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The Cullen College's own Jose Luis "Pepe" Contreras-Vidal was recently named one of the top 35 Houston Latinos you should know by La Voz, a Spanish-language weekly newspaper distributed by the Houston Chronicle.

ECE Professor Named to "Top 35 Houston Latinos You Should Know "
Distinguished Engineering Alumni – Kenneth “Kenny” Mercado

The 2015 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional achievements and contributions of college alumni and faculty. This year's honorees are:

Distinguished Engineering Alumni – Kenneth “Kenny” Mercado

EAA Announces 2015 Gala Award Winners

A research team from the University of Houston has created an algorithm that allowed a man to grasp a bottle and other objects with a prosthetic hand, powered only by his thoughts.

Researchers Build Brain-Machine Interface to Control Prosthetic Hand

Yan Yao, assistant professor in the Cullen College’s electrical and computer engineering department, is developing alternatives to popular lithium-ion batteries, which are used to power much of the modern world.

Magnesium-ion Batteries in the Fast Lane

In April of 2013, President Obama announced the launch of the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative, an ambitious “grand challenge” aimed at vastly increasing our understanding of the human brain.

Novel Neural Probe Helps to Unlock Mysteries of the Brain
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  • Gabrielle Romain, post-doctoral research fellow, recently published a paper on study of an innovative immunotherapy... <a href="http://www.egr.uh.edu/news/201411/researcher-publishes-paper-engineered-antibody-targets-acute-myeloid-leukemia" target="_blank">Read more.</a>
    Researcher Publishes Paper on Leukemia-Targeting Antibodies
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    ECE Alumni Mixer at St. Arnold's Brewery on Nov. 11!
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    VIDEO: Professor Teams Up With Local Artist to Study Aesthetic Experiences in the Brain
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  • David Mayerich received a $984,505 grant from the NIH/NLM to focus on large-scale reconstruction of microvascular networks. <a href="http://www.egr.uh.edu/news/201410/research-aims-better-understanding-microvascular-diseases" target="_blank">Read more.</a>
    Research Aims for Better Understanding of Microvascular Diseases
    David Mayerich received a $984,505 grant from the NIH/NLM to focus on large-scale reconstruction of microvascular networks. Read more.
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    Researchers Improve Power Grid Reliability with NSF Grant
    Zhu Han is leading the project to improve reliability during hurricanes. Read more.
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    ECE Department Named Top 50 Great Affordable Program
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Faculty Accolades

Don Wilton, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Technical Field Award in Electromagnetics from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

ECE Professor Emeritus Wins IEEE Technical Field Award

The Cullen College's own Jose Luis "Pepe" Contreras-Vidal was recently named one of the top 35 Houston Latinos you should know by La Voz, a Spanish-language weekly newspaper distributed by the Houston Chronicle.

ECE Professor Named to "Top 35 Houston Latinos You Should Know "

Student Success

Agaoglu with his award-winning poster from the ARVO conference.

If you think computer engineering, Rhesus monkeys and optometry have nothing in common, think again: they have Mehmet Agaoglu.

ECE Ph.D. Student Expands Research to Cover Cross-Eyed Monkeys
Radhakrishna Kotti

In collaboration with Dr.

Wind Energy Innovation Presentation wins IEEE Recognition for Best Paper

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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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Electric Power Analytics Consortium (EPAC)
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