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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

ECE Ph.D. Student Expands Research to Cover Cross-Eyed Monkeys
If you think computer engineering, Rhesus monkeys and optometry have nothing in common, think again: they have Mehmet Agaoglu.
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.

Cullen College Alumnus and Compaq CEO and Co-Founder Speaks at MIT Enterprise Forum
Cullen College alumnus as well as Compaq co-founder and CEO Rod Canion recently spoke about the future of technology at an MIT Enterprise Forum on...

Cullen College alumnus as well as Compaq co-founder and CEO Rod Canion recently spoke about the future of technology at an MIT Enterprise Forum on June 5 at the University of Houston.

ECE Senior Wins Outstanding Honors Thesis Award
Ramon Montano’s parents moved his family from Mexico to the United States in the early 1990’s because “they wanted us to have a good education,” he...

Ramon Montano’s parents moved his family from Mexico to the United States in the early 1990’s because “they wanted us to have a good education,” he says.

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.

Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Named Top 50 Great Affordable Program
The electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been growing in size, raising...

The electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been growing in size, raising its standards, and climbing national rankings for its world-class academic programs.

UH Seed Funding Boosts Research on Water Splitting Nanoparticles
Last year, a researcher from the UH Cullen College of Engineering made an amazing discovery. Jiming Bao, assistant professor of electrical and...
Lars Grabow

Last year, a researcher from the UH Cullen College of Engineering made an amazing discovery. Jiming Bao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, found that cobalt monoxide nanoparticles can be used to split water into hydrogen and oxygen when exposed to sunlight.

PHOTOS: 10th Annual GRC/CDC
The annual ECE Graduate Research and Senior Capstone Design Conference was held April 25 at the UH Hilton for the 10th year in a row. The event...

The annual ECE Graduate Research and Senior Capstone Design Conference was held April 25 at the UH Hilton for the 10th year in a row. The event provides a platform for undergraduate seniors and graduate students to present their research and capstone projects to an audience and compete for  top honors among their peers.

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.

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.

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