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    • Exploring the phase diagram of fully turbulent Taylor–Couette flow 

      Monico, Rodolfo O.; Van Der Poel, Erwin P.; Verzicco, Roberto; Grossmann, Siegfried (Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2014-10)
      Direct numerical simulations of Taylor–Couette flow, i.e. the flow between two coaxial and independently rotating cylinders, were performed. Shear Reynolds numbers of up to 3 × 10^5, corresponding to Taylor numbers of Ta ...
    • Expression and purification of active human receptor interacting protein 1 kinase using a baculovirus system 

      Maki, Jenny L.; Brazell, Tres; Cuny, Gregory D.; Degterev, Alexei (Protein Expression and Purification, 2014-06)
      Receptor Interacting Protein 1 (RIP1) kinase is one of the key mediators of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-?) signaling and is critical for activation of necroptotic cell death. We developed a method for expression of ...
    • Expressive writing as a brief intervention for reducing drinking intentions 

      Young, Chelsie M.; Rodriguez, Lindsey M.; Neighbors, Clayton (Addictive Behaviors, 2013-12)
      The present study examined the effectiveness of expressive writing in reducing drinking behavior. We expected that students prompted to write about negative drinking experiences would show greater decreases in future ...
    • Extreme Sensory Complexity Encoded in the 10-Megabase Draft Genome Sequence of the Chromatically Acclimating Cyanobacterium Tolypothrix sp. PCC 7601 

      Yerrapragada, Shaila; Shukla, Animesh; Hallsworth-Pepin, Kymberlie; Choi, Kwangmin; Wollam, Aye; Clifton, Sandra; Qin, Xiang; Muzny, Donna; Raghuraman, Sriram; Ashki, Haleh; Uzman, Akif; Highlander, Sarah K.; Fryszczyn, Bartlomiej G.; Fox, George E.; Tirumalai, Madhan R.; Liu, Yamei; Kim, Sun; Kehoe, David M.; Weinstocka, George M. (Genome Announcements, 5/7/2015)
      Tolypothrix sp. PCC 7601 is a freshwater filamentous cyanobacterium with complex responses to environmental conditions. Here, we present its 9.96-Mbp draft genome sequence, containing 10,065 putative protein-coding sequences, ...
    • EZ MEDS 

      Au, Tommy; Huynh, Tu; Lam, Dolly; Odom, Cade; Pham, Nhu (2018)
      This document is a technical report of Team 1’s (EZ MEDS) design system for a liquid medicine dispenser. This design system utilizes two main sensor systems, a cup-sensor system to detect an existing cup before dispensing ...
    • Fabrication of Multi-point Side-Firing Optical Fiber by Laser Micro- ablation 

      Nguyen, Hoang; Arnob, Md Masud Parvez; Becker, Aaron T.; Wolfe, John C.; Hogan, Matthew K.; Horner, Philip J.; Shih, Wei-Chuan (Optics Letters, 1/16/2018)
      A multipoint, side-firing design enables an optical fiber to output light at multiple desired locations along the fiber body. This provides advantages over traditional end-to-end fibers, especially in applications requiring ...
    • Factors Influencing the Relationships between Grandparents and Grandchildren: A Literature Review 

      Won, Seojin (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2008)
      The number of non-custodial grandparents as childcare providers has decreased over the past three decades while the number of custodial grandparents has increased dramatically (Fuller-Thomson & Minkler, 2001). However, ...
    • Factors that Influence Population Density of Galapagos Damselfish 

      Alanis, Anthony; Diaz, Valentina (2018)
      In this study, we focused on the distributions of the yellowtail damselfish (Stegastes arcifrons), the ringtail damselfish (Stegastes beebei) and the pencil sea urchin (Eucidaris galapagensis). Species abundance across ...
    • Family Home Providers Change in Observations as a Result of Professional Development Classes 

      Garcia, Jocelyne (2018)
      As the cost of childcare centers in the US rises, more families are turning to alternative arrangements such as registered family home childcare centers. Providers at family homes, however, do not have certification or ...
    • Fast and Stable Algorithms for Deep Learning 

      Gonzalez, Brenda (2018)
      Brain tumors are the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among multiple age groups. An important step in clinical management of patients diagnosed with tumors is tumor segmentation, which separates abnormal (cancerous) ...
    • Fast Illumination Normalization for Face Recognition 

      Mitsakos, Nikolaos; Upadhyay, Sanat; Papadakis, Emanuel I. (2017)
      Many applications of computer vision, security and surveillance require an accurate and realtime method for illumination neutralization and contrast enhancement. We present a new mathematical framework, with a real time ...
    • Fathering Behavior within the Context of Role Expectations and Marital Satisfaction: Framework for Studying Fathering Behavior 

      Trahan, Mark H.; Cheung, Monit (Journal of Family Strengths, 2012-12)
      A father’s participation in a child’s life has been regarded as a significant factor in the enhancement of a couple’s relationship. Although the investigations between paternal behavior and marital satisfaction come with ...
    • Fathers are Caregivers Too: Shifting Focus on Research with Latino Men 

      Mojica, Noe (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2015)
      This article presents a description of the state of knowledge about Latino fathers’ coping with pediatric cancer and explains the need to shift the attention for research and practice with this group. In order to provide ...
    • Fault Development in the Madison Valley: Implications for Fault System Behavior and Passage of the Yellowstone Hotspot 

      Chenin, Julian B.; Cannon, John Matthew (2017)
      The Yellowstone hotspot has been migrating N55° E at ~25 km/m.y. since approximately 16 Ma creating a series of calderas in its wake. Locally, in the Madison Valley, E-W opening of the valley is investigated by detailed ...
    • Faxén-like relations for a nonuniform suspension 

      Ichiki, Kengo; Prosperetti, Andrea (The Physics of Fluids, 6/2/2004)
      The first part of the paper shows how ensemble averages that correspond to a prescribed statistically nonuniform spatial distribution of particles can be evaluated starting from a statistically uniform ensemble. The method ...
    • Featuring students from Martha Serpas’s Ecopoetics on the Gulf course 

      Mitchell, Josie; Orsi, Michelle; Gottlieb-Miller, Joshua; Thilén, Sam; Yu, Lani; DesAutels, Chelsea B.; Villarreal, Stalina Emmanuelle (2017-11-15)
      Josie Mitchell is in her third year of her MFA in fiction at the University of Houston. She is a nonfiction editor for Gulf Coast and student advisor to the UH undergraduate literary magazine, Glass Mountain. She is from ...
    • Fei Jin 

      Hu, Huiying (2018-04-25)
      This is an oral history with Fei Jin, who was affected in his house, about his experience during and after Hurricane Harvey. This interview took place in his house on March 28th, 2018. The person told me the real story ...
    • Ferrihydrite Nanoparticles Aggregation 

      Pham, Christopher; Liu, Juanjuan (2017)
    • Financial constraints and economic development: the role of innovative investment 

      Vereshchagina, Galina (2019-3)
      This paper argues that accounting for firms' endogenous productivity growth plays an important role in understanding the link between financial and economic development. First, using a simple analytically tractable model, ...
    • Finding Magic Patterns in Chemistry: The Picasso Way 

      Wu, Judy I-Chia (2018-01-31)