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July 19, 2021
University of Houston engineering researcher Wei-Chuan Shih has been awarded $2.7 million from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering to detect cancer biomarkers in blood by counting exosomes. Known as “…
Wei-Chuan Shih, professor of computer and electrical engineering, has been awarded $2.7 million from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering to detect cancer biomarkers in blood by counting exosomes.
July 6, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston is saddened to announce the passing of Ovidiu Crisan, Ph.D., a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, on June 20 in Orange, California.…
Ovidiu Crisan, Ph.D., a retired professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, passed away on June 20, 2021 in Orange, California.
July 2, 2021
An aviation industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience at General Electric and 80 patents to his name will be joining the Cullen College of Engineering's Computer and Electrical Engineering Department as a…
Dr. Hao Huang
June 21, 2021
Stanko R. Brankovic, Ph.D., a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering departments of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, has been selected as a Fellow…
Stanko R. Brankovic, Ph.D., a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering departments of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, has been selected as a Fellow of the Class of 2021 for the Electrochemical Society (ECS).
June 17, 2021
Only 2 percent of vehicles are electrified to date, but that is projected to reach 30 percent by 2030. A key toward improving the commercialization of electric vehicles (EVs) is to heighten their gravimetric energy density –…
Yan Yao, Ph.D., is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering.
June 11, 2021
A pair of Cullen College of Engineering students are among 21 nationwide that gave live presentations at the National Science Foundation's Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Principal Investigators' meetings from June 2 through June 4…
Rafiul Amin (left), Ph.D. graduate Dilranjan Wickramasuriya (left center) and Hamid Fekri Azgomi (right) speak with Rose Faghih (right center) about the MINDWATCH project. Amin and Fekri Azgomi gave a presentation on the research for the National Science Foundation's Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Principal Investigators' meetings from June 2 through June 4 in 2021.
May 28, 2021
A four-person team of students at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has won a pair of awards for their project – a soft robotics exoskeleton – after presenting at the Excellence in Senior Design…
Cullen College of Engineering TrueStep Capstone team members Arnold Emeh, Rukaiya Batliwala, Anthony Pham and Tanvi Parikh won two awards at the 2021 Excellence in Senior Design Competition at the University of Texas at Dallas.
May 13, 2021
A new paper from Rose Faghih, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the Computational Medicine Laboratory, and her doctoral student Rafiul Amin describes how they have developed a…
A new paper from Rose Faghih, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the Computational Medicine Laboratory, and her doctoral student Rafiul Amin describes how they have developed a novel inference engine to obtain brain information from raw electrodermal activity (EDA) recordings, eradicating previous challenges from earlier methods.
May 4, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston and Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Endowed Chair and Dean, are pleased to share the 2020-21 Faculty and Student Excellence Award…
The W.T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award is traditionally the highest teaching award given in the College. It recognizes outstanding teaching and service to students. This year's recipient is Di Yang of Mechanical Engineering.
May 3, 2021
Cullen College of Engineering professor Stanko R. Brankovic, Ph.D., of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, is the corresponding author for a new, multi-department perspective paper on potential advancements in…
Diagram of Dr. Brankovic's work
April 22, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to announce that 21 undergraduate students have been selected for the University of Houston's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), according to the Honors College. The…
A group of 21 students from the Cullen College of Engineering have been selected for the University of Houston's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships.
April 21, 2021
UH Students Experience ‘Color Field’ Wearing Brain Imaging Devices The “Color Field” public art exhibition at the University of Houston has attracted art enthusiasts from all over since it launched last fall, but engineering…
April 21, 2021
As he progresses deeper into his collegiate career, University of Houston basketball walk-on and Cullen College of Engineering student Caleb Broodo only has one word to describe the experience – surreal. Then again, few can match…
UH student Caleb Broodo is pursuing his electrical engineering and physics studies while being a member of this year's Houston Cougars men's basketball Final Four squad.
April 14, 2021
The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and Houston Community College have reached an agreement to offer UH Engineering Academy courses at the HCC Felix Fraga Academic Campus on the east side of Houston on…
An exterior shot of the flags flying at the Houston Community College's Fraga Campus. The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and HCC will be partnering to create an Engineering Academy on the campus.
March 30, 2021
The stature of the Cullen College of Engineering has increased again, as it improved by its ranking by one in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report, up to the No. 66 rated graduate engineering program in the country…
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston has again increased its ranking in the latest U.S. News & World Report, up one slot to No. 66 in the country.
March 24, 2021
An invention from University of Houston researchers to help children with walking disabilities has won the Southwest National Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium’s Pediatric Device Prize at this year’s South by Southwest.  The…
Manuel Cestari, Jose Contreras-Vidal and David Eguren work on the construction of a pediatric exoskeleton for brain-computer interfaced mobility.
March 22, 2021
Though 40 million concussions are recorded annually, no effective treatment exists for them or for many other brain-related illnesses. In collaboration with Dragan Maric of the National Institutes of Health, Badri Roysam, Hugh…
Badri Roysam, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and his team are working with the NIH to develop open-source tools that will treat concussions and other brain injuries and diseases.
February 12, 2021
Dr. Donald R. Wilton, a professor emeritus of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering, has added another impressive honor to his career of distinction with…
Dr. Donald R. Wilton, a professor emeritus of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering, has been elected to the 2021 Class of the National Academy of Engineering.
February 11, 2021
Hien Nguyen, Jeffrey Rimer and Gangbing Song Elected to Senior Member Class of 2021   Three University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering researchers have been named Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI…
Hien Nguyen, Jeffrey Rimer and Gangbing Song have been elected to the NAI Senior Member Class of 2021
January 19, 2021
A graduate of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering is a member of the team at Weiler Labeling Systems providing customized labels for the new COVID-19 vaccine labels. Austin Dodge, a December 2017 graduate of…
Austin Dodge, a December 2017 graduate of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, is now working at Weiler on industrial labeling of new COVID-19 vaccine labels.