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Student Capstone Papers

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"Analysis, Learning, and Foresight for Assessment and Leadership in Food and Agriculture" P D F icon
Emerson Elek French

"Improving Training for Collaborative Innovation" P D F icon
Jonathan Berliner, Alex Pan, Rotsy Razafimanantoanina, and Katlyn Scholl

"United States Legal and Policy Impediments to On-Orbit Satellite Servicing Activities, with Recommended Policies and Legal Implementations" P D F icon
Dave Belcher, Scott Freese, Katrina Laygo, and Daniel Osborn

"University Collaboration at Sandia National Laboratories: Policy Proposal for the Laboratory Fellows Program" P D F icon
Tim Arnold, Linda George, and Christina Walrond


"Biosecurity at iGEM; Ensuring the Secure Advancement of Synthetic Biology by the Next Generation" P D F icon
Michelle Cann, James Kettenhofen, and Rosanna Smith

"Commercial Alternatives to Traditional NOAA Satellite Data Procurement"P D F icon
Samantha Marquart, Koichi Masuda, and Anthony Campo

"Improving Space Situational Awareness" P D F icon
Travis Cottom, Joel Hicks, Michael Lapidus, and Brian Weeden

"Innovation Policy Strategy: Brazil, Kazakhstan, & Mexico" P D F icon
Michael Bush, Stefania Di Mauro-Nava, and Jeffrey Lin

"Public Policy Strategy for the IEEE Computer Society P D F icon
Pedro A. Falto and Eduardo Sastre Fuente


"Assessing the Value of Loan Guarantees as an Instrument for Supporting the Deployment of New Clean Energy Technology" P D F icon
Benjamin Boroughs, Steven Deitz, Daniel Waggoner, Timothy Williams

"US Army Information Technology Management" P D F icon
Steve Casazza, Shanna Hendrix, Daryl Lederle, and Eric Rouge


"Analyzing the Development Paths of Emerging Spacefaring Nations Opportunities or Challenges for Space Sustainability?" P D F icon
M. Ansdell, L. Delgado, D. Hendrickson

"CubeSat Programs for Developing Nations"P D F icon
Connie Spittler, Fuad Guliyev, Jason Callahan

"Industrial Growth Plus Rural Development"P D F icon
Patrick Besha, Alejandro Caceres, Anne Mira-Guha, Eli Sipos

"Measuring the Impact of EU Federal Scientific Investments"P D F icon
Rafif Al-Sayed, Geetu Ambwani, Debbie Hughes, Kevin Porter

"Smart Transitions"P D F icon
George Ivanov, Kristen Epresi, Cheri Pascoe, Matthew Isakowitz

"Synthetic Aperture Radar Applications"P D F icon
Nick Austin, Nicole Herrmann, Noëlle Miliard





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