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    • Vacant lots: An underexplored resource for ecological and social benefits in cities. 

      Anderson, E. C.; Minor, E. S. (Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 2016-12-11)
      tVacant lots make up a large proportion of urban land and are of interest to many stakeholder groups.While they are often viewed as dangerous or unsightly, they can be an economic, social, and ecologicalresource. Here we ...
    • Validation of Diagnostic Approaches to Pediatric Sleep Apnea 

      Masoud, Ahmed I (2017-08-31)
      Sleep apnea (SA) is a disease widely known for affecting adults. However, SA in children is increasing and gaining awareness. Overnight in-laboratory polysomnography (LPSG) is considered the gold standard in the diagnosis ...
    • Vertebra Matrix 

      Grote, Lindsay (2008)
      Research involves intellectual investigation, discovery, and interpretation. This matrix of a single vertebra represents one interpretation of a larger research project which investigated Maya 3D software (through numerous ...
    • The Viewer 

      Obelleiro, Julio (2009)
      This image is a close up of an interactive installation called The Viewer, which consists of a virtual viewer situated in front of the real viewer, and deals with the visualization and comprehension strategies of the work ...
    • The Virtual Heart 

      Hegmann, Sarah (2009)
      The heart is at the core of our everyday life. While seemingly simple on the exterior, a complex relationship of actions and anatomy works beneath the surface of the heart to keep us alive. My research at UIC encompasses ...
    • Visualization of the Eigen-structure Updating of Three-Dimensional Random Tensor 

      Ma, Xiang (2009)
      This image visualizes the structural relationship between the higher order singular value decomposition (HOSVD) of a three-dimensional random tensor (above) of size 20x15x10 and a partial three-dimensional tensor (below) ...
    • Visualizing a single neuron in the nematode C. elegans 

      Ramakrishnan, Kalpana (2011)
      "C .elegans is a free living soil nematode that is a great model organism to study nervous system function. To date C . elegans remains only organism whose nervous system has been mapped. It is transparent, making it ...
    • Visualizing Grevy's Zebra Grouping Behavior 

      Reda, Mhd (2009)
      Understanding habitat use and association behavior of endangered species is essential to their conservation. My research focuses on developing interactive visualization techniques that help conservation biologists understand ...
    • Volume Rendering of 7515 B.C.E. Human Skeleton 

      White, Leslie (2011)
      In 2008, close to two hundred ancient human burials were discovered on the edges of a paleolake in the Sahara Desert by paleontologist Dr. Paul Sereno (University of Chicago). Several skeletons, including this Early Holocene ...
    • A Walk through the Countryside 

      Michels, John (2010)
      Highway 11 winds its way through the rural landscape of the Almaguin Highlands in Ontario, Canada. My research explores how a current development project, to be completed in 2012, is expanding the highway, converting it ...
    • Wall of Post-Its 

      Xie, Zhen (2009)
      This photograph, taken in the new UIC innovation center, shows a huge wall full of post-its notes from my research documentation. The blue wall background and the colorful post-its form a high contrast image, and the ...
    • Welcoming the Stranger: White Ethnics, Latinos, and Negotiating Church and Community in Chicago Suburbia 

      Martinez, Juan (2011)
      This image depicts an Italian American Catholic religious street procession in a historically white ethnic Chicago area neighborhood that has transitioned into a Mexican-majority community in the last 20 years. In the ...
    • West Haven Neighborhood Watercolor 

      Fitzsimmons, Matthew (2009)
      This image is a watercolor done by Matthew Fitzsimmons to represent what the redesigned West Haven/ United Center Neighborhood will look like in 2030 after completion of the project. One on the main goals of the image is ...
    • What Nature Hides 

      Walkosz, Weronica (2009)
      The desirable properties of beta-silicon nitride (-Si3N4) ceramics in high temperature and pressure applications are hindered by its intrinsic brittleness. It has been empirically demonstrated, however, that sintering ...
    • When Noble Metal is Not Noble 

      Lei, Yu (2010)
      "Noble metals are generally considered chemically inert in moist air. However, Rh (Rhodium) nanoparticles frequently have been studied and used as highly active catalysts for purification of automobile and industry exhaust. ...
    • Where is my mind? 

      Lynch, Ruth (2009)
      “In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost.” –Annie Sophie Swetchine My current interest in the field of architecture began with a semester study in Barcelona. There is a ...
    • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? 

      Mores, Rob (2010)
      "I study detrital food webs, specifically the interaction pathways between wolf spiders and their prey. Wolf spiders are cursorial, meaning that instead of building webs they hunt for food within the leaf-litter of the ...
    • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? 

      Mores, Robin (2010)
      "I study detrital food webs, specifically the interaction pathways between wolf spiders and their prey. Wolf spiders are cursorial, meaning that instead of building webs they hunt for food within the leaf-litter of the ...
    • Wine ceramic jars from colonial winery of the XVIII century, Moquegua valley, Peru 

      Chacaltana, Sofia (2010)
      When the Spaniards arrived to the Andes (1532 A.C.), they brought with them their food and liquor. In the southern Peru, the colonial economy was mainly based on extractive resources such as mining that used Indian labor ...
    • Withoute Justice No Peace 

      Hagerman, Margaret (2008)
      My PhD research in sociology involves studying the voices of children and youth in relation to educational inequality. This image, a photograph of a public school bus covered in graffiti, documents the students’ dissatisfaction ...