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Cullen College Faculty Shine in UH Research Awards
Conrad and Yao sweep 'Associate Professor' category   The Cullen College of Engineering faculty swept the associate professor category of the University of Houston’s Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative…
Dr. Jacinta Conrad won a University of Houston Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity for the 2017-18 academic year.
UH Engineering Professor Wins Prestigious Moores Professorship
Plus: Other Faculty Award Announcements Zhu Han, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston, is having a good year. He’s been awarded a 2018 Moores…
Zhu Han, a UH engineering professor, wins a Moores Professorship and a $1.2 million MURI grant in 2018.
UH Engineer Part of Team Awarded $7.5 Million MURI Grant to Analyze Social Behavior and Predict Outcomes
It’s no secret that data is everywhere today – endless streams of information are constantly being collected through our smartphones and mobile devices, by sensors placed on bridges and in buildings and even through our smart…
Zhu Han, a UH engineering professor, is working on a $7.5 million DoD grant project using game theory to analyze and influence social behavior.
BASF Executive Heidi Alderman to be UH Cullen College 2018 Commencement Speaker
Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering 2018 commencement on Friday, May 11. Alderman - who currently serves as senior vice president…
Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will serve as the spring 2018 commencement speaker for the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
UH Engineers, Chevron Introduce Houston-area Girls to STEM Fun
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston was a happening place this weekend — rockets launched into the sky with great puffs of smoke, robots performed amazing feats, and propeller-powered cars raced down…
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron.
Boys, Fathers and Mentors Work Together for STEM Engagement
NSF-Funded Project Targets African-American, Latino Boys Both the medium and the message are STEM – encouraging fourth and fifth-grade African-American and Latino boys to embrace the cool factor of science, technology,…
Researchers and students from the University of Houston are working with fourth- and fifth-grade boys to promote interest in STEM.
UH Students Exhibit Robots Created In Makerspace
New and interesting things are being made at the UH Makerspace, which opened this spring in the M.D. Anderson Library. Two University of Houston electrical and computer engineering students — Kaushik Mandiga and Denny Luong —…
Kaushik Mandiga and Denny Luong, electrical and computer engineering students at the Cullen College of Engineering, display robotic projects at the 2018 ECEDHA Conference.
Nature Magazine Features UH Professor’s Work to Address Paralysis
Groundbreaking brain-machine interfacing with prostheses highlighted About 3.5 million people in America are living with some degree of paralysis related to stroke, multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy. Nature magazine this…
Nature features University of Houston Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work to improve prostheses using brain-machine interfaces.
UH Engineering Rises in U.S. News Rankings
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is several steps closer to landing a spot among the Top 50 engineering colleges in America. The 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings place the Cullen College on the list of the Best…
Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work with prosthetics and brain-computer interfaces, with students.
Battery Expert Powers Up With a Scialog Award
When it comes to batteries, UH engineer Yan Yao never runs out of award-winning ideas. Yao, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College, and his research partners are known for their…
Yan Yao, a University of Houston engineering professor, wins a Scialog award for his work with batteries.
From Exploding Hoverboards to Tomorrow’s Batteries: UH engineering team lands on front cover of prestigious publication
Yan Yao Receives Scialog Award A paper about safer batteries made with organic materials written by a team of researchers at the UH Cullen College of Engineering made the cover of one of the world’s most prestigious…
UH engineering researchers made Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Top Companies Recruit UH Engineers at Fall Career Fair
Students at the UH Cullen College of Engineering aren't just expected to do well in their labs and classes -- engineering students are expected to work in their respective fields of study while pursuing their degrees in order to…
New Makerspace Now Open at UH Library
A new Makerspace at the University of Houston Libraries is now open. The department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and UH Libraries have partnered to offer the UH community a dedicated space, located on the first floor of…
A new Makerspace at the UH Library is now open to all students.
From Lebanon, With Love: Alumnus Abe Najjar Supports Electrical Engineering Students With Endowed Scholarship
As a child in Lebanon, Abe Najjar (BSEE ’89, MSEE ’91) never dreamed he would one day be working in Houston as an engineer for one of the largest engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies in the U.S. Najjar’s…
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Image Processing Expert and ECE Chair Named IEEE Fellow
Badri Roysam, chair of the electrical and computer engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a 2018 Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The honor is the…
Badri Roysam, chair of the electrical and computer engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the IEEE
PHOTOS: Cullen College Celebrates Nearly 450 Graduating Students at Fall 2017 Convocation Ceremony
The UH Cullen College of Engineering held its fall convocation ceremony on Thursday, December 14, recognizing nearly 450 graduating students at the Bayou City Events Center. The ceremony featured a keynote address from UH alumna…
Nearly 450 Students Graduated at The Fall 2017 Engineering Convocation
Tomorrow’s Batteries Today: Yan Yao Charges Up Battery Research With DOE Award
Batteries capable of powering the electric vehicles of tomorrow may be available sooner than we think, thanks to more than $5.7 million in seed funding provided through the Department of Energy’s Battery500 consortium. Yan Yao,…
Yan Yao Charges Up Battery Research With DOE Award
Coping with Culture Shock: Director of Graduate Admissions Pens Article on International Student Experience
Life as a college student is fraught with challenges: keeping up with classes, making new friends, learning new fields of study and working jobs and internships. But imagine also having to learn a new language and adjust to a…
Researchers Map Brain Activity to Improve Prosthetic Design
UH Engineers Report New Insights into the Brain’s Role in Walking High-tech prosthetics allow amputees to engage more fully in everyday life, even to compete in sporting events. Researchers from the University of Houston have…
DIY: Scientists Release a How-To for Building a Smartphone Microscope
People with a Smartphone and 3-D Printer Could Perform Sophisticated Lab Work Add one more thing to the list of tasks your smartphone can perform. University of Houston researchers have released an open-source dataset offering…

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