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Wind Energy Innovation Presentation wins IEEE Recognition for Best Paper
In collaboration with Dr.
Radhakrishna Kotti

In collaboration with Dr.

Cullen College Alum Takes Hackathon Win with Life-Saving Invention
Rocco De Grazia graduated in 2004 with a B.S.in electrical engineering from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. Now, 10 years...
De Grazia's initial CarEye prototype.

Rocco De Grazia graduated in 2004 with a B.S.in electrical engineering from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. Now, 10 years later,he’s still making waves in the tech community.

6th Annual Hurricane and Disasters Conference to be Held on August 1
In recent years, the Gulf Coast region has been tremendously affected by the landfall of large hurricanes. In 2005, Category 3 Hurricanes Katrina and...

In recent years, the Gulf Coast region has been tremendously affected by the landfall of large hurricanes. In 2005, Category 3 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the coastal regions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and in 2008, Hurricane Ike (a Category 2 storm) came ashore over Galveston and wreaked havoc in the Houston area, knocking out power to many customers in the greater Houston metro area for several weeks.

Phillips 66 Donation Strengthens Ties to University of Houston
The University of Houston’s colleges of business and engineering have gained new support from one of the city’s energy leaders, which has donated...

The University of Houston’s colleges of business and engineering have gained new support from one of the city’s energy leaders, which has donated money to a variety of programs and student support services.

Phillips 66, a Houston-based energy manufacturing and logistics company, was created in 2012 through a split with ConocoPhillips. It cracked the top 10 in the Fortune 500 last year, reaching No. 6 with revenue over $161 billion in 2013.

College Grieves Passing of Undergraduate Student Ridwan Ajala
Ridwan Ajala, a beloved undergraduate student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, passed away on Tuesday, June 24th. Ridwan touched many members...

Ridwan Ajala, a beloved undergraduate student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, passed away on Tuesday, June 24th. Ridwan touched many members of the Cullen College community with his incredible work ethic, infectious positive attitude, and dedication as a student and friend. To say that he was loved and will be missed by our community is an understatement.

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.

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