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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.

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.

Engineering Freshman Makes Major Strides in Tech World
Rakshak Talwar may be a mere freshman by University of Houston standards, but he’s already well on his way to becoming a giant in the technology...
Rakshak Talwar, electrical and computer engineering major at the Cullen College of Engineering, and his Programmable Capacitors

Rakshak Talwar may be a mere freshman by University of Houston standards, but he’s already well on his way to becoming a giant in the technology world.

Doctoral Students Recognized by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Timothy Kennedy and William Langston, doctoral students in electrical engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, were recognized at separate...
Timothy Kennedy. Photo by Jeff Shaw.

Timothy Kennedy and William Langston, doctoral students in electrical engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, were recognized at separate IEEE International Symposia this summer.

Outstanding UH Engineering Students Recognized by TSPE
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering students Dimple Pajwani and Monica Greak were recognized as outstanding engineering students by...
Dimple Pajwani, Senior, Electrical Engineering

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering students Dimple Pajwani and Monica Greak were recognized as outstanding engineering students by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers during their annual Outstanding Students Engineers Week ceremony at the UH Hilton Hotel.

Musically Inclined Engineering Student Orchestrates a Future in Research
Kathleen Akkerman works a summer job at NASA, plays the viola in a community orchestra, participates in eight engineering student societies, builds...

Kathleen Akkerman works a summer job at NASA, plays the viola in a community orchestra, participates in eight engineering student societies, builds computers as a hobby and performs professionally in a string quartet. Somehow, she still finds time in her schedule to study electrical engineering. Learn about two exceptionally talented engineering students that call UH home.

Ph.D. Student Earns Best Presentation Award from Institute of Navigation
University of Houston engineering doctoral candidate Lorena Basilio was awarded the Best Presentation Award at the GPS 2002 meeting of the Institute...
Lorena Basilio, Jeffery Williams and David Jackson

University of Houston engineering doctoral candidate Lorena Basilio was awarded the Best Presentation Award at the GPS 2002 meeting of the Institute of Navigation in Portland, Oregon, this fall. Her paper was titled "Defining the Effective Radiation Point for a Microstrip Patch Antenna."

UH Engineering Student to Be Honored at White House for Public Service Efforts
University of Houston electrical engineering student Russell Crake III will be honored June 17-19 in Washington, D.C. by the American Institute for...

University of Houston electrical engineering student Russell Crake III will be honored June 17-19 in Washington, D.C. by the American Institute for Public Service. He will receive the 2002 Jefferson Award for public service from Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, and will be honored at the White House.

Engineering Honors Graduate Awarded Tau Beta Pi Fellowship
Recent graduate Benjamin J. Fasenfest of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been awarded the prestigious Tau Beta Pi...
Ben Fasenfest, Graduate Student, Electrical Engineering

Recent graduate Benjamin J. Fasenfest of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been awarded the prestigious Tau Beta Pi graduate fellowship for the upcoming academic year.

Fasenfest was one of only seven electrical engineering majors in the country to receive the fellowship.

UH Robotics Team Places Third in IEEE Competition
A robotics team from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering claimed third place at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics...

A robotics team from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering claimed third place at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 5 Student Robotics Competition on April 20 at the NASA Hilton.

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