CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Dr. Sharma, Pradeep

First-Generation Student Wins Prestigious Internship

Danny Guevara, a UH undergrad studying mechanical engineering, heads to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.

UH Engineering Undergrad Headed for Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

 

Danny Guevara, a first-generation college student at the University of Houston, was recently selected for the prestigious Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program. He will spend the fall semester conducting research at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.

Inaugural 2018 Mechanical Engineering Alumni Mixer

The 8th Wonder Brewery was buzzing with activity last Thursday as UH mechanical engineering alumni, faculty and students gathered to mingle, catch up and hear the latest updates on the Cullen College at the inaugural Mechanical Engineering Alumni Mixer.

Cullen College Grad Students Track Down the Elusive Gaussian Modulus

Fatemeh Ahmadpoor

Two Cullen College mechanical engineering doctoral students have found a way to determine and understand the often-elusive Gaussian curvature modulus, a critically important property of two-dimensional materials like graphene and biological membranes.

ME Chairman and Student Publish Paper on World's Thinnest Piezoelectric Material in Nature Communications

Pradeep Sharma and Matthew Zelisko

There are a handful of naturally occurring materials, known as piezoelectric materials, which generate electricity if you bend, stretch, or apply another mechanical force to them, and vice versa – if you apply a voltage across them, they’ll deform accordingly. These materials are currently the subject of intense research for their potential applications in energy harvesting, artificial muscles and sensors, among others.

Cullen College Faculty Awarded by University

Litvinov

Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes exceptional faculty member across the university at the annual UH Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony. This year, nine Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored for their great strides in teaching and research excellence.

ConocoPhillips Donates Over $1 Million to UH

Tedesco

Continuing its commitment to education at the University of Houston, ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to UH’s growing Energy Research Park (ERP) and $125,000 to various engineering, science and business programs.

Cullen College Names 2012-2013 Outstanding Students

John Alred

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has chosen two mechanical engineering students as Outstanding Senior and Junior for the 2012-2013 academic year. Senior John Alred and junior Ryan Hannemann were selected for superlative academic performance, representing a group of high-achieving students from each of the college’s undergraduate programs.

Paper Outlines First Observation of Nano-scale Phenomenon

Sharma

The defining characteristic of nanotechnology, where devices and their features are measured in billionths of a meter, is size. But size isn’t the only thing that sets the nano-realm apart. Materials and devices can behave differently – startlingly differently even – at the nano-scale than they do when in larger forms.

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