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Students Steer Robotic Swarms in NASA Competition
Electrical and computer engineering professor Aaron Becker and students in his “Intro to Robotics” class have been invited to “join the swarm” as...

Electrical and computer engineering professor Aaron Becker and students in his “Intro to Robotics” class have been invited to “join the swarm” as selected participants in the first annual Swarmathon taking place from April 18-22, 2016 at the NASA Kennedy Space Center.

Student Designed Satellites Have Launched into Orbit
A year’s worth of hard work paid off for a team of electrical and computer engineering students in the UH Cullen College of Engineering when their...

A year’s worth of hard work paid off for a team of electrical and computer engineering students in the UH Cullen College of Engineering when their small satellite technology was launched into space this month.

ECE Energy Research Makes Cover of Research Journal
Yan Yao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, authored a research paper that was...

Yan Yao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, authored a research paper that was chosen as the cover of the January 2016 edition of the Journal of

Engineering Students Selected as GRaSP Day Finalists
The University of Houston’s Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day offers students the opportunity to network and introduce their...

The University of Houston’s Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day offers students the opportunity to network and introduce their research to a wide audience through oral and poster presentations. Now in its second year, GRaSP Day celebrates the research, scholarship and creative endeavors of UH graduate and professional students across all disciplines.

PHOTOS: 2015 Undergraduate Research Day
The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D....

The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library and the Honors College. At the event, over 175 undergraduate students from 11 University of Houston colleges showcased their research with poster and oral presentations.

Engineering Student Earns Silver Nano Research Poster Award
Yanliang (Leonard) Liang, electrical and computer engineering research associate at UH Cullen College, won the Silver Nano Research Poster Award at...

Yanliang (Leonard) Liang, electrical and computer engineering research associate at UH Cullen College, won the Silver Nano Research Poster Award at the 10th Sino-U.S. Symposium on Nanoscale Science and Technology in June.

Doctoral Student Awarded Fellowship to Explore Neuroengineering
The city of Houston, home of the largest medical center in the world, is known for being at the forefront of cutting-edge medical research.
Contreras-Vidal and Cruz-Garza

The city of Houston, home of the largest medical center in the world, is known for being at the forefront of cutting-edge medical research.

VIDEO: Capstone Design Conference Poster Session
The UH department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted the Capstone Design and Graduate Research Conference on May 1 at the UH Hilton. The...

The UH department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted the Capstone Design and Graduate Research Conference on May 1 at the UH Hilton. The day-long event included technical sessions in which graduate and undergraduate student research and projects were presented.

PHOTOS: 11th Annual GRC/CDC Conference
The UH department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted the Capstone Design and Graduate Research Conference on May 1 at the UH Hilton. The...

The UH department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted the Capstone Design and Graduate Research Conference on May 1 at the UH Hilton. The day-long event included technical sessions in which graduate and undergraduate student research and projects were presented.

Student Team Sweeps Robotics Competition in Oklahoma
A team of electrical and computer engineering students from the University of Houston recently took the top trophy at a robotics competition at...

A team of electrical and computer engineering students from the University of Houston recently took the top trophy at a robotics competition at Oklahoma State University (OSU) for their creation of a remote bot that performed a myriad of commands – in the dark.

ECE Undergrad Hosts Robotics Workshop
As robotic technology takes over many industries, so does the need for skilled robotic technicians. Luckily for UH students, electrical &...
Rakshak Talwar

As robotic technology takes over many industries, so does the need for skilled robotic technicians. Luckily for UH students, electrical & computer engineering sophomore Rakshak Talwar is spreading his love for and knowledge of robotics to his peers through a workshop at the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

IBM Fellow and Engineering Alumnus to Give Talk on Big Data Analytics
Watson, a computer program named for IBM’s founder, defeated the two best human players on “Jeopardy!” one of the most challenging game shows of all...

Watson, a computer program named for IBM’s founder, defeated the two best human players on “Jeopardy!” one of the most challenging game shows of all time, in 2011, marking a significant milestone in the advancement of big data analytics.

ECE Professor and Ph.D. Student Publish Article in Nanotechnology
When a material known as graphene was first produced inside of a lab in 2004, the science and technology community buzzed with predictions that it...
Double slit experiment. I1 and I2 are intensity profiles when only slit 1 or slit 2 is open, respectively. I12 is the intensity profile when both slits are open. I1+2 is the sum of I1 and I2, it is the intensity profile when there is no interference between two beams. Note that at the center of the screen when x = 0, I1(0) = I2(0) = Io, I12(0) = 4Io, but I1+2(0) = 2Io.

When a material known as graphene was first produced inside of a lab in 2004, the science and technology community buzzed with predictions that it would become the “next big thing” for the semiconductor industry. Graphene is essentially a one-atom-thick sheet of carbon which conducts heat and electricity with incredible efficiency, making it a homerun material for the semiconductor and electronic device manufacturing industries.

Accomplished Ph.D. Student Defends Dissertation on Raman Spectroscopy
Doctoral degrees are awarded every semester in the Cullen College of Engineering, but few to students as accomplished as Ji Qi.
Ji Qi and Wei-Chuan Shih

Doctoral degrees are awarded every semester in the Cullen College of Engineering, but few to students as accomplished as Ji Qi.

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.

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.

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.

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