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UH Cullen College Women of PROMES is Holding an essentials drive for the holiday season.

Engineering students address needs in the UH and Houston communities

 

It’s the season of giving, and students who are enrolled in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) are making the most of it.

UH PROMES Scholars Give Back This Holiday Season
Gerhard “Gerry” F. Paskusz, professor emeritus of electrical engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and founder of its award-winning Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES).

Gerhard “Gerry” F. Paskusz, professor emeritus of electrical engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and founder of its award-winning Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES), died Nov. 23, 2019, in California. He was 97.

UH Engineering Mourns Loss of Gerhard F. Paskusz, PROMES Founder and Academic Visionary
Zhu Han, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Han is Noted for Work in Wireless Technologies, Game Theory

An engineering professor from the University of Houston has been elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, joining a select group of researchers recognized by their peers as among the best in their fields.

UH Engineer Zhu Han Elected as AAAS Fellow
Saurabh Sogi, a senior majoring in computer science at the University of Houston, is putting together a team – called PRIME – to compete in the $10 million ANA Avatar XPRIZE.

Seeking Others who want to develop humanoid robotic avatars

 

Saurabh Sogi, a senior majoring in computer science at the University of Houston, is putting together a team – called PRIME – to compete in the $10 million ANA Avatar XPRIZE.

UH Student Aiming for the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE Global Competition
Two online UH engineering programs recognized by Intelligent.com

Intelligent.com, a student-focused website, included two online programs offered by the UH Cullen College of Engineering in its 2020 national rankings list of best public institution programs.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) was recognized for offering one of the “Best Electrical Engineering Degree Programs.” The online master’s program was ranked No. 12.

Two Online UH Engineering Programs Rank Among Best In Nation
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Research Breakthroughs

UH professor Aaron Becker (red shirt) and Julien Leclerc (next to him, gray UH shirt), a UH Cullen College research associate visit with Houston-area teachers and an undergraduate REU participant in the Robotic Swarm Control Laboratory.

In America pulmonary embolism (PE) causes between 200,000 and 300, 000 deaths annually, according to information from the National Institutes of Health. PE is the third highest occurring cardiovascular disease after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and stroke.

Houston Researchers Work to Create Swarms of Tiny Robots to Attack and Remove Blood Clots
UH Cullen College Professor Rose Faghih with her students at the 2019 EMBC in Germany.

Featured UH Research Marries Health Care and Engineering

 

Rose Faghih, assistant professor, and several other UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty and students were an integral part of the 2019 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference held in Berlin, Germany. The theme was “Biomedical engineering ranging from wellness to intensive care.”

Cullen College Researchers A Big Part of EMBC 2019

Faculty Accolades

The tiny bursts of sweat released in response to psychologically arousing stimuli can be measured using wearable technology.

Sweat Response Can Make Stimulators Responsive

 

Brain Stimulation for PTSD Patients
Stuart Long, UH professor of electrical and computer engineering, with a TSA handler and his passenger-screening canine.

TSA Seeking Volunteers to Test Bomb-Sniffing Dogs at Hobby

 

UH Cullen College of Engineering professor Stuart Long, a frequent flyer and dog lover, has found the perfect way to give back – helping to put bomb-sniffing dogs through their paces at airports.

Frequent-Flying UH Professor Helps Dogs Detect Explosives

Student Success

Joshua Frenchwood, an electrical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, wins a 2019 BEYA Student Leadership Award.

Joshua Frenchwood, an electrical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won a Student Leadership Award from the Career Communications Group Inc. and the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Conference.

He will be recognized at the Student Leadership Awards Dinner at the 2019 BEYA STEM Conference in Washington, D.C. in February.

Cullen College Junior Wins Student Leadership Award for the 2019 BEYA STEM Conference
UH Cullen College of Engineering doctoral student Faheem Ershad is focusing on stretchable and flexible electronics and developing soft neural interface devices.

Recipients Include Three Cullen College Coogs

 

Seven current and former University of Houston students – three of whom represent the Cullen College of Engineering – have earned highly coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) graduate research fellowships.

UH Students and Alumni Earn Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

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