Faculty Accolades

ECE Chair Publishes Op-Ed on the Future of the Field in National Association Publication
Badri Roysam, professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was recently elected editor-in-...

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). 

Professor to Host 2015 SPWLA Resistivity SIG Meeting
Ji Chen, professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College, is hosting the 2015 Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts...

Ji Chen, professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College, is hosting the 2015 Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts, SPWLA, Resistivity SIG Meeting on Oct 23.

PHOTOS: 2015 Southwest ECEDHA Conference
Badri Roysam, chair of the Cullen College’s electrical and computer engineering department, was recently elected as the chair of the Electrical and...

Badri Roysam, chair of the Cullen College’s electrical and computer engineering department, was recently elected as the chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) editorial committee. As such, Roysam hosted the annual ECEDHA Southwest conference at the University of Houston on October 4th and 5th.

ECE Chair Highlights Benefits of I-CORPS Program in Op-Ed Article
In laboratories and research centers across the country, new inventions and discoveries are being made each and every day. However, very few of these...

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. One program dedicated to translating more research into the marketplace is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) I-CORPS Program.

UH Engineer Seeks Connection Between Art and Science
As part of a growing scientific emphasis on understanding the brain, a UH engineering professor is studying what happens as people create and...

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.

International News Outlet Highlights Professor's Lens Research
A Cullen College researcher has made international news with his creation of an optical lens that can be placed on a smartphone camera to serve as a...
Shih in his lab at UH.

A Cullen College researcher has made international news with his creation of an optical lens that can be placed on a smartphone camera to serve as a microscope.

ECE Professor's Research Video Chosen for Computational Geometry Symposium
If you’ve ever played the popular puzzle game “Tilt,” you’re already somewhat familiar with Aaron Becker’s research.
A representation of Becker's custom environments.

If you’ve ever played the popular puzzle game “Tilt,” you’re already somewhat familiar with Aaron Becker’s research.

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

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.

Two Professors Win Grants From UH's New Faculty Research Program
Julius Marpaung and Jung-Uk Lim, both instructional faculty members in the Cullen College's electrical and computer engineering department, have won...
Julius Marpaung

Julius Marpaung and Jung-Uk Lim, both instructional faculty members in the Cullen College's electrical and computer engineering department, have won awards through the University of Houston's New Faculty Research Program

ECE Professor Emeritus Wins IEEE Technical Field Award
Don Wilton, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Technical Field Award in...

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).

Research Aims for Better Understanding of Microvascular Diseases
New technologies being developed by a University of Houston researcher to produce three-dimensional models of tissue and whole organ microstructures...

New technologies being developed by a University of Houston researcher to produce three-dimensional models of tissue and whole organ microstructures offer the promise of better diagnosis and treatment for a variety of diseases.

Professor Developing New Technologies for Detecting Subsea Oil Spills With DOI Award
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has awarded electrical and computer engineering assistant...
Wei-Chuan Shih

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has awarded electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Wei-Chuan Shih with nearly $900,000 over two years to investigate new sensing techniques for detecting oil spills and hydrocarbon leaks in subsea oil and gas operations.

Electrical & Computer Engineering Researcher Wins NASA's New Investigator Award
Saurabh Prasad, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has won NASA’s New Investigator...
Dr. Saurabh Prasad collects ground data alongside two of his Ph.D. students.

Saurabh Prasad, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has won NASA’s New Investigator Award in Earth Science

New ECE Professor Wins $2M Recruitment Award From CPRIT
Cancer imaging expert David Mayerich will join the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering's Department of Electrical and Computer...

Cancer imaging expert David Mayerich will join the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering this fall.

Two ECE Professors Win IEEE-APS Awards
Two faculty members from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have won prestigious awards from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical...
Stuart Long displays his dielectric resonator antennas

Two faculty members from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have won prestigious awards from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Antennas and Propagation Society (APS). This marks the first time that one institution won two of these prestigious IEEE-APS awards in the same year.

Cullen College Faculty Awarded by University
Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes exceptional faculty member across the university at the annual UH Faculty Excellence Awards...
Litvinov

Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes exceptional faculty member across the university at the annual UH Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony. This year, nine Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored for their great strides in teaching and research excellence.

Cullen College Professor Receives Top University Honor
You have a lot to thank Dmitri Litvinov for, though you might not know it yet.

You have a lot to thank Dmitri Litvinov for, though you might not know it yet.

Zhu Han Leads Electric Power Analytics Consortium
CenterPoint Energy and Direct Energy have joined the University of Houston to form the Electric Power Analytics Consortium with hopes of enhancing...
Zhu Han

CenterPoint Energy and Direct Energy have joined the University of Houston to form the Electric Power Analytics Consortium with hopes of enhancing current models used to predict the number of electric outages due to storms and better serve customer

Molecular Sensing Gets Boost from ECE Researcher
Everything from environmental monitoring to medical diagnostics could benefit from recent research conducted by a professor with the University of...
Shih

Everything from environmental monitoring to medical diagnostics could benefit from recent research conducted by a professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.

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