Browse Image of Research - Graduate Students by Title

  • Elhebeary, Mohamed (2016-04)
    At very small length-scales, we often see surprising scaling effects. Ants can carry hundreds of times their weight! Can you imagine a third grader carrying a car? In order to build micromachines that can exhibit similar ...

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  • Yuan, Sheng (2018-04)
    Solutions of flexible polymers like #-DNA can exhibit strikingly different flow patterns compared to Newtonian (e.g. water) flow because of the hydrodynamic interactions between the polymer molecules and solvent fluids. ...

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  • Pagan, Gelson J. (2017)
    Have you ever looked at photos of galaxies and wondered what it would be like if they could communicate with each other? These are embryoid bodies which were differentiated to become motor neurons, and I believe they look ...

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  • Garcia, Brenda Gisela (2020)
    These little mushrooms are a metaphor for my research. They grew on a sidewalk in Mexico City where a homeless man sat the last moments of his life. No one knew his name. No one stopped to help. No one claimed his body. ...

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  • Olson, Clifford (2016-04)
    Millions of people are under threat on a daily basis. This threat impacts all ages, genders, nationalities, and socioeconomic classes. The threat is noise exposure. Over 10 million individuals in the United States suffer ...

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  • Nevill, Justin B. (2019)
    She was an engineer. When I explained that I was taking photographs of the tornado damage for research purposes — working to minimize the impact of future tornadoes — she understood and agreed to let me photograph the ...

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  • Frank, Mark (2014-05)
    Life is different at 13,000 feet above sea level. Every day the temperature rises and falls far more rapidly than at low altitude. Scorching heat turns into hail storms on many a summer day. Water boils at a lower temperature. ...

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  • Zachwieja, Alexandra (2014-05)
    This image is an example of a density color map of the sheep tibiofemoral articulation.These color maps were taken of the joints of the sheep hind limb to asses changes in bone density in sheep exposed to flexed and inclined ...

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  • Raman, Ritu (2017)
    Throughout human history, we have built machines using materials, such as wood and metals, that don’t adapt their functionality to suit the task at hand. Imagine instead a class of materials that could dynamically sense ...

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  • Kane, Lauren (2015-04)
    Eastern box turtles are viewed as sentinels of ecosystem health. Recently, population declines have been observed in numerous areas throughout its range. While a combination of factors is likely playing a role in these ...

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  • Chung, Ga Young (2017)
    Although approximately 230,000 Koreans Americans (1 out of 7) are undocumented, their voices remain largely silent. Currently they represent the 7th largest undocumented population in the US. My dissertation examines their ...

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  • Hedhli, Jamila (2016-04)
    Most researchers have probably felt like they are engaged in a bit of a cat-and-mouse game the closer we get to a discovery, the further we invariably find we have to run. This is especially true in the wee hours of the ...

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  • Shen, Jinyu (2017)
    The walnut forest in the Arboretum of UIUC was developed by Joseph C. McDaniel who was an assistant professor of Horticulture at UIUC. He did research about making selections of the walnut as a fruit plant and an ornamental ...

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  • Maxwell, Elizabeth (2018-04)
    This image depicts feline cancer cells growing in a cell culture. This type of cancer is very aggressive and difficult to treat. My research involves investigating a novel treatment delivery option against this type of ...

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  • Kumar, Vinit (2020)
    Presented is a sequence of spontaneous shape transformations for a giant unilaminar vesicle. It is nearly 5 microns across, about the size of a red blood cell. In asymmetric aqueous environments, where the concentrations ...

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  • Hubly, Savannah (2019)
    This image is an illustration of a crucial body part that we use every day to communicate: the larynx. The colors of this particular larynx are light pink and light blue, which are the same colors as the transgender flag. ...

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  • Higley, Melinda C. (2018-04)
    This is an image from our science team's broken-down boat in the lagoon of Kiritimati Island, Kiribati, as we await a rescue squad with engine oil. The boat driver, TioneT, wearing long sleeves for protection from the ...

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  • Laniosz, Aaron (2015-04)
    The Truss Chair is the culmination of a semester of research into furniture innovation through structural invention. As a multidisciplinary experiment, the Truss Chair research was conducted by graduate architecture student ...

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  • Yun, Joseph (2014-05)
    The problem of "too much choice" or "choice overload" is experienced by us all in almost every area of our lives. Whether it be shopping online for a laptop or deciding which chewing gum to choose from the grocery aisle, ...

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  • You, Sixian (2018-04)
    Standard histopathology for diagnoses and prognoses of cancer has been limited by sample treatment-induced artifacts, long turnaround time, high cost and inadequate accuracy. We aim to overcome these limitations by using ...

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