Browse Image of Research - Graduate Students by Title

  • Holland, Robin L. (2018-04)
    When one engages in research, we transition, from being a gatherer of knowledge, to a creator of knowledge. The process of research by its very nature pushes its explorers to question dogmas and pioneer new fields, and ...

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  • Hickl, Vincent (2019)
    First impressions may be misleading: this image is not a photograph of a star emitting a set of solar flares. It is a microscopic crude oil droplet covered in a film of oil-degrading marine bacteria. These bacteria play a ...

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  • Duffy, Damian (2014-05)
    This is a single image cartoon that visualizes the core concepts of my dissertation research on the incorporation of the comics medium into interactive online learning environments. The image is slightly off register so ...

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  • Dana, Catherine (2020)
    This image shows undergraduate field assistants catching Beameria venosa, a species of cicada only found on the clifftops overlooking the Mississippi floodplains of southern Illinois. Unlike many other species of cicadas, ...

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  • Perlova, Tatyana (2015)
    The intricate web of interwoven lines in the image is formed by the trajectories of several thousands swimming Esherichia coli bacteria observed under the microscope for a few minutes. Although it may seem chaotic, E.coli ...

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  • Zhang, Xiaotian (2018-04)
    Granular materials such as packing of randomly organized rods have been studied experimentally, while numerical methods are yet to be established. Our simulation approach captures the dynamics of elastic rods and contact ...

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  • Chan, Fan Kiat (2019)
    An oscillating body in a viscous incompressible fluid induces a second-order rectified fluid mechanism, viscous streaming, that lives on much larger time scales in comparison to that of oscillations. This phenomena often ...

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  • Saeidi-Rizi, Fatemeh (2018-04)
    What happens if there was no tree in our world? What if there was no greenness in the landscape surrounding us? When you open the window of your room or classroom what do you prefer to see? A green landscape with a variety ...

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  • He, Sisi (2015-04)
    Ovarian cancer is the most lethal of all gynecologic cancers and the fourth to fifth leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States. According to the American cancer society, about 140,000 women die of ...

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  • Fanghanel, Julian (2018-04)
    This artwork is a study on the work of Francisco Toledo (on the right), an indigenous Mexican artist from the state of Oaxaca. This piece mimics the color pallet used in several of his works where earth tones abound, along ...

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  • Satyavolu, Nitya Sai Reddy (2016-04)
    Metal nanoparticles exhibit physical and chemical properties that are unique from the bulk metal. These properties depend heavily upon the shape and size of the nanoparticles. To be able to fine tune the shapes and thus ...

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  • Kumar, Subhalakshmi (2015-04)
    Navigating a crowded dance floor is just like a particles journey within a cell; both require complex science and great artistry. Whilst humans rely on our senses to move through crowds, particles 10000 times smaller than ...

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  • Nelson, Scott Brent (2016-04)
    We spend our lives finding our place in the world, backing up as our interests shift yet frequently returning to places we have been before to rediscover old passions. So it is with research as well, as we uncover the ...

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  • Jain, Ishita (2020)
    Let us begin with this amazing fact about our livers - almost 2/3rds of your liver can be transplanted to another human being, and it'll grow back to its original size in both the bodies. However, in many liver diseases, ...

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  • Kraker, Mauriah (2018-04)
    I am an improviser, maker, wanderer, walker. My practices are spatial; place walking, installation making, site specific performing. My interest is in absence, location (a search for home) regeneration and joy. I make ...

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  • Sun, Jingjing (2014-05)
    This network picture was constructed from children's friendship nominations in an elementary classroom. Three clusters emerge naturally and could be identified in different colors. Children's popularity and classroom ...

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  • Carrillo, Alejandra (2018-04)
    In my ongoing research, I study themes related to identity, border culture, and social justice. Conceptually, I focus on liminality in both geographical and symbolical contexts to approach the semiotics of adornment. My ...

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  • Obeler, Daniel (2015)
    I spent the Fall 2014 semester in Austria researching the policies and decision making processes involved in wind farm development within the federal state of Burgenland. For this capstone project, I gave special attention ...

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  • Wiegand, Justin (2018-04)
    Spanning more than a century of study, vocational interest researchers have held that individuals will experience greater job satisfaction when their interests match the characteristics of their work environment than when ...

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  • Prakash, Parthiban T. (2018-04)
    This microscopic image of my rice leaf surface exhibiting stomata and other cells arranged in patterns leaves be baffled how much non randomness exists in the universe. Given the life on earth occurred randomly, how minuscule ...

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