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TcSUH Scholarship Connects Engineering Student With Biomedical Sciences
When Dhivya Ketharnath was in high school, she knew she wanted to be an engineer, but she never would have predicted she would be conducting...
Dhivya Ketharnath

When Dhivya Ketharnath was in high school, she knew she wanted to be an engineer, but she never would have predicted she would be conducting nanoparticle research for cancer therapy applications inside some of the finest biomedical laboratory facilities the city of Houston’s medical center has to offer.

Videos: Why Should You Invest in a New Engineering Building for the Cullen College?
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has grown tremendously in recent years, with research expenditures and enrollment at or near...

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has grown tremendously in recent years, with research expenditures and enrollment at or near all-time highs. We must keep this momentum going, but in order to do so, we must first expand our facilities.

BMI Workshop Recounted in IEEE Pulse
A group of graduate students studying under Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Houston...

A group of graduate students studying under Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, have published an account of the 2013 Workshop of Clinical Brain-Neural Machine Interface Systems.

Happy Birthday, NASA, and Thank You For Everything!
The 55th birthday of our long-time friend, collaborator and supporter, NASA, was a bit sadder than we would have wished for it to be. For all the...

The 55th birthday of our long-time friend, collaborator and supporter, NASA, was a bit sadder than we would have wished for it to be. For all the space enthusiasts out there who rely on the NASA website as a bookmarked cornerstone to your daily list-of-websites-to-visit, you were probably as disappointed as we were to find the following error message when you tried to access the site:

STEM Education Gets Boost at Cullen College
Teachers across the country have access to dozens of new lesson plans and activities thanks to STEM education efforts (science, engineering,...

Teachers across the country have access to dozens of new lesson plans and activities thanks to STEM education efforts (science, engineering, technology and mathematics) at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.

Video: Engineering Career Fairs Set the Cullen College Apart
Watch the video: Fall 2013 Engineering Career Fair

Watch the video: Fall 2013 Engineering Career Fair

Yokogawa Corp. Donates $5k for Undergraduate Scholarship Support
Headquartered just 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston, Texas, Yokogawa Corporation of America has sales offices across the United States....
Josh Butler and Sebastien Chambert

Headquartered just 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston, Texas, Yokogawa Corporation of America has sales offices across the United States. Commitment to their customers is the number one priority, and they back it up with a network of representatives and distributors that reflect this commitment.

ECE Professor Featured in Methodist Hospital Commercial
ECE professor Jose “Pepe” Luis Contreras-Vidal, director of the University of Houston’s Laboratory for Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interface (BMI)...

ECE professor Jose “Pepe” Luis Contreras-Vidal, director of the University of Houston’s Laboratory for Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interface (BMI) Systems at the Cullen College of Engineering, was featured in a Houston Methodist Hospital commercial d

Party, Exercise, Repeat: Can Exercise Protect the Brain From the Effects of Binge Drinking?
If you’ve ever lived through a hangover, you are probably already familiar with the unpleasant, lingering side effects that a night of binge drinking...
Dr. Badri Roysam and Dr. Leigh Leasure look over brain images with a graduate student researcher.

If you’ve ever lived through a hangover, you are probably already familiar with the unpleasant, lingering side effects that a night of binge drinking can have on the brain: when you wake up the next day, the sunlight seeping through your window burns your retinas, your brain feels like it’s coated with goo and it’s impossible to focus, let alone think.

Photos, Video: Rehabiltation Robots
Jose Luis "Pepe" Contreras-Vidal, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering,...

Jose Luis "Pepe" Contreras-Vidal, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, works every day to help those suffering from conditions like paralysis and stroke.

Engineering Students Travel to Brazil for Outreach
Members of two UH organizations brought engineering to Brazilian high school students last month as part of their global outreach efforts.

Members of two UH organizations brought engineering to Brazilian high school students last month as part of their global outreach efforts.

Professor Wins ARPA-E Funding to Build New Type of Electric Vehicle Battery
For all their virtues, electric vehicles have two major drawbacks: their cost – usually tens of thousands of dollars more than comparable gasoline-...
Yan Yao in his lab with a student researcher.

For all their virtues, electric vehicles have two major drawbacks: their cost – usually tens of thousands of dollars more than comparable gasoline-powered cars – and how far they can travel on a single charge.

UH Nanofab Lab Gets Faster Thanks to NSF Grant
Nanotechnology researchers at the University of Houston will soon be able to work faster than ever thanks to a grant from the National Science...
Researchers in UH's Nanofabrication Facility will soon be able to cut hours, even weeks, off experiments thanks to an equipment grant from the National Science Foundation.

Nanotechnology researchers at the University of Houston will soon be able to work faster than ever thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Why You Should Join a Student Organization
Did you know that students who are active members of organizations tend to have more positive college experiences than those who aren’t?

Did you know that students who are active members of organizations tend to have more positive college experiences than those who aren’t?

ECE Professor Demonstrates Brain-Controlled Robotic Legs to U.S. Rep. John Culberson
Prof. Contreras-Vidal explains to Rep. Culberson (right) how the brain-machine interface to the Rehab Rex exoskeleton works.

Larry Bell and Bonnie Dunbar Discuss Re-Engineering Space Program in Forbes.com Column
Read Larry Bell's full op-ed column, "A Discussion With Astronaut Bonnie Dunbar: Re-Engineering America's Space Leadership," at Forbes.com.
Bonnie Dunbar, Larry Bell, Forbes.com

Read Larry Bell's full op-ed column, "A Discussion With Astronaut Bonnie Dunbar: Re-Engineering America's Space Leadership," at Forbes.com.

Dunbar Pens Blog Post on Changing the STEM Education Conversation
Professor Bonnie Dunbar, retired astronaut, National Academy of Engineering member and alumna of the Cullen College of Engineering, has written a...

Professor Bonnie Dunbar, retired astronaut, National Academy of Engineering member and alumna of the Cullen College of Engineering, has written a guest blog post on The Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and Science of Texas web site, on the need for solutions to challenges in delivering STEM education.

ECE’s Small Satellite Research Lab Receives NASA Funding
Thanks to electrical and computer engineering faculty members David Jackson and Ji Chen, the University of Houston will be among only 13 universities...
 NASA

Thanks to electrical and computer engineering faculty members David Jackson and Ji Chen, the University of Houston will be among only 13 universities chosen by NASA to design and develop ne

Top Ten Resources for Engineering Students
For new engineering students, balancing the many aspects of college life can be a challenging experience. That’s why the University of Houston offers...

For new engineering students, balancing the many aspects of college life can be a challenging experience. That’s why the University of Houston offers a number of resources to help students succeed, both in and out of the classroom. Below is a list of resources, programs and centers that are available to University of Houston students.

"Engineering futures are always bright:" The Houston Chronicle Reports on the Cullen College
It is no secret that an engineering degree is worth quite a bit of money these days. According to data from the 2013 report from the National...
The Cullen College of Engineering Career Fair, where many of Houston's industry leaders recruit new talent right on campus.

It is no secret that an engineering degree is worth quite a bit of money these days. According to data from the 2013 report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, seven of the top 10 highest-paid college degrees are in engineering.

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