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    • Machine learning approach for relating conjugated polymer conformation to location of the exciton. 

      Duru, Ikenna (2017)
      This project was completed with contributions from Lena Simine, Thomas Allen, and Peter Rossky from the Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, Rice University.
    • Macroeconomic Effects of Consumption versus Income Taxes 

      Crawford, Jackson (2018-12)
      This paper adds to the empirical literature on the effects of tax structure on investment with a panel data analysis of up to 120 countries from 1980 to 2015. Specifically, this paper uses the relative percentage between ...
    • Magnetic Hammer Actuation for Tissue Penetration using a Millirobot 

      Becker, Aaron T.; Leclerc, Julien; Ramakrishnan, Ashwin; Tsekos, Nikolaos V. (IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 8/15/2017)
      Untethered magnetic navigation of millirobots within a human body using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner is a promising technology for minimally invasive surgery or drug delivery. Because MRI scanners have a large ...
    • Magnetic Sensing Potential of Fe3O4 Nanocubes Exceeds That of Fe3O4 Nanospheres 

      Kolhatkar, Arati G.; Chen, Yi-Ting; Chinwangso, Pawilai; Nekrashevich, Ivan; Dannangoda, Gamage C.; Singh, Ankit; Jamison, Andrew C.; Zenasni, Oussama; Rusakova, Irene A.; Martirosyan, Karen S.; Litvinov, Dmitri; Xu, Shoujun; Willson, Richard C.; Lee, Randall T. (ACS Omega, 2017-11)
      This paper highlights the relation between the shape of iron oxide (Fe3O4) particles and their magnetic sensing ability. We synthesized Fe3O4 nanocubes and nanospheres having tunable sizes via solvothermal and thermal ...
    • Magnetic Slippery Extreme Icephobic Surfaces 

      Albayati, Abdullah; Irajizad, Peyman (2017)
      Here we report new magnetic slippery surfaces outperforming state-of-the-art icephobic surfaces with a ice formation temperature of 34 C, 2–3 orders of magnitude higher delay time in ice formation, extremely low ice adhesion ...
    • Maintaining Legacy Metadata in CONTENTdm: The Metadata Upgrade Project at the University of Houston 

      Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie (2015-02-12)
      To ensure robust, reliable, retrievable and sharable metadata, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries initiated a Metadata Upgrade Project in 2013 to systematically audit and refine the quality of the metadata in the ...
    • Major centers of motion in the large ribosomal RNAs 

      Paci, Maxim; Fox, George E. (Nucleic Acids Research, 4/13/2015)
      Major centers of motion in the rRNAs of Thermus thermophilus are identified by alignment of crystal structures of EF-G bound and EF-G unbound ribosomal subunits. Small rigid helices upstream of these ‘pivots’ are aligned, ...
    • Making evidence-based collection development feasible: Using R coding to automate analysis for action 

      Gao, Wenli; Turner, Cherie; Ke, Irene (2016)
      Collection development practitioners face a complicated publishing environment with many new and developing purchasing models. Even with the new models in development, approval plans and firms orders are still commonly ...
    • Managing Client Dialogues during Information Systems Design to Facilitate Client Learning 

      Majchrzak, Ann; Beath, Cynthia M.; Lim, Ricardo A.; Chin, Wynne W. (MIS Quarterly, 2005-12)
      It has long been recognized that client learning is an important factor in the successful development of information systems. While there is little question that clients should learn, there is less clarity about how best ...
    • Managing the Rights to Your Publications 

      Davis-Van Atta, Taylor (2018-02-02)
      Slideshow from a presentation given at the University of Houston Libraries on February 2, 2018, as part of its second annual "Get Ready to Publish!" scholarly publishing event for UH graduate students.
    • The Mann Library Gateway System 

      Schlabach, Martin L.; Barnes, Susan J. (The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, 1994)
      Describes the Mann Library Gateway that provides access to an electronic library developed at Cornell University (New York) including indexes, numeric data files, and full text of journal articles and reference works that ...
    • Mapping the undergraduate curriculum for information literacy outreach and instruction in communication 

      Gao, Wenli (2015)
      This session demonstrates a methodology to help librarians identify targets for information literacy outreach. We want to target high impact courses with information literacy requirements that are taken by a large number ...
    • Mapping With Uniformly Controlled Stochastic Swarms 

      Pasic, Adi (2018)
      Multi-robot mapping of static worlds has presented a challenge of combining sensor data from each robot to generate accurate maps. Although much progress has been made towards solving this problem, this method is inapplicable ...
    • Marcus V. Lee - Master of Music - Masters Recital 

      Lee, Marcus V.
      Der Musensohn, D.764; Erster Verlust, D. 226; Nachtstück, D. 672 / Franz Schubert (1797-1828) -- Med en vandlilje; En svane; Langs ei Aa; Vaaren; Jeg elsker Dig / Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) -- L'Invitation au Voyage; La Vie ...
    • Marine Data-Ferrying Using Swarms of Autonomous Underwater Robots to Network Sensor Modules with a Surface Ship 

      Dodge, Austin (2017)
      The emerging field of Ocean Big Data (OBD) aims to create efficient methods of collecting marine data used for military, environmental research, oil & gas, and fishing industries. Traditionally, sensors must be deployed, ...
    • Marissa Suazo - Bachelor of Music - Senior Recital 

      Suazo, Marissa
      Wild Nights / Lee Hoiby (1926-2011) -- Per pietà , bell'idol mio / Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835) -- Tu lo sai / Giuseppe Torelli (1658-1709) -- Ah, fuggi il traditor! from Don Giovanni / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) ...
    • Market Feasibility Study for a Hypothetical Japanese-Branded Hotel to be Located in Houston, Texas 

      McCaslin, Kevin (2019-05)
      Despite a significant presence of Japanese companies, investment, and a vibrant Japanese community, Houston, Texas has no Japanese-branded hotel properties. Houston and Texas are major destinations for Japanese businesses; ...
    • Marking and Meaning 

      Witucki, Derek (2017)
      Arboretum: the inner loop trail is an interpretive sound map of a trail in the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center. It is a form of cognitive map that combines methods from the visual arts to diagrammatically represent the ...
    • Marriage in the Later Years: A Review of Factors That Affect Marital Satisfaction among Older Adults 

      Easton, Scott D. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2008)
      Older Americans represent the fastest growing subset of the U.S. population. Although the general population tripled over the course of the last century, the population of those over 65 years of age increased by a factor ...
    • Mashing Up and Remixing the Library Website 

      Vacek, Rachel; Coombs, Karen (2008-10-20)
      Libraries today are presented with the challenge creating a unified user experience out of systems which are traditionally highly separate silos. Often this is done by literally copying and inserting data and information ...