University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Four Cullen Faculty Members Honored at UH Faculty Awards Dinner

Vemuri Balakotaiah, Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award

Four faculty members of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering were honored last week at the university faculty awards presentation. Vemuri Balakotaiah, Karolos Grigoriadis, David Shattuck and Osman Ghazzaly were among 15 scholars honored at the event held April 22 at the UH Hilton Hotel.

Vemuri Balakotaiah
Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award

Collaborative Learning Method Drives ECE Redshirt Camp, Workshops

UH engineering students Dorota Bernatek, Terri Kellough and Aaron Webb with Professor Dave Shattuck.

Teaching to fellow students is the best way for students to learn subject matter for the most difficult sophomore electrical engineering classes, according to associate professor David Shattuck, who facilitates learning in a state-funded program that is helping students succeed where others have often failed.

Outstanding UH Engineering Students Recognized by TSPE

Dimple Pajwani, Senior, Electrical Engineering

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering students Dimple Pajwani and Monica Greak were recognized as outstanding engineering students by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers during their annual Outstanding Students Engineers Week ceremony at the UH Hilton Hotel.

UH Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Seeks Candidates for Summer 'Research Experience' Program

Summer 2001 Participants

The UH Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is searching for 15 highly talented undergraduate college students to participate in its nationally funded research experience program this summer.

Participating students will get a first-hand look at what it's like to conduct major research in electrical engineering at the University of Houston, thanks to the continuation of grant from the National Science Foundation.

Ph.D. Student Earns Best Presentation Award from Institute of Navigation

Lorena Basilio, Jeffery Williams and David Jackson

University of Houston engineering doctoral candidate Lorena Basilio was awarded the Best Presentation Award at the GPS 2002 meeting of the Institute of Navigation in Portland, Oregon, this fall. Her paper was titled "Defining the Effective Radiation Point for a Microstrip Patch Antenna."

UH Engineering Professor Long Recognized as Outstanding Faculty by Houston Alumni Organization

Stuart Long

Stuart Long, electrical & computer engineering professor and associate dean in the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, will be recognized with a 2002 Outstanding Faculty Award from the Houston Alumni Organization. The awards will be presented during the Alumni Organization's Annual Meeting/Jazz Brunch at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 in the Athletics/Alumni Center.

UH Engineering Student to Be Honored at White House for Public Service Efforts

University of Houston electrical engineering student Russell Crake III will be honored June 17-19 in Washington, D.C. by the American Institute for Public Service. He will receive the 2002 Jefferson Award for public service from Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, and will be honored at the White House.

Engineering Honors Graduate Awarded Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

Ben Fasenfest, Graduate Student, Electrical Engineering

Recent graduate Benjamin J. Fasenfest of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been awarded the prestigious Tau Beta Pi graduate fellowship for the upcoming academic year.

Fasenfest was one of only seven electrical engineering majors in the country to receive the fellowship.

UH Robotics Team Places Third in IEEE Competition

A robotics team from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering claimed third place at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 5 Student Robotics Competition on April 20 at the NASA Hilton.

Cullen College Faculty Members Honored at Awards Ceremony

Three Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored Tuesday at a University of Houston luncheon where 17 UH educators and researchers received awards based on nominations from faculty, staff and alumni.

William G. Rixey, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, received the Enron Corporation Teaching Excellence Award, which carries a $5,000 stipend and a trophy and is made possible by a fully funded endowment.

UH Researchers Work To Upgrade Computer Memory

A new high-speed, high-capacity computer memory technology could make rebooting your computer a thing of the past, and may allow PC users to transfer and download large files - such as digital movies - in a few seconds, rather than hours. UH researchers developed and patented the memory technology, and announced that Sharp Corp. has exclusively licensed the technology.

Texas Industry Needs Electrical Engineers: UH Helps Meet Demand

Scholarships, smaller classes and summer camps for high-school girls are some of the ways the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will help meet industry's demand for more electrical engineers and bring more women into the profession.