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ECE Industry Board Welcomes Seven New Members
The UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department welcomed seven new members to its Industry Advisory Board...
UH ECE Industry Advisory Board member Vidya “Sagar” Asalapuram, Kalypso LP.

The UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department welcomed seven new members to its Industry Advisory Board (IAB) in the spring of 2019.

Researchers Report High Performance Solid-State Sodium-Ion Battery
ORGANIC CATHODE OFFERS MORE RELIABLE CONTACT WITH ELECTROLYTE, A KEY TO STABILITY Solid-state sodium-ion batteries are far safer than conventional...

ORGANIC CATHODE OFFERS MORE RELIABLE CONTACT WITH ELECTROLYTE, A KEY TO STABILITY

Solid-state sodium-ion batteries are far safer than conventional lithium-ion batteries, which pose a risk of fire and explosions, but their performance has been too weak to offset the safety advantages. Researchers Friday reported developing an organic cathode that dramatically improves both stability and energy density.

Researchers Report High Performance Solid-State Sodium-Ion Battery
Organic Cathode Offers More Reliable Contact with Electrolyte, a Key to Stability Solid-state sodium-ion batteries are far safer than conventional...

Organic Cathode Offers More Reliable Contact with Electrolyte, a Key to Stability

Solid-state sodium-ion batteries are far safer than conventional lithium-ion batteries, which pose a risk of fire and explosions, but their performance has been too weak to offset the safety advantages. Researchers Friday reported developing an organic cathode that dramatically improves both stability and energy density.

Could Robots Make a Documentary about a 5K Race?
UH-Led Project Focuses on Training Robots to Observe and Make Decisions   A 5K race can offer both victory and heartbreak, but capturing those...
Students are building a robotic car capable of traveling up to 10 mph as part of the project.

UH-Led Project Focuses on Training Robots to Observe and Make Decisions

 

A 5K race can offer both victory and heartbreak, but capturing those moments on video requires both planning ahead and making on-the-spot decisions about where the camera operators should be.

UH Honors Cullen College Professors With Awards
Yi-Lung Mo Wins Prestigious John and Rebecca Moores Professorship   Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes the best and brightest...
Yi-Lung Mo, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won a prestigious 2019 John and Rebecca Moores Professorship.

Yi-Lung Mo Wins Prestigious John and Rebecca Moores Professorship

 

Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes the best and brightest faculty members, honoring them with teaching and research awards. This year four members of the Cullen College of Engineering community earned distinctions. Read more about them below:

Photos: 2019 Chevron Girls Engineering the Future at UH Cullen College
On Saturday, March 30, the hallways and classrooms in the UH Cullen College of Engineering buzzed with excitement as a thousand Houston- area girls...

On Saturday, March 30, the hallways and classrooms in the UH Cullen College of Engineering buzzed with excitement as a thousand Houston- area girls attended the fourth annual “Girls Engineering the Future Day: A STEM Event,” sponsored by Chevron.

University of Houston to Host Inventors Meeting
National Academy of Inventors Will Be in Houston April 10-11  
Discoveries made by NAI fellows have generated over $1.6 trillion in revenue

National Academy of Inventors Will Be in Houston April 10-11

 

UH NSBE Alumni to Share Industry Insights With Students
The UH chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is bringing together UH NSBE alumni and current student members for an information...

The UH chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is bringing together UH NSBE alumni and current student members for an information session, titled “NSBE Guy and Girl Talk,” on Tuesday, April 9, in room 108 of Agnes Arnold Hall on campus.

Imaging Technology Will Offer New Clues to Embryonic Development
Better Understanding Could Lead to New Prevention and Treatment for Birth Defects   Soon after conception, an embryo’s circulatory system connects...
Researchers from the University of Houston and Baylor College of Medicine are developing a new technology to allow simultaneous imaging of both embryonic structural development and the molecular underpinnings that occur in the developing circulatory system.

Better Understanding Could Lead to New Prevention and Treatment for Birth Defects

 

Soon after conception, an embryo’s circulatory system connects to that of its mother. Complications that occur at this critical time can result in miscarriage or birth defects with long-term chronic conditions. Unfortunately, limitations in imaging technologies prevent researchers from fully understanding the cellular-level events leading up to this crucial point.

Photos: ECS Spring 2019 Poster Competition
The UH Electrochemical Society student chapter (UH ECS) hosted their Spring 2019 Poster Competition on Friday, March 29 in the Engineering Commons.

The UH Electrochemical Society student chapter (UH ECS) hosted their Spring 2019 Poster Competition on Friday, March 29 in the Engineering Commons.

Girls Engineering the Future Set for Saturday at UH
The Event Introduces Girls to Engineering, Other STEM Activities   About 1,500 girls are expected to participate in the University of Houston’s...
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron.

