University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Industrial Engineering

UH Engineering Alumna Develops Hand Mimetic Device For Premature Babies, Mothers

When Yamile Cendales Jackson (2000 PhD IE) gave birth to her son Zachary, he was 12 weeks premature and weighed only one pound, 15 ounces. Now Zachary is a thriving four year old, and Jackson used her experience to develop a hand mimetic device, the Zaky, which is named after her son, to help premature babies and their mothers feel closer to each other.

UH Industrial Engineering Alumnus Co-Authors First Book on Retail Consulting

“Beware the Black Hole! The Black Hole is the place where retail companies that are no longer relevant to customers go to die. As you may recall from high school physics, a black hole is a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape.”

UH Engineering Professor Chung Honored For Words of Wisdom

There aren’t enough hours in the day for this year’s recipient of the University of Houston’s George Magner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising.

Christopher Chung, associate professor of industrial engineering (IE), couldn’t feel more honored for this recognition of his efforts outside the classroom.

Ostrofsky Takes Second Eccles Medal For Logistics Education

The Society of Logistics Engineers awarded Benjamin Ostrofsky, University of Houston Professor Emeritus of Industrial Engineering, his second Eccles Medal at the 2003 International Symposium of the Society of Logistics Engineers, which was held at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Industrial Engineering Major Captures 'Engines of Our Ingenuity' Scholarship

While engineers with a background in elementary education are not ordinary or plentiful, the 2001 scholarship committee still named Rebecca Ginsburg as the first winner of the John Lienhard “Engines of Our Ingenuity” Scholarship Endowment. Ginsburg’s unique situation is one that corresponded with the scholarship committee’s quest for a creative thinker, and with a description of creativity shaped by John Lienhard, M.D.

UH Team Places Third in ASME Design Competition

An interdisciplinary team of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering placed third in the 2003 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Design Competition.

Members of the winning group are Paul Sommerfield, Marcos Flores, and Jamie Suarez, senior mechanical engineering students, and Robert Whitaker, a senior industrial engineering student.

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.

Only Experienced Engineers May Apply

How does a student get a job to get experience if the job requires experience? The UH Cullen College of Engineering has solved that problem with its Cooperative Education and Industrial Scholar Interns Program. These programs are designed to give students the hands-on experience necessary to obtain a great job after graduation. Click here to read more.