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The UH department of electrical and computer engineering hosted the Graduate Research and Capstone Design Conference (GRC/CDC) on April 29th at the UH Hilton. The day-long event included technical sessions in which graduate and undergraduate student research and projects were presented.

The following Cullen College students were awarded for their outstanding presentations:

PHOTOS: 12th Annual Graduate Research and Capstone Design Conference

A robotics expert with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will meet with members of Congress and other scientists next month to discuss the National Science Foundation’s National Robotics Initiative.

UH Professor Set to Meet with Congress about National Robotics Initiative

Researchers at the Cullen College of Engineering have discovered an innovative method for destroying bacteria in a matter of seconds by using light to heat highly porous gold nanodisks. A research paper describing the method was featured on the cover of the April issue of Optical Materials Express.

Cullen College Engineers Discover Innovative Method to Destroy Bacteria

The United States National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science (USNC-URSI) has named David Jackson, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Cullen College, as its chair for 2015-2017.

National Radio Science Organization Names ECE Professor as Chair

Stanko Brankovic, associate professor of electric and computer engineering at the Cullen College, was invited to serve as a guest editor for a special issue of the Journal of the Electrochemical Society (JES).

ECE Professor Serves as Editor of Electrochemical Journal Special Issue
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Faculty Accolades

A professor and three graduate students in the electrical and computer engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering published the most downloaded paper of 2015 in a major scientific journal.

UH Engineers Author Most-Downloaded Paper on Inkjet-printed Lens for Smartphone Microscopy

As part of a growing scientific emphasis on understanding the brain, a UH engineering professor is studying what happens as people create and contemplate art and beauty.

Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to track neural activity as people both make and view art.

UH Engineer Seeks Connection Between Art and Science

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Faculty Accolades

The United States National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science (USNC-URSI) has named David Jackson, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Cullen College, as its chair for 2015-2017.

National Radio Science Organization Names ECE Professor as Chair

A robotics expert with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will meet with members of Congress and other scientists next month to discuss the National Science Foundation’s National Robotics Initiative.

UH Professor Set to Meet with Congress about National Robotics Initiative

Student Success

The University of Houston’s Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day offers students the opportunity to network and introduce their research to a wide audience through oral and poster presentations. Now in its second year, GRaSP Day celebrates the research, scholarship and creative endeavors of UH graduate and professional students across all disciplines.

Engineering Students Selected as GRaSP Day Finalists

Yan Yao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, authored a research paper that was chosen as the cover of the January 2016 edition of the Journal of

ECE Energy Research Makes Cover of Research Journal

Student Success

A year’s worth of hard work paid off for a team of electrical and computer engineering students in the UH Cullen College of Engineering when their small satellite technology was launched into space this month.

Student Designed Satellites Have Launched into Orbit
Contreras-Vidal and Cruz-Garza

The city of Houston, home of the largest medical center in the world, is known for being at the forefront of cutting-edge medical research.

Doctoral Student Awarded Fellowship to Explore Neuroengineering

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UH ECE students will be using this solar panel for educational and research purposes. (The Solar Array at UH was donated by the Green Mountain Energy Company.) View the current status of UH's solar panel array!

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