Browse Image of Research - Graduate Students by Title

  • Louie, Allison (2020)
    One of the challenges of looking into how the brain works is—well, quite literally looking into it. The brain is a dense, lipid-rich structure, which can make it difficult to visualize its fine, intricate connections on a ...

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  • Vijayaraghavan, Rukmani (2014-05)
    Massive clusters of galaxies are about a hundred trillion times the mass of the sun.These are hostile environments for galaxies. About 10% of the mass of clusters is in the form of a hot (10 million Kelvin!), X-ray emitting ...

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  • Wong, Jia Jun (2015-04)
    Just like how classical computers depend on hard-drive for storing data, quantum memories are essential elements for future quantum information processors. In the Kwiats laboratory, we aim to build a highly efficiency ...

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  • Haddox, Patrick (2014-05)
    The focus of my research is the development of a hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) attitude determination and control (ADC) simulator for the University of Illinois Cube Sat, IlliniSat-2. IlliniSat-2 measures the Earths magnetic ...

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  • Hamilton, Paul (2015-04)
    As you gaze deeply into another's eyes, you look right through the transparent cells of the cornea, the outermost layer of the eye. While typically overlooked in romantic descriptions of the eye, this tissue plays very ...

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  • Glute ID 
    Yang, Tim (2019)
    Touch ID? Face ID? It's 2019, time for Glute ID! Yes, I mean buttock contours— gluteprints, so to speak. No, gluteprints won't unlock our smartphones or smartcars, but they just might unlock our understanding of pressure ...

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  • Valenzuela, Irina (2019)
    "Gobernados por ladrones" [Governed by thieves] is the headline of one newspaper's front page displayed in one of the many kiosks around Lima, Peru. My research focuses on the effect of corruption news on people's ...

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  • Zaldivar de Alba, Antonio (2019)
    The Wind Engineering Research Laboratory at UIUC is devoted to advance our understanding of windstorm hazards and their impact on structures. To fulfill this mission, we are developing novel instrumentation able to capture ...

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  • Luo, Binbin (2020)
    Self-assembly automatically brings individual components together to build functional units, like playing "LEGOs". My research is playing the "LEGO" at the nanoscale, to synthesize high-quality nanocrystals and self-assemble ...

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  • Yang, Wenxi (2020)
    A color change always indicates a reaction happens. These reactions not only good indicators of experimental success, but also a pure beauty of chemistry. Heating causes the mixture of carbonyl and amino acids to produce ...

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  • Neira, Lucas (2019)
    In beef cattle research it is a common practice to measure the amount of milk produced by each cow every year. This measurement gives support to the nutritionist to produce a better diet and to estimate the nutritional ...

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  • Atienza, Paul Michael Leonardo (2019)
    In Manila, Philippines, the social media capital of the world, people spend nearly four hours a day on their mobile phones. They spend nearly as much time stuck in traffic everyday. Popular media and tech companies claim ...

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  • Benson, Erin (2019)
    Piles of excavated back dirt rise up from the ground amidst a dense fog; an eerie sign foreshadowing an uncomfortable day of high humidity. As an archaeologist, I am used to working outdoors in many conditions. I can recall ...

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  • Hertzberger, Allan (2019)
    Rows of healthy corn plants growing in an experimental fertilizer trial.

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  • Aguayo, Liliana (2017)
    Research has the capacity to limit participants’ agency or empower them by acknowledging their autonomy and the diversity of their perspectives. My research proposes using visual context analysis to elucidate young children’s ...

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  • Li, Yanfen (2016-04)
    Within all of us are millions of cells which organize together into tissues and organs in order to send signals, perform functions, and store energy. Amazingly, these cells coordinate together perfectly to emerge into one ...

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  • Garcia Mainieri, Javier (2020)
    Research is often plagued with failures, do-overs and obstacles that seem to lead nowhere. This test was a failure. Data obtained from it was useless and the test had to be re-done. Recording pictures after each test is ...

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  • MacDonald, Sean (2018-04)
    A symphony of soprano trills and song carried by northeasterly winds whorl through the misty, highland forests of Oahu. These mysterious phrases are alien to people and Hawaii alike. Forgotten melodies of the extinct ʻŌʻō ...

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  • Xiao, Jianqiao (2020)
    Even after working on the computer model of this one mega-watt motor for almost three years, knowing every dimension precisely, I was amazed to see the actual motor right in front of me. The bar magnets were no longer ...

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  • Jain, Ishita (2019)
    The image represents a part of a cellular microarray. The rows serve as different microenvironmental conditions (different protein compositions printed on a 2D hydrogel) present in the liver, and the columns are replicates ...

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