Dr. Chen, Yuhua

Professor Wins Grant to Improve Online Security


The days of worrying whether it’s safe to pay a bill online may soon be over. Such encrypted transmissions could end up immune to hackers thanks in part to the efforts to Yuhua Chen, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering.

College Faculty Recognized for Teaching, Research

Dean Joseph Tedesco recognized UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty members for outstanding teaching and research during the 2010-2011 academic year at the college's Spring Faculty/Staff Meeting May 3.

Professor to Develop Novel Networking Technology to Speed Data Transfers


Expanding the information superhighway goes far beyond consumers' desire to download video to portable devices more quickly.

Popular culture has certainly created a demand for the instantaneous transfer of video and other large files, but with medical and scientific advancements making possible Internet-based procedures such as telesurgery and telemedicine, there is significant competition for available bandwidth.

Engineering Professors Among Select Few to Receive State ARP Funding


Seven facutly members from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering in May received grants totaling more than $500,000 from the Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program.

ARP is a competitive, peer-reviewed grant program funding scientific and engineering research projects of faculty members at Texas higher education institutions. Funding given through the program is administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

UH Researcher Building Next-Generation Internet


Telemedicine and telesurgery applications motivate Yuhua Chen to develop more sophisticated networking equipment.

Yuhua Chen knows she’s lucky to live in Houston. The assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering knows that, if she needs it, the world’s best doctors and hospitals are just a short drive away.