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Submissions from 2022

Fintech: A Survey of Consumer Use to Benefit Non-Profits, Cheryl L. Aasheim and Hayden Wimmer

Neural Networks based Analysis of Brain Computer Interface Data for Attention Quantification, Felix G. Hamza-Lup and Anca O. Muresan

Visuo-Haptic Technology for Complex Concepts Presentation, Felix G. Hamza-Lup and Anca O. Muresan

Attention and Meditation Quantification using Neural Networks, Anca O. Muresan and Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Submissions from 2021

Effects of Virtual Humans’ Gender and Spoken Accent on Users’ Perceptions of Expertise in Mental Wellness Conversations, P. G. Feijóo-García, M. Zalake, A. Gomes de Siqueira, B. Lok, and Felix G. Hamza-Lup


The Benefits of Engaging in International Collaborations Erasmus+, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Finding approximate analytical solutions of differential equations using Neural Networks with self-adaptive training sets, Felix G. Hamza-Lup, Ionut E. Iacob, and James A. Orgeron


Web-based 3D Visualization System for Anatomy Online Instruction, Eli MacLean, Felix G. Hamza-Lup, April W. Garrity, Casey Keck, and Michelle Smith

Submissions from 2020

Intelligent Tutoring Systems for Generation Z’s Addiction, Ioana R. Goldbach and Felix Hamza-Lup

Attention Patterns Detection using Brain Computer Interfaces, Felix G. Hamza-Lup, Aditya Suri, Ionut Iacob, Ioana R. Goldbach, Lateef Rasheed, and Paul N. Borza

Faculty opinions on student preparation, performance, and evaluations 2019, Carl M. Rebman Jr, Hayden Wimmer, and Queen Booker

To be safe or not be safe? That is the 5g question that we ask of thee?, Carl M. Rebman Jr, Hayden Wimmer, Queen Booker, and S. Kim

Submissions from 2019

Effect of Deoxidation and Pouring Practice on the Mechanical Properties of Stage-I Tempered Cr-Ni-Mo Steel, Viraj Athavale, Mingzhi Xu, and David Van Aken

Mechanical Properties and Impact Wear Resistance of 540 Brinell Hardness Mn-Si-Mo-V Steel, Viraj Athavale, Thomas Yaniak, Mingzhi Xu, and David Van Aken

3D Printing of Matching Layer Used in Inspection of Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM), Maggie Baechle and Hossein Taheri

Filtration Efficiency of Inclusions in Lightweight FeMnAl Steels, Soumava Chakraborty, Laura N. Bartlett, Ronald J. O'Malley, Mingzhi Xu, and Koushik Karthikeyan Balasubramanian

Danger Aware Vehicular Networking, Tsigigenet Dessalgn and Seungmo Kim

The Semantic Web3D: Towards Comprehensive Representation of 3D Content on the Semantic Web, Jakub Flotyński, Don Brutzman, Felix G. Hamza-Lup, Athanasios G. Malamos, Nicholas Polys, Leslie F. Sikos, and Krzysztof Walczak


Removal of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) from Secondary Biologically Treated Wastewater Effluent Using Biofilters of Granular Activated Carbon (GAC), George Yuzhu Fu and Md Azizur Rahman

Design and Demonstration of Automated Technologies for the Fabrication and Testing of PEM Fuel Cell Systems, Vladimir Gurau

AI Infrastructure for 3D Content on the Web: X3D Semantics, Felix G. Hamza-Lup


Haptics (Touch) in User Interfaces, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

The Benefits of Engaging in International Collaborations: Fulbright and Erasmus+, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Touching the Unreal: Exploring Our Tactile Senses Using Haptics, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Web-Enabled Software for Real-Time Autonomous Wireless Sensors Data Visualization, Felix G. Hamza-Lup


Survey on Intelligent Dialogue in e-Learning Systems, Felix G. Hamza-Lup and Ioana R. Goldbach

Web 3D: Next Steps in Urban Planning, Felix G. Hamza-Lup and Faith-Anne Kocadag


A Machine Learning Model and Training Dataset for Detecting Lionfish, Jason W. Kollars


