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Andrea Prosperetti

Institute Will Draw Partnerships to Focus on Energy, Health Care, Cybersecurity, Smart Cities

The University of Houston has launched a new Institute for Data Science, naming Andrea Prosperetti, Distinguished Professor of mechanical engineering at the Cullen College, to lead the venture.

UH Launches Institute for Data Science

Proving that high-level research isn’t just for graduate students, roughly 250 UH undergrads presented their research findings at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Day. The event attracted nearly 800 guests to the Rockwell Pavilion to hear poster presentations and oral pitches from student researchers.

Engineers Make a Showing at 2017 Undergraduate Research Day

For most people the word “energy” conjures images of oil and gas operations, but the science of electric power and energy systems is gaining momentum as advances in hybrid-electric cars and alternative energy systems have renewed interest in the possibilities of power electronics.

PHOTOS: Ned Mohan Engineering Rockwell Lecture
Saurabh Prasad

Saurabh Prasad, Cullen College assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is reporting a breakthrough in outer space image interpretation that could overcome hurdles that prohibit accurate interpretation of data.

UH Engineer Changes How We Interpret Outer Space
Yanan Wang, a post-doctoral researcher at UH, is co-first author on a paper describing the discovery of a new principle of optofluidics

UH Researchers Generate a Liquid Stream with a Pulsed Laser

Researchers at the University of Houston were studying the nonlinear transmission of light through an aqueous suspension of gold nanoparticles when they noticed something unexpected. A pulse laser appeared to have forced the movement of a stream of liquid in a glass laboratory cuvette.

Unexpected Discovery Leads to New Theory of Liquid Streaming
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Research Breakthroughs

Saurabh Prasad

Saurabh Prasad, Cullen College assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is reporting a breakthrough in outer space image interpretation that could overcome hurdles that prohibit accurate interpretation of data.

UH Engineer Changes How We Interpret Outer Space
Yanan Wang, a post-doctoral researcher at UH, is co-first author on a paper describing the discovery of a new principle of optofluidics

UH Researchers Generate a Liquid Stream with a Pulsed Laser

Researchers at the University of Houston were studying the nonlinear transmission of light through an aqueous suspension of gold nanoparticles when they noticed something unexpected. A pulse laser appeared to have forced the movement of a stream of liquid in a glass laboratory cuvette.

Unexpected Discovery Leads to New Theory of Liquid Streaming

Faculty Accolades

The National Science Foundation has awarded Cullen College’s Miao Pan, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and Zhu Han, professor of electr

UH Engineers Receive NSF Grant to Improve the ‘Internet of Things’
sculpture installation artist Jo Ann Fleischhauer

In an innovative collaboration between scientists and artists, “Your Brain on Art” is a series of studies that seek to understand what happens in the brain as people create and contemplate art.

VIDEO: UH Engineering Study Opens Doors to Understanding the Creative Brain ‘in Action and in Context’

Student Success

The UH department of electrical and computer engineering hosted the Graduate Research and Capstone Design Conference (GRC/CDC) on April 28th at the UH Hilton. The day-long event included technical sessions in which graduate and undergraduate student research and projects were presented.

The following Cullen College students were awarded for their outstanding research projects:

PHOTOS: Student Research Takes Center Stage at 13th Annual Graduate Research and Capstone Design Conference

Yifei Li, a former doctoral student in the Cullen College’s department of electrical and computer engineering (ECE), was garnering international attention for his battery research before he’d even earned his degree.

Journal Features ECE Doctoral Student’s Battery Research on Cover

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Upcoming Events

ECE Alumni Mixer
10/26/2017 - 5:45pm

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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