Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois
This collection contains dissertations and theses produced by masters and doctoral students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
If you are a graduate student depositing your thesis or dissertation, please do this through the Graduate College at http://www.grad.uiuc.edu/submit-etd. If you deposit electronically, your dissertation or thesis will appear in this collection once your degree is conferred.
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(2015-07-22)The University of Illinois Utilities Administration Office currently relies on outside consultants to model next day electricity demand. The forecasted demand is used to determine how much electricity to purchase and to ...
(2015-07-16)Modern computer networks are complex, incorporating hundreds or thousands of network devices from multiple vendors performing diverse functions such as routing, switching, and access control across physical and virtual ...
(2013-07-19)Production of renewable chemicals from cellulosic biomass is a critical step towards energy sustainability and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Microbial cells have been engineered for producing fuels and chemicals from ...
Image-based recognition, 3D localization, and retro-reflectivity evaluation of high-quantity low-cost roadway assets for enhanced condition assessment (2015-03-31)Systematic condition assessment of high-quantity low-cost roadway assets such as traffic signs, guardrails, and pavement markings requires frequent reporting on location and up-to-date status of these assets. Today, most ...
Mesophase-based approaches for on-chip membrane protein crystallization and structure determination (2012-12-06)Transmembrane proteins traverse the lipid bilayers of cell membranes and play a highly important role in many processes in vivo. Malfunctions of membrane proteins have been shown to cause a variety of disease states, for ...