nanocarriers for targeted, intracellular delivery of molecular agents. CNCs were labeled with fluorescein-5′-isothiocyanate as an imaging agent and conjugated to folic ...