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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...
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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.

PHOTOS: ECE Mainstay Richard Liu's Retirement party
Dr. Richard Liu has been a Cullen College mainstay for his 26-year tenure at UH Cullen College of Engineering, and his countless accomplishments...

Dr. Richard Liu has been a Cullen College mainstay for his 26-year tenure at UH Cullen College of Engineering, and his countless accomplishments during his time with the college were celebrated at his retirement party last week.

Engineering Alum Brings STEM to Houston Kids
When Monse Lozano was a teenager growing up in the Houston Heights neighborhood, he dropped out of public high school, got his GED and found work at...
Monse Lozano

When Monse Lozano was a teenager growing up in the Houston Heights neighborhood, he dropped out of public high school, got his GED and found work at a local phone company.

Agilent Technologies Donates $500 to GRC/CDC
Agilent Technologies has played a quiet role in the Cullen College of Engineering ECE labs for several years now, but with the 2014 Graduate Research...

Agilent Technologies has played a quiet role in the Cullen College of Engineering ECE labs for several years now, but with the 2014 Graduate Research and Capstone Design conferences around the corner, they’re stepping up their involvement by contributi

PHOTOS: 25th Annual Golf Tournament Tees Off
The sun broke through the morning clouds just in time for over 120 golfers to tee off at the 25th annual Cullen College of Engineering golf...

The sun broke through the morning clouds just in time for over 120 golfers to tee off at the 25th annual Cullen College of Engineering golf tournament on Monday, April 7.

Electric Power Analytics Consortium Gains Popularity in Houston Media
As the Electric Power Analytics Consortium picks up steam, the collaboration between the Cullen College of Engineering, Direct Energy and CenterPoint...
Electric Power Analytics Consortium Logo

As the Electric Power Analytics Consortium picks up steam, the collaboration between the Cullen College of Engineering, Direct Energy and CenterPoint Energy is gaining popularity in local media.

Business Students Win Big With Yao's Technology
In a continuing trend of collaboration between University of Houston colleges, the Cullen College of Engineering and C.T.
Dr.  Yao with Team Energetik

In a continuing trend of collaboration between University of Houston colleges, the Cullen College of Engineering and C.T.

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

Diagnosing Diseases With Smart Phones
Smart phones are capable of giving us directions when we’re lost, sending photos and videos to our friends in mere seconds, and even helping us find...
 A close-up of nanoholes blocked by these particles.

Smart phones are capable of giving us directions when we’re lost, sending photos and videos to our friends in mere seconds, and even helping us find the best burger joint in a three-mile radius. But thanks to UH Cullen College of Engineering researchers, smart phones may soon be boasting another very important function: diagnosing diseases in real time.

Cullen College Hosts Second "Intellectual Property Training Series"
As part of its ongoing effort to support entrepreneurship among its faculty and students, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is...

As part of its ongoing effort to support entrepreneurship among its faculty and students, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is hosting an Intellectual Property Training Series for the second year in a row. This latest IP Training Series will begin on March 21.

VIDEO: Brain-Machine Interface System in Action

Cullen College Names Outstanding Student Award Winners
The Cullen College of Engineering faculty members have made their final decisions on this year’s overall Outstanding Junior and Senior Award...
 Connor Fernandez

The Cullen College of Engineering faculty members have made their final decisions on this year’s overall Outstanding Junior and Senior Award recipients, and the winners are Connor Fernandez, chemical engineering junior, and Ryan Hannemann, mechanical engineering senior.

VIDEO: UH Engineering Students Take Ride on NASA's "Vomit Comet"
Last November, we told you about a team of UH Cullen College of Engineering students who were chosen to take a coveted ride in NASA’s reduced...
The UH Cougarnauts

Last November, we told you about a team of UH Cullen College of Engineering students who were chosen to take a coveted ride in NASA’s reduced gravity aircraft, known as the “Vomit Comet.” The UH “Cougarnauts” team members were chosen as part of an elite group to participate in NASA’s Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program, where they performed an assigned experiment during 25-second bouts of weightlessness inside the aircraft. The UH students studied the effects of freezing water in zero-gravity conditions.

VIDEO: Meet Team Primer: Cullen College Undergrads to Compete in Shell Eco-Marathon
MEET TEAM PRIMER…A group of mechanical engineering undergrads at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering who will be competing in...
Meet Team Primer, a group of mechanical engineering undergrads who will be competing in the next Shell Eco-marathon in Houston.

MEET TEAM PRIMER…A group of mechanical engineering undergrads at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering who will be competing in the upcoming Shell Eco-marathon in Houston from April 25th to 27th. The 12-member team is currently building an ultra-energy efficient, battery-powered vehicle from the ground up. Team Primer will enter their vehicle, named “EcoPrimer,” under the marathon’s “prototype” class, focusing on maximizing the car’s efficiency rather than the driver’s comfort. The team members’ tireless work on “EcoPrimer” will double as their senior Capstone Design projects, the penultimate project for all graduating seniors at the Cullen College.

PHOTOS: Dean Tedesco Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching, Research
Although the winners of the 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards were announced in May of last year, they were honored again last...
Grigoriadis Accepts Award From Dean Tedesco

Although the winners of the 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards were announced in May of last year, they were honored again last Friday at Dean Tedesco's faculty and staff meeting when each winner was handed their certificate.

teachHOUSTON Students Glean Classroom Lessons at the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston
You may see quite a few college students at the next Science and Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH) on February 19th and 20th, but they won’t be...

You may see quite a few college students at the next Science and Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH) on February 19th and 20th, but they won’t be competing against the middle and high school students participating in the fair. Instead, they’ll be learning from them.

RET Program Earns Spot on President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
Not only is University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering home to world-class research, it’s also a recognized leader in science and...
The trophy awarded to the Cullen College for its part in earning UH a spot on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.Research Experience For Teachers program.

Not only is University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering home to world-class research, it’s also a recognized leader in science and engineering outreach. The latest proof: the college’s Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program is one of three University of Houston Initiatives that together earned UH a spot on the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.

Cullen College's ECE Department Obtains Two 3-D Printers
The electrical and computer engineering department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering recently acquired two new 3-D printers...
Example of a 3-D printer

The electrical and computer engineering department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering recently acquired two new 3-D printers, continuing the trend of being on the cutting edge of global technology.

ECE Chairman, Faculty, and NASA Collaborators Publish CubeSat Article in “ECE Source” Newsletter
In the electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, small satellite research has taken flight in...
 NASA.

In the electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, small satellite research has taken flight in recent years, providing both students and faculty within the Cullen College unprecedented access to space, space education and space research.

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