In Conversation with Daniel Liang, Y. Daniel Liang


Teaching Programming Using Revel vs Print, Y. Daniel Liang


Adverse Impacts of 5G Downlinks on Human Body, Imtiaz Nassim and Seungmo Kim

Structure of Spheroidal Graphite Nuclei and Spheroidizing Mechanism of Graphite in Mg-Treated Ductile Iron, Jingjing Qing and Mingzhi Xu

Evolution of Phases in a Graphitic White Iron, Jie Wan, Jingjing Qing, Mingzhi Xu, and Perrin Habecker

Submissions from 2018


Three-Dimensional Study of Inclusion Morphology and Size Distribution In Mn-Si Killed Steel, Obinna M. Adaba, Ronald J. O'Malley, Mingzhi Xu, Laura N. Bartlett, and Simon N. Lekakh

Social Analytics Governance: A Literate Review of Practices, Tung Cu, Loreen Powell, Ken Hall, Kuo- Hao Lee, and Hayden Wimmer

Removal of Color, Chemical Oxygen Demand, and Total Organic Carbon from Pulp Mill Effluents Simultaneously Using Coal Fly Ash Produced from Coal Combustion Power Plants, George Yuzhu Fu and Musfiques Salahin

Batch Studies on Color Removal from Pulp Mill Effluent Using Coal Fly Ash Produced from Georgia Coal-Burning Power Plants, George Yuzhu Fu and Musfiques Salahin

Georgia Southern University's Master Programs in CS and IT and the Engineering Programs, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

HCI Paradigms and 3D Web-based User Inferfaces, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Introduction to X3D-Paradigms, Static and Dynamic Scenes, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Travel the World in 80 Minutes, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Visual and Haptic Simulation—Prototypes, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Web-based 3D User Interfaces, Felix G. Hamza-Lup


Electric Energy Storage Systems & Applications, Felix G. Hamza-Lup and Paul N. Borza

Mining the Savannah Burglary Hotspots and their Features, Ray R. Hashemi

A Mining Driven Decision Support System for Joining the European Monetary Union, Ray R. Hashemi, Omid Ardakani, Azita Bahrami, Jeffrey Young, and Rosina Campbell


Power Generation from Co- Gasification of Municipal Solid Wastes and Biomass: Engine Power and Emission Performance, Natarianto Indrawan, Ajay Kumar, Prakash Bhoi, and Raymond L. Huhnke

Mobile-Scale Power Generation from MSW and Switchgrass: Gasification, Engine Power Generation and Engine Emissions Performance, Ajay Kumar, Natarianto Indrawan, Sunil Thapa, Prakash Bhoi, and Raymond L. Huhnke


Teaching Programming Effectively Using Revel, Y. Daniel Liang


Assessing the Impact of Faculty-Mediated Reminders on Undergraduate Student Academic Performance in STEM Courses, Elizabeth Sargent, Francine Baffa, Tuyin An, and Marcel Ilie

Impact of Raising the Current Gross and Axle Truck Weight Limits on Oklahoma Pavements and Bridges, Xiaoming Yang

Manufacturing of Hierarchical Nanostructures Materials for Sustainable Energy and Energy Storage, Yue Zhang

Submissions from 2017

NoSQL for Big Forensic Data, M. Al-Saldi, Hayden Wimmer, and Lei Chen

IT Autonomous Vehicles: Playing the Blame Game, J. Bagget, April Covington, and Hayden Wimmer


Enhancing Enterprise Security through Cost-Effective and Highly Customizable Network Monitoring, Lei Chen


Framework and Challenges: H.265/HEVC Rate Control in Real-Time Transmission over 5G Mobile Networks, Lei Chen


Improving the Efficiency of Big Forensic Data Analysis Using NoSQL, Lei Chen


Smart and Private Social Activity Invitation Framework Based on Historical Data from Smart Devices, Lei Chen


STEM Education through a Different Lens, Yunfeng Chen and David Dylan John

Cognitive Attention and Traffic Crashes, Yunfeng Chen and J. Shen

Problems Associated with Patient Care Reports from the EMT's Perspective, Smiljana Cuk and Hayden Wimmer

Using Tableau to Visualize Darknet Data, Ton H. Don and Hayden Wimmer


Hour of Code: A Case Study, Jie Du, Hayden Wimmer, and Roy Rada

STEM Redefined, D. Dylan and Yunfeng Chen


Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Predictive Modeling, Samuel Fakorede and Adel El-Shahat


Learning Computational Thinking Using Open-Source Hardware-based Programming, Rami J. Haddad and Salman Siddiqui

Advanced Interaction Through Touch, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Discover Romania, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Renewable Energy Sources, Energy Conservation and Applications, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Development of a Soft Vaccine for Inoculation of Ciphertexts, Ray R. Hashemi

Extraction of the Essential Constituents of the S&P 500 Index, Ray R. Hashemi, Omid Ardakani, Azita Bahrami, and Jeffrey Young

Mobile Power Generation From Co-Gasification of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Switchgrass, Natarianto Indrawan, Sunil Thapa, Prakash Bhoi, Ajay Kumar, and R. L. Huhnke

Comparing Open and Closed Source Data Science Algorithms on SEER Data, S. Khan and Hayden Wimmer


Understanding and Engineering of Natural Surfaces With Additive Manufacturing, Ali Khoshkoo, Andres L. Carrano, David M. Blersch, Hamid Ghaednia, and Kamran Kardel

Algorithms for Communication Scheduling in Data Gathering Network With Data Compression, Wenchang Luo, Yao Xu, Boyuan Gu, Weitian Tong, Randy Goebel, and Guohui Lin


IT Using Augmented Reality and iBeacons to Provide Mobile Devices Golf Course Information, Peter Mourfield, Harvey Hyman, and Hayden Wimmer


Using Augmented Reality and iBeacons to Provide Mobile Devices Golf Course Information, Peter Mourfield, Harvey Hyman, and Hayden Wimmer


Sentiment Analysis for Prediction of Movie Ratings, Christian Sunday Nwankwo and Hayden Wimmer

Improving Attribute Based Encryption, A. Paul and Hayden Wimmer


Private matching and set intersection computation in multi-agent and industrial control systems, Amar Rasheed, A. Kenneth, Rabi N. Mahapatra, and Deepak Puthal


Novel Decomposition Methods for Reliability-Based Topology Optimization, Xuchun Ren

RC4m: Improving RC4 Encryption, Hitesh Sachdev, Hayden Wimmer, and Lei Chen


Learning Big Data on Spark for the Optimal IDW-Based Spatiotemporal Interpolation, Weitian Tong, Xiaolu Zhou, Lixin Li, Gina Besenyi, and Heather Yates

Submissions from 2016


Understanding Attachment Preferences of Benthic Algae Through Controlled Surface Topographies on 3D-Printed Substrat, Andres L. Carrano, David M. Blersch, Kamran Kardel, and Ali Khoshkhoo


Designing Hybrid Cloud Computing Framework using OpenStack for Supporting Multimedia with Security and Privacy, Lei Chen


Detecting Unprotected SIP-Based Voice over IP Traffic, Lei Chen


Investigating the Security and Digital Forensics of Video Games and Gaming Systems: A Study of PC Games and PS4 Console, Lei Chen


Performance Evaluation of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks for Rapid Response Traffic Information Delivery, Isaac J. Cushman, Danda Rawat, Lei Chen, and Qing Yang


Nano-Grids: Future Power Grids – Concept and Review Paper, Adel El-Shahat


Special Purpose Power Electronics Converters for Nano-Grids and Smart Homes Applications, Adel El-Shahat, Adam Carver, Ormond Castle, Anthony Moore, and Stephen K. Radford


Energy Storage Modeling Library (ESML) for DC NANO-GRID, Adel El-Shahat and Shantu Ghose


Distributed Generation Systems Modelling and Simulation Visual Library (DGS), Adel El-Shahat, Rami J. Haddad, and Youakim Kalaani


Optimized Small Scale Hydropower Generator Electrical System Design and Modeling Based on Real-Measurements, Adel El-Shahat, Clifford Saggus, Roman Coley, and Zack Floyd

Advanced Academic Leave and the Fulbright Award, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Advanced Academic Leave and the Fulbright Award, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

The Fulbright Award, an International Experience, Felix G. Hamza-Lup

JavaFX Tutorial, Y. Daniel Liang


Internet of Things: Entrepreneurial Concepts, Loreen M. Powell, Hayden Wimmer, Lawrence C. Kilgus, and Daniel Powell