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Looking for Waterloo theses and dissertations? UWSpace contains all theses and dissertations published from October 2006 on, and a subset from 1996 through 2006, when electronic submission was optional. Older theses can be accessed by searching the library catalogue by title or author last name.

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  • Enhancement of Human-Robot Physical Interaction in Lowerlimb Exoskeletons 

    Shushtari, Mohammad (University of Waterloo, 2024-05-24)
    Many people face mobility challenges due to spinal cord injury, stroke, and aging. Therapeutic interventions using assistive exoskeletons have emerged as promising tools to enhance their quality of life. The efficacy of ...
  • Writing My Own Line Drawing Software as an Artist 

    Philbrick, Greg (University of Waterloo, 2024-05-24)
    I describe trying to improve my own art—line art, specifically—by developing computer science-based tools. The results of this experience are three technical contributions targeted at an NPR (Non-Photorealistic Rendering) ...
  • Optical Method for Antenna Near-Field Sensing 

    Ding, Shuyu (University of Waterloo, 2024-05-24)
    This thesis explores the application of Thin Film Lithium Niobate (TFLN) in advancing the fabrication of optical devices for electric field (E-field) sensing within phased-array antenna systems. The research primarily ...
  • Vaccine Hesitancy: Changing Priorities Towards a Lens of Compassion and Opportunity 

    Clasen, Isabel (University of Waterloo, 2024-05-24)
    Vaccine hesitancy and refusal is an increasingly important topic, especially as concerns appear to be on the rise after the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent vaccine rollout. While concerns about vaccines are often brushed ...
  • Rheology of Suspensions of Solid Particles in Liquids Thickened by Starch Nanoparticles 

    Ghanaatpishehsanaei, Ghazaleh (University of Waterloo, 2024-05-24)
    This study explores the rheological characteristics of suspensions containing solid particles dispersed in aqueous matrix phase thickened with starch nanoparticles (SNP). The SNP concentration ranged from 5 to 35 wt% ...

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