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Stanko Brankovic, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, intends to make nuclear energy safer

Research underway in a UH Cullen College of Engineering laboratory to make “heavy water” less expensively could soon make nuclear energy safer, eliminating real-life disasters like those that have occurred at the Fukushima and Chernobyl nuclear power plants.

UH Professors May Create Safe, Affordable Nuclear Energy, Changing National Conversation

The UH Cullen College of Engineering welcomes four National Academy of Engineering members to its faculty roster in the 2016- 2017 academic year, bringing the total number of NAE faculty members at the college to 13.

UH Engineering Welcomes Four New National Academy of Engineering Faculty
Spread out in different departments and new to the Cullen College are some of the most brilliant minds in engineering, including four members of the National Academy of Engineering

The Cullen College of Engineering proudly welcomes some of the most brilliant minds in the engineering field to its faculty during the 2016 - 2017 year.

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20 New Faces and Brilliant Minds Join the UH Cullen College of Engineering Faculty, Including Four National Academy of Engineering Members

Two UH Cullen College of Engineering students have been awarded travel grants by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 5 to attend the annual IEEE Future Leaders Forum.

UH Engineering Students Earn IEEE Travel Grants to Attend Future Leaders Forum

Each year, the University of Houston’s Honors College organizes the Cougar Junior Scholars Camp to provide middle school students a chance to experience the UH campus firsthand through multidisciplinary coursework, hands-on activities and campus tours.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Cullen College Professor Introduces Cougar Junior Scholars to Engineering Principles
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    Meet the members of ECE Industry Advisory Board!

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    A Renaissance in the Mind: Brain Research at the Crossroads of Art and Science

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    Shining Light on the Mysteries of the Brain with Optogenetics

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    UH Engineers Earn $1.5 Million to Pursue Nanopatterning Technology

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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

The Cullen College continues to make headlines with research exploring the intersection of neuroscience, engineering and art conducted by Jose Luis “Pepe” Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of electrical and computer engineering.

Houston Public Media Spotlights UH Research Exploring Creativity and the Brain

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Faculty Accolades

In laboratories and research centers across the country, new inventions and discoveries are being made each and every day. However, very few of these ideas make it out of the laboratory and into the consumer marketplace. Once program dedicated to translating more research into the marketplace is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) I-CORPS Program.

ECE Chair Highlights Benefits of I-CORPS Program in Op-Ed Article

Badri Roysam, chair of the department of electrical and computer engineering, has been named of editor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association’s (ECEDHA) monthly newsletter, ECE Source.

ECEDHA Newsletter Names ECE Chair as Editor

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

In April, two Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) undergraduate robotics teams from the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department competed in the IEEE Region Five Student Robotics Cont

Cullen College Robotics Teams Place at IEEE Regional Robotics Competition

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

In April, two Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) undergraduate robotics teams from the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department competed in the IEEE Region Five Student Robotics Cont

Cullen College Robotics Teams Place at IEEE Regional Robotics Competition

Faculty Openings

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Upcoming Events

ECE Alumni Mixer
10/20/2016 - 6:00pm

Speaker Series

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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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