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Endowed Scholarship For UH Electrical and Computer Engineering Students
Cullen College Beneficiary of Hickman Estate in Colorado   Herbert David Hickman (BSEE ’59) from Colorado gifted his home to the UH Cullen College of Engineering to establish an endowed scholarship, with preference for…
Herbert D. Hickman's gift to UH Cullen College of Engineering established the Herbert D. and Suzanne C. Hickman Endowed Scholarship in Electrical Engineering.
Chemicals Giant INEOS To Visit With UH Engineering Students
The UH chapter of Tau Beta Pi – Texas Epsilon (TBP) is hosting an information session with representatives of INEOS, the fourth largest global chemicals company, on Wednesday, February 27, in the Science and Research Building 1…
At the University of Houston, the Tau Beta Pi -Texas Epsilon Chapter (TX-E) was established in 1962.
Cullen College Love Connection
Students come from all over Houston and the world to pursue their dreams and build their careers at the UH Cullen College of Engineering. They find much more – mentors, lifelong friends and, sometimes, the love of their life.…
UH Cullen College's Suresh Khator with his valentine, UH President Renu Khator
Photos: UH Engineering Welcomes Over 100 Companies to Recruit Engineering Students
On Thursday, February 7th, nearly 1,400 UH engineering students flocked to the UH Hilton to interview and meet with representatives from 110 of Houston’s leading companies at the spring 2019 Engineering Career Fair. Each year,…
Two UH Scientists Named to National Academy of Inventors
Cullen College of Engineering's Wei-Chuan Shih Elected to First Class of NAI Senior Members   Two researchers with the University of Houston have been named senior members of the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of…
Wei-Chuan Shih, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, focuses on developing new sensing and imaging techniques. The new senior members will be recognized when NAI meets in Houston this spring.
Cullen College Junior Wins Student Leadership Award for the 2019 BEYA STEM Conference
Joshua Frenchwood, an electrical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won a Student Leadership Award from the Career Communications Group Inc. and the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Conference. He…
Joshua Frenchwood, an electrical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, wins a 2019 BEYA Student Leadership Award.
Frequent-Flying UH Professor Helps Dogs Detect Explosives
TSA Seeking Volunteers to Test Bomb-Sniffing Dogs at Hobby UH Cullen College of Engineering professor Stuart Long, a frequent flyer and dog lover, has found the perfect way to give back – helping to put bomb-sniffing dogs…
Stuart Long, UH professor of electrical and computer engineering, with a TSA handler and his passenger-screening canine.
Your Brain on Wine and on Stage: Experts Look at the Neuroscience
Wine has been around for millennia. Now engineers and wine experts at the University of Houston are teaming up to better understand how aroma, taste, color and other factors contribute to the experience of drinking wine.…
A brain-skull cap is a non-invasive way to collect data on brain activity.
UH Research on Machine Learning Algorithms for Medical Diagnosis Featured on CCC’s “Great Innovative Ideas” Series
The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) of the Computing Research Association recently highlighted research conducted by Hien Van Nguyen – assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of…
Hien Van Nguyen, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering
Two UH Cullen College Engineers Among Most Cited Researchers in the World
Two Cullen College of Engineering professors at the University of Houston – Zhu Han, John and Rebecca Moores professor of electrical and computer engineering, with expertise in the field of computer science; and Yan Yao,…
Zhu Han, John and Rebecca Moores professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
Lean Electrolyte Design is a Game-Changer for Magnesium Batteries
Chloride-Free Electrolyte and Organic Cathode Boosted Energy Density, Stability   Researchers from the University of Houston and the Toyota Research Institute of America have discovered a promising new version of high-energy…
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Photos: UH Engineering Celebrates More Than 400 Graduates at Fall 2018 Commencement
The UH Cullen College celebrated the graduation of more than 400 engineers at the fall 2018 commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 13, hosted at the NRG Arena. The proud graduates included 253 bachelor's, 208 master’s and 30…
World-Renowned Brain-Machine Interface Expert Named IEEE Fellow
UH Engineer Contreras-Vidal Recognized for Research to Help Patients Regain Mobility Jose Luis “Pepe” Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH…
Podcast on Flying Cars Features National Academy of Engineering Member and UH Professor Kaushik Rajashekara
Seeking Delphi, a podcast dedicated to futurist issues, recently released episode No. 27 titled “Future of Driving Part 2, Flying Cars with Kaushik Rajashekara.” “Whenever I’m in traffic, I wish I had a flying car,” Rajashekara…
UH Professor Kaushik Rajashekara discusses the real possibilities of flying cars.
Celebrating the Mind: BRAIN Meeting to Showcase Advances in Neurotechnologies
The Building Reliable Advancements in Neurotechnology (BRAIN) Center, an Industry-University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) dedicated to bringing new neurotechnologies and treatments to market, is holding its third annual…
The mission of the BRAIN center – led by UH Professor Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal and ASU Professor Marco Santello –  is to develop safe, effective and affordable personalized neurotechnologies.
Electrical & Computer Engineering Chairman Elected to AIMBE’s Elite College of Fellows
Badri Roysam recognized for his groundbreaking research   Badri Roysam, professor and department chairman of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was recently elected to the American…
Badri Roysam, professor and department chairman of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering
UH Cullen College Ranked Among Top Engineering Schools for Veterans
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and several of its programs are ranked among the “best of the best” institutions in the country for veterans to earn degrees by College Factual in its 2019 Best for Vets…
Cullen College of Engineering and several of its programs are ranked among the “best of the best” institutions in the country for veterans to earn degrees in the 2019 Best for Vets rankings.
National Magazine Features UH Engineer’s Smartphone Tool to Detect Lead in Drinking Water
Lead poisoning has become a national concern as aging water pipes pose a threat to public health. You just have to mention Flint, Mich. for Americans to acknowledge the dangerous realities of contaminated water. UH researchers…
UH professor Wei-Chuan Shih & his research team's new smartphone tool to detect lead in water made the news.
Distinguished Alumnus, Bilfinger Executive to be UH Cullen College Fall 2018 Commencement Speaker
Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80), is coming home to the UH Cullen College of Engineering as the featured speaker at its commencement on Dec. 13 at the NRG Arena. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical…
Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80) is the fall 2018 UH Cullen College of Engineering commencement speaker.
Photos: UH Engineering Hosts 6th Annual 2018 ECE Alumni Mixer
UH Cullen College’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department hosted its annual alumni mixer last week at Saint Arnold Brewing Company on Thursday, November 8th.  Students, faculty and alumni enjoyed free food, beer…

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