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Jiming Bao, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH, led an international group of researchers investigating how a two-dimensional perovskite composed of cesium, lead and bromine was able to emit a strong green light.

Work Resolves Mystery and Offers New Path for Light-Emitting and Other Devices

 

Researchers Explain Visible Light from 2D Lead Halide Perovskites
Kaushik Rajashekara, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Kaushik Rajashekara, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering and a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), is the winner of the 2019 IEEE PELS Vehicle and Transportation Systems Achievement Award presented by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)’s Power Electronics Society (PELS). 

National Academy of Engineering Member and UH Professor Kaushik Rajashekara Wins IEEE Achievement Award...
Jiming Bao, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Two UH Cullen College of Engineering professors received funding from the Welch Foundation for their contributions to basic chemical research that benefits humankind. These three-year grants extend from 2019 to 2022.

Cullen College Professors Win Welch Awards to Explore Fundamental Chemical Ideas
Rose T. Faghih, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, will be attending the 2019 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.

Rose T. Faghih, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, received an invitation to attend the prestigious 2019 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. The event will be held Sept. 25-27 in Charleston, South Carolina.

UH Professor Invited to NAE’s U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
Dr. Yan Yao holds the solid-state battery, with Dr. Yanliang Liang next to him and Dr. Xiaowei Chi behind them at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Yan Yao’s “Battery500” Award Selected for Phase II

 

A quest for better batteries has led the U.S. Department of Energy to invest an additional $800,000 in Yan Yao’s research project titled “High-Energy Solid-State Lithium Batteries with Organic Cathode Materials.”

UH Engineer’s Battery Research Gets New Charge With Additional DOE Funding
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Jiming Bao, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH, led an international group of researchers investigating how a two-dimensional perovskite composed of cesium, lead and bromine was able to emit a strong green light.

Work Resolves Mystery and Offers New Path for Light-Emitting and Other Devices

 

Researchers Explain Visible Light from 2D Lead Halide Perovskites

ORGANIC CATHODE OFFERS MORE RELIABLE CONTACT WITH ELECTROLYTE, A KEY TO STABILITY

 

Solid-state sodium-ion batteries are far safer than conventional lithium-ion batteries, which pose a risk of fire and explosions, but their performance has been too weak to offset the safety advantages. Researchers Friday reported developing an organic cathode that dramatically improves both stability and energy density.

Researchers Report High Performance Solid-State Sodium-Ion Battery

Faculty Accolades

UH professor Wei-Chuan Shih & his research team's new smartphone tool to detect lead in water made the news.

Lead poisoning has become a national concern as aging water pipes pose a threat to public health. You just have to mention Flint, Mich. for Americans to acknowledge the dangerous realities of contaminated water.

National Magazine Features UH Engineer’s Smartphone Tool to Detect Lead in Drinking Water
Kaushik Rajashekara, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Kaushik Rajashekara, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering and a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), is the winner of the 2019 IEEE PELS Vehicle and Transportation Systems Achievement Award presented by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)’s Power Electronics Society (PELS). 

National Academy of Engineering Member and UH Professor Kaushik Rajashekara Wins IEEE Achievement Award

Student Success

Herbert D. Hickman's gift to UH Cullen College of Engineering established the Herbert D. and Suzanne C. Hickman Endowed Scholarship in Electrical Engineering.

Cullen College Beneficiary of Hickman Estate in Colorado

 

Herbert David Hickman (BSEE ’59) from Colorado gifted his home to the UH Cullen College of Engineering to establish an endowed scholarship, with preference for electrical and computer engineering students.

Endowed Scholarship For UH Electrical and Computer Engineering Students
Meet the 2019 UH DAAD-RISE scholars. They are heading to Germany for internships at research institutes this summer.

Eight University of Houston students – all from the Cullen College of Engineering and the Honors College – won 2019 DAAD RISE research scholarships and an opportunity to work at top German universities and research institutions this summer.

Record Number of UH Engineering Students Headed to Germany for Research and Adventure

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