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UH PROMES Scholars Give Back This Holiday Season
Engineering students address needs in the UH and Houston communities   It’s the season of giving, and students who are enrolled in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) are…
UH Cullen College Women of PROMES is Holding an essentials drive for the holiday season.
UH Engineering Mourns Loss of Gerhard F. Paskusz, PROMES Founder and Academic Visionary
Gerhard “Gerry” F. Paskusz, professor emeritus of electrical engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and founder of its award-winning Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES), died Nov.…
Gerhard “Gerry” F. Paskusz, professor emeritus of electrical engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and founder of its award-winning Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES).
UH Student Aiming for the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE Global Competition
Seeking Others who want to develop humanoid robotic avatars   Saurabh Sogi, a senior majoring in computer science at the University of Houston, is putting together a team – called PRIME – to compete in the $10 million ANA…
Saurabh Sogi, a senior majoring in computer science at the University of Houston, is putting together a team – called PRIME – to compete in the $10 million ANA Avatar XPRIZE.
UH Engineer Zhu Han Elected as AAAS Fellow
Han is Noted for Work in Wireless Technologies, Game Theory An engineering professor from the University of Houston has been elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, joining a select group of…
Zhu Han, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Three Online UH Engineering Programs Rank Among Best In Nation
Intelligent.com, a student-focused website, included three online programs offered by the UH Cullen College of Engineering in its 2019/2020 national rankings list of best public institution programs. The college's online master's…
Three online UH engineering programs recognized by Intelligent.com
Seven UH Engineering Students Win 2019 ASIE Scholarships
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) awarded seven of their 22 engineering scholarships this year to students attending the UH Cullen College of Engineering. The selected undergraduate and graduate…
ASIE 2019 Scholarship Winners courtesy photo from ASIE
Distinguished Alumnus Wayne Klotz To Speak At Fall 2019 UH Cullen College Commencement
Klotz views engineering as a 'license to change the world.'   Houston civil engineer and UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE ’76) was named the keynote speaker for the college’s fall 2019 commencement…
Houston civil engineer and UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE ’76)
Houston Researchers Work to Create Swarms of Tiny Robots to Attack and Remove Blood Clots
In America pulmonary embolism (PE) causes between 200,000 and 300,000 deaths annually, according to information from the National Institutes of Health. PE is the third highest occurring cardiovascular disease after acute…
UH professor Aaron Becker (red shirt) and Julien Leclerc (next to him, gray UH shirt), a UH Cullen College research associate visit with Houston-area teachers and an undergraduate REU participant in the Robotic Swarm Control Laboratory.
Cullen College Students Shine in UH Graduate Research Showcase
UH graduate students inspire each other with accomplishments   Graduate students representing the UH Cullen College of Engineering shone bright in the university-wide Graduate Research Showcase hosted Nov. 1, 2019 by the UH…
UH Cullen College students Dalia Lezzar and Madeleine Lu won big in the 3MT competition in the 2019 UH Graduate Research Showcase.
Remembering UH Alumna and Longtime Educator Betty Barr
Barr was one of the first female faculty members at the Cullen College of Engineering   Betty J. Barr, University of Houston alumna and beloved longtime educator at UH Cullen College of Engineering, died Nov. 1, 2019. She was…
Betty J. Barr, UH alumna and pioneer female faculty member at the Cullen College of Engineering.
UH Engineering Professor Named Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery
Zhu Han Recognized for Outstanding Scientific Contributions to Computing   Zhu Han, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of electrical and computing engineering at the University of Houston, was named a 2019 distinguished member of…
Zhu Han, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of electrical and computing engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
Energy Industry Experts to Visit UH Campus for 2019 Energy Night
The Energy Coalition, a collaborative University of Houston student organization, is hosting the 2019 Energy Night on Monday, November 4, at the Student Center. The event will bring in leading experts who can share insights and…
The Energy Coalition, a UH student organization, is hosting the 2019 Energy Night.
Record Number of Cullen College Engineering Students Attend 2019 Forbes Under 30 Summit
Forbes, a renowned business publication, has selected seven UH Cullen College of Engineering students to participate in its 2019 Under 30 Scholars program. Last year only one engineering student, Ayoola John-Muyiwa (BSPetE ’19),…
Rukaiya Batliwala, mechanical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
UH Engineer’s Research on Adaptive Machine Learning Wins NSF Award
Research has broad implications for health care, self-driving cars and more.   Imagine cruising down a highway in your self-driving car. Its operating system relies on algorithms based on data collected during dry driving…
Adaptive machine has potential application in a number of different fields, including medical imaging, computer vision, self-driving cars, and speech recognition.
Cullen College Researchers A Big Part of EMBC 2019
Featured UH Research Marries Health Care and Engineering   Rose Faghih, assistant professor, and several other UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty and students were an integral part of the 2019 IEEE Engineering in Medicine…
UH Cullen College Professor Rose Faghih with her students at the 2019 EMBC in Germany.
What Happens as Solid-State Batteries Begin to Fail?
Researchers say $1M Project Will Improve Understanding, Optimization   Solid-state lithium batteries have generated interest because they don’t carry the same risk of fire and explosion as conventional batteries with liquid…
UH Engineers Test Biodegradable Self-Guided Reconnaissance Devices
Researchers share video of their Advanced Naval Technology Exercise   Discretion is an integral part of covert reconnaissance missions. With that in mind, a team of UH Cullen College of Engineering researchers are working on a…
UH ECE student Jarrett Lonsford works on the electronics for a sensing drift node in Dr. Aaron Becker's lab on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.
Cullen College Professor Wins Outstanding Young Alumni Award
Jerrod Henderson Recognized for Diversity and Student Success Efforts   Jerrod Henderson, instructional associate professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, will receive the 2019 Outstanding Young Alumni Award from his…
Jerrod Henderson, instructional associate professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, with some of his students.
UH ECE Professor Jiming Bao Elected Fellow of American Physical Society
Bao recognized for discovery, contributions and the development of new nanomaterials   Jiming Bao, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was elected a Fellow of the American…
Jiming Bao, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering
UH Engineer Leads Team Creating Point-of-Care Test for Prostate Cancer
Improving Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Patients   A team of researchers from the University of Houston and the University of Pennsylvania are working to bring a new biosensor for detecting the recurrence of prostate cancer to…
Unlike the pregnancy test, which uses the color change in the test line as a readout, the new tool will use ultrasensitive sensing of magnetic nanoparticles to detect trace amounts of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in a patient’s blood.

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