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Peng Peng, an electrical and computer engineering alumnus of the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston, is pioneering mass production of large-area graphene film based on groundbreaking research that started at his alma mater.

Engineering Alumnus Pioneers Large-area Graphene Film
Rakshak Talwar

As robotic technology takes over many industries, so does the need for skilled robotic technicians. Luckily for UH students, electrical & computer engineering sophomore Rakshak Talwar is spreading his love for and knowledge of robotics to his peers through a workshop at the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

ECE Undergrad Hosts Robotics Workshop

The Houston Chronicle recently tapped into the engineering expertise at the Cullen College, asking Engineering Career Center director Vita Como, "What are the latest trends with demand for skilled engineers?"

Houston Chronicle: What are latest trends with demand for skilled engineers?

Zhu Han, UH professor of electrical and computer engineering, recently earned two unrelated grants from the National Science Foundation.

He first received $250,000, a portion of a half-million dollar grant shared with Denver University, to research Proactive Recovery of Electric Power Assets for Resiliency Enhancement, or PREPARE. The foundation later awarded him $140,000 to enhance software-defined network planning and administration of wireless cellular infrastructure.

UH Engineering Professor Earns Two NSF Research Grants

Researchers at the University of Houston have reported developing an efficient conductive electron-transporting polymer, a long-missing puzzle piece that will allow ultrafast battery applications.

UH Researchers Discover N-Type Polymer for Fast Organic Battery
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  • Gabrielle Romain, post-doctoral research fellow, recently published a paper on study of an innovative immunotherapy... <a href="http://www.egr.uh.edu/news/201411/researcher-publishes-paper-engineered-antibody-targets-acute-myeloid-leukemia" target="_blank">Read more.</a>
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  • David Mayerich received a $984,505 grant from the NIH/NLM to focus on large-scale reconstruction of microvascular networks. <a href="http://www.egr.uh.edu/news/201410/research-aims-better-understanding-microvascular-diseases" target="_blank">Read more.</a>
    Research Aims for Better Understanding of Microvascular Diseases
    David Mayerich received a $984,505 grant from the NIH/NLM to focus on large-scale reconstruction of microvascular networks. Read more.
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You have a lot to thank Dmitri Litvinov for, though you might not know it yet.

Cullen College Professor Receives Top University Honor

The Cullen College's own Jose Luis "Pepe" Contreras-Vidal was recently named one of the top 35 Houston Latinos you should know by La Voz, a Spanish-language weekly newspaper distributed by the Houston Chronicle.

ECE Professor Named to "Top 35 Houston Latinos You Should Know "

Student Success

De Grazia's initial CarEye prototype.

Rocco De Grazia graduated in 2004 with a B.S.in electrical engineering from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. Now, 10 years later,he’s still making waves in the tech community.

Cullen College Alum Takes Hackathon Win with Life-Saving Invention

Ramon Montano’s parents moved his family from Mexico to the United States in the early 1990’s because “they wanted us to have a good education,” he says.

ECE Senior Wins Outstanding Honors Thesis Award

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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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