The Event Introduces Girls to Engineering, Other STEM Activities

 

About 1,500 girls are expected to participate in the University of Houston’s popular Chevron Girls Engineering the Future STEM Day on Saturday, March 30.

Real-life Superheroes Inspire Boys to be STEM Leaders
Breaking Down Walls to Build Futures   If Houstonian Juan Becerra, a father of three boys, could have any superpower, it’d be to look into the...
Joshua Becerra shares his excitement about the UH St. Elmo Brady STEM Academy.

Breaking Down Walls to Build Futures

 

If Houstonian Juan Becerra, a father of three boys, could have any superpower, it’d be to look into the future. He’d use it to do everything right and lift his boys up as high as possible. He believes that all parents dream of giving their children a better life than their own.

Researchers Report New Light-Activated Micro Pump
Pump Works Without Moving Parts, Electrical Contacts   Even the smallest mechanical pumps have limitations, from the complex microfabrication...
Researchers have announced the discovery of a laser-driven photoacoustic microfluidic pump, capable of moving fluids in any direction without moving parts or electrical contacts.

Pump Works Without Moving Parts, Electrical Contacts

 

Even the smallest mechanical pumps have limitations, from the complex microfabrication techniques required to make them to the fact that there are limits on how small they can be. Researchers have announced a potential solution – a laser-driven photoacoustic microfluidic pump, capable of moving fluids in any direction without moving parts or electrical contacts.

UH Engineering Students Visit with INEOS Representatives
Learn about company, perks and hiring
 Tau Beta Pi.

Learn about company, perks and hiring

Endowed Scholarship For UH Electrical and Computer Engineering Students
Cullen College Beneficiary of Hickman Estate in Colorado   Herbert David Hickman (BSEE ’59) from Colorado gifted his home to the UH Cullen College...
Herbert D. Hickman's gift to UH Cullen College of Engineering established the Herbert D. and Suzanne C. Hickman Endowed Scholarship in Electrical Engineering.

Cullen College Beneficiary of Hickman Estate in Colorado

 

Herbert David Hickman (BSEE ’59) from Colorado gifted his home to the UH Cullen College of Engineering to establish an endowed scholarship, with preference for electrical and computer engineering students.

Chemicals Giant INEOS To Visit With UH Engineering Students
The UH chapter of Tau Beta Pi – Texas Epsilon (TBP) is hosting an information session with representatives of INEOS, Europe’s largest petrochemical...
At the University of Houston, the Tau Beta Pi -Texas Epsilon Chapter (TX-E) was established in 1962.

The UH chapter of Tau Beta Pi – Texas Epsilon (TBP) is hosting an information session with representatives of INEOS, Europe’s largest petrochemical company, on Wednesday, February 27, in the Science and Research Building 1 on campus. The presenters will be Bob Sokol, chief financial officer of INEOS Oligomers and Oxide, and Fred Rulander, chief operating officer of INEOS Oxide North America.

Cullen College Love Connection
Students come from all over Houston and the world to pursue their dreams and build their careers at the UH Cullen College of Engineering. They find...
UH Cullen College's Suresh Khator with his valentine, UH President Renu Khator

Students come from all over Houston and the world to pursue their dreams and build their careers at the UH Cullen College of Engineering. They find much more – mentors, lifelong friends and, sometimes, the love of their life.

Photos: UH Engineering Welcomes Over 100 Companies to Recruit Engineering Students
On Thursday, February 7th, nearly 1,400 UH engineering students flocked to the UH Hilton to interview and meet with representatives from 110 of...

On Thursday, February 7th, nearly 1,400 UH engineering students flocked to the UH Hilton to interview and meet with representatives from 110 of Houston’s leading companies at the spring 2019 Engineering Career Fair.

Two UH Scientists Named to National Academy of Inventors
Cullen College of Engineering's Wei-Chuan Shih Elected to First Class of NAI Senior Members   Two researchers with the University of Houston have...
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Cullen College of Engineering's Wei-Chuan Shih Elected to First Class of NAI Senior Members

 

Two researchers with the University of Houston have been named senior members of the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of their contributions to scientific and technological innovation.

Cullen College Junior Wins Student Leadership Award for the 2019 BEYA STEM Conference
Joshua Frenchwood, an electrical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won a Student Leadership Award from the Career...
Joshua Frenchwood, an electrical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, wins a 2019 BEYA Student Leadership Award.

Joshua Frenchwood, an electrical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won a Student Leadership Award from the Career Communications Group Inc. and the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Conference.

He will be recognized at the Student Leadership Awards Dinner at the 2019 BEYA STEM Conference in Washington, D.C. in February.

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