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Xin Fu, assistant professor in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering department, earned a $410,000 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to customize smartphone designs and processors to better suit the needs of its vast array of

UH Engineer Earns NSF Grant to Improve Cell Phone User Experience

UH engineers have reported a new technique to determine the chemical composition of materials using near-infrared light.

UH Researchers Discover New Chemical Sensing Technique

Raquel Padilla, an electrical and computer engineering alumna from the UH Cullen College, was recently spotlighted on the Lunar Cougar. In a Q&A feature conducted by Joelle Carson, Pardilla spoke about her introduction to the world of engineering, her favorite UH memories and her career trajectory and future goals.

ECE Alumna Shares Her UH Experience with the Lunar Cougar

Three UH Engineering undergraduate students are improving NASA’s CubeSat missions by programming the small satellites to orient and stabilize themselves based on the position of the sun.

UH Female Engineers Help NASA’s Small Satellites Complete Bigger Missions

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

As part of a growing scientific emphasis on understanding the brain, a UH engineering professor is studying what happens as people create and contemplate art and beauty.

Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to track neural activity as people both make and view art.

UH Engineer Seeks Connection Between Art and Science

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

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Faculty Accolades

Badri Roysam, professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was recently elected editor-in-chief of the ECE Source, a publication of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA). 

ECE Chair Publishes Op-Ed on the Future of the Field in National Association Publication

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

Student Success

Electrical and computer engineering professor Aaron Becker and students in his “Intro to Robotics” class have been invited to “join the swarm” as selected participants in the first annual Swarmathon taking place from April 18-22, 2016 at the NASA Kennedy Space Center.

Students Steer Robotic Swarms in NASA Competition

A year’s worth of hard work paid off for a team of electrical and computer engineering students in the UH Cullen College of Engineering when their small satellite technology was launched into space this month.

Student Designed Satellites Have Launched into Orbit

Student Success

A year’s worth of hard work paid off for a team of electrical and computer engineering students in the UH Cullen College of Engineering when their small satellite technology was launched into space this month.

Student Designed Satellites Have Launched into Orbit

The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library and the Honors College. At the event, over 175 undergraduate students from 11 University of Houston colleges showcased their research with poster and oral presentations.

PHOTOS: 2015 Undergraduate Research Day

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Upcoming Events

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

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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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