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    • Affect and Solidarity Constructed 

      Blair, Zachary (2017)
      Shortly after the 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, I began a research endeavor to document and contextualize the event itself, as well as to understand the variety of ways the affected community ...
    • Advanced 3D printed casting molds for facial prostheses 

      Huang, Yu-hui (2018)
      The traditional fabrication process of facial prostheses is laborious and expensive. Applying new technologies to stages of the fabrication process may provide a way to improve the quality of the prosthesis while reducing ...
    • Wormhole 

      Martin, Ashley (2015)
      My research focuses on the structure and function of synapses, using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans as a model organism. Learning more about synapses is important, as proper synapse function is critical for a multitude ...
    • Water water everywhere nor any drop to drink 

      Thomas, Kristin (2010)
      My image features an evaporating dish containing an array of disks cut from PEGDA hydrogels synthesized in our lab. These disks are transparent and at the microscale they are comprised of an interpenetrating network into ...
    • WallCity 

      Guerguis, Maged (2012)
      The WallCity project addresses the issue of contemporary public space through the development of a complex program on an urban site in Chicago. My proposed design is for a 1,000,000 square feet museum building with a third ...
    • View from Anderson Mesa; a Navajo Refugee Site 

      Meierhoff, James (2012)
      This photo was taken atop Anderson Mesa, in the Coconino National Forest, Arizona. My dissertation research is focused on the migrations of Yucatec Maya fleeing the violence of the Caste War of Yucatan, Mexico in the ...
    • Uncovering gene regulatory network in limb development 

      Eksi, Sebnem Ece (2016)
      My PhD work at UIC is focused on identifying regulatory interactions between genes that are involved in limb development. This is an image of a genetically mosaic Drosophila leg in prepupal stage that lacks the function ...
    • Touched the Sky 

      Davis, Christopher (2014)
      I study rock art paintings, some of which are 13,000 years old, near the city of Monte Alegre along the Amazon River in Brazil. There, the ancient artists made pigments from natural earth minerals (ochre) probably mixed ...
    • Threshold 

      Albers, Joshua Robert (2013)
      One of my primary interests is investigating the ways in which we construct realities in response to, and in order to align with, our perceptions of the world. My interest lies not only in the physical reality we inhabit ...
    • There is Method in His Madness: The Cultivation and Enactment of Male Normativity in British Asylums, 1880-1910 

      Crawley, E. Alexander (2014)
      My dissertation investigates the cultivation of British normative masculinity within Holloway Sanatorium for the Insane, 1880-1910. I show how actors within the asylum - sentient, non-sentient, semiotic, material - enacted ...
    • The Rise of Nostoc 

      Luo, Shangwen (2012)
      Throughout the ages, natural products have played an integral role in providing diverse bioactive lead compounds and giving us inspiration for new drugs. Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, serve as a rich source ...
    • The red, white, and great blue 

      Fidino, Mason (2015)
      For the last three years I have conducted bird counts throughout Lincoln Park, Chicago to compare to historic records collected over one hundred years ago. Last year I came across this great blue heron with an American ...
    • The Alien on the Shore 

      Thomas, Patrick (2012)
      This photo was taken during a semester long study on the effects of climate change on the Lake Michigan shoreline and an assessment of how we prepare for those changes. Our assignment was to draft a plan for the year 2060 ...
    • Technology and Culture of the Eco-Housing Movement 

      Sporer, Ryan Alan (2014)
      This picture shows Lone Tree Two, one Earthship of many in the New Mexico desert. Constructed by Earthship Biotecture, these eco-homes are built with 6 principles in mind: the use of passive thermal/solar heating and ...
    • Studying Inca and Local Ceramics in the Asia Valley, Peru 

      Baca Marroquin, Ancira Emily (2014)
      My research investigates the multidirectional interplay between core and periphery informed by theories of expanding empires and provincial economy. By examining the distribution and consumption patterns of imperial and ...
    • Stonefish Envenomation 

      Schwartz, Laura (2012)
      My research project is the creation of a public-friendly educational animation on the process of stonefish envenomation and how it affects the cardiovascular system in humans. The animation will go through how humans can ...
    • Stay Gold: An Exploration of Identity 

      Sommerville, Alex (2015)
      This semester I have been investigating the identity of a small letterpress studio in Chicago. I began my project by engaging in research methods and media such as photography, typography, and sound to record what is ...
    • SpiderSense: Human Augmenting for the Future 

      Mateevitsi, Viktor A.; Mateevitsi, V.; Haggadone, B.; Kunzer, B.; Long, Lance (2013)
      Our research draws inspiration from comic books, in which the heroes can interpret the world using special senses. For example, Spiderman feels a tingling feeling at the base of his skull when there is imminent danger, a ...
    • SpiderSense 

      Mateevitsi, Viktor A.; Renambot, Luc (2016)
      My research is at the intersection of humans and technologies and explores how technologies can augment and enhance humans and human interactions. The field, known as Human Augmentics, looks into how to increase human ...
    • Somerset 

      De La Torre, Rebecca M. (2015)
      The image is a photograph of a model that represents an architectural studio project. This particular photograph is focused on the use of the circle as a way to organize the architectural plan. The circles are used as ...