Browse Image of Research - Graduate Students by Title

  • Ding, Yanran (2018-04)
    This is a new-born quadruped robot made in UIUC, standing by its own. It's got 12 powerful motors with custom made planetary gearbox, which grants it the abilities to run and jump. The whole robot weighs around 11 lbs, ...

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  • See, Gloria (2015-04)
    While being embedded into a checkerboard photonic crystal, quantum dots spilled over onto the bulk substrate surrounding the key area. When excited with an ultraviolet light, the quantum dots emit blue green light which ...

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  • Tavares, Elizabeth E. (2015-04)
    At first glance all you see is a window in a vaulted ceiling. You expect this from an Oxford college. Then you notice the outlines of a door halfway up, more haunting than the CGI candles from the Harry Potter films that ...

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  • Whiteneir, Kevin Talmer Jr. (2020)
    At once bizarre and strange, uncanny and unnatural, taboo and heretical, the word “queer” seems to say so much, prompt so much response, and yet still be so nebulous. And that is part of what constructs queerness. In many ...

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  • Brissey, Charli (2016-04)
    As I dance artist I am endlessly inspired and challenged by the complexities that arise when utilizing bodies as a primary material for research. I consider the daily tasks and choreographies that all bodies endure to ...

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  • Bronson-Lowe, Christina (2015-04)
    What is complexity? A complex shape or complex data might be organized across many scales, perhaps with larger structures repeated at smaller scales, as in fractals. Or it may have order hidden within apparent randomness ...

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  • Wetzel, David (2014-05)
    Traditional rechargeable lithium-ion batteries have arguably reached the pinnacle of their power and energy density, therefore alternative chemistries are being explored in order to achieve large increases in both ...

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  • Keniston, Billy (2020)
    More than fifty years after Henrik Verwoerd (the "architect of apartheid") was assassinated on the floor of the South African Parliament, it is not possible to simply walk in and demand to be shown the archives. It took ...

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  • Xu, Zhida (2014-05)
    Every substance has it unique barcode Raman spectrum. Raman spectroscopy has broad applications in areas such as disease diagnosis, food safety, forensics and archaeology. However, due to the weak signal intensity of Raman ...

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  • Karimi, Pouyan (2018-04)
    A realization of a nanocomposite including nanofiller is randomly generated using Blue Waters supercomputers. The left figure demonstrates a realization of a nanocomposite including oblate ellipsoids, graphene nanoplatelets ...

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  • Ahmed, Syeda Tajin (2020)
    Two fluffy ball like red blood cells are pushing onto each other via a piezo-driven micropipette (right). The surface of the red blood cells are decorated with ligands of interest (in this case, N-cadherin or Neuronal ...

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  • Cacioppo, Joseph (2015-04)
    The image shows the eye of a transgenic mouse I generated under normal lighting and under green light with a red filter. The genome of this mouse has been altered to produce to produce red fluorescent protein, derived ...

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  • Chand, Dikshit Mahaveer (2018-04)
    The comprehensive integrative design studio involved designing a unique rehabilitation healthcare center where the primary focus is on providing premier facilities and unmitigated service through “translational” research. ...

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  • Derk, Gwendolyn (2015-04)
    Gwendolyn Derk is a graduate student in the Kinesiology & Community Health Department at UIUC that collaborates with investigators at UCLA to develop new implantation methods for ventricular assist devices. This photo was ...

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  • O'Neill, Brian (2018-04)
    An image of research may take a variety of visual subjects. As a sociologist, my subjects are people. However, even in an image without them, something about society can be learned. This image was taken from a canal bed ...

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  • Liu, Dicky (2020)
    "Being a two-time cancer survivor at the age of 24, I have a unique understanding of how transient, fragile, and wonderful life is. As a doctoral engineering student, my aspiration is to protect our precious earth by curbing ...

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  • Gu, Yexuan (2017)
    Illinois is considered a water rich state. Despite this wealth, the state has recently begun to experience water-supply shortages. According to the Illinois State Water Survey this can be attributed to an impairment of ...

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  • Carney, Pete (2014-05)
    The exchange of musical ideas between Jazz and Gospel music has been a fluid language of import and export in Chicago, dating back to the 1920's. Both styles of music have strong roots and many origins in Chicago's south ...

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  • Robinett, Jeremy (2014-05)
    While teaching a study abroad course in New Zealand, I was struck by a student's resemblance to Rodin's The Thinker. What intrigues me is the size of the men relative to the stones on which they sit. While Rodin's sculpture ...

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  • Li, Xiyue (2020)
    In this project, I conducted a traffic accident analysis and built a vehicle crash prediction model. The results of this study can help reduce accident rates by informing transportation managers to prepare countermeasures ...

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