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January 13, 2022
Kaushik Rajashekara, a Distinguished Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has gained another prestigious membership affiliation, thanks to his visits and his…
Kaushik Rajashekara, a Distinguished Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has been elected as a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
January 5, 2022
According to an updated paper from researchers at Stanford University, 46 past and present professors affiliated with the Cullen College of Engineering are among the Top 2 percent of cited research papers in the world. The…
More than 45 professors and researchers affiliated with the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized as among the most cited in the world.
December 15, 2021
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) has awarded three scholarships for 2021 to students attending the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston. Each student received a monetary award,…
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) has awarded three scholarships for 2021 to students attending the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston.
December 7, 2021
A recently published paper from a team of researchers and students from multiple departments at the Cullen College of Engineering and the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth proposes a way to provide real-time, continuous…
Rose T. Faghih, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a member of the BRAIN Center, is senior author for a new paper about tracking the seizure state of epileptic patients in real-time.. The first author for the paper is Alexander Steele, a doctoral student of Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal, Ph.D., Cullen Distinguished Professor and Director of the NSF IUCRC BRAIN Center, and the research is a collaboration between two UH departments and the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
December 2, 2021
Each year, Clarivate identifies the world’s most influential researchers ─ the select few who their peers have most frequently cited over the last decade. In 2021, 6,602, or about 0.1 percent, of the world’s researchers, in 21…
Zhu Han, Moores Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is one of three UH researchers recognized for frequent citations during the last decade.
December 2, 2021
At the first in-person, 50-in-5 celebration event, 116 faculty members were honored at the Wortham House on Monday, Nov. 29. President Renu Khator, Provost Paula Myrick Short and Vice President for Research Amr Elnashai…
More than 20 Engineering faculty members were recognized for contributing to the UH 50-in-5 initiative.
November 29, 2021
** See video of scientists in the Bao lab shaping water with lasers into a familiar shape.** Jiming Bao, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Houston, has developed a new fluid that can be cut…
Jiming Bao, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, has developed a new fluid that can be cut open by light with potential applications in adaptive optics, mass transport and microfluidics manufacturing and molding of micro and nanostructures.
November 23, 2021
In this pandemic era, have you ever wondered when the best time to go run an errand might be, maybe when your grocery store is the least crowded, so you could reduce the chance of being exposed to a contagious disease?   Well,…
Albert Cheng, professor of computer science and electrical & computer engineering at the University of Houston, presented his plans for real-time risk assessment at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) conference HPC (High Performance Computing) for Urgent Decision Making.
October 20, 2021
A pair of researchers from the Cullen College of Engineering have received $500,000 from the National Science Foundation to lower energy consumption and service delay, two key components of federated learning's practical…
Miao Pan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the principal investigator for a new NSF grant, “Towards Federated Learning over 5G Mobile Devices: High Efficiency, Low Latency, and Good Privacy.”
October 14, 2021
As he puts it, Aaron T. Becker, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, is interested in finding “a new type of small-scale manufacturing method,…
Aaron T. Becker, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a $299,963 grant from the NSF to hopefully develop “a new type of small-scale manufacturing method, with the precision of modules, the reusability of Legos, and the self-assembly of DNA.”
October 12, 2021
When it comes to cancer detection, size matters. Traditional diagnostic imaging cannot detect tumors smaller than a certain size, causing missed opportunities for early detection and treatment. Circulating tumor exosomes are…
Wei-Chuan Shih, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, has reported on new discoveries in cancer detection in the IEEE Sensors journal.
October 5, 2021
A professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has received a substantial grant from the National Science Foundation to support his research into improving the energy and spectrum efficiency of wireless…
Zhu Han, Ph.D., Moores Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a fellow of the IEEE and AAAS, is the author of the research grant proposal, “Nonlinear and Inseparable Radar And Data (NIRAD) Transmission Framework for Pareto Efficient Spectrum Access in Future Wireless Networks.”
October 5, 2021
A Cullen College of Engineering professor has received just shy of $500,000 from the National Science Foundation to study how to make the decision-making networks in devices like self-driving cars and medical imaging devices more…
Xin Fu, Ph.D., an associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received $499,999 in funding for her grant proposal, “Enabling On-Device Bayesian Neural Network Training via An Integrated Architecture-System Approach.”
September 28, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce that six professors have earned promotions, starting with the fall semester of the 2021-22 academic year. All listed positions are tenured, or on a tenure track. Professors…
Six professors have been promoted for the 2021-22 academic year at the Cullen College of Engineering.
September 13, 2021
A coveted technology, while attractive to established defense companies like Rockwell in Thousand Oaks, California, and others around the country, made its home in Sugar Land, putting millions into the greater Houston economy.…
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September 10, 2021
A professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the Cullen College of Engineering has been asked to serve on the National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research (NABMRR) for the National Institutes…
Jose “Pepe” Luis Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor and the Director of the NSF IUCRC BRAIN Center, has been asked to serve on the National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research (NABMRR) for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
September 7, 2021
Researchers from the Cullen College of Engineering are exploring ways to automate the administration of medicine for patients suffering from Cushing's syndrome, with a proposal establishing architecture for that recently…
Researchers from the Cullen College of Engineering, including doctoral student Hamid Fekri Azgomi, are exploring ways to automate the administration of medicine for patients suffering from Cushing's syndrome, with a proposal establishing architecture for that recently published in Frontiers in Neuroscience.
September 1, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome 13 new professors and lecturers for the 2021-22 academic year, as part of its continuing effort to grow the faculty and to provide high quality instruction for undergraduate…
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome the following 12 people to the faculty for the 2021-22 academic year, and beyond.
August 24, 2021
The old adage “never let them see you sweat” doesn’t apply in the electrical and computer engineering lab of Rose Faghih, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Houston Cullen College of…
Rose Faghih, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is reporting the first steps toward monitoring brain responses using wearable devices.
August 9, 2021
Drilling can be a challenging and expensive operation and the industry is always looking for ways to innovate and make the operation more efficient and safer. Two assistant professors in the University of Houston College of…
UH Licenses Cutting Analysis Software to Optimize Drilling Operations