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In April of 2013, President Obama announced the launch of the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative, an ambitious “grand challenge” aimed at vastly increasing our understanding of the human brain.

Novel Neural Probe Helps to Unlock Mysteries of the Brain

Becky Valls is racing an unseen enemy, trench coat and bare feet adding to the sense of urgency. Music by Ravi Shankar drives an almost unbearable tension as she runs, swoops and dives through a small space on the Jose Quintero Theatre stage, lights flickering in keeping with the shifting brainwaves projected as a backdrop.

Art, meet science.

Art and Science Come Together on the Dance Floor
Julius Marpaung

Julius Marpaung and Jung-Uk Lim, both instructional faculty members in the Cullen College's electrical and computer engineering department, have won awards through the University of Houston's New Faculty Research Program

Two Professors Win Grants From UH's New Faculty Research Program

Students at the University of Houston are eligible to participate in the Moscow Summer Intern Program as part of a student initiative of the Baker Institute Space Policy Program. The program is a wonderful opportunity for all UH students, but especially those with engineering expertise and an excitement for space exploration!

Moscow Summer Intern Program for UH Engineering Students

More than 1,300 middle school and high school students from Houston and across Southeast Texas will be on the University of Houston campus later this month for one of the nation’s largest competitive science and engineering fairs.

Science Engineering Fair Attracts Top Young Scientists and Engineers
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    Annual Graduate Research/Capstone Design Conference
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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>
    Researcher Publishes Paper on Leukemia-Targeting Antibodies
    Gabrielle Romain, post-doctoral research fellow, recently published a paper on study of an innovative immunotherapy... Read more.
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    ECE Alumni Mixer at St. Arnold's Brewery on Nov. 11!
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    VIDEO: Professor Teams Up With Local Artist to Study Aesthetic Experiences in the Brain
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    UH Receives IEEE Milestone Award in Electrical Engineering and Computing
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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.
  • Zhu Han is leading the project to improve reliability during hurricanes. <a href="http://www.egr.uh.edu/news/201409/researchers-improve-power-grid-reliability-during-hurricanes-nsf-award" target="_blank">Read more.</a>
    Researchers Improve Power Grid Reliability with NSF Grant
    Zhu Han is leading the project to improve reliability during hurricanes. Read more.
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    The Invent, Design, and Make Initiative
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    ECE Department Named Top 50 Great Affordable Program
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    Nano Engineering Minor
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    Nanofabrication Facility
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Faculty Accolades

Zhu Han

CenterPoint Energy and Direct Energy have joined the University of Houston to form the Electric Power Analytics Consortium with hopes of enhancing current models used to predict the number of electric outages due to storms and better serve customer

Zhu Han Leads Electric Power Analytics Consortium

You have a lot to thank Dmitri Litvinov for, though you might not know it yet.

Cullen College Professor Receives Top University Honor

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
Agaoglu with his award-winning poster from the ARVO conference.

If you think computer engineering, Rhesus monkeys and optometry have nothing in common, think again: they have Mehmet Agaoglu.

ECE Ph.D. Student Expands Research to Cover Cross-Eyed Monkeys

Upcoming Events

36th Annual IEEE Chili Cook Off
03/12/2015 - 4:00pm

Upcoming Seminars

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UH solar panel array
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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Robotics Team

Electric Power Analytics Consortium (EPAC)
Graduate Research Conference