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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Transfer Effect of Trust, Satisfaction and Loyalty Link: Building Loyalty Relationships through an E-Contact Center (2017-11-28)With the recent advancements in information and communications technology, e-contact centers have taken on a new role in the retail world. They have become an essential gateway to retailers’ relationship with their customers. ...
(2018-03-15)An Open and Scalable Testbed for Simulation
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(2017-05-17)Salespeople’s ability to accurately assess customer needs is clearly important for successful salesperson-customer interactions. While adaptive selling is a popular sales approach for assessing customer needs, its foundation ...
Impacts of Spinal Cord Injury and Formulation on Riluzole Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) Correlation (2013-01-15)Acute Spinal Cord injury (SCI) is a complex disorder involving a sudden traumatic insult to the cord resulting in deficits to ambulatory, sensory and autonomic function. At present, no effective acute treatment or ...
(2013-09-11)Estudio que examina la historia y el uso del futuro de subjuntivo del español en 1544 documentos escritos, no literarios, entre el siglo XIII y el siglo XVII. Esta forma actualmente en desuso y prácticamente desaparecida ...
(2013-09-11)Technological advancement calls for the availability of computers and internet access at home. A gap exists between those who can and cannot benefit from digital technology. As a consequence of structural violence (Paul ...
(2013-01-15)Objective: Increasing prevalence of multidrug resistant Gram-negative infections has led to renewed interest in the use of systemic polymyxin B. However, the pharmacological properties of polymyxin B are still poorly ...
(2013-01-15)Objective: Polymyxin B is increasingly used as the last resort for multidrug resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacterial infections. Limited by high polarity of the drug and poor penetration into the pulmonary epithelial lining ...
(2013-01-15)Beta-adrenergic receptors (beta-AR) signal through protein kinase A (PKA)-dependent phosphorylation, which affects calcium (Ca2+) homeostasis to increase contractility. PKA binds to A-kinase anchoring proteins (AKAPs) which ...
(2013-01-30)CZ48, a novel C20-propionate ester of camptothecin (CPT), shows promising antitumor activity as a topoisomerase I (Topo-I) inhibitor. Compeling evidence indicates that CZ48 is more effective and less toxic than other ...
(2017-12-19)Stoke’s Law states that the terminal velocity of a settling spherical particle in a laminar flow environment is proportional to the product of the particle size squared and the difference of densities of the solids and the ...
(2017-12-19)Serving the cell edge user has always been a challenge. Traditional approaches entail increasing the transmit power at the base station, initiate a handover process or use base station cooperation. Increasing the transmit ...
(2017-12-19)Background: Behavior change research asserts that change occurs across six stages: precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action and maintenance. Applied research has proven that change is more likely when interventions ...
(2017-12-19)Analysis of pathology in the brain at the cellular scale can yield rich insight into the tissue pathology effects of commonly used drug therapies for brain injury. We propose methods to computationally reconstruct whole ...
(2017-12-18)This study focuses on the development of an integrated analytical-numerical solver to model subcritical open channel flows in a channel network, which includes dividing channel junctions, flow through a sluice gate, and ...
(2017-12-18)We have investigated the integration of high efficiency solar cells with crystallographically compatible large grain Ge thin films (fabricated on glass) for cost reduction purposes. We have combined defect tolerant III-V ...
(2017-12-18)Objectives: The study objectives were to (1) examine individual and contextual factors associated with initiation of antipsychotics among short-stay nursing home residents with dementia; (2) evaluate the relationship of ...
(2017-12-15)MRI-based navigation and propulsion of millirobots is a new and promising approach for minimally invasive therapies. The strong constant magnetic field inside the scanner precludes torque-based control. Consequently, prior ...
A GIS-Based Comparative Study of Superfund Contaminants and the Threat They Represent to Eastern Harris County Communities (2017-12-18)There are six Texas Superfund sites that can be found in Eastern Harris County along the San Jacinto River. Three sites north of the I-10 overpass include the French Limited (FLTD), Sikes Disposal Pits (SDP) and Highlands ...