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  • ULTRALOW POWER SRAM DESIGN IN NEAR THRESHOLD REGION USING 45NM CMOS TECHNOLOGY 

    CHEN, YINHUI (2011-05)
    With the development of CMOS technology, the performance including power dissipation and operation speed is highly concerned for SRAM design. Desirable low power consumption while operating fast is the goal of design and ...
  • ULTRASONIC RANGING AND INFRARED DEPTH PROFILING FOR 3D IMAGE RECOl'STRUCTION AND SCENE ANALYSIS 

    JIA, WElDI (2013-07)
    This doctoral work cannot be done without the help, support and dedication of numerous people. First of all, I will give my great thanks to my advisor Dr. Jafar Saniie, who is patient, fundamental and knowledgeable in ...
  • Ultrasound-Assisted Water-Confined Laser Micromachining 

    Wu, Benxin (2017-05-16)
    Systems and processes for improved laser machining, such as micro machining, of a workpiece. Systems and processes involve directing at a first surface of the workpiece a laser beam and wherein at least the laser-irradiated ...
  • UNDERGROUND AIRPORT 

    KIM, CHURL JONG (2014-12)
    The idea of this project is to investigate the possibility of an underground airport with passenger facilities below and aircrafts above with minimum over-ground space. An important advantage is the possibility of loading ...
  • Understanding Construction Workers’ Risk Decisions Using Cognitive Continuum Theory 

    Menches, Cindy L.; Saxena, Jaya (2013-09-19)
    The goal of the research presented in this article was to construct a theory about the influence of decision cues on intuitive and deliberative decision-making in high-hazard construction environments. Drawing from Cognitive ...
  • UNDERSTANDING DELIBERATIVE AND INTUITIVE DECISION MAKING ABOUT HAZARDS ON CONSTRUCTION SITES 

    SAXENA, JAYA (2013-12)
    During the course of performing daily tasks, construction workers encounter numerous hazards, such as ladders that are too short to reach the work area, energized electrical lines, or inadequate fall protection. When a ...
  • UNDERSTANDING REACTION MECHANISMS AND CONTROLLING REACTIVE SURFACE SPECIES DURING ATOMIC LAYER DEPOSITION OF METAL CHALCOGENIDES 

    WEIMER, MATTHEW S. (2016-07)
    Atomic layer deposition (ALD) is a thin film growth technique that relies on self-limiting reactions between vapor precursors and a surface. Significant progress has been made in the scope of materials grown by ALD, enabled ...
  • UNDERSTANDING THE MEMBRANE ACTIVITY OF ACYL LYSINE OLIGOMERS 

    LINGARAJU, MAHESH (2012-07)
    In the past two decades, Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) have attracted considerable interest because of their potential therapeutic use as antibiotics, antivirals, and antitumoural drugs. However, there are a number of ...
  • UNEQUAL GRANULAR TEMPERATURE THEORY FOR MOTION OF RED BLOOD CELLS AND PLATELETS 

    ARALAGUPPE DEEPAK CHANDRA, VISHAK CHANDRA (2015-07)
    Blood is a multiphase mixture of liquid plasma and solid blood cells. The primary objective of this thesis is to numerically model the motion of red blood cells and platelets in blood vessels using kinetic theory based ...
  • UNIDIRECTIONALLY ALIGNED COLLAGEN / COLLAGEN COMPOSITE FIBRILS AND THEIR MODULATION OF CELL BEHAVIORS 

    LI, WEN (2016-05)
    One of the main goals of tissue engineering is to create new functional scaffolds with desired chemical and physical features mimicking the native micro-environment and modulating cell functions or behaviors. As collagen ...
  • A UNIFIED BOUNDARY CONTROL LAW FOR DC-DC CONVERTERS USING A NORMALIZED STATE PLANE 

    NIE, YUE (2015-05)
    This thesis proposes a unified boundary control law for DC-DC converters (Buck, Boost, and Buck-Boost) which improves both the transient and steady state response in comparison to boundary control laws using first or ...
  • University Research and the Wages of Commerce. 

    Davis, Michael (Notre Dame Law School, 1991)
    This is a response to a talk given by Ralph Nader on "The Relationship Between the University and Business and Industry." The author acknowledges that a problems do come up when universities have close ties with industry. ...
  • UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM SENSE AND AVOID INTEGRITY AND CONTINUITY 

    JAMOOM, MICHAEL B. (2016-05)
    This thesis describes new methods to guarantee safety of sense and avoid (SAA) functions for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) by evaluating integrity and continuity risks. Previous SAA e↵orts focused on relative safety ...
  • Unscrambling Ethics for Managers 

    Weil, Vivian (1988-04-26)
    Though people tend to wonder what there is to talk about when discussing business ethics, many conversations with business faculty at IIT have lead the author to believe that ethics is large part of business practice. The ...
  • Urban Hybrid House 

    Machado, Beatriz Ferreira Pinto (2011-05)
    The aim of this project is to develop a cluster of hybrid houses in Evanston designed to produce energy and reduce resources consumption in comparison to the houses surrounding it. The project goals are to demonstrate ...
  • Urban Margins : An Architectural Narrative 

    Phillips, Christopher (2011-05)
    Manhattan’s expansion is limited by its context; for decades its growth has been upward and inward. It fills the remaining gaps and leftover spaces in its own fabric. As time presses on, this layered context grows in ...
  • Urban Margins : An Architectural Narrative 

    Phillips, Christopher (2011-05)
    Manhattan’s expansion is limited by its context; for decades its growth has been upward and inward. It fills the remaining gaps and leftover spaces in its own fabric. As time presses on, this layered context grows in ...
  • URBAN RETROFIT OF THE HISTORICAL CITY OF AHMEDABAD, INDIA 

    PATEL, CHANAKYA DINESHBHAI (2012-12)
    Most great cities of today originally started as small settlements on the banks of rivers. Ahmedabad, founded in year 1411 AD by emperor Ahmed Shah indeed has a claim for thriving in all aspects of life for the past six ...
  • Urban Sanctuary: Life and Revitalization Center 

    Venia III, Ellis (2012-05)
    The project is a revitalization and life center for people and their families living with diabetes. The goal of the facility is to provide a place to escape from everyday living. Elements to improve the knowledge and ...
  • URBAN SPRAWL AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA 

    WANG, XIAOXIAO (2012-07)
    Compared to the rich literature on urban sprawl in Western cities, relatively little is known of the driving factors, processes, and future trends of urban sprawl in China. This research will analyze the socio-economic ...