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(University of Waterloo, 2016-12-05)In this thesis, we propose and study a framework to model stress testing, using an infinite server queues theory, such that this framework is aligned with and integrates several existing frameworks currently used in the ...
(University of Waterloo, 2016-12-02)This thesis contains three chapters on skill mismatch in the labour market. Chapter 1 provides a theory of ex ante skill mismatch, which we define as a situation where firms create jobs that workers search for and ...
Design of Polymeric Sensing Materials for Volatile Organic Compounds: Optimized Material Selection for Ethanol with Mechanistic Explanations (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-02)There are many applications in which sensing and monitoring volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other gas analytes are important. This thesis focusses on finding suitable sensing materials for ethanol to reduce the ...
(University of Waterloo, 2016-12-01)Precision motion systems find a broad range of application in various fields such as micro/nano machining tools, lithography scanners, testing and metrology machines, micro-assembly, biotechnology, optics manufacturing, ...
(University of Waterloo, 2016-12-01)Vertical semiconductor nanowires have gained considerable attention in the last decade for their attractive optical and electronic properties. Their high surface to volume ratio and their ability to confine charge carriers ...