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Offshore Technology Conference Celebrates 50 Years
UH Cullen College of Engineering part of the conference program The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), one of the largest energy expositions and the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources, is…
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), one of the largest energy expositions and the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources, is this week.
Record Number of UH Engineering Students Headed to Germany for Research and Adventure
Eight University of Houston students – all from the Cullen College of Engineering and the Honors College – won 2019 DAAD RISE research scholarships and an opportunity to work at top German universities and research institutions…
Meet the 2019 UH DAAD-RISE scholars. They are heading to Germany for internships at research institutes this summer.
Cullen College Celebrates Excellence With Outstanding Service Awards
Engineering faculty, staff and students recognized   The UH Cullen College of Engineering celebrated excellence in the ranks at its recent faculty and staff meeting. Joseph W. Tedesco, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Dean of the College…
Omron Lab Helps UH Engineering Students Get Real-World Technology Experience
UH, Omron Automation Looking to the Future   The UH Cullen College of Engineering and Omron Corp. recently celebrated the official unveiling of the Omron Senior Design and Robotics Laboratory with cookies, punch and a wide…
The Omron Senior Design and Robotics Laboratory ribbon cutting with Joseph Tedesco, UH Cullen College of Engineering dean; Robb Black, president and CEO of Omron Automation Americas and Badri Roysam, rofessor and department chairman of the electrical and computer engineering department.
UH Students and Alumni Earn Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Recipients Include Three Cullen College Coogs   Seven current and former University of Houston students – three of whom represent the Cullen College of Engineering – have earned highly coveted National Science Foundation (NSF)…
UH Cullen College of Engineering doctoral student Faheem Ershad is focusing on stretchable and flexible electronics and developing soft neural interface devices.
Photos: UH Engineering hosts 30th Annual Golf Tournament
The 30th Annual UH Engineering Golf Tournament, sponsored by Flowco Production Solutions, teed off at BlackHorse Golf Club on Monday, April 22nd in Cypress, TX. This annual spring event serves as one of the primary annual…
Cullen College Names Chang Oh Turkmani as 2019 Spring Commencement Speaker
Chang Oh Turkmani, a globetrotting business woman, lawyer and a staunch supporter of education, will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s spring commencement on Thursday, May 9 at the Fertitta Center…
Chang Oh Turkmani, a globetrotting business woman, lawyer and a staunch supporter of education, will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s 2019 spring commencement
ECE Industry Board Welcomes Seven New Members
The UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department welcomed seven new members to its Industry Advisory Board (IAB) in the spring of 2019. The ECE IAB connects leaders in industry,…
UH ECE Industry Advisory Board member Vidya “Sagar” Asalapuram, Kalypso LP.
Researchers Report High Performance Solid-State Sodium-Ion Battery
ORGANIC CATHODE OFFERS MORE RELIABLE CONTACT WITH ELECTROLYTE, A KEY TO STABILITY   Solid-state sodium-ion batteries are far safer than conventional lithium-ion batteries, which pose a risk of fire and explosions, but their…
Could Robots Make a Documentary about a 5K Race?
UH-Led Project Focuses on Training Robots to Observe and Make Decisions   A 5K race can offer both victory and heartbreak, but capturing those moments on video requires both planning ahead and making on-the-spot decisions about…
Students are building a robotic car capable of traveling up to 10 mph as part of the project.
UH Honors Cullen College Professors Win Awards
Yi-Lung Mo Wins Prestigious John and Rebecca Moores Professorship   Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes the best and brightest faculty members, honoring them with teaching and research awards. This year four…
Yi-Lung Mo, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won a prestigious 2019 John and Rebecca Moores Professorship.
Photos: 2019 Chevron Girls Engineering the Future at UH Cullen College
On Saturday, March 30, the hallways and classrooms in the UH Cullen College of Engineering buzzed with excitement as a thousand Houston- area girls attended the fourth annual “Girls Engineering the Future Day: A STEM Event,”…
University of Houston to Host Inventors Meeting
National Academy of Inventors Will Be in Houston April 10-11   The University of Houston will host the eighth annual meeting of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The meeting will be held at the JW Marriott Galleria…
Discoveries made by NAI fellows have generated over $1.6 trillion in revenue
Imaging Technology Will Offer New Clues to Embryonic Development
Better Understanding Could Lead to New Prevention and Treatment for Birth Defects   Soon after conception, an embryo’s circulatory system connects to that of its mother. Complications that occur at this critical time can result…
Researchers from the University of Houston and Baylor College of Medicine are developing a new technology to allow simultaneous imaging of both embryonic structural development and the molecular underpinnings that occur in the developing circulatory system.
UH NSBE Alumni to Share Industry Insights With Students
The UH chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is bringing together UH NSBE alumni and current student members for an information session, titled “NSBE Guy and Girl Talk,” on Tuesday, April 9, in room 108 of…
Photos: ECS Spring 2019 Poster Competition
The UH Electrochemical Society student chapter (UH ECS) hosted their Spring 2019 Poster Competition on Friday, March 29 in the Engineering Commons. The student organization advised by Yan Yao, associate professor of electrical…
Real-life Superheroes Inspire Boys to be STEM Leaders
Breaking Down Walls to Build Futures   If Houstonian Juan Becerra, a father of three boys, could have any superpower, it’d be to look into the future. He’d use it to do everything right and lift his boys up as high as possible…
Joshua Becerra shares his excitement about the UH St. Elmo Brady STEM Academy.
Girls Engineering the Future Set for Saturday at UH
The Event Introduces Girls to Engineering, Other STEM Activities   About 1,500 girls are expected to participate in the University of Houston’s popular Chevron Girls Engineering the Future STEM Day on Saturday, March 30. The…
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron.
Researchers Report New Light-Activated Micro Pump
Pump Works Without Moving Parts, Electrical Contacts   Even the smallest mechanical pumps have limitations, from the complex microfabrication techniques required to make them to the fact that there are limits on how small they…
Researchers have announced the discovery of a laser-driven photoacoustic microfluidic pump, capable of moving fluids in any direction without moving parts or electrical contacts.
UH Engineering Students Visit with INEOS Representatives
Learn about company, perks and hiring The UH chapter of Tau Beta Pi – Texas Epsilon (TBP) hosted an information session with representatives of INEOS, a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, specialty chemicals and oil…
 Tau Beta Pi.

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