Graduate Student and Faculty Research

Research Projects and Areas of Interest

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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Business and Technology (Computer Science)

College of Education and Psychology

College of Engineering

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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Take a look at this list showing where UT Tyler's graduate students have published, presented, or exhibited their work.

College of Arts and Sciences


College of Business and Technology

Computer Science

  • Algorithm Analysis
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Science Education
  • Computer Vision
  • Content-Based Image Retrieval
  • Data Base Systems
  • Data Communications
  • Data Mining
  • Database Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Drug Delivery
  • E-Commerce
  • Expert Systems
  • Health Informatics
  • Home Control Systems
  • Information Retrieval
  • Information Systems
  • Large Databases
  • Legal Systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Programming Languages
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • SOA based Decision Support System
  • Soft Computing
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Metrics
  • System Security

College of Education and Psychology

Educational Leadership

  • Addressing Student Attendance and Dropout Prevention Intervention In An Alternative High School Campus
  • An Investigation of the Impact of No Child Left Behind Reform on Students with Disabilities and Juvenile Recidivism
  • Bullying: Is There a Solution?
  • Cyber-bullying: Interventions and Strategies for Prevention
  • Delegation in School Administration
  • Demographics Factors that Influence Attitudes toward Parent Involvement
  • Determination of Classroom Instruction Problems through Teacher Evaluations
  • Developing Critical Thinking in Students and Enriching Standard Curriculum
  • Developing Leadership Skills in Elementary Students Using a School Wide Leadership Program
  • Developing Strategies to Enhance Language and Vocabulary Acquisition in the Primary Grades
  • Effects and Efficiency of Tutorials for Standardized Tests
  • Effects of an Early College Education beyond the Dual Degree
  • Evaluating and Improving African American Students and Poor Academic Performance
  • Evaluating Communication to Support Faculty Motivation
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of Faculty/Staff Training on Bullying and Cyberbullying
  • Evaluating the Performance of African American Students on Standardized Science Tests
  • Evaluation of a Campus Gifted and Talented Program
  • Gaining Parent Involvement in Physical Education on the Fitnessgram
  • How Can We Better Prepare and Motivate Our Science Teachers to Teach Inquiry-based Science?
  • Implementing CSCOPE to Improve High School Science Scores for STAAR End of Course
  • Implications for ELL Professional Development for Teachers
  • Increased Rigor In The Classroom
  • Is Corporal Punishment a Viable Discipline Option in Today's Schools?
  • More Prepared Teachers for Success in Math and Science Education
  • The Effects of Universal Breakfast in the Classroom on Elementary Students
  • The Impact of Low Income Parents' Involvement on Student Academic Achievement
  • Using Action Research to Determine the Impact of AYP and NCLB on Teachers in Public School
  • Using Action Research to Evaluate District Early College High School Program
  • Using Action Research to Evaluate How Time Management Habits and Individual Circumstances Affect the Balance between Work and Personal Time
  • Using Action Research to Evaluate: Educational Gaps of Kids in the Foster Care System
  • Virtual Programs at John Tyler High School
  • What Causes the Level of Teacher Morale To Change?

College of Engineering

Civil Engineering

  • e Core-Drilling Method
  • Structural Evaluation
  • Structural Fire Behavior
  • Fire Activities
  • Water Pipe Failure Assessment Modeling
  • Water Demand Forecasting
  • Water/Sanitation Capacity Training
  • Dual Water Distribution Systems
  • Transportation Research
  • Rowe Cell

Mechanical Engineering

  • Aircraft Structures
  • Aircrafts Deicing
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomaterials and Biomechanics
  • Biotribocorrosion of Orthopaedic Implants
  • Building Energy Efficiency Energy Management and Solar Energy Applications
  • Composite and Stiffened Structures
  • Composites
  • Controls
  • Engineering Software
  • Experimental Investigations
  • Experimental Mechanics
  • Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics
  • FEA
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Finite Element Modeling of Medical Implants and Their Environment
  • Fluid Flow in Biological Systems
  • General Areas of Solid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer in Physiological Systems
  • Knowledge Discovery from Databases
  • Mechanical Design
  • Mechanisms
  • Micro/Nano Devices
  • New Product Development
  • Nonlinear Analysis of Beams
  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics
  • Plates and Shells
  • Robotics
  • Stress Analysis
  • Thermal Phenomena related to Biomedical Engineering
  • Thermal Stresses
  • Thermal Systems Design and Optimization
  • Tribology and Surface Engineering
  • Virtual Prototyping
  • Vulnerability Analysis

Electrical Engineering

  • Acousto-optic diffraction
  • Bio-inspired computation
  • Digital signal processing
  • Doppler effect
  • Electromagnetic fields
  • Electromagnetic waveforms
  • Engineering optics
  • FPGA
  • Heat transfer in cooling fins
  • High voltage phenomena
  • Image and signal processing
  • Instrumentation systems
  • Lightning
  • Linear and nonlinear electronics
  • Medical electronic systems
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neural network
  • Neural networks modeling and application
  • Numerical methods
  • Optical fibers
  • pattern recognition
  • Power electronics
  • Radar systems
  • Real time systems
  • Reconfigurable computing
  • Robotics and computer vision
  • Semiconductor device modeling
  • Semiconductor devices
  • Systems-on-a-chip design
  • Thermal imaging
  • VLSI design and testing

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Kinesiology and Health Sciences

  • Aging and Physical Performance
  • Behavioral Health
  • Biomechanics and Anatomical Kinesiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Cardiorespiratory
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Consumer Health
  • Contemporary Issues in Health & Kinesiology
  • Disease Prevention
  • Epidemiology
  • Exercise for Special Populations
  • Exercise Metabolism
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Health and Wellness Nutrition
  • Health Care Delivery Systems & Needs
  • Human Diseases
  • Motor Development
  • Motor Learning and Control
  • Nutrition
  • Personal and Community Wellness Lab
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Prescriptive Exercise
  • Processes and Outcomes
  • Research Design
  • Sport Nutrition
  • Stress Management
  • Training Methods
  • Wellness