Floating in cerebral fluid inside 22 bones that form the face and skull, each of the seven billion brains belonging to Earth’s human inhabitants govern intelligence, creativity, memory, emotion, speech, movement, sensory systems and other organs.
Intentionality is the core of human cognition and movement, and Jose Luis “Pepe” Contreras-Vidal is intent on understanding, for all intents and purposes, the neural mechanisms of intention in the human brain.
The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library and the Honors College. At the event, over 175 undergraduate students from 11 University of Houston colleges showcased their research with poster and oral presentations.
This month, four UH Cullen College of Engineering professors earned a four-year grant amounting to almost $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to pursue their nanopatterning discovery that could lead to next-generation transistors for integrated circuitry, among other advanced nanodevices.
A professor in the UH Cullen College of Engineering received the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) award with a project titled “DotLens Smartphone Microscopy.” This grant will provide his team with seed funding and guidance to take one of their innovative ideas out of the laboratory and pursue commercialization.
In laboratories and research centers across the country, new inventions and discoveries are being made each and every day. However, very few of these ideas make it out of the laboratory and into the consumer marketplace. One program dedicated to translating more research into the marketplace is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) I-CORPS Program.
Oilfield-equipment manufacturer American Jereh International Corporation showed its support for the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering by granting scholarships to two engineering students for the current fall and upcoming spring semesters.
Thousands of visitors flocked to the Children’s Museum Houston last Saturday to play the top selling video game Minecraft while contributing to invaluable ongoing brain research at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.