University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

I am proud to bring you the 2017 issue of ECE Connections Magazine, a publication devoted to the latest research news and success stories from the UH Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. In this issue of ECE Connections we bring you the game-changing robotic technologies that are improving the ways we treat diseases like cancer and collect information on our environment from drones high up in the sky.

Read more below to find how ECE is in the news, how our students are succeeding, and how we are engaged with the Houston community!


Badri Roysam, ECE Department Chair


ECE Connections Magazine Now Available!


Top News

The Man Who Helped Plug in the Electric Car is Plugging Away at the UH Power Program

A New Brain Center Signals Solutions

For Stanko Brankovic, Life is Speeding Up

MRI-Powered Mini-Robots Could Offer Targeted Treatment

UH Professors to Robots: Swim, Communicate and Bring Us Data - Fast!


Research News

Lots of Things in the 'Internet Of Things' Need to Speed Up

Professors May Create Safe, Affordable Nuclear Energy

Researchers Discover Key Mechanism for Producing Solar Cells

Professor Invents Glucose-Sensing Contact Lens

ECE Professor Changes How We Interpret Geospatial Images


Student News

IEEE Student Chapter Named Best in the Region by National Organization

Journal Features Doctoral Student's Battery Research on Cover

ECE Students Place Second at NASA Swarmathon Competition

Secret Lives of Engineers: Meet Michael Pincus, Electrical Engineering Student and Professional Cyclist


Faculty News

Zhu Han: He Wrote the Book on Big Data

Four New Faculty Join ECE Department, Including Member of the National Academy of Engineering

Professor Receives Ralph E. Power Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

Yan Yao Amps Up His Game: Becomes a Scialog Fellow

Stanko Brankovic Serves as Editor of Electrochemical Journal Special Issue


News Bytes

ECE By the Numbers

Engineering Employment Outlook

In the Media Spotlight


In the Community News

Chevron Inspires Girls to Engineer the Future at UH

Aaron Becker's Robots and Students Visit Charter School

College Holds Annual IEEE Chili Cook-Off


Support & Giving News

Generous Engineering Alumnus William A. Brookshire Funds $1M Endowment for Teachers

Cullen College Alumnus Honors Wife With Endowment


News from the Industry Advisory Board

Need A Job? Leverage Your Networking Skills!

ECE Industry Advisory Board Welcomes Five New Members


Upcoming Events

ECE Speaker Series

Nanomaterials Speaker Series



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