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Zhu Han, a UH engineering professor, is working on a $7.5 million DoD grant project using game theory to analyze and influence social behavior.

It’s no secret that data is everywhere today – endless streams of information are constantly being collected through our smartphones and mobile devices, by sensors placed on bridges and in buildings and even through our smart thermostats and refrigerators.

UH Engineer Part of Team Awarded $7.5 Million MURI Grant to Analyze Social Behavior and Predict...
Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will serve as the spring 2018 commencement speaker for the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering 2018 commencement on Friday, May 11.

BASF Executive Heidi Alderman to be UH Cullen College 2018 Commencement Speaker
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron.

The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston was a happening place this weekend — rockets launched into the sky with great puffs of smoke, robots performed amazing feats, and propeller-powered cars raced down corridors as happy shrieks filled the air.

About a thousand Houston-area girls, from grades 4-8, flooded the Cullen College and its surroundings on Saturday, March 24 for the third annual “Girls Engineering the Future Day: A STEM Event,” sponsored by Chevron.

UH Engineers, Chevron Introduce Houston-area Girls to STEM Fun
Researchers and students from the University of Houston are working with fourth- and fifth-grade boys to promote interest in STEM.

Both the medium and the message are STEM – encouraging fourth and fifth-grade African-American and Latino boys to embrace the cool factor of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through hands-on engineering activities with their fathers and other mentors from the University of Houston.

Boys, Fathers and Mentors Work Together for STEM Engagement
Nature features University of Houston Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work to improve prostheses using brain-machine interfaces.

About 3.5 million people in America are living with some degree of paralysis related to stroke, multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy. Nature magazine this month published an article about scientists developing technological solutions, such as neural prostheses or devices that read brain signals and help restore movement in paralyzed patients.

Nature Magazine Features UH Professor’s Work to Address Paralysis
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Zhu Han, a UH engineering professor, is working on a $7.5 million DoD grant project using game theory to analyze and influence social behavior.

It’s no secret that data is everywhere today – endless streams of information are constantly being collected through our smartphones and mobile devices, by sensors placed on bridges and in buildings and even through our smart thermostats and refrigerators.

UH Engineer Part of Team Awarded $7.5 Million MURI Grant to Analyze Social Behavior and Predict...
Nature features University of Houston Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work to improve prostheses using brain-machine interfaces.

About 3.5 million people in America are living with some degree of paralysis related to stroke, multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy. Nature magazine this month published an article about scientists developing technological solutions, such as neural prostheses or devices that read brain signals and help restore movement in paralyzed patients.

Nature Magazine Features UH Professor’s Work to Address Paralysis

Faculty Accolades

Xiaonan Shan, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, received the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).

ECE Professor Receives Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award
Nature features University of Houston Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work to improve prostheses using brain-machine interfaces.

About 3.5 million people in America are living with some degree of paralysis related to stroke, multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy. Nature magazine this month published an article about scientists developing technological solutions, such as neural prostheses or devices that read brain signals and help restore movement in paralyzed patients.

Nature Magazine Features UH Professor’s Work to Address Paralysis

Student Success

Last April a team of four undergraduate students from the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department competed in the 2017 NASA Swarmathon at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The team placed second out of 19 teams.

ECE Students Place Second at NASA Swarmathon Competition

Assistant Professor Yan Yao and several electrical and computer engineering and material science students have founded the first Electrochemical Society student chapter (UH ECS) at UH.

UH Electrochemical Society Student Chapter off to a Successful Start

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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