Electronic Theses and Dissertations
The University of Houston Libraries collect and make publicly available all electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) produced in UH graduate and PhD programs through the UH institutional repository. ETDs become available after the student submits them to the UH Graduate School, the document is approved by all appropriate parties, and any embargo on the document expires.
UH Libraries began publishing ETDs from several UH Colleges in 2010. As of Summer 2014, all UH Colleges that require a thesis or dissertation for graduation began submitting these documents in electronic format. Below is a list of UH Colleges that currently participate in the ETD program and their coverage dates in this repository.
|UH College||Coverage Dates|
|C.T. Bauer College of Business||2010-Present|
|Cullen College of Engineering||2012-Present|
|Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management||2015-Present|
|College of Education||2010-Present|
|College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences||2012-Present|
|College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics||2012-Present|
|College of Optometry||2010-Present|
|College of Pharmacy||2010-Present|
|College of Technology||2012-Present|
|K. G. McGovern College of the Arts||2016-Present|
|G. D. Hines College of Architecture & Design||2016-Present|
|Graduate College of Social Work||2012-Present|
- Online access for content outside these coverage dates may be available electronically through
Note: As of Fall 2017, all theses and dissertations produced at UH will be submitted to ProQuest. Additionally, some UH Colleges have contributed content to ProQuest at different periods of time in the past.
- For print theses and dissertations found outside these coverage dates, please consult UH Libraries’ catalog.
- Additional information on submitting ETDs can be found at the UH Graduate School.
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(2018-07-26)Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a very powerful, non-ionizing, non-invasive clinical and research modality for soft tissue imaging. MRI applications such as, real-time cardiac imaging, functional brain imaging and ...
Analysis of the Sedimentary and Geomorphic Signature of Retreating Tidewater Glaciers in Western Antarctic Peninsula Bays (2018-05-07)The Antarctic Peninsula (AP) is the northernmost extent of the Antarctic continent. Due to the location of this small ice cap, it is being subjected to warming earlier than the Antarctic mainland and serves as a natural ...
(2018-05-01)Human Activity Recognition (HAR) is a fundamental building block in many Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Although there has been a lot of interest in HAR, research in non-intrusive activity recognition is still in ...
(2018-04-23)In this dissertation, we have studied the effect of disorder and interaction on some classes of topological superconductors and semimetals. In the superconducting phase, we studied various phases and critical phenomena ...
(2018-05-14)Exposure to increasing amounts of artificial light during the night may contribute to the high prevalence of reported sleep dysfunction. Release of the sleep hormone melatonin is mediated by the intrinsically photosensitive ...
(2018-05-07)Connecting sensor, control, and edge devices to the Internet in a reliable and robust way is critical to the success of many big data and IoT applications. Wireless technologies enable such connectivity but have come under ...
(2018-05-10)Non-intrusive occupant identification enables numerous applications in smart buildings such device-free climate control and adjustment in buildings which would not only enhance occupants' comfort but also save energy. To ...
This thesis offers a preliminary cultural-historical investigation of professional League of Legends using Tygielian sport history methodology. League’s massive popularity brought esports greater visibility, and laid bare ...
(2013-09-11)The voice onset time (VOT) values of word-initial, singleton, stressed voiced and voiceless stop consonants were compared in the productions of monolingual English speaking and bilingual Spanish-English speaking children ...
Binge pattern drinking is characterized by excessive alcohol intake, combined with multiple periods of intoxication and withdrawal. This excessive consumption produces gray and white matter cell loss and cognitive impairments, ...
The Personality Assessment Inventory – Adolescent (PAI-A) is a 264-item self-report instrument designed to assess various facets of psychopathology and of personality in adolescents. Three studies were used to examine the ...
This thesis discusses the relationship between film and history in the depiction of the Crusades. It proposes that film is a valuable historical tool for teaching about the past on several levels, namely the film’s ...
(2018-07-17)North Americans are among the world’s most intense consumers of electricity. The vast majority in the United States and Canada access power from a network of transmission lines that stretch from the East Coast to the West ...
Although many political science scholars have studied morality policy and its determinants, few have aggregated the data to examine the presence of common determinants throughout the morality policy typology. This is ...
This dissertation consists of two chapters. In the first chapter, I study the effect of HIV testing the risky behaviors of peer groups. Empirical studies to date offer mixed evidence on whether HIV testing prevents the ...
Structural studies of Campylobacter jejuni: Virulence proteins (Cj0977 and JlpA) and novel lipoproteins (2013-05-03)Campylobacter jejuni is a major cause of human gastroenteritis worldwide; however, its pathogenesis is not understood well. Cj0977, a cytoplasmic protein regulated by the flagellar promoter s28, and JlpA, a cell-surface ...
(2013-03-11)Robot-assisted procedures are perpetually evolving due to potential improvement in patient management and reduction in the overall cost. Integration of an imaging modality intraoperatively further strengthens these procedures ...
(2013-04-29)With Vp, Vs, and density well logs, we can do isotropic AVO forward modeling, using isotropic Zoeppritz equations or its approximations, and a wavelet extracted from the seismic data, to get synthetic seismic data. Compared ...
(2013-04-26)The Tien Shan is the world’s largest and most active intracontinental orogeny. Despite numerous geological and geophysical studies conducted in the Tien Shan, the mountain-building mechanisms remain debatable. There are ...
(2013-04-30)In normalization, traversing the term to find a match with a rule costs most of the time. This thesis presents the design, implementation, and integration of a unification-based preprocessor into the Laboratory for Rapid ...