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    • Fabrication of Nanostructured Kaolinite Doped Composite Films from Silicone Rubber with Enhanced Properties 

      Zakaria, Abdullah Muhammad; Dey, Shaikat Chandra; Rahman, Muhammad Mominur; Sarker, Mithun; Ashaduzzaman, Md.; Shamsuddin, Sayed Md. (MDPI, 2019-05-12)
      Naturally occurring nanomaterials are finding growing interests in tailoring properties of engineering polymers for advanced applications. The objective of this study was to develop environment-friendly nanocomposite films ...
    • Compressive Mechanical Properties of Porcine Brain: Experimentation and Modeling of the Tissue Hydration Effects 

      Prabhu, Raj K.; Begonia, Mark T.; Whittington, Wilburn R.; Murphy, Michael A.; Mao, Yuxiong; Liao, Jun; Williams, Lakiesha N.; Horstemeyer, Mark F.; Sheng, Jianping (MDPI, 2019-05-07)
      Designing protective systems for the human head—and, hence, the brain—requires understanding the brain’s microstructural response to mechanical insults. We present the behavior of wet and dry porcine brain ...
    • Obstacles to Widespread Diffusion of IPM in Developing Countries: Lessons From the Field 

      Alwang, Jeffrey; Norton, George; Larochelle, Catherine (Entomological Society of America, 2019-04-15)
      Integrated pest management (IPM) is a way of managing agricultural pests using ecological principles and with minimum damage to the environment and human health. In developing countries, numerous IPM programs have been ...
    • Learning How to Communicate in the Internet of Things: Finite Resources and Heterogeneity 

      Park, Taehyeun; Abuzainab, Nof; Saad, Walid (IEEE, 2016)
      For a seamless deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT), there is a need for self-organizing solutions to overcome key IoT challenges that include data processing, resource management, coexistence with existing wireless ...
    • Underidentification of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Females: A Case Series Illustrating the Unique Presentation of this Disorder in Young Women 

      Trubanova, Andrea; Donlon, Katharine; Kreiser, Nicole L.; Ollendick, Thomas H.; White, Susan W. (Exeley, 2014-05)
      Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is diagnosed more often in males than females, with the male-to-female gender ratio reported to be around 4.3:1 to 5:1. It is possible that the underrecognition of ASD in females partially ...
    • SBIO Newsletter, Spring 2019 

      Unknown author (Department of Sustainable Biomaterials, 2019)
      The intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials. This issue features articles on study abroad in Ireland and Costa Rica, InsideTREES summer camp, and alumni thoughts.
    • Trust Management of Smart Service Communities 

      Al-Hamadi, Hamid; Chen, Ing-Ray; Cho, Jin-Hee (IEEE, 2019)
      In this paper, the notion of a smart service community is proposed to address the grand challenge of a huge number of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices providing similar services in a smart city environment (e.g., ...
    • Mitigating the Impact of Renewable Variability With Demand-Side Resources Considering Communication and Cyber Security Limitations 

      Bian, Desong; Shi, Di; Pipattanasomporn, Manisa; Kuzlu, Murat; Rahman, Saifur (IEEE, 2019)
      With the rapid development of smart grid, the penetration of renewable energy resources is higher than ever and keeps growing. However, the output of renewable energy units, such as solar photovoltaics and wind turbines, ...
    • Big Data Meet Cyber-Physical Systems: A Panoramic Survey 

      Atat, Rachad; Liu, Lingjia; Wu, Jinsong; Li, Guangyu; Ye, Chunxuan; Yi, Yang (IEEE, 2018)
      The world is witnessing an unprecedented growth of cyber-physical systems (CPS), which are foreseen to revolutionize our world via creating new services and applications in a variety of sectors, such as environmental ...
    • IIHCC Newsletter, May 2019 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2019-05)
      Each issue of the IIHCC newsletter quickly highlights research, curriculum, facilities, and outreach efforts aligning with the University’s Beyond Boundaries initiative. The newsletters also contain updates regarding ...
    • Ultrahigh Durability Perovskite Solar Cells 

      Wu, Congcong; Wang, Kai; Feng, Xu; Jiang, Yuanyuan; Yang, Dong; Hou, Yuchen; Yan, Yongke; Sanghadasa, Mohan; Priya, Shashank (American Chemical Society, 2019-01-29)
      Unprecedented conversion efficiency has been demonstrated for perovskite solar cells (PSCs), however, their stability and reliability continue to be challenge. Here, an effective and practical method is demonstrated to ...
    • Attempted Suicide in a Parkinsonian Patient Treated with DBS of the VIM and High Dose Carbidopa-Levodopa 

      Ayobello, Ayotunde; Saway, Brian; Greenage, Michael (Hindawi Publishing Corp, 2019-03-26)
      Introduction. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a complex disease that is often treated with dopaminergic medications such as carbidopa-levodopa and now with innovative interventions such as deep brain stimulation (DBS). While ...
    • Sediment chemistry of urban stormwater ponds and controls on denitrification 

      Blaszczak, Joanna R.; Steele, Meredith K.; Badgley, Brian D.; Heffernan, Jim B.; Hobbie, Sarah E.; Morse, Jennifer L.; Rivers, Erin N.; Hall, Sharon J.; Neill, Christopher; Pataki, Diane E.; Groffman, Peter M.; Bernhardt, Emily S. (Ecological Society of America, 2018-06)
      Stormwater ponds and retention basins are ubiquitous features throughout urban landscapes. These ponds are potentially important control points for nitrogen (N) removal from surface water bodies via denitrification. However, ...
    • The iPlant collaborative: cyberinfrastructure for plant biology 

      Goff, Stephen A.; Vaughn, Matthew; McKay, Sheldon; Lyons, Eric; Stapleton, Ann E.; Gessler, Damian; Matasci, Naim; Wang, Liya; Hanlon, Matthew; Lenards, Andrew; Muir, Andy; Merchant, Nirav; Lowry, Sonya; Mock, Stephen; Helmke, Matthew; Kubach, Adam; Narro, Martha; Hopkins, Nicole; Micklos, David; Hilgert, Uwe; Gonzales, Michael; Jordan, Chris; Skidmore, Edwin; Dooley, Rion; Cazes, John; McLay, Robert; Lu, Zhenyuan; Pasternak, Shiran; Koesterke, Lars; Piel, William H.; Grene, Ruth; Noutsos, Christos; Gendler, Karla; Feng, Xin; Tang, Chunlao; Lent, Monica; Kim, Seung-Jin; Kvilekval, Kristian; Manjunath, B. S.; Tannen, Val; Stamatakis, Alexandros; Sanderson, Michael; Welch, Stephen M.; Cranston, Karen A.; Soltis, Pamela; Soltis, Doug; O'Meara, Brian; Ane, Cecile; Brutnell, Tom; Kleibenstein, Daniel J.; White, Jeffery W.; Leebens-Mack, James; Donoghue, Michael J.; Spalding, Edgar P.; Vision, Todd J.; Myers, Christopher R.; Lowenthal, David; Enquist, Brian J.; Boyle, Brad; Akoglu, Ali; Andrews, Greg; Ram, Sudha; Ware, Doreen; Stein, Lincoln; Stanzione, Dan (Frontiers, 2011)
      The iPlant Collaborative (iPlant) is a United States National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project that aims to create an innovative, comprehensive, and foundational cyberinfrastructure in support of plant biology ...
    • Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (OCD) 

      Maddox, Brenna B.; Kerns, Connor M.; Franklin, Martin E.; White, Susan W. (Springer, 2016-02-04)
      Anxiety is known to be a commonly, co-occurring phenomenon with autism. Also, in daily practice, these symptoms often are confused with core symptoms of autism. Accurately determining OCD and anxiety from autism has important ...
    • ICAT Creativity + Innovation Day, May 6, 2019 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2019-05-06)
      A program of events for the exposition held at the Moss Arts Center on May 6, 2019.
    • IIHCC Newsletter, April 2019 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2019-04)
      Each issue of the IIHCC newsletter quickly highlights research, curriculum, facilities, and outreach efforts aligning with the University’s Beyond Boundaries initiative. The newsletters also contain updates regarding ...
    • Improvements to PATRIC, the all-bacterial Bioinformatics Database and Analysis Resource Center 

      Wattam, Alice R.; Davis, James J.; Assaf, Rida; Boisvert, Sebastien; Brettin, Thomas; Bun, Christopher; Conrad, Neal; Dietrich, Emily M.; Disz, Terry; Gabbard, Joseph L.; Gerdes, Svetlana; Henry, Christopher S.; Kenyon, Ronald W.; Machi, Dustin; Mao, Chunhong; Nordberg, Eric K.; Olsen, Gary J.; Murphy-Olson, Daniel E.; Olson, Robert; Overbeek, Ross; Parrello, Bruce; Pusch, Gordon D.; Shukla, Maulik; Vonstein, Veronika; Warren, Andrew; Xia, Fangfang; Yoo, Hyunseung; Stevens, Rick L. (2017-01-04)
      The Pathosystems Resource Integration Center (PATRIC) is the bacterial Bioinformatics Resource Center ( Recent changes to PATRIC include a redesign of the web interface and some new services that ...
    • Children with Hemiparesis Arm and Movement Project (CHAMP): Protocol for a multisite comparative efficacy trial of paediatric constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) testing effects of dosage and type of constraint for children with hemiparetic cerebral palsy 

      Ramey, S.L.; DeLuca, S.; Stevenson, R.D.; Case-Smith, J.; Darragh, A.; Conaway, M. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2019-01-15)
      Introduction: The Children with Hemiparesis Arm and Movement Project (CHAMP) addresses two pressing issues concerning paediatric constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT): effects of two dosages and two types of constraint